So, instead of looking forward to pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, we can all watch as a bunch of lawyers grandstand about a matter that has absolutely no legitimate place in the halls of Congress and try to expand federal control over what people put into their bodies.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress announced plans Tuesday to review the use of performance-enhancing drugs, with star-studded hearings scheduled next month and legislation to limit access to steroids and growth hormones.
Two House panels are planning mid-January hearings featuring former Sen. George Mitchell, author of a bombshell report last week that linked more than 80 players to the illegal use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. Baseball players, likely some of those named in the report, could be invited to testify as well.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
America's New Pastime Eats Old Pastime
Sometimes, I really hate being right: