davidl on March 12th, 2009

Whatever one thinks of Limbaugh, he’s not the one trying to use rising unemployment, a plummeting stock market, the alleged impending collapse of the financial system and a host of other fears about the future to advance his policy agenda Mark Tapscott, DC Examiner

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense Nightly Read on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the BitsBallcap edition. Yes, indeed, this object to the right is the genuine article, the Bits Ballcap, the subject of a multitude of tippage, as I salute or thank one being or another. Always nice to […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Mark Hemingway at The Corner: I was perusing an old column by Kevin Rennie, the former Connecticut state legislator that broke the cottage story, and noticed this interesting tidbit: During the fourth quarter of 2008, Dodd’s Senate re-election campaign — Friends of Chris Dodd, indeed — paid $65,000 in legal fees to the firm Perkins […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

WTOP in DC: WASHINGTON – A D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee and a government contractor have been arrested in a federal bribery sting, sources tell WTOP. D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee Yusuf Acar and Advanced Integrated Technologies Corporation President and CEO Sushil Bansal have been arrested, sources tell WTOP. […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Somehow, I ended up on the mailing list of the New York GOP.  Found this in my mail last night: “Since its founding, the Republican Party has stood for the time honored values and ideals of opportunity, personal responsibility, accountability and hope,” said Chairman Mondello. “Our nation has become the greatest society in history, because […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

James Joyner at OTB:   The big story at memeorandum is a report by MinnPost‘s Eric Black, passed on by Raw Story‘s Muriel Kane, that Dick Cheney ran a super secret assassination ring out of his office. Not surprisingly, perhaps, most  bloggers on the Right, such as Jules Crittenden and Dan Collins, think Hersh is […]

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davidl on March 12th, 2009

Obama thinks al Qaead is merely misunderstood,  He thinks Rush Limbaugh is evil.David Goldstein, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he would never put communities like Leavenworth, Kan., at risk in deciding where to relocate prisoners once the Guantanamo detention camp is closed. […] “I recognize why people are concerned,” the president […]

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davidl on March 12th, 2009

Statement from House Republican Whip, Eric Cantor: “Just three weeks after President Obama signed his ‘stimulus’ bill into law, Congressional Democrats are already conceding that it will fail to achieve its objective. As the Speaker knows, the only reason to craft a second stimulus bill would be if the first one failed. Every Republican in […]

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davidl on March 12th, 2009

Ed Mrrrissey, Hot Air, on Scarlet Obama, “Gone With The Change:” I’ll think about it tomorrow.  After all, tomorrow is another day. The final couplet from Gone with the Wind offers an instructive look at the approach of President Barack Obama on pork.  He spent two years railing about special interests, lobbyist influence, and pork-barrel […]

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