Eric Florack on December 21st, 2011

Fultonville, NY– I’m at a rest area along the New York Thruway, after having turned around 500 miles today. Not much to report, really.   Saithood?  I commend to your reading an article by Thomas Sowell. I made a point last week about Gingrich’s legislative record vs Romney’s… and Sowell does as well: While the […]

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davidl on December 16th, 2011

Where ever the Occutads go they create a mess and leave to others to clean it up.   The mayor of DC wants you to foot the bill, from Politico, via Karen, Lonely Conservative: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is planning to ask the federal government to reimburse the city for costs related to the Occupy protests. […]

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Eric Florack on December 8th, 2011

Can anyone explain what differences there are between Bermie Madoff and John Corzine, that would account for the differences in the press coverage they are each getting? Addendum:  (DavidL) Eric, the difference between Bernie and JC (Jon Corzine) is that the former is a competent crook.   Bernie knows where the money went.   JC  does not […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2011

Robert Reich continues to demonstrate that his blood never quite reaches his brain, from San Francisco Chronicle: A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum: It was hijacked. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech, and corporations are now people. Yet when real people without money […]

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davidl on November 19th, 2011

Has anybody ever called Robert Reich smart?    I never have.   To prove  that Reich is two all beef patties short of  a quarter pounder, consider this Reich idiocy from the Puffington Post: The real question is how to stop this austerity train wreck, and substitute the following: First: No cuts before jobs are back — […]

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davidl on November 19th, 2011

Kathleen McCaffrey ponders liberal myth and Organize Wall Street peeves, one and the same, from Legal Insurrection: I also think that a lot of people in favor of OWS are mourning the death of a dream. I can sympathize with that. A lot of the rhetoric I heard while growing up in the 1990s was […]

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2011

Corning,NY– I’m dropping a load off and taking a break. From here I’ll run back to Harrisburg and then back into NY again. Kind of a weird week for routing, really. Beautiful day for a drive, though. Crisp fall day, 60 degrees not a cloud in sight.   More on “Occupy Wall Street”– I spoke […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2011

Liberty, PA– I’m along Interstate 80, as I write this.  I started down from Rochester, last night, bound fpr Monroe Township, NJ.  I never made it.  As I got to the PA border, I started getting word that just about everything south and east was closed. I came down US15, which was the only road […]

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davidl on September 2nd, 2011

The Obama recovery plan, spend money, and imagine jobs, from Karin McQuillan, American Thinker: Obama tells us his stimulus plan was a brilliant success. Yes, it plunged us into economy-destroying debt and deficit.  The alternative would have been worse, we are told.  All three of my friends and family in financial straits are loyal Democrats, […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2011

Dumbo  b/k/a Barack Obama gets WaPoed  from the left and the right, from the left Dana Milbank, Washington Post: It’s not exactly fair to blame Obama for the rout: Almost certainly, the markets ignored him. And that’s the problem: The most powerful man in the world seems strangely powerless, and irresolute, as larger forces bring […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2011

–Schenectady,NY– I’m at a warehouse unloading a truckload of rice. A load of pepsi from the plant near here to a warehouse down on the southern border of NY state, and then home.   What business folks think our prospects are with Obama: Remember we were told that we had to avoid default, because among […]

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davidl on July 4th, 2011

In order for Americans to get their jobs back, Barack Obama must lose his, from Shannon Travis: Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is getting more creative, and apparently more aggressive, in her political attacks against President Barack Obama. On Saturday, the Minnesota congresswoman took fresh jabs at the president. In […]

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2011

Troy, PA— I’m just outside Scranton, PA. As usual getting a load. From the sound of things they’re almost done so this will need to be quick. WHITE HOUSE TRAVEL: So, Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa only cost taxpayers $500 grand? Don’t believe a word of it. WH and UNIONS: Yes, we’ve known for some […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2011

Lame Stream Media, if the media will lie about Jose Antonio Vargas by allowing him to report about illegal immigration without disclosing his massive conflict of interest to wit Vargas was illegal, see Michelle, what are they hiding about their gushing reporting on New York State’s recent legalization of same sex marriage.     Just as the […]

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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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