If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Cincinnati Enquirer)   Today's Tea Party victory: Congressman prevents the House from honoring golfer Jack Nicklaus for promoting good sportsmanship and philanthropy. "Nicklaus didn't die on the golf course, and he's got plenty of medals"   (cincinnati.com) divider line 70
    More: Silly  
•       •       •

1547 clicks; posted to Politics » on 16 Jun 2014 at 5:29 PM (18 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



70 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all
 
2014-06-16 03:44:45 PM  
subtard

He didn't prevent anything.  The bill passed.
 
2014-06-16 04:32:55 PM  

jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.


He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.
 
2014-06-16 04:44:05 PM  
So this is what Congress does in between voting to repeal Obamacare.
 
2014-06-16 04:56:13 PM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.


so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.
 
2014-06-16 05:05:40 PM  
And to think, there was a time when no one could find a bigger prick than Jack Nicklaus, but here we are.
 
2014-06-16 05:31:41 PM  
It's going to get to the point where they won't even be able to pass those silly naming-the-post-office bills.

Enjoy your self-funded pile of crazy, GOP.
 
2014-06-16 05:31:53 PM  

ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.


I don't know. This seems very out of character for the Tea Party.

Now, how about that 56th repeal of the ACA.
 
2014-06-16 05:33:07 PM  

ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.


Congress doesn't bill by the hour, does it?
 
2014-06-16 05:39:51 PM  

Nabb1: And to think, there was a time when no one could find a bigger prick than Jack Nicklaus, but here we are.


Bravo, way to go champ.
 
2014-06-16 05:44:03 PM  
You have to wonder what goes through these people's minds.

Besides the distant howl of wind across the wastes of Mordor, I mean.
 
2014-06-16 05:47:30 PM  
...and the longtime president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Steve Stevens, briefly explored - but then dropped - a potential primary challenge.

He was probably busy banging hookers anyway...

www.celebrityrockstarguitars.com
 
2014-06-16 05:49:27 PM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.


Yeah, I see no reason to block this... Hell, if it's about Congress "wasting time", did anyone point out that he wasted MORE time by delaying the vote?

Of course, I don't think our current GOP understands the concept of 'sportsmanship', anyway, so there's that.
 
2014-06-16 05:49:55 PM  

Gyrfalcon: You have to wonder what goes through these people's minds.

Besides the distant howl of wind across the wastes of Mordor, I mean.


Obama is always golfing, Jack Nicklaus is a famous golfer, therefore refusing to honor jack Nicklaus is sticking it to Obama.  Col. Mustard with the candlestick in the library libtards.
 
2014-06-16 05:50:10 PM  
Meh. If I was in Congress, I would have a policy of abstaining from all these ceremonial bills.
 
2014-06-16 05:56:56 PM  
At last, an issue I can agree with the teabaggers on.
Jack Nicklaus is a total stranger to good sportsmanship.
He could be a philanthropist, I suppose. Doubt it, though. The man's a flaming dick.
Great golfer. Terrible person.
 
2014-06-16 05:57:53 PM  
Another TP victory, according to McClatchy is Cochran might have to get tough for a change against his TP opponent. Something he's not used to.
 
2014-06-16 06:03:42 PM  

UNC_Samurai: It's going to get to the point where they won't even be able to pass those silly naming-the-post-office bills.

Enjoy your self-funded pile of crazy, GOP.


According to Politifact, part of the GOP campaign promise was to limit those kinds of bills to one day per month, and the GOP has basically kept that promise.

Commemorative resolutions were supposed to be done away with.

Cantor's press secretary, Megan Whittemore, pointed us to new House rules, which say in part, "The epublican Leader shall not schedule ... any bill or resolution for consideration under suspension of the Rules which ... expresses appreciation, commends, congratulates, celebrates, recognizes the accomplishments of, or celebrates the anniversary of, an entity, event, group, individual, institution, team or government program; or acknowledges or recognizes a period of time for such purposes."

