davidl on September 28th, 2011

From Andrew Restuccia,Hill: The Energy Department announced Wednesday that is has finalized more than $1 billion in loan guarantees for two separate solar energy projects. The decision comes several weeks after Solyndra, a California-based solar manufacturer that received a $535 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration in 2009, filed for bankruptcy and laid off […]

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davidl on March 7th, 2011

The Audacity of a Dope, Jack Kelly explains the political phenomenon formerly attributed to one Barack Husien Obama, from RCP: Mr. Obama’s campaign speeches consisted mostly of empty platitudes, which nevertheless were greeted with wild applause. “Obama’s appeal comes not from the things he says, but from who is saying them,” wrote columnist Froma Harrop […]

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Eric Florack on September 19th, 2010

HEY BILLY: You’ve nailed this one. I am going to die laughing at one of the most spectacular dumbells of my time on this planet. Andrew Sullivan, you are just darling, you adorable little fireball, you. You’re “radicalized”! Is that what it is, Andy, when you finally come to the bankruptcy of your under-writing those […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2010

Or maybe  Vurkey?  From Edward Niedermeyer, New York Times: GENERAL MOTORS introduced America to the Chevrolet Volt at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show as a low-slung concept car that would someday be the future of motorized transportation. It would go 40 miles on battery power alone, promised G.M., after which it would create its own […]

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davidl on February 9th, 2010

I hate to bring up the subject of Miss Sullivan for a second time.   Miss Sullivan is two all-beef patties short of quarter-pounder.    As  Eric rambled: BEING CRITICAL OF SULLIVAN It’s easy to do, but Leon Wieseltier does a fair and complete, if somewhat understated  job of it. Sullivan is hunting for motives, not reasons; […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on June 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all, to the  most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the White Board Edition   Iran: I’ve not commented much on Iranian election, mostly because the thing was breaking so fast it was pretty much useless for me to comment on it.  Now that things […]

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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 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 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Back to School” Edition Has it been that long? I am reminded by Ed Morrissey that yesterday marks 36 years that Jim Croce has been gone from us. Amazing. It’s sobering, how long it’s been. […]

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Eric Florack on April 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Big Airliner” Edition AF One flies over NYC, Obama crashes: Rumors about the BitsBlog jet being the one circling Southern Manhattan aside, we’re told that Air Force One was being flown over NYC for a photo op. […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on January 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the very Snowbound edition of the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Yeah, the usual Nightly Ramble sign is under all that snow, somewhere.  We got at least most of that foot, starting last night. I really wanted to stay in, today, but the job […]

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