So, I guess that when the Yankees said they were done with A-Rod they meant they would be more than happy to sit with him to discuss a 10 year $275 million deal.
Both sides can save face by making Boras the bad guy in all this. A-Rod's home page, which can be found under the Hit and Run section by clicking "Jeter's Favorite Site" cites his comfort and stability with NY. I'm going to venture a guess, and speak for married men on this one: that when the home town paper puts a full page picture of you with a stripper heading into the hotel room together, stability and comfort are not going to be the first two adjectives one uses to describe his feelings. . . .Does this guy ever say what he feels or what?
I"m of the mind that maybe Boras over estimated the free agent market and now has to go back to where the bank in the league resides - in the Bronx. - This is going to get very interesting, and with the writer's guild on strike, it fills that gap in my life that used to be occupied by new episodes of Soaps.
As for Mo - Management made him wait when he wanted a deal to get done, so I do not think there is anything wrong with Mo making Hank, Hal, and Randy wait.
I changed my mind on Posada - glad he's going to be with us to the end.
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Breaking topic and going to the dangerous world of politics. This is primarily directed to those whose hatred for the current President of the United States is so strong, that it has clouded his ability to look at things objectively. Further, and more importantly, what those things may mean to the reality of our future as a nation. Luckily for all of those that suffer from this kind of emotional trauma, I am here and willing to work with them and get them to see the light. . . (in case anyone is wondering, I am a registered Independent. I don't trust any politician and tend to look at things from a forward perspective not a rear view mirror. I have pulled the lever for Dems, GOP, and Ind. - no ax to grind and am not in the tank for any particular party. I believe in free markets, fair taxes, little government intervention, a clean environment, have the overriding belief that the U.S. is a noble nation and that evil doers need to be confronted before it is too late, even if it means doing it alone . . . . That's it, that's my entire platform). So, here is the deal:
When you have Nancy Pelossi as Speaker of the House, and Harry Reid as Senate leader, the following is a given if any of the current crop of Dems get elected (except for Joe Biden but he has no chance according to the polls) : Amnesty for Illegals happens. Border gets even worse. Capital Gain taxes go from 15% back to 28%, Estate Tax reverts back to 45%, and Current Income Tax rates go up by a full 5 percentage points for anyone in a 25% bracket or higher. The price of gas will go up even more due to a corporate tax hike on Oil Companies. Socialized medicine. Weaker defense due to the repeal of the Patriot Act, outlawing of coerced interrogation, and seeking a permission slip from the UN every time we need to defend our interests.
Seriously, do you think terrorists would be breathing a sigh of relief with a Pelossi, Reid, and Obama/Edwards/Clinton running the U.S. government?
Why on earth would any American with any shred of patriotism side with people that have a vested interest in our country failing?
Yes - it is that simple.