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Fedaykin
06-06-2013, 01:37 PM
"A jury in Bexar County, Texas just acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of charges that he murdered a 23-year-old Craigslist escort—agreeing that because he was attempting to retrieve the $150 he'd paid to Frago, who wouldn't have sex with him, his actions were justified."

http://gawker.com/texas-says-its-ok-to-shoot-an-escort-if-she-wont-have-511636423

houghtam
06-06-2013, 01:40 PM
Texas is a ****hole and needs to be excised from the union, along with most of the rest of the south.

Requiem
06-06-2013, 01:54 PM
Wow. . .

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 01:59 PM
Every state has wierd jury trial outcomes. Look at Calif we let OJ walk. When you leave it up to a jury you will often get head scratching decisions.

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 01:59 PM
Texas is a ****hole and needs to be excised from the union, along with most of the rest of the south.

ridiculous.

Smiling Assassin27
06-06-2013, 02:05 PM
ridiculous.

Texas has echoed this sentiment for years, yet neither the union or Texas gets what it wants! :~ohyah!:

Rohirrim
06-06-2013, 02:15 PM
The original report: http://wendyista.blogspot.com/2009/12/man-shoots-prostitute-because-she.html

Lincoln blew it. ;D

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 02:33 PM
moral of the story is don't be a ho.

Fedaykin
06-06-2013, 02:42 PM
moral of the story is don't be a ho.

Knew it was only a matter of time before someone provided the misogynist perspective.

houghtam
06-06-2013, 02:56 PM
Knew it was only a matter of time before someone provided the misogynist perspective.

I love how cut poses as this easy going, to each their own hipster musician on one hand, and then a careless, soulless penis on the other.

He's got a personality for every occasion, it seems.

A man for all seasons.

Sideburn
06-06-2013, 04:53 PM
Knew it was only a matter of time before someone provided the misogynist perspective.

What is misogynistic about his statement? Was she not in fact a hooker? Had she not been a hooker, she would not have been there to try and rob him, thus getting shot in the process of her crime. This is something that can happen to a "ho". That or being murdered by a serial killer, beaten by pimp, herself robbed...so on and so forth. In this case, I'd say not being a ho is definitely something to take from this story.
Besides all that, he didn't say all or most women are hos,...I'm sorry but I just don't see it.
Oh well, guess I'm misogynistic, brb gonna go disparage some women and hit my wife.

Rohirrim
06-06-2013, 06:05 PM
He shot her once in the back and once in the neck and then said he didn't intend to kill her... and the Texas jury bought it. :rofl:

El Minion
06-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Jury acquits escort shooter (http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Jury-acquits-escort-shooter-4581027.php#ixzz2VUK6M71O)
By Michelle Mondo, Staff Writers
Updated 10:12 pm, Wednesday, June 5, 2013


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Ezekiel Gilbert denied he meant to kill Craigslist escort.

A Bexar County jury on Wednesday acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of murder in the death of a 23-year-old Craigslist escort.

Gilbert, 30, embraced defense attorneys Bobby Barrera and Roy Barrera Sr. with tears in his eyes after the not guilty verdict was read aloud by state District Judge Mary Román.

Outside the courtroom, Gilbert thanked God, the Barrera family and the jury for being able to “see what wasn't the truth” and for the “second chance.”

Had he been convicted, he could have faced up to life in prison for the slaying of Lenora Ivie Frago who died about seven months after she was shot in the neck and paralyzed on Christmas Eve 2009. Gilbert admitted shooting Frago.

“I sincerely regret the loss of the life of Ms. Frago,” Gilbert said Wednesday. “I've been in a mental prison the past four years of my life. I have nightmares. If I see guns on TV where people are getting killed, I change the channel.”

The verdict came after almost 11 hours of deliberations that stretched over two days. The trial began May 17 but had a long hiatus after a juror unexpectedly had to leave town for a funeral.

During closing arguments Tuesday, Gilbert's defense team conceded the shooting did occur but said the intent wasn't to kill. Gilbert's actions were justified, they argued, because he was trying to retrieve stolen property: the $150 he paid Frago. It became theft when she refused to have sex with him or give the money back, they said.

Gilbert testified earlier Tuesday that he had found Frago's escort ad on Craigslist and believed sex was included in her $150 fee. But instead, Frago walked around his apartment and after about 20 minutes left, saying she had to give the money to her driver, he said.

That driver, the defense contended, was Frago's pimp and her partner in the theft scheme.

The Texas law that allows people to use deadly force to recover property during a nighttime theft was put in place for “law-abiding” citizens, prosecutors Matt Lovell and Jessica Schulze countered. It's not intended for someone trying to force another person into an illegal act such as prostitution, they argued.


Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Jury-acquits-escort-shooter-4581027.php#ixzz2VUJrpfS5

TonyR
06-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Here's another good one: federal judge Edith Jones of Texas who the GOP has in the past touted for the Supreme Court.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesse-lava/allegedly-racist-judge-ha_b_3398693.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/05/edith-jones-judge_n_3391821.html

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 10:33 PM
I love how cut poses as this easy going, to each their own hipster musician on one hand, and then a careless, soulless penis on the other.

He's got a personality for every occasion, it seems.

