Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2012

There is perhaps no better comparison to what happens with governmental largess, than the seagull.  Rats with wings, they have been called… and for at least this purpose the comparison is fairly accurate. Consider the similarities between the seagull and the benefactor of monies forcibly removed from taxpayers: Seagulls have a tendency to stick around […]

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Eric Florack on December 8th, 2011

Can anyone explain what differences there are between Bermie Madoff and John Corzine, that would account for the differences in the press coverage they are each getting? Addendum:  (DavidL) Eric, the difference between Bernie and JC (Jon Corzine) is that the former is a competent crook.   Bernie knows where the money went.   JC  does not […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2011

Indian Castle, NY– I’m along the New York State Thruway, headed home for the weekend, by way of a short stop at Geneva, NY. We had some ice and snow around here last night, which slowed my progress something terrible, so I didn’t make it home as planned. But, since I wasn’t scheduled for anything […]

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davidl on August 12th, 2011

The rumble of discontent. Given the fact that Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Ohama, has become irrelevant, is the pining for Mrs. Clinton a sign of primary challenge for Dim Won? Rumblings,  from Bill McCl ellan, Saint Louis Today:, I was wrong about Barack Obama. I should have voted for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary three […]

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davidl on June 9th, 2011

With the departure of chief economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, that’s the number of members from the original Obama economic team still working for the administration, not quite three years into the first term. Rats, say goodbye to the ship of state: Gone are Christina Romer, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag. Headed out is Goolsbee, who abruptly […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2011

Obama the Sensitive, what a winning combination for a President, a thick skull and thin skin, from Michelle: And now, the Boston Herald has been spanked by the White House for…running a front-page op-ed by Mitt Romney: more reax, Alex Alvarez, Mediaite: A Romney spokesperson weighed in by noting that the “op-ed was about jobs, […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2011

Dumbo’s Libyan Dodo riles “Rats, liberal democrat congresscritters riled by Barack Obama war on Libya, from:John Bresnahan and Johnathan Allen, Politico: A hard-core group of liberal House Democrats is questioning the constitutionality of U.S. missile strikes against Libya, with one lawmaker raising the prospect of impeachment during a Democratic Caucus conference call on Saturday. Reps. […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on December 4th, 2010

‘Rats question Pubs’ Patriotism, then inside the Beltway, respect is a one way street, from John Stanton, Roll Call: Following several hours of floor speeches hammering the GOP, a handful of Democrats including Sens. Bob Menendez (N.J.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) attacked Republicans […]

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davidl on November 4th, 2010

Thought for the Day I, from Michelle: Take Your Olive Branch and Shove It, Democrats I don’t necessarily agree with Michelle, but I understand her frustration Mrs. Pelosi locked the republicans out of the process and Obama demonized them.  However the People’s representative work for the People.  If cooperation will put the nation back to […]

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davidl on September 28th, 2010

‘Rats act scared, Jordan Fabian Hill: House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) warned Republicans will investigate President Obama’s birthplace if they take over Congress. Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House, said Republicans will grind the government to a halt by issuing subpoenas against the Obama administration over a number of issues if they take […]

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davidl on September 13th, 2010

‘Rats do death panels, via Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: As Democrats brace for a November wave that threatens their control of the House, party leaders are preparing a brutal triage of their own members in hopes of saving enough seats to keep a slim grip on the majority. In the next two weeks, Democratic leaders […]

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davidl on April 27th, 2010

The ears are already falling off of Dumbo Care. The Dim Won wants to fix anthropogenic global warming and the evils of capitalism.  Before we give Barack Obama more carte blanch power, we ought to demand that the Obami demonstrate some competency.  Having already wrecked the economy and wrecking health care, they need keep their […]

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davidl on March 1st, 2010

Rats Eric, it looks like we will not have Harold Ford, Jr of Tennesee New York to kick around, from Mike Memoli. Real Clear Polics: Former Tennessee Rep. Harold Ford (D) has announced that he will not challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) this year. The news is a second dose of good news for […]

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Eric Florack on November 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SCOZZAFAVA AND THE LEFT: I guess it should not be surprising at all, to see leftists still trying to control the GOP by means of mislabeling such as Dede Scozzafava as a ‘moderate’.  Certainly, from their point of […]

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