davidl on July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

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davidl on July 29th, 2011

Warmists full of hot air, a twofer from Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Two stories have dropped that may blow big holes in the anthropogenic global warming argument — one of which is literally sky-high. Forbes reports on a peer-reviewed study that uses NASA data to show that the effects of carbon-based warming have been significantly […]

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Eric Florack on July 27th, 2011

Latham, NY— I’m outside Albany, NY. Was at Windsor Locks CT overnight, and will head to Southern NY today. Not quite sure where after that. It’s a bit cooler, the last couple days, and the rain is making a mess of my truck. KEEP BABBLING, NANCY: “This isn’t just about them saying we should reduce […]

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Eric Florack on July 26th, 2011

Port Chester, NY– I’m north of New York City, making a very early AM delivery. from here, I’ll drop down into Jersey to make a pickup. OBAMA OUT OF CLICHES:  When even the increasingly left-leaning POLITICO takes notice, you know Obama’s got a serious problem. Well, if you’re payong attention, at least. Obama is so […]

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Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

But when has Obama given progressives any reason to believe they can trust him? Paul Krugman, New York Times. Mr. Krugman, meet Barack Obama, a man of extraordinary vanity and rather pedestrian ability.

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Eric Florack on July 22nd, 2011

College Point, NYC,NY— I’m here dropping off a load of iced tea, and such. Just amazingly hot here, and across the region. We had an earthquake of about 3.0 up around Belleville, Ontario,Canada last night, and I can’t help but wonder if it isn’t heat related. Before we look at the political stuff today, I […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

Obama is choking business, from an interview with Bernie Marcus, co-founder of Home Depot, from Investor’s Business Daily: IBD: If you could sit down with Obama and talk to him about job creation, what would you say? Marcus: I’m not sure Obama would understand anything that I’d say, because he’s never really worked a day […]

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Eric Florack on July 21st, 2011

Jessup MD– Dropping a load here, then running to Carlisle, PA later. One of the hottest days in recent memory. How long till we hear “Global Warming’s to blame’…. (slap) REPAIRING THE IMAGE:  Glenn Reynolds asks an interesting question, speaking about Obama, and his approval rating which has been below 50% for six straight quarters, […]

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Dumbo stuck on higher taxes. Barack Obama is addicted to the idea of big government,from James Pethokoukis, Beuters: But Obama’s tax obsession becomes understandable when you realize the long game he’s playing: Big Taxes to fund Big Government. Decade after decade. See, it’s an almost universal belief among left-of-center journalists, economists, policymakers and politicians that […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. [...] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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davidl on July 19th, 2011

More Obami temper tantrums, from Doug Powers @ Michelle Malkin: In addition to threatening to veto the Cut, Cap and Balance bill (H.R. 2560), the White House is threatening to veto H.R. 2434, the 2012 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. Among other things, the White House is arguing against a proposed $65 million […]

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Eric Florack on July 18th, 2011

Hickory Run, PA– I’m at my stop for the night, along Interstate 80. This is actually a favorite stop of mine… not for the facilities…. they need some help, actually… but because it’s very near to a place I load from frequently. It’s started raining just now, and I expect it’ll be a bit cooler […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2011

“According to Jim Messina, his campaign manager, through the second quarter of 2011, President Obama now has 552,000 contributors to his 2012 re-election campaign. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that during the same two quarters, the U.S. economy generated 260,000 jobs. In other words, Obama attracted twice as many campaign donors as his […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2011

Is Hope Dead? From the Sharp Tack Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: This was the kind of week where any self-respecting 2008 Obama supporter who had not yet yanked off his Obama-Biden Bumper sticker should have been in his garage scraping off that old Hope and Change. It began on Monday when he insisted on a […]

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