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Old 09-02-2020, 05:24   #16
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I've been highlighting the lack of diversity and inclusiveness in NBA and NFL to my woke colleagues for quite some time now. I argue I want NBA and NFL need to reflect America more! I don't see any or enough Asians, South Asians, Hispanic and Native American. Said colleagues always dodged out of the hypocrisy.


This makes me laugh especially...

Daniel Tosh has some bits that crack me up...

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But we have diversity. Other teams don’t. Or if you look at the Olympics, you look at our, uh, U.S. Gymnastics squad, we have an Asian girl, a white girl, a black girl. Look at the Chinese squad. Any guesses? Did you guess exclusively Chinese bitches? Yeah, that’s all that’s ever been on that team. That’s all that will ever be on that team. Then they wonder why they’re not getting golds anymore.
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Old 09-02-2020, 06:14   #17
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Yesss! Never a better time to spend outdoors and build lead-slinging proficiency.
Save Bullets (unless putting meat on the table) go fishing instead
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Old 09-02-2020, 06:44   #18
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Take the newfound free time and spend it outdoors and "doing", not watching.
Indeed - cowboy shooting, reloading your favorite cartridges for accuracy (cheaper and more rewarding than buying someone else's recipe), scouting out hunting spots, looking for new fishing holes...


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Daniel Tosh has some bits that crack me up....
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we have diversity. Other teams don’t. Or if you look at the Olympics, you look at our, uh, U.S. Gymnastics squad, we have an Asian girl, a white girl, a black girl. Look at the Chinese squad. Any guesses? Did you guess exclusively Chinese bitches? Yeah, that’s all that’s ever been on that team. That’s all that will ever be on that team.
The USA sits atop the mountain of REAL freedom and diversity with ALL citizens afforded the unalienable right to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness"
There is no other place to go.

You want to find bigotry and racism - look all over the continent of Asia for the way they treat one another.
Look to places like Venezuela or Russia or China or North Korea for freedom and liberty.
...the Venezuelan government would have machine-gunned those fucking CHAZ protestors to death in the street and left the bodies for their neighbors to clean up.

If you want a good life - the words of Maximo Alvarez are inspiring and need to be printed in the collective memory of every decent American...
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I KNOW ALL ABOUT THE PAST. I'LL NEVER FORGET MY OWN. MY FAMILY HAS FLED TOTALITARIANISM AND COMMUNISM MORE THAN ONCE. FIRST MY DAD FROM SPAIN. THEN FROM CUBA. BUT MY FAMILY IS DONE RUNNING AWAY. BY THE GRACE OF GOD, I LIVE THE AMERICAN DREAM, THE GREATEST BLESSING I EVER HAD.

MY DAD ONLY HAD A SIX GRADE EDUCATION TOLD ME, DON'T LOSE THIS PLACE. I'M SPEAKING TO YOU TODAY BECAUSE MY FAMILY IS NOT ABANDONING WHAT WE RIGHTFULLY EARNED. THERE'S NO PLACE TO EARN. I'M SPEAKING TO YOU TODAY BECAUSE PRESIDENT TRUMP MAY NOT ALWAYS BE POLITICALLY CORRECT. HE'S IN FACT, A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN. NOT YOUR AVERAGE CAREER POLITICIAN. OUR PRESIDENT IS JUST ANOTHER FAMILY MAN, A FRIEND, AND MOST IMPORTANT, OUR ELECTED COMMANDER IN CHIEF WHO PUTS AMERICA FIRST. KEEP IN MIND THE OTHER GUY RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IS MOSTLY CONCERNED ABOUT POWER. YES, YES, POWER FOR THEM, BUT NOT FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL AMERICANS.

