davidl on November 27th, 2013

Today’s handy household tip is courtesy of Neo-Neocon: [D]ry the iPod under a light bulb for up to five hours, and then put it to sleep in a bed of rice for between two to seven days, then plug it in to charge and see if it lit up. If that happens, you’ve got a […]

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davidl on April 2nd, 2012

I hereby assert: One, the new sexism is to deny sexism. Two, Bill Maher is a sexist. What say you Bill?  Video; Hat tip:  Donald Douglas, American Power. If Maher’s logig (sic) is true, well so is mine. Well even if Maher’s argument is still born, my conclusion is still right. Maher is aexist. Back […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2010

David Reilly Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama is starting to look like the second coming of Jimmy Carter. If he’s going to avoid that fate, the president had better take radical action — and fast. Bitsblog, 5 November 2008: Jimmy Carter Wins Re-election My other title would have been Dewey wins.  This is […]

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davidl on January 11th, 2010

Sarah Palin has signed with Fox News, from  Jim Rutenberg, New York Times: Former Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska has signed on as a contributor to the Fox News Channel. Sarah Palin The network confirmed that Ms. Palin would appear on the network’s programming on a regular basis as part of a multiyear deal. Financial […]

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davidl on October 29th, 2009

George Will, Washington Post,  October 5: Presidents often come to be characterized by particular adjectives: “honest” Abe Lincoln, “Grover the Good” Cleveland, “energetic” Theodore Roosevelt, “idealistic” Woodrow Wilson, “Silent Cal” Coolidge, “confident” FDR, “likable” Ike Eisenhower. Less happily, there were “Tricky Dick” Nixon and “Slick Willie” Clinton. Unhappy will be a president whose defining adjective […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2009

Jackson, Eric rambled quite a bit about the late Michael Jackson.   Much too much to quote. First some perspective.   Did I tell you I hate Jonah Goldberg.  Nobody should be able to write his well at one thirty in the morning.    Goldberg finds the media reaction to Jackson passing overdone, via National Review: Generally speaking, […]

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Part of me, says not to go here.    Part says, read twice what I say before you bombard Eric.   So here is goes. Is it ever permissable for a man to slap a woman?   Maybe, video Or maybe not. Barbara Walters seems to neither condemning nor condoning Sean Conner. Even if you accept that it permissable, sometimes, […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2009

If Mario Armando Lavandeira b/k/a Perze Hilton was trying to stiffle free expression on the Internet and to put a halt to beiing used for sport, like the one’s promise to slow the raise of the oceans, Lavandeira has utterly failed.    Simon Owens, Bloggasm, examiness Lavandeira bogus copy right claims: The gossip blogger sent DMCA […]

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davidl on April 15th, 2009

For all you, like me, who think that Barack Obama lives in own private alternative universe, which I call Obamaland, we now have strong collaborating evidence.    From Gateway Pundit, “‘President Obama Says He Is “Unaware of Tea Parties””.     So from where ever the one gets his news, it is not from the new media.     It […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

Earl Ofari Hutchinso, Puffington Post: President Obama and the Democrats should wave the white flag in their strawman war on Rush Limbaugh. The Media Research Center delivered the grim casualty figures for the Democrats. Since January, the top talk show gabber’s ratings have soared off the charts. Radio affiliates that carry Limbaugh’s syndicated show call […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2008

As of this morning, we now are making available to BitsBlog users, the News Factor Network. This feed will be a technology news feed, and we think you’ll find it of interest. Find it in the BitsBlog NewsRoom, along with literally hundreds of other news sources.

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Eric Florack on August 13th, 2008

From the Business and Media institute: There’s a huge concern among conservative talk radio hosts that reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine would all-but destroy the industry due to equal time constraints. But speech limits might not stop at radio. They could even be extended to include the Internet and “government dictating content policy.” FCC Commissioner […]

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Simon Owens over at Blogasm managed to grab an interview with LA Times blog editor Tony Pierce. Yes, that’s the guy who sent the letter that put the kibosh on stories about John Edwards at that Hollywood hotel that’s been the topic of many a blog post outside the LA Times Blogs. Perice seems to […]

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davidl on July 2nd, 2008

The old media is dying.  The dead tree media is slashing payroll.  Yet among the shrinking Bears, the iconic Bull of Broacasting, has reupped for 400 million dollars. Brian Maloney, Radio Equalizer, has the stunning totals: Meanwhile, a key industry source confirms speculation that Limbaugh has signed a stunning mega contract renewal deal with Premiere […]

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davidl on June 26th, 2008

Glenn Greenwald the Unhinged Mind, discovers Keith Olbermann is a Barack Obama whore, “Keith Olbermann: Then and now” On January 31 of this year, Keith Olbermann donned his most serious face and most indignant voice tone to rail against George Bush for supporting telecom immunity and revisions to FISA. And: Last night, Olbermann invited Newsweek’s […]

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