“New York’s iconic Empire State Building will light up red and yellow Wednesday in honor of the 60th anniversary of communist China.  The Chinese consul, Peng Keyu, and other officials will take part in the lighting ceremony which will bathe the skyscraper in the colors of the People’s Republic until Thursday, Empire State Building representatives […]

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davidl on September 28th, 2009

Eric rambled about the old Vast Right Wing Conspiracy: THE RETURN OF THE VWRC: Monica’s boyfreind still thinks the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy is to blame, even for Obama’s current problems. I’m telling you, folks, it’s gotten to be a knee-jery reaction. Steve Gilbert, Sweetness & Light,  was nice enough to remind the ‘sphere about […]

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Eric Florack on September 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ANNOYING: One of the more serious annoyances involved in this operation called BitsBlog is the serious lack of time remaining to balance among other necessities.  Family, Friends, and the occasional crisis among them, along with the need […]

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davidl on September 28th, 2009

Does being of  the left mean near endless suffering from pseudo-medical political aliments?   After over eight years of BDS, Bush Derangement Syndrome,  is the left fated to suffer from over three years of OFS  (Obama Fatigue Syndrome)?   Howard Fineman, writes for Newsweak, but here sounds like Rush Limbaugh: president’s problem isn’t that he is too […]

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Eric Florack on September 28th, 2009

Max Boot in this morning’s LA TIMES: During last year’s campaign, Barack Obama stressed that while he wanted to withdraw from Iraq, he was no pacifist. “As president,” he said on July 15, 2008, “I will make the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban the top priority that it should be. This is a […]

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on September 28th, 2009

The Des Moines (Iowa) Register, one of the two printed dailies that I read, has done some work to revamp the Politics section of their web site.  As part of that effort, they have added “Featured Political Bloggers”, providing perspectives from the Right, the Left, and Across the Spectrum.  Yours truly is one of the […]

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