Here are my thoughts on the Camp Lejeune polluted water lawsuits and the constant bombardment of annoying television commercials.
Note: My understanding is — it was a dry cleaners that leaked the toxins into the nearby water system. So, why aren’t the dry cleaners and their insurers not 100 percent liable for this mess? I don’t understand why the federal government (taxpayers) have to pay the freight for the mistakes of a small business.
Remember that memorable great American moment that happened 14 years ago when then-presidential candidate John McCain, a lifelong Republican, grabbed the microphone from the crackpot bigot in the middle of a campaign rally?
Today, I went back and located the seat where I sat when I attended my first professional football game in December 1970.
The Detroit Lions played the Dallas Cowboys at the Cotton Bowl. The Cowboys won an epic defensive struggle 5-0. That really was the final score of the game, as the only scoring included a field goal and a safety.
Here’s a look back at some of the highlights of that game (and they were few — see the shortest highlight reel ever):
Nearly 52 years later, I visited the famed Cotton Bowl stadium today and located my seat. It’s a funny story, since I was only 8 years old at the time, and ended up sitting in the worst seat in the house. But I got to see an NFL playoff game!