Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

The People Protesting Phil Jackson And The Lakers Are Idiots

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Depending on their perspective (or what day of the week it is), the protesters outside of Staples Center last night are either mad at Phil Jackson because he doesn't seem to be totally against the new Arizona immigration law, that he believes his team shouldn't take a political ...

Manny Pacquiao Wins Election To Philippine Congress

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Current pound-for-pound boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has apparently (from numerous reports) won election to a congressional seat in the Republic of the Philippines. In an election marred by gunfire and violence, Pacquiao looks to have defeated his 61-year-old opponent Roy Chiongbian in a landslide. Pacquiao's team has already declared victory, which ...

This Is No Joke

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

It's April Fools Day, and few people enjoy playing a good prank better than myself. Just ask my buddy Detroit Vince. In high school, all Vince wanted to do was get invited to a "real party." Apparently, our parties of watching B-movies and playing video games did not constitute ...

Governor Mitch Daniels is Actually Doing Something Worthwhile

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

I may not necessarily speak for the rest of my cohorts here at Rumors and Rants, but Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is pretty much a pud. I've just never been a fan of him. Not that I have a Ditch Mitch bumper sticker or anything. Really, I don't. But in sports-related news, ...

Money + Athletes = Suckers

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Here at Rumors and Rants, we try to stay above the political fray. We do this for a few reasons: 1. We don't want to alienate any readers because their warped views are drastically different than our own, and 2. Most of us are too damn uninformed to have a ...

On Death, Horses and Politics

Monday, May 5th, 2008

As you all know by now, the only filly in this year's Kentucky Derby, Eight Belles, finished second to Big Brown, then broke both her front ankles and was euthanized at the track.We here around Rumors and Rants take death pretty seriously. Even when it's a horse. So, against my ...