davidl on December 30th, 2010

Ain’t no free lunch, from Thomas Sowell, RCP: Once you buy the idea that the government should be a sort of year-around Santa Claus, you have bought the kinds of consequences that follow. The results are not pretty, as we can see on TV, in pictures of rioters in the streets, smashing and burning the […]

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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 April 16th, 2010

Obami, fly shat, pepper, boxing gloves, Robert Spencer, Front Line Magazine: Barack Obama has removed all mention of Islam from the National Security Strategy document, which during the Bush Administration said: “The struggle against militant Islamic radicalism is the great ideological conflict of the early years of the 21st century.” Obama apparently agrees with Turkish […]

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2010

Welcome, Mr. and Ms. America and all the ships at sea – to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble It’s cold here outside Casa de Bit… 20 degress going to about 15 tonight. But I suppose it’s the last cold of the season. GUESS WHO ISN’T COMING TO […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

Eric Zimmerman, Hill writes President Obama came out swinging today against the Supreme Court’s ruling in a major campaign finance case.[…] With its ruling today, the Supreme Court has given a green light to a new stampede of special interest money in our politics.  It is a major victory for big oil, Wall Street banks, […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2010

Apparently ABC news needs to start offering remedial courses in recent history. First student should be Correspondent and all around leftie apologist George Stephanopoulos. President Obama yesterday took personal responsibility for failures in the Christmas day terror plot, but Rudy Giuliani still isn’t convinced. I spoke to the former mayor of New York City this […]

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davidl on October 29th, 2009

George Will, Washington Post,  October 5: Presidents often come to be characterized by particular adjectives: “honest” Abe Lincoln, “Grover the Good” Cleveland, “energetic” Theodore Roosevelt, “idealistic” Woodrow Wilson, “Silent Cal” Coolidge, “confident” FDR, “likable” Ike Eisenhower. Less happily, there were “Tricky Dick” Nixon and “Slick Willie” Clinton. Unhappy will be a president whose defining adjective […]

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davidl on October 5th, 2009

I don’t care for George Will as a political pundit.   However Will is a  person who has demonstrated a mastery of the beauty and power of the English Language.  Whereas Barack Obama as a politician makes his living using which he does not understand.    Obama is long a rhetoric, but short on achevement.     Will exposes […]

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davidl on September 20th, 2009

Andrew Breitbart, Big Government,  has released what five ACORN videos.   Let me see, Baltimore, DC, Brooklyn,  San Bernadino and San Diego.    So I find it hard to accept this line from the one at face value, from this Weak with George Stephanopoulos,  ABC News: OBAMA:  You know, what I know is, is that what I […]

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Eric Florack on August 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Unemployment Edition In honor of those who have lost their jobs thanks for Barry the O. DEATH PANEL:  If you’re harbouring any illusions  that the reports of a Death Panel being in this healthcare […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2009

Bumper Snicker of the Day: TEA’D Off (Taxed Enough Already) As seen my my Mk II’s. Bumber Snicker II, American Power: MY TEA IS BREWED WITH 100% HOMEGROWN, BLUE-JEANED, RIGHTEOUS, INDIGNATION!! Cold Cash Convicted, from Paul Courson ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (CNN) — Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of Louisiana was convicted Wednesday on 11 of the […]

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davidl on June 25th, 2009

Eric, do we need to file a formal complain in Persian?   Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has stolen our thunder.   Ahmadinejad has taken to mocking the one, fren Andy Barr, Politico: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad compared Obama on Thursday to former President George W. Bush. Reacting to Obama’s comment Tuesday that he is “appalled and outraged” by crackdowns in […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on June 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

Doctor Krauthammer today makes a great point about Obama’s response to the Iran situation: …. this incipient revolution is no longer about the election. Obama totally misses the point. The election allowed the political space and provided the spark for the eruption of anti-regime fervor that has been simmering for years and awaiting its moment. […]

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