"We don't schedule, and the House hasn't passed, commemoratives this Congress," Whittemore said.
 
2014-06-16 06:05:20 PM  
The GOP has become dominated by "an insurgent outlier" who abhors compromise and has declared "war on the government," they write in their 2012 book "It's Even Worse Than It Looks. How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism."

Recommended reading. Especially for the BSABSVR set.
 
2014-06-16 06:06:50 PM  
Cincinnati is in Kentucky, right?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr3ftmvO7Oc
 
2014-06-16 06:15:50 PM  

fusillade762: The GOP has become dominated by "an insurgent outlier" who abhors compromise and has declared "war on the government," they write in their 2012 book "It's Even Worse Than It Looks. How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism."

Recommended reading. Especially for the BSABSVR set.

 
2014-06-16 06:20:07 PM  

ManateeGag: so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.


That's pretty much the tea party's thing, though: wasting money on trivial shiat. So victory. Just not quit as cool as the billions wasted with the shutdown. It's going to be hard to top that.
 
2014-06-16 06:22:46 PM  

ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.


Because then they can say that the system is broken, while they hold the baseball bat behind their backs.  I'm surprised you guys haven't caught on to it down there, it's key to Canadian politics - break everything your opponents support, and then say the system is broken.
 
2014-06-16 06:25:04 PM  

ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.


It's not like it's their money.
 
2014-06-16 06:26:07 PM  

BMFPitt: Meh. If I was in Congress, I would have a policy of abstaining from all these ceremonial bills.


I would too.

Either that, or when a bill came up honoring someone, I'd stick a "but fark this other guy" rider onto it.
 
2014-06-16 06:27:07 PM  
One thing you can say for sure about the teabaggers, they don't know how to choose their battles.  These fools will pick an idealogical fight over anything, no matter how trivial.  It's like they never graduated from high school debate club.

I'd like to say that this propensity will eventually be their undoing, but in theory that should have happened a while back.
 
2014-06-16 06:31:28 PM  

moeburn: ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.

Because then they can say that the system is broken, while they hold the baseball bat behind their backs.  I'm surprised you guys haven't caught on to it down there, it's key to Canadian politics - break everything your opponents support, and then say the system is broken.


It's a tactic that was also used successfully in the Roman Republic.  Got a bunch of renegade gladiators trying to escape?  You could let them leave peacefully, or you could cut off all means of escape so that they have no choice but to march against Rome.  They can't possibly win against the Roman army, but they'll cause enough of a panic that people will be willing to pay higher taxes to boost the defense budget.
 
2014-06-16 06:47:50 PM  

UNC_Samurai: It's going to get to the point where they won't even be able to pass those silly naming-the-post-office bills.

Enjoy your self-funded pile of crazy, GOP.


Name everything after Reagan.  Problem solved.
 
2014-06-16 06:53:03 PM  

reported: So this is what Congress does in between voting to repeal Obamacare.


And preventing further funding for ACORN.
 
2014-06-16 06:55:07 PM  

Super Chronic: ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.

Congress doesn't bill by the hour, does it?


No, that's why they only work 3-4 days a week.
 
2014-06-16 06:57:38 PM  
Well, at least he is very passionate about doing nothing.
 
2014-06-16 06:58:27 PM  

dstrick44: At last, an issue I can agree with the teabaggers on.
Jack Nicklaus is a total stranger to good sportsmanship.
He could be a philanthropist, I suppose. Doubt it, though. The man's a flaming dick.
Great golfer. Terrible person.


This.
I was a caddy on the same golf course when Jack was playing.  Every member said the same thing: big jerk.
 
2014-06-16 07:02:39 PM  
It's no wonder he was upset about this.  They were wasting valuable time they could have used to de-fund ACORN.
 
2014-06-16 07:05:49 PM  

dstrick44: At last, an issue I can agree with the teabaggers on.
Jack Nicklaus is a total stranger to good sportsmanship.
He could be a philanthropist, I suppose. Doubt it, though. The man's a flaming dick.
Great golfer. Terrible person.


