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 May 17th, 2011

Bronx, NY– As this is posted, I’m in The Bronx, waiting to be unloaded. I ran back to Mountaintop,PA overnight (Through heavy fog) to get this load headed for the Bronx. I’m certainly getting to see lots of the big city of late. OBAMA STIMULUS KILLED A MILLION JOBS: Report. The only thing that is […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2011

Harford,PA Today I’m at the Flying J truck stop in Harford, along I-81. I ran from Rochester, down to Carlisle PA and am currently running up toward Albany. I got the antennas fixed on the truck last week, and so was able to take the emergency spare, that I’d put up, down.  It turns out, […]

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Eric Florack on April 28th, 2011

Westbury Long Island, NY– David points out in this morning’s Scramble: …three years after Mrs. Clinton raised the issues and after months of the media claiming that it was legally impossible, Barack Obama finally  releases his long form certificate of live birth, from William Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: So much for our media, which has been […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2011

Pattersonville, NY, along I-90– Took a break to deal with a few issues and drop a note on the blog. Rain and fog here today, and some serious thunderstorms threatening. I’m cooking some lunch after which, I’ll be heading to the Buffalo area. I have been asked by a few readers who my favorite is […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2011

Weak Willed, George F. Will for man with a sharp tongue and a razor wit all too often lacks intestinal fortitude, from the Washington Post: “Don’t you think it’s fair also to ask [Barack Obama] . . . how come we don’t have a health record, we don’t have a college record, we don’t have […]

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davidl on November 7th, 2010

Keith Olbermann, Eric opined: David has been rightly chiming in on the Keith Olbermann business. It’s kinda like observing a train wreck. But I have to tell you that I look at this situation and have to wonder if there isn’t a connection between his sudden dismissal….  (OK, suspension, but you and I both know […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2010

No more Dopes from Hope, from Allah Pundit, Hot Air: Yeah, granted, it’s practically home-field advantage for a former governor of Arkansas, but it’s also evidence of Huck’s abiding strength in the south even as Palin’s national profile expands. How’s this for a three-way race: Mitt captures the northeast, Huck takes dixie, and Sarahcuda uses […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2010

“Second you have, something we’ve never before seen, a Chicago machine in the White House. The ruthlessness, the willingness to bribe senators, the fundamental dishonesty of the system… This is a ruthless machine that doesn’t care what it says, it cares what it can get away with.” Newt Gingrich, from Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit.

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Eric Florack on November 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SCOZZAFAVA AND THE LEFT: I guess it should not be surprising at all, to see leftists still trying to control the GOP by means of mislabeling such as Dede Scozzafava as a ‘moderate’.  Certainly, from their point of […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2009

Hello and welcome one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble They say you’re supposed to have 5 service of veggies every day. Well, here’s one heapin helpin’, just now; CONTAINMENT: Politico’s Mike Allen and Josh Gerstien that The White House is attacking Fox News as […]

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Eric Florack on October 14th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE FIRST THING NEEDED IS AN ENEMY: … a scapegoat. The left has long held Limbaugh in that position.  Mark Steyn this morning comments: For some reason, Rush Limbaugh’s mooted purchase of a sports franchise has prompted CNN and others to […]

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Eric Florack on May 9th, 2009

James Joyner: My New Atlanticist essay “Australia Prepares for U.S. Decline” discusses a recent Aussie white paper that is generating much discussion in the foreign policy wonkosphere.  Basically, they see a rapidly rising China and a United States that’s overstretched with other commitments and could therefore reduce our commitments to the Asia-Pacific region.  Hence, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on April 13th, 2009

So, how much credit does Barrack Obama deserve for the rescue of Captain Phillips? The efforts of Obama and his supporters to claim Obama was the reason behind this rescue, are nothing short of frantic. But… Black Five says… Not so fast. The AP is reporting that President Obama gave the order to use military force to […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Somehow, I ended up on the mailing list of the New York GOP.  Found this in my mail last night: “Since its founding, the Republican Party has stood for the time honored values and ideals of opportunity, personal responsibility, accountability and hope,” said Chairman Mondello. “Our nation has become the greatest society in history, because […]

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