Banned!

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On October 2, 2004
A list of superb choices from the Poor Man. (Although I must admit to liking pretentious Latin phrases.) However, I would like to reiterate that any such list absolutely demands the inclusion of “‘x’ is like ‘y’ on steroids.” This phrase should be banned, and I would gladly make an exception to my opposition to […]

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On October 1, 2004
Congratulations to Ichiro Suzuki, who just singled up the middle to break George Sisler’s 84 year old hit record. A classy guy, he took time to speak with the Sisler family after getting the hit. We had a conversation earlier on the blog comparing Sisler with Ichiro. Although Ichiro is clearly the more valuable defensive […]

Debate

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On September 30, 2004
I watched it on the first floor of the college, where NBC set up cameras to interview students, before and after. I felt as nervous as before a game 7 I was invested in. For those who missed the debate, here’s the summary: Kerry: Detailed critiques and plans, while Bush smirks and rolls his eyes. […]

Amen

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On September 30, 2004
Matt Yglesias writes: The South in the late nineteenth century was a region that heartily deserved to be subjected to some hostile sentiments. Nothing pissed me off more than my high school history textbook’s many disparaging references to these insidious “radical Republicans” in the late-1860s and 1870s who had all these nutty ideas like “black people […]
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