Eric Florack on April 30th, 2007

First order of business: The new truck.img_0031.jpg I’m a little short on pics of it just now, but if the light behaves itself tomorrow night, I’ll fire off a series.

For now; It’s a Buick Rainer.

It’s kinda like the

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davidl on April 30th, 2007

It is a leftard myth that law enforcement officers stop motorists based on the color of their skin.   As if you can acually identify skin color looking through the tinted glass of modern vehicles.  Oh well.

A federal study refutes

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davidl on April 30th, 2007


“It’s a cruel hoax to say you’re gun-free but you’ve no way of enforcing it.”

David Kopel, Kansas City Star

Edit:  Corrected attribution, as per reader, McGehee, comment. ?

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davidl on April 29th, 2007


For The First Time In History, Fire Melts Steel




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davidl on April 29th, 2007

Jessica Lynch

The Gaineville Timesand others,  smears our military: 

It comes down to a question of trust.

For the most part, Americans trust the U.S. military. The question is, why doesn’t the military trust us?

Two incidents in our

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Eric Florack on April 28th, 2007

* Yes, I got the new truck, and yes that’s why I wasn’t writing, last night.

Pictures later. The light was terrible, today. Basically, this new one isn’t nearly as flashy as the old one.  Until you get inside.

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davidl on April 28th, 2007


Imus called some nice, successful college student-athletes prostitutes. That was ugly and unseemly. Limbaugh, via Shanklin, suggested that a longtime public figure with a criminal past and presidential aspirations was inarticulate. That’s neither beyond the pale nor even untrue.


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davidl on April 28th, 2007

Barack Obama gave a less than sterling silver response to how he would deal with a terror attack.   Yet Mrs. Clinton, of all people, had the audacity to question Obama’s response, or lack thereof.   The Clinton campaign claimed,

“Hillary was

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davidl on April 28th, 2007

Richard Gere denounces ‘Moral Police’

Richard GereRichard Gere denounced a small right-wing minority in India whose complaints and protests led to a judge issuing an arrest warrant against the Hollywood star for violating the country’s strict public obscenity laws.

Gere is

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2007

Apparently, we now have a clue as to why this guy’s so flat out weird.

I mean, I don’t even watch the show, and I could see that far in the clips everyone and their brother’s been showing, between giggles.

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davidl on April 27th, 2007

Exxon Mobil Corp. announced record first quarter profits.  Ok.

In response, Senator Bob Casey, (D-PA) introduced a bill to tax windfall profits.   Casey  somehow “hopes will curtail rising gasoline prices.”

Bob CaseyHow?   On what planet, if any, did Casey study

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2007

Regards Rosie O’Donnell leaving “The View”;

First of all, this is hardly an issue of national import, nor was it unpredictable. So, perhaps the press is making more out of this than is warranted. That said, however, there’s a pattern

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davidl on April 27th, 2007

Sister Toldjah did what I could not bear to do, watch eight mental midgets pontificate in presidential debate.

Best I can make out the moderator, Brian Wilson, asked all the canidates who many supported Dennis Kucinich bill to impeach Vice

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2007

Yes, I know, I’ve not been posting.


It’s been a weird week, which will, if all goes correctly, culimnate in trading in my faithful and much loved Safari conversion van, BitsBox, for a newer truck. Details to follow, and a

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davidl on April 26th, 2007

On May 17, 2006, Jim Miklaszewski and Mike Viqueira, NBC News reported on an alleged massacre in Haditha, and said the story was confirmed by John Murtha:

Military officials told NBC News that the Marine Corps’ own evidence appears to

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