davidl on July 31st, 2009

The Thirteenth Amendment, to the Constitution of the United States:. Section. 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nigtly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Flying School Edition Into each life a little plane must fall, I guess. WHO PAYS WHAT, AGAIN?: Caught a blast from the Tax Foundation, this morning, you’ll be interested in. Newly released data from […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2009

Bitsblog is proud to invite the President of the United States, Barack Hussien Obama, to dine at the luxurious Casa del Bit,  from Politicio: Four of the most powerful business leaders in America arrived at the White House one day last month for lunch with President Barack Obama, sitting down in his private dining room […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2009

From the Mailbag, this morning is a classic example of how a joke isn’t funny unless there’s a grain of truth at the center of it. Community Service    One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut he   asked about his bill and the barber replied, “I cannot accept money  from […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2009

President Obama’s polling numbers are sinking faster than  Teddy Kennedy’s Oldsmobile.    It does seem appropriate, from Boston. Senator Edward M. Kennedy received another high honor today, courtesy of President Obama. The longtime Massachusetts senator is one of 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. It is awarded to individuals […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere….The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is The “Stop Look and Listen” Edition KRUGMAN GETS A DOSE OF REALITY ON HEALTHCARE:  I wonder if it’ll take. (Vid) REMOVING ALL DOUBT: Over at The Corner, Andy McCarthy looks at a piece by Deb Burlingame. […]

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davidl on July 29th, 2009

Eric Holder The reprobate who is attorney general,  Eric Holder has called for a national conversation on race.   Holder throws this piece of fat into the fire,  from the Associated Press: WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder says he was racially profiled years ago. The nation’s first black attorney general, Holder tells ABC News that, as […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2009

When I noted this in a discount book rack in my local grocery store, I couldn’t resist taking a picture of it and sharing it with you. The book was being sold for a $1.99. Someone had apparently decided they didn’t want the toilet paper after all and put it on the shelf next to […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Green Beans Edition RECESSION? WHAT RECESSION? Surber says Durable goods orders are still off. It would appear that wishful thinking doesn’t work in terms of ending a recession.  You can’t simply declare it over, […]

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davidl on July 29th, 2009

Glenn Beck has causes a minor tremor by opining the Barack Obama is a racist, video: Hat tip video:  TVNewser. No shat Sherlock!    Obama sat through twenty years of the Reverend Jerimiah Wright’s sermons.   Who’d have thunk:  video: One of Obama fellow parishioners credited the Reverend Wright with “Leaving a lasting impression.”    As Glenn Beck […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2009

I’ve been pretty much silent on this berth are controversy since its beginning, making only an occasional comment, preferring instead to let DavidL take the lead.  In any event I am pretty much in agreement with what he has been saying. That said, I notice a post this morning that I find hard to resist, […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

I got a note from the ISP yesterday that explains much of the issue we saw. On Sunday, I issued a ticket because PHP performance was in the toilet… again.  You’ll recall, this is the issue I got blamed for about a month ago. Turned out at the time it wasn’t my doing, though they […]

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davidl on July 27th, 2009

While the one, a/k/a Barack Obama may claim to have both a undergraduate degree from Columbia and a law degree from Havard, Clarice Feldman, the Sharp Tack, makes the case that Obama is an under educated man, from the American Thinker: I do not believe that someone with such a  consistently weak understanding of economics, history […]

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davidl on July 27th, 2009

Sarrah Palin to the media: “In honor of the American soldier, quit making things up.” Hat tip: Gateway Pundit.

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