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Jan 30, 2017, 12:21 AM
 
Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
The sports thread, that's all you got?



You troll the entire forum, I act like an ass in a thread about sports.
You act like an ass everywhere, sporto.
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Jan 30, 2017, 12:24 AM
 
Originally Posted by OAW View Post
CTP posting a link to an article he clearly didn't bother to read because it says the complete opposite of his characterization of it? Say it isn't so!!
While still having the data I was talking about (the cash donations), but ignoring the logical conclusions (like you). You've really been slipping of late, this presidential loss has been your undoing. Everyone on the Left has lost what was left of their minds since November.
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Jan 30, 2017, 04:57 AM
 
As for being lured by Fake News sites, I guess I'm no worse than CNN and The Daily Beast (at least I'm not a "real" journalist).

https://boxden.com/showthread.php?t=2446904
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Jan 30, 2017, 11:14 AM
 
Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
You act like an ass everywhere, sporto.
Remember that time sek got banned and everyone was very confused because he's easy going and chill?

Originally Posted by Doofy, of all people
If a nice, inoffensive chap like Sek gets a ban, you know the mods have their underwear a little too tight.
     
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Jan 30, 2017, 12:00 PM
 
I have no idea what the link at Boxden is supposed to show, because I can't see anything there without an account. You're gonna have to do better.

Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Yes, the article contradicts itself, but the MSM often does that these days. They give the money totals, they know he contributed the funds, then they claim there's no proof the $$ was used for that purpose. I imagine they simply spent it on redecorating or something.
The article doesn't contradict itself. It merely contradicts YOU.

A whole bunch of people funded those organisations, including the US government, if they did any sort of tax write-off. Naturally, it stands to reason that if you're funding something, you're implicitly supporting their platform, agenda, and methodology. It does NOT mean that you're dictating their actions — that's a completely different subject. The article you posted CLEARLY distinguishes between the two.

If I support Greenpeace or Sea Shepherd, it's because I approve of their actions, not because I intend to influence them.

As I wrote: I still fail to see the relevance if he did try to influence them. Who ****ing cares?

I mean, seriously: you had one-point-eight MILLION people on the streets. You have major branches of government in open defiance. You have presidential executive orders so poorly thought-out that they are immediately stayed by comparatively low-level courts.

And the problem is somehow some billionaire with an agenda paying for bussing?
     
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Jan 30, 2017, 12:04 PM
 
I have a self-imposed ban from the PWL and I post in about 2 or 3 threads a month or less.

Just another horseshit statement from our resident troll
     
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Jan 30, 2017, 09:42 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Remember that time sek got banned and everyone was very confused because he's easy going and chill?
Obviously he's changed a lot in 7-8 years, now he's merely salty and angry at everything, much like you.
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Jan 30, 2017, 09:56 PM
 
CTP does know celebrities though.
     
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Jan 30, 2017, 10:12 PM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
CTP does know celebrities though.
Not as well as you know non sequiturs.
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Jan 31, 2017, 12:50 AM
 
Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Just another horseshit statement from our resident troll
But the absolute WORST trolls are the ones who actually believe their own BS. So it never even occurs to them how over time they've managed to destroy any sense of credibility they may have once enjoyed.

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Originally Posted by OAW View Post
But the absolute WORST trolls are the ones who actually believe their own BS.
That's what makes you so special.
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Feb 1, 2017, 11:46 AM
 
"I know you are but what am I" = a reliable classic comeback, at least until you hit the age of 15.
     
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Feb 1, 2017, 01:10 PM
 
Actually, you could say that about insults and name-calling in general. We can't have a conversation at all without you guys resorting to those, can we?
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Feb 1, 2017, 01:48 PM
 
you do it too, bud.
     
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Feb 1, 2017, 02:20 PM
 
"Sporto" is one of my personal favorites.
     
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Also a drug load of labeling.
     
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Feb 2, 2017, 11:28 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
you do it too, bud.
Only in response, as I'm sure you've seen (yet won't admit).

Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Also a drug load of labeling.
Such irony.
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Feb 2, 2017, 12:22 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Only in response, as I'm sure you've seen (yet won't admit).
My four year old tries the "he started it line," and I don't let him get away with it. Why would a grown adult think that logic is okay?
     
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Feb 2, 2017, 07:57 PM
 
for the ridiculous thread.

     
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Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
My four year old tries the "he started it line," and I don't let him get away with it. Why would a grown adult think that logic is okay?
Congratulate her, it's still far beyond your own. I'm glad there's at least one rational person in your household, no matter her age.
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Feb 3, 2017, 09:59 AM
 
Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Congratulate her, it's still far beyond your own. I'm glad there's at least one rational person in your household, no matter her age.
Failing to address the point and instead throwing out an insult? I never expected that of you.
     
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Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Failing to address the point and instead throwing out an insult? I never expected that of you.
A girl being smarter than you is an insult? Misogynist!
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Feb 4, 2017, 07:12 AM
 
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A girl being smarter than you is an insult? Misogynist!
Looks like it's time to back down gracefully Laminar, The Master got you with a pretty solid burn.
     
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For Chongo:

     
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I see two atheists.
     
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Originally Posted by subego View Post
I see two atheists.
Yet they both claim to be Christians. One of them has a well documented history of regular church attendance, and the other one has had ties to a prominent 'prosperity gospel' preacher for years- even before he ran.

