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February 08, 2020

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henry

Sunny Saturday. 4-5” snow tomorrow. Life is good.

peter

Wut? I'm first again? Blimey!

henry

That’s what Buttgag said.

henry

The Babylon Bee
@TheBabylonBee
Ilhan Omar Accused Of Appropriating Alabama Culture By Marrying Relative

https://twitter.com/thebabylonbee/status/1225932306835177474

henry

Via Insty

The key innovation of our paper is that we actually resurrect Wrangel Island mammoth genes to test whether their mutations actually were damaging -- most mutations don't actually do anything,

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2020/02/07/Researchers-resurrect-mutated-genes-of-one-of-the-last-wooly-mammoths/3661581089124/

Theo

If Warren finishes fourth in New Hampshire as suggested by the new CNN poll, then Red Squaw is in heap big trouble.

clarice

Warren could always try her hand at Liars' Poker if this gig fails.

MissMarple2

Dan Scavino is loyal to his boss. Short video GIF at the link.

“LOSER FOR LIFE”@MittRomney pic.twitter.com/Z2uMr419S8

— Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) February 8, 2020
MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
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28m
.@RepDebDingell
, who called me, tears flowing, to thank me for rolling out the maximum “Red Carpet” for the funeral of her husband, then voted against me on the partisan Impeachmen Hoax, said “everybody (Dems) wants to get out of town. This has been, in my whole career, one of...

...the worst weeks ever.” She could have had a much better week if Crazy Nancy, who is the most overrated person in politics (going to lose the House a second time), didn’t bring the phony & corrupt Impeachment Hoax. Dems can’t do anything right, just look at the Iowa vote count!

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
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12m
We will not be touching your Social Security or Medicare in Fiscal 2021 Budget. Only the Democrats will destroy them by destroying our Country’s greatest ever Economy!

Captain Hate

Warren could always try her hand at Liars' Poker if this gig fails.

Does her tribe run any casinos?

MissMarple2

More Fake News. This was photoshopped, obviously, but the wind was strong and the hair looks good? Anything to demean! https://t.co/t8ptYMCYHf

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2020

Link goes to tweet with a picture.

Captain Hate

Willowed

It's a younger priest who does HIGH MASS at every service, and she finds he counters the bad influence of Pope Che.

Similar to what Porch has found to work around the heretics who've ruined the Episcopal Church.

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/aoc-and-her-boyfriend-explain-how-to-talk-to-white-people-about-racism-they-dont-think-that-theyre-racist

Does the President have some sort of magic spell that causes democrats to publicly insult Americans?

Jane

When Debby Dingall's husband was in congress representing Detroit - she was a lobbyist for th car companies. No conflict of interest there.

jimmyk

On Orson Bean and Breitbart, via Althouse:

Breitbart, who once was a fierce liberal, may never have been a conservative or built the foundation for his media empire had he not seen a Rush Limbaugh book in Bean’s library.

“Take it home and read it, Andrew,” Bean recalled telling his son-in-law.

Bean himself had gone through a middle-aged hippy phase, but had evidently come to his senses.

https://althouse.blogspot.com/2020/02/believing-americas-generals-were.html

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Video at the link.

“The only victories that matter in Washington are victories that deliver for the AMERICAN PEOPLE!”@POTUS @realDonaldTrump pic.twitter.com/JIH9MZqt4Z

— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@Scavino45) February 8, 2020
Porchlight

Similar to what Porch has found to work around the heretics who've ruined the Episcopal Church.

Exactly right.

By the way, our splinter Anglican church has several parishes in your area, Cap'n: http://www.adgl.us

MissMarple2

Brad Parscale gives us the scoop. Apparently Van Jones is the only person on CNN who gets it, and a short video of him is on the link.

We are not just going for black voters, @realDonaldTrump is delivering results to the community:

✅ School Choice

✅ HBCU Grants

✅ Criminal Justice Reform

✅ Record Low Unemployment

✅ Rising Wages https://t.co/ZVsIx7G2T6

— Brad Parscale - Text TRUMP to 88022 (@parscale) February 8, 2020
Theo

Guessing game for a quiet Saturday?

Who is the next (real) Democrats presidential contender to drop out! Klobuchar? Warren? Maybe even Biden? Yang and Steyer do not count.

