davidl on July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

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Dumbo relents, three years after Mrs. Clinton raised the issues and after months of the media claiming that it was legally impossible, Barack Obama finally  releases his long form certificate of live birth, from William Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: So much for our media, which has been telling us — contrary to the actual law as […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Some comments on the events of last night, in no particular order: The costs of this thing will be its undoing.  And ours, I suspect.  The move towards governmental power will invariably accelerate. Exponentially so, when given such a boost as we saw last night.  What nobody has mentioned thus far is the costs have […]

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on March 5th, 2010

Trait: The competency to raise your family alone, without extended family nearby. JonesToTheGrindstone.com I have a running list of “how to tell you’ve met a military mom.” At the top, is the tell-tale sign of finding out that every one her children was born in different states or countries. For example, my daughter was born […]

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Eric Florack on February 14th, 2010

From the Palm P750… somewhere outside Erie PA: While passing time on the bus ride, I find an interesting report from Fox News: More than 23 years before a college professor was accused of shooting six of her colleagues at an Alabama university, her teenage brother died from the blast of a shotgun she held […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2010

Just after the Superbowl, I posted one of the ads from that TV program, here… this one in fact: Now, if you will recall, I called it prophetic. So today, along comes Cold Fury, who links a Fox News article: Going green will not be optional in Cambridge, Mass., if the Cambridge Climate Congress has […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2010

I notice today a rather remarkable report on the wires this morning from the NY Times: Three faculty members at the University of Alabama in Huntsville were shot to death, and three other people were seriously wounded at a biology faculty meeting on Friday afternoon, university officials said. The Associated Press reported that a biology […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2010

Question of the Day: The charge against O’Keefe is entering federal property under false pretenses for the purpose of committing a felony. What felony does the government say they intended to commit? From Ann Althouse. Fork tongued liar, video: Hat tip: Nice Deb. More forked tongue, video: Hat tip: Fausta. Everything is stupid in Kansas […]

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on January 29th, 2010

-1- With the special primary election for Florida Congressional Dist 19 just days away (Feb 2nd)things are heating up and getting quite nasty between the three Republican candidates.  Front runner Edward Lynch is being attacked by his two opponents.  In fact it has degenerated into a very dirty nasty race. Lynch has been running for […]

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Eric Florack on January 28th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. STATE OF THE ONE: If you’re interested in reading the speech, it’s here. Frankly, I had thought to do a running commentary on the speech, as I have done in previous years.  However, I got about a […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IDIOCY SQUARED: I mentioned in last night’s Ramble that the Democrats are busy avoiding the real issue… and used that blithering moron Krugman as the example target. : But even Krugman can’t bring himself to admit the […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

It is hard having to correct the boss.   But I’ve been doing it for a long time and somebody needs to do.  Alas!   Eric rambled: ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the left has correctly identified the problem.  Nobody.  […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2010

The democrats lost a Senate seat in the bluest of states, Massachusetts, because they were blind to concerns the ordinary American voter, from  Mark Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard: Democrats fooled themselves into believing the town-hall/Tea Party caricature and ignored the feelings of real Americans. And, to their electoral detriment, the media (particularly the MSNBC crew) […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE FINGER-POINTING AND THE DAMAGE DONE: Well, by now you will have known already that there was an earthquake in Massachusetts last night.  Josh Marshall perhaps one of the better examples of progressives trying to minimize the […]

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