davidl on April 10th, 2011

Oh Boy, after shocks in Egypt: CAIRO (AP) — Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire inside a central Cairo square demanding the resignation of the military’s head after troops violently dispersed an overnight protest killing one and injuring 71 What’s his face must go. Reax, Bruce McQuain, Questions and Observations: For those […]

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davidl on December 4th, 2010

‘Rats question Pubs’ Patriotism, then inside the Beltway, respect is a one way street, from John Stanton, Roll Call: Following several hours of floor speeches hammering the GOP, a handful of Democrats including Sens. Bob Menendez (N.J.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) attacked Republicans […]

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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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davidl on May 4th, 2010

I am afraid that crow is about to become an endangered species. What do you call four crows in a pie?  Dinner for Michael Bloomberg, Charles “Chuckles” Schumer, Janet Napolitano and Contessa Brewer. from Mike Riggs, Daily Caller: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared on Katie Couric’s show Monday night to discuss the attempted car […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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davidl on April 24th, 2010

Chicago Way is a two way street, from John Kass, Chicago Tribune: It’s no secret that some in journalism get offended when anyone dares mention that the president was involved in Chicago politics. But the filing is not only a legal document, it’s a political message from Blagojevich to Obama. So allow me to translate […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2010

Obamafada, Meryl Yourish: So, the man who proclaimed to AIPAC that he had a “strong commitment” to the “unbreakable bond” between Israel and the United States is leading a full-court press to force Israel to yield to The One’s indomitable will. Let us review: The Cairo speech: The United States does not accept the legitimacy […]

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davidl on February 5th, 2010

Chuckles the sock puppet, William A  Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Barack Obama held a question-and-answer meeting with Democratic Senators yesterday to field questions about where the administration is heading on various initiatives. […] The entire event was scripted, with the Senators keeping away from the health care bill during the televised session. Instead, Senators held back […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2010

Chuckles the Clown, b/k/a Senator Charles Schumer likes to think of himself as both the smartest man in the room and the political king maker of the Empire State.   Evidently Harold Ford, Jr,  late of Tennessee, did not get the memo.   Ford seems to  gearing up to challenge Chuckles hand picked toady Kirsten Gillibrand, from […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2009

James Joyner at OTB, this morning brings news abot the latest action of Eric Holder’s Justice Dept: Attorney General Eric Holder has dropped the case against Ted Stevens, NPR’s Nina Totenberg reports. A jury convicted Stevens last fall of seven counts of lying on his Senate disclosure form in order to conceal $250,000 in gifts […]

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Eric Florack on September 25th, 2008

I’m a little concerned. I’ve spent a good deal of time going over the President’s speech, and my concern is that he seems quite willing to place the blame for this mess on the private sector. I’ve said several times, and laid out my case, as have several others, that this was not a failure […]

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