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Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Justin May 10, 2011 0

On the ice, everyone can pretty much agree that Sean Avery is a giant pain in the ass. But, away from the rink, he’s consistently proven to be one of the most progressively minded,

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As Long As He Doesn’t Sing

Justin April 12, 2011 0

Carl Lewis has announced that he’s running for the New Jersey State Senate. I’m impressed that he’s starting at the statewide level instead of assuming his fame affords him the right to jump right

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Happy Anniversary Fractured Nation

Justin April 12, 2011 0

Today is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.  I know very little about the Civil War. Somehow, I never learned about it in school. History class seemed to go up

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Free Throws On The Hill

Justin March 16, 2011 0

This is former NBA player and current Maryland Representative Tom McMillen shooting a free throw as part of a contest among members of congress to raise awareness of the nation’s paralympics for injured veterans

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Body Checks and Balances

Justin February 18, 2011 0

There are a lot of things to love about hockey. But one of my favorites is the way players make up nicknames for their teammates. No one can be called by their actual name

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Fox News’ Favorite Baseball Player

Justin December 8, 2010 0

I’ve never watched the Wire,  but I am told one of the seasons was about how bad the Baltimore public school system is. Well, apparently, the city’s ignorance isn’t confined to school kids. It

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Football Fans Never Forget

Justin November 15, 2010 0

Yesterday, North Carolina Congressman Heath Shuler threw down the gauntlet and said he would challenge Nancy Pelosi for Democratic leader in the House. It’s a brave and principled stand by a relative newcomer to

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Live From the SCP Election Center

Justin November 3, 2010 0

Hell yeah, we have an election center. It’s called google news. Most of the  headlines today will be about the Republicans taking back the house or Harry Reid holding on as Majority Leader. But,

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Maybe One Too Many Shots To The Head?

Justin October 20, 2010 0

You know how I like to write about former athletes running for office, and none of you care?  Well, I’m gonna do it again. As I’ve pointed out in the past, former Eagle Jon

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Adler < Strahan

Justin October 8, 2010 0

Because this is the sort of question that America needs answered… Yes, Michael Strahan was a better defensive lineman than New Jersey Democrat John Adler is a Congressman. The connection that proves my thesis

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