As a business owner, tax payer and elected official, I freely admit that I am VERY skeptical when the government warns me about anything. Government typically causes more problems than they solve, and it’s in their own best interests (power, taxes, etc) to have a crisis du jour and keep people alarmed and afraid. Fearful […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “More Tea, Vicar?” Edition The face of Socialism: I’ll bet you didn’t know that Crazy Uncle Hugo decided that it’d be a good idea to use the military to take over oil service companies in […]

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Eric Florack on July 14th, 2008

From the GateWay Pundit: New information reveals that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was indirectly sending messages to the FARC. The Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is designated as a terrorist group by the US government. Speaker Pelosi was doing this while at the same time she refused to bring a free trade agreement […]

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Eric Florack on March 6th, 2008

The Business in Venezuela is getting worse. Chavez has closed the Columbian border. AFP is reporting: A crisis between three Latin American nations worsened Tuesday when Venezuela said it was closing its border with Colombia, even as frantic diplomatic talks to stave off war were about to begin. Venezuelan Agriculture Minister Elia Jaua said “we […]

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They’re waking up, sorta. Drum, today: VITRIOL….Atrios: The campaigns and candidates themselves may not get nasty, but I get the sense that supporters of the various candidates are getting angrier at the other camp. Sure a lot of this is just relatively harmless virtual world internet flaming, but it has real world manifestations too. This […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2008

Gateway Pundit is reporting that FARC, a Columbia terrorist group, is rooting for Barack Obama  to be elected  President: The FARC Terrorists were hoping and expecting that Barack Obama would win the US elections in November because he was most aligned with the Colombian Marxist group This is not to say that FARC has explicitly […]

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Next time you hear from anyone about how the Democrats are uniting America, show them this. Or this. Or, this. On the other hand, there is some coming together on this issue. Seems to me this is a sure sign of Clinton campaign desperation (First story) So is this. Ya know, if the this situation […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2008

Me in email just now: I don’t see it as those working against McCain as the ones selling out. Indeed, I see a vote for McCain as selling out both the party and the country. I fail utterly, to see the big difference, frankly between McCain, and Hillary Clinton, on both domestic and immigration issues.  […]

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Eric Florack on January 24th, 2008

The Clintons play dirty when they feel threatened. But we knew that, didn’t we? .. The problem is not Hillary Clinton per se or the sharp exchanges and personal accusations that squeamish political reporters deplore. That’s what politics is always about. Tough, even nasty conflict is educational, also entertaining. Politics ain’t beanbag, as Mark Shields […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Mrs. Pelosi, the inspiration for Swamp Stompers,  promised to “Drain the Swamp.”   Yet all Mrs. Pelosi has managed has to further infest the swamp. Via, Memeorandum.David Broder, Washington Post, compares Pelosi’s over inflated claims of achievement versus her actual accomplishments: While surveys by The Post and other news organizations show that the public believes little or […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2007

Glenn Greenwald… Joe Klein has just posted yet again about his FISA confusion, and it has now moved well beyond farce into an almost pity-inducing realm. If Time has any dignity at all, someone there will intervene and put a stop to this. It’s actually difficult to watch. We’ve been saying the same thing about […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2007

Just some thoughts on this Thanksgiving day. Perhaps some of you are unaware of the origins of this day being set aside as a national day of Thanksgiving. Also, you may not know that Ol’ Ben Franklin wanted to make the Turkey the national bird, thinking the Eagle a bird of Bad moral character, a […]

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