davidl on December 23rd, 2011

Whoopie Goldberg and the girls of the View are  heartbroken over the death of Kim Jung Il.   Goldberg admits that socialism has utterly failed everywhere it has been tried, but continues to hold out hope, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: No, it doesn’t matter. Because, you know, if you say that this is how our […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2011

PIAPS, a/k/a Mrs. B.J. Clinton evidently wants to do for the Clinton administration, what she did for the Cold War, from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: Two Democrat pollsters, Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell, have a piece in The Wall Street Journal urging President Obama to abandon his campaign for a second term. They argue that […]

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Eric Florack on November 7th, 2011

Carteret,NJ– I’m dropping  a load of canned veggies. I’ll camp out for the night, once that’s done. It’s getting colder at night, but thank God my Auxiliary Power unit is working fine. This will be a short week for me; My wife and I got married on 11-11-89.  That makes this Friday, 11-11-11, our 22nd […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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Dumbo’s Economics, more on yesterday’s Scramble theme of Barack Obama’s economic ignorance.  First up, from Robert R. Baker, American Thinker: [President Franklin] Roosevelt responded to the recession he inherited with a combination of massive spending on new government programs and sweeping controls over private industry, (sound familiar?).  His thinking was that government spending would get […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2011

Taking Mr. Krugman to school Paul Krugman, New York Times: Earlier this week, The Times reported on Congressional backlash against the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a key part of efforts to rein in health care costs. This backlash was predictable; it is also profoundly irresponsible, as I’ll explain in a minute. But something else struck […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2011

Rice, PA— (Along I-81, near Scranton at a rest area) Foggy here today. Accidents because of the fog, and driving is not fun, really, as a result. Oh, well. Goes with the territory. I’m headed for the Albany, NY area, then who knows? Me at OTB just now: Let’s imagine, as a data point, that […]

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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 February 9th, 2011

The Great Lady on the passing of the cows, from Phyllis Schlafly, Townhall: Another contemporary feminist, professor and author Linda Hirshman, set forth a popular definition in the Daily Beast. She wrote that “support for abortion rights and Obamacare were litmus tests for true feminism.” That shows how out of touch the feminists are. The […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEP, IT’S OBAMA’S KATRINA, ALL RIGHT: Not that there was EVER any doubt at all. We now have a month between now and the time this mess got started. And the Obama White House has yet to […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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Eric Florack on April 5th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble FIRST, THIS SNARK:  From Reynolds: POLL: Tea Party 48, Obama 44. Best headline: Tea Party More Popular Than Obama, Frank Rich Hardest Hit. THE TEA PARTY LOOKS LIKE AMERICA: So where does that polling leave us?  James […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2010

Bart even more Stup(id)ak than thought, from Fox News: President Obama signed the Senate health care bill into law Tuesday. He did not sign the executive order on abortion negotiated with Michigan Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak in an 11th-hour arrangement that may well have saved the entire health care reform effort. A White House official […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. HAYWORTH & MCCAIN: Whatever else J.D. Hayworth may represent, to John McCain he represents the worst nightmare possible.  Hayworth, as you may understand is running against John McCain for the Senate seat in Arizona.  The most recent […]

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davidl on February 14th, 2010

Professor Althouse gets it: Everyone should perceive flaws! To talk about “sceptics” as the ones who will “seize” upon “evidence” of flaws is unwittingly to make global warming into a matter of religion and not science. It’s not the skeptics who look bad. “Seize” sounds willful, but science should motivate us to grab at evidence. […]

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