Kentucky Derby: 138th Run for the Roses

This Saturday, May 5 will be the annual 138th Kentucky Derby.   No charming horse stories jump out at us this year.  That might happen post race.   The slight favorite this year is a horse named Bodemeister.  Why that almost sounds like Blogmeister!

Every year I go out with friends and play our dollar bets on the each race of the Triple Crown.  It sounds silly but it is a rite of spring for us. 

To view the horses for this race, go to the Washington Post section.  CLICK HERE . 

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Queer Guy for the Straight Ire: Did Romney do the right thing?



Washington Post:

In a statement provided to The Washington Post, Grenell, who is openly gay, said: “While I welcomed the challenge to confront President Obama’s foreign policy failures and weak leadership on the world stage, my ability to speak clearly and forcefully on the issues has been greatly diminished by the hyper-partisan discussion of personal issues that sometimes comes from a presidential campaign.” He added: “I want to thank Governor Romney for his belief in me and my abilities and his clear message to me that being openly gay was a non-issue for him and his team.”

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