davidl on June 19th, 2009

It may be a mangling of Newt Gingrich and Walter E. Williams, but there is a sure fire way to get rid of stupid laws, make them universally appliicable   That is the people who enact the laws have to live by them.   Or in the case government healthcare, die by them. As it stands right […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

Doctor Krauthammer today makes a great point about Obama’s response to the Iran situation: …. this incipient revolution is no longer about the election. Obama totally misses the point. The election allowed the political space and provided the spark for the eruption of anti-regime fervor that has been simmering for years and awaiting its moment. […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

Welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Camper Edition Whistle Blowers and principles?  You know, when cases like this came up while Bush (either one) was in office, I used to take it on the chin from some well-meaning folks, who […]

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davidl on June 19th, 2009

Even the Egyptian Government gets it from the June 18, 2009. in Al-Ahram (Egypt), “Events in Iran have followed in close succession since the announcement that fundamentalist candidate Ahmadinejad was elected to a second term in the presidential elections. Between the mass demonstrations [of the reformists] decrying electoral fraud, and the counter-demonstrations accusing the reformists of […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

As a result of having the ability to carry several hundred books in my ‘smart phone”… a Palm Treo, I now find myself catching up with a number of the classics, mostly because they were the easiest to obtain in a format that could be converted to my phone… but more because I’ve begun to […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

In last night’s Ramble, I alluded to a forthcoming  article  of mine over at Pajamas Media. It’s up this morning, and about as subtle as a hand grenade. At every turn since becoming president, as various problems have presented themselves, Barack Obama has raised the power of government over people (usually the least accountable government […]

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davidl on June 19th, 2009

Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post: And where is our president? Afraid of “meddling.” Afraid to take sides between the head-breaking, women-shackling exporters of terror — and the people in the street yearning to breathe free. This from a president who fancies himself the restorer of America’s moral standing in the world Note to the unhingted one, […]

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