davidl on March 23rd, 2012

A murder spree in Chicago and the  the lame streamers  the lamer-in-chief, are talking about a probable self-defense in Florida: (CBS News) SANFORD, Florida — It was an extraordinary moment at the White House Friday. President Obama made his first public comments about Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who shot to death by a […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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More Warmist bunk, from Richard Black, BBC News: The lull in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China’s coal use, a study suggests. The absence of a temperature rise over that decade is often used by “climate sceptics” as grounds for denying the existence of man-made global […]

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davidl on April 28th, 2011

Following his outing of Barack Obama long form certificate of live birth,  L. Donald Trump has upped the ante and asked for the release of out nation’s first affirmative action president, from Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times: WASHINGTON–White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said President Obama will not release his academic records, commenting a day after […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2011

Krugman destroyed, David Burge destroys Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, from Iowahawk: The point being, I suppose, is that unionized teachers stand as a thin chalk-stained line keeping Wisconsin from descending into the dystopian non-union educational hellscape of Texas. Interesting, if it wasn’t complete bullshit. As a son of Iowa, I’m no stranger to bragging […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2010

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. directed a major political fund-raiser to offer former Gov. Rod Blagojevich millions of dollars in campaign cash in return for an appointment to the U.S. Senate, sources said the fund-raiser has told federal authorities. The allegation by Oak Brook businessman Raghuveer Nayak counters public statements made as recently as last week […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2010

Question of the Day, from the Sharp Tack, Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: We shall see if Jew-hatred is acceptable behavior in the eyes of Hearst and the WH press corps, and Thomas is still allowed her place of honor tomorrow. Even Howard Cosell or Jimmy  Synder never publicly suggested that blacks should go back to […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Confessed child rapist, confesses to being fugitive from justice, by Roman Polanski, (NFL) It is true: 33 years ago I pleaded guilty, and I served time at the prison for common law crimes at Chino, not in a VIP prison.  That period was to have covered the totality of my sentence.  By the time I […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2010

Whites House denies Elena Kagan is a Frank and denies that there anything wrong with that, Howard Kurtz, Washington Post: The White House ripped CBS News on Thursday for publishing an online column by a blogger who made assertions about the sexual orientation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, widely viewed as a leading candidate for […]

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davidl on March 9th, 2010

Health care is Obama’s Stalingrad, William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Waterloo was a short but decisive battle. The health care fight has turned out to be more like the battle of Stalingrad. The battle of Stalingrad was a bloody, grinding battle over several months during World War II in which superior forces were ground down […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2008

In this morning’s Financial Times: The US government rode to the rescue of Citigroup, entering an agreement to guarantee up to $306bn in problematic assets and inject $20bn in capital to restore confidence in a bank that defines the term “too big to fail”. The 11th hour transaction, announced just before midnight on Sunday in […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. Lots going on. So, Ol’ Gaffe-O-Matic Biden and, one assumes, B. O. both think John McCain is wrong on security? Is that why they both voted against the Surge he called for? The one that won the war? Regarding McCain’s […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2008

So now, we see Barack Obama trying to make something out of the number of houses McCain does or does not own, and because he didn’t know the exact answer…(Seven, by the way, including investment property) this is supposed to suggest he’s out of touch. Heh. The WaPo reports: We’re delighted to have a real estate […]

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Eric Florack on July 13th, 2008

The Chicago Sun-Times notes the latest in a series of “Hey you… under the bus” plays from Barack Obama. The most recent involves Bernie Mac:: Comedian Bernie Mac got a little too cute when he warmed up the crowd at a Barack Obama fund-raiser in Chicago Friday night. Obama’s campaign staff attached this preface to […]

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Eric Florack on May 30th, 2008

Yeah, posting’s been light, today. Been rather busy at work. Another Honorable Mention at OTB’s caption contest Sister says Bob Dole unloaded on Scott McClellan, excoriating the former White House spokesman as a “miserable creature” who greedily betrayed his former patron for a fast buck… thus showing Sis is on top of things… and so […]

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