davidl on January 12th, 2012

Don Surber reports on Moochelle Obamaj, link: She just gave it weight by going on CBS News this morning and saying: “…I guess it’s more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman and- you know? But that’s been an image that people have tried to paint of me since the day […]

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davidl on November 20th, 2011

Alan Colmes has his knickers in twist over this statement by Alan Keyes,  Liberaland: If the allegations against Sandusky are true, there’s an aspect of the situation that doesn’t make sense. Why would higher-ups be willing to risk their reputations and life-long careers to cover for the wrongdoing of one of their subordinates? Despite the […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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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 July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

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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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Panic at the White House? From James Pethokoukis, Reuters: Last night in a new report, Democrat-friendly Goldman Sachs dropped an economic bomb on President Obama’s chances for reelection (bold is mine): Following another week of weak economic data, we have cut our estimates for real GDP growth in the second and third quarter of 2011 […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2011

Kearny,NJ– I’m currently taking a break while my truck gets loaded, having driven down to Hicksville,LI  from Rochester,NY last night.   The truck was serviced yesterday, and I’m told lost more will be repaired on my day off on Friday. From here, I head back for Rochester, and home. I’m off on Friday for a day […]

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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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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2011

Julia Seymour:   As gas prices rose in 2008, network reporters mentioned President Bush in 15 times as many stories than they brought up President Obama in a similar period in 2011. Bush drew gallons of coverage in 2008. Comparing a 20-day span of rising gas prices in 2008 to 24 days of rising prices […]

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Eric Florack on January 16th, 2011

I have very few conclusions to draw about this entire sordid Loughner affair, but there are a number of things that should be commented on. There should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that Jared Lougner is a nut case.   Of course, that should go as the first point in any attack such as the […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M.  Gates has warned in a secret three-page memorandum to top White House officials that the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran‘s steady progress toward nuclear capability, according to government officials familiar with the document. So says the New York Times. Well, heck, […]

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on April 17th, 2010

Jones To The Grindstone.com Adding stress to an already stressful situation is not a good idea, especially when dealing with the U.S. Army. While deployed in the desert, around a dozen men found out their wives back on the post were being investigated for a crime. What in the hell? All fun and games until… […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2010

I know. it’s been a week or so since you’ve heard from me.  It’s shameful the way I’ve let my writing here slide. I plead guilty with this as an excuse… I managed to locate a new job that looks like it’ll keep my head above water. Another driving job, and a fairly local one […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. HAYWORTH & MCCAIN: Whatever else J.D. Hayworth may represent, to John McCain he represents the worst nightmare possible.  Hayworth, as you may understand is running against John McCain for the Senate seat in Arizona.  The most recent […]

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