davidl on March 26th, 2011

Dumbo Lost, Barack Obama clueless, from Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal: It all seems rather mad, doesn’t it? The decision to become involved militarily in the Libyan civil war couldn’t take place within a less hospitable context. The U.S. is reeling from spending and deficits, we’re already in two wars, our military has been stretched […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

President Irony demands your papers, via Michelle: The White House appears to be laying the groundwork for President Barack Obama to shake the hand of each senior at Kalamazoo Central High School’s commencement ceremony next month. Seniors are being asked to provide their birthdates, Social Security numbers and citizen status to the Secret Service so […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2010

Rush is right, the Obami proves it, from New York Post: When President Obama was asked if he would play a round of golf with his talk-radio nemesis Rush Limbaugh, the response, relayed by a top Democrat, was: “Limbaugh can play with himself.” This is according to Zev Chafets in his new book, “Rush Limbaugh: […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IDIOT SHEEP? Yes, I think Roger Simon’s got this one down… Identity Politics is for idiot sheep and the LA Unified School District. Idiot sheep, huh? Yeah that accounts for the vast majority of the Democrat voter base. […]

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davidl on May 10th, 2010

“One off” theory somewhat off, from Jake Tapper, ABC News: In his first Sunday morning interview, Attorney General Eric Holder revealed that the Pakistani Taliban was behind Faisal Shahzad’s attempted bombing of Times Square last week. “We’ve now developed evidence that shows that the Pakistani Taliban was behind the attack,” Holder said on “This Week.” […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Does this sound like a civilian criminal? From the New York Slimes: A Connecticut man who was arrested as his plane was about to take off from Kennedy Airport admitted on Tuesday that he had tried to explode a car bomb in Times Square, and had received bomb-making training in the militant strongholds of western […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2010

I am afraid that crow is about to become an endangered species. What do you call four crows in a pie?  Dinner for Michael Bloomberg, Charles “Chuckles” Schumer, Janet Napolitano and Contessa Brewer. from Mike Riggs, Daily Caller: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared on Katie Couric’s show Monday night to discuss the attempted car […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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