Eric Florack on December 24th, 2012

Edtor’s note: Once again as in years past, I’ve found my inbox filled with messages from longtime readers who wonder if I’m going to be re-posting “A Bithead’s Christmas”, and begging me to do so. As I believe I’ve told you in previous years, I get more email about this one single post, these 2900 […]

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Eric Florack on December 21st, 2011

Fultonville, NY– I’m at a rest area along the New York Thruway, after having turned around 500 miles today. Not much to report, really.   Saithood?  I commend to your reading an article by Thomas Sowell. I made a point last week about Gingrich’s legislative record vs Romney’s… and Sowell does as well: While the […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2011

Ayer, MA— I’m what, about 60 miles off the New Hampshire Border, just off I-495. I’m here taking a break having driven up from the house yesterday. Raining here, pretty hard, and has been since last night. They’re getting some minor flooding around here as a result. This has to be a quick one, as […]

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davidl on August 5th, 2011

Dirty Harry Reid calls ‘pubs hostage takers, from John,  Verum Serum: Over at the Daily Caller, C.J. Ciaramella has a story about a testy press conference held yesterday by senior Democrats. The ostensible issue for the presser was the FAA shutdown, but during the 30 minute appearance, which included Sen. Reid, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Hoyer, […]

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davidl on June 12th, 2011

Very interesting, from Toby Harnden, Telegraph(UK): Whether or not she[Sarah Palin] runs for the White House – and the solid consensus among Republican leaders is that she won’t – the scramble over the Palin emails confirms her status as a pivotal figure in the race to challenge President Barack Obama next year. It comes at […]

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davidl on May 16th, 2011

Noted in passing, I see that the Dope from Hope. b/k/a Mike Huckabee is not running for President.  If Mr Huckabee wants to be President, he should run as what he is, a democrat.  Good riddens Meanwhile, Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama is pretending to support increased domestic production of oil and immigration reform.    I got […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2011

I’ve updated the core to WordPress 3.11 I’ve update the plugins that needed it, including an update to QuickCache which seems to have aided the speed. Auto-database backups are still running and doing well.  The database is backed up every few hours and sent to the big file server at Casa de Bit, along with […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2011

Krugman destroyed, David Burge destroys Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, from Iowahawk: The point being, I suppose, is that unionized teachers stand as a thin chalk-stained line keeping Wisconsin from descending into the dystopian non-union educational hellscape of Texas. Interesting, if it wasn’t complete bullshit. As a son of Iowa, I’m no stranger to bragging […]

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Eric Florack on January 19th, 2011

(East Syracuse, NY)— Came in from Carlisle, PA last night, and spent the night at Binghamton, NY. I can’t say I’m overly impressed with this truck; the steering feels a little vauge, especially when the roads are wet. Past that, (and a lown out brake line on the trailer last night) things have been fairly […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2011

WaPo to Arizona, take a hike, the Washington Post has her priorities and the people of Arizona are clearly note one of them, from Philip Rucker, Washington Post: TUCSON – Even as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shows signs of a near miraculous recovery, with doctors upgrading her condition from critical to serious Sunday, a little-known statutory […]

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2010

Editor’s note: We’ve been reposting this at BitsBlog for over a decade, now, each Christmas.  It’s among the most popular and requested posts we’ve ever had. It’s become a site tradition. A Bithead’s Christmas I find myself wanting to take more seriously, the challenge of writing to the subject of Christmas, today, than I have […]

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davidl on December 14th, 2010

Dumping on Dumbo Care, federal judge rules Obama Care individual mandate unconstitutional.  Nice Deb does the rounds, here. Breech slapping Breyer,  Stephen Breyer believes the Second Amendment, or I suppose any portion of  the Constitution, does not mean squat, from Fox News: Breyer wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices John Paul Stevens, David […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2010

Dumbo on Wiki: Grab a mop, the Obama administration is leaking information like a thatch rook, in a gale.  So do the Obami shut down the leakers?  No the Obami order low-level government workers not to read the leaked documents.  Evidently, the Obami don’;t object to the leaking of our state secrets,just as long as […]

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davidl on June 1st, 2010

As to that peace flotilla, William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: The left-wing blogosphere is full of useful idiots, who pretend that the flotilla which just was stopped by Israel was a humanitarian mission. […] If getting humanitarian supplies to Gaza really was the goal, this flotilla was not necessary. The supplies would have been off-loaded […]

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Eric Florack on February 2nd, 2010

Well as you know I made it in @ HO Wolding in Wisc last night. I’m really glad they didn’t figure on my doing anything but falling over because I did exactly that. Woke up at about 4:30 local.  My internal clock seems to be working…. I usually wake up at 5 anyway. That gave […]

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