Hasn't stopped them before. Here's the oral ejaculating on Carson (a jerk) from a few years back:

HONORING JOHNNY CARSON -- (House of Representatives - January 26, 2005)

   Mr.  LaTOURETTE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Government Reform be discharged from further consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 40) honoring the career and philanthropic contributions of Johnny Carson, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House.
   The Clerk read the title of the resolution.
   The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from Ohio?
   There was no objection.
   The Clerk read the resolution, as follows:
   H. Res. 40
   Whereas Johnny Carson was born as John William Carson on October 23, 1925, in Corning, Iowa, to Homer ``Kit'' and Ruth Carson;
   Whereas Johnny Carson moved with his family to Norfolk, Nebraska, in 1933, served his country as a Navy ensign during World War II, and received a bachelor of arts degree in radio and speech in 1949 from the University of Nebraska;
   Whereas Johnny Carson became known as the ``King of Late Night'' as he entertained millions of Americans from 1962 until 1992 as the host of ``The Tonight Show'';
   Whereas Johnny Carson won six Emmy Awards, was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1987, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992, and received the Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993;
   Whereas Johnny Carson continued to recognize his Midwestern roots by generously donating millions of dollars to communities and institutions in Nebraska and Iowa;
   Whereas the United States was saddened by the death of Johnny Carson on January 23, 2005, at the age of 79: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved,That the House of Representatives--
    (1) honors Johnny Carson for making us laugh and for his many philanthropic contributions; and
    (2) expresses its deepest sympathy and condolences to his family.

