can baclofen cause kidney failure viagra online nexium night sweat manfaat obat metronidazole does clomid work with blocked tubes zestril wirkung ciprofloxacin for dogs dose septra ds empty stomach metronidazole 2 grams weight gain on 5mg lexapro hasiat ketoconazole donde conseguir cytotec en venezuela sevilla nebulizer patient assistance program albuterol tudo sobre o remedio atenolol fluconazole online no prescription canada buspar onset of action prednisone how to apply for dogs can synthroid raise blood pressure ciproflox precio mexico kamagra au l allegra compagnia limbiate orlistat 120mg does work viagra sale com nexium 10 mg bebes lipitor cause kidney stones acute gout stop allopurinol viagra generic on line the price of cymbalta sildenafil viamax und sildenafil viagra unterschied erythromycin 250 mg ingredients can metronidazole treat pinworms cipro side effects twitching chloramphenicol mg if i take cialis without ed new york interactions celexa drug icd 9 code lisinopril overdose cialis 20 mg fun too much synthroid weight gain metformin hcl over the counter dog on lasix with alot of clear nasal discharge cialis dosage levels is it safe to take sleeping pills after flagyl use para q sirve el medicamento sildenafil viagra and cialis uk google biotech ciprofloxacin stromectol 3 mg tab merck flagyl 600 mg ibuprofen vs naproxen do i need prescription for azithromycin escitalopram 3 weeks will my hair grow back after nexium what time should i take my celexa can i inject my atarax amlodipine gastric ulcer can i get pregnant when drinking flagyl fluoxetine side effects australia prednisone buffalo hump cialis tablets and warfarin interaction nipple yeast infection not clearing up with diflucan ciprofloxacina preparacion teva prednisone 50 mg for hives diffrence between clonazepam and escitalopram buy doxycycline drug herbal viagra uk cheap flomax compresse effetti collaterali dogs kidneys and phenergan ofloxacin ip used for efectos secundarios metformina 500 mg doxycycline retrovirus has amoxicillin got paracetamol in it acyclovir tup is paxil an upper flomax twice a day for renal stones side effects of albuterol inhaler in 4 year old aciclovir 200 dosierung cuanto vale cytotec en panama how long take for wellbutrin to work prednisone for asthma and alcohol viagra faz mal a saude do homem periactin capsulas amitriptyline hydrochloride brands in india phenergan 2 years old levaquin dosage for kidney infection lipitor y pomelo fluconazole fast effect inderal sale allegra d 24 hour dosage baclofen and cerebral palsy kaletra flomax interaction psa metformin trappa ner strattera para que sirve montelukast 10mg viagra online canada generic amiodarone icd 9 code cost of olanzapine in new zealand can i split my levitra tablet and take more often cost of generic viagra forgot if i took my lexapro gabapentin 800mg sale diflucan in babies buying viagra in tijuana price lisinopril hydrochlorothiazide online viagra canada meloxicam 7 5 mg obat comercial buy cheap levitra uk how to safely withdraw from gabapentin mobic risks associated pronicy 4 cyproheptadine hcl and dexamethasone tamoxifen increases fertility is nizoral shampoo available in pakistan can augmentin 625 be taken with aclhol femara side effects uti periodic fever syndrome and prednisone canadian class action lawsuit against lexapro amoxicillin duration of treatment doxycycline 100mg how much to give 40lb dog cialis prescribe for amoxicillin 500 strong best antidepressant for breastfeeding side effects finishing prednisone current cialis commercials glimepiride 4mg tablets used for what can happen if you stop taking prednisone suddenly using viagra for stamina food too eat that will help viagra work better can i take flomax while taking ibeuprofen prednisone chest pain what is clonidine used for hcl 0.1mg viagrande ct time of day to take metoprolol about to start 3rd round of clomid ivermectina of ouro fino is taking finasteride just as good as propecia paraplegics and viagra can i take nexium and drink alcohol how to avoid moon face on prednisone why didn the clomid work tetracycline acne trade name in pakistan tamoxifen side effects endometrial hyperplasia buying diflucan in singapore avortement par le cytotec albuterol sulfate inhalation solution for sale sickle cell disease viagra como conseguir misoprostol en chillan y cuanto cuestan effetti collaterali sospensione zyprexa medroxyprogesterone acetate precio de orlistat diltiazem 2 gel side effects propecia non cymbalta uk patent expiry allergy to cipro can i take levaquin cipro back pain levitra uk side effects laboratori saimed sildenafil viagra hentai kamagra fast coupon does lipitor affect the liver should i use propecia and rogaine drug interaction with metronidazole in dogs what would happen if i snorted zoloft aciclovir no tratamento de hpv escitalopram and dulcolax real levitra online forum molly on lexapro erythromycin zinc acetate lotion and laser conjugated linoleic acid costco get prednisone for cats without prescription clomid and factor 5 leiden atenolol side effects 50 mg propranolol coronary artery disease para q sirve anafranil de 25 augmentin 625mg for toothache while pregnant how long does it take to get pregnant clomid avapro 150 zithromax for sale cheap topiramate sales lisinopril with metoprolol is metformin hcl 1000 mg used for pcos metodos caseros de viagra doxycycline wm propecia 0.25 glucophage 500 mg per day and conception can i get pregnant on prednisone and birth control co to jest azithromycine arrow zyprexa street price sildenafil kosten krankenkasse avodart estrogen statistics of micardis hct how well does it work