| Political Talk|| re: Arizona poll: Obama leads by 2% - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 6:09 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: Why do we have the electoral college again? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 6:08 pm|
Direct Democracy is hell on earth Otto.
First of all, lets pay homage to fact #1. The electors are there to make sure that Huey Long did not get to take the reins.
On to your point: I dont know of examples of Direct Democracy.
I think we could INCLU...
| Political Talk|| re: Arizona poll: Obama leads by 2% - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 5:59 pm|
[quote]Is your housemate from Arizona? [/quote]
I'll be sure to include you in my next love letter to chicken.
snarky stalking HailHailtoMichigan.
And how about that Arizona poll? Skeered?
You should be. If Obama wins Arizona, Romney better win Michigan or he has no chance....
| Political Talk|| re: Why do we have the electoral college again? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 5:57 pm|
[quote]when electing the President the electoral college is the method they came up with to achieve their objective.
the legal ability of the ELECTORS to vote for ottothewise as POTUS and commander in chief, and Poodlebrain as my VP and president of the Senate, pulls the rug out from ...
| Political Talk|| Arizona poll: Obama leads by 2% - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 5:50 pm|
poll taken entirely after the first presidential debate has Obama 44, Romney 42.
[quote]With 11 electoral votes, the state has been considered to be leaning in Romney's favor.
The state's ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Zach Mettenberger= Ryan Leaf, with a chance to fix - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 5:15 pm|
[quote] Might be next season before he achieves it; or maybe never... but the truth is, this season's team doesn't need "special" to win out. It just needs "competent", and Mettenberger is getting close to that. Ain't quite there, and he definitely doesn't need to get full of himself yet, but he's g...
| Tiger Rant|| re: inside the 5...ware should get all snaps - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 5:04 pm|
I concur with the underlying premise
that Mett is not effective passing in short range.
He has the arm for the long ones, and looks NFL ready when he has to pass to the sidelines,
but in his first few games, he was hesitant, and short armed, and wobbled. Vs South Carolina he was better, and ...
| More Sports Board|| re: ND vs Oregon national title if they stay undefeated?? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 12:52 pm|
[quote] have y'all watched ND?
yes. the ball crossed the goal line.
| O-T Lounge|| re: GF and I broke up last week.... - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 12:49 pm|
[quote]Depends. An addiction is an addiction. I wouldnt want a partner who had to do anything everyday.
As far as.being a bitch for bringing it to the ot. Ive seen lots worse on here.
I imagine it was difficult for the original poster to make the decision.
| Political Talk|| re: So Sweden is the Economic Model leftists want, right? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:41 am|
Isnt the economic model represented in the Five Elements movie, in which Mr Zorg lays off 1 million cab drivers, the model of Romney?
| O-T Lounge|| re: Need OT advice with women - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:39 am|
[quote]Shit, just call her. See if you have any chemistry and find out her basics. You don't have anything to lose.[/quote]
amplifying on Old Hickory's excellent post:
focus on the positives.
are you afraid your boys will see you with a skank or cougar?
come on man.
ask her out, and e...
| O-T Lounge|| re: i have a bad stomach bug, would drinking Pedialite help? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:36 am|
soda crackers and 7-up works for me.
| Political Talk|| re: Lindsey Graham (re: Libya) - Transcript Added - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:34 am|
same old shite from Graham. side kick to McCain,
interchangeable anti-Obama talk from both McCain and Graham.
both are without a clue as to how to make peace in the world.
they are both about war, and spending on war material.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fearless or Crazy... - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:32 am|
I dont like it.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Teams ahead of LSU, and what they have to face (outlook, looks probable) - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:32 am|
[quote]We aren't jumping K-state if they win out.[/quote]
nor will LSU 'leap' over Our Lady or Oregon if they win out.
Looks like LSU fans will be cheering for Southern Cal and Kiffin.
| Political Talk|| re: Do you think there will be nationwide riots if Obama loses? - ottothewise on 10/14/12 at 11:22 am|
[quote]I live outside Memphis and this is a concern for me. [/quote]
you have been listening to way too much talk radio.
| Money Talk|| re: 401k rollover to IRA: what should I go with? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 12:23 pm|
[quote] I'd recommend Fidelity. They have some no-fee type mutual funds of different risk levels.[/quote]
I was advising someone who was 'married' to Fidelity.
