davidl on March 5th, 2010

The deranged gunman in Thursday’s Pentagon shooting was a Truther, from NBC News: The shooter, identified as John Patrick Bedell, 36, of Hollister, Calif., died hours after being admitted to a hospital in critical condition. […] In an Internet posting, a user by the name JPatrickBedell wrote that he was “determined to see that justice […]

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Eric Florack on January 18th, 2010

My new Pajamas Media editorial deals with what I’ve considered the biggest problem America faces just now in our War on terror… our return to the underlying attitude of the Democrats that brought us the “Gorelick Wall.” The bottom line is that, like the Clinton administration, the Obama administration has approached al-Qaeda’s war on us […]

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Eric Florack on January 7th, 2010

Word from the AP that a serious threat was brought to justice in DC today: WASHINGTON — A man was taken into custody and later hospitalized for a mental observation after he took off all of his clothes and began a jog a few blocks from the White House. See, what  can’t figure out is […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2010

Barack Obama is making history.   He has achieved the greatest presidential communication failure since Jimmy Carter’s malaise speech. Video: Charles Krauthammer,  Washington Post: Any government can through laxity let someone slip through the cracks. But a government that refuses to admit that we are at war, indeed, refuses even to name the enemy — jihadist […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2009

With the ruling, yesterday, from Atty General Eric Holder that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed will be tried in New York City, in a civilian court, Americans should begin to notice a pattern from the Obama administration of running in exactly the opposite direction from Mainstream America. We started Bailout after bailout, with numbers that made the […]

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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 July 26th, 2009

Frankly I think there are few people on the sphere who bring greater gravitas to the entire matter about the Gates /Crowley affair than Sister Toldjah. Yesterday morning’s post on that point reinforces that perception. — President Obama expressed “regret” yesterday – but did not apologize – for the choice of words he initially used […]

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Eric Florack on July 15th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble A Pretty Pathetic Presidential Picthing  Performance: Did you guys see this in Pittsburgh? Neither did I, but a freind did.  Joyner apparently noticed it too. I happened to listen to Pitt radio this morning and one of the guys had […]

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2009

Welcome, everyone and their brother, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Grocery Store edition. Franken: About an hour ago came word that Al Franken was decalred the winner of the Senate Seat held by Ron Coleman, by the Minn SC. The opinion is here.(PDF) I’ve only […]

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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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davidl on June 12th, 2009

Shades of Richard Nixon, Byron York has dug into Barack Obama firing of AmeriCorps Gerald Walpin. It seems that  Walpin had the audacity to investigate Obama’s political supporter, and hack, Kevin Johnson. from Washington Times: The AmeriCorps IG accuses prominent Obama supporter of misusing AmeriCorps grant money. Prominent Obama supporter has to pay back more […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on May 1st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble Torture is Barry Manilow covering AC/DC: A great position paper on torture, from Frank Fleming, over at Pajamas Media.  You may not recognize the name, but perhaps you’ll remember where he posts: IMAO.  That’s a clue, kiddies… go […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2009

Clarice Feldman at Pajamas Media nails it cleanly: As the president released the memos, C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta sent a letter to his agents: In releasing these memos, the men and women of the CIA have assurances from both myself, and from Attorney General Holder, that we will protect all who acted reasonably [emphasis supplied] […]

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Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Keep it under your hat” edition. Earth day: Ah, yes… we’ve not heard much about Earth Day, this year, have we? Certainly not as much as we have in previous years.  It is today, […]

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