Eric Florack on November 29th, 2011

Buffalo, NY– I’m at the Erie County Medical Center, dropping off some furniture that I picked up at Elkhart IN. A nice little stretch of the legs. I’ll be back at the yard in a few hours and ready for my next adventure. This trip out west is likely a rare event, but I must […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2011

How Dumb is Dumbo, Barack Obama, or as I call him Dumbo, is clearly confused by the cause of the 2007 Interstate bridge collapse, from via Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Remember when that bridge in Minnesota collapsed with all those people on it? And there was a big hue and cry, “How can this happen […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2011

To Kill a constitution, one does not have to truly brain dead to post for the Puffington Post, but it seems to help.  Amanda Terkel, link: WASHINGTON — The equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not protect against discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation, according to […]

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davidl on December 17th, 2010

Turds of Wisdom, from Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal: But a scorched-earth policy doesn’t make sense for the Obama White House. Independents voted Republican last month by a 59% to 38% margin not because they thought Mr. Obama too civil, his course too centrist, and his bipartisanship too energetic. In fact, they were sick of […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2010

Dumbo throws ‘rate underneath the bus, Barack Obama and congressional repubolicans agree to extend Bush era tax rates, from Shailagh Murray Washington Post: President Obama and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to a tentative deal that would extend for two years all the Bush-era income tax breaks set to expire on Dec. 31, continue unemployment benefits […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2010

Dumbo on Wiki: Grab a mop, the Obama administration is leaking information like a thatch rook, in a gale.  So do the Obami shut down the leakers?  No the Obami order low-level government workers not to read the leaked documents.  Evidently, the Obami don’;t object to the leaking of our state secrets,just as long as […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

We’ve had a spot of bother with the plug-ins normally used here.  One of them updated, and crashed the entire system , probably on Friday.  While you were able to see everything that we’ve written to that point, some of us if not all of us were unable to access the control panel.  Therefore, we […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2010

Et tu Keith, William Kristol, comes to laud the suspended Keith Olbermann, from Weekly Standard: Perhaps Olbermann violated NBC News “policy and standards.” But NBC doesn’t have real news standards for MSNBC—otherwise the channel wouldn’t exist. It’s a little strange to get all high and mighty now. Who knew Bill Kristol was a Roman?   He […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

Starting to catch up on my reading. As it has been in the past, James Joyner’s Outside The Beltway is among my first stops: John Hawkins‘ unscientific survey of conservative bloggers on The 25 Worst Figures In American History is revealing. Aside from Richard Nixon and a couple of traitors and assassins, the list is […]

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DJ Durant on August 2nd, 2010

Yesterday on CBS Sunday Morning, President Barack Obama was being interviewed by Harry Smith.  This seems to be this President’s primary function.  I can just see his job description now–Item 1, must interview with the media incessantly.  Never mind running the country.  We’ll leave that to Pelosi and Reid.  And, who can blame him?  It’s more […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2010

Helen Thomas fired retires, from Politico: “Helen Thomas announced Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately,” read a statement from Hearst Newspapers on Monday. “Her decision came after her controversial comments about Israel and the Palestinians were captured on videotape and widely disseminated on the Internet.” Thomas said in a statement that, “I deeply regret […]

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7608153/New-speed-cameras-trap-motorists-from-space.html From the article: The cameras, which combine number plate reading technology with a global positioning satellite receiver, are similar to those used in roadworks. So, GPS combined with the plate reading technology could essentially be used to watch you all the time. When couple with database technology, your wherabouts could be captured and stored […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2010

After being gone for a month, from around here, I find that I am terribly behind in my reading, and even further behind in my commentary on that reading. Almost instantaneously on dropping the clutch on this backlog comes Ithaca NY native,  and friendly voice, Billy Beck: “If people in Ithaca seem inured to suicide, […]

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