davidl on October 23rd, 2011

If you run around with signs attacking private property as theft and extolling expropriation of others’ wealth, can you be surprised when your fellow would- be- communards steal your good stuff like Apple iPhones and iPads? If you discourage law enforcement from entering your occupation territory, should you be surprised when your fellows assault and […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s Dream Energy, if Barack Obama is for it, be it Obama Care or his so-called green energy, figure  it will cnost the consumer more to get less, rom Lee Lane and Paul Bernstein, ,RCP: For all the eye-appeal of the president’s new plan, though, it is far from clear if it can work as […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2011

WaPo to Arizona, take a hike, the Washington Post has her priorities and the people of Arizona are clearly note one of them, from Philip Rucker, Washington Post: TUCSON – Even as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shows signs of a near miraculous recovery, with doctors upgrading her condition from critical to serious Sunday, a little-known statutory […]

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Eric Florack on November 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SCOZZAFAVA AND THE LEFT: I guess it should not be surprising at all, to see leftists still trying to control the GOP by means of mislabeling such as Dede Scozzafava as a ‘moderate’.  Certainly, from their point of […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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Eric Florack on April 15th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Tea Bag Edition Lots going on, today.  I’m not stupid enough to try and grab it all, but here’s a few bits of it. Tea as medicine:  My wife, when she was growing up, […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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The House passed Porkulus, the Pelosi/Reid/Obama Debt Plan, New York Times: Stimulus Bill Passes in the House With No G.O.P. Support WASHINGTON – The House approved a $787 billion economic stimulus package Friday afternoon, with Democrats successfully promoting it as a boost for middle-class Americans and Republicans countering in vain that it will only stimulate […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2009

Mrs. Pelosi on the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt bill: “Washington seems consumed in the process argument of bipartisanship, when the rest of the country says they need this “ Whereas back in the real world, support for Pelosi detb plan craters: But support for the bill has fallen 12 points since January, and nearly half of those […]

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Ya know, I can’t help thinking on Billy Beck as I read Mark Levin this morning: I’ve been thinking this for a while so I might as well air it here. I honestly never thought we’d see such a thing in our country – not yet anyway – but I sense what’s occurring in this […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Edouard is visiting Texas. About what […]

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YetAnotherJohn on August 1st, 2008

One definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing expecting a different result. This article by Joel Kotkin presents the data showing the urban cores going more and more for the democrats since 1960. He points out the corresponding demographic trends that underly that move. Namely the increased poverty and racial segregation of […]

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I managed to catch a first place this week at OTB’s Caption Contest. for the last week or so, we’ve brought up John Edwards and his scandal. Kaus has been watching this for a while too, all credit to him. He says the LA TIMES is burying the story. Gee, why would they do THAT, do […]

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2008

On our recent trip to Western Ohio, we noted something on the NY-PA border that doesn’t put NY in the best of light. Consider, here. Travel I-90 westbound. into PA, and you get hit with a freshly redone highway, and a brand new rest area, complete with super-clean restrooms, lots of tourist info, picnic areas, […]

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