Eric Florack on March 8th, 2009

This week, Bruce examines the story behind SFC Frederick Rowell. You need to read this one. Project Hero, is a worthy attempt on McQ’s part to remind us that we have heroes among us. Further, that these need to be honored as such. We at BitsBlog are proud to lend our voice to such a […]

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Eric Florack on December 21st, 2008

I wanted to pass along a couple of pictures that were passed along to me by readers last year. I never got the chance to use them last season because I didn’t see them until well after new year’s. But now seems as good a time as any to post them. in case you don’t […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

I have commented to Bruce McQuain Q & O, both publicly and privately that I am a little disappointed that he has not been doing his project hero bit every weekend. His was a worthy project and one I was proud to tag along on.  I give him much credit for the effort expended. And […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2007

A thank you note from Kyle-Anne Shiver, American Thinker to our troops: One of the most gratifying things of all is that they know we love them and that we care about every single hair upon their heads in harms way.  They have a sense of our prayers and our genuine concern for their welfare.  Their […]

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2007

I wanted to pass along a couple of pictures that were passed along to me by readers last year. I never got the chance to use them last season because I didn’t see them until well after new year’s. But now seems as good a time as any to post them. in case you don’t […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2007

Sent a message here.

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davidl on December 22nd, 2007

Awesome Christmas video. Hat Tip:  John Stephenson, Right Wing News, and Stop the ACLU. Edit:   Added John’s home blog.

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Eric Florack on December 21st, 2007

NORTH BALTIMORE, Ohio —AP- The last World War I veteran in Ohio, and one of only three known remaining U.S. veterans of the conflict, has died. J. Russell Coffey was the last WWI vet in the state, according to the Veterans Affairs Department. He died Thursday at the age of 109, said the Smith-Crates Funeral Home […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2007

I want to call your attention to the advertisement on the extreme lower right of the right side column. The ad has been run free of charge on this site because I believe seriously in the project. it’s a part of the “America supports you” project, which is a worthy effort to remind the troops […]

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Eric Florack on November 17th, 2007

I’ve gone to some lengths to point up where Hollywood has failed us by turning left. My favorite Jersey Girl, Michelle, points up that Hollywood may seem the monolithic leftist bloc.. but it’s not… We do a lot of Hollywood-bashing here, but when celebrities do something right, they deserve full credit and praise. John Ondrasik […]

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Eric Florack on November 11th, 2007

Bit notes: Its veterans day.  Today is a day that we set aside to honor those who have served as true.  To honor those who have proudly worn the uniform and have helped keep this nation in pursuit of its ideals of freedom. Sometimes, this pursuit has cost them their lives.  Such is the nature […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Sad news from Dallas, tonight…. Army Spc. John Austin Johnson seemed to have a gift for evading tragedy. During two years in Iraq, the soldier from Fort Bliss, in West Texas, survived five improvised explosive device blasts and several grenade attacks. “A lot of people go through one IED and don’t survive,” said Army Sgt.  […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2007

Another link from Chuck Simmins over at the NorthShore Journal. This time, Chuck passes along the story of Spc Rachael L. Hugo, who was KIA in Iraq last week. Chuck’s taken the time to put together a sampling of the press she got.

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Eric Florack on October 12th, 2007

Chuck Simmins passes along the story of U.S. Navy SEAL, Lt. Michael P. Murphy. It’s worth the read.

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davidl on October 3rd, 2007

Clear Channel CEO Mark P. Mays has responded to Dirty Harry Reid.    Mays’ letter (PDF).   Carrie Budoff Brown Crypt, has details: “While I certainly do not agree with all views that are voiced on our stations, I will not condemn our talent for exercising their right to voice them,” Mays wrote. He took a respectful tone, […]

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