Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2011

Glen Cove, NY– I’m out on Long Island. Same ol’ Same Ol’. Buit of rain out here today, but not much. Supposed to be nicer midweek. My truck is back and repaired. All new drive tires..(8 of ’em) new shocks, brakes, etc. I love it; It handles like a new truck. Missing the obvious: I […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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davidl on September 20th, 2010

Dumbo’s economics, It seems obvious that Dumbo b/k/a Barrack Obama doesn’t know much, if anything, about economics.  Dumbo does seem to know how to play the class envy card. from Matthew Continetti, Weekly Standard: What’s more, President Obama’s arguments for the tax hike are unpersuasive. He says an extension would add to the deficit, wouldn’t […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2010

Are we a still a Christian nation? From Gallop: PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of Americans favor letting the tax cuts enacted during the Bush administration expire for the wealthy. While 37% support keeping the tax cuts for all Americans, 44% want them extended only for those making less than $250,000 and 15% think they […]

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davidl on June 4th, 2010

Dumbo just isn’t all into the spill, RCP: A review of the president’s schedule since the rig sank finds that while the oil spill has been a regular part of the agenda, other priorities — and some extended periods of R&R — competed for time. April 22, the day the rig sank and two days […]

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Eric Florack on April 19th, 2010

Live and in living color, (where available) it’s the most intense nightly read anywhere on the net today… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. GOLDMAN-SACHS CHOSEN TO BE THE SCAPE-GOAT: I note by way of the WSJ a story you’ve all noted over the weekend: Goldman Sachs Group Inc.—one of the few Wall Street titans to thrive […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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on July 4th, 2009

Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, the men of the Second Continental Congress made a bold gesture as they sought to uncleave themselves from their ties with Great Britain.  A gesture intended to convey that they were serious about the war that was already raging on the American Continent.  A gesture intended to tell the […]

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Eric Florack on May 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Crossing Edition. Yes, we’ll hold you up for a few minutes, but at least you’ll have something interesting to look at. Temp Check: John Hawkins has one of his polls up, this time it’s the Rightosphere […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2009

Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of Hope and Change.  There doesn’t appear to be much hope for Hope, but BO is sure bring on the Change, albeit all bad.   BO and his fellow ‘rats in Congress have started a trade war with Mexico   If it can be but played on his teleprompter, Obama would […]

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Eric Florack on March 18th, 2009

By way of Bruce McQuain, who you will recall, I was a little harsh with last week on the AIG thing, comes this news: The other shoe concerning the AIG “bonuses” and the administration’s knowledge of them is beginning to drop. The Politico reports that all of the outrage from both Congressional and administrative officials […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2009

Stink Progress has their knickers in a twist of this, somewhat inarticulate, statement from Zack Wamp(R-TN): WAMP: Listen, health care a privilege. […] MSNBC: Well, it’s a privilege? Health care? I mean if you have cancer right now, do you see it as a privilege to get treatment? WAMP: I was just about to say, […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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