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Some people seem to have a keen sense of reality. Some do not. First the Sherlock thing and then "Clinton pursued Osama bin Laden?" And 20+ other fallacious, silly things? Y'know, cuz Colin Powell never served his country or anything… Almost all of the questions Dan's asked have been answered and the implications rebuked so […]

Eminem for Kerry

"Let the president answer on higher anarchy/Strap him with an AK-47, let him go fight his own war/Let him impress daddy that way … No more blood for oil," Eminem says in the single "Mosh." Guess what? We could immediately pull out of our war against Al Quaeda, Saddam Hussein, and blood would still be […]


Eric has a good point: Except that this isn't the top -- it just feels like it. The Sox have to win the World Series to eradicate the Curse. And wouldn't it be fascinating if they did so against the Houston Astros? That would be a Texas-Massachusetts Series, just a few days before we're deciding […]

Boston Wins

Okay, so I got the Boston bit wrong. I think the World Series will be close, but I always root for the National League, as my Pirates are a member. I always root for the AFC in the Super Bowl, too, yes.


I love how Boston is teasing its fans into thinking it can do something no other team in baseball has ever done, by coming back from 3-0 down to win a series. It's just a tease. It's such heartache. Heck, I hope they win game six, then get creamed in game seven. Boston fans are […]

Steelers 24, Cowboys 20

In a weekend that saw the sad, sad Miami Dolphins fall to 0-6 (to the previously 0-4 Bills), the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys, 24-20 to go to 5-1 and take a solid lead in the AFC North over the 3-2 Baltimore Borings. Rookie Ben Roethlisberger completed his last 11 passes and Kimo von […]

Assault Weapons Ban

Jeff's notes on last night's debate (I watched the Yankees/Red Sox and unpacked some more before Carey came over) include this snippet: 16th: Assault weapons ban. Why not extend? Bush: "I thought we oughta extend it. But the bill would never move because people of both parties were against it." (Obvious question: Why didn't you […]

Special Apple Shoes

These still don't have any bids. These are the same shoes mentioned in this article and have never been worn. They sell for $150 - you can get this pair for $100.

RIP Justin Strzelczyk

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Justin Strzelczyk died after being thrown from his pickup truck after a crash with a hazardous materials tanker truck on I-90 in NY. He had led police on a 37-mile high-speed chase, thrown a beer bottle at them, and crossed the center line. The driver of the tanker was released without injury. […]

I'm still looking to sell this: Raptor 30 v2 (49 Ball Bearings) Kit w/ OS.32 SX-H Motor and Muffler $399.99 ProPod Training Gear 59.99 Sportsman Flight Set 299.99 Crash Kit 59.99 Futaba 9C PCM Radio w/servos 519.99 Futaba 401 Gyro Kit w/servo 189.99 KSG Balance Kit 42.99 "Ray's Authoritative Helicopter Manaul 24.99 $80 Goodie Bag […]

Conspiracy Theorists

I love crappy conspiracy theories. This one almost tops that chemtrails one.

QotD: Why Are You?

Question: Why are you (Democrat || Republican)? My Answer: I am a Republican because I believe in a smaller government. Comments not in the above form will be removed. State your reason, civilly, and read those of others. Don't comment on, attack, or criticize others (or their comments). You are encouraged to answer the Question […]


I've left off the first part of this article, but I've quoted what I found to be the funniest from an article called "Kerry Calls Bush Poll Lead 'Wrong Bounce at Wrong Time'." Mr. Kerry, a Vietnam veteran and distinguished anti-war protestor who is also a U.S. Senator, said the "polls don't mean anything to […]

I'm still looking for a few writers for a golf blog. Interested people should meet the following criteria: Love golf Contribute 4-5 pieces/week. Quickie news stories take five minutes, after all. That's it. Of course, there are bonuses for other things like "writes well" and "has a sense of humor" or "knows a little bit […]

Oakland 21, Pittsburgh 24

Well, the first game of the NFL season and I forgot that it was Sunday. Consequently, my NFL Sunday Pass from DirecTV didn't do me a lick of good. Here's ESPN's box score. Bettis had a total of one yard rushing for… three touchdowns. Staley contributed a solid 91 yards with 3.8 ypa, and Maddox […]

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