Don’t youse knock NJ

In an otherwise unremarked-upon political outrage that I picked up from the Drudge Report, here’s this.  Christie Vilsack, Iowa’s first lady, apparently has been quite critical of the ways that African Americans, residents of Eastern PA and New Jersey, West Virginians, and Southerners speak.  She’s no political lightweight: her endorsement of John Kerry is credited … Read more

Gambling and sports

I read an interesting piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the links between gambling and sports.  Here’s the opening, but I really urge you to read the whole thing: The relationship between sports and gambling, once at arm’s length and now almost hand in hand, is embodied by the brothers Maloof. The family owns both … Read more