Posts tagged "Sports"

NBC Sports Removes 'Under God' From Kids Saying Pledge of Allegiance

-By Warner Todd Huston In its intro to the 2011 U.S. Open golf tournament, NBC Sports had a heart stirring montage of Old Glory, school kids reciting the pledge of allegiance, all intercut with some of golf’s biggest contemporary stars. It had everything: resounding music, patriotism, and golf. But one thing it didn’t have… the... Read more »

Muslims Rail Against Baseball Team's Jewish Heritage Night

-By Warner Todd Huston Apparently the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is not happy that the Oakland A’s have scheduled its first Jewish Heritage night. In fact, CAIR thinks that the mere fact that the A’s even have a night to recognize Jewish fans is somehow evidence that America is out to get Muslims. It... Read more »

L.A. Sports Stadium Project More Important Than Libraries, Police, Firemen?

-By Warner Todd Huston The 2010 elections are now history. If there was any lesson from this Republican tidal wave that swept across the country it is that the vast majority of Americans are furious at the overspending and flawed leadership of our politicians. Voters are no longer so easily fooled by claims that wild... Read more »
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The Coming Staples Mausoleum/Stadium

-By Warner Todd Huston Even as supporters claim they won’t need subsidies, it is more likely that L.A. is about to plunge itself forever into debt with a new stadium, the Staples Center. A look at just about any other convention center, or stadium in the country easily shows that these projects seldom pay for... Read more »

Stadium Deal in LA a Moneypit

-By Warner Todd Huston Whenever I think of this new Staples sports stadium deal going down in Los Angeles I can’t help but think of the “bread and circuses” that contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire. Here is the City of L.A. sinking millions into this entertainment project leaving the people destitute and... Read more »

Want Economic Stimulus? Don't Build a Sports Stadium!

-By Warner Todd Huston For the last few decades sports teams across the country have nosed up to the public trough and demanded that states and cities chip in millions for the construction of new sports stadiums. To justify the public expense the claim has been made that these monstrous construction projects bring a wealth... Read more »
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Don't Hurt the Loser's Feelings: Kids Told Not to Win Games By Too Much

-By Warner Todd Huston A kiddie soccer league in Ottawa is oh, so concerned about the feelings of its little players. These poor kiddies will just wilt and turn to mush if they lose by too much according to league officials. So, in order to protect the delicate feelings of Canada’s youngsters, league officials have... Read more »

Of AZ Law Football Player Tells Media: 'I'm a Football Player It Doesn't Matter What I Think'

-By Warner Todd Huston As “Dirty Harry” Callahan said, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” Well it looks like Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez knows his and his limitations are that he’s a football player, not a politician. Like the lemmings they are, the left-wing Old Media asked this football player what he thought about... Read more »