davidl on July 5th, 2011

Ronald Reagan goes to Londontown, from Daniel Hannan, Telegraph(UK): Ronald Reagan assumes his lapidary place in Grosvenor Square today, alongside Franklin D Roosevelt and Dwight D Eisenhower. All three presidents stood with Britain in war; yet Reagan – the man rather than the statue – towers over the other two. We in this country have […]

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davidl on May 6th, 2010

Hmnn, Naureen S. Malik, Wall Street Journal: A small oil refinery just southeast of downtown San Antonio is on fire following an explosion, leading to a one-mile evacuation, a local fire department spokeswoman said. […] An 18-wheeler that was refueling at the 13,500-barrel-a-day plant owned by AGE Refining Inc. exploded at around 11:30 a.m. local […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2010

Double standard on gods,   a twit judge in Wisconsin ruled the National Day Prayer is somehow unconstitutional.   So while praying to the God of Abraham is unconstitutional,  we can pray to silly Earth Goddess, from Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press: MADISON, Wis. — The Obama administration said Thursday it will appeal a court decision that […]

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davidl on March 9th, 2010

Health care is Obama’s Stalingrad, William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Waterloo was a short but decisive battle. The health care fight has turned out to be more like the battle of Stalingrad. The battle of Stalingrad was a bloody, grinding battle over several months during World War II in which superior forces were ground down […]

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davidl on March 7th, 2010

What ever happened to Separation of Church and State? The White House on Friday announced a “summit on entrepreneurship” to build economic ties with the Islamic world, part of President Barack Obama’s outreach to Muslims. The White House said it has invited participants from more than 40 countries over five continents for the April 26-27 […]

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Eric Florack on January 28th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. STATE OF THE ONE: If you’re interested in reading the speech, it’s here. Frankly, I had thought to do a running commentary on the speech, as I have done in previous years.  However, I got about a […]

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Eric Florack on January 7th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intensely cold read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. The picture to the right is of the sign outside the Nightly Ramble Regional HQ in Athern, Wisconsin. The locals are complaining how warm it is. JACK MURTHA CORRUPT? WHO THE HECK DIDN’T KNOW? Dan Riehl passes […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

Welcome, children of all ages, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “We’re at the Hermann” Edition  A Wide Latina:  Joyner notes a typo at  the house of Matt Yglesias. I’ll not comment except to say that all humor has a some grain of truth […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. I mentioned last night about polling data… and they’ve been having a bit of a row over it on many of the blogs I’ve visted today including OTB. and Q&O. But this one hasn’t gotten into that discussion yet. As if […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2008

I note James Joyner today, reporting by way of US News that Mike Huckabee is a likley pick for McCain’s VP: While Democrats debate the likelihood of a Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton “Dream Ticket,” the latest word is that Mike Huckabee is currently at the top of the list to be John McCain’s running mate. James […]

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