davidl on March 22nd, 2012

Dear reader, if you are incapable of understanding the difference between justification and provocation, stop reading this post now. Now if you still with he,  I do not claim to understand what SSgt Robert Bales, USA did, or did not, do in Afghanistan.    However I do have some awareness of what was happening in theater.   […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2012

According to the latest Gallup poll,This conservatives are the largest ideological group in the country. Of course you’ll never hear this from the main street press. Trouble is you won’t hear it from the GOP much either. Whereas the GOP seems intent on chasing the supposed center, it turns out that the center isn’t even […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2011

Elizabeth Scalia, a/k/a  Anchoress has a few parting words for Speaker Tablecloth,  b/k/a Nancy Pelosi should she decide to leave Congress, link: I hate to sound presumptuous, but Madam Speaker, on behalf of many, may I say let-not-your-heart-be-troubled about relieving yourself of obligations you have more than met. Besides, if you stay much longer in […]

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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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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 December 6th, 2011

Now suppose, just suppose, I claimed to have had a long affair with Chelsea Clinton. Perish the thought. However, on the basis of the claim would Tina Brown consider me fit to offer my opinion on Clinton’s baggage, as a television reporterette: Now  put the shoe on the other foot,  Neo-Neocon asks: But this Daily […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2011

How bad is the lame stream media?   The lame streamers think the President’s opinion of on our closest allies and the the only democracy in the Middle East is somehow private, from Ynetnews: According to a Monday report in the French website “Arret sur Images,” after facing reporters for a G20 press conference on Thursday, […]

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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 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 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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davidl on September 10th, 2011

“The White House Press Office has vomited all over my inbox.” From Callie Schweitzer, Talking Points Meme. via Twitter. Hat tips: Chris Moody, Ticket and Karen, Lonely Conservative.

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davidl on September 3rd, 2011

The lame streamers said a lot  about Barack Obama in the Aught Eight campaign.   Was any of it true?   From Rosslyn Smith  American Thinker: If anything, Obama’s situation is almost the opposite of Truman’s. Obama has long dwelt inside the cocoon of Ivy League-educated experts bereft of common sense, and if anything, he has been […]

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davidl on August 12th, 2011

The rumble of discontent. Given the fact that Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Ohama, has become irrelevant, is the pining for Mrs. Clinton a sign of primary challenge for Dim Won? Rumblings,  from Bill McCl ellan, Saint Louis Today:, I was wrong about Barack Obama. I should have voted for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary three […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. […] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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Eric Florack on July 18th, 2011

Hickory Run, PA– I’m at my stop for the night, along Interstate 80. This is actually a favorite stop of mine… not for the facilities…. they need some help, actually… but because it’s very near to a place I load from frequently. It’s started raining just now, and I expect it’ll be a bit cooler […]

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