A man for all seasons.

I'm complex.

Vegas_Bronco
06-06-2013, 10:34 PM
Ah, he thought he would be shooting blanks...then confusion ensued.

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 10:34 PM
I'm Rick James bitch!

cutthemdown
06-06-2013, 10:36 PM
What it really comes down to is you never know when the mane will make fun of something, or act like they really care. Me i just make fun of everything. For instance the whole Redskin and if it is offensive thread.

Whatever though some ho i don't know and never will know got shot up for being a crappy ho and not ****ing. Stupid HO. Had the guy went down for it i would have cared less. I happen to think its BS he got away with it but to imply it only could happen in texas is a joke. So i make a joke out of the whole thing because none of you really care either.

Vegas_Bronco
06-06-2013, 10:44 PM
What it really comes down to is you never know when the mane will make fun of something, or act like they really care. Me i just make fun of everything. For instance the whole Redskin and if it is offensive thread.

Whatever though some ho i don't know and never will know got shot up for being a crappy ho and not ****ing. Stupid HO. Had the guy went down for it i would have cared less. I happen to think its BS he got away with it but to imply it only could happen in texas is a joke. So i make a joke out of the whole thing because none of you really care either.

I agree...easy to offend is a sign of immaturity. This is just a story about a guy who is obsessed with holes and his life is included.

Arkie
06-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Texas is a ****hole and needs to be excised from the union, along with most of the rest of the south.

Even the blue counties like Bexar County?

houghtam
06-07-2013, 11:00 AM
Even the blue counties like Bexar County?

Yes! And even entire blue states like Florida.

The south is a barnacle on the hull of the USS Respectability.

gunns
06-07-2013, 12:08 PM
Seems to me both were doing something illegal. Kind of like the drug dealer getting shot for taking the drug buyers money and not delivering. But of course it is Texas and he was male....oh and he's been in a mental prison for 4 years. It's one you built yourself idiot.

B-Large
06-07-2013, 12:45 PM
Texas is a ****hole and needs to be excised from the union, along with most of the rest of the south.

I mean who here hasn't killed a hooker or 2 in their youth?

Rigs11
06-07-2013, 01:19 PM
oopsHilarious! hey pony what do they put in the water down there?

Texas actress arrested in ricin case, sources say

CNN) -- A Texas actress has been arrested in connection with allegedly ricin-tainted letters that were mailed last month to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, federal law enforcement sources said Friday.

Investigators believe Shannon Rogers Richardson, also known as Shannon Rogers Guess, mailed the letters, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation said.

The letters to Obama, Bloomberg and to an anti-illegal-gun foundation that Bloomberg founded were mailed from Shreveport, Louisiana, last month, federal authorities say.

Richardson has had minor roles in TV series, including "The Walking Dead" and "The Vampire Diaries."

The FBI found "very low concentrations" of ricin on the letters, a spokesman said last month.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/07/justice/ricin-letters-arrest/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

El Guapo
06-07-2013, 03:38 PM
Every state has wierd jury trial outcomes. Look at Calif we let OJ walk. When you leave it up to a jury you will often get head scratching decisions.

Yup.

Let's point out one or two quirks and pigeon hole the second largest state in the union. This is but a speck in the giant state. Stop generalizing and get your heads out of your asses.

chadta
06-07-2013, 03:39 PM
Yup.

Let's point out one or two quirks and pigeon hole the second largest state in the union. This is but a speck in the giant state. Stop generalizing and get your heads out of your asses.

but dont you dare assume that a few people flying planes into buildings represents a whole religion

txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:27 PM
Texas is a ****hole and needs to be excised from the union, along with most of the rest of the south.

So says the guy from Michigan.......who's most noteworthy city which was once dubbed the "Paris of the West" now crumbles underneath the excesses created by the enforcement of the belief system that hot-ham gloriously espouses here within every political thread on the great Mane...............................http://www.freakonomics.com/2011/03/23/detroit-is-dying-quickly/

"After New Orleans, which lost 29 percent of its population in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Detroit’s 25 percent loss is the largest percentage drop in the history of an American city with more than 100,000 people. Just ten years ago, Detroit was the tenth largest city in the country. Demographers at the Brookings Institute now believe it might have fallen all the way to 18th, with just 713,777 people. That’s the smallest it’s been since 1910, just before the automotive boom brought millions of well-paid jobs and turned Detroit into the Motor City. It’s hard to imagine, but up until 1950, Detroit was the fourth biggest city in America. In 1960, it had the highest per-capita income in the U.S."

txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:31 PM
http://www.nbcnews.com/business/detroit-slashes-jobs-bankruptcy-rumors-build-1C7497027

"If Detroit can't get its financial house in order, it could become the largest U.S. city -- at a population of 700,000 -- to file for bankruptcy protection. Earlier this year, two mid-sized California cities -- Stockton and San Bernardino -- filed for bankruptcy."

txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:32 PM
Meanwhile it Texas (where we also have the nation's best looking women hands down)............http://www.thetexaseconomy.org/economic-outlook/
"
Job growth, sales tax collections and building permits all signal that the Texas economy continues to outpace the national economy.
Texas total nonfarm employment increased by 33,100 jobs during April 2013. Between April 2012 and April 2013, Texas total nonfarm employment increased by 3.0 percent.
Over the past year, Texas added jobs in all of the 11 major industries, including professional and business services, trade, transportation and utilities, leisure and hospitality, construction, education and health services, government, mining and logging, financial activities, other services, manufacturing, and information.
Texas employment fell by more than 422,000 during the recession, reaching its low point in December 2009, but returned to its pre-recession peak in November 2011. By February 2013, the state had added an additional 454,000 jobs. In the U.S. as a whole, only 67 percent of recession-hit jobs were recovered by March 2013.
Texas and the nation returned to economic growth in 2010 and 2011, respectively. In calendar 2012, Texas real gross domestic product grew by 3.2 percent, compared with 2.2 percent for the U.S. "

txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:33 PM
http://www.chron.com/business/economy/article/Texas-reports-strong-GDP-growth-4583428.php

If you're not living in North Dakota, you might as well be living in Texas.
A strong increase in economic activity in oil and gas exploration and production boosted the fortunes of both states in 2012, according to a report Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.chron.com/?controllerName=search&action=search&channel=business%2Feconomy&search=1&inlineLink=1&query=%22Bureau+of+Economic+Analysis%22).
The gross domestic product - the total value of all economic activity within a state that is adjusted for inflation - increased 4.8 percent in Texas in 2012, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The U.S. average for 2012 was 2.5 percent. All the states except Connecticut reported an increase in economic activity.
While the energy industry contributed the most to economic growth in Texas, durable goods manufacturing - which includes the making of oil and gas field machinery - was also an important factor for the state.
However, no state could match the economic growth rate that North Dakota experienced last year.
Sparsely populated North Dakota grew by 13.4 percent last year, led by energy exploration and production but also helped by strong growth in construction, wholesale trade and transportation and warehousing, the economic analysis bureau reported.
Inflation-adjusted gross domestic product is the sum of spending by consumers, businesses and government as well as investment and foreign trade, according to the bureau.
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txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:37 PM
10 fastest growing cities in America #9) San Antonio #3) Dallas #2) Houston #1) Austin "Perhaps not surprisingly, cities in Texas, which welcomed more than 427,000 newcomers from August 2011 to July 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, dominated our list. Houston (http://homes.yahoo.com/search/Texas/Houston/homes-for-sale) ranked second, behind Austin, followed by Dallas (http://homes.yahoo.com/search/Texas/Dallas/homes-for-sale) in third place and San Antonio (http://homes.yahoo.com/search/Texas/San_Antonio/homes-for-sale)in ninth. Robust labor markets, unemployment rates under 6% (well below the national average),no state income tax, a business-friendly regulatory environment, and strong population inflows all contributed to Texas towns' high rankings." http://homes.yahoo.com/news/america-s-fastest-growing-cities--2013-001953099.html

txtebow
06-08-2013, 03:38 PM
and with that, Hot-ham, Roh etc,.....YOU AND YOUR MINDLESS POLICIES, STAY FAR THE PHUCK AWAY.....

Requiem
06-09-2013, 07:47 PM
Texas is worthless. Besides Austin.

bowtown
06-09-2013, 08:23 PM
Texas is worthless. Besides Austin.

Now you've done it. Everyone get down. Wikipedia onslaught incoming.

Pony Boy
06-10-2013, 07:58 AM
oopsHilarious! hey pony what do they put in the water down there?

Texas is worthless. Besides Austin.

Hey Riggs and Req why don't you two come down to Texas stadium on October 6th for the game? I will be there with Doc B, and we would enjoy showing you two some southern hospitality. No need to worry about feeling safe, I'm pretty sure we will be the two biggest ole boys wearing orange there.

El Guapo
06-10-2013, 08:16 AM
Texas is worthless. Besides Austin.

Haha, what a fool.

I've said it on here before and I guess I'll have to say it again. Born and raised in the great state of Texas here, but unfortunately moved away after college. I've lived in 3 other states in my journey of life and the wife and I have our sites solely focused on moving back to Texas. Nothing tops it. Those that say otherwise are either ignorant or just plain jealous.

Meck77
06-10-2013, 08:24 AM
There is nothing worse than a Texan on a Colorado ski slope. The starter jackets and jeans just crack me up. Not sure why but they make it a point to make sure everyone knows there from Texas.

"I'm from Texas, everything is bigger in Texas, yadda yadda yadda". Tell you what if texas is so ****ing great why are they always in Colorado?

But hey I'm glad they like texico enough to go back!

Pony Boy
06-10-2013, 08:27 AM
"A jury in Bexar County, Texas just acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of charges that he murdered a 23-year-old Craigslist escort—agreeing that because he was attempting to retrieve the $150 he'd paid to Frago, who wouldn't have sex with him, his actions were justified."

Humm, I guess this only happens in Texas

Requiem
06-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Hey Riggs and Req why don't you two come down to Texas stadium on October 6th for the game? I will be there with Doc B, and we would enjoy showing you two some southern hospitality. No need to worry about feeling safe, I'm pretty sure we will be the two biggest ole boys wearing orange there.

Wouldn't even consider it.

Haha, what a fool.

