Eric Florack on November 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most Intense Nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble BY THEIR ACTS YE SHALL KNOW THEM: So, now, AG Eric Holder says it’s OK for ACORN to be funded by the Federal Government.  Well, gee, does this shock anyone, this outcome? Holder needs to be gone.  […]

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Eric Florack on November 30th, 2009

There’s an issue with the comment editor plug I won’t have time to address until this afternoon. You’re down to the regular text editor for a while. Sorry.

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davidl on November 29th, 2009

If you got into a minor traffic accident, the police tried to interview you, and you blew the cops for three times in a row, where would you be?   It seems by Byron York’s reporting that their is one standard of justice for you and me, and another one for the rich and famous, from […]

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From The Telegraph: The reason why even the Guardian‘s George Monbiot has expressed total shock and dismay at the picture revealed by the documents is that their authors are not just any old bunch of academics. Their importance cannot be overestimated, What we are looking at here is the small group of scientists who have […]

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on November 29th, 2009

“The “Dubai vision,” which has suffered a crushing blow from the freewheeling Gulf emirate’s sudden debt crisis, is the creation of one man who failed to apply the rules of open governance.  The city state’s rapid growth revolved around the ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who outlined his ideas in a book, “My Vision,” […]

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — “At most colleges, marijuana is very much an extracurricular matter. But at Med Grow Cannabis College, marijuana is the curriculum: the history, the horticulture and the legal how-to’s of Michigan’s new medical marijuana program….The only required reading: “Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible” by Jorge Cervantes.”  Read more at NY Times […]

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“Two years ago, Congress ordered the nation’s gasoline refiners to do something that is turning out to be mathematically impossible.  To please the farm lobby and to help wean the nation off oil, Congress mandated that refiners blend a rising volume of ethanol and other biofuels into gasoline. They are supposed to use at least […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2009

Doctor Charles Krauthammer, National Review, on the Obama/Pelosi/Reid health care bills: The bill is irredeemable. It should not only be defeated. It should be immolated, its ashes scattered over the Senate swimming pool. Doctor Howard Dean, via DRJ,  Patterico’s Pontifications: This is a harmful bill to the nation without a public option because it’s going […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2009

Some time ago, David blogged about Nadya Suleman: I suppose after delivering fourteen children, posing for Christie Hefner is out of the question.   Suleman is going  have busy changing nappies and will be hard pressed to pay for a dipper service after her fifteen minutes of fame expire, in fourteen and a half minutes. Well, […]

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I suppose verbally beating up on mental midgets like George Monbiot, is all too easy.  Thing is, somebody’s got to do it. He’s still trying to minimize the damage of the global warming theorists and their deception , their outright lies, being revealed as such. (And lest we forget, he’s been the one out on […]

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Eric Florack on November 26th, 2009

Over at Watts Up With That? they’ve reposted a story from TBR, which says in part: The New Zealand Government’s chief climate advisory unit NIWA is under fire for allegedly massaging raw climate data to show a global warming trend that wasn’t there. The scandal breaks as fears grow worldwide that corruption of climate science […]

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Eric Florack on November 26th, 2009

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on November 25th, 2009

One of the chief reasons that Obama has sought Biden’s advice on a range of pressing foreign-policy questions — most notably, in recent months, on policy in Afghanistan — is that Biden has a deep knowledge of, and an intuitive feel for, people and places still new to the president. He appears to have judged […]

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLS AS PROBLEM SOLVERS: You should read Thomas Sowell’s column today. A taste: No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their […]

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on November 24th, 2009

“More British soldiers were killed during the “Cyprus emergency” in the 1950s than have died in Iraq or Afghanistan. So why has it been forgotten and what hope is there of reuniting the island?  On Remembrance Sunday, about 500 relatives and veterans watched as a new memorial was unveiled in Kyrenia, in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, […]

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