Pujols, the McCourts, and More

Jun 22, 2011
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St. Louis is still in mourning after the Cardinals lost Albert Pujols for 4-6 weeks with a non-displaced fracture of his radius (a bone in the forearm). After being pulled off first base by a throw, Pujols reached out his left arm in an attempt to tag out the baserunner. It was a bang-bang play, […]

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In Defense of Art

Jun 20, 2011
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This Friday will mark the debut of a new column, as Princess Kate joins us with her monthly article about the world of art. To get us in the mood, I’m re-running a short story of mine that originally ran on June 18, 2010. On this particular evening, Sylvester Barnes traded his palette and brushes […]

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What Really Killed The Dinosaurs

Jun 18, 2011
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This story originally ran on July 24, 2009.  I’m re-running it today because I’ve always liked it. Dramatic poetic license has been taken with this story.  The dinosaurs featured in the story would not have interacted with each other in real life. General Al Osoris paced the corridor of his military headquarters in a bunker […]

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Should Republicans Be Roasting Weiner?

Jun 14, 2011
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Frankly, Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is in a lot of hot water these days.  He sent racy photos (of his, well … use your imagination) to several women over the internet and lied about it when he was confronted.  (His acting was definitely not Oscar-worthy.)  When he finally came clean, it turns out that he was having […]

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Will Bubba Starling Pick Baseball Or Football?

Jun 10, 2011
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Bubba Starling recently graduated from high school and has committed to play quarterback for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.  Starling is also one of the top baseball prospects and was selected 5th overall in this year’s baseball draft.  The kicker?  He was picked by his hometown Kansas City Royals. Starling has a decision looming.  He can choose […]

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Should Baseball Ban Home Plate Collisions?

Jun 03, 2011
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After Giants star catcher Buster Posey was saw his season come to an end as a result of a collision with Scott Cousins, many in the baseball world are calling for a rule change that would protect catchers. Devastating home plate collisions have long been a part of the game. Those who say that “this […]

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How I Would Fix Congress

Jun 02, 2011
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Squeaky is on hiatus this week, so I’ll take a swing at a political issue :) How would I fix congress?  Throw out the bums and start from scratch?  An interesting idea, but not quite what I have in mind.  I’d like to make some fundamental changes to the way congress works. Take the politicians […]

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Looters (and other pond scum)

Jun 01, 2011
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It happens every time there is a natural disaster, and it’s happening in Joplin, Missouri.  As people try to put their lives back together, looters are looking through the rubble in search of anything that might fetch a few bucks.  Other than declaring open season on looters, I’m not really sure how this problem can […]

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The End Of The World (Baseball Numerology)

May 28, 2011
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Harold Camping may have been wrong, but that’s no reason to give up on numerology as a way to predict the end of the world.  The spirit of Joe Jackson appeared before me in a dream and gave me the all the details. There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball The teams are split into […]

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Do Libraries Steal From Authors?

May 27, 2011
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When I was a kid, I was a very frequent visitor at my school and public libraries.  I have always loved to read, and what a great deal – free books!  Truly a wonderful thing. As I have gotten older and become an author myself, I have been plagued with doubts.  Are libraries actually stealing […]

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