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Associated Press: Former Pataki Aide Creates Popular Political Website

by Chris Chichester on 04/26/17

Former Pataki Aide Creates Popular Political Website

By JESSE J. HOLLAND
The Associated Press
September 13, 1999

GUILDERLAND — Chris Chichester knows today's political news long before most people even think about getting out of bed. 

It's 2:30 a.m. and he's in his office at his home in this Albany suburb decked out in jogging pants, T-shirt and socks.  Chichester is hunched over his computer, Drudge-like, surfing the websites of the New York Post, The New York Times, Newsday, The Washington Post and other publications looking for political news while MSNBC and Fox News drone on in the background. 

"Here it is 3 o'clock in the morning and everybody's snoozing and I'm finding out all the news," he says.

Stories about Gov. George Pataki being booed at the New York State Fair by state workers seeking a new contract get highlighted while volumes of screen text on an unexpected New York City flood get passed by. 

But then again, it is not just idle curiosity the former Republican political operative is trying to satisfy.  He's turned his obsession for political stories into a business, compiling his findings on The Empire Page, the self-proclaimed "ultimate web site for news and information" on politics and government (www.empirepage.com). 

With Chichester's site, the clips — newspapers stories cut out and photocopied daily for politicians and government officials too busy to read several different newspapers — have entered the digital age. 

"An excolleague in the Pataki administration, he said, 'Chris you always loved the clips and now you are the clips,' " the 34-year-old Chichester laughed. 

Like many other Internet sites, Empire Page readers can find daily national political stories.  Unlike other sites, however, Chichester offers nearly complete New York political coverage by linking different free newspaper, magazine and wire service stories directly to his page every morning. 

While the Empire Page doesn't offer the stories themselves, the reader has a list of the day's headlines and is only one mouse click away from being transferred to the stories themselves.  Surfers also find links to state government and legislative sites, political parties, campaign websites and other political sites. 

"I've been on thousands of political websites and I know that there was nothing like my page in New York State politics," Chichester said.

Chichester, 
who served as spokesman  i.e., spin doctor — for Pataki, the state Senate Republicans and the Assembly Republicans as well as Pataki's budget division, credited his former government roots for the idea.

Most government officials, from the White House down to local legislatures, have their employees clip and photocopy newspaper articles dealing with state politics for them so they don't have to read six or seven newspapers to find out what's going on in the political world. 

The Army veteran remembered reading those "clip packages" fondly and the inconvenience of not having them early enough. 

"I always looked forward to the clips, but if I got into the office at 7:30 in the morning and there was no clips, well, I had to go through the papers, and you're wearing a white shirt, and my hands would get all dirty," Chichester said.  "Anyway, I knew if could come up with some kind of Internet clips package, it may get some attention."

Apparently, someone is paying attention. Chichester said he averages about 4,000 hits or visits to his site a day, and has received e-mail from as far away as San Francisco and Los Angeles from people who read his site.

"That is good for someone that does it themselves," said Paul Spinrad, an editor for Wired magazine, which covers the Internet. "ESPN.com blows that way, by far, obviously, but for something someone does themselves that's good."

Spinrad said Internet gossip columnist Matt Drudge started out as a one-person operation like Chichester. 

"I guess the original Drudge Report was kinda like that as well, although, again, that was much broader, but that was very much a one-man operation with links to political stories, links to things of interest from various places," Spinrad said. 

Unlike Drudge, Chichester said he deals with news only, not gossip. "Clearly, he's a trailblazer," Chichester said.  "But someone approached me once about putting a rumor about a New York political candidate on my site and I refused.  My site's not about that."

Since Chichester directs his readers to the newspaper and magazine Web Sites that offer his recommended stories, he doesn't think any media outlets should have any concern about him taking readers away from them.  "People want to be linked to sites like mine, especially newspapers," he said. "One of the things that did concern me in the beginning was copyright infringement.  But, in fact, I've had newspapers ask me and reporters ask me, 'Hey, you missed my story' and 'please post my story.'"

