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 Post subject: Legalize 'roids?
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:34 am 
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Some one named Kate Schmidt says, "yes".

I tend to think that the sports world will "legalize" them.

We've seen so many changes to once sacred things to our various sports past times, that I can see legalization of steroids as happening.

Sports is big business and money after all. It isn't as concerned about the morality of its players, so long as they don't do anything too deviant that they can't fix in court or a settlement.

It's all about the opportunity to "change the game" to better the bottom line by a majority of the owners.

Kate Schmidt: Time to legalize steroids -- With pressure to excel, it's no wonder athletes take drugs

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09:21 AM CDT on Sunday, October 28, 2007

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Fans, the media and sports governing bodies believe that we can rid sports of steroid use. Athletes always will be a step ahead of the testing labs in concealing substances because of the multibillion-dollar industries that have been built on their sweat and their obsession. They will seek out the next great "thing" – a vitamin, a training technique, a new shoe, a drug. Athletes have used performance enhancements and supplements for centuries. We cannot change the nature of the beast.

So what if we just decriminalized and destigmatized performance-enhancing drugs – indeed, called them "training supplements"? Training supplements such as protein powder, creatine, good nutrition and Gatorade. By accepting these currently banned substances as mainstream, doctors, parents, athletes and coaches could acquire a greater knowledge and understanding of them. Use could be made much safer, clinical trials could be performed and dangerous overuse curbed.

The technology exists to test for levels of most of the substances on the "banned drugs" lists. What if we declared that certain levels of them in the body were acceptable, while excessive amounts would result in penalties? Athletes could satisfy their drive to be faster and stronger. Drugs could move from the black market to the legitimate sports-medicine community. Athletes could stop experimenting on themselves.

It would be safer to take the substances, and with medical monitoring, there would be fewer negative side effects. And we could stop vilifying athletes and feel some relief because we no longer would have to keep pushing against this inevitable evolution of what sports has become. Tracks gets faster, nutrition gets more specific, and training techniques improve.

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Sports is currently a contest of superior genetics. That would help make it a contest of superior pharmaceuticals.

I would not be surprised by anything. There was a strong effort to make Shwarzenegger king of America. His possible backgound in gay porn may have derailed that spearhead for the moment.

I doubt that anybody would have heard of Arnold were it not for steroids. He would be a successful businessman....nothing more.

Cash is the God of the ruling class in the 21st century. If they decide that steroids means more cash..............


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Legalizing steroids would be a significant boost for the presidential aims of Shwarzenegger.

His dictatorial tendencies make him attractive in meeting the ecopolitical goals of the establishment. They like actors...who read scrips. I wonder how much Bush had read...besides his scrips.


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Bush can read????????????? [smilie=to funny.gif]

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 Post subject: Steroids
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Is legalized steroids only legal to the big dairy conglomerates and big
poultry raisers?

They fine and penalize sport figures for using them, but it's okay for
big business to use them - specifically to increase milk and egg production.

Now, when a person goes to the doctor for any ailment - the doc prescribes steroids.

Then we get them in all our dairy products.
Milk, eggs, cheese, yogart, ice cream and chicken, hot wings and buffalo
wings and etc. etc..

Could this be labeled as over-kill? Sad thing is no two of us are alike or
have the same genetic make-up.

One size of anything does not fit us all.

Anything that could cure one human could also kill another.


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