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(ABC News)   Profiles in cowardice: The Memoir of the CIA lawyer who could have stopped water-boarding and torture of terror suspects with the stroke of a pen, but chose not barbecue he might be blamed if something bad happened afterwards   (abcnews.go.com ) divider line
    More: Dumbass, CIA, Secretary of State Colin Powell, cowardice, Donald Rumsfeld, John Rizzo  
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2014-01-06 02:54:54 PM  
I barbecued this headline with a better barbeque.
 
2014-01-06 03:01:33 PM  
I just had to quit reading about a third of the way in barbeque it was just getting old.
 
2014-01-06 03:07:04 PM  

ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?


Carolina.
 
2014-01-06 03:09:31 PM  
Umm what exactly did the subby mean to say?
 
2014-01-06 03:11:42 PM  

pnome: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

Carolina.


Brazil
 
2014-01-06 03:13:00 PM  

ThreadSinger: Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

It's perfectly clear.
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.

[andrewzimmern.com image 850x531]

So hungry...

/does Canada have a "BBQ" category?


We do, but it's just hot hogs cooked over a 6 foot bonfire while drinking at a provincial park during the May 2-4 long weekend. Not as tasty, but a lot of fun (especially when the first idiot decides to jump over the fire).
 
2014-01-06 03:13:03 PM  

FrancoFile: Principal caught bulgogi?


Mmmm, firemeat.
 
2014-01-06 03:13:54 PM  
Waterboarding with bbq sauce?
 
2014-01-06 03:14:34 PM  
The CIA's program of rendition, grilling people for weeks on end HAS TO STOP
 
2014-01-06 03:14:43 PM  
nstarzone.com

/ Texas
 
2014-01-06 03:23:30 PM  
Thanks a lot everyone, now I'm starving.

Off to Holy Smoke.
 
2014-01-06 03:24:27 PM  
Yeah hope your book ends up in the bargain bin and used to hold up table legs to keep them from wobbling.


That said I would like to go to a CIA BBQ it would probably have a great spread. I can imagine an old KGB BBQ would have just had donkey ribs and cabbage rolls.
 
2014-01-06 03:25:03 PM  
img.fark.net

I AM THE BBQer
 
2014-01-06 03:31:05 PM  
Great, now I'm hungry.
 
2014-01-06 03:31:11 PM  

jshine: Has anyone noticed that there's a typo in the headline?



No, watermelon is it?
 
2014-01-06 03:31:59 PM  
I can see a reasonable person agreeing or disagreeing with this, but for the OMG BUSH-HITLER derpers, you do realize this was only done to three people.  Three very high level very bad people.  Random goat herders caught up in a battle in a cave in Pakistan were not subjected to this.  Also, are you people aware that the worst thing that was done is waterboarding?  Which sounds terrifying and I'd not like to undergo it, but it's basically about the lightest form of "torture" I can imagine.  In fact, it sounds like a liberals wet dream idea of what torture should be.  We are not talking about chopping off fingers and breaking bones or electrical shock.

Other than really not liking Bush since 2000, I don't get the intensity of the hate over this.
 
2014-01-06 03:32:13 PM  
Brisket or Pork?
 
2014-01-06 03:32:30 PM  
Both sides are bad, so barbeque.
 
2014-01-06 03:33:22 PM  

Odoriferous Queef: Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

It's perfectly clear.
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.

Blacks in Lockheart Texas.


That's racist.
 
GBB
2014-01-06 03:37:42 PM  
Ask not what your country can barbecue.
Ask what cue can barbe your country.
 
2014-01-06 03:38:03 PM  

Odoriferous Queef: Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

It's perfectly clear.
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.

Blacks in Lockheart Texas.


I like Snow's and Smitty's more than Black's.  I am becoming partial to Pecan Lodge, but that is mainly because North Texas has very few legit BBQ places.  Franklin's is very good.
 
2014-01-06 03:42:10 PM  
Maud Dib:
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.


