A member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization was named today as one of four men who will be honored with induction to the Hall of Fame this coming summer. That would be the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, and the honoree will be Phillies bench coach Rob Thomson. Joining Thomson will be the current Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to honor Phillies bench coach Rob Thomson
Now is the winter of our discontent. The last four years have been a roller coaster. But this winter has been extreme by any standards.Over the winters of 2009-10 and 2010-11, the Philadelphia area received huge snow storms that buried us for days each year. We thought that was bad.Then we received a couple of … Continue reading Old Man Winter’s act getting old
The junior U.S. Senator from the great state of Texas, Ted Cruz, has been selected as this website's 10th annual American of the Year, marking the first time that someone born outside of the country has been so honored. Cruz was born in Canada, in the city of Calgary and province of Alberta in … Continue reading 2013 American of the Year: Ted Cruz
There is a famous old Yiddish proverb that has had many takes on it over the years, widely attributed to Israel Furman in 1968, which is itself a take on the Bible's Psalm 33:10 verse reading "The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples."That saying of … Continue reading What’s so funny, God?
Up in Canada this summer, President Bush met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon in what should have been a standard, wholly positive “meeting of the minds” between the leaders of the three leading nations in our hemisphere. But many are rightfully concerned that this meeting and other developments of … Continue reading Union Busting