Sunday, November 19, 2006

DC Sports Continue Their Losing Ways

In today's news Alfonso Soriano signed a 8 year $136 million deal with the Chicago Cubs. Not only did the Nationals fail to re-sign their key free agent, they got nothing back for losing a perennial all-star. Earlier this summer, they had the opportunity to trade him and get some quality prospects. Instead, they did not trade him and let him go for nothing.

This continues a long tradition of DC's sport franchises commitment to mediocrity. The most pride you can take in DC teams is pride in former players who went on to greatness elsewhere. No DC team has won a championship in DC since 91. That is why I can't be a fan of my hometown's teams. If ownership can't be committed to winning I can't be committed to them.

Friday, November 10, 2006

Dains Find Innovative Cure For Speeding


Some guys just don't know how to slow down. Concerned danish citizens are attempting an innovative approach to slowing down motorists. Maybe we should use the same tactic in America.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Couldn't Have Said It Better Myself

Recently large demonstrations have taken place across the country
protesting the fact that Congress is finally addressing the issue of illegal
immigration. Certain people are angry that the US might protect its own borders,
might make it harder to sneak into this country and, once here, to stay
indefinitely. Let me see if I correctly understand the thinking behind these
protests.Let's say I break into your house. Let's say that when you discover me
in your house, you insist that I leave. But I say, "I've made all the beds and
washed the dishes and did the laundry and swept the floors; I've done all the
things you don't like to do. I'm hard-working and honest (except for when I
broke into your house).According to the protesters, not only must you let me
stay, you must add me to your family's insurance plan, educate my kids, and
provide other benefits to me and to my family (my husband will do your yard work
because he too is hard-working and honest, except for that breaking in part.) If
you try to call the police or force me out, I will call my friends who will
picket your house carrying signs that proclaim my right to be there.It's only
fair, after all, because you have a nicer house than I do, and I'm just trying
to better myself. I'm hard-working and honest, um, except for well, you know.And
what a deal it is for me!! I live in your house, contributing only a fraction of
the cost of my keep, and there is nothing you can do about it without being
accused of selfishness, prejudice and being an anti-housebreaker. Oh yeah, and I
want you to learn my language so you can communicate with me Why can't people
see how ridiculous this is?! Only in America....if you agree, pass it on (in
English.) Share it if you see the value of it as a good simile. If not, blow it
off along with your future Social Security funds.

I don't know where this was originally published. I found it on a message board and the source wasn't quoted. This writer perfectly explained he absurdity of the illegal immigration debate.