| SEC Rant|| re: I'm looking at Ole Miss' schedule and I think they win 10 with their eyes closed - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 6:40 pm|
Well you know what colenol Reb?
You better do it this year, because this is your last decent shot for a while.
LSU and Bama are both in a relative rebuliding year, so if you don't get us both this year, you never will....
| Political Talk|| re: What would you change first in our country as POTUS? - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]Phase out all welfare, and give every low income person a 3200/month basic income.[/quote]
Why in the world would you give "low income" people $38,400 a year?
What defines low income?
What's to stop these low income people from quitting any productive activities and just live off of ...
| Political Talk|| re: What would you change first in our country as POTUS? - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 2:18 pm|
[quote]My first program would be to try to get more companies to put Americans to work rather than outsourcing to other countries. Try to get industry increased and improved[/quote]
My first item of business would be reforming the tax code.
if we could do that, it would be so much easier to ge...
| More Sports Board|| re: J.J. Watt responds to criticism from teammates about his work/life balance - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 1:43 pm|
[quote]I don't understand why every time any athlete is a physical freak it is automatically assumed by so many he's on roids.[/quote]
Because just about everytime an athlete is a physical freak, they are on some kind of PED.
| More Sports Board|| re: J.J. Watt responds to criticism from teammates about his work/life balance - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 1:35 pm|
[quote]That's what your mom said last night.[/quote]
My mon died 2 1/2 years ago of cancer. But thanks dude.
I guess if you got some off her, good for you....
| More Sports Board|| re: J.J. Watt responds to criticism from teammates about his work/life balance - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 1:31 pm|
[quote] I mean I know he is an intense guy and all but more people on the team should admire his work ethic, not make fun of it.[/quote]
I guess it depends on the locker room dynamic.
If he comes to work, busts his arse and is humble, I guarantee nobody will make fun of him.
But, if he is ...
| More Sports Board|| re: J.J. Watt responds to criticism from teammates about his work/life balance - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 1:25 pm|
[quote]The dude has an unreal combination of athletic ability and work ethic. Dude was so underrated coming out of college because he was white. His combine numbers were absurd and people didn't seem to notice.[/quote]
Dud is on some serious juice.
No white boy is that good....
| Political Talk|| re: What drugs / narcotics should be legal for recreational use in the US? - memphis tiger on 7/9/14 at 11:23 am|
Basically I think they all should be legal.
I also think there should also be incredibly harsh penalties for those conviced of DUI and the like while on these drugs.
If you are in your home and no one else is being harmed, the goverment has zero business telling you what you can and cannot do...
| Political Talk|| re: obama:Birth control is not expensive, just cancel your cable - memphis tiger on 7/7/14 at 6:18 pm|
Well, if he really said this, he has a great point.
| Political Talk|| re: Do you think that gender roles are natural or symbols of oppression? - memphis tiger on 7/3/14 at 2:15 pm|
[quote]My coworker has 1 year old twin boys, and she and her husband have decided to raise them "genderless", as they believe that gender preferences (such as boys playing with GI figures and dinosaurs and girls playing with dolls and barbies)are invented and oppressive. What are your thoughts on th...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Anybody here ever read Leon Uris? - memphis tiger on 6/27/14 at 1:46 pm|
Exodus and QB VII were excellent books....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Is The Thin Red Line worth watching? - memphis tiger on 6/27/14 at 1:41 pm|
All the Terrence Malik appologists will be here shortly to rave about the cinematography, the colors and the symbolism.
But, this was one of the most boring movies I have ever seen. Even the action scenes could be used to cure insomnia.
| Political Talk|| re: How did the IRS emails disappear? - memphis tiger on 6/24/14 at 9:10 pm|
[quote]This is the kind of issue that should unite left and right in outrage against a corrupt government. Period.[/quote]
It should but it won't. People on the left think this sort of behavior is perfectly acceptable if the end result is elimination of their political enemies....
| Political Talk|| re: Congress going after the NFL - memphis tiger on 6/21/14 at 10:51 am|
[quote]Excuse my stupidity, but why should they have a tax exempt status?[/quote]
They really shouldn't. I can't think of a single reason why they should have it.
