| O-T Lounge|| re: OT History "What If" Discussion: Germany Wins WWI in 1914 - Champagne on 4/18/14 at 11:52 am|
[quote]But what if Von Kluck had not made this mistake? Which this mistake was not entirely on him to be fair. What if the "Miracle on the Marne had never happened? What if the Germans had followed Count Alfred von Schlieffen's dying words of "remember to keep the right flank strong" and thus defeat...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama's America-86 mill makers support 148 mill benefit takers - Champagne on 4/17/14 at 7:44 am|
When the Takers outnumber the Producers, there might be a problem . . . oh, wait.
Keep Voting Democrat, America.
We are almost there....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Hung out with a Falcons fan... - Champagne on 4/16/14 at 9:11 pm|
[quote]Actually, he's a black dude and we'll be watching Saints vs. Falcons games together this upcoming season.
You GO, Jeff Duncan !...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Hung out with a Falcons fan... - Champagne on 4/16/14 at 8:19 am|
[quote]I then gently reminded him that his team really sucked last year. [/quote]
Did you put your hand gently on his thigh when you said this to him?...
| Political Talk|| re: Will Entitlements Ever be Cut? - Champagne on 4/15/14 at 4:58 pm|
[quote]Eventually there will be a base income distributed to everyone that will be able to cover basic living expenses and hopefully this will lead to elimination of all other forms of entitlement.
Then come the protests demanding that illegal aliens get the income, as well as demand...
| Political Talk|| re: GW - LOL, told ya - Champagne on 4/15/14 at 7:59 am|
No amount of objective facts, evidence or scientific proof will stop the Climate Change Movement from its goal of imposing a World Tax on US taxpayers for carbon emissions.
IMHO, the US electorate will eventually cave to the propaganda pressure from every educational, media and governmental insti...
| Political Talk|| re: I'm Proud to be an American, Where At Least I Know I'm Free? - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 5:38 pm|
[quote]In certain aspects, we're the freest we've ever been. Hell, 50 years ago, states were prohibiting condoms and interracial marriage. 30 years ago, sodomy was illegal on most places. 5 years ago, DC and Illinois banned the ownership of handguns.
None of this nonsense is tolerated today.
| Political Talk|| re: Tensions rise in Nevada-snipers,1st am zones,no fly zones used and in effect - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 9:06 am|
[quote]You have no prob with the land in question being taken from him,after his family grazed cattle on it since the 1800's?
Rex has no problem with this, because, at heart, he is a Totalitarian Leftist. He knows that his vision of Governance (socialist welfare authoritarian State) can...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Put your cell phones away while you're driving - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 8:59 am|
[quote]Proof of it was early this morning. Fog had visibility down to less than 1/4 mile, but the idiot fricks on i10e from br to sorrento were still doing 85 and tailgating each other with the glow from their phones up at their faces.[/quote]
Most people don't live in the World of Reality, they l...
| Political Talk|| re: I'm Proud to be an American, Where At Least I Know I'm Free? - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 8:51 am|
[quote]((okay it might of had something to do with the fact that my company commander in boot camp played it 24/7 for 8 weeks :P))
That's sadistic torture. You should have asked to see the Battalion Commander about this sadistic torture.
That song is the worst patriotic song I've ...
| Political Talk|| re: Ukraine: Armed men take police station - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 8:49 am|
[quote] they might as well roll over and let Vlad's boys come on in.
IMHO, Ukraine will surrender to whatever terms Putin chooses to impose. All that remains to see is this: exactly WHAT does Putin plan for Ukraine, or a part of Ukraine?
| Political Talk|| re: Union threatening message to DEMS! well now.... - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 8:43 am|
That Union better get ready to switch political parties, because, the Democrat Party will strain every sinew to stop Keystone.
This New Left Radical Democrat Party favors De-Industrialization for the USA, not more oil & gas development....
| Political Talk|| re: Ukraine: Armed men take police station - Champagne on 4/12/14 at 8:40 am|
Ukraine is at the mercy of Putin's Russia. No power on Earth will stop Putin's plans for Ukraine....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Groundhog Day observation - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:30 pm|
This is a great film because it works on so many levels.
