Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Back to School” Edition Has it been that long? I am reminded by Ed Morrissey that yesterday marks 36 years that Jim Croce has been gone from us. Amazing. It’s sobering, how long it’s been. […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Dom DeLuise, a face well known for many decades to most Americans died today, at age 75. The New York Daily News is reporting it this way: Brooklyn-born Dom DeLuise, the roly-poly movie foil to best buddy Burt Reynolds during a comedic career that spanned the last half-century, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

I am disturbed, but not surprised by some of the comments made by Barrack Obama as regards the role of a Justice of the Supreme Court and thereby, what we will get in the replacement for Justice David Souter, who is retiring, next month. Those comments give us a frightening view of what we have […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2009

The one has decreed a new holiday”Cuatro de Cinco.”   Mary Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard, quips: So, Obama, I will not turn your tendency to mispeak (and, then reprimand your Teleprompter) into an international incident, but I will note it with some glee:  Mary Katherine, it is going to a gleeful four years.    Now is really […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

From the mailbag: Most people don’t know that back in 1912, Hellmann’s mayonnaise was manufactured in England. In fact, the Titanic was carrying 12,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery on May 5th in Vera Cruz, Mexico, which was to be the next port of call for the great ship after its stop in […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

The Jerusalem Post: Thwarting Iran’s nuclear program is conditional on progress in peace negotiations between Israel and the “Palestinians”, according to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. First of all, what, short of the destruction of Israel has ever been satisfactory to the Palastinians, and in particular, Hamas? Secondly, does Obama really propose letting […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Rick Moran, writing at Pajamas Media, this morning asks an interesting question: If Reagan Tolerated GOP Moderates, Why Can’t Today’s Conservatives? Well, Rick, given the treatment Reagan and his legacy are now getting at the hands of the supposed moderates, I would think the answer to be self-evident.  Now, the Bush family, as I’ve been […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2009

If Mario Armando Lavandeira b/k/a Perze Hilton was trying to stiffle free expression on the Internet and to put a halt to beiing used for sport, like the one’s promise to slow the raise of the oceans, Lavandeira has utterly failed.    Simon Owens, Bloggasm, examiness Lavandeira bogus copy right claims: The gossip blogger sent DMCA […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2009

Say what you will about George (Forty-Three) Bush.  He had but two Supreme Court opening and he nailed both of them.   Both of Bush’s nominees John Roberts and Samuel Alito had impeccable  records and were conceded to judicial  intellects. With the pending retirement of David Souter, the one now has his opportunity to leave his […]

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