davidl on May 20th, 2009

Jee Klien is quoted by Ben Smith, Politcio, trying to cut Charles Krauthammer down: “He became ground zero among the neo-cons, but he’s vastly smarter than most of them,” said Time’s Joe Klein, an admirer and critic who praised Krauthammer’s “writing skills and polemical skills” as “so far above almost anybody writing columns today.” “There’s […]

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davidl on May 20th, 2009

This is rich.    Colin Powell endorses a democrat, Barack Obama, for president and upset because he had been shown the, or told where, the door is, David Beard, Boston: “Rush Limbaugh says, ‘Get out of the Republican Party.’ Dick Cheney says, ‘He’s already out.’ I may be out of their version of the Republican Party, […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Yet Another Truck Stop” Edition That’s two Truck Stops in as many weeks, I know. I’m not sure what it is about old truck stops I find so appealing.  I certainly like to travel, […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

It is seldom indeed a bank fails on it’s own, and even more rare that an economy fails without overnmental help. Yet, we’ve seen many banks, and an entire economy fail… all of it as a direct result of trying to buy minority votes with bank loans.  So, the question, then… if the problem is the meddling in the business of the banks that causes the failures, does it stand to reason that the solution to that problem should be increasing the meddling in the banks so as to restrict their size?

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

From John Hawkins:   It was disappointing to many Republicans to see the National Republican Senatorial Committee get involved in the Charlie Crist vs. Marco Rubio primary in Florida. We’ve had the leadership of the Republican Party saying we need to get back to our principles and talking about how important it is to attract […]

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