I've said it on here before and I guess I'll have to say it again. Born and raised in the great state of Texas here, but unfortunately moved away after college. I've lived in 3 other states in my journey of life and the wife and I have our sites solely focused on moving back to Texas. Nothing tops it. Those that say otherwise are either ignorant or just plain jealous.

Um, lol.

Do you know how ignorant you sound claiming Texas is the best place to live in America when you have only lived in three other states your whole life?

That is like saying Texas Roadhouse has the best steak on the planet without going into any of the fine ma and pa diners down there.

Good grief.

Not surpised that you have the attitude you do. Typical.

Requiem
06-10-2013, 12:49 PM
There is nothing worse than a Texan on a Colorado ski slope. The starter jackets and jeans just crack me up. Not sure why but they make it a point to make sure everyone knows there from Texas.

"I'm from Texas, everything is bigger in Texas, yadda yadda yadda". Tell you what if texas is so ****ing great why are they always in Colorado?

But hey I'm glad they like texico enough to go back!

No doubt about it. Texans and Oklahomans are by far the worst. Actually, anyone from the South who has never seen snow or been to a slope is just a danger to themselves and everyone else out there. They were the worst with the equipment, most injured and aloof to everything regarding having a good time on the slopes.

"Ya reckon I can go out on them slopes with just mer jeans awn and be OK?"
. . .

"Uh, go for it and get back to me."


Some of them seriously did it. A lot of them didn't even wear helmets. Some of them even tried putting their jeans on over their snow pants. I don't know how you could be that stupid. I would expect that from a mentally disabled person, but a functional human? LOL.

The only good thing about those people were if you schmoozed them, they tipped like crazy.

We had a Christian Youth Group with a bunch of kids and chaperones from Oklahoma come in one weekend. I knew that these guys were ripe for tips if I talked about how much I loved God and the Sooners.

So, I lied to them about going on a mission trip and how I helped unfortunate kids in inner-cities by spreading the word of Jesus. They were impressed, but I knew it wasn't enough to get the cash I was looking for. I furthered my story by telling them I loved the Oklahoma Sooners and how I watched Josh Heupel play in High School (which I did) and raved about a lot of their old great players, big games, etc.

Ended up having five different families put a crisp Jackson in my pocket after they got their gear outfitted the first day. $100 bucks for talking. The best part about it was that they got me a gift card to one of the best places to eat in Winter Park and gave me another $100 before they left because I treated them and their kids really well.

Man, I miss those guys.

El Guapo
06-10-2013, 12:50 PM
Wouldn't even consider it.



Um, lol.

Do you know how ignorant you sound claiming Texas is the best place to live in America when you have only lived in three other states your whole life?

That is like saying Texas Roadhouse has the best steak on the planet without going into any of the fine ma and pa diners down there.

Good grief.

Not surpised that you have the attitude you do. Typical.


Texas Roadhouse was started in Indiana and is not authentic. :P

http://www.texasroadhouse.com/our-story/roadhouse

I may have lived in 3 states, but travel a ton for work and have been to about 45/50 states multiple times. Went to Denver every summer 'cause I have lots of family up there, and was made aware at that time of the ridiculous amount of jealousy/hatred Coloradans have for Texas. Don't worry, the hate is not reciprocated. :kiss:

Requiem
06-10-2013, 01:11 PM
Most people don't like Texas, I thank them for my adopted nieces and nephews, Austin City Limits and SWSX Fesitval.

Pony Boy
06-10-2013, 01:36 PM
The only good thing about those people were if you schmoozed them, they tipped like crazy.

We had a Christian Youth Group with a bunch of kids and chaperones from Oklahoma come in one weekend. I knew that these guys were ripe for tips if I talked about how much I loved God and the Sooners.

So, I lied to them about going on a mission trip and how I helped unfortunate kids in inner-cities by spreading the word of Jesus. They were impressed, but I knew it wasn't enough to get the cash I was looking for.

Ha......Hilarious! I knew you had to be a waiter out in Colorado .,....... or as you call it seasonable work. Tell me again how educated and smart you are when you have to lie to little kids to get a bigger tip..

Rigs11
06-10-2013, 02:01 PM
outrage!

Mad about NSA snooping? Texas GOP lawmakers have awful record

Your phone records, your emails, your audio files, your photos, your credit card transactions – the federal government already has just about everything you protect with a password, either on file or a few clicks away.

The revelations started with the publication Thursday morning of a single court order affecting one phone company, and by the end of the day, we knew the government had, well, pretty much everything.

The federal government has assembled the machinery of a totalitarian state beyond anything East Germany could imagine. Now we just need people willing to misuse it, aside from the ones we know about.

So how have the four major newspapers in Texas treated the disintegration of the Bill of Rights? With a shrug, shoving the news off the homepage, or relegating it to a wire feed at the bottom.

Instead, we get “Singing city manager to resign in San Marcos” and a story about a strip mall that’s doing well because of a Trader Joe’s.

If you ever a see a journalist at one of these papers swelling with pride about the press’ role in a constitutional democracy, punch him in the stomach. Just once. For this.

I understand that most of the once-great metro papers have retreated into petty provincialism, but at least one of them might have assigned a reporter to the local angle, to follow up on what responsibility Texas lawmakers have for this state of affairs.

