davidl on December 21st, 2011

Nor much of anything else, for that matter. What CBS left on the Sixty Minutes cutting room floor, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, we’re not done yet. I’ve got five more years of stuff to do. But not only saving this country from a great depression. Not only saving the auto industry. […]

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davidl on December 18th, 2011

Some folks at the New York Times seem to think this is a  reason for celebration, via Doug Mataconis, Otside the Beltway: BAGHDAD — The last convoy of American troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy’s departure, which included about 110 vehicles […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2011

Now suppose, just suppose, I claimed to have had a long affair with Chelsea Clinton. Perish the thought. However, on the basis of the claim would Tina Brown consider me fit to offer my opinion on Clinton’s baggage, as a television reporterette: Now  put the shoe on the other foot,  Neo-Neocon asks: But this Daily […]

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Eric Florack on November 19th, 2011

I note with some degree of interest with a resurgency  of Newt Gingrich in the early polling for Iowa.  There seems a good deal of objection to his showing up, particularly among the press who like Rick Perry and Herman Cain before him (and Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin before him… ) is now the […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2011

I note David’s post, Pervert State University with large chunks of agreement, particularly  where he closes with… Evidently, building character is not included in the curriculum at Pervert State. True, but I’m not so sure we can aver that Penn State is anything unique, in this. I note with some interest a similar post over […]

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I’ve held off on commenting in the minutiae surrounding the Michael Jackson affair, and trial, mostly because it simply didn’t interest me.  I have kept a loose eye on it, however, enough to understand that they had his doctor on trial for the death. He’s now been convicted. The verdict here seems to me a […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2011

Westbury, Long Island, NY– A frequent stop for me… dropping off some drinks to the thirsty club shoppers. Nearly 80 here… you’d not know it was fall. Today, I’m going to do a one subject Ramble.   Some observations on the GOP races and faces: Romney:Certainly the favorite of the GOP establishment. That alone, given […]

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davidl on August 21st, 2011

The Obama energy policy, or lack thereof, the Obami have very simple energy, and job, policy. It if has no possibility of success, subsidize it. If on the other glove, it will succeed, regulate it to death. First on the Obami love of green energy, Walter Russell Mead, American Interest, Feeding The Masses On Unicorn […]

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davidl on August 20th, 2011

Rumblings from the ‘Rats plantation, from Fareed Zakaria, Chicago Tribune: Democrats are finally up for a fight — with President Barack Obama. Having despaired that Obama gave in to the tea party on the debt deal, they now criticize him as too cautious in his proposals to boost American jobs. They’re right that Obama should […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2011

Dayton,NJ— I’m here picking up a load for Rochester. I’m hoping that my usual truck is ready to go. I’ll be in the yard about Midnight, or so. Lots of rain down here the last few days… NYC caught 8 inches… a one day record as I gather it. Humid, today and low 80’s. ATF:GUNRUNNERS- […]

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davidl on July 15th, 2011

Making Dumbo and the ‘rats pay the price for throwing Granny under the bus, from Mark Tapscott,Washington Examiner: So when Obama threatens not to pay Social Security checks on time, the proper response of congressional Republicans should be to pass emergency legislation directing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay interest on the national debt, […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2011

Lame Stream Media, if the media will lie about Jose Antonio Vargas by allowing him to report about illegal immigration without disclosing his massive conflict of interest to wit Vargas was illegal, see Michelle, what are they hiding about their gushing reporting on New York State’s recent legalization of same sex marriage.     Just as the […]

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davidl on June 26th, 2011

Algore, from Walter Russell Mead American Interest: It must be as perplexing to his many admirers as it is frustrating to himself that a man of Vice President Gore’s many talents, great skills and strong beliefs is one of the most consistent losers in American politics. Algore suppoter, no.  Perplexded, no.   About what one would […]

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Eric Florack on June 17th, 2011

Capitol Heights, MD– As this is written, I’m perhaps 10 miles from the monument district in Washington DC…. The very belly of the beast.  I’m delivering here, and will run to Harrisburg shortly and then to home for the weekend.   Unraveling the Ethanol Nightmare: I note with interest that the Senate… yes, the Democrat […]

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