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Above All, Discretion

Posted on March 5, 2005 by Robert Ringer

There’s no question that some fans felt cheated when they found out that major league baseball players have been using performance-enhancing substances for years.  It appears, however, that they are in the minority and that most fans don’t really care all that much about steroid usage. At the very least, they’re willing to forgive and […]

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How Do You Commit a Geragos

Posted on December 4, 2004 by Robert Ringer

How do you commit a Geragos?  To answer this question, we first need to define what a Geragos is. A Geragos is a humanoid who: Possesses a piece of paper (technically referred to as a “law degree”) that gives him the right to participate in a monopoly known as the “practice of law.” Passionately believes […]

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Learning From Real Heroes

Posted on November 13, 2004 by Robert Ringer

Americans love to throw around the term hero.  They not only ascribe the word to illiterate athletes, but to people who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, as well. An extreme example of the latter would be the infamous Iran-hostage “crisis” that ended after 444 days on January 20, 1981.  […]

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