San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was in Baltimore on Friday to settle a bet he made with the city's mayor on the outcome of the Super Bowl game between the 49ers and Ravens in February.
Click on the photo to the right to see pictures of Mayor Ed Lee in Baltimore.
Lee agreed on a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ahead of the big game in New Orleans on Feb. 3, in which the 49ers fell 34-31. Read More
Here's a Super Bowl twist: A guy who helped Baltimore beat San Francisco for the NFL title now is a 49er.San Francisco acquired wide receiver Anquan Boldin from the Ravens for a sixth-round draft pick Monday. Boldin, a star in Baltimore's run to the Super Bowl title last season, must pass a physical to complete the deal.The Ravens announced the trade Monday, prompting a disappointed response from quarterback Joe Flacco. Read More
The NFL sure knows how to ruin a holiday family reunion.
Jackie and Jack Harbaugh, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, will be leaving the stadium before kickoff Thursday so they can privately agonize over their sons’ Thanksgiving coaching duel.
Meanwhile, most every other football fan will be choosing sides in this fascinating spectacle of big bro’ meets kid bro’. Read More
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich plans to accuse President Obama of perpetuating "delusions" that terrorist threats to U.S. national security are receding at a dinner in Baltimore on Thursday.
"The tide of war is not receding," Gingrich will say, according to his prepared remarks for the dinner, which is sponsored by the Maryland Republican Party. "It is a delusion to suggest to the American people that the world is getting safer." Read More
‘The Star-Spangled Banner” — don’t they teach it in schools anymore?
Apparently not. Sunday, at my beloved Super Bowl again, there was singer Christina Aguilera, butchering our country’s national anthem. The line that was supposed to be “O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming” became, in Aguilera’s alternate universe, “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming.”
I blame the nation’s school system for this. Read More
I love it when liberals shoot down their own principles. That means, of course, I absolutely adore the organization known as ACORN. Read More