davidl on January 10th, 2011

Christina-Taylor Green, from Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star: Aspiring politician Christina-Taylor Green was born in the midst of tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, and died Saturday morning while trying to meet Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The strong-willed 9-year-old third-grader had gone to meet Giffords with a neighbor when she was shot. She died later at University […]

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davidl on October 26th, 2010

Dope from Hope blasts Karl Rove, from Ben Smith Politico: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee today broadened the assault on the Republican Party establishment — and former Bush adviser Karl Rove in particular — levied recently by Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh, blasting the “elitism” and “country club attitude exhibited by Rove and others who […]

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Eric Florack on November 5th, 2009

Weclome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SHELVE THE ANGER? HELL, NO!  I got some feedback last night about how Republicans, particularly the conservatives, need to “shelve their anger”, lest they drive away the center.  It’s an argument I’ve fielded for years. What the folks […]

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Eric Florack on November 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble We’re in November already. The kids around here spent evening before last one drink from door to door demanding candy or what have you.  After spending piles of their parents  cash on a costume to wear for the […]

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Eric Florack on October 30th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE OBAMACARE FALLOUT: The Politico’s David Rodgers scored an interview with Queen Nancy yesterday. It’s posted here. Says Rodgers: Even before her bill reaches the House floor, health care reform has been a lesson in the limits […]

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davidl on October 29th, 2009

George Will, Washington Post,  October 5: Presidents often come to be characterized by particular adjectives: “honest” Abe Lincoln, “Grover the Good” Cleveland, “energetic” Theodore Roosevelt, “idealistic” Woodrow Wilson, “Silent Cal” Coolidge, “confident” FDR, “likable” Ike Eisenhower. Less happily, there were “Tricky Dick” Nixon and “Slick Willie” Clinton. Unhappy will be a president whose defining adjective […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble A SECOND PLACE at OTB’s Caption Contest. Been a while since I’ve done anything with that, so It’s nice to see I still have the touch. NO KIDDING? Slobberin’  Barney Frank (D-MA)  says Democrats are “trying on every […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2009

Over at Reason this morning,  Peter Suderman suggests something …(Link repaired….Editor) … that I”ve been slowly coming around to, myself. He looks at the on again / off again agreement between the White House and the Democrats in Congress, on what is or is not supportable in a government run ‘option’. (We both know in […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS: Let’s get down to this one, right off. Both David and myself have commented on this already today, but this thing is so grotesque a violation of the trust of the […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble MORE ANITA DUNN:  Victor Davis Hanson, on Saturday: I am not a big fan of saying that officials should resign for stupid remarks. But interim White House communications director Anita Dunn’s praise of Mao Zedong as a “political […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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Eric Florack on September 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ANNOYING: One of the more serious annoyances involved in this operation called BitsBlog is the serious lack of time remaining to balance among other necessities.  Family, Friends, and the occasional crisis among them, along with the need […]

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Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Where’s the Fire” Edition So, Barney Frank wants an investigation…. Of the people who investigated and reported on ACORN. A retaliatory strike, if you will.  Go ahead and tell me how this isn’t politically motivated. I suppose that […]

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Eric Florack on September 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHAT’S UP WITH THAT? I don’t understand all the hoo-hah about Jenna Bush being hired by NBC. OK, the girl’s serious qualifications are her looks,and I personally think them formidable. But consider it this way; in a race […]

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Eric Florack on August 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Unemployment Edition In honor of those who have lost their jobs thanks for Barry the O. DEATH PANEL:  If you’re harbouring any illusions  that the reports of a Death Panel being in this healthcare […]

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