The Money Of The State: Gov. Cuomo Violates Article VII, Section VIII

by Chris Chichester on 04/16/17

From "Cuomo Visits Lake Placid, Spreads Greetings And Cash" by Rick Karlin in the Times Union on April 14, 2017:

§8.  1.  The money of the state shall not be given or loaned to or in aid of any private corporation or association, or private undertaking; nor shall the credit of the state be given or loaned to or in aid of any individual, or public or private corporation or association, or private undertaking . .

What do you think about Article VII, Section VIII of the New York State Constitution Lt. Daniel Kaffee?

I forgot.  Andrew Cuomo was sick the day they taught law at Albany Law School. 

This entire process is completed in secret.  This entire process is corrupt.  This entire process tramples upon the oversight  responsibility of the Assembly and Senate. Where are you Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan?  In a Cuomo-induced coma?  Heastie and Flanagan have done absolutely nothing to stop Governor Cuomo as he tramples upon the law of our state.

Business owners and entrepreneurs with zero political connections in Albany are forced to compete with business men and women personally hand-picked by Big Brother Andrew.  It's a complete joke. It's a sleazy insiders-only game orchestrated from the second floor of our Capitol.

When I placed my Empire Page online on September 9, 1998 I didn't require one dime from the state of New York. For the duration of the time I performed the work on the Page seven days a week.   On my Excelsior Page today I operate with zero dollars from the state of New York.  I am beholden to no one, past and present.  
 
I operate with risk.  A state subsidy, however, obliterates risk and transforms you into a pathetic ward of the state.

Every single one of the greedy entities listed in that TU story now owe Andrew Cuomo a political debt.   The debt is to be repaid in campaign contributions.  The debt is to be repaid with a re-election vote for Andrew Cuomo on November 6, 2018. 

You members of the Legislative Correspondents Association are now confronted with a disgraceful reality that demands investigatory journalism.  Do your job. 

Chris Chichester
Proprietor: Excelsior Page
Flounder: Empire Page
Penfield, New York

HATE: The Unrelenting Assault On Religion

by Chris Chichester on 04/13/17

New York Democratic State Committee
750 Third Avenue
31st Floor
New York, New York 10017

"Catholic-baiting is the anti-Semitism of the liberals." Peter Viereck

"The deepest-held bias in the history of the American people." Arthur M. Schlesinger, Sr.

Merry Christmas! Or, rather, Merry PostChristmas in April. 

Did I offend you official members of the ignorant, intolerant Left?  I seek to offend you. I plan to offend you.  I want to offend you. I live to offend you. I love to offend you. I am on a sanctified mission to offend you marshmellows. I hope you completely lose it on the Upper East Side of Manhattan when you hear those two celebratory words.  I refuse to traffic in superficially phony: Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays! is linguistic gymnastics for Madalyn Murray O'Hair and her claque of hate-possessed atheists and nihilists. 


Bodies Identified as Those of Missing Atheist and Kin

By ROSS E. MILLOY  MARCH 16, 2001

The five-year hunt for the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair is over, a forensics expert hired by the government said today, confirming that bones dug up at a remote ranch were those of Ms. O'Hair and two of her family members.

Ms. O'Hair, 76, who played an important role in one of the two 1960's United States Supreme Court decisions banning mandatory prayer in public schools, disappeared in 1995 with her son Jon Garth Murray, 40, and her granddaughter, Robin Murray O'Hair, 30.

Officials said they believed the three were killed and dismembered in an Austin storage locker and their bodies dumped at a remote ranch in Real County, 90 miles west of San Antonio.  One of the men suspected in the case, David R. Waters, 53, accompanied the authorities to the grave site in January as part of a plea bargain.
What do you think about the gruesome dismemberment of O'Hair Arthur Jansen at Network?

You have meddled with the primal forces of nature, Ms. O'Hair, and I won't have it!  AND . . . YOU. . .  WILL . . . ATONE!

