Eric Florack on January 21st, 2012

OK, John King got his butt handed to him in a basket by Newt Gingrich. David’s got the video up already, so I won’t bother with it. We all know of the exchange. Frankly, it’s no great feat of foresight that Gingrich saw the question coming.  The supposed mainstream media is nothing if not predictably […]

Continue reading about Conservatism And the Press

davidl on January 20th, 2012

Will Newt Gingrich ride into the White House on crest of belittled and mocked Lame Stream Media reporters.   Saturday night, Juan Williams tried carrying water for the Obama campaign,  and go humiliated for his efforts.   Last night, ignoring Williams’ carcass, and got more of the Newt Treatment, from Don Surber, Daily Mail (WV)video: Reax: “The […]

Continue reading about Newt-Mentum

Eric Florack on January 20th, 2012

Ulster, NY- Been a hell of a long week. Tomorrow’s the last day I’ll leave here and run to Newburgh, then to Northern NJ to grab some pasta… and head to Rochester with it Huntsman: Huntsman joins the list of those who dropped out….( alongwith Perry, who is a seriously classy act, but shoulda dropped […]

Continue reading about The Ramble: 1-19-12

davidl on January 18th, 2012

This may be the greatest debate answer in the history of presidential primary debates and the loudest standing ovation ever in any debate,  video via Jill, Pundit & Pundette: Juan Williams, for whom I have some regard and respect, persisted in the most ill-fated attack since what July 3, 1863. Williams suggests that saying that […]

Continue reading about The Answer

davidl on January 16th, 2012

The grounding of the Costa Concordia shows that like  Captain Francesco Schettino our culture is headed in the wrong dirction, from Daily Mail (UK) via Jill, Pundit & Pundette: Men refused to prioritise women, expectant mothers and children as they pushed themselves forward to escape. Crew ignored their passengers – leaving ‘chefs and waiters’ to […]

Continue reading about A Ship of Asses

davidl on January 13th, 2012

Who knew piss was offensive?  The hyperbolic over reaction to the Marine0s’ short arm salute has me well pissed, from, Wikipedia: Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by artist and photographerAndres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine. The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center […]

Continue reading about Short Arm Salute Hysteria

Eric Florack on January 13th, 2012

According to the latest Gallup poll,This conservatives are the largest ideological group in the country. Of course you’ll never hear this from the main street press. Trouble is you won’t hear it from the GOP much either. Whereas the GOP seems intent on chasing the supposed center, it turns out that the center isn’t even […]

Continue reading about Stuff the News Won’t Tell You

davidl on January 12th, 2012

Don Surber reports on Moochelle Obamaj, link: She just gave it weight by going on CBS News this morning and saying: “…I guess it’s more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman and– you know? But that’s been an image that people have tried to paint of me since the day […]

Continue reading about Why is Moochelle Angry?

davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

Continue reading about Did Marines Render Departed Taliban Short Arm Salute?

davidl on January 11th, 2012

Thomas Erdbrink, Washington Post: TEHRAN — An Iranian scientist involved in purchasing equipment for the Islamic Republic’s main uranium-enrichment facility was assassinated Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his car exploded in morning rush-hour traffic, Iranian media reported. Iranian officials accused the United States and Israel of orchestrating the attack, which also killed the […]

Continue reading about Another Iranian Nuke Scientist Goes Poof

davidl on January 10th, 2012

From Dan Murphy, Christian Science Monitor: Though tensions have continued to rise, with Iran sentencing Iranian-American Amir Mirzaei Hekmati to death yesterday for allegedly spying (his family says he returned to Iran to visit his grandmother) and new US sanctions on Iran’s central bank, two peaceful opportunities to underscore the US naval reach in the […]

Continue reading about Iran Kidnaps Another American Tourist.

davidl on January 9th, 2012

Old Chinese proverb, never get into political urination contest with a politician with a tighter OODA Loop.    Christie may be fat,  but he knows how to turn inside an Occutard political ambush, video: Hat tip video:  Nice Deb

Continue reading about Chris Christie Makes Sport of Occutard

Carlisle, PA– A quick run down from Rochester last night, and I’ll be headed for the Albany tomorrow. From there, likely back to Rochester, but I don’t know yet.   It’s snowed around Rochester Saturday night/Sunday morning,m and we’re looking at somewhat colder temps. Was nearly 60 on Saturday around home. It’s as I tld […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 1/9/12… The Debates Vs Reality; America has been Defeated, And the Enemy is Us; The Result of Liberal Policy:

davidl on January 8th, 2012

Two losers attempt to paint Mitt Romney as out of touch, Russell Goldman and Michael Falcone, ABC News: ROCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney attempted his own version of an “I-feel-your-pain” moment at a campaign event in New Hampshire on Sunday, telling a crowd that like so many Americans he too has worried about getting fired. […]

Continue reading about Bam in Wonderland

davidl on January 6th, 2012

Piglet, Chelsea Clinton, daughter of B.J and PIAPS, is out at NBC,from NY Post: So there was huge anticipation for her Dec. 12 debut. Time wrote, “While it was never going to have the magnitude of the moon landing, the amount of hype leading up to Chelsea Clinton’s debut . . . was akin to […]

Continue reading about Piglet Out: Chelsea Clinton to Leave NBC