Tag Archives: Australia

Slow Starting Sunday

Hmmm – the usual internet issues this morning – and an e-mail from FairPoint indicating that my webspace is now available.  Hey FairPoint – it ain’t my webspace that’s the problem.  Could you maybe help me with the little e-mail … Continue reading

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Soccer, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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Of Candace Parker Throwing Punches, Hills Hoists, and Just Showing Up

It sounds like the game between the Sparks and the Shock ended ugly last night. Candace Parker, Plenette Pierson, DeLisha Milton-Jones and Rick Mahorn were all ejected after a melee broke out in the final seconds. Meanwhile, in what could … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I’m doing some catching up here this morning, so bear with me. Barack Obama gave a great Father’s Day speech … and here’s Naomi Klein with an important piece questioning where he’s headed with his economic policies. The USWNT came … Continue reading

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Kai Flies High!

This is an awesome article about the new firebrand on the soccer block … Natasha Kai. After a rocky start, Pia is pleased … and when Pia’s pleased, I do believe that we all are. (All of us, that is, … Continue reading

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Bush Being Bush … Then it Gets Better

These photos from Bush’s visit to the Air Force Academy are, on the off-chance that you’d forgotten, photos of the self-proclaimed leader of the free world. (They also will, like so much else he has done, help al Qaeda in … Continue reading

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Matildas Scare USWNT (Again)

Sorry to be a little late on the uptake, but I was away … so just watched the USWNT vs. Australia game last night. The game ended in a 5-4 win for the US and included some moments of offensive … Continue reading

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Utley Utterly Awesome … and Other Sports Stuff

Hey – the Phillies are in first place as of last night’s win over the Giants – and Chase Utley is chasing a Hall of Fame kind of season with the best April he’s ever had – and almost the … Continue reading

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Bushies Amongst the Trees (and Other Utter Unworthiness)

Bush has done another end run around the Constitution, the separation of powers … in other words, the usual. This time it’s the $1 billion that appears to have gone from the Canadian government to Bush friends in the timber … Continue reading

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USWNT Defeats Australia on Another Carli Lloyd Game Winner

In a rain-delayed game that saw the return of Heather Mitts to the pitch … and three goals in the final 6 minutes (including stoppage time) … the USWNT defeated Australia 3-2. It was a wild one (judging from the … Continue reading

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