davidl on March 21st, 2011

Would you believe that while Bit was trucking, I managed to recruit a new writer?    Well anyhow, without further introduction, I give you maiden post of Bitsblog’s neweset writer: I don’t oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed […]

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on November 30th, 2010

JonesToTheGrindstone.com By Karen Leigh Jones I posted as my Facebook status, “Bill Clinton, John Edwards, New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, New Jersey Gov. John McGreevey: Anybody want those guys?” This caused a downpour of comments from my Facebook friends. We took jabs at all the extramarital affairs and labeled the men as “indiscreet,” “not trustworthy,” […]

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davidl on November 29th, 2010

Good Intentions, by Jay Ambrose, Orange County Register: Good intentions will get you if you don’t watch out. That’s true of the invasion of the body scanners, of minimum-wage laws, of some welfare programs and – please don’t forget it – a supposedly altruistic push by federal agencies and politicians to put low-income families in […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2010

Sixty five years ago today,  one United States warplane dropped one bomb on one  Japaneses city, Hiroshima and killed what a hundred thousand Japanese civilians; men, women, children. from Bruce McQuain, Q and O: [I]t is the annual Hiroshima remembrance in Japan and the usual cries of “outrage” and demands for an “apology” fill the […]

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davidl on May 28th, 2010

Clan of the Momma Grizzly, Mark McKinnon. Daily Beast: The Alaska sensation is recruiting and endorsing GOP women nationwide—spooking the Democrats. TPM  in favor of rape”? Brain dead website displays clueless lede: Family Research Council: End Of DADT Means More Gay Rape In The Military Is this some Roman Polanski style alternative universe where victims […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JOHN HAWKINS IS AT IT AGAIN: This time, it’s in the form of the 40 most obnoxious quotes of 2009. A few free samples: 29) I write a lot of songs that could be interpreted as big […]

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