Tag Archives: Basketball

Russian team banned, go to Seoul and get to compete anyway

I guess the Team USA feel the only way they can win is if the Russians don’t compete. Here’s my take.Awwww… ‘merican athletes don’t get the competition eliminated so they’ll have to actually earn any victory. Team USA, you can … Continue reading

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I sincerely hope Nicaragua beats the fuck out of the U.S. Soccer team

Because so many “patriots” think that a game played by children would prove one or another political/slash/economic system to be better than any other. Like the “Miracle On Ice” hockey victory of the doped up US team over the USSR … Continue reading

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I could have been an olympian

But I just don’t give three quarters of a fat rat’s rectal orifice. On the other hand, the jingoism expressed at the downtown parade celebration flustercluck whatever it was was just overbearing. Hey, watching sports is not a measure of … Continue reading

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Miracle on Hardwood 1972

Yeah. It’s happening again. The Miracle On Ice, revisited. God how I hate the Olympics years. Not only do they have the constant rehash of bombastic imperialistic wack-job bullshit about how the U.S. hockey team winning a game, a game … Continue reading

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One less racist misogynist philanderer, but Instagram popularity is off chart

“You can fuck Magic Johnson for all that I care, just don’t put him on Instagram” billionaire Donald Sterling told his mistress in a now infamous recording in which he also explained he didn’t want her bringing black people to … Continue reading

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The head up its own ass Empire USA has well earned getting itself nuked by North Korea

— Let’s see now? The US government ignores threats from a country it has waged war against continuously now for 6 and 1/2 decades and so do the American people themselves??? Are we collectively stupid or what? It is the … 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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“Warrior” drops peacekeeping pretense

COLO. SPRINGS- Just down the street, all week, the Olympic Training Center hosts the Warrior Games, a Special Olympics for wounded vets. And there it is. Not injured peace- keepers, not disabled freedom-bringers, not usurpers of foreign lives and liberty … Continue reading

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Debacle on Ice!!!

So, since the “Miracle on Ice” way back when, the One time out of oh, let’s see, ALL the times the U.S. played hockey in the Olympics, that they won a gold, against the Soviets, somehow proved that Capitalism was … Continue reading

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Jingoistic reporting of Olympic Games

A little bit of put-down about the President of Brazil only having one name. Had made a shout out to Brazilian athletes to put on their best performance because “hey, we’re not hosting this just to let a bunch of … Continue reading

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No. 1 domestic terrorist Daniel McGowan

The Huffington Post published a letter by ELF/ALF political prisoner Daniel McGowan, who is allowed to send one letter per week from CMU36, the controversial “Communication Management Unit” whose cover-name is USP Marion. According to McGowan, prison guards call it … Continue reading

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White Flight from football to assault rifle

Ryan dons the rest of his gear in the car. Pads, armor, helmet, even mouth guard. I adjust the rearview mirror downward until I see his small frame in the backseat. We’re only halfway to practice and he’s already biting … Continue reading

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Obama to continue torturing US held POWs at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan

Bagram Air Force Base is US military, so why this ‘No US rights’ for Bagram inmates? …The simple answer is that Obama and his Administration will continue to torture Afghan POWs held by the US military. Colorado Springs is kind … Continue reading

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Obama’s slam Duncan of public education

It seems that the ‘Change’ President and basketball player, Barack Obama, has picked another Basketball jock like himself to head up National Education policy? In choosing Arne Duncan for the post, Barack Obama slam Dunkan-ed the Chicago community organizing group, … Continue reading

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One gold equals 1,000 silvers

Nevermind that gold and silver are often separated by a hundreth of a second. Chinese statistics reflect adherence to this depressing credo. In the 2004 Summer Olympics, the USA reigned with 102 medals. China was a distant third with 63. … Continue reading

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Raise awareness to the CAUSE of cancer

Look at all that pink respect for breast cancer! Breast cancer awareness, I mean to say. As Marie has pointed out, women’s basketball over the weekend was draped in custom pink uniforms for the cause of cancer. “Cause” is an … Continue reading

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The Cancer Cartel at work again

I don’t know how many of you are women’s basketball fans, but just in case you missed last weekend’s action, most of the top-ranked college teams played their games bedecked from head to toe in pink uniforms, compliments of Nike. … Continue reading

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In defense of Ralph Routon

Ralph Routon’s recent diatribe in the Indy about the impending departure of Michael DeMarsche was lame. But you have to understand. Having Ralph write about the arts is akin to having John Waters write about the Superbowl. You can only … Continue reading

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Zulu here, Beam me in Scotty, directly into Tim Hardaway’s ass

Due to basketball player, Tim Hardway’s recent confession that he hates gay people, there have been some eXtraterrestial responses. Star Trek’s mission has always been to deliver a message of justice and peace to all alien peoples, and Zulu is … Continue reading

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The Borriello Brothers secret ingredient

The best pizza in Colorado Springs is made by the Borriello Brothers at the foot of General Palmer’s statue, on Platte Avenue between Nevada and Webber, across from Palmer High School. I followed some fans from a YMCA basketball game … Continue reading

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For the love of our war profits

The Home Front Cares. This event screams out for parody. The Gazette ran “For the Love of Our Troops” from the website above inside its entertainment pages on Friday, the same time it put the Quaker EWO Boots stuff up … Continue reading

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The evolution debate ist tot

We’re going to see the dinosaur tracks in Pinon Canyon this weekend. We’ll hike along the Pergatoire River which runs through southeastern Colorado and retrace a quarter mile long trail left by a brontosaurus.   At issue for my companions … Continue reading

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Failed athletes in the military

Much was made of Uday’s wrath when athletes on the Iraqi soccer team would return untriumphant. If a player made a gaffe, Saddam’s evil son Uday would send him off to the front. The Iran-Iraq Front at that time.   … Continue reading

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