IMO... Sports should not come before family.Sports should not even come
before Scouts or YM/YW.It's entertainment... unless
you're a professional athlete. And even then it's not #1. It
comes in exactly where every other father's profession comes... family
comes before profession. Family is the reason for your profession (not your
3 media people does nota nation make or even represent it. The NY Mets have said
nothing and have supported Mr Murphy. Please Mr. West, pick an issue of
importance that actually has tread.
My company gives 2 weeks full paternity pay and then 90% for a couple of months
if needed. Its nice to not be pressured into work as soon as the baby is born.
Where have american values gone? Well, we worship pro, and even amateur, sports.
On the other hand, we don't have universal health care or maternity leave
for either parent. I think that sums up where our values are.
ONE radio talk show host Boomer Esiason on some no-name radio WFAN said
something about it.and an old proverb says:One point
does not a trend make. Boomer got ripped to streads by just about
everybody for what he said, he most likely ruined his career for it, and has also apologized numberous times for it. The only one still
upset about it, is this guy who thinks the Apocalypse is about to happen
and thinks the sum of all Family values just got shattered because of this
one occurance. BTW -- The Baseball UNION guarantees a minimum 3-day
paternity leave.If there was a problem - Mr. Murphy could sue and easily
win.Thank goodness for Unions.
"Where have the American values gone?"Nowhere, that
where.Had it been a junior high school play or a kids first pee wee
baseball game, some would make the same argument. Lots of different opinions
and value judgements. You can not assign the views of some as