Saturday Night Poetry - *A day or so ago a wingnut left a poem in comment moderation, at the conclusion of which he or she called me a "Commie."* *It was a childish, poorly writ...
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"1 play in the 1st Half, 4 plays in the second half... a bit disappointed about my playing time but very happy and satisfied about the win"
"My team always come first so I'ma just keep grinding"
"According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Marlon Williams asked on his Twitter feed why he was still in a meeting room when "the head coach can't even be on time". That tweet has been deleted. Offensive lineman Brandon Carter also had a Twitter account. After the loss to the (Houston) Cougars he tweeted "This is not how I saw our season". Carter was indefinitely suspended on Sunday for violating team rules unrelated to his Twitter page, and his Twitter page was nowhere to be found".
"Palmer led the Bengals on a 16-play, 71-yard drive against one of the league's best defenses, repeatedly converting there-or-else throws. His 11-yarder to running back Brian Leonard on fourth-and-10 moved the ball to the 4. After a spike to stop the clock, Palmer found Caldwell open in the middle of the end zone".
"Many middle-class people would pay more than they are paying today and would face the prospects of a penalty if they don't comply,"
"There is a new wave of change all around us, and if we set our compass true, we will reach our destination -- not merely victory for our party, but renewal for our nation."
"When I ran for Congress in 2008, I met a grandmother in Hampton County, South Carolina. She was supposed to be retired, but had to go back to work to support her daughter, who lost her job and health insurance because her son got sick and she had to miss work. Like many Americans, they were just one layoff, illness, or accident away from losing everything.
Maybe it's unreasonable to expect Congressman Wilson to stand up to the big insurance companies who have funded his campaigns. Wilson has received $400,000 from the health care industry and their lobbyists. No wonder he's opposed to making the health insurance companies accountable to us."