The degree of outrage and subsequent reaction to “Redskins” seems to far outweigh the reaction to clearly more criminal behavior by certain players and oversight by the National Football League.
News broke this week that Cung Le, a Kung Fu action star and perhaps the most famous Sanshou fighter of all time, tested positive for excessive levels Human Growth Hormone following his August UFC loss to Michael Bisping. If supposedly noble Martial Artists are cheating, what does this say about professional sports in general?
Over the weekend, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) continued to press the case that President Obama should introduce a resolution asking for authorization of his military action against ISIS, while agreeing that the President already has the authority to take military action against ISIS. I asked Press Secretary Josh Earnest about the administration’s claim of authority to strike ISIS, but he took the opportunity to strike Boehner, instead.
Earlier, we told you about the enormous fail that is the #IAmARepublican hashtag campaign, and the equally enormous fail of an ad campaign to which it was pegged. As crummy as the “Republicans Are People Too” ad is, you would think that at a minimum, it would feature actual people who are actual Republicans. You… Read More
MEMBERS ONLY: While we have green energy commitments, panels on climate change, and policies to prevent the decimation of wildlife, there is an elephant in the room that few leaders are willing to acknowledge.
It’s a truth so obvious that it cannot be mentioned given it undermines the entire basis of Western capitalism and the philosophical paradigm we’ve been living under for the past 500 years.