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Mike Siegel
April 24, 2017 - 1:02 pm
It is stunning to see the level of ignorance about what our First Amendment protections are. It is also stunning to see survey after survey reflect substantial numbers of people do not understand the First Amendment and are perfectly willing to give up some of these free speech rights because we “...
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David Tanklefsky
April 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
Seriously. What’s up with this guy? Craig Kimbrel is the only major league pitcher in the last 100 years to post an ERA below 1.90 with a minimum of 400 career innings pitched. The only guy. He has the highest strike out/nine innings rate in baseball history at a meteoric 14.5. He led his league in...
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Doug 'VB' Goudie
April 21, 2017 - 5:07 am
So the Patriots went to the White House on Wednesday, and while it pained me as a Falcons fan to tune in, I did so knowing that this was going to be a fun, raucous, upbeat affair. And maybe it was, IN PERSON, but on television, it was terrible. Why? Because 1. White House visits like this are...
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Brittany Jennings
April 20, 2017 - 11:44 am
Numerous New England Patriots players who chose not to visit the White House in order to protest President Trump should be ashamed of themselves. On Wednesday, the Super Bowl Champion Patriots met with Trump in an annual ceremony held at the White House. But do some of these players, especially...
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Jeff Kuhner
April 19, 2017 - 11:42 am
Donald Trump is facing the greatest foreign policy crisis of his young presidency. The Korean Peninsula is slowly drifting toward war—maybe even nuclear war. North Korea’s Stalinist dictator, Kim Jong-Un, is rattling his sabre at the United States (and the world). He vows to rain “nuclear...
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David Tanklefsky
April 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
In 1931, Red Sox outfielder Earl Webb set a major league record with 67 doubles. That record has stood for 86 years but it's suddenly and swiftly being thrown into doubt by Red Sox newcomer Mashin' Mitch Moreland (I'm trying it out, relax). Moreland has been blasting two-baggers at the pace with...
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Jeff Kuhner
April 12, 2017 - 11:47 am
Donald Trump risks becoming a one-term president. His recent missile strike against a Syrian airbase threatens to suck America into the country’s bloody civil war. If that happens, Trump will see many of his voters desert him, almost guaranteeing defeat in 2020. He is playing with fire. Trump’s...
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Mike Siegel
April 10, 2017 - 10:05 am
The horror of sarin gas being used to cause excruciatingly painful deaths to women and children by Assad required a response from the civilized world. Seven times Russia has vetoed U.N. Resolutions that would have condemned Assad for this behavior. Since the world body would not act and the...
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Doug 'VB' Goudie
April 07, 2017 - 5:02 am
Well, the Democrats did it. They invented the Nuclear Option, and then they forced the Republicans to use it. And now the Supreme Court confirmation process is officially broken. I have other things to do -- dog needs to pee, I need to eat, then I'll need to pee -- but since the Senate is now...
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