Eric Florack on February 5th, 2015

Reynolds… I hear the K-cups are so bad for the environment that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has removed the Keurig machine from his private jet.

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on January 3rd, 2010 It’s Friday night, already past 10, and the line to get in is forming. Everybody has got their best face forward–carefully selected images. No ugly faces. Everyone has their most put out there and their words carefully chosen. You can reel-in anything you conveyed before you send it out into the public: start to […]

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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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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2009

Over in the UK, The Spectator notes; Here is a little quiz. The Guardian has posted up a list here of everyone who has won the Nobel Peace Prize since its inception. Q: Which three names are omitted from the Guardian list ( even though they do appear on the list which the Guardian […]

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Eric Florack on September 16th, 2009

The White House is collecting and storing comments and videos placed on its social-networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube without notifying or asking the consent of the site users, a failure that appears to run counter to President Obama’s promise of a transparent government and his pledge to protect privacy on the Internet. […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

This morning, James Joyner speaks to… and quotes… a Ezra Klien article: Since obesity has somehow become our unofficial theme this morning, I’d be remiss not to mention Ezra Klein‘s observations about trying to eat healthy at Cheesecake Factory. On first glance, I would have figure the salmon for the lightest entree, followed by the chicken […]

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Eric Florack on June 19th, 2009

As a result of having the ability to carry several hundred books in my ‘smart phone”… a Palm Treo, I now find myself catching up with a number of the classics, mostly because they were the easiest to obtain in a format that could be converted to my phone… but more because I’ve begun to […]

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Ever wonder what happened to that plane they pulled out of the Hudson river a few scant weeks ago? So did I. I happend to run across some photos of the thing being towed down the 150 block of Park Ave in East Rutherford, NJ. A sight not many people will ever see in real […]

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Eric Florack on March 1st, 2009

While wading through the Jawa Hut, I noted the following. I’ll sign this in a heartbeat. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- “We, the sensible people of the United States, in an attempt to help everyone get along, restore some semblance of justice, avoid any more riots, keep our nation safe, promote positive behavior, and secure the blessings of debt-free […]

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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2009

Forwarded to Feedback by a reader: To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. However, the good news is this: The economy doesn’t pose a […]

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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

* What do you think the biggest mistake most men make with women is? * In your opinion, can you woo any woman if you work on them long enough or is there a point where you might as well say forget it, this isn’t going to work? * Let’s say you get into the […]

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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 16th, 2008

This is a grammatically valid English sentence: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo. It was discovered/invented in 1972 by University of Buffalo linguist William J. Rapaport. It means “Buffalo from the city of Buffalo that are intimidated by other buffalo from the city of Buffalo themselves intimidate a third group of buffalo, also […]

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An interesting story yesterday, on the AP wires:   Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home. The first-of-its-kind study by Northeastern University raises privacy and ethical questions for its monitoring methods, […]

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