A Magical Mystery Tour (Part I)

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When I lie, people call me a liar. It’s part of this whole
thing I do called “living in the real world.” I’m not saying I lie
all that often but when I do, I expect to get called out on it. However, it
would be kind of nice, just for once, to live in another world. A world where
words don’t necessarily mean what the dictionary says they mean and where I can
spin the events and claim that the usual consequences don’t apply to me. You
too? You want to live in this world? Well, come with me as we tour of a few of
these magical lands.

PED-opolis:

“I thought they were vitamins.” “Really? It wasn’t just some
sort of magical cream/ointment?” “Sure, I’ve always taken estrogen
hormone therapy. Doesn’t everyone?”

And the list goes on.

Major League Baseball players have a somewhat impressive track record when it
comes to PED prevarications. And the longer this slow leak of names and
offenses takes, the more ridiculous the excuses will become.

However, that’s the beauty of living in a land like this. You never have to
face the truth. You know that MLB is going to slap you with a fine or a
suspension, you either pay it or serve it and then you’re back to doing what
you do best. No silly, not hitting home runs. Finding new ways to beat the
system by masking the drugs you’re taking.

Politicotopia:

Many, many people live in this fantasy land where nothing is ever quite what it
seems. However, one of the more recent newly minted citizens seems to be
carving out his own space and setting the foundations (or lack thereof) of an
enormous castle built almost entirely on sand.

Now, if you follow politics, you know that John Ensign used to be a
fire-breathing dragon of the Newt Gingrich led Republican Revolution. And he
was so personally affronted by Bill Clinton’s “low morals” in the
Monica Lewinsky affair that he helped push through the president’s impeachment
and urged him to resign since his actions meant he could no longer be an
effective leader.

However, it appears that screwing
the wife of one of your best friends and then having your family pay her hush
money so she won’t talk about it
is somehow different. Yes, my friends,
only in this fantastical land can you justify adultery by claiming it’s not the
same thing because you “didn’t perjure yourself.” I wonder how that
excuse would fly for me?
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Join me next week as we continue our tour with a couple fantastical lands that
could only spring from one delusional and mildly sociopathic man. That’s
right, next week we visit the mind of Jeffery Lung and I feel it’s only right
that I warn you in advance: It’s not a pretty thing. You might want to make
sure that any young children leave the room.

-A

8 Comments

Jeff, Allen got some ground back on you. You better think of a comeback quick before he gets the upperhand.
http://tribewithted.mlblogs.com/

Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water Allen pulls a “Jaws” out of nowhere and goes for the jugular.
Love it, want to read it, got to have it.
We want more fellas, we want more!

Rays Renegade

http://raysrenengade.mlblogs.com

Al = Loser. (Capital “L”)
–Jeff

Talk about a heated debate! Now what, Jeff? -Virginia
http://southernbelle.mlblogs.com

Now this I have to see, cause Allen is going to have to pull a rabit out of a hat, or a mind, cause I thought Jeff didn’t have a mind to visit…..hahaha
~peter
Outside the Phillies Looking In
http://devilabrit.mlblogs.com

More than half the time I read this blog, I just laugh. No verbal responses, no thoughts, just laughter. It’s like my brain refuses to function otherwise. I LOVE IT!

– Lisa
http://perennialpinstriper.mlblogs.com/

The Ensign scandal should absolutely not be compared to to Clinton. It’s far more reminiscent of a Kennedy-style faux pas–call it an homage, if you will.

Steve T.
http://soxblog.mlblogs.com

Love it Al! Can’t wait for part II!

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

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