...best in that part of Austin you mean. =)
 
2014-01-06 03:42:12 PM  

Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

It's perfectly clear.
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.

[andrewzimmern.com image 850x531]


I would move to Texas for food like that....
 
2014-01-06 03:45:04 PM  

belhade: whither_apophis: "Barbacue or barbecue not. There is no fry"

Fixy'd


Well done

(But not burnt)
 
2014-01-06 03:46:10 PM  

MycroftHolmes: Odoriferous Queef: Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?


Blacks in Lockheart Texas.


blackpeoplemeat.com
 
2014-01-06 03:48:26 PM  

Maud Dib: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

It's perfectly clear.
Franklin BBQ, Austin, Texas, baby.
Best in the US.

[andrewzimmern.com image 850x531]


Kudo's for getting the brisket moist.  Most people think the best part is the flat.  Those people are stupid.  Though Franklin's lean brisket is better than most.
 
2014-01-06 03:50:29 PM  

doublesecretprobation: barbeque is always the right choice.


No. Never barbeque. Always barbecue.
 
2014-01-06 04:00:34 PM  
thoughtcatalog.files.wordpress.com

To be honest, I don't think I'd be brave enough to chose barbecue either.
 
2014-01-06 04:03:52 PM  

MycroftHolmes: I like Snow's and Smitty's more than Black's. I am becoming partial to Pecan Lodge, but that is mainly because North Texas has very few legit BBQ places. Franklin's is very good.


I prefer Black's over Smitty's.  I'll have to check out Snow's.  I'll be down there in a month or so.
 
2014-01-06 04:12:14 PM  
The government needs to do a better job of keeping secrets away from the fickle public.  Enhanced interrogation is a necessary aspect of the intelligence mission, but clearly, much of the public doesn't have the stomach to swallow those difficult truths.
 
2014-01-06 04:14:30 PM  

Odoriferous Queef: MycroftHolmes: I like Snow's and Smitty's more than Black's. I am becoming partial to Pecan Lodge, but that is mainly because North Texas has very few legit BBQ places. Franklin's is very good.

I prefer Black's over Smitty's.  I'll have to check out Snow's.  I'll be down there in a month or so.


I have sadt before and I will say it again, I prefer Smitty's because the pitmaster looks like Grossberger from Stir Crazy.

www.texasmonthly.com

www.chud.com

Can't recommend Kreuz because I can never spell it correctly.
 
2014-01-06 04:18:07 PM  
Sadly, this is not the memoir of the CIA lawyer who is spending the rest of his life on death row.
 
2014-01-06 04:20:20 PM  

MycroftHolmes: Odoriferous Queef: MycroftHolmes: I like Snow's and Smitty's more than Black's. I am becoming partial to Pecan Lodge, but that is mainly because North Texas has very few legit BBQ places. Franklin's is very good.

I prefer Black's over Smitty's.  I'll have to check out Snow's.  I'll be down there in a month or so.

I have sadt before and I will say it again, I prefer Smitty's because the pitmaster looks like Grossberger from Stir Crazy.

[www.texasmonthly.com image 610x349]

[www.chud.com image 350x224]

Can't recommend Kreuz because I can never spell it correctly.


Damn. He sure does.
I wont eat at Kreuz again.  Did once and the staff were a bunch of assholes.
 
2014-01-06 04:21:20 PM  

mekkab: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

What about Jersey BBQ?

[localtvwqad.files.wordpress.com image 850x1138]


NEVER!!! Ewwwwwwww.............

Do these 'orange people' not realize how horrid they truly look?!? Do they NOT have mirrors up there?
 
2014-01-06 04:23:04 PM  

CJHardin: Prince George: How bad does one have to spell because to get it to spell-check and barbeque.

How bad does one have to spell as to get it to spell-check as and?.


How bad does one have to spell "auto-correct" to get it to auto-correct as "spell-check"?
 