What makes you say this?
     
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Feb 4, 2017, 01:38 PM
 
With Trump it's his behavior flat-out not matching the claim.

With Obama, that's just the vibe I've gotten over 8 years. It's politically expedient for him to be Christian, and it keeps things cool with the wife, who does strike me as authentically religious.

At best, Obama has a very abstract take religion, not a throw down from Timothy with a straight face one.
     
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Originally Posted by subego View Post
With Trump it's his behavior flat-out not matching the claim.

With Obama, that's just the vibe I've gotten over 8 years. It's politically expedient for him to be Christian, and it keeps things cool with the wife, who does strike me as authentically religious.

At best, Obama has a very abstract take religion, not a throw down from Timothy with a straight face one.
I agree with you about Trump, but I also believe HE believes he's a Christian. As for Obama, like I said, he was a church goer long before he got involved in politics. Maybe he lost his faith and is faking it, but there's no real evidence to support that other than the 'vibe,' which I would agree exists.

But beyond that, do you genuinely see no notable difference in their actions/words/demeanour at the Prayer breakfast? Or do you think the tradition is pointless so it doesn't matter?
     
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Feb 4, 2017, 02:38 PM
 
Even though I went for the quick hit with calling them both atheists, I agree Trump thinks he's Christian, but as evidenced by his speech, it's an, umm... unique take, which appears to be founded the importance of self.

Whether we just want to consider it "merely" an utter embarrassment, or as a "lighter" manifestation of a far darker problem, one of the things I can't fault it for is lacking honesty.

Which, since Obama comes off as fake in this example, the comparison rings more hollow than it should, if we want to compare the greatest orator in three generations to a lump of shit.
     
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Feb 4, 2017, 02:47 PM
 
I would argue there MAY be a distinction here between being fake and honouring the tradition while respecting the audience. I would say, regardless of motive, Obama did both, Trump did neither. Being a good president is about far more than the politics. Being good at the figurehead part has value that should not be dismissed.
     
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Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
I would argue there MAY be a distinction here between being fake and honouring the tradition while respecting the audience. I would say, regardless of motive, Obama did both, Trump did neither. Being a good president is about far more than the politics. Being good at the figurehead part has value that should not be dismissed.
I agree, but I don't see making that point as the intention behind the comparison, and certainly not the intent with which it was posted.

It's trying to trip off a cognitive dissonance argument, which is a little hazier than which one has some actual class (and the importance of that in a figurehead).
     
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Originally Posted by subego View Post
I see two atheists.
Yep, each one playing the Christian card to their advantage.
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Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
For Chongo:

For you, the entire address. Yeah the "Apprentice" name drop was stupid. Let me know when he lies to the face of the USCCB President like Obama did. He vowed to "Totally destroy the Johnson Amendment" I'm sure you're loving that idea.
     
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Let me know when he lies to the face of the USCCB President like Obama did.
I'm not claiming it didn't happen because I have no idea what you are talking about (and Google isn't helping), but could you provide a citation?
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He vowed to "Totally destroy the Johnson Amendment" I'm sure you're loving that idea.
The big issue with getting rid of the Johnson Amendment, in my opinion, is that it opens yet another channel for unchecked and unaccountable money to flow into politics- and all of it subsidised by the tax-payers. If he follows through, and the courts let him, I don't see turning churches into super-pacs being in anyone's interest. Where the big money flows, corruption will surely follow.
     
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Feb 5, 2017, 07:56 PM
 
Ok. I didn't read the second two all the way through, but in skimming, I didn't see anything about Obama lying. And I'm afraid the first is a bit wet. Maybe Obama lied to his face, maybe they had differing views. Not really cut and dried, is it? Cardinal Dolan felt mislead, but there is no proof shown here that it was intentional- could have been a misunderstanding.

Unless you have any other sources, I think it's fair to say you mischaracterised things a bit.
     
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Feb 6, 2017, 01:16 AM
 
WTF? Does this make any sense? Twitter was alight with this type of thing.




Is it because of Brady's MAGA hat?



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Brady has apparently played golf with Donald, and the Trump campaign gleefully outed he and Belicheck as "friends" in an effort to get NE votes. This got the Pats some negative press. Dunno how true, or if that pic is photoshopped, or if it matters... I didn't even watch the game but it was apparently a nailbiter! A lot of NE is conflicted right now!
     
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Trump called Goodell, and he called the refs.......
     
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Feb 6, 2017, 02:27 PM
 
Brady and Trump are friends, have been for years.
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Yet he drew the line at actually campaigning and seemed embarrassed/unwilling to be dragged into politics. Maybe Belicheck more so than Brady. Ah well.
     
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Feb 6, 2017, 02:33 PM
 
Some people really hate politics and won't get involved, I can't say I remember Brady being an activist for anything.
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Feb 6, 2017, 02:49 PM
 
Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
Looks like it's time to back down gracefully Laminar, The Master got you with a pretty solid burn.
Unfortunately for him, my child doesn't identify as female so his comments don't make any sense. I can't tell if he's dumb or if he's trying to rile me up by getting it wrong on purpose.
     
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Feb 6, 2017, 03:41 PM
 
Sorry, I wasn't aware that incorrect pronoun usage would trigger you.
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Feb 6, 2017, 04:10 PM
 
Really? Because you've called me a SJW enough times you should have figured that out by now.
     
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Aw, sorry mate.
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