davidl on February 12th, 2009

Nadya Suleman is one weird person, Bill Zwecker, Sun-Times: Along with many Americans, Angelina Jolie herself is said to be ”totally creeped out” by Nadya Suleman, the now-infamous mother of six who just gave birth to octuplets — all thanks to artificial insemination. Though Suleman categorically denies she’s undergone any plastic surgery to make her […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2009

It would appear that the rock Obama is going to continue looking for another commerce Secretary.  The senator Judd Gregg has withdrawn his name for consideration.  From a news release on his site, we find the following: Sen. Gregg stated, “I want to thank the President for nominating me to serve in his Cabinet as […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense Nightly Read anywhere on the ‘sphere…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble This is the “Gone with the Wind” edition. As I was driving into work this morning, I was getting reports from all over Ohio that they’d had lots of win, and power outs, trees and wires down, schools closing […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2009

Ben Feller and Christopher Wills, Associated Press: WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama called on Americans Thursday to follow Abraham Lincoln’s example of showing generosity to political opponents and valuing national unity – above all else.  AFAIK, Abraham Lincoln never attempted to resolve and argument by saying “I won“, nor did Lincoln ever vote “present.”  In […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2009

I have wondered openly in answering feedback mail and in comments sections on other blogs, over the last few days, if the electorate were not being intentionally overwhelmed by the issues being thrown at us by the Democrats. Object being, to slide as much possible by us in the confusion. I’ve been working on the […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2009

I don’t for a minute believe this speech was written by a twelve year old. But it is stunning in its presentation and delivery, video: Hat tip:  Cassy Fiano. Just think, in just twenty-three years, she will be old enough to run for President. She might.

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davidl on February 12th, 2009

I will not, will not say that the folks at CNN are slow: (CNN) — Thousands of villagers in rural Alaska are struggling to survive, forced to choose between keeping their families warm and keeping their stomachs full, residents say. Villagers in Emmonak, Alaska, travel to the store and to hunt by snowmobile now that […]

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