I'M SPEAKING TO YOU TODAY BECAUSE I HAVE SEEN PEOPLE LIKE THIS BEFORE. I'VE SEEN MOVEMENTS LIKE THIS BEFORE. I'VE SEEN IDEAS LIKE THIS BEFORE . AND I AM HERE TO TELL YOU, WE CANNOT LET THEM TAKE OVER OUR COUNTRY. I HEARD THE PROMISES OF FIDEL CASTRO. AND I CAN NEVER FORGET ALL THOSE WHO GREW UP AROUND ME, WHO LOOK LIKE ME, WHO SUFFER AND STARVED AND DIED BECAUSE THEY BELIEVED THOSE EMPTY PROMISES. THEY SWALLOW THEIR COMMUNIST POISON PILL. IF YOU HAVE A CHANCE GO TO THE FREEDOM TOWER IN MIAMI, STOP AND LISTEN. YOU CAN STILL HEAR THE SOUNDS OF THOSE BROKEN PROMISES. IT IS THE SOUND OF WAVES IN THE OCEAN CARRYING FAMILIES INTO PIECES OF WOOD. FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WHO CAN'T SWIM BUT WILLING TO RISK EVERYTHING TO REACH THIS BLESSED LAND. IT IS THE SOUND OF TEARS HITTING THE PAPER OF AN APPLICATION TO BECOME AN AMERICAN CITIZEN - SOON AFTER THEY EXPERIENCED THE REALITY.

LOOK AT THEM. LISTEN TO THEM. LEARN THE TRUTH. THOSE FALSE PROMISES - SPREAD THE WEALTH, FREE EDUCATION, FREE HEALTHCARE, DEFUND THE POLICE, TRUST A SOCIALIST STATE MORE THAN YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR COMMUNITY - THEY DON'T SOUND RADICAL TO MY EARS. THEY SOUND FAMILIAR. AND FIDEL CASTRO WAS ASKED IF HE WAS A COMMUNIST. HE SAID HE WAS A ROMAN CATHOLIC. HE KNEW HE HAD TO HIDE THE TRUTH. BUT THE COUNTRY I WAS BORN IN IS GONE, TOTALLY DESTROYED. WHEN I WATCH THE NEWS IN SEATTLE, CHICAGO, PORTLAND AND OTHER CITIES, WHEN YOU SEE THE HISTORY BEING RE-WRITTEN, WHEN I HEAR THE PROMISES, I HEAR ECHOS OF A FORMER LIFE I NEVER WANTED TO HEAR AGAIN. I SEE SHADOWS I THOUGHT I WAS OUT OF THEM. MY PARENTS ONLY WANTED ONE PERSON TO DECIDE MY FATE, ME. NOT SOME PARTY MEMBER, NOT SOME GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL, NOT SOME BUREAUCRAT.

IN AMERICA, I WILL DECIDE MY OWN FUTURE. I'M SO GRATEFUL TO AMERICA, THE PLACE WHERE I WAS ABLE TO BUILD MY AMERICAN DREAM THROUGH HARD WORK AND DETERMINATION. PRESIDENT TRUMP KNOWS THE AMERICAN STORY WAS WRITTEN BY PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU AND I, WHO LOVE OUR COUNTRY AND TAKE RISKS TO BUILD A FUTURE FOR OUR FAMILIES AND NEIGHBORS. I MAY BE CUBAN-BORN, BUT I AM 100% AMERICAN. THIS IS THE GREATEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD, AND I SAID THIS BEFORE, IF I GAVE AWAY EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE TODAY, IT WOULD NOT EQUAL 1% OF WHAT I WAS GIVEN WHEN I CAME TO THIS GREAT COUNTRY OF OURS, THE GIFT OF FREEDOM.