Narciso

The comb lady.

Dave (in MA)

The XFL starts today. SEA 6 DAL DC 3 after 1st quarter. Some interesting rules. Double forward passes are allowed. On kickoffs, the player has to catch the ball before the other players can leave the line of scrimmage.

Extraneus

What if he muffs the kick?

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Photo at the link.

Boarding Air Force One ✈️ heading to Charlotte for the NC #OpportunityNOW Summit with @realDonaldTrump @RepMarkMeadows pic.twitter.com/Vv2buBmcGr

— Dan Bishop (@jdanbishop) February 7, 2020
MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to article in The Hill.

Congratulations to my friends and colleagues, @Jim_Jordan & @RepMarkMeadows, on their new positions as the Ranking Members of the House Judiciary and House Oversight Committees, respectively.

Both men will do a fantastic job at their new posts, https://t.co/irs1d2R0Jd

— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) February 7, 2020
MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to a tweet by MarketWatch Economy.

Democrats try to impeach him, corporate media spends all day attacking him, and all President Trump does is keep on fueling the best surging economy in decades. It’s really amazing. https://t.co/S6PK46GtJT

— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) February 7, 2020


Dave (in MA)

They can move when the returner touches the ball, and if the kick hits the ground untouched, they need to wait 3 seconds until an official gives a signal.

MissMarple2

President Trump links to a tweet by Rep. Elise Stefanik.

Governor Cuomo wanted to see me this weekend. He just canceled. Very hard to work with New York - So stupid. All they do is sue me all the time! https://t.co/ps0OzMxuE5

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2020
Jack is Back!

Dave,

What network?

Dave (in MA)

I have it on ESPN streaming. ABC.com claims you can watch it there, but their link brings up ABC news content.

MissMarple2

President Trump links to a tweet with video by Rep. Lesko.

Total and complete Endorsement for Debbie Lesko! @RepDLesko Love Arizona. https://t.co/6NOWc7stoc

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2020
Jack is Back!

Dave, sounds like a new wrinkle on the old WFL and Canadian Football. Will try to tune it in.

Dave (in MA)

A player just F-bombed the sideline reporter.

Dave (in MA)

Here are their rules, which include comparisons to the corresponding NFL rules and their rationales behind each rule change.
https://www.xfl.com/rules

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to article and video.

Here's how President Donald Trump thanked @RepAndyBiggsAZ and @RepDLesko of Arizona. https://t.co/kClBsfalKM

— KTAR News 92.3 (@KTAR923) February 6, 2020
MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to a video.

forever pic.twitter.com/4j84PT678R

— Rep. Mike Johnson (@RepMikeJohnson) February 6, 2020
clarice

Isn't it something? By fighting hard and winning against all odds, DJT seems to have put lead in a lot of Republican pencils.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to a tweet by Rep. Johnson.

In the end, this was a good week at the Capitol. For the first time since Democrats took control of the House last year, this is the first time I've left DC feeling like America won. pic.twitter.com/Cv7QHCTJDb

— Rep. Mike Johnson (@RepMikeJohnson) February 7, 2020
MissMarple2

clarice,

It IS amazing! Another thing I think he is doing is paying attention to local news departments, which are often less loony-tunes left than the networks.

Sort of like Porch and me and our end runs around the creeps in our churches!

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Rep. Johnson also links to the article in The Hill.

Rep. Mike Johnson
@RepMikeJohnson
·
Feb 6
Congrats @Jim_Jordan
and @RepMarkMeadows
! Proud to serve alongside both of you.

Comanche Voter

Well this was a week to remember--only thing that could have made it better was a delayed Super Bowl with Phil Rivers and the formerly San Diego Chargers winning. That magical event won't happen in my lifetime, but what the heck--this week was pretty good.

Captain Hate

Rivers is one of those QBs that has HOF credentials without having been in a Super Bowl. I almost included him in the Brady/Rogers/Brees era which is ending.

The Infamous Ignatz

--You missed my point re Pete.--

No, I got it. I just ignored it.

--But while it is certainly fair game to make fun of people s looks and clothes and age, etc., it is a bit odd to do so in a post complaining about “shallowness.” Your lampoons of these people, as spot on and funny as they are, are quite obviously cheap shots.--

Cheap people earn cheap shots. I'd never have popped Pat Moynihan, Hubert Humphrey or Harry Truman with those kind of shots.
Nor is there anything particularly shallow about properly assessing the deep and fundamental unseriousness and vapidity of a troupe of loathsome toads and then describing their essential toadicity.

