Archive for January, 2010

Linda McMahon Chronicles: Strange Tale of the Stamford Police and the ‘Benoit Wikipedia Hacker’ (Part 3)

Published January 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

PREVIOUS POSTS IN THIS SERIES Introduction (January 28) Everything They Didn’t Want to Know and Were Afraid to Ask (January 29) THE TWO-STATE POLICE RECORDS STONEWALL I remember that when my late uncle Sam Muchnick promoted pro wrestling in St. Louis, the security at his shows was run by off-duty cops. Where have you gone, […]

Hartford Courant’s Rick Green Stirs the Pot Again

Published January 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

“Muchnick Wants Piece of McMahon, Will Bookworm Oblige?” http://blogs.courant.com/rick_green/2010/01/muchnick-wants-a-piece-of-mcma.html Muchnick Wants Piece of McMahon, Will Bookworm Oblige?

Linda McMahon’s Amended FEC Filing Shows How Her Campaign and WWE Are Joined at the Lip

Published January 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

The first analysis I’ve seen of the Linda McMahon campaign’s amended and more detailed filing with the Federal Election Commission was at The Day of New London, Connecticut. See “McMahon boosts Senate race spending,” http://www.theday.com/article/20100129/NWS12/301299895/1019&town=. The most controversial information about McMahon’s vendors is outside my scope. I think we all realize that Linda has the […]

Ode to Norah Jones’ ‘Chasing Pirates’

Published January 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

The advantage of blogging is that you can publish whatever you want, whenever you want, on-topic or not. Sometimes a guy just has to get away from the Connecticut Senate race, death in pro wrestling, and the copyright wars. To do that these days, I kick back and play Norah Jones’ “Chasing Pirates.” For my […]

Don’t Sniff at Linda McMahon — Cover Her

Published January 31st, 2010, Uncategorized

In a column in Sunday’s Hartford Courant, former Connecticut State Senator Kevin Rennie calls Linda McMahon a “bulldozer” who is poised to “steamroll” Rob Simmons, her main Republican opponent in the U.S. Senate race. See http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/editorials/hc-rennie-mcmahon-simmons.artjan31,0,4909814.column. Rennie has his reasons for saying this, all politically clinical ones, and they are worth reviewing. McMahon isn’t just […]