davidl on March 19th, 2011

Andrew J. McCarthy, National Review: {F]or President Obama to seek a congressional declaration of war, or at least an authorization for the use of military force, as the Bush administration understood was required before commencing combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In this case, complying with the Constitution is almost certain to result in a […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2011

Mt Vernon, NY–  I’m offloading as this is written.  So near to NY City, you have to run through the Bronx to get here. I had to come in at 3am so as to eliminate most of the traffic worries. Oh, I can handle traffic. It’s being LOST and handling traffic that concerns me. To […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2011

The smartest democrat in Congress, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX -18), from Philip Klein, American Spectator: Arguing that the Commerce Clause provides the constitutional basis for ObamaCare, Jackson Lee said repealing the law by passing Republicans’ H.R. 2 violates both the Fifth Amendment’s right to due process and the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause. “The […]

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davidl on January 6th, 2011

Speaker Tablecloth’s Promise, Nancy Pelosi’s predictions were about as good as her fashion sense, to wit poor, from Fredrickburg.com: FAMOUS LAST WORDS: “After years of historic deficits, this 110th Congress will commit itself to a higher standard: Pay as you go, no new deficit spending. Our new America will provide unlimited opportunity for future generations, […]

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davidl on December 20th, 2010

DADT is dead, long live DADT,from David Woods, Politics Daily: For the next few months and possibly for as long as a year, gays and lesbians in uniform will still be subject to investigation and discharge if they acknowledge their sexual orientation, Pentagon officials said. Despite action in Congress to repeal it, the controversial policy […]

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davidl on December 3rd, 2010

Dumbo Care is pile of poop, from the Cat Food Commission, via John Merline, AOL News: 2) Health reform’s cost savings apparently were bogus. Remember how Democrats boasted that health reform would cut the budget deficit by $170 billion over the next decade and far more after that? The deficit commission must not have gotten […]

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davidl on November 19th, 2010

Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) too stupid to be Senator: More than just retransmission consent ailes our television markets. We need new catalysts for quality news and entertainment programming. I hunger for quality news. I’m tired of the right and the left. There’s a little bug inside of me which wants to get the FCC to say […]

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davidl on November 4th, 2010

Thought for the Day I, from Michelle: Take Your Olive Branch and Shove It, Democrats I don’t necessarily agree with Michelle, but I understand her frustration Mrs. Pelosi locked the republicans out of the process and Obama demonized them.  However the People’s representative work for the People.  If cooperation will put the nation back to […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2010

No Shat Sherlock, libtards discover the obvious, from Tom Curry, MSNBC: Whatever complaints they might have about climate change or other issues, Obama said, it is “just irresponsible” that some Democrats and progressives were lacking enthusiasm for the election. “If people now want to take their ball and go home that tells me folks weren’t […]

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davidl on September 28th, 2010

‘Rats act scared, Jordan Fabian Hill: House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) warned Republicans will investigate President Obama’s birthplace if they take over Congress. Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House, said Republicans will grind the government to a halt by issuing subpoenas against the Obama administration over a number of issues if they take […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2010

Harry S. Truman: “The buck stops here.” Barack Hussien Obama: “The buck passes here.” Roger Simon, Politico: President Barack Obama said Friday that some members of Congress are being hypocritical when it comes to blaming the White House for its handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In an interview with POLITICO, […]

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davidl on June 10th, 2010

Presidential leadership failure, the problem for the President who is concerned about world opinions, at least the opinion of unelected tin pot dictators, is that he is simply not concerned about the opinion of the nation which he purports to lead.  Dorothy Rabinowitz, Wall StreetJournal explores the gulf between the President of the United States […]

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I was going make this part of the Scramble, but just got too long.    Eric rambled on border security, or lack thereof.   I offer three takes on illegal immigration, first the cool, video: . The warm, video: Hat tip: Ace. The hot, link. So go with Sarah’s take, go with Rush’s,  or go […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere in Blogdom: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THERE IS A COST To be paid for the disorganized and totally ineffectual way the White House has been dealing with Iran. IF IT’S LIMITED SPEECH, HOW IS IT FREE? Ed Morrissey over at Hot Air looks at […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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