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The NFL Cap Is Socialism.

By Daniel Muth On September - 16 - 2009
In the latest ESPN poll on the matter, 80% of nearly 12,000 people polled thought that the NFL is better off under a capped system because it maintains competitive balance. This overwhelming trend of sentiment held up in every single state no matter the general political sentiment.  For example, in generally left leaning Massachusetts, 71% of the respondents thought the NFL cap was a good idea, whereas in generally right leaning South Carolina, 77% thought the cap should remain in place. Unbelievably, stringently conservative Wyoming saw 95% of the voters in favor of the cap, though I'm prone to ...

Blurring the Lines: The Strange Case Of Caster Semenya

By Daniel Muth On September - 15 - 2009
Depending on whose statistics you quote and what characteristics you apply, the commonality of "intersex" individuals ranges quite a bit. But in a widely quoted and recognized book on the subject, Anne Fausto-Sterling reported that approximately 1.7 percent of children are born with some form of this condition. And since there are approximately 6.8 billion people on Earth, we can estimate that roughly 115 million individuals on the planet could be classified under the same category as Caster Semenya, the embattled South African runner whose sexuality has been questioned in the wake of her impressive 800-meter win at the World Championships in Berlin in August. For those ...

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