2014-01-06 04:25:49 PM  

Debeo Summa Credo: [www.littlemonsterscomic.com image 702x473]
Approve


the cutest image to ever have anything to do w/ torture ever.

/they're a holiday staple in the Breygon residence
//the muppets, not torture
///torture comes from working w/ those blue spruces (their needles hurt like a SoB)
 
2014-01-06 04:37:00 PM  

FlashHarry: always preview before submittingauto-greenlighting, barbecue you could end up with a silly or nonsensical headline.


FTFY
 
2014-01-06 04:38:43 PM  

groppet: I can imagine an old KGB BBQ would have just had donkey ribs and cabbage rolls.


Those weren't from donkeys.
 
2014-01-06 04:43:28 PM  

KidneyStone: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

This will help.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ubTQfr_tyY

/grilling is not BBQ.


Funny vid. I like how Florida was shaped like California.

As for the Austin Texas BBQ discussion, I have been to Louie Mueller's in Taylor. Damn good stuff.

Having now moved to Detroit, I am glad I can cook my own.
 
2014-01-06 04:51:43 PM  
"Chose not barbecue" has such a tragic, Shakespearean ring to it.
 
2014-01-06 04:53:36 PM  
I went to Dallas in October.....I went to the Pecan Lodge...it.....changed me....

I used to hate brisket and wonder what all the fuss was about.

We stood in line in some damn farmer's market for over an hour and I was ready to not like it, and then i bit into that brisket; it was like a waterfall made of warm, velveteen blankets the color of liquid gold enrobed my tongue and rode it like a 5000 dollar hooker. It was amazing. I actually sat there, stunned after I was done and had to prepare myself for another bite. It was the only time in my life I truly appreciated fine food, and I have eaten Robuchon and Ducasse's finest offerings. I don't care if it is stupid, smoky caveman meat....that was as religious experience as this athiest has ever had.

I have seen God, and he is the non-English speaking, 50-year old Mexican who cooked that brisket at the Pecan Lodge.
 
2014-01-06 04:59:23 PM  
I'm confused. Were the prisoners being barbecued as torture, or was he barbecuing while the torture was going on, or both? Or, is there another possibility that I haven't even considered?
 
2014-01-06 04:59:37 PM  
I hate to break it to everyone, but currently, the nations best BBQ is currently coming from Richmond Virginia
 
2014-01-06 05:01:04 PM  

Wizzywig: We stood in line in some damn farmer's market for over an hour and I was ready to not like it, and then i bit into that brisket; it was like a waterfall made of warm, velveteen blankets the color of liquid gold enrobed my tongue and rode it like a 5000 dollar hooker.


I.
Hate/Loathe/Despise.
You.

/Mindbleach. Stat!
 
2014-01-06 05:02:58 PM  

hitlersbrain: I support giving prisoners the choice of water boarding or barbeque.


And for dessert, Cake or Death!
 
2014-01-06 05:08:17 PM  
xaxor.com
 
2014-01-06 05:16:10 PM  

whatsupchuck: Note to self: Stop submitting coherent headlines because gibberish altitude galoshes sandwich.


That got a legitimate LOL out of me. In other words, I barbequed it.
 
2014-01-06 05:24:30 PM  

pnome: ArcadianRefugee: McGrits: Is this real barbecue where one cooks with indirect heat and smoke? Or is this the backyard party where people grill burgers and hotdogs?

Who cares? The real question is, which is the best style of barbecue? Texas? Carolina? Memphis? Kansas City?

Carolina.


Santa Maria style tri-tip.

/hides and watches with popcorn
//though it really is great when done properly
 
2014-01-06 05:36:52 PM  

Wizzywig: I have seen GodJesus, and he is the non-English speaking, 50-year old Mexican who cooked that brisket at the Pecan Lodge.


FTFY.
 
2014-01-06 05:39:20 PM  
I started reading the thread then forgot what the headline was about.
 
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