davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2011

From Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News: Documents obtained by CBS News show that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) discussed using their covert operation “Fast and Furious” to argue for controversial new rules about gun sales. […] ATF officials didn’t intend to publicly disclose their own role in letting Mexican cartels obtain the […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2011

How bad is the lame stream media?   The lame streamers think the President’s opinion of on our closest allies and the the only democracy in the Middle East is somehow private, from Ynetnews: According to a Monday report in the French website “Arret sur Images,” after facing reporters for a G20 press conference on Thursday, […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2011

Batavia, NY– I’m picking up a load for Carlisle, PA. I’ll be back in NY state by morning. Whatever it is, it’s not grass roots: Perhaps it’s time we examine the push behind “Occupy Wall Street”. There’s more clues here than the supposed mainstream press has dug up. For example, the “occupy Wall Street” domain […]

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Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

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Panic at the White House? From James Pethokoukis, Reuters: Last night in a new report, Democrat-friendly Goldman Sachs dropped an economic bomb on President Obama’s chances for reelection (bold is mine): Following another week of weak economic data, we have cut our estimates for real GDP growth in the second and third quarter of 2011 […]

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davidl on June 25th, 2011

Fact checking the Fat Lady, Wordsmith compares and contrast this FLOTUS, b/k/a Michelle Obams, quote with the real world, from Flopping Aces: “See, what you all need to know about the President you helped to elect is that when it comes to the people he meets, Barack has a memory like a steel trap. He […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2011

The O-conomy, from Jim Geraghty, National Review: Since January 2009, American businesses have faced at least three big potential risks to their bottom line besides the lingering effects of the 2008 crash: A) the possibility of tax hikes B) the possibility of greater costs for health care to employees imposed by government and C) the […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2011

Watching Breitbart crush Weiner beneath his heel like an insignificant weiner, it occurs to me that Breitbart’s genius – and he really is an information genius – consists almost entirely of two pieces of knowledge: one, leftists will lie knowing the media will back them and two, the media will back them.  With those two […]

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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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Quite frankly I don’t CAIR, from Paul Walsh, Star-Tribune (MN): A national Muslim civil rights group is asking the head of Homeland Security to investigate the use of stereotypes after a man who appeared to be of Middle East descent was used in a recent security drill at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Council […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2011

POTUS owes CIA an apology, from Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post: Now, it turns out that the very CIA interrogators whose lives Obama turned upside down played a critical role in what the president rightly calls “the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al Qaeda.” It is time for a […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2011

Kearny,NJ– I’m currently taking a break while my truck gets loaded, having driven down to Hicksville,LI  from Rochester,NY last night.   The truck was serviced yesterday, and I’m told lost more will be repaired on my day off on Friday. From here, I head back for Rochester, and home. I’m off on Friday for a day […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2011

Usama bin Laden passes, the speech the President should have given, in total: “Nothing personal, just business.   Bravo Zulu gentlemen.” Bin Laden wasn’t the problem.  His passing will not the solution. Bin Laden round-up, Aaron Worthing, Patterico’s Pontifications. Joy in the City, scenes of unabashed happiness in the streets of New York City, from […]

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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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