davidl on December 24th, 2011

Steven L. Taylor, Outside the Beltwy: First, why get all bent out of shape over an initiative to encourage healthier eating (and this isn’t the first time this has come up)? It is not as if we are talking about some sort of authoritarian push to shut down fast food joints and to force us […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2010

When the Fat Lady Sings, Fred Hiatt wonders how obesity became a partisan issue, from Washington Post: That’s why obesity is not a Democratic or Republican issue. Obama has merely extended and amplified a campaign that began under President George W. Bush; Bush’s last acting surgeon general, Steven K. Galson, made obesity a signature issue, […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2010

Merry Christmas Virginia, from Jamie Katz, Chicago Tribune: It’s all right to say Merry Christmas. In fact, it’s lovely. I happen to be Jewish. And I’ve lived most of my life in New York City, where, on the whole, contrary to rumor, people of every faith, language and hue do a pretty good job of […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2010

Roland S. Martin lauds FLOTUS, Martin attacks Sarah Palin for questioning the Fat Lady of the United States’, a/k/a Michelle Obama anti obesity jihad: (CNN) — It’s clear that we can’t go 24 hours without Sarah Palin saying something so stupid that it defies logic, but leave it to the Kim Kardashian of politics to […]

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davidl on November 26th, 2010

Religion of Peace: Islambad, Pakistan (CNN) — Two prominent Pakistani Muslim leaders threatened Wednesday to call for nationwide protests if the president pardons a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammed. “If the president pardons Asia Bibi, we will raise our voices across the country until he is forced to take […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2010

Code Pink where are you? Code Pink is not so much anti-war, as it is pro-liberal, form Jammie Wearing Fool: As President Barack Obama formally declared an end to combat operations in Iraq this week, the anti-war movement that helped sweep him into office — and that worked for seven years to bring U.S. troops […]

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2010

Welcome to one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble AS REGARDS DAVE WIEGEL…Does anyone not understand that the reason that the Post hired him in the first place was they knew he’d write exactly the way he did? They knew darned well his antagonistic views […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2010

Whites House denies Elena Kagan is a Frank and denies that there anything wrong with that, Howard Kurtz, Washington Post: The White House ripped CBS News on Thursday for publishing an online column by a blogger who made assertions about the sexual orientation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, widely viewed as a leading candidate for […]

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davidl on April 1st, 2010

I am saved*. Memo to the residents of Ltthona and Tucker, Georgia, your congressman is a moron.  Vote him out of officer or suffer the embrassment.   The choice is yours am saved.   Hank Johnson (GA-4) is a moron,  video: Hat tip: Michelle. For the record, I reject the premises that there any possibility that […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2010

Jim Inhofe calls out Algore, Meredith Shiner, Politico: “After weeks of the global warming scandal, the world’s first climate billionaire is running for cover. Yes, I’m talking about Al Gore,” Inhofe charged. “He’s under siege these days. The credibility of the IPCC is eroding. The EPA’s endangerment finding is collapsing. And belief that global warming […]

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