davidl on February 27th, 2015

As Plato, Abraham Lincoln, Will Rodgers Woody Allen once quipped:  “Ninety percent of like is just showing up.” Any good team can win at home.  In order to be great, a team has to win on the road.  For a Scott Walker, or Ted Cruz, playing CPAC is a home game.   For Jeb Bush, it […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2015

I see David has already addressed this here, and it seems to me somehow inappropriate to put an addendum on his tribute. So instead I’ll write something here. I said over at Billys that sometimes it’s the combination of the actor and the role. It’s that combination and how the actor handles things that makes […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2015

The final beam-up, Leonard Nimoy dead at age 83, from Hollywood Reporter: Leonard Nimoy, the Hollywood renaissance man who fashioned a long and prosperous career as the supremely logical and cerebral science officer Mr. Spock from Star Trek, has died, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times. He was 83. Live long […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2015

Two for one Friday. The Snarks of the Day, from Carly Fiorina via Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner: “[Mrs. Clinton] tweets about women’s rights in this country and takes money from governments that deny women the most basic human rights.” Bonus quip: “She tweets about equal pay for women but won’t answer basic questions about her […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2015

It’s starting to look like Scott Walker is gaining some serious momentum. Apparently, he wowed the CPAC crowd. And here is a clue, Jeb Bush didn’t even bother showing up. Walker in general has very positive numbers amongst GOP rank and file, but not among the GOP elite. In other words, the Rockefeller crowd. Which […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2015

The late Fred Phelps was a vile and petty man, who claimed, I say falsely, to be able to read the mind of God, from Hill: Fred Phelps, founder of he staunchly anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, had a long and contentious relationship with the FBI, according to the late pastor’s newly released 250-page bureau file. […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2015

With all of the money and spend the whole being spent to defeat the Keystone oil pipeline, from Enviro zealots who apparently want us to move back to the 14th century, I’ve noticed a trend in the arguments. The complaint that seems to be prevailing here is that the oil coming from the tar sands […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2015

If you love something, you do not try to fundamentally change it.

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2015

From the City Journal… Patient, Heal Thyself Treatments from our own cells could cure many diseases—if Washington will only allow it to happen. Yes, well, remember the quote I posted the other day from Ace? The true damage of regulation is not what we can see…it is what we will never have. This would be […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2015

If a lack of jobs is the cause of violent extremism, then how did we ever make it by the FDR- extended depression? Then, too, there is the issue of the already embarrassing record of job creation that this administration has shown us. Does anybody really figure that Obama and his minions have the ability […]

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davidl on February 22nd, 2015

From Hupy.com Posted on Apr 06, 2010 This year marks the 7th Annual Executive’s Ride to promote tourism and Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker held a press conference on April 6th at House of Harley-Davidson, in Greenfield, Wisconsin, discussing his plans for this year’s ride. Although usually held in June, the 2010 Ride […]

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Eric Florack on February 22nd, 2015

And it came to pass that Mark Steyn asked the very same question I asked here on BitsBlog some time ago: Yet one way to look at the current “leader of the free world” is this: If he were working for the other side, what exactly would he be doing differently? On that basis, of […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2015

Dim Won, b/k/a President Barack Obama, said during a recent dog and pony show, “Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding.” How so Barry? The Snark of the Day, from Kimberlee Kaye, Legal Insurrection: That Obama’s version of history is meant to soften a brutally, violent history of an […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2015

If you apply the Obama standard, such as it is,  President Barack Obama is unpatriotic.  Is it unpatriotic for a president to raise the national debt?   As a candidate,  Barrack Obama asserted that it was, video: By the Obama standard, circa 2008, adding four billion dollars of debts was unpatriotic. As President, Obama has increased […]

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davidl on February 19th, 2015

Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama, thinks we need to appease radical Muslims, from Fox News: WASHINGTON – President Obama defended his administration’s approach to the terror threat at a White House summit Wednesday, standing by claims that groups like the Islamic State do not represent Islam — as well as assertions that job creation could […]

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