Eric Florack on November 16th, 2011

Columbia, NJ- I’m set to run into the city at about 3am, and am taking a rest break before doing that. It’s raining here, fairly hard, though the radar says it’ll slack off shortly. Hacking: The last few days, I’ve been having problems hitting Limbaugh’s site. Anyone else notice this one? Obamacare: Walter Russel Mead […]

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Eric Florack on September 2nd, 2011

Well, I’m not sure but it appears we are back. Looks like there was an RPC call to Blogrolling.com, a site which has apparently gone down, hidden in my sitecode. I’ve removed it, but have in that process fouled some of the other widgets I was running. I’m on my way home now and will […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2011

I’ve updated the core to WordPress 3.11 I’ve update the plugins that needed it, including an update to QuickCache which seems to have aided the speed. Auto-database backups are still running and doing well.  The database is backed up every few hours and sent to the big file server at Casa de Bit, along with […]

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Eric Florack on February 21st, 2011

Jessup, MD– Tonight, I’m at a delivery site, to deliver in the morning. First time i’ve been in this neck of the woods for 25 years or so. I was at Ft Meade, just down the road, back in the early 70’s. I don’t recall the exact date, but I recall seeing “The Candidate”, a […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2011

Bitsblog Echo Syndrome, I found it amusing to see Dana Milbank hitting Arianna Huffington from the same angle as I scramble the other day, for being a capitalistist pig, from the Washington Post: Did Arianna Huffington just sell out her fellow progressives? In the literal sense, she undoubtedly has: The sale of Huffington Post to […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2011

Once a socialist, Dumbo goes before the Chamber of Commerce and tries to give a pro-business speech.  Instead he just sounds like the socialist that he is.  From RCP: “If we’re fighting to reform the tax code and increase exports, the benefits cannot just translate into greater profits and bonuses for those at the top. […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2011

Special better late then never edition. Dumping on Dupnik, I admit it cheap amusement, but I do enjoy it, form Gregory Kane, Washington Examiner It just gets better and better with Sheriff Clarence Dupnik of Pima County, Ariz., doesn’t it? The city of Tucson is in Pima County. Friends and relatives of the victims of […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

We’ve had a spot of bother with the plug-ins normally used here.  One of them updated, and crashed the entire system , probably on Friday.  While you were able to see everything that we’ve written to that point, some of us if not all of us were unable to access the control panel.  Therefore, we […]

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Eric Florack on October 31st, 2010

Some notes to those who need to know this stuff: I’ve added a Quick Cache routine to the plugin list.  Seems to work OK. File backups have been completed as have the DB backups. A few plugin updates have been done and we’re up to date, there. No site issues this week far as I […]

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Eric Florack on August 28th, 2010

Nothing too shocking here, really. (Reuters) – The Muslim center planned near the site of the World Trade Center attack could qualify for tax-free financing, a spokesman for City Comptroller John Liu said on Friday, and Liu is willing to consider approving the public subsidy. The Democratic comptroller’s spokesman, Scott Sieber, said Liu supported the […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2010

Attention countrymen.  This is your fearless leader speaking.  A couple things in the mechanics of running a web site … 1: I have upgraded the WordPress software to version 3.0.  To most users this won’t change a thing.  2:I finally found the nasty bug that’s been causing the homepage not to show itself occasionally.  It […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2010

For the first time in recent memory I can quote something coming off Dean Esmay’s site: After an explosion, deaths, and months of oil spewing into the Golf, 12% more people want the health care reform law repealed than are opposed to new offshore drilling. The implication seems fairly clear; the American voter sees Obamacare […]

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If you’re heading to the Taste of Cincinnati this weekend, check out the mobile web site we built for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. http://m.tasteofcincinnati.com You can access it from your phone to save time. Use it to: – Search the menu and quickly find your favorite food vendors – Find your favorite entertainment by […]

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Eric Florack on May 6th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. OIL I wonder if it is occurred to anyone that the oil spill in the gulf is a wonderful incentive for oil drilling on land… SPEAKING OF OIL AND POLITICS… it interests me that BP, now officially the […]

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I’m presenting Facebook for Business for the NKY Chamber of Commerce on 4/30/2009 from 3:00PM – 5:00pm. From the Chamber’s web site: Tech Fridays 101 – Facebook for Business Date: 4/30/2010 Time: 3:00 PM TO 5:00 PM Related Website: www.nkysmallbusiness.wordpress.com Event Description: Learn how to: Setup your Facebook account; Take advantage of Facebook etiquette; Get […]

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