Monthly Archives: June 2014

U.S. vs. Portugal: Two Days Later

It’s been almost forty-eight hours since Varela put that conquistador’s cross in the back of the net and I’m beginning to come to terms with it. We more or less took the best player in the game and, for ninty-four … Continue reading

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Obama, Kerry, and the Flat Earth Society

My favorite politically issued “talking point” has to be the “gravitas” deployment of 2000. The word “gravitas”, previously unused unless four words from the phrase “Dame Judy Dench (DBE 1988)”, was on the tips of all the well connected tongues within … Continue reading

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