davidl on March 14th, 2011

Dumbo on Guns, Barrack Obama, Arizona Daily Star: It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray for those we lost. And in the attack’s turbulent wake, Americans by and large rightly refrained from […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2010

I note Mark Steyn, this morning: Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, was in Canada last week. She criticized Ottawa for not inviting aboriginal groups to a meeting on the Arctic, and for not including the facilitation of abortion in the Canadian government’s “maternal health” initiative to developing countries. These might seem curious priorities for […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2010

Obama Care breeds the World’s fastest chickens.William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Obamacare’s Chickens Coming Home To Roost Already Numerous companies already have announced enormous financial write-downs related to Obamacare’s cutback of subsidies for prescription drug benefit programs for retirees. These subsidies, while characterized by Democrats as “loopholes,” actually saved the government money because it cost […]

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davidl on March 26th, 2010

Obama administration stuck on stupid, Jackson Diehl, Washington Post: Obama has added more poison to a U.S.-Israeli relationship that already was at its lowest point in two decades. Tuesday night the White House refused to allow non-official photographers record the president’s meeting with Netanyahu; no statement was issued afterward. Netanyahu is being treated as if […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2010

Welcome back, my friends to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble 55% WANT HEALTHCARE REPEALED: I’ve already suggested earlier that an outright repeal of the healthcare monster isn’t likely and enumerated the reasons for that. I note today, Rick Moran has been talking about that also, and he […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2010

Bart even more Stup(id)ak than thought, from Fox News: President Obama signed the Senate health care bill into law Tuesday. He did not sign the executive order on abortion negotiated with Michigan Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak in an 11th-hour arrangement that may well have saved the entire health care reform effort. A White House official […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2010

Why the one hasn’t won yet, Jay Cost, RCP: Last week, President Obama said again and again that the time for talk is over. Yet this week he’s going on the road to defend his new bill. This is why. ObamaCare is politically vulnerable. It lacks the bipartisan support that created and protected new entitlements […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Some comments on the events of last night, in no particular order: The costs of this thing will be its undoing.  And ours, I suspect.  The move towards governmental power will invariably accelerate. Exponentially so, when given such a boost as we saw last night.  What nobody has mentioned thus far is the costs have […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2010

Bitsblog reminder: Spring ahead, lose an hour of sleep, NASDAQ: The U.S. and much of Canada will move to daylight-saving?time from standard time on Sunday, when clocks will be moved forward by one hour. Regular items transmitted from these countries will appear one hour earlier in terms of Greenwich?Mean?Time (GMT). Not to worry, you’ll get […]

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Eric Florack on February 6th, 2010

I have been saying for years now that if the terrorists ever wanted to shut down Washington DC, all they would have to do is make it snow.  2in. or so oughta do it.  The people in and around Washington DC are incapable of dealing with what  mother nature dishes out, or even identify it, […]

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Eric Florack on January 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense to nightly read anywhere on the web; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. BROWN/COAKLEY: The polls won’t close until 8:00 eastern time tonight, and my guess is we will see several days of recounts , but if the polling data we’ve been getting for the last few days,particularly this […]

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davidl on October 5th, 2009

What Barack Obama says about climate change is just not so:, Dr. Tim Ball, Canada Free Press: Amid the rhetoric of President Obama’s speech to the United Nations September 22 conference on climate change in New York he repeated the same few points. They’re identical to those in Al Gore’s movie “An Inconvenient Truth.” Trouble […]

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Eric Florack on September 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble ANNOYING: One of the more serious annoyances involved in this operation called BitsBlog is the serious lack of time remaining to balance among other necessities.  Family, Friends, and the occasional crisis among them, along with the need […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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As Rick Moran points out its hard these days to cook the books on a Healthcare crisis. That said, it does seem fairly easy to slip one by the current administration. 

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