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The Heel from Dumfries

I ignore UNC hoops as much as possible.  Why?  Because I live in NC and am surrounded by Carolina fans in much the same way a day old bologna sandwich left on the counter overnight is surrounded by roaches, especially if those roaches happen to pregame with chardonnay and brie and cry like babies if someone says something mean about their baby blue uniforms.  

Anyway, my shunning of all things Heels is the reason why I'm just now realizing that UNC's latest phenom Kendall Marshall hails from the same small NoVa town that we lived in the 10 years before we moved to Winston-Salem.  Dumfries has produced some nice players over the years including Rolan Roberts (Va Tech/So Illinois in the 90s) and Cliff Hawkins (Point guard for Kentucky from 00-04).  FWIW, I like Marshall's game; too bad he has to play for the wrong team.

Battle Weary Congress Takes on Baseball Wimps

John McCain was at the Army-Navy game and during the course of an interview said that if Major League Baseball doesn’t institute mandatory drug testing, then Congress will legislate it.

Good grief. 

How about this:  Congress get’s rid of the idiotic antitrust exemption from normal regulation (i.e. monopoly status) that MLB has enjoyed for several generations and begins to concentrate on a few "small" issues:
Medicare Reform
Social Security Reform
Iraq
Figuring out the real impact of the Patriot Act
And I can go on…

Link: My Way News.