Thank you, Mr. Jansen.  I am counting on you to defend the atomic and sub-atomic and galactic structure of things today while keeping an eye on the scandalous, adulterous office romance between William Holden and Faye Dunaway. 
 
"I have never encountered a more bitter, more distasteful person than Madalyn Murray O'Hair.  She was extremely foul-mouthed. To the point that even though we were doing an interview about something that she wanted us to do a story on, we had to stop the interview in the middle because she was cursing so much." — Valeri C. Williams of ABC News on Forensic Files:

O'Hair was consumed with hatred and a deranged philosophy of the law. She filed a laughable lawsuit against the National Aeronautics and Space Administration because of the Apollo 8 Book of Genesis reading.  From "'We Close With Good Night, Good Luck': Apollo 8 Astronaut Marks 1968 Broadcast To Earth" at NBC News by Sophia Tareen on December 23, 2013: 

"After the Christmastime broadcast, atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair filed a lawsuit against NASA, alleging First Amendment violations. But the case was dismissed, and the U.S. Supreme Court decline to hear an appeal."

The caption to a photograph from FRONTLINE'S GOD IN AMERICA series:

"Madalyn Murray O'Hair leaves court after urging a federal judge to block Pope John Paul II from celebrating mass on Washington Mall, arguing it would violate constitutional guarantees separating church and state. (October 1, 1979)."

O'Hair lived on the lunatic fringe.  I'm convinced she walked around with a scythe and a pack of Marlboros rolled into the sleeve of her white tshirt.  If Barry Manilow sang Mandy to her I guarantee that hate dissipates:  Yesterday's a Dream / I Face The Morning / Crying On A Breeze / The Pain Is Calling, Oh Mandy.

Now I require a Kleenex given the denouement of Mandy.  On January 18, 1975 this perfect emotional masterpiece about love, affliction and dispossession reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.  For you aspiring lounge acts on The Voice this is the song to cover. 

Murray O'Hair in response to her son William's  conversion to Christianity:

"One could call this a postnatal abortion on the part of a mother, I guess. I repudiate him entirely and completely for now and all times. He is beyond human forgiveness."

If Hell exists this woman occupies its PlazSuite and enjoys afternoon tea in The Palm Court, meals at The Todd English Food Hall and drinks at The Oak Room And Oak Bar.  For O'Heresy, excuse me, O'Hair to disown her son with such disgusting language is verification the Atheist remnant detests humanity. 

I am a soldier in the War On Christmas.  As I once was a soldier in the 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.  I Love The Smell Of Napalm In The Morning.  I served in the U.S. Army from August 28, 1985 to May 27, 1988. The Balanced Budget  And Emergency Deficit Control Reaffirmation Act of 1987 forced my ETS three months early, incidentally. 

Today, I do not carry a M16 Assault Rifle at Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Kohl's in this war.  I am, however, ready for my closeup Mr. DeMille, and I don't want you to bring me a Paganism Starbucks Holiday Cup.  I want a crucifix, Christmas Tree, Nativity Scene and a Saint Christopher Medal on my Cup [even though my namesake no longer appears on the Church's liturgical calendar; an outrage]. 

I have zero doubt you Democrats despise the celebration of faith that accompanies the gift-giving of Christmas.  That hate is found in the presidential campaign of Secretary Hillary Clinton [DThelma & Louise]. She's the fraudulent New Yorker we elected to the U.S. Senate on November 7, 2000:  

Hillary Clinton3,747,310 votes for 55.27%
Rick Lazio2,915,730 votes for 43.01%

The comfortable margin of victory: 831,580 votes by 12.26%.  YOU KNOW Hillary Clinton explains the results: 

"I spoke with a number of people today who were, YOU KNOW, very amazed by the margin I received."

