davidl on March 26th, 2012

Two conchics but one message. First from the leggy Tina Korbe: Hot Air: This really isn’t a hard or complicated issue to understand. A wide variety of factors contribute to the price of gas. The president doesn’t have control over all of them — but he does have significant control over energy policy in the […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2011

How bad is the lame stream media?   The lame streamers think the President’s opinion of on our closest allies and the the only democracy in the Middle East is somehow private, from Ynetnews: According to a Monday report in the French website “Arret sur Images,” after facing reporters for a G20 press conference on Thursday, […]

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Eric Florack on October 24th, 2011

Sloatsburg, NY— I’m at the Thruway Rest area just north of the NY-NJ border. From here I’ll head to Connecticut, and then back here to Jersey, and then to Western NY. Getting cooler by the day, and we’ll see rain here for a few days. I’m very pleased with the truck; it’s running very well. […]

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davidl on October 1st, 2011

Immigration enforcement works BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) – Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn their children from classes or kept them home this week, afraid […]

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davidl on August 31st, 2011

Dumbo’s school of economics, from Michael Bargo Jr.American Thinker: President Obama’s historic expansion of government at a time of great recession is attributed to his socialist agenda of “income redistribution.” While Barack Obama did use these words in his campaign exchange with Joe the Plumber, in reality Obama’s behavior is better explained as an expression […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2011

Eric rambled on Rick Perry, link: Let the mudslinging begin! I’ve said nothing about Rick Perry yet, in terms of his record, because frankly I’ve not had much chance to investigate his record. But based on recent speeches and the reax, as well as what I do know of the man’s record, he does seem […]

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I was going make this part of the Scramble, but just got too long.    Eric rambled on border security, or lack thereof.   I offer three takes on illegal immigration, first the cool, video: . The warm, video: Hat tip: Ace. The hot, link. So go with Sarah’s take, go with Rush’s,  or go […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2010

Liz’s radical idea, Elizabeth Cheney at SPLC, via Andy McCarthy, National Review and Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: In the era of Obama, American allies have their loyalty met with humiliation, arrogance and incompetence. The shabby reception Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu received in Washington a few weeks ago — being treated as an uninvited guest at the […]

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davidl on March 12th, 2010

Alas poor Dirty Harry, Jay Newton-Small, Time: Both Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York say they firmly believe Reid will be reelected, but for several months the number two and three Democrats in the Senate have been trying to one up each other in wooing their colleagues. Schumer’s speeches to the […]

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davidl on October 30th, 2009

Jeff Zeleny in te New York Stimes: WASHINGTON — As President Obama returned to the White House on Thursday, after a visit to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to honor 18 Americans killed in Afghanistan, he said the cost and suffering of the war were among the factors influencing whether he would send more […]

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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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davidl on October 2nd, 2009

Clearly Barack Obama’s alleged  charm is not all the MSM plays it up to be. From a clearly a gasp Associated Press: COPENHAGEN – Chicago was eliminated in the first ballot of voting for the 2016 Olympics on Friday, a stunning defeat for the city that was expected to be one of the two finalists. […]

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davidl on September 17th, 2009

More Kyle-Anne, from American Thinker: If there is one thing even more American than apple pie, it is the rhetorical slicing and dicing of our presidents.  This stems from the egalitarian nature of our Constitution and our forceful, revolutionary rebuke of royalty.  Rhetorically eviscerating presidents as the servants of the people they are constitutionally mandated […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Flip Your Lid” Edition IT’S A MISTAKE: I said in last night’s Ramble, that the question now with Bill Clinton going over to kiss gargoyle backside, is the price what would get negotiated away. Today, […]

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davidl on May 20th, 2009

This is rich.    Colin Powell endorses a democrat, Barack Obama, for president and upset because he had been shown the, or told where, the door is, David Beard, Boston: “Rush Limbaugh says, ‘Get out of the Republican Party.’ Dick Cheney says, ‘He’s already out.’ I may be out of their version of the Republican Party, […]

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