davidl on February 6th, 2011

Who we Paleface? From Gail Collins, New York Times: As if we didn’t have enough wars, the House of Representatives has declared one against Planned Parenthood. Maybe it’s all part of a grand theme. Last month, they voted to repeal the health care law. This month, they’re going after an organization that provides millions of […]

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davidl on January 23rd, 2011

Blowing in the Wind, Charles M. Blow whines for yet more gun control, from New York Times: According to 2005 data from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, a comparison of member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development for which data were available showed that the U.S. is in a league […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2011

Special better late then never edition. Dumping on Dupnik, I admit it cheap amusement, but I do enjoy it, form Gregory Kane, Washington Examiner It just gets better and better with Sheriff Clarence Dupnik of Pima County, Ariz., doesn’t it? The city of Tucson is in Pima County. Friends and relatives of the victims of […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2011

US Navy does raunchy: NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy said Sunday it will investigate “clearly inappropriate” videos broadcast to the crew of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in which a top officer of the ship used gay slurs, mimicked masturbation and opened the shower curtain on women pretending to bathe together. The star of the […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Confessed child rapist, confesses to being fugitive from justice, by Roman Polanski, (NFL) It is true: 33 years ago I pleaded guilty, and I served time at the prison for common law crimes at Chino, not in a VIP prison.  That period was to have covered the totality of my sentence.  By the time I […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2010

Are the Obami behind the anti Tea Party Astroturf? From Erick Erickson, Redstate : Glenn Greenwald at Salon noted Barack Obama’s new head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein, had championed creating fake websites and using outside 501(c)(3) interest groups to act as alleged independent champions of government policy and to […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M.  Gates has warned in a secret three-page memorandum to top White House officials that the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran‘s steady progress toward nuclear capability, according to government officials familiar with the document. So says the New York Times. Well, heck, […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2010

Mrs Clinton still stuck on stupid, Telegraph(UK): The US Secretary of State urged “bold leadership” from all sides to resolve one of the world’s most intractable disputes. Speaking at a dinner attended by the ambassadors of Israel and several Arab states, Mrs Clinton urged Israel to “refrain from unilateral statements and actions” that could undermine […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble CNN: THE NEW ERR AMERICA: Bill Carter at the New York Times: CNN continued what has become a precipitous decline in ratings for its prime-time programs in the first quarter of 2010, with its main hosts losing […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2010

Still in Dallas while the truck goes through some repairs. Some added comments on the world around us today, in Ramble format:: CUT IT OUT: How can any honest assessment of the founding of these United States, leave out Thomas Jefferson? POT TO KETTLE: Howell Rains should perhaps recall just why it is that he […]

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davidl on March 9th, 2010

Health care is Obama’s Stalingrad, William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Waterloo was a short but decisive battle. The health care fight has turned out to be more like the battle of Stalingrad. The battle of Stalingrad was a bloody, grinding battle over several months during World War II in which superior forces were ground down […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

The First Rule of Holes is to stop digging.   That is something else New York State Lieutenant Governor, David “Blind Man” Paterson forgot, from Elizabeth Benjamin,   New York Daily News: The Times has dropped another bomb on Gov. David Paterson, reporting that he directed two state employees to contact the woman who accused his top […]

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davidl on February 28th, 2010

Mrs Pelosi’s Swam, Ja1ed Allen, Hill: Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’s once again sticking by embattled Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) — at least for now. Pelosi (D-Calif.) said during a Friday press conference that she had not yet read the full report from the ethics committee, which admonished Rangel, the chairman of the Ways and […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2010

Mary Mitchell, Sun-Times(Chicago) That is why I find the billboard campaign that targets black women with a frightening anti-abortion message disturbing. The ad, which has gone up across Atlanta, features a beautiful black baby and the words: Black Children Are An Endangered Species. Honestly, black women can’t catch a break. Sadly neither can their children.  […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2010

Look who is slamming Eric Holder now: Poor Eric Holder. The fact is that he is none too smart … and none too versed in constitutional issues. Although Ronald Reagan did appoint him Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia! Ah, those were the days when Republican presidents appointed Democrats to judicial […]

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