Daily Archives: October 28, 2011

"Moneyball": a short, emphatic but uninformative review.

When I was eleven or twelve, I asked for, and got, for Christmas a book of baseball history covering from the mid-19th century to 1972.  It was a hefty volume. I awoke at five. I beat everyone up by at … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-change. Hopefully. Scarily.

It is hard not to notice something new is happening.  Actually, it has been happening for a while now, only with a different group of people. The citizens of this great nation are getting royally pissed off about the way … Continue reading

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Arbitrary death.

On September 21,  Constitution Day, Troy Davis sat in his cell on Death Row in a Jackson, Georgia, waiting to hear if his last-minute appeal to the Supreme Court would be successful in postponing his execution. It was not. He … Continue reading

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Anecdotes from home

The Red-Headed Menace keeps wanting to be a comedian, and failing miserably.  His attempts at jokes are sad.  All the while, he is capable of coming up with amusing statements that come out of nowhere.  One that I loved, although … Continue reading

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My obsession with facts strikes again.

I know this is a bore.  I know few people read this.  I am assuming that those who do care, although maybe not as obsessively as I do. Some more false statements out there: First one that is very close … Continue reading

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