| Political Talk|| re: Do you believe that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation? - League Champs on 9/17/14 at 10:43 am|
[quote]Yes, that's the point. He attempted to refute the claim that most of Europe was using the Gregorian Calendar in the 18th century by saying England adopted the calendar in 1752.[/quote]
Just as I imagined, you dug a deeper hole trying to defend your lack of historical perspective. I'll type s...
| Political Talk|| re: Do you believe that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation? - League Champs on 9/17/14 at 1:11 am|
[quote]By the 18th century, all of Europe, Russia, much of western Asia and Africa and the European colonies in the Americas were using the Gregorian designation.[/quote]
My God, youre ignorant
The British empire did not adopt the Gregorian calendar until 1752. They also did not use AD as an off...
| Political Talk|| re: Do you believe that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation? - League Champs on 9/16/14 at 10:41 pm|
[quote]The date was September 17th, 1787 Anno Domini (AD) which is latin for "In the year of the Lord".
You should probably never post again. I'm embarrassed for you.[/quote]
Wait, are you saying all nations recognized Anno Domini in 1787? Or just the Christian ones?
You might want to walk th...
| Political Talk|| re: Do you believe that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation? - League Champs on 9/16/14 at 9:55 pm|
[quote]Of course it was founded as a Christian nation, and that fact is as plain as the name of Jesus, which appears MANY times in our Constitution.[/quote]
[quote]Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September [u][b]in the Year of our Lo...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: RB quandry - League Champs on 9/16/14 at 5:51 pm|
| Fantasy Sports Board|| RB quandry - League Champs on 9/16/14 at 5:23 pm|
Which 3 do I start? (one in my W/R slot)
Ball vs Seahawks
Bradshaw vs Jax
Forsett vs Cleveland
Foster vs Giants
Ridley vs Raiders
Sproles vs Redskins...
| Political Talk|| re: 90 NYC Schools failed to pass a Single Black or Hispanic Student on State Exams - League Champs on 9/3/14 at 8:46 pm|
I have been trying to tell you that Common Core was an abomination of a curriculum.
It was designed by NYC school teachers (see David Coleman), of which our state supt was one. And was designed on how they (whites and Asians) felt they learned in their own matriculation.
So now we have a natio...
| O-T Lounge|| Standing, not exercise, is the secret to longevity - League Champs on 9/3/14 at 7:56 pm|
[quote]The best anti-ageing technique could be standing, scientists believe, after discovering that spending time on two feet protects DNA.
A study found that too much sitting down ...
| Political Talk|| re: Top 10 States Most Dependent on the Federal Government - League Champs on 9/3/14 at 7:21 pm|
[quote]1) Return on Taxes Paid to the Federal Government;
2) Federal Funding as a Percentage of State Revenue; and
3) Number of Federal Employees Per Capita.[/quote]
1) Return on Taxes Paid to the Federal Government - Gee, gosh, golly, maybe that's why most of the states are smaller...
| O-T Lounge|| re: My son went to jail for going 130 in his grandmas Audi last night - League Champs on 9/3/14 at 7:04 pm|
[quote]On August 27, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” [b]arrested [u]20 year old[/u][/b] Dmonte W. Stockton [b]of Baton Rouge [/b] for Reckless Operation.
Shortly before 10:00 pm on August 27th, 2014, a Trooper observed a 2005 Audi A4 traveling southbound on Nicholson Dr. nor...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Murder/suicide - Scott Rogers dead - Damning pedophile allegations - League Champs on 8/27/14 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]ST. GABRIEL - Murdered TV personality Scott Rogers was facing a federal investigation and questions about his adopted children before he was shot and killed Wednesday, according to the News 2 Investigative Unit. Rogers' two adopted children were taken by the state last week after they finishe...
| Political Talk|| re: Jindal's explanation of why he is against Common Core - League Champs on 7/26/14 at 12:42 am|
CC supporters are simply clueless pawns
The governors nor the state educ chiefs had not one thing to do with the standards. Do you really think for one minute that Jindal or Paul Pastorek worked on one standard of the CC?
They turned it over to David Coleman. David is a former NYC school teach...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What are your thoughts on the Top 10 movies of the IMDB Top 250 list? - League Champs on 7/20/14 at 2:44 am|
[b]1. The Shawshank Redemption[/b] . . . uh, no (might be #10)
[b]2. The Godfather[/b] . . . yes
3. The Godfather: Part II . . . No, one is enough
4. The Dark Knight . . . hell, no
5. Pulp Fiction . . . never seent it
6. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly . . . nah (my Western would be, Once upo...
| Political Talk|| re: Just saw D'Souza's "America". - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 10:47 pm|
[quote]Off by about 49.9999%[/quote]
[quote]The 1830 federal census, chosen because it supposedly represents the high point of black slave ownership, found 3,777 free black as heads of household who had slaves living with them.[/quote]
3,777 is only .0001% of all slaveholders in 1830?
| Political Talk|| re: The Republican Party needs a good Purge - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 10:29 pm|
The Republicans would never win another election, ever
Do you know how long the Democrats held the House and Senate when social conservatives voted Dem?
54 years in the House, 40 years in the Senate. They also won 8 presedential elections. And Eisenhower only won because he was a...
| Political Talk|| re: Grigsby on Jindal's common core reversal - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 7:28 pm|
[quote]but you've got to hold all of them to high standards.[/quote]
Really? Back in the 50s, when the US was head and shoulders above the rest of the world in education, what standards were students judged by?
You dont find it odd that now we are into standards based education, we are falling d...
| Political Talk|| re: Grigsby on Jindal's common core reversal - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]At some point, we will need to set a basic standard, and the federal government probably will need to have a voice in that.[/quote]
This whole CC philosophy is based on getting kids ready for college, yet when you get to college, there is no standard
If you want to put off Biology...
| Political Talk|| re: Grigsby on Jindal's common core reversal - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]By that logic, we shouldn't have grade levels[/quote]
and yet we do. And look what a huge issue it causes with 14 year old boys in the class with 11 year old girls, still in 5th grade. Or the Sept 30th born freshman trying to make the football team
You totally missed the point. Grade leve...
| Political Talk|| re: Grigsby on Jindal's common core reversal - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 1:43 pm|
[quote]Take the test yourself. I have linked to it two or three times and tell me what it is you don't like about the test. GEEZ.[/quote]
1) They are not developmentally appropriate. Just because the governors moved down what used to be taught in 2nd grade to kindergarten doesn't mean its easy to t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Disney Thread: Booking Fast Pass Questions - League Champs on 7/19/14 at 1:31 pm|
[quote]I cannot stress enough how bad of a strategy this is.[/quote]
Youre doing it wrong
Book Toy Story (or Thunder Mountain at MK) from 9a-10a. Get there early and go through the line. when you get off, use your FP to ride again. Now that FP is available to be rebooked, on any attraction that ...