davidl on January 19th, 2010

From Glen Johnson and Liz Sidoti: BOSTON (AP) – In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in a U.S. Senate election Tuesday that left President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul in doubt and marred the end of his first year in […]

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Eric Florack on January 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense to nightly read anywhere on the web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. BROWN/COAKLEY: The polls won’t close until 8:00 eastern time tonight, and my guess is we will see several days of recounts , but if the polling data we’ve been getting for the last few days,particularly this […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2010

As the drunks pronounce her name,  Marcia Coakley, Associated Press: Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Teddy and a Congressman from nearby Rhode Island, showed up to give his support for Coakley’s bid to become Teddy Kennedy’s heir. But he seemed a little confused about whom he was talking about, referring to several times […]

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Eric Florack on January 18th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble MLK: Yes, today is Martin Luther King’s birthday, or at least when we celebrate it. David’s thoughts from 2007 are still potent today. Read them. David also pointed up last year From Martin Luther King’s “I have […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2010

At least Martha is amusing, video: From Robert Coata National Review: Here’s the transcript (via the Brown campaign): Dan Rea: Umm Would Barack Obama be in if this thing was not this close? Martha Coakley: Umm it’s hard to know, I think that he uh is welcome in Massachusetts and I’m sure everybody is happy […]

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davidl on January 15th, 2010

My intend is not to oppose Martha Coakley’s bid for the Senate from Massachusetts.   No, I’ll pass on commenting on the merits Coakly as candidate.    Coakly is simply a bad person. Elizabeth Scalia, Anchoress, is one of the sweetest and gentle soul on the Internet.   So I take note when the Anchoress calls Coakley nasty […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEAH, I KNOW… Where was yesterday’s Ramble? Sorry about that…I had a last minute schedule change. I warned you guys that would happen as I get closer to the new job. BROWN AHEAD IN MASS SENATE RACE: […]

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Eric Florack on January 14th, 2010

While I sit in the doctor’s office waiting for my appointmnet, I see Greg Sargent says today: As you may have heard, a Dem staffer helping the Martha Coakley campaign was caught on video shoving a Weekly Standard reporter, prompting an explosion of outrage from national Republicans and the right-wing media, who alleged bullying and […]

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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

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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Eric Florack on January 5th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble KENNEDY SENATE SEAT TO A REPUBLICAN?  MAYBE….Scott Rasmussen and his people are reporting that State Attorney General Martha Coakley is holding  a mere nine-point lead over her Republican rival, state Senator Scott Brown, in Massachusetts’ special U.S. […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on September 24th, 2009

CBS News has learned that Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will name former Democratic National Committee chairman Paul Kirk to the Senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death last month. After all the screaming about the the way Mass state laws were written as regards succession of office in the Senate , it seems they’re […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the mist intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Obama: Last of the Kennedy Brothers? Well, let’s hope so. On the other hand, maybe not Consider the words of Limbaugh on the point yesterday: RUSH:Some people did not believe me when I said Chris Matthews said […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2009

President Obama’s polling numbers are sinking faster than  Teddy Kennedy’s Oldsmobile.    It does seem appropriate, from Boston. Senator Edward M. Kennedy received another high honor today, courtesy of President Obama. The longtime Massachusetts senator is one of 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. It is awarded to individuals […]

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