Eric Florack on May 16th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m in Brooklyn as this is posted. I ran from Rochester to Carlisle, PA last night, arriving there about 1am, and then to here.  Rain the whole way, and there’s some flooding going on in the northeast. Made driving … ummm… interesting. One of the guys I trained got assigned a new (to […]

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davidl on July 19th, 2010

From Jake Tapper, ABC News: Speaking about the Uganda bombings, the president said, “What you’ve seen in some of the statements that have been made by these terrorist organizations is that they do not regard African life as valuable in and of itself.  They see it as a potential place where you can carry out […]

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davidl on May 18th, 2010

Alan Colmes Says There’s No Such Thing As Radical Islam, Daniel Pearl Couldn’t Be Reached For Comment. Aleister, American Glob. Hat tip: Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit.

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davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2010

So who is the Tea Bagger? I won tries to muddle the message, from USA Today: President Obama said many Tea Party followers have “mainstream legitimate concerns,” but their movement is built around a “core group” of opponents who call him a socialist and question his citizenship. Is the Dim One calling the Reverend Al […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Vacation Edition Not that I actually have one this year, (Thanks, Barry!) but I can dream, right? IT’S THE CULTURE, STUPID: I’ve said for years, it’s not racism, it’s cultural clash.  Mike Shelton at Pajamas […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2009

Great piece at NRO this morning, from David Kahane: If you had any sense, you would start using our tactics against us. After all, you have a few lawyers on your side. Sue us. File frivolous ethics complaints against all our elected officials until, like Sarah, they go broke from defending themselves. (David Paterson would […]

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Eric Florack on May 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the BitsBurger edition. Letters, we get letters:  One of the questions I get about every other week, here at CasaDeBit, is where I get all these photographs I run. How is it they all refer […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2008

Been thinking about this one most of the day, Billy, and I must say,I can’t say I disagree with any of it. The Dinosaur media is sinking because of one major factor: Their bias. McClatchy is just one more in a series of such. Trust me, I won’t mourn at all. By the way, it […]

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Eric Florack on August 6th, 2008

The Muslim-outreach coordinator to the presidential campaign of Barack Obama has resigned amid questions about his involvement in an Islamic investment fund and various Islamic groups. Chicago lawyer Mazen Asbahi, who was appointed volunteer national coordinator for Muslim American affairs by the Obama campaign on July 26, stepped down Monday after an Internet newsletter wrote […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

Consistancy, as I like to say here, is only a virtue if you’re not a total screwup. Bruce Bawer has a note today over at Pajamas Media that reminds us that the New York Times has been fairly consistant in it’s anti-American slant. In this case, the main topic is The Times and it’s slant […]

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Mark Steyn provides interesting reading this morning: The Australian columnist Pamela Bone died of cancer this weekend. She was a feminist, an atheist and most of the other -ists you might expect from a western woman of her general disposition (she was a recipient, among many other awards, of something called the “UN media peace […]

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Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2008

Quick, name me a terrorist who isn’t Islamic You can’t. Nor can I. But check Hume, last night: A coalition of American Muslim groups is demanding that presumptive Republican nominee John McCain stop using the word “Islamic” to describe terrorists. The Washington Times reports Islamic Society of North America’s secretary general wants McCain to use […]

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Scott Fybush over at NERW reports: *Former MASSACHUSETTS governor Mitt Romney guest-hosted the Paul Harvey show on Thursday, the latest in a line of personalities helping out with the show in the absence of the ailing Harvey, who’s now 89. NERW hears that Romney hosted the show from the studios of former Harvey affiliate WBZ […]

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