davidl on November 16th, 2011

Karen, the Lonely Conservative, passes on this from the  Organize Wall Street scum: Democrats in Congress have criticized NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg for shutting down the OWS encampment at Zuccotti Park. Apparently, that means they support this guy, who oddly signs autographs while threatening to burn New York City to the ground and bomb Macy’s. […]

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davidl on October 26th, 2011

I am not sure if this is a brilliant strategy on the part of  Mayor Dumbberg and his crew, or the inevitable, that you get what you incent, from Rebecca Rosenberg et al, New York Post: Rikers cons flood Zuccotti for free eats Newly sprung ex-cons and vagrants rousted from other parks are crashing the […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2011

Middle Village, NY– Middle Village, NYC, NY I’m in  New York City dropping a load of drinks. I came in early this morning,  from outside Scranton, PA, and will leave noonish for who knows where. My truck is  fixed now, so I returned the one I picked up last week. Truck 259, what I was […]

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davidl on June 17th, 2011

Dumbo isn’t all there, from Victor Davis Hanson, National Review: In the world of Barack Obama, inflating tires and “tuning up” modern car engines precludes off-shore drilling. Four-dollar-a-gallon gas prices can be ameliorated by having the average consumer trade in his 8-mpg clunker. Medical bills soar because doctors unnecessarily rip out tonsils and lop off […]

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davidl on February 24th, 2011

Thugocrats, from James Taranto, Wall Street Journal: The rhetoric around Wisconsin’s government labor dispute is getting more violent. NHJournal.com reports that Rep. Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts Democrat, said this yesterday at a Boston “solidarity” rally: “I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2010

Unfortunately, watching the gubernatorial race here in New York, is I think indicative of what’s going to be happening in the whole of the country. As of this writing Cuomo is something like twenty points ahead in the polls.  Of course, the polling data seems to focus on New York City , who could run […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Yep… no disconnect here. Teachers Sit on Sidelines – WSJ.com A majority of New York City teachers who lost their positions at schools earlier this year have neither applied for another job in the system nor attended any recruitment fairs in recent months, according to data released by the Department of Education Thursday.

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davidl on May 13th, 2010

Rush is right, the Obami proves it, from New York Post: When President Obama was asked if he would play a round of golf with his talk-radio nemesis Rush Limbaugh, the response, relayed by a top Democrat, was: “Limbaugh can play with himself.” This is according to Zev Chafets in his new book, “Rush Limbaugh: […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2010

I am afraid that crow is about to become an endangered species. What do you call four crows in a pie?  Dinner for Michael Bloomberg, Charles “Chuckles” Schumer, Janet Napolitano and Contessa Brewer. from Mike Riggs, Daily Caller: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared on Katie Couric’s show Monday night to discuss the attempted car […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2010

Eric Holder’s double standard, Leftist Propaganda Machine: “Those who reaffirm our nation’s most essential and enduring values do not deserve to have their own values questioned,” Holder told a group of lawyers who offer “pro bono,” or voluntary, legal services. “Let me be clear about this: Lawyers who provide counsel for the unpopular are, and […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2010

Professor Althouse wraps her hand around the problem with Attorney General Eric Holder: Holder, with 9 years to meditate on the right way to deal with the situation, assures us that bin Laden will not be taken alive. What has brought Holder to this heated state of mind? Not the death of thousands of Americans. […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2010

Look who is slamming Eric Holder now: Poor Eric Holder. The fact is that he is none too smart … and none too versed in constitutional issues. Although Ronald Reagan did appoint him Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia! Ah, those were the days when Republican presidents appointed Democrats to judicial […]

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davidl on February 16th, 2010

Bye-Bayh, Fox News: Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh will not seek re-election this November, an unexpected decision that hands Republicans an opportunity for a pick-up in a year when Democrats are already defending several open Senate seats. And Barbara, Rich Vail, Vail Spot: I’ve just heard from an impeccable source that Barbara Mikulski, the Democratic Senator […]

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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THROWING MARTHA COAKLEY A LIFE PRESERVER: At the Washington Examiner, Byron York looks at reports from Massachusetts and says: Frantic over the possibility that a Democrat might lose the race to replace Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts, […]

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