davidl on September 16th, 2011

Paul Krugman growls, from New York Times: Back in 1980, just as America was making its political turn to the right, Milton Friedman lent his voice to the change with the famous TV series “Free to Choose.” In episode after episode, the genial economist identified laissez-faire economics with personal choice and empowerment, an upbeat vision […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2011

Paul Krugman, New York Times, writes,  via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Is it just me, or are the 9/11 commemorations oddly subdued? Actually, I don’t think it’s me, and it’s not really that odd. What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2011

Latham, NY– I’m outside Albany, getting a load for Watertown, NY. This week has been a series of hops that saw me running to within about 10 miles of the DC monument district. A little over an hour after I left the area, I was parked at the PA-MD border along I-83 touching up my […]

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Eric Florack on August 9th, 2011

Albany, NY– I”m actually just outside the state capitol, within sight of the antenna for WGY, the 50KW flamethrower on 810khz AM… a station that’s heard all over the east coast. Caught some serious thunderstorms in Harrisburg, last night, and the sky is threatening more, here. THOUGHTS ON OUR FINANCIAL SITUATION: I’ve been saying for […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

But when has Obama given progressives any reason to believe they can trust him? Paul Krugman, New York Times. Mr. Krugman, meet Barack Obama, a man of extraordinary vanity and rather pedestrian ability.

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davidl on June 7th, 2011

Weiner Roasted, from Robert Stacy McCain, Other McCain: Smoke, fire.  Kettle, black. Weiner, roasted. Career, toasted. Comment by Dandapant, McCain reader. Literally, from New York Daily News: Anthony’s weiner never tasted so good. A Brooklyn sausage joint is serving up a special entree skewering scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner. Dubbed Anthony’s Weiners, the dish by Der […]

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Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2011

Westbury, Long Island,NY– Took a load to Carlisle, PA last night, and then another from there to Long Island, today. I’ll be heading west shortly. Hey, Billy… As always your comments on Krugman are spot on, and all the more so for their cut to the chase-briefness. Paul Krugman is a stark moron, Nobel Prize […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2011

Taking Mr. Krugman to school Paul Krugman, New York Times: Earlier this week, The Times reported on Congressional backlash against the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a key part of efforts to rein in health care costs. This backlash was predictable; it is also profoundly irresponsible, as I’ll explain in a minute. But something else struck […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2011

Krugman destroyed, David Burge destroys Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, from Iowahawk: The point being, I suppose, is that unionized teachers stand as a thin chalk-stained line keeping Wisconsin from descending into the dystopian non-union educational hellscape of Texas. Interesting, if it wasn’t complete bullshit. As a son of Iowa, I’m no stranger to bragging […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2010

Dumbo throws ‘rate underneath the bus, Barack Obama and congressional repubolicans agree to extend Bush era tax rates, from Shailagh Murray Washington Post: President Obama and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to a tentative deal that would extend for two years all the Bush-era income tax breaks set to expire on Dec. 31, continue unemployment benefits […]

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davidl on November 2nd, 2010

A requiem for a bitch *, the demise of Mrs. Pelosi’s career in national politics, by Hugh Hewitt, Washington Examiner: The epic loss on Tuesday will launch a thousand op-eds and who knows how many dissertations. But the explanation is very simple. Never have two modern American leaders been so utterly bereft of graciousness. Americans […]

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davidl on October 11th, 2010

New York Slimes goes Orwellian.  To oppose murdering Islamic radical terrorism, to be a radical.  Sure Pinch.  From the Slimes: Operating largely outside traditional Washington power centers — and, for better or worse, without traditional academic, public-policy or journalism credentials — Ms. Geller, with a coterie of allies, has helped set the tone and shape […]

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davidl on June 18th, 2010

Dumbo turns United Stats into banana republic, from Steve McCann, American Thinker: The Obama administration has just made certain that there will be minimal foreign or even domestic investment in the United States.   Their shakedown and blackmail of BP has major corporate investors looking elsewhere for expansion and exploration.   No company answerable to their shareholders […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble Sorry for the delay in posting this. A bit of a family emergency. On with the show…. BLIND LEADING THE BLIND:  Well, no, that’s insulting to blind people… but seeing Paul Krugman calling anyone clueless, just melts my […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2010

In a firefight, it is not numbers which matter, but rather firepower.   Roger Ailes may have been numbered but he was not out gunned,  Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters: There was a marvelous fireworks display on Sunday’s “This Week” when Fox News chairman Roger Ailes squared off against liberal media powerhouses Arianna Huffington, Paul Krugman, and substitute […]

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