Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m dropping a load here, and will run to Buffalo to grab next Monday’s load. Raining here, and will be raining at home by the time I get there. Really wanted to wash the truck, but…(shrug) What this “tax the rich” meme is really all about:  Krauthammer nails it A most revealing window […]

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davidl on September 4th, 2011

This economy is lost, from Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard: For President Obama, with job growth stuck near zero, the simplest question is a domestic one. How do you think jobs are created? This has never been asked of Obama and never answered, so far as I know. And chances are he won’t answer it definitively […]

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davidl on August 21st, 2011

The Obama energy policy, or lack thereof, the Obami have very simple energy, and job, policy. It if has no possibility of success, subsidize it. If on the other glove, it will succeed, regulate it to death. First on the Obami love of green energy, Walter Russell Mead, American Interest, Feeding The Masses On Unicorn […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2011

Carlisle, PA– I’m at the truck stop in Carlisle as I write this. Getting comfortable in the new truck I’ve been assigned is an effort that has taken weeks… as I suspected it would. There’s still work to be done on it, but I find myself being very productive with it, and suspect this truck […]

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davidl on February 6th, 2011

Who we Paleface? From Gail Collins, New York Times: As if we didn’t have enough wars, the House of Representatives has declared one against Planned Parenthood. Maybe it’s all part of a grand theme. Last month, they voted to repeal the health care law. This month, they’re going after an organization that provides millions of […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2010

Et tu Keith, William Kristol, comes to laud the suspended Keith Olbermann, from Weekly Standard: Perhaps Olbermann violated NBC News “policy and standards.” But NBC doesn’t have real news standards for MSNBC—otherwise the channel wouldn’t exist. It’s a little strange to get all high and mighty now. Who knew Bill Kristol was a Roman?   He […]

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davidl on October 24th, 2010

NPR can either go partisan or public, Michael Meyers, New York Daily News, is lost in the weeds with respect to National Public Radio: Juan Williams is right; NPR was way off base firing him for having expressed himself on a TV show. But some are going too far in Williams’ name; they vindictively want […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2010

Kyle-Anne Shiver, Pajamas Media, on Dim Won’s, b/k/a Barack Obama, alleged superior intelligence: On the intelligence claims, no proof has ever surfaced that any of the Obama brainiac hoopla was anything other than gratuitous accolades granted via affirmative action and white-liberal racial guilt. No transcripts. No professional articles. Nothing. Nada.  From kindergarten through law school, […]

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davidl on June 19th, 2010

Is Dumbo Sane? From Byron York, Washington Examiner: There was one particularly striking moment in President Obama’s widely panned Oval Office speech on the Gulf oil disaster. About midway through his talk, Obama acknowledged that he had approved new offshore drilling a few weeks before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion on April 20. But Obama […]

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davidl on May 26th, 2010

From Clifton B., Another Black Conservative, video: Note Dr. Krauthammer’s generous offer of free medical service.  Now that is bending down the cost curve.

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2010

Welcome one and alter the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. DON”T FORGET THE OTHER MILLIONS, ANN: Ann Althouse, writing at Instapundit, says: “STILL I AM A MARXIST,” says the Dalai Lama, conceding that capitalism has done China some good: “Millions of people’s living standards improved.”  Marxism remains […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2010

Mrs Clinton still stuck on stupid, Telegraph(UK): The US Secretary of State urged “bold leadership” from all sides to resolve one of the world’s most intractable disputes. Speaking at a dinner attended by the ambassadors of Israel and several Arab states, Mrs Clinton urged Israel to “refrain from unilateral statements and actions” that could undermine […]

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davidl on February 5th, 2010

For liberals, the observation that “the peasants are revolting” is a pun. For conservatives, it is cause for uncharacteristic optimism. Charles Krauthammer; Washington Post.

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davidl on February 1st, 2010

Pacifism is a serious subject for sweet adolescence, or a way of life for certain eccentric sects who, it must be noted, survive because they live among non-eccentric people who reject pacifism and fight to keep those little sects alive and free. Charles Krauthammer, Heritage Foundation.

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davidl on January 3rd, 2010

Barack Obama is making history.   He has achieved the greatest presidential communication failure since Jimmy Carter’s malaise speech. Video: Charles Krauthammer,  Washington Post: Any government can through laxity let someone slip through the cracks. But a government that refuses to admit that we are at war, indeed, refuses even to name the enemy — jihadist […]

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