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Obama Tue Apr 07 2009

How The Obama Administration Affects Baseball

Greg Hinz points out that, historically, ...when a Democrat has the White House, the Yankees do well, not the presidents' home team:

when Democrat Jimmy Carter was commander in chief, but dropped the series in '76 and '81, when Republicans Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan ruled. Even earlier, the Yankees were victorious under John F. Kennedy in 1961 and 1962.

In the same manner, the Yanks won under Democrat Bill Clinton in 1996, '98, '99 and '00, but dropped the ball the next year, when George W. Bush came in in 2001. Ditto 2003.

Well that may be true, but so far the Sox have been doing well (yay!) and the Yankees....well let's just say this isn't change they can believe in.

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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...


Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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