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NFL = Weekly Mediocrity

I should really stop looking at the ESPN NFL power rankings.  Because I’m a Giants homer, I’ll view any position below 2nd as way too low (no matter what their record) and Sando’s constant short shrifting of Big Blue has aggravated me for as long as I can remember.  I can handle the Giants being marked [...]

Capital Punishment: Troy Davis

On September 21st, 2011, Troy Anthony Davis is going to die.  This has been decided by the Georgia Board of Pardons, who has denied his clemency request at the last minute.  As such, he is going to be executed tomorrow by lethal injection.

Andrew Klavan @ City Journal

When Hollywood Hit Rock Bottom One of the common conservative refrains of the past ten years is Hollywood’s apparent treachery with respect to depictions of the US military effort.  This apparent forsaking of duty is what Andrew Klavan, author of various mystery novels and young adult thrillers, frequent critic of Hollywood, deems to be Hollywood [...]

Groupon Delays IPO

Groupon Reevaluating IPO Plans due to Market Volatility I subscribe to Groupon, Livingsocial, Gilt Groupe, Gilt City and Savored (nee VillageVines).  These e-mail services account for roughly 10-25% of my daily e-mails.  I have, at this point, received 646 e-mails from Groupon, 180 from Livingsocial, 695 from Gilt Groupe, 181 from Gilt City and 121 [...]