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News :: Education : Human Rights : Media : Politics
Baseball, Steroids and Our Elected Officials:
29 Dec 2007
Maybe We Should Feed Steroids to Our Elected Officials?
Baseball may be on to something. Instead of chastising the sport and its players, maybe we need to review it further.

If it would increase their batting averages in making good decisions for the majority of the community, would it be wrong to permit elected officials to take steroids?

Would it be wrong if the legislature used steroids to beef-up and push-back wealthy special interests to hit a few homeruns against poverty or to come-up with some intelligent and creative ideas to finance public education, stop senseless wars and deaths, build and maintain roadways and provide affordable housing, health care, home insurance and cut daily living costs?

Maybe along with the steroids we should build some toll booths at the entranceways of our national and state capitol complexes so that at least our elected officials can contribute something tangible to the community on a daily basis?

If steroids have helped major league baseball players to perform so much better, shouldn't we provide the same opportunity to our lawmakers?

Lord knows, nothing else seems to get our officials on-track. Maybe baseball knows something the rest of us don't know?

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