davidl on May 16th, 2010

Dim Won’s snide tone is getting tiresome, John Dickerson, Sltate: President Obama was feeling loose at a Democratic campaign fundraiser Thursday as he talked about the Republican Party. “We got our mops and our brooms out, we’re cleaning stuff out, and they’re sitting there saying, ‘Hold the broom better.’ ‘That’s not how you mop.’ ” […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2010

Hello and welcome to yet another edition of the most intense nightly read anywhere on the World Wide Web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE CLIMATEGATE WHITEWASH CONTINUES: Myron Ebell explains. Today’s must read. FOX CAVES? It certainly appears so.  Any rumors you may have heard about Fox being some bastion of conservatism, are certainly dispelled […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2010

I have to admit my first reaction to these reports was one of indifference.  After all, China has been hacking into just about everybody’s computers for as long as anybody can remember. And yet, in looking at the situation a little more closely, we find out what China was really after was information about who […]

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Eric Florack on September 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THINK THIS WILL HELP SALES? I do. So does Don Surber. And that’s telling in itself, I think; a measurement of how unpopular Obama really is.  And you know, for all the screaming about the Dixie Chicks, […]

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Eric Florack on September 15th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble JACKASS Well, that’s what Barack Obama called Kanye West for his antics the other night, already commented on here. Now  add ABC’s Terry Moran to the mix by way of The Politico, and you’re sure to have […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble It’s the Corner Store edition. Just a few quick items. In, and out. Obama to be upstatged: As you likely already know, Barack Obama will adress Congress for the first time as Presidient, Tuesday night.  The Republicans already […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere.. Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Gonna be a short one today, I’ve got some personal issues today. In answer to some email, I really wish I could have a positive outlook about our immediate future. I really do. But I tend to be driven […]

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2008

Greetings, and welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. December the second, already. That means only 22 shopping days left until Christmas. Always assuming the war on Christmas doesn’t succeed. I’ll get to that. I note with interest that by a fluke of the calendar, our gift buying season is […]

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davidl on November 18th, 2008

Alas poor Micheal, too much time in the Arizona sun.  Back from his stint on the McPain campaign, Micheal Goldfarb, Weekly Standard, with respect to the rumor of Mrs. Clinton accepting BO’s offer of Secretary of State, writes: Of course, if Clinton takes the job one expects she’ll be loyal to her new boss. There […]

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davidl on September 19th, 2008

Observation by James Taranto, Wall Street Journal: Barack Obama and Joe Biden are both lawyers. Neither John McCain nor Sarah Palin is a lawyer. Kedwards were both lawyers too, whereas neither George W. Bush nor Dick Cheney is one. Eugene Volokh, a lawyer, extends the pattern further: Of 12 Democratic presidential and vice presidential nominees […]

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Martin makes the point I’ve been making about Fannie and Freddie… that this does not constitute a government takeover or government growth at all, for that matter, since they were governmental creations in the first place.  And Billy responds.  The point I’ve been trying to make, though… we need to focus on Fannie and Freddie’s […]

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Jim Gerhaghty, National Review: All statements by Barack Obama come with an expiration date. All of them.(emphis orginal) As attributed by, A.J Strata, Strata-Sphere,  BO on MTP, 27 July, on Mrs. Clinton as Veep: “[she] would be on anybody’s short list.”  And: “She was never vetted,” a Democratic official reported. “She was not asked for a […]

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davidl on July 17th, 2008

BO complains to Glamour magazine about the media treatment of his missus: SENATOR OBAMA: It’s infuriating, but it’s not surprising, because let’s face it: What happened was that the conservative press—Fox News and the National Review and columnists of every ilk—went fairly deliberately at her in a pretty systematic way…and treated her as the candidate […]

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Eric Florack on July 7th, 2008

A few years ago, the Canadian recording group “the Poppy Family”  came up with a hit in “Which Way you going, Billy?” Written by Terry Jacks, (He of “Seasons in the Sun” fame, the top40 cover of Rod McKuen’s poetry) the admittedly syrupy tune wound it’s way into the top 40 here in the ‘states […]

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Eric Florack on June 8th, 2008

I remarked a while ago: Clinton is now looking for a scapegoat, and Penn seems a likely enough target. Penn’s job, after all, was putting lipstick on a pig…. Hillary Clinton is a product that is about as popular as raw sewage. Granted that Penn didn’t help that image, but what could? Of course, that […]

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