Eric Florack on December 24th, 2012

Edtor’s note: Once again as in years past, I’ve found my inbox filled with messages from longtime readers who wonder if I’m going to be re-posting “A Bithead’s Christmas”, and begging me to do so. As I believe I’ve told you in previous years, I get more email about this one single post, these 2900 […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2012

Carlisle, PA— Actually, I’m a little closer to Harrisburg… but whatever. GREAT TO BE BACK– Yes, it took a while, but we’re back. I simply got fed up with the antics at the webhost I was using.  Far too much downtime, usually caused by them.  And always without notice. For a while there, I didn’t […]

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Port Gibson, NY– I’m at the yard, about ready to take a rest break as this is written. By the time it goes up, I’ll be in The Bronx making a delivery.  Had some problems with the truck, in addition to the one I already had at Indianapolis on Monday. Thankfully, nothing earth-shaking. It’s running […]

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davidl on November 17th, 2011

The persons, or groups, Dim Won, a/k/a Dumbo, b/k/a Barrack Obama has insulted: African Americans: “Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes. Shake it off. Stop complainin’. Stop grumblin’. Stop cryin’.” Americans: Are “not a model for the world” and have a “tragic history.” Also, “we’re hardwired not to always think clearly […]

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Eric Florack on November 16th, 2011

Columbia, NJ- I’m set to run into the city at about 3am, and am taking a rest break before doing that. It’s raining here, fairly hard, though the radar says it’ll slack off shortly. Hacking: The last few days, I’ve been having problems hitting Limbaugh’s site. Anyone else notice this one? Obamacare: Walter Russel Mead […]

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Eric Florack on October 26th, 2011

Ridgefield, NJ– I’m at the Vince Lombardi rest area for a rest break. I’ll be going into the city shortly after midnight. But what are they, really? and what are they fighting for?: OK, like a lot of you, I too am getting to the point where I have a little “occupy” boredom. I’m bored […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2011

Ayer, MA— I’m what, about 60 miles off the New Hampshire Border, just off I-495. I’m here taking a break having driven up from the house yesterday. Raining here, pretty hard, and has been since last night. They’re getting some minor flooding around here as a result. This has to be a quick one, as […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m just off the BQE, having dropped off a load here, and taking a rest break. I left Rochester last night, ran to Newburgh NY…(Right across from Orange County Choppers) then to Mountain Top, PA then here. About 550 miles, more or less. A nice day here in the Apple, not a cloud […]

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2011

Corning,NY– I’m dropping a load off and taking a break. From here I’ll run back to Harrisburg and then back into NY again. Kind of a weird week for routing, really. Beautiful day for a drive, though. Crisp fall day, 60 degrees not a cloud in sight.   More on “Occupy Wall Street”– I spoke […]

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Eric Florack on October 4th, 2011

Dayton, NJ– I’m taking a rest break. From here I’ll head to Queens, NY, Scranton, PA and Albany,NY. Cooler the last few days, and nice driving weather. Missing my wife and kids, though. Banned for having a firm grip on reality: Hank Williams Jr. has been banned from ESPN’s Monday Night Football opener because he […]

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Eric Florack on September 29th, 2011

Duncanon,PA– I’m here for a rest break. I’ve got a different truck today since my usual one is in the shop… just fixing up my wish list, plus a few usual maintenance items. New tires, shocks, Oil change, lube, etc. I’ve been pounding on my ride for the last 6 months now, without much more […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2011

I’ve got Pawlenty of Nothing, Tim Pawlenty makes it official, from Neil Munro, Daily Caller: Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty withdrew from the presidential race Sunday following his third-place finish in Saturday’s Ames Straw Poll. “We needed to get some lift to continue on and have a pathway forward,” Pawlenty said on ABC’s “This Week.” […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2011

Newburgh, NY– As this is posted, I’m new Newburgh, taking a break after having run a load up out of Mountain Top PA to here. As it happens, I’m directly across the street from the Orange County Choppers headquarters…. the new place, not the old one… a rather impressive looking building. As usual, while on […]

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davidl on July 1st, 2011

Two takes on Dumbo’s presser, first the literate, from Yuval Levin, National Review: It all had the feel of a childish tantrum by a person who desperately wishes he were living in a different reality — one in which he is the heroic man of action and his opponents are irresponsible and weak. But the […]

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davidl on June 30th, 2011

Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, was for corporate taxes breaks before he was against them. Dumbo then, from February 18, 2009 Fox News: WASHINGTON — Just a few months after lawmakers scolded auto executives for flying to Washington in private jets, Congress approved a tax break in the stimulus package to help businesses buy their own […]

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