davidl on December 3rd, 2011

From Daily Mail (UK): Repealing a ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia would result in ‘no more virgins’, the country’s religious council has warned. A ‘scientific’ report claims relaxing the ban would also see more Saudis – both men and women – turn to homosexuality and pornography. The startling conclusions were drawn by Muslim […]

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davidl on March 7th, 2011

The Audacity of a Dope, Jack Kelly explains the political phenomenon formerly attributed to one Barack Husien Obama, from RCP: Mr. Obama’s campaign speeches consisted mostly of empty platitudes, which nevertheless were greeted with wild applause. “Obama’s appeal comes not from the things he says, but from who is saying them,” wrote columnist Froma Harrop […]

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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2010

Hey, Bruce: This “Ground Zero” mosque controversy has begun to rankle me. It is my understanding that those who want to build the “ground zero” mosque own the property there. Secondly, it really isn’t adjacent to the old World Trade Center site, but a few blocks away. Even if it is adjacent, however, if the […]

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davidl on May 7th, 2010

Lawrence Taylor charged with statutory rape, from Jammie Wearing Fool, and Ace Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was arrested in a Rockland hotel overnight and charged with raping a 15-year-old girl, police said. The 51-year-old former linebacker for the New York Giants was taken into custody by Ramapo police. He was being held in […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Brown v. Board of Education(1954) proposed and mandated a theory of education which held that black students can’t learn unless they have white classmates.  Now Ann Arbor has proposed and implemented their own theory of education, from Theblogprof: Remember a few years ago that the phrase “driving while black” was used often to excuse being […]

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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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davidl on March 11th, 2010

Go for it Liz, from Alex Spillius, Telegraph(UK): Ms Cheney is now reportedly contemplating a run for office herself either in Virginia, where she was raised, or in Wyoming, her parents’ home state. Don’t be too quick to rule out the Empire State.  There are several potential openings. The Backasswards Mrs.Pelosi,  David Freddoso, Washington Examiner, […]

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davidl on October 7th, 2009

AFT, the cows,  to wit NOW, finally grow a pair: WASHINGTON (CNN) — The National Organization for Women has sharply criticized comedian David Letterman, accusing him of promoting a hostile, uncomfortable work environment. “The latest Letterman controversy sheds new light on the widespread objectification of women in the workplace,” NOW said in a statement Tuesday. […]

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Eric Florack on October 1st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble 38 degrees here this morning. Dark and dreary.  The only reason it was even that warm is it was raining. There are times I wish my office didn’t have a window.  This is one such. I still […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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Eric Florack on July 26th, 2009

Frankly I think there are few people on the sphere who bring greater gravitas to the entire matter about the Gates /Crowley affair than Sister Toldjah. Yesterday morning’s post on that point reinforces that perception. — President Obama expressed “regret” yesterday – but did not apologize – for the choice of words he initially used […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Oh, my. Where to begin, on an examination of Obama’s speech to the Middle East? I’m certainly not going to hit you with all 6000 words.  I can’t even jump on everything in the speech that should be jumped on. An intensive response would take a week to formulate and still not cover ten percent of the […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2009

(Bump text is below- Editor) Speaker Tablecloth, a/k/a Nancy Pelosi, has done something that President Barack Obama has promised to but on which he failed to deliver, to with Speaker Tablecloth has united the left and the right. First Speaker Tablecloth, Associated Press: Pelosi was particularly harsh in describing the CIA. “They mislead us all […]

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