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Archive of entries posted on September 2012

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

The Mets showed some promise early on this season, and then had the meltdown everyone expected. August was pretty rough. The good news is that I spent August out of the country. Still, even with the (expected) disappointment, the Mets had three pretty significant highlights: Johan Santana had the first no-hitter in Mets history. David [...]

It’s Hard Being Loathsome

Back in 2008, during the Republican primary, I was expressing my keen dislike for Rudy Giuliani, and a friend who’d lived in Boston for a while said, “Well, wait until you get to know Mitt Romney.” Mitt never really had his breakthrough moment in 2008, thanks to his amazing ability to finish 2nd in just [...]

Let Lawrence Vote

I’m not going to pretend that voter ID laws are anything other than an attempt to suppress the vote and steal the election. But there’s an argument I never hear voting rights advocates make when they debate the voter-suppressing Dickheads. Lawrence is one of our local neighborhood panhandlers. I occasionally give him the loose change [...]

It’s Like the Dean Scream

I can’t help but consume too much media during election seasons, and it’s really not good for my health. But with Obama extending a minor lead in the polls, political media types are wondering just how devastating that 47%-of-the-country-are-victims comment was from Romney. Some put more significance to it than others. I don’t know that [...]