davidl on October 16th, 2010

Dumbo, a/k/a Barack Obama on the market economy: “The basic idea is that if we put our blind faith in the market and we let corporations do whatever they want and we leave everybody else to fend for themselves, then America somehow automatically is going to grow and prosper.” Thirty-three miner in Chili might disagree.   […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEP, IT’S OBAMA’S KATRINA, ALL RIGHT: Not that there was EVER any doubt at all. We now have a month between now and the time this mess got started. And the Obama White House has yet to […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ELENA KAGEN: Nobody should be surprised at the Obama White House nominating the current Solicitor General Elena Kagan  to the  next U.S. Supreme Court seat.  At every turn, the Obama and his staff have revealed their […]

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davidl on May 6th, 2010

Hmnn, Naureen S. Malik, Wall Street Journal: A small oil refinery just southeast of downtown San Antonio is on fire following an explosion, leading to a one-mile evacuation, a local fire department spokeswoman said. […] An 18-wheeler that was refueling at the 13,500-barrel-a-day plant owned by AGE Refining Inc. exploded at around 11:30 a.m. local […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2010

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.  Here is a hero from Quincy, Illinois, video: Hat tips: video,  Founding Bloggers and commentary Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit. 10 year-old Amy and her mother spoke with me yesterday after the tea party rally in Quincy, Illinois.  The poor child was saddened and confused after the Obama SWAT […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2010

Welcome back my friends, to the show that was on pause too long… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEAH, I KNOW…. I let these Nightly Forays into political  and social commentary slide for a few nights. I’m still getting used to the new job.  I’ve been coming home each night well after 4pm, so tired so […]

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davidl on April 26th, 2010

Arizona to Dumbo: “Arizona immigration law: Are you listening, Mr. President?” A brain is horrible thing to waste, from Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit: Today democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden, along with Democratic Senators Jay Rockefeller and Robert Byrd, and Democratic Governor Joe Manchin III held a memorial/rally for the 29 miners who perished in […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2010

“We are here to affirm that when Americans stand up and speak their minds and say America can do better, that is not a challenge to patriotism; it is the heart and soul of patriotism.” John “French” Kerry, 2004, via James Taranto, Wall Street Journal and Nice Deb. Frenchy is not very bright and his […]

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Eric Florack on April 19th, 2010

Live and in living color, (where available) it’s the most intense nightly read anywhere on the net today… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. GOLDMAN-SACHS CHOSEN TO BE THE SCAPE-GOAT: I note by way of the WSJ a story you’ve all noted over the weekend: Goldman Sachs Group Inc.—one of the few Wall Street titans to thrive […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2010

Liz’s radical idea, Elizabeth Cheney at SPLC, via Andy McCarthy, National Review and Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: In the era of Obama, American allies have their loyalty met with humiliation, arrogance and incompetence. The shabby reception Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu received in Washington a few weeks ago — being treated as an uninvited guest at the […]

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davidl on April 9th, 2010

Terrorist – 1:  Obami – 0, Lisa Stark and Sarah Netter, ABC News: The Qatari diplomat who caused a midair security scare won’t face charges after claiming he was trying to light his shoes on fire when it appears he was simply smoking in the bathroom. Federal officials said Mohammed al Modadi was on official […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. COAL-MINE: We’ve all seen the news coming out of  the area around Montcoal, West Virginia.  As of this writing something like 25 dead and  4 more missing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families […]

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