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It’s been just over a month that the [GREEN BAY PACKERS] won ANOTHER Lombardi Trophy. As I mentioned earlier the men that make up the rosters of the THIRTY-TWO National Football League teams WORK HARD to [BECOME] the specimens we see, (and try to emulate.), through T.V. or in the stadium/ arena.

 Many begin their training at such an early age that it’s a foregone conclusion. 

Whether Base-, Basket-, Football. Or ANY other sport, the benefits distributed throughout our communities is [STAGGERING] when multiplied by what we DON’T know about. With the lucretive tax breaks that schools and [PROFESSIONAL TEAM OWNERSHIP] receive the BOTTOM line of it ALL is the ATHLETE.

 The swordless Gladiators that challenge the seemingly crazy…

… when they, really, know the consequences of the actions their employers have been making [\”light\”] of.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                The [HISTORY] of organized LABOR and how it has helped build the ability to raise a family cannot be questioned, except by those that don’t know HOW IT works… OR by those that have fostered its demise by NOT WORKING within the boundaries of the WORK-PLACE.

The ownership of each NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL [FRANCHISE] , except that of GREEN BAY, have been [CONTENTIOUS] , at best. Talk on, almost, all the ESPN talk segments have alluded to this scenario. there’s been the intimation that there “could” be the real life version of “THE REPLACEMENTS“…

… Many of the newer players wary of the fact that a Veteran being able to dip into some of their saved sums from past seasons.

I wonder if the NFL owners are able to envision a comparison between them and how the American automobile industry  “assisted” in the nation’s economic “decline” just a year, or so, ago ? How many PART-TIME jobs, Municipal coffers, (READ TAXES!!!), Television REVENUES and the profits made from CLOTHING, (  With $18.6 billion in revenue in 2008. NIKE), from the OBVIOUS standpoints !?! This is going to be one of THE best KNOCK-DOWN-DRAG-OUTS  witnessed in  our CUMULATIVE ‘labor/management’  battles YET. And with the “news” agencies focused on how the legislature of WISCONSIN putting the [KLIEGS] of this insinuation into the eyes of the citizens/ SPORT FAN, (Remember, the GREEN BAY PACKERS ARE the ONLY NON-PROFIT TEAM in the NFL!), is there a THEME here somewheres ? It’s [\”FUNNY\’],the  Grasshoppers that make “six figures a minute” are claiming that the “Bees” are trying to carry away the forest. This is how things [REALLY] work, it’s up to you to know it.

D. Rick Mack

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The Endless Struggle between the Cincinnati Bengals and disgruntled Players continues with Carson Palmer, with His” TRADE ME OR I’LL RETIRE” banter has been raised,and the lines have been drawn. Mike Brown  has made it very clear he has NO intention in trading  HIS FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK.  Opinions are flying around as is Speculation as to what the situation is in Cinci. everyone  From TO to CHAD to even the powers at ESPN, have given their take on this Matter. Some of the Blame points to the Upper Tier of the BENGALS organization. Others claim Fan Hostility, While Certain people think he is just FED UP with PRIMA DONNAS. with new Offensive Coordinator Jay Gruden, younger Brother of John Gruden, has a WEST COAST Background and is well schooled in it. The System itself should Fit Palmer nicely, IF Palmer wants it. Other Reports have Pointed out that he indeed wants to cut ties with the City that he has called HOME for the past 8 plus years. He has put his Home up on the Market and looks as if He is Moving on himself. On a personal Note, I like Carson and hope that this Situation works out for everybody. You’ve Got the Pics, To get the whole Picture, you have to read between the lines.

More to Follow,         

Mark Jewett