davidl on April 1st, 2011

Dumbo dropping, from Ross Douthat, NY Times: The President’s Credibility Gap Addressing the nation Monday evening, President Obama suggested that the United States was in the process of reducing its military footprint in Libya, even as he explicitly rejected the idea of pursuing regime change in Tripoli by force of arms. Both statements seemed calculated […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2010

Mary Mitchell, Sun-Times(Chicago) That is why I find the billboard campaign that targets black women with a frightening anti-abortion message disturbing. The ad, which has gone up across Atlanta, features a beautiful black baby and the words: Black Children Are An Endangered Species. Honestly, black women can’t catch a break. Sadly neither can their children.  […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the JAF Edition. (Just Another Friday) Unemployment is up: To the shock of nobody, unemployment is up. This morning’s commerce Dept figures show unemployment at 9.4%. That’s the highest it’s been in over 25 years. Hope […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Mirror Image” edition.  I got to thinking; What would happen if I started applying the website CSS to other objects? This is the first result. And yeah, I’ve used it before. But I’m working on another one, […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2009

The ‘rats had a contest to write the slogan for an anti-Rush Limbaugh billboard.  This is this winner of that contest: “Americans didn’t vote for a Rush to failure Michelle thinks the slogan is lame.   So do I    If fact, I will open the floor readers to submit their own anti-Rush slogan, all in the spirit […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2008

Levi Stubbs, Jr, died over a week ago, on the 17th of this month. Now I feel bad for not having mentioned it. My fault. Of course I’d written something, which is altogether dated, now, but it never made it to the system because I got focused on problems I was having that day, and […]

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