davidl on November 21st, 2011

PIAPS, a/k/a Mrs. B.J. Clinton evidently wants to do for the Clinton administration, what she did for the Cold War, from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: Two Democrat pollsters, Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell, have a piece in The Wall Street Journal urging President Obama to abandon his campaign for a second term. They argue that […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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Eric Florack on August 1st, 2011

College Point, NY— I’m across the water from Manhattan, with Laguardia between myself and there. It’s a pretty sight in the early evening, at least from this distance. I’ll be back here tomorrow morning,  with another load of drinks. Apparently the hot weather is good for someone’s business, anyway. I have an older truck today,  […]

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Eric Florack on January 18th, 2010

My new Pajamas Media editorial deals with what I’ve considered the biggest problem America faces just now in our War on terror… our return to the underlying attitude of the Democrats that brought us the “Gorelick Wall.” The bottom line is that, like the Clinton administration, the Obama administration has approached al-Qaeda’s war on us […]

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Eric Florack on October 22nd, 2009

Welcome, everyone, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SITYS #7216:Fox News, yesterday: Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that the Bush administration had developed a new strategy on the war in Afghanistan before leaving office — a strategy that he said “bears a striking resemblance” to […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

The New York Post, last night, put up some interesting analysis as regards what is behind this business between the President and the British. In it, Arthur Herman does some serious analysis on what is driving this animosity toward the British. In Herman’s view, what amounts to is resentment for our shared history and values. […]

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davidl on February 19th, 2009

From the San Francisco Examiner: If the recently enacted $787 billion economic “stimulus” package is intended to save or create jobs, why does it encourage states to move people from work back to welfare? Yes, you read that correctly. With virtually no debate on the issue, Congress approved the new law with provisions that effectively […]

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davidl on February 1st, 2009

Different subject, but apt never the less, John, Powerline, sums up Barack Obama’s basic problem: Obama is going to have to learn, and soon, that governing is very different from campaigning. Vague and contradictory promises no longer cut it once you’re in office Is Rendition an American Ideal.   BO campaigned the promise of absolute national […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2008

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Yet another Monday, and only three shopping days left until ‘Black Friday”. Thanks for the feedback abot the new latout.  It pleases me it works for you. I musts say, this transition was a bit easier than some […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2008

That’s what Ben Smith is reporting, this morning: Andrea Mitchell reported this evening that Obama is considering Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, something that’s been buzzed about as a possibility for a few days. I haven’t been able to confirm it, and neither Obama nor Clinton camps would comment, though NBC apparently has confirmation […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere.. BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble Is this the shape of what’s to come, with Obama? Indianapolis – Lines were long and tempers flared Wednesday not to vote but to get paid for canvassing for Barack Obama. Several hundred people are still waiting to get […]

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Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. I see Al Gore is still preaching Global Warming…At Harvard, no less… In spite of global cooling like we’ve not seen in over a century. Whoever said Gore made sense? There’s obviously a large number of idiots who still don’t […]

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2008

Bruce McQuain does an admirable job of explaining my estimation on the sub-prime meltdown quoting a 1999 article in the New Work Times: The lede: In a move that could help increase home ownership rates among minorities and low-income consumers, the Fannie Mae Corporation is easing the credit requirements on loans that it will purchase […]

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Eric Florack on April 7th, 2004

Apparently, the 9/11 commission is now openly questioning Clarke’s credibility, even before Condi Rice takes her oath. The Washington Times is reporting that “The September 11 commission will look at the discrepancy between the testimony of Richard A. Clarke that the Clinton administration considered the threat of al Qaeda “urgent” and its final national-security report […]

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