davidl on March 23rd, 2009

It matters not what Barack Obama says.   His rhetoric is mere words and all of BO statements come with expiration dates, John Steele Gordon, Commnetary Magazine, reports on what BO says he intends to do: On February 9th, President Obama visited Elkhart, Indiana, the American community with the country’s highest unemployment rate, 15.3 percent. (It […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… em>The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Goin’ Mobile” edition. Yes, that pic is taken outside the Jake in Cleveland, just before a wind gust knocked it over, wiping out the sidewalk Hot Dog cart parked behind it.  It was quickly set back on […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2009

The “American Party Tea Anthem” has become an internet sensation just 4 days after it was posted online at the popular YouTube video sharing website. Written by Lloyd Marcus (a spokesperson for the Our Country Deserves Better Committee and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Conservative People of Color) the video clip […]

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Ever wonder what happened to that plane they pulled out of the Hudson river a few scant weeks ago? So did I. I happend to run across some photos of the thing being towed down the 150 block of Park Ave in East Rutherford, NJ. A sight not many people will ever see in real […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2009

Did the rationed Canadian healthcare system  kill Natasha Richardson?   The American Spectator says it did.    I am going to say no.  However, the degree of culpability aside, it is clear that Canada does not have a First World medical system: The province of Quebec lacks a medical helicopter system, common in the United States and […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2009

Frank Rich, New York Times, is asking for the real Barack Obama to stand-up and speak out: A CHARMING visit with Jay Leno won’t fix it. A 90 percent tax on bankers’ bonuses won’t fix it. Firing Timothy Geithner won’t fix it. Unless and until Barack Obama addresses the full depth of Americans’ anger with […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2009

In endorsing Obama last year, the Washington Post described the next president as “a man of supple intelligence, with a nuanced grasp of complex issues and evident skill at conciliation and consensus-building.” This would be a good time to employ those talents. A show of leadership, including a firm pledge to veto any punitive tax […]

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