davidl on June 6th, 2011

Somewhere the Sun is shining, from Scott Wong, Politico: And Palin turned to an extended ship metaphor to make her point that the country needs to “shift gears and change course” from Obama’s economic policies of bigger government, over-regulation and federal mandates. “It’s very noble of President Obama to want to stay at the helm […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2011

Obama to screw the troops, by a simple stroke of the pen, President Barack Obama could assure that our soldiers get paid, even if the government would shut down.  That is Obama could, but he won’t from Jeff Poor, Daily Caller: With a government shutdown looming, one major concern has been whether armed service personnel […]

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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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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2011

Harrisburg, PA– As this is written, I’m at the TA in Harrisburg. I was supposed to be over by Albany by this time, but an equipment failure…. (flat tire) lost me four hours of drive time.  When things go mostly right, it’s easy to bitch about the small stuff. When there’s a bigtime fail… well, […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2011

Special better late then never edition. Dumping on Dupnik, I admit it cheap amusement, but I do enjoy it, form Gregory Kane, Washington Examiner It just gets better and better with Sheriff Clarence Dupnik of Pima County, Ariz., doesn’t it? The city of Tucson is in Pima County. Friends and relatives of the victims of […]

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davidl on February 22nd, 2010

Missed it by that much, being seen at CPAC, Glenn Renolds, Instapundit. A short history of a big success, Michelle on Hot Air: The traffic and popularity of the site[Hot Air] — from 0 to more than 25 million page views a month last fall in the short span of four years, with plaudits too […]

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Eric Florack on October 18th, 2009

Hey Martin: …and says to you, “One of my favorite political philosophers is Adolph Hitler.” You gag back your outrage or you say “are you insane?” Or you just excuse yourself and keep moving. O.K., suppose someone from the White House gets up in front of an assembly of students out at the local high […]

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Eric Florack on May 25th, 2009

From the Palm Treo: I’m sitting in the back yard, watching over some steaks and a little corn on the cob. I have a question that I dare say will make some of you rather uncomfortable. To set this up, I’ll take you back to last evening. I noticed a good deal of traffic coming […]

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Eric Florack on April 10th, 2009

Obama intoned a few days ago, mere hours after the Gargoyle in North Korea launched his rocket in direct violation of at least one UN order: “Rules must be binding. Violations must be punished. Words must mean something. The world must stand together to prevent the spread of these weapons. Now is the time for […]

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We’ve already mentioned Russert, but I wonder if this will push NBC further left than it already has been. Excellent article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday from Dan Henninger. He reminds us that Brazil found out it has vast oil resources off their coast. When Brazil made this find last November, did its legislature […]

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