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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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THROWING MARTHA COAKLEY A LIFE PRESERVER: At the Washington Examiner, Byron York looks at reports from Massachusetts and says: Frantic over the possibility that a Democrat might lose the race to replace Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts, […]

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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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Eric Florack on September 24th, 2009

CBS News has learned that Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will name former Democratic National Committee chairman Paul Kirk to the Senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death last month. After all the screaming about the the way Mass state laws were written as regards succession of office in the Senate , it seems they’re […]

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Eric Florack on September 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble WHAT’S UP WITH THAT? I don’t understand all the hoo-hah about Jenna Bush being hired by NBC. OK, the girl’s serious qualifications are her looks,and I personally think them formidable. But consider it this way; in a race […]

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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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The chickdom reaction to the passing off Senator Oldsmobile has not been all Nina Burleigh.  First, Eric rambled on the reax of Virginia Postrel: HE WASN”T AS WELL THOUGHT OF BECAUSE HE SURVIVED: That’s Virginia Postrel, talking about Ted Kennedy. It’s an interesting insight. What might have been is always an easier sell than reality.  […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the mist intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Obama: Last of the Kennedy Brothers? Well, let’s hope so. On the other hand, maybe not Consider the words of Limbaugh on the point yesterday: RUSH:Some people did not believe me when I said Chris Matthews said […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2009

Let me make myself clear, from the Wall Street Journal: In the health debate, liberals sing Hari Krishnas to the “public option” — a new federal insurance program like Medicare — but if it’s good enough for the middle class, then surely it’s good enough for the political class too? As it happens, more than […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Yet Another Truck Stop” Edition That’s two Truck Stops in as many weeks, I know. I’m not sure what it is about old truck stops I find so appealing.  I certainly like to travel, […]

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davidl on March 9th, 2009

David Saltonstall,  Daily News, (New York) tries his hand at hit a piece, “”Rush Limbaugh is rich, nasty and now de facto don of Republican Party:” If Rush Limbaugh is the new face of the Republican Party, it’s a face with lots of scars. […] “The Republican Party’s entire modern identity is built on order, […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2009

Barack Obama had over two months to plan and then execute his inauguration.  BO’s team utterly failed. Peter Scoblic, Plank:. I cannot even imagine the logistical skill and dedication required to pull off an event of today’s magnitude. And, given the million-plus emotional people I just watched on the Mall via my DVR, much of […]

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Eric Florack on November 18th, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Snow on the ground, today… first of the season.  Just what I needed to brighten my spirits. Not…   I know David has his questions about all the rattle and hum on Hillary Clinton as Secratary of […]

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It amazes me, the amount of grave dancing going on with Jesse Helms. I won’t even bother linking it, but I note LGF already has. You’d think the left would recall that the Ted Kennedy and Jimmy Carter are waiting in the wings. I’ll wait for them to complain about my comments on both those […]

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I see See-Dubya is watching the endorsement list. Maybe I ought to as well, if they’re mostly as amusing as this: Dan Boren from Oklahoma’s second district-“Little Dixie”-seems more than a bit agnostic about the Obamessiah, whom he dubs the “most liberal Senator“. Get that?  Most liberal.  More liberal than John Kerry, Ted Kennedy, or […]

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