Our Empire State elected a woman incapable of public communication without her pitiful, obsessive reliance upon: YOU KNOW. Every single one of you 3,747,310 New Yorkers must be ashamed of your vote for this connivingcalculatingconspiratorial and criminal carpetbagger from Park Ridge, Illinois, Wellesley College, Yale Law School, Little Rock, Arkansas and Washington, D.C.  Answer me: Where is any New York connection prior to 2000? You can't provide a coherent, honest answer since this counterfeit New York Yankees fan with a penchant for bizarre and hilarious facial expressions never lived a single day in our New York state of mind. 

From BREITBART:

Trump Campaign Calls on Hillary Clinton to 'Apologize and Fire' Staff Over 'Anti-Catholic Bigotry'

by ALEX SWOYER   12 October 2016 Washington, D.C. 

Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway called for Hillary Clinton to apologize for her senior staff's criticism of Catholics, seen in a new email release from Wikileaks, and to fire those involved during a conference call with reporters on Wednesday afternoon. 

"The hostility to religious liberty and the beliefs that we hold as Catholics should not go unnoticed or unpunished," Conway stated.  "We call on Hillary Clinton to apologize and to fire the staff who have engaged in this vicious anti-Catholic bigotry.  All of this shows who these people are at the core."

Conway's statement's come after Wikileaks revealed emails from Clinton's director of communications Jennifer Palmieri and the Center for American Progress's John  Halpin, who mocked conservative Christians and Catholics over email. 

"It's an amazing bastardization of the faith," Halpin wrote in the thread's initial email, in reference to conservative figures' Catholicism. Palmieri  suggested that many prominent right-wing Catholics join the church out of social considerations.  "I imagine they think it is the most socially acceptable politically conservative religion," she wrote.  "Their rich friends wouldn't understand if they became evangelicals."

Amazing. Bastardization. Of. The. Faith.  This contemptible language from Halpin is confirmation — yet again — as to the how the Democrat Left is trapped in a vortex of 1960 anti-Catholic bigotry, demagoguery and hate.  John F. Kennedy is elected president on November 8, 1960.  But he is a Papist interloper to Norman Vincent Peale and his ilk. 

Their. Rich. Friends. Wouldn't. Understand. If. They. Became. Evangelicals. I have spent a significant amount of time in my personal and professional life with evangelicals.  You are entirely capable of status as rich and evangelical.  If you are in the Forbes 400 or Fortune 500 that doesn't denote a cavalier, confused faith.  I don't own a Boeing 727 designated as a "Capitalist Tool" but I understand the relationship between wealth and faith. 

I am a Catholic.  I believe in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  I believe Jesus Christ is "the way and the truth and the life."  I believe "My God turn my darkness into light."  I believe "But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

From "Norman Vincent Peale, Preacher of Gospel Optimism, Dies at 95" in The New York Times by George Vecsey on December 26, 1993: 

"Although still a vast commercial success in the 1960's, Dr. Peale's public power was diminished with the election of President John F. Kennedy, whom he had opposed, citing fear of Vatican interference.  During the 1960 Presidential campaign, Dr. Peale attended several meetings with other prominent Protestant clergyman to rally concern about the possibility of a Roman Catholic in the White House.

"When the sessions were disclosed, other religious leaders, including Reinhold Niebuhr and Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, accused Dr. Peale and the others of 'blind prejudice.'

"Dr. Peale was quoted as saying at that time: 'Faced with the election of a Catholic, our culture is at stake,' but he was later to withdraw this opinion, although he still clearly favored Richard M. Nixon in the election."

The White House from January 20, 1961 to November 22, 1963 is controlled secretly by Pope John XXIII and Pope VI. Is there any doubt about such a cabal?

I've read A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.  This 1,120-page Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography confirms there is a Tridentine Mass every morning in The White House.  

From "JFK's Religion Speech" in National Review by Fred Schwarz on September 11, 2010: 

"Then in 1960 the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking and pastor of Manhattan's Marble Collegiate Church, formed Citizens for Religious Freedom.  This organization charged that the Catholic Church had 'specifically repudiated, on many occasions, the principle sacred to us that every man shall be free to follow the dictates of his conscience in religious matters.'  The group opposed Kennedy because 'it is inconceivable that a Roman Catholic president would not be under extreme pressure by the hierarchy of his church to accede to its politics with respect to foreign interests.'"

