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If It’s Thursday…

As is too often the case on Thursdays, today’s is another of my catch up articles. I won’t waste any more ink on the lead in. Continue reading If It’s Thursday…

Fear

Baseball movies are usually far from the best in cinematography. That said, probably my favorite baseball movie of all time is the 1957 film, Fear Strikes Out. It portrays Jimmy Piersall’s (who was a very good major leaguer) fight against mental illness exacerbated (I’m probably being kind) by his father. In baseball basically the worst thing a hitter can do is strike out. It is the ultimate failure in any particular at bat. Piersall was afraid of failure/failure to please his father.

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And There Was More

The last few days have been jam packed with political news. I just spent the last two days writing about a tie for the biggest story of last week and I still had to throw in another item. That was insufficient so I will do one of my catch up style articles today. Continue reading And There Was More

Two Missions Accomplished And A Question Mark

Thursday night President Donald Trump, former Vice President Joe Biden and NBC’s Kristen Welker took to the stage at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee for the third scheduled debate of the 2020 presidential contest. Let’s review and explore. Continue reading Two Missions Accomplished And A Question Mark

The Dependent Moderator

As of this writing the final presidential debate of the 2020 cycle is scheduled to take place tonight. Whether it will happen or not is still basically a coin toss. In any event I have spotted a serious flaw in the way we conduct political debates that I’d like to explore with you today. Continue reading The Dependent Moderator