We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLANSKI: Glenn Reynolds says in a Washington Examiner column over the weekend: “Technologically and market-wise, Hollywood is in the weakest position it’s ever been, and yet it is also more arrogant than it was in its Golden […]

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere, anywhere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Have one on Me” Edition. Tea Parties, Iranian Style: Somewhere in my travels last night, I stumbled across a small blogger somehwere…(Small in terms of following, I mean to say)  that suggested a comparison […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2009

For all Specter’s statements of loyalty to his new party and their agenda, Democrat voters will always recall, particularly come voting time, that he told the Republicans the same thing, in April of 2009.

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Eric Florack on April 2nd, 2009

Thank God for Doctor Krauthammer. You can spin this every which way. And…it will be over-spun because it’s all we have. So we’re going to have to go with it.   But I look at it a little more simply. I’m no Richard Feynman, but I can do elementary arithmetic. Five months ago the Democrats […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2009

With a nod to WPGB’s Jim Quinn, I want to call to your attention, this monring to an article that appeared in National Review, yesterday, by  Hans A. von Spakovsky, called “A Leadership of Cowards?” Here’s a bit of it: Attorney General Eric Holder calls the U.S. “a nation of cowards” because we “do not […]

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davidl on February 13th, 2009

Guy Bensen, National Review, on Juan Williams: I have great admiration for Juan Williams. Although we rarely agree on issues, his arguments almost always strike me as thoughtful, measured, and ideologically unpredictable. Having had the pleasure of meeting Juan a few times, I can also attest that he’s a heck of a nice guy. He […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2009

Barack Obama(BO) picks a fight he can not win, Byron York, National Review, quotes Rush Limbaugh: Obama was angry that Merrill Lynch used $1.2 million of TARP money to remodel an executive suite. Excuse me, but didn’t Merrill have to hire a decorator and contractor? Didn’t they have to buy the new furnishings? What’s the […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Anne E. Kornblut, Washington Post asks: Does a Glass Ceiling Persist in Politics? Kennedy’s Withdrawal Illustrates a Double Standard, Some Say With her abrupt exit this week from consideration for the Senate, Caroline Kennedy added her name to a growing list: women who have sought the nation’s highest offices only to face insurmountable hurdles. No […]

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davidl on June 20th, 2008

The mortgage bail-out bill pending in the Senate, the so-called, Dodd-Shelby mortgage-lender bailout bill was written by the its chief beneficiary, Bank of America.  BOA paid the bill’s co-sponsor to push their bill.  Stephen Spruiell, National Review has both the BOA draft and the Dodd bill.   It’s time for the Senate ethics committee to investigate […]

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