Eric Florack on July 11th, 2014

OK, so by now, everyone has seen Obama’s comment about how he wasn’t interested in photo ops along the Texas border with Mexico. And, of course, everyone knows that’s a crock. I note McPhillips on Facebook saying so. I also note Limbaugh saying…. nothing but photo-ops.  Says he’s not interested in photo-ops?  That’s all he […]

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davidl on June 17th, 2011

Dumbo isn’t all there, from Victor Davis Hanson, National Review: In the world of Barack Obama, inflating tires and “tuning up” modern car engines precludes off-shore drilling. Four-dollar-a-gallon gas prices can be ameliorated by having the average consumer trade in his 8-mpg clunker. Medical bills soar because doctors unnecessarily rip out tonsils and lop off […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2011

Palin Mail, on those what twenty-four thousand e-mails the lame stream media was so eager to get their paws on, from Brian Clark Howard, Daily Mail: Its emergence today will also reinforce claims that, far from damaging Mrs Palin’s presidential hopes, the dossier of emails have in fact helped her campaign by revealing a more […]

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davidl on May 22nd, 2011

Can Cain? Herman Cain did what was expected and officially threw is hat into the ring, from Daily Caller: Cain said one of the biggest reasons he’s running for president is because, “we have become a nation of crises.” “We have a moral crisis,” Cain said. “We got an economic crisis. We’ve got an entitlement […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2011

How dumb is Dumbo I: Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama used an immigration speech Tuesday to take a jab at News Corporation CEO, Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox News Channel. Obama quoted the CEO, an Australian native, who said “Immigrants have made America great as the world leader in business, science, higher education and […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2011

Fairfield, CT– I’m parked for the night along I95 with a load bound for Windsor Locks,CT. From there, I’ll be headed to Albany, and then to Syracuse and home tomorrow. Just a quick Ramble since I do need to sleep… I’m up at 4am to make all this happen.   Border Fence: Obama’s “Mission Completed”? […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2010

Fat Lady of the United States to ban school bake sales, FLOTUS, Michelle Obama just can’t keep her paws off you kids school lunch, from Mary ClareE Jalonick: WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t touch my brownies! A child nutrition bill on its way to President Barack Obama — and championed by the first lady — gives […]

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davidl on September 24th, 2010

One dumb idea, Shikha Dalmia, Forbes: Don’t Ask, however, will eventually go given the growing and overwhelming public opposition to it – even in the military’s own ranks. That is not the case with the Dream Act on which Republicans have inflamed public opinion almost to a point of no return. They called the Dream […]

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I was going make this part of the Scramble, but just got too long.    Eric rambled on border security, or lack thereof.   I offer three takes on illegal immigration, first the cool, video: . The warm, video: Hat tip: Ace. The hot, link. So go with Sarah’s take, go with Rush’s,  or go […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere in Blogdom: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THERE IS A COST To be paid for the disorganized and totally ineffectual way the White House has been dealing with Iran. IF IT’S LIMITED SPEECH, HOW IS IT FREE? Ed Morrissey over at Hot Air looks at […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IDIOT SHEEP? Yes, I think Roger Simon’s got this one down… Identity Politics is for idiot sheep and the LA Unified School District. Idiot sheep, huh? Yeah that accounts for the vast majority of the Democrat voter base. […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ALL POLITICS IS PRELUDE TO CIVIL WAR: An interesting Scott Ott interview with Billy Beck ostensibly about this. IMMIGRATION CONTINUED: In response to some of the (utterly nonsensical)  feedback I got on the immigration item in yesterday’s RAMBLE […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IS AL GIVING UP ON GLOBAL WARMING? Roger Simon seems to think so. BYE BYE CHARLIE! I see Charlie Crist is finally decided to hang up on the Republican party.  That’s OK, given the Republican Party hung up […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2010

Do they really all look alike? The Washington Post’s Macaca moment. Aliens who are  not welcome, from Fausta: If outsiders do not enhance the country’s “economic or national interests” or are “not found to be physically or mentally healthy,” they are not welcome. Neither are those who show “contempt against national sovereignty or security.” They […]

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