Daily Archives: July 31, 2008

In Memorium-Judy Popkin

  The poem below is from The Writer’s Almanac for today: 7/31/08. So apt … I post it in memory of Judy Popkin who was born 8/19/53 and died after a nine year battle with breast cancer on 7/31/99. We … Continue reading

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McCain's Britney Ad a New Low … and It Backfires!

John McCain’s campaign launched an ad that accuses Barack Obama of being more like a celebrity than a leader. Interestingly, in this piece for The Atlantic, Marc Ambinder details the reaction of John Weaver (former McCain strategist and friend) to … Continue reading

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Some USWNT Updates and Other News …

The USWNT and Coach Pia Sundhage are settled in China (Qinhuangdao to be exact) training and doing a little touring, as you can see. The WNT Blog is proving to be a very entertaining source of information for USWNT aficionados. … Continue reading

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