davidl on February 2nd, 2009

Fox News is reporting some democrats want to “gut” the Pelosi-Reid-Obama debt bill: Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, who sits on the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Republicans and Democrats alike want to gut the nearly $900 billion program of items that he says will not stimulate job growth. Ben Nelson and Russ Feingold are the only […]

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Eric Florack on February 2nd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble  There’s a lot to discuss, today, and here’s some of it, in order of importance: The Punxsutawney Prognosticator Predicts Plowable Piles (6 More Weeks) Yeah, it’s groundhog day. The day when a rodent with all the intellect of an […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2009

David Duke is pissed,  Davidduke.com: By David Duke, former Republican member of the House of Representatives in Louisiana, and former Chairman of the Largest Republican District in the state The Republican Party leadership in its latest act of self-immolation appointed, Michael Steele, a radical Black racist as the leader of the Party  Oh happy day.   […]

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Eric Florack on February 2nd, 2009

We have yet another tax issue showing up on the list of people nominated for service in the Obama administration. There seems something of a pattern, here. Jake Tapper and Jon Karl at ABC say: ABC News has learned that the nomination of former Senator Majority Leader , D-S.D., to be President Obama’s secretary of […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2009

Jonathon Porritt, British nincompoop, prefers trees to people, Sarah-Kate Templeton, Times(UK): The Optimum Population Trust, a campaign group of which Porritt is a patron, says each baby born in Britain will, during his or her lifetime, burn carbon roughly equivalent to 2½ acres of old-growth oak woodland – an area the size of Trafalgar Square. […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2009

I quess Sarah not a Bithead, yet, Sarah Baxter, Sunday Times(UK): LESS than two weeks into his administration, President Barack Obama is being portrayed by opponents as a new Jimmy Carter – weak at home and naive abroad – in an attempt to dim his post-election glow and ensure that he serves only one term. […]

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Eric Florack on February 2nd, 2009

I’ve been teling you since… well, forever, that FDR made things worse not better…  So  along comes Harold Cole and Lee Ohanian at The Wall Street Journal this morning: The New Deal is widely perceived to have ended the Great Depression, and this has led many to support a “new” New Deal to address the […]

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