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Dear Politics . . .

Posted on 08. Dec, 2009 by .


Dear Politics, You and I have been dancing around this issue for a while now.  And despite our best efforts to keep up appearances, we just can’t avoid the truth: it’s just not working out between us. So, I think it’s best that we just take a break and see other people.  Maybe we’ll realize […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different . . .

Posted on 04. Nov, 2009 by .


For my op-ed column this week, as the title implies, I chose to write something a bit . . . different.  This is not the usual cut and dry “The war in Afghanistan is bad” or  “Obama is the next Jimmy Carter” blog post – – I figured I’d leave that to the more qualified […]

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What A Wonderful World . . .

Posted on 28. Sep, 2009 by .


I woke up this morning in such a good mood.  I beat Halo 3: ODST (it was a short campaign, but one hell of a game.  8.5 out of 10), my Yankees clinched the AL East Division Title after sweeping the Red Sox this past weekend and I think I’ve finally found the future Mrs. […]

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The Obama Presidency: A Political Tightrope

Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by .


I initially set out to write a post about Obama (correctly) calling Kanye West a “jackass.” But during my search for the latest news or updates on Jackass-gate (everything’s a “gate” nowadays, right?), I was struck by something else: the overwhelming, continuous amount of news and commentary about President Obama and race. I mean, I […]

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Mr. Wilson Yells at the President

Posted on 12. Sep, 2009 by .


He wouldn’t have shouted “You lie!” to a white president. Maybe. Maybe not. I suppose arguments could be made for both sides but on questionable racial slip-ups, I tend to swing by on the “Who gives a [beep]?” branch of the Negro family tree. When it comes to race, this country runs the same tired […]

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