Eric Florack on September 5th, 2011

Rochester, NY— I’m home today, but will leave for Allentown PA tonight, for a couple of short hops. Four or five days out., in total. It’ll be a little cooler, and my truck is running well, so it should be a couple of fun days. Today is “Labor Day”. If you’re looking at your paycheck […]

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davidl on August 14th, 2011

Ames, from Ed Morrissey Hot Air: The fun of the Ames straw poll came to an end this afternoon as the ballot count shows that 16,892 votes were cast, and Michele Bachmann (4823) won a narrow victory over Ron Paul (4671) — less than 200 votes difference. Tim Pawlenty finished in a distant third (2293), […]

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Dumbo’s Economics, more on yesterday’s Scramble theme of Barack Obama’s economic ignorance.  First up, from Robert R. Baker, American Thinker: [President Franklin] Roosevelt responded to the recession he inherited with a combination of massive spending on new government programs and sweeping controls over private industry, (sound familiar?).  His thinking was that government spending would get […]

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Nice Deb on Harry Alford: Harry Alford is the president and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, and he’s a lot of fun to listen to. (You may remember his acrimonious confrontation with Barbara Boxer, at a Senate Hearing in 2009. Alford has nothing good to say about Obama, (who he calls a […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2011

Rice, PA— (Along I-81, near Scranton at a rest area) Foggy here today. Accidents because of the fog, and driving is not fun, really, as a result. Oh, well. Goes with the territory. I’m headed for the Albany, NY area, then who knows? Me at OTB just now: Let’s imagine, as a data point, that […]

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davidl on April 7th, 2011

Putting the Hurt on Obama, Charles Hurt on Barack Obama, from Washington Times: And then there were Mr. Obama’s worldly-wise assurances that peace would reign and everybody would love us if only we had a sophisticated, multilingual president who had lived abroad, on other continents, with roots in the Muslim world. Instead, he has shepherded […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2011

Trump Card, Donald Trump continues to play the role of useful idiot,from Newsmax: Potential 2012 GOP presidential contender Donald Trump is doubling down on his call for President Barack Obama to produce a birth certificate, saying “facts are emerging” that have raised a “real question” as to whether Obama is constitutionally eligible to serve as […]

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davidl on October 2nd, 2010

Meltdown:  Rich Sanchez version.   CNN fires Rick Sanchez, from Steve Krakauer, Mediaite: CNN released this statement today: “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well.” They will broadcast CNN Newsroom from 3-5pm for the foreseeable future. Here’s more from the story earlier […]

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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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on April 17th, 2010

Jones To The Grindstone.com Adding stress to an already stressful situation is not a good idea, especially when dealing with the U.S. Army. While deployed in the desert, around a dozen men found out their wives back on the post were being investigated for a crime. What in the hell? All fun and games until… […]

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