Muhammad Ali – The Greatest that ever lived has died. Or…has he?

I did not like anything Muhammad Ali stood for in life. I will not pretend I did now that he is dead. I detested his arrogance and cowardice (when it comes to military service for his country). He was anti-America, anti-Christ…and, oh, so entertaining. He “danced like a butterfly and stung like a bee.” He fought […]

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Liberal Logic 101: An update based on current events

In light of current events, I offer you an updated version of Liberal Logic 101. Iran, Chattanooga, Caitlin Jenner, Rebel flag, Israel, Islam, courage… here we go. Babies are blobs of tissue until they have passed ALL the way through the birth canal, but they do contain body parts that can be sold for $30 […]

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West Ham United, Pretty Bubbles and The Still-Hopeful, Melancholy Soul

I was thinking about Dad this morning and singing a song he often sang, just out of the blue, just to break up the silence. The song goes like this: I’m forever blowing bubbles Pretty bubbles in the air They fly so high, they reach the sky Just like my dreams, they fade and die […]

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

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 […]

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The Man Who Would Be King: Lessons From The LeBron-a-Thon

You can breathe again, America. Your King, LeBron James, has finally revealed where he will hold court. He is abdicating his Cleveland throne and accepting the position of cup-bearer to Duane Wade, the Sultan of South Beach. If you, like me, tuned into ESPN’s ridiculous broadcast dubbed “The Decision,” then undoubtedly, you can see, like […]

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Mark McGwire and Harry Reid: To Forgive or Not to Forgive…

It is not whether you sin or use; it’s how you play the game. Sinners and users, winners and losers. Whom do we forgive…and who will never be forgiven? Two of the biggest news stories of the last couple of days involve a powerful Capitol Hill politician and a retired Major League Baseball star. One […]

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