RIGHT NOW, IT IS UP TO US TO DECIDE OUR FATE AND TO CHOOSE FREEDOM OVER OPPRESSION. PRESIDENT TRUMP, HE'S FIGHTING THE FORCES OF ANARCHY AND COMMUNISM. AND I KNOW HE WILL CONTINUE TO DO JUST THAT, AND WHAT ABOUT HIS OPPONENT AND THE REST OF THE D.C. SWAMP? I HAVE NO DOUBT THEY WILL HAND THE COUNTRY OVER TO THOSE DANGEROUS FORCES. YOU AND I WILL DECIDE, AND HERE'S WHAT I'VE DECIDED. MY DECISION IS VERY EASY. I CHOOSE PRESIDENT TRUMP BECAUSE I CHOOSE AMERICA. I CHOOSE FREEDOM. I STILL HEAR MY DAD. THERE IS NO OTHER PLACE TO GO. THANK YOU. AND MAY THE GOOD LORD BLESS AMERICA.

Now, go back and listen to some recorded clips from the criminals and traitors from the "left" of America as they spent their convention absolutely BASHING the ideas and concepts of a decent and welcoming American Dream.
Listen to the assault on America voiced by two criminals that seek to become our president and vice president - then ponder again why people are "done"



...maybe I'm just deplorable and irredeemable. Maybe I should just go eat my peas.
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Old 09-02-2020, 08:42   #19
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Save Bullets (unless putting meat on the table) go fishing instead
was referring to training for anytime the soyverines want do force on force party


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If you want a good life - the words of Maximo Alvarez are inspiring and need to be printed in the collective memory of every decent American...

Now, go back and listen to some recorded clips from the criminals and traitors from the "left" of America as they spent their convention absolutely BASHING the ideas and concepts of a decent and welcoming American Dream.
Listen to the assault on America voiced by two criminals that seek to become our president and vice president - then ponder again why people are "done"

...maybe I'm just deplorable and irredeemable. Maybe I should just go eat my peas.
my grandfather fled communism. It's rather sad some of of his sons/grandsons admonished me to vote following identity politics
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Old 09-02-2020, 08:56   #20
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Take the newfound free time and spend it outdoors and "doing", not watching.
Lumberjack competitions. Axe and tomahawk throwing!!
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Old 09-02-2020, 09:01   #21
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Lumberjack competitions. Axe and tomahawk throwing!!
I actually have a sizeable log "disk" ready to mount on a target stand.

Reproduction 18th century tomahawk ready to go.
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The ills that have affected the US pro sports, hasn't hit professional cycling. Vive le Tour!
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The ills that have affected the US pro sports, hasn't hit professional cycling. Vive le Tour!
A little late this year but the Peloton is riding hard. Great finish today. Sagan was 4th, Oh, well.
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Old 09-02-2020, 11:57   #24
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Take the newfound free time and spend it outdoors and "doing", not watching.
I've done both.
I grabbed the warbelt, monocular, and some PBJ sandwiches a few days ago & went traipsing up on a ridge hunting property and just hung out for awhile on a few square feet I'd never been. Lo & behold, as they rose from their siesta time I discover the answer to a many-years question from all who come there & gather in the kitchen ("where do they go?"). I found an area on the fringe of some pines full of bachelor white-tails. Not in conflict yet with each other, but defintely bachelor'd up, and not even a tertiary trail going into it. I marked it on the topo for post-rut winter use.

Now, do I briefback my buddies on opening morning while they're eating my biscuits & gravy, or not....?
Hmmmm.
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The ills that have affected the US pro sports, hasn't hit professional cycling. Vive le Tour!
Except for those multiple titles stripped from Lance Armstrong, Floyd Landis, and Alberto Contador as well as the 50+ top ten finishers that failed drug or doping tests.

Lacrosse is still untainted - them college boys were all exonerated.
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There aren't many sports I like left -- if there are actually any. I got tired of grossly overpaid "men" playing games for a living and thinking they are gladiators to be worshipped by the sheep. They seriously need to rethink their positions in life, but that's just my opinion of them which isn't worth much.

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I have pretty much culled my professional sports viewing down to the UFC.
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Most excellent advice.
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I have pretty much culled my professional sports viewing down to the UFC.
Welcome back, long time no see!

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The only decent sport left is Curling....And the season just started....I'm in....
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