Carlisle, PA– A quick run down from Rochester last night, and I’ll be headed for the Albany tomorrow. From there, likely back to Rochester, but I don’t know yet.   It’s snowed around Rochester Saturday night/Sunday morning,m and we’re looking at somewhat colder temps. Was nearly 60 on Saturday around home. It’s as I tld […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2011

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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Eric Florack on December 9th, 2011

Sloatsbburg, NY–  I’m making the last 500 or so miles today, of a week that’s seen me crossing a dozen or more state lines, and running nearly 3000 miles, from the midwest to New Jersey. A productive week.  I also managed to get my internet connectivity working, finally. The snow has started.  This pic was […]

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davidl on October 30th, 2011

The Organize  Wall Street socialist rabble has achieved nirvana, a world without rape,  from the New York Post, via Sister Toldjah: Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park battened down the hatches yesterday as the early October snow turned their tents into igloos, but the close quarters also made easy pickings for one predator. A sex […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2011

Indian Castle, NY– I’m along the New York State Thruway, headed home for the weekend, by way of a short stop at Geneva, NY. We had some ice and snow around here last night, which slowed my progress something terrible, so I didn’t make it home as planned. But, since I wasn’t scheduled for anything […]

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davidl on May 17th, 2011

Obami give birth to the deathers, Andrew Malcolm professes to be confused why so much of the public refuses to accept the Obama administration’s claim of the death of Usama bin Laden at face value, from the Los Angeles Times: Here we go again. It’s been only two weeks since President Obama reported on national […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2011

Altoona,PA– The last several times I’ve come down to this Central PA town,  it was to visit the rail lines running through here. The place is famous for “Horseshoe Curve, and it’s true this is the biggest attraction for railfans in the east. This time, I actually have freight.  Arrived here early this morning. Not […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2011

Rome, NY– As this is posted, I’m in the old Griffith Air Force base.  They’re using a whole bunch of the old base being used for industry, these days. One of the industries is a Family Dollar distribution center, to which I’m making a delivery. I came up from Dayton, NJ last night, and drove […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2011

Egyptian democracy still born, Robert Springborg, Foreign Policy: The Obama administration, having already thrown its weight behind the military, if not Mubarak personally, thereby facilitating the outcome just described, can be expected to redouble its already bad gamble. Fearing once again that the regime might be toppled, it will lean on the Europeans, the Saudis, […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2011

OK, I promised you some pics, and here they are, but first some background. Due to equipment problems, and some timing issues, I was unable to get out of town before the snowstorm hit in Carlisle, PA, the other night.,  drove for a few hours and was almost out of legal time, (Truckers are restricted […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2010

Ain’t no free lunch, from Thomas Sowell, RCP: Once you buy the idea that the government should be a sort of year-around Santa Claus, you have bought the kinds of consequences that follow. The results are not pretty, as we can see on TV, in pictures of rioters in the streets, smashing and burning the […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2010

Why the War on Barbour? From Alex Pareene, Slate: Corpulent unreconstructed good ol’ boy Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour apparently has a “state plane” that he uses to fly to football games with corporate executives, Politco reports today. Barbour, a former tobacco lobbyist and deluded would-be presidential candidate, has taken the plane “to at least one […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2010

When the Fat Lady Sings, Fred Hiatt wonders how obesity became a partisan issue, from Washington Post: That’s why obesity is not a Democratic or Republican issue. Obama has merely extended and amplified a campaign that began under President George W. Bush; Bush’s last acting surgeon general, Steven K. Galson, made obesity a signature issue, […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2010

Sharp Tack pricks Juan, Clarice Feldman destroys Juan Williams, first Williams, from Aaron Blake,Washington Post: Juan Williams: Palin not on same ‘intellectual stage’ as Obama Fox News contributor Juan Williams said Sunday that Sarah Palin “can’t stand on the intellectual stage” with President Obama. Williams, in his role as an analyst on Fox News Sunday, […]

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davidl on December 2nd, 2010

Welcome to December, from 13WHAM: Rochester, N.Y.— The first day of the December brought some more holiday-like weather as the Rochester area saw the first major snow accumulation of the winter season. Early Wednesday morning rain caused several car accidents and traffic tie-ups. As of the afternoon, conditions worsened with reports of slushy roads and […]

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