Something to Say

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We all have something to say.  The difference is in how and when we choose to say it. 

The nice thing about blogging is that we get to say it when we want to and, with the exception of a few words that our hosts choose to censor, we get to say what we want. 

The Freedom of Speech guaranteed under the Bill of Rights is arguably the most powerful right we have as Americans.  It’s the reason Orel Hershiser can thank god after winning a game and the reason why I can tell him that god doesn’t exist.  It’s the reason A-Rod and his agent can announce a contract extension during the middle of a World Series in which he isn’t playing and it’s also the reason why I can say that I think A-Rod and his agent are both worthless kangaroo placentas. 

Around this time of year the debate over what constitutes free speech ratchets up another level, though.  Political adversaries regularly find a way to push their constitutional freedoms to illogical extremes.  It’s not enough to say you disagree.  If you can’t figure out how to disagree and simultaneously accuse your opponent of raping and/or clubbing baby seals, you’re just not doing your job.

That’s why I choose to stand aside from name-calling and ad hominem attacks this post-season and political season.  I will not mention the Yankees’ illegal dog-fighting ring in which they set underfed terriers against various members of the Royals’ bullpen unless I have proof.  And I refuse to talk about Joe Biden and Christine O’Donnell’s secret Wiccan connection until no doubt remains in my mind to its veracity.

Additionally, I call on my co-blogger, Mr. Lung, to publicly announce his willingness to toe this line.  That is, if he’s not too busy fantasizing about he and Albert Pujols holding hands while clubbing and/or raping baby seals.

-A

3 Comments

ALF rules…that’s all I have to say…
–Mike
‘Minoring In Baseball’
http://burrilltalksbaseball.mlblogs.com

Say What?
I am not sure Jeff is the man he once was, toeing the line would have once been a no go, an area of existence that would have emotionally repulsed the once great Mr Lung, I sense in his words of late a shadow of a man that would rebuke the advances of normality from his co-host Al, his once defiant ‘Don’t hate me’ seems to be more of a plea these days, so Al, you may be able to get Jeff to ‘Toe the Line’ or not.

-peter
http;//devilabrit.mlblogs.com

I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own blog and was curious what all is needed to get set up?
I’m assuming having a blog like yoyrs would cost
a pretty penny? I’m not very web smart so I’m not 100% certain.
Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks

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