davidl on December 25th, 2011

GoDaddy gets spanked by by the nerds,  from Tom Cheredar, Venture Beat: Hosting and domain registrar company Go Daddy has lost more than 37,000 domains in the past two days due to the company’s wishy-washy stance on the Stop Online Piracy Act. The fleeing domains comes as a result of the intense backlash from customers […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2011

Taking Mr. Krugman to school Paul Krugman, New York Times: Earlier this week, The Times reported on Congressional backlash against the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a key part of efforts to rein in health care costs. This backlash was predictable; it is also profoundly irresponsible, as I’ll explain in a minute. But something else struck […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2010

Doug Mataconis over at OTB, is commenting on the Anti-Palin backlash going on, and seems to me quite willing to be part of that backlash. I’ve already made note since the elections of reports of growing concern about Palin inside the GOP, as well as comments by the likes of Karl Rove that Palin is […]

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davidl on October 23rd, 2010

“Doctor” Obama, meet Doctor Krauthammer, Washington Poxg: Faced with this truly puzzling conundrum, Dr. Obama diagnoses a heretofore undiscovered psychological derangement: anxiety-induced Obama Underappreciation Syndrome, wherein an entire population is so addled by its economic anxieties as to be neurologically incapable of appreciating the “facts and science” undergirding Obamacare and the other blessings their president […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2010

Code Pink where are you? Code Pink is not so much anti-war, as it is pro-liberal, form Jammie Wearing Fool: As President Barack Obama formally declared an end to combat operations in Iraq this week, the anti-war movement that helped sweep him into office — and that worked for seven years to bring U.S. troops […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2010

Rush is right, the Obami proves it, from New York Post: When President Obama was asked if he would play a round of golf with his talk-radio nemesis Rush Limbaugh, the response, relayed by a top Democrat, was: “Limbaugh can play with himself.” This is according to Zev Chafets in his new book, “Rush Limbaugh: […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on September 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ROTUNDO RIDES AGAIN: You can say what you will about The Great Rotundo, I’ll likely agree. But the tactics he’s employing here should be a lesson for the right, and how they should handle the RINOS.  Either they […]

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Eric Florack on August 28th, 2009

The use of the death of Ted Kennedy in support of the Democrats and their socialist-style takeover of our healthcare system has been widely noted and decried. It’s crass, at least. Cynical, as well. But it shows us just how desperate the Democrats are to push this monster through and onto the financial shoulders of […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the very more popular, always talked about, never equaled most intense nightly read on the sphere… The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble. This is the The “Well, blow me down” edition. Oops… I forgot: Turns out it was ‘Bring your behavioral problem to work‘ day. I got a reminder on arrival at […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2009

I am neither a lawyer, play one on television, nor give press conferences pretending to me one.    In other words, I am not Barack Obama,  Helene Cooper, New York Times: WASHINGTON – President Obama vowed to try to stop the faltering insurance giant American International Group from paying out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses […]

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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 January 9th, 2009

Here’s David Freddoso at The Corner, upon hearing Kit Bond (R) Missouri is retiring at the end of his term: That will open up a tough seat for Republicans to defend. They have had a bad streak in Missouri statewide races, beginning with Sen. Jim Talent’s loss in 2006 and Rep. Kenny Hulshof’s (R.) disastrous […]

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(From The Conservative Reader) Well, it took almost 3 months, but Congress finally passed the bill Saturday, on older version of which was  passed by the House in May, after some considerable back and forth between the Senate and the House.  The bill is HR 3221 (pdf), titled: “Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008?. […]

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