davidl on January 20th, 2012

Will Newt Gingrich ride into the White House on crest of belittled and mocked Lame Stream Media reporters.   Saturday night, Juan Williams tried carrying water for the Obama campaign,  and go humiliated for his efforts.   Last night, ignoring Williams’ carcass, and got more of the Newt Treatment, from Don Surber, Daily Mail (WV)video: Reax: “The […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2012

Ulster, NY- Been a hell of a long week. Tomorrow’s the last day I’ll leave here and run to Newburgh, then to Northern NJ to grab some pasta… and head to Rochester with it Huntsman: Huntsman joins the list of those who dropped out….( alongwith Perry, who is a seriously classy act, but shoulda dropped […]

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on January 4th, 2012

[Art Smith is an occasional contributor to BitsBlog.  Art publishes The Conservative Reader, a conservative commentary and news site.  Art lives in the Central Iowa area and spent two years as the Communications Director for the Polk County Republican Party of Iowa.] On the whole, politically involved Iowans take their First-In-The-Nation moniker seriously.  But even […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2011

Newt Gingrich just got another reason for the republican wing of the republican party to support him, gift wrapped courtesy of Mitt Romney and George (41) Bush, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air: Choosing his words carefully, the former president said he knew Gingrich relatively well. “I’m not his biggest advocate,” he said. “I had a […]

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Eric Florack on December 21st, 2011

Fultonville, NY– I’m at a rest area along the New York Thruway, after having turned around 500 miles today. Not much to report, really.   Saithood?  I commend to your reading an article by Thomas Sowell. I made a point last week about Gingrich’s legislative record vs Romney’s… and Sowell does as well: While the […]

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Carlisle, PA–After three highly unusual weeks of running to the west it appears as though I will be spending the remainder of this year running east.  That’s a bit more normal for this truck line.  Frankly, we’re experiencing a bit of a pre Christmas slowdown. I’m not worried.  I’ve seen this before.  From here, I […]

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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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Eric Florack on December 13th, 2011

Indianapolis, IN–I’m still at Indy. When I got done writing yesterday’s Ramble, I did my usual pre-trip inspection of my truck and found that I had oil coming from one wheel seal. This is a possibly dangerous situation, with fire or possibly a lack of braking power being the upshot. At the very least it […]

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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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davidl on November 13th, 2011

Professor Althouse likes Newt Gingrich, link: There’s something I like about Newt Gingrich. He reminds me of a law professor Maybe law professors have their roles, like teaching law, but as bloggers I find the vast majority to be over rated and some akin to useless. However in this case the professor makes a good […]

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davidl on September 13th, 2011

At this point, I am still not inclined to support Newt Gingrich, but when Newt is in the game and on his game, he can throw verbal grenades with anybody, video: Hat tip:   William A Jacobson, Legal Insurrection.

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Eric Florack on September 13th, 2011

 Marcy, NY– I’m at the Wal-Mart Regional Distribution center, dropping off some Oatmeal and such. The roads around here are still a bit messed up from the flooding last week, but in better shape than they were then, at least. I-81 still has a serious washout north of Binghamton, for example.  Cooler, this week around […]

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davidl on June 28th, 2011

Girly-Men, in India, female children are being genitally mutilated from Daily Mail(UK): Girls as young as one are being forced into sex change operations in India by parents desperate for a son. Surgeons in the city of Indore are reported to be ‘converting’ hundreds of girls a year, who are subsequently pumped full of hormone […]

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Revenge from beyond the grave, Lying Lizzis strikes out at her  ex, from Mail (UK): In a final act of revenge, Elizabeth Edwards secretly recorded a testimony in her dying days that helped prosecutors indict husband John last week, it was claimed today. John Edwards is due to stand trial on charges that could lead […]

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Eric Florack on May 18th, 2011

Mineola,NY– OK, enough, already. I’ve had my entire week rained out. We’ve actually got some sun mixed in with the clouds as this is written, but sheesh. ..   Anyway, I’m out on Long Island, again. Interestingly a lot of these places I deliver to out here are now on a first name basis with […]

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