Eric Florack on December 13th, 2011

Indianapolis, IN–I’m still at Indy. When I got done writing yesterday’s Ramble, I did my usual pre-trip inspection of my truck and found that I had oil coming from one wheel seal. This is a possibly dangerous situation, with fire or possibly a lack of braking power being the upshot. At the very least it […]

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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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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2011

Jessup,MD– I’m here getting ready to grab a load bound for Syracuse, and then head home. I’ll be there by morning. Raining off and on across the northeast today. My poor truck doesn’t look quite so flashy with the much from the wet streets all over it again. That’s OK, I’ll wash it again once […]

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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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Alas Poor Dumbo. Leonard Pitts Jr., sees the treatment of Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama and only sees racism, from Miami Herald: Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, “your boy,” that “tar baby,” the president of the United Sates, Barack Obama: Ahem. […] It is time Obama quit being surprised by the predictable, time he understood […]

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Eric Florack on June 21st, 2011

Middle Village, NYC– I’m here dropping off yet another load. I’ll be headed for Bethlehem PA, shortly. Middle 80’s outside. Looks like we’re building for that storm I spoke of yesterday. John Huntsman in: He tried invoking Reagan. And trust me, Huntsman is no Reagan. Reagan was an unapologetic conservative.  Huntsman is not. Example: The […]

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Eric Florack on June 3rd, 2011

(Elmwood Park,NJ)– I’m at a paper company here picking up a load for Rochester, which will bring me home.  I was at Middle Village, NYC again this monring. Here’s a pic taken while I wanted for a dock to open up. I’m really happy about how this thing drives. The new parts in the transmission […]

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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 January 25th, 2010

Comment by Jammie Wearing Fool: Obama Reflects On His Favorite Subject Barack Obama is trying to sell his favorite subject, to wit himself, Glenn Thrush, Politico: Rep. Marion Berry’s parting shot, published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette [no link, subscription only] offers a warning to moderate Democrats and border state moderates — warning of a midterm […]

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Eric Florack on November 11th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble The the the the YET MORE FT HOOD: Let’s have a look at the comments of Steve Hayes from last Night’s Brett Baier thing: STEVE HAYES, SENIOR WRITER, THE WEEKLY STANDARD: Well, I think what we’ve learned over […]

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Eric Florack on November 4th, 2009

Doug Hoffman narrowly lost the vote in NY23 last night, but that is almost inconsequential to the larger issues surrounding this election. First off, let’s make note of the fact that Owens bought his way into the race with 86% of his cash coming from outside NY23. Or is it 95%? That is not a […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2009

I know legend has that the American writer Edgar Allan Poe died a drunk on the streets of Baltimore in 1849. Yet in the spirit of first Ronald Reagan, and now Jake Tapper, trust but verify, can we be so sure?   Poe does bears a certain resemblance to Robert Stacy McCain. So please consider the […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2009

I noted the other day an article in the Wall Street Journal by Naftali  BenDavid, with the headline: Tea-Party Activists Complicate Republican Comeback Strategy. As you might expect from the title, the piece comes out in the first para to complain: The rise of conservative “tea party” activists around the country has created a dilemma […]

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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2009

Steve Benen: WHAT KIND OF QUESTION IS THAT?…. Yesterday’s White House press briefing was pretty lively, with, as one might imagine, plenty of questions about the Nobel Peace Prize. CBS News’ Chip Reid’s interests stood out, but not in a good way. (via BarbinMD) Reid said, “I mean, most Democrats have praised it, and most […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLANSKI: Glenn Reynolds says in a Washington Examiner column over the weekend: “Technologically and market-wise, Hollywood is in the weakest position it’s ever been, and yet it is also more arrogant than it was in its Golden […]

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