Can We All Just Admit That a Shootout Is a Terrible Way To End a World Cup Match?
Even though I hadn't been watching the World Cup semi-final match between Argentina and the Netherlands on Wednesday, I leapt to my feet upon receiving word from my SportsCenter app that they were heading to a shootout after extra time of a 0-0 game, turned on the TV, and saw ...read more
Oh, South Carolina, Won't You Ever Learn?
My mother has told me a joke she heard from someone when she went to South Carolina. The SC resident and native told her, "South Carolina; too small to be its own country, too big to be a mental institution." I have spent some time in the Palmetto State and like it a lot but ...read more
Is Britain Trying to Provoke War with Argentina (Again)?
Margaret Thatcher stated the following after the war with Argentina in 1982: The spirit of the South Atlantic was the spirit of Britain at her best. It has been said that we surprised the world, that British patriotism was rediscovered in those spring days. It was never really ...read more