davidl on February 11th, 2011

Oprah Winfrey wants Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama to get respect, from M J Lee. Politico: Oprah called on President Obama’s critics on Friday to “show some level of respect.” “I feel that everybody has a learning curve, and I feel that the reason why I was willing to step out for him was because I […]

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on January 3rd, 2010

JonesToTheGrindstone.com It’s Friday night, already past 10, and the line to get in is forming. Everybody has got their best face forward–carefully selected images. No ugly faces. Everyone has their most put out there and their words carefully chosen. You can reel-in anything you conveyed before you send it out into the public: start to […]

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If you thought that parade of Hollywood perverts was long, it just got longer, video: Hat tip and more,  Fausta: Somehow I had managed to not know about Mackenzie Phillips’s heroin addiction and her 10-yr long incestuous sexual relation with her own father. Ten years. The word wrong doesn’t begin to describe it. Phillips is […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2009

Stink Progress e-farted: Mission  Accomplished For Conservatives Who Rooted Against America. Their so-called evidence: Transcript: SEAN HANNITY, 9/29: Tonight — Gang violence in Chicago leaves a teenager dead, and the shocking events are caught on tape. Should the President be pushing to bring the Olympics to this city? … MICHELLE MALKIN, 9/30: Well, this is […]

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Eric Florack on June 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all, to the  most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the White Board Edition   Iran: I’ve not commented much on Iranian election, mostly because the thing was breaking so fast it was pretty much useless for me to comment on it.  Now that things […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Old Cafe” Edition The Double Standard, again: Interesting to note Camile Paglia so badly misidentify what’s going on in the country: How have we come to this pass in America where the assassination of […]

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Eric Florack on May 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Travel Trailer Edition Flailing About: You know, watching this Pelosi thing is rather like watching someone who is drowning, desperate to find something that will keep them afloat. Let’s not lose sight, though, of […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2008

Oprah Winfrey has her knickers in a twist because the ‘Cuba, Sarah Palin has not agreed to do Winfrey’s show, Extra: “I said I would be happy to talk to Sarah Palin when the election was over,” Oprah reveals to “Extra.” “I went and tried to talk to Sarah Palin and instead she talked to […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Remember what I said about ‘it’s all about ideas, and not the messenger’? Case in point, from the comment section at Talk Left… a rare bit of agreement: Atrios links to Media Matters complaining that Tom Brokaw incorrectly stated that Oprah hosted Obama after he announced his Presidential candidacy. Of course Oprah did much more […]

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Eric Florack on June 9th, 2008

I see KSM says he’d welcome being a martyr. I would suggest burial…alive… face down down… under a pig farm. Being in a place where the pigs crap on him all day, for years and perhaps decades on end, would seem appropriate to the situation. Of course, such a solution requires being informed of where he will be […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2008

Bluto, last night: Newsweek, via anonymous sources, explains why Oprah left Obama’s church in this article, Something Wasn’t Wright: According to two sources, Winfrey was never comfortable with the tone of Wright’s more incendiary sermons, which she knew had the power to damage her standing as America’s favorite daytime talk-show host. “Oprah is a businesswoman, […]

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“If there is a mystery at the heart of Barack Obama’s “Dreams From My Father”, one thing is not left a mystery, the fact that Barack Obama organized his life on the ideals given to him by his Kenyan father. Obama tells us, ‘All of my life, I carried a single image of my father, […]

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Yes, Civil war in both parties seems likely to me. The usual suspects are already complaining about civil war happening in the Democratic Party…. Frank Rich, at the New York Times, for example, perhaps without intending to, marks the revolution on the Democrat side as one being fought by the press: The same news media […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2008

I mean, not like this stuff wasn’t expected. I’ve been talking about this kind of thing for years. But it does give us an idea of the kind of nonsense we’re in for: From the London Times: AMERICA’S favourite television presenter is paying a painful price for her intervention in the US presidential campaign last […]

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While Gallup’s most recent poll… and the “reporting” thereof… centered on the idea that Hillary Clinton has passed Oprah Winfrey as the most admired woman…. (Nobody asked me…)   Ron Coleman over at Right Wing News reports there’s a little mentioned other side to the report… Gallup reports — utterly buried in an article about how […]

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