The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2011

Dumbo  b/k/a Barack Obama gets WaPoed  from the left and the right, from the left Dana Milbank, Washington Post: It’s not exactly fair to blame Obama for the rout: Almost certainly, the markets ignored him. And that’s the problem: The most powerful man in the world seems strangely powerless, and irresolute, as larger forces bring […]

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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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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2010

I’ve been watching the nonsense over GOP Chair Steele’s comments on Afghanistan, with a somewhat jaundiced eye. Look, the DNC may like to claim that Steele is “betting against our troops and rooting for failure in Afghanistan”, but  what’s really happening here is that Steele is demonstrating the ability to see reality… something Democrats almost […]

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Eric Florack on July 2nd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the short Edition. We’re leading into a holiday, and I’m a little pressed for time, so… today’s Ramble is a little shorter than some. Selling Access That story rarely are today about the Washington Post selling […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, a/k/a Speaker Tablecloth, is not smart, runs the House like her private plantation, and is not particularly well liked.   William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection,  wonders if the ”rats screaming for an investiagtion into alleged tortue, has gotten out of their control:Just a month ago, who would have expected this […]

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