davidl on August 6th, 2010

Sixty five years ago today,  one United States warplane dropped one bomb on one  Japaneses city, Hiroshima and killed what a hundred thousand Japanese civilians; men, women, children. from Bruce McQuain, Q and O: [I]t is the annual Hiroshima remembrance in Japan and the usual cries of “outrage” and demands for an “apology” fill the […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Sorry for the delay in posting this. A bit of a family emergency. On with the show…. BLIND LEADING THE BLIND:  Well, no, that’s insulting to blind people… but seeing Paul Krugman calling anyone clueless, just melts my […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

Earl Ofari Hutchinso, Puffington Post: President Obama and the Democrats should wave the white flag in their strawman war on Rush Limbaugh. The Media Research Center delivered the grim casualty figures for the Democrats. Since January, the top talk show gabber’s ratings have soared off the charts. Radio affiliates that carry Limbaugh’s syndicated show call […]

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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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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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davidl on May 16th, 2008

Plembo, Daily Kos: The President’s quotation came from the last year of Borah’s life, a time when the 75 year William Edgar Borah old former Republican Presidential candidate had become increasingly erratic in his public statements on the crisis in Europe. In that context, I find myself feeling sympathy for the Senator, who may have […]

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