davidl on February 5th, 2010

Chuckles the sock puppet, William A  Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Barack Obama held a question-and-answer meeting with Democratic Senators yesterday to field questions about where the administration is heading on various initiatives. […] The entire event was scripted, with the Senators keeping away from the health care bill during the televised session. Instead, Senators held back […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2010

Until Fearless Leader resumes his Nightly Ramble, settle for a late supper. Is Chuckles vulnerable: Can we start treating Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) as vulnerable NOW? (H/T: Instapundit) He’s dropped another four points in two weeks. 51% in mid-January; 47% now. That’s the lowest it’s been since 2001. Admittedly, he’s currently up more or less two-to-one […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IDIOCY SQUARED: I mentioned in last night’s Ramble that the Democrats are busy avoiding the real issue… and used that blithering moron Krugman as the example target. : But even Krugman can’t bring himself to admit the […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE FINGER-POINTING AND THE DAMAGE DONE: Well, by now you will have known already that there was an earthquake in Massachusetts last night.  Josh Marshall perhaps one of the better examples of progressives trying to minimize the […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most INTENSE nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SO PEOPLE TALKING UP OBAMACARE TOOK MONEY FROM ADMINISTRATION? So reports Megan McArdle, though frankly it should shock nobody: MIT economist Jonathan Gruber has become the go-to economist for fans of the health care reform wending its […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2009

Byron York raises an interesting point: The extraordinary thing about the dramatic events surrounding the health care bill in the Senate is that there was any drama at all. Lawmakers were simply voting to begin debate on the Democratic version of health care reform.  Just begin debate — not end it, and not move on […]

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Eric Florack on November 15th, 2009

From Lori Montgomery at the Washintgton Post: A plan to slash more than $500 billion from future Medicare spending — one of the biggest sources of funding for President Obama’s proposed overhaul of the nation’s health-care system — would sharply reduce benefits for some senior citizens and could jeopardize access to care for millions of […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2009

C.J. Burch, a Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit,  coins what I will call the Obama doctrine: “Ah, but those middle class protesters are a threat to politicians’ power.  Terrorists are just a threat to their constituents’ lives. See the difference?” The one has it backasswards.   While the President is indifferent to Islamic terrorism, he is deathly afraid […]

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