davidl on March 28th, 2011

Madison on the Thames, community organizers strike in London, from Ian Gallagher and George Arbuthnott, Mail Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration 84 people injured – and at least 31 police officers hurt on day of violence Ritz hotel attacked with paint and smokebombs and 1,000 occupy Fortnum & Mason Protesters surge along Piccadilly, Regent Street […]

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davidl on October 13th, 2010

A pro-life surge? Could be apparent republican congressional surge wash out baby killing democrats from Congress?  One can only hope. Politico runs a story about potential set back to women, but Jill Stanek has the real story: While conservatives are already celebrating the “Year of the Republican Woman,” thanks to a record number of GOP […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

Eric, did you notice that while we were napping a couple of rednecks sneaked  into the state?   And boy does the National Republican Congressional Committee(NRCC) have grits all over their faces. The NRCC spent $900,00 in an attempt to install RINO Dede Scozzafava in Congress.    The opposition  consisted of Tea Party conservatives, and redneck bloggers. […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on October 24th, 2008

From Investors’ Business Dailty: IBD/TIPP Tracking Poll: Day Eleven Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2008 McCain has cut into Obama’s lead for a second day and is now just 1.1 points behind. The spread was 3.7 Wednesday and 6.0 Tuesday. The Republican is making headway with middle- and working- class voters, and has surged 10 points […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Lots going on. So, Ol’ Gaffe-O-Matic Biden and, one assumes, B. O. both think John McCain is wrong on security? Is that why they both voted against the Surge he called for? The one that won the war? Regarding McCain’s […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2008

B.J’s fall from gtace, Los Angelos Times: ‘I am not a racist,’ ex-President Bill Clinton asserts Former presidents get a whole lot of leeway in what they say in public. But former President Bill Clinton just violated one of the prime rules of political communications: Never say what you are not. Then this the same […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2008

Me at OTB just now:   Oh? What claims then do you think you can honestly make about the success of the surge other than tactical? Well, the number of provinces now being fully controlled by Iraqi forces leaps to mind. Certainly, unattainable pre-surge. Them taking ownership of the situation… wasn’t that one of the […]

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A second place at the OTB Sheep Off caption contest. So, the Democrats are almost to a man, includng Obama, claiming that the Surge didn’t work. So why, then, is Obama proposing another surge, this time in Afghanistan? Oil is down again today. As this is written, about 2pm Eastern, oil is at $121.45/bbl and […]

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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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davidl on July 24th, 2008

As always, Professor Althouse is elequent: I guess we’re not supposed to think about how Obama wanted and still wants to give up on the Iraq war. Surely, if he’d been there in 1948, he would have said the Berlin airlift is hopeless. He thought the surge was hopeless. As alway, Ace is not: Are […]

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Eric Florack on July 22nd, 2008

Remember that New Yorker cover of Obama that caused so much fuss last week? Seems people are finally starting to read the actual story we (but darned few others) linked… and look what we find inside… Just after the 9/11 attacks, Obama went for the jerking knee when asked about what caused those attacks:  Even […]

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Eric Florack on July 6th, 2008

Marie Colvin at The London Times, reports on troop movements and successes in Iraq. Of course nobody in the domestic press has bothered to notice, since apparently success isn’t the picture the domestic mainstream media has decided it wants to paint in this election year. Still; In the past week, as the weapons finds slowed […]

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