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What’s in a(n American) name?

Be afraid.  After reading today’s New York Times off-lead piece “Border Sweeps in North Reach Miles in U.S.” how can anyone not? “The Lake Shore Limited runs between Chicago and New York City without crossing the Canadian border…armed Border Patrol agents routinely board the train, question passengers about their citizenship…’Are you a U.S. citizen?’ agents asked [...]
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You gotta believe…sometimes baseball isn’t just baseball

Every spring I hear the same thing: “Oh you poor thing, it must be so hard to be a Mets fan.” As the New York Mets kick off the 2010 season today, it seems as if these so-called outpourings are becoming more frequent.  In some cases, they are becoming negative and even belligerent.  I’m particularly [...]
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