Sloatsburg,NY– I’m here after driving most of the day. A quick run from rochester to Bethlehem Pennsylvania, then over to Quakertown for a loadfew of paper towels. — Voting rights: Over at questions and observations, Bruce McQuain in his usual take no prisoners style … which, frankly I’ve always admired, proceeds to blow up the […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2011

From Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News: Documents obtained by CBS News show that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) discussed using their covert operation “Fast and Furious” to argue for controversial new rules about gun sales. […] ATF officials didn’t intend to publicly disclose their own role in letting Mexican cartels obtain the […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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Eric Florack on August 29th, 2011

Queens, NY– Yes, I’m in the city. Some flooding, mostly in Jersey, and a number of trees down, again in Jersey, mostly.  I came in at 1am, so you can imagine that traffic was better than usual. I’m not looking forward to trying to drive out of here, but… at least I got in without […]

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davidl on July 14th, 2011

Dumbo walks, remember the media spin that somehow we were supposed to believe that Barack Obama has a world class temperment. Yeah sure, from Politico: President Barack Obama abruptly walked out of a debt-limit meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, throwing into serious doubt the already shaky debt limit negotiations, according to House Majority Leader Eric […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2011

How Dumb is Dumbo, Barack Obama, or as I call him Dumbo, is clearly confused by the cause of the 2007 Interstate bridge collapse, from via Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Remember when that bridge in Minnesota collapsed with all those people on it? And there was a big hue and cry, “How can this happen […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2011

I’ve had an interesting week traveling around in the truck. Some of it, I ended up using someone else’s truck since mine was under repair. Lower miles as a result mean lower income, I suppose, but that goes with the territory. As of this writing, I’m back in my own truck, and it seems to […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2009

With the ruling, yesterday, from Atty General Eric Holder that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed will be tried in New York City, in a civilian court, Americans should begin to notice a pattern from the Obama administration of running in exactly the opposite direction from Mainstream America. We started Bailout after bailout, with numbers that made the […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2009

As a candidate Barack Obama created a terrible box for himseslf.  He could placate his leftard base and abandon an effective war on terror, or he could placate his base, and thus imperil both the nation’s safety and his own re-elections prospects.    At least this once, Obama has opted for national security, and Glenn Greenwald, […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2008

David Kope who writes with the Volokh boys, says this morning: Earlier this year, Eric Holder–along with Janet Reno and several other former officials from the Clinton Department of Justice–co-signed an amicus brief in District of Columbia v. Heller. The brief was filed in support of DC’s ban on all handguns, and ban on the […]

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YetAnotherJohn gets a first place, and I get an Honorable Mention at OTB’s Caption Contest. It must be said, John has a nice touch for that kind of thing. I’ve noted a shift in the readership of BitsBlog the last few days… more of you are coming in the front door on your own, and not […]

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