davidl on April 26th, 2010

Arizona to Dumbo: “Arizona immigration law: Are you listening, Mr. President?” A brain is horrible thing to waste, from Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit: Today democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden, along with Democratic Senators Jay Rockefeller and Robert Byrd, and Democratic Governor Joe Manchin III held a memorial/rally for the 29 miners who perished in […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. COAL-MINE: We’ve all seen the news coming out of  the area around Montcoal, West Virginia.  As of this writing something like 25 dead and  4 more missing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families […]

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davidl on February 14th, 2010

The Won is no longer the one, Don Surber: xx Jay dumps on “president I’ve been waiting for all my life.” Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller — West Virginia’s other senator — got a little excited about Barack Obama in October 2008, when he told Jake Stump of the Charleston Daily Mail: “He’s the president I’ve […]

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Eric Florack on January 24th, 2010

From SPOOK86 at In From The Cold: President Obama’s poll numbers are in free-fall, but he still has at least one “citizen” who ardently defends him, in the letters section of your local paper. We refer to one Ellie Light, who has published the same letting supporting Obama in at least 42 newspapers in 18 […]

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Eric Florack on September 22nd, 2009

Politico is reporting: Ambulances and fire trucks were dispatched to the Northern Virginia home of Sen. Robert Byrd Tuesday morning. A neighbor of the 91-year-old West Virginia Democrat said several ambulances were outside his residence in McLean, Va., and a Byrd spokesman said the senator suffered a fall in his home.

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2009

First off, you’ll pardon me if I don’t shed any tears over Tom Daschle. Hopefully, he’ll be staying gone for good this time, though I doubt that’ll happen.  He’s too deep in the councils of the Democrats to stay gone for very long. Even in the unlikely event Daschle is out of the picture totally,  don’t […]

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Let it be said that BO’s plan plan for the West Virginia and Pennsylvania economies, just plain stinks, video: Is this what BO means by post partisan politics?

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2008

Bit says: This was sent to me via mail this monring, and I’ve echoed out in total: The Democrats: Democrats fought to expand slavery while Republicans fought to end it. Democrats passed those discriminatory Black Codes and Jim Crow laws. Democrats supported and passed the Missouri Compromise to protect slavery. Democrats supported and passed the […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2008

The misery index is now at 8. Democrats want to portray this as the worst economy since Herbert Hoover was president. Unfortunately, the economy is not cooperating. Unemployment dropped to 5.0% last month. And inflation is at 3%. Under the Misery Index, that’s pretty much the sign of a good economy. So says Don Surber. […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2008

No question that on the political front, todayw as a slow news day. The big story on the 6pm (Eastern) newscasts would have been Hillary Clinton’s drubbing of Brrack Obama in West Virginia, last night.  What to do to take the edge off that wave? Arrange for Barrack Obama to get an endorsement from John […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2008

You’re quite right, Billy, McCain may end up actually winning this thing, but at what cost to the Republicans, in terms of having to make them more like socialist Democrats? And by that same token, what is the level of damage to the country both during and after the election? That’s what I wonder. As […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2008

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton coasted to a large, but largely symbolic victory in working-class West Virginia on Tuesday, handing Barack Obama one of his worst defeats of the campaign but scarcely slowing his march toward the Democratic presidential nomination The Sister is following the coverage. ?

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davidl on May 10th, 2008

McCain, as in Robert Stacy McCain, notes that while BO purports to want to win next Tuesday primary West Virginia, which would kill Mrs. Clinton’s campaign,  he has no plan to actually ever set foot in the state:  Yeah, lots of GOTV and honk-and-waves on Team Obama’s West Virginia schedule, but no Obama. Maybe they’re afraid one […]

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