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re: Those in NOLA the Lee statue is down - therick711
[quote]I'm taking about in terms of American death. Union and Confederate combined.[/quote] So their armies were insurrectionist, but their casualties count as "American" deaths. That's quite a double standard you've got there....
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re: Those in NOLA the Lee statue is down - therick711
So we're calling the army of the states that voted to peacefully leave the union and were invaded by the remaining states to preserve it insurrectionist? That's quite a standard for insurrectionist. ...
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re: YAF puts UC Berkeley on notice....‘Honor First Amendment or Face Litigation’ - therick711
[quote]Devil's advocate: If UC-Berkeley hypothetically doesn't want Coulter to speak not because they don't want to give her a forum for political reasons but because they have a reasonable expectation that third parties will bring violence and property damage to the campus, they should be able to c...
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re: Why swing at first pitch of a new pitcher? - therick711
[img]http://wpmedia.theprovince.com/2016/12/ruth.gif?w=640[/img]...
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re: CHC Thread: Cubs 12 Reds 8 | Final | Cubs Win!!! - therick711
Good luck getting him to actually go there....
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re: CHC Thread: Cubs 12 Reds 8 | Final | Cubs Win!!! - therick711
I predict Schwarber feasts at the Great American Smallpark....
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re: Baseball Game 1: Kentucky 12 vs #9 LSU 5 | Final | 2nd game at 5:30? - therick711
Come on boys! As Joe Maddon would say: [img]http://az616578.vo.msecnd.net/files/2016/08/27/636078588629792989-1997775274_flat,1000x1000,075,f.u2.jpg[/img]...
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re: I'm getting sick of our hitters swinging at the first pitch so often - therick711
[quote]Includes a 4 pitch walk. [/quote] 2017 LSU patented maneuver: watch four pitch walk, get to plate, swing out of arse at first pitch no matter what....
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re: Laquan Treadwell one catch last season - therick711
[quote]How does that happen?[/quote] As I said last December, Minnesota is apparently not willing to throw 76 wide receiver screens per game....
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re: CHC Thread: Cubs 12 Reds 8 | Final | Cubs Win!!! - therick711
An extended seat for Zobrist it looks like....
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re: Should we implement a flat income tax? And what that means to you. - therick711
[quote]Look at your paycheck. You only pay 7.65%. Your employer pays the same amount but it doesn't come out of your earnings.[/quote] What the poster is telling you is that your employer knows of this cost before hiring you. It is built in to their calculus. The myth is that "you" aren't payin...
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re: Should we implement a flat income tax? And what that means to you. - therick711
[quote]You would eliminate the tax preparation industry but I don't think that saves the fed gov any money. It would actually cost the fed gov revenues. [/quote] The government would save money on its enforcement and audit staffs....
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re: 95% Of Jon Ossof's Campaign Donations Are From Outside State Of Georgia - therick711
Perhaps the greatest irony is that Ossof in his election night speech decried outside influence in the election. :lol:...
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re: Do people here not realize marine le pen is on the far left economically? - therick711
It's France's government. Anything right of Stalin would be an improvement. :lol:...
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re: Baseball Game 1: Kentucky 12 vs #9 LSU 5 | Final | 2nd game at 5:30? - therick711
Light saber bat about to do work....
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re: Poche starting game 1 - therick711
My guess would be he's on normal rest and the difference between Kentucky's top 2 guys is negligible. He's also proven more adaptable to changes in routine than Lange has been. I also assume this is an indication that Mainieri doesn't think weather will be a factor today. That may be commonly k...
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re: Mitch says we can't maliciously throw objects at any person riding a bike - therick711
[img]https://media.giphy.com/media/65bJbN643MEtG/giphy-downsized-large.gif[/img] ETA: Dammit, just saw it posted above. I'm keeping this one here because it is the GOAT fallback position....
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re: should TOPs recipients be required to stay in LA for a set # of years after graduation? - therick711
Setting aside whether it is legal to put that restriction on it, it nerfs the program. A residency requirement makes the program useless. High achievers go to college to get good jobs and make money. If going to this particular college is going to hinder their ability to maximize their earning po...
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re: should TOPs recipients be required to stay in LA for a set # of years after graduation? - therick711
[quote]So you are in favor of people getting a free education on your tax dollar and then saying peace out bitches?[/quote] There is a benefit of having smart kids go to your colleges EVEN IF they don't ultimately stay here. If you raise the profile of your college, it will attract other smart k...
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