davidl on February 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…;The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the BitsBlog Bay Edition Enable Comments? One of the things about having guest bloggers, as Reynolds is about to find out, is that occasionally, they’ll do some things you hadn’t expected. Usually, that’s good. Sometimes, not […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

According to the Chicago Sun-Times: Robert Novak has announced his immediate retirement following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, a prognosis the Sun-Times’ political columnist describes as “dire.” “The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy,” Novak said. Not exactly the way I’d […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

The Chicago Tribune: BOSTON – Syndicated columnist and former “Crossfire” host Robert Novak has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is suspending his journalistic work. The story doesn’t say if there’s a malignancy, there. I hate to say this but the tumor may have affected his judgement with that pedestrian thing last week. Indeed, […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2008

Well, it’s not a stroke, because…… BOSTON -(AP)- A cancerous brain tumor caused the seizure Sen. Edward M. Kennedy suffered over the weekend, doctors said Tuesday in a grim diagnosis for one of American politics’ most enduring figures. Yeah, I kinda figured it would come to something like this, once they ruled out a stroke, […]

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