davidl on January 3rd, 2012

Did Allah Pundit make a rather bad metaphor or just a uniquely apt one? …. from Hot Air: You’d think liberals would want to pull their punches against Santorum until he’s built up enough momentum nationally to complicate life for Romney, yet here’s Colmesy throwing an uppercut straight to the groin. Pure instinctual ideological bloodlust? […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2011

I note David’s post, Pervert State University with large chunks of agreement, particularly  where he closes with… Evidently, building character is not included in the curriculum at Pervert State. True, but I’m not so sure we can aver that Penn State is anything unique, in this. I note with some interest a similar post over […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2010

More violence from illegal immigrants in Arizona, from Arizona Republic: A Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the stomach Friday by an undocumented immigrant off Interstate 8, according sheriff’s officials. Lt. Tami Villar told 12 News that the search and rescue deputy was investigating a load of marijuana in the desert and was confronted […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Need Some Gas?” Edition Charges against Countrywide?  As we go to press, word is coming off the wires that Freind of Chris Dodd Angele Mozilo and other Countrywide officials are to be charged with […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2009

Arthur Brooks, at  The Wall Street Journal suggests that there’s a bit of a culture war going on about the future of capitalism.  The headline suggests that “The Real Culture War Is Over Capitalism “ There is a major cultural schism developing in America. But it’s not over abortion, same-sex marriage or home schooling, as […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2009

Clarice Feldman at Pajamas Media nails it cleanly: As the president released the memos, C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta sent a letter to his agents: In releasing these memos, the men and women of the CIA have assurances from both myself, and from Attorney General Holder, that we will protect all who acted reasonably [emphasis supplied] […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘shpere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Teleprompter Edition. We have written a virus that only works on Teleprompters, as demonstrated here, on the President’s prompters in Washington  a few days ago. I gather that all 12 of the prompters loaded […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

Ann Althouse says it well: “If you read his opinion [in Lawrence v. Texas], he thinks it’s a good idea for two consenting adults who happen to be gay to be locked up because he is so disapproving of gay people.” (Barney Frank) Well, Barney, I have read that opinionmany times, and I know that […]

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An amazingly insightful article from Bruce Walker at The American Thnker has caught my attention this morning. It’s so good I wish I could post the whole thing here. As it is, I’ll give you enough to make you go read the thing. It has been sixty years since George Orwell wrote his chilling dystopian […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Edouard is visiting Texas. About what […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Britt Hume last night: And an artist in Portland, Oregon has stuck a 23-foot needle into the ground by the Willamette River and hopes to plant more. Adam Kuby says it’s a really large version of acupuncture. Kuby says he wants to help the city rejuvenate its “chi” — its vital energy. “It’s a visual […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Gerson at the WaPo: There are few things in American politics more irrationally ideological, more fanatically faith-based, than the accusation that Republicans are conducting a “war on science.” According to Hillary Clinton, the Bush administration has declared “open season on open inquiry.” “When I am president,” she promises, “scientific integrity will not be the exception; […]

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