From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Long before the hats and the hate- there was THIS version of Don Imus…

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One Blue Soldier Rides Again

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OK, since it is sports and video day at PB figured I’d let out a virtual holler about something I’m a bit excited about: The resurgence of Kentucky basketball to it’s proper place. No more football schools doing the roundball thing. Expect the universe to go back to it’s previous configuration of Big Blue dominance. Beginning…uh…now. Time for the rat bastards to be reunited with the land of the also-rans. I give you Billy Clyde:

Billy Clyde. There really is no better name for a Kentucky coach, really. If his last name was Thompson, you could mark us down […]

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OK, so this doesn’t have jack to do with politics, but I haven’t been this excited since last November: the Columbus Crew are rumored to have signed Argentinian super-club Boca Juniors star (and fan favorite) Guillermo Barros Schelotto to a two-year contract for $2m per year. At 33, he’s not a regular starter for Boca anymore despite playing there for a few months shy of 10 years, but he knows how to win: he’s the winning-est Argentinian ever, with 17 championships in his playing career. (Argentina star and 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year nominee Riquelme also currently […]

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As crazy as that title sounds, it is exactly the argument put forward by some pro-“abstinence-only” folks.

“There are kids who don?t want to know how to put on a condom because they don’t want to have sex,” said Leslee Unruh, president and chief executive of the National Abstinence Clearinghouse, the nation?s largest network of abstinence educators, based in South Dakota.

If they don’t want to have sex, then why do you need to firehose the kids with an “abstinence-only” program? Don’t those kids – the ones that don’t want to have sex – already get your ideas?

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YouTube Tuesday

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This’ll be a new feature on Tuesdays here at Plunderbund – an excuse for me to share the most awesome clip I’ve found on YouTube this week. Today, it’s UK beatbox king Beardyman:

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WaPo writes this:

As Iraq observed the fourth anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein yesterday, the lead item on the White House Web site, under the heading “LATEST NEWS,” was a photograph of Clifford the Big Red Dog at the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.

PBD writes this:

Which is to say, if you can’t spend a day celebrating piss-poor war planning chasing Cadbury eggs with a giant furry, then the terrorists will have won.

Apparently, the terrurists have won:

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