I’ve held off on commenting in the minutiae surrounding the Michael Jackson affair, and trial, mostly because it simply didn’t interest me.  I have kept a loose eye on it, however, enough to understand that they had his doctor on trial for the death. He’s now been convicted. The verdict here seems to me a […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2011

Roterdam,NY– I’m here dropping off a load of walnuts, that I brought up from Jersey. Nothing overly special to report… except that it’s been a bust few days so far. I may have something special to talk about tonight, however. Now the Slur Machine gets warmed up against Cain: Over at OTB, they’re playing the […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2011

Batavia, NY– I’m picking up a load for Carlisle, PA. I’ll be back in NY state by morning. Whatever it is, it’s not grass roots: Perhaps it’s time we examine the push behind “Occupy Wall Street”. There’s more clues here than the supposed mainstream press has dug up. For example, the “occupy Wall Street” domain […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2011

Good Riddings, at long last a Labor Day without Jerry Lewis, from Ann Althouse: “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon—It’s About Time.” Da Mayor’s shooting spree. Mayor Bloomberg’s political supporters keep killing and shooting people and all the mayor can do is to all for yet more gun control, from Jammie Wearing Fool: One […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2011

I’ve got Pawlenty of Nothing, Tim Pawlenty makes it official, from Neil Munro, Daily Caller: Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty withdrew from the presidential race Sunday following his third-place finish in Saturday’s Ames Straw Poll. “We needed to get some lift to continue on and have a pathway forward,” Pawlenty said on ABC’s “This Week.” […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2011

Usama bin Laden passes, the speech the President should have given, in total: “Nothing personal, just business.   Bravo Zulu gentlemen.” Bin Laden wasn’t the problem.  His passing will not the solution. Bin Laden round-up, Aaron Worthing, Patterico’s Pontifications. Joy in the City, scenes of unabashed happiness in the streets of New York City, from […]

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davidl on April 6th, 2011

Long time, no snark. Obama: I Absolutely Demand I Meet With Congressional Leaders To Stop The Feuding That Has Nothing To Do With Me. Now, If You’ll Excuse Me, I Have To Break Bread With Racial Manslaughter Enthusiast Al Sharpton. From: Ace. Yet another ultimatum from the laziest President in memory.

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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2011

Harrisburg, PA– As this is written, I’m at the TA in Harrisburg. I was supposed to be over by Albany by this time, but an equipment failure…. (flat tire) lost me four hours of drive time.  When things go mostly right, it’s easy to bitch about the small stuff. When there’s a bigtime fail… well, […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2011

Lurch Left, John Kerry lurchs to the left, from Pete Kasperowicz, Hill: Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) warned incoming Republicans Tuesday morning against cutting back the size of government so much that it cannot contribute to U.S. productivity. “Do they want a government too limited to have invented the Internet, now a vital part of our […]

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Eric Florack on November 3rd, 2010

Last night was a drubbing of a sitting president like we have not seen since 1932. At this writing, we’re at around 60 seats worth of swing away from the Democrats, and by the end of this, possibly 70 seats. Look, let’s be honest…. Even assuming Obama and the minions of the left had a […]

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Eric Florack on August 28th, 2010

Nothing too shocking here, really. (Reuters) – The Muslim center planned near the site of the World Trade Center attack could qualify for tax-free financing, a spokesman for City Comptroller John Liu said on Friday, and Liu is willing to consider approving the public subsidy. The Democratic comptroller’s spokesman, Scott Sieber, said Liu supported the […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2010

For a fitting tribute to the now departed Senator Robert “Sheets”  Byrd, late of West Virginia, a cite Michelle Malkin 2001 article in Capitalism magazine, via Ed Dristoll,  Pajamas Media: The ex-Klansman’s admirers praise his historical knowledge, mastery of procedural rules, and outspokenness. They refer to the Senate’s senior Democrat as the “conscience of the […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEP, IT’S OBAMA’S KATRINA, ALL RIGHT: Not that there was EVER any doubt at all. We now have a month between now and the time this mess got started. And the Obama White House has yet to […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2010

Go green, get screwed, by Jay Fitzgerald. Boston Herald: Cape Wind, which wants to build 130 wind turbines off the coast of Cape Cod, and National Grid announced yesterday that they’ve reached an agreement to start charging customers 20.7 cents per kilowatt hour in 2013 – more than double the current rate of electricity from […]

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davidl on April 3rd, 2010

Pirates – 11, Navy – 0, Dana Hughes and Kirit Radia from ABC News: A U.S. Navy ship has sunk a pirate “mother ship” in the Indian Ocean and captured 11 pirates, and then promptly let them go. While those five pirates remain in custody, the 11 captured Thursday were allowed to leave in small […]

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