Eric Florack on May 8th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “No Little Fish” edition.  I mean, I like Anchovies, but on pizza? No thanks. Respecting other Cultures: James Joyner: UCSB political scientist Aaron Belkins‘ HuffPo piece “Obama To Fire His First Gay Arabic Linguist” […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2009

One of the most important, yet most frequently violated, laws of punditry is that your own priorities and preferences aren’t always relevant. I would love it if the GOP dedicated itself to cutting government by two-thirds, leaving only a minimal social safety net, a big honking military, and a few other bells and whistles for […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2009

Been watching this happen the last couple weeks and have decided to jump in. The original idea has to go to John Hawkins, who adapated the tradition from Twitter. The idea being pass along blogs you like and link them. No particular order, then… some blogs I follow; There’s Right Wing News, of course. Don […]

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In a staged pseudo-news event, the White House arranged their network record to cover Barack Obama and Joe Biden trip to local burger joint.    That MSNBC sees fit take orders for the White House and what cover and tries to foist off a burger run as if it were news is bad enough. However in […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Robert Reich, Salon, issues a warming: The President seems to me especially thoughtful and passionate about one of the great moral questions of domestic policy today: widening inequality of income and wealth, and therefore of opportunity and political power. As I’ve noted before, as recently as 1980, the richest 1 percent of Americans took home […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Jan Schakowsky (Illinois – Nine) is a useful idiot.   Schakowsky gave a speech where she revealed her vision and hope for so-called health care reform.  View her deranged speech  here (will not embed). Schakowsky’s speech is a gold mine, and one I do not claimed to have fully mined her speech of all nuggets   Here our some. […]

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