As a UW alumnus and former college athlete, I'm disappointed by WSU leadership's response to their athletes' apparent illegal behavior. College athletes are not children; they are young men. Responsible athletic programs seek to build up character in their student participants, and they specify at the outset guidelines by which participants are expected to abide.
Abraham Lincoln's assertion that the U.S. federal government is "of the people, by the people, for the people" is true in the sense that all adult citizens (except felons) may vote for, obtain and administer a federal office. However, more accurately phrased, the federal government is of the states, by the states, for the states.
There are things I should be used to these days, but for the most part cannot stomach anymore. In 1992, I had registered to vote as a Democrat. I was more than proud to cast my presidential vote for William Jefferson Clinton. He certainly did the job well despite what the hateful will say. I repeated my vote for him in 1996.
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