Eric Florack on December 13th, 2011

Indianapolis, IN–I’m still at Indy. When I got done writing yesterday’s Ramble, I did my usual pre-trip inspection of my truck and found that I had oil coming from one wheel seal. This is a possibly dangerous situation, with fire or possibly a lack of braking power being the upshot. At the very least it […]

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Eric Florack on September 15th, 2011

Dorrence,PA– I’m on my way to Saratoga, NY after, running last night from Florence NJ to Carlisle, PA. Some rain around here, some of it fairly intense. Word was they had a number of houses burned from Lightning strikes in the York, PA area. The Lessons of NY9:I mentioned this race and it’s outcome in […]

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Eric Florack on September 11th, 2011

Reposted from 9/13/01 It is recorded in our history books that when he looked down at the ship full of smiling, victorious faces… faces of his flyers, just having returned from Pearl Harbor, Japanese fleet Admiral Yamamoto was quiet, pensive, even apprehensive. He later wrote in his private diary, “I fear all I have done […]

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So we see Ann Althouse was assaulted just recently.The story is here.  Here’s her comment on it. Does anyone not understand that this is part and parcel of the riots we see around the world in response to the setbacks the left’s been seeing? The social welfare state is coming unglued the world over, and […]

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Eric Florack on August 9th, 2011

Albany, NY– I”m actually just outside the state capitol, within sight of the antenna for WGY, the 50KW flamethrower on 810khz AM… a station that’s heard all over the east coast. Caught some serious thunderstorms in Harrisburg, last night, and the sky is threatening more, here. THOUGHTS ON OUR FINANCIAL SITUATION: I’ve been saying for […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2011

Newburgh, NY– As this is posted, I’m new Newburgh, taking a break after having run a load up out of Mountain Top PA to here. As it happens, I’m directly across the street from the Orange County Choppers headquarters…. the new place, not the old one… a rather impressive looking building. As usual, while on […]

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Eric Florack on May 30th, 2011

Single issue Ramble this time. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which is today and I’d like you to really think about what I’m going to say to you. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents […]

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davidl on May 21st, 2011

Playing the Allinsky Card on Obama, one of the mantras of Allinskyism to make your opponent live up to his own standards, In that regard Glenn Greenwald lays a beauty down on Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama, from Salon: “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a […]

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davidl on April 29th, 2011

L. Donald played Dumbo like a cheap fiddle. How is that the Messiah, with the world class intellect and temperament got played like a cheap fiddle at a hoe down?  From Jim Kunhhenn: WASHINGTON (AP) – Confronting doubters who harbor questions about his place of birth, President Barack Obama chose to defy one of his […]

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davidl on April 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s drivel, the world starting to catch on to the obvious, a point I have been making for over two years now, Barack Obamai is not exactly the sharpest golf ball in the bag.  See Clarice, here, here and here.. Kyle-Anne Shiver finds this Mickey Kaus quote, from Dailly Caller: Cost doesn’t go into why […]

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davidl on November 29th, 2010

Good Intentions, by Jay Ambrose, Orange County Register: Good intentions will get you if you don’t watch out. That’s true of the invasion of the body scanners, of minimum-wage laws, of some welfare programs and – please don’t forget it – a supposedly altruistic push by federal agencies and politicians to put low-income families in […]

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davidl on September 12th, 2010

Fluck tolerance, as usual Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama, is full of a brown smelly liquid, best used for fertilizer, from Erica Werner, Associated Press WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama appealed to an unsettled nation Saturday to honor the memory of the Sept. 11 attacks by hewing to the values of diversity and tolerance. “We […]

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DJ Durant on August 6th, 2010

The Labor Department reported this morning that nonfarm payrolls fell by 131,000 in the month of July.  Even more discouraging was that June’s revised payroll number was revised downward to a negative 221,000.  This is huge.  Initial jobless claims estimates released Thursday was 479,000, and was an increase from the previous week’s 460,000.  The two […]

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Eric Florack on May 31st, 2010

Single issue Ramble today. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which is today. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently looking at […]

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davidl on April 7th, 2010

Obami play with political poison, Thomas Sowell, RCP: Few combinations are more poisonous than race and politics. That combination has torn whole nations apart and led to the slaughters of millions in countries around the world. You might think we would have learned a lesson from that and stay away from injecting race into political […]

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