davidl on March 23rd, 2012

A murder spree in Chicago and the  the lame streamers  the lamer-in-chief, are talking about a probable self-defense in Florida: (CBS News) SANFORD, Florida — It was an extraordinary moment at the White House Friday. President Obama made his first public comments about Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who shot to death by a […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2010

Christmas in September, Bobby Gibbs floated for DNC chair, Frances Martel,Mediaite: According to Mike Allen‘s Saturday morning report, talks have begun within the party to gauge interest in Gibbs as the DNC head for President Obama’s reelection run in 2012. “According to people who have been consulted,” major Democratic donors have reacted positively to the […]

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davidl on June 22nd, 2010

Dumbo’s green energy delusions, Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post: [Baracl] Obama has made vilification of oil and the oil industry a rhetorical mainstay. This is intellectually shallow, if politically understandable. “Clean energy” won’t displace oil or achieve huge reductions in greenhouse gas emissions — for example, the 83 percent cut by 2050 from 2005 levels […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2010

Welcome to the would have been longer Scramble.  Might get my first version up it it can be recovered. Juan Williams rips Obama administration, from Fox News, via Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: I think the problem here is this is an administration that, as Hillary Clinton famously pointed out, you may not want to have answer […]

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davidl on May 22nd, 2010

More of Mrs. Clinton’s smart diplomacy, via Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit: Weakening US-Japan Relationships May Impair Crucial Social Networks Multilateral relations with emerging economies, the Japanese government’s bumbling over Futenma air base, and corporate breakups are reducing opportunities to build personal ties and networks that may be vital for Japan’s future Killing the golden goose,  […]

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davidl on May 18th, 2010

It is the hostility stupid, Ed Morrissey discusses the increasing Jewish dissatisfaction with Dim Won, from Hot Air: How badly has Barack Obama’s support eroded among Jewish voters over Israeli-US relations?  Enough to send Rahm Emanuel to a meeting with rabbis in the White House to offer an apology.  Saying that the Obama administration had […]

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davidl on April 24th, 2010

Chicago Way is a two way street, from John Kass, Chicago Tribune: It’s no secret that some in journalism get offended when anyone dares mention that the president was involved in Chicago politics. But the filing is not only a legal document, it’s a political message from Blagojevich to Obama. So allow me to translate […]

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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 March 11th, 2010

Go for it Liz, from Alex Spillius, Telegraph(UK): Ms Cheney is now reportedly contemplating a run for office herself either in Virginia, where she was raised, or in Wyoming, her parents’ home state. Don’t be too quick to rule out the Empire State.  There are several potential openings. The Backasswards Mrs.Pelosi,  David Freddoso, Washington Examiner, […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2010

Hey Chuckles, how do you feel about sand bagging Norm Coleman now, from Ed Morrrissey, Hot Air [David] Axelrod took the brunt of anger from the caucus, especially Al Franken, not exactly known for his sunny disposition.  However, Franken was not alone in complaining about the lack of leadership from the White House I Won’s […]

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davidl on February 6th, 2010

Rush Limbaugh uses the term ‘retarded” a lot,  video: Hat tip video: Media Spatters. Tim Shriver, Special Olympics, soils his nappies, from Ben Smith, Politico: But the Special Olympics, which organized a delegation that ultimately accepted Emanuel’s apology and his pledge to stop using the word, is now asking Limbaugh to reconsider his language. “I […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Doctor Charles Krauthammer, this morning: Rahm Emanuel once sent a dead fish to a live pollster. Now he’s put a horse’s head in Roger Ailes’s bed. Not very subtle. And not very smart. Ailes doesn’t scare easily. The White House has declared war on Fox News. White House communications director Anita Dunn said that Fox […]

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Eric Florack on October 22nd, 2009

Welcome, everyone, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SITYS #7216:Fox News, yesterday: Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that the Bush administration had developed a new strategy on the war in Afghanistan before leaving office — a strategy that he said “bears a striking resemblance” to […]

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2009

As goes Energy, so goes the country. “The worse, the better,” Vladimir Lenin is said to have observed. What Lenin meant was that the worse social conditions became in Russia, the more likely he and the Bolsheviks could foment a communist revolution. President Barrack Obama’s White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel recently updated Lenin’s […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2009

There’s much to discuss in terms of implication, as regards the shooting of abortionist George Tiller, none of them particularly complimentary to those claiming to take up Tiller’s side. Even from the outset, my instinct was that the reaction to the Tiller story was overblown… intentionally so.  Whatever else might be said, we’re talking about […]

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