Shame on NYRA for holding racing in the heat
Today I shift my anger and disgust to the New York Racing Association, NYRA, the greedy clods who run our local Saratoga race track.
The past few weeks have been rife with harsh warnings about heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sunburn and possible collapse.
Yet NYRA officials thought it absolutely fine to order thoroughbred horses to race at top-speed in order to save them all a few dollars.
I wonder how many of these creeps were out running in sweltering 95-plus-degree heat? I’m sure they were relaxing in very expensive air conditioning and/or beautiful swimming pools.
Shame on them and their fans who failed to boycott this sickening horror show.
No more prison for possession of pot
I find it a terrible thing that’s happening to basketball star Brittney Griner in Russia.
She is going to jail for nine years for a small amount of marijuana.
I also find it a terrible thing that thousands of American citizens are incarcerated for small amounts of marijuana in this country.
Something to think about.
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