| Political Talk|| re: How are we going to pay for all of this federal spending? (Charts Inside) - mmcgrath on 12/9/13 at 12:30 pm|
[quote]Besides the military, does anything else need to be cut? [/quote] I don't know. Why don't we just start with the military?...
| Political Talk|| re: How much $$$ will Mandela funeral cost U.S.? - mmcgrath on 12/9/13 at 10:34 am|
[quote]I guess the fact that you will have 4-5 different SS details going (one for each President), you will have to accommodate all of the additional personnel, you will have to have additional transport on the ground, etc... Is just figured into a budget?
There's a difference between 1 Preside...
| Political Talk|| re: How much $$$ will Mandela funeral cost U.S.? - mmcgrath on 12/9/13 at 10:01 am|
[quote]How much $$$ will Mandela funeral cost U.S.?[/quote]
I don't understand why people complain about crap like flying a President to a funeral overseas. We are the US. Have we really reached the point where we can't afford airfare?
:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: So who becomes backup QB to AJ for the bowl game? - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 10:24 am|
[quote]What happens in AJ blows up the 1st half and gets injured and then Rivers blows up the 2nd half?[/quote] Slightly off topic, but has Les Miles ever used a 2nd QB in a bowl game?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Mett has a legitimate case for a lawsuit against ESPN (HIPAA) - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 8:48 am|
[quote]Why do you think Les Miles is NEVER specific on injuries?
Les knows very well about HIPAA and all the legal ramifications. [/quote] :rotflmao:
Wow, you are really sticking to your guns on this one. Just saying that Les Miles is some sort of expert on health care law is one heckuva reac...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can Rivers Transfer and Play Immediately? - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 8:01 am|
[quote]He already redshirted so no he would not save a year.[/quote] Thank you. I had forgotten that. :dope:
I guess with two years of eligibility left he would probably lose one before playing at another school regardless. So no incentive to not play in the bowl game if needed.
I really wi...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can Rivers Transfer and Play Immediately? - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 7:19 am|
[quote]Kids been a real class act. Sure hope he gets a shot somewhere. [/quote] :cheers:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can Rivers Transfer and Play Immediately? - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 7:18 am|
[quote]His playing this year has no effect on transfer rules. He would have to graduate to transfer and play immediately or go to a lower division school. Whether or not he plays in the bowl game means nothing[/quote] Do you know if he would save a year of eligibility by not playing? (ie: 2 years le...
| Tiger Rant|| Can Rivers Transfer and Play Immediately? - mmcgrath on 12/4/13 at 7:11 am|
If he doesn't take a snap in a live game this year?
If he could and this is the plan, do you think he would be a backup for the bowl game? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Who was responsible for the wide open Arky receiver in the EZ on this play? - mmcgrath on 12/2/13 at 11:33 pm|
[quote]sure looks like the MLB was frozen[/quote] Given that it could have been any one of 3 different players without knowing the play... of course you chose the least likely...
We should really make up some "Thanks Welter!" gif's like they have for Obama. ...
| Political Talk|| re: "We don't have discretionary income, so the discounts really matter" - mmcgrath on 12/2/13 at 12:09 pm|
[quote]"We don't have discretionary income, so the discounts really matter"
Quote from woman interviewed by CBS Evening News as she purchases a new flat screen TV at BestBuy. [/quote]OMG! A woman, who I am guessing does not have a background in finance, misused a word!
| Political Talk|| re: Administration: Obamacare is now working smoothly - mmcgrath on 12/2/13 at 8:13 am|
[quote]And Bataille said the site was now allowing "[b]in the zone of 80%[/b]" of users to successfully complete a health care enrollment. [/quote] :wtf:
I'm hopeful that this site gets fixed, but this type of failure rate is unacceptable. Especially since they probably aren't operating at capa...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Exceeded expectations / Fell short of expectations - mmcgrath on 12/2/13 at 8:02 am|
Exceeded: Delahoussaye, Magee, Landry, Hilliard
Fell Short: Chavis. I can't put it entirely on the players on defense as they played much better with pressure in the 2nd half of the year. They were just playing too conservative with little pressure in the first half. Having said that, I will love...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Is Landry One of the Most Respected Tigers Ever? - mmcgrath on 12/1/13 at 8:59 pm|
[quote]Is Landry One of the Most Respected Tigers Ever?[/quote] Hardly. He was the 2nd option at receiver this year and he was an afterthought the first half of last year.
