davidl on November 9th, 2011

Like the Roman Catholic Church, Penn State is an arrogant institution hiding behind its mystique. And sports, as my former fellow sports columnist at The Washington Star, David Israel, says, is “an insular world that protects its own, and operates outside of societal norms as long as victories and cash continue to flow bountifully.” Penn […]

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davidl on June 18th, 2011

Dumbo’s Economics, how bad are Barack Obama’s economic policies?  So bad that his own chief of staff, Bill Daley has trouble defending them, from Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller: White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley took heat from business executives Thursday for the Obama administration’s regulatory expansions. Daley also said he didn’t have any good […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2011

In Cold Blood, the sad thing about this story is that I don’t find it shocking. from Claire Berlinski: Writing in Cold Blood About Itamar We went yesterday to Itamar, the West Bank settlement where Udi and Ruth Fogel, and their children–Yoav, age 11, Elad, age 4, and Hadas, their 3-month-old daughter–were murdered. A detail […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2010

Dumbo’s Delusion I, refuses to admit, or can not see, is the American people do not like his polices, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph (UK): The one thing Obama was not prepared to admit was that his policies, which have led to a massive expansion of government power and the national debt, could in any way be […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2010

It is the incompetence stupid , Eugene Robinson, Washington Post plays the race card and tries to argue that the Teat Party movement is somehow racists: I have to wonder what it is about Obama that provokes and sustains all this tea party ire. I wonder how he can be seen as “elitist,” when he […]

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davidl on September 15th, 2010

Liberal reads Constitution, can’t find First Amendment, from Lucy Madison, CBS News: During an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer addressed the recent controversy over a Florida Pastor’s plan to hold a Quran-burning rally on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, saying he wasn’t convinced the […]

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DJ Durant on August 2nd, 2010

Yesterday on CBS Sunday Morning, President Barack Obama was being interviewed by Harry Smith.  This seems to be this President’s primary function.  I can just see his job description now–Item 1, must interview with the media incessantly.  Never mind running the country.  We’ll leave that to Pelosi and Reid.  And, who can blame him?  It’s more […]

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davidl on June 19th, 2010

Is Dumbo Sane? From Byron York, Washington Examiner: There was one particularly striking moment in President Obama’s widely panned Oval Office speech on the Gulf oil disaster. About midway through his talk, Obama acknowledged that he had approved new offshore drilling a few weeks before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion on April 20. But Obama […]

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Eric Florack on June 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Proposal” Edition Spin City: You can be reasonably assured of the Republicans pointing up the failure of the so-called ‘stimulus’ to help the American worker, while the Democrats are going to be spinning like tops, […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2009

After pigging out on hamburgers, Barack Obama tries a new diet, crow;  Micheal Goldfarb, Weekly Standard: Obama Accepts False Choice of Military Commissions Passed to a friendly reporter at the Washington Post late on a Friday afternoon is news that President Obama will continue the system of military commissions he railed against as a candidate. […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2009

Enhanced inteorrogation, that is what the leftards call tortue, worked.   It saved lives. Marc A. Thiessen, Washtington Post: In releasing highly classified documents on the CIA interrogation program last week, President Obama declared that the techniques used to question captured terrorists “did not make us safer.” This is patently false. The proof is in the […]

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Eric Florack on April 15th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Tea Bag Edition Lots going on, today.  I’m not stupid enough to try and grab it all, but here’s a few bits of it. Tea as medicine:  My wife, when she was growing up, […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2008

The supposedly peace loving liberals among us must feel blind sided as regards the middle east these days, as they are a great many things. Because of Bill Clinton’s bumbling in the middle east, we’re now closer to war than we have been in years. Ah, yes… middle east peace. Never have so many westerners […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2008

I’m going to point out something you may not have noticed that happened over the weekend. It represents a major shift in the position of the Democrats… particularly Obama. To do this, I need to redirect your attention to the comments of President Bush, as posted here last week: “Some seem to believe we should […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2008

We know what Mr. Bush said… I posted the quote here yesterday: “Some seem to believe we should negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along,” Bush said at Israel‘s 60th anniversary celebration in Jerusalem. “We have heard this foolish delusion before,” Bush said […]

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