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Some Puzzling Questions For An Off Day

I don’t quite get this: The Twins have two guys in the AL top ten in home runs, RBI, and slugging percentage. They have a leadoff hitter who is eighth in the league in batting average. The club is second in the American League in fielding percentage, fifth in team ERA, fifth in RBI, fifth […]

Sick People Suck

Tom Bartel’s editorial [“To the Barricades,” July 2007] based on Michael Moore’s film Sicko, was misleading in many ways. The sub-headline mentions health care but the article focuses on health insurance. There is hardly a subtle difference between the two. Few would disagree that the U.S. offers the world’s finest health care, and what’s more […]

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Writer Alan Moore (Watchmen, From Hell) and illustrator Kevin O’Neill crafted the somewhat geeky premise of a Victorian-era Justice League in the graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Mina Harker, the femme fatale from Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is appointed to assemble a few literary titans to foil the nefarious plans of the late Sherlock […]

Yes I Can

My instincts at the moment are pretty minimal. Maybe instincts isn’t the word I’m looking for. I’m not sure what word I’m looking for, to be perfectly honest with you. Appetite? My appetite at the moment is pretty minimal? While that’s certainly true, it’s hardly what I meant to say in the first place. It’s […]

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