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Friday, July 20, 2007

THT: Brattain: The Bible, David, Samson vs. natural selection

Giving the Dwarf Tossing Ban Act of 2003 the short shrift…Brattain goes off.

It was only a matter of time.

And to his credit, he didn’t disappoint. In a comic book accident gone horribly awry, baseball’s sordid combination of Booster Gold and Bat-Mite is at it again. Yes, Marlins president David Samson has opened his mouth and stuck both Keds in.

For those of you who accuse me of having a personal vendetta against Samson, all I have to say is this: What was your first clue?

Anyway, just because I have it in for Nosmas Divad (maybe he’s a distant cousin to Mr. Mxyzptlk.”—can’t hurt to try) doesn’t mean that he shouldn’t be called to account when he opens his mouth to inform Mr. Natural Selection that it’s dinner time with baked shrimp as the appetizer, fried squab as the main course washed down with a Red Cap ale in a stubby and shortcake for dessert. Of course there will be after-dinner cocktails: 2 oz. gin, 3 oz. Midori® melon liqueur, 1 splash iced tea, 1 splash sweet and sour mix makes a lovely Midgetini.

Repoz Posted: July 20, 2007 at 02:25 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. gef the talking mongoose, peppery hostile Posted: July 20, 2007 at 03:20 PM (#2448086)
baseball’s sordid combination of Booster Gold and Bat-Mite is at it again

Ace the Bat-Hound demands eequal time!
   2. TerpNats Posted: July 20, 2007 at 05:27 PM (#2448189)
Mismanagement occurs when you bad-mouth your customers, run down your product and your place of business, try to extort money that rightfully belongs to the public to be used for schools, libraries, infrastructure and the like. It’s when you expect people making much less than you to unilaterally enrich you before you’ll give them the product they pay for. It’s when you lie to people living pay check to pay check to give you free money—claiming poverty while you live a life of affluence all the while threatening something they hold dear. Mismanagement occurs when you destroy an institution when you don’t get your way and then take your act on the road.

That’s mismanagement.

In other words, like Bob Short. (Hey, had to keep the angle going.)
   3. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: July 20, 2007 at 07:31 PM (#2448387)
Dude. Eat a Hershey bar or something. You'll live longer.
   4. The Bones McCoy of THT Posted: July 22, 2007 at 08:25 PM (#2450627)
If you include almonds I might consider it--but gosh darn it, getting on Samson is too much fun to give up. If MLB is the Carol Burnett Show, he's Harvey Korman without the legs.

Who says hitting a small target is more difficult?

Best Regards

   5. CFiJ Posted: July 22, 2007 at 08:42 PM (#2450660)
Harvey Korman without legs...that's a pretty funny image.

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