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Aug 23

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The HEAT

THE HEAT The Heat is a mess, plain and simple. It is a basic movie of taking the one cop who is too big for her britches and too smart for her own good, and putting her with a partner who is literally to big for her own britches, and full of street smarts and …

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Aug 22

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MLBRT August 22, 2014

We’re a little late this week due to some technical difficulties but we are here…  and only Sandy and Joe taking baseball this week but next week Archie and Stephan should rejoin the group for a full complement on the MLBRT… Ready for some baseball talk? Then lets get to it… 1) Recently, on a …

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Aug 20

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WTF… August 20, 2014

1) Unless you been living under a rock, or, been away in the wilderness without any communication devices or just don’t give a good damn, then ya’ll know about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri… a sad course of events to say the least. Now, I don’t know if this is fair, or relevant, but, I …

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Aug 18

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Summerslam 2014: A Changing of the Guard?

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For years, WWE has always said the Royal Rumble is the first stop on the road to Wrestlemania.  If last night was any indication, Summerslam may have taken that place this year as the first stop.  Brock Lesnar is the new WWE Champion, and he may very well hold onto that title until April of …

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Aug 18

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Musings From the Bench

This week’s edition of Musings will be the review of two movies I recently watched. Both were from Netflix; one a DVD and the other streaming. First up is Oldboy, the one I streamed. This film was written by Mark Protosevich, directed by Spike Lee and came out in 2013. It stars Josh Brolin, Elizabeth …

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Aug 13

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WTF… August 13, 2014

        On Thursday (8/7) there was a story making the rounds about this messed up dude who killed his wife and the eventually killed himself after taking his kids on a two-state failed escape attempt. Headline in the NYDN read… “Had an argument. She was cheating on me. I won”. That’s what …

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Aug 11

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Musings From the Bench

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I am sick and tired of everything that’s going on in this world, well maybe not sick, that would imply that with rest and medication things would get better, so let’s change that to fed up and tired, yes, fed up and tired. The last cease fire/truce between Israel and Hamas lasted about as long …

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Aug 08

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2014 Season Preview: Detroit Lions

2014 Season Preview: Detroit Lions The Lions last year finally looked to be taking that final step last year, 6-3 and making buzz- then a few months later, and you are 7-9 and fire everyone. Now 4 of those games were by a field goal, so a winning season should have been in reach. The …

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Aug 06

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WTF… August 6, 2014

1) If you have been reading my column for the last two weeks you know that I have been making noise about some issues that the NYPD has been having with certain arrests that they have made and how they have been carried out. With the scorecard reading one dead perp… whose death was caused …

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Aug 06

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How much data did Comic-Con use?

How much data did Comic-Con use? You would think at Comic-Con there wouldn’t be much call for much bandwidth, not like any of these people are tech-savvy. Sarcasm Font off. AT&T has released the stats from Comic-Con. During Comic-Con, about 34.6 Million posts were made to social media (I would guess 31.8 Million of these …

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Aug 05

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Netflix Tops 50 Million Subscribers: What does this mean?

Netflix just cracked 50 Million. Numbers released for June have the subscriber global reach is up to 50.05 Million. The final push over the past 3 months has mainly come from overseas markets with 1.12 million of the 1.69 added being non-US. Netflix added 1.69 million new subscribers globally to reach 50.05 million. International markets …

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Aug 04

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Musings From the Bench 8/4

I had the opportunity to sit in the public gallery of our local district courthouse a long while back and I jumped on it. As a fan of the Law & Order genre, I couldn’t wait. Then I realized I had been invited to ‘Arraignment Day’ and not a jury trial. Still, I settled in …

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