Eric Florack on April 4th, 2011

Carlisle, PA– I’m at the truck stop in Carlisle as I write this. Getting comfortable in the new truck I’ve been assigned is an effort that has taken weeks… as I suspected it would. There’s still work to be done on it, but I find myself being very productive with it, and suspect this truck […]

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Eric Florack on April 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLISH GOVERNMENT:  Arthur Chrenkoff has a good piece up at Pajamas Media; Says he: The death of the president, together with so many key officials and guests, is not simply a tragedy in itself, but it throws the […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

Doctor Krauthammer today makes a great point about Obama’s response to the Iran situation: …. this incipient revolution is no longer about the election. Obama totally misses the point. The election allowed the political space and provided the spark for the eruption of anti-regime fervor that has been simmering for years and awaiting its moment. […]

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Eric Florack on June 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Proposal” Edition Spin City: You can be reasonably assured of the Republicans pointing up the failure of the so-called ‘stimulus’ to help the American worker, while the Democrats are going to be spinning like tops, […]

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Eric Florack on April 13th, 2009

So, how much credit does Barrack Obama deserve for the rescue of Captain Phillips? The efforts of Obama and his supporters to claim Obama was the reason behind this rescue, are nothing short of frantic. But… Black Five says… Not so fast. The AP is reporting that President Obama gave the order to use military force to […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2009

The business in North Korea was remarkable, over the weekend, in that the missle test was an abject failure, (Unless they reall planned on delivering the missle to the sea of Japan) and yet was a resounding success for Kim Jong Ill.  Nork is claiming that they’ve launched a comms satellite… one that apparently uses […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Bit rambled earlier: Donna writes me yesterday; Pelosi said one of her favorite moments from Inauguration Day was when Marine One lifted off the Capitol grounds, signifying former President George W. Bush’s exit from Washington. “It felt like a 10-pound anvil was lifted off my head,” she said.First of all, from what little I know, […]

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From Brian Faler, Bloomberg:  A Congressional Budget Office analysis of President Barack Obama’s plan found that most of the approximately $355 billion in proposed discretionary spending on highways, renewable energy and other initiatives wouldn’t be spent before 2011. The government would spend about $26 billion of the money this year and $110 billion more next […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2008

Back along about the end of 2006, during a  Christmas break, I wrote an extended piece about Islam and some of the problems in the world with relation to it. I’ll post it here, because I think it’;s ideas are still of import, and particularly because it is important to the extended discussion I’m about […]

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Does anybody, aside from the media, listen to Barack Obama? Evidently not. The price of gasoline is over four dollars a gallon. So BO declares an economic emergency , and in response Mrs. Pelosi, and her entire caucus, go on vacation, John Bresnahan, Politico Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the Democrats adjourned the House, turned […]

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Eric Florack on July 10th, 2008

Mitchum is often quoted as saying “”Half the people in America are faking it.”  Seems they’re not alone.  Yesterday, we were treated to a display of Soviet-like militariaas Iran showed the world an impressive display of it’s missle ability. Or, were we? Charles Johnson over at LGF has done some serious work with the propaganda […]

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I see Don Imus is in trouble again. Gee, what a shock, huh? Look, let’s be honest here; PacMan Jones is about as worthless a human being as one might ever be able to contrive.  As Imus points out, he’s been arrested more often than the average street hooker, and that doesn’t account for the mjisdeeds […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2008

As attributed to the BO campaign by the New York Times: It is sad that President Bush would use a speech to the Knesset on the 60th anniversary of Israel’s independence to launch a false political attack. It is time to turn the page on eight years of policies that have strengthened Iran and failed […]

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Ya know, some folks simply don’t learn from history. “Riots in Denver, the Democrat Convention would see to it that we don’t elect Democrats,” Limbaugh said on yesterday’s’s show, saying also, that’s the best thing that could happen to the country.  Of course the left is having spasms, saying Limbaugh is calling for riots. Actually, […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2008

Ex and disgraced President Jimmy Carter is reported to have said that Hamas, a terrorist organization, would accept the right of the State of Israel to exists, if a peace acgreement were negotiated and approved. JERUSALEM (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Hamas is prepared to accept peace with Israel if the […]

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