davidl on January 31st, 2011

An armed society is a polite society, armed citizens protect their lives and their property: CAIRO (AP) – When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the sprawling capital of […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2011

The coming battle, from Melissa Maynard, Stateline: Public sector unions have escaped a comparable decline in their ranks, with 36.2 percent of state and local employees still in unions. But an increasingly loud chorus of governors and state legislators may change that. Like Solis, their argument is tied to the need for more and better […]

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davidl on January 29th, 2011

Ok, maybe more like brunch, a very late brunch. WTF Congressman, Jim Moran (Dumb VA –  8) opens mouth and inserts foot, from Fox News: Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is blaming his party’s losses last November in large part on voters who “don’t want to be governed by an African-American.” Reax, Clayton Cramer: But […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2011

Dumbo wants your guns, Obama White House is use Chnstina Taylor-Green murders as ab excuse to grab your guns, from Newsweak: But in the next two weeks, the White House will unveil a new gun-control effort in which it will urge Congress to strengthen current laws, which now allow some mentally unstable people, such as […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2011

SOTU reax, Washington Post: PRESIDENT OBAMA entered office promising to be a different kind of politician – one who would speak honestly with the American people about the hard choices they face and would help make those hard calls. Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address would have been the moment to make good on […]

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davidl on January 26th, 2011

Browner Out, Cap and Tax Czarine Carol Browner flees the arena, from Michelle: The Obama Culture of Corruption won’t be the same without her. But the question is: While lying, eco-radical czar Carol Browner may be stepping down (Politico has the scoop), does it really mean she’s stepping out of the inner circle? [...] My […]

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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2011

Harrisburg, PA– As this is written, I’m at the TA in Harrisburg. I was supposed to be over by Albany by this time, but an equipment failure…. (flat tire) lost me four hours of drive time.  When things go mostly right, it’s easy to bitch about the small stuff. When there’s a bigtime fail… well, […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2011

He Hu laughs last, China’s President Hu Jintao laugh all the way back to China, from Doug Powers 2 Michelle Malkin: The Washington Post has given their Worst Week in Washington distinction to China’s President Hu Jintao for enduring questions about human rights, Harry Reid calling him a dictator and members of Congress declining invitations […]

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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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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2011

C’mon. Chris Matthews has to know how hypocritical he comes off. There must be something wrong…. Chris Matthews on Thursday actually showed a graphic image of the Capitol building with a red target on it and crosshairs in the foreground. This is clearly one of many warning signs that shouldn’t be ignored. We suspend first […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2011

OK, I promised you some pics, and here they are, but first some background. Due to equipment problems, and some timing issues, I was unable to get out of town before the snowstorm hit in Carlisle, PA, the other night.,  drove for a few hours and was almost out of legal time, (Truckers are restricted […]

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davidl on January 22nd, 2011

Politics linked to murder, the leftwing theory that politics can lead to murder is supported, albeit in a different venue, not Arizona but rather Pennsylvania, from Michelle: But the grand jury itself pointed out that loosened oversight of abortion clinics enacted under pro-choice former GOP governor Tom Ridge enabled Gosnell’s criminal enterprise – and led […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2011

Avon, NY– Took a load from Batavia, NY to Carlisle, PA yesterday, and  today, brought one back.  Because of what I consider company security, I won’t get into a lot of detail of the problems encountered, but I will say without question it was a full moon. I’ll post some pics over the weekend. I […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2011

Grizzly Gosnell, massacre in Pennsylvania, where are the calls to ban high capacity assault scissors?  Where is the Pennsylvania Department of Health berated for promoting a climate of hate?  Why has not Barack Obama been made to account for his legislative support for infanticice: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A doctor accused of running a filthy “abortion […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2011

The smartest democrat in Congress, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX -18), from Philip Klein, American Spectator: Arguing that the Commerce Clause provides the constitutional basis for ObamaCare, Jackson Lee said repealing the law by passing Republicans’ H.R. 2 violates both the Fifth Amendment’s right to due process and the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause. “The […]

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