Monthly Archives: December 2011

What Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Will Swallow

What will Pittsburgh Steelers fans who support Ben Roethlisberger swallow? They swallow their sense of right and wrong for the sake of enjoying their football unencumbered by their conscious. They do that when they defend Roethlisberger and denigrate a twenty … Continue reading

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Marlins representation: Turning a profit or turning the screws

For those looking for more blog posts about ‘Marlins Ballpark & Finances’ – please look in the ‘Categories’ box in the top right corner. The Wall Street Journal weighed on on the SEC probe of the Marlins Stadium deal. I … Continue reading

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Holiday Jeer

I have long pined for a hobby which allowed me to ridicule others while ostensibly serving a greater good.  Today at 12:43 pm, it came to me.  Actually it pulled up next to me. I was slowly approaching the street … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens was in better shape than me

Nothing says middle age like, ‘Charles Dickens was in better shape than me.’ Don’t laugh, if you’re even glancing at obscure blogs like mine you are likely a sad sedentary jumble of man boobs and a mid-section that resembles a … Continue reading

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Why the SEC probe is not a replay of the Braman trial

To show why I don’t think the SEC probe represents a replay of the Braman trial, it is necessary to revisit what Judge Jeri Beth Cohen’s ruling stated in 2008. While there were various claims to Braman’s initial lawsuit, the … Continue reading

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On The Wire: Pigs get fat, hogs get the SEC’s attention

On Saturday, the Miami Herald reported the following: Federal authorities have opened a wide-ranging investigation into the Miami Marlins’ controversial ballpark deal with Miami-Dade County and the city of Miami, demanding financial information underpinning nearly $500 million in bond sales … Continue reading

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Pride in my place, Miami

Javier A. Soto, president of The Miami Foundation, poses an interesting question in the Opinion section of the Miami Herald and then provides an answer I found persuasive. … how many Miamians see this [cultural side of] Miami — and … Continue reading

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