davidl on March 31st, 2015

New super bug meets Granny, Granny wins, from Liz Neporent, Good Morning American:

A relatively new super bug may have met its match in a 1,000-year-old eye treatment, according to researchers from the University of Nottingham.


The tenth-century

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davidl on March 31st, 2015

snark2.jpg The Snark of the Day, Dagny’s Law, from Aurora Dagny:

“One way to define the difference between a regular belief and a sacred belief is that people who hold sacred beliefs think it is morally wrong for anyone to question

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2015

Today, I’m running a load from Batavia New York to Carlisle Pennsylvania. From there, I will most likely run a load into New York City. Trust me, not exactly my favorite place to be, but the money is reasonable, so

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

From Taegan Goddard,Political Wire

Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R) is likely to run for president, Bloomberg reports.

Reax, Joseph Spector, Politics on the Hudson

There’s little home-state support for a presidential run for former Gov. George Pataki

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

The bottom the limit for these women, from Andrea Denhoed, New York:

Korean_sea_womanFor hundreds of years, women in the South Korean island province of Jeju have made their living harvesting seafood by hand from the ocean floor. Known as

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2015

I’ve started out this week, doing some local work while my truck gets a full service and some much needed repair. At the moment I’m sitting in a warehouse outside Geneva New York, looking at more canned vegetables than I’ve

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davidl on March 30th, 2015

snark2.jpg The Snark of the Day, from Adriana Cohen, Boston Herald:

Hillary Clinton is a public servant, not a queen. Perhaps she deleted the memo.

Hat tip: Lucianne.

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2015

I’m at College Point, Queens New York this morning. I’m delivering a load of Gatorade to the local Pepsi distribution center. Extremely narrow streets around this place, and as a result I’ve never come in here where I haven’t done

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davidl on March 27th, 2015

Breaking, Dirty Harry Reid can not see way to re-election, announces retirement, from Ed Morrissey, Hot Air:

“I want to be able to go out at the top of my game,” Harry Reid told the New York Times’ Carl

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davidl on March 26th, 2015

A Bowe Bergdahl, and Barack Obama, take from north of the border, video:

All very sad.

Addendum: south of the border commentary, video:

Still sad.

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davidl on March 26th, 2015

Change the victim and the left stream media has an all new perspective. If liberals but were consistent they would condemn California Attorney General Kamala Harris for being pro-rape.   Alas.

From Sacramento Bee:

California Attorney General Kamala Harris asked

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Eric Florack on March 26th, 2015

I’ve been asked if I write all these things out by hand on my laptop. The truth is, no I don’t.

First of all, because I don’t have the time, generally. But, and more importantly, I tend to have ideas

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davidl on March 25th, 2015

Good news, bad news.   The good, the Army has apparently decided to charge Bowe Bergdahl with desertion.   The bad news, Bergdahl will not face the firing squad.

Hat tip:  Moe Lane, Red State.


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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2015

I woke up the other morning to the sound of cows. No, I’m quite serious. It was somewhat muffled here in the truck, but I could hear it none the less, and couldn’t quite figure out what it was in

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davidl on March 24th, 2015

Allies spy on each other.   The United States spies of Israel, and in turn Israel returns the favor.   I am not shocked but the regime is irate.    Apparently in Barack Obama’s ivory tower, only the United States is allowed to

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