davidl on January 13th, 2012

Who knew piss was offensive?  The hyperbolic over reaction to the Marine0s’ short arm salute has me well pissed, from, Wikipedia: Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by artist and photographerAndres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine. The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2012

According to the latest Gallup poll,This conservatives are the largest ideological group in the country. Of course you’ll never hear this from the main street press. Trouble is you won’t hear it from the GOP much either. Whereas the GOP seems intent on chasing the supposed center, it turns out that the center isn’t even […]

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davidl on December 13th, 2011

Daughter like Mother. Just as Chelsea Clinton’s mother thought sleeping in the residential wing of the White House somehow qualified her to run the executive wing, Clinton thinks being endowed with a famous name, her father’s nose and her mother personality, or lack thereof, gives her qualifications as broadcast journalist, from an under impressed Washington […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2011

Buffalo, NY– I’m at the Erie County Medical Center, dropping off some furniture that I picked up at Elkhart IN. A nice little stretch of the legs. I’ll be back at the yard in a few hours and ready for my next adventure. This trip out west is likely a rare event, but I must […]

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I’ve held off on commenting in the minutiae surrounding the Michael Jackson affair, and trial, mostly because it simply didn’t interest me.  I have kept a loose eye on it, however, enough to understand that they had his doctor on trial for the death. He’s now been convicted. The verdict here seems to me a […]

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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 13th, 2011

 Marcy, NY– I’m at the Wal-Mart Regional Distribution center, dropping off some Oatmeal and such. The roads around here are still a bit messed up from the flooding last week, but in better shape than they were then, at least. I-81 still has a serious washout north of Binghamton, for example.  Cooler, this week around […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2011

Paul Krugman, New York Times, writes,  via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Is it just me, or are the 9/11 commemorations oddly subdued? Actually, I don’t think it’s me, and it’s not really that odd. What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or […]

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Eric Florack on September 11th, 2011

08:37am— I’d come into work just like any other morning. Where I was working at the time is closed, now, and so is the department that I was working for. But I can see he layout of the place in my mind, and can even taste the coffee I was drinking that morning, from the […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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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 29th, 2011

Much ado, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph(UK): The surf may have told a story but so too did the sight behind the reporter of people chatting and ambling along the sea front and just goofing around. There was a man in a t-shirt, a woman waving her arms and then walking backwards. Then someone on a bicycle […]

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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 17th, 2011

Wilton, NY- I’m here at a distribution center.  Actually, I wasn’t at the site for very long; I did what they call a “drop and hook”. Meaning, I dropped the trailer with a load and grabbed an empty trailer that one of the other drivers for my company dropped earlier. The advantage to this is […]

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