davidl on February 3rd, 2009

Is Speaker Tablecloth about to rejoin the rank and file, Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Congress just started the 111th Session just four weeks ago, and already some Democrats have had enough of Nancy Pelosi’s ham-handed tactics. A rebellion has begun to brew among moderates in Pelosi’s caucus that wants a return to “regular order”, in […]

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Eric Florack on February 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble As usual, there’s lots going on, most of it both predictable and avoidable. Let’s get to it. Cutting the Military? The only sizeable cuts in spending Any Democrat has applied, in recent memory, have been to the […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2009

Unfortunately, new facts have come to light – involving his failure to pay substantial taxes that were owed and his sizable income from health-related companies while he worked in the private sector – that call into question his suitability for the job. We believe that Mr. Daschle ought to step aside and let the president […]

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Eric Florack on February 3rd, 2009

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Nancy Killefer on Tuesday withdrew her nomination to become chief performance officer, a new post in President Obama’s administration, a White House spokesman told CNN. Officials said privately the reason for the withdrawal was unspecified tax issues. The withdrawal is an embarrassment to the White House, as the much-touted post was aimed […]

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Eric Florack on February 3rd, 2009

Chris Dodd has suppsoedly gotten around to releasing details of his Countrywide loans.  But what he’s offered us in response to the 6 months of hammering leaves a lot to be desired. The Hartford Courant has what documents he’s offered… (a couple reports and a press release) posted on their website. There’s a lot missing, […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2009

This is f*cking pathetic.   A neighborhood is gripped by terror and the residents are forced to hold prayer vigils.   As if prayer vigils ever made a dangerous neighborhiood safe, WHEC-TV, Rochester, NY: On Dayton Street, in the neighborhood where a Rochester Police officer was shot, the neighbors who say the crime is out of control.Just […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2009

Chrissy Matthews may still get a tingle from the mere thought of  Barack Obama, but Matthews’ tingle does not extend across the pond, Toby Harnden, Telegraph(UK) Obama, however, cannot get away indefinitely with high-minded but empty statements about changing Washington and tough ethical rules that are enforced except when it suits him.Daschle could yet help […]

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