davidl on March 24th, 2012

In a 2009 case in Greece, New York, he was, from American Thinker: We know this because in fact, such an event occurred in 2009 in Greece, N.Y., a suburb of Rochester. Roderick Scott, a black man, shot and killed an unarmed white teen, Christopher Cervini, whom he believed was burglarizing a neighbor’s car, with […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2011

Eric’s local mall’s  doors opens at seven-thirty. At such a time, the mall is typically is only populated with mall walkers. The food court is open, but the stores are generally closed. Today, two Bitblog reporters, a/k/a breakfast patrons, reported long lines outside the local Footlocker. The stores were letting shoppers in one or two […]

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Eric Florack on October 20th, 2011

Brunswick, NJ– I’m going up to Queens in the morning, then back into Jersey and then to Connecticut.  Drying out now, but cool. Truck is fine, and I am as well. Occupy Wall Street and the Chicago ’68 Riots I commend to your reading this article. The insights are very powerful. Fred Seigel makes the […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2011

Eric rambled on Rick Perry, link: Let the mudslinging begin! I’ve said nothing about Rick Perry yet, in terms of his record, because frankly I’ve not had much chance to investigate his record. But based on recent speeches and the reax, as well as what I do know of the man’s record, he does seem […]

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So we see Ann Althouse was assaulted just recently.The story is here.  Here’s her comment on it. Does anyone not understand that this is part and parcel of the riots we see around the world in response to the setbacks the left’s been seeing? The social welfare state is coming unglued the world over, and […]

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Eric Florack on June 8th, 2011

Scranton, PA– OK, I had the burned wiener festival last night. The Wiener is toast, and it’s all over but the signatures. So, I’ll not mention that whole thing. Like hell, I won’t. Ya gotta love Breitbart basically hijacking the burned Wiener’s press conference. Andy takes down Weiner and the leftist dominated press  and meanwhile […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

Doctor Krauthammer today makes a great point about Obama’s response to the Iran situation: …. this incipient revolution is no longer about the election. Obama totally misses the point. The election allowed the political space and provided the spark for the eruption of anti-regime fervor that has been simmering for years and awaiting its moment. […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Railroaded Edition A measure of commitment: A great one from Don Surber: The EPA should turn off its air conditioning. Administrator Lisa Jackson of the Environmental Protection Agency should be the first to cut […]

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Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Another cold week in front of us, (The plains states are below Zero as of this morning’s check) but thing are already heating up on the political front. there’s a lot of questions popping up about Obama. Let’s […]

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Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly erad anywhere on the ‘sphere… Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble First off, in answer to some email I’ve been getting asking about Gingrich and his comments about Palin… Look, gang, this is Newt playing position jockey. I’ve never figured he was more immune to such plays than any […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

HMM: “I think it is obvious that the superdelegates will pick Obama. They have their own self-interest to consider, not to mention the long-term interest of the party. The choice for Obama is clear â?? and it would be clear even if they knew Clinton would win and Obama will lose.” So notes InstaGlenn. This […]

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Ya know, some folks simply don’t learn from history. “Riots in Denver, the Democrat Convention would see to it that we don’t elect Democrats,” Limbaugh said on yesterday’s’s show, saying also, that’s the best thing that could happen to the country.  Of course the left is having spasms, saying Limbaugh is calling for riots. Actually, […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2008

The Associated  Press is reporting: AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – An Amsterdam publishing house said Wednesday it will release a biography of Jesus written by filmmaker Paul Verhoeven. Verhoeven is best known as the director of blockbuster films including Basic Instinct and Robocop, but he is also a member of Jesus Seminar, a group of scholars and […]

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Eric Florack on April 11th, 2008

The much talked about “oil for food’ program had it’s share of problems. Corruption, mostly. Not to be wondered at, give we’re dealing with the UN there. But apparently, trying to exchange food for oil isn’t much better, as James Joyner at OTB this morning, notes: The drastic rise in prices for corn, rice, and […]

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Eric Florack on April 7th, 2008

I note Dave Schuler over at OTB this monring, talking about  the price of rice going up. When I read this post by one of the associate bloggers at Joe Gandelman’s The Moderate Voice, it piqued my interest. The post quotes briefly from this New York Times article about possible unrest from the sharp rise […]

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