davidl on April 18th, 2009

What is saw on a bumper sticker today:  “End war through world law.” What I read on the Internet today: MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Dutch commandos freed 20 Yemeni hostages on Saturday and briefly detained seven pirates who had forced the Yemenis to sail a “mother ship” attacking vessels in the Gulf of Aden, NATO officials […]

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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 March 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ’sphere: The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Black Sign Edition. Mostly because I’m running out of names.   Memo to Chuckles the Clown Schumer: Article 1 Section 9 No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. Article […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2009

I am neither a lawyer, play one on television, nor give press conferences pretending to me one.    In other words, I am not Barack Obama,  Helene Cooper, New York Times: WASHINGTON – President Obama vowed to try to stop the faltering insurance giant American International Group from paying out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses […]

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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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Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ’sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Yeah, yeah, yeah… I know, Colin Powell. All the rage over the weekend. I don’t think there’s much argument against the idea that there’s a decided attempt on the part of some to keep General Powell in the headlines. Liberals, […]

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Newsday: In an interview yesterday, Hillary — whose connection to President Clinton’s 2001 sentence commutations for two members of the Weather Underground has become an issue since she tried to raise questions about Obama’s acquaintance with another ex-Weatherman — told “Inside Edition” that she “didn’t know anything about” the 2001 clemency case. You can watch […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2008

Scott Fybsuh, over at NERW:  Ask just about any top-40 DJ of a certain generation to list their most respected colleagues, and the name “Jackson Armstrong” is almost sure to pop up somewhere near the top. … Armstrong, whose real name was John Larsh, died Saturday at his North Carolina home, ending a career that […]

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Eric Florack on March 15th, 2008

CR passes along a response to a post of mine yesterday: I’ve said it a number of times here in the past: the real power is in the US Congress.  Presidents can negotiate with foreign leaders, take military action (to an extent), and manage the administration as approved (more or less) by Congress.  And then […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2008

As a candidate Mrs. Clinton has made a lot of promises   Can she be expected to keep any of them?   Remember that B.J. Clinton campaigned on the promise of a middle class tax cut but instead delivered a retroactive tax increase.  Clintons lie. If Mrs. Clinton will not keep her promises as a candidate, and she […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2008

Chris Matthew describes himself as brutal on Mrs. Clinton: “I think the Hillary appeal has always been about the mix of toughness and sympathy. Let’s not forget, and I’ll be brutal, the reason she’s a US Senator, the reason she’s a candidate for President, the reason she may be a front runner, is that her […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2007

The Religion of peace rides yet again… Just down the road from me here…. Lots of coverage available to me, but this is from the Toronto Star: A 16-year-old girl is dead and her father has been charged with murder after an attack in a Mississauga home. Aqsa Parvez, a student at Applewood Heights Secondary […]

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Eric Florack on November 23rd, 2007

I stated here several times over the years that the Democrat party has become the party of the rich.  So imagine the look on my face when Don Lambro, over The Washington Times this morning produces a study which says precisely that: In a state-by-state, district-by-district comparison of wealth concentrations based on Internal Revenue Service […]

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And we see Doctor Krauthammer, this morning; When the Democratic presidential candidates pause from beating Hillary with a stick, they join in unison to pronounce the Democratic pieties, chief among which is that George Bush has left our alliances in ruins. As Clinton puts it, we have “alienated our friends,” must “rebuild our alliances” and […]

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Eric Florack on November 7th, 2007

Captain Ed notes, , the Mukasey vote, yesterday: The Senate Judiciary Panel reported Michael Mukasey’s nomination to the full Senate today, recommending confirmation by an 11-8 vote. Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein voted to support , as announced earlier, all but guaranteeing his confirmation on the floor of the Senate later this month. The opposition […]

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