Eric Florack on June 30th, 2009

Welcome, everyone and their brother, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble.

ramble-groceryThis is the Grocery Store edition.

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2009

small-car-crashThe President has demanded a raising of CAFE standards by some 30%.  The only way to get to this level is make cars and trucks smaller and lighter. Problem is, it also makes cars and trucks less crashworthy.

 Some 2000

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davidl on June 30th, 2009

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Yet it is still the fact that the overwhelming majority of young women, imagining their futures, do not dream of reaching midlife as barren spinsters.

Robert Stacy McCain, Other McCain.    The missus seems to have starched Stacy’s drawers.   But

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

How would we have reacted if TMZ had been wrong about Michael Jackson’s death?

That’s the question of the moment at the LA TIMES.

In answer, it would likely be a lot louder than if the Times had screwed that

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

Welcome Weary Travelers, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble

This is the “”With fowa you get Eggwoll” Edition. Let is repair to the table and chair and this fine establishment’s board of

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davidl on June 29th, 2009

Eric already blogged on Ricci, but Ace  brings up an amusing point.    While the decision was five to four, along coservative liberal lines, the count was actually nine to zero against the Wise Latina, Sonia Sotomayor, via Ace:

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

Bernie Madoff hit the jackpot at sentencing, today… getting the maximum 150 years. The Guardian:

The disgraced financier Bernie Madoff has been sentenced to the maximum 150 years in prison for masterminding a $65bn (£38bn) fraud that wrecked the

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davidl on June 29th, 2009

Mrs. William Clinton / Hugo ChavezThe democratic portions of the goverment of Honduras have acted to preserve their constitution and oust a wanna be dictatator for life, Mel Zelaya.    So which side does President Barack Obama’s Secretaray of State take?   The same side as Hugo

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

The Washington Post website is reporting:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

I note with sadness, the passing of  Washington Times editorialist Mary Lou Forbes.  I got the news by way of Quin Hillyer, who says:

Mary Lou was a legend in the conservative journalism world. Way back in 1959, a full

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is here.

Gee, I can’t imagine why the EPA wouldn’t want you to know that their own internal report shows clearly that AGW is a crock of bull feces,  as was metntioned the other day can you?

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2009

Television pitchman Billy Mays — who built his fame by appearing on commercials and infomercials promoting household products and gadgets — died Sunday.

Mays, 50, was found unresponsive by his wife inside his Tampa, Fla., home at 7:45 a.m. on

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2009

We’re still working on the issue…. we appear to have something with PHP going. Unclear what.

Isn’t this FUN, kids?

Twitter links are down for the moment. I’ll be putting them back up tommrow night, I hope.

There’s a few

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2009

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2009

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