davidl on March 26th, 2012

Two conchics but one message. First from the leggy Tina Korbe: Hot Air: This really isn’t a hard or complicated issue to understand. A wide variety of factors contribute to the price of gas. The president doesn’t have control over all of them — but he does have significant control over energy policy in the […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2012

Carlisle, PA— Actually, I’m a little closer to Harrisburg… but whatever. GREAT TO BE BACK– Yes, it took a while, but we’re back. I simply got fed up with the antics at the webhost I was using.  Far too much downtime, usually caused by them.  And always without notice. For a while there, I didn’t […]

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davidl on August 21st, 2011

The Obama energy policy, or lack thereof, the Obami have very simple energy, and job, policy. It if has no possibility of success, subsidize it. If on the other glove, it will succeed, regulate it to death. First on the Obami love of green energy, Walter Russell Mead, American Interest, Feeding The Masses On Unicorn […]

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Eric Florack on June 17th, 2011

Capitol Heights, MD– As this is written, I’m perhaps 10 miles from the monument district in Washington DC…. The very belly of the beast.  I’m delivering here, and will run to Harrisburg shortly and then to home for the weekend.   Unraveling the Ethanol Nightmare: I note with interest that the Senate… yes, the Democrat […]

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davidl on March 1st, 2011

Dumbo’s Daffy Energy Policy, is Dumbo b/k/a Barack Obama hostile to business, from Anchorage Daily News: WASHINGTON — With the unrest in the Middle East as his springboard, Gov. Sean Parnell lashed out at the Obama administration’s stance on domestic oil production, saying the White House approach was having a tangible effect on the country’s […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s Dream Energy, if Barack Obama is for it, be it Obama Care or his so-called green energy, figure  it will cnost the consumer more to get less, rom Lee Lane and Paul Bernstein, ,RCP: For all the eye-appeal of the president’s new plan, though, it is far from clear if it can work as […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2010

Stop playing games, MSM. John Patrick Bedell was a registered Democrat, Michelle More Massa, When Eric Massa (NY-29) announced he would not seek re-election on Wednesday, cited health problems.  There were also reports of ethics investigation.  Yesterday, I asked a friend of mine, if she believe in the door number one explanation, health, or door […]

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Eric Florack on August 25th, 2008

The New York Times, in a little noticed article on Natural Gas: American natural gas production is rising at a clip not seen in half a century, pushing down prices of the fuel and reversing conventional wisdom that domestic gas fields were in irreversible decline. That describes the whole deal, with only one period used. […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

Last night here and the night before over at Q&O, I wondered if Nancy Pelosi wasn’t setting us up for some reason. At Q&O I said: She’s got better access to the numbers than any of us, and she knows full well the numbers are against her in the congress… Else she’d not be playing […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Interesting…. and forgive me for a […]

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Bruce explains the reaction of Congress to our gas prices very well, indeedL Why do you suppose Congressional leaders are spending all their time blaming current oil prices on speculators, price gougers and OPEC? Because if they addressed the real problem – supply and demand – it is they who are at fault for not […]

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You know, it would be laughable if it were not so tragic. Mike Allen at Politico: With the cost of gas a top issue in the presidential campaign, Barack Obama on Sunday will announce a plan to crack down on oil speculation by tightening regulations on energy traders. The announcement is further evidence that an […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

Billy makes a great point this morning: I don’t know why people keep referring to what’s going on with energy as a “market” while it’s stepped on by government every mile of the way from the field to your tank, and from the generator to your AC outlets, ad infinitum. And it’s supposed to be […]

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That’s OK, Jon. Tell ya what; Greenwald can claim I’m pro-torture, if he likes… because under some conditions I am. .. and for all the moralizing that’s been thrown at the issue, nobody’s ever come up with an even remotely lucid reason against it that can be used under all conditions, thereby negating the blanket ban […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2008

Impossible Dream, Independent(UK) Well she is a blond,  Ireland On-Line: Patricia Arquette questioned how open-minded she was when her transgender brother Alexis first announced he was going to become a womanP Patrica, he is still your brother,  Sex is immutable.   Thought youd’d like to know. Real Alpha Males, Ann Coulter, WND: It’s absurd to talk […]

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