davidl on November 30th, 2011

Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch: On Monday, Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank announced that he will not seek reelection next year, and American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer decided to celebrate Frank’s retirement by attacking the congressman for being gay. On Focal Point yesterday, Fischer claimed that Frank may have used his prominent position to “influence” […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2011

Obami stand mute, from Dana Milbank, RCP: WASHINGTON — There have been worse times to start a new job in Washington. When Abraham Lincoln arrived in the capital 150 years ago this week, for example, the South had already seceded. Jay Carney, the new White House press secretary, didn’t have anything quite so dire on […]

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davidl on December 20th, 2010

DADT is dead, long live DADT,from David Woods, Politics Daily: For the next few months and possibly for as long as a year, gays and lesbians in uniform will still be subject to investigation and discharge if they acknowledge their sexual orientation, Pentagon officials said. Despite action in Congress to repeal it, the controversial policy […]

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davidl on April 11th, 2010

United Airlines – 1: Terrorist – 0, United Airlines shows the intestinal fortitude so lacking among the Obami, from Associated Press: DENVER—A Qatari diplomat who created a bomb scare mid-flight earlier this week tried boarding the same airline for his return flight to Washington. United Airlines said, “No.” United spokesman Mike Trevino says they banned […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2010

Chuckles the Clown, b/k/a Senator Charles Schumer likes to think of himself as both the smartest man in the room and the political king maker of the Empire State.   Evidently Harold Ford, Jr,  late of Tennessee, did not get the memo.   Ford seems to  gearing up to challenge Chuckles hand picked toady Kirsten Gillibrand, from […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on June 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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davidl on April 22nd, 2009

So who died and annointed Megan McCain a spokesman for anybody or anything  other than Miss Cairol, Kim Priestap, Pajamas Media: What changes does she[Megan McCain] think the GOP needs to make? It needs to be hip and edgier. She laments the perception that there are no Republican politicians who are exciting enough that anyone would […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2009

Back on the 11th of this month, I posted a quick note from my Palm Treo, asking about those DVD’s Obama gave Gordon Brown. Were they even playable, I wondered, given the technology changes between the states and the UK.   Wrong region, and wrong encoding scheme.  Person giving the gift being clueless. By way […]

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davidl on August 1st, 2008

To bolster his rather meager political resume, BO had argued that hiss words, not his rather scant deeds, matter, video: Simply put, BO’s only politcal success has been to win elections.  Yet having a skimpy political record for the voters to judge, the BO campaign is now atttempting to put BO’s words themselves off-limits as well.   […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

One of the biggist liabilities that Barack Obama has, is the people who are already going to vote for him.  A case in point shows up in the Rocky Mountain News this morning, in an article by Daniel J. Chacon: A college-age protest group that wants to camp overnight in City Park during the Democratic […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2008

Look, left-o-shere… if you’re that pissed at the Democrats in Congress over FISA and whatever else,  that you’re going to waste all our time and bandiwth with your screaming, does that mean you will be doing America a favor and not be voting fot them? And Obama, too? Yeah, didn’t think so. So, shut UP […]

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Eric Florack on April 7th, 2004

Apparently, the 9/11 commission is now openly questioning Clarke’s credibility, even before Condi Rice takes her oath. The Washington Times is reporting that “The September 11 commission will look at the discrepancy between the testimony of Richard A. Clarke that the Clinton administration considered the threat of al Qaeda “urgent” and its final national-security report […]

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