can you sniff quetiapine 100 mgs levitra effectiness amoxicillin sale doxiciclina con isotretinoina can you take two cialis 10mg in one day wellbutrin nausea headaches doxycycline tick bite dosage olanzapine online pharmacy gabapentin nerve pain medication glimepiride 2mg tablet how to use flagyl metronidazole cream 10 usage aplicacion cytotec para abortar xenical comprar en espa?a estradiol was ist para que sirven las pastillas ondansetron viagra for premature ejaculation cipro treatment for kidney infection splitting plavix 300 xenical farmaco costo price lexapro without insurance nexium and zantac together forbabies lamisil birth defects can u take alcohol with viagra extenze v viagra mixing amlodipine and lisinopril diltiazem gel 240 femara pregnacare conception and inofolic cipro 850 mg clomid and estradiol reviews twins first cycle doxycycline hyclate caps 50 mgcats dosage olanzapine injection lobotomy fake kamagra how identify fake merck proscar wellbutrin et la libido can you get high on clonidine celexa dosage mg taking lasix and aldactone trazodone hcl 100mg tablets cytotec inj plavix 75 mg efectos adversos is indigestion a side effect of lisinopril flagyl buy canada paroxetine 37.5 rebiews order lasix howdotofound does medco cover for viagra joint pain with seroquel er dostinex datasheet 40 mg lexapro success does cialis affect the heart is birth control still effective while taking singulair is 25mg sertraline help you can mirtazapinecause jaw pain topamax bad taste in mouth hydroxyzine pamoate does it cure chlamydia cat cyproheptadine side effects price for flagyl what time of day should you take cialis celecoxib 800mg generic cialis pills for women ketoconazole para la tina tamoxifen pct tabs pill can clomid make your period come early can propecia counteract side effects in rogaine albuterol sulfate hfa 108 90 base tamsulosin hc generic names abilify lai cost for levitra how long do metronidazole take to work on oral abscess how long dies it take maxalt wafers to work can cephalexin treat tooth infection singulair copay cards dutasteride generico en mexico buy avapro online doxycycline hyclate diverticulitus manfaat amoxilin untuk kucing apa buy gabapentin online cod how long does withdrawal from 5mg paxil last taking accutane in the morning levaquin advantages and disadvantages plavix price acyclovir zovirax drug interactions safe to use topamax for rheumatoid arthritis azithromycin dihydrate zithromax 500mg anafranil a alkohol forum como se pide un viagra meloxicam kills dogs viagra mitral valve prolapse cipro overdosage clomiphene with endometriosis buspirone hcl and birth control keflex drug wiki what is ciprodex 500 used for escitalopram cas no antibiotic for uti 4 years old medicamento tamoxifeno contraindicaciones clopidogrel and bare metal stents can buspar cause tremors cost of a bottle of generic singulair real viagra md dog medicine meloxicam co terbinafine 250mg fluoxetine 10 mg effects bactrim allergy can use amoxicillin seroquel zopiklon real viagra soho flagyl suspension compound metformin 500mg er tab information wellbutrin week 6 side effects of lyrica and methocarbamol and seroquel viagra masticable en mexico isotretinoina dispensazione bad reaction with metronidazole for fish azithromycin nausea help mobiclic noel amitriptyline long term side effects uk fda amlodipine bioequivalence buspirone alcohol withdrawal augmentin mixed with food can propranolol affect blood sugar erythromycin and minocycline interaction lisinopril generic for prinivil 10 mg tabs teve pharm augmentin during pregnancy herbal viagra at gas station viagra country statistics stop plavix for surgery vad ?r offentlighetsprincipen celecoxib class study le cause da sospensione inderal clomiphene therapy men cialis actress opera commercial metoprolol morphine compatibility fluconazole 200 mg for men lb agar plates ampicillin iptg x gal mayo clinic is busparbad for you to take zoloft nursing implications amoxicillin ranbaxy what cancels out diflucan can you get high off bupropion sr augmentin esami sangue methocarbamol 500mg for toothache ciprofloxacin hcl used for treatment of lyme diserse half life of propecia at 5 mg per day premarin breast is doxycycline and doxycycline hyclate the same thing does prednisone cause sleep loss cialis for 30 year olds gabapentin 300 mg capsule getting high can taking phenergan cause diarrhea anafranil 150 mg irbesartan most common side effects cytotec 6 pastillas baclofen pump complications what price is seroquel 50 milligram cost of linezolid po clomid for people who ovulate lasix side effects alcohol generic lexapro em portugues propecia buy romania lisinopril 10 mg can it cause irritability taking paxil 7mg can make you gain aot taking lisinopril and paracetamol clomipramine 50 mg for dogs can i take 90mg of mirtazapine ampicillin concentration for lb agar plates augmentin retard des regles can u give tylenol with amoxicillin clomiphene chart lowest prices viagra tamoxifen kraftsport buspirone hcl 5 mg what is ciprodin side effects rib pain zoloft discontinuation syndrome flomax conversion to doxazosin does gabapentin cause tolerance withdrawal viagra aos 70 anos generic propecia viagra cialis hiv meds cialis controindicazioni alcol buy prednisone rowcmoadreders buy doxycycline hyclate tabs acyclovir uk order proventil howdotofound how does men take clomid with vitamin e viagra cheap kamagra black actress cialis commercial alli orlistat ebay it metformin and kidney failure engorda el estradiol plasmatico gabapentin withdrawal neuropathy semen turns yellow viagra bought online are there cases where diflucan doesnt work

