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    NC State’s idea for homecoming performer is Ludacris (sic)

    Seems to me ? given the double shooting murders outside the first football game ? that N.C. State might have thought twice about bringing a performer to its Homecoming whose “lyrics are misogynistic (multiple references to women as ‘b—-es’ and ‘hos,’ and one track in which Ludacris boasts of…
    Locker Room contributor, September 23, 2004
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    Rove?s rave and simile-fest

    The Washington Times has an interview today with President Bush?s political strategist, Karl Rove. His rhetorical swagger goes well with the president?s leggy one, but perhaps not with the need for Republicans not to get overconfident and bungle an election cycle that currently seems to be edging their way.
    Locker Room contributor, September 23, 2004
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    A big scam on taxpayers gets a little worse

    Some horrible news from the Center for Long-Term Care Financing about Medicaid and how a New Jersey court has upheld one of the various ways that adult children and their lawyers are scamming the system, eroding personal and family responsibility, and costing taxpayers huge amounts of money: “The New Jersey…
    Locker Room contributor, September 23, 2004
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    Let the travel-budget bidding begin

    An email I received Thursday morning reads, in part: Who will win the election? A new ?poll? is being developed in Statesville, NC ? the ?Great Heads of Statesville Exit Poll.? Invitations will be sent out soon, but we would like to get on your calendar now, if possible. .
    Locker Room contributor, September 23, 2004
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    Ortez Fan Basks in Yankees Victory

    Boston Dirt Dogs, a website for Red Sox devotees, discovered another case of John Kerry pandering to sports fans: John Kerry, sucking up to New York Democrats at a fundraiser Monday: “At the fundraiser, Kerry reflected on his reborn self. He praised the triple victories of the…
    Locker Room contributor, September 23, 2004
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    Office of Civil Rights rules against UNC lecturer

    Here’s an excerpt from the press release from Congressman Walter Jones, who requested the OCR review of the incident: In February, UNC- Chapel Hill professor Elyse Crystall, sent a mass e-mail to students enrolled in her English 22 class charging that one of her students was a ?white, heterosexist,…
    Locker Room contributor, September 22, 2004
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    Michael Moore knows it, too

    Do ogres eat their young? Fresh evidence: “[Expletive], of COURSE he’s a lousy candidate ? he’s a Democrat, for heavens sake! That party is so pathetic, they even lose the elections they win!”…
    Locker Room contributor, September 22, 2004
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    French-looking, but no Napoleon

    Since the Kerry campaign seems fixated on military actions from another century, I thought Mario Loyola’s article in the American Enterprise Online was apropos. In his article, Loyola compares the Kerry campaign with the battlefield performance of Napoleon’s enemies in the 1805 battle at Austerlitz. Like the Austro-Russian…
    Locker Room contributor, September 22, 2004