Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2009

Earlies today, Eric rambled: FAILURE: With all this going on, is it too early to call Obama a failed presidency, yet?  Remember, gang, the Democrats already had Bush so labled, at this point, relative, and with far less in the way of failure to point at.   Or….. hey…. Try it from the opposite angle: Can […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2009

First off, you’ll pardon me if I don’t shed any tears over Tom Daschle. Hopefully, he’ll be staying gone for good this time, though I doubt that’ll happen.  He’s too deep in the councils of the Democrats to stay gone for very long. Even in the unlikely event Daschle is out of the picture totally,  don’t […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2009

Philip Sherwell, Telegraph(UK) asks: [Is Barack Obama’s] determination to push through Mr Daschle’s nomination, regardless of the developments of the last few days, was either politically tone-deaf, inept, naïve loyalty or straightforward “I won” arrogance. Or some combination of the above. It certainly does not seem like that much-vaunted change from business as usual in […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2009

Unfortunately, new facts have come to light – involving his failure to pay substantial taxes that were owed and his sizable income from health-related companies while he worked in the private sector – that call into question his suitability for the job. We believe that Mr. Daschle ought to step aside and let the president […]

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