--I think the cartooning of peoples sex lives is a bit cringe inducing and picking on the gay guy is a bit selective.--

Selective? I've happily ridiculed a womanizing hetero like Slick, his apparent now lesbian wife, the bisexual and bisexy Senator Sinema [ooh those glasses] and many other weirdos who happened along. If one of the Dems reveals him or herself to be an otherkin who hob nobs with door knobs and pine cones or it turns out Joe Biden puts on a leash and a studded black leather thong while sucking his wife's finger in private I'll comment in as derogatory manner on that as possible as well.

If freaks don't want to be made fun of then they should stop making a public spectacle out of themselves campaigning to ruin our country. If they don't stick their weird heads up while doing unspeakably vile things nobody shoots at them.
Which leads me to point out I'm pretty sure you don't like the only other option I'm willing to contemplate as adequate mitigation; copper jacketed cranial implants.

Captain Hate

Harry Truman

Anyone who subjected the nation to his daughter's terrible singing surely deserved to catch some rotten tomatoes with or without the cans.

The Infamous Ignatz

Watch Steve Bannon Dance Circles Around Bill Maher In Two Minutes

The Infamous Ignatz

Canadian Scientist At Center Of Chinese Bio-Espionage Probe Found Dead In Africa?

MissMarple2

Stu put up a thread with a recap of the week's good news. Lots of quotes and links, including one about the Christianity of many of the top NFL quarterbacks.

https://twitter.com/STUinSD/status/1226233155545444357

The Infamous Ignatz

LOL.
Forgot about that CH.
However that we could turn off. We can't turn off any of the stuff these present poltroons are aiming to give us good and hard.

MissMarple2

Breaking911
@Breaking911
·
30m
DEVELOPING: Small jet disappears from radar about 50 miles north of Atlanta; unknown how many people on board - WSBTV

MissMarple2

Only in the Democrat Party is killing a brutal terrorist somehow a debate.

Last night Dems agreed on one thing: They would NOT have killed Soleimani.

These people aren't serious about protecting America. Good thing @realDonaldTrump is. pic.twitter.com/NtTQsDZz0g

— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) February 8, 2020

Video at the link.

MissMarple2

John Basham
⭐️⭐️⭐
@JohnBasham
·
51m
Remember these two words: "Uranium One"...
-Rod Rosenstein
-Andrew McCabe
-Robert Mueller
-James Comey
...Sometimes Justice Comes From An Unexpected Source!

GUS

Maher is dumber than a urinal. As soon as Bannon kicks his ass to the curb, he changes the subject, then he pulls out the obligatory RACE card. It's old and sickening. We have the left on the canvas, we need to kick them hard.
Ig, I don't know who was criticizing your well thought out remarks about Peter peter peter eater, but you were clear. You actually said that you don't care whether Buttonedge is a sodomite. Unfortunately to the LEFT, that is his #1 selling point. It proves they aren't racist if they vote for the half-black unqualified clown.
Ooooop, I mean they are WOKE if they vote for the Homosexual. Identity politics. Ocasio-Corrrrtezzz and her Nancy boy boy friend want to tell you how to stop being a RACIST. They aren't racist YOU ARE. Even if you don't know it.
Then we have Bloomberg talking about MEN IN DRESSES in your daughters locker room being COOL FOR SCHOOL. Can former Mayor Half-pint (pun intended) name 3 trannies that he invites to his cocktail parties?? Nah, none of us can. It's another virtue signal. As if a man who "self identifies as a woman, should be in the girls locker room. When I turned 18, I was still in high school. Damn straight (pun again intended) I self identified as an lady. Or I would have if it gave me access to naked chicks.
Most of the FULL COMMIE SHIT isn't worth debating.

jimmyk

Another tidbit about Bean from an Althouse commenter: [Bean] liked to joke that "a 'liberal' is someone who will fight to the death for your right to agree with him."

rse

MM-

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/small-plane-disappears-after-leaving-peachtree-city-airport/5ZYL65VY75DHVFMX3MLVPJKDEE/

South of atlanta. Cessna citation. Now reporting it crashed about 3 miles from nearest road.

rse

Sheriff Mitch Ralston said the crash site is three miles off any main road. Raston said some private citizens found the crash site while they were looking for it on ATVs.

