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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.04.2011
In 1990 I asked Uncle Charles to speak to his good friend, Oakland A’s owner Walter Haas, about hiring me to work for the club I once played minor...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.06.2011
  Playing baseball games without keeping score. Parents not allowed to cheer for one side or the other at basketball games. Refusing to use red...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.08.2011
Tammany Hall, New York. Boss Tweed's machine was broken up by the crusading Theodore Roosevelt. The Pendergast Machine, Kansas City, that produced...
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Dec.08.2011
In 1998 the Clintons made a big deal about a huge advance Newt Gingrich got for a book. Gingrich gave it back and agreed to be paid only out of...
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Dec.08.2011
There have been seminal moments in my life. Christian epiphanies. There was the day Roy Roth told me the St. Louis Cardinals were signing me to a...
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Dec.08.2011
The Left loves to compare conservatism with Nazi Fascism. What a bunch of clowns. Adolph Hitler was a big government Socialist, hence the term "...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.08.2011
So, Barack Hussein Obama was elected President in November of 2008. So popular was he, so long his coattails, that Democrat majorities were...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.10.2011
  A common practice among today's high school athletes is to transfer from school to school, looking for the best coach, system or "deal." That...
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Dec.11.2011
  Offensive Guard 1983 - 1986   I was a two-time consensus All-American, but I shot up and played with a lot of pain. I hurt my back at...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.11.2011
  Safety 1987 - 1989   I played at Long Beach Poly High. It was a power then, it had a lot of history in athletics, especially football,...
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faraz-siddiqui's picture
Nov.22.2008
I love you. It’s not a weight you must carry around. I love you. It’s not a box that holds you in. I love you. It’s not a standard you have to bear....
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Jan.18.2011
EXTENDED 16 SUN SIGNS Overwrite all older as WW3 rages on Facebook. First published by Klaudio Zic Publications, 2010 http://stores.lulu.com/...
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mary-walsh's picture
Jan.15.2010
The First Fig - Edna St. Vincent Milay  My candle burns at both ends, It will not last the night, But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- It gives a...
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mary-walsh's picture
Mar.05.2010
Mr. Roger's Neighborhood Evolves  When I glanced at the calendar it was March 3, 2020. My neighbor Lil was expected to arrive at 2:00 PM. It was a...
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marithea-martinez's picture
Aug.23.2008
today, i didn't imagine that i'll be putting myself in a very shameful moment ever..... i have this stylish stilleto which i use when walking......
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enoch-john's picture
Jun.26.2009
Well,I must add my two cents worth.Firstly, I would like to send my condolences to Michael's family.I practically grew up with Michael Jackson.Ok, so...
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enoch-john's picture
Aug.20.2010
I have read about identity theft, especially over the internet.But then. there are people out there who try to impersonate other people.Case in point...
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brad-green's picture
Aug.27.2008
I prefer to eat my eggs with small fork on a small plate, unadorned, except for cheese -- sharp cheddar -- and butter to grease the pan and lend a...
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brad-green's picture
Aug.27.2008
Lunch: two corn dogs. Fries. Bad stuff unwrapped from paper. What if we received our love this way, wrapped and soggy with lettuce, warmed by a lamp...
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brad-green's picture
Aug.27.2008
I'm putting an end to this right here and now. All this drunken stumbling along the edge of fiction and philosophy. If you've ever quit smoking, you'...
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