davidl on June 24th, 2009

Steven Dinan, Washington Times: The White House has rescinded the invitations to Iranian diplomats to attend July 4 celebrations at U.S. embassies around the world. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said nobody from Iran RSVPed to come, and at this point, the invitations are no longer valid Well done, Mr Presodemt.

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

I haven’t felt this worth commenting on, but…   The State newspaper in South Carolina is reporting that Gov. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., has been located as of Wednesday morning — in the Atlanta airport. That’s after his whereabouts were unknown since last Thursday. And it turns out he was in Argentina for the past seven […]

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davidl on June 24th, 2009

A common description of the one’s presser was “testy”.    Here a flavor from, Michael Scherer, Time: Jackson was not the only reporter the President cut off. When NBC’s Chuck Todd asked for the second and third time what consequences Iran would face for violating the human rights of election demonstrators, Obama protested. “I answered. I […]

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