davidl on December 20th, 2011

Those who can, do.  Those who can not, protest.  Ace digs up this gem: Analysis of OWS Psychological Types Shows Rank and File To Be Lost Souls Looking To Lose Themselves In Something Bigger, and “Leadership” Animated By Need For Validation and Control This is probably not surprising to you, so much as it is […]

Continue reading about Occutard Movement: Running on Empty

davidl on November 21st, 2011

PIAPS, a/k/a Mrs. B.J. Clinton evidently wants to do for the Clinton administration, what she did for the Cold War, from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: Two Democrat pollsters, Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell, have a piece in The Wall Street Journal urging President Obama to abandon his campaign for a second term. They argue that […]

Continue reading about Pretty in Pink, Not

Leaders lead, Dumbo shucks, from Daily Caller: A cascade of bad economic and political news knocked President Barack Obama off his game today, and prompted him to revive his 2008-style criticism of his predecessor, and also to suggest that investors, consumers and even the media are responsible for today’s stalled economy. The blame-game rhetoric – […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Who Knew the DOE Had a SWAT Team?

Eric Florack on August 31st, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. READ OBAMA”S LIPS: It seems Barry may have to break his “No New Taxes” pledge. Now, I wonder what his supporters would do if a Republican tried to do that. Oh, wait… it’s already been done. We’ve got […]

Continue reading about Nightly Ramble: The Vegetable Edition

Eric Florack on April 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the LightHouse Edition Mother’s day alert:  First of all, let’s take time out for this important message: You do know Mother’s day is this coming Sunday, right? Yeah. You’re welcome. Fur Flying: Lots of fur […]

Continue reading about Nightly Ramble: LightHouse Edition

Eric Florack on October 24th, 2008

From Investors’ Business Dailty: IBD/TIPP Tracking Poll: Day Eleven Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2008 McCain has cut into Obama’s lead for a second day and is now just 1.1 points behind. The spread was 3.7 Wednesday and 6.0 Tuesday. The Republican is making headway with middle- and working- class voters, and has surged 10 points […]

Continue reading about Same As It Ever Was: McCain Closing in

Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Over at Q&O, Lance points out that our tastes in women tend to change with the economic conditions. It’s called the ‘ Environmental Security Hypothesis ‘? Consistent with Environmental Security Hypothesis predictions, when social and economic conditions were difficult, older, […]

Continue reading about Nightly Ramble:The Economy Vs Men’s Tastes in Women; Biden;Murtha, Again; More.

Eric Florack on October 21st, 2008

I keep hearing rumblings that the internal GOP polling which shows McCain up by double digits in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and other key battleground states. I caught a reference to it once again this morning on XM’s “The War Room”.  The stated reason for the huge difference in reported numbers is over-sampling by the commercial pollsters, […]

Continue reading about What’s This About Internal Polling? (It Ain’t Over)

YetAnotherJohn on August 1st, 2008

One definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing expecting a different result. This article by Joel Kotkin presents the data showing the urban cores going more and more for the democrats since 1960. He points out the corresponding demographic trends that underly that move. Namely the increased poverty and racial segregation of […]

Continue reading about Insanity?

Eric Florack on February 27th, 2008

Let’s take a little trip back in time…  I recognize many of my readers were not even alive back then, but… let’s try. Think back to the election… the general, back 1989…when Bush41 was running against Mike Dukakas. Remember the polling data which until two weeks or a little less before the election, were swearing […]

Continue reading about The AGW Hoax… And Now, the Next Crisis: Global COOLING

Eric Florack on February 14th, 2008

An amusing article at Captain’s Quarters, today…. Susan Estrich either wants to build credibility as a satirist, or her latest column provides a long-overdue look in the mirror for Democrats. Detecting more a whiff of the so-called Bradley Effect in primaries where Barack Obama holds solid polling leads only to mysteriously fall short of Hillary […]

Continue reading about Sexist Racist Democrats

It’s New Year’s Day, and I’ve got a day off. I’m watching a huge orgasm in non-coverage occurring in the primary states this morning, particularly Iowa. in watching all of this nonsense the last couple of days I am reminded once again that the only tool that we have to analyze any of these happenings […]

Continue reading about Newsflash: The Pollsters Don’t Know How This is Going to Turn Out

Eric Florack on December 22nd, 2007

Let me first say that I’ve never been overly enthralled with Mike Huckabee and his candidacy for presidency.  He’s never struck me as overly bright individual to begin with, and his activities subsequent to announcing for the presidency, and have not changed that perception.  Indeed, they’ve solidified it. The guy can’t find his backside with […]

Continue reading about Thoughts on Huckabee-Limbaugh