December 4, 2010

Sorry for the light postings over the past few days, work has been an absolute bear and Tracey and I are here in chilly but seasonal Massachusetts for one of those Goodboys “high holy days” where attendance is required – a Goodboys wedding. Congratulations to current champ Steve “Killer” Kowalski (left in the vic pic) and the immensely-talented Stephanie Corby. Like all true Goodboys, Killer is marrying up. Best of luck and a wonderful future future together to the happy couple.

Lots going on since my last post:

If it gets consummated, this is a huge deal for the Boston Red Sox. They get a Gold Glove, big hitting first baseman they can build their team around for the foreseeable future. Sure, it looks as if they’re giving up four of their top prospects, but prospects are nothing more than that – prospects. When you have a chance to land a big fish you don’t spare the bait. The Sox get their long sought-after man and the Pods get a group of youngsters to build their future around. A good deal for everyone.

Is anything more pathetic than watch old and washed-up former President Jimmy Carter grouse about Fox News and Ted Kennedy on the national news shows. Arguably the country’s worst president ever (although I predict Barack Obama’s adminsitration will trump even his someday), he’s a Israel-hating, despot-loving pathetic crank who should just shut up.

This is what happens when as President, you surround yourself with academics instead of people that have experience creating real jobs for real people in the past. The unemployment rate has long past the “it’s Bush’s fault” stage, and is an albatross around Barack Obama’s neck. If he and the Dems want to play the class warfare game against the Republicans by resisting making the Bush tax cuts permanent for everyone, go ahead, I say, it worked so well for you in the 2010 elections, didn’t it. Larry Kudlow is right: get some damned businessmen in the White House, Barack, or 2012 will be your own personal 2010.

Mark my words (and pay attention out there when The Great White Shank makes a prediction!), she can say this all she wants, but when the Dems come to her in the fall of 2011 to rescue them from a scandal-ridden Obama administration in near Nixonian-level collapse, Hillary Clinton will announce her intent to challenge for the 2012 Democratic nomination. And she will win.

This Sunday’s Pats-Jets matchup promises to be the best game of the NFL regular season. Imagine: the Sox make a huge trade and the Pats are playing the Jets for all the AFC East marbles: what a great time to be back home.

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