Eric Florack on December 10th, 2011

I have for a long time found Ann Coulter fascinating. Occasionally wrong, mostly correct.  I have several of her books on my shelves here.  I even carry one in the truck that I haven’t finished reading.  That said, it fascinates me that  Coulter who had nothing but derision for John McCain, thinks that Mitt Romney […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2011

Now suppose, just suppose, I claimed to have had a long affair with Chelsea Clinton. Perish the thought. However, on the basis of the claim would Tina Brown consider me fit to offer my opinion on Clinton’s baggage, as a television reporterette: Now  put the shoe on the other foot,  Neo-Neocon asks: But this Daily […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2011

Milton, PA– I came down here last night with a load of  green beans and such. They’re unloading me as I write this. It’s cool around here today, but not yet cold, except at night. My truck is running fine.   My internet connectivity is a little screwy as I get used to the new phone. […]

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Leaders lead, Dumbo shucks, from Daily Caller: A cascade of bad economic and political news knocked President Barack Obama off his game today, and prompted him to revive his 2008-style criticism of his predecessor, and also to suggest that investors, consumers and even the media are responsible for today’s stalled economy. The blame-game rhetoric – […]

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davidl on September 15th, 2010

Liberal reads Constitution, can’t find First Amendment, from Lucy Madison, CBS News: During an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer addressed the recent controversy over a Florida Pastor’s plan to hold a Quran-burning rally on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, saying he wasn’t convinced the […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

Drunk passes on run for Congress, Susan Milligan, Boston Globe: WASHINGTON — Joseph P. Kennedy III will not run for Congress this year, the assistant district attorney said in an interview today, ending speculation that he would seek the 10th District seat if Representative William Delahunt retires. Kennedy, the son of former US Representative Joseph […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble HERE WE GO AWAY AGAIN: I’ll be leaving town on Sunday morning, early for I’m not sure how long. I’ll be in Dayton, OH for at least a few days and then I’m not sure after that.  […]

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davidl on December 13th, 2009

From, Todd Venezia, James Faeelly and Holly Sanders, New York Post: A year away from golf would cost Tiger Woods $180 million in lost endorsements, tournament winnings and appearance fees — about $15 million per floozy, industry analysts estimate. In an announcement that stunned the golf world, Woods said on Friday he was withdrawing indefinitely […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2009

From the Palm Treo, on the road: Rep Rbt Wexler, (Florida’s answer to Cynthia McKinney) whose district includes Broward and Palm Beach Counties, will reportedly be resigning today. There’s a presser to happen at Boca later this morning, I’m unsure what time. There’s some speculation that he’s going to get a Obama appointed job, such […]

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Eric Florack on July 13th, 2009

Kim Jong Il, North Korea’s leader, has life-threatening pancreatic cancer, a news report said on Monday, days after fresh images of him looking gaunt spurred speculation that his health was worsening following a reported stroke last year, reports AP in Seoul. So says The Fiancial Times, who also says: Monday’s report came after Mr Kim […]

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Eric Florack on July 6th, 2009

We inturrupt this blog to bring you the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Root Beer Edition Someone noticed: Amusing that BitsBlog managed to make The New York Times over the weekend.  And here, I thought they weren’t paying attention.  I wonder; since this whole Madoff thing […]

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2009

Trust me when I tell you I will not be turning this website into all Michael Jackson all the time.  At the same time one cannot be bombarded with all the information we have been without at least giving a passing thought. From Fox, today: The powerful sedative Propofol — also known as Diprivan — […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read wnywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Beep Beep” Edition. If you don’t get the reference, look here. The Obamacare Telethon:  No, I didn’t bother watching it last night. the results were quite predictable . Jeff Poor of the Business and […]

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Eric Florack on May 1st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble Torture is Barry Manilow covering AC/DC: A great position paper on torture, from Frank Fleming, over at Pajamas Media.  You may not recognize the name, but perhaps you’ll remember where he posts: IMAO.  That’s a clue, kiddies… go […]

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