Inconceivable is a bald lie.  There is zero evidence the 35th president of the United States fell victim to pressure applied by the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church. Peale represents The Power of Positive Prejudice. 

From Fox News Insider

Christians Call Out Starbucks' New Holiday Cups

Nov 09. 2015 // 10:14 am  As seen on Fox & Friends First

Christian groups are attacking Starbucks for the minimal design on this year's red-and-green holiday cups. 

Gone are the images of snowflakes, Christmas tree ornaments and other seasonal adornments seen in previous years. 

A top Starbucks designer said the company "wanted to usher in the holidays with a purity of design that welcomes all of our stories."

But some Christians are accusing the company of being scrooges who "hate Jesus."

Can you believe the hostility directed at religion from Starbucks? This pathetic corporation places itself inside the hate matrix of atheism.  It is No. 146 on the Fortune 500 and Chairman/CEO Howard Schultz is No. 232 on the Forbes 400. The Schultz net worth is $3.1 billion.   At 6:03 PM today the Starbucks stock price on the NASDAQ is $57.58. Its market capitalization $83.92B.  B-B-B-B-B-B-B for billion, George Thorogood.

From The Wall Street Journal about the ventriloquist dummy Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: 

Howard Schultz Stepping Down as Starbucks CEO to Focus on Higher-End Shops 

Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson to take reins; Schultz remains chairman

By JULIE JARGON

Updated Dec. 1, 2016 7:27 p.m. ET

Howard Schultz is stepping down as chief executive of Starbucks Corp. to lead an effort at the company to building high-end coffee shops that will charge as much as $12 a cup, his next attempt to revolutionize the way Americans consume coffee.

Schultz sells a $12 Rube Goldberg cup of coffee that Margaret Sanger gets in line to purchase. Sanger on the Catholic Church: "Arch-enemies to hinder the progress of enlightenment. The seat of this opposition is to be found in the Roman Catholic Church."

The target market for Starbucks is the Four Horsemen of The New Atheist Movement and author of The God Delusion: Richard Dawkins. From London Review of Books:

Lunging, Flailing, Mispunching

Terry Eagleton

The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
Bantam, 406 pp £20.00, October, 2006

Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is the Book of British Birds, and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.  Card-carrying rationalists like Dawkins, who is the nearest thing to a professional atheist we have had since Bertrand Russell, are in one sense the least well-equipped to understand what they castigate, since they don't believe there is anything to be understood, or at least anything worth understanding. This is why they invariably come up with vulgar caricatures of religious faith that would make a first-year theology student wince.  The more they detest religion, the more ill-informed their criticisms of it tend to be. If they were asked to pass judgment on phenomenology or the geopolitics of South Asia, they would no doubt bone up on the question as assiduously as they could.  When it comes to theology, however, any shoddy old travesty will pass muster.  These days, theology is the queen of the sciences in a rather less august sense of the word than in its medieval heyday.

I guarantee you, Mr. Dawkins, that you won't be controlled by a God Delusion on Judgement Day. HE exists.  HE is almighty.  And HE is merciful.  HE is Psalms 50:6: Tibi soli preccavi et malum coram te feci ut justifceris in sermonibus tuis et vincas cum judicaris. 

Excuse me William F. Chichester — 20-year superstar at Newsday as the engineer-in-charge of the mainframe computers that ran the presses — can you translate that language into the Latin you learned in Brooklyn Catholic schools?

"And the heavens proclaim his righteousness for he is a God of justice."

Thank you, Dad. 
  
