Liberal logic  seems to be in favor of extending the concept of personhood to anything, and everybody, except of course for actual human babies, from Michelle Broder Van Dyke Buzzfeed: In a historic moment for animal rights, two chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, were recognized by a New York court as legal persons Monday. Hercules and […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2015

The girl has got spunk: BOSTON ( — “This is the day…I take my life back.” That is what Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory wrote on her Facebook page, “Rebekah Gregory DiMartino’s New Day New Hope” on Monday morning, before she ran part of the 2015 Boston Marathon. Rebekah, alongside her trainer, who is […]

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Eric Florack on April 21st, 2015

As this is written I am outside Wilawana, Pennsylvania. No, don’t ask me where the name came from, I have no idea. I spent most of today in Monroe County, doing some local work and then getting the truck looked at. For the first time in a number of months, the computer came up with […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2015

While am not a lawyer, I do believe that Michelle Manhart, ex of United States Air Force and former Playboy model, was legally wrong to take a United States flag that was not her property, video: Having said that Manhart was legally wrong, I do like the cause for which Manhart choose to follow her […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2015

Love her or hate her, you have no problem knowing where she stands and no questions about her authenticity, from Camille Paglia, the Snark of the Day: As a registered Democrat, I am praying for a credible presidential candidate to emerge from the younger tier of politicians in their late 40s. A governor with executive […]

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Eric Florack on April 16th, 2015

Today, I’m in Denver, Pennsylvania. Yes, Virginia there actually is Denver, Pennsylvania. I’m resting a bit while they unload my trailer. from here, given its Thursday, I will probably be running to Carlisle, and then from there to the Albany area. And, to home. I haven’t been to this place in a number of years. […]

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davidl on April 16th, 2015

Mrs. Clinton probably wasted her vast talents on public service politics.  Notice how Mrs. Clinton deftly steers the Scoby-Van around the deadly sniper fire in Iowa, and avoids all the reporters, from Kate, Small Dead Animals: The Clinton campaign is the goose that keeps on pooping and the media which keeps eating it up with […]

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Eric Florack on April 15th, 2015

As this is written, I am at the Travel Centers of America at Columbia New Jersey. Years ago, they used to call it the truck stops of America. I suppose they were trying to widen their horizons, but frankly it wasn’t necessary. Last night I ended up spending the night at Babylon New York, because […]

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davidl on April 15th, 2015

Small scale socialism has reached Seattle, from Last Tradition: A Leftist’s Wet Dream: Seattle Gravity CEO to pay employees $70,000 minimum wage I guarantee the corrupt media will lick this story up with a spoon. The liberals have their wet dream.  Can they keep it?  Off the top of my head, I think this will […]

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Eric Florack on April 14th, 2015

Today I’m out on Long Island, near Babylon. I think it would have been interesting to see this neighborhood hundred years ago. Today, to be perfectly honest, what I’ve seen of it holds no interest for me. You can see where it used to be attractive, semi-rural, semi nautical if you will, given the proximity […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2015

Hank Johnson (GA – 4) is at it again, Ashley Edwardson @ Allen B. West: Democrat Representative Hank Johnson apparently wants Congress to extend its tentacles down into your local police departments. After worrying that a planned military build up on Guam might capsize the island […] As The Hill reports, “Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2015

Paraphrased: Mary Katherine Ham to Hillary Rodham Clinton, What the Flock, over! Help me. Hillary Clinton, whose greatest qualification for president is perhaps that she is a) a woman who b) everyone knows, walked into a Chipotle in Maumee, Ohio today and went unrecognized. She was on her way to Iowa in her Van of […]

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Eric Florack on April 13th, 2015

Today, I’m in Hanover Pennsylvania. I  dragged a load of salt down from Silver Springs New York to this place. I’ve never been here before, and the route in, given the small size of the streets around the place, made it a bit of a challenge. It’s a challenge I’m used to dealing with these […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2015

Because her black/southern accent is phonier that her husband’s denial of having sex with that Miss Lewinsky, the Snark of the Day, Mrs. B.J. Clinton (Hillary): “I don’t feel no ways tired?” Video: Hat tip and BSWK: Mollie Hemmingway, Federalist.

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davidl on April 13th, 2015

Every time a child dies as result of a gun, the hoplophobes rush out to blame the gun culture, from WaPo: On Sunday afternoon in a two-story home on Cleveland’s East Side, a 3-year-old boy picked up an unattended handgun and shot a 1-year-old boy in the face, police said. Minutes later, the infant was […]

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