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Sick at Heart

Six people were shot down yesterday in Tucson … on a Saturday morning when they were out and about, simply living their lives.  They are: * John M. Roll, 63, a federal district court judge. * Gabriel Zimmerman, 30, Giffords’ … Continue reading

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Fear Loses Out … and the Beat Goes On …

Thanks, Gary, for sending along Paul Krugman’s excellent piece (see below) re. the defeat of the GOP’s and Teabaggers’ fear tactics … FINALLY!  And also an enjoyable read is David Frum on Waterloo!  And my third favorite tidbit?  The University … Continue reading

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Breakers Power Their Way to the Top and Liz Warren Asks Tough Questions!

Yup, after all was said and done for week 4 on the WPS, who should top the power rankings but our own Breakers.  Rightly so, I’d add, IMVVHO!  Next up for the Breakers, the hungry Chicago Red Stars, who played … Continue reading

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Brackets, Ignoring the GOP, and A Modest Proposal for Those AIG Bonus Folks … Happy Tuesday

So have you made your picks yet?  Sign up here for the men’s bracket and here for the women’s.  Click the link and then click “Join this group.”  You need to be logged in to your NY Times account for … Continue reading

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Sunday Celebrations!

Oh my god.  All I can say is “Oh, my god!”  We added a wireless access point on the third floor of our house yesterday (where I am writing) and it has opened up whole new vistas!  No longer do … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Schmartisan

So the stimulus package has passed, as the sun rises on this beautiful Saturday morning.  It wouldn’t have, without the help of Arlen Specter, Olympia Snow, and Susan Collins – courageous, centrist Republicans in a sea of dissembling, disingenuous, faux … Continue reading

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… and Then There Was UConn

Yup, Auburn (“You can’t win if you can’t shoot“) lost to Georgia last night, leaving Andy Landers and Geno Auriemma both very happy.  Meanwhile, Angie Bjorklund and the Lady Vols gave Pat Summitt her 999th win … I get so … Continue reading

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They Might be Giants, but the Birds Have It – All of the Birds – All of the Time!

Fingers crossed here for another good NFL day for the bird teams.  The Ravens I had with a win.  But the Cardinals?  Wow.  I just hope they didn’t steal the Eagles’ mojo.  (Nah … an unworthy thought to be having … Continue reading

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Soccer and Sneakiness On Monday Morning

First the soccer news, which includes Angela Hucles’ 100th cap (in a career year for her) and another win (over South Korea) for the USWNT.  With two more games left in their post-Olympic Tour, it woulds like the team is … Continue reading

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Some Soccer, Some Other Stuff-It's Saturday

It’s a warm, foggy Saturday morning here in post-election New Hampshire.  Most of the political signs are put away, and gunshots now ring through the hillsides. Rebellion against the new socialist state?  Post-election right wing despair?  Nah.  Hunting season.  It’s … Continue reading

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