davidl on August 4th, 2011

Obama has lost that loving feeling, from Dr. Milton R. Wolf, Washington Times: Is President Obama really a different man today than he was before he entered the Oval Office? The same Illinois legislator who voted “present” 129 times is now the debt-crisis-AWOL president who refused to present a specific plan of his own. The […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: President Votes Present

Is this what the left really wants? “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy New York Slimes wages last ditch war on sanity, from Joe Nocera, via Confederate Yankee: You know what they say: Never negotiate with terrorists. It only encourages them. These last few months, much of […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Is Violent Revolution Inevitable?

Eric Florack on August 1st, 2011

College Point, NY— I’m across the water from Manhattan, with Laguardia between myself and there. It’s a pretty sight in the early evening, at least from this distance. I’ll be back here tomorrow morning,  with another load of drinks. Apparently the hot weather is good for someone’s business, anyway. I have an older truck today,  […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 08/01/11

davidl on July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Dirty Harry Reid Owns Default.

Eric Florack on July 26th, 2011

Port Chester, NY– I’m north of New York City, making a very early AM delivery. from here, I’ll drop down into Jersey to make a pickup. OBAMA OUT OF CLICHES:  When even the increasingly left-leaning POLITICO takes notice, you know Obama’s got a serious problem. Well, if you’re payong attention, at least. Obama is so […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 7/26/11

Eric Florack on July 18th, 2011

Hickory Run, PA– I’m at my stop for the night, along Interstate 80. This is actually a favorite stop of mine… not for the facilities…. they need some help, actually… but because it’s very near to a place I load from frequently. It’s started raining just now, and I expect it’ll be a bit cooler […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 7.18.11

davidl on July 16th, 2011

Tapper is the new Russert, Jake Tapper plays one man tag team on White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Tapper asks a simple, A or B question, and can not get a straight answer, from ABC News: Which Is Worse? Default or Voting to Raise the Debt Ceiling Again in 2012?: Today’s Qs for O’s […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Carney Gets Tapped

Eric Florack on July 14th, 2011

Piscataway, NJ– Grabbing a load for May’s Landing. From here back up to NY state. Still hot, but a clear and beautiful looking day. REPEATING HISTORY: FDR’s policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate. Any more questions about why we’re still in a fiscal problem, folks? BARRY PICKS UP HIS MARBLES AND GOES […]

Continue reading about The Ramble for 7/14/11

davidl on July 14th, 2011

Dumbo walks, remember the media spin that somehow we were supposed to believe that Barack Obama has a world class temperment. Yeah sure, from Politico: President Barack Obama abruptly walked out of a debt-limit meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, throwing into serious doubt the already shaky debt limit negotiations, according to House Majority Leader Eric […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Dumbo Walks Out of Debt Talks

Eric Florack on July 13th, 2011

Kirkwood, NY– I’m at the NY border just now, eating lunch and going through my email. I’m headed toward Albany and will be there in a couple hours. Cooler, today. A welcome change.   McConnell, again: I said yesterday: Time to replace Mitch McConnellwith someone who has an actual spine. How is it possible he’s […]

Continue reading about Ramble for 7/13/11

davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: Debt Crisis

Eric Florack on July 12th, 2011

York, PA– I”m at the ES3 warehouse, here waiting for for the load I brought down from Barilla in Avon to be offloaded. At that point I’ll hit the sack and be up around 6am to run a load of Cereal products to the Albany area. It’s hot here at the moment… my truck’s dash […]

Continue reading about Ramble for 7/12/11

davidl on July 12th, 2011

Stink Progress attacks liberal, from Stink Progress: Last week, Inside Health Policy’s Sahil Kapur wrote that negotiators may consider raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67 as part of an effort to reach a deal with Republicans on increasing the debt ceiling, and today Sam Stein confirms the report, noting that five separate […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: The Fat Lady Pigs Out

Eric Florack on July 11th, 2011

Fair Lawn, NJ– I’m here piking up a load bound for Avon, NY. Which means I’ll be close to home tonight. I’ve got a doctor’s appointment of sorts to attend to, then back on the road ’till Saturday. Hot here. My truck advises me it’s 107 degrees where I’m parked. Gee, thanks for that. LIBERALISM […]

Continue reading about Ramble for 7/11/11

Eric Florack on July 9th, 2011

I’d like to offer up a re-post of mine from a tenth of 2009. I post this with an eye toward the argument over the debt ceiling limit. I submit to the reader that had we not been holding the Republicans feet to the fire we wouldn’t have gotten this close to real spending cuts. […]

Continue reading about Bits’ Greatest Hits: Grabbing the Wheel