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re: Why Is Gay Male Athlete Such A Big Story... - JoBoo
It's a big deal because so many ignorant dumbasses will be upset about it. And he's the first to do it. Black baseball players in MLB was a big story when it first happened, and the same morons outraged by that would've been outraged by Sam. As I've said many times, gay is the new black....


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote] When they accept the scholarship, it's essentially signing a contract within the rules. If you don't like it, then don't play fricking football. [/quote] Unionizing isn't outlawed, so as long as they're following the rules, all is well, correct? Why do you have a problem with them incr...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]Irrelevant. You're not at the table. There's a pie. The NCAA gets the slice that they get. The players get the slice that they get, and it is served by the NCAA. If the players' slice is not proportional to their value within that pie at that table, then we have a case of capitalist exploitat...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote] Da fuq? Let me do the math for you: The cost of attendance (Tuition, fees, Room/Board, etc.) is roughly $59,389/yr at Northwestern University. Football players put in (let's say 40 hours/week) for 2 weeks in July, 6 weeks in spring ball, and 20 weeks for Aug-December. (They don't p...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]If the system is so oppressive, don't go to school and play football.[/quote] That's certainly an option. Again, I didn't say the athletes don't benefit from the current set up, it's just that the schools benefit waaaaaaay more. Schools and the NCAA knows this.. hence why they have rul...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]you're confusing topics and scale the NCAA is an agreement amongst member institutions and it has developed certain regulations of its members, which flow down to the athletes attending member institutions that is "capitalist" because it was an agreement made voluntarily amongst the mem...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]And if 1930's compensation is free education, free room and board, free insurance, free transportation, great networking opportunities, and a chance to earn millions playing a game, then sign me the frick up. [/quote] If LSU thought it would benefit them, they would sign you up. As it stan...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]Well, that's the problem. The market cannot pay more. These are not really employees. They're students. you seem to have forgotten that. [/quote] Riiiiiiiiight. The market can't pay more? Why don't you let the market decide that. They are woefully under-compensated, and the NCAA kn...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]You do realize the millions these universities earn are giving all of these students who have no business at a university a chance at life, right? It's mutually beneficial. [/quote] I didn't say it wasn't mutually beneficial. I said that LSU gains waaaaaaaay more in the deal. You're ess...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote] Athletes are earning approximately 250k at Northwestern in tuition alone. Not to mention room and board, food, health insurance, networking, etc.[/quote] If the market can pay more, shouldn't they take advantage of that, Komrade? Or are you anti-capitalism? ...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
[quote]Why? Transfer rules should be punitive. The university is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in each athlete. [/quote] They're investing because they're getting a return on their investment. Schools aren't giving the educations away for free, you know. Schools like LSU gain milli...


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re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - JoBoo
Capitalism. Plain and simple. Coaches are making upwards of 5-7 million a year. AD's are making 100's of thousands of dollars. Assistant coaches are making 100's of thousands. Athletes-free education and food. It ain't 1935 anymore. ...


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re: Liberal dems.. is the core of your beliefs that you want to make life more fair? - JoBoo
Being raised in a Christian nation, founded by Christians and whose laws written with Christian ideals, my core belief is the country and government should afford freedoms and liberties equally to all citizens. If you disagree with that notion, you're probably living in the wrong country, bub....


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re: Mack Brown to Resign | The Search For His Replacement - JoBoo
[quote]GeauxxxTigers23[/quote] :cheers: :cheers: :usa: :bow: :dude: :geauxtigers: Keep it up, bro....


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re: The "Alabama Fans Derailed This Thread" Thread - JoBoo
[quote]Its not going to happen dude. If Saban leaves, its not going to be because TX outbid us.[/quote] Ummm.. that's pretty much the only reason he would leave. Texas is in the position to make him an offer he can't refuse if they choose. ...


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re: The "Alabama Fans Derailed This Thread" Thread - JoBoo
I'm guessing Nick signs a new deal with Bama that gives him a nice bump in salary. Sexton is using Texas to get Nick more money from Bama. Move along. Nothing to see here....


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re: Ted Cruz will again vote against Tax Haven reform - JoBoo
The stupidity of the righties on this board is comical.... An LSU board.. yes.. a HEAVILY government subsidized institution that is the reason we are all here... yet, less money going to the government is a good thing.. like a tax haven for example. YET, we all love LSU... even though the st...


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re: GreatTyrann Mathieu SI Article - JoBoo
It appears Honeybadger does indeed care....


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re: Austin judge rules Texas's new abortion laws unconstitutional - JoBoo
An iilegal, far reaching, government intrusive law passed by a "big govt" conservative republican majority. Any wonder why the GOP has become a hypocritical laughing stock. ...


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re: Networks blamed shutdown on GOP in 41 stories --- 0 for Dems - JoBoo
[quote]Networks blamed shutdown on GOP in 41 stories --- 0 for Dems[/quote] In a related story, every damn news station and newspaper in the country said LSU beat Florida last weekend. Talk about bias! If you pick a fight, and lose... you should get the blame. Buncha whiny pussies on this...


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re: Mark Levin to Obama: You lay one hand on WW2 vets and I’LL BRING HALF A MILLION - JoBoo
A other blowhard right wing media starlet. You righties love these guys. ...


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re: George Zimmerman Arrested/Not Arrested... News Changing - JoBoo
Countdown to the Right wing nutjobs lining up to donate to his legal defense in 3...2...1.......


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re: Miley Cyrus is Leaving Very Little to the Imagination in Her New Music Video - JoBoo
Joboo approves. :lol:...


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re: Post All Sig Pic Requests Here - JoBoo
[img]http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo144/joboo75/jobu.jpg[/img] Can i get back avatar back. ...


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re: The Danettes are awful radio sidekicks - JoBoo
[quote]I loved the lineup on 790 before they just switched it up to get Jay Mohr on the air. [/quote] Jay Mohr is great. Funny as hell. ...


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re: The Danettes are awful radio sidekicks - JoBoo
The Dannettes are great. OP is wrong. Move along....


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re: RIP Helen Thomas - JoBoo
[quote]Anti-Semite communist. Good riddens[/quote] Republican much? :rotflmao:...


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re: Incredible Son Surprises Dad With His Long-Lost Mustang - JoBoo
[img]https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRA52o4GNqqd8mUiyhZACPBh33hexg2rBHJ4jmDK5Sq3k-nNGZtRg[/img]...


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re: We live with people like this - JoBoo
People who frequent chicksontheright.com are why we are doomed....


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re: Tourist traps that you love - JoBoo
New Orleans...


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