davidl on September 5th, 2011

Dumbo, a one trick donkey, from William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Whenever Obama’s in political trouble, he gives a speech. Whenever he’s in a lot of trouble, he gives a major speech. When he’s on the verge of a political meltdown, he gives a historic speech. Has Obama ever given a memorable speech? I think […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2011

Dumbo  b/k/a Barack Obama gets WaPoed  from the left and the right, from the left Dana Milbank, Washington Post: It’s not exactly fair to blame Obama for the rout: Almost certainly, the markets ignored him. And that’s the problem: The most powerful man in the world seems strangely powerless, and irresolute, as larger forces bring […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2011

Fred is back! Well, kind of, sort of.  It no secret that the last presidential candidate we liked was Fred Thompson.  Alas Fred was just not into that campaign thing.  Well now the closest incarnation of Fred has announced.  Thad McCotter is in, from Thomas Lifson, American Thinker: Not too many people are excited about […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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davidl on October 4th, 2010

Meg numchucks Jerry, from Clyde Middleton, Liberty Pundits: “Jerry, you should be ashamed,” Whitman said. “You and your surrogates put her deportation at risk. You put her out there. You should be ashamed for sacrificing Nicky Diaz on the altar of your political ambitions.” Assuming of course that moonbats even capable of  shame. Meltdown:  Iran […]

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davidl on October 2nd, 2010

Meltdown:  Rich Sanchez version.   CNN fires Rick Sanchez, from Steve Krakauer, Mediaite: CNN released this statement today: “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well.” They will broadcast CNN Newsroom from 3-5pm for the foreseeable future. Here’s more from the story earlier […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere….The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is The “Stop Look and Listen” Edition KRUGMAN GETS A DOSE OF REALITY ON HEALTHCARE:  I wonder if it’ll take. (Vid) REMOVING ALL DOUBT: Over at The Corner, Andy McCarthy looks at a piece by Deb Burlingame. […]

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davidl on February 5th, 2009

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review, warns of the coming meltdown of Barack Obama: If [Barack Obama] doesn’t quit the messianic style and perpetual campaign mode, and begin humbly governing, then he will devolve into Carterism-angry that the once-fawning press betrayed him while we the people, due to our American malaise, are to blame. The campaign […]

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davidl on October 25th, 2008

How woefully unprepared is Barack Obama to be President?   Republican administrations are expected to deal with old rude hags like Helen Thomas, and have.   On the other hand, the Obama campaign can not handle simple questions from a local reporterette, video. Michelle passes on the Obama campaign response: Why did Barack Obama’s campaign cancel a […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere… The Nightly Ramble…. Tuesday. 28 days until the election.4 days until my vacation, and about 5 hours to the second debate. And if you don’t understand the joke in the sign, you’re obviously 21 or under. In response to a couple E-mails, yes, […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere… The Nightly Ramble…. A new week. A new Monday. And a few surprises over the weekend. Let’s get to it. Sam Youngman at The Hill reports that Sarah Palin gives more to chairty than Joe Biden. Well, heck, Sam, I could have told […]

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2008

Bruce McQuain does an admirable job of explaining my estimation on the sub-prime meltdown quoting a 1999 article in the New Work Times: The lede: In a move that could help increase home ownership rates among minorities and low-income consumers, the Fannie Mae Corporation is easing the credit requirements on loans that it will purchase […]

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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 September 17th, 2008

OK, before you start, it turns out there’s a lot of texture on those old historical markers, that make them a bear to touch up, and my graphic tools aren’t up to that drill.  At least one of you should recognize the real location… in Dryden, NY. I took this a few years ago. That […]

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Eric Florack on September 10th, 2008

RALEIGH (WTVD) — In an election for President of the United States in North Carolina Tuesday, Republican John McCain suddenly and breathtakingly surges to a 20-point win over Democrat Barack Obama, 58% to 38%, according to this latest exclusive SurveyUSA election poll conducted for ABC11-WTVD. In 3 previous SurveyUSA NC tracking polls, McCain had led […]

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