It turns out they have a lot — the Republicans, in particular. While social media may be ablaze with anger at the Democratic administration for its indiscriminate invasion of our private affairs, it’s Republican congressmen that opened the way. The only Texas Republican to consistently oppose surveillance expansion was Ron Paul.

The others may protest that there was never any vote about snooping on everybody, but they ignored the warnings about procedural safeguards, ignored principle for results, and this is the result.

Here are five votes that made this snooping possible. The roll calls make it obvious that despite the surge of the tea party in recent years, and the attendant increase in rhetoric about liberty and the Constitution, the Republican Party still is dominated by big government authoritarians uninterested in restraints on power.

Immunity for telecom companies

In 2008, Congress approved a law granting immunity to the telecommunications companies that had assisted the Bush administration with its likely illegal warrantless wiretapping of telephone calls made to foreign countries. In the House, the only Republican to vote against the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act of 2008 was Timothy Johnson of Illinois. Paul didn’t vote.

Among the Texas congressional delegation, no Republican voted against it. The only Democrats to oppose it were Charles Gonzalez, Lloyd Doggett, Eddie Johnson and Sheila Jackson Lee.

The Senate had the chance to vote on a specific amendment to strip immunity from the telecoms. U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison — like every Republican senator nationwide — supported immunity for the telecoms.

FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization

With portions of the law set to expire at the end of 2012, Congress approved the FISA Amendments Act reauthorization amid a flurry of year-end activity. The Texas delegation was strongly in favor once again, with Paul, Doggett, Johnson, and Jackson Lee the only votes against. Only six Republican representatives nationwide sided with Paul. The only Republican senators in the country who voted against it were Lisa Murkowski, Rand Paul and Mike Lee.

In the Senate, the two Democrats from Oregon — Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley — proposed failed amendments that might have brought public scrutiny to the process.

Wyden amendment

Wyden called for a report on how the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 had affected the privacy of the American people. He thought that Congress ought to have a rough idea about how many Americans are being spied on.

“I want to deliver a warning this afternoon,” he said then. “When the American people find out how their government has secretly interpreted the Patriot Act, they will be stunned and they will be angry.”

His amendment was defeated 52-43, with the Republican trio of Lee, Murkowski, and Paul joined by Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.

Merkley amendment

Merkley’s amendment was to require the attorney general to publish major rulings by the FISA court, so long as they weren’t a risk to national security, on the theory that Americans shouldn’t have to live under secret law. It went down 54-37, with Lee, Paul, and Dean Heller of Nevada the only Republicans in favor.

PATRIOT Act Extension of 2011

There have been several extensions of the PATRIOT Act, the original spear through the heart of the Fourth Amendment. On May 27, 2011, it was extended through 2015 on a 72-23 vote, with the liberty caucus of Heller, Lee, Murkowski, and Paul opposing. In the House, Democrats opposed it by a better than 2:1 ratio, while Republicans overwhelmingly supported it once again. At least this time, there were 31 Republicans in opposition. Texas was as statist as ever, with Paul once again the lone Republican dissenter, and Jackson Lee, Doggett, Gonzalez and Al Green the only Democrats.

http://watchdog.org/89095/mad-about-nsa-snooping-texas-gop-lawmakers-have-awful-record/

Rohirrim
06-10-2013, 03:11 PM
Reason #2,457,890,235

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_k-xXQ2kQhJ0/SfCKL_EU2bI/AAAAAAAAAMo/kEfV14X5VYA/s400/texas+redneck.jpg

Rohirrim
06-10-2013, 03:14 PM
Reason #2,457,890,236

http://www.potholetexas.com/pics/RedneckWomen.jpg

Meck77
06-10-2013, 04:04 PM
Reason #2,457,890,235

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_k-xXQ2kQhJ0/SfCKL_EU2bI/AAAAAAAAAMo/kEfV14X5VYA/s400/texas+redneck.jpg

Wait a second. Is that spider on the right?

Requiem
06-10-2013, 04:25 PM
Ha......Hilarious! I knew you had to be a waiter out in Colorado .,....... or as you call it seasonable work. Tell me again how educated and smart you are when you have to lie to little kids to get a bigger tip..

A waiter? Hilarious!

Tell me how stupid someone has to be to give you tips for talking Sooner Football and Jesus.

Early Earth Creationist Bible Thumpers who think people ate dinosaurs. That is who.

Ti-tanka oochie woo wonka bonka bungalow whiskey.

ghwk
06-10-2013, 04:34 PM
Reason #2,457,890,236

http://www.potholetexas.com/pics/RedneckWomen.jpg

Courtney Love on the ranch? There's something hot about a woman and an axe.

Rohirrim
06-10-2013, 07:32 PM
Courtney Love on the ranch? There's something hot about a woman and an axe.

The pink bra gives her a certain joie de vivre.

chadta
06-11-2013, 03:42 AM
Ha......Hilarious! I knew you had to be a waiter out in Colorado .,....... or as you call it seasonable work. Tell me again how educated and smart you are when you have to lie to little kids to get a bigger tip..

really ? your going rag on a guy trying to make an honest buck ?

Meck77
06-11-2013, 06:13 AM
Texans!

They're just wanna be Coloradans!

