YES! Sadly, NFL scores mean more than SAT scores.
81% (30 votes)
NO! It's only an issue now because the Packers lost.
19% (7 votes)
Total votes: 37

Comments

arky12's picture
arky12 1 year 48 weeks ago

Apparently the voting is closed, but I would have said yes to this one. Sports is a big business and a major distraction more important to many then what's going on in this country, which could well lead to our downfall.

markincorsicana 1 year 48 weeks ago

You are right, just as a pickpocket distracts his victim, the American population is distracted by the media with sports and other visceral entertainment while everything of real value is drained from our country into the pockets of the stateless oligarchs who rule ever more of our planet. Religion (fake) is no longer the only opiate of the masses; but the makers of the other opiates generally do have to pay some taxes .

PLSzymeczek's picture
PLSzymeczek 1 year 48 weeks ago

Bread and circuses, just like the Romans.

Add comment

Login or register to post comments
From Cracking the Code:
"In Cracking the Code, Thom Hartmann, America’s most popular, informed, and articulate progressive talk show host and political analyst, tells us what makes humans vulnerable to unscrupulous propagandists and what we can do about it. It is essential reading for all Americans who are fed up with right-wing extremists manipulating our minds and politics to promote agendas contrary to our core values and interests."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community and When Corporations Rule the World and board chair of YES! magazine
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann seeks out interesting subjects from such disparate outposts of curiosity that you have to wonder whether or not he uncovered them or they selected him."
Leonardo DiCaprio, actor, producer, and environmental activist
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann channels the best of the American Founders with voice and pen. His deep attachment to a democratic civil society is just the medicine America needs."
Tom Hayden, author of The Long Sixties and director, Peace and Justice Resource Center.