November 6, 2012 · 12:17 am
Welcome back to Balladeer’s Blog, the favorite site of Independent Voters and the only site on the web that truly criticizes both sides of the political spectrum equally. Well, it’s finally election day, which means the Liberal and Conservative fanatics of the Democratic and Republican parties are preparing their accusations of voter fraud and/or “intimidation” just in case their candidates lose.
Will the weak, inept and crooked little man named Barack Obama get reelected or will the outdated, out of touch religious nut named Mitt Romney win out? Either way we the people lose.
For a light-hearted look at how Liberal gibberish and Conservative gibberish have completely ossified political discourse in this country I figured I would trot out the 1972 Robert Redford film The Candidate. That film was a look at a fictional candidate for one of Continue reading →
Filed under LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES
Tagged as 2012 election, California, Conservative, Democratic, Independent Voters, Jerry Brown, Liberals, liberals and conservatives suck, Republican, Robert Redford, The Candidate (1972)
February 5, 2011 · 2:28 pm
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The second-ranked UC San Diego baseball team kicked off a new era on a winning note Friday, defeating Western Oregon 4-1 in its season opener at Triton Ballpark.
Senior outfielder Aaron Bauman went 2-for-2 at the plate and scored a pair of runs, while senior right-hander Tim Shibuya tossed seven strong innings to lead the defending national finalists to their first regular season victory under the newly-installed Continue reading →
Filed under College Baseball
Tagged as baseball, California, Dan O'Brien, San Diego, Sport, sports, Tritons, UC San Diego, United States, University of California San Diego, Western Oregon University
August 26, 2010 · 12:32 am
UC-SANTA CRUZ BANANA SLUGS
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Division: NCAA Division 3
Conference Affiliation: Independent
Major sports: basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball
Comment: The Banana Slugs have been the Gold Standard for unusual team nicknames for so long I even included a note in my D3 20 Coolest List saying why I was leaving them off. For all their fans who were wondering, here they are at last! And it takes more than table salt to stop THESE slugs!
For more of NCAA Division 3′s Coolest-Named Teams click here: https://glitternight.com/d3-20-coolest/
For the NAIA edition of The 20 Coolest College Sports Teams You May Never Have Heard Of click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/06/21/the-20-coolest-named-college-sports-teams-you-may-have-never-heard-of-naia-edition/
And for The 20 Coolest College Sports Logos click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/07/20/the-20-coolest-college-sports-logos/
And for The 20 Coolest Football Helmets In NCAA Division 3 click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/08/23/the-20-coolest-football-helmets-in-ncaa-division-3/
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