davidl on March 31st, 2015

New super bug meets Granny, Granny wins, from Liz Neporent, Good Morning American: A relatively new super bug may have met its match in a 1,000-year-old eye treatment, according to researchers from the University of Nottingham. […] The tenth-century concoction contained two species of allium (garlic, plus either onion or leek), wine from a vineyard […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2015

Today, I’m running a load from Batavia New York to Carlisle Pennsylvania. From there, I will most likely run a load into New York City. Trust me, not exactly my favorite place to be, but the money is reasonable, so I take the job. My truck was in the shop for a good deal of […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

From Taegan Goddard,Political Wire Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R) is likely to run for president, Bloomberg reports. Reax, Joseph Spector, Politics on the Hudson There’s little home-state support for a presidential run for former Gov. George Pataki and current Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Quinnipiac University poll today said. […] On the Republican side […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

The bottom the limit for these women, from Andrea Denhoed, New York: For hundreds of years, women in the South Korean island province of Jeju have made their living harvesting seafood by hand from the ocean floor. Known as haenyeo, or sea women, they use no breathing equipment, although a typical dive might last around […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

The Snark of the Day, from Adriana Cohen, Boston Herald: Hillary Clinton is a public servant, not a queen. Perhaps she deleted the memo. Hat tip: Lucianne.

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davidl on March 26th, 2015

A Bowe Bergdahl, and Barack Obama, take from north of the border, video: All very sad. Addendum: south of the border commentary, video: Still sad.

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davidl on March 26th, 2015

Change the victim and the left stream media has an all new perspective. If liberals but were consistent they would condemn California Attorney General Kamala Harris for being pro-rape.   Alas. From Sacramento Bee: California Attorney General Kamala Harris asked a court Wednesday to intervene and allow her to block an incendiary planned ballot measure authorizing […]

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2015

I’ve been asked if I write all these things out by hand on my laptop. The truth is, no I don’t. First of all, because I don’t have the time, generally. But, and more importantly, I tend to have ideas at strange times for things that I ought to be writing. So what I do […]

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davidl on March 25th, 2015

Good news, bad news.   The good, the Army has apparently decided to charge Bowe Bergdahl with desertion.   The bad news, Bergdahl will not face the firing squad. Hat tip:  Moe Lane, Red State.  

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davidl on March 24th, 2015

Allies spy on each other.   The United States spies of Israel, and in turn Israel returns the favor.   I am not shocked but the regime is irate.    Apparently in Barack Obama’s ivory tower, only the United States is allowed to spy, from Independent (UK): American officials have accused Israel of spying on diplomatic talks between […]

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Eric Florack on March 24th, 2015

First stop this morning was in New Paltz New York, essentially within shooting distance of McPhillips. I regret my schedule doesn’t leave me enough time to offer him some coffee. It would be an interesting meeting, I think. I managed to get a late start to the week, so I will probably be out until […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2015

I’m coming off the first extended weekend I’ve had in several weeks. Kinda nice being able to spend some time around the house. My truck needed some work anyway, and I had some paperwork that I had to complete. the paperwork in this job is seemingly endless. One of the things that I had taken […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2015

A cynic, such as myself, might be tempted to conclude that Barack Hussien Obama simply spent too much time with the likes of Frank Marshall Davis.   I would explain Obama love of murderous dictators, from Eli Lake, Bloomberg: Like almost all dictators, Iran’s supreme leader has a legitimacy problem. Most Iranians today are too fearful […]

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davidl on March 22nd, 2015

Prince Charles, maybe the world’s most overpaid welfare queen, bites that hand that feeds him, via Gateway Pundit: “Prince Charles spoke of an “economic system that seems to have enormous shortcomings” at one of the final events of his four day royal tour of the United States. “The future King gave a speech yesterday tackling […]

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Eric Florack on March 21st, 2015

I suppose that it doesn’t quite match the stereotypical criteria for a truck driver, but I’m sitting here relaxing and watching the miles go by, listening to some smooth jazz on the mp3 player, and sipping on some chai tea. Yes, I make coffee in the Kcup machine that my older boy bought me for […]

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