davidl on January 2nd, 2012

Janet Shan, Hinterland Gazette: Gun sales surge in U.S. for Christmas. According to the FBI, over 1.5 million background checks on customers were requested by gun dealers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System in December, the UK Telegraph reports. That was the highest number ever in a single month, even surpassing the record […]

Continue reading about Free Citizens Wise Up: Gun Sales Surge

Eric Florack on November 12th, 2011

I note David’s post, Pervert State University with large chunks of agreement, particularly  where he closes with… Evidently, building character is not included in the curriculum at Pervert State. True, but I’m not so sure we can aver that Penn State is anything unique, in this. I note with some interest a similar post over […]

Continue reading about Courage has been Defeated By Legalisms

davidl on October 1st, 2011

Immigration enforcement works BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) – Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn their children from classes or kept them home this week, afraid […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Where No Blond has Gone Before

Eric Florack on September 6th, 2011

Allentown, PA– I’m dropping off a load here, having brought it from Avon, NY last night. I’ll be leaving here in an hour or so for Harrisburg,PA, and from there to Rotterdam,NY, outside Albany. It’s raining here… has been raining hard since about 6 last night.  So much for my nice, clean, shiny truck.   […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 9/6/11

Eric Florack on July 12th, 2011

York, PA– I”m at the ES3 warehouse, here waiting for for the load I brought down from Barilla in Avon to be offloaded. At that point I’ll hit the sack and be up around 6am to run a load of Cereal products to the Albany area. It’s hot here at the moment… my truck’s dash […]

Continue reading about Ramble for 7/12/11

Eric Florack on May 17th, 2011

Bronx, NY– As this is posted, I’m in The Bronx, waiting to be unloaded. I ran back to Mountaintop,PA overnight (Through heavy fog) to get this load headed for the Bronx. I’m certainly getting to see lots of the big city of late. OBAMA STIMULUS KILLED A MILLION JOBS: Report. The only thing that is […]

Continue reading about Ramble for 5-17-11

The day the freedom died in Indiana, from NWI Times: INDIANAPOLIS | Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes. In a 3-2 decision, Justice Steven David writing for the court […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Fourth Amendment DOA in Indiana

davidl on May 1st, 2011

Obama Can’t, Victor Davis Hanson on the problem with the Obami, from RCP: [A] president who believes that modern cars get eight miles per gallon or need frequent tune-ups, and that proper tire inflation can substitute for drilling oil, has never run a business that hinged on having moderately priced gas to power a truck, […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Cain Can

Eric Florack on January 16th, 2011

By now, you will have noticed some odd posting behavior. Not to worry, I’m just getting the kinks out of my Twitter crosslinks. THe object here is when I post on Twitter, which I do frequently, I’d like the post to show up here as well. Trouble is, I also have Bitsblog posting fresh posts […]

Continue reading about System Updates

davidl on December 29th, 2010

Why the War on Barbour? From Alex Pareene, Slate: Corpulent unreconstructed good ol’ boy Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour apparently has a “state plane” that he uses to fly to football games with corporate executives, Politco reports today. Barbour, a former tobacco lobbyist and deluded would-be presidential candidate, has taken the plane “to at least one […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble (Wednesday)

davidl on December 20th, 2010

DADT is dead, long live DADT,from David Woods, Politics Daily: For the next few months and possibly for as long as a year, gays and lesbians in uniform will still be subject to investigation and discharge if they acknowledge their sexual orientation, Pentagon officials said. Despite action in Congress to repeal it, the controversial policy […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble (Monday)

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 […]

Continue reading about The Seemingly Weekly “Inside BitsBlog”

Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Yep… no disconnect here. Teachers Sit on Sidelines – WSJ.com A majority of New York City teachers who lost their positions at schools earlier this year have neither applied for another job in the system nor attended any recruitment fairs in recent months, according to data released by the Department of Education Thursday.

Continue reading about Government School Teachers

davidl on May 17th, 2010

Libtards against choice I, Boston Globe: No surprise, then, that ADL takes a hard line against school-choice voucher programs, which give parents the wherewithal to rescue their children from failing public schools and enroll them in private schools instead. Since those private schools are often church-affiliated, ADL contended in an amicus brief the last time […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble

davidl on May 14th, 2010

L & O DOA, Deadline: This one is a shocker. Veteran crime drama Law & Order will not get its shot at history after all. I hear that after long deliberations, NBC has decided to cancel the long-running procedural, which will end its run at 20 seasons, tied with Gunsmoke. This is very surprising as […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble