Eric Florack on April 15th, 2012

They came for my cigarettes — who among you said one word against it? I could ask questions like this all day long and there are no answers. Why should I care? I’ve got a bagful of nice guitars, and when they take them away from me, then I’ll be in the same leaking kayak […]

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Eric Florack on May 30th, 2011

Single issue Ramble this time. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which is today and I’d like you to really think about what I’m going to say to you. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents […]

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Eric Florack on May 31st, 2010

Single issue Ramble today. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which is today. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently looking at […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEP, IT’S OBAMA’S KATRINA, ALL RIGHT: Not that there was EVER any doubt at all. We now have a month between now and the time this mess got started. And the Obama White House has yet to […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2010

I note Mark Steyn, this morning: Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, was in Canada last week. She criticized Ottawa for not inviting aboriginal groups to a meeting on the Arctic, and for not including the facilitation of abortion in the Canadian government’s “maternal health” initiative to developing countries. These might seem curious priorities for […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2009

Martin Luther King: “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Jesse Jackson, via Project 21: “You can’t vote against health care and call yourself a black man.” […]

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Eric Florack on September 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHAT’S UP WITH THAT? I don’t understand all the hoo-hah about Jenna Bush being hired by NBC. OK, the girl’s serious qualifications are her looks,and I personally think them formidable. But consider it this way; in a race […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

This morning, James Joyner speaks to… and quotes… a Ezra Klien article: Since obesity has somehow become our unofficial theme this morning, I’d be remiss not to mention Ezra Klein‘s observations about trying to eat healthy at Cheesecake Factory. On first glance, I would have figure the salmon for the lightest entree, followed by the chicken […]

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Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Change the oil, rotate the Tires” Edition Men are from Mars and Earth Girls are Easy… or something: John Hawkins has an interview up you’ll want to see,  with Shaunti Feldhahn, one half of […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

So, Mr. President, were you lying to us before, or are you lying to us now? If they have profits on the books, that means they were MAKING those profits while you were telling us all we were in the crisis of our lives.

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Eric Florack on December 16th, 2008

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble… read and recommended by smart people, everywhere.  There’s lots to cover. Let’s get it. (Shake of the head) What you need to understand, Billy, is the mindset of the kind of people Paul’s talking about, here. Consider that these […]

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Eric Florack on May 22nd, 2008

Single issue Ramble tonight. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which comes up this weekend. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently […]

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