davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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davidl on May 7th, 2010

Lawrence Taylor charged with statutory rape, from Jammie Wearing Fool, and Ace Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was arrested in a Rockland hotel overnight and charged with raping a 15-year-old girl, police said. The 51-year-old former linebacker for the New York Giants was taken into custody by Ramapo police. He was being held in […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IS AL GIVING UP ON GLOBAL WARMING? Roger Simon seems to think so. BYE BYE CHARLIE! I see Charlie Crist is finally decided to hang up on the Republican party.  That’s OK, given the Republican Party hung up […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M.  Gates has warned in a secret three-page memorandum to top White House officials that the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran‘s steady progress toward nuclear capability, according to government officials familiar with the document. So says the New York Times. Well, heck, […]

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Eric Florack on April 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLISH GOVERNMENT:  Arthur Chrenkoff has a good piece up at Pajamas Media; Says he: The death of the president, together with so many key officials and guests, is not simply a tragedy in itself, but it throws the […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. COAL-MINE: We’ve all seen the news coming out of  the area around Montcoal, West Virginia.  As of this writing something like 25 dead and  4 more missing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families […]

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davidl on April 6th, 2010

El Rushmo smacks Dumbo. You knew it was coming.  Rush Limbaugh knocks the legs out from under Barack Obama. As does Ben Stein, American Spectator: There are words for national leaders who attempt to appease their enemies while at the same time shaming and humiliating their friends. One of the kindest of the words is […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Jake Tapper says this morning that the White House has given a go ahead to offshore drilling. On Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility in Washington, DC, President Obama will announce that his administration will allow the lease sale to go forward for oil and gas exploration 50 miles off of the […]

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2010

Welcome to one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ANOTHER 20 INCHES: Another 20 inches of snow for the DC area, we are told. Too bad. It’s holding up the Global Warming Legislation. SPEAKING WELL OF THE DEAD…. WHO DON’T DESERVE IT… There’s been a […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2010

Democrats are in the midst of the painful realization: Mr. Obama’s words cannot save them from the power of bad ideas. Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal.

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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 27th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble BUGGING? MAYBE NOT… I’ve looked at the affidavit again about the supposed ‘bugging’ of Mary Landrieu’s office, that I mentioned this morning, and it’s become clear to me that isn’t in the charges. So what are these […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2010

Welcome dear reader to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SPENDING FREEZE: So Obama’s response to the anger he’s generated, is that he claims he wants a spending freeze on “many” domestic programs, says the New York Times: WASHINGTON — President Obama will call for a three-year freeze […]

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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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Those of you with memories that last longer than the 30 seconds of the average Obama supporter, will recall this little incident of a few months ago, where he bowed to King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.  The moment was captured, much to Administrations chagrin by AFP, whose photo this is. Now, at the […]

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