davidl on May 19th, 2011

Obama the Sensitive, what a winning combination for a President, a thick skull and thin skin, from Michelle: And now, the Boston Herald has been spanked by the White House for…running a front-page op-ed by Mitt Romney: more reax, Alex Alvarez, Mediaite: A Romney spokesperson weighed in by noting that the “op-ed was about jobs, […]

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davidl on April 11th, 2011

Dumbo gets distracted, a lot, Debra Saunder argues that President Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, seems to view to process of actually governing as a mere distraction, from RCP: President Obama has dedicated his time in office to soaking up applause and shifting blame. Last year, when Democrats owned the White House, the House and the […]

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davidl on March 7th, 2011

The Audacity of a Dope, Jack Kelly explains the political phenomenon formerly attributed to one Barack Husien Obama, from RCP: Mr. Obama’s campaign speeches consisted mostly of empty platitudes, which nevertheless were greeted with wild applause. “Obama’s appeal comes not from the things he says, but from who is saying them,” wrote columnist Froma Harrop […]

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davidl on January 17th, 2011

No Loughning matter, from Kim Strassel,Wall Street Journal: One of the tragedies of tragedies is that some politicians just can’t resist the urge to use them for political gain. The Tucson shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords first inspired liberals to score points against the tea party and is now inspiring a new round of political […]

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davidl on January 11th, 2011

Slapping down the left, the leftosphere since the murder of Cristina Green and others have been trying to push the idea that hate some exclusive province of the right.  There have been several notable rebuttals.  However the tour de force is from Michelle: The Tucson massacre ghouls who are now trying to criminalize conservatism have […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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Eric Florack on December 4th, 2010

Core code upgraded to 3.02. Seems to work OK. Upgraded a few plugins. The cache routines I installed a few weeks back are running well; average page load time is down to about 2.5 seconds. Backups ran on automatic. Upgraded Scribefire. Noted Karen Jones posted again. Nice to have her back with us. My thanks […]

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davidl on November 26th, 2010

Religion of Peace: Islambad, Pakistan (CNN) — Two prominent Pakistani Muslim leaders threatened Wednesday to call for nationwide protests if the president pardons a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammed. “If the president pardons Asia Bibi, we will raise our voices across the country until he is forced to take […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2010

An interesting problem showed up after last week’s update.  I started running out of memory while manipulating plug ins.  Turns out that the stock memory allocation settings wordpress had werelow for some of the plug ins I’ve been running.  I’ve repaired that issue.  We’ve been bridging posts from the blog to a web page on […]

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davidl on November 15th, 2010

Newsweak ponders if the presidency has grown too big for one mere mortal: Can any single person fully meet the demands of the 21st-century presidency? Obama has looked to many models of leadership, including FDR and Abraham Lincoln, two transformative presidents who governed during times of upheaval. But what’s lost in those historical comparisons is […]

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Eric Florack on June 29th, 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 THE ULTIMATE INSULT? Apparently those who don’t like the tea party movement are getting desperate.  They’re breaking out the ultimate insult; calling it a Christian movement. […]

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Tech execs wade into the political fray
Got a big callout on the first page of the article!

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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Online Reputation Management http://www.nkycc-trc.com/ebooks/Business_Journal_June_2010/In_House_Digital_Publishing/index.html This article was published in the June 2010 issue of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s “Business Journal”. If I do say so myself, it has some good advice to help you manage and protect your reputation online, which is increasingly important in today’s hyperconnected, always-on world! The article is on […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2010

Just some notes for the other authors… I’ve upgraded to WP292, apparently without incident. Updated several plugins including a new SEO and  the random quotes plugin. I’ve added some speed ups to compress the raw HTML and the CSS, as well as what Java scripting I’ve been doing.  The HTML itself is now tight enough […]

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