Eric Florack on January 20th, 2012

Ulster, NY- Been a hell of a long week. Tomorrow’s the last day I’ll leave here and run to Newburgh, then to Northern NJ to grab some pasta… and head to Rochester with it Huntsman: Huntsman joins the list of those who dropped out….( alongwith Perry, who is a seriously classy act, but shoulda dropped […]

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davidl on October 27th, 2011

The riot police are apparently in San Francisco now, ready to evict the Occupier dregs. Livestream here. The Oakland occupiers have just voted to go on a “general strike.” I’m confused. Aimless, unemployed Kamp Alinsky Kids are going to walk off jobs…they don’t have? Whaaaaht? From Michelle. I can just  hear the first words of […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2011

(New York City)-– I’m actually not far from where I was the other day, at Middle Village. Just up the Metropolitan Bvd, in fact. A nice drive this morning. Now, it’s about a 5. 1/2 hr drive, though so I had to leave Rochester at around 5am. Not overly happy about that but at least […]

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Eric Florack on August 1st, 2010

Noted today an article in the McClatchy News wire… a service that I seldom scan anymore. Today, they offer up something fairly useful. The first paras: BAGHDAD — Shiite Iraqi militants have trained in Iran in preparation for attacks against U.S. military bases as American combat forces prepare to withdraw by September, the top U.S. […]

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davidl on May 7th, 2010

Lawrence Taylor charged with statutory rape, from Jammie Wearing Fool, and Ace Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was arrested in a Rockland hotel overnight and charged with raping a 15-year-old girl, police said. The 51-year-old former linebacker for the New York Giants was taken into custody by Ramapo police. He was being held in […]

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It looks like Dumbo knows almost as much about running a car company as he does managing an economy, Bloomberg: Motor Co. beat General Motors Co. in monthly sales in February for the first time since 1998, and GM Chief Executive Officer Ed Whitacre shuffled his marketing leaders for the second time in three months. […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POPULISM? Frankly, I have always had my difficulties with political populism.  But it strikes me is nothing shy of hilarious that the biggest complaint about Sarah Palin these days is that she is better at being the […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble FLIPPANT PRESIDENT? Linda Chavez makes a point I happened to catch Savage making last night while dialing around the band last night.: We still don’t know what was behind the killings at Fort Hood this afternoon, in which […]

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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 September 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Where’s the Fire” Edition So, Barney Frank wants an investigation…. Of the people who investigated and reported on ACORN. A retaliatory strike, if you will.  Go ahead and tell me how this isn’t politically motivated. I suppose that […]

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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 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere, anywhere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Have one on Me” Edition. Tea Parties, Iranian Style: Somewhere in my travels last night, I stumbled across a small blogger somehwere…(Small in terms of following, I mean to say)  that suggested a comparison […]

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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 6th, 2009

Let’s look this situation over, shall we?   I dunno about you, but on the face of it, I’m going to take a great deal more seriously, the pronouncements of someone who looks like this, and think it looks good…           … than I am someone looking like this, who thinks […]

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