Eric Florack on April 6th, 2014

Anyone who has spent any degree of time reading these spaces recognizes the fact that we don’t consider the politico to be a bastion of right wing thought by any stretch of imagination.  That said, an interesting little report showed up today in which we read … Problems getting judges confirmed by the Senate have […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2011

Newt Gingrich just got another reason for the republican wing of the republican party to support him, gift wrapped courtesy of Mitt Romney and George (41) Bush, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air: Choosing his words carefully, the former president said he knew Gingrich relatively well. “I’m not his biggest advocate,” he said. “I had a […]

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Eric Florack on December 14th, 2011

James at OTB suggests he knows why the GOP establishment doesn’t like Gingrich. He offers up the usual litany, but noplace does he offer the real reason: As to the issues, Gingrich makes Mitt Romney look like a pillar of consistency.   Really, James? Romney favored “Assault” Weapons Ban Romney Favors Waiting Periods to Buy […]

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Eric Florack on December 13th, 2011

Indianapolis, IN–I’m still at Indy. When I got done writing yesterday’s Ramble, I did my usual pre-trip inspection of my truck and found that I had oil coming from one wheel seal. This is a possibly dangerous situation, with fire or possibly a lack of braking power being the upshot. At the very least it […]

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We here in America have a problem. It is a major problem. There are large number of people in this country, indeed I begin to suspect majority, who are sensing danger and destruction in our near future if this problem isn’t solved. Certainly it can be considered an economic problem, but I suspect that most […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2011

Batavia, NY– I’m picking up a load for Carlisle, PA. I’ll be back in NY state by morning. Whatever it is, it’s not grass roots: Perhaps it’s time we examine the push behind “Occupy Wall Street”. There’s more clues here than the supposed mainstream press has dug up. For example, the “occupy Wall Street” domain […]

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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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davidl on October 1st, 2011

Immigration enforcement works BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) – Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn their children from classes or kept them home this week, afraid […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2011

Westbury, Long Island, NY– A frequent stop for me… dropping off some drinks to the thirsty club shoppers. Nearly 80 here… you’d not know it was fall. Today, I’m going to do a one subject Ramble.   Some observations on the GOP races and faces: Romney:Certainly the favorite of the GOP establishment. That alone, given […]

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Eric Florack on September 6th, 2011

Allentown, PA– I’m dropping off a load here, having brought it from Avon, NY last night. I’ll be leaving here in an hour or so for Harrisburg,PA, and from there to Rotterdam,NY, outside Albany. It’s raining here… has been raining hard since about 6 last night.  So much for my nice, clean, shiny truck.   […]

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davidl on August 31st, 2011

Dumbo’s school of economics, from Michael Bargo Jr.American Thinker: President Obama’s historic expansion of government at a time of great recession is attributed to his socialist agenda of “income redistribution.” While Barack Obama did use these words in his campaign exchange with Joe the Plumber, in reality Obama’s behavior is better explained as an expression […]

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davidl on August 25th, 2011

The blog has challenged the lame stream talking point that Barack Obama,a/k/a President Fifty Seven States, a/k/a Dumbo is some king of intellectual genius. Well welcome Noemie Emery to the club, from Washington Examiner And if Obama is brilliant, and Bush is an imbecile, how come the genius kept most of the things the dolt […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2011

Latham, NY– I’m outside Albany, getting a load for Watertown, NY. This week has been a series of hops that saw me running to within about 10 miles of the DC monument district. A little over an hour after I left the area, I was parked at the PA-MD border along I-83 touching up my […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2011

Dayton,NJ— I’m here picking up a load for Rochester. I’m hoping that my usual truck is ready to go. I’ll be in the yard about Midnight, or so. Lots of rain down here the last few days… NYC caught 8 inches… a one day record as I gather it. Humid, today and low 80’s. ATF:GUNRUNNERS- […]

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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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