Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush Discuss Immigration in 1980

A nuanced look at the economics, labor supply, and humanitarian aspect of United States immigration policy.  

No NCAA Pool This Year

Hey folks, there will be no NCAA Pool this year as PayPal notified me last year that if I run another pool through their service they will suspend my account. So… I'm sorry. If anyone has a pool that I can be in, let me know! I need a pool now 🙂

Protected: Boston at Night

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NCAA POOL: 2014 Edition

Welcome to our 28th annual NCAA Pool!   This year's NCAA Pool will be run on Yahoo.   NOTE: You will have to create a Yahoo! ID if you don't already have one. Sorry.    Here's the information to join: Register for the pool here. The password is redsox if you are asked for it.  […]

The Best Movies: “Bringing Up Baby” – Grant and Hepburn Bring The Crazy

"Bringing Up Baby" is one of my favorite screwball comedies of 1930's… and is probably the zaniest of that time. It is led by the fantabulous duo of Cary Grant and Kate Hepburn and is directed by the screwball master Howard Hawks. This was one of two comedies Grant and Hepburn made that year. The other, "Holiday", […]

The Upstanding Hitlers of Ohio

There's only one Hitler, but there were some Americans who shared the last name This article from a small newspaper in Ohio was pointed to me by a person who shall remain named Dennis.  Here's some quick snippets of the piece: Questions have risen from time to time about the Hitlers for whom were named […]

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Lyme Prevention Tips

These tips are from the CDC on how to prevent getting bitten by a tick. Know where to expect ticks. Blacklegged ticks live in moist and humid environments, particularly in or near wooded or grassy areas. You may come into contact with ticks during outdoor activities around your home or when walking through vegetation such as […]

Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy: “…they were sucked out of their car”

Another series of tornadoes hit Oklahoma on Friday night and many residents were caught on Interstate 40 when it hit.  Residents were very scared from the EF-5 (strongest tornado rating) tornado that hit the area the week before and were desperate to avoid being caught in storm's path. Cars were backed up for miles on the major […]

A Great Half English – Half French Version of O Canada in Montreal

I love the Canadian National Anthem, O Canada. I grew up listening to it whenever the Bruins played a Canadian based team and it just stuck in my head. The half English – half French version they do is the best of it.  Here are the lyrics: O Canada! Our home and native land! True […]