davidl on March 25th, 2009

In short, the idea of Obama, the eloquent, elegant, trans-racial hero, able to inspire his way around anything, ran into reality and was dissolved by it, revealing a not-well-prepared neophyte politician with an embarrassing penchant for gaffes Noemie Emery, DC Examiner.

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Gee, you’re smart” edition. Irony, but no starchy:  I note Michael Barone  this morning, pointing out that Obama proposes to use the unregulated industres to bail out the regulated ones. I haven’t commented on […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

After removing around 500 junk addresses today, mostly with Russian and PolishIP addresses attached, I’ve decided to turn off applications for membership at BitsBlog.  I’ve noticed an uptick in these of late as if someone’s trying to take advantage of a vulnerability in WP. Well, I’m not having it. (Click) From the level of most […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

Ann Althouse says it well: “If you read his opinion [in Lawrence v. Texas], he thinks it’s a good idea for two consenting adults who happen to be gay to be locked up because he is so disapproving of gay people.” (Barney Frank) Well, Barney, I have read that opinionmany times, and I know that […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

From the Palm Treo, in the field: I’m finding blogging from my Treo to be a liberating and yet frustrating experience. One of the problems is a lack of capacity for cutting and pasting URL’s in the Native web app… Blazer. Another problem is speed. While I love that wheb I have an article idea, […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

This morning, in my new Pajamas Media piece, I examine the spendng tactics of Brack Obama and the Democrats. The entire country has been, until recently, frozen in amazement by the tactics used by the administration to ostensibly address our financial problems. The most discussed of these is amazingly similar to the one used by the […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2009

This what Fidel Castro did circa 1950:, via  Steve Gilbert, Sweetness &  Light: The Obama administration is considering asking Congress to give the Treasury secretary unprecedented powers to initiate the seizure of non-bank financial companies, such as large insurers, investment firms and hedge funds, whose collapse would damage the broader economy, according to an administration […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

From the mailbag: I voted Democrat because I love the fact that I can now marry whatever I want. I’ve decided to marry my horse. I voted Democrat because I believe oil companies’ profits of 4% on a gallon of gas are obscene, but the government taxing the same gallon of gas at 15% isn’t. […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2009

Backgr0und with respect to healthcare either side of the US/Canada border. Calgary: [T]he largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. It is located in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and high plains, approximately 80 km (50 mi) east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. The city is […]

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