davidl on July 16th, 2011

Tapper is the new Russert, Jake Tapper plays one man tag team on White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Tapper asks a simple, A or B question, and can not get a straight answer, from ABC News: Which Is Worse? Default or Voting to Raise the Debt Ceiling Again in 2012?: Today’s Qs for O’s […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2011

POTUS speech reax: From Nice Deb: It was a grotesque and dishonest speech. From Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: The president speaks, says very little As I and many others expected, Obama today gave a speech about nothing much at all — if you don’t count attacking the only viable debt-reduction plan out there. He didn’t […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2010

Merry Christmas Virginia, from Jamie Katz, Chicago Tribune: It’s all right to say Merry Christmas. In fact, it’s lovely. I happen to be Jewish. And I’ve lived most of my life in New York City, where, on the whole, contrary to rumor, people of every faith, language and hue do a pretty good job of […]

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davidl on July 19th, 2010

From Jake Tapper, ABC News: Speaking about the Uganda bombings, the president said, “What you’ve seen in some of the statements that have been made by these terrorist organizations is that they do not regard African life as valuable in and of itself.  They see it as a potential place where you can carry out […]

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davidl on May 10th, 2010

“One off” theory somewhat off, from Jake Tapper, ABC News: In his first Sunday morning interview, Attorney General Eric Holder revealed that the Pakistani Taliban was behind Faisal Shahzad’s attempted bombing of Times Square last week. “We’ve now developed evidence that shows that the Pakistani Taliban was behind the attack,” Holder said on “This Week.” […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Does this sound like a civilian criminal? From the New York Slimes: A Connecticut man who was arrested as his plane was about to take off from Kennedy Airport admitted on Tuesday that he had tried to explode a car bomb in Times Square, and had received bomb-making training in the militant strongholds of western […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Jake Tapper says this morning that the White House has given a go ahead to offshore drilling. On Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility in Washington, DC, President Obama will announce that his administration will allow the lease sale to go forward for oil and gas exploration 50 miles off of the […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2009

I know legend has that the American writer Edgar Allan Poe died a drunk on the streets of Baltimore in 1849. Yet in the spirit of first Ronald Reagan, and now Jake Tapper, trust but verify, can we be so sure?   Poe does bears a certain resemblance to Robert Stacy McCain. So please consider the […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

The main stream media has not turned on Barack Obama, but at the same time they are starting to put some distance between themselves and the claims of the Obama Whine House.  The Whine House has created a new moan, to wit calculator abuse,  via Fausta: Jake Tapper managed to figure out that $160 billion […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

So along comes Jake Tapper, speaking to Bobby “the mouthpiece” Gibbs at a White House Gaggle: Tapper: It’s escaped none of our notice that the White House has decided in the last few weeks to declare one of our sister organizations “not a news organization” and to tell the rest of us not to treat […]

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davidl on October 20th, 2009

Is Bobby Gibbs the worst White House press secretary ever, or has Gibby been given some rather lame talking points?   Gibbhs does not appear to know the difference between a news show and an opinion show.  Well neither does Keith Olbermann, but that’s a different show. When asked why the White House does not consider […]

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davidl on June 25th, 2009

The ruling liberal elites don’t mind messing with your healhcare,, because they intend to exempt themsleves for the restriction they intend to impose on you and your familly,    from Jake Tapper, ABC News: Devinsky asked the president pointedly if he would be willing to promise that he wouldn’t seek such extraordinary help for his wife […]

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Eric Florack on May 1st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble Torture is Barry Manilow covering AC/DC: A great position paper on torture, from Frank Fleming, over at Pajamas Media.  You may not recognize the name, but perhaps you’ll remember where he posts: IMAO.  That’s a clue, kiddies… go […]

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Eric Florack on April 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The world famous, ever more popular BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Billboard Edition. For a small percentage: So, Obama’s making lots of hay out of a call to save $100 Million? God bless Jake Tapper. Surber seems to agree. As I […]

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