davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Jake Tapper says this morning that the White House has given a go ahead to offshore drilling. On Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility in Washington, DC, President Obama will announce that his administration will allow the lease sale to go forward for oil and gas exploration 50 miles off of the […]

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davidl on March 11th, 2010

Go for it Liz, from Alex Spillius, Telegraph(UK): Ms Cheney is now reportedly contemplating a run for office herself either in Virginia, where she was raised, or in Wyoming, her parents’ home state. Don’t be too quick to rule out the Empire State.  There are several potential openings. The Backasswards Mrs.Pelosi,  David Freddoso, Washington Examiner, […]

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davidl on February 14th, 2010

The Won is no longer the one, Don Surber: xx Jay dumps on “president I’ve been waiting for all my life.” Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller — West Virginia’s other senator — got a little excited about Barack Obama in October 2008, when he told Jake Stump of the Charleston Daily Mail: “He’s the president I’ve […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2010

As Eric rambled: SPEAKING OF THE HUFF AND PUFF: What’s up with Airanna Huffington being on the “Human Garbage” list? It is increasingly apparent to me that my original observation was correct, 30 plus years ago… that leftists are walking vials of hatred, looking for an outlet. It doesn’t need to make sense to generate […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most INTENSE nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SO PEOPLE TALKING UP OBAMACARE TOOK MONEY FROM ADMINISTRATION? So reports Megan McArdle, though frankly it should shock nobody: MIT economist Jonathan Gruber has become the go-to economist for fans of the health care reform wending its […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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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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Right Wing News recently emailed more than 260 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to send in a list of people they considered to be the most influential on the right. Representatives from the following 40 blogs responded… All That Is Necessary, The Anchoress, Argghhhh!, AtlanticBlog, Atlas Shrugs, Basil’s Blog, BitsBlog, BizzyBlog, Melissa Clouthier, Conservative Compendium, […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2009

Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends… We’re so glad you could attend, come inside, come inside… it’s the most intense nightly read on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Read (Yeah, I know.. I happened to be playing some ELP, and the mood struck me.) This is the “Snow” Edition Why? Simple.. […]

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Eric Florack on June 17th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphereThe BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bread, MIlk and a Sixpack Edition” Publius/Whalen Redux: By way of James Joyner, I see that the English courts have ruled that Bloggers don’t have a legal right to anonimity. .A British judge has ruled […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Yet Another Truck Stop” Edition That’s two Truck Stops in as many weeks, I know. I’m not sure what it is about old truck stops I find so appealing.  I certainly like to travel, […]

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Eric Florack on May 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Travel Trailer Edition Flailing About: You know, watching this Pelosi thing is rather like watching someone who is drowning, desperate to find something that will keep them afloat. Let’s not lose sight, though, of […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Mirror Image” edition.  I got to thinking; What would happen if I started applying the website CSS to other objects? This is the first result. And yeah, I’ve used it before. But I’m working on another one, […]

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Eric Florack on March 6th, 2009

There’s a rumbling below decks on the good ship Obama. Geithner’s choice as his deputy has pulled out of the running.  Sanjay Gupta  has also withdrawn his name as Surgeon General. Charles Freeman is about ready to give up on taking over as head of the National Intelligence Council… he of the remarkable view that ‘Tiananmen […]

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