Sports and Politics on Television

“Well, I fear the world has turned upside down, at least in how the news of the day is being covered in this election cycle.”
by Jim Fair | Source:
Eons ago when the earth still was cooling, I worked for a newspaper. Common knowledge was that the guys who worked in sports were not serious reporters – they reported on games, after all.

The REAL reporters covered politics. Politics are important. Politics shape the future of our nation. Politics are real.

Well, I fear the world has turned upside down, at least in how the news of the day is being covered in this election cycle.

Let’s think about how a basketball game is covered by live commentators. They describe what is going on. Yes, it is just a game, but it is entertaining and reveals something about the talent, determination and work ethic of the players and coaches.

As the play unfolds, the commentators tell us what is working and what isn’t working. They might say, for example, “Jones is having trouble guarding Smith because Smith is faster and taller.” They would not likely say, “Jones is having trouble guarding Smith because Jones’ coach forgot to file an income tax form in 1987.”

If one team is beating the other, commentators might suggest, “The zone defense of the Huskies is more effective than the man-to-man defense of the Warthogs.” They likely would not say, “The Huskies are winning because they have nicer uniforms than the Warthogs.”

Unfortunately, our political commentary these days seems to be about everything EXCEPT the things that really matter. I’m tracking several local and national campaigns in which the candidates of different parties have dramatically different views of how to solve the world’s problems. They could be summarized (simplistically, I admit) as something like this:
• Candidate A is a liberal and believes government should solve America’s economic and social problems.
• Candidate B is conservative and believes government should get our of the way and let private citizens solve problems.

Commentators might, you would think, want to have some discussion of which viewpoint is most valid, based on history and expert analysis. But the commentary we are getting is more like this:
• Candidate A is a good speaker, has cute children and got a campaign contribution from someone with mob connections.
• Candidate B has a squeaky voice, didn’t pay a parking ticket during his college days and likes to wear blue ties.

Not even the most vacuous sports reporter would cover a game by talking about uniform styles. They report results. And for the players and participants, the results matter.

In sports, coaches who don’t have good results become former coaches.

In politics, you do have to win elections. But if your policies do no good, you don’t become a former politician; you become a statesman.

Click Here to Donate Now!

Join the new media evangelization. Your tax-deductible gift allows to build a culture of life in our nation and throughout the world. Please help us promote the Church's new evangelization by donating to right now. God bless you for your generosity.




Post a Comment
Write a comment on this article

Email required (will not be published)
required Country

Most Popular