Posts Tagged “athletes”

Selfish disrespect for America by Colin Kaepernick & the NFL

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Selfish disrespect for America by Colin Kaepernick & the NFL

Selfish disrespect for America by Colin Kaepernick & the NFL Colin Kaepernick and other mostly minority NFL and sports players have refused to stand in respect during the playing of the American National Anthem claiming they are protesting racism in America. But what they really are doing is nothing except promoting themselves in a selfish exploitation…

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When did the Super Bowl become a political football?

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When did the Super Bowl become a political football?

When did the Super Bowl become a political football? The Super Bowl began as a fantastic expression of the highest achievements of American sports and an inspiration for young people to strive in fair and stubborn competition. Since when did it become a platform for entertainers and businesses to become a political platform for their personal partisan…

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Are the Olympics fair?

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Are the Olympics fair?

Are the Olympics fair? Are the Olympics fair? A look at the disparity of the various nations, from the rich to the poor, and how that directly impacts the competing athletes By Ray Hanania I know that the Olympics are probably as political as a Chicago election. It’s not just about talent. It’s about who…

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Jim Edwards: Good journalists few and far between

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Good journalists few and far between By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday Jan. 18, 2013 Two names were in the news this week, Lance Armstrong and Jim Edwards. They were so far apart. One of the characters I came to know well as a City Hall reporter was a guy named Jim Edwards. You…

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