davidl on December 31st, 2007

I could not let Bit have all the fun with the best articles of the year.  Retrived an utterly delicious Snark of the Day from the archives.  The best Snark of 2007 is “Snark of the Day: Scarlet O’Clinton” Hat Tip:  La Shawn Barber, La Shawn Barber’s Corner . Good snarking is a guilt free pleasure, and this target […]

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2007

…in OTB’s Caption contest

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2007

I fully recognize that taking Paul Krugman down a peg or three is akin to arm-wrestling an infant. The contest can only go one way, Krugman’s going to loose…and the winner is invariably left with the task of dealing with the losers soiled pants. Still, Krugman’s readers, particularly his devotees, are mentally impaired enough to […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2007

First Mrs. Clinton was famous for answering questions from plants. Then she stonewalled David Gregory’s. Now she is stonewalling her audience. The Des Moines Register reports on [Mrs.] Clinton’s Silence: Iowa Falls, Ia. – Iowans have noticed that Democrat Hillary Clinton has not been taking public questions from audiences during most of her final-push campaign […]

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2007

It appears Improved Clinch has a heartbeat. Nice to have you back, John. Been too long.

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2007

Fred Dicker at the NY Post: THE man supposedly leading a key state probe of Gov. Spitzer and the Dirty Tricks Scandal has abruptly taken a 21/2-week vacation in South America – after secretly receiving a $15,000 pay raise, The Post has learned. Recently hired Public Integrity Commission Executive Director Herbert Teitelbaum’s extended vacation in […]

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2007

Here’s a few posts from BitsBlog that caught my eye and my immediate memory, as I scanned over the posts from the last year. Harry Reid,man of the land…. deal. Barbara Boxer back in CAIR’s good graces Joe Biden: Barack Obama offers nothing Molly Ivans, RIP age 62 Judging what they are by what they […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2007

Daniel W. Drezner asks,  “Should celebrities set the global agenda?” Rosie O’Donnell, winner of Barbra Streisand IQ Award for Celebrity Vacuity, via New York Post, “I just want to say something: 655,000 Iraqi civilians are dead. Who are the terrorists? . . . If you were in Iraq and the other country, the United States, […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2007

Found this by way of The Jawa Report Yes, I can imagine they do love Jews… In a white wine sauce with shallots, mushrooms, and garlic.  But are they Halal? Oh, OK  I’ll get serious. Does anyone take Iran seriously when they pull stuff like this? I mean, aside from the Cindy Sheehans of the […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2007

Maybe it something in the water in Arkansas.  I dunno, but Mike Huckabee and Mrs. Clinton share something in common besides their both from Arkansas.  While Mrs. Clinton is shrill liar.  Huckabee is just a calm and smooth liar. John Stephenson, Right Wing News posts this video.  From where did Huck obtain his figure on […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2007

James Joyner, under a banner Fred Thompson: Not Interested in Running for President, writes today: There’s a minor blogstorm developing around a report from Bill Theobald in USA Today about Fred Thompson’s answer to a question as to how badly he wanted to be president. Mark Memmott and Jill Lawrence of the paper’s OnPolitics blog […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2007

I no more than get the WordPress software update completed, yesterday… I swear… no more than 10 minutes, and the next update comes in, and it’s an urgent one. Some kind of security bug has been discovered on the version I updated to. So, I’m updating again today. Impact should be fairly minor, since this […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2007

Captain Ed, Captain’s Quarters, weighs in one left’s hysteria over the New York Times’ hiring of Bill Kristol: I have to admit that I find the controversy refreshing. It’s good to see the progressives admit that a half of Bill Kristol outweighs the five liberal commentators at the Gray Lady Kristol will get one column […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2007

 ABC News, Political Radar,  is reporting, “[B.J.] Clinton Won’t Attend NSC Meetings in a [Mrs. Clinton's] White House:” ABC News’ Jonathan Greenberger reports: If she makes it to the White House, Sen. Hillary Clinton said today her husband will take on the same responsibilities as traditional presidential spouses, with no access to National Security Council […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2007

Did Marc Ambinder, Atlantic, really mean to write “If Huckabee only had a brain?” INDIANOLA, IOWA — A string of foreign policy gaffes has made it clear to the national political press corps that Mike Huckabee is manifestly unqualified to be president. Those questions dogged Huckabee at a press conference in Iowa today, and Mitt […]

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