POLITICAL CORRUPTION IS A NATIONWIDE ISSUE AFFECTING ALL OF US. ALABAMA RANKS #5 AS THE MOST CORRUPT STATE. *DOJ 2007 stats
Something is very wrong in the Land of Cotton
PERTINENT ENVIRONMENTAL AND CORRUPTION ISSUES IN OTHER STATES ARE ALSO DISCUSSED
NO OTHER COMMUNITY, RICH OR POOR, URBAN OR SUBURBAN,BLACK, BROWN,RED, YELLOW OR WHITE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO BECOME AN "ENVIRONMENTAL SACRIFICE ZONE."
Dr. Robert Bullard
Environmental Justice Movement Founder
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Go see the movie and find out why. It's a story like no other, a horse that is unparalleled in racing history even today and the likes of something we will never see again in our lifetime and perhaps forever.
This is a step away from our usual topics but even we have to interject some lightness into seriousness sometimes.
Secretariat's win of the 1973 Triple Crown, capped off by his thirty-one-length victory at the Belmont Stakes, captured the imagination of Americans still focused on the ongoing war in Vietnam.
He appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated and Time; in Newsweek, sports columnist Pete Axthelm wrote that "Secretariat generates a crackling tension wherever he goes … [His] muscular build identifies him immediately, his glowing reddish coat is a banner of health and rippling power. Magnificent enough at rest … when he accelerates … he produces a breathtaking explosion that leaves novices and hardened horsemen alike convinced that, for one of those moments that seldom occur in any sport, they have witnessed genuine greatness."
Courtesy of Secretariat.com and Time Magazine
Posted by Max Shelby at 11:26 AM
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