Eric Florack on October 10th, 2011

Batavia, NY– Today is Columbus day. I submit to you that everything that is wrong with our government can be seen each and every Columbus Day. I’m out here busting my ass while our “servants’ get the day off…. a day off you and I pay for…. supposedly celebrating a man who most of those […]

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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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Eric Florack on August 29th, 2011

Queens, NY– Yes, I’m in the city. Some flooding, mostly in Jersey, and a number of trees down, again in Jersey, mostly.  I came in at 1am, so you can imagine that traffic was better than usual. I’m not looking forward to trying to drive out of here, but… at least I got in without […]

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Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2011

Westbury, Long Island,NY– Took a load to Carlisle, PA last night, and then another from there to Long Island, today. I’ll be heading west shortly. Hey, Billy… As always your comments on Krugman are spot on, and all the more so for their cut to the chase-briefness. Paul Krugman is a stark moron, Nobel Prize […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2011

Middle Village, NYC,NY– It’s an OK place, but I don’t know as I’d want to live here. Too damned crowded for one thing. I’m here unloading at a mall, after having driven in in the small hours of  the morning… which if you’re driving anything larger than a pair of roller skates is decidedly the […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m in Brooklyn as this is posted. I ran from Rochester to Carlisle, PA last night, arriving there about 1am, and then to here.  Rain the whole way, and there’s some flooding going on in the northeast. Made driving … ummm… interesting. One of the guys I trained got assigned a new (to […]

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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 March 26th, 2011

Julia Seymour:   As gas prices rose in 2008, network reporters mentioned President Bush in 15 times as many stories than they brought up President Obama in a similar period in 2011. Bush drew gallons of coverage in 2008. Comparing a 20-day span of rising gas prices in 2008 to 24 days of rising prices […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2010

It is that time of year again – time for the Bitsblog Snark of the Year: Worst press conference — ever I don’t mean just for Obama. I mean any president. Or head of state. When I wrote this morning that he doesn’t do well in defeat, you didn’t know how right I was, huh? […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2010

Worst press conference — ever I don’t mean just for Obama. I mean any president. Or head of state. When I wrote this morning that he doesn’t do well in defeat, you didn’t know how right I was, huh? Let’s count the ways. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post. Hat tip: Pundit & Pundette. Edit: Corrected oops […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IDIOT SHEEP? Yes, I think Roger Simon’s got this one down… Identity Politics is for idiot sheep and the LA Unified School District. Idiot sheep, huh? Yeah that accounts for the vast majority of the Democrat voter base. […]

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