davidl on April 14th, 2009

Memo to The One: Pretty words alone will not do.  Video: Hat tip: Gateway Pundit Meanwhile away from Obamaland, back in the real world, MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) – Undeterred by U.S. and French hostage rescues that killed five bandits, Somali pirates brazenly hijacked four more ships in the Gulf of Aden, the waterway at the center […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2009

Bit rambled earlier: Donna writes me yesterday; Pelosi said one of her favorite moments from Inauguration Day was when Marine One lifted off the Capitol grounds, signifying former President George W. Bush’s exit from Washington. “It felt like a 10-pound anvil was lifted off my head,” she said.First of all, from what little I know, […]

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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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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

Bruce has a great story, today: When you read of this young man’s heroics, remember when this happened he was a Lance Corporal and a driver. The fact that he assessed the situation, realized he had to take charge and did so is a testament to both his courage and Marine Corps training. His successful […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

Noted with some amusement at Michelle’s place: When last we heard from Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner, he was cussing up a storm over the nation’s backlash against his anti-Marine words and actions. He’s as unpopular at home as he is with the rest of the country. The Toledo Blade reports on an internal prank: A […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2008

Fox News Channel’s Jamie Colby has a new report up talking about the big showdown in Berkeley, CA tonight – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH – when patriots from around the nation will hold an all-day pro-troop demonstration and protest against the Berkeley City Council for their reprehensible attacks against our military men and women. The report […]

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davidl on February 5th, 2008

Local plug, wasn’t a bad weekend for Upstate New York.  Syracuse grad, Art Monk got elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Well deserved.  Waterloo native, Syracuse grad coach, and Rochester Institute of Technology head coach Tom Coughlin won the Super Bowl and Syracuse grad David Tyree caught a touchdown poss and had the catch […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2008

Kathy, Five Feet of Fury, wants you to see Scarlet Johanssen’s “Army of Two” Addendum:  More, Marine Corps News, via Memeorandum.

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Until about an hour ago, I had been concentrating on who won and who lost, and trying to make some political “Will of the people” sense about it all.  But no really clear picture came through until such time as I focused on the referendums in each locality, and in each state. At that point, […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2007

Michelle notes a Fox News report that says a career army officer, and small business owner has decided to challenge Jack “Cold Blood” Murtha… JOHNSTOWN, Pa. —(FOX)- A career Army member left the service two years short of retirement to move here and try his hand at politics by challenging longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. John […]

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Eric Florack on October 22nd, 2007

Scott over at PowerLine speaking of the Rush Limbaugh smear letter signed by 41 Democrats in the United States Senate, and the New York Times artcile on the subject The auction of the letter for the benefit of the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Fund was of course Rush’s ingenious response to the Democrats’ impugning his support […]

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davidl on October 19th, 2007

According to, Kathyrn Jean Lopzz, National Review, Dirty Harry Reid gave this speech on the Senate floor: REID: MADAM PRESIDENT, EARLY THIS MONTH I CAME TO THE FLOOR TO DISCUSS SOME COMMENTS MADE BY RUSH LIMBAUGH. FOLLOWING MY REMARKS, MORE THAN 40 OF MY SENATE COLLEAGUES AND I CO-SIGNED A LETTER TO THE CHAIRMAN OF […]

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