Eric Florack on March 7th, 2010

Hello from Colton, California. I know I’ve not written much lately It’s been a challange keeping my batteries charged and writing on this thing takes lots of juice. As of today I am perhaps 8 to 10 days from becoming a full-fledged truck driver for the company. I am told my training is going well. […]

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davidl on November 12th, 2009

The purpose of an Army has been described as kill people and break things.   As such people who excel at leading units dedicated to such tasks, killing people and breaking things, are not noted for nuance.   Case in point,  William T. Sherman:  [W]ar is Hell.  Ralph Peter, Lt.  Colonel, United States Army (retired) was […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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Eric Florack on November 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SCOZZAFAVA AND THE LEFT: I guess it should not be surprising at all, to see leftists still trying to control the GOP by means of mislabeling such as Dede Scozzafava as a ‘moderate’.  Certainly, from their point of […]

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Eric Florack on November 8th, 2009

I actually like the headline James Joyner puts up at a bit better: House Trades Freedom for Health Coverage, Senate’s Move The House passed a trillion dollar bill that will force Americans to buy health insurance, force even small businesses to provide health coverage, and require insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions.  (The last, as […]

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Eric Florack on November 5th, 2009

Weclome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SHELVE THE ANGER? HELL, NO!  I got some feedback last night about how Republicans, particularly the conservatives, need to “shelve their anger”, lest they drive away the center.  It’s an argument I’ve fielded for years. What the folks […]

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Eric Florack on November 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble We’re in November already. The kids around here spent evening before last one drink from door to door demanding candy or what have you.  After spending piles of their parents  cash on a costume to wear for the […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2009

I know legend has that the American writer Edgar Allan Poe died a drunk on the streets of Baltimore in 1849. Yet in the spirit of first Ronald Reagan, and now Jake Tapper, trust but verify, can we be so sure?   Poe does bears a certain resemblance to Robert Stacy McCain. So please consider the […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

Eric, did you notice that while we were napping a couple of rednecks sneaked  into the state?   And boy does the National Republican Congressional Committee(NRCC) have grits all over their faces. The NRCC spent $900,00 in an attempt to install RINO Dede Scozzafava in Congress.    The opposition  consisted of Tea Party conservatives, and redneck bloggers. […]

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Eric Florack on October 30th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE OBAMACARE FALLOUT: The Politico’s David Rodgers scored an interview with Queen Nancy yesterday. It’s posted here. Says Rodgers: Even before her bill reaches the House floor, health care reform has been a lesson in the limits […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble A SECOND PLACE at OTB’s Caption Contest. Been a while since I’ve done anything with that, so It’s nice to see I still have the touch. NO KIDDING? Slobberin’  Barney Frank (D-MA)  says Democrats are “trying on every […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS: Let’s get down to this one, right off. Both David and myself have commented on this already today, but this thing is so grotesque a violation of the trust of the […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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