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My Sad Stuff

Whatever can happen to anyone else can apparently happen to me. This is a revelation an apocalypse a mysterium I should have uncovered some time ago.   Like Aeschylus I discovered the unbidden tears. I think he meant the kind of tears that wrack you with sobbing at unexpected moments.   This morning a pastor …

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Crime Controls Twenty-Five Per Cent of World Sports

A highly placed source among world sports anti-doping agencies says 25% of world sports is controlled by organized crime. Billions change hands each year because of the association of sports and criminals. So, if you are betting on professional sports (and millions do) you are betting against the house. Seek help. As a sports official …

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For Those Who Cannot Live…

…unless I post my pre-season prognostications for the pigskin season, here we go! Many, many people have grown frustrated with the Dallas Cowboys (who now play in Arlington, Texas, instead of Irving, Texas). For three straight seasons the Arlington/Irving/Dallas Cowboys have finished 8-8 on the regular season, failing to reach the playoffs each time. Their …

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You Read it Here First

Long time readers (God bless your persistence) will remember my former penchant for prognostication in this space. You remember, in my prior incarnation as a news and political junkie, I correctly predicted the GOP and Democratic candidates for 2004, 2008 and 2012, and picked the overall winner, about 18 months out each time. Yes, I …

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