| O-T Lounge|| re: Where should I stay/eat while in Tucson and Phoenix? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 12/1/14 at 3:47 pm|
do you guys go to the clubs and bars in old town a lot? i almost never find myself down there unless it's to go eat.
and if i were to move to scottsdale it would have to be somewhere like silverleaf or dc ranch (not that i could afford it) rather than old town - i'm not cool enough to live there ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where should I stay/eat while in Tucson and Phoenix? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 12/1/14 at 3:42 pm|
i think you are pretty close to la encantada, an "upscale" mall with some good dining options.
if you want to walk to eat/drink near campus just head west toward university. lots of places to eat, shop, and get a beer. there are also a lot of places to eat and bars along 4th ave, which is a bit f...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Marathon gifts: Is this a thing? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 12/1/14 at 3:27 pm|
[quote]I'd do one if it didn't require so much damn time to train[/quote]
i can't imagine the training necessary for a 100 mile race like western states. but wouldn't a 50K just be like typical marathon training, except that you double up on long runs on the weekend?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Marathon gifts: Is this a thing? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 12/1/14 at 3:21 pm|
[quote]I don't see a whole lot of fatties running 5ks much less marathons[/quote]
i've seen fatties do 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and ironman races. you have to wait around a while to see them because it takes them an hour to finish a 5K....
| Political Talk|| re: More responsible for fall of Berlin Wall: Reagan or Gorbachev? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 11/10/14 at 8:42 pm|
[quote]Seems like there is some revisionist history going on here with the media over 2 decades later.[/quote]
i seriously doubt you're even vaguely aware of the conventional historiography of the fall of european communism, or "revisionist" accounts thereof.
despite that, your ill-informed pos...
| Political Talk|| re: Question for progressives on this board (regarding Public sector unions) - Bunsbert Montcroff on 11/10/14 at 8:15 pm|
i love public sector unions because they embody democracy. i know that conservatives and libertarian twats hate democracy and love crony capitalism and corporate authoritarianism, respectively. but public sector unions provide protection, solidarity, and opportunities to collectively bargain for bet...
| Political Talk|| re: Gwyneth Paltrow and the Prez from TMZ: - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/10/14 at 9:53 pm|
[quote]Can there be much doubt at all what would happen to the voices of dissent against Obama, were he to gain the exact powers that Gwyneth Paltrow wishes that he possessed? [/quote]
Yes, there can...
| Political Talk|| re: Is this kind of a let's wait until the Nazis control all of Europe before we act - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/10/14 at 9:50 pm|
[quote]Aimless nonsense. [/quote]
so are your posts...
| Political Talk|| re: Is this kind of a let's wait until the Nazis control all of Europe before we act - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/10/14 at 9:46 pm|
[quote]Turkey doesn't seem to be concerned[/quote]
turkey isn't concerned because ISIS is killing off all of the kurds (on the syria/turkey border), which turkey hates. they have even said that ISIS is the same as the PKK. so that's why they're sitting on their hands. letting ISIS kill their enemie...
| Political Talk|| re: Is this kind of a let's wait until the Nazis control all of Europe before we act - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/10/14 at 9:37 pm|
[quote]If you're willing to take it up the ass, then you have nothing to fear [/quote]
i don't have anything to fear from ISIS, the status of my arse notwithstanding.
but we are dropping bombs on them for good measure. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Atheist Lake Charles Family threatened by 'Christians' - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/10/14 at 9:15 pm|
[quote]this screams bull shite.
| Political Talk|| re: So the Palin brawl police report is finally out - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/9/14 at 5:20 pm|
[quote]The former president put a cigar in the vagina of a fat girl in the Oval Office. [/quote]
well, it was a premium cigar not a swisher sweet. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Should SEC West teams be banned from the playoff due to championship inequality? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/9/14 at 2:28 pm|
when i fail, i aim for spectacular failures.
miserable failures are the WORST!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best white undershirt? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/8/14 at 2:23 pm|
can't go wrong with this one:
| Political Talk|| re: This Will be the Most Liberal Thing You Read Today - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/8/14 at 2:11 pm|
[quote]Freedom allows freedom.[/quote]
well that sort of begs the question.
but it's a provocative question - does freedom flourish "more" in some material, political, and cultural conditions than it does others? if so, warren's campaign to realize more freedom by helping to create conditions in...
| O-T Lounge|| re: On a scale of 0-100, how scared are you about Ebola virus? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/2/14 at 9:50 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who garners more respect as an educator:the high school teacher or college prof? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/2/14 at 3:51 pm|
[quote] Professors just don't give a shite about being good "teachers" in the sense that teaching is a craft. [/quote]
that may be true at an elite R1.
but at a regional university, liberal arts college, or community college, where teaching is paramount, you will typically encounter a different a...
| Political Talk|| re: Where did the Communists go after the USSR fell? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 10/2/14 at 1:48 pm|
[quote]Where did the Communists go after the USSR fell?[/quote]
i would be inclined to say that "they" had given up on exporting the revolution with stalin's idea of socialism in one country. and the cold war was more about expanding soviet influence rather than creating c...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why aren't ghosts nude? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 9/28/14 at 5:31 pm|
[quote]Why are there no caveman ghosts?
there are genius.
they just haunt caves....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you rather live in England or Australia? - Bunsbert Montcroff on 9/26/14 at 9:32 pm|
i voted for australia partly because of the beaches and outdoors and proximity to SE asia...
it isn't like austrialia is super close to anything. sydney to auckland is like a 3 hr flight. and sydney to singapore is almost as long as houston to london. australia is way out there. heck, pert...