Requiem
06-11-2013, 07:49 AM
really ? your going rag on a guy trying to make an honest buck ?

He gets his jollies arguing with people half his age. Unfortunately, pinning me down as a waiter would be wrong. I could never do that sort of thing. Never have, never will. I sold concessions at a pool when I was a young kid in the summer time. That was as close to food service as I ever got. :)

El Guapo
06-11-2013, 09:43 AM
Texans!

They're just wanna be Coloradans!

uh, no. Californians want to be Coloradans and Texans though. They're ruining both of our states.

Brewer
06-11-2013, 11:02 AM
uh, no. Californians want to be Coloradans and Texans though. They're ruining both of our states.

Sorry to break it to you, but Texas was ruined by Texans. Never met a Texan I liked or could trust. Hilarious! Back-stabbing mouth breathers who aren't smart enough to get out of the way of oncoming traffic.

"Oh, golly, Texass is soooo great, I tellya wut! It's the best place on Earth, ain't no place I'd rather be, dat's why I's here in Colorado tellin' y'all all about it, I tellya wut! Mmm-hmmm... shore 'nuff it is! Why, lookie here on tha front o' my car at them longhorns I put on it ta make it look like a cow or sumpthin! Tha's cuz I's frum Texass and I shore want ever'one ta know all about it, cuz I used-ta could juss holler about it an' ever'one wud unnerstand I's frum Texass but now there's more of us leavin' I mean my-gratin' no, wait, trav'lin frum the great big ol' union o' Texass so's I gots ta make myself more noticeable by, hold on, now wait just a minnit- I feel like a armadiller stuck in a back o' corn chips... what wuz we jawin' about again?" :yayaya:

Rohirrim
06-11-2013, 11:04 AM
uh, no. Californians want to be Coloradans and Texans though. They're ruining both of our states.

There's no such thing as a "Californian." They all came from someplace else before they went to California and then (realizing it's not what they expected it to be) subsequently decided to move again. Go to a football game in California and you'll see the jerseys of every team in the league.

Pony Boy
06-11-2013, 12:25 PM
really ? your going rag on a guy trying to make an honest buck ?

The only good thing about those people were if you schmoozed them, they tipped like crazy.

We had a Christian Youth Group with a bunch of kids and chaperones from Oklahoma come in one weekend. I knew that these guys were ripe for tips if I talked about how much I loved God and the Sooners.

So, I lied to them about going on a mission trip and how I helped unfortunate kids in inner-cities by spreading the word of Jesus. Ended up having five different families put a crisp Jackson in my pocket.

Ha ... an honest buck ...... He said he lied to a Christian Youth Group about helping unfortunate kids in inner-cities to get a bigger tip.

I'll kiss a fat ass if that's an honest buck .....Hilarious!

Pony Boy
06-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Wait a second. Is that spider on the right?

Speaking of Spider ................... he's delivering STD's

Requiem
06-11-2013, 01:35 PM
There's no such thing as a "Californian." They all came from someplace else before they went to California and then (realizing it's not what they expected it to be) subsequently decided to move again. Go to a football game in California and you'll see the jerseys of every team in the league.

How many Raiders fans do you think are on probation?

Requiem
06-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Ha ... an honest buck ...... He said he lied to a Christian Youth Group about helping unfortunate kids in inner-cities to get a bigger tip.

I'll kiss a fat ass if that's an honest buck .....Hilarious!

I consider a couple hundred dollars in tips for talking Sooner football and Jesus with people for a handful of minutes a pretty good ROI, truth or not. :yayaya:

chadta
06-11-2013, 01:44 PM
Ha ... an honest buck ...... He said he lied to a Christian Youth Group about helping unfortunate kids in inner-cities to get a bigger tip.

I'll kiss a fat ass if that's an honest buck .....Hilarious!

He earned the honest buck by serving whatever it was, he told stories to get a better tip because as a tipped employee he made 1/4 of minimum wage. I have no problem with that at all.

Requiem
06-11-2013, 01:53 PM
He earned the honest buck by serving whatever it was, he told stories to get a better tip because as a tipped employee he made 1/4 of minimum wage. I have no problem with that at all.

Would you like fries with that shake, sir?

Requiem
06-11-2013, 01:56 PM
Hello good sir how would you like your steak?

Hi ma'am, six martini's? Hope you are driving!

Pony Boy
06-11-2013, 01:56 PM
He earned the honest buck by serving whatever it was, he told stories to get a better tip because as a tipped employee he made 1/4 of minimum wage. I have no problem with that at all.

No, he didn't tell stories, he said he lied at that's not an honest buck any way you slice it but I will admit you are right he will work for a 1/4 of minimum wage.

Requiem
06-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Whoever goes to the Cowboys game please snap pictures of Pony Boy. I want to laugh.

Arkie
06-11-2013, 02:40 PM
Ha ... an honest buck ...... He said he lied to a Christian Youth Group about helping unfortunate kids in inner-cities to get a bigger tip.

I'll kiss a fat ass if that's an honest buck .....Hilarious!

That's called kissing ass. The group paid good money to hear good things about Jesus and the Sooners.

Fedaykin
06-11-2013, 02:43 PM
That's called kissing ass. The group paid good money to hear good things about Jesus and the Sooners.

