Eric Florack on April 15th, 2012

They came for my cigarettes — who among you said one word against it? I could ask questions like this all day long and there are no answers. Why should I care? I’ve got a bagful of nice guitars, and when they take them away from me, then I’ll be in the same leaking kayak […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2011

Indianapolis, Indiana–.. As this is written, I am in Indianapolis for the third week in a row.  They’ve got me picking up new trailers out here and ferrying them back to Rochester… an effort to upgrade the entire fleet of trailers that we have.  These that I’ve been bringing back are pretty good shape and […]

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Eric Florack on September 19th, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m at College Point again, unloading as this is written. I’m writing ths on m Palm Pre’ so it’ll be a ittle shorter than usual, perhaps.  A nice weekend, but a bit short. It’s cooler around here this week and the leaves in the upper elevations along I80 and I81 are already starting […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2011

Rochester, NY— I’m home today, but will leave for Allentown PA tonight, for a couple of short hops. Four or five days out., in total. It’ll be a little cooler, and my truck is running well, so it should be a couple of fun days. Today is “Labor Day”. If you’re looking at your paycheck […]

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davidl on August 29th, 2011

Much ado, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph(UK): The surf may have told a story but so too did the sight behind the reporter of people chatting and ambling along the sea front and just goofing around. There was a man in a t-shirt, a woman waving her arms and then walking backwards. Then someone on a bicycle […]

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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 August 14th, 2011

Ames, from Ed Morrissey Hot Air: The fun of the Ames straw poll came to an end this afternoon as the ballot count shows that 16,892 votes were cast, and Michele Bachmann (4823) won a narrow victory over Ron Paul (4671) — less than 200 votes difference. Tim Pawlenty finished in a distant third (2293), […]

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Revenge from beyond the grave, Lying Lizzis strikes out at her  ex, from Mail (UK): In a final act of revenge, Elizabeth Edwards secretly recorded a testimony in her dying days that helped prosecutors indict husband John last week, it was claimed today. John Edwards is due to stand trial on charges that could lead […]

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davidl on May 22nd, 2011

Can Cain? Herman Cain did what was expected and officially threw is hat into the ring, from Daily Caller: Cain said one of the biggest reasons he’s running for president is because, “we have become a nation of crises.” “We have a moral crisis,” Cain said. “We got an economic crisis. We’ve got an entitlement […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2011

How dumb is Dumbo I: Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama used an immigration speech Tuesday to take a jab at News Corporation CEO, Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox News Channel. Obama quoted the CEO, an Australian native, who said “Immigrants have made America great as the world leader in business, science, higher education and […]

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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 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 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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davidl on February 8th, 2011

Once a socialist, Dumbo goes before the Chamber of Commerce and tries to give a pro-business speech.  Instead he just sounds like the socialist that he is.  From RCP: “If we’re fighting to reform the tax code and increase exports, the benefits cannot just translate into greater profits and bonuses for those at the top. […]

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Eric Florack on October 24th, 2010

David Scrambled: 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 […]

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