davidl on May 15th, 2011

Questions for Dumbo, here just one from Victor Davis Hanson, Pajamas Media: We are to believe that future additional drilling in the U.S. will not help lower world oil or gas prices, but calling on the Middle East to pump more, or praising Brazil’s proposed commitment to offshore exploration, will? VDH has a raft more […]

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davidl on March 15th, 2011

Dumbing Down for Dumbo I, Barack Obama’s Department of [In]Justice forces Dayton to dumb down her police force and fire departments, from: Lucas Sullivan,  Dayton Daily News: DAYTON — The city’s Civil Service Board and the U.S. Department of Justice have agreed on a lower passing score for the police recruit exam after it was […]

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Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2010

I won’t even bother to link this nonsense, but we’ve all seen in the last several days the issue surrounding Rand Paul and his comments regarding the 1964 civil rights act. You remember, the bill that the Republicans rammed through and Democrats fought against back in the day? Yeah that one. Well, anyway, let me […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ALL POLITICS IS PRELUDE TO CIVIL WAR: An interesting Scott Ott interview with Billy Beck ostensibly about this. IMMIGRATION CONTINUED: In response to some of the (utterly nonsensical)  feedback I got on the immigration item in yesterday’s RAMBLE […]

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Brian Nygaard on April 22nd, 2010

Man with bullhornThe Civil Rights Movement that culminated in the 1960\’s was an important movement towards the advancement of equality for all Americans.  While artificial and fundamental hatreds will likely always exist between disparate people groups, the relative harmony that has been experienced in this country over the last forty years is likely unprecedented in the history of the world.  To create equality of opportunity for all of a society\’s individuals and to simultaneously provide an environment free of the expression of abusive power of one group of people over another is a seldom seen accomplishment.  America has been a place where these goals are thought by many to actually be within reach.

Last week, the former President, Bill Clinton, made comments linking the Tea Party Movement to the worst act of domestic terror that has ever been experienced in our country\’s history.  The Oklahoma City bombing was a tragedy of massive proportion.  Apparently, Mr. Clinton believes that the same ideological forces that motivated the bombers of the Federal Building are those that now motivate those that gather under the Tea Party banner.  To consider this comment reckless and irresponsible is to understate its vitriolic intent.  It is almost impossible to adequately underscore the complete […]

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davidl on April 9th, 2010

Terrorist – 1:  Obami – 0, Lisa Stark and Sarah Netter, ABC News: The Qatari diplomat who caused a midair security scare won’t face charges after claiming he was trying to light his shoes on fire when it appears he was simply smoking in the bathroom. Federal officials said Mohammed al Modadi was on official […]

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