Carlisle, PA–After three highly unusual weeks of running to the west it appears as though I will be spending the remainder of this year running east.  That’s a bit more normal for this truck line.  Frankly, we’re experiencing a bit of a pre Christmas slowdown. I’m not worried.  I’ve seen this before.  From here, I […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2010

Does anyone remember Valarie Plame? Of course you do. You will recall the left was having kittens over the mere suggestion that someone might have leaked her name to the press.  There were calls for life imprisonment, etc., from the usual suspects. Yet these same people treat Julian Assange, who leaked thousands of such names […]

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Eric Florack on November 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble We’re in November already. The kids around here spent evening before last one drink from door to door demanding candy or what have you.  After spending piles of their parents  cash on a costume to wear for the […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE FIRST THING NEEDED IS AN ENEMY: … a scapegoat. The left has long held Limbaugh in that position.  Mark Steyn this morning comments: For some reason, Rush Limbaugh’s mooted purchase of a sports franchise has prompted CNN and others to […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2009

An interesting, if occasionally infuriating piece from Michael Ledeen at Pajamas Media this morning.  A snip and a couple comments:   I studied fascism primarily because I wanted-desperately-to understand how so many people could have appeased it.  Did they-and by “they” I mean the European victims of the Holocaust and the European and American targets […]

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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 November 14th, 2008

That’s what Ben Smith is reporting, this morning: Andrea Mitchell reported this evening that Obama is considering Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, something that’s been buzzed about as a possibility for a few days. I haven’t been able to confirm it, and neither Obama nor Clinton camps would comment, though NBC apparently has confirmation […]

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Amazing what you can do with a painting, isn’t it? It’s time once again for the most densely packed, intense daily read in blogdom, The Nightly Ramble. Boortz this monring discusses breifly the issue with Sarah Palin and her relationship with the press.  This topic also came up yesterday at OTB. The usual argument gioes she […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2008

So, now, it starts. You knew it hadda happen. Once we saw this business in Knoxville, you just knew the left was going to attach itself to the happening like a vampire bat. All the liberal hotbuttons are there for the left’s sick enjoyment; Gun control Anti-Religion fervor Right-side talkradio anti-leftism sexual politics Fox News And all of […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2008

We now hear chatter again about Hillary being offered the VP slot on Obama’s ticket. Not a shock to hear it, I suppose but it still strikes me that Obama would have to be suicidal to make such an offer.  The name Vince Foster leaps to mind. NBC’s been caught with more fake film. This […]

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