>> Deal with it
>How's your FFA, Future Fascists of America, career coming. Have you
>gotten around to applying for the racial profiling division of
>Gonzales' "Justice??" dept? We all know the bastards are all guilty,
>and I'm sure you could produce some confessions and stats to prove we
>should lock 'em all up in camps and only let out those who can
>"prove", to your satisfaction they are innocent.
> It's alittle more work to have to invent the evidence, but Hey if
>that's what it takes to get those bastards you just KNOW are guilty,
>then so be it, right?
You're in la al land.
Cheating in athletics has NOTHING to do with: a) the criminal justice
system and/or the U.S. Constitution; and b) politics.
The rules against cheating are private according to the sport; they
are not public. The penalty for a cheat is suspension, not
That reactions to cheating have nothing to do with politics is clear
from the fact that real and true usenet neocon Jesus Freak fascists,
such as Kunich and Hickey - agree with YOU and support Landis.
Explain that, brainiac.
What cheating does have to do with are old school concepts such as
honor and integrity.
The only integrity I see in Landis case is that he adheres to the code
of silence and doesn't rat out other cheats. Honor among thieves.
Great. I'm SO impressed. That is what perpetuates the problem. So,
throw Lemond and lab technicians under the bus so you can get off and
retain your stolen Yellow Jersey.
But whatever. People like Schwartz take the position that although
Landis is obviously guilty, he has every right to challenge the
testing and do what he is doing within the system to protect his
career. It is impossible to argue against that; I have to concede the
But I am saying is that obviously guilty and self centered schmucks
like Landis and O.J. deserve no respect for beating their respective
systems, and GETTING AWAY WITH IT.
Meanwhile, riders with the status of Riis and Zabel are coming clean
in droves. Yeah, a little late, but better late than never.
So, the honor and integrity apparently are not quite dead and might
just see a resurgence. We'll see. But Landis will always be a