Eric Florack on October 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble LEFTISM AS A RELIGION: Anyone who doubts and the leftist religion is a powerful one should draw comparisons between the reaction to word of President Obama being willing to settle for a less invasive “public option” , […]

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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2009

I’m afraid I have to take a chunk out of the backside of Rick Moran: The Baucus bill hasn’t a chance of surviving a conference committee between the House and Senate. But it might have if the GOP worked to improve it rather than be terrified of their wild eyed base who sees any cooperation […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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Eric Florack on September 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Now you’ve got no excuse” edition LIBERAL FACIST: Jonah takes the theme of his recent book, Liberal Facisn, and runs with it here: Thomas Friedman writes: Watching both the health care and climate/energy debates in […]

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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 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the First Dept Edition From our Dept of Intemperate Thoughts: So, now that Whalen has (wrongly, I think) apologized for ‘outting’ that Publius moron, when might we expect an apology for “outingouting” Jeff Gannon?  About the time that the […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the JAF Edition. (Just Another Friday) Unemployment is up: To the shock of nobody, unemployment is up. This morning’s commerce Dept figures show unemployment at 9.4%. That’s the highest it’s been in over 25 years. Hope […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Still in the truck stop” edition  Minority Broadcasters, again: Limbaugh touched on this yesterday:  I lived through the ‘minority broadcasters’ nonsense in the 70’s, and saw the crap being shoveled first hand.  So I […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2009

Arthur Brooks, at  The Wall Street Journal suggests that there’s a bit of a culture war going on about the future of capitalism.  The headline suggests that “The Real Culture War Is Over Capitalism “ There is a major cultural schism developing in America. But it’s not over abortion, same-sex marriage or home schooling, as […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Internet edition Suicide by Billing Rates: Let’s call this what it is; the Associated Press is busily committing suicide. The fact of the matter is they need all the good vibes they can […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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Eric Florack on January 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. We’re expecting a real whizbang of a blizzard around here.. they figure a foot before we’re done. Parts of our area is already at 110 inches of snow, and they’ll add over a foot before this goes away. More […]

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Fred Dicker at :The New York Post: Caroline Kennedy last night withdrew from consideration to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton – just two months after she rocked the New York political landscape by throwing her hat in the ring, The Post has learned. “I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2009

I don’t think it is an actual job requirement to be stupid to write for the Boston Globe, but it just might be, Jame Carroll, Boston Globe: For a brief period, America’s new president will bask in universal goodwill. The Arab world, Muslims generally, and Palestinians in particular, have unprecedented reason to believe they will […]

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