davidl on March 21st, 2012

Actually, I unduly disparage village idiots.   The village idiot, better known as Joe Biden who by our misfortune is Vice President of the United States uttered: “You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than a 48 percent probability that he was […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2012

According to the latest Gallup poll,This conservatives are the largest ideological group in the country. Of course you’ll never hear this from the main street press. Trouble is you won’t hear it from the GOP much either. Whereas the GOP seems intent on chasing the supposed center, it turns out that the center isn’t even […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2011

From an hysterical and deluded Talking Points Memo: Michele Bachmann Is In Love With The AR-15 Assault Rifle Quite wrong moose breaths. An assault rifle is capable of fully automatic fire, from Wikipedia: An assault rifle is a selective fire (selectable between semi-auto and fully automatic) rifle (capable of being fired from the shoulder) that […]

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Port Gibson, NY– I’m at the yard, about ready to take a rest break as this is written. By the time it goes up, I’ll be in The Bronx making a delivery.  Had some problems with the truck, in addition to the one I already had at Indianapolis on Monday. Thankfully, nothing earth-shaking. It’s running […]

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davidl on December 14th, 2011

Hans Villarica, Atlantic: New research shows that liquor consumption affects a person’s intention to have unprotected sex, one of the leading causes of HIV infection PROBLEM: Alcohol consumption has long been implicated in the incidence of unsafe sex, the leading cause of HIV infection. It’s been unclear, however, if inebriation is the sole cause of […]

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Well I never said that Mrs. B.J. Clinton the Smartest Woman in the World. Did you? The Secretary of State, who is never ready for three AM phone call, get smacked down by her infamous reset button, from Paul Richter and Sergei L. Loiko, ,Los Angeles Times: ladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in […]

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davidl on December 3rd, 2011

From Daily Mail (UK): Repealing a ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia would result in ‘no more virgins’, the country’s religious council has warned. A ‘scientific’ report claims relaxing the ban would also see more Saudis – both men and women – turn to homosexuality and pornography. The startling conclusions were drawn by Muslim […]

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The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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Eric Florack on September 23rd, 2011

Queens, NY– I’m dropping a load here, and will run to Buffalo to grab next Monday’s load. Raining here, and will be raining at home by the time I get there. Really wanted to wash the truck, but…(shrug) What this “tax the rich” meme is really all about:  Krauthammer nails it A most revealing window […]

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davidl on September 5th, 2011

Dumbo, a one trick donkey, from William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Whenever Obama’s in political trouble, he gives a speech. Whenever he’s in a lot of trouble, he gives a major speech. When he’s on the verge of a political meltdown, he gives a historic speech. Has Obama ever given a memorable speech? I think […]

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Eric Florack on September 2nd, 2011

Well, I’m not sure but it appears we are back. Looks like there was an RPC call to Blogrolling.com, a site which has apparently gone down, hidden in my sitecode. I’ve removed it, but have in that process fouled some of the other widgets I was running. I’m on my way home now and will […]

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davidl on August 9th, 2011

Obama’s speech, or lack thereof, reax from Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: He did say one indisputably true thing: The downgrade was more a comment on our political dysfunction than on our ability to repay our debts. That is the dysfunction that he has presided over. That is the paralysis he perpetuated by insisting for months […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2011

Obama has lost that loving feeling, from Dr. Milton R. Wolf, Washington Times: Is President Obama really a different man today than he was before he entered the Oval Office? The same Illinois legislator who voted “present” 129 times is now the debt-crisis-AWOL president who refused to present a specific plan of his own. The […]

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davidl on July 14th, 2011

Dumbo walks, remember the media spin that somehow we were supposed to believe that Barack Obama has a world class temperment. Yeah sure, from Politico: President Barack Obama abruptly walked out of a debt-limit meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, throwing into serious doubt the already shaky debt limit negotiations, according to House Majority Leader Eric […]

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davidl on May 10th, 2011

Gutsy Call? United States has permission to take Usame bin Laden in Pakistan, from Declan Walsh, Guardian (UK): Osama bin Laden mission agreed in secret 10 years ago by US and PakistanUS forces were given permission to conduct unilateral raid inside Pakistan if they knew where Bin Laden was hiding, officials say The deal was […]

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