10/30/2016 archive

World Series 2016 Game 5: Indians @ Cubs

Sigh. I have to admit it hurts. In 1969 I was the beneficiary of probably the greatest choke in Baseball history when my Metropolitans soared from a 9 1/2 game deficit on August 19th to an 8 game Division lead. To be fair we went 23 – 7 while the Cubs tanked 7 – 18 …

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Rant of the Week: Stephen Colbert – Debt Offensive

WERD: Debt Offensive Stephen takes Pentagon leaders to task for trying to claw back the re-enlistment bonuses they paid to America’s veterans.

Odds or Onions Challenge XVII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Man’s 1993 Yearbook Photo Predicts Chicago Cubs Win 2016 World Series Chicago Cubs fans are looking at …

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Formula One 2016: Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

If you care about such things (and there’s no reason you should really) there is a lot of hype about whether Hamilton can overtake Rosberg for the Driver’s Championship, but the answer is- not really. With 3 races left (today, Interlagos, and Yas Marina) and 26 points between them, Hamilton is not in a position …

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The Breakfast Club (Malaguena)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings we present a …

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