Eric Florack on September 26th, 2010

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. directed a major political fund-raiser to offer former Gov. Rod Blagojevich millions of dollars in campaign cash in return for an appointment to the U.S. Senate, sources said the fund-raiser has told federal authorities. The allegation by Oak Brook businessman Raghuveer Nayak counters public statements made as recently as last week […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. HAYWORTH & MCCAIN: Whatever else J.D. Hayworth may represent, to John McCain he represents the worst nightmare possible.  Hayworth, as you may understand is running against John McCain for the Senate seat in Arizona.  The most recent […]

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on January 29th, 2010

-1- With the special primary election for Florida Congressional Dist 19 just days away (Feb 2nd)things are heating up and getting quite nasty between the three Republican candidates.  Front runner Edward Lynch is being attacked by his two opponents.  In fact it has degenerated into a very dirty nasty race. Lynch has been running for […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2010

The democrats lost a Senate seat in the bluest of states, Massachusetts, because they were blind to concerns the ordinary American voter, from  Mark Katherine Ham, Weekly Standard: Democrats fooled themselves into believing the town-hall/Tea Party caricature and ignored the feelings of real Americans. And, to their electoral detriment, the media (particularly the MSNBC crew) […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2010

Chuckles the Clown, b/k/a Senator Charles Schumer likes to think of himself as both the smartest man in the room and the political king maker of the Empire State.   Evidently Harold Ford, Jr,  late of Tennessee, did not get the memo.   Ford seems to  gearing up to challenge Chuckles hand picked toady Kirsten Gillibrand, from […]

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Eric Florack on January 5th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble KENNEDY SENATE SEAT TO A REPUBLICAN?  MAYBE….Scott Rasmussen and his people are reporting that State Attorney General Martha Coakley is holding  a mere nine-point lead over her Republican rival, state Senator Scott Brown, in Massachusetts’ special U.S. […]

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Eric Florack on August 28th, 2009

The use of the death of Ted Kennedy in support of the Democrats and their socialist-style takeover of our healthcare system has been widely noted and decried. It’s crass, at least. Cynical, as well. But it shows us just how desperate the Democrats are to push this monster through and onto the financial shoulders of […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2009

Representative  Carolyn McCarthy the hoplophobe from Long Island is apparently a real blond, stupid all te way to the bone.  McCarthy has been having a hissy fit over Blind Man Patterson’s appointmet of Kristen Gillebrand to the Senate seat vacated by Mrs. Clinton. Newsday: WASHINGTON – Rep. Carolyn McCarthy may be threatening a primary challenge […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Fred Dicker at :The New York Post: Caroline Kennedy last night withdrew from consideration to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton – just two months after she rocked the New York political landscape by throwing her hat in the ring, The Post has learned. “I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing […]

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davidl on January 22nd, 2009

Peace versus Freedom, have noticed comments that while 43 tended to talk about Freedom, the one tends to talk about Peace.    The two are not synonymous.   If BO  is as smart as the leftards would like us to believe he is, then he actually knows the difference.    Yet BO talks a lot about peace and little […]

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Eric Florack on January 10th, 2009

It’s occurs to me in looking around this morning at the news and commentary that Send to be Ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich would’ve made an ideal candidate to run Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. It also occurs to me, that he would not have turned dirty on us just out of the blue. This has […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble Disgusted, would be the word of the day. Grab your ankles, America, here it comes. Yestrday’s Obama speech. What can one say about it? (Remembering this is supposedly a mainstream venue, which blows away whatI’d like to say […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2009

Michael Calderone is passing on word that Chris “Tingles” Matthews isn’t going to be running for the Senate, after all: Before “Hardball” today, Chris Matthews informed the show’s staff in a production meeting that he’s not running for Senate, according to a network source. Matthews’ flirtation with running in 2010 for the Pennsylvania Senate seat […]

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