   The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from Ohio (Mr.  LaTourette) is recognized for 1 hour.
   Mr.  LaTOURETTE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I will not take that much time.
   I want to rise in support of House Resolution 40 that honors the life and career of Johnny Carson. Mr. Speaker, the former Tonight Show host passed away on Sunday after 13 years of retirement at the age of 79. His show delighted viewers every weeknight for three decades during an incomparable late-night run from October of 1962 until May of 1992.
   Much has been said in recent days about Johnny Carson, and rightfully so. Carson's career was extremely decorated. He was a six-time Emmy Award winner and a member of the Television Hall of Fame. Carson was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992, and he received the Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993.
   But, undoubtedly, Johnny Carson's greatest accomplishment was in making millions of people laugh at the end of days that were not always that funny. The Tonight Show aired during a period that included some of the most sobering events in American history: the Civil Rights Movement; the Vietnam War; the Watergate saga; the assassinations of President Kennedy, Senator Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., to name a few. Johnny Carson's grace through his 30 years was as important to his longevity as was his sense of humor.
   Since his Tonight Show in 1992, Americans everywhere have longed for his return. His personal life was always intensely private; so we have seen or heard little of him over the last 13 years. With his passing on Sunday, we know we will never see Johnny Carson. And as David Letterman, whose own program followed the Tonight Show each night for 10 years, said this week, ``We will not see the like of him again,'' either.
   Mr. Speaker, I yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from Nebraska (Mr.  Fortenberry), our new colleague.
   Mr. FORTENBERRY. Mr. Speaker, on Sunday America lost a brilliant entertainer, a gifted comedian, and a generous philanthropist. Johnny Carson, who passed away at the age of 79, lived much of his life in California, but he never forgot his Nebraska roots. Johnny Carson was born in Corning, Iowa, but at the age of 8, he and his family moved to Norfolk, Nebraska, a community which continues to embrace him.
   Johnny Carson graduated from Norfolk High School in 1943, and, by the way, Mr. Speaker, that is where he happened not to make the cheerleader squad three times. He then served his country as an ensign in the Navy during World War II. He attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in radio and speech in 1949.
   Although much attention has been paid in recent days to the impact that Johnny Carson had on television, I would like to focus on his generosity, which took on many forms. The list of his financial contributions to communities and institutions is very impressive. It seemed that whenever a project in the Norfolk area was short of funds, Johnny Carson came to the rescue. But he did it in his trademark modest and unassuming style, and, in fact, many of his donations were made anonymously.
   Over the years he developed an impressive philanthropic legacy. He gave $2.27 million for the Cancer Radiation Center in Norfolk, $1 million for the Lifelong Learning Center at Northeast Community College, $600,000 to the Norfolk Public Schools for the Johnny Carson Theater, and $500,000 for the Norfolk Library Foundation. He gave to numerous other projects both in Nebraska and Iowa.
   Johnny Carson also did not forget his alma mater. Last year he donated $5.3 million to renovate and expand the Temple Building, which houses the University of Nebraska-Lincoln theater department. He also provided funding for four merit-based scholarships and donated millions of dollars toward the
construction of the Lied Center for the Performing Arts at the University.
   In 1988, he explained his generosity by saying, ``I have always felt that if you're lucky enough in this life to accumulate enough funds to live better than you have the right to, then you have a moral obligation to pay back to the community or to the country or to the place that brought you up.''
   Nebraska was truly fortunate that it was the place that brought him up. We as a Nation were fortunate to have a man that made so many people laugh. Johnny Carson's generosity to the State will continue to provide benefits for future generations. And for those who remember, his personality will live on in our hearts.
   Mr.  LaTOURETTE. Mr. Speaker, I yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from Iowa (Mr.  King).
   Mr. KING of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding me this time.
   And without deference to the origins of the Speaker or to the other gentleman from Nebraska, I rise today to reclaim Johnny Carson as a loyal Iowan and a favorite son of the great State of Iowa, who migrated to the West across the Missouri River and made his home over on the Nebraska side. Iowa has much to be proud about, and Johnny Carson is one of those rare gems that will certainly be missed.
   Johnny was born as John William Carson on October 23, 1925, in Corning, Iowa, down in mighty Adams County to a Homer, ``Kit,'' and his mother Ruth Carson. A few years later he attended kindergarten in Red Oak, Iowa. He has not forgotten his roots at Red Oak either.
   No comic has been able to duplicate the comfortable format that Carson emitted to his audiences nightly. As Harold Meyerson puts it, he was the ``country boy who had become the urban hipster.'' In Corning, Iowa, everyone knows everyone, and Johnny brought that same small town feeling to Americans who watched him every evening.
   And although he moved to Nebraska, Carson never forgot his Iowa roots. His generosity through the John W. Carson Foundation will be long remembered in Iowa. One such example is his support for providing classroom and rehearsal space at the Performing Arts and Education Association of Southwest Iowa, which is located at Red Oak. He understood what it was like to grow up in rural Iowa, and he understood rural America. And those people down in that region had not had access to performance amenities until Johnny made his contribution.
   So in keeping with the spirit of the person whom everyone in America loved, he really did not just belong to Iowa or just belong to Nebraska, but Johnny Carson belonged to America. And he would be quite pleased if I took this opportunity to also reclaim Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns as an Iowan and also reclaim Roger Craig, great running back from Davenport, Iowa, who slid his way through Lincoln and went on to win three Super Bowl rings in San Francisco. There are others. And I appreciate the life of Johnny Carson and the spirit that he brought to this great country.
   Mr.  LaTOURETTE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume.
   I want to thank the distinguished gentleman from Nebraska (Mr.  Fortenberry) for composing this resolution, and I thank my colleagues for their comments.
[Begin Insert]

