davidl on April 9th, 2010

Terrorist – 1:  Obami – 0, Lisa Stark and Sarah Netter, ABC News: The Qatari diplomat who caused a midair security scare won’t face charges after claiming he was trying to light his shoes on fire when it appears he was simply smoking in the bathroom. Federal officials said Mohammed al Modadi was on official […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2010

Obama Care breeds the World’s fastest chickens.William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Obamacare’s Chickens Coming Home To Roost Already Numerous companies already have announced enormous financial write-downs related to Obamacare’s cutback of subsidies for prescription drug benefit programs for retirees. These subsidies, while characterized by Democrats as “loopholes,” actually saved the government money because it cost […]

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davidl on March 12th, 2010

Alas poor Dirty Harry, Jay Newton-Small, Time: Both Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York say they firmly believe Reid will be reelected, but for several months the number two and three Democrats in the Senate have been trying to one up each other in wooing their colleagues. Schumer’s speeches to the […]

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davidl on March 11th, 2010

Go for it Liz, from Alex Spillius, Telegraph(UK): Ms Cheney is now reportedly contemplating a run for office herself either in Virginia, where she was raised, or in Wyoming, her parents’ home state. Don’t be too quick to rule out the Empire State.  There are several potential openings. The Backasswards Mrs.Pelosi,  David Freddoso, Washington Examiner, […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

The House progressives fell for Pelosi’s Stupak deal, which he’s still pushing in the face of taking health care down, because Mr. Stupak cares for cultural issues first, the sign of a true right-winger. If the House falls for the Senate’s trust me political purr on reconciliation it’s not like they weren’t warned Taylor Marsh. […]

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davidl on February 13th, 2010

Harold Ford, Jr, Tax Cheat, John Cook, Gawker: When it comes to his shadow run for Senate, Harold Ford is a New Yorker through and through. When it comes to paying taxes, though, he’s still a Tennessean — he’s never filed a New York return Kennedy will not seek re-election, Andrew Miga and Michelle R. […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHO WANTS CLOAKLEY IN THE SENATE? The Washington Examiner‘s Tim Carney says it’s K street.  Only about a week to go before the special action, and it appears as though the thing is going to be earth […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Patterico points out that this most recent incident of what Democrats would unquestionably call racist comments if they were uttered by a Republican, isn’t Dingy Harry’s only offense: Amidst the brouhaha over Harry Reid’s comments, some people are defending Reid by saying that he told the truth, however . . . awkwardly. See, for example, […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble LIBERMAN PLAYS THE GAME: He now says he’ll vote against the so-called “Public Option” … (What is Queen Nancy calling it now, the “Consumer Option”?)  _ . Well, of course the libtards are screaming bloody murder.  There seems a great deal […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS: Let’s get down to this one, right off. Both David and myself have commented on this already today, but this thing is so grotesque a violation of the trust of the […]

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Eric Florack on August 31st, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. READ OBAMA”S LIPS: It seems Barry may have to break his “No New Taxes” pledge. Now, I wonder what his supporters would do if a Republican tried to do that. Oh, wait… it’s already been done. We’ve got […]

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davidl on July 15th, 2009

If Sonia Sotomayor were a horse, thny would shoot her.    Ok, Sotomayor was never going to convince Rush Limbaugh to support her, but her weak and unconvincing testimony hoa lost support from Eva Rodriquez,  Washington Post: I’m surprised and disturbed by how many times today Sonia Sotomayor has backed off of or provided less-than-convincing explanations for […]

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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 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Need Some Gas?” Edition Charges against Countrywide?  As we go to press, word is coming off the wires that Freind of Chris Dodd Angele Mozilo and other Countrywide officials are to be charged with […]

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Eric Florack on May 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “smart Guy” Edition Burris and Blago: Apparently, we have Burris on tape offering Blago money.  Bruce at Q&O has some comments you’ll want to see. The Senate should be rejecting his credentials, since it’s […]

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