Eric Florack on April 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Bang the Drum Slowly” Edition Spectre Specter: I’ve gotten some interesting feedback from readers on this monring article on Arlen Specter.  Also gotten some linnks in for other the take of others on the […]

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davidl on April 29th, 2009

Olympia Snowe writes in the New York Times, “We Didn’t Have to Lose Arlen Specter?:” IT is disheartening and disconcerting, at the very least, that here we are today – almost exactly eight years after Senator Jim Jeffords left the Republican Party – witnessing the departure of my good friend and fellow moderate Republican, Senator […]

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2009

For all Specter’s statements of loyalty to his new party and their agenda, Democrat voters will always recall, particularly come voting time, that he told the Republicans the same thing, in April of 2009.

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davidl on April 29th, 2009

Bush adminstration prepared for pandemics, Tevi Troy, Wall Street Journal: Swine flu has presented the Obama administration with its first major public-health crisis. Fortunately for the Obama team, the Bush administration developed new tools that will prove critical in meeting this challenge. Under President Bush, the federal government worked with manufacturers to accelerate vaccine development, […]

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davidl on April 29th, 2009

Marcia Kramer, NEW YORK (CBS) –  A furious President Barack Obama ordered an internal review of Monday’s low-flying photo op over the Statue of Liberty. CBS 2 HD has discovered the feds will have plenty to question. Federal officials knew that sending two fighter jets and Air Force One to buzz ground zero and Lady […]

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