davidl on April 6th, 2011

Micheal Steele right on Afghanistan, from Dan Riehl, Riehl World View: It seems to me, Steele and his defenders on that issue understood the implications of Obama’s changes in Afghanistan, while many of the self-professed intelligent folks in DC did not. Bush didn’t pursue a high intensity ground war in Afghanistan as conditions were and […]

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2010

I have to give Bruce McQuain credit. He writes, today: I know this comes as a shock – shock I tell you – but the left is just in a tizzy today about the GOP Senate caucus’s unanimous decision not to allow anything to go forward in the Senate’s lame duck session until the tax […]

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davidl on October 7th, 2010

Hare Brained Congressman Phil Hare ( IL – 17) proves his elevator never gets out of the basement, from Dan Karipides, Wizbang: And we will see a terrible price that we will pay years down the road for letting our children down when they need us the absolute most. I’m not going to be part […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE ESTABLISHMENT STRIKES BACK: I see the Washington Examiner making reference to an article over at The Politico : Politico’s Mike Allen and Kenneth Vogel have an interesting story today on an effort that has been in the […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2010

Hello and welcome to yet another edition of the most intense nightly read anywhere on the World Wide Web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE CLIMATEGATE WHITEWASH CONTINUES: Myron Ebell explains. Today’s must read. FOX CAVES? It certainly appears so.  Any rumors you may have heard about Fox being some bastion of conservatism, are certainly dispelled […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2010

So who is the Tea Bagger? I won tries to muddle the message, from USA Today: President Obama said many Tea Party followers have “mainstream legitimate concerns,” but their movement is built around a “core group” of opponents who call him a socialist and question his citizenship. Is the Dim One calling the Reverend Al […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2010

Bart even more Stup(id)ak than thought, from Fox News: President Obama signed the Senate health care bill into law Tuesday. He did not sign the executive order on abortion negotiated with Michigan Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak in an 11th-hour arrangement that may well have saved the entire health care reform effort. A White House official […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere : The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble the THE OBAMACARE VOTE:I really don’t have a whole bunch to add to what I said earlier this morning. In reading commentary around the sphere I don’t see any persuasive arguments that this thing is going […]

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Dan Riehl at Pajamas Media this morning: Conservative activist James O’Keefe has been arrested by the U.S. Marshal’s Service for allegedly attempting to bug the offices of U..S. Senator Mary Landrieu. Also arrested were Robert Flanagan, the son of a federal prosecutor, and two others. O’Keefe and partner Hannah Giles rose to fame for a […]

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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SIGNS OF ANOTHER ATTACK? Drudge seems to think so. IS THERE A BIGGER IDIOT THAN JOE KLEIN? Well, there may possibly be such a  critter, but I tend to doubt it after reading his output of this […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2010

I have to admit my first reaction to these reports was one of indifference.  After all, China has been hacking into just about everybody’s computers for as long as anybody can remember. And yet, in looking at the situation a little more closely, we find out what China was really after was information about who […]

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Eric Florack on January 7th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intensely cold read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. The picture to the right is of the sign outside the Nightly Ramble Regional HQ in Athern, Wisconsin. The locals are complaining how warm it is. JACK MURTHA CORRUPT? WHO THE HECK DIDN’T KNOW? Dan Riehl passes […]

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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 September 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Where’s the Fire” Edition So, Barney Frank wants an investigation…. Of the people who investigated and reported on ACORN. A retaliatory strike, if you will.  Go ahead and tell me how this isn’t politically motivated. I suppose that […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2009

Let me make myself clear, from the Wall Street Journal: In the health debate, liberals sing Hari Krishnas to the “public option” — a new federal insurance program like Medicare — but if it’s good enough for the middle class, then surely it’s good enough for the political class too? As it happens, more than […]

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