Another tragedy has enveloped the country and as usually the wrong suspects take the blame. At the time of this writing only two have come up; 1. Guns and 2. Video Games (or for some the entertainment industry as a whole). Predictably those who blame these two want the state to engage in some sort of enforcement to restrict if not outright ban law abiding people from obtaining either object. This type of outrage is misplaced and is not grounded in logic.
Dodgers fans can breath a little easier into the beginning of the off season with knowing that their team will be getting a fresh face to run it hopefully in the near future. No serious baseball fan can defend Frank McCourt on any grounds, some may have sympathy for Jamie McCourt but even that is a stretch. Now with McCourt kicked out of MLB, the question that remains is; Why isn't Fred Wilpon the owner of the New York Mets not joining McCourt outside of the MLB office gates? Like McCourt,
One of my biggest pet peeves is seeing sports and politics mix, whether it's athletes making statements on a hot button issue the rabble rousing over the 2008 Olympics in China or Major League Baseball debating about hosting the All Star game in Arizona due to it's immigration law.
With Martin Luther King day coming up on the 17th, ESPN goes into it's yearly event of talking to prominent black athletes and leaders during the civil rights era. In addition posting various polls on how
Being in retail sales you see alot of society and the various people that inhabit it. One of the things that I regularly notice is that people fail to prioritize on whats important. Yesterday I had a customer that wanted to buy a pre-paid cell phone. I went through the process of asking if she had service with the carrier or not. She said no that she is just replacing the phone. So I respond by saying "Oh so the phone is broken and needs service or something?" Her response was simply "No
The debate on how close former 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Candidate Wayne Allyn Root has gotten to Neoconservatives has been on and off. Some say that he is compromising Libertarian principals by suggesting alliances with those who were are enemies in the Bush Administration others say that in order to get our principals into the mainstream we have to work with them whether we like it or not. If there was another reason why NOT to work with statist conservatives and neoconservatives, Root