Eric Florack on November 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SCOZZAFAVA AND THE LEFT: I guess it should not be surprising at all, to see leftists still trying to control the GOP by means of mislabeling such as Dede Scozzafava as a ‘moderate’.  Certainly, from their point of […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

This morning, James Joyner speaks to… and quotes… a Ezra Klien article: Since obesity has somehow become our unofficial theme this morning, I’d be remiss not to mention Ezra Klein‘s observations about trying to eat healthy at Cheesecake Factory. On first glance, I would have figure the salmon for the lightest entree, followed by the chicken […]

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2008

Over at OTB, James points to an AP feed which reports they’ve banned ‘Happy Hour” in the UK. Obviously, the stated concerns are health-related. It must, however, be asked if Government isn’t overstepping it’s bounds here?  More correctly, perhaps is it possible for government to overstep it’s bounds?  Can government get too intrusive? Steve Verdon […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Lots going on. So, Ol’ Gaffe-O-Matic Biden and, one assumes, B. O. both think John McCain is wrong on security? Is that why they both voted against the Surge he called for? The one that won the war? Regarding McCain’s […]

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Eric Florack on February 24th, 2008

Now, perhaps it’s just me, but I’ve noted a trend that we should discuss as a nation… Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama seem to be fixated on the question “What can your country do for you?” They’ve apparently forgotten the person who they hold as a Democrat party icon, once intoned “ask NOT what your […]

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Eric Florack on November 13th, 2007

For the third time in the last two days, the website of The New Republic has come out with a decidedly “Democrat-Unfreindly” article. Here, we have one from Jon Cohn, questioning the wisdom of government healthcare, as an example. And I have to ask; Is The New Republic trying to regain it’s credibility by ditching […]

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