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jimbo

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  1. The problem here is that we are trying to use common sense and logic when it comes to these issues. Common sense and logic have little to do with it when the driving factors are fear, partisan politics and the almighty dollar. Compound that with a healthy dose of CYA, hysteria and misinformation. Basically everyone is making it up as they go along.
  2. Where does that data come from? I just checked and there's been 543 positives in the whole SUNY system to date and 60% of those are in Oneonta.
  3. https://sports.yahoo.com/middle-tennessee-had-some-of-the-worst-clock-management-you-will-ever-see-vs-army-video-195141014.html I was trying to imagine what it what it would have been like if this was UA with the ball and I was sitting behind Eli. I think he would have popped a vein! Hell, I would have popped a vein. And the MTSU head coach is named Stockstill. You can’t make this stuff up.
  4. My wife has fond memories as well, but then you could drink at 18 then and the Copper Fox and The Royal are long gone...
  5. I agree. My thought is that perhaps hammering everyone for a period of time does two things. It reinforces the seriousness of the issue. And it likely makes self enforcement and peer pressure more effective. There’s always gonna be idiots though. They’ll break the rules because they either don’t think it applies to them or they’ve done it before without consequence. My senior year of HS, a bunch of football players had a “beer party” as we called it back then. They somehow got caught and everyone was kicked off the team for the remaining games. They included many good players and the season tanked. Kids know the rules. Kids still do stupid stuff.
  6. Athletically talented, but a disappointment overall. Not surprised Rider was the best he could do. The proof is in the film.
  7. I’m in favor of spiking Cujo too. The old logo looked determined and modestly fierce. This thing looks aggressive and downright evil. The more I see it, the more I dislike it.
  8. No, I didn’t see her on SNL, but checked out some YouTube of her and I like it. I’m not much of a modern country music fan, but the ones that are offbeat or outlaw are fine. My 67+ life has crossed paths with John Prine. “Dear Abby” was probably the first thing I recall. We used to have Sirius but dumped it...the dumping was not easy, let me tell you. Had to threaten legal action before they agreed to drop us. I’ve had a recent falling in with Jamisons but not yet to the Bushmill side. In Ireland they told us that Jamison was the Catholic whiskey and Bushmill the Protestant...not sure if that’s true. And I do love Guinness and over here it tastes nothing like in Dublin. And they always have the right glass for the local stout...simply amazing.
  9. I will check her out. My daughter tried some of my Laphroig once and said, and I quote “dad, it tastes like I licked a log in the fireplace. “ Accurate. I think it’s a little too smoky for me too. If you like bourbon, try Mackenzie from Seneca Distillery out in the Finger Lakes.
  10. We are cyberspace distanced. And the only unflavored rum I’ve had that I truly like is Goslings. To me, most rum tastes like I’d expect lighter fluid to taste. But I like very smoky Islay Scotch so what the hell do I know? I didn’t know who Margo Price was....I do now.
  11. I hope I’m not driving you to drink!
  12. The thing that frustrates me the most is that the sports leagues have acquiesced to a form of behavior that would very likely result in an employee being fired or disciplined from most other businesses. I don’t know where all of you have worked in your careers, but I can tell you that overt disrespect at a patriotic event or any overt political displays and my a$$ would have been out the door. Tolerate it they did...now they are full fledged giving a platform. I can’t accept that. It’s wrong in my book and it’s not the way I was raised.
  13. What, precisely, are you implying by the remark about the spread respect program and exactly what does it have to do with kneeling for the anthem? If the AE associates itself with BLM and allows athletes to dishonor the country at a league event, you’re correct in saying I would have a problem with it. But it’s not at that point as far as I know.
  14. HOF2013 and Eli agree on something! Can an Israeli Palestinian peace agreement be far behind?
  15. If there was a way for both teams to lose, that would have been my preferred outcome. I’ll never tune in one of their events again.
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