davidl on December 31st, 2011

What I hate about the end of the year,  is the endless best of lists.  However this is good   I don’t normally link posts which make me insanely jealous, but this might help or campaign to win in 2-12,   Then, it might not.   Without further ado, Doug Ross’ list of the Top 50 blogs of […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2010

Why the War on Barbour? From Alex Pareene, Slate: Corpulent unreconstructed good ol’ boy Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour apparently has a “state plane” that he uses to fly to football games with corporate executives, Politco reports today. Barbour, a former tobacco lobbyist and deluded would-be presidential candidate, has taken the plane “to at least one […]

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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 27th, 2010

Sharp Tack pricks Juan, Clarice Feldman destroys Juan Williams, first Williams, from Aaron Blake,Washington Post: Juan Williams: Palin not on same ‘intellectual stage’ as Obama Fox News contributor Juan Williams said Sunday that Sarah Palin “can’t stand on the intellectual stage” with President Obama. Williams, in his role as an analyst on Fox News Sunday, […]

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davidl on December 26th, 2010

Brither from Honolulu:, Neil Abercrombie is a birther but with a twist.  Instead of merely asking for the  release of  Dumbo’s, b/k/a Barack Obama, birth certificate,  Abercrombie has characterized failure to release the records as an insult to Dumbo’s mother and father from Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times: HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie of […]

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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 December 20th, 2010

DADT is dead, long live DADT,from David Woods, Politics Daily: For the next few months and possibly for as long as a year, gays and lesbians in uniform will still be subject to investigation and discharge if they acknowledge their sexual orientation, Pentagon officials said. Despite action in Congress to repeal it, the controversial policy […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2010

Obama dithered while the Gulf burned, a time line from Doug Ross: Perhaps if the oil breached the Louisiana levees, then caught on fire, and then turned New Orleans into a Dresden-like inferno, the President would stop campaigning for a couple of days and actually pay attention to his own, personal Katrina.  Even The New […]

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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 November 29th, 2009

If you got into a minor traffic accident, the police tried to interview you, and you blew the cops for three times in a row, where would you be?   It seems by Byron York’s reporting that their is one standard of justice for you and me, and another one for the rich and famous, from […]

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davidl on June 4th, 2009

Statement from the dim one, a/k/a Barack Obama, regarding the murder of his soldier Private William A. Long, United States Army, via Michelle: “I am deeply saddened by this senseless act of violence against two brave young soldiers who were doing their part to strengthen our armed forces and keep our country safe. I would […]

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First team Obama drops charges against Blank Panthers who intimidated voters: WASHINGTON (CNN) – The Justice Department is dropping charges against the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and two of its members who were allegedly involved in voter intimidation on Election Day at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania polling station. A Justice spokesman said the department […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2009

Yo Eric, Michael Steele got the memo: “I just want to make one thing very clear. Folks need to understand what’s happening here, Sean. You’ve already talked about it. This is a systematic effort, I think, very well planned out to distract. They’re saying, “Oh, yeah, prices are going up for everything you have to […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2008

Joe the Plumber. You remember the story. Obama rolls up to his house one day. Joe plucks up his courage and asks a question of Barack Obama, the subject of which Mr. Obama would apparently rather not discuss. Result?  Joe gets attacked by the press, the unions and the Democrats. In short, they try to […]

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