DJ Durant on August 6th, 2010

The Labor Department reported this morning that nonfarm payrolls fell by 131,000 in the month of July.  Even more discouraging was that June’s revised payroll number was revised downward to a negative 221,000.  This is huge.  Initial jobless claims estimates released Thursday was 479,000, and was an increase from the previous week’s 460,000.  The two […]

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Eric Florack on April 11th, 2010

Dixie Cater, perhaps best know for her role in the TV Sitcom, “Designing Women” has died. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Dixie Carter, who played an outspoken liberal on the sitcom “Designing Women” and received an Emmy nomination for a guest role on “Desperate Housewives,” has died, according to TV gossip show “Entertainment Tonight.” She […]

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Eric Florack on October 22nd, 2009

Welcome, everyone, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SITYS #7216:Fox News, yesterday: Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that the Bush administration had developed a new strategy on the war in Afghanistan before leaving office — a strategy that he said “bears a striking resemblance” to […]

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Eric Florack on October 7th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS: The good news is, Obama has decided against a large reduction of forces in Afghanistan. Bad news is, he’s not ruled out a small one, and this move seems to be leaning away from […]

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davidl on July 2nd, 2009

Chavez, Ortega, Castro and Obama; Charles Krauthammer nails the one, via Gatway Pundit: “Two weeks ago he refuses to meddle in a country where peaceful demonstrators are getting shot be a theocratic dictatorship. He doesn’t want to choose sides. And, now he’s eager to meddle on behalf of a president in Honduras who’s a Chavez […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2009

One of the most important, yet most frequently violated, laws of punditry is that your own priorities and preferences aren’t always relevant. I would love it if the GOP dedicated itself to cutting government by two-thirds, leaving only a minimal social safety net, a big honking military, and a few other bells and whistles for […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere … The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble. This is the Ten Tons o’ Stuff edition It’s all indicative: How is it President Water Walker has no problem releasing interrigation memos, but won’t release his birth certificate? It’s called “Reality”.  Look into it. And no, regarding […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2009

I’ve got a new post up at Pajamas Media, this morning, encompassing Obama, the Herd Mentality, and offering some serious reccomendations to Republicans for the future: Ronald Reagan, for all that he was and did for this country, could not possibly have gotten himself elected to the presidency were it not for the towering failure […]

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Eric Florack on January 29th, 2009

Welcome one and all, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Yes, we’re still trying to shovel out from under the snow, but we’ll carry on with a little wishful thinking. Forgive me, but I tend to dream about getting the camper hooked up and running to the outdoors. Usuualy […]

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Eric Florack on January 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the very Snowbound edition of the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Yeah, the usual Nightly Ramble sign is under all that snow, somewhere.  We got at least most of that foot, starting last night. I really wanted to stay in, today, but the job […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

James at OTB: Having initially been highly skeptical of Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State, partly on the basis that she had neither diplomatic experience nor a diplomatic temperament, I feel obliged to pass on this observation from Joe Klein (via Andrew Sullivan): Clinton, who can be spiky, has re-emerged as a natural diplomat. […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere.. Bit’sBlog’s Nightly Ramble Hope your weekend was a good one. We’ve got lots of ground to cover, so let’s get to this. Barack Hussein Obama and George W Bush, along with their transition teams, met today. There is a lot of people […]

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Ya know, I can’t help thinking on Billy Beck as I read Mark Levin this morning: I’ve been thinking this for a while so I might as well air it here. I honestly never thought we’d see such a thing in our country – not yet anyway – but I sense what’s occurring in this […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2008

The supposedly peace loving liberals among us must feel blind sided as regards the middle east these days, as they are a great many things. Because of Bill Clinton’s bumbling in the middle east, we’re now closer to war than we have been in years. Ah, yes… middle east peace. Never have so many westerners […]

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