The words that can kill

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You remember this old bromide: “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” It’s not true. It’s never been true. Your mother told you that to try and teach you some poise. Words got a Saudi journalist killed. It has earned me sinister phone calls, some threats. I had to go over a back fence … Read More

No Quarterback U in the SEC

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I heard someone say the Southeastern Conference has the best collection of quarterbacks it has had in 10 years. Wait until the SEC defenses get hold of these QBs. The shine will come off pretty quickly. This crop might not look so special in three or four weeks. Sure enough, Auburn’s defense and LSU’s defense roughed up the two Tiger … Read More

Us On The Curb

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We accumulate a lot of stuff womb to tomb. We can’t take it with us, of course. So this is where it ends up: on the curb. And then people go through it….curious neighbors, bargain hunters, and then the trash pickup guys. Maybe they take measure of our lives by looking through our stuff. I hope not. We’re more than … Read More