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by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hot for Teacher Thread
Replies: 178
Views: 13072

Re: Hot for Teacher Thread

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:33 pm
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:49 pm
This may not fit 100%, but still ...

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900 ... riend.html
Jesus. That story is VERY fucked up.
On the other hand, it's refreshing to see women committing some domestic violence murders.
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hot for Teacher Thread
Replies: 178
Views: 13072

Re: Hot for Teacher Thread

This may not fit 100%, but still ...

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900 ... riend.html
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Maybe this point is played out, but what bugs me is the insistence that any one, single thing cost the election. Did the leak of out of the NYC FBI office contribute to the shit storm? Absolutely, without question Comey's letter re-opening the investigation, based on complete bullshit, played a rol...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Yo, Jews!
Replies: 48
Views: 691

Re: Yo, Jews!

Ryan wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:50 am
Sacajewea
Well done.
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

Was sitting next to a Cards front office guy (Jared Odom) on flight to Vegas this morning (him, presumably, for the Winter Meetings). Think he's in charge of amateur scouting or something like that. I didn't say a word to the guy other than "hey" when I sat down but once I saw his tag on his laptop...
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

And on Pearl Harbor Day too Sorry, gotta get one in every year Awww. Man. 1) I don't get the origin of that joke. 2) The responses make me think BC died. Did he die? I don't know the origin of the joke either, but I'm pretty sure Bill is still alive. He's still listed on the faculty of South Dakota...
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Flynn timeline copied from Reddit: (Placed it in a spoiler because it's just too much text.) **April 2014** — Flynn is fired as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency ("abusive with staff, didn't listen, worked against policy, bad management, etc." per Colin Powell). **Oct. 2014** — Flynn foun...
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

Sabo wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:48 am
Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in a car crash in Venezuela.

Valbuena was a rare source of joy for Cubs fans during the dark days of 2012-14.
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Today is going to be a day that lives in infamy. John Kelly is expected to resign. Mueller is set to release new details about former Trump advisors Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen They've been promising a Kelly resignation for so long. It's like Sessions. What other job would give Kelly the chance...
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

rass wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:32 am
Ryan wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:31 am
Bill Cross wrote:And on Pearl Harbor Day too
Sorry, gotta get one in every year
Awww.
Man.
by Steve of phpBB
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

brian wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:14 pm
Want an easy rule fix that will increase scoring, make the game more interesting and which we know already works? Get rid of letting fucking pitchers bat.
Well, it'll increase scoring anyway.
by Steve of phpBB
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

degenerasian wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:16 pm
mister d wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:09 pm
Counterpoint: No other sport plays this way
hmm there are no defense rules in hockey. There has been talk about disallowing leaving your feet to block shots.
Icing?
by Steve of phpBB
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Help a swamper out
Replies: 85
Views: 1874

Re: Help a swamper out

A_B wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:39 pm
The lack of a chewy chocolate chip disturbs the force though.
Everyone's a critic.

Fuck AB. That was brilliant.
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

brian wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:56 pm
mister d wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:55 pm
Any early guesses on whether St. Louis fans will like the Goldschmidt trade and how he'll fit under the umbrella of The Cardinal Way(tm)?
Small sample size, but the Cards fans at the office here loved it.
The Cub fan here at my office doesn't like it, not one bit.
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

I don't think singles is the right way to look at it, its "outs are up". I'll use 2001 since 20 years ago is a bit misleading with the 1999 to 2000 drop off, but the league slash went from .264/.332/.427 to .248/.318/.409 in 18 years. You're right its really only one per game or whatever, but (1) t...
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 2865

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

I swear I've posted in here before about how "just hit it the other way" both isn't nearly as simple as people make it sound and not nearly as fun to watch. I remember disagreeing with you several years ago about the shift, and I was shocked that we were on opposite sides on this issue. I still dis...
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

It just occurred to me...if somehow Trump/Pence get caught up completely in some of this shit (and it's being reported that Pence knew about Flynn's meetings)...Pelosi? Would be a wild way to get the first woman president! I haven’t seen anyone credible suggesting that Pence has exposure. And surel...
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Man, Mueller asking the Judge to give Flynn no jail time after months of delayed sentencing and absolutely no word in the media about Flynn at all during that time... He must have delivered something enormous, and they must have substantiating evidence to back it up. Fuck, this is exciting and maki...
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Dammit, where's that Flynn sentencing memorandum?
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 668
Views: 41441

