davidl on November 20th, 2010

Dumbo’s Direction, from Eugene Robinson, RCP: For what it’s worth, my advice for Obama is to forget the Republicans.  Not literally, of course — the new House leadership is going to make itself hard to ignore. But ultimately, it’s the president who sets the agenda, and who ultimately is held accountable for America’s successes and […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2010

For the first time in recent memory I can quote something coming off Dean Esmay’s site: After an explosion, deaths, and months of oil spewing into the Golf, 12% more people want the health care reform law repealed than are opposed to new offshore drilling. The implication seems fairly clear; the American voter sees Obamacare […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2010

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IF YOU EVER WANTED PROOF OF THE CONTEMPT DEMOCRATS HOLD THE VOTERS IN: Here you go…. Nancy Pelosi explaining Obamacare: It’s like the back of the refrigerator. You see all these wires and the rest. All you […]

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Eric Florack on March 24th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble the HANNAH AND THE ACORNers: Hannah Giles files a kick in the butt for ACORN as they slither away. I’ve said it for years all that’s needed to keep this kind of thing in check is serious […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2010

The democrats lost a Senate seat in the bluest of states, Massachusetts, because they were blind to concerns the ordinary American voter, from  Mark Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard: Democrats fooled themselves into believing the town-hall/Tea Party caricature and ignored the feelings of real Americans. And, to their electoral detriment, the media (particularly the MSNBC crew) […]

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Eric Florack on October 8th, 2009

The Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… This is the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Tourist Trap Edition The picture is shamelessly stolen from the REAL “Tourist Trap” on Hwy 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia (and modified a bit for the purpose. ) Nope, never been there, but did […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the mist intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Obama: Last of the Kennedy Brothers? Well, let’s hope so. On the other hand, maybe not Consider the words of Limbaugh on the point yesterday: RUSH:Some people did not believe me when I said Chris Matthews said […]

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2009

I’ve been pretty much silent on this berth are controversy since its beginning, making only an occasional comment, preferring instead to let DavidL take the lead.  In any event I am pretty much in agreement with what he has been saying. That said, I notice a post this morning that I find hard to resist, […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

From Jen Rubin at Commentary: Jake Tapper appears to be one of the few (only?) mainstream reporters keeping current on the Chas Freeman story. You would think it would be hard to ignore the growing tidal wave of protest and controversy. The latest is a letter signed by the Republican members of the Senate Intelligence Committee […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

On the morning of February 17th,I was standing in line getting coffee at the little cafeteria at  my day gig. Behind me were two guys that had obviously been in heated discussion for some time. I don’t know either of them. I can’t vouch for the conversation being word for word, but here it is from […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2008

David’s quote of Ed Morressy seems to me quite on the money. Consider the operative phrase of Ed’s very first line: “Stench of Desperation”. And what is driving this desperation, you may ask? Wasn’t Obama ahead? What explains this? Well, he used to be ahead, yes. As for what explains it, note with me, the […]

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YetAnotherJohn on August 4th, 2008

As those who can remember back to the 2006 elections realize, the political winds have been favoring the democrats of late. If you take all the ‘generic congressional polls‘ from April of 2005 through today, you get the democrats at 48.9% and the republicans at 37.9%. If you just take the last two weeks, you see that the political […]

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The Washngton Post, today: Sen. John McCain called yesterday for an end to the federal ban on offshore oil drilling, offering an aggressive response to high gasoline prices and immediately drawing the ire of environmental groups that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has courted for months. The move is aimed at easing voter anger over […]

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