Sloatsburg,NY– I’m here after driving most of the day. A quick run from rochester to Bethlehem Pennsylvania, then over to Quakertown for a loadfew of paper towels. — Voting rights: Over at questions and observations, Bruce McQuain in his usual take no prisoners style … which, frankly I’ve always admired, proceeds to blow up the […]

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Carlisle, PA–After three highly unusual weeks of running to the west it appears as though I will be spending the remainder of this year running east.  That’s a bit more normal for this truck line.  Frankly, we’re experiencing a bit of a pre Christmas slowdown. I’m not worried.  I’ve seen this before.  From here, I […]

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Port Gibson, NY– I’m at the yard, about ready to take a rest break as this is written. By the time it goes up, I’ll be in The Bronx making a delivery.  Had some problems with the truck, in addition to the one I already had at Indianapolis on Monday. Thankfully, nothing earth-shaking. It’s running […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2011

I have for a long time found Ann Coulter fascinating. Occasionally wrong, mostly correct.  I have several of her books on my shelves here.  I even carry one in the truck that I haven’t finished reading.  That said, it fascinates me that  Coulter who had nothing but derision for John McCain, thinks that Mitt Romney […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2011

The Playboy Bunny better known as Gloria Steinem defending B.J. Clinton: “The truth is that even if the allegations are true, the President is not guilty of sexual harassment. He is accused of having made a gross, dumb and reckless pass at [Kathleen Willey] during a low point in her life. She pushed him away, […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m just off the BQE, having dropped off a load here, and taking a rest break. I left Rochester last night, ran to Newburgh NY…(Right across from Orange County Choppers) then to Mountain Top, PA then here. About 550 miles, more or less. A nice day here in the Apple, not a cloud […]

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The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2011

Westbury, Long Island, NY– A frequent stop for me… dropping off some drinks to the thirsty club shoppers. Nearly 80 here… you’d not know it was fall. Today, I’m going to do a one subject Ramble.   Some observations on the GOP races and faces: Romney:Certainly the favorite of the GOP establishment. That alone, given […]

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Eric Florack on September 22nd, 2011

Port Gibson, NY– As this is written, I’m setting up for the last outing of the week. A quick shot to Carlisle, PA, and then to Queens. And from there, I don’t know, but something to get me towards home is what I expect. We had an issue with the site yesterday. For some reason […]

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Eric Florack on June 14th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m at a store, waiting for an offload. I often forget how crowded it gets down here. All it takes is five minutes worth of driving here to remind me.   Obama: The latest example of how socialism doesn’t work no matter who’s in front: I note with interest, David’s Scamble, this morning, […]

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Eric Florack on June 3rd, 2011

(Elmwood Park,NJ)– I’m at a paper company here picking up a load for Rochester, which will bring me home.  I was at Middle Village, NYC again this monring. Here’s a pic taken while I wanted for a dock to open up. I’m really happy about how this thing drives. The new parts in the transmission […]

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Eric Florack on May 31st, 2011

Middle Village, NYC, NY– I’m back in Middle Village, awaiting an unload.  Hot down here today. I should explain my absence the last few days of last week; My truck broke down, and they had to put a new transmission in it. I suppose after 650,000 miles, it was time. The truck handles just fine […]

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Eric Florack on May 18th, 2011

Mineola,NY– OK, enough, already. I’ve had my entire week rained out. We’ve actually got some sun mixed in with the clouds as this is written, but sheesh. ..   Anyway, I’m out on Long Island, again. Interestingly a lot of these places I deliver to out here are now on a first name basis with […]

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Eric Florack on May 9th, 2011

Mountaintop, PA– I’m here at the Quaker Oats facility in Mountaintop.  After weeks of rain, we’ve got some serious sunshine, and it’s a welcome thing. We’ll see middle 60’s around here today. I’ll be in New Jersey, tonight. Got the truck washed this morning, it looks wonderful. Things with the truck continue to come together and […]

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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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