Since entering college, the majority of us have heard one thing: negativity. Sure, we’ll typically hear the “college graduates earn $1 million more in their lifetime than those without a degree” certitudes, but for every one of those encouragements, three discouragements tag along.
I applaud NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s efforts to change the way the league views concussions. The commissioner implemented new rules late last season that kept players who showed symptoms of a concussion from returning to a practice or a game.
Tiger Woods may be the world’s best golfer, but he still can’t see the forest through the trees. He is a real-live human being who pulls his pants on the same way we all do, one leg at a time. But he took those pants off too many times and now has a lot to overcome.
Beck spent the bulk of his speech blasting progressivism in all its forms, repeatedly equating it with communism and socialism. He provided some sensational sound bites — angry mobs love latching on to simplistic anthems to give their rally the illusion of purpose.
The overriding presence of corporate sponsors detracts from NASCAR’s validity. From the cars racers drive to the very jumpsuits they wear, fans are inundated with visions of advertisements. NASCAR isn’t a sport; it’s a three-hour commercial on wheels.