Eric Florack on December 8th, 2011

Can anyone explain what differences there are between Bermie Madoff and John Corzine, that would account for the differences in the press coverage they are each getting? Addendum:  (DavidL) Eric, the difference between Bernie and JC (Jon Corzine) is that the former is a competent crook.   Bernie knows where the money went.   JC  does not […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2011

Robert Reich continues to demonstrate that his blood never quite reaches his brain, from San Francisco Chronicle: A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum: It was hijacked. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech, and corporations are now people. Yet when real people without money […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2011

Ayer, MA— I’m what, about 60 miles off the New Hampshire Border, just off I-495. I’m here taking a break having driven up from the house yesterday. Raining here, pretty hard, and has been since last night. They’re getting some minor flooding around here as a result. This has to be a quick one, as […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2011

Is Hope Dead? From the Sharp Tack Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: This was the kind of week where any self-respecting 2008 Obama supporter who had not yet yanked off his Obama-Biden Bumper sticker should have been in his garage scraping off that old Hope and Change. It began on Monday when he insisted on a […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2011

Egyptian democracy still born, Robert Springborg, Foreign Policy: The Obama administration, having already thrown its weight behind the military, if not Mubarak personally, thereby facilitating the outcome just described, can be expected to redouble its already bad gamble. Fearing once again that the regime might be toppled, it will lean on the Europeans, the Saudis, […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2011

The smartest democrat in Congress, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX -18), from Philip Klein, American Spectator: Arguing that the Commerce Clause provides the constitutional basis for ObamaCare, Jackson Lee said repealing the law by passing Republicans’ H.R. 2 violates both the Fifth Amendment’s right to due process and the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause. “The […]

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davidl on January 17th, 2011

No Loughning matter, from Kim Strassel,Wall Street Journal: One of the tragedies of tragedies is that some politicians just can’t resist the urge to use them for political gain. The Tucson shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords first inspired liberals to score points against the tea party and is now inspiring a new round of political […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2011

Lunacy, from Susie Madrak Democracy Now: We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller. A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign and was at the supermarket in Tucson on Saturday to meet with her. He was shot in the knee and also wounded in the […]

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davidl on December 14th, 2010

Dumping on Dumbo Care, federal judge rules Obama Care individual mandate unconstitutional.  Nice Deb does the rounds, here. Breech slapping Breyer,  Stephen Breyer believes the Second Amendment, or I suppose any portion of  the Constitution, does not mean squat, from Fox News: Breyer wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices John Paul Stevens, David […]

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http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2013150,00.html From the article: Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn’t violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway […]

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Otherwise, but out of trying to play language police.     The over hyped non story of the day is the fact that Doctor  Schlessinger  uttered the word Nigger a  whopping eleven times.    Dr Schlessinger only crime, as see it, is rhetorical over kill.  From Frances Martel, Mediaite: After the caller expressed some discomfort with the […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2010

Libtards do for the money, Chris Bowers, Open Left: Only five years ago, the progressive political blogosphere was still predominately a gathering place for amateur (that is, unpaid or barely paid) journalists and activists unattached to existing media companies and advocacy organizations.  Those days are almost completely over.   Now, the progressive blogosphere is almost entirely […]

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Eric Florack on April 2nd, 2010

Passed along by a reader, in my feedback this morning: For too long we have been too complacent about the workings of Congress.  Many citizens had no idea that members of Congress could retire with the same pay after only one term, that they didn’t pay into Social Security, that they specifically exempted themselves from […]

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davidl on March 10th, 2010

Fred Phelps and Phree Speech, ok Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church are loud vulgar, but political, bunch.   But if the First Amendment does not protect loud and vulgar political speech, what good is it.   From, Chris Weigant, Puffington Post: As for the hate-filled speech Phelps offers up, unless the courts decide that it […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2010

George Will gets awfully close to the truth.   Anthropogenic global warming is a science.  It is a religion, from the Washington Post: Last week, Todd Stern, America’s Special Envoy for Climate Change — yes, there is one; and people wonder where to begin cutting government — warned that those interested in “undermining action on climate […]

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