   Ms. WATSON. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 40, a resolution honoring the career and philanthropic contribution of Johnny Carson. I want to thank Congressman  FORTENBERRY for joining me in introducing this timely resolution, and I appreciate the opportunity to join my colleagues in honoring an American legend.
   Mr. Carson, known to millions around the world simply as ``Johnny,'' was not only the king of late-night comedy, but a true American icon whose wit and social commentary help defined generations of American entertainment and popular culture. During his 30-year reign of late night, he commanded the loyalty of millions of television viewers. He did this not just by being a gifted comedian, but by being everyone's favorite next-door neighbor, who always knew how to put his audiences at ease. His jokes on politics were always sharp and perceptive, but never below the belt. His monologues reflected the pulse of our Nation. He is and always will be the fabric of American society.
   Johnny brought heartland values with him to show business, and he departed a class act. After he finished his final show in 1992, he never returned for guest appearances or prime-time specials. Instead, Johnny demonstrated his well known sincerity by letting his remarkable achievements speak for themselves.
   Mr. Speaker, I thank you for this opportunity to pay tribute to this great American icon, and I strongly urge my colleagues to support this resolution.
[End Insert]

   Mr.  LATOURETTE. Mr. Speaker, I yield back the balance of my time.
   The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, the previous question is ordered on the resolution.
   There was no objection.
   The resolution was agreed to.
 
2014-06-16 07:06:15 PM  

Super Chronic: ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.

Congress doesn't bill by the hour, does it?


not congress per se, but many of the other folks that have to be there are hourly, as are lights, temperature, etc.
 
2014-06-16 07:20:17 PM  
If you don't have time to read the article, the take away is that Rep. Thomas Massie is a mean-spirited dick.
 
2014-06-16 07:22:09 PM  
If the Tea Party was actually  successfully preventing random symbolic recognition bills for stupid bullshiat, I'd say they were actually doing something worthwhile for once.

Post offices don't need names, you make-work time-wasting motherfarkers, you haven't passed a budget in farking years, spend you time discussing that instead.
 
2014-06-16 07:25:11 PM  
Massie has voted against...a proposal to name an interstate bridge after baseball legend Stan Musial.

You son of a biatch
 
2014-06-16 07:28:00 PM  

Massie also says that legislative stalemate isn't always bad. Take, for example, a patent reform bill that the House passed in April. Supporters said the measure was needed to stop "patent trolls" who buy up patents and then sue companies for infringement in an effort to win big legal settlements.
Massie argued that it would help big companies at the expense of small inventors who are trying to protect their innovations. He said the bill would have reduced the value of their intellectual property. He tried to kill the bill. It sailed through the House on a vote of 325-to-91, but it has since stalled in the Senate - thanks in part, Massie says, to his efforts to bring more scrutiny to the bill and highlight its negative potential.
"When things die because of dysfunction, I think that's bad. Now when things die because the process worked, I think that's good," Massie said.


Go fark yourself.
 
2014-06-16 07:41:47 PM  

UncomfortableSilence: Gyrfalcon: You have to wonder what goes through these people's minds.

Besides the distant howl of wind across the wastes of Mordor, I mean.

Obama is always golfing, Jack Nicklaus is a famous golfer, therefore refusing to honor jack Nicklaus is sticking it to Obama.  Col. Mustard with the candlestick in the library libtards.


Actually, Jack campaigned for Romney in 2012.
 
2014-06-16 08:03:13 PM  

ManateeGag: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.

so, you're saying the teatard successfully wasted tax payer time and money on a non-issue.

For people who claim to be fiscally responsible, they sure do like wasting tax payer money.



I thought they were salary, not hourly.
 
2014-06-16 08:03:34 PM  
If Jack is such a jerk, he sure has been putting up an incredibly deceptive facade for a hell of a long time.
 
2014-06-16 08:21:55 PM  

Nabb1: And to think, there was a time when no one could find a bigger prick than Jack Nicklaus, but here we are.


Please, here's my CSB from the last Niklaus thread, verbatim:

I got to play nine holes with Jack eons ago (like, 1980 or thereabouts) because my dad won a charity auction and my twin brother and I rounded out the third and fourth players of our group.  We were nine years old at best, and he was just like that - "lemme show you how to do it" - and then he'd hit an amazing shot, wink at us, and say "now you try."

