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If you're a sports fan as I am of several sports, have you ever wondered who the greatest athlete ever was. If so, who among the greatest was your favorite of all time? In late ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 279 comments on Sat Jun 19, 2010 at 07:00 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 163 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 06:47 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
W e've all, at some point or another in our lives, had this fantasy. Whether we perceive modern life as too hurried, unsatisfying, devoid of meaning, or we see ourselves as slaves to the ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 122 comments on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 11:47 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 08:30 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
As opening day of another pro football season approaches I’d like to call on all athletes with a hint of progressivism and especially if you are of color to treat Fox Sports with the cold ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 07, 2009 at 05:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Opponents to Health Care Are Punching Themselves Out As I watched the episode recently about Muhammad Ali from VH1's Lords of the Revolution, a five-part series that chronicles cultural game-...
by John Michael Spinelli
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 09:24 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
While working on the additions to my Nation magazine cover for a poster I started asking questions... Why Bayard Rustin but not Paul Lawrence Dunbar? Why Malcom X and not Ralph Ellison? ...
by johnmav
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 10:01 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Over the past forty five years, (as of today), I've collected a healthy group of heroes who were all born on the 17th of January. Benjamin Franklin, Muhammad Ali and Steve Earle. They come to ...
by Caoimhin Laochdha
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2009 at 07:28 AM PST with 17 Recommends
If you thought I was talking about Barack Obama, a man whose middle name was given to him by someone who obviously didn't think he would run for president, shame on you! No, this one will make you ...
by French Guy
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 01:02 AM PST with 3 Recommends
It's certainly not an original comparison, and I've certainly used the analogy ad nauseum in diaries and comments on this and other sites. But, Obama is playing the 2008 election like a masterful ...
by Woochifer
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 10:02 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Does this remind you of tonight? During the bout, Ali employed an unexpected strategy. Leading up to the fight, he had declared he was going to "dance" and use his speed to keep away ...
by mhanch
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2008 at 08:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
(Cross-posted and updated from Obamaism.org ) There have been news reports that Barack Obama is going to try precisely to do that, i.e., make McCain ...
by David Boyle
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2008 at 12:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Random notes on recent events: I think I would like a browser called Crone. Does anyone remember that the original original Maverick as played by James Garner in the ...
by The Reverend and Doctor Omed
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 09:23 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
For what it's worth, my theory on the RNC and the response to Gustav is as follows (and yes I know lots of people have stated some of these things - I am not claiming originality just expressing the ...
by ResponsibleAccountable
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Aug 31, 2008 at 01:51 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Republicans think they can counteract Barack Obama's appeal by putting up stick figures. This reveals nothing so much as their lack of creativity. When Obama ran for Senate in Illinois, those ...
by CheeseMoose
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2008 at 10:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The comparisons of Barack Obama with Muhammad Ali and his famous rope-a-dope fight strategy have flown fast and furious in the past week. Last ...
by Woochifer
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 05:56 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Well here goes for my first one... I do not know how many folks saw this news as reported last night on Countdown, but I think it is a big deal: Muhammad Ali asked to and will attend the ...
by Steve In DC
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2008 at 06:39 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
According to Howard Finneman @ Newsweek Mohommed Ali contacted Obama's headquarters requesting attendence to his acceptance speech. According to Howard Finneman Ali stated due to the historic nature ...
by TJsMom
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2008 at 07:09 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Is there any doubt that the handwringing thorughout the blogosphere was unwarranted? I've argued in comments that the hard work would begin just after the convention in comments in other diaries.
by EntrWriter
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2008 at 05:32 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
. . .our fingerprints are everywhere on you america, our fingerprints are everywhere, Cesaire told you that our family strewn around the world has made more parts of ...
by Sansouci
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2008 at 11:40 AM PST with 2 Recommends