Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2012

There is perhaps no better comparison to what happens with governmental largess, than the seagull.  Rats with wings, they have been called… and for at least this purpose the comparison is fairly accurate. Consider the similarities between the seagull and the benefactor of monies forcibly removed from taxpayers: Seagulls have a tendency to stick around […]

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davidl on July 4th, 2011

In order for Americans to get their jobs back, Barack Obama must lose his, from Shannon Travis: Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is getting more creative, and apparently more aggressive, in her political attacks against President Barack Obama. On Saturday, the Minnesota congresswoman took fresh jabs at the president. In […]

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2011

Troy, PA— I’m just outside Scranton, PA. As usual getting a load. From the sound of things they’re almost done so this will need to be quick. WHITE HOUSE TRAVEL: So, Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa only cost taxpayers $500 grand? Don’t believe a word of it. WH and UNIONS: Yes, we’ve known for some […]

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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 […]

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Eric Florack on May 9th, 2011

Mountaintop, PA– I’m here at the Quaker Oats facility in Mountaintop.  After weeks of rain, we’ve got some serious sunshine, and it’s a welcome thing. We’ll see middle 60’s around here today. I’ll be in New Jersey, tonight. Got the truck washed this morning, it looks wonderful. Things with the truck continue to come together and […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2011

Robert Reich comes up short, from Puffington Post: Public servants are convenient scapegoats. Republicans would rather deflect attention from corporate executive pay that continues to rise as corporate profits soar, even as corporations refuse to hire more workers. They don’t want stories about Wall Street bonuses, now higher than before taxpayers bailed out the Street. […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2010

Atheists crisis of faith, frmo Amanda Knief, Secular: Atheists Excluded from Mayor-Elect Gray’s Inauguration Humanist Celebrant Denied Equal Time at Ecumenical Prayer Service Atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other nontheistic Washington, D.C. residents will have no representation at Mayor-Elect Vincent Gray’s first official inaugural event—an ecumenical prayer service entitled “One City … Praying Together” at 8 […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2010

Are we a still a Christian nation? From Gallop: PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of Americans favor letting the tax cuts enacted during the Bush administration expire for the wealthy. While 37% support keeping the tax cuts for all Americans, 44% want them extended only for those making less than $250,000 and 15% think they […]

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Eric Florack on February 1st, 2010

Cleveland Greyhound station @ 3:45 in the morning.  Clearly, the place is a vision of pre WWII style.  I’ll post some pics when I get the chance. and you know, if it were 345 in the afternoon, instead of it’s AM counterpart I might actually care. Addendum: (David L) I noticed the Obama administration is  […]

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Eric Florack on September 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHAT’S UP WITH THAT? I don’t understand all the hoo-hah about Jenna Bush being hired by NBC. OK, the girl’s serious qualifications are her looks,and I personally think them formidable. But consider it this way; in a race […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2009

The Thirteenth Amendment, to the Constitution of the United States:. Section. 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nigtly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Flying School Edition Into each life a little plane must fall, I guess. WHO PAYS WHAT, AGAIN?: Caught a blast from the Tax Foundation, this morning, you’ll be interested in. Newly released data from […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2009

Senator John Kerry and Barbara Boxer are both rich and stupid: Washington (CNSNews.com) – Democratic Sens. John Kerry and Barbara Boxer told CNSNews.com that the nation must adopt the Obama administration’s cap-and-trade proposal to reduce carbon emissions, even if it results in massive increases in gasoline and electricity prices. Anthropogenic  global warming is a fraud […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2009

I am neither a lawyer, play one on television, nor give press conferences pretending to me one.    In other words, I am not Barack Obama,  Helene Cooper, New York Times: WASHINGTON – President Obama vowed to try to stop the faltering insurance giant American International Group from paying out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Somehow, I ended up on the mailing list of the New York GOP.  Found this in my mail last night: “Since its founding, the Republican Party has stood for the time honored values and ideals of opportunity, personal responsibility, accountability and hope,” said Chairman Mondello. “Our nation has become the greatest society in history, because […]

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