davidl on January 13th, 2012

Who knew piss was offensive?  The hyperbolic over reaction to the Marine0s’ short arm salute has me well pissed, from, Wikipedia: Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by artist and photographerAndres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine. The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2011

From an hysterical and deluded Talking Points Memo: Michele Bachmann Is In Love With The AR-15 Assault Rifle Quite wrong moose breaths. An assault rifle is capable of fully automatic fire, from Wikipedia: An assault rifle is a selective fire (selectable between semi-auto and fully automatic) rifle (capable of being fired from the shoulder) that […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2011

Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas: Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James Goodfellow, when his careless son happened to break a pane of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear witness to the […]

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davidl on November 20th, 2011

Why we we pay good taxpayer dollars to support the useless Department of  Energy? Graph Source:  Department of Energy. In the thirty-four years the federal Department of Energy has existed, domestic consumption of oil has increased, domestic production decreased and imports increased. In other words the DOE has been a massive failure. So why do […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2011

Batavia, NY– I’m picking up a load for Carlisle, PA. I’ll be back in NY state by morning. Whatever it is, it’s not grass roots: Perhaps it’s time we examine the push behind “Occupy Wall Street”. There’s more clues here than the supposed mainstream press has dug up. For example, the “occupy Wall Street” domain […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2011

SYRACUSE, NY– As this is written I’m being unloaded in Syracuse.  A grey morning, here with a bit of rain.  I may end up going home after this, but I’m hoping not, since it means a shorter check. It’s Friday the 13th, and I’m sitting on dock 13. Hmmm….. EXACTLY WHY I DUMPED BLOGGER:  I […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2010

Are we a still a Christian nation? From Gallop: PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of Americans favor letting the tax cuts enacted during the Bush administration expire for the wealthy. While 37% support keeping the tax cuts for all Americans, 44% want them extended only for those making less than $250,000 and 15% think they […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2010

Welcome, one at all, to the most intense nightly raid anywhere on the web … The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble For those who didn’t see it on Facebook, I passed the driving test for my new employer.I’m fairly excited about it actually, for a lot of reasons. with any degree of luck all be able to […]

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davidl on February 18th, 2010

The female version of Freddy Kruger is back, from Johnathan Turley{ Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, has been charged with attempted murder and arson. Mangum was the stripper who falsely accused members of the Duke lacrosse team. Mangum allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, threatened to stab him and set his clothes on fire in the bathroom. From […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLANSKI: Glenn Reynolds says in a Washington Examiner column over the weekend: “Technologically and market-wise, Hollywood is in the weakest position it’s ever been, and yet it is also more arrogant than it was in its Golden […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2009

Stink Progress e-farted: Mission  Accomplished For Conservatives Who Rooted Against America. Their so-called evidence: Transcript: SEAN HANNITY, 9/29: Tonight — Gang violence in Chicago leaves a teenager dead, and the shocking events are caught on tape. Should the President be pushing to bring the Olympics to this city? … MICHELLE MALKIN, 9/30: Well, this is […]

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davidl on October 2nd, 2009

Nobody does it better. Hat tip photo:  Telegraph(UK) The Gunny, b/k/a R. Lee Ermey, is doing a show on edged weapons tonight.   Somehow I think the Gunny will miss ths one,  from an clearly impressed Boingboing: A quick-thinking farmer’s daughter disarmed a man who broke into her home in the disputed territory of Jammu and […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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Eric Florack on September 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ROTUNDO RIDES AGAIN: You can say what you will about The Great Rotundo, I’ll likely agree. But the tactics he’s employing here should be a lesson for the right, and how they should handle the RINOS.  Either they […]

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Eric Florack on September 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THINK THIS WILL HELP SALES? I do. So does Don Surber. And that’s telling in itself, I think; a measurement of how unpopular Obama really is.  And you know, for all the screaming about the Dixie Chicks, […]

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