davidl on June 20th, 2011

Obama-speak, from Peter Kirsanow, National Review, via Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: “The real problem with ATMS . is not so much that they destroy jobs, but that in at least 50 of 57 states you can’t conduct transactions in Austrian, making it difficult to withdraw enough cash to spread the wealth around to Midwesterners, who […]

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2010

Good evening Mr. And Mrs. America and to all the ships at sea, and welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble GOP Disappointed In Schwarzenegger? Sure and there’s a damned good reason for it. What we have here, is the realization that star power doesn’t make up […]

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davidl on June 24th, 2010

Close to home, Associated Press: TORONTO — A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck at the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and homes and businesses were shaken from Canada’s capital in Ottawa on south to an arc of U.S. states. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Morgan Moschetti, […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2010

Harry S. Truman: “The buck stops here.” Barack Hussien Obama: “The buck passes here.” Roger Simon, Politico: President Barack Obama said Friday that some members of Congress are being hypocritical when it comes to blaming the White House for its handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In an interview with POLITICO, […]

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davidl on June 10th, 2010

Presidential leadership failure, the problem for the President who is concerned about world opinions, at least the opinion of unelected tin pot dictators, is that he is simply not concerned about the opinion of the nation which he purports to lead.  Dorothy Rabinowitz, Wall StreetJournal explores the gulf between the President of the United States […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2010

Welcome to the would have been longer Scramble.  Might get my first version up it it can be recovered. Juan Williams rips Obama administration, from Fox News, via Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: I think the problem here is this is an administration that, as Hillary Clinton famously pointed out, you may not want to have answer […]

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davidl on June 6th, 2010

Welcome to the better late than never scrambled Scramble. It is not the style stupid, Carol E. Lee, Politico: People who have worked closely with Obama say he doesn’t think like a bureaucrat, is far more interested in changing the way Washington works than in understanding its machinations and isn’t excited by the kind of gears-of-government […]

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davidl on June 4th, 2010

Dumbo just isn’t all into the spill, RCP: A review of the president’s schedule since the rig sank finds that while the oil spill has been a regular part of the agenda, other priorities — and some extended periods of R&R — competed for time. April 22, the day the rig sank and two days […]

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davidl on May 31st, 2010

Dumbo at rock bottom, from Toby Harden, Telegraph(UK): When any political leader feels they have to declare that they are “fully engaged” in an issue, it is clear that they are in trouble. Talking about it undermines the very point you are trying to make – not to mention that pesky Oil Spill Cam showing […]

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davidl on May 30th, 2010

Is  there a Pulitzer for Iowahawk? MoDo, Maureen Dowd has a Pulitzer and MoDo’s specialty is writing columns on what what she thinks other people are thinking.  Iowahawk  has done MoDo one better, he writes about the Sarah Palin which resides in liberal brains,  here: Where are our oil reserves? Nice Deb does the work […]

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davidl on May 29th, 2010

How to handle the mosque, from Stink Progress: The American Society for Muslim Advancement and the Cordoba Initiative recently presented plans to build a community center two blocks away from Ground Zero in New York City that would include “a mosque, performance art center, gym, swimming pool and other public spaces.” Even though a community […]

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Eric Florack on May 6th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. OIL I wonder if it is occurred to anyone that the oil spill in the gulf is a wonderful incentive for oil drilling on land… SPEAKING OF OIL AND POLITICS… it interests me that BP, now officially the […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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