Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2008

On our recent trip to Western Ohio, we noted something on the NY-PA border that doesn’t put NY in the best of light. Consider, here. Travel I-90 westbound. into PA, and you get hit with a freshly redone highway, and a brand new rest area, complete with super-clean restrooms, lots of tourist info, picnic areas, […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2008

How stupid do you have to be to write for AFP.    The wire service is running a story titled, ” Pregnant man’ gives birth to girl: reports:” A US man who was born a woman before undergoing gender realignment surgery has given birth to a baby girl, US media reported Thursday. Thomas Beatie, who is […]

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McQ notes that Wind power isn’t the Panacea that the left likes to make it out to be. He also make the rather obvious observation that there’s no real Democrat plan for our energy needs. Good that someone’s noticing. Iraq has signed a $5BUSD contract with Boeing for commercial airliners. Hmmm.  Looks like the idea […]

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2008

OK, the write up for the trip to Fostoria Ohio, is overdue. So, here we go. First, why’d we go? My older boy, Matt, is a high school grad, and he decided for his graduation present, he wanted to go there to do some rail photography.  An overnight trip is impractical just now, but we’ve […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2008

Lead, follow or get out of the way.  When it comes to energy prices, Congress refuses to do anythng productive.  We are paying too much for energy, because for the past thrty years politicians have devoted a lot energy to talking and demonizing, and damn little to solving our energy problems.  Glen Beck has compressed […]

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2008

Sen. Charles E. Schumer publicly taunted bank regulators last week about IndyMac Bancorp’s financial condition, which helped trigger a sudden outflow of deposits from the Pasadena thrift. Now the New York Democrat is getting some harsh blowback from one current and one former regulator. Their message, distilled: Zip it, Chuck. As noted here on Monday, […]

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