Eric Florack on July 27th, 2011

Latham, NY— I’m outside Albany, NY. Was at Windsor Locks CT overnight, and will head to Southern NY today. Not quite sure where after that. It’s a bit cooler, the last couple days, and the rain is making a mess of my truck. KEEP BABBLING, NANCY: “This isn’t just about them saying we should reduce […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2011

Horseheads,NY– This is one of those places you wonder “How’d  they come up with that name?” Cooler and windy today, with Showers on and off. One more trip I think, then to the house. Gotta get the camper ready for Next weekend, and the truck ready for Alex’s ride-along with me next week. TAXES: The […]

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davidl on December 3rd, 2010

Dumbo Care is pile of poop, from the Cat Food Commission, via John Merline, AOL News: 2) Health reform’s cost savings apparently were bogus. Remember how Democrats boasted that health reform would cut the budget deficit by $170 billion over the next decade and far more after that? The deficit commission must not have gotten […]

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DJ Durant on August 6th, 2010

The Labor Department reported this morning that nonfarm payrolls fell by 131,000 in the month of July.  Even more discouraging was that June’s revised payroll number was revised downward to a negative 221,000.  This is huge.  Initial jobless claims estimates released Thursday was 479,000, and was an increase from the previous week’s 460,000.  The two […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2010

Welcome dear reader to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SPENDING FREEZE: So Obama’s response to the anger he’s generated, is that he claims he wants a spending freeze on “many” domestic programs, says the New York Times: WASHINGTON — President Obama will call for a three-year freeze […]

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davidl on November 5th, 2009

The dim one run on a platform of change.    After only a year in office, Barack Obama has delivered change.  Obama has turned Virginia and New Jersey red.  Fausta Wertz, Pajamas Media, swears she talking  about the election results in New Jersey: [Chris] hristie indeed has his work cut out for him. In addition to […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2009

Any interesting if eminently predictable piece from Marc Stein this morning. Here’s a taste: Still, what do I know? Evidently, it’s stimulated the sign-making industry, putting America back to work by putting up “PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK” signs every 200 yards across the land. And at 300 bucks a pop the signage alone should […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2009

CNN discovers Geraghty’s Law, National Review, 4 August last: All Barack Obama statements come with an expiration date. All of them. Jim Acosta et al, CNN: During the campaign, Obama also told voters, “I don’t believe in running up debt for the next generation.” But just last week, he acknowledged that the cost of the […]

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