.. and more than that, the precise behavior that having tip supported employees is meant to encourage.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-11-2013, 08:23 PM
Man, you'd think making all that bank in tips would let you move up in the world. I mean, at least out of granny's basement. I guess cheetos and weed cost more than I remember.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-11-2013, 09:09 PM
Req's crowning achievement in his meaningless life was entertaining his way to a few extra bucks while servicing the people who were there to dispose of their disposable income. Then he went home to gramma's and smoked a celebratory bowl. Golf clap.

Pony Boy
06-11-2013, 09:27 PM
Req's crowning achievement in his meaningless life was entertaining his way to a few extra bucks while servicing the people who were there to dispose of their disposable income. Then he went home to gramma's and smoked a celebratory bowl. Golf clap.

Liberal Arts degree SD State = I will work for tips but fail and move back home.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-11-2013, 09:29 PM
200 bucks is a lot of money. For instance, it probably buys breakfast and lunch in Vail. Might even cover my income tax for an hours' worth of work when I was his age.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-11-2013, 09:33 PM
I could fill up a third of my boat's gas tank with 200 bucks. Maybe a quarter of your boat's tank, Pony.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-11-2013, 09:36 PM
You could probably buy half of a twilight green fee on vacation with 200 bucks, Pony. BOOOMER!!!!

Requiem
06-12-2013, 07:08 AM
Liberal Arts degree SD State = I will work for tips but fail and move back home.

Lol, wrong on both counts, but good try.

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 07:33 AM
Lol, wrong on both counts, but good try.

Which part is worng, Liberal Arts degree or will work for tips?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 07:50 AM
Which part is worng, Liberal Arts degree or will work for tips?

Worng?

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 08:11 AM
Worng?

Is that a Chinese cooking tool?

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Liberal Arts degree or will work for tips?

Ok, will lie for tips..... am I getting warmer?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Is that a Chinese cooking tool?

Is it a Chinese cooking tool?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 08:17 AM
Liberal Arts degree or will work for tips?

Ok, will lie for tips..... am I getting warmer?

I would definitely lie to get tips.

You were wrong on where I went to school and the nature of my work.

Why would I feel bad about having a degree in liberal arts disciplines?

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 08:32 AM
I would definitely lie to get tips.

You were wrong on where I went to school and the nature of my work.

Why would I feel bad about having a degree in liberal arts disciplines?

The unvarnished truth is that our overpriced elite secondary colleges and universities are graduating more and more students with worthless sheepskins. Far too many students choose careers in liberal arts programs, selecting majors for which there are few job opportunities following graduation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 317,000 waiters and waitresses are college graduates. And it doesn’t stop there. More than 1 out of every 6 bartenders (more than 80,000) has a college degree, as do 118,000 janitors. You don’t think your child will suffer that fate? Think again. More than 53 percent of college graduates age 25 or younger are unemployed or underemployed working in low-paying positions nationwide.

http://www.newsherald.com/opinions/letters-to-the-editor/too-many-students-pursue-worthless-degrees-1.57728

houghtam
06-12-2013, 08:40 AM
The unvarnished truth is that our overpriced elite secondary colleges and universities are graduating more and more students with worthless sheepskins. Far too many students choose careers in liberal arts programs, selecting majors for which there are few job opportunities following graduation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 317,000 waiters and waitresses are college graduates. And it doesn’t stop there. More than 1 out of every 6 bartenders (more than 80,000) has a college degree, as do 118,000 janitors. You don’t think your child will suffer that fate? Think again. More than 53 percent of college graduates age 25 or younger are unemployed or underemployed working in low-paying positions nationwide.

http://www.newsherald.com/opinions/letters-to-the-editor/too-many-students-pursue-worthless-degrees-1.57728

This doesn't answer his question of why he should feel bad about a liberal arts degree in the least. What's your degree in, btw?

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 08:55 AM
This doesn't answer his question of why he should feel bad about a liberal arts degree in the least. What's your degree in, btw?

Sure it does so I will say it slow so you can understand .... because ..... it's.... a..... worthless ...... peice..... of..... sheepskin ...... so he must lie to little kids to get a bigger tip.

houghtam
06-12-2013, 09:00 AM
Sure it does so I will say it slow so you can understand .... because ..... it's.... a..... worthless ...... peice..... of..... sheepskin ...... so he must lie to little kids to get a bigger tip.

Define worthless.

What's your degree in?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:02 AM
Odds are he doesn't have one.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:05 AM
Sure it does so I will say it slow so you can understand .... because ..... it's.... a..... worthless ...... peice..... of..... sheepskin ...... so he must lie to little kids to get a bigger tip.

It's not totally worthless. The competition in the food and beverage service industry is heating up, and a liberal arts degree could be that competitive edge needed to get a foot in the door. That, and my steak just seems to taste better when delivered by a guy with a degree in philosophy.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:10 AM
Lol. Two dudes with worthless degrees flailing at Pony, who is possibly the most successful person I know in real life.

houghtam
06-12-2013, 09:12 AM
Lol. Two dudes with worthless degrees flailing at Pony, who is possibly the most successful person I know in real life.

Define success.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:14 AM
Define success.

