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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davidl on November 28th, 2011

Spittle shield vendors to be hit hardest.   The number one source of spittle on Capital Hill,  Barney Frank, has announced his retirement,  Karen is heartbroken, from Lonely Conservative: Good Riddance! Barney Frank to Retire Now that the damage is done, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) is retiring. Good riddance to him. Here’s a video report […]

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davidl on November 22nd, 2011

For a movement which claims to represent ninety-nine percent of the population, the Occutards seem to suffer a shortage of chicks.   Whereas the Tea Party was organized by and had plenty of participation by Tea Mommas., from Nice Deb: So, the #Occupy movement is led by scruffy, whiny, white  dudes, who look the other way […]

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Eric Florack on November 19th, 2011

I note with some degree of interest with a resurgency  of Newt Gingrich in the early polling for Iowa.  There seems a good deal of objection to his showing up, particularly among the press who like Rick Perry and Herman Cain before him (and Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin before him… ) is now the […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2011

Jessup,MD– I’m here getting ready to grab a load bound for Syracuse, and then head home. I’ll be there by morning. Raining off and on across the northeast today. My poor truck doesn’t look quite so flashy with the much from the wet streets all over it again. That’s OK, I’ll wash it again once […]

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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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davidl on August 22nd, 2011

In the fabled antebellum south, of Gone with the Wind, plantation slaves existed to create wealth for their white masters. In the Twenty First Century democrat plantation, blacks exist to blindly give their votes to their largely white political masters, To keep their plantation blacks in line, the modern plantation masters use well compensated blacks, […]

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davidl on August 12th, 2011

The rumble of discontent. Given the fact that Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Ohama, has become irrelevant, is the pining for Mrs. Clinton a sign of primary challenge for Dim Won? Rumblings,  from Bill McCl ellan, Saint Louis Today:, I was wrong about Barack Obama. I should have voted for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary three […]

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Dumbo stuck on higher taxes. Barack Obama is addicted to the idea of big government,from James Pethokoukis, Beuters: But Obama’s tax obsession becomes understandable when you realize the long game he’s playing: Big Taxes to fund Big Government. Decade after decade. See, it’s an almost universal belief among left-of-center journalists, economists, policymakers and politicians that […]

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Eric Florack on July 18th, 2011

Hickory Run, PA– I’m at my stop for the night, along Interstate 80. This is actually a favorite stop of mine… not for the facilities…. they need some help, actually… but because it’s very near to a place I load from frequently. It’s started raining just now, and I expect it’ll be a bit cooler […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2011

“According to Jim Messina, his campaign manager, through the second quarter of 2011, President Obama now has 552,000 contributors to his 2012 re-election campaign. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that during the same two quarters, the U.S. economy generated 260,000 jobs. In other words, Obama attracted twice as many campaign donors as his […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2011

Is Hope Dead? From the Sharp Tack Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: This was the kind of week where any self-respecting 2008 Obama supporter who had not yet yanked off his Obama-Biden Bumper sticker should have been in his garage scraping off that old Hope and Change. It began on Monday when he insisted on a […]

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davidl on July 1st, 2011

Two takes on Dumbo’s presser, first the literate, from Yuval Levin, National Review: It all had the feel of a childish tantrum by a person who desperately wishes he were living in a different reality — one in which he is the heroic man of action and his opponents are irresponsible and weak. But the […]

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davidl on June 26th, 2011

Algore, from Walter Russell Mead American Interest: It must be as perplexing to his many admirers as it is frustrating to himself that a man of Vice President Gore’s many talents, great skills and strong beliefs is one of the most consistent losers in American politics. Algore suppoter, no.  Perplexded, no.   About what one would […]

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davidl on June 21st, 2011

The election in black and white. Barack Obama’s inept economic policies have hit the black population hard, from Michelle Miller, CBS News: The economy and jobs will be big issues in Washington again this coming week. While unemployment among the general population is about 9.1 percent, it’s at 16.2 percent African Americans, and a bit […]

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