No, the NFL Is Not a Hotbed of Wife and Child Beaters

    No, the NFL Is Not a Hotbed of Wife and Child Beaters

    Let me begin with two bits of information: If I made the rules, Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson would be out of the NFL and probably both of them would be doing some time for assault and child abuse. I really don’t care about NFL football.  My sports seasons are MLB and NHL.  I watch the NFL for about 2 weeks before hockey starts.  Remember, | Read More »

    Ray Rice, Abortion, and Being Led About by the Viscera

    Ray Rice, Abortion, and Being Led About by the Viscera

    The gossip web rag TMZ released video this morning of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer in the elevator of the Revel Casino in Atlantic City. I’m not going to embed the video in this post; if you are curious enough to actually see it you can Google it and see several versions of it that are variously enhanced. It appears to Palmer and | Read More »

    We, America, Created Ray Rice

    We, America, Created Ray Rice

    Ray Rice faced the media today for the first time since he knocked his fiancee unconscious and dragged her to his hotel room. I didn’t watch; I have little interest in hearing questions from the same media that insists upon calling Rice an “alleged” woman beater even though he was literally caught on tape and even though he’s essentially admitted doing it. Neither do I | Read More »

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