davidl on February 8th, 2011

Once a socialist, Dumbo goes before the Chamber of Commerce and tries to give a pro-business speech.  Instead he just sounds like the socialist that he is.  From RCP: “If we’re fighting to reform the tax code and increase exports, the benefits cannot just translate into greater profits and bonuses for those at the top. […]

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davidl on November 4th, 2010

Thought for the Day I, from Michelle: Take Your Olive Branch and Shove It, Democrats I don’t necessarily agree with Michelle, but I understand her frustration Mrs. Pelosi locked the republicans out of the process and Obama demonized them.  However the People’s representative work for the People.  If cooperation will put the nation back to […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2010

The President too stupid to understand irony, continues to kick butt,his own, via RCP (video at the link): “I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar, we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick.” No Mr. President, you […]

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davidl on April 24th, 2010

Chicago Way is a two way street, from John Kass, Chicago Tribune: It’s no secret that some in journalism get offended when anyone dares mention that the president was involved in Chicago politics. But the filing is not only a legal document, it’s a political message from Blagojevich to Obama. So allow me to translate […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M.  Gates has warned in a secret three-page memorandum to top White House officials that the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran‘s steady progress toward nuclear capability, according to government officials familiar with the document. So says the New York Times. Well, heck, […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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As a business owner, tax payer and elected official, I freely admit that I am VERY skeptical when the government warns me about anything. Government typically causes more problems than they solve, and it’s in their own best interests (power, taxes, etc) to have a crisis du jour and keep people alarmed and afraid. Fearful […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2009

After pigging out on hamburgers, Barack Obama tries a new diet, crow;  Micheal Goldfarb, Weekly Standard: Obama Accepts False Choice of Military Commissions Passed to a friendly reporter at the Washington Post late on a Friday afternoon is news that President Obama will continue the system of military commissions he railed against as a candidate. […]

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Eric Florack on April 9th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Beer Edition. Take a Bow: Apparently the lesson is still not learned, that it’s not the mistake, it’s the coverup. If nothing else, this confirms what we on the right have been saying for […]

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From Brian Faler, Bloomberg:  A Congressional Budget Office analysis of President Barack Obama’s plan found that most of the approximately $355 billion in proposed discretionary spending on highways, renewable energy and other initiatives wouldn’t be spent before 2011. The government would spend about $26 billion of the money this year and $110 billion more next […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2008

Back along about the end of 2006, during a  Christmas break, I wrote an extended piece about Islam and some of the problems in the world with relation to it. I’ll post it here, because I think it’;s ideas are still of import, and particularly because it is important to the extended discussion I’m about […]

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Eric Florack on July 4th, 2008

The Guardian has a story up saying: Biofuels have forced global food prices up by 75% – far more than previously estimated – according to a confidential World Bank report obtained by the Guardian. The damning unpublished assessment is based on the most detailed analysis of the crisis so far, carried out by an internationally-respected […]

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