Apparently, Republicans are deficit hawks when it comes to the needs of ordinary people, but they are big spenders when it comes to the needs of the rich. What could possibly explain this inconsistency?
As we mourn George "the Convict" Steinbrenner (and I do mourn him) isn't it time for baseball to pardon Joe Jackson and Pete Rose? Or, will Major League Baseball continue to have its great double standard.
The same personality characteristics that led George Steinbrenner to his angry, firing behavior also led to his kindly, charitable acts. In fact, Mr. Steinbrenner was completely consistent in his behavior.
I was just seven years old when, in January 1973, George Steinbrenner led a group that purchased the Yankees; but, as it happens, it was the beginning of an epochal tenure in the history of sports ownership.
The flags in the house that George built will fly at half-mast. The patriarch of the largest sports franchise in the world has passed. George Michael Steinbrenner was a simple man who saved a giant in the Yankees and changed the world of sports.