Eric Florack on April 1st, 2010

Welcome, one at all, to the most intense nightly raid anywhere on the web … The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble For those who didn’t see it on Facebook, I passed the driving test for my new employer.I’m fairly excited about it actually, for a lot of reasons. with any degree of luck all be able to […]

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davidl on April 1st, 2010

I am saved*. Memo to the residents of Ltthona and Tucker, Georgia, your congressman is a moron.  Vote him out of officer or suffer the embrassment.   The choice is yours am saved.   Hank Johnson (GA-4) is a moron,  video: Hat tip: Michelle. For the record, I reject the premises that there any possibility that […]

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on March 5th, 2010

Trait: The competency to raise your family alone, without extended family nearby. JonesToTheGrindstone.com I have a running list of “how to tell you’ve met a military mom.” At the top, is the tell-tale sign of finding out that every one her children was born in different states or countries. For example, my daughter was born […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2010

A local legend, Anthony Pontillo, as in Pontillo’s Pizza, has passed, from the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY): When Anthony Pontillo and two of his brothers started the first of the family’s pizzerias in Batavia in 1947, few locals knew much about pizza. “People used to call and say ‘I want one of those pizzas,’” […]

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on January 3rd, 2010

JonesToTheGrindstone.com It’s Friday night, already past 10, and the line to get in is forming. Everybody has got their best face forward–carefully selected images. No ugly faces. Everyone has their most put out there and their words carefully chosen. You can reel-in anything you conveyed before you send it out into the public: start to […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

Eric, did you notice that while we were napping a couple of rednecks sneaked  into the state?   And boy does the National Republican Congressional Committee(NRCC) have grits all over their faces. The NRCC spent $900,00 in an attempt to install RINO Dede Scozzafava in Congress.    The opposition  consisted of Tea Party conservatives, and redneck bloggers. […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS: Let’s get down to this one, right off. Both David and myself have commented on this already today, but this thing is so grotesque a violation of the trust of the […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…;The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the BitsBlog Bay Edition Enable Comments? One of the things about having guest bloggers, as Reynolds is about to find out, is that occasionally, they’ll do some things you hadn’t expected. Usually, that’s good. Sometimes, not […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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davidl on January 22nd, 2009

Great quotes: Said by many after Nine-Eleven:  We are all Americans. Said by  Dubya and  many Americans after the Soviet invasion of Georgia:   We are all Georgians. What should be said after Charlies Rangel and Robert Reich a/k/a Shorty, write the stimulus package:  We are all niggers now. Well Brother Bit, we are now niggers.  […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2009

Breaking: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The sole source of the U.S. salmonella outbreak involving contaminated peanut butter appears to be the Peanut Corp of America’s Blakely, Georgia processing facility, federal officials said on Wednesday DG to FDA.

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davidl on December 2nd, 2008

Curses, foiled again.   Republican Saxby Chambliss defends his Senate seat in Georgia, Associated Press: ATLANTA – Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss won re-election Tuesday in a runoff, dashing Democrats’ hopes of capturing enough seats in the U.S. Senate to thwart Republican filibusters. Chambliss’ election to a second term gives the GOP a firewall against Democrats eager […]

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davidl on August 29th, 2008

Jake Tapper has the tale of two takes, ABC News:  “Today, John McCain put the former mayor of a town of 9,000 with zero foreign policy experience a heartbeat away from the presidency,” said Obama spox Bill Burton. “Gov. Palin shares John McCain’s commitment to overturning Roe v. Wade, the agenda of Big Oil, and […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2008

If there is one thing that Barack Obama has demonstrated it is that he can not handle “distractions.”    Well as Jim Gerhaghty, National Review, demonsrates, the real world is full of distractions: We may be on the verge of winning in Iraq, but Afghanistan is getting tougher. Pakistan is still an unstable cauldron of extremism […]

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A first place finish at the OTB Caption Contest. Some of those things just wrte themselves. I guess the New York Times does admit it’s mistakes. 50 years later.  Which ought to give us a clue about when they’re going to return Duranty’s Pulitzer. The priority, apparently, is getting Hell’s A/C working, first. Oil steadied […]

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