davidl on September 13th, 2011

At this point, I am still not inclined to support Newt Gingrich, but when Newt is in the game and on his game, he can throw verbal grenades with anybody, video: Hat tip:   William A Jacobson, Legal Insurrection.

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Eric Florack on September 13th, 2011

 Marcy, NY– I’m at the Wal-Mart Regional Distribution center, dropping off some Oatmeal and such. The roads around here are still a bit messed up from the flooding last week, but in better shape than they were then, at least. I-81 still has a serious washout north of Binghamton, for example.  Cooler, this week around […]

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davidl on September 13th, 2011

From a straight faced Washington Post: Lawyer: Iran sets $500,000 bail each for 2 American ‘hikers’ The associated article: TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian court Tuesday set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and convicted on spy-related charges, clearing the way for their release a year after […]

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Eric Florack on September 12th, 2011

Hanover,MD– I came in last night arriving here around 5:30 this morning, for an unload. ‘ll be headed elsewhere around noon or so. I spend most of yesterday eradicating a virus from my home network. Those who have some experienjce with this can see how that takes serious time. We’re still seeing some of the […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2011

Paul Krugman, New York Times, writes,  via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Is it just me, or are the 9/11 commemorations oddly subdued? Actually, I don’t think it’s me, and it’s not really that odd. What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or […]

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Eric Florack on September 11th, 2011

Reposted from 9/13/01 It is recorded in our history books that when he looked down at the ship full of smiling, victorious faces… faces of his flyers, just having returned from Pearl Harbor, Japanese fleet Admiral Yamamoto was quiet, pensive, even apprehensive. He later wrote in his private diary, “I fear all I have done […]

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Eric Florack on September 11th, 2011

08:37am— I’d come into work just like any other morning. Where I was working at the time is closed, now, and so is the department that I was working for. But I can see he layout of the place in my mind, and can even taste the coffee I was drinking that morning, from the […]

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davidl on September 10th, 2011

“The White House Press Office has vomited all over my inbox.” From Callie Schweitzer, Talking Points Meme. via Twitter. Hat tips: Chris Moody, Ticket and Karen, Lonely Conservative.

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

Reax to Obama’s State of the Union, jobs, campaign speech: Michelle Malkin

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Eric Florack on September 9th, 2011

Liberty Township, PA– Yes, I’m still here. The roads around here opened up last night,  but in all the excitement of the floods and road closings and such I must have kicked up a bit of road junk. I’ve got an issue with a brake slack adjuster in one wheel. I’m waiting to get fixed […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2011

Liberty, PA– I’m along Interstate 80, as I write this.  I started down from Rochester, last night, bound fpr Monroe Township, NJ.  I never made it.  As I got to the PA border, I started getting word that just about everything south and east was closed. I came down US15, which was the only road […]

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Eric Florack on September 7th, 2011

Clayton, NY— I’m here dropping a load of Pepsi products, and will run to Rochester, grab another trailer and run it to Monroe Township,NJ before I call it a day. It’s been raining since I left on Sunday night, non-stop. I hear by way of Billy Beck that they’re sandbagging the hospital in Binghamton. I-88 […]

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davidl on September 7th, 2011

Going green means going nowhere, from David Brooks, New York Times: New clean-energy sources could address environmental, economic and national security problems all at once. In his 2008 convention speech, Barack Obama promised to create five million green economy jobs. The U.S. Conference of Mayors estimated in April 2009 that green jobs could account for […]

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Eric Florack on September 6th, 2011

Allentown, PA– I’m dropping off a load here, having brought it from Avon, NY last night. I’ll be leaving here in an hour or so for Harrisburg,PA, and from there to Rotterdam,NY, outside Albany. It’s raining here… has been raining hard since about 6 last night.  So much for my nice, clean, shiny truck.   […]

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