davidl on December 1st, 2011

Them that can, go into business.  Those that can not settle for becoming politicians.    The nanny staters of San Francisco got out smarted by the suits from McDonalds from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: The nannies in San Francisco thought it would be a good idea to ban toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals to force kids […]

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davidl on May 18th, 2011

Man bites Dog, Talking Point Memo attacks Dirty Harry Reid: Republicans may have a point that Democrats are playing politics with oil subsidies. To understand why, look no further than the fact that the bill Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will bring to the floor for a vote Tuesday evening doesn’t pass basic constitutional muster […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2011

It snowed yesterday, and none dared call it global warming. Dumbo’s Plan, from Doug MacEachern, Arizona Republic: I thought about that on Wednesday as President Barack Obama delivered his speech about the country’s precarious finances. […] And after each declaration of grave concern, including his speech last week, Obama just sort of went ahead with […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2011

“ Who is Barack Hussein Obama, from Lori Montgomery, Washington Post: President Obama rolled out a $3.7 trillion budget blueprint Monday that would trim or terminate more than 200 federal programs next year and make key investments in education, transportation and research. The plan is aimed at boosting the nation’s economy while reducing record budget […]

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davidl on December 2nd, 2010

Welcome to December, from 13WHAM: Rochester, N.Y.— The first day of the December brought some more holiday-like weather as the Rochester area saw the first major snow accumulation of the winter season. Early Wednesday morning rain caused several car accidents and traffic tie-ups. As of the afternoon, conditions worsened with reports of slushy roads and […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2010

Disgusting, TFD, from Elizabeth Scalia, Anchoress,    I have a few suggestions for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to tell Dim Won where he can put his finger.   Suggstion? Tea Party getting results, Sean Higgins, Investors Business Daily: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters today that the Tea Party movement is making some members […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2010

Obama ponders destruction of the State of Israel, David Ignatius, RCP: WASHINGTON — President Obama is “seriously considering” proposing an American peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to two top administration officials. “Everyone knows the basic outlines of a peace deal,” said one of the senior officials, citing the agreement that was nearly […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2010

Welcome, one at all, to the most intense nightly raid anywhere on the web … The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble For those who didn’t see it on Facebook, I passed the driving test for my new employer.I’m fairly excited about it actually, for a lot of reasons. with any degree of luck all be able to […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2010

The end of Hope as we know it, Benjamin Domenech, CBS News: Over the past week, in backroom conversations with members of Congress, Obama changed his negotiation tone from demanding to desperate. He told progressives that the outcome of the rest of his term depended on what happened on health care, and a member of […]

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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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davidl on March 4th, 2010

Rat’s losing the Fat Vote? Micheal Moore has crisis of faith, from Sahil Kapur, Raw Story: Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch […]

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on February 22nd, 2010

WWW.JonesToTheGrindstone.COM Part 1 of a multi-part series Having the experience of being an Air Force Officer’s wife for fifteen plus years has revealed to me some traits that would create the perfect military wife. If these qualities could be rolled-up into one woman and then some secret military lab could clone that woman repeatedly—the government […]

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davidl on February 18th, 2010

The Gipper would approve. Business Insider: A school superintendent in Rhode Island is trying to fix an abysmally bad school system. Her plan calls for teachers at a local high school to work 25 minutes longer per day, each lunch with students once in a while, and help with tutoring.  The teachers’ union has refused […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2010

Until Fearless Leader resumes his Nightly Ramble, settle for a late supper. Is Chuckles vulnerable: Can we start treating Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) as vulnerable NOW? (H/T: Instapundit) He’s dropped another four points in two weeks. 51% in mid-January; 47% now. That’s the lowest it’s been since 2001. Admittedly, he’s currently up more or less two-to-one […]

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