davidl on February 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s Dream Energy, if Barack Obama is for it, be it Obama Care or his so-called green energy, figure  it will cnost the consumer more to get less, rom Lee Lane and Paul Bernstein, ,RCP: For all the eye-appeal of the president’s new plan, though, it is far from clear if it can work as […]

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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 February 25th, 2011

Dumbo’s Priorities, from Rush Limbaugh: The price of oil around the world is skyrocketing.  The Saudis are talking about ramping up their production.  How about the crisis in the Middle East?  I mean, for heaven’s sake, “a crisis is a terrible thing to waste,” right?  We have a crisis in the Middle East, we have […]

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davidl on February 24th, 2011

Thugocrats, from James Taranto, Wall Street Journal: The rhetoric around Wisconsin’s government labor dispute is getting more violent. NHJournal.com reports that Rep. Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts Democrat, said this yesterday at a Boston “solidarity” rally: “I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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Eric Florack on February 21st, 2011

Jessup, MD– Tonight, I’m at a delivery site, to deliver in the morning. First time i’ve been in this neck of the woods for 25 years or so. I was at Ft Meade, just down the road, back in the early 70′s. I don’t recall the exact date, but I recall seeing “The Candidate”, a […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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Eric Florack on February 17th, 2011

First, some great news to pass along. I’ve been assigned a new (to me) truck… and boy it’s a beauty. I had the chance to drive it for a day last summer and fell in love.  Never figured I’d get this one for my own assignment, but here it is, in a pic taken last […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2011

Lara Logan assault, from New York Post: “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan was repeatedly sexually assaulted by thugs yelling, “Jew! Jew!” as she covered the chaotic fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s main square Friday, CBS and sources said yesterday. The TV crew with Logan, who is also the network’s chief foreign correspondent, […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2011

“ Who is Barack Hussein Obama, from Lori Montgomery, Washington Post: President Obama rolled out a $3.7 trillion budget blueprint Monday that would trim or terminate more than 200 federal programs next year and make key investments in education, transportation and research. The plan is aimed at boosting the nation’s economy while reducing record budget […]

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davidl on February 14th, 2011

Make my day, Shirley Sherrod has just made Andrew Breitbart’s day, night and wet dreams, from Pajamas Media: First Daniel Snyder, now Shirley Sherrod.  Captain of the Bigs Andrew Breitbart has been sued by former USDA employee Shirley Sherrod for defamation. [...] This seems like a dangerous play for Mrs. Sherrod, because now Andrew and […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2011

This is a truck I caught outside Carlisle, PA. This picture doesn’t really do the truck justice, but you get the idea. The pictures above are all from one day in Southern NY around the Binghamton, NY area last week. Today that area saw temps in the low 60′s. A look at my old office, […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2011

Oprah Winfrey wants Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama to get respect, from M J Lee. Politico: Oprah called on President Obama’s critics on Friday to “show some level of respect.” “I feel that everybody has a learning curve, and I feel that the reason why I was willing to step out for him was because I […]

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2011

Florence, NJ– Eric is a hurting unit, today. I fell off the truck day before yesterday, while doing a roadside repair, and I’m felling all of it, the day after. Other than that, I’m actually doing fairly well, I think.  Like any new job, there are days when I think I’ve got a handle on […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2011

Bitsblog Echo Syndrome, I found it amusing to see Dana Milbank hitting Arianna Huffington from the same angle as I scramble the other day, for being a capitalistist pig, from the Washington Post: Did Arianna Huffington just sell out her fellow progressives? In the literal sense, she undoubtedly has: The sale of Huffington Post to […]

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