davidl on June 30th, 2011

Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, was for corporate taxes breaks before he was against them. Dumbo then, from February 18, 2009 Fox News: WASHINGTON — Just a few months after lawmakers scolded auto executives for flying to Washington in private jets, Congress approved a tax break in the stimulus package to help businesses buy their own […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the mist intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Obama: Last of the Kennedy Brothers? Well, let’s hope so. On the other hand, maybe not Consider the words of Limbaugh on the point yesterday: RUSH:Some people did not believe me when I said Chris Matthews said […]

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davidl on August 26th, 2009

The fat drunk who killed Mary Jo Kopechne has died.  Unconfirmed report indicate that Bay State bars will be flying their flags at halt staff and scotch futures have tumbled, from NBC News: BOSTON – Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate and haunted bearer of the Camelot torch after two of […]

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Eric Florack on July 12th, 2009

Dahlia Lithwick at Slate seems among the first to pile onto Ricci, doing some local newspaper investigation. According to local newspapers, Ricci filed his first lawsuit against the city of New Haven in 1995, at the ripe old age of 20, for failing to hire him as a firefighter. That January, the Hartford Chronicle reported […]

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Eric Florack on July 9th, 2009

I’m more than a little annoyed at what I find in the LA Times Op-Ed section this morning. The two cases were the latest skirmishes in the broader conservative war to reframe the way Americans view the issue of race. As many conservatives see it, we’re living in a chastened, post-racial America in which discrimination has […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the First Dept Edition From our Dept of Intemperate Thoughts: So, now that Whalen has (wrongly, I think) apologized for ‘outting’ that Publius moron, when might we expect an apology for “outingouting” Jeff Gannon?  About the time that the […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2009

A celebutard and her money are soon parted.   What some girls will do to avoid becoming part of Letterman’s monologue.  TMZ is reporting with baited breath: Chastity Bono — Becoming a Man Chastity Bono, civil rights advocate, journalist, author and musician, is in the early stages of changing his gender — transitioning from female to […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

I am disturbed, but not surprised by some of the comments made by Barrack Obama as regards the role of a Justice of the Supreme Court and thereby, what we will get in the replacement for Justice David Souter, who is retiring, next month. Those comments give us a frightening view of what we have […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2009

With a nod to WPGB’s Jim Quinn, I want to call to your attention, this monring to an article that appeared in National Review, yesterday, by  Hans A. von Spakovsky, called “A Leadership of Cowards?” Here’s a bit of it: Attorney General Eric Holder calls the U.S. “a nation of cowards” because we “do not […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Somehow, I ended up on the mailing list of the New York GOP.  Found this in my mail last night: “Since its founding, the Republican Party has stood for the time honored values and ideals of opportunity, personal responsibility, accountability and hope,” said Chairman Mondello. “Our nation has become the greatest society in history, because […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2009

Good evening. I’m Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana. Tonight, we witnessed a great moment in the history of our republic. In the very chamber where Congress once voted to abolish slavery, our first African American president stepped forward to address the state of our union. With his speech tonight, the president completed a redemptive journey […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2008

Bit rambled: Obama. Reparations. ‘Nuff said. Not quite enough.   Speaking at the UNITY ’08 conventionb, BO said, Laurie Au, Star-Bulletin, Honolulu: “There’s no doubt that when it comes to our treatment of Native Americans as well as other persons of color in this country, we’ve got some very sad and difficult things to account for,” […] […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

I’m going to break my “No AP feed” rule to make a point, here.   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) –A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage against an Islamic civil rights group over its use of a portion of his show in which he called the Quran […]

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The so-called black leaders who Barack Obama used to acquire his black political identity, and from whom he does not distance, are certainly no disciples of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   They are races hustlers.    Christopher Hitchens, makes a bold assertion, “Today, the national civil rights pulpit is largely occupied by second-rate shakedown artists:”   Further, […]

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