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re: Anybody else feel like we don't have a leader? - The Spleen
[quote] then people get upset when he honestly answers.[/quote] :lol: Biggest electoral win since Reagan. :lol:...
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re: Anybody else feel like we don't have a leader? - The Spleen
[quote]I feel like we don't have competency at the helm;[/quote] Nope. His handling of a true national crisis scares the frick out of me. Bluster and bravado only gets you so far. ...
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re: This Job Market Stinks - The Spleen
Friend of mine is a recruiter at a Fortune 500 company. He said their computer system automatically rejects any resume/application that doesn't check every box on the required qualifications, unless it's an entry level position. They do have someone that reviews the rejected applications, but they g...
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re: This Job Market Stinks - The Spleen
[quote]I would argue there are tons of jobs available and generally a lack of skill sets to fill them. [/quote] There's some of that, and there's also a lot of companies that aren't willing to take the time to train someone, or take a chance on someone. A lot of that comes from HR, and only sen...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]What the frick for those guys have to do with the generations alive today?[/quote] Your post implied it is only the current younger generation that disrespects and shows up their opponents in sports. It's been going on since sports began. It's part of human nature. ...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]The fact that there is even a debate on this shows that the younger generation subscribes to some really different social norms.[/quote] Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb were both known showboats. Try again. ...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]For example: Lawrence Taylor and Kevin Greene. Same position, same style of play, same in your face trash talking demeanor, same era. One was publically derided as a thug and a poor sport, the other just an intense guy having his fun. To this day Lawrenc Taylor is still thought of as the Dart...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]I had a theory that black people, in general, almost have rebel attitude that wants to stick it to "the man"... the man in this case being white society. [/quote] Duh. It's why the n-word is so prevalent in the black community. It was their way of taking back ownership of the word, and t...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
Having a discussion on race when so many people have such little self-awareness of their own race, while projecting expertise on the problems with the other race, are always fun. :usa:...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
I guess it should be pointed out that we have a white President whose entire persona is built upon his outward expression of wealth, and has spent his entire adult life taunting his rivals. And this board loves him. ...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]Meanwhile, black culture says it's ok to live in a shithole tenement if you're wearing $200 Air Jordans and have spinners on your 1997 Toyota Corolla. The outward projection of wealth is of enormous importance to them. [/quote] Uh, there are plenty of white people that have nice trucks ...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote] huge chasm in the way black culture and white culture views taunting,[/quote] White people loved them some Larry Bird in the 80's, regarded as one of the best taunters and trash talkers in NBA history. ...
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re: Bill Maher to Milo Yiannopoulos "You're a young, gay alive Christopher Hitchens" - The Spleen
Shapiro could have probably matched wits with Hitchens. He's pretty sharp. ...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]White society is typically more reserved and reinforces humbleness and a more low key approach to success. Wealth and athletic/academic achievements are celebrated but in a more sober manner. [/quote] I'm sorry, I've been a part of white middle class my entire life, and this couldn't be...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
[quote]Because it's the same with other sports where white people (generally white people in their 30's and up) put emphasis on sportsmanship and acting "professional"[/quote] Certainly has something to do with it as well. I think "class" in sports is overrated. It's a game. Go have fun. If tha...
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re: Video of basketball player dancing split along racial lines - The Spleen
Probably because it's a black player against a mostly white team. I thought it was funny. ...
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re: W2 shows less gross than last year - The Spleen
Is your Box 3 and 5 less than last year? Those are the boxes you need to look at as it is your true gross income, at least Box 5 is. ...
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re: Bill Maher to Milo Yiannopoulos "You're a young, gay alive Christopher Hitchens" - The Spleen
[quote]Distancing yourselves from Bill Maher now?[/quote] I've never liked Bill Maher. He's a smug, unfunny a-hole. ...
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re: Bill Maher to Milo Yiannopoulos "You're a young, gay alive Christopher Hitchens" - The Spleen
Bill Maher and Milo - two detestable people sharing the stage together. Who the frick would want to watch that?...
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