davidl on July 15th, 2009

If Sonia Sotomayor were a horse, thny would shoot her.    Ok, Sotomayor was never going to convince Rush Limbaugh to support her, but her weak and unconvincing testimony hoa lost support from Eva Rodriquez,  Washington Post: I’m surprised and disturbed by how many times today Sonia Sotomayor has backed off of or provided less-than-convincing explanations for […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Need Some Gas?” Edition Charges against Countrywide?  As we go to press, word is coming off the wires that Freind of Chris Dodd Angele Mozilo and other Countrywide officials are to be charged with […]

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davidl on April 28th, 2009

Senator Arlen Specter, (U – Scotland) has made if official.  He will caucus with the Democrats and seek re-electiion as a Democrat. Chris Cillizza, Washington Post: Specter To Switch Parties Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat and announced today that he will run in 2010 as a Democrat, […]

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davidl on August 5th, 2008

Paris Hilton has responded to John McCain’s campaign video by issuing her own campaign video and announcing her own energy plan.   Ben Smith, Politcio, has the both the story and video. Short McCain campaign reponse: [D]rilling. Paris Hilton might not be as big a celebrity as Barack Obama, but she obviously has a better energy […]

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davidl on July 27th, 2008

Dirty Harry Reid, and his eco-freak friends, don’t like oil and they don’t like us producing our own oil.   Dirty Harry would have us conserve out way out of current mess.  James Hamilton, Econobrowser, has posted a  long, detailed article with plenty of graphs, exploring the recent and possible future price of oil.   We simply […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2008

The debate, ladies before gentlemen; Agan, Laure Ingraham, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air,. Fer Tom Colburn, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air fer: My two cents:    As to Laura, I love what she said.   Draft  Ingraham – 2012  As for Colburn,  I note that Colburn speaks like the Vice President designate.   If  Colburn is to be the Veep, I like the apparent […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2008

Steve at OTB:  Hillary’s Energy Policy Well, one part of it at least. I don’t know what prompted me to go look at her plan, but I did. One thing that struck as a bit…well ignorant was this part, An aggressive comprehensive energy efficiency agenda to reduce electricity consumption 20 percent from projected levels by […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Buried deep within the bowls of the  National Defense Authorization Act for 2008, was a provision to allow trial lawyers to loot funds intended to reconstruction of Iraq.    Don Surber calls this “Sue the victims.”    I just call it greed. The worst politicians of the day are Dirty Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi for doing […]

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Eric Florack on December 19th, 2007

James Joyner: Robert Byrd has been in the United States Senate since 1959, well before I was born, and has paved over the state of West Virginia with federal highways and monuments to himself. Now, though, his colleagues are trying to push him aside. Democrats May Push Byrd From Chairmanship Senate Dems are quietly exploring […]

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davidl on October 19th, 2007

According to, Kathyrn Jean Lopzz, National Review, Dirty Harry Reid gave this speech on the Senate floor: REID: MADAM PRESIDENT, EARLY THIS MONTH I CAME TO THE FLOOR TO DISCUSS SOME COMMENTS MADE BY RUSH LIMBAUGH. FOLLOWING MY REMARKS, MORE THAN 40 OF MY SENATE COLLEAGUES AND I CO-SIGNED A LETTER TO THE CHAIRMAN OF […]

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davidl on October 19th, 2007

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker, makes clear the intent of Dirty Harry Reid’s letter to the CBO of Clear Channel: The letter is, in fact, an important historical document, representing an attempt to silence the single most prominent private citizen critic of the Democratic Party, written on official stationery of the Majority Leader of the United […]

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