Baseball fan tragically falls at Rangers baseball game

Here is a very good piece about this terrible accident last night. I learned of it reading my twitter feed last night, the details now proven to be accurate.  I saw a video clip of it as well. In the second inning, Oakland A’s outfielder Conor Jackson hit a screaming foul ball down the left-field line. It caromed toward Josh Hamilton, the Rangers’ left fielder. … Continue reading Baseball fan tragically falls at Rangers baseball game

“It’s a lousy night to be an atheist”

So says the ESPN announcer after Josh Hamilton—former cocaine and heroin addict who became a Christian, had a dream in which he was hitting home runs in Yankee Stadium, and cleaned up his act—smashed the previous record tonight by clubbing 28 home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby, the last ever to be held in Yankee Stadium. Continue reading “It’s a lousy night to be an atheist”

Spitzer’s Boner

Eliot Spitzer has resigned as Governor of New York, giving the state its first African-American governor. Michael Barone has reflections on the danger of selective enforcement when a law on the books generally goes unenforced: When society has effectively legalized something that is still theoretically illegal, there is always the possibility of selective prosecution—targeting individuals who are in disfavor with someone in government. Selective prosecution … Continue reading Spitzer’s Boner