UPDATE!!! LIONS CLOSE OUT THE SEASON WITH FOUR STRAIGHT WINS!!! LAST TIME THAT HAPPENED WAS 1999 WHEN GAS WAS $1.17 A GALLON!!!

It was October 28, 2007. The GDP was rising at a 4.7% rate. That’s actual growth. Personal income had risen over $47 billion in the previous month. Wages and salaries had risen $38 billion in September of 2007. The unemployment rate was 4.7%! Yes, I said 4.7%! The deficit for the entire fiscal year of 2007? How about $162.8 billion dollars. For the whole year! It was $150.4 billion just for November of 2010 alone! The average price of a gallon of gas in October of 2007? How about $2.77 per gallon. The median sale price of a home in October of 2007? About $234,000 dollars. In October of 2010? About $195,000.

Why am I regurgitating all of these economic statistics? Simply to illustrate the differences between today and 1,149 days ago when the Detroit Lions won their last road football game!!! Hot damn, break out the champagne! Any Tampa fans still out in public?

No big deal you say? Are you kidding me? Obama hadn’t even won the primary yet. The recession didn’t begin until December of 2007. The national debt was still under $10 trillion dollars. Ah yes, the good old days! I’m just glad I’ll be able to tell my grandkids I was alive to see it.

BTW – Brush Street is the address of the Detroit Lions home – Ford Field.

No, this is not April Fools Day. It really happened. Go here and read it yourself.

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4 thoughts on “Miracle on 34th Street? No, it’s on Brush Street!

  1. As a Bucs fan, I can tell you, it is damn hard sometimes, lol. Someone needs to tell them they HAD a chance to be a wildcard. While technically they still do, it is pretty slim now.

    P.S. – I miss Tony Dungy =(

  2. You definitely have “standing” on this issue with the way the Bucs started out in this league. But even though they went 0-26 I think it was, they still never lost 26 straight road games. We look at things the opposite way here in Detroit. Just 2 weeks ago, we were only one game out of the top pick in the draft and now they’ve blown it.

  3. Sorry guys, Steelers fan here.

    It is astounding how much fail the Lions have suffered. With all the first round picks they’ve had over the years, you’d think they’d have something.

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