From "Here Are The Most Bizarre Examples Of The 'War On Christmas' in The Daily Caller by Amber Randall on December 25, 2016.  It requires an Old School Earmuffs: 

1.) Vandals messed with a nativity scene to make it seem like Mary was performing a sex act on Joseph 

2.) An artist painted gay Josephs and lesbian Marys on nativity scene ornaments 

3.) A sex shop made sex toys with religious figures painted on them 

4.) A health center told its employee to stop saying "Merry Christmas"

5.) Teacher erects a Satanic display right next to a nativity scene 

6.) An atheist group pressures a city to cancel a nativity scene 

From Christmas Trees by Robert Frost:

A Thousand Christmas Trees I Didn't Know I Had!
Worth Three Cents More To Give Away Than Sell,
As May Be Shown By A Simple Calculation
Too Bad I Couldn't Lay One In A Letter
I Can't Help Wishing I Could Send You One
In Wishing You Herewith A Merry Christmas

Frost is, obviously, a fascist in Ripton, Vermont.  I demand he return the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Four, in fact. It includes his work: New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes.  What is a Grace Note? Did he make that up for Madalyn Murray O'Hair AKA The Most Hated Woman In America? This is obviously a gratuitous attempt to convert agnostics, atheists and inanely tattooed Houston Texan Arian Foster to Christianity.  Foster, with such a lovely first name circa Germany, 1933, is an atheist

From Catechism of the Catholic Church

ARTICLE 2
GRACE AND JUSTIFICATION

1. JUSTIFICATION

1987 The grace of the Holy Spirit has the power to justify us, that is, to cleanse us from our sins and to communicate to us "the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ" and through Baptism:34

But  if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him. For we know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.  The death he died he died to sin, once for all, but the life he lives he lives to God.  So you also must consider yourselves as dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.35

Death. No. Longer. Has. Dominion. Over. Him. Who wrote this fairy tale? Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont?  It proves Chris Chichester's beloved Holy Roman Catholic Church is a Jonestown cult.  I want to know the flavor of the Kool-Aid served by the rectors during White Nights.

The United States of America does not guarantee its citizens freedom from religion.  This fact does not deter the secular Left from removing its ideological straitjacket. Ignorance is bliss.

From "Should Stores Say 'Merry Christmas'? Trump Says Yes But Just Ask The Shop Owners," 
in The Washington Post by Julie Zauzmer on December 23, 2016:

"In the District, by contrast — which is not just politically far more liberal than most of the country, but also more religiously diverse — retailers who know their clientele, just and Monroe and Wright know theirs, steer far clear of 'merry Christmas.'

"Call the 65 tents on F Street NW a 'Christmas market' and the man in charge will quickly correct  you. 

"We're not a Christmas market.  We're a holiday market," says Michael Berman, the Downtown Holiday Market's executive director.  "Our focus is really handcrafts and small businesses, local businesses: a diversity of both products and what they celebrate."

Do you embrace that preposterous lecture from Berman The Obnoxious Members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate?  I wouldn't spend five cents in his 65 Cents. He believes his F Street market growth is tied to a denial of Christmas.  He is cloaked in sanctimony and he deserves United States Bankruptcy Code Title 11, Chapter 11.

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day 
 and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing." — 2 Timothy 4:7-8

In this unrelenting assault on religion in the United States of America by the Democrat Left there is no acknowledgement for the crown of righteousness and the righteous Judge.  There is no acknowledgement that a single individual has kept the faith.  There is no acknowledgement that a good fight has been fought. There is no acknowledgment that the race has been finished.

And Judgement awaits.

Christopher Chichester
Essayist
Proprietor: Excelsior Page 
Founder: Empire Page
Published By Sports Illustrated As A 16-Year-Old on April 5, 1982
www. Twitter: https://twitter.com/cchichesterjul4
Penfield, New York



Freedom Lies In Being Bold Robert Frost
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Live From Havana: On ESPN

by Chris Chichester on 04/04/17

From "ESPN Guidelines Recognize Connection Between Sports, Politics" at ESPN by ESPN Public Editor Jim Brady today: 

ESPN is today an auxiliary of the Democratic National Committee.
If I require a lecture from Chairman Tom Perez I'll Google his name
and read the latest news from 430 South Capitol Street, SE,
Washington, D.C.  I don't require the same lecture from any human
being in Bristol, Connecticut.

