davidl on October 7th, 2010

Hare Brained Congressman Phil Hare ( IL – 17) proves his elevator never gets out of the basement, from Dan Karipides, Wizbang: And we will see a terrible price that we will pay years down the road for letting our children down when they need us the absolute most. I’m not going to be part […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble FLIPPANT PRESIDENT? Linda Chavez makes a point I happened to catch Savage making last night while dialing around the band last night.: We still don’t know what was behind the killings at Fort Hood this afternoon, in which […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE NFL /ANTI-RUSH PLOT THINS:  Joseph Ashby at American Thinker today, says: Of the four stories run on ESPN.com about Limbaugh’s bid for the Rams (October 6, October 12, October 15, and another October 15) none of […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on June 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… em>The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Goin’ Mobile” edition. Yes, that pic is taken outside the Jake in Cleveland, just before a wind gust knocked it over, wiping out the sidewalk Hot Dog cart parked behind it.  It was quickly set back on […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

James at OTB: Having initially been highly skeptical of Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State, partly on the basis that she had neither diplomatic experience nor a diplomatic temperament, I feel obliged to pass on this observation from Joe Klein (via Andrew Sullivan): Clinton, who can be spiky, has re-emerged as a natural diplomat. […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere.. Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble Hope your weekend was a good one. We’ve got lots of ground to cover, so let’s get to this. Barack Hussein Obama and George W Bush, along with their transition teams, met today. There is a lot of people […]

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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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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2008

Michael D is miffed at Obama for suggesting that the solution for oil supply problems is to find more. Apparently to him, that’s not painful enough for us. Look, I know that there are people who are suffering because of high gas prices. I’m one of them, although I know that, like many of you, […]

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An interesting story yesterday, on the AP wires:   Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home. The first-of-its-kind study by Northeastern University raises privacy and ethical questions for its monitoring methods, […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Not a good day for Mass Transit, today. Chicago’s Channel 5/WMAQ  is reporting there’s been a derailment on the elevated Green line. From the look of the pictures, it appears the second of four cars on this particular train ‘caught a point’ on a switch, one end of the car going one way, and the other, […]

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