Eric Florack on September 8th, 2011

Liberty, PA– I’m along Interstate 80, as I write this.  I started down from Rochester, last night, bound fpr Monroe Township, NJ.  I never made it.  As I got to the PA border, I started getting word that just about everything south and east was closed. I came down US15, which was the only road […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2011

Obami stand mute, from Dana Milbank, RCP: WASHINGTON — There have been worse times to start a new job in Washington. When Abraham Lincoln arrived in the capital 150 years ago this week, for example, the South had already seceded. Jay Carney, the new White House press secretary, didn’t have anything quite so dire on […]

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davidl on April 28th, 2010

WTF – Over, on what planet does the Reverend Al Sharpton reside? From the New York Daily News: New York activists, including the Rev. Al Sharpton, compared Arizona‘s new immigration law to apartheid, Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South – and vowed to shut it down with mass protests Mass protests in  Nazi Germany?    […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

Welcome, everybody, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble OBAMA’S POLITICAL IDEALISM OVER REALITY: WASHINGTON -AP- President Barack Obama does not plan to accept any of the Afghanistan war options presented by his national security team, pushing instead for revisions to clarify how and when U.S. troops would […]

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As a business owner, tax payer and elected official, I freely admit that I am VERY skeptical when the government warns me about anything. Government typically causes more problems than they solve, and it’s in their own best interests (power, taxes, etc) to have a crisis du jour and keep people alarmed and afraid. Fearful […]

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Eric Florack on October 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble LEFTISM AS A RELIGION: Anyone who doubts and the leftist religion is a powerful one should draw comparisons between the reaction to word of President Obama being willing to settle for a less invasive “public option” , […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE FIRST THING NEEDED IS AN ENEMY: … a scapegoat. The left has long held Limbaugh in that position.  Mark Steyn this morning comments: For some reason, Rush Limbaugh’s mooted purchase of a sports franchise has prompted CNN and others to […]

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Eric Florack on August 11th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Outdoor Advertising” Edition WILL OBAMA PAY THE PRICE ON CUTTING MEDICARE?  Byron York asks that question today.  I honestly don’t see how he’s going to get away with not paying the price for that,  (Already […]

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on July 4th, 2009

Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, the men of the Second Continental Congress made a bold gesture as they sought to uncleave themselves from their ties with Great Britain.  A gesture intended to convey that they were serious about the war that was already raging on the American Continent.  A gesture intended to tell the […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read wnywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Beep Beep” Edition. If you don’t get the reference, look here. The Obamacare Telethon:  No, I didn’t bother watching it last night. the results were quite predictable . Jeff Poor of the Business and […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

I haven’t felt this worth commenting on, but…   The State newspaper in South Carolina is reporting that Gov. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., has been located as of Wednesday morning — in the Atlanta airport. That’s after his whereabouts were unknown since last Thursday. And it turns out he was in Argentina for the past seven […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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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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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Back to School” Edition Has it been that long? I am reminded by Ed Morrissey that yesterday marks 36 years that Jim Croce has been gone from us. Amazing. It’s sobering, how long it’s been. […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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