Month: October 2010

The Texas Rangers and Me: It’s About Time It Was Time This Time

follow url The Texas Rangers are— can you believe it?— but one win away from their first-ever trip to the World Series. They are one win away from sitting down the Mighty Yankees, the Bronx Bombers, Baseball’s Bullies. One win away. Just one. “It’s time.” This has been the slogan, the mantra, the battle-cry all season long from this club. “It’s about time.” This has been the thought in the back of my mind and on the tip of my tongue this entire MLB Postseason. I do not mean that in any sort of bitter sense, or in any form of...

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My Tribute To The History-Making, ALDS-Winning 2010 Texas Rangers

lisinopril tabs 10mg It isn’t like they are baseball neophytes. They aren’t a bunch of nobodies with no history. The baseball world at large may look at the Texas Rangers as a glorified Triple A team, never a threat, no great players, sub-par management. And why not? After all, it did take the Rangers 38 years (49 if you count the time the franchise spent in Washington, DC) to win a postseason series. Why should this franchise that has languished in mediocrity garner national attention? They are, and have always been, a collection of baseball also-rans, right? Just a bunch of nobodies...

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An American Socialist? That is Just Plain Stupid!

Stupidity amazes me. I can stare dumbfounded, slack-jawed and wide-eyed at it for hours. It has the same hypnotic effect on my brain as a good magic trick or optical illusion. You know you should know better than to believe it, but there it is right before  your eyes. Socialists are stupid. Can there be any other conclusion? Sure, many of them are driven by high ideals. They envision a world where everyone everywhere is equally wealthy, healthy and wise. They seek a kind of heaven on earth, a Utopia, where “all God’s children” drive Mercedes’ and live on...

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