Eric Florack on September 11th, 2011

08:37am— I’d come into work just like any other morning. Where I was working at the time is closed, now, and so is the department that I was working for. But I can see he layout of the place in my mind, and can even taste the coffee I was drinking that morning, from the […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2011

Mt Vernon, NY–  I’m offloading as this is written.  So near to NY City, you have to run through the Bronx to get here. I had to come in at 3am so as to eliminate most of the traffic worries. Oh, I can handle traffic. It’s being LOST and handling traffic that concerns me. To […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2011

Bitsblog Echo Syndrome, I found it amusing to see Dana Milbank hitting Arianna Huffington from the same angle as I scramble the other day, for being a capitalistist pig, from the Washington Post: Did Arianna Huffington just sell out her fellow progressives? In the literal sense, she undoubtedly has: The sale of Huffington Post to […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2011

Once a socialist, Dumbo goes before the Chamber of Commerce and tries to give a pro-business speech.  Instead he just sounds like the socialist that he is.  From RCP: “If we’re fighting to reform the tax code and increase exports, the benefits cannot just translate into greater profits and bonuses for those at the top. […]

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davidl on December 2nd, 2010

Welcome to December, from 13WHAM: Rochester, N.Y.— The first day of the December brought some more holiday-like weather as the Rochester area saw the first major snow accumulation of the winter season. Early Wednesday morning rain caused several car accidents and traffic tie-ups. As of the afternoon, conditions worsened with reports of slushy roads and […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2010

An interesting problem showed up after last week’s update.  I started running out of memory while manipulating plug ins.  Turns out that the stock memory allocation settings wordpress had werelow for some of the plug ins I’ve been running.  I’ve repaired that issue.  We’ve been bridging posts from the blog to a web page on […]

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Eric Florack on October 31st, 2010

Some notes to those who need to know this stuff: I’ve added a Quick Cache routine to the plugin list.  Seems to work OK. File backups have been completed as have the DB backups. A few plugin updates have been done and we’re up to date, there. No site issues this week far as I […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2010

Attention countrymen.  This is your fearless leader speaking.  A couple things in the mechanics of running a web site … 1: I have upgraded the WordPress software to version 3.0.  To most users this won’t change a thing.  2:I finally found the nasty bug that’s been causing the homepage not to show itself occasionally.  It […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Brown v. Board of Education(1954) proposed and mandated a theory of education which held that black students can’t learn unless they have white classmates.  Now Ann Arbor has proposed and implemented their own theory of education, from Theblogprof: Remember a few years ago that the phrase “driving while black” was used often to excuse being […]

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davidl on February 22nd, 2010

Missed it by that much, being seen at CPAC, Glenn Renolds, Instapundit. A short history of a big success, Michelle on Hot Air: The traffic and popularity of the site[Hot Air] — from 0 to more than 25 million page views a month last fall in the short span of four years, with plaudits too […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2010

Welcome dear reader to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SPENDING FREEZE: So Obama’s response to the anger he’s generated, is that he claims he wants a spending freeze on “many” domestic programs, says the New York Times: WASHINGTON — President Obama will call for a three-year freeze […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble  Our government seems intent on setting on the same path as Fidel Castro sent his nation back in the 50’s. As a result they’re still driving the 50’s cars they had then. Advice? Get a great vehicle, one that will last, […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2009

Word from just west of Casa de Bit: Clarence, NY (WBEN) — 49 people died late Thursday in the crash of a Continental plane in Clarence Center. WBEN Reporters Barbara Burns and Tom Puckett were both on scene as they learned 44 passengers, four crew and one individual on the ground are among the dead. […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

Welcome one and all, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble An absolutely amazing day yesterday.  As you will be aware, my newest Pajamas Media Piece went up during the overnight hours.  The comments section when absolutely crazy almost immediately, with comments coming hot and heavy from both sides, with […]

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