re: Favorite SNL skits - Thorny on 5/24/17 at 9:04 am
A lot of good ones have been mentioned, but my absolute favorite is Phil Hartman as Bill Clinton in the McDonald's before his first inauguration. Secret Service guy: "Mrs. Clinton told us not to let you go to places like this." Bill Clinton: "There's a whole bunch of things we're not going to te...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Am I the only conservative who doesn't mind that Confederate statues are being removed? - Thorny on 5/17/17 at 5:48 pm
A city should have the right to decide that it no longer honors the things it did in the past. Doing so does not erase history. At least, not in the same way as the Taliban blowing up the Bamiyan Buddas or the destruction of other antiquities by ISIS. That said, I think each statue is different:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Great Historical "Could Have Beens" - Thorny on 5/13/17 at 1:16 pm
[quote]OU lost 3 games in the regular season that year. OSU's only loss was to Iowa St, otherwise they'd have been undefeated and no way Bama jumps back to #2 in the BCS over an undefeated BCS conf champ[/quote] I think you misunderstand the point. Oklahoma has way more name value recognition...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Fournette to wear #27 for Jags - Thorny on 4/28/17 at 6:24 pm
[quote]I like their jerseys, but lawd have mercy... those helmets[/quote] They really are terrible. They are black, with gold paint on the back. No two look alike, because the coverage of the gold is not consistent. Yet, there is nothing special about the differences that drives sales. They are a...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Tool Box and Bed Cover? - Thorny on 4/12/17 at 3:38 pm
I have a BAK RollX, which I like, but I have the box sitting on the floor of the bed. I didn't like losing so much of the bed space by having the box a foot back from the front of the bed. If I were to do it again, I would probably go with [link=(https://www.foldacover.com/)]Fold-a-Cover[/link]...
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re: Goodbye Robert Bentley - Thorny on 4/11/17 at 4:22 pm
[quote]His wife knew about the affair and didn't care from what I've been told from people I know in Alabama who are pretty close to many politicians there[/quote] She cared enough to set up the recording of one of his phone calls to the other woman to entrap him. That doesn't seem like she didn'...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 30 years ago today was arguably the basketball version of the '79 Southern Cal game - Thorny on 3/22/17 at 4:31 pm
[quote]I was at that game, as a member of the Basketball Band that year. We had a great time.[/quote] I was right behind you, Wags. The trip was great. That last minute was horrifying. Still the only game I have ever walked out of mad because I thought the Tigers were jobbed. GEAUX TIGERS...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Awesome home movie footage of Apollo 17 liftoff - Thorny on 3/22/17 at 10:12 am
I remember watching this launch when I was 6 years old living north of Tampa. We watched the TV launch, then ran outside to see it. It lit up the eastern sky. GEAUX TIGERS...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Define Success for Will Wade's Tigers Next Season - Thorny on 3/21/17 at 10:16 am
From the article about him posted in another thread: “A model of consistency. Blue-collar, tough, gritty, hard-working, aggressive program,” Wade says. “Not a lot of ups and downs. Consistent and winning big games in March. Just keep this thing going down the tracks.” That is my standard. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Military folks: What type of intel is this Russian spy ship gathering? - Thorny on 3/16/17 at 2:42 pm
[quote]Another thing the Navy likes to do with boomers heading out of Kings Bay is have a fast attack make as much noise as possible and "escort" the boomer out to sea. Country X hears the old 88 while the boomer slips away into the deep dark Atlantic.[/quote] My brother was a Boomer officer back...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Pope issues statement saying he is open to change regarding Priests marriage - Thorny on 3/10/17 at 11:49 am
Several of the Eastern Rites (Byzantine, Melkite, etc.) of the Church have always allowed married men to become priests. They usually cannot marry after becoming a priest, which comports with the situation Pope Francis talks about. They are usually not chosen to be Bishops either, meaning that in th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 3 star general demoted after using a government credit card in strip clubs - Thorny on 2/13/17 at 11:51 am
Throughout my career, I came across many colonels and generals where my first impression was, "how did that guy survive being a Captain?"...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: How many of you allowed your kids to go to college out of State - Thorny on 1/23/17 at 8:24 pm
I grew up in Florida. My mom insisted on me and my siblings going to school out of state. She wanted us to "see the world". It also helped that she was a Gator Hater. That's how I ended up at LSU in the first place. After a career in the Air Force, I now live in Alabama. First two sons went to in...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: I think I hate Auburn more than I hate Alabama - Thorny on 1/3/17 at 9:56 am
[quote]Cool, I was at the 99 cigar smoke fiasco and another was 97 Cecil the Diesel game; what was the other 1?[/quote] 1993, Terry Bowden's first year and the year Hallman lost to Florida 58-3. Living in Montgomery, Alabama fans have become much more obnoxious. GEAUX TIGERS...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Angriest you've ever been after a game - Thorny on 12/24/16 at 9:11 am
[quote]I'm an Ole Schooler here... LSU vs Indiana Hoosiers 1981 NCAA Final Four tourney... LSU fielded one of their best teams ever and were one game away of making the Championship game... Bobby Knight coached Indiana back then and should have been ejected for throwing a chair across the court and ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: A LEOs Responsibility Is To Disobey Orders When It Is Morally or Ethically Wrong - Thorny on 12/15/16 at 2:23 pm
[quote] Good people will spend the rest of their lives in jail over a plant that has been proven to have substantial medicinal benefits[/quote] Simple questions for the pot enthusiasts: Have you contacted your legislator or congressman to petition to get the law changed? Do you actively support a...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: LA guys that went to Bama - Thorny on 12/10/16 at 2:04 pm
I grew up in Florida. My mother highly encouraged me and my siblings to go to college out of state. She wanted all of us to see a world beyond. It's not for everyone, but I can't get too upset with kids that do it. GEAUX TIGERS...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
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