davidl on December 31st, 2011

If being voluntarily associated  with a racist  is bad for one politician, it should not be good for another,  yet,, Roger Simon, PJ Media: That inability to select even marginally acceptable (non-racist) employees and colleagues should, on the face of it, disqualify Paul as a candidate for president of the United States. Can you imagine […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. […] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2011

Carlisle, PA– I’m at the truck stop in Carlisle as I write this. Getting comfortable in the new truck I’ve been assigned is an effort that has taken weeks… as I suspected it would. There’s still work to be done on it, but I find myself being very productive with it, and suspect this truck […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2011

An armed society is a polite society, armed citizens protect their lives and their property: CAIRO (AP) – When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the sprawling capital of […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2011

Grizzly Gosnell, massacre in Pennsylvania, where are the calls to ban high capacity assault scissors?  Where is the Pennsylvania Department of Health berated for promoting a climate of hate?  Why has not Barack Obama been made to account for his legislative support for infanticice: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A doctor accused of running a filthy “abortion […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. COAL-MINE: We’ve all seen the news coming out of  the area around Montcoal, West Virginia.  As of this writing something like 25 dead and  4 more missing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IT’S LAW, ALREADY….SO WHY ARE THEY STILL TRYING TO SELL OBAMACARE? That’s a question that a reader asked me in email just recently, noting that advertisements (Paid for with tax dollars?) are still trying to sell us […]

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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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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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davidl on November 27th, 2009

Doctor Charles Krauthammer, National Review, on the Obama/Pelosi/Reid health care bills: The bill is irredeemable. It should not only be defeated. It should be immolated, its ashes scattered over the Senate swimming pool. Doctor Howard Dean, via DRJ,  Patterico’s Pontifications: This is a harmful bill to the nation without a public option because it’s going […]

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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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Eric Florack on November 5th, 2009

Weclome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SHELVE THE ANGER? HELL, NO!  I got some feedback last night about how Republicans, particularly the conservatives, need to “shelve their anger”, lest they drive away the center.  It’s an argument I’ve fielded for years. What the folks […]

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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 October 10th, 2009

I’m afraid I have to take a chunk out of the backside of Rick Moran: The Baucus bill hasn’t a chance of surviving a conference committee between the House and Senate. But it might have if the GOP worked to improve it rather than be terrified of their wild eyed base who sees any cooperation […]

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