Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Via “Young Americans for Liberty”: I suggest Obama and the left are to blame. We saw nothing of the sort before the left swept into power and the new attitudes about our soldiers and their job in Iraq. Given the lessons taught in Vietnam, I think the connection undeniable. It is clear to the soldiers […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

I’ve been spending a good deal of time the last several weeks thinking about many things as I go about the business of driving my truck, and piloting the nation’s freight to where it needs to go. It’s a kind of job that certainly gives one time to do exactly that. One of the things […]

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on January 13th, 2010

www.JonesToTheGrindstone.com I was at my regular hair salon near Robins Air Force Base, GA, secured in my protective cape. Complimentary coffee was flowing and plans for my hair design were in negotiation. The scene was set. As my stylist was held hostage by my verbal diarrhea, she worked her magic. Next, the free coffee beside […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2009

You’d think they’d learn, even in far-leftist Portland OR: KATU: ALBANY, Ore. – At the Oaks Apartments in Albany, the management can fly their own flag advertising one and two bedroom apartments – but residents have been told they can’t fly any flags at all. Jim Clausen flies the American flag from the back of […]

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davidl on October 8th, 2009

It all well and good to use fancy words and soaring rhetoric.   It even better if you actually know what the words mean, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post: “It was easy to say, ‘Hey, I support COIN,’ because nobody had done the assessment of what it would really take, and nobody had thought through whether we […]

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Eric Florack on April 13th, 2009

So, how much credit does Barrack Obama deserve for the rescue of Captain Phillips? The efforts of Obama and his supporters to claim Obama was the reason behind this rescue, are nothing short of frantic. But… Black Five says… Not so fast. The AP is reporting that President Obama gave the order to use military force to […]

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Eric Florack on August 29th, 2008

I’m going to take the unusual step of sending the news release out untouched from The Source, since with all the political goings on, there’s no way you’re going to hear much of it otherwise. You certainly won’t see it in the New York Times, or the paper serving Johnstown PA…. Get the hint?  (BBCT: […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2008

In digging into Joe Biden, Barack Obama’s chosen VP, I have found some rather interesting history. About two years ago, now, (June, 2006) Joe Biden did a  Meet The Press. On that program, Biden said the following: (As quoted by a CNN article of that Sunday afteroon: RUSSERT: Let me ask you a last question […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

I note this morning an article in the American Thinker by Thomas Lifson, that points to a subject I’ve been thinking about rather a lot of late… All around Slimeball John Murtha: Rep. John Murtha’s disgrace in denouncing the Marines of the Haditha incident is not going to fade away gently into the night. William […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Here’s a headline you won’t see much of, today: CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.  —AP- A military jury acquitted a Marine intelligence officer Wednesday of charges that he tried to help cover up the killings of 24 Iraqis. Cheers erupted as the seven-officer panel cleared 1st Lt. Andrew Grayson, who was the first of three Marines to […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2008

We know what Mr. Bush said… I posted the quote here yesterday: “Some seem to believe we should negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along,” Bush said at Israel‘s 60th anniversary celebration in Jerusalem. “We have heard this foolish delusion before,” Bush said […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2008

“Some seem to believe we should negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along,” Bush said at Israel’s 60th anniversary celebration in Jerusalem. “We have heard this foolish delusion before,” Bush said in remarks to Israel’s parliament, the Knesset. “As Nazi tanks crossed into […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

Noted with some amusement at Michelle’s place: When last we heard from Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner, he was cussing up a storm over the nation’s backlash against his anti-Marine words and actions. He’s as unpopular at home as he is with the rest of the country. The Toledo Blade reports on an internal prank: A […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

McQ makes an excellent point about the Democrat debate the other night, and a line that Obama offered up: In last night’s debate, Barack Obama, apparently wanting to get in the swing of sounding like the Commander-in-Chief, threw this little beauty out there: You know, I’ve heard from an Army captain who was the head […]

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Eric Florack on February 12th, 2008

Fox News Channel’s Jamie Colby has a new report up talking about the big showdown in Berkeley, CA tonight – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH – when patriots from around the nation will hold an all-day pro-troop demonstration and protest against the Berkeley City Council for their reprehensible attacks against our military men and women. The report […]

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