davidl on January 2nd, 2012

Janet Shan, Hinterland Gazette: Gun sales surge in U.S. for Christmas. According to the FBI, over 1.5 million background checks on customers were requested by gun dealers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System in December, the UK Telegraph reports. That was the highest number ever in a single month, even surpassing the record […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2011

What I hate about the end of the year,  is the endless best of lists.  However this is good   I don’t normally link posts which make me insanely jealous, but this might help or campaign to win in 2-12,   Then, it might not.   Without further ado, Doug Ross’ list of the Top 50 blogs of […]

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Carlisle, PA–After three highly unusual weeks of running to the west it appears as though I will be spending the remainder of this year running east.  That’s a bit more normal for this truck line.  Frankly, we’re experiencing a bit of a pre Christmas slowdown. I’m not worried.  I’ve seen this before.  From here, I […]

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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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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2011

Milton, PA– I came down here last night with a load of  green beans and such. They’re unloading me as I write this. It’s cool around here today, but not yet cold, except at night. My truck is running fine.   My internet connectivity is a little screwy as I get used to the new phone. […]

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Eric Florack on October 26th, 2011

Ridgefield, NJ– I’m at the Vince Lombardi rest area for a rest break. I’ll be going into the city shortly after midnight. But what are they, really? and what are they fighting for?: OK, like a lot of you, I too am getting to the point where I have a little “occupy” boredom. I’m bored […]

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Eric Florack on October 12th, 2011

Conklin, NY– I’m just south of Binghamton, NY. From where I’ll run up to Rochester, grab a load and be in Brooklyn by the time you get up. Raining a bit today, which is about what I figured. After all, I spent the last several days cleaning and preening the truck. Looks pretty good.  The […]

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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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Eric Florack on September 15th, 2011

Dorrence,PA– I’m on my way to Saratoga, NY after, running last night from Florence NJ to Carlisle, PA. Some rain around here, some of it fairly intense. Word was they had a number of houses burned from Lightning strikes in the York, PA area. The Lessons of NY9:I mentioned this race and it’s outcome in […]

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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 6th, 2011

What job pivot?  Even Arianna Huffington is on to Barack Obama a/k/a Dumbo, from News Busters: Now that is really the greatest fear for the White House. And of course Mitt Romney again and again is talking about the failure of the President to produce jobs, and he doesn’t have to tell us how he […]

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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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Eric Florack on July 17th, 2011

I am in awe and amaze, as I write this. For those who do not know it, today is my birthday. What is amazing to me is the number of people who have written to me both via email, text and Facebook, to wish me a happy birthday.  Thank you, one and all. I am […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2011

Newburgh, NY– As this is posted, I’m new Newburgh, taking a break after having run a load up out of Mountain Top PA to here. As it happens, I’m directly across the street from the Orange County Choppers headquarters…. the new place, not the old one… a rather impressive looking building. As usual, while on […]

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