According to the FAA, a Cessna Citation disappeared from radar in the area of Gordon County and Cherokee County, Ga. around 10:10 a.m. Saturday.

The small jet departed from Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Ga., shortly before 10 a.m., the FAA said.


henry

No.

@realDonaldTrump

Pete Rose played Major League Baseball for 24 seasons, from 1963-1986, and had more hits, 4,256, than any other player (by a wide margin). He gambled, but only on his own team winning, and paid a decades long price. GET PETE ROSE INTO THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME. It’s Time!

MissMarple2

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-07/jeff-bezos-unloads-4-billion-of-amazon-in-a-week-as-shares-soar

Jack is Back!

Moar MSM anchor babes with less than a 6th grade understanding of gerrymandering. But we are told if we don’t listen to them we will end up being the idiots.

Katy Tur on the result of gerrymandering on the Senate😕 She’s serious.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2020/02/08/im-so-sorry-this-is-happening-to-you-msnbc-host-finds-out-gerrymandering-not-cause-of-gop-success-the-democrats-just-suck-n2560969

MissMarple2

https://www.westernjournal.com/james-woods-1st-message-hillary-returning-twitter-brutal-funny/

A nice recap of some of James Woods' tweets posted when he came back to Twitter.

Jack is Back!

Pete Rose is in the HOF or at least his Reds jersey and a list of his records. Saw with my own eyes.

So it’s fine with the Hall to appropriate his uniform and records but not Pete himself?

But then the Hall is an unofficial historian of baseball and not part of MLB enterprises.

GUS

Oh hell, I always thought her name was Katie Turd.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/radio/2020/01/29/peter-schweizer-bernie-is-his-biggest-charity/

Audio and transcript.

GUS

Jack, Bud Selig (Milwaukee's own) said that ROSE would never be in the MLB H.O.F.. He had no authority to stop Rose. He was very close with Bart Giamatti and Rose lied to Giamatti, the Giamatti died. Odd. I'm not a an of ROSE the man, but J.H.CRIPES, I loved to watch him play.

Neo

Add this to your bookmarks ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeZQe12COz4

GUS

https://america-wake-up.com/2013/11/03/why-has-obama-fired-197-us-senior-military-commanders-in-5-years-nine-generals-in-2013/

WHAT'S THIS???? A PURGE????? DECORATED OFFICERS???

Fatboy Vindman can suck it.

James D.

Gotta disagree with you, JiB, and with the President.

Gambling is the one death penalty rule in MLB, and it was when Rose was playing, and everyone knew it.

And he continues to be an a-hole about it. He’s never showed the slightest remorse, or even fake remorse. You have to at least pretend you’re sorry to get forgiven.

He should be kept out forever, allowed only to peek in through the windows at what he can never again have, until the day he dies.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

The refs for the new XFL are college ones. It has been fairly entertaining, though.

Jack is Back!

GUS,

Frederick plays football at Canterbury on Bart Giamatti Field. He is an alumna. Along with Cofer Black:)

MissMarple2

https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/college/indiana/2020/02/08/bob-knight-legendary-iu-basketball-coach-returns-assembly-hall/4421551002/

At the IU-Purdue game, too. Lots of photos and a video in this story. Looks like some of his former players were there, too.

Quite a big deal for IU grads.

GUS

Miss Marple, that SCHWEITZER bit on BERNIE $ANDER$, being a money grubbing pig, along with his COMELY wife, would have been a YOOOOOOOOOGE story, had it been MUTT RUMBLEY and his Presidential campaign.
How could you read that story and not feel sick.

jimmyk

Agree Rose shouldn't go in. I'd sooner consider Shoeless Joe Jackson, about whose guilt there's considerably more doubt (and a much better player). As to Rose as a player, he was great (though not Joe Jackson great) in his prime, but got the hits record by being player-manager and writing his name into the line-up longer after he stopped making positive contributions to the team.

MissMarple2

GUS,

When I read he had THREE houses last year,I knew that he was a crook.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

You can actually hear the coach calling plays on XFL. I guess they’re not worried about the Astros.

