davidl on April 22nd, 2011

You know what a watermelon is?  It is green on the outside but red on the inside. Big Green flops, a clearly flummoxed Bradford Plumer wonders why the watermelons movement, the so-called green movement has laid such massive big egg, from New Republic: Just about everyone in the green movement has a theory for why […]

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davidl on October 27th, 2010

It is the economy stupid, from Mary Beth Schneider, Indy Star: The same slogan that Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign made famous in 1992 is driving this year’s election: “It’s the economy, stupid.” No issue is more important to voters after two years of rising unemployment and rising federal spending. Stupid president looks for enemies, from […]

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davidl on September 8th, 2010

STFU, General, from David Nakamura and Javed Hamdar, Washington Post KABUL – Gen. David H. Petraeus on Tuesday denounced plans by a Florida church to burn copies of the Koran this weekend, saying the demonstration could “endanger troops” and damage the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan. General with all due respect, you took  an oath […]

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davidl on May 16th, 2010

Dim Won’s snide tone is getting tiresome, John Dickerson, Sltate: President Obama was feeling loose at a Democratic campaign fundraiser Thursday as he talked about the Republican Party. “We got our mops and our brooms out, we’re cleaning stuff out, and they’re sitting there saying, ‘Hold the broom better.’ ‘That’s not how you mop.’ ” […]

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Eric Florack on November 4th, 2009

Doug Hoffman narrowly lost the vote in NY23 last night, but that is almost inconsequential to the larger issues surrounding this election. First off, let’s make note of the fact that Owens bought his way into the race with 86% of his cash coming from outside NY23. Or is it 95%? That is not a […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read wnywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Beep Beep” Edition. If you don’t get the reference, look here. The Obamacare Telethon:  No, I didn’t bother watching it last night. the results were quite predictable . Jeff Poor of the Business and […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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Eric Florack on March 10th, 2009

From Jen Rubin at Commentary: Jake Tapper appears to be one of the few (only?) mainstream reporters keeping current on the Chas Freeman story. You would think it would be hard to ignore the growing tidal wave of protest and controversy. The latest is a letter signed by the Republican members of the Senate Intelligence Committee […]

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Eric Florack on March 9th, 2009

I note via Glenn Reynolds, an article on Time’s website: Dodd is looking increasingly vulnerable. The silver-haired father of two young girls is facing his toughest re-election fight ever, and he doesn’t even have an opponent yet. (Though CNBC pundit Larry Kudlow and former GOP Rep. Rob Simmons have both expressed interest in running.) In […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2009

Eric Holder has misplayed his hand and revealed BO’s inttentionns, all for naught, Mike Soraghan, Hill:  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tossed cold water on the prospect of reinstating the assault weapons ban, highlighting Democrats’ reluctance to take on gun issues. Attorney General Eric Holder raised the prospect Wednesday that the administration would push to bring […]

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