| Political Talk|| re: Report: Yasser Arafat was poisoned with Polonium-210 - MFn GIMP on 12/4/13 at 9:41 am|
[quote](Reuters) - Yasser Arafat was not the victim of poisoning, French forensic scientists concluded on Tu...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best gas station food?? Whatcha got? - MFn GIMP on 12/4/13 at 8:22 am|
[quote]Danny & Clyde poboys [/quote]
IGA chicken strips with potato wedges as my 2nd choice....
| Political Talk|| re: President Obama's Health Care "Event" In-Game - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 2:42 pm|
[quote]Did Obama really say this? [/quote]
No. I was just mocking his "some people say this extreme others say this extreme i'm super centrist" trope....
| Political Talk|| re: President Obama's Health Care "Event" In-Game - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 2:27 pm|
Some people say that we shouldn't have health care at all. Some other people say that healthcare professionals shouldn't be able to charge for health care. My plan is centrist because it falls between these 2 absurd extremes that almsot no one actually believes....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Did anyone else not celebrate Christmas growing up? - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 11:38 am|
[quote]My cousin is doing the same thing with her family. They think that Christmas focuses on the wrong aspects, and they acknowledge it to their young children, but only as Jesus' birthday. [/quote]
Growing up my family always had a cake for Christmas desert and my parents would say it was Jesus...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Did anyone else not celebrate Christmas growing up? - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 11:32 am|
[quote]My parents believe Christmas is a pagan holiday and too commercialized. [/quote]
I always love the billboards that pop up around Christmas and Easter calling them pagan holidays....
| Gaming Board|| re: Kerbal Space Program: Your greatest successes and failures - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 11:26 am|
Just bought this the other night. I haven't had a chance to start playing yet but I can't wait....
| Political Talk|| re: From the "tell me something I didn't already know" department - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 10:33 am|
stop biting on rex's troll threads....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is elf on a shelf the creepiest thing ever? - MFn GIMP on 12/3/13 at 8:00 am|
[quote]I heard this year that now the damn elf brings a small present with him EVERY day until Christmas. frick that - our first will be born next month and I'm not doing that shite. One Christmas Day per year is enough for a kid - I never felt like I was missing anything as a tyke without an elf.[/qu...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: HOOTIE COMMITS TO BAMA - D'haquille Williams Up Next - MFn GIMP on 12/2/13 at 10:04 am|
Damn you South Arkansas....
| SEC Rant|| re: Mike Evans is a class act - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 7:14 pm|
I wonder how many people he pushed out of the way so that he could tweet those....
| Political Talk|| re: uh, Vouchers in La. schools aint the answer - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 5:15 pm|
[quote]They scored 10 points less on standardized tests in private schools vs what they did in the failing public school.[/quote]
The real measuring stick, however, is how those students did on the testing after using the voucher vs how they did before. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Once he starts his lobbying, how hypocritical will Meyer appear? - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 3:05 pm|
[quote]I agree that OSU deserves it more.[/quote]
Why? Because they are undefeated against a schedule that is 14 games below .500?...
| More Sports Board|| re: A Fair Overtime for NFL and college - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 3:03 pm|
[quote]I like the college rule but think you should start on the 50[/quote]...
| More Sports Board|| re: Auburn AD Jay Jacobs on the BCS NCG - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 10:06 am|
[quote]However, if Ohio State wins, people will immediately talk down on Sparty anyways.[/quote]
MSU is 11-1 with an opponents record of 57-74 (.435). I didn't include Youngstown St because they are FCS but even if you include youngstown st's and Ohio St's records their opponent record is still b...
| More Sports Board|| re: Auburn AD Jay Jacobs on the BCS NCG - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 9:58 am|
[quote]When it comes to Ohio State, people on here speak to these types of games like they are losses. The double standard on here is hilarious. [/quote]
Ohio state opponent W/L - 65-79 (.451)
Auburn opponent W/L - 78-66 (.541)
ETA: If you include their conference championship opponents you g...
| Political Talk|| re: D-Day: Does Healthcare.Gov Work? - MFn GIMP on 12/1/13 at 7:45 am|
| More Sports Board|| re: The Game | Ohio State 42 vs Michigan 41 - FINAL - MFn GIMP on 11/30/13 at 12:39 pm|
[quote]How in the hell did they not tackle him [/quote]
How did the refs miss that hold on 68...
| Political Talk|| re: Should wealth inequality be solved through taxation policies? - MFn GIMP on 11/30/13 at 12:13 pm|
[quote]This is simply not true. I think most people would agree that the gap between the rich and poor is far too big and increasing at too big of a rate [/quote]
Why is "wealth inequality" a bad thing if everyone's wealth is increasing?
