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Bucs’ Lovie Smith has one of the NFL’s hottest seats, says USA Today

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For Tampa Bay Bucs coach Lovie Smith, the seat is getting hotter. At least, according to USA Today, it is. Smith took the biggest jump of any coach in the newspaper’s hot-seat rankings this week, jumping from seventh to third in the rankings. He trails only the Colts’ Chuck Pagano and the Lions’ Jim Caldwell (a former Bucs’ assistant) in the rankings. Smith is ranked 10th at coacheshotseat.com. Smith seemed to admit Monday that he didn’t have a very good…

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Politicians blaming ‘those meddling bloggers’ for their problems

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At first I thought Senator Evan Bayh was just a pussy. I mean, how else do you describe a guy who, despite having won five statewide races and having $13 million in the bank, decided he no longer wishes to serve in the US Senate partly because members no longer socialize with each other: When I was a boy, members of Congress from both parties, along with their families, would routinely visit our home for dinner or the holidays. This…

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Politicians blaming ‘those meddling bloggers’ for their problems

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At first I thought Senator Evan Bayh was just a pussy. I mean, how else do you describe a guy who, despite having won five statewide races and having $13 million in the bank, decided he no longer wishes to serve in the U.S. Senate partly because members no longer socialize with each other: When I was a boy, members of Congress from both parties, along with their families, would routinely visit our home for dinner or the holidays. This…

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Poor Jamie Bennett

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I don’t blame Jamie Bennett. I really don’t. Like I’ve said before, I bring out the best and the worst of people. From Jamie Bennett, I extracted a sense of energy and purpose he did not have before. He was a second-tier candidate before Barry and I got a hold of him and that’s where he will end up now that he doesn’t have us. You’re not a fool if you contribute to him, nor are you a fool if…

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