At ESPN you are subject to a consistent and easily identifiable
left-liberal message. It approaches indoctrination.  This is not a
network any American will confuse with National Review.

I want to know: What country does ESPN Vice President
and Managing Editor 
Craig Bengston live in?  Given:

"There are people talking about politics in ways we have not seen
before, and we’re not immune from that.”

In. Ways. We. Have. Not. Seen. Before.  That is false. There is no
Brave New World of political communication in America today.  We
witness the issues change. But we did not witness a revolutionary
transformation of political speech in our country with the election of
President Donald J. Trump. And Republican-control of the U.S. House
and U.S. Senate.

I'll break the news to you, Craig: You are immune from politics. You
simply choose to ignore this immunity.  If your on-air talent decide to
engage in political discourse you must tell them to resign and
announce a candidacy for public office.  It's that simple.

ESPN possesses monopoly control of sports broadcasting in America.
Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman:

"There are very few natural monopolies that last indefinitely; almost
always there are alternatives. Especially if a natural monopoly tries
to exploit its monopoly power, it establishes an enormous incentive
for people to find ways to compete with it, to destroy its monopoly
character. If its in the hands of the government, the government will
see to it that competition is suppressed, and will prevent the
monopoly from being destroyed."

There is no alternative to the exploitation of the ESPN monopoly. This
reality is precisely why it empowers its personalities from the Left
and precisely why there are no consequences for such disgraceful
empowerment.

Chris Chichester
Founder: Empire Page
Proprietor: Excelsior Page
Penfield, New York

On NFL Celebration Rules II

by Chris Chichester on 03/30/17

My comments in "NFL Promises To Spell Out Excessive Celebration Rules In A Video Is Mocked" in The Washington Post by Cindy Boren on March 22, 2017: 

Other than that, who really cares? Do you pay attention to The Gong Show that is today the NFL?  From The New York Times on October 16, 2002 by Frank Litsky: 


These no-class gratuitous celebration antics have been a major distraction from the integrity of the game since at least that pathetic October 16, 2002 ME-FIRST Terrell Owens Sharpie narcissism. 

Who really cares?

Mike Holmgren on the Owens concoction: 

"I think it's shameful."

More from the Super Bowl XXXI winning head coach: 

"A dishonor to anyone who ever played this game."

Who really cares?

Did you watch Super Bowl XLIX?  In a disgusting, perverted display Doug Baldwin SIMULATED A BOWEL MOVEMENT.  I'm sure you enjoyed that vile exhibition Mr. Mercurysnake77.

Who really cares?

How about Randy Moss pretending to pull down his pants at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers on January 9, 2005 in the end zone?  You can see the vulgar photograph in this February 2, 2017 story in The Washington Post by Master Tesfatsion: 

[http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/ct-nfl-awkward-dance-touchdown-celebrations-20170202-story.html]

Who really cares?

Antonio Brown believes he's in a pornographic video when he scores as he has been "twerking" himself in the simulation of sexual intercourse.  What a class act.  Only a dunce like Brown can bring "twerking" to the attention of Commissioner Roger Goodell.  I didn't even know "twerking" existed until this Rain Man Brown invented it as an end zone celebration.  Brown has also wrapped his legs around the goal post after a score mistaking it for American Pharoah. 

Cam Newton performs a ludicrous stunt called: The Dab.  The what?  What the hell is a Dab? I didn't receive the memo from Cam. Incidentally, the Newton Wonderlic score: 21.  With 50 a perfect score. 

Stevie Johnston pantomimed shooting himself in the leg to mock Plaxico Burress. 

Nate Burleson was fined $10,000 for his make-believe gun. 

Victor Cruz is a Salsa dancer.

Who really cares? I will tell you. Mark Gastineau and his Sack Dance, which the NFL declared unsportsmanlike in 1984. He did not receive royalties. 

The NFL is now The XFL. 

Chris Chichester
Penfield, New York