What else are we to conclude? His election has been a boon for the hunting industry. Gun and ammo sales have gone through the roof, thanks to the fears of many U.S. gun fanciers that the government will soon be going after their Second Amendment right to bear arms.
He was a hero to many, but Knievel didn't like that word at all: "It's the most overused, undeserving word. Too many people think the wrong people are heroes. A soldier ... a scientist ... an astronaut ... those are heroes .... I was good at riding a motorcycle and a pretty good businessman. Not a hero."We're going to have to respectfully disagree on that one, EK. And I've got the scar on my wrist to prove it.
The man known as "Fat Dog" can't quite understand why people make a fuss about it. A pit-bull breeder from outside Savannah, Ga., Fat Dog says dogfighting is no bloodier than some of the human combat people watch on cable television every day, on shows like the Ultimate Fighting Championship's "Fight Night." And the matches, though staged in secret, can have the trappings of a conventional sporting event.