on January 15th, 2010

Editor’s note: It’s with pleasure that I introduce to you an old friend of mine… and a new author here at BitsBlog… Maribeth Achim. Maribeth has always been a creative sort, and so when I told her about this website and explained it’s thrust… that I consider that our politics should be reflective of our […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

According to the Chicago Sun-Times: Robert Novak has announced his immediate retirement following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, a prognosis the Sun-Times’ political columnist describes as “dire.” “The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy,” Novak said. Not exactly the way I’d […]

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Eric Florack on June 20th, 2008

Ben Castlemen at the WSJ this morning points out that lifting the drilling ban would not be an immididate fix for our situation. If the bans were lifted tomorrow, it would be at least seven years — and likely as long as a decade — before the first oil began to flow off the coasts […]

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