| O-T Lounge|| re: Whats wrong with these fat people, ruining pay it forward at Starbucks? - Bestbank Tiger on 8/22/14 at 8:55 pm|
What's wrong is people paying 8 bucks for a cup of fricking coffee and ice and sugar.[/quote]
What's even worse is getting decaf with skim milk and Splenda. I call that drink a "Why Bother"....
| O-T Lounge|| re: 2014 Hurricane Season Long Thread - Invest 96L; possible gulf threat - Bestbank Tiger on 8/22/14 at 8:48 pm|
How does anyone remotely throw out Katrina and Ike with this crap this soon.[/quote]
If Aaron Broussard were still around, he'd be calling for a voluntary evacuation right now....
| More Sports Board|| re: Volcano threatens UCF-Penn State game - Bestbank Tiger on 8/22/14 at 8:47 pm|
[quote]God hates Penn State[/quote]
Then why did He make the sky blue and white?...
| Political Talk|| re: Islamic State Kryptonite - WOMEN!! - Bestbank Tiger on 8/22/14 at 8:43 pm|
I've always thought we should recruit and train a special team of hardcore man-hating butches and sic them on the Taliban (or in this case, ISIS)....
| Political Talk|| re: Judge strikes Florida's same-sex marriage ban - Bestbank Tiger on 8/22/14 at 6:57 am|
[quote] However, they were referred to as “Siamese twins” by many people in Congress (which was a slang for homosexuals in those days.)[/quote]
[quote] Andrew Jackson invented the nicknames “Miss Nancy” and “Aunt Fancy” for King, while Aaron V. Brown referred to King as “Buchanan’s wife.”[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| re: Dawkins: "immoral to bring [Down's Syndrome baby] into the world" - Bestbank Tiger on 8/21/14 at 8:38 pm|
Well I believe it is but some on here seem to be outraged that Dawkins said he would abort a Down's syndrome child but on the other hand, they are fine with a woman aborting a child just because she doesn't want it! To me, you are either outraged because you are against abortion, or you sho...
| More Sports Board|| re: time to allow pete rose back into baseball? ... - Bestbank Tiger on 8/21/14 at 6:32 pm|
Might as well. I don't really see any teams hiring him at this point--he's been out of the game for 25 years and his past behavior makes him radioactive....
| Political Talk|| re: High school student suspended for saying "bless you" - Bestbank Tiger on 8/21/14 at 6:31 pm|
Ridiculous if true.
But due to privacy laws, the school can't tell its side of the story unless the girl and her parents waive those rights. Maybe she legitimately got kicked out and made up a story for revenge....
| More Sports Board|| re: LLWS Pennsylvania vs Nevada Nev 8 Penn 1 Final - Bestbank Tiger on 8/20/14 at 8:03 pm|
I'm beginning to suspect Mo'Ne's appearances on the cover of SI will be limited to one.[/quote]
They jinxed her....
| Political Talk|| re: Why is it the terrorists hate America but apparently have no problem - Bestbank Tiger on 8/20/14 at 8:02 pm|
[quote]Do Russia and China duck around in the "region" like we do?[/quote]
The historically have, especially Russia.
Russia also has terrorist problems (Chechnya). China has problems in the southwest part of the country with the Uyghurs.
However, those countries are far more totalitarian th...
| More Sports Board|| re: predict Mo'ne Davis's line tonight - Bestbank Tiger on 8/20/14 at 6:40 pm|
She is gonna get shelled tonight. She has not pitched against one team that is good. Not one. [/quote]
Um...any team that makes it to Williamsport is pretty good....
| Political Talk|| re: "Participation Trophy" Data Mimics Income/Political Leanings - Bestbank Tiger on 8/20/14 at 6:35 pm|
[quote]ETA: And how do they define "kids". 4-6 year old kids barely know wtf is going on in-game, rarely the score and have no idea what their record is at season end. Parents know but kids don't so a trophy is meaningless to them.
I kige that.
The local youth soccer league does it ...
| Political Talk|| re: Tues Primaries: Wyoming/Alaska (AK Senate race called for Sullivan 5 AM-g'night) - Bestbank Tiger on 8/19/14 at 9:30 pm|
[quote]Incumbent Republican Don Young looks like he will coast to another term, after 39 and 35 margins of victory in his last two elections. [/quote]
The only bad news out of Alaska. He's been there way too long....
| Political Talk|| re: Is this part of the wussification of boys? - Bestbank Tiger on 8/19/14 at 6:30 pm|
[quote]With all the arguing about how horrible it is to call a LL game on a 10-run "mercy rule", has anyone pointed out that there are also "mercy rules" in effect in D-1 NCAA baseball.
Those sorry-ass D-1 athletes! How wimpy can they be![/quote]
I think that's a great rule. The winn...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Father allegedly shoots and kills drunk driver who killed his sons. - Bestbank Tiger on 8/19/14 at 7:03 am|
[quote]Care to divulge?[/quote]
I assume he means Gary Plauche....
| Political Talk|| re: This board has convinced me that race is not an issue - Bestbank Tiger on 8/19/14 at 6:49 am|
I don't see how you could possibly have legitimately formed that opinion by actually reading this board.[/quote]
I wondered the same thing. This board is very skeptical of law enforcement, and has become more skeptical of Brown only as the result of additional facts coming out....
| Political Talk|| re: Global warming found to not be a hoax. Claims that it is are 'pants on fire' lie - Bestbank Tiger on 8/19/14 at 6:32 am|
[quote]Emissions trading is nothing new. Bush I passed the acid rain emissions trading program and its worked extremely well.[/quote]
There really does seem to be a persistent misunderstanding by TUba about just what the term "global" means.
FIFY. Acid rain is a regional iss...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama looks weary - Bestbank Tiger on 8/18/14 at 9:26 pm|
Presidents always age by more than the time they spend in office.
You can see it in their job performance too. Obama is mailing it in, just like Bush did in his second term....
| More Sports Board|| re: Pat Swilling, Jr. is apparently a repeat sexual predator - Bestbank Tiger on 8/18/14 at 8:56 pm|
I don't understand how you can blame Tulsa.[/quote]
You can't. But they're a convenient target for a cash grab....
| Political Talk|| re: So I'm assuming libertarians on this board are completely opposed to US strikes - Bestbank Tiger on 8/18/14 at 8:49 pm|
[quote] It's the morally right thing to do point of view.[/quote]
It might be morally right to intervene in a situation like this, but from a practical standpoint it's often ineffective. You just end up creating a worse situation in the long run....