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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davidl on July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

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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 26th, 2011

Pattersonville, NY, along I-90– Took a break to deal with a few issues and drop a note on the blog. Rain and fog here today, and some serious thunderstorms threatening. I’m cooking some lunch after which, I’ll be heading to the Buffalo area. I have been asked by a few readers who my favorite is […]

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davidl on April 20th, 2011

Playing the Trump Card on L. Donald First, Club for Growth, via Matt Lewis, Daily Caller: Club for Growth President Chris Chocola is not a fan of The Don.  In a release, Chocola blasted Trump. […] The Club cited Trump’s penchant for protectionism, including opposing NAFTA, supporting a 25 percent tax on China, and rooting […]

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davidl on December 14th, 2010

Dumping on Dumbo Care, federal judge rules Obama Care individual mandate unconstitutional.  Nice Deb does the rounds, here. Breech slapping Breyer,  Stephen Breyer believes the Second Amendment, or I suppose any portion of  the Constitution, does not mean squat, from Fox News: Breyer wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices John Paul Stevens, David […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2010

It is the incompetence stupid , Eugene Robinson, Washington Post plays the race card and tries to argue that the Teat Party movement is somehow racists: I have to wonder what it is about Obama that provokes and sustains all this tea party ire. I wonder how he can be seen as “elitist,” when he […]

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davidl on September 15th, 2010

Liberal reads Constitution, can’t find First Amendment, from Lucy Madison, CBS News: During an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer addressed the recent controversy over a Florida Pastor’s plan to hold a Quran-burning rally on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, saying he wasn’t convinced the […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the The “ChooChoo, Daddy!” Edition. The Honeymoon is officially over:  Jennifer Rubin: The jig is up. The stimulus is a bust. That has some serious political ramifications for Democrats who will be on the ballot in 2010. […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Still in the truck stop” edition  Minority Broadcasters, again: Limbaugh touched on this yesterday:  I lived through the ‘minority broadcasters’ nonsense in the 70’s, and saw the crap being shoveled first hand.  So I […]

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Eric Florack on May 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Travel Trailer Edition Flailing About: You know, watching this Pelosi thing is rather like watching someone who is drowning, desperate to find something that will keep them afloat. Let’s not lose sight, though, of […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2009

Arthur Brooks, at  The Wall Street Journal suggests that there’s a bit of a culture war going on about the future of capitalism.  The headline suggests that “The Real Culture War Is Over Capitalism “ There is a major cultural schism developing in America. But it’s not over abortion, same-sex marriage or home schooling, as […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Internet edition Suicide by Billing Rates: Let’s call this what it is; the Associated Press is busily committing suicide. The fact of the matter is they need all the good vibes they can […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘shpere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Teleprompter Edition. We have written a virus that only works on Teleprompters, as demonstrated here, on the President’s prompters in Washington  a few days ago. I gather that all 12 of the prompters loaded […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2009

An American hero, speaks little, says much, video: Hat tip: Moe Lane. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, American hero. Lesson  learned:  experience counts,  competency matters,  results trump promises.  DG Sully.

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