Before Friday there were still a lot of posters who would tell you that OBJ was better and that Landry wouldn't do well as a ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Matt Flynn will get the start for Packers on Thanksgiving Day - mmcgrath on 11/27/13 at 6:59 am|
[quote]Wonder y he flourishes there and only there. And[/quote]Probably because he actually gets into games there. Little does Pryor on the Raiders realize it, but I bet they chose him because he would lose enough games to get them the QB they really want in the draft. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: What one player would have made the biggest impact coming back for Sr year - mmcgrath on 11/26/13 at 11:21 am|
[quote]What one player would have made the biggest impact coming back for Sr year[/quote] Although it wouldn't have been for his senior year, Mingo would have dominated this year and made the whole front line look better. Would have been awesome if they switched him to linebacker. :pimp:...
| Political Talk|| re: Apparently the New York family did tip the gay waitress - mmcgrath on 11/26/13 at 11:16 am|
[quote]An anonymous couple "wanting spotlight" goes public anonymously?[/quote] a) Never said anything about "wanting spotlight".
b) "goes public anonymously" makes zero sense.
[quote]Are you guys going full bat shite retarded? Never go full bat shite retarded.[/quote] c) people in glass houses... ...
| Political Talk|| re: Apparently the New York family did tip the gay waitress - mmcgrath on 11/26/13 at 11:03 am|
[quote]Who the frick calls CC companies and says charge me more? You can't do that[/quote] You can "contest" any charge you want. Simply make up a story that you "forgot" to put money in the tip line. Would be something the restaurant could track down. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Apparently the New York family did tip the gay waitress - mmcgrath on 11/26/13 at 10:52 am|
I trust the waitress more than the customers. They could have just called up the credit card company and changed the amount... who would would question you "adding" $18 to a charge? That or just alter their bill.
You can write anything you want on the customer copy. Why are they so afraid to sho...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Odell Beckham Jr. not among the finalists for the Biletnikoff Award - mmcgrath on 11/26/13 at 6:48 am|
[quote]If they give the award for pushing off and being a whiny bitch, Evans wins hands down.[/quote] Watching him go ballistic at the end of the first drive when he didn't get an interference call was priceless. I'm going to have to find a gif on that one. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Magee, Hilliard, & Blue in backfield next year will ... - mmcgrath on 11/25/13 at 8:23 am|
[quote]hilliard is gone[/quote] I am not so sure, but I think Magee could be gone. :dude:...
| Political Talk|| re: Student Practicing his First Amendment Right Slammed to the Ground and Arrested - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 9:29 pm|
He probably has a good case against the university as the area wasn't really marked as prohibited... just a few orange cones on the ground which could mean anything. The area is a public walkway.
I am usually the first one to be cynical about the "violations of free speech" but it does look like...
| More Sports Board|| re: Matt Flynn time - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]Flynn just showed how shitty of a NFL qb he is.[/quote] That proves it.
The MSB has the best trolls. :lol:...
| More Sports Board|| re: Matt Flynn time - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 3:34 pm|
[quote]Why not go for the win there? [/quote] Maybe they wanted to give Flynn one more drive... you know, to prove that he might be a good backup, ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Matt Flynn time - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 3:27 pm|
OK. I get Seattle. But what were LA and Buffalo thinking?!? :dunno: ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Matt Flynn time - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 2:53 pm|
[quote]and he's serviceable[/quote]
His 2nd and 3rd drives for the team he just joined end in TD's. I guess that's serviceable enough.
Don't know why Green Bay didn't make this move sooner. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Flynn is in - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]TD!!!!!![/quote] :nana: :nana:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Terrance Magee - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 12:25 pm|
Hard to believe they wanted to make him a wide receiver, no?
I wonder if he has enough metrics (speed, strength in combines) to go pro this year. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Cautionary note to the "Fire Les" crowd - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 12:17 pm|
[quote]Cautionary note to the "Fire Les" crowd[/quote] I think people would like to see
a) Chavis and Cam stay as coordinators and know that they are fully in charge.
b) Maybe hire someone who can figure out how to get the play calls in faster... something like a sideline coach.
c) Have Les fort...
| Tiger Rant|| re: How could Chavis figure out how to stop JM but Saban and Smart couldn't? - mmcgrath on 11/24/13 at 10:41 am|
[quote]How could Chavis figure out how to stop JM but Saban and Smart couldn't?[/quote] When Les offered to help gameplan for A&M Chavis said "No thanks coach, I've got this one."
Bringing extra guys on the rush helped a ton.
Also Chavis played the first half well against Bama, but we never ...