davidl on January 16th, 2012

The grounding of the Costa Concordia shows that like  Captain Francesco Schettino our culture is headed in the wrong dirction, from Daily Mail (UK) via Jill, Pundit & Pundette: Men refused to prioritise women, expectant mothers and children as they pushed themselves forward to escape. Crew ignored their passengers – leaving ‘chefs and waiters’ to […]

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davidl on January 1st, 2012

From the New York Times, via the Pundit of Poca and Daily Mail (WV): Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2011

The media frenzy about trying lynch a black man in one graph: Hat tips:  Newsbusters, and Lonely Conservative. This is what racism looks like The media will condone rape by a iberal white politician but dare a black man stray off the plantation. Addendum: The Pundit of Poco, b/k/a Don Surber puts some flesh on […]

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davidl on September 20th, 2011

It takes some nerve  for a convicted murder to beg for clemency.   If Troy Anthony Davis has shown his victim the late Mark Allen MacPhail any clemency, or mercy, Davis would not now be on death row, from Atlanta Journal Constitution: Parole board denies clemency for Troy Davis The mother of a murdered police officer […]

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davidl on June 28th, 2011

Girly-Men, in India, female children are being genitally mutilated from Daily Mail(UK): Girls as young as one are being forced into sex change operations in India by parents desperate for a son. Surgeons in the city of Indore are reported to be ‘converting’ hundreds of girls a year, who are subsequently pumped full of hormone […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2011

Chrissy Matthews bitten by the Weiner, from back to back posts at McCain.  First Chrissy discusses values: This is, to me, the stakes here. If [Anthony Weiner] stays, [Democrats] never get the leadership back. They never get the Speakership back because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian conservative culturally […]

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davidl on May 22nd, 2011

Can Cain? Herman Cain did what was expected and officially threw is hat into the ring, from Daily Caller: Cain said one of the biggest reasons he’s running for president is because, “we have become a nation of crises.” “We have a moral crisis,” Cain said. “We got an economic crisis. We’ve got an entitlement […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2011

Madison on the Thames, community organizers strike in London, from Ian Gallagher and George Arbuthnott, Mail Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration 84 people injured – and at least 31 police officers hurt on day of violence Ritz hotel attacked with paint and smokebombs and 1,000 occupy Fortnum & Mason Protesters surge along Piccadilly, Regent Street […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2010

It is the incompetence stupid , Eugene Robinson, Washington Post plays the race card and tries to argue that the Teat Party movement is somehow racists: I have to wonder what it is about Obama that provokes and sustains all this tea party ire. I wonder how he can be seen as “elitist,” when he […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere : The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble the THE OBAMACARE VOTE:I really don’t have a whole bunch to add to what I said earlier this morning. In reading commentary around the sphere I don’t see any persuasive arguments that this thing is going […]

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davidl on March 3rd, 2010

Is Obama a good old boy redneck? Barack Obama should drink less alcohol and try harder to kick his smoking habit, doctors say Barack Obama should not only try harder to kick his smoking habit, his team of doctors warned, but they also recommended ‘moderation of alcohol intake’. Source, Mail(UK). Cigarettes and beer, a good […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

A tip of the cap to the Brits who continue to cover the news the lame street media is afraid to report, from Gerald Couzens,  Mail(UK) A seven-month-old baby girl survived three days alone with a bullet in her chest beside the bodies of her parents and toddler brother. Argentines Francisco Lotero, 56, and Miriam […]

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davidl on February 14th, 2010

The Won is no longer the one, Don Surber: xx Jay dumps on “president I’ve been waiting for all my life.” Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller — West Virginia’s other senator — got a little excited about Barack Obama in October 2008, when he told Jake Stump of the Charleston Daily Mail: “He’s the president I’ve […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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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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