davidl on December 1st, 2011

Them that can, go into business.  Those that can not settle for becoming politicians.    The nanny staters of San Francisco got out smarted by the suits from McDonalds from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: The nannies in San Francisco thought it would be a good idea to ban toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals to force kids […]

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Eric Florack on November 19th, 2011

We were down because of a registration issue on the domain. That has since been resolved, and we’re back on line. Essentially, that one’s my fault. I lost track of the time. I believe enough, the phone that would have advised me of the domain expiring , was just replaced a couple of days ago. […]

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Eric Florack on September 12th, 2011

Hanover,MD– I came in last night arriving here around 5:30 this morning, for an unload. ‘ll be headed elsewhere around noon or so. I spend most of yesterday eradicating a virus from my home network. Those who have some experienjce with this can see how that takes serious time. We’re still seeing some of the […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2011

Eric rambled on Rick Perry, link: Let the mudslinging begin! I’ve said nothing about Rick Perry yet, in terms of his record, because frankly I’ve not had much chance to investigate his record. But based on recent speeches and the reax, as well as what I do know of the man’s record, he does seem […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2011

OK, we’ve been having our problems with spam of late. At the moment, I’m trying to get a plug to work for the problem. At hand is an issue with the current theme; I hacked the thing to accommodate a plugin a couple years ago, and  it’s causing some issues with more recent spam battlers. […]

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Eric Florack on June 20th, 2011

Ft Lee, NJ– Taking a quick break from from driving, and thought I’d toss a ramble together. Hot down here, and getting hotter. Supposed to be thunderstorms around here soon. Figures. I just washed the truck, right? Wow… I forgot all about this. I was reminded in looking through some inbound links, that BitsBlog was […]

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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 February 10th, 2011

Bitsblog Echo Syndrome, I found it amusing to see Dana Milbank hitting Arianna Huffington from the same angle as I scramble the other day, for being a capitalistist pig, from the Washington Post: Did Arianna Huffington just sell out her fellow progressives? In the literal sense, she undoubtedly has: The sale of Huffington Post to […]

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Eric Florack on November 3rd, 2010

Last night was a drubbing of a sitting president like we have not seen since 1932. At this writing, we’re at around 60 seats worth of swing away from the Democrats, and by the end of this, possibly 70 seats. Look, let’s be honest…. Even assuming Obama and the minions of the left had a […]

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Eric Florack on August 29th, 2010

Something on the order of a million people show up to a rally on the national mall , a large number of which are the minorities which the Democrats try so desperately, and so falsely to claim they represent. As Doug Powers writing over The at Michelle Malken’s blog, says: The challenge: to trivialize this […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

Starting to catch up on my reading. As it has been in the past, James Joyner’s Outside The Beltway is among my first stops: John Hawkins‘ unscientific survey of conservative bloggers on The 25 Worst Figures In American History is revealing. Aside from Richard Nixon and a couple of traitors and assassins, the list is […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2010

Attention countrymen.  This is your fearless leader speaking.  A couple things in the mechanics of running a web site … 1: I have upgraded the WordPress software to version 3.0.  To most users this won’t change a thing.  2:I finally found the nasty bug that’s been causing the homepage not to show itself occasionally.  It […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2010

Helen Thomas fired retires, from Politico: “Helen Thomas announced Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately,” read a statement from Hearst Newspapers on Monday. “Her decision came after her controversial comments about Israel and the Palestinians were captured on videotape and widely disseminated on the Internet.” Thomas said in a statement that, “I deeply regret […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7608153/New-speed-cameras-trap-motorists-from-space.html From the article: The cameras, which combine number plate reading technology with a global positioning satellite receiver, are similar to those used in roadworks. So, GPS combined with the plate reading technology could essentially be used to watch you all the time. When couple with database technology, your wherabouts could be captured and stored […]

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