Eric Florack on March 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Boy are we LOST” edition. Deconstructing the double standard: I’ve got a fair enough idea of why Obama’s been taking a different tack on the Automakers than he has been the banks… The Unions.  […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2009

First off, you’ll pardon me if I don’t shed any tears over Tom Daschle. Hopefully, he’ll be staying gone for good this time, though I doubt that’ll happen.  He’s too deep in the councils of the Democrats to stay gone for very long. Even in the unlikely event Daschle is out of the picture totally,  don’t […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2009

It appears to me , that this business with Bernie Madoff may in fact when a LOT deeper then one scam artist, however talented he may have been at it, or how hated he now supposedly is. When the press starts jumping in on hatred for someone with this much intensity, it’s usually suspect at […]

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Eric Florack on July 21st, 2008

Oil futures went slightly above $130/BBL early today apparently on Iran fears, and on US weather concerns in the Gulf of Mexico.  These, however, seem temporary concerns. and certainly not the kind of speculation driving spikes we’ve seen in recent months, now.  These also seem the kind of concerns that increasing domestic production would also most […]

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You know, it would be laughable if it were not so tragic. Mike Allen at Politico: With the cost of gas a top issue in the presidential campaign, Barack Obama on Sunday will announce a plan to crack down on oil speculation by tightening regulations on energy traders. The announcement is further evidence that an […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2008

The left side of the ‘shepere is all over the story of Larry Sinclair being arrested following his apearence at the National Press Club, yesterday. Blogger News Network says: Larry Sinclair-the gay man who’s accused Senator Barack Obama of sharing gay sex and drugs with him in a Gurnee, IL hotel room in 1999-held a […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Some interesting thoughts from The War Room, this morning on that Obama tape, on their radio show this morning. Sources, apparently, are telling The War Room, that the tape (Actually, a digital vid) does in fact exist, and is in the hands of, among others, the Clinton campaign.  That report brings up some speculation. Between […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2008

By way of Henke, I note: …it’s Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar who says speculation is behind high oil prices, and actually introduces legislation to “curb” speculation. Our next step should be to stop the speculation that is driving up prices in world energy markets. Oil company executives have testified recently that oil should be trading […]

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