re: At what point does Texas stop being a state.... - ChewyDante on 5/23/15 at 9:56 pm
If it were up to me we would stop them from crossing legally into the state of Louisiana until they learn how to get in the mother fricking right lane when they are going 70 mph and not passing. I swear to God it's a Texas plate at least 70% of the time I encounter this bull shite. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Which wars since WWII 'kept us free?' - ChewyDante on 5/23/15 at 9:08 pm
[quote]you're such a contrarian dude!!! Is there a manual I can buy that instructs me on how to be so edgy ?? [/quote] So challenging the simplistic and obviously biased narrative of US entrance into WWII being necessary for our "freedom" or that its morality or necessity was "cut and dry" ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Which wars since WWII 'kept us free?' - ChewyDante on 5/23/15 at 6:45 pm
[quote]WWII was pretty much cut and dry[/quote] Yeah, instead of just leaving a German/Polish war, which likely would have turned into a German-Soviet war, we were sucked into bailing the French and British out of another preemptive power politics conflict with Germany that they were on the brink...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: The melt when LSU loses in regional is going to be fabulous... - ChewyDante on 5/22/15 at 8:37 am
We lost a regional to Stony Brook with one of our better teams a few years ago and gave them a victory lap around Alec Box. So yeah, fat chance on an LSU melt over losing a regional. Baseball is a finicky game at times and LSU has the best baseball fans in the country so DWI....
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re: if you could ensure no more world hunger - ChewyDante on 5/21/15 at 9:49 pm
[quote]Of course I would. Anyone who wouldn't is a selfish douche.[/quote] I'd say it's pretty selfish on the part of the rest of the world to all be eating all kinds of food and only giving you bread and water. So frick them. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: WWII/Cold War Thread - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 11:03 pm
[quote]A significant fact you aren't taking into account here is Britain's utilization of radar technology during the Battle of Britain. Britain led the world in radar development which gave them a huge advantage in knowing when and where the German Air Force planned to attack.[/quote] Yes, I lef...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: WWII/Cold War Thread - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 10:42 pm
[quote]People think the German military was some invincible war machine after they rolled over inferior, unprepared militaries in 39 and 40. They had legitimate weaknesses. [/quote] People thought that at that time because of the immense swiftness and totality of German battlefield successes whic...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: WWII/Cold War Thread - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 10:24 pm
[quote]The Germans weren't capable of defeating England, and Hitler knew it. The English Navy was the most powerful in the world at the time which protected them from a German invasion by sea. Hitler's only option was to bomb London until the British surrendered, however Winston Churchill would not ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: WWII/Cold War Thread - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 9:52 pm
Or maybe Hitler's primary goal was the defeat of Bolshevism and an expansion of Germany in the East from the beginning? It isn't some great mystery that Hitler viewed Marxism/Bolshevism as the most existential threat to Germany and Western Civilization as a whole and saw acquisition of land in the E...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Would you be happy with drafting Jarell Martin in the 2nd rd? - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 9:28 pm
[quote]We have the 56th pick and hes goin late first maybe early second. So unless we trade for a pick in that area he will never be a pelican. [/quote] Somebody call BRPD. Let's do this. :nana: :nana:...
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re: U.S. China stepping up a notch - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 9:16 pm
[quote]Not a chance. Too much money to be lost by the people in charge on both sides. [/quote] Right, because there wasn't everything to be lost in WWI and WWII as well. :rolleyes: ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 104.9 ending the Finabaum show - ChewyDante on 5/20/15 at 8:59 pm
Jaguar Journal >>>>> Finebaum Show I can't believe they put that hillbilly trash show on down here. I have no idea how Finebaum gets recognition outside of the state of Alabama. I'm not kidding in saying that I'd rather listen to mother fricking Jaguar Corner. This is a smart move by 104.9. Th...
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re: Peep hole for door leading to garage....Yes or No - ChewyDante on 5/19/15 at 11:52 pm
[quote] I hate opening the door without knowing who is standing on the other side.[/quote] Just have her read Corkfather's story. Argument settled. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: UPDATE: GUILTY... To those of you who have supported me these past five years... - ChewyDante on 5/19/15 at 8:17 pm
That's a chilling story. I hope they put all those SOB's to death. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Guy talks about minorities moving into his neighborhood... - ChewyDante on 5/16/15 at 12:54 pm
[quote]He's both fed up and a racist. [/quote] Tell me what "racist" means. Is it "racist" if his observation is true and he fears destruction of his community and its lifestyle by a foreign culture? You are literally forbidden to make racial/cultural observations, even when they are manifes...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Odd topic: advanced extraterrestrial life and their economic systems? - ChewyDante on 5/15/15 at 9:19 pm
[quote]Not to suggest that this isn't possible- but wouldn't that basically require that the concept of trade be foreign as well?[/quote] No, because that presumes a human structure to their civilization. Perhaps they have a single, planet wide civilization with no international foes or dynamics ...
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re: Odd topic: advanced extraterrestrial life and their economic systems? - ChewyDante on 5/15/15 at 8:42 pm
I've actually thought about how super intelligent alien beings might manage economy. The short answer is that because their fundamental nature of being may be so dramatically unique from humans, they may well neither require nor reflect any of our economic systems or ideas. To ask this question gros...
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