davidl on January 29th, 2011

Ok, maybe more like brunch, a very late brunch. WTF Congressman, Jim Moran (Dumb VA –  8) opens mouth and inserts foot, from Fox News: Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is blaming his party’s losses last November in large part on voters who “don’t want to be governed by an African-American.” Reax, Clayton Cramer: But […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2010

Liz’s radical idea, Elizabeth Cheney at SPLC, via Andy McCarthy, National Review and Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: In the era of Obama, American allies have their loyalty met with humiliation, arrogance and incompetence. The shabby reception Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu received in Washington a few weeks ago — being treated as an uninvited guest at the […]

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davidl on April 9th, 2010

Dumbo is as dumb about debate as he is about nukes: (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Thursday made clear he was not going to take advice from Republican Sarah Palin when it comes to decisions about the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Barack Obama Palin, the former vice presidential candidate, has not been shy about criticizing […]

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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THROWING MARTHA COAKLEY A LIFE PRESERVER: At the Washington Examiner, Byron York looks at reports from Massachusetts and says: Frantic over the possibility that a Democrat might lose the race to replace Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts, […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Patterico points out that this most recent incident of what Democrats would unquestionably call racist comments if they were uttered by a Republican, isn’t Dingy Harry’s only offense: Amidst the brouhaha over Harry Reid’s comments, some people are defending Reid by saying that he told the truth, however . . . awkwardly. See, for example, […]

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davidl on November 12th, 2009

The purpose of an Army has been described as kill people and break things.   As such people who excel at leading units dedicated to such tasks, killing people and breaking things, are not noted for nuance.   Case in point,  William T. Sherman:  [W]ar is Hell.  Ralph Peter, Lt.  Colonel, United States Army (retired) was […]

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davidl on November 4th, 2009

Barack Obama vintage 2006, as attributed by Jeff Zeleny, New York Stimes: “My goal is every candidate I campaign for, I want to win — every single candidate,” said Mr. Obama, who at the time was a freshman senator and had just finished traveling coast-to-coast on behalf of Democrats. With a smile, he looked directly […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE FIRST THING NEEDED IS AN ENEMY: … a scapegoat. The left has long held Limbaugh in that position.  Mark Steyn this morning comments: For some reason, Rush Limbaugh’s mooted purchase of a sports franchise has prompted CNN and others to […]

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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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davidl on July 2nd, 2009

Chavez, Ortega, Castro and Obama; Charles Krauthammer nails the one, via Gatway Pundit: “Two weeks ago he refuses to meddle in a country where peaceful demonstrators are getting shot be a theocratic dictatorship. He doesn’t want to choose sides. And, now he’s eager to meddle on behalf of a president in Honduras who’s a Chavez […]

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2009

Welcome, everyone and their brother, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Grocery Store edition. Franken: About an hour ago came word that Al Franken was decalred the winner of the Senate Seat held by Ron Coleman, by the Minn SC. The opinion is here.(PDF) I’ve only […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Back to School” Edition Has it been that long? I am reminded by Ed Morrissey that yesterday marks 36 years that Jim Croce has been gone from us. Amazing. It’s sobering, how long it’s been. […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… em>The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Goin’ Mobile” edition. Yes, that pic is taken outside the Jake in Cleveland, just before a wind gust knocked it over, wiping out the sidewalk Hot Dog cart parked behind it.  It was quickly set back on […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2009

As Eric rambled: The Book: You’ve heard about Obama’s half billion dollar kids book deal, right?  How many copies are being sold to school districts on the taxpayer dime, I wonder?  And he didn’t even write the bloody thing. Steven Green has more to say on that subject.   Jim McElhatton and Christina Bellantoni, Washington Times: […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Mirror Image” edition.  I got to thinking; What would happen if I started applying the website CSS to other objects? This is the first result. And yeah, I’ve used it before. But I’m working on another one, […]

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