davidl on March 21st, 2012

Actually, I unduly disparage village idiots.   The village idiot, better known as Joe Biden who by our misfortune is Vice President of the United States uttered: “You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than a 48 percent probability that he was […]

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davidl on December 20th, 2011

Karen asks,  from the Lonely Conservative: Just off the top of my head I can think of a few reasons [Erick] Holder should resign. The biggest is the reckless Operation Fast and Furious that resulted in the death of Border Agent Brian Terry, and who knows how many others. Then there was the dropped case against […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2011

Newburgh, NY– As this is posted, I’m new Newburgh, taking a break after having run a load up out of Mountain Top PA to here. As it happens, I’m directly across the street from the Orange County Choppers headquarters…. the new place, not the old one… a rather impressive looking building. As usual, while on […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2011

In Cold Blood, the sad thing about this story is that I don’t find it shocking. from Claire Berlinski: Writing in Cold Blood About Itamar We went yesterday to Itamar, the West Bank settlement where Udi and Ruth Fogel, and their children–Yoav, age 11, Elad, age 4, and Hadas, their 3-month-old daughter–were murdered. A detail […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2011

US Navy does raunchy: NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy said Sunday it will investigate “clearly inappropriate” videos broadcast to the crew of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in which a top officer of the ship used gay slurs, mimicked masturbation and opened the shower curtain on women pretending to bathe together. The star of the […]

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on March 5th, 2010

Trait: The competency to raise your family alone, without extended family nearby. JonesToTheGrindstone.com I have a running list of “how to tell you’ve met a military mom.” At the top, is the tell-tale sign of finding out that every one her children was born in different states or countries. For example, my daughter was born […]

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Eric Florack on January 31st, 2010

BitsBlog Authors: Sorry for the last minute thing, but I’ve made some changes to the “dashboard” and “new Post” layouts, in an attempt to minimize the size of the resulting pages, so my Palm Pilot can deal with it, thus allowing me to post from the Road. Let me know if there’s a problem, and […]

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