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re: Rank the 3 biggest news items in your lifetime according to coverage - lpgreat1
1. 9/11 2. Princess Diana's death 3. Katrina I'm doing this based on the amount of coverage over a short period of time. Trump has been covered for almost two full years ad nauseum, so it'd be hard to call that an "item." I remember Waco and Oklahoma City like it was yesterday from my ch...
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re: Quickly, Spicer needs to go, yes or no - lpgreat1
On one hand, the media is going to do all they can to eviscerate whoever Trump's press secretary is, as well as whatever that person says. On the other hand, Spicer can't voluntarily bring up Hitler as an analogy, for any reason, and really needs to stop offering any color to his answers in these...
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re: WrestleMania 33 Broke Several Records - lpgreat1
[quote]Yeah, fricking embarrassing. [/quote] Go check the revenue that WrestleMania 30 brought into New Orleans and get back with us. ...
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re: WrestleMania 33 Broke Several Records - lpgreat1
[quote]So much wasted money.[/quote] If only all those people knew it was scripted, right? They'd be better off spending their money at the movies or something....
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Concert Tickets through Ticketmaster - lpgreat1
So I tried to get Lady Gaga tickets for the wife and I for Dallas in December this morning. Today was the earliest pre-sale advertised through Ticketmaster. Was on the website when they went live and, surprise, no tickets available. But, they're all over Stubhub for ridiculous prices. How can ...
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re: So the Grammys just had an entire performance about Christianity - lpgreat1
It was interesting how the nature of that performance was very crowd-engaging and you'd think the Grammys would've been wanting to pump up their new star in Chance, as he won several major awards. Yet, no crowd reaction shots during that performance. I sort of thought that may have been the produ...
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re: Trump to impose 20% import tax on Mexican goods to pay for wall - lpgreat1
[quote]How can anyone be so unbelievably stupid as to believe that Mexico is paying when it is us that will be paying? [/quote] Keep in mind that a 20% tax is quite hefty in comparison to other sales tax increases. If it deters people from buying Mexican products to where Mexico's economy st...
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re: Chelsea Handler slams First Lady...... - lpgreat1
[quote] Blink if you need help @MELANIATRUMP[/quote] Because of the aforestated language barrier, right Chels? :cool:...
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re: White House issues press release on Barron Trump - lpgreat1
[quote]I'm not going to dig up the post, because I don't even remember who posted or in what thread[/quote] Three backtracks in half a sentence. Nice....
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Trump's Transparency - lpgreat1
Maybe it's the heightened interest in the first week of a new presidency, so maybe Obama did this kind of thing as well, but I'm fascinated with the access we've been getting to what's going on in the White House. It's great to me how Trump gives a synopsis of these meetings and order signings hi...
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re: Video of Trump meeting with business leaders - lpgreat1
Lol at CNN. "Trump: Environmental Laws Make Building Impossible." I know they weren't quoting, but that wasn't close to what he was saying....
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re: Kellyanne Conway: Trump spokesman used "alternative facts" - lpgreat1
Alternative means different, not lies as many are insinuating on this. The whole thing is dumb and the last thing the POTUS needs to be concerned with. However, I think she was trying to say that Spicer was quoting different stats or facts than those reported previously. Her choice of words wasn...
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re: Seriously, name something Obama did that you like - lpgreat1
I think he's a genuine human being who truly means well and is a decent and good man. His view of the world as a quasi-socialist liberal minded American is completely opposite from mine. However, he seems to have raised his children as good people. I have a feeling if I spent a few hours wi...
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Hip-Hop Evolution - lpgreat1
Anyone check this out on Netflix? 4-part doc on the beginnings and history of hip-hop. I'm through 3 of the 4 and really enjoying it so far. Very in depth especially as it pertains to the NYC roots in the 70s and 80s....
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re: What do YOU believe to be the greatest album of all time? - lpgreat1
Exile on Main Street Runner-up: London Calling...
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re: Sammy Hagar or David Lee Roth? - lpgreat1
The two singers, along with the general way rock music changed in the mid-80s, participated in two different sounding versions of Van Halen, respectively. Van Halen was much more of a classic hard rock n' roll band in the late 70s and early 80s, in the vein of bands such as Aerosmith. In the lat...
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re: Albums of the Year - lpgreat1
It's probably Car Seat Headrest for me too. Even though the Bowie album will forever remind me of 2016. Several really good hip hop records from Chance, ATCQ, Schoolboy Q and I liked the Young Thug record as well....
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re: How far has WWE fallen? - lpgreat1
The only other guy to get the "we just got the best wrestler in the world" treatment from Vince, with no WWE makeover, time spent jerking the curtain or no being treated like a chump, was Flair in 91-92. 95% of the time if Vince didn't create it, he doesn't care about it. Flair's first run and A...
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Metallica - Hardwired...to Self-Destruct - lpgreat1
Been listening all week and honestly, it sounds more like "Metallica" than Death Magnetic. I would say its the best album since Black. A couple of songs could probably be cut, but it's much more reined in than some of the meandering on DM. Spit Out the Bone may be an all-timer....
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