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You forgot to mention that the Yankees lost four World Series in that time period.
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To the Editor: Re “Demands That Jews Register in Eastern Ukraine Are Denounced, and Denied” (news article, April 17): With baby steps, the world moves forward in many ways, and then sometimes there is a giant step back in time.... Continue reading
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Posted 1 hour ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
It'll be the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers in this year's World Series. Write it down. Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
It's not about Darvish, David. It's about Hernandez's inability to get the job done. Stop making excuses for him.
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He threw too many pitches to continue, David. He's inefficient. He cost his team the game. Stop apologizing for this dud.
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The intellectual left's need for a new, lucrative and justifiable source of state revenues is as natural as is capital divergence. Income redistribution, no matter how progressive and thorough, can never meet spending commitments, redress past economic injustices, level today's... Continue reading
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Here's why Felix Hernandez is a mediocre pitcher. He pitches seven shutout innings against my Texas Rangers, but in the process throws 96 pitches. That tires the poor boy out, so he leaves the game with his team ahead, 2-0.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Keith Burgess-Jackson
You have published two recent articles on the Civil War (known in these parts as the War Between the States since the Confederate States of America were a separate country): Cameron McWhirter's "Sherman Who? Civil War Promoters Battle Apathy" (page... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: “Climate Efforts Falling Short, U.N. Panel Says” (front page, April 13) correctly points out the dire nature of the situation that threatens the very future of our planet. The article blamed “congressional opposition” for thwarting President Obama’s... Continue reading
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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) and dinner companions. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Mark Spahn sent a link to this interesting blog post, which contains an animated representation of the aging of the Baby Boom generation. Are you a Baby Boomer, like me? Isn't it interesting that so many other generations have Baby... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
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I saw a sign like this near my house this afternoon. What does it mean? Does it mean that there are blind people crossing the road (in which case it should read "Blind-Pedestrian Xing"), or does it mean that there... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Steve Burri's Milwaukee Brewers are 11-4, which is the best record in Major League Baseball. To match my 1984 Detroit Tigers, they will have to win 24 of their next 25 games. Puts 1984 in perspective, doesn't it? The 1984... Continue reading
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It is not that we do not have a variety of recommended methods for arriving at rational agreement of the kind required. It is rather that we have all too many such methods, each of them incompatible in important ways... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
If Obama and Putin have a beef, I propose that they meet at a neutral location and duke it out. The bout can only end in a knockout or if one of the combatants capitulates. If Obama wants to postpone... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
In his letter on the smoke from wood-burning stoves (April 11), William Nelson notes that smoke "has been linked to" all kinds of health problems, and asks who is to protect us from "exposure to this hazard." But the "linked... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson