Finally, Some Red Sox News. David Ortiz avoided arbitration by signing a deal for 2004 ($4,587,500). ... MLB to Union: "Sure, we may be colluding to lower salaries, but don't investigate. That would be bad for the game's image." ... Was William Edward White (1 game, 1879) the first black player in the major leagues?
Paul Thomspon has posted a new update to his Complete 9/11 Timeline. The White House "is refusing to give the [9/11 Commission] notes on presidential briefing papers taken by some of its own members." ... Stealing an election: easier than ever! ... How is he not a liar? ... Was the WMD/Iraq fiasco an intelligence failure? No. ... David Kay & the CIA