davidl on December 27th, 2011

This is adding insult to injury, from, DMartyr Jawa Report: An NC shop clerk took on an armed robber and knock him out cold with one punch. But to add insult to injury, the clerk put the would-be robber to work. Video: Boys and girls, don’t try this at home.

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2011

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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Alas Poor Dumbo. Leonard Pitts Jr., sees the treatment of Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama and only sees racism, from Miami Herald: Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, “your boy,” that “tar baby,” the president of the United Sates, Barack Obama: Ahem. […] It is time Obama quit being surprised by the predictable, time he understood […]

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Billy Hollis at Q&O today: McQ hit these pompous fools when they first popped their heads up. I was too busy to chime in then, but the more I’ve watched this whole “No Labels” thing, the funnier it gets. George Will does a pretty good job today of shredding some of their sillier assertions: Although […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2010

Bruce McQuain beats me to the punch this morning: In the middle of a recession, with joblessness hovering around the 10% mark, the Obama administration made a deliberate decision to impose a drilling moratorium knowing it would cost at least 23,000 jobs. Why? Senior Obama administration officials concluded the federal moratorium on deepwater oil drilling […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2010

Liz’s radical idea, Elizabeth Cheney at SPLC, via Andy McCarthy, National Review and Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: In the era of Obama, American allies have their loyalty met with humiliation, arrogance and incompetence. The shabby reception Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu received in Washington a few weeks ago — being treated as an uninvited guest at the […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2009

The main stream media has not turned on Barack Obama, but at the same time they are starting to put some distance between themselves and the claims of the Obama Whine House.  The Whine House has created a new moan, to wit calculator abuse,  via Fausta: Jake Tapper managed to figure out that $160 billion […]

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Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Where’s the Fire” Edition So, Barney Frank wants an investigation…. Of the people who investigated and reported on ACORN. A retaliatory strike, if you will.  Go ahead and tell me how this isn’t politically motivated. I suppose that […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the First Dept Edition From our Dept of Intemperate Thoughts: So, now that Whalen has (wrongly, I think) apologized for ‘outting’ that Publius moron, when might we expect an apology for “outingouting” Jeff Gannon?  About the time that the […]

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Roadside Cafe edition The magical disappearing tax cut: One of the things that did come out of that presser that nobody… well, hardly anyone, anyway… watched was that Obama will sign off on a […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Mirror Image” edition.  I got to thinking; What would happen if I started applying the website CSS to other objects? This is the first result. And yeah, I’ve used it before. But I’m working on another one, […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2009

It has become quite obvious why Barack Obama has never released his college transcripts.   Obama is dumber than a hod of bricks, Steven Thomma, McClatchy Newspapers: WASHINGTON – The deepening recession is taking a slight toll on President Barack Obama’s standing, but he’s still twice as popular as archnemesis Rush Limbaugh, according to a new […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… to be used only for hand to hand combat…Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. This is the “More Snow” edition.  Scientists agree that reading these daily updates… well, nightly updates… can make you a very smart man. Unless you are, in fact, a woman. That’s […]

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Eric Florack on January 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere; Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. We’re expecting a real whizbang of a blizzard around here.. they figure a foot before we’re done. Parts of our area is already at 110 inches of snow, and they’ll add over a foot before this goes away. More […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2009

Has anybody ever accused Dirty Harry Reid of being smart?    I have not.  Apparently Roland Burris appointment by indited Illinois Governor  Rod Blagoveich might not be so tainted after all.    Dirty Harry is apparently considering letting Burris have his Senate seat for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do whether Burris’s appoint was as taint or not, Dana […]

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