davidl on March 31st, 2009

“You don’t want a messianic apocalyptic cult controlling atomic bombs. When the wide-eyed believer gets hold of the reins of power and the weapons of mass death, then the entire world should start worrying, and that is what is happening in Iran.” Benjamin Netanyahu, incoming Prime Minister of Israel., courtesy, Jeffery Goldberg, Atlantic. This one […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Boy are we LOST” edition. Deconstructing the double standard: I’ve got a fair enough idea of why Obama’s been taking a different tack on the Automakers than he has been the banks… The Unions.  […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2009

I’d like you to look closely at S277. What we have here, is a bill mandating that you ‘volunteer’. First off, the idea of mandatory national service is a direct violation of the 13th amendment. I find it interesting that so many of the leftie loons who were against the military draft on the idea that it […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble This is the “Jet Airliner” edition.Since Al Gore has decreed ‘Jets are bad’, in spite of having at least one of his own, I’ve decided to get one for the Bloggers here at BitsBlog and our friends in […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2009

Yeah, I know.. an earthquake in California is about as newsworthy as sun in Arizona. Still it’s fairly sizable, around 4.3 Richter, and about 4 miles deep, about 25 miles away from San Jose. Details are here.

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

Earl Ofari Hutchinso, Puffington Post: President Obama and the Democrats should wave the white flag in their strawman war on Rush Limbaugh. The Media Research Center delivered the grim casualty figures for the Democrats. Since January, the top talk show gabber’s ratings have soared off the charts. Radio affiliates that carry Limbaugh’s syndicated show call […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2009

Andrew Breitbart, today at the Washington Times:   A digital war has broken out, and the conservative movement is losing. Read the comment sections of right-leaning blogs, news sites and social forums, and the evidence is there in ugly abundance. Internet hooligans are spewing their talking points to thwart the dissent of the newly-out-of-power. We […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

North Korea, the Norks, is preparing an illegal missile launch    The United States has the capacity to shoot down the Nork missile, but has signaled we will not.   Bill Sammon, Fox News: Appearing on “FOX News Sunday,” Gates said North Korea “probably will” fire the missile, prompting host Chris Wallace to ask: “And there’s nothing […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on the University of Notre Dame should disinvite Barack Obama from giving the Commencement Address: I want to venture a comment on the recently released statement of the University of Notre Dame; that statement noted that the President has accepted an invitation to give the Commencement Address this year as well as […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

‘When we consider changing military policy, the should ask is “Will it help  win war?”   If the answer is “no” or even “we don’t know,’  then we should not make such change. Thomas H. Moorer, Admiral, USN(retired) Matthew Yglesias has his knickers in twist because Secretary of  Defense, Robert Gates, will not support over turning […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2009

Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien at The Politico: The Obama administration asked Rick Wagoner, the chairman and CEO of General Motors, to step down and he agreed, a White House official said. On Monday, President Barack Obama is to unveil his plans for the auto industry, including a response to a request for additional funds […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2009

# @chucksimmins Hey, Chuck in reply to chucksimmins # @MarkReardonKMOX You pay for the wax, right, Mark?  in reply to MarkReardonKMOX # @Linc4Justice Remember, man, I used to do morning radio. These days I’m only a semi professional wise-ass in reply to Linc4Justice # @PatrickRuffini You’d expect that from Kos. He’s still not ready to […]

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davidl on March 29th, 2009

We Israelis should consider ourselves lucky that Olmert’s term in office mostly coincided with Bush’s term in office and not with Obama’s. Olmert and Obama are birds of feather: The chicken. Carl in Jerusalem

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2009

Now, obviously, this ad is sheer nonsense. But now, given the site they’re pushing has already pulled a million hits, we perhaps have some idea of how it is we have Obama as President: “There’s a sucker born every minute” – Syracuse, NY Banker David Hannum, BBCT: thebcast, via Twitter

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davidl on March 29th, 2009

There is one thing you can depend on with all oil salesmen, no matter what your ailment happens to be, the snake oil sales man will claim that his snake oil is just the cure.  Robert B. Reich is a snake oil salesman. Reich’s particular brand of nnake oil is public policy.   Note to snake fanciers, […]

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