Eric Florack on March 24th, 2015

First stop this morning was in New Paltz New York, essentially within shooting distance of McPhillips. I regret my schedule doesn’t leave me enough time to offer him some coffee. It would be an interesting meeting, I think.
I managed

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Eric Florack on October 30th, 2014

I have discussed at length the idea that most folks aren’t voting and why. I note a graphic that showed up in my E-mail this morning…

Now… as to WHY they don’t vote…  it is as I’ve been saying all

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davidl on October 21st, 2014

Obama_Barack-chaiirThere is no I in the word team and with Dim Won, b/k/a President Barack Obama, there is nothing more important than feeding his vanity, from Hill:

President Obama delivered a blow to Democratic Senate candidates looking to distance

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2014

Let me preface this with a question:

If a woman’s birth control of choice is to keep her clothes on, should the government be able to force her employer to buy her wardrobe?

You see, there’s a logical inconsistency with

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2013

Thought 1:
Democrats across the country have been busy crafting legislation to make marijuana legal. The stated reason for this change is the government banning of things doesn’t work and generally has the opposite of the desired effect. That argument

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2012

Some current polling, and what it means as regards the election… and it’s an angle I see nobody else exploring.

The poll in question is pointed to by Dan Halper, over at The Weekly Standard… and their shocking ignorance

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davidl on June 13th, 2012

A one, two punch to the political jaw of one Jeb Bush.

First up, Anne Sorock,  Legal Insurrection:

Jeb Bush’s definition of Reagan’s brand as one of “finding accommodation” and “common ground” is akin to summing up the Founding

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davidl on May 22nd, 2011

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble

Can Cain? Herman Cain did what was expected and officially threw is hat into the ring, from Daily Caller:

Cain said one of the biggest reasons he’s running for president is because, “we have become a nation of crises.”

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Eric Florack on December 5th, 2010

Some interesting thoughts on Sarah Palin’s new book…. which I happen to have started reading myself just the other day. I’ll leave Melissa’s thoughts on the book itself to her article. But she, in the process of laying the groundwork

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2010

I have to give Bruce McQuain credit. He writes, today:

I know this comes as a shock – shock I tell you – but the left is just in a tizzy today about the GOP Senate caucus’s unanimous decision not

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davidl on May 4th, 2010

I am afraid that crow is about to become an endangered species.

What do you call four crows in a pie?  Dinner for Michael Bloomberg, Charles “Chuckles” Schumer, Janet Napolitano and Contessa Brewer.

from Mike Riggs, Daily Caller:


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Eric Florack on December 7th, 2009

I’ve been saying for years that GOP candidates are successful in elections in direct and unalterable relationship to how conservative they are. Rasmussen gives us confirmation:

Running under the Tea Party brand may be better in congressional races than being

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Eric Florack on November 16th, 2009

The following letter read on Glenn Beck’s show, is rapidly circulating around the country. Americans everywhere identify with this 53-year-old woman. She has given us a voice. Once you read this, you will want to forward it to all of

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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2009

I’m afraid I have to take a chunk out of the backside of Rick Moran:

The Baucus bill hasn’t a chance of surviving a conference committee between the House and Senate. But it might have if the GOP worked to

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2009

As goes Energy, so goes the country.

“The worse, the better,” Vladimir Lenin is said to have observed. What Lenin meant was that the worse social conditions became in Russia, the more likely he and the Bolsheviks could foment a

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