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The Victory Formation:
Well, this is embarrassing. I wrote this entire piece Sunday morning, thought I saved it, waited around for an hour or two, sent Dave an email that the article was done, went out to be somewhat active, came home, and saw an email saying that there was one sentence saved. And it wasn’t even a good one. I don’t think it was even a sentence that ended up in the post. So, arrrrrggggghhhh!!!!!! Here we are. Trying to get this done again. Maybe it will be better this time? I guess nobody will know but me. So, anyway, as I was saying before I got so rudely not saved: Last Thursday there was an article on Think Progress about Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn and his attempts to get the NFL to give up its tax-exempt status. The writer, Travis Waldron, doesn’t come out and say that it’s really a non-issue but he flies pretty close to that sun. I’ll go ahead and say at the top that I don’t believe there’s anything more than symbolic value in stripping sports leagues of their tax-exempt status but I, like I imagine Waldron does, still think it’s a more or less worthwhile end [...]
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