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If you were Ozzie Guillen you’d be fired

If you were Ozzie Guillen you’d be fired

I like Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen. He’s an old school manager a la Billy Martin — hard-drinking, profane with a high baseball IQ. Politically, he’s not what you’d call bright. The fracas started over the weekend, when Time magazine published an interview on its website in […]

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fear and hypocrisy in the uk

fear and hypocrisy in the uk

A Dutch member of Parliament who compared the Koran to Mein Kampf was barred from entering Britain last week because his presence endangered public safety. Seems the UK has quite the double standard. Critics of the British action pointed to what they said were inconsistencies […]

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we have our first obama/monkey comparison

we have our first obama/monkey comparison

Well, probably not the first, and certainly not the last. This story may actually evolve into an interesting test case of community standards and free speech, as Mulligan’s critics hope to eventually silence Mike Norman’s controversial musings. In the meantime, I must say I’m surprised […]

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decapitation du jour

decapitation du jour

On second thought, I won’t be watching “Fitna,” but I will post it, in solidarity. Thanks to Thomas for the link, and for the warning about the beheading found within. That’s enough to keep me from clicking play, though I defend the filmmaker’s purposeful provocation.

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