Eric Florack on November 19th, 2011

I note with some degree of interest with a resurgency  of Newt Gingrich in the early polling for Iowa.  There seems a good deal of objection to his showing up, particularly among the press who like Rick Perry and Herman Cain before him (and Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin before him… ) is now the […]

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davidl on April 16th, 2010

Obami, fly shat, pepper, boxing gloves, Robert Spencer, Front Line Magazine: Barack Obama has removed all mention of Islam from the National Security Strategy document, which during the Bush Administration said: “The struggle against militant Islamic radicalism is the great ideological conflict of the early years of the 21st century.” Obama apparently agrees with Turkish […]

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davidl on February 20th, 2010

International Atomic Energy Agency pulls head out.  There as been a change at at the head of the IAEA.  Wereas the old head, Mohamed ElBaradei, had his head buried whee ithe Sun never shines nad by the way is alos smells bad, the new head Yukiya Amano, has stopped and smell Iran’s nuclear weapons programs. […]

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davidl on November 4th, 2009

Barack Obama vintage 2006, as attributed by Jeff Zeleny, New York Stimes: “My goal is every candidate I campaign for, I want to win — every single candidate,” said Mr. Obama, who at the time was a freshman senator and had just finished traveling coast-to-coast on behalf of Democrats. With a smile, he looked directly […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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Eric Florack on May 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Crossing Edition. Yes, we’ll hold you up for a few minutes, but at least you’ll have something interesting to look at. Temp Check: John Hawkins has one of his polls up, this time it’s the Rightosphere […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Boy are we LOST” edition. Deconstructing the double standard: I’ve got a fair enough idea of why Obama’s been taking a different tack on the Automakers than he has been the banks… The Unions.  […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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davidl on August 6th, 2008

B.J’s fall from gtace, Los Angelos Times: ‘I am not a racist,’ ex-President Bill Clinton asserts Former presidents get a whole lot of leeway in what they say in public. But former President Bill Clinton just violated one of the prime rules of political communications: Never say what you are not. Then this the same […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Edouard is visiting Texas. About what […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

According to the Chicago Sun-Times: Robert Novak has announced his immediate retirement following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, a prognosis the Sun-Times’ political columnist describes as “dire.” “The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy,” Novak said. Not exactly the way I’d […]

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davidl on August 2nd, 2008

Bob Herbert, New York Times, attempts to slime John McCain, only to show his true and bigoted colors: The racial fantasy factor in this presidential campaign is out of control. It was at work in that New Yorker cover that caused such a stir. (Mr. Obama in Muslim garb with the American flag burning in […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

The Chicago Tribune: BOSTON – Syndicated columnist and former “Crossfire” host Robert Novak has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is suspending his journalistic work. The story doesn’t say if there’s a malignancy, there. I hate to say this but the tumor may have affected his judgement with that pedestrian thing last week. Indeed, […]

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