During the Bush/Paulson crash, Fidelity moved FINANCIALS into a gold mutual fund, killing all the profit I had carefully squeezed out...
| More Sports Board|| re: Should Mack Brown be fired following this year? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 12:19 pm|
yes, and will muschamp should be his replacement.
| Political Talk|| re: Do you think there will be nationwide riots if Obama loses? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 12:13 pm|
dumb arse Germans thread.
You and RCD should work together and make it a practice to bring up your paranoia once a month. once every few days is far too often.
do you have the search function on your TD at your place?
RCD does a riot paranoia thread a couple times a week.
if the admins ...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 12:10 pm|
[quote] I am military and I will be voting for Romney [/quote]
do you own stock in KBR?
what is the appeal of the chest thumping?
Why do you think or feel that Romney will do right by his use of force, when his advisors are the same people who gave you the faked WMD war?
Do you get it th...
| Political Talk|| re: How do Libs justify in their minds to be for abortion but against death penalty? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 12:08 pm|
reasons against death penalty
[quote]2. It is irreversible and courts ( read: juries and even procedure/process) have been shown to make mistakes.
3. It always has been and always will be irrationally applied. [/quote]
true enough. and yet, as temple owl explains, sometimes it is really cl...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Mowing and Blowing at 8:00 AM on a Saturday? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 10:22 am|
[quote]Loud arse leaf blowers would be outlawed if I were President. [/quote]
they already are, in some locales.
My next door neighbor, Coast Guard, rarely even home, has
loud arse leaf blower workers here every week, and has no trees, and no fricking leaves to blow. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Martial Law after Obama Election Loss? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 10:20 am|
[quote]I'd trust Romeny, or GW Bush to break the rules in order to promote individual liberty...while Obama would break them to subordinate indiviual liberty to the collective. [/quote]
Did you miss when Bush43 presided over the initial Patriot Act?
| Political Talk|| re: I believe abortion is murder - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 10:19 am|
[quote]You like suppressing free speech that hurts your feelings? [/quote]
you cant handle a real give and take consideration of all the options....
| Political Talk|| re: How do Libs justify in their minds to be for abortion but against death penalty? - ottothewise on 10/13/12 at 10:17 am|
I am for death penalty. Firing squad, hanging, all of it.
I am for teaching contraception in grammar school.
I am for easily available choices of contraceptive mechanisms, hopefully minimizing the need for abortion.
I am for availability of morning after pill too.
| Tiger Rant|| re: I have never heard of a team losing their entire offensive line in 6 games - ottothewise on 10/12/12 at 7:08 pm|
the formal word for it is KLIK-KLAK, in Adidam.
| More Sports Board|| re: College Basketball "Midnight" Madness Thread - ottothewise on 10/12/12 at 7:06 pm|
[quote]Murray State with Miles Simon (only on ESPNU) [/quote]
Best part is that I am in the west, so I dont have to stay up to midnight to see it.
I like Miles Simon.
I am SO bummed out that Zay Jackson is dismissed for his role in the parking lot incident. I had the hope they might comp...
| Political Talk|| re: the way the republicans are acting, you would think that ryan got creamed - ottothewise on 10/12/12 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]I thought Paul Ryan more than held his own. I wasn't whining about anything, but in sheer utter disbelief at the way Joe Biden acted. I mean, at any moment I was expecting him to jump up and throw his chair like Bob Knight.
What if he had jumped up out of his chair and fricking st...
| Political Talk|| re: making the debate about manners - ottothewise on 10/12/12 at 6:54 pm|
[quote]Life's about manners.[/quote] :rotflmao: :rotflmao:...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama may be in trouble in Ohio - ottothewise on 10/12/12 at 6:53 pm|
[quote]that's really all you need to know about our fraud of a President. [/quote]
you are making up shite in your head without uttering a sound.
I regard this president to be awesome and way better than the immediate predecessor, Bush43, who was a fraud regarding WMDs.
What fraud do...