10% of $15,000 is much less than 10% of $150,000 which i...
| Score Board|| re: Neck Should Stay... Regardless - MFn GIMP on 11/29/13 at 6:13 pm|
[quote] As others have said, if you didn't know the chant, you would have no idea what is being said. [/quote]
I know the chant and while I could clearly make out "suck that tiger" the "dick" part was very muddled and hard to hear. ...
| Score Board|| re: 99 Yards to go the Future is Now - MFn GIMP on 11/29/13 at 5:17 pm|
[quote]this is what happens when you go all year without preparing a 2nd qb, through game experience! that's on the coaching philosophy of Miles! how many snaps have Jennings, Rivers, and Bolden taken all year???? failure to plan is planning for failure; today's game is a failure!!![/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: In ruling for Hobby Lobby, the 10th Circuit applied Citizens United logic - MFn GIMP on 11/29/13 at 1:24 pm|
[quote]The majority opinion in Citizens United was very selective in the listing of previous cases which ostensibly supported its position. [/quote]
Quelle Horreur. The court does that in virtually every single ruling it makes....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Pass every down? - MFn GIMP on 11/29/13 at 1:17 pm|
Fire Les if we don't throw deep every play....
| O-T Lounge|| re: State Police to enforce 'no refusal' policy in DWI cases this holiday - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 9:53 pm|
[quote]You don't have to worry about that, the field sobriety test is very easy.
1) Can you focus your eye on a pen and follow it while it moves side to side?
2) Can you walk on a line stepping heel to toe then turn around and walk back while counting?
3) Can you stand on one foot and co...
| Political Talk|| re: In ruling for Hobby Lobby, the 10th Circuit applied Citizens United logic - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 9:29 pm|
[quote]You should try understanding it. [/quote]
He must not have read much of the decision because it lists quite a few Supreme Court opinions that conferred first amendment protections on corporations and that the first supreme court ruling upholding corporation expenditures wasn't until the 19...
| Political Talk|| re: In ruling for Hobby Lobby, the 10th Circuit applied Citizens United logic - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 9:27 pm|
[quote]I don't know if this Court is doing that on something so massive and something they have already upheld as constitutional. It would be a tacit admission that they get it wrong merely 2 (?) years ago.[/quote]
Considering that Roberts almost certainly voted to uphold the mandate due to polit...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Crackpot ASOIAF Theories SPOILERS - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 11:47 am|
[quote]Everything that has happened so far has been the result of him.[/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: 49ers are still crying says "Brees can't take a hit" - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 11:46 am|
The only thing bothers me when people complain about the 49ers game is the idea that Brees can't be hit without getting a roughing/unsportsmanlike penalty. In reality he is near the bottom of the league in roughing penalties since the 09 season....
| Political Talk|| re: In ruling for Hobby Lobby, the 10th Circuit applied Citizens United logic - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 11:01 am|
From [i]Citizens United[/i]
[quote]The Court has recognized that First Amendment protection extends to corporations. Bellotti, supra , at 778, n. 14 (citing Linmark Associates, Inc. v. Willingboro , 431 U. S. 85 (1977) ; Time, Inc. v. Firestone , 424 U. S. 448 (1976) ; Doran v. Salem Inn, Inc. , ...
| Political Talk|| re: In ruling for Hobby Lobby, the 10th Circuit applied Citizens United logic - MFn GIMP on 11/28/13 at 10:49 am|
[quote]You're wrong. The bill originated in the House and its purpose is not to raise revenue, anyway[/quote]
While I agree with you that ACA is not going to be invalidated based on the origination clause you're wrong when you say that it will fail because the purpose isn't to raise revenue.