Eric Florack on December 24th, 2012

Edtor’s note: Once again as in years past, I’ve found my inbox filled with messages from longtime readers who wonder if I’m going to be re-posting “A Bithead’s Christmas”, and begging me to do so. As I believe I’ve told you in previous years, I get more email about this one single post, these 2900 […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2012

Carlisle, PA— Actually, I’m a little closer to Harrisburg… but whatever. GREAT TO BE BACK– Yes, it took a while, but we’re back. I simply got fed up with the antics at the webhost I was using.  Far too much downtime, usually caused by them.  And always without notice. For a while there, I didn’t […]

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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 January 12th, 2012

Don Surber reports on Moochelle Obamaj, link: She just gave it weight by going on CBS News this morning and saying: “…I guess it’s more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman and- you know? But that’s been an image that people have tried to paint of me since the day […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

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Carlisle, PA– A quick run down from Rochester last night, and I’ll be headed for the Albany tomorrow. From there, likely back to Rochester, but I don’t know yet.   It’s snowed around Rochester Saturday night/Sunday morning,m and we’re looking at somewhat colder temps. Was nearly 60 on Saturday around home. It’s as I tld […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2012

Two losers attempt to paint Mitt Romney as out of touch, Russell Goldman and Michael Falcone, ABC News: ROCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney attempted his own version of an “I-feel-your-pain” moment at a campaign event in New Hampshire on Sunday, telling a crowd that like so many Americans he too has worried about getting fired. […]

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davidl on January 6th, 2012

Piglet, Chelsea Clinton, daughter of B.J and PIAPS, is out at NBC,from NY Post: So there was huge anticipation for her Dec. 12 debut. Time wrote, “While it was never going to have the magnitude of the moon landing, the amount of hype leading up to Chelsea Clinton’s debut . . . was akin to […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2012

Oneanta, NY-  I’m set to deliver at Latham, NY in the morning. Sorry for the long time between posting a Ramble, but the internet connectivity is an issue again. It’s frustrating because I don’t understand WHY.  (shrug) Only one topic, today…. because frankly, it’s all I’ve had time to follow:   Iowa:Thanks to Art Smith […]

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on January 4th, 2012

[Art Smith is an occasional contributor to BitsBlog.  Art publishes The Conservative Reader, a conservative commentary and news site.  Art lives in the Central Iowa area and spent two years as the Communications Director for the Polk County Republican Party of Iowa.] On the whole, politically involved Iowans take their First-In-The-Nation moniker seriously.  But even […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2011

If being voluntarily associated  with a racist  is bad for one politician, it should not be good for another,  yet,, Roger Simon, PJ Media: That inability to select even marginally acceptable (non-racist) employees and colleagues should, on the face of it, disqualify Paul as a candidate for president of the United States. Can you imagine […]

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Sloatsburg,NY– I’m here after driving most of the day. A quick run from rochester to Bethlehem Pennsylvania, then over to Quakertown for a loadfew of paper towels. — Voting rights: Over at questions and observations, Bruce McQuain in his usual take no prisoners style … which, frankly I’ve always admired, proceeds to blow up the […]

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davidl on December 24th, 2011

Steven L. Taylor, Outside the Beltwy: First, why get all bent out of shape over an initiative to encourage healthier eating (and this isn’t the first time this has come up)? It is not as if we are talking about some sort of authoritarian push to shut down fast food joints and to force us […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2011

Eric’s local mall’s  doors opens at seven-thirty. At such a time, the mall is typically is only populated with mall walkers. The food court is open, but the stores are generally closed. Today, two Bitblog reporters, a/k/a breakfast patrons, reported long lines outside the local Footlocker. The stores were letting shoppers in one or two […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2011

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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