Eric Florack on September 6th, 2011

Allentown, PA– I’m dropping off a load here, having brought it from Avon, NY last night. I’ll be leaving here in an hour or so for Harrisburg,PA, and from there to Rotterdam,NY, outside Albany. It’s raining here… has been raining hard since about 6 last night.  So much for my nice, clean, shiny truck.   […]

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davidl on September 21st, 2010

The recession is dead, long live the recession, MSNBC. The “Great Recession” has ended, officially. At least, that’s the official word from the private research organization that calls the beginnings and endings of recessions, the National Bureau of Economic Research. The NBER said Monday that the recession which began in December 2007 ended in June […]

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Phishing, unfortunately, is a common hacker tactic on the Internet, and Facebook has been a victim of this type of attack using bogus “friend” requests sent via e-mail for some time now. I suppose, due to the increasing popularity of LinkedIn (there are now more than 75,000,000 business professionals), LinkedIn has now been targeted too! […]

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Eric Florack on November 5th, 2009

Billy Beck yesterday speaking about  Nancy Pelosi: That idiotic person really is quite reminiscent of the nearly unique state of mental defect exemplified by Soviet apparatchiki. The truth simply is not in the boundless and deep black of her soul and she cannot be approached with recourse to reality. Billy Beck I once heard it […]

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Eric Florack on September 24th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Burgers and Fries and Cherry Pies” Edition. Ah, Charley Pride. NEW WORLD ORDER: Does anyone remember when that phrase used to send the left into spastics? Not anymore. Yet another of the many double […]

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davidl on July 2nd, 2009

Chavez, Ortega, Castro and Obama; Charles Krauthammer nails the one, via Gatway Pundit: “Two weeks ago he refuses to meddle in a country where peaceful demonstrators are getting shot be a theocratic dictatorship. He doesn’t want to choose sides. And, now he’s eager to meddle on behalf of a president in Honduras who’s a Chavez […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the JAF Edition. (Just Another Friday) Unemployment is up: To the shock of nobody, unemployment is up. This morning’s commerce Dept figures show unemployment at 9.4%. That’s the highest it’s been in over 25 years. Hope […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2009

Barack Obama(BO) picks a fight he can not win, Byron York, National Review, quotes Rush Limbaugh: Obama was angry that Merrill Lynch used $1.2 million of TARP money to remodel an executive suite. Excuse me, but didn’t Merrill have to hire a decorator and contractor? Didn’t they have to buy the new furnishings? What’s the […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

Welcome one and all, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble An absolutely amazing day yesterday.  As you will be aware, my newest Pajamas Media Piece went up during the overnight hours.  The comments section when absolutely crazy almost immediately, with comments coming hot and heavy from both sides, with […]

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davidl on January 2nd, 2009

Fifty years Castro’s Cuba, Damien Cave, New York Times: Here in South Florida, where roughly 850,000 Cubans have settled over the years, repeated waves of painful exile and family separation define the Castro era. The revolution never met their hopeful expectations, the island they love has slipped into decay, and for many, this week’s golden […]

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