davidl on December 31st, 2011

If being voluntarily associated  with a racist  is bad for one politician, it should not be good for another,  yet,, Roger Simon, PJ Media: That inability to select even marginally acceptable (non-racist) employees and colleagues should, on the face of it, disqualify Paul as a candidate for president of the United States. Can you imagine […]

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davidl on August 5th, 2011

Dirty Harry Reid calls ‘pubs hostage takers, from John,  Verum Serum: Over at the Daily Caller, C.J. Ciaramella has a story about a testy press conference held yesterday by senior Democrats. The ostensible issue for the presser was the FAA shutdown, but during the 30 minute appearance, which included Sen. Reid, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Hoyer, […]

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davidl on June 26th, 2011

Algore, from Walter Russell Mead American Interest: It must be as perplexing to his many admirers as it is frustrating to himself that a man of Vice President Gore’s many talents, great skills and strong beliefs is one of the most consistent losers in American politics. Algore suppoter, no.  Perplexded, no.   About what one would […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2010

Ain’t no free lunch, from Thomas Sowell, RCP: Once you buy the idea that the government should be a sort of year-around Santa Claus, you have bought the kinds of consequences that follow. The results are not pretty, as we can see on TV, in pictures of rioters in the streets, smashing and burning the […]

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davidl on September 10th, 2010

Shut the F*ck Up Mr. President, Dumbo ia/k/a Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama weighs in the Reverend Terry Jones’ plan to burn a copy of the Koran, from George Stephanopoulos, ABC News: STEPHANOPOULOS: Let me ask you about Pastor Terry Jones. He gave a press conference today. Says he’s going to go through with burning […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2010

Ruth Marcus, Washington Post, is puzzled: It was a jarring moment from an ordinarily smooth pol. Haley Barbour, governor of Mississippi, chairman of the Republican Governors Association and 2012 presidential prospect — which helped explain the big turnout a breakfast Wednesday sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor — was asked why so many people seem […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2010

Live and on tape, in Full Stereophonic Buzzing, it’s the…. long heralded ummmm. much anticipated (OK, never mind… actually nobody knew about it at all…) …return of the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble OK, yes, I’m back for I’m not sure how long this time. The job I […]

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Eric Florack on November 16th, 2009

The following letter read on Glenn Beck’s show, is rapidly circulating around the country. Americans everywhere identify with this 53-year-old woman. She has given us a voice. Once you read this, you will want to forward it to all of your friends… or, send them here. GLENN BECK: I got a letter from a woman […]

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 2009

How would we have reacted if TMZ had been wrong about Michael Jackson’s death? That’s the question of the moment at the LA TIMES. In answer, it would likely be a lot louder than if the Times had screwed that one up. Ya see, we expect the MSM to screw things up. TMZ would have […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Need Some Gas?” Edition Charges against Countrywide?  As we go to press, word is coming off the wires that Freind of Chris Dodd Angele Mozilo and other Countrywide officials are to be charged with […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the The “ChooChoo, Daddy!” Edition. The Honeymoon is officially over:  Jennifer Rubin: The jig is up. The stimulus is a bust. That has some serious political ramifications for Democrats who will be on the ballot in 2010. […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Somehow, I ended up on the mailing list of the New York GOP.  Found this in my mail last night: “Since its founding, the Republican Party has stood for the time honored values and ideals of opportunity, personal responsibility, accountability and hope,” said Chairman Mondello. “Our nation has become the greatest society in history, because […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on February 19th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble This is the “Like a freight train” edition. Always wanted to do a train, just never got around to it. The 3/4 shots, like this one, make ir hard to manipulate the text. All the odd angles take […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2008

In digging into Joe Biden, Barack Obama’s chosen VP, I have found some rather interesting history. About two years ago, now, (June, 2006) Joe Biden did a  Meet The Press. On that program, Biden said the following: (As quoted by a CNN article of that Sunday afteroon: RUSSERT: Let me ask you a last question […]

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