Jane

Saw some baseball expert on Fox today say there was no way in hell they will ever let Rose in.

GUS

Rose managed 2 years as a player/manager.
He batted 264 then 219 in a 2 year total of 191 games. His last season he played in 72 games.
I get it. I completely understand what a bum the guy is, but he didn't amass 4256 hits by putting himself in any lineup. He was as great a player as our lifetime has seen. Hank Aaron is 485 hits behind rose. 485. Only Ty Cobb is with 100 hits Aaron is next. He was a switch hitter as well.

His achievements are epic. Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Roger Clemens, and Barry Bonds had their issues too. As did many others. Rose got it done with grit and talent.

The Infamous Ignatz

If Barry "from bean poll to hulk" Bonds gets in then how do you keep Rose out?

GUS

Miss M, many years ago, I was chatting with MRS G.,
I asked her if she was aware of Stalin, and that he was a COMMIE.
She said "of course" everyone knows that.

I pointed out the he wasn't a COMMIE, but he made damn sure all of the SOVIET people were.

hrtshpdbox

James D, agree about Rose, but it's a tough call - he never bet against his own team, and seemed to just be a degenerate gambler who happened to be a great ballplayer. The scales tip, though, as you note - his attitude once caught did not make it easy to forgive and forget.

hrtshpdbox

Bonds shouldn't be in the HOF either.

MissMarple2

Snoowing again. It's that light snow that looks like pieces of styrofoam.

The Infamous Ignatz

I suppose this is in bad taste but it kind of recognizes a reality our dumbass islamophilic progs can't seem to grasp;

Comanche Voter

Captain Hate, Rivers, Brees and the Chargers are tied together. Brees had started for the Chargers for a year or two--and was doing pretty well. Brees was injured late in the season--maybe the last game of the season. The Chargers traded Brees to the Saints--and started Rivers thereafter.

The Chargers have not always been smart in their draft picks. The Colts and the Chargers had the number one and number two picks in the ~1999 draft. Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf were the two "hot choices" for first round QBs. A sports psychologist had interviewed them both and said, "One is an NFL quarterback, the other is not." The shrink declined to identify his choice. Indianapolis picked first and took Peyton Manning. The Chargers took Leaf---ugh!

Ah well, if you are a lifelong Charger fan, any season where the Chargers beat the Raiders twice is at least an acceptable season--even if the Chargers wind up 2 and 14.

Extraneus

Rose would have been out of prison for murder by now. The guy's 78 years old.

I agree with Trump. Do it before he dies.

Jack is Back!

Correction. Not Giamatti but Faye Vincent Field.

The Infamous Ignatz

Yeah, well there's two words that can take the shine off any Charger's season;
Holy. Roller. :)

GUS

If ROSE came out of the closet, the DEMOCRAT PARTY would get him into the HOF.

MissMarple2

OK, this is REALLY good, and guaranteed to enrage Romney with a bonus to enrage Bette Midler, too! Vidieo at the link.

Some will say this has been altered, but this is the uncut inner monologue of @MittRomney

Hey @BetteMidler, you'll like this one. pic.twitter.com/zyA32iWcLW

— Carpe Donktum🔹 (@CarpeDonktum) February 8, 2020
Jack is Back!

CV,

Samia-Sama for Redskin fans. The only 2 games that count are the home and away with the Cowboys.

MissMarple2

If Bob Knight can come back to Assembly Hall and be surrounded by former players and a sold-out crowd, let Pete Rose into the Hall of Fame.

Barack Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize.

Senator Menendez got off with some cross words after his sexcapades as a senator.

No one has paid a penalty for ANY of the corruption in the State Department, Congress, FBI, etc.

I think Rose should be let in. Maybe President Trump doesn't have a horror of gambling the way some in MLB do. (I don't understand that, anyway.)


MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Photo at the link.

Thanks for the lift, Mr. President!

Headed back home to North Carolina with @realDonaldTrump for the Opportunity Now Summit. pic.twitter.com/4TSvAuCFIR

— Ted Budd (@RepTedBudd) February 7, 2020
Theo

Ig @ 3:31 —

Damn you are good at expressing yourself. Very well done and quite funny.

