davidl on November 12th, 2009

Radicial Islam has been waging war on the United State at least since 1993. Yet the dim one, b/k/a President Barack Obama continues to find attacks against in and against our country to be “incomprehensible.”    Claudia  Rosett, Forbes, try to clear the fog from Obama’s min: There’s been plenty of debate about President Barack Obama’s […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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Eric Florack on November 3rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere….The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Election Day Edition WHAT IS THE GOAL? EVEN HE DOESN’T KNOW: Byron York today says A lot of observers are having trouble figuring out the philosophical underpinnings of Barack Obama’s foreign policy. Clearly, that’s because […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

The main stream media has not turned on Barack Obama, but at the same time they are starting to put some distance between themselves and the claims of the Obama Whine House.  The Whine House has created a new moan, to wit calculator abuse,  via Fausta: Jake Tapper managed to figure out that $160 billion […]

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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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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 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble MORE ANITA DUNN:  Victor Davis Hanson, on Saturday: I am not a big fan of saying that officials should resign for stupid remarks. But interim White House communications director Anita Dunn’s praise of Mao Zedong as a “political […]

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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2009

I’m afraid I have to take a chunk out of the backside of Rick Moran: The Baucus bill hasn’t a chance of surviving a conference committee between the House and Senate. But it might have if the GOP worked to improve it rather than be terrified of their wild eyed base who sees any cooperation […]

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Eric Florack on October 8th, 2009

The Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… This is the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Tourist Trap Edition The picture is shamelessly stolen from the REAL “Tourist Trap” on Hwy 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia (and modified a bit for the purpose. ) Nope, never been there, but did […]

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davidl on October 7th, 2009

AFT, the cows,  to wit NOW, finally grow a pair: WASHINGTON (CNN) — The National Organization for Women has sharply criticized comedian David Letterman, accusing him of promoting a hostile, uncomfortable work environment. “The latest Letterman controversy sheds new light on the widespread objectification of women in the workplace,” NOW said in a statement Tuesday. […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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Eric Florack on October 1st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble 38 degrees here this morning. Dark and dreary.  The only reason it was even that warm is it was raining. There are times I wish my office didn’t have a window.  This is one such. I still […]

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Eric Florack on September 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ROTUNDO RIDES AGAIN: You can say what you will about The Great Rotundo, I’ll likely agree. But the tactics he’s employing here should be a lesson for the right, and how they should handle the RINOS.  Either they […]

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