davidl on December 22nd, 2011

Newt Gingrich just got another reason for the republican wing of the republican party to support him, gift wrapped courtesy of Mitt Romney and George (41) Bush, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air: Choosing his words carefully, the former president said he knew Gingrich relatively well. “I’m not his biggest advocate,” he said. “I had a […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2011

Ayer, MA— I’m what, about 60 miles off the New Hampshire Border, just off I-495. I’m here taking a break having driven up from the house yesterday. Raining here, pretty hard, and has been since last night. They’re getting some minor flooding around here as a result. This has to be a quick one, as […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2011

Lunacy, from Susie Madrak Democracy Now: We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller. A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign and was at the supermarket in Tucson on Saturday to meet with her. He was shot in the knee and also wounded in the […]

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davidl on December 14th, 2010

Dumping on Dumbo Care, federal judge rules Obama Care individual mandate unconstitutional.  Nice Deb does the rounds, here. Breech slapping Breyer,  Stephen Breyer believes the Second Amendment, or I suppose any portion of  the Constitution, does not mean squat, from Fox News: Breyer wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices John Paul Stevens, David […]

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Eric Florack on July 4th, 2010

I see it as nothing short of alarming that we go forward with the Fourth of July /Independence Day celebrations as if nothing was wrong; as if the instrument which has served better than any other to protect our freedoms …namely the Constitution of these United States… wasn’t under direct attack by those currently in […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Need Some Gas?” Edition Charges against Countrywide?  As we go to press, word is coming off the wires that Freind of Chris Dodd Angele Mozilo and other Countrywide officials are to be charged with […]

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Eric Florack on May 29th, 2009

First, Doctor Krauthammer: Heller [the Supreme Court ruling that the Second Amendment guarantees gun ownership for individuals] is hardly settled law. It is law in its infancy. It’s a couple years old. And if she is on the court, she might be inclined to revisit it, either overturn it or reinterpret it in a way […]

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I don’t trust Senator Charles Schumer, and don’t trust any toadie Chucky picks to fill the Senate.   After all I am an American. It did not take long for Senatorette designate Kristen Gillebrand to reveal herself to be no more than Schumer toad, Sharon Gitterman, New York Times At the news conference, Ms. Gillibrand defended her […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2008

David Kope who writes with the Volokh boys, says this morning: Earlier this year, Eric Holder–along with Janet Reno and several other former officials from the Clinton Department of Justice–co-signed an amicus brief in District of Columbia v. Heller. The brief was filed in support of DC’s ban on all handguns, and ban on the […]

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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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Eric Florack on July 17th, 2008

Glenn Reynods and Brannon Denning, on Heller The Supreme Court has released its long-awaited opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller,[1] and the buzz has been considerable. Though much has been made of the majority’s historic ruling and of the narrowness of that majority, many commentators have missed an important point. What Heller is most […]

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Word just coming off the wires now that the USSC has ruled on In District of Columbia v. Heller, in a 5-4 ruling which strikes down Wahington DC’s 32 year old handgun ban, as being incompatible with the Second Amendment and the rights therein. As you might expect, Memeorandum has lots on this.  

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davidl on April 14th, 2008

Barack Obama took direct aim at Mrs. Clinton and promptly shot off his own toe,  On the campaign trail, BO invoked Annie Oakley.   In response, Jeralyn, Talk Left  suggested: Obama doesn’t seem to know much about Annie Oakely: True, in so far as it goes.   While BO doesn’t know much about Annie Oakley, he knows even […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2008

Is Mrs. Clinton a staunch defender of individual freedom, or she merely a shriveling hoplophobe?    Well it depends on whose vote she is seeking. In the previous century while seeking a Senate seat in hoplophobic New York State, Mrs. Clinton was opposed to individual freedom, CNN: “We have to do more to stand up to […]

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davidl on April 6th, 2008

You may now take Mr. Heston’s firearms. Charlton Heston is dead at age 84. The Associated Press offers an ironic headline, “Oscar-winning star of ‘Ben-Hur’ was known for heroic roles:” LOS ANGELES – Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing “Ben-Hur” and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic […]

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