davidl on June 19th, 2010

Is Dumbo Sane? From Byron York, Washington Examiner: There was one particularly striking moment in President Obama’s widely panned Oval Office speech on the Gulf oil disaster. About midway through his talk, Obama acknowledged that he had approved new offshore drilling a few weeks before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion on April 20. But Obama […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2010

For the first time in recent memory I can quote something coming off Dean Esmay’s site: After an explosion, deaths, and months of oil spewing into the Golf, 12% more people want the health care reform law repealed than are opposed to new offshore drilling. The implication seems fairly clear; the American voter sees Obamacare […]

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davidl on May 28th, 2010

Clan of the Momma Grizzly, Mark McKinnon. Daily Beast: The Alaska sensation is recruiting and endorsing GOP women nationwide—spooking the Democrats. TPM  in favor of rape”? Brain dead website displays clueless lede: Family Research Council: End Of DADT Means More Gay Rape In The Military Is this some Roman Polanski style alternative universe where victims […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IT’S THE BOMB, BRO: The big news of last evening, of course, was the incendiary device on four wheels parked in the middle of New York’s Times Square. The news stations certainly covered it well enough, but there […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Jake Tapper says this morning that the White House has given a go ahead to offshore drilling. On Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility in Washington, DC, President Obama will announce that his administration will allow the lease sale to go forward for oil and gas exploration 50 miles off of the […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble MORE ANITA DUNN:  Victor Davis Hanson, on Saturday: I am not a big fan of saying that officials should resign for stupid remarks. But interim White House communications director Anita Dunn’s praise of Mao Zedong as a “political […]

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2009

As goes Energy, so goes the country. “The worse, the better,” Vladimir Lenin is said to have observed. What Lenin meant was that the worse social conditions became in Russia, the more likely he and the Bolsheviks could foment a communist revolution. President Barrack Obama’s White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel recently updated Lenin’s […]

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Eric Florack on June 11th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bit’sBar” edition. Lots going on tonight. Pour yourself a cold one, and let’s get to it. A tale of two murders: LaShawn Barber  over at Pajamas Media does her usual fabulous job of getting […]

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Eric Florack on June 9th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Disgusted: I see Ed Whalen has apologized. It’s my considered opinion he was not in the wrong and had nothing to apologize for, and indeed treated “Publius” far too gently, if anything.  But he’s now given the left what they […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2009

Twenty close of last year, the President Bush told us we are going to start looking seriously at offshore drilling, thus increasing supply,  as a way of bringing down oil prices.  Based solely on that move, worldwide oil prices went through the floor.  Subsequent to the lecture and, President  Obama told us that we were […]

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Eric Florack on October 8th, 2008

Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere… The Nightly Ramble…. The Fed cut interest rates early this morning, to 1.5%. I’m not sure if that’s going to have the desired effect, but what else can the fed do, at this point? I do note the markets seemed to take off […]

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I’d say, Billy, that there’s a major difference in the perception of justice when you involve the religious freedom component. To put that into the same context as OJ Simpson, however, …which in my view is a connection that cannot be ignored… is something else, again.   Of course this is the same point I made […]

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Eric Florack on August 13th, 2008

Lots of comment this morning, centered on the Washington Post Op-Ed of yesterday, which spends it’s time destroying three basic arguments of those against offshore drilling. However, it propagates a couple barrels of snake oil. The most offensive of the lot being that drilling would not affect prices today, and that it would be years […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Interesting…. and forgive me for a […]

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Does anybody, aside from the media, listen to Barack Obama? Evidently not. The price of gasoline is over four dollars a gallon. So BO declares an economic emergency , and in response Mrs. Pelosi, and her entire caucus, go on vacation, John Bresnahan, Politico Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the Democrats adjourned the House, turned […]

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