The Buddhist philosophy of existence is one of the Soul reincarnating itself many times before it reaches Spiritual Perfection.
The film is a metaphor for this process. Phil's lives life over and over until he evolves as a Soul to a stat...
| Political Talk|| re: Sad news regarding los_angeles_tiger - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 3:10 pm|
He will be missed here by all....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Put your cell phones away while you're driving - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 12:00 pm|
[quote]I pretty much email, post on TD and Facebook on my entire 25 minute commute to work and back.....some days I don't even remember the drive. I need to work on that![/quote]
That's what makes you normal, and it's exactly why smartphone usage and driving at the same time are never going away....
| Political Talk|| re: Hillary dodging more protesters - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:56 am|
The Repubs are willing to go with the soft strategy and lose. I'm convinced of this.
Anybody who thinks that they will use any kind of aggressive tactics against Madame Clinton has absolutely NO evidence to support their opinion.
It's pure wishful thinking to say that the Repubs will be tough ...
| Political Talk|| re: Hillary dodging more protesters - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:44 am|
[quote]I could be wrong, but I don't think she's up to it - especially staring hard at her 70th birthday.
She would not be up for it, but, what about this scenario:
Hillary is running for POTUS, but, the campaign strategy for her Repub opponent doesn't want to appear to be attackin...
| Political Talk|| re: One Final Glitch on Way Out Door for Sebelius - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:39 am|
Some LibIdiot will pipe up soon to defend the Obama Admin.
"If it were Bush, TWO pages would have been missing, so THERE !"
Everything this administration does is Amateur Hour and ClownShow....
| Political Talk|| re: Cutting military pay and benefits raises morale - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:29 am|
[quote]frick over the troops to feather his bed.[/quote]
NCOs and Officers need to demonstrate that they will bleed and suffer for the benefit of their people. You have to show that you'll take a hit for them, under appropriate circumstances. "Sir, this situation is my fault, not the Sergeant's fa...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Put your cell phones away while you're driving - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 11:19 am|
[quote]PUT YOUR PHONE AWAY!
Never, never, never going to happen, brosef, although I totally agree with you.
Distracted Driving with mobile personal communication devices is here to stay, and that's that.
No matter how high the casualties -- won't change a thing. The US public wi...
| Political Talk|| re: Why Fight for Finland? - Champagne on 4/11/14 at 7:20 am|
Those lyrics read like a foreign policy platform.
| Music Board|| re: What are YOU listening to? - Champagne on 4/10/14 at 9:51 pm|
I was just a few minutes ago playing along with my guitar to Black Sabbath's first album....
| Political Talk|| re: Why Fight for Finland? - Champagne on 4/10/14 at 7:32 pm|
[quote]I don't really know you...but you are egregiously butthurt, and I am slightly embarrassed for you.
I'm just glad that I had the chance to clarify things on that issue. He dragged up a post of mine from four years ago, and, it's obviously been bothering him.
He hi-jacked the...
| Political Talk|| re: Why Fight for Finland? - Champagne on 4/10/14 at 3:04 pm|
Tiger in the ATL, where are you?
Any rebuttal to my self-defense response?
| Political Talk|| re: Hank Aaron compares GOP to the Klan - Champagne on 4/10/14 at 10:05 am|
[quote]As it is - you just have to not read anything he writes. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Hank Aaron compares GOP to the Klan - Champagne on 4/9/14 at 8:51 pm|
[quote]obsessed with injustices. Particularly the injustices done to white people.[/quote]
Have you any response to my defense of your accusations against me in the other thread (Why Fight for Finland), or, are you simply a drive-by mud-slinger?
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post if you are Airborne with 20 or more jumps. - Champagne on 4/9/14 at 8:38 pm|
[quote]Proud leg. I learned my lesson after the first time I volunteered.[/quote]
Yes, Sir. Thanks for your service. I was only kidding about moving along.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post if you are Airborne with 20 or more jumps. - Champagne on 4/9/14 at 5:35 pm|
[quote]39 Jumps here..[/quote]
It's a beautiful thing.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post if you are Airborne with 20 or more jumps. - Champagne on 4/9/14 at 5:34 pm|
[quote]I thought that was obvious when I excluded Airborne units.
OK, I got it. Now move along, Leg....