Mike Mansfield was a legislative giant, yet his two favorite words might have been “Yep” and “Nope.” He could be a Sunday-morning news show
What a study in contrasts. This evening we went to hear Greg Mortenson speak. He’s the innovative humanitarian who has brought education to girls
Perhaps more importantly, he or she needs to produce “more smartly.” In other words, as a society we must ensure that what is produced meets at least the basic needs of all citizens.
In 1995, the percentage of African-American players on the Cardinals was above the league average. In 2009 it was one-fourth the league average, and as the 2010 season begins there are no African-American players on the Cardinals roster or coaching staff.
Ryan Franklin’s concern for his gun rights just doesn’t measure up to Curt Flood’s personal sacrifice to remove the shackles of the rules of the game that bound a player to a single team for the entirety of his career.
Like many people, two of my primary interests are politics and sports. They both lend themselves to statistical analysis; they have “seasons” (in both cases too long); and winners are sometimes the wealthy front-runners (George W. Bush or the New York Yankees); other times they are among those with the least resources (Dennis Kucinich or the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays).
It’s so obvious when it’s personalized. It’s dinner-time for the family. Let’s say that you have five mouths to feed, but as you check the cupboard you see that you only have food for three.
If he were in the U.S. Senate now, would Scranton collaborate with Democrats? This falls into the world of conjecture, but it’s likely that he would keep his distance from the likes of Mitch McConnell or John Boehner.
The latter is what we’d like in St. Louis; a gleaming train running down the middle of Highway 40 or an express train from O’Fallon, MO to O’Fallon, IL. Well, guess what, it’s not going to happen. We’re not a megalopolis like New York, Chicago, or Toronto. We’re a very livable mid-sized community that has less traffic than the Atlantas or Houstons of the world but still enough to aggravate us considerably.
The supporters of the Democratic Party and the Obama Administration are championing the passage of the health insurance reform bill in the House of