Dumbo stuck on higher taxes. Barack Obama is addicted to the idea of big government,from James Pethokoukis, Beuters: But Obama’s tax obsession becomes understandable when you realize the long game he’s playing: Big Taxes to fund Big Government. Decade after decade. See, it’s an almost universal belief among left-of-center journalists, economists, policymakers and politicians that […]

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Eric Florack on July 14th, 2011

Piscataway, NJ– Grabbing a load for May’s Landing. From here back up to NY state. Still hot, but a clear and beautiful looking day. REPEATING HISTORY: FDR’s policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate. Any more questions about why we’re still in a fiscal problem, folks? BARRY PICKS UP HIS MARBLES AND GOES […]

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davidl on July 4th, 2011

In order for Americans to get their jobs back, Barack Obama must lose his, from Shannon Travis: Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is getting more creative, and apparently more aggressive, in her political attacks against President Barack Obama. On Saturday, the Minnesota congresswoman took fresh jabs at the president. In […]

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Eric Florack on June 21st, 2011

Middle Village, NYC– I’m here dropping off yet another load. I’ll be headed for Bethlehem PA, shortly. Middle 80’s outside. Looks like we’re building for that storm I spoke of yesterday. John Huntsman in: He tried invoking Reagan. And trust me, Huntsman is no Reagan. Reagan was an unapologetic conservative.  Huntsman is not. Example: The […]

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Eric Florack on October 7th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS: The good news is, Obama has decided against a large reduction of forces in Afghanistan. Bad news is, he’s not ruled out a small one, and this move seems to be leaning away from […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble The ‘Politics is Theatre’ edition. As you might imagine, a lot of my attention has been focused on the plane crash just west of here. But that has been other stuff happening today, that’s worth a mention at least, […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense Nightly Read anywhere on the ‘sphere…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble This is the “Gone with the Wind” edition. As I was driving into work this morning, I was getting reports from all over Ohio that they’d had lots of win, and power outs, trees and wires down, schools closing […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2008

As longtime readers will know well, I have never been impressed with Paul Krugman, except in the extreme negative. As an example a comment from a few months ago: I‘ll open this by saying that by rights, and in a sane world, Paul Krugman should be hammered flat on economics, and drummed from his perch […]

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The bruised economy limped through the first quarter, growing at just a 0.6 percent pace as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down. The country’s economic growth during January through March was the same as in the final three months of last year, the Commerce […]

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