Monthly Archives: June 2008

What Inflation?

As the Dowbrigade has been noting for some time now, it is clear that the Federal Office of Management and Budget has been cooking the nation’s books for years. We noted almost four years ago that prices at the pumps, … Continue reading

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Boston Rules and Resistance is Futile

Yesterday the Dowbrigade and his son and cameraman Gabriel joined half a million other Boston sports fans to celebrate the latest World Championship by a local sports team. Yawn. Then we stopped for Brazilian Bar-B-Q on the way home. Ho … Continue reading

Posted in Boston, Celtics, Humor, Prose Screeds, Sports | 4 Comments

Mercy Killing

The call came in on Sunday morning, interrupting the time honored ritual of newspapers, coffee and pastries in bed. The unfamiliar female voice asked in halting, heavily accented English, “Is you Michol?” It turned out to be a friend of … Continue reading

Posted in Friends and Family, Humor, Latin America | 1 Comment

Hillary Down But Not Out

Now that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has crashed and burned in tatters and ashes, it seems an appropriate time to chime in with one of our patented, wrong-in-so- many-ways political predictions: Don’t Count Her Out Yet. This may be but … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Media News, Politics, Wacky News | 2 Comments

Ode to an Unsung Hero

Boston sports fans have reason to be nervous – the incredible run of luck experienced by area sports teams is coming to an end.Now it can be revealed – the Dowbrigade has been personally responsible for the incredible run of … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Prose Screeds, Sports | 6 Comments