Eric Florack on January 10th, 2010

Says Ben Smith: One of the enduring mysteries of the 2008 campaign was what got Ted Kennedy so mad at Bill Clinton. The former president’s entreaties, at some point, backfired, and the explanation has never quite emerged. I’ve finally gotten my hands on a copy of Game Change, in which John Heliemann and Mark Halperin […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2009

As I am given  to understand it, when one declares that he has fixed a horse race, it’s taken for granted that the jockey has been paid-off. Did Barack Obama garner the Kennedy family endorsement by making an illegal promise to have Caroline Kennedy Schlosberg appointed to the Senate, from New York, but not pay-off […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Anne E. Kornblut, Washington Post asks: Does a Glass Ceiling Persist in Politics? Kennedy’s Withdrawal Illustrates a Double Standard, Some Say With her abrupt exit this week from consideration for the Senate, Caroline Kennedy added her name to a growing list: women who have sought the nation’s highest offices only to face insurmountable hurdles. No […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

Welcome one and all, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble An absolutely amazing day yesterday.  As you will be aware, my newest Pajamas Media Piece went up during the overnight hours.  The comments section when absolutely crazy almost immediately, with comments coming hot and heavy from both sides, with […]

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Fred Dicker at :The New York Post: Caroline Kennedy last night withdrew from consideration to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton – just two months after she rocked the New York political landscape by throwing her hat in the ring, The Post has learned. “I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing […]

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davidl on January 22nd, 2009

Peace versus Freedom, have noticed comments that while 43 tended to talk about Freedom, the one tends to talk about Peace.    The two are not synonymous.   If BO  is as smart as the leftards would like us to believe he is, then he actually knows the difference.    Yet BO talks a lot about peace and little […]

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Eric Florack on January 19th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Lots going on, today, despite it being a holiday. Let’s get to it. It’s about time you did this, Mr. President.  Only one thing I want to know… why the delay? Fred Dickeris reporting that Caroline Kennedy is […]

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Eric Florack on January 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere, BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Holy cow, is there ever a lot going on the last 48 hours around here. Lots of web traffic for lots of different reasons, and lots to talk about. I said a while ago that Obama winning meant […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2008

Roland Burris is more qualified to be undemocratically appointed to the Senate than Caroline Kennedy is. Jonah Goldberg, National Review. Nice way to end the year, tying together two recent blog theme.    Good snarks  run in the Goldberg  family.

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davidl on December 30th, 2008

James Taranto, Best of the Web,  goes the quote route: “I’m really coming into this as somebody who isn’t, you know, part of the system, who obviously, you know, stands for the values of, you know, the Democratic Party. I know how important it is to, you know, to be my own person. And, you […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2008

Michael C. Moynihan, Reason Online,  suggests that Kwanzaa is virtually dead: In the days leading up the Christmas, one couldn’t help but notice that references to Kwanzaa, the decades-old African-American holiday that captured so many dull minds during the Great Culture Wars of the 1990s, were almost nonexistent. Kwanzaa, an Afrocentric celebration of black self-reliance […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2008

I am tired of the media droning about Mrs Schlossberg  wanting Mrs. Clinton’s seat.   Here is picture of the Mrs. Clinton’s seat as well as her ass.    As for the seat Mrs. Clinton is filling in the Senate, that remains property of the People of New York, yours truly et al. As to Mrs. Schlossberg, […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Lot’s of last minute stuff to get in before the holiday. Let’s get to it. I’m hearing they’re starting to ask Chris Dodd about his dealings with Countrywide. What burns me is this guy will likely get away […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2008

Victor Davis Hansen, on Mrs. Schlossberg, Real Clear Politics: Yet there is no evidence that Caroline Kennedy knows any more about Waziristan than did Sarah Palin; there is a great deal of evidence that it is far more difficult for a nobody mom of five to make it through the electoral process into national politics […]

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Eric Florack on December 18th, 2008

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly readanywhere on the ‘sphere…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble I said if Obama got elected, we’d have no shortage of things to write about. The hard part now is where to start.  let’s get started… It’s a little hard to argue that global warming is a problem, when there’s […]

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