Eric Florack on August 9th, 2011

Albany, NY– I”m actually just outside the state capitol, within sight of the antenna for WGY, the 50KW flamethrower on 810khz AM… a station that’s heard all over the east coast. Caught some serious thunderstorms in Harrisburg, last night, and the sky is threatening more, here. THOUGHTS ON OUR FINANCIAL SITUATION: I’ve been saying for […]

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2011

College Point, Queens, NY–  This one is a regular stop for me. Dropping a load off here, heading to MOuntain Top, PA then to Buffalo, NY and then home early Saturday morning. Alex went home after the thrid day. Sad, he missed out on NYC the very next day. Gotta love it: Fred Thompson. Obama: […]

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davidl on December 4th, 2010

‘Rats question Pubs’ Patriotism, then inside the Beltway, respect is a one way street, from John Stanton, Roll Call: Following several hours of floor speeches hammering the GOP, a handful of Democrats including Sens. Bob Menendez (N.J.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) attacked Republicans […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2009

The record of the Democrats since attaining office has not been good, at least from the perspective of the average American. Let’s look at their key agenda points: Global Warming, as such has long been seen as a lie. That lie was unarguably exposed as such the other day. We’re told that the bailout spending […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2009

Ben Smith says at Politico: President Obama’s job approval numbers will dip below 50% for the first time today in Gallup’s daily tracking poll, according to a Gallup official. “Gallup Daily tracking results just in. Obama will be below 50% for the first time when we update our numbers at 1:00 p.m.,” wrote Gallup.com managing […]

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Eric Florack on July 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “We Need a Basketball” Edition The Infomercial: Heck no, I didn’t watch it. Neither did most other Americans. Those who did are reporting about what I expected… Obama didn’t deliver. Instead, he ended up […]

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Eric Florack on May 9th, 2009

James Joyner: My New Atlanticist essay “Australia Prepares for U.S. Decline” discusses a recent Aussie white paper that is generating much discussion in the foreign policy wonkosphere.  Basically, they see a rapidly rising China and a United States that’s overstretched with other commitments and could therefore reduce our commitments to the Asia-Pacific region.  Hence, they’re […]

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Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Not Responsible: I note George Will getting it wrong, again. I’m no political fan of Ahhnold, but to lay the blame for California’s problems on his Gucci loafers, as Will does here,  is to miscast California’s problems, and […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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David will undoubtedly get a smile over James Joyner’s first post on Saturday. Men and women are different… who knew? Speaking of James, we had an interesting discussion as regards Rumsfeld, et al, over there, you’ll want to check out. As I said over there, it strikes me that the less than ideal situation that […]

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