Recommended reading: Marc Levinson's "An Extraordinary Time - The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy" or my title: Why leaders try variations of the same thing and wonder why it fails every time. Link to Barnes and Nobel book store.

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Pro Sports Pay

Pro sports would be better if the top saleries were limited. Studies show, for instance, when a star quarterback finally gets his big contract (over $20 million/year) the team starts heading downhill. The cause? Not enough money left for the players who are just as imortant as the quarterback. 

Is this unfair to the top atheletes? I believe they could get by on $10 million/year without suffering.And maybe their team could keep winning.

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