When Using Profanity Gets You Fined

One of the biggest arguments regarding profanity I ever heard in school at every level — grade school, high school, and even at Rutgers — was that profanity was arbitrary because people just decided that one word was going to be a profanity and another would not. Historically, words that were once rather vulgar can sometimes lose their insulting quality. Some terms that have lost their insulting quality to some extent include once highly offensive terms like dork, nerd, and geek. Now some people even wear the words as though they were a badge of honor!

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Fining Sacramento Kings Bad Taste

In the National Basketball Association there are league rules that try to control the behavior of the teams, players, coaches and administration.
What is the going rate for ridicule in the NBA? If you are the Sacramento Kings, the price is $30,000. 

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Dennis Rodman and the $50,000 Mormon Fine

The National Basketball Association today fined Dennis Rodman $50,000 for insulting the Mormon Community during the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City. I find this action by the NBA to be the pinnacle of Political Correctness and incredibly false in its intention to punish Dennis Rodman for speaking his mind. The NBA should be regulating play on the court, not comments spoken on impulse.

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