That said, on the list of things that Congress should be fixing, this is nowhere near the top of the list....
| More Sports Board|| re: MJ Resume Through Age 29 vs LeBron Resume Through Age 29 - memphis tiger on 6/16/14 at 8:12 pm|
[quote]Id imagine that Dan Marino would be considered by alot of people to be one of the best qb's to play in the NFL.
Yes, a lot of people consider him "one of the best", but NO ONE considers him THE BEST.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Father's Day gifts - memphis tiger on 6/15/14 at 1:19 pm|
Handmade card from 5 year old son
6 months of Mantry
Bottle of Ballantines aged 30 years
| Political Talk|| re: Abolish the V.A. - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 8:14 pm|
[quote]I agree and I believe that all citizens are entitled to healthcare as citizens of the Republic.[/quote]
You do realize that there has never been a time when people who needed health care were refused it right?
Oh, you are talking about health insurance...not the same as health "care"....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Films You Love But Everyone Hates - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 7:52 pm|
[quote]Saving Private Ryan[/quote]
People hate this movie???...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Indiana cop crashes family cookout, shoots pet in the face in front of children - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 7:46 pm|
A: there has to be more to this story. Even the worst of cops isn't jusy gonna pull up to a house and shoot a dog in the face.
B: I would think a close range blast from a cop shotgun to the face would do a hell of a lot more dammage to the doge than the picture indicates.
C: Pitbull, deserv...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Could Jeopardy and Wheel Of Fortune survive with new hosts? - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 4:01 pm|
Yes both could survive. Just have pick the right guy to replace the host who leaves.
That said, WOF is crap and shpould have died a long time ago....
| Political Talk|| re: Abolish the V.A. - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 3:07 pm|
[quote]So are you saying the VA was operating fine until we started getting vets from Republican president-inspired wars? [/quote]
The VA had been flawed since its inception. And, it has progresively gooten worse and worse over the years, regardless of which political party held the oval office ...
| Political Talk|| re: Abolish the V.A. - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]So again it beckons the question: was Reagan's concept flawed? Is Obama wrong for implementing Reagan/Romney-type care for all?[/quote]
Did Reagan force the ACA on America despite it being wildly unpopular?
Did Romney say he was going to force Massachusett's health care law on the entir...
| Political Talk|| re: Abolish the V.A. - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 2:59 pm|
[quote]Maybe just abolish the Republican Party and we won't get involved in that many wars[/quote]
Yes because the democrats have NEVER sent troops into war zones and Obama has ended every war we were invloved in when he took office and not a single American soldier or contractor has been wounded...
| Political Talk|| re: Abolish the V.A. - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 2:44 pm|
Better learn to love the VA.
That's ultimately what Obamacare (in whatever form it ultimately takes) will buy all of us...
| Political Talk|| re: Question for conservatives on this board who grew up poor with gov't help - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 2:28 pm|
[quote]I would venture a guess and say that most of the poor would rather not be poor and be able to provide for themselves without any assistance at all[/quote]
This may have been true in the past, but I don't believe it is the case anymore.
| More Sports Board|| re: Sterling going for the knock out on NBA - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 1:56 pm|
[quote]He told his gf not to bring black people to his games.[/quote]
I thinks that's an oversimplification of what he said....
| Political Talk|| re: Let Iraq disintegrate - memphis tiger on 6/14/14 at 11:49 am|
[quote]As we continue to elect poseurs and dilettantes to positions of high responsibility, we will continue to reap what we sow.[/quote]
Very true. And unfortunately, this trend is not likely to end in the near future....
| Political Talk|| re: 200 U.S. contractors surrounded by jihadists in Iraq - memphis tiger on 6/13/14 at 11:58 pm|
[quote]What the frick has happened to us as a nation?[/quote]
Not a damn thing, because it won't be reported....
| O-T Lounge|| re: KFC employee asks little girl to leave. - memphis tiger on 6/13/14 at 6:18 pm|
[quote]It's sad, but I don't really expect anything else from people at that employment level.[/quote]
Yet many think they deserve a minimum of $15 an hour...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What views of hank hill do you agree/disagree with? - memphis tiger on 6/12/14 at 6:00 pm|
[quote] I guess it would help to say I don't hve a career yet. Hopefully I can choose one that I'll actually be able to take pride in [/quote]
That shouldn't matter. Regardless of your job or station in life, you should take pride in doing your tasks well.
That's a common key among successful...