I am not sure that the old time Democrats that you seem to admire were really any better. In a way, you sound a bit like some Democrats who trash today’s conservatives by claiming they are no where need as decent or honorable as the right wing icons of the past like Goldwater, Buckley or Reagan. But the same people villified Goldwater et al at the time. They just pretend to admire past conservatives, just as they now pretend to now admire Romney, who I assume they snicker about behind his back.

But maybe your point is that people like Humphrey and Truman and Moynihan, while liberals, at least identified as Americans and not as some kind of globalist who happened to live here. But a lot of there ideas — I believe Humphrey wanted universal employment by having the government hire for make work jobs anyone who could not get a real one — would really have ruined this country.

Theo

What about Shoeless Joe Jackson?

GUS

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=2C3CBCE95E7CF9A0FE77D29F2AB12D499C1ECF43&thid=OIP.t61tD3vDJ4NrrTdvGv76bgHaCA&mediaurl=https%3A%2F%2Fnbchardballtalk.files.wordpress.com%2F2010%2F11%2Fsammy-sosa-corked-bat.jpg%3Fw%3D610%26h%3D166%26crop%3D1&exph=166&expw=610&q=picture+of+sammy+sosa+shattered+bat&selectedindex=10&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&ccid=t61tD3vD&simid=608053435972651601&eim=1&sim=11

Hope this works. Sammy Sosa Sux.

JM Hanes

Willowed on the last thread.

henry:

What's well nigh hilarious about the Bloomberg video you linked is that only moments after Bloomberg opines that the non-intelligentsia can't cope with the subtleties of gender and go crazy over little things like a guy wearing a dress being admitted to the girls' locker room, he says that of course, when we put people in prisons, we say drop your trousers first, because we've got to keep the men and women separated (slightly paraphrased). Because...Intelligentsia!

I think Bloomberg is the best Dems have got, but that doesn't mean he can't run off the rails before election day. Hope that video goes seriously viral.

hrtshpdbox

Miss Marple, you've convinced me; not that Rose should be in the HOF, but that other people get big awards for doing nothing, or get let off with a slap when the penalty should be more. If Obama gets a Peace Prize, and the Deep Stater's are still there, somebody should give me fifty million dollars. It's only right!

Captain Hate

Captain Hate, Rivers, Brees and the Chargers are tied together. Brees had started for the Chargers for a year or two--and was doing pretty well. Brees was injured late in the season--maybe the last game of the season. The Chargers traded Brees to the Saints--and started Rivers thereafter.

Brees got a separated shoulder iirc and it wasn't known how he'd recover from that. Add in that Rivers had been a high draft choice and was chafing to start, I can't blame them for what they did. The trouble for the Bolts, as it was for every other team in the AFC, was getting past the Patriots.

GUS

Oh the irony. Shoeless not blameless Joe Jackson told several stories of his 1919 World Series involvement or lack thereof in the scheme to throw the Series. He played well, but in his own recollections, he goes from saying he was just blamed by "association", then, he's claimed he tried to get himself OUT of the Series, because of his knowledge of the scheme, and the danger of the mob etc.
But the true IRONY, is that the White Sox, were playing Cincinnati and PETE ROSE was a rookie.

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/pete-buttigiegs-father-was-a-marxist-professor-who-lauded-the-communist-manifesto

henry

Screw Rose. He was an asshole on the field. Took out Tommy Herr for no reason.

Bart Giamatti was all right. DKE, President of Yale while I was there.

Jack is Back!

If you are adamant about not letting Rose into the HOF, then write to them and ask why they have a Pete Rose exhibit for the tour groups.

So what that he padded his record. Babe Ruth hit 714 homers and 1,330 strike outs. Led the league for 5 seasons in SOs and was known as the king of strike outs.

Beside Rose, think about all the greats not in the Hall:

Discounting Rose, Jackson and Bond, you have

Lou Whitaker

Larry Walker

Fred McGriff

Mark McGwire (okay maybe questionable)

Jack Morris

Alan Trammel (notice a Tiger bias here)

Dale Murphy

Orel Hershiser

Gil Hodges, and a trio of Yankees

Munson, Jeter and John

I’ll just stop there as an example.

BTW, my friend Tom Mack waited over 15 years because some sportswriter from Las Vegas would not accept him and lobbied against him because Tom once ignored him in a locker room post game.

These guys are subject to the biases of journalists and we know how that works in politics.

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