davidl on March 22nd, 2012

Dear reader, if you are incapable of understanding the difference between justification and provocation, stop reading this post now. Now if you still with he,  I do not claim to understand what SSgt Robert Bales, USA did, or did not, do in Afghanistan.    However I do have some awareness of what was happening in theater.   […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

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on January 4th, 2012

[Art Smith is an occasional contributor to BitsBlog.  Art publishes The Conservative Reader, a conservative commentary and news site.  Art lives in the Central Iowa area and spent two years as the Communications Director for the Polk County Republican Party of Iowa.] On the whole, politically involved Iowans take their First-In-The-Nation moniker seriously.  But even […]

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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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davidl on December 8th, 2011

Professor Ann Althouse: Natalie Johnson says Macy’s fired her for telling a male he could not use the women’s dressing room. The customer was shopping for women’s clothes… […] She’s trying to say that because her opinion is based on religion, she’s been discriminated against. I don’t see how that can work. It’s not her […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2011

Gabrielle Giffords’ husband, Navy Commander (retired) Mark Kelly is as plum loco as the man who shot her. Jared Loughner, from Newsbusters: PIERS MORGAN, HOST: Some interesting insights in the book into who, you know, walked to the plate and who didn’t, really, in terms of political colleagues and people that she had worked for […]

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davidl on November 20th, 2011

Alan Colmes has his knickers in twist over this statement by Alan Keyes,  Liberaland: If the allegations against Sandusky are true, there’s an aspect of the situation that doesn’t make sense. Why would higher-ups be willing to risk their reputations and life-long careers to cover for the wrongdoing of one of their subordinates? Despite the […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2011

How bad is the lame stream media?   The lame streamers think the President’s opinion of on our closest allies and the the only democracy in the Middle East is somehow private, from Ynetnews: According to a Monday report in the French website “Arret sur Images,” after facing reporters for a G20 press conference on Thursday, […]

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Eric Florack on September 22nd, 2011

Port Gibson, NY– As this is written, I’m setting up for the last outing of the week. A quick shot to Carlisle, PA, and then to Queens. And from there, I don’t know, but something to get me towards home is what I expect. We had an issue with the site yesterday. For some reason […]

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Eric Florack on August 9th, 2011

Albany, NY– I”m actually just outside the state capitol, within sight of the antenna for WGY, the 50KW flamethrower on 810khz AM… a station that’s heard all over the east coast. Caught some serious thunderstorms in Harrisburg, last night, and the sky is threatening more, here. THOUGHTS ON OUR FINANCIAL SITUATION: I’ve been saying for […]

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Revenge from beyond the grave, Lying Lizzis strikes out at her  ex, from Mail (UK): In a final act of revenge, Elizabeth Edwards secretly recorded a testimony in her dying days that helped prosecutors indict husband John last week, it was claimed today. John Edwards is due to stand trial on charges that could lead […]

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The day the freedom died in Indiana, from NWI Times: INDIANAPOLIS | Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes. In a 3-2 decision, Justice Steven David writing for the court […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2011

Taking Mr. Krugman to school Paul Krugman, New York Times: Earlier this week, The Times reported on Congressional backlash against the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a key part of efforts to rein in health care costs. This backlash was predictable; it is also profoundly irresponsible, as I’ll explain in a minute. But something else struck […]

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davidl on March 14th, 2011

Dumbo on Guns, Barrack Obama, Arizona Daily Star: It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray for those we lost. And in the attack’s turbulent wake, Americans by and large rightly refrained from […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2011

Once a socialist, Dumbo goes before the Chamber of Commerce and tries to give a pro-business speech.  Instead he just sounds like the socialist that he is.  From RCP: “If we’re fighting to reform the tax code and increase exports, the benefits cannot just translate into greater profits and bonuses for those at the top. […]

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