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Green Bay Packers Saved America Millions

by James Denison / February 1, 2011 6:44 AM PST

From My Inbox;

The Green Bay Packers Are Good For America

Every Red Blooded American should jump in line to support the Green Bay Packers! The Packers defeated the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon thus earning them the opportunity to go to the Super Bowl. By doing so, they saved the Hard-Working, Red Blooded, Taxpaying Americans literally several million dollars of tax money. How you say? Simple... we were told that if the Chicago Bears had won that President Obama (and probably his family) would be attending the Super Bowl to cheer on his hometownteam.

Since the Bears lost...the President won't be attending. The money saved from not using Air Force 1, the limousines, all the additional security,and let's not forget Michelle Obama's entourage, is literally several million dollars! Therefore every American should cheer on the Green Bay Packers at the Super Bowl to show them our gratitude. Oh...and let's not forget to thank Chicago Bear's Quarterback Jay Cutler for his role in the Packer's success!

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What's not to like?
by Paul C / February 1, 2011 6:30 PM PST

The Packers are also a publicly owned franchise.

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good article on that
by James Denison / February 2, 2011 1:41 AM PST
In reply to: What's not to like?
Green Bay

What of the Packers? This may be the last "team" in the true meaning of the word.

The Pack has 112,000 stockholders. No kidding. None is allowed to own more than 200,000 shares -- a tiny stake. That's how they got to keep a major franchise in a town of just 102,000 people. If the Pack is ever sold and moves, the money goes to a foundation.

I love the fact that Lambeau Field seats 73,000 and is still sold out every game.

To the oligarchs, all this populism in Green Bay probably sounds suspiciously like communism. (I wonder why Wisconsin's late, famous senator, Joe McCarthy, didn't bust them for "un-American activities.")

No wonder the NFL won't even allow it anymore. No kidding: No team is allowed to have ownership rules like this. These days, each team is required to have to have a small number of rich owners.

Green Bay got grandfathered in. That leaves the Pack alone, the People's Team.
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GREEN Bay Packers.
by drpruner / February 4, 2011 7:28 AM PST

James, you're always playing the color card!


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