davidl on December 24th, 2010

As Time Goes By, a promise is just Dumbo’s mere words, from Investor Business Daily: War On Terror: The Obama White House has absurdly called closing the Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison “a national security imperative.” The administration’s own analysis shows the opposite to be the case. […] Less than a year ago, Obama declared: “Make […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2010

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Arlen! Specter gives final Senate floor speech, from Shira Toeplitz, Politico: Ever the prosecutor, Sen. Arlen Specter delivered a critical attack of partisan politics in his self-described “closing argument” Tuesday morning on the Senate floor. The speech capped Specter’s 30-year career as the longest-serving senator […]

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davidl on June 3rd, 2010

Won is the loneliest number, By Mike Wereschagin, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Congressmen Jason Altmire and Tim Murphy have previous engagements.  Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and Rep. Mike Doyle are out of town on anniversary trips with their wives. Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato will be campaigning in Philadelphia. When President Obama and Sen. Arlen Specter land […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

STFU Arlen,from Andy Barr, Politico: As voters considered his fate throughout Pennsylvania, Sen. Arlen Specter warned on Tuesday that without him Democrats may not be able to fend off a tea party “takeover.” We, the American people, can get along without you very well. STFU President Felipe Calderon. you are a quest in my country.  […]

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Eric Florack on July 10th, 2009

Ya know, there are times when you just have to let it out, and laugh in their faces. WASHINGTON (CNN) – Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter called his fellow Democrat, Rep. Joe Sestak, a “flagrant hypocrite” and accused his rival of registering as a Democrat “just in time to run for Congress.” … On Thursday, Specter’s […]

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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 May 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Still in the truck stop” edition  Minority Broadcasters, again: Limbaugh touched on this yesterday:  I lived through the ‘minority broadcasters’ nonsense in the 70’s, and saw the crap being shoveled first hand.  So I […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2009

Melissa Clouthier makes an argument at Pajamas Media that I’ve been making,…. both here and there… for quite some time, now: I’m tired of Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Tom Ridge, and the rest of them. I’m tired of the pontificating. I’m tired of the holier-than-thou bearing. I’m tired of the self-important smugness. Most […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “No Little Fish” edition.  I mean, I like Anchovies, but on pizza? No thanks. Respecting other Cultures: James Joyner: UCSB political scientist Aaron Belkins‘ HuffPo piece “Obama To Fire His First Gay Arabic Linguist” […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2009

I think is one of the things politicians do to delude  themselves.   They tell that supporting their particular pet project is somehow beneficial for the nation as a whole. One the vile thing about democrats in general,, and B.J. Clinton in particular, was their willingness to stand on still warm corpses to attempt to make […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2009

Glossary: RINO – Republican in Name Only. DINO – Democrat in Name Only. Steve Benen, Washington Monthly, discovers in a week what it took the republcans twenty-nine years to discover: [Arlen] Specter wants Democratic votes, but doesn’t want to earn them. It’s a dynamic that practically begs for a primary Specter has no loyalty.   Specter […]

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2009

Apparently, Hatch shares Barrack Obama’s view of the Tea Parties, and the message they sent Washington.

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2009

For all Specter’s statements of loyalty to his new party and their agenda, Democrat voters will always recall, particularly come voting time, that he told the Republicans the same thing, in April of 2009.

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davidl on April 28th, 2009

Senator Arlen Specter, (U – Scotland) has made if official.  He will caucus with the Democrats and seek re-electiion as a Democrat. Chris Cillizza, Washington Post: Specter To Switch Parties Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat and announced today that he will run in 2010 as a Democrat, […]

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