davidl on August 20th, 2011

Rumblings from the ‘Rats plantation, from Fareed Zakaria, Chicago Tribune: Democrats are finally up for a fight — with President Barack Obama. Having despaired that Obama gave in to the tea party on the debt deal, they now criticize him as too cautious in his proposals to boost American jobs. They’re right that Obama should […]

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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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Eric Florack on May 31st, 2011

Middle Village, NYC, NY– I’m back in Middle Village, awaiting an unload.  Hot down here today. I should explain my absence the last few days of last week; My truck broke down, and they had to put a new transmission in it. I suppose after 650,000 miles, it was time. The truck handles just fine […]

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davidl on April 22nd, 2011

You know what a watermelon is?  It is green on the outside but red on the inside. Big Green flops, a clearly flummoxed Bradford Plumer wonders why the watermelons movement, the so-called green movement has laid such massive big egg, from New Republic: Just about everyone in the green movement has a theory for why […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2011

The Trump Principal, don’t accept your opponent’s narrative at face value. Palin plays Trump card, Sarah Palin demonstrates that you don’t have to named Donald Trump to play the Trump Card, from Clay Barbour and Doug Erickson, Madison.com: Wearing a skirt and no hat or gloves, she [Sarah Palin] didn’t seem bothered by the weather, […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2011

Special Sgt. Schultz edition. Stuff it Ed, from Mark Finkelstein, News Busters: ED SCHULTZ: Republicans are attacking the Commander-in-Chief during a time of war! . . . There should be no debate: we ought to be kicking [Gaddafi’s] ass . . . Whose side are you on? Are you with the terrorists, Sarah, or are […]

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Eric Florack on February 21st, 2011

Jessup, MD– Tonight, I’m at a delivery site, to deliver in the morning. First time i’ve been in this neck of the woods for 25 years or so. I was at Ft Meade, just down the road, back in the early 70’s. I don’t recall the exact date, but I recall seeing “The Candidate”, a […]

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davidl on January 11th, 2011

Slapping down the left, the leftosphere since the murder of Cristina Green and others have been trying to push the idea that hate some exclusive province of the right.  There have been several notable rebuttals.  However the tour de force is from Michelle: The Tucson massacre ghouls who are now trying to criminalize conservatism have […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2011

Evan Thomas: “The health care bill is a disaster”, from Daily Caller. “The health care bill is a disaster,” Thomas continued. “We’re sort of slowly learning – it’s not working. It’s interesting – they’re implementing it and it’s not working out at all as people anticipated. There’s all sorts of wildly wrong projections. As it’s […]

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davidl on December 21st, 2010

Leftard food fight, Julian Assange has the left beside itself, from Melaine Phillips, Guardian(UK): Never mind that, for the Left, this liberal nirvana is normally the country which can do no wrong. This inconvenient contradiction troubled neither The Guardian nor its comrades, who dismissed the case against Assange as a ‘witch-hunt’. The fact that Sweden […]

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davidl on December 18th, 2010

Faking the rage, from PolitiFact PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year: ‘A government takeover of health care’ Retort fromPeter Suderman, Reason: Politifact’s Lie of the Year Is An Exaggeration With Elements of Truth On the other boot the idea that Obama Care would let you keep your coverage or doctor, reduce the deficit, or not cover […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2010

Elizabeth Edwards, Raleigh News Observer: Elizabeth Anania Edwards, who became a national figure in her fight against cancer and as a partner in her husband John’s political career, died today. She was 61. Ulysses S. Grant, Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1864: “I will fight it on this line if it takes all summer.” Reference. Barack H […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2010

Doug Mataconis over at OTB, is commenting on the Anti-Palin backlash going on, and seems to me quite willing to be part of that backlash. I’ve already made note since the elections of reports of growing concern about Palin inside the GOP, as well as comments by the likes of Karl Rove that Palin is […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2010

Putting the security back in air travel, by Muchael J. Totten, New York Post: Security officials should pay less attention to objects, and more attention to people. The Israelis do. They are, out of dreadful necessity, the world’s foremost experts in counterterrorism. And they couldn’t care less about what your grandmother brings on a plane. […]

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davidl on November 17th, 2010

Newt boots it, or why Newt Gingrich should never again run for public office. Gingrich is the political version of Glenn Beck, a better than average mind sabotaged by the chronic problem talking before thinking.  Gingrich’s latest Beck moment, from David Brody, CBN News: President Obama has had an amazing career. He’s gone from State […]

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