Eric Florack on December 24th, 2012

Edtor’s note: Once again as in years past, I’ve found my inbox filled with messages from longtime readers who wonder if I’m going to be re-posting “A Bithead’s Christmas”, and begging me to do so. As I believe I’ve told you in previous years, I get more email about this one single post, these 2900 […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2012

Carlisle, PA— Actually, I’m a little closer to Harrisburg… but whatever. GREAT TO BE BACK– Yes, it took a while, but we’re back. I simply got fed up with the antics at the webhost I was using.  Far too much downtime, usually caused by them.  And always without notice. For a while there, I didn’t […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2011

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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davidl on December 21st, 2011

Nor much of anything else, for that matter. What CBS left on the Sixty Minutes cutting room floor, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, we’re not done yet. I’ve got five more years of stuff to do. But not only saving this country from a great depression. Not only saving the auto industry. […]

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davidl on November 24th, 2011

Word to the wise, change is not a synonym for improvement, see frying pan, fire, from Kim Sengupta and Solomon Hughes,Independent (UK): Thousands of people, including women and children, are being illegally detained by rebel militias in Libya, according to a report by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Many of the prisoners are suffering […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2011

PIAPS, a/k/a Mrs. B.J. Clinton evidently wants to do for the Clinton administration, what she did for the Cold War, from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: Two Democrat pollsters, Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell, have a piece in The Wall Street Journal urging President Obama to abandon his campaign for a second term. They argue that […]

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davidl on November 17th, 2011

The persons, or groups, Dim Won, a/k/a Dumbo, b/k/a Barrack Obama has insulted: African Americans: “Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes. Shake it off. Stop complainin’. Stop grumblin’. Stop cryin’.” Americans: Are “not a model for the world” and have a “tragic history.” Also, “we’re hardwired not to always think clearly […]

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Utica, NY– I’m back.  In more ways than one. I spent the weekend here with my wife of 22 years, and had a wonderful time. Odd, that this was one of the first places I had to come to unload freight. It’s not as nice a place to be, as it was over the weekend. […]

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davidl on November 10th, 2011

From the grand jury investigating Pervert State University: On March 1, 2002, a Penn State graduate assistant (“graduate assistant:) who was then 28 years old, entered the locker room at the Lasch Football Building on the University Park Campus on a Friday night near the beginning of Spring Break. The graduate assistant, who was familiar […]

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Eric Florack on October 24th, 2011

Sloatsburg, NY— I’m at the Thruway Rest area just north of the NY-NJ border. From here I’ll head to Connecticut, and then back here to Jersey, and then to Western NY. Getting cooler by the day, and we’ll see rain here for a few days. I’m very pleased with the truck; it’s running very well. […]

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It wasn’t so long ago that Obama decided that he was the only thing between wall street and the pitchforks.   As I commented at the time in a Pajamas Media article, America’s bankers lack backbone. Maybe I’m being unfair to the current crop of bankers. After all, the problem has always existed. It’s just that […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m just off the BQE, having dropped off a load here, and taking a rest break. I left Rochester last night, ran to Newburgh NY…(Right across from Orange County Choppers) then to Mountain Top, PA then here. About 550 miles, more or less. A nice day here in the Apple, not a cloud […]

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The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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Eric Florack on September 29th, 2011

Duncanon,PA– I’m here for a rest break. I’ve got a different truck today since my usual one is in the shop… just fixing up my wish list, plus a few usual maintenance items. New tires, shocks, Oil change, lube, etc. I’ve been pounding on my ride for the last 6 months now, without much more […]

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Eric Florack on September 22nd, 2011

Port Gibson, NY– As this is written, I’m setting up for the last outing of the week. A quick shot to Carlisle, PA, and then to Queens. And from there, I don’t know, but something to get me towards home is what I expect. We had an issue with the site yesterday. For some reason […]

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