“It’s a wonderful game, maybe the greatest game in the world. Ninety feet between bases is a kind of perfect constant, like Pi.” Larry Miller on the greatness of the two championship series between the Red Sox and Yankees and between the Cubs and Marlins.
Good overview of Saddam’s connection to terrorism and Al Qaeda in NRO by Deroy Murdock. The Bush Administration needs to do a better job of reminding people of these facts, among them: “Coalition troops destroyed at least three terrorist training camps including a base near Baghdad called Salman Pak. It featured a passenger-jet fuselage where… Continue reading
Gov. Romney’s appointment of retired Judge E. George Daher to the chairmanship of the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission is indicative of the high moral tone the chief executive is establishing for his administration on Beaon Hill. Judge Daher is a man of outstanding integrity, one who will make the ethics board much more aggressive in… Continue reading
According to Michael Shermer of the Skeptics Society newsletter: “Fox News, of ‘Fair and Balanced’ fame, has released the results of a survey just completed, revealing that 92 percent of Americans say they believe in God, 85 percent in heaven and 82 percent in miracles…. “Democrats are more likely than Republicans to say they believe… Continue reading
Dan Kennedy: “Boston today is largely a franchise town, as Globe columnists such as Joan Vennochi bitterly lament from time to time. Nothing has contributed to that status more than the transfer of New England’s dominant media organization to out-of-town ownership.”