Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2011

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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davidl on December 20th, 2011

Those who can, do.  Those who can not, protest.  Ace digs up this gem: Analysis of OWS Psychological Types Shows Rank and File To Be Lost Souls Looking To Lose Themselves In Something Bigger, and “Leadership” Animated By Need For Validation and Control This is probably not surprising to you, so much as it is […]

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davidl on December 16th, 2011

Where ever the Occutads go they create a mess and leave to others to clean it up.   The mayor of DC wants you to foot the bill, from Politico, via Karen, Lonely Conservative: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is planning to ask the federal government to reimburse the city for costs related to the Occupy protests. […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2011

The jerk o the day, Bill Johnson, from  Al.com: Bill Johnson, a former top state official who made a failed bid for governor in 2010, has been living a secret life in New Zealand as a sperm donor for lesbian couples, a New Zealand newspaper reported today. Johnson, a Republican from Prattville, has spent much […]

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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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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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davidl on September 6th, 2011

Good Riddings, at long last a Labor Day without Jerry Lewis, from Ann Althouse: “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon—It’s About Time.” Da Mayor’s shooting spree. Mayor Bloomberg’s political supporters keep killing and shooting people and all the mayor can do is to all for yet more gun control, from Jammie Wearing Fool: One […]

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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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Eric Florack on August 29th, 2011

Queens, NY– Yes, I’m in the city. Some flooding, mostly in Jersey, and a number of trees down, again in Jersey, mostly.  I came in at 1am, so you can imagine that traffic was better than usual. I’m not looking forward to trying to drive out of here, but… at least I got in without […]

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More Warmist bunk, from Richard Black, BBC News: The lull in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China’s coal use, a study suggests. The absence of a temperature rise over that decade is often used by “climate sceptics” as grounds for denying the existence of man-made global […]

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davidl on June 28th, 2011

Girly-Men, in India, female children are being genitally mutilated from Daily Mail(UK): Girls as young as one are being forced into sex change operations in India by parents desperate for a son. Surgeons in the city of Indore are reported to be ‘converting’ hundreds of girls a year, who are subsequently pumped full of hormone […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2011

Chrissy Matthews bitten by the Weiner, from back to back posts at McCain.  First Chrissy discusses values: This is, to me, the stakes here. If [Anthony Weiner] stays, [Democrats] never get the leadership back. They never get the Speakership back because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian conservative culturally […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2011

Bronx, NY– As this is posted, I’m in The Bronx, waiting to be unloaded. I ran back to Mountaintop,PA overnight (Through heavy fog) to get this load headed for the Bronx. I’m certainly getting to see lots of the big city of late. OBAMA STIMULUS KILLED A MILLION JOBS: Report. The only thing that is […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2011

MoDo gets it.  How bloody obvious is the War on Terror when even Maureen Dowd gets it, from New York Times: I don’t want closure. There is no closure after tragedy. I want memory, and justice, and revenge. When you’re dealing with a mass murderer who bragged about incinerating thousands of Americans and planned to […]

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