Is this what the left really wants? “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy New York Slimes wages last ditch war on sanity, from Joe Nocera, via Confederate Yankee: You know what they say: Never negotiate with terrorists. It only encourages them. These last few months, much of […]

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2010

I have to give Bruce McQuain credit. He writes, today: I know this comes as a shock – shock I tell you – but the left is just in a tizzy today about the GOP Senate caucus’s unanimous decision not to allow anything to go forward in the Senate’s lame duck session until the tax […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2010

Bart even more Stup(id)ak than thought, from Fox News: President Obama signed the Senate health care bill into law Tuesday. He did not sign the executive order on abortion negotiated with Michigan Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak in an 11th-hour arrangement that may well have saved the entire health care reform effort. A White House official […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Roadside Cafe edition The magical disappearing tax cut: One of the things that did come out of that presser that nobody… well, hardly anyone, anyway… watched was that Obama will sign off on a […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… to be used only for hand to hand combat…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. This is the “More Snow” edition.  Scientists agree that reading these daily updates… well, nightly updates… can make you a very smart man. Unless you are, in fact, a woman. That’s […]

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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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davidl on February 7th, 2009

From the New York Slimes: Mr. Obama called Ms. Collins and Mr. Specter, as well as Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, another Republican expected to support the deal, to acknowledge they were acting against pressure from their party and, one official said, to thank them for their patriotism in helping advance the bill at […]

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Eric Florack on February 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere.  Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. It is jolly well amazing to me that Obama should be resorting to the politics of fear so quickly.  There’s a simple reason that he is resorting to this tactic at this time; He’s losing.  He’s about ready […]

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