Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m dropping a load here, and will run to Buffalo to grab next Monday’s load. Raining here, and will be raining at home by the time I get there. Really wanted to wash the truck, but…(shrug) What this “tax the rich” meme is really all about:  Krauthammer nails it A most revealing window […]

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davidl on June 6th, 2011

Somewhere the Sun is shining, from Scott Wong, Politico: And Palin turned to an extended ship metaphor to make her point that the country needs to “shift gears and change course” from Obama’s economic policies of bigger government, over-regulation and federal mandates. “It’s very noble of President Obama to want to stay at the helm […]

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Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2011

Albany,NY— I’m at the Pilot Truck stop tonight,  and another week is in the books. Tomorrow, I take my empty to a warehouse near Rochester to  be loaded over the week end, and take my truck back to “The Barn”, and then go home to my wife and kids. I’ll be happy to see them […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2011

Religion of Peace: (AINA) — A mob of nearly four thousand Muslims has attacked Coptic homes this evening in the village of Soul, Atfif in Helwan Governorate, 30 kilometers from Cairo, and torched the Church of St. Mina and St. George. There are conflicting reports about the whereabouts of the Church pastor Father Yosha and […]

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davidl on December 24th, 2010

As Time Goes By, a promise is just Dumbo’s mere words, from Investor Business Daily: War On Terror: The Obama White House has absurdly called closing the Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison “a national security imperative.” The administration’s own analysis shows the opposite to be the case. […] Less than a year ago, Obama declared: “Make […]

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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 June 20th, 2010

Obama’s vision problem, Victor Davis Hanson, RCP: Not being George W. Bush while apologizing for America’s purported sins is not a foreign policy […] But what exactly does Barack Obama wish to accomplish abroad? In interviews and speeches, Obama emphasizes his nontraditional background and his father’s Islamic heritage. Apparently, he hopes that by reminding the […]

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davidl on April 4th, 2010

Filibuster breaks out at Obama rally, Anne E. Kornblut, Washington Post: Toward the end of a question-and-answer session with workers at an advanced battery technology manufacturer, a woman named Doris stood to ask the president whether it was a “wise decision to add more taxes to us with the health care” package. “We are overtaxed […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2010

Thousands fo peaceful protests demonstrated in the Capital yesterday to protest Obama Care.   So what doesthe  leftosphere complain about? From Stink Progress: Tea Party activists have gathered on Capitol Hill today for a “Code Red” rally against health care reform. Speakers at the event included Republican Reps. Steve King (IA), Michele Bachmann (MN), and Mike […]

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on March 5th, 2010

Trait: The competency to raise your family alone, without extended family nearby. JonesToTheGrindstone.com I have a running list of “how to tell you’ve met a military mom.” At the top, is the tell-tale sign of finding out that every one her children was born in different states or countries. For example, my daughter was born […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

The House progressives fell for Pelosi’s Stupak deal, which he’s still pushing in the face of taking health care down, because Mr. Stupak cares for cultural issues first, the sign of a true right-winger. If the House falls for the Senate’s trust me political purr on reconciliation it’s not like they weren’t warned Taylor Marsh. […]

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davidl on February 9th, 2010

I hate to bring up the subject of Miss Sullivan for a second time.   Miss Sullivan is two all-beef patties short of quarter-pounder.    As  Eric rambled: BEING CRITICAL OF SULLIVAN It’s easy to do, but Leon Wieseltier does a fair and complete, if somewhat understated  job of it. Sullivan is hunting for motives, not reasons; […]

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