Framing the Dialogue

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Are You Ready For Some Pressure

Few things are more iconic than Hank Williams, Jr singing “Are you ready for some football” before every Monday Night Football game.  Long after you’ve forgotten the score the jingle still resonates in your memory.  ESPN took the bold step of suspending their use of the famous tune because of some comments by Williams, Jr.made about President Obama.  It seems that Hank in not too fond of the policies of Obama and had the temerity to voice his disdain on Fox News.  That’s probably a double whammy; saying something negative about Obama and doing it on Fox News.  I can understand ESPN’s desire to avoid getting political as a sports channel, but I suspect that the issue may go a little deeper.  Perhaps they don’t want to come under pressure from one of Obama’s federal agencies…

Trickle…Yes MSM It’s Starting!

leaky_faucetEarlier in the month in my posting, Groundswell, I provided a case that there is a true groundswell of opposition to excessive government.  I will admit that it started as more of a anti-liberal Democrat movement, but the ranks have been joined by many others.  I believe that this groundswell has turned into a trickle (this is a positive development) as we are seeing the main stream media starting to open up and do their jobs although still to a limited extent.

I believe, and we should remember that this is a gathering storm against politicians of all party affiliations.