davidl on June 12th, 2012

Stan Greenberg, Erica Seifert and James Carville have a message for Dim Won, a/k/a dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama, from Alexander Burns, Politico: “These voters are not convinced that we are headed in the right direction. They are living in a new economy – and there is no conceivable recovery in the year ahead that will […]

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davidl on June 24th, 2010

Close to home, Associated Press: TORONTO — A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck at the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and homes and businesses were shaken from Canada’s capital in Ottawa on south to an arc of U.S. states. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Morgan Moschetti, […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

Rat’s losing the Fat Vote? Micheal Moore has crisis of faith, from Sahil Kapur, Raw Story: Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

The First Rule of Holes is to stop digging.   That is something else New York State Lieutenant Governor, David “Blind Man” Paterson forgot, from Elizabeth Benjamin,   New York Daily News: The Times has dropped another bomb on Gov. David Paterson, reporting that he directed two state employees to contact the woman who accused his top […]

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Eric Florack on September 20th, 2009

The New York Daily News is reporting as of about 10 minutes ago: ALBANY – In a stunning request, the Obama administration has made it clear to poll-challenged Gov. Paterson that the White House would prefer he not seek election to a full four-year term next year. The Obama administration sent the message through White […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2009

It was nice while is lasted.   New York State is back to its norm, a divided government.   In a surprize move, the New York State reppublican regained control of the state senate, James M. Odato, Rick Kaelin and Irene Jay Liu, Times-Union: ALBANY — In a dramatic late afternoon overthrow of the Senate leadership, Senate […]

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davidl on April 1st, 2009

I tend to let Eric to the long and intense. This morning, I make an exception.  Bit rambled: The other shoe: I made mention in a Ramble last August of Jay Mariotti leaving his job in the traditional press. Seems he wasn’t quite as dumb as I took him for. The Sun-Times group went Chapter […]

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Eric Florack on January 29th, 2009

Heather Mac Donald over at The Corner touches on Kirsten Gillibrand, perhaps unintentionally making a nice follow on to my Pajamas Media peice of last week: What are the chances that New York’s new senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, will maintain her support for immigration enforcement after being rushed by a massive line of illegal-alien advocates and […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2009

Representative  Carolyn McCarthy the hoplophobe from Long Island is apparently a real blond, stupid all te way to the bone.  McCarthy has been having a hissy fit over Blind Man Patterson’s appointmet of Kristen Gillebrand to the Senate seat vacated by Mrs. Clinton. Newsday: WASHINGTON – Rep. Carolyn McCarthy may be threatening a primary challenge […]

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Eric Florack on January 27th, 2009

My new Pajamas Media piece, is up, and the discussion surrounds what the appointment of Kirsten Gillibrand and the reactions to it, tells us about the left. Here’s a taste: The obvious point proven by the appointment of Kirsten Gillibrand is that there isn’t a glass ceiling at all. Let’s consider, please, the person that […]

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I don’t trust Senator Charles Schumer, and don’t trust any toadie Chucky picks to fill the Senate.   After all I am an American. It did not take long for Senatorette designate Kristen Gillebrand to reveal herself to be no more than Schumer toad, Sharon Gitterman, New York Times At the news conference, Ms. Gillibrand defended her […]

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davidl on January 25th, 2009

As I am given  to understand it, when one declares that he has fixed a horse race, it’s taken for granted that the jockey has been paid-off. Did Barack Obama garner the Kennedy family endorsement by making an illegal promise to have Caroline Kennedy Schlosberg appointed to the Senate, from New York, but not pay-off […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2009

Kirsten Gillibrand has been appointed to the Senate and Carolyn McCarthy is upset, Reid J. Epstien, Newsday: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said Thursday Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s gun control views make her unacceptable for the U.S. Senate and threatened a primary challenge in 2010 if Gov. David A. Paterson selects the Hudson Democrat to replace Hillary Rodham […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Fred Dicker at :The New York Post: Caroline Kennedy last night withdrew from consideration to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton – just two months after she rocked the New York political landscape by throwing her hat in the ring, The Post has learned. “I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing […]

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