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 4th, 2011

In order for Americans to get their jobs back, Barack Obama must lose his, from Shannon Travis: Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is getting more creative, and apparently more aggressive, in her political attacks against President Barack Obama. On Saturday, the Minnesota congresswoman took fresh jabs at the president. In […]

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2011

Troy, PA— I’m just outside Scranton, PA. As usual getting a load. From the sound of things they’re almost done so this will need to be quick. WHITE HOUSE TRAVEL: So, Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa only cost taxpayers $500 grand? Don’t believe a word of it. WH and UNIONS: Yes, we’ve known for some […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2011

Obama the Sensitive, what a winning combination for a President, a thick skull and thin skin, from Michelle: And now, the Boston Herald has been spanked by the White House for…running a front-page op-ed by Mitt Romney: more reax, Alex Alvarez, Mediaite: A Romney spokesperson weighed in by noting that the “op-ed was about jobs, […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2011

SYRACUSE, NY– As this is written I’m being unloaded in Syracuse.  A grey morning, here with a bit of rain.  I may end up going home after this, but I’m hoping not, since it means a shorter check. It’s Friday the 13th, and I’m sitting on dock 13. Hmmm….. EXACTLY WHY I DUMPED BLOGGER:  I […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2011

Obama Can’t, Victor Davis Hanson on the problem with the Obami, from RCP: [A] president who believes that modern cars get eight miles per gallon or need frequent tune-ups, and that proper tire inflation can substitute for drilling oil, has never run a business that hinged on having moderately priced gas to power a truck, […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2011

Reich come up short,  from Robert Reich, Puffington Post: I hope the president decides he has to take a stand, and the sooner the better. Last December he caved in to Republican demands that the Bush tax cut be extended to wealthier Americans for two more years, at a cost of more than $60 billion. […]

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davidl on April 6th, 2011

Micheal Steele right on Afghanistan, from Dan Riehl, Riehl World View: It seems to me, Steele and his defenders on that issue understood the implications of Obama’s changes in Afghanistan, while many of the self-professed intelligent folks in DC did not. Bush didn’t pursue a high intensity ground war in Afghanistan as conditions were and […]

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davidl on March 16th, 2011

Dumbo Whines, Rich Lowery National Review: Pres. Barack Obama has belatedly joined the ranks of presidential fatalists. The job isn’t too complex necessarily; it’s too damn influential. According to the New York Times, Obama has been telling aides that it’d be easier to be president of China. No one hangs on Hu Jintao’s every word, […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2011

Dumbo’s green economics, from Debra Saunders,RCP: The problem is that Obama thinks that green jobs are the answer to the anemic economy recovery. And he clings to that belief in the face of contrary evidence. I would have better described it as Obama believes.   Thinking is above Dumbo’s pay grade. Reich comes up short, from […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2011

The coming battle, from Melissa Maynard, Stateline: Public sector unions have escaped a comparable decline in their ranks, with 36.2 percent of state and local employees still in unions. But an increasingly loud chorus of governors and state legislators may change that. Like Solis, their argument is tied to the need for more and better […]

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davidl on December 3rd, 2010

Dumbo Care is pile of poop, from the Cat Food Commission, via John Merline, AOL News: 2) Health reform’s cost savings apparently were bogus. Remember how Democrats boasted that health reform would cut the budget deficit by $170 billion over the next decade and far more after that? The deficit commission must not have gotten […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2010

The the big news story for the last couple of weeks has been the IPO of General Motors .  They managed to raise something on the order of $20 billion last week selling literally millions of shares owned by the Federal government and reducing the Federal government’s share of General Motors to 33% down from […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2010

I notice that the most recent gamble of our tax money involves the Chevy Volt… Keep in mind, this is the president who told us that the GM and Chrysler bailouts were an unvarnished success. What a lot of people don’t seem to understand is that this monstrosity of General Motors is at the center […]

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