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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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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Eric Florack on May 25th, 2009

Have you ever been to Arlington ? It’s a place like very few others on the planet.  It’s true enough; the world would be a better place if  places such as Arlington weren’t required to be a part of it, but man is fallible.  Our freedoms that so many of us take for granted , […]

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davidl on May 24th, 2009

Joe Sudbay, America Blog, must be one of all of three people that think Colin Powell is a republican: There may be some fireworks on this Memorial Day weekend — intra-GOP fireworks. Colin Powell may have been a successful military leader, but he’s fighting a futile battle here. Cheney and Limbaugh are the leaders of […]

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Eric Florack on May 27th, 2008

PowerLine: Barack Obama must be the most gaffe-prone politician in memory. Today, he delivered a Memorial Day speech in New Mexico. After greeting the local Democratic Party dignitaries, he began: On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes — and I see many of them in the audience here […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2008

I’ve never tripped a booby trap, or stood upon a mine, but I have seen what happens, when you’re out there on the line. Some men die real hard, others not so bad, but t really doesn’t matter, when you’ve given all you had. I was never wounded, so I never felt the shock, or […]

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Eric Florack on May 22nd, 2008

Single issue Ramble tonight. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which comes up this weekend. 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 […]

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