Tag Archives: Tennessee

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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Can Anyone Beat UConn? Lincoln?

I believe that the answer to that question is a resounding no.  Oklahoma might have the slimmest of chances … but barring injuries, I don’t see anyone getting in the way of the Huskies’ march toward a national championship.  The … Continue reading

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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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Breaks My Heart

First off, you have to watch this video and sign the petition.  It addresses the sad and dangerous fact that “on December 19, 2008, Ken Starr and the Prop 8 Legal Defense Fund filed legal briefs defending the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Lincoln’s birthday … always an important date in my Book of Days. I do wish that we had never gone the President’s Day route – just too generic for my taste.  I was not consulted, however. Bookeaters are celebrating Mr. … Continue reading

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B-ball Schedules, Misc Stuff, & a Modest Proposal

Sorry for not keeping better track of the women’s b-ball slate on TV … we totally missed the boat on that Tennessee-Georgia match-up (and could easily have watched).  Darn!  Here’s the schedule for today (Central time … remember.) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Pat!

Pat Summitt’s Lady Vols gave her a solid, at-home victory over Georgia … and her 1000th win last night!  She wanted to hit the milestone at home on the court named after her – and she did – thanks to … Continue reading

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'Til Tuesday

First off, the UConn Huskies are a scary-good basketball team! The women, I’m talking about.  They played Louisville last night.  While the Cardinals  stayed with them through part of the first half, by the second half the Huskies had blown … Continue reading

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Feingold Amendment and Other Fine Tidbits on a Fine Monday Morning

Russ Feingold is going to be introducing a proposed amendment to the US Constitution that will require special elections to fill vacated Senate seats.  Some states already do this by State law – and Feingold’s amendment would require all to … Continue reading

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Sub-Zero Sunday

It feels like Alaska here in NH this morning – and so my thoughts turn naturally to Sarah Palin.  She is a busy gal, you betcha. Everyone’s read, if they follow her at all, about how she is blaming the … Continue reading

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