davidl on December 31st, 2011

If being voluntarily associated  with a racist  is bad for one politician, it should not be good for another,  yet,, Roger Simon, PJ Media: That inability to select even marginally acceptable (non-racist) employees and colleagues should, on the face of it, disqualify Paul as a candidate for president of the United States. Can you imagine […]

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Eric Florack on September 19th, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m at College Point again, unloading as this is written. I’m writing ths on m Palm Pre’ so it’ll be a ittle shorter than usual, perhaps.  A nice weekend, but a bit short. It’s cooler around here this week and the leaves in the upper elevations along I80 and I81 are already starting […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2011

Good Riddings, at long last a Labor Day without Jerry Lewis, from Ann Althouse: “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon—It’s About Time.” Da Mayor’s shooting spree. Mayor Bloomberg’s political supporters keep killing and shooting people and all the mayor can do is to all for yet more gun control, from Jammie Wearing Fool: One […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2011

Obama has lost that loving feeling, from Dr. Milton R. Wolf, Washington Times: Is President Obama really a different man today than he was before he entered the Oval Office? The same Illinois legislator who voted “present” 129 times is now the debt-crisis-AWOL president who refused to present a specific plan of his own. The […]

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Me at OTB just now: Consider the scenario of capturing UBL alive. The administration is faced with a choice; They can either… a) Go through the process of a civilian trial because that was what they wanted to employ for all terror suspects, giving, as I’ve en saying all along, a platform for alQueida to […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2010

Et tu Keith, William Kristol, comes to laud the suspended Keith Olbermann, from Weekly Standard: Perhaps Olbermann violated NBC News “policy and standards.” But NBC doesn’t have real news standards for MSNBC—otherwise the channel wouldn’t exist. It’s a little strange to get all high and mighty now. Who knew Bill Kristol was a Roman?   He […]

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davidl on September 7th, 2010

Dumbo is not a dog, Dumbo, a/k/a Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama as attributed by CNN: “Some powerful interests who had been dominating the agenda in Washington for a very long time and they’re not always happy with me. They talk about me like a dog. That’s not in my prepared remarks, but it’s true,” […]

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Eric Florack on September 6th, 2010

Hey, Barry…. some advice…. (CNN) – Those following President Obama’s prepared remarks during a speech in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Monday were thrown a bit of a curveball when it came to a description of his critics: “Some powerful interests who had been dominating the agenda in Washington for a very long time and they’re not always […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Does this sound like a civilian criminal? From the New York Slimes: A Connecticut man who was arrested as his plane was about to take off from Kennedy Airport admitted on Tuesday that he had tried to explode a car bomb in Times Square, and had received bomb-making training in the militant strongholds of western […]

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davidl on April 3rd, 2010

Pirates – 11, Navy – 0, Dana Hughes and Kirit Radia from ABC News: A U.S. Navy ship has sunk a pirate “mother ship” in the Indian Ocean and captured 11 pirates, and then promptly let them go. While those five pirates remain in custody, the 11 captured Thursday were allowed to leave in small […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2010

There may be many names for what Barack Obama is dong thiese days, from Paul Kane and Shailagh Murray, Washington Post: A day after President Obama called on them to renew efforts to pass his ambitious agenda, congressional Democrats remained in disarray Thursday about how to move forward, with at least some pointing at the […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE FINGER-POINTING AND THE DAMAGE DONE: Well, by now you will have known already that there was an earthquake in Massachusetts last night.  Josh Marshall perhaps one of the better examples of progressives trying to minimize the […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEAH, I KNOW… Where was yesterday’s Ramble? Sorry about that…I had a last minute schedule change. I warned you guys that would happen as I get closer to the new job. BROWN AHEAD IN MASS SENATE RACE: […]

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