I love Fidel Castro…I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [SOB] is still there.
Predictably, the world then stopped spinning on its axis.
- South Florida’s vocal Cuban exile community vowed to boycott Marlin games until Ozzie is beheaded fired.
- Ozzie apologized.
- Ozzie announced that he’d be momentarily setting aside his responsibilities managing the team so he could fly back to Florida to personally apologize to each and every Cuban-American face-to-face. Or something like that. Continue reading
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links! Continue reading
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it? Continue reading
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. “What splendid buildings our architects would be able to execute if only they could finally be less obedient to gravity!” Who said it? Continue reading
Let’s begin with a brief Q&A with America.
Q: Let’s say you’re sick with a potentially deadly disease. Who do you want for a doctor?
A: The smartest, most experienced and highly qualified expert in the field.
Q: You’re looking to invest your life savings. Who do you trust to handle your money?
A: The brightest, most agile financial mind I can find.
Q: You’ve been selected to participate in a “private citizens in space” program. Who do you want in charge of building the rocket? Continue reading
This is not about Sarah Palin. If you want gossip about Sarah Palin read The National Enquirer. If you want to do something about the terrible state of the American economy, health care system, military, media, and government, read on.
Sarah Palin’s pregnant teenage daughter hasn’t taken money out of your pocket. The Republican Party Platform did that. Republicans know that the wealth doesn’t “trickle down,” that instead the national deficit balloons. Did you know Warren Buffet has stopped insuring bank deposits? Eleven banks have failed this year, seven of them in the last two months. This is the direct result of President Bush’s tax cuts for the rich and deregulation of the mortgage market. Continue reading
Well, sorta. Check out this stroke of genius.
IBAF changes rules for extra innings
DURHAM, N.C. (AP)â€”Extra innings will have a new look in what could be baseballâ€™s last Olympic appearance.
Each teamâ€™s at-bat in the 11th inning and beyond will begin with runners on first and second bases. Teams may start the 11th at any point in their batting order under format changes announced Friday by the International Baseball Federation and adopted in time for next monthâ€™s Beijing Games.
You read that right. Continue reading