All in the Family featured the curmudgeonly Archie Bunker. Archie was television’s most famous grouch, blunt, blustering, straightforward and untouched by the PC crowd. He was the archetype of the conservative male. Michael desprately tried to reeducate him, but he persisted in his breviloquence.

Looking back at the last 40 years, we realize: ARCHIE WAS RIGHT!


GFF--Winning at Basketball

An Astounding Act of High School Sportsmanship
A special needs student from a Texas high school scored a basket in the final game of the season after a player from the opposing team gave up the ball.
Mitchell Marcus, a teenage student at Coronado High School in El Paso, Texas, is the team manager for the Coronado Thunderbirds and an avid basketball fan. During the last game of the season on Feb. 12, Marcus, who has a "developmental disability," was given the chance to play, according to Fox local affiliate KFOX 14 in El Paso. With 90 seconds left, Coach Peter Morales put Marcus into the game.
"Mitchell's a great shot," his mother Amy told KFOX. "He took his first shot and missed. It hit the rim. You just hear the whole crowd sighing. It went out of bounds and Franklin got it. We all knew that he wasn't going to have his chance."
Then, Jonathon Montanez, a senior at Franklin High School and a member of the opposing team, down by 10 points, tossed Marcus the ball. "Since we were down and there was only 13 seconds left, might as well give Mitchell his last shot," Montanez told KFOX.
Marcus finally scored, and the crowd went wild.
I know this story is focused on Mitchel Marcus.  That's cool.  Just a quick note to Jonathon Montanez: You won that game. Not the game out on the floor.  You won the big game.  Keep doing what you are doing and you will win at life.

1 comment:

  1. That is indeed the unspoken big point of the story. That young man who tossed the ball won more than he realizes.
    When I see stuff like this, I like to imagine that when a person does this thinking outside of themselves, God reaches down and pats them on the head or shoulder.

    At the very least, God smiles at kids like this. This keeps my heart and soul optimistic about the future of mankind. You would almost think this young man was home schooled, right?