Pharmacist Originally east coast, now in Oregon via Arizona. Played semi-pro baseball. Got a letter from Ted Williams when I was a kid...out of the blue.
Posted 12/26/2014 12:54:26 EST
In response to S5's comment: In response to ampoule's comment: [QUOTE] My wife and I were just discussing if we should fly to spring training, or to Boston to see the Sox back east this year. I'll k more »
Posted 12/26/2014 11:16:57 EST
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to S5's comment: [QUOTE] In response to ThatWasMe's comment: [QUOTE] ... we've had few since the founding fathers as Brilliant as Franklin. more »
Posted 12/26/2014 09:29:12 EST
In response to S5's comment: In response to ampoule's comment: [QUOTE] In response to S5's comment: [QUOTE] In response to ThatWasMe's comment: [QUOTE] And as long as we can quote Franklin here this i more »
Posted 12/26/2014 09:25:04 EST
The electoral college should never be abolished. If it was eliminated and only popular vote mattered, only heavily populated urban areas would determine voter outcome. The needs of urban and rural f more »
Posted 12/26/2014 02:25:51 EST
In response to S5's comment: In response to ThatWasMe's comment: [QUOTE] And as long as we can quote Franklin here this is one of his quotes as well: "When the people find they can vote themselves mon more »
Posted 12/25/2014 08:57:36 EST
In response to -BurritoT's comment: Red Sox fan mantra: give us your mashers, your all*stars, your aces and we will give you our tired, weak, and broken. It sounds like the Peter principle happening more »
Posted 12/25/2014 08:53:30 EST
In response to S5's comment: In response to ampoule's comment: [QUOTE] I've never had any problem with any of the mods and don't understand why other people have to be so judgementl of them. They're n more »
Posted 12/25/2014 07:41:29 EST
I've never had any problem with any of the mods and don't understand why other people have to be so judgementl of them. They're not doing what they're doing for ego, glory, or money. They all do a gr more »
Posted 12/25/2014 02:43:32 EST
In response to notin's comment: In response to 67redsox's comment: [QUOTE] Just stopped by to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. I hope you all have a nice relaxing time with your familie more »
Posted 12/24/2014 05:56:17 EST
In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: In response to Kingface12's comment: [QUOTE] Pedro, Johnson and maybe Smoltz and POSSIBLY Biggio (but I'm not convinced he should make it this year)....that's more »
Posted 12/24/2014 02:58:48 EST
The rivalry with NY will probably never be the same as it once was. Things change. Players change. It would seem the rivalry with TB certainly had potential, but with the transition occuring within more »
Posted 12/23/2014 11:08:54 EST
Have a great one everyone...
Posted 12/23/2014 04:57:13 EST
In response to slasher9's comment: In response to ampoule's comment: [QUOTE] When a political thread is started like the one about a month ago or so, I'm not bashful about adding my thoughts. But, wh more »
Posted 12/22/2014 06:13:15 EST
It will be interesting to see how Koji does this year and I also hope he does well. What's interesting is that Keith Foulke was not very fast at all and yet got batters out regularly for the longest t more »
Posted 12/22/2014 05:58:45 EST
Since Breslow has degrees in biochemistry and molecular biophysics, I would think he'd be good in the clubhouse if for nothing else but intellectual stimulation. He can do more than chew bubble gum an more »
Posted 12/22/2014 05:42:43 EST
When a political thread is started like the one about a month ago or so, I'm not bashful about adding my thoughts. But, when little political innuendos like "Moveon.Org' and other things are thrown i more »
Posted 12/22/2014 05:21:06 EST
He speaks his mind and is not, by any means, a sycophant(not the poster).
I have no problem with Dannycater.
Posted 12/20/2014 07:22:34 EST
I think both those guys were dead tired at the end of last year.
I think they'll be effective with adequate rest and if not overused....I hope so, anyway.
Posted 12/19/2014 03:27:31 EST
In response to -BurritoT's comment: Like Burma, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, and numerous other countries the fact the country will be more open doesn't mean much to the present ruling elite. Castros fri more »
Posted 12/18/2014 04:48:15 EST
TWM, your intentions are very admirable. Unfortunately, you're dealing with people who will never appreciate what we, as free Americans, stand for. They are wired and mired in negativity. Any attemp more »
Posted 12/18/2014 03:37:47 EST
Wasn't it the Braves GM a few years back said that he'd refuse to negotiate with any of Boras's agents? That, in my opinion, is a atep in the right direction...freedom of what the market bears, or no more »
Posted 12/18/2014 03:28:46 EST
In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: In response to -BurritoT's comment: [QUOTE] In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to -BurritoT's comment: [QUOTE] I hope they would re more »
Posted 12/17/2014 07:27:59 EST
Will Myers, for a while, was lights out. But the last couple of years he looked like Will Middlebrooks at the plate. I don't get it. Maybe it's his first name.
Posted 12/17/2014 06:45:51 EST
Schilling did well and he wasn't as skinny as a scarecrow. more »
Posted 12/17/2014 05:45:33 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: Relations with Cuba would be an economic God-send for Cuba. Because of this, we hold a very strong negotiation position. Hence, I propose no diplomatic relationshi more »
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