Eric Florack on September 15th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JACKASS Well, that’s what Barack Obama called Kanye West for his antics the other night, already commented on here. Now  add ABC’s Terry Moran to the mix by way of The Politico, and you’re sure to have […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2009

I admit that I have not been following the Minnesota Senate contest between Norm Coleman and Al Franken too closely.  After all the thought of  joker like Franken in the Senate is just too depressing.   However of late, there been some hopeful commentary about Coleman’s chances, not the least of which is the fact that […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2009

Breaking: WASHINGTON – The Associated Press has learned Senate Democrats plan to accept Roland Burris for President-elect Barack Obama’s vacant seat. NBC news reports Burris is meeting with the Senate leadership now as Senate Democrats look for ways to defuse the standoff that has denied Burris a Senate seat. Dirty Harry as attributed by Bob […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2009

Has anybody ever accused Dirty Harry Reid of being smart?    I have not.  Apparently Roland Burris appointment by indited Illinois Governor  Rod Blagoveich might not be so tainted after all.    Dirty Harry is apparently considering letting Burris have his Senate seat for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do whether Burris’s appoint was as taint or not, Dana […]

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davidl on January 1st, 2009

Roland Burris is a disagreeable mediocrity as a politician. Voters have rightly rejected him numerous times in his bids for higher office—governor, U.S. senator, mayor of Chicago—because he’s at least six parts ego to one part performance, a charmless, presumptuous irritant on the stump and at the debate lectern. Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune

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davidl on December 31st, 2008

Roland Burris is more qualified to be undemocratically appointed to the Senate than Caroline Kennedy is. Jonah Goldberg, National Review. Nice way to end the year, tying together two recent blog theme.    Good snarks  run in the Goldberg  family.

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2008

Well, the question I asked a while ago, about who would want to be named to the Senate by Blago while he’s under criminal investigation, would seem to have been answered… The answer is: ,former Illinois Atty General Roland Burris. So now, Harry Reid has an interesting quandry, doubtless designed so by Blago… he can […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2008

I’ve been watching the events and reax from the arrest and indictment of Rod Blagojevich,-(D) (The owner of what is possbly the worst rug I’ve ever seen… and given Sam Donaldson, that’s saying something…) I have begun to wonder just what it is we have here, in a larger sense. This Ain’t Hell suggests: Do I blame […]

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