Either my brother or myself would inevitably hit it into the trees, or the water, or onto the fairway of the next hole, and his response was always the same formula "Not everyone can be X, but you'll be one hell of a Y."  What I remember of X and Y:

X: Lawyer  Y: Plumber
X: Doctor  Y: Mechanic
X: Professor Y: Shoe shiner

But he managed to get ice cream delivered, in a cone, around the fourth hole, and as far as we were concerned that made him the greatest man on earth.  I'll also give him props for never forcing us to finish a hole early - he let my dad do that.  If they aren't your kids, letting someone reach 6 over par can be maddening.

He was a perfect gentleman to us the entire time.  I'd say "prick" is going a little far.
 
2014-06-16 08:54:17 PM  

Lionel Mandrake: Massie has voted against...a proposal to name an interstate bridge after baseball legend Stan Musial.

You son of a biatch


Reason #548 why Congress has almost a negative approval rating:  Not even Cubs fans disliked Stan Musial.
 
2014-06-16 09:08:52 PM  

Lsherm: But he managed to get ice cream delivered, in a cone, around the fourth hole, and as far as we were concerned that made him the greatest man on earth.


All other parts of your CSB aside, I always found it amusing how easy kids are to bribe.

"That guy is a meanie poopy jerk head!"
"But I bought you ice cream."
"I MEANT AWESOMEST GUY EVER!!"
 
2014-06-16 09:15:44 PM  
And jobs flowered across all this fair land...
 
2014-06-16 09:41:08 PM  
Doesn't Congress have better things to do than honor people for promoting good sportsmanship?
 
2014-06-16 09:44:34 PM  

grumpfuff: Lsherm: But he managed to get ice cream delivered, in a cone, around the fourth hole, and as far as we were concerned that made him the greatest man on earth.

All other parts of your CSB aside, I always found it amusing how easy kids are to bribe.

"That guy is a meanie poopy jerk head!"
"But I bought you ice cream."
"I MEANT AWESOMEST GUY EVER!!"


I met Pete Rose under different circumstances, but he made a joke about my brother and me and then autographed every single thing we were wearing, and this was before he broke Cobb's record.  He was great.

By all independent accounts Pete Rose is an asshole without peer within major league baseball, but he was great to us, so your theory has merit.
 
2014-06-16 09:45:08 PM  

peasandcarrots: And jobs flowered across all this fair land...


...the land floweth with milk and honey...
 
2014-06-16 09:48:08 PM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: jwa007: He didn't prevent anything.

He prevented a voice vote. Usually these things get passed without objection, because, seriously, who really gives a rat's ass.

I mean, other than Rep. Nofun McPartypooper here.


Hell, blocking an honor for a golfer in a Republican-rich state can be hazardous to your health. Especially the greatest golfer of all time.

/Yes, fark Tiger.
 
2014-06-16 10:07:02 PM  

Lsherm: grumpfuff: Lsherm: But he managed to get ice cream delivered, in a cone, around the fourth hole, and as far as we were concerned that made him the greatest man on earth.

All other parts of your CSB aside, I always found it amusing how easy kids are to bribe.

"That guy is a meanie poopy jerk head!"
"But I bought you ice cream."
"I MEANT AWESOMEST GUY EVER!!"

I met Pete Rose under different circumstances, but he made a joke about my brother and me and then autographed every single thing we were wearing, and this was before he broke Cobb's record.  He was great.

By all independent accounts Pete Rose is an asshole without peer within major league baseball, but he was great to us, so your theory has merit.



I'm reminded somewhat of my nieces, at least in your original CSB. I was babysitting them for a few days while my sister was on vacation with her husband. I was told they had a strict bed time of 10PM. I was a little loose with it, and sent them to bed at 10:30. They were quite upset, expecting I would not be as strict as mom and dad. There were many angry 8 year old insults thrown at me(WHY ARE YOU MEAN AND HATING US? I THOUGHT YOU LOVED US!!!) but the next day, when I picked them up from school, I took them for ice cream and bought them each a $5 iTunes card. I didn't hear a single complaint about sending them to bed(or really anything I told them to do) for the rest of the 5 days I watched them.
 
Displayed 50 of 70 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »






Report