Eric Florack on February 16th, 2008

Give Boortz credit; The man is as snarky as they come Running this on the website pushes him over the edge top, today: For this, he gets BitsBlog “Snark of the day” award

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Eric Florack on February 16th, 2008

The Smoking Gun, today: FEBRUARY 15–When radio talk show host Bernie Ward was arrested last year on child pornography charges, his lawyers downplayed the federal rap, saying that his client was merely doing research for a book when he accessed and distributed illicit images. But police reports indicate that Ward, a 56-year-old former Catholic priest, […]

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davidl on February 16th, 2008

The more Mrs. Clinton speaks, the more she lies: CINCINNATI (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton declared herself the “candidate of, from and for the middle class of America” as she worked to keep her Democratic coalition in Ohio intact against a hard-charging Sen. Barack Obama. Middle class my foot, her husband, B.J., can’t avoid telling […]

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Eric Florack on February 16th, 2008

Yesterday, David gave the Snark of the Day award to Vladimir Putin… and justifiably so, for his comment on Hillary Clinton: “At a minimum, a head of state should have a head.” Humor, of course, has to have a grain of truth at the center of it, else, it isn’t funny, and in laughing, we […]

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Eric Florack on February 16th, 2008

Peter Baker in the WaPo this morning: As he gets closer to the Republican nomination, Sen. John McCain has been trying to balance his unqualified support for the Iraq war by reminding audiences that he was also a tough critic of how it was managed until President Bush finally changed strategies a year ago. In […]

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davidl on February 16th, 2008

Chinese Junk: LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) – The importer of a Valentine’s Day lollipop said it was voluntarily recalling the treats after metal fragments were found in at least two lollipops sold at central Florida stores I don’t see a vast Chinese conspiracy.  I do see a general lack of consumer safety standards. Chinese Trade Offer: […]

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Eric Florack on February 16th, 2008

JOINT STATEMENT By the U.S. Embassy Baghdad and Multi-National Force-Iraq Posted: 13 Feb 2008 02:33 PM CST (Feb. 13, 2008) We warmly congratulate the Government of Iraq and the Council of Representatives on the parliamentary actions taken today to pass enabling legislation for the 2008 Budget, a law on Provincial Powers, and an Amnesty law. […]

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