davidl on December 5th, 2008

Just how stupid is Barack Obama? It may impossible to determine.   Consider this tidbit from via Abe Goldberg, Commentary: Barack Obama is toying with the idea of making a speech from an Islamic capital within his first 100 days in office. The scuttlebutt is all about finding the right one. (The consensus is Cairo-which is […]

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2008

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Friday. TGIF (Toes go in First).  Lots doing before the weekend, though. Hold on tight, here we go: The Dinosaurs are dying off at a faster pace, now. If there’s a positive thing to be had aside from […]

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2008

Attention  Jim Manzi at The Corner: Here is Andrew Sullivan responding to Ezra Klein’s paean to socialized health care in the U.K.: One reason I’m a conservative is the British National Health Service. Until you have lived under socialism, it sounds like a great idea. It isn’t misery – although watching my parents go through the system […]

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2008

OJ Simpson is sent up for 15 years. Fox: O.J. Simpson was sentenced Friday to at least 15 years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping in a failed attempt to recover sports memorabilia from two collectibles dealers. There will be the possibility of parole after six years, Judge Jackie Glass said. I can’t help […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2008

Oprah Winfrey has her knickers in a twist because the ‘Cuba, Sarah Palin has not agreed to do Winfrey’s show, Extra: “I said I would be happy to talk to Sarah Palin when the election was over,” Oprah reveals to “Extra.” “I went and tried to talk to Sarah Palin and instead she talked to […]

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2008

Lots going on up north.   OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper won a rare suspension of Parliament on Thursday, managing to avoid being ousted by opposition parties angry over the minority Conservative government’s economic plans and an attempt to cut off party financing.   Governor General Michaelle Jean — the representative of […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2008

I enjoyed this one.  Michael Goldfarb, Weekly Standard, smacks Atlantic with a dead fish, b/k/a Miss Andrea Sullivan: But the Atlantic‘s own credibility has been damaged by the continuing “investigation” into the maternity of Trig Palin, known to the rest of us as Sarah Palin’s son. The Atlantic raised these questions and tried to force […]

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