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I Don't Drink The Kool-Aid. For Anybody.

It’s Not my Pleasure to Write This

By Byron / November 19, 2019 /

I’m pretty sure Chick-fil-A sold fewer sandwiches today than it did last Tuesday. Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, you are likely aware of the new, blockbuster controversy, in which Chick-fil-A, after donating to the Christian organizations Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and The Salvation Army, announced that the company, having fulfilled its stated…

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Oyler Sandbox

By Byron / September 10, 2019 /

Testing site.

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Four Questions Richard Cohen Won’t Answer

By Byron / February 9, 2019 /

Richard Cohen of the Washington Post wrote a February 4 column calling the Pences “bigots” because of their belief that homosexual behavior is morally wrong (a position held, of course, not only vice-presidents, but by evangelical Christians, but by Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, etc.), claiming that “it is simply wrong to foster a belief that…

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Who is REALLY the G.O.A.T.?

By Byron / February 9, 2019 /

Spoiler alert: it’s probably–finally–Tom Brady. I hate saying that, and I’m still not completely convinced it’s true, because (as I explain below) I think people use the wrong measuring stick to determine such things, but the cumulative evidence, as determined by a system I developed a few years ago, points to Old Tom finally this…

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More on Harold Baines..

By Byron / December 11, 2018 /

Yesterday, I posted on Facebook my visceral reaction to the news that Harold Baines had been placed among the immortals in Cooperstown. I remarked that this was a travesty, making a mockery of the entire situation. I opined that cronyism was the only conceivable explanation for why a player like Baines—whom I actually liked as…

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