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Last Day of the World

Matt Lehrman

This post is dedicated to my wife Adrianne. She works harder than anyone I know and deserves the better world that is on our doorstep.http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2008/Nov/03/DSCN4396.JPGI have been trying to write my thoughts about this election. I have been searching for my own insight into what I think will happen and ...


Matt Lehrman

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2008/May/15/DSCN3427.JPG"Man, this is a perfect night."Jeff Tweedy captured the essence of last night in one sentence. Mid-way through the nearly two and a half hour set, it was (I hope) evident to everyone, paying fans and "illegal downloaders" as Tweedy referred to the non-paying crowd, that the downtown Wilco show ...

My Home Team Curse Is Finally Over

Matt Lehrman

I can't tell you how many times I've watched Gary Gaetti field a groundball, fire it to Kent Hrbek and relived the magic of the Twins 1987 World Series championship. As a 6 year old, it instantly made me a lifelong Twins fan. The Twins won again in 1991 and ...

Equal to, not greater than

Matt Lehrman

So I felt I owed it to myself to offer President Bush the courtesy of watching his final State of the Union address last night. I figured it was probably one of the last, if not the last time, that any substantial portion of the country would pay any significant ...

Righting the baseball ship

Matt Lehrman

Steroids, human growth hormones, cheating. Confirming what many suspected or already knew, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Mitchell explained yesterday that performance-enhancing substances are a significant problem in Major League Baseball.The most important thing to emerge is, as Senator Mitchell noted, how does baseball look to the future? Senator Mitchell ...

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