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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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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davidl on July 29th, 2011

Warmists full of hot air, a twofer from Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Two stories have dropped that may blow big holes in the anthropogenic global warming argument — one of which is literally sky-high. Forbes reports on a peer-reviewed study that uses NASA data to show that the effects of carbon-based warming have been significantly […]

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Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2011

Harford,PA Today I’m at the Flying J truck stop in Harford, along I-81. I ran from Rochester, down to Carlisle PA and am currently running up toward Albany. I got the antennas fixed on the truck last week, and so was able to take the emergency spare, that I’d put up, down.  It turns out, […]

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davidl on March 22nd, 2011

The Very Model of the Modern Liberal War, from Bruce McQuain, Questions and Observations: [T]here is no – none, zip, nada – connection, not even a tenuous one, to American national security and the war on Libya. Baby Where’s my Viagra Award, from Newsbusters: Susan Rice did a remarkable job at the UN. No one […]

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davidl on January 11th, 2011

Slapping down the left, the leftosphere since the murder of Cristina Green and others have been trying to push the idea that hate some exclusive province of the right.  There have been several notable rebuttals.  However the tour de force is from Michelle: The Tucson massacre ghouls who are now trying to criminalize conservatism have […]

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davidl on November 7th, 2010

Keith Olbermann, Eric opined: David has been rightly chiming in on the Keith Olbermann business. It’s kinda like observing a train wreck. But I have to tell you that I look at this situation and have to wonder if there isn’t a connection between his sudden dismissal….  (OK, suspension, but you and I both know […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Via “Young Americans for Liberty”: I suggest Obama and the left are to blame. We saw nothing of the sort before the left swept into power and the new attitudes about our soldiers and their job in Iraq. Given the lessons taught in Vietnam, I think the connection undeniable. It is clear to the soldiers […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

This is all pretty much “inside baseball”, but it’s the quickest way I can think of to get the info to those who need it: I’ve upgraded everything to WP v 3.01, and upgraded all the relevant plug-ins. I’ve also removed the twitter plug in that we have been running since they change to the […]

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Eric Florack on June 21st, 2010

Yes, I know, it’s been some time since I’ve cracked an editor open on this site.  It’s shameful, but you guys know the situation.  And anyway, and David is been doing a bang up job of keeping this site active and well read The truth is, but a time I get home from my new […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2010

The connection between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel cannot be denied. The connection between the Jewish people and Jerusalem cannot be denied. The Jewish people were building Jerusalem 3,000 year ago and the Jewish people are building Jerusalem today. Jerusalem is not a settlement. It is our capital. Benjamin Netanyahu, via Real […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2010

Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard, thinks the use of the word professor in a political oontext is racist,  Inside Higher Education: If the term professor is used in politics, it’s seldom a compliment, and instead “implies dry, hectoring, unemotional, self important, all of the negative stereotypes of somebody who is vainly certain of his own superior […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2010

Prelude, from Jeff Poor., Newsbusters: [Eve] ENSLER: Well, I just think the idea that she [Sarah Palin] doesn’t believe in global warming is bizarre. [Joy] BEHAR: Every scientist at every note believes in it but Sarah Palin doesn’t believe in it. ENSLER: And I think we just kind of have to walk around the world […]

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