The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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Eric Florack on September 9th, 2011

Liberty Township, PA– Yes, I’m still here. The roads around here opened up last night,  but in all the excitement of the floods and road closings and such I must have kicked up a bit of road junk. I’ve got an issue with a brake slack adjuster in one wheel. I’m waiting to get fixed […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2011

Middle Village, NY– Middle Village, NYC, NY I’m in  New York City dropping a load of drinks. I came in early this morning,  from outside Scranton, PA, and will leave noonish for who knows where. My truck is  fixed now, so I returned the one I picked up last week. Truck 259, what I was […]

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davidl on August 22nd, 2011

In the fabled antebellum south, of Gone with the Wind, plantation slaves existed to create wealth for their white masters. In the Twenty First Century democrat plantation, blacks exist to blindly give their votes to their largely white political masters, To keep their plantation blacks in line, the modern plantation masters use well compensated blacks, […]

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davidl on April 4th, 2011

Special three idiots edition. Idiot Number One, Charlie Sheen, from James Hibberd, Inside TV: First the U.S. automaker recession, and now this. Charlie Sheen unleashed his Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour on the Motor City on Saturday night before a crowd that greeted the actor with an adoring standing ovation and concluded with booing and […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2011

Facade of democracy falls, from INN: Egyptian uprising idol Mohammed ElBaradei has ordered Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to leave the country by Friday – or he will be a “dead man walking” and not just a lame-duck president. Funny didn’t somebody with the same name, Mohammed ElBaradei, win a Noble Peace Prize.  Must have been […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2010

Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard, thinks the use of the word professor in a political oontext is racist,  Inside Higher Education: If the term professor is used in politics, it’s seldom a compliment, and instead “implies dry, hectoring, unemotional, self important, all of the negative stereotypes of somebody who is vainly certain of his own superior […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

It is hard having to correct the boss.   But I’ve been doing it for a long time and somebody needs to do.  Alas!   Eric rambled: ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the left has correctly identified the problem.  Nobody.  […]

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Eric Florack on January 7th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intensely cold read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. The picture to the right is of the sign outside the Nightly Ramble Regional HQ in Athern, Wisconsin. The locals are complaining how warm it is. JACK MURTHA CORRUPT? WHO THE HECK DIDN’T KNOW? Dan Riehl passes […]

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Eric Florack on January 6th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble INTERESTING PASSAGE: The guy who shot up the Holocaust Museum a few months ago, has died in prison. NIGERIA LAUGHER: Nigeria is now screaming that the new air rules are going to cause problems for our ‘bilateral […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JOHN HAWKINS IS AT IT AGAIN: This time, it’s in the form of the 40 most obnoxious quotes of 2009. A few free samples: 29) I write a lot of songs that could be interpreted as big […]

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