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Oh man... yall are in for a treat. To be back at those halcyon days.   This show was my introduction to the television renaissance. The writing, the acting, the filming was so good. It was the first real adult drama that I watched in prime time.   I would vote for Martin Sheen right now, even if it was a 50/50 toss on taking into a Dead Zone universe.
 Honestly, that is why I picked it up this week. I am on our school fall break. I am still grading papers, but I have a bit more time for some nice relaxing mini painting. I will say this is my first experience with Metal miniatures. Imperial Assault and XWing spoiled me.  Why the fuck am I attaching this wrist and sword. Motherf@#$# the arm fell off again.
 It absolutely did. Palin destroyed McCain's run with her VP debate. No one is willing to put a 70 year old man in office if she was the next in line. There is a Daily Beast article about Cheney and Lieberman's debate, basically saying Cheney won a bump in the polls for Bush because of the civility and tone he carried into the Lieberman debate. The article also talks about how Cheney probably hoodwinked Lieberman a bit by playing up the civility to disarm Lieberman.
With Xwing regionals being when they are, and no site championships, xwing is basically on Casual mode for me four a while. We are out of tourney kits in my local. This seemed fun. The league play seemed interesting, but right now I only know of 5 players in the area.
Good Luck, and God Speed. Sometimes getting away is the best thing for your personal development.
So, I just picked up a new game on Sunday. So new, Knoxville is getting weekly shipments hand delivered from Nashville kinda new.   Basically, a minis war game, except you are playing football at the same time.  Each Guild, and there are 9 guilds, are thematically linked with varying strikers, defenders, midfielders, etc. Each of my buddies chose a different one: for us, the Fishermen, the Morticians, and my Masons. The rules are...
Yeah. The pilot explains any background you need. You can hop right in.
 When you do not have a public record, you must be judge by whatever public statements you do make, including on a radio show that often goes to some classless places.
From PBS:   "On race, there wasn't even a dog whistle. We all heard it."
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