davidl on March 10th, 2009

From Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair’s office:, via Spencer Akerman: Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair announced today that Ambassador Charles W. Freeman Jr. has requested that his selection to be Chairman of the National Intelligence Council not proceed. Director Blair accepted Ambassador Freeman’s decision with regret. Hat tip:  Michelle. Addendum I: Now […]

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davidl on March 10th, 2009

I think it’s fair to say that belief in Geithner’s mishandling is now officially unideological: Mary Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard, quiped after Ann Coulter and Bill Maher agree.

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Connecticut takes dead aim at First Amendment, Jack Fowler, National Review: The [Democrat]-controlled Judiciary Committee has introduced Raised Bill 1098, a bill aimed specifically at the Catholic Church, which would remove the authority of the bishop and pastor over individual parishes and put a board of laymen in their place. Yes, we’re asking the same […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble.  This is the “Hey Cabbie” edition. As in, get me the bleep off this picture. Democrat infighting: The Washington Post today notes that the Democrats are getting stung by dissent from their own party.  Well, look, guys, […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

I note by way of  Ben Smith at Politico, another arranged wrestling match on our horizon… Newt v Rush. There’s nothing like the spectacle of conservatives having a disagreement while the Soros Dominated Dinosaur media stands on the sidelines yelling “Fight!! Fight!! Fight!! Fight!!” Rush clearly knows where this is being arranged, and what is driving […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

From Jen Rubin at Commentary: Jake Tapper appears to be one of the few (only?) mainstream reporters keeping current on the Chas Freeman story. You would think it would be hard to ignore the growing tidal wave of protest and controversy. The latest is a letter signed by the Republican members of the Senate Intelligence Committee […]

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Right Wing News polled 55 conservative bloggers on a number of topics including Rush Limbaugh, Michael Steele, Obama, 2012 Presidential candidates. You can see the results here. First time for John’s new system, which was a breeze to run, from my perspective.

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

The New York Post, last night, put up some interesting analysis as regards what is behind this business between the President and the British. In it, Arthur Herman does some serious analysis on what is driving this animosity toward the British. In Herman’s view, what amounts to is resentment for our shared history and values. […]

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davidl on March 10th, 2009

Barack Obama on racial dialog, Helene Cooper, International Herald Tribune: “I’m not somebody who believes that constantly talking about race somehow solves racial tensions,” Obama said. “I think what solves racial tensions is fixing the economy, putting people to work, making sure that people have health care, ensuring that every kid is learning out there. […]

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davidl on March 10th, 2009

Charlie Rangel (D-corrupt) thinks his taxes are none of your business, Jason Mattera thinks otherwise,video: Hat tip: Michelle..

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