davidl on December 13th, 2011

Daughter like Mother. Just as Chelsea Clinton’s mother thought sleeping in the residential wing of the White House somehow qualified her to run the executive wing, Clinton thinks being endowed with a famous name, her father’s nose and her mother personality, or lack thereof, gives her qualifications as broadcast journalist, from an under impressed Washington […]

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davidl on October 11th, 2011

Herman Cain is on the A team.   The lame streamers needs to stop sending second rate hacks to interview Cain.  Speaking of second rate hacks, CNN’s Candy Crowly to the Herminator, b/k/a Herman Cain, via Joel B. Pollak, Big Journalism:: And I would say to you an unemployment rate for blacks that is far higher-almost […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2011

Demographics and demagogues,  maybe Outside the Beltway is what a site run by college professors would be expected to be,  that one which favors political correctness over logic.  An Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern as reported by  Tulsa World: Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said minorities earn less than white people because they don’t work as […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2011

Amityville, NY— As this is written, I’m at a warehouse in Long Island, about to leave for home. An unusually long week, this, but it’s had it’s rewards.  I’ve spent the majority of the week running between East Central PA and Long Island.  I saw Lady Liberty  and the Brooklyn Bridge in my travels. I’m […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2011

Dope from Hope Ropes Hill, now I Am not a fan of the Dope from Hope, Mike Huckabee, but the Dope has roped in the Hill, from Michael O’Brien, Hill- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) incorrectly suggested on Tuesday that President Obama was raised in Kenya for part of his childhood. Huckabee, speaking in […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2011

“ Who is Barack Hussein Obama, from Lori Montgomery, Washington Post: President Obama rolled out a $3.7 trillion budget blueprint Monday that would trim or terminate more than 200 federal programs next year and make key investments in education, transportation and research. The plan is aimed at boosting the nation’s economy while reducing record budget […]

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davidl on October 11th, 2010

New York Slimes goes Orwellian.  To oppose murdering Islamic radical terrorism, to be a radical.  Sure Pinch.  From the Slimes: Operating largely outside traditional Washington power centers — and, for better or worse, without traditional academic, public-policy or journalism credentials — Ms. Geller, with a coterie of allies, has helped set the tone and shape […]

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davidl on September 26th, 2010

Client Number Nine disses Junior.  Disgraced ex-governor Eliot Spitzer calls Andrew Coumo dirty and nasty, from New York Daily News: ALBANY – Disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer isn’t buying Andrew Cuomo’s kinder, gentler image. “Behind the scenes he is the dirtiest, nastiest political player out there, and that is his reputation from years in Washington,” Spitzer […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2010

In honor of idiocy in the media, I hereby designate the Eve Ensler Award. Today loser is a moron, from Daily Beast, Tunku Varadarajan, has claimed to have published a list of the top twenty-five right wing journalists, from Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters: The Daily Beast Thursday published its list of the Right’s most influential media […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Doctor Charles Krauthammer, this morning: Rahm Emanuel once sent a dead fish to a live pollster. Now he’s put a horse’s head in Roger Ailes’s bed. Not very subtle. And not very smart. Ailes doesn’t scare easily. The White House has declared war on Fox News. White House communications director Anita Dunn said that Fox […]

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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 June 29th, 2009

I note with sadness, the passing of  Washington Times editorialist Mary Lou Forbes.  I got the news by way of Quin Hillyer, who says: Mary Lou was a legend in the conservative journalism world. Way back in 1959, a full half century ago, she won the Pulitzer Prize. For the past 27 years, she has […]

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Eric Florack on May 18th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Truck Stop Edition The Fairness Doctrine in Acton:  Seems Crazy Uncle Hugo has decided to shut down the last TV station that questioned his authorty. Ah, fairness.  Do you Copy, MoDo? Actually, I’m quite […]

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Eric Florack on March 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Black Sign Edition. Mostly because I’m running out of names.   Memo to Chuckles the Clown Schumer: Article 1 Section 9 No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. Article […]

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