Tag Archives: Baseball

nine-eleven-zero-one, Corporate Pirates got hit

This started as a reply to a comment about the NFL and other Corporate Thieves ripping off America and demanding we show homage to their empire. Above and beyond the money the sports fanatics pay for their really stupid entertainment. … Continue reading

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even the politicians are acting all kinds of up…

Governor Christie of New Jersey decides to get up in the grill of another spectator at a baseball game. With his bodyguards in tow. Because the guy talked back to him. OMG. The guy he attacked just laughed at him. … Continue reading

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Colo. US District Court judge enjoins DIA to limit restriction of free speech (grants our preliminary injunction!)

DENVER, COLORADO- If your civil liberties have ever been violated by a cop, over your objections, only to have the officer say “See you in court”, this victory is for YOU! On January 29 we were threatened with arrest for … Continue reading

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Fukishima aka Japan’s Chenyobl… and what does it mean for Colorado?

Well, it’s heating up. With the easiest way to measure and describe “radiation” : Heat. Temperature. Caloric Index. Right now it’s at the level to actually light concrete on fire. I was going to subtitle The Japan Syndrome but that … Continue reading

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Tebow again?

Now, I’m fully aware that Tim can play better baseball and football and other games that involve taxpayer subsidized games with pampered millionaires prancing around on grass chasing balls, and slapping each other on the butt, hugging and throwing their … Continue reading

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So here’s why I spend time trashing Corporate ads

Because it’s the same set of demon-spawn making commercials for products AND political propaganda. The same tags, the same keywords, the same bullshit. Several convenience stores (oil company owned, please don’t forget) are selling soda and chips, nothing new there, … Continue reading

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Not so much bread, plenty of circus.

At last the modern gladiatorial spectacle in Rio is over. Yay! To not take away any reward gotten by the slave-entertainers, if you won anything good for you. The United States didn’t win a single thing. Seriously.  The athletes who … Continue reading

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Pete Rose wins the Super Bowl! You thought it was only for cheaters.

Pete Rose gambled, he didn’t cheat, and this Superbowl ad was my favorite.

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Bored Oklahoma teen murder suspects not bored or under-educated enough to be considered teens

Bored Oklahoma teens who shot a random jogger in the back are being tried as adults not juveniles because “it was an adult crime”; though killing while bored seems a juvenile crime by definition. So does immediately confessing a motive, … Continue reading

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Pro boxer Orlando Cruz comes out of the closet

One has to admire the courage of this brave man! Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz announces he's gay ‘Few active professional athletes have come out. There has yet to be an openly gay player in Major League Baseball, the NBA … Continue reading

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Springs Mayor Steve Bach’s downtown plans centered on real estate speculation and corruption

As I was listening this AM to Right Wing talk radio on 105.5 today, they had Colorado Springs mayor telling us in an interview that it was no secret that he wants a baseball stadium to be built downtown which … Continue reading

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Opiates: still the Religion of the People

As <wiki>Huxley</wiki> paraphrased Marx in Brave New World Revisited: Once upon a midnight bored out of my freakin’ skull and pondering the imponderable, as oftimes I do, comes The Commercial for a “Happy Pill”, refreshing in its brutal honesty.  WellTabs, … Continue reading

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Triple Play! Sí Se Puede!

….This is a cute video of a 6 yr. old kid pulling off a triple play in a baseball game. Sí Se Puede! …Move over MLB, 6-year-old Little Leaguer turns unassisted triple play

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About your AK47, sir…

I have this technique I learned a long time ago involving a half-brick or some similar sized object and a variation on baseball pitching. I’m not a professional at it or for that matter the most skilled individual at doing … Continue reading

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Carlos Santana booed at Racist Atlanta “Civil Rights” baseball celebration

For pointing out that Georgia’s Arizona style “show your papers law” is Racist. He was supposed to be the Token Mex for MLB. But he just AIN’T gonna be somebody’s Stepin Fetchit. And of course it’s not about Racism. I … Continue reading

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So here’s what vote suppression looks like in action.

Even with the literally untold billions of dollars spent on the hate-mail attack ads, and the “don’t vote ’cause they’ll screw you anyway” campaign, we squeaked out of a massive TeaTard RepubliKlan regime such as the one of Scott Walker … Continue reading

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Recommendations for the Denver rally tomorrow…

Find out if Fox News is finally realizing that their shit ain’t flying as well as they thought it would and if they’ve decided to charter a fleet of Greyhounds to bus in TeaBags for the “grass roots” counter rally, … Continue reading

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Palin signed off on Giffords shooting, grizzly lipstick plot to direct gunmen

AZ representative Gabrielle Giffords was one of twenty crosshairs on Sarah Palin’s checklist directing political assassinations.   Whether Jared Lee Loughner was a lone gunman, or in a TP or al-Qaeda cell, shouldn’t the DOJ investigate the grizzly mastermind who … Continue reading

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Dan Maes really really really doesn’t want to be Governor

He speaking to a “crowd” of 50 supporters (doesn’t Denver Metro have a population of over a million? That’s a big difference…) told them that the Denver Mayor and City Council focusing on the Environment, carpooling, BUS SERVICE and Bicycling, … Continue reading

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Nonviolence is the refuge of cowards

I say this with the full authority of my own personal experience: nonviolence is for cowards. When push has come to shove, I stepped to the sidewalk but I am so full of admiration for those who stayed in the … Continue reading

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Dodgers sportscasters recall Chavez Ravine, not Battle of Chavez Ravine

Chávez Ravine isn’t just the site of Dodger Stadium. Major League announcers mentioned it knowingly today during the Cubs game, looking over at its Hollywood-like “Think Blue” sign, but Chávez Ravine is no mere physical feature. It names the Hispanic … Continue reading

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To GOL! or not to GOL! that was the question.

How would it have been played out in the press had the Team America gone on to at least a higher level of victory? We’ve already suffered through an anti-Immigrant slam against major league baseball, with all the appropriate “OUTRAGE! … Continue reading

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Would you believe Fortune 500 corps & “Bat Gangs?” Yeah, that’s the ticket.

From the same mouth that told reporters the ludicrous tale that scouts from two Fortune 500 companies told a local realtor (let’s leave her unnamed, shall we) they rejected locating in Colorado Springs on account of the city’s homeless camps … Continue reading

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In other news… there was an Earthquake in Haiti today.

More time was spent telling us about Jay Leno and Conan O’Brian though. And that on NBC. Oh and something about a baseball player and steroids. Not much point talking about Haiti, though, it’s just another 3rd world nation filled … Continue reading

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At least they got the priorities straight

A House subcommittee passed a draft of a new bill aimed to force the University sports system to have a Playoff system matching that of the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball. The fact that the NCAA has been trying … Continue reading

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