Archive for October 2011

White Sox Find Manager Replacement in Own Back Yard

White Sox Find Manager Replacement in Own Back Yard
October 11, 2011   “It’s ok to reserve judgment and let things happen. Ventura’s smart and will be all class,” said reporter David A. Haugh of the Chicago Tribune commenting on the White Sox hiring Robin Ventura as the team’s next manager. Also, Reggie Waller former San Diego Padres Assistant General Manager, was quick to... Read more »

Letters to the Editor New York Times - David Brooks - The Milquetoast Radicals

Letters to the Editor New York Times - David Brooks - The Milquetoast Radicals
October 11, 2011   Letters to the Editor – New York Times 620 Eight Avenue New York, NY 10018   RE: David Brooks – The Milquetoast Radicals Dear David Brooks, Clearly you believe yourself to have a knowing vision that us “small thinkers” do not.  Your attempt to marginalize the Occupy Wall Street movement is... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street Protests--A Return to Wall Street Ways and a Republic Lost

Occupy Wall Street Protests--A Return to Wall Street Ways and a Republic Lost
October 9, 2011 Americans have lost their belief in redress and recovery which is ever more evident by the continued energy that builds behind the Occupy Wall Street movement. The problem is that no one in Washington is listening—yet! The Occupy Wall Street protests have taken up the voice for a generation of lost opportunity where... Read more »
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Do the Cubs need a General Manager or a President?

Do the Cubs need a General Manager or a President?
  October 5, 2011   “I’m just wondering if they’ll even give him permission, because Larry’s like that,” said former San Diego Padre Assistant General Manager Reggie Waller referring to Red Sox CEO, Larry Lucchino, who’s been asked by Tom Ricketts for permission to speak to  Theo Epstein about the vacant Cubs General Manager position. ... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street's New Theme Should Be Election Reform

Occupy Wall Street's New Theme Should Be Election Reform
  October 3, 2011 While Nicholas D. Kristof’s New York Times opinion article, The Bankers and the Revolutionaries, offers several worthy suggestions, the tone of his article is nonetheless, condescending.  He refers to the Occupy Wall Street movement in a minimizing pattern though acknowledging that the movement is more than justified given the wrongs that... Read more »