Urgent Matters in Congress - NCAA football

Senate reviewing how college football picks No. 1

It might be good politics for Orrin Hatch of Utah to stand up against the BCS, but it is a waste of Congressional time and power in times like these.

Hatch said in a statement that the BCS system "has proven itself to be inadequate, not only for those of us who are fans of college football, but for anyone who believes that competition and fair play should have a role in collegiate sports."

I am also not a big fan of playoff systems crowning the "best" team. The best team at the end of the year should not be considered the best team in college football or any sport for that matter. Were the Patriots the best team in football two years ago when they went undefeated except for losing the Super Bowl? Of course they were. They were one of the best teams of all time. (This is coming from a Colts fan who is currently wearing a Colts shirt and despised the Patriots.) This whole mentality of deciding the best team through an end-of-the-season tournament is ridiculous. It's not that way in business or in school. Real life does not just reward people who are the best at the end. Just because a team can string together six great games does not make them the best basketball team in the land. Ridiculous.

But that is neither her nor there. The problem is something that has a societal impact rather than just sports entertainment. Congress should stay out of sports. They have enough to worry with the economy, North Korea, and the war on terror. Let the sports organizations handle themselves. A playoff system is inevitable, but it should not be Congress that creates it.

Obama and AIG

This whole storyline is amazing.

Obama is being attacked for going after AIG.

Obama is being attacked for having received campaign contributions from AIG.

Personally, I am glad he is going after those bonuses. It shows that e is not afraid to go after bonuses at a company who is such a heavy supporter of his party. It nice to see that he is not beholden to his contributors. You can also see this in his policies that go against the teacher's unions. I cannot see how that can be spun to be a bad thing. He receives contributions from traditional democratic groups, but he does not give privileges based upon that support.

The real conversation should be whether these bailouts should have happened at all. If we are going to hold anything against the government, that is what should be held up against Bush and Obama. But to go after a guy for following up on the bonuses and making sure the companies do not misuse them is bordering on ridiculous political theater. That is what I would want him to do after giving out billions of dollars.

Wolverine, His Subliminal Message, and The Pink Donkey

Wow. I thought it was a rather funny design snafu, but a Christian website thought it was a deliberate attack on the children of this nation to turn them into homosexuals.

We might as well line our children up and burn them ourselves! If we make these types of devil pleasing acts ok they will all be burning in the fire lakes anyways!

I bet the homo queers in San Fransisco are just waiting for their new pray to turn the ripe age of 12, so they can get their dingle dongs touched by some young boys lips! I pray everyday that God sends a fire ball right into the center of that city!

I didn't read the comments, but I bet they are a wealth of knowledge and useful information. If only the author would have known that the X-Men have recently moved their headquarters from Xavier's Mansion to San Francisco.

Personally, if the positioning of the blow up nozzle was an intentional attack on anyone, it was an attack on fathers. We are always the one that has to blow these things up. Aria received a big pink bouncing donkey the other year for Christmas. It blows up right in its behind. Aria wanted it blown up as soon as she got it. Needless to say, relatives have pictures of me pressing my face into rear of a big, pink inflatable donkey. The experience has not influenced me into having barnyard shenanigans. If this is some big conspiracy, I do not think it is working.