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George Allen

Former Virginia governor and U.S. Senator, Son of Late Hall of Fame coach George Allen

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Coach George Allen's teams won with experienced, proven veterans rather than untested, promising rookies, and with an emphasis on strong Defense and Special Teams (forces). All teams win with a strong Defense!

Players and coaches who live in the states of Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and Washington like not paying state income tax and all players and coaches might not like promises of higher taxes. The Miami Dolphins owner is especially worried about increasing capital gains taxes. Teams like to earn points by scoring TDs and would not like their gains, points or wins spread around and redistributed to teams with fewer yards, points or wins.

Americans want and need energy policies that would have us paying less for gas to get to games and get more oil coming from the US than foreign sources. Need incentives for fans to buy battery powered plug-in vehicles to drive to games? We can't continue a cockeyed, corn-based ethanol policy, so grain and food prices wouldn't be as high. Thus, fans eating chicken wings, hot dogs, and drinking beer wouldn't pay as much.

We need clean coal technology so more jobs in Steelers, Broncos, Bengals, Rams and Colts markets and fans can better afford tickets. And we must advocate affordable, reliable American clean coal and advanced nuclear for generating electricity. It won't cost as much to operate stadium scoreboards, screens, televisions and light the fields for night games.

The most important celebrity endorsement would be Hank, Williams, Jr.-famous for Monday Night Football pre-game song.

In College Football, the SEC and Big 12 are Republican territory. ACC and Big 10 are split. PAC 10 is mostly Democrat's territory (minus Arizona). In the NFL, both the NFC and AFC South are the most Republican divisions while the NFC North is the most Democratic division.

By George Allen  |  November 1, 2008; 11:39 PM ET  | Category:  NFL Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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George, you write like a child. Not like the grown up version of the spoiled child you've always been, but an actual child. Good to see you haven't grown tired of being an embarrassment. Stick with what you do best.

Posted by: Steve | November 2, 2008 12:55 PM

Macaca for President.

Posted by: Webb | November 2, 2008 1:23 PM

Now you see what happens when he doesn't have a staff writing everything for him.

Posted by: Logan | November 2, 2008 1:35 PM

Assuming your Dad didn't have a noose hanging from a Ficus tree in his office and didn't single out certain players of different color in the locker room he might have had a shot at being President unlike you.

Posted by: GeorgeAllensConscience | November 2, 2008 1:36 PM

As expected. The politician gives the longest response and doesn’t answer the question.

Posted by: R2 | November 2, 2008 2:37 PM

Macaca-Allen '12

Posted by: Daniel | November 2, 2008 2:46 PM

After the incredible job Jim Webb has done the past 2 years, it's surprising anyone even remembers this clown. Is there any less of a reason to elect someone to office than "My daddy was a football coach"? George - keep talking - it only hurts the GOP.

Posted by: Steve in Oakton | November 2, 2008 3:46 PM

Did a kindergartener write this?

Posted by: Robert | November 2, 2008 8:12 PM

Macaca needs to take another English class or two. You're writing looks like that of a 1st grader, George.

Thank goodness Webb took over for this guy.

Posted by: Paul | November 2, 2008 9:15 PM

The victor in the clash of the numbskulls is... the one who earned his on the field -- Allen's apparently being congenital. And more profound (he seems to have forgotten the question midway through sentence one).

Posted by: Joe | November 2, 2008 9:16 PM

George, your dad was one of the best albeit he did not get the credit he really deserved. The man brought pride and a sense of community to the Washington, DC area unlike any other person in Washington lore. Sorry, you did not have same good fortune. In fact, I think your dad would have been extremely disappointed in your actions and fall from grace if you ever had any.Sorry!

Posted by: myron lofton | November 2, 2008 10:44 PM

George Allen the coach won two post season games,in 1972 against the Packers and the Cowboys.After that the Redskins lost to Miami in the Super Bowl,ensuring the Dolphins' perfect season.For someone who was known as a winner,that's not a very good percentage.

Posted by: seang | November 2, 2008 11:15 PM

It's nice to see to that some things stay the same. Take George Allen, for example. He was an a-hole. He is an a-hole. He always will be an a-hole.

Posted by: NoVA Voter | November 2, 2008 11:37 PM

Go back to California, macaca-boy, and stay out of politics. Haven't you learned your lesson?

Posted by: Dave | November 3, 2008 6:37 AM

"After the incredible job Jim Webb has done the past 2 years..."

That's the best laugh I've had all day! Thank you, Steve.

Posted by: Randy | November 3, 2008 7:48 AM

Webb has done absolutely nothing these past two years. He as just created the illusion of action. That's what you get when you elect a novelist. Fiction, and not very good fiction for that matter.

Posted by: Paul | November 3, 2008 8:42 AM

Most of these comments miss the toungue in cheek nature of the question. Little George's fall from grace was hard, but this is hardly the forum for gloating.

The grammar employed by Fmr. Senator Allen exceeds the english facility demonstrated by those that chide his word choices.

Mr. Allen's biggest sin is that he failed to achieve the level of wit he sought.

Posted by: Enlightenment | November 3, 2008 8:47 AM

I am sorry to say that I have to agree with Steve who wrote:
"George, you write like a child. Not like the grown up version of the spoiled child you've always been, but an actual child."

This piece is a disorganized, irrelevant, and embarrassing mess. Really, who did write it? I sure hope it wasn't you. I am a teacher and even my stupid kids, the really stupid ones, aren't that bad.

Posted by: Albie1 | November 3, 2008 9:37 AM

I am not the best writer in the world. My spelling sux but seriously you have to proof read stuff there, I thought I was dyslexic or something reading this. I never had a problem with former Senator Allen, and thought of him as lowly as I do all elected officials.

Posted by: Alex35332 | November 3, 2008 10:52 AM

Maybe your dad was a good coach, but REAL Virginia is grateful to be rid of an intolerant, "macaca" hating toad like you! You rose to power on his reputation, but fell rather precipitously from your own ignorant words.
Go home and stay there, George- we've heard enough from you already.

Posted by: RL Giarrusso | November 4, 2008 3:51 PM

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