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The Padres? Losers.

The Padres lose. It’s what they do. They lose on the road and they lose at home.

But not all teams who lose are losers. Cincinnati, for example. 545 more words

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I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope Club, an old-line gents’ establishment in Providence, Rhode Island. That evening he outlined a dozen or so “theses,” as he called them in honor of the 95 Luther is said to have nailed to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church in 1517. 209 more words


Baltimore's Oriole-less Newspaper

Print is dying. We all know that. Newspapers are bleeding out and have been for years.

The Baltimore Sun makes no secret of its slow, painful demise. 490 more words

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1811, a land remembered*

Hutchinson Island

pineapple plantation


Hutchinson Island, FL Pineapple Plantation

2016, a kingdom from a swamp

Indian River Planation on Hutchinson Island… 146 more words


Smitty's Loose Change: 2 Passed Balls, Curt Schilling and Cartoon Sound Effects

Everybody here at TheSpitter is saddened by the loss of Prince. Here’s a really awesome piece of a concert recorded in 1985.

Nobody knows how they’re doing it, but Baltimore remains perched atop the AL East. 168 more words

Baseball Humor

Fire Curt Schilling

Bigoted windbag Curt Schilling is at it again. He posted an ugly, hateful meme on social media, lamely trying to make a point about North Carolina’s ill-considered law involving transgendered people and public restrooms. 144 more words

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