Re: Twitter

Who have been the best follows for the Russia stuff? Rick Wilson and Tea Pain are the most entertaining and seem to know what they're talking about. I lasted about a week with Louise Mensh and Claude Taylor, but it was way too much nonsense (although I think they are getting real info from maybe on...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Random Rankings Thread
Replies: 261
Views: 7113

Re: The Random Rankings Thread

My Favorite Things, Ranked 1. Schnitzel with noodles 2. Sleigh bells 3. Warm woolen mittens 4. Crisp apple strudels 5. Raindrops on roses 6. Bright copper kettles 7. Brown paper packages tied up with string 8. Silver-white winters that melt into spring 9. Wild geese that fly with the moon on their ...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Random Rankings Thread
Replies: 261
Views: 7113

Re: The Random Rankings Thread

Can't believe that no one has put any of the Utah parks (Arches/Bryce/Zion/Canyonlands/Capitol Reef) in their rankings. Arches, for me, is an all timer. Can't believe I missed this thread for five months. The right answer is Canyonlands/Zion/Bryce/Arches/Capitol Reef. It may depend on whether you a...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1236
Views: 71718

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Yup. Was he even sick? It seemed from his Twitter feed that he was just enjoying his life in Uganda.
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Athletes breaking laws and beating women
Replies: 154
Views: 8933

Re: Athletes breaking laws and beating women

The Cubs tendered a contract for next year to Addison Russell. He and the team both put out fairly admirable statements - but I'd be more impressed if Russell delivered his personally.
by Steve of phpBB
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

brian wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:42 pm
DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:39 pm
...Trump isn't guilty of anything except for being a conservative who cares about the Constitution.
The irony is this describes Mueller to a T.
And Trump and the modern Republican party have criminalized politics.
by Steve of phpBB
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

EdRomero wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:16 pm
Firm that does Trump's tax filing raided by feds.
Ed Burke is a crooked Chicago alderman. He could be getting raided over anything.
by Steve of phpBB
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 4851
Views: 165746

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

That's great.
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1573
Views: 105090

Re: Random Videos

A_B wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:47 pm
I know when your life may depend on it you can find extra reserves of strength, but dang i don't know that I could have held on that long. I may have aimed for a pine tree.
Yup. Especially when he was holding on with only his left hand while he was moving his right hand to different spots.
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1573
Views: 105090

Re: Random Videos

Jesus.
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

So is this Manafort caught lying after the plea bargain story leading to something big, or do I need to back away from liberal Twitter? Big fucking deal apparently. Mueller just guaranteed he can issue a public report. Summed up in this thread: https://twitter.com/ThatShockratees/status/10672105843...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Mars Insight
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Re: Mars Insight

Johnny Carwash wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:12 pm
So they're running all this on a computer from 1991?
A whole lotta Fortran punch cards.
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Mars Insight
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Mars Insight

Mars Insight just landed. Safely. Sent its first picture back.

Awesome drama.
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

It’s easy to forget just how hostile the political and media climate was to dissent in the run-up to the Iraq War. Even MSNBC fired multiple on-air personalities for criticism of the War. I agree that the press was hostile to the anti-war side in the runup to the war. But I don't recall Bush himsel...
by Steve of phpBB
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 852

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I didn't realize Harris has only been in the Senate since 2017. She needs more experience too, like Beto.
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

It’s easy to forget just how hostile the political and media climate was to dissent in the run-up to the Iraq War. Even MSNBC fired multiple on-air personalities for criticism of the War. I agree that the press was hostile to the anti-war side in the runup to the war. But I don't recall Bush himsel...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Pruitt wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:27 pm
Sleep well America.

No way the Kaiser's Army breaks through that.
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 852

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I'll be a broken record about it for 20 to 22 more months, but I don't see any way the Democrats lose in 2020 if they nominate Beto. I mean, other than him being some kind of a secret grifter or super sex creep or something, but presumably that stuff would have come out in the TX Senate election. T...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 852

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Biden isn't that good. I like his persona, but I'm a 50+ year old white guy.

There are so many better options.
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

I think Trump is more of a threat to fundamental American values, such as inclusiveness, equality under the law, and the right to criticize your elected leaders. Bush caused more practical harm, especially to our short- and medium-term interests, caused lots of unnecessary death, wasted billions of ...
by Steve of phpBB
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 420
Views: 7090

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Now the Republican Party itself is coming after McRaven.

That is just so batshit insane. Jesus fucking Christ, do these people have any clue how America is supposed to work?