The situation in Dallas, Texas is drastic. Millions of men are outside of their houses playing with their children, feigning a sort of happiness that can't possibly be genuine. It is November 13th, 2011, and there is no football.
As we lurch into a bumpy ride to the finish of the two-year negotiation between NFL Owners and Players, the issue holding up an agreement that both sides have claimed to want for several months is the continuing drama about rookie salaries.
It's a good thing they read the papers over there. Libya is scheduled to host the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament in 2013. But according to reports, "Other options are being considered." Really?
The billionaires and wannabees are already hovering over the Dodgers. Why must we in Los Angeles be relegated to taking a chance on another soap opera, too much debt service, and hidden agendas.
Ultimately, all the legal wrangling and courtroom football of this lockout may defer to the core reality of a good number of players needing to start receiving their checks.
Yesterday, Republicans in the House passed a bill with no Democratic support to cut off funding for NPR altogether and to restrict local public radio stations from using federal funds from buying programing from NPR.
Educators did not cause today's deficit problem. But it is easier to target educators rather than the financial, insurance and banking industries that did.
Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot.
The Super Bowl and protests in Wisconsin may seem worlds apart to you, but members of the Packers have issued a statement supporting state workers and their right to collective bargaining.
The uprising that swept Tunisia, Egypt, and parts of Europe is showing signs of blossoming across the United States. In Wisconsin, public employees an...
None of the Packers who've spoken out have had the profile, respect, or cultural currency of the latest member of the team to stand strong with Wisconsin's working families: Charles Woodson.
There are moments in history when silence itself becomes a political stand. For Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl MVP quarterback, this is one of those moments.
Walker has unveiled plans to strip all public workers of collective bargaining rights. Then, Walker proclaimed that resistance to these moves would be met with a response from the Wisconsin National Guard. Seriously.
I have yet to encounter a single American crew member. In what can only be described as a Shyamalanian flash of revelation, I realized earlier this morning that this disconnect did not bother me.
You likely didn't know it, but an event of equal stature and greater significance took place in Abu Dhabi just as the Super Bowl after parties were wrapping up.
It turns out that the influence of the arts may go far beyond the audience retention benefits of Glee: Green Bay Packers players had been adding a bit of the secret weapon of the arts to their own game arsenals.