davidl on March 26th, 2011

Dumbo Lost, Barack Obama clueless, from Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal: It all seems rather mad, doesn’t it? The decision to become involved militarily in the Libyan civil war couldn’t take place within a less hospitable context. The U.S. is reeling from spending and deficits, we’re already in two wars, our military has been stretched […]

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davidl on December 26th, 2010

Brither from Honolulu:, Neil Abercrombie is a birther but with a twist.  Instead of merely asking for the  release of  Dumbo’s, b/k/a Barack Obama, birth certificate,  Abercrombie has characterized failure to release the records as an insult to Dumbo’s mother and father from Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times: HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie of […]

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davidl on November 22nd, 2010

If these completely arbitrary naked scans and gropings of American citizens by the TSA could actually protect us from terrorists, then perhaps we would be willing to go along with them. But surely it has already occurred to the terrorists — even if it has not occurred to our brilliant president and his beyond-brilliant secretary […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2010

Barack Obama is making history.   He has achieved the greatest presidential communication failure since Jimmy Carter’s malaise speech. Video: Charles Krauthammer,  Washington Post: Any government can through laxity let someone slip through the cracks. But a government that refuses to admit that we are at war, indeed, refuses even to name the enemy — jihadist […]

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davidl on April 28th, 2009

More on the adventures of the clueless Secretary 0f  Homeland Security, Janet “Bitch” Napolitano, from Bridget Johnson, Hill:: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano defended the government’s response at a press conference Monday afternoon as reporters asked her about the risk of asymptomatic swine flu carriers entering the country. Napolitano said the strategy of identifying and […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: The ever more popular BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Garden Store Edition When government rises, true charity falls: This blog has pointed out for years, that when taxes go up, ostensibly to support social services programs, actually charity giving suffers.  So […]

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Eric Florack on April 14th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere, and a recent addition to the Homeland Security Watch List… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble This is The Deluxe Cheeseburger edition Before I get into the usual collections of quick takes, snarks and swipes, I want to take the opportunity to pass along […]

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Eric Florack on January 5th, 2009

If there is any indication that the Barack Obama and his foreign policy and homeland security efforts simply cannot be taken seriously it is the appointment of Leon Panetta as the director of the CIA. Mr. Obama owes the American people an explanation, not that I think they’re going to get one. Namely,  he should […]

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