February 3, 2009

Regardless of what that misguided hairy rodent predicted yesterday when he saw his shadow, signs of spring are all over the place here in the Valley of the Sun.

Today the temperature hit 80 for the first time this year, the mourning doves are cooing on the housetops, we’ve got birds we don’t normally see at any other time stopping by for a day or two on their migration north, and a number of our bushes and cactus are showing their first flowers of the year. So take heart, Jana, Mom and Dad, you Goodboys and regular visitors to this site, spring hasn’t forgotten about you and will be there before you know it.

And if that doesn’t convince you, pitchers and catchers arrive for spring training in a week’s time.

On other topics…

What is it about Barack Obama and his penchant for nominating tax evaders for his administration? I mean, how can you rightfully be called The One when you’re already showing a lack of judgment only days after you’ve taken the oath of office? When even the New York Times is balking at your choices you know something’s amiss.

One can only imagine the howls from the mainstream dino-media if these were John McCain’s choices. Heck, they’d probably be calling for his impeachment!

That’s two Super Bowls in a row with fantastic finishes. I’m no football fan for sure, but no other major professional sport can claim such high drama on a consistent basis.

…except, perhaps, a February hockey grudge-match between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Phoenix Coyotes. 🙂

So Manny Ramirez turns down a one-year, $25 mil offer from the L.A. Dodgers. You know what that tells me? That Scott Boras has the New York Yankees in tow for something around two years / $40 mil. Wow. If they ever did that, the Bronx Bombers would be one formidable team – a bonafide shoo-in for a World Series appearance, if not championship, in 2009.

If George W. Bush were still in office, the mainstream dino-media would be comparing the plight of the people still without power in Kentucky to Katrina.

Say, does that mean Barack Obama is indifferent to the plight of suffering rural white people? Just wondering…

I always liked people who tell it like it is. Heh.

Filed in: Golf & Sports,Politics & World Events by The Great White Shank at 16:17 | Comments (3)

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