davidl on March 28th, 2010

Obama Care breeds the World’s fastest chickens.William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Obamacare’s Chickens Coming Home To Roost Already Numerous companies already have announced enormous financial write-downs related to Obamacare’s cutback of subsidies for prescription drug benefit programs for retirees. These subsidies, while characterized by Democrats as “loopholes,” actually saved the government money because it cost […]

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davidl on March 14th, 2010

Dan Riehls the Left, Riehl World View: Isn’t It Time To Euthanize Reid’s Wife? I’m not sure I quite understand this, given that cost is so important as a burden to taxpayers when it comes to health care. If Democrats want so badly to abort babies because of it, why are we bothering with someone […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2010

Still in Dallas while the truck goes through some repairs. Some added comments on the world around us today, in Ramble format:: CUT IT OUT: How can any honest assessment of the founding of these United States, leave out Thomas Jefferson? POT TO KETTLE: Howell Rains should perhaps recall just why it is that he […]

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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 2nd, 2010

Drunk passes on run for Congress, Susan Milligan, Boston Globe: WASHINGTON — Joseph P. Kennedy III will not run for Congress this year, the assistant district attorney said in an interview today, ending speculation that he would seek the 10th District seat if Representative William Delahunt retires. Kennedy, the son of former US Representative Joseph […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2010

Look who is slamming Eric Holder now: Poor Eric Holder. The fact is that he is none too smart … and none too versed in constitutional issues. Although Ronald Reagan did appoint him Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia! Ah, those were the days when Republican presidents appointed Democrats to judicial […]

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davidl on February 13th, 2010

Harold Ford, Jr, Tax Cheat, John Cook, Gawker: When it comes to his shadow run for Senate, Harold Ford is a New Yorker through and through. When it comes to paying taxes, though, he’s still a Tennessean — he’s never filed a New York return Kennedy will not seek re-election, Andrew Miga and Michelle R. […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble HERE WE GO AWAY AGAIN: I’ll be leaving town on Sunday morning, early for I’m not sure how long. I’ll be in Dayton, OH for at least a few days and then I’m not sure after that.  […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHO WANTS CLOAKLEY IN THE SENATE? The Washington Examiner‘s Tim Carney says it’s K street.  Only about a week to go before the special action, and it appears as though the thing is going to be earth […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Patterico points out that this most recent incident of what Democrats would unquestionably call racist comments if they were uttered by a Republican, isn’t Dingy Harry’s only offense: Amidst the brouhaha over Harry Reid’s comments, some people are defending Reid by saying that he told the truth, however . . . awkwardly. See, for example, […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most INTENSE nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SO PEOPLE TALKING UP OBAMACARE TOOK MONEY FROM ADMINISTRATION? So reports Megan McArdle, though frankly it should shock nobody: MIT economist Jonathan Gruber has become the go-to economist for fans of the health care reform wending its […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JOHN HAWKINS IS AT IT AGAIN: This time, it’s in the form of the 40 most obnoxious quotes of 2009. A few free samples: 29) I write a lot of songs that could be interpreted as big […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble LIBERMAN PLAYS THE GAME: He now says he’ll vote against the so-called “Public Option” … (What is Queen Nancy calling it now, the “Consumer Option”?)  _ . Well, of course the libtards are screaming bloody murder.  There seems a great deal […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2009

Over at Reason this morning,  Peter Suderman suggests something …(Link repaired….Editor) … that I”ve been slowly coming around to, myself. He looks at the on again / off again agreement between the White House and the Democrats in Congress, on what is or is not supportable in a government run ‘option’. (We both know in […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS: Let’s get down to this one, right off. Both David and myself have commented on this already today, but this thing is so grotesque a violation of the trust of the […]

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