davidl on November 14th, 2011

Cripes  Suzette links this story: Chelsea Clinton to Report for NBC The appointment is immediate. Ms. Clinton will show up at the news division offices on Monday morning, said Steve Capus, president of NBC News, and will begin work on stories that NBC expects to use as part of its “Making a Difference” series, which […]

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Eric Florack on October 30th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE OBAMACARE FALLOUT: The Politico’s David Rodgers scored an interview with Queen Nancy yesterday. It’s posted here. Says Rodgers: Even before her bill reaches the House floor, health care reform has been a lesson in the limits […]

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We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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Eric Florack on August 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Unemployment Edition In honor of those who have lost their jobs thanks for Barry the O. DEATH PANEL:  If you’re harbouring any illusions  that the reports of a Death Panel being in this healthcare […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

We’ve gotten word of  Obama’s first USSC appointment this morning. The SCOTUSBLOG said this morning it’ll be Sonia Sotomayor.   I’ve not read enough about Sotomayor’s rulings to get a clear picture on what she’s about, but I think it a lead pipe cinch she’s going to be trying to redefine the constitution, instead of upholding it. […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Internet edition Suicide by Billing Rates: Let’s call this what it is; the Associated Press is busily committing suicide. The fact of the matter is they need all the good vibes they can […]

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Eric Florack on March 6th, 2009

There’s a rumbling below decks on the good ship Obama. Geithner’s choice as his deputy has pulled out of the running.  Sanjay Gupta  has also withdrawn his name as Surgeon General. Charles Freeman is about ready to give up on taking over as head of the National Intelligence Council… he of the remarkable view that ‘Tiananmen […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… to be used only for hand to hand combat…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. This is the “More Snow” edition.  Scientists agree that reading these daily updates… well, nightly updates… can make you a very smart man. Unless you are, in fact, a woman. That’s […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

As I said earlier this morning:  I can’t help but wonder if we aren’t at or beyond a tipping point  against Obama and the Democrats… even from people who supported their election. The amazing part is,  whereas it took Bill Clinton quite literally years to get to this point,   we’re only 30 days into […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2009

I’ve got a new post up at Pajamas Media, this morning, encompassing Obama, the Herd Mentality, and offering some serious reccomendations to Republicans for the future: Ronald Reagan, for all that he was and did for this country, could not possibly have gotten himself elected to the presidency were it not for the towering failure […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Obama’s press conference. What can be said? Nothing, and yet everything. It’s a target rich environment, as I said this monring, and I hardly know where to aim, first. Let’s give it a whirl. Only government is big […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Anne E. Kornblut, Washington Post asks: Does a Glass Ceiling Persist in Politics? Kennedy’s Withdrawal Illustrates a Double Standard, Some Say With her abrupt exit this week from consideration for the Senate, Caroline Kennedy added her name to a growing list: women who have sought the nation’s highest offices only to face insurmountable hurdles. No […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

James at OTB: Having initially been highly skeptical of Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State, partly on the basis that she had neither diplomatic experience nor a diplomatic temperament, I feel obliged to pass on this observation from Joe Klein (via Andrew Sullivan): Clinton, who can be spiky, has re-emerged as a natural diplomat. […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2009

Has anybody ever accused Dirty Harry Reid of being smart?    I have not.  Apparently Roland Burris appointment by indited Illinois Governor  Rod Blagoveich might not be so tainted after all.    Dirty Harry is apparently considering letting Burris have his Senate seat for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do whether Burris’s appoint was as taint or not, Dana […]

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