Author Archives: bwclausen

Do You Feel Safe Yet?

I really don’t think there’s anyone left; Mexicans, Muslims, Jews, his staff, the media, other politicians; the man has made an enemy out of everyone he can. And I say good. Anyone who isn’t rich, white, heterosexual and/or a man … Continue reading

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The Light Dims: Remembering Yordano Ventura

It was easy to understand how fans of other teams found him, shall we say, egotistical. His fist pumps, his facial expressions, his arrogance even when he was getting beat; it all rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Fantastically Evil Songs Ever Created

It’s tough to know what to do right now.¬†So many examples exist of the type of incompetent, petulant and inexperienced¬†presidency we’ll have under he who shall not be named. Those who rely on Planned Parenthood for health screenings are worried … Continue reading

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Guest Post: President Obama’s Farewell Address, and Hope the Best Is Yet To Come

A good friend of mine will be attending President Barack Obama’s farewell address tonight in Chicago. She had a few thoughts about the finality of his presidency, surviving the next four years, and where we as a nation go from … Continue reading

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Believe Nothing, But Believe In Something

You’ve likely seen it all over social media; for reasons personal, professional, public and political, 2016 has been the worst year in recent memory for many Americans. There has been no return to casual discourse, no sense of normalcy and … Continue reading

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Ken Griffey, Jr.: What ‘the Kid’ Meant To a Kid

I don’t recall the first time I heard of him, and I don’t recall when I decided that he was going to be my favorite player growing up; hell I don’t even remember much of anything from the first time … Continue reading

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The Problem With All Lives Matter

“I don’t know.” Those are the words that, according to Charles Kinsey, were used by the police officer who shot him. This answer was given to Kinsey’s rather reasonable question, “Why did you shoot me?” The officer’s answer, in three … Continue reading

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