The Media is biased watch out!

5 03 2010

People think that MSNBC or fox news is based conservative or liberal, but have you ever noticed that this trend is becoming more and more apparent in pro sports. I am taking a deeper look in to nascar and how they conduct
them self’s. I do not know for sure but i feel that these nascar guys are vary conservative. All you have to do is watch a nascar talk show to know what I am talking about. I really do not like how Conservatives think things should be dun mostly because I am vary liberal but also because I believe that the world is changing and we as people need to change with it and these old ideas of how life should work need to go. but thats just me, I always try to be un biased but that is close to impossible. But I can see it from a mile away and Nascar is defiantly one sided.

I have found a blog called Liberals Hate NASCAR and it is all about how Liberal people hate nascar due to some strange stereotypes. The web site its self if defiantly vary bias but that in its self shows that NASCAR is vary Conservative, with the way they start off there races. first there is a prayer to “GOD” as if every one there believes in the “GOD” they do, then the military jets fly over to show there patriotic spirit, just as conservatives like to do.
All of this has been vary easy for me to pick out but i do not let it get to me because I like the sport for what it is, it is a motor sport and no matter what the best driver will win. there is no discrimination no stereotypes just raw talent.

There are also no referees to get payed off to make a bad call. I believe that referees for the most part are really trying their best to be fair and to make the right call, but there have been some situations where referees are bias, most of the time it’s their home team. There is an article that talks about how referees at there home town almost always lean towards there team, you can check it out at overcomingbiased.com

I find this whole bias thing to be in every thing I see or hear, but at the same time its close to impossible to be fair unless the subject is purely factual.
So next time the news or ESPN or any sort of live TV be aware that you are only able to see or hear what they want you. It’s a dirty little trick that has been going on ever sense the first news papers came off the press. It’s not all bad though some times you can read two contrasting ideas about the same topic and form your own opinion on the subject, the trick is to always read more then one persons ideas and not to believe any thing unless they or you can make sure its really true.
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Sports,fans, and crossing the line /

22 02 2010

Every one loves to be a part of something bigger the your self. This is a big reason that people love sports so much. When there is a living room full of friends who are all cheering for your home team, or a super dome with fifty thousand screaming fans sports bring people together.

But how far is to far?
No one likes a crazy drunk guy who is trying to start a fight or is cursing at the other team when your kids are right there. When people think of ethics in sports the first thing to come to mind is the players not the fans, but ask your self, what good are the players with no fans?
nothing….

I my self have been in some crazy crowds at sporting events, most of my experiences have been at soccer games.I have seen people throwing there drinks on to the field about a year ago we all used to scream “you suck ass hole” after every goal kick, with three hundred people you can here it. But sense then the timbers army have cleaned up there act. due to the whole “family friendly” idea that is part of almost all sports, and no one like’s it when there is a delay of game due to trash on the field.

To be a good fan is not to be as crazy as possible, it is to be as supportive for the team you are there for, my dad would always ask me what the number thing in life was. It is to have fun!. I know life is not always fun but you have to make the most of it while you are still on this earth.

As quoited by Og Mandino “Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find tomorrow on the calendars of fools, Forget yesterday’s defeats and ignore the problems of tomorrow. This is it”. so think twice before you or some friends want to go vandalize a sporting event. You might as well be vandalizing a public building.

On Monday November 9th 2009 150 soccer fans fought the local law enforcement in the trains on the way to a soccer game. Trains ended up being vandalized people ended up wounded along with cops, and for what? to show how much they support there soccer team? This makes no sense at all. All these fans really did was give there home town a bad reputation, and they broke some shit on the way.

I feel that the real players in sports are the fans. Because with out them sports would just be games, and just like the team its self the city they come from represents how that area gets things dun. The rose city is known for there amazing fans. The timbers have there army, the blazers have almost the hole city backing them up. Every time for the last 4 years when the LA Lakers come to play in the rose garden we beat them due to home court advantage.

I Personally love that my home city is sports oriented. To me this shows the Portland does not take its self to serous and like’s to have fun. Ethics is sports are the back bone that every thing else can work off of and the fans are the people who make it happen.

So long story short do NOT be the person to live to regret your stupid actions at a public sporting event, and do not be the one who gives your home city a bad rep. Life is to short to have regrets, live life to its fullest and have FUN………..