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Hope you all enjoyed your latest ultra-American holiday

Hope you all enjoyed your latest ultra-American holiday

Yesterday was Labor Day, capping a final summer weekend when many of us folks with cushy jobs hit the road for one last summer outing to the beach or pool or Wild Flags Over Mickey World. It’s truly an ultra-American holiday. Then again, this also is National Waffle Week, and that’s also extremely American. But Labor Day is when we celebrate the American worker, and we do it in the most American way possible — by leaving so many of them out of it. On Labor Day weekend, we fill our gas-guzzling vehicles and whine about the price of gas […]

If you’re never wrong, that ain’t right

If you’re never wrong, that ain’t right

I grew up loving the sport of boxing. I remember when Leon Spinks upset Muhammad Ali. I recall the brilliance of Sugar Ray Leonard and the rise of Mike Tyson, who was once the most feared man in boxing, not just the most feared man on JetBlue flights … although that jerk he beat up had it coming. My favorite boxer of all time was brawler Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who knocked out Thomas Hearns in “The War” of 1985 — considered by many to be the greatest three rounds in boxing history. I loved boxing because it’s raw. It’s simple. […]