“The ____ are a better team without ____” argument

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It really makes no sense when anybody starts justifying this addition by subtraction theory. Anytime a superstar player goes down with injury and the team has moderate success without him, there are immediate rumblings that the team is better off without their talisman. This is an absurd theory which only holds true if the superstar… Read more »

How can Tony Snow live with himself?

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Just YouTube Tony Snow and you’ll see what this guy has to go through on a daily basis. This guy’s job is to lie. That’s what he does for a living. He was hired because he is a great liar. His primary job is to be the administrations mouthpiece and cover up the many, many… Read more »

Democracy is flawed: A simpleton’s argument

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The term democracy indicates a form of government where all the state’s decisions are exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of its citizenry through a fair elective process. Although it sounds a rosy idea, democracy makes two very big assumptions: The majority of the people are correct and smart enough to choose a direction… Read more »

Raptors beat Warriors; West coast awaits

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Can you believe that a 10-14 team is tops in the Atlantic? That is the case as the Raps beat the Warriors 120-115 at the ACC in another well-deserved team win. Much like the Nets game, six players ended up in double figures with Morris Peterson leading the way with 23. Recapping the game is… Read more »

Laser Eye Surgery – To see or not to see

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Sick and tired of wearing glasses and messing around with contacts, and hearing success stories from friends, I did some research into Laser Eye Surgery which corrects your vision by slicing and dicing your cornea until you can finally read the bottom line of the chart. I went for my free consultation to Lasik MD… Read more »

Arsenal vs. Portsmouth – 2-2 – Video

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Arsenal go down 2-0 but come back to tie game. Arsenal drop two critical points and fall to fourth place behind Liverpool after paying the price for a lackadaisical first half which saw horrid defending and a couple great saves from Portsmouth goalie, David James. Here are the goals. Comments welcome. Noe Pamarot 1-0 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9roPACrtQlM]… Read more »

Raptors vs. Nets: Chuck Swirsky, please shut up

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Raptors/Nets today and the Raps manage to pull of another sweet win, 90-78 at the ACC with Vince having a miserable game and fans chanting “Carter Sucks” pretty loudly and effectively in the fourth quarter. Total team win with six players in double figures. But lets leave that on the side for a few minutes…. Read more »

Champions League draw: Arsenal face PSV Eindhoven (video)

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Going in to the draw today, Arsenal could’ve faced any of the following clubs: Barcelona, Inter Milan, PSV Eindhoven, Roma, Real Madrid, Celtic or Lille. Probably the easiest opposition for the Gunners might have been Lille which snuck in to the knockout stages after an uninterested AC Milan side lost 2-0 and Anderlecht (Belgium) drew… Read more »

P2P saved my life

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Missing another Arsenal game because you’re stuck in a backward country where ice hockey is considered a sport and something called curling is revered? You must be in Canada like me. Nice place but if you’re trying to catch a soccer game, you’re most likely shit out of luck. So what do you do? You… Read more »

Gunners blow it

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A lot of talk (link1, link2, link3) in the football blogosphere is pitching that Arsenal came out on top (theoritically) in their 1-1 draw with Chelsea over the weekend. I seem to be among the few that think they blew two of the three points that were rightfully theirs. Going up 1-0 at Stamford Bridge… Read more »

THE Arsenal hold Chelsea (video)

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Gunners could’ve won, but still manage to hold Chelsea without half their real team. Comments welcome. Flamini 1-0 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOCTupg0VrM [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOCTupg0VrM] Essien 1-1 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sh4nslrs2w

Is Jose Mourinho right about Arsenal?

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The flamboyant Portuguese fag quoted: ‘We are a team adapted to the reality, which is why Arsenal cannot beat Bolton at Bolton and why Chelsea under me have played three matches and got three victories at Bolton with zero goals conceded.’ ‘For my concept of football, the best football is the football adapted to the… Read more »

FA Premier League removing YouTube videos

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This morning I noticed that YouTube had took the time out to remove my harmless video of Gilberto ‘s penalty against Tottenham due to copyright infringement and display a friendly message blaming the FAPL (which I assume is the FA Premier League) for their actions.  The message is a generic YouTube copyright infringment message except… Read more »

Hated Barcelona advances (video)

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I really didn’t want this to happen. Couldn’t finish my meal after Ronaldinho made a damn fool of the Bremen wall. Comments welcome. 1-0 – Ronaldinho making Werder Bremen look a fool [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp3EOpAgbsc] 2-0 Defensive breakdown by Werder Bremen [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAIt0l7qpLE]

Barcelona must fall

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It’s imperative that Barcelona fail to win tomorrow in their Champions League clash with Werder Bremen. This wouldn’t do much for Arsenal but it would give Thierry Henry reassurance that he made the right decision in the summer. It’s only natural that Henry might be thinking “what if” especially after Gunner losses of late and… Read more »

Has Jens Lehmann ever made a mistake?

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Not if you ask him. He’s the virgin Mary of goalkeepers. Pious and sin free, he also possesses THE greatest reaction when he lets a goal in. His first instinct isn’t Aww shucks, they scored. It’s more like, OK, now who do I blame for this one. I better immediately angily look at the first… Read more »

Goals from Arsenal’s demolition of Tottenham

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All three goals from the North London derby. Emmanuel Adebayor opens the scoring followed by two Gilberto Silva penalties. Comments welcome! Adebayor 1-0 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWOW4vsfuIw] Gilberto Penalty 2-0 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4X7MCN5Rkc] Gilberto Penalty 3-0 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmkWdFZiFRA]

Adebayor needs to go in favour of Walcott

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Watching Adebayor blow chance after chance has finally taken a toll on my blood pressure. It’s passable when Arsenal ends up winning the game but when goals are hard to come by and you blow open net chances, it’s hard to let bygones be bygones. Case in point is the Fulham game, opening five minutes…. Read more »

Fulham loss kick starts this blog

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I am forced to make my blogosphere debut after the Fulham loss. After being embarrassed by the new official thorn on our side, Bolton, I was expecting an all-out offensive juggernaut type performance with the scoreline reflecting our recent dominance over Fulham. Nothing like that happened. Instead what we saw Wenger rest some regulars (Fabregas… Read more »