davidl on December 5th, 2011

Phyllis Schlafly has endorsed Michele Bachman, from Des Moines Register: Social conservative Phyllis Schlafly has endorsed Michele Bachmann for president and is urging Iowans to caucus for her, Bachmann’s campaign told The Des Moines Register tonight. In a written statement, Schlafly says: “Most important, Michele has the courage to be a leader among her peers. […]

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davidl on November 13th, 2011

Professor Althouse likes Newt Gingrich, link: There’s something I like about Newt Gingrich. He reminds me of a law professor Maybe law professors have their roles, like teaching law, but as bloggers I find the vast majority to be over rated and some akin to useless. However in this case the professor makes a good […]

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Eric Florack on September 2nd, 2011

Well, I’m not sure but it appears we are back. Looks like there was an RPC call to Blogrolling.com, a site which has apparently gone down, hidden in my sitecode. I’ve removed it, but have in that process fouled some of the other widgets I was running. I’m on my way home now and will […]

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davidl on May 16th, 2011

Noted in passing, I see that the Dope from Hope. b/k/a Mike Huckabee is not running for President.  If Mr Huckabee wants to be President, he should run as what he is, a democrat.  Good riddens Meanwhile, Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama is pretending to support increased domestic production of oil and immigration reform.    I got […]

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Eric Florack on May 1st, 2011

Usama BinLaden is reportedly dead tonight, and apparently the US has his body. He was killed in action against a mansion outside Islamabad, according to reports. Good news, certainly, but we need to consider this carefully. First, a man who dies in a mansion isn’t a martyr.  Sorry,  he’s just not. There’s another point to […]

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Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2011

Albany,NY— I’m at the Pilot Truck stop tonight,  and another week is in the books. Tomorrow, I take my empty to a warehouse near Rochester to  be loaded over the week end, and take my truck back to “The Barn”, and then go home to my wife and kids. I’ll be happy to see them […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2011

Special Sgt. Schultz edition. Stuff it Ed, from Mark Finkelstein, News Busters: ED SCHULTZ: Republicans are attacking the Commander-in-Chief during a time of war! . . . There should be no debate: we ought to be kicking [Gaddafi’s] ass . . . Whose side are you on? Are you with the terrorists, Sarah, or are […]

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Eric Florack on February 21st, 2011

Jessup, MD– Tonight, I’m at a delivery site, to deliver in the morning. First time i’ve been in this neck of the woods for 25 years or so. I was at Ft Meade, just down the road, back in the early 70’s. I don’t recall the exact date, but I recall seeing “The Candidate”, a […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2011

Rome, NY– As this is posted, I’m in the old Griffith Air Force base.  They’re using a whole bunch of the old base being used for industry, these days. One of the industries is a Family Dollar distribution center, to which I’m making a delivery. I came up from Dayton, NJ last night, and drove […]

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davidl on September 5th, 2010

Mere words, from Salon: Tonight at 8 p.m. President Obama will deliver a speech from the Oval Office on the end of “combat operations” in Iraq. The first thing to know about this is that combat operations are not ending in Iraq. There are still 50,000 U.S. troops, 11,000 armed security contractors, and lots of […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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From  Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit, “Breaking: Obama Administration Removed Faisal Shahzad From Terror Surveillance List Before Attack.”   In review, the Bushies had Shadzad on a watch list.   The Obami took Shadzad off.  Sleep well tonight.

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Eric Florack on April 11th, 2010

Dixie Cater, perhaps best know for her role in the TV Sitcom, “Designing Women” has died. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Dixie Carter, who played an outspoken liberal on the sitcom “Designing Women” and received an Emmy nomination for a guest role on “Desperate Housewives,” has died, according to TV gossip show “Entertainment Tonight.” She […]

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2010

Welcome, Mr. and Ms. America and all the ships at sea – to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble It’s cold here outside Casa de Bit… 20 degress going to about 15 tonight. But I suppose it’s the last cold of the season. GUESS WHO ISN’T COMING TO […]

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Eric Florack on February 1st, 2010

I’m sitting on a bus on I-90 westbound just coning into Buffalo as I write this. I must say these Greyhound busses are amazing. 110volt power, Wi-Fi and the thing rides like my Buick. I’ve run into the usual cross section of people so far…a number of nice people a few real rectal-cranial inversions and […]

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