davidl on December 18th, 2011

Some folks at the New York Times seem to think this is a  reason for celebration, via Doug Mataconis, Otside the Beltway: BAGHDAD — The last convoy of American troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy’s departure, which included about 110 vehicles […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2011

fFrom Joel Stegel, ABC News: Critics of President Obama felt little holiday cheer after the president did not thank God in his Thanksgiving-themed weekly Internet address. They immediately took to Twitter and the Internet to voice anger and disbelief. “Holy cow! Is that one screwed up or what?” columnist Sherman Frederick of the Las Vegas […]

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davidl on November 25th, 2011

How dumb to you have to be to be a liberal?   Liberals only seem to support free choice when it kills a living person, see abortion.    Robert H. Frank, moron, who for  reasons unknown to modern man, is employed as economics professor at Cornell, wants to wage war on Black Friday. Aside, I quipped during […]

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davidl on November 9th, 2011

Like the Roman Catholic Church, Penn State is an arrogant institution hiding behind its mystique. And sports, as my former fellow sports columnist at The Washington Star, David Israel, says, is “an insular world that protects its own, and operates outside of societal norms as long as victories and cash continue to flow bountifully.” Penn […]

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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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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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davidl on September 16th, 2011

Paul Krugman growls, from New York Times: Back in 1980, just as America was making its political turn to the right, Milton Friedman lent his voice to the change with the famous TV series “Free to Choose.” In episode after episode, the genial economist identified laissez-faire economics with personal choice and empowerment, an upbeat vision […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2011

Paul Krugman, New York Times, writes,  via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Is it just me, or are the 9/11 commemorations oddly subdued? Actually, I don’t think it’s me, and it’s not really that odd. What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or […]

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davidl on September 7th, 2011

Going green means going nowhere, from David Brooks, New York Times: New clean-energy sources could address environmental, economic and national security problems all at once. In his 2008 convention speech, Barack Obama promised to create five million green economy jobs. The U.S. Conference of Mayors estimated in April 2009 that green jobs could account for […]

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davidl on August 31st, 2011

Dumbo’s school of economics, from Michael Bargo Jr.American Thinker: President Obama’s historic expansion of government at a time of great recession is attributed to his socialist agenda of “income redistribution.” While Barack Obama did use these words in his campaign exchange with Joe the Plumber, in reality Obama’s behavior is better explained as an expression […]

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Eric Florack on July 26th, 2011

Port Chester, NY– I’m north of New York City, making a very early AM delivery. from here, I’ll drop down into Jersey to make a pickup. OBAMA OUT OF CLICHES:  When even the increasingly left-leaning POLITICO takes notice, you know Obama’s got a serious problem. Well, if you’re payong attention, at least. Obama is so […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

But when has Obama given progressives any reason to believe they can trust him? Paul Krugman, New York Times. Mr. Krugman, meet Barack Obama, a man of extraordinary vanity and rather pedestrian ability.

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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 27th, 2011

Buffalo, NY– At the moment, I’m in Buffalo, NY. I have my younger boy Alex with me and he’s doing fine. I’ll post more on this topic as we go. It’s a nice day all told. Truck is running fine. All is well. The Dangerous Effort to Delegitimate Supreme Court Justices:Randy Barnett does a exploration […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2011

Chrissy Matthews bitten by the Weiner, from back to back posts at McCain.  First Chrissy discusses values: This is, to me, the stakes here. If [Anthony Weiner] stays, [Democrats] never get the leadership back. They never get the Speakership back because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian conservative culturally […]

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