Impossible dreams?

President Obama says that “Iraq must find a political solution to governing the nation.” And when they figure it out, will they please tell the USA?

 

#SFGiants manager Bruce Bochy on June 8, after the Giants had swept the Mets and had the best record in MLB – “There’s nothing I can complain about.” Hope this doesn’t become baseball’s version of “Mission Accomplished.”-

 

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David Ortiz was called out by MLB’s Joe Torre for whining when the Fenway Park official score called what Big Papi thought was his infield single an error. “It’s always like that. I’ve been here for more than a decade and the scorekeepers here are always horrible. This is home, man.” Gosh. Haven’t heard this level of maturity from a ballplayer since I was the scorer for my son’s team in Little League.

 

The Reds called up relief pitcher Jumbo Diaz, who’s had a good spring in AAA after he lost 69 pounds in the offseason. 69 pounds!? That’s half a Tim Lincecum.

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Manny Ramirez is about to start as player-coach Chicago Cubs’ AAA affiliate in Iowa. For all those who thought Cubs fans potentially could never see anything more embarrassing than their team’s play on the field..

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What’s with this so-called hunky mug shot picture that seems to be everywhere on the inter-webs? Never thought I’d see a phenomenon where I’d rather look at pictures of the Kardashians.

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As the argument over raising the minimum wage rages on, some complain that such an increase would raise consumer prices. How come no one ever complains that consumer prices might be higher because of CEO’s multimillion dollar salaries and bonuses?

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A Guatemalan man was arrested at Newark Airport when the cookies in his suitcase turned out to be stuffed with over 100 pellets of cocaine. Talk about a sugar high.-

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Stephanie Kwolek, 90, who invented Kevlar, has died. Toughest coffin ever?

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Okay, before this #WorldCup who even knew #CostaRica HAD a soccer team?

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France 5, Switzerland 2, and it wasn’t that close. Guess we have to put the French surrender jokes on hold for a while. #WorldCup

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ESPN has announced that Tiger Woods “will return to competitive golf next week at the Quicken Loans National.” Well, he’ll return to tournament play. It remains to be seen if Tiger will be competitive.

 

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Rand Paul on Iraq, “And what’s going on now, I don’t blame on President Obama. Has he really got the solution? Maybe there is no solution.” Is Paul trying to make so much sense he gets drummed out of the Republican party?

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Police say an 11 year-old boy in Central Ohio accidentally fatally shot his best friend while they were playing with a loaded revolver they found in the house. If only the other 11 year-old had been armed.

 

A new lawsuit claims Chobani Greek Yogurt isn’t actually Greek. Anyone seen a small house in a carton of Cottage Cheese lately?

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