Making lots of money to buy materialstic things. Did I win?

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 09:15 AM
Define worthless.

What's your degree in?

I have a degree in Advanced Classical Latin Language and a minor in Literature. I think that answers both of your questions.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:20 AM
Define success.

Lol. The opposite of fail. For instance, multiple self-started small businesses that did well enough that he doesn't have to work. And is happily married to the same woman for the past 35ish years. Plays golf whenever he likes and hangs out on the lake when not playing golf. Pretty successful.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:22 AM
Lol. Right on cue with the materialistic = winning remarks.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:23 AM
Lol. Right on cue with the materialistic = winning remarks.

Lol. 200 bucks.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:24 AM
Lol. 200 bucks.

Nah, the Mrs. would probably go for a nickel.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:27 AM
Nah, the Mrs. would probably go for a nickel.

How much of that 200 bucks did nana let you keep? Or did you get to stay rent free?

houghtam
06-12-2013, 09:28 AM
Lol. The opposite of fail. For instance, multiple self-started small businesses that did well enough that he doesn't have to work. And is happily married to the same woman for the past 35ish years. Plays golf whenever he likes and hangs out on the lake when not playing golf. Pretty successful.

Cool, so I'm a success too. I haven't had to work for going on two years now.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:29 AM
How much of that 200 bucks did nana let you keep? Or did you get to stay rent free?

She's dead. Let it go. Grow up.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:31 AM
Success is being a 36 year old surgeon who constantly makes fun of another poster for taking after his (now dead) grandmother after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:33 AM
She's dead. Let it go. Grow up.

I was truly curious. I'm sure you declared that massive windfall on your taxes. So after the government got it's fair share, how much were you left over after taking care of the rent?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:35 AM
I was truly curious.

No, you are just an egotistical prick. You have been dropping the granny jokes knowing full-well that she was dead. Really is getting old. So stop.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:36 AM
Success is being a 36 year old surgeon who constantly makes fun of another poster for taking after his (now dead) grandmother after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

http://content6.flixster.com/photo/11/96/76/11967640_gal.jpg

Squirt some tears for me. You're plenty belligerent when it suits you, including your deleted thread about you wanting to show my kids your d!ck at a Broncos tailgate.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:37 AM
There was never a thread dedicated to that, lol.

houghtam
06-12-2013, 09:38 AM
Success is being a 36 year old surgeon who constantly makes fun of another poster for taking after his (now dead) grandmother after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

He says flailing, yet he follows you around like a little bitch.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:38 AM
There was never a thread dedicated to that, lol.

Yeah, right. You know you said it. I know you said it. Couchsurfer.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:41 AM
Yeah, right. You know you said it. I know you said it. Couchsurfer.

What I said had an Chappelle Show, R Kelly skit type feel to it. You are reaching, citizen.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:42 AM
What I said had an Chappelle Show, R Kelly skit type feel to it. You are reaching, citizen.

Uh huh. You deleted that thread within 2 minutes of posting it because you wuz fwaid of getting banned. That, and letting everyone know you're a pederast.

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:44 AM
Uh huh.

Oh, you don't watch Chappelle. He's the kind of guy who might annoy you, right?

Requiem
06-12-2013, 09:46 AM
Time for me to go collect my tips, citizens.

Dr. Broncenstein
06-12-2013, 09:50 AM
Oh, you don't watch Chappelle. He's the kind of guy who might annoy you, right?

Dave's awesome. I know the skit. Drip drip drip.

You want to cry about me making fun of you couchsurfing your grandparents house, but have no problem saying something vulgar involving my kids. You want to call someone racist while openly saying racist things about Indians any chance you get. I understand it's how you roll, but you should wear your big boy pants if you want to be a belligerent troll on the internet.

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 11:34 AM
Success is being a 36 year old surgeon who constantly makes fun of another poster for taking after his (now dead) grandmother after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

I didn't know you were diagnosed with terminal brain cancer ........ sorry, now it's starting to make sense.

Pony Boy
06-12-2013, 11:40 AM
http://content6.flixster.com/photo/11/96/76/11967640_gal.jpg

Absoloutely awesome movie that shows some serious tough love, Req could have used some of this ........

cutthemdown
06-12-2013, 11:59 AM
Oh, you don't watch Chappelle. He's the kind of guy who might annoy you, right?

So because Dave Chappelle exists and you watch him that green lights you to talk about showing kids your dick? Thats some liberal logic for ya there! Hey whats up you ****ing ****er! Oh i can say that because I watch Richard Pryor, ever watch that dude you big dummy? I can call you a dummy because Sanford and Son was my favorite show.

cutthemdown
06-12-2013, 12:01 PM
Yeah brain cancer, it all makes sense now.

Brewer
06-12-2013, 07:12 PM
Wow, Texass sucks!

chadta
06-13-2013, 04:07 AM
whats Texas got to do with the definition of success and the uselessness of a liberal arts degree?

Brewer
06-13-2013, 09:16 AM
If you had a degree you'd know that this thread is all about reasons to avoid Texass, not Dr. Dickenstick's personal soapbox of arrogance. But I digress... Texass sucks.

Pony Boy
06-13-2013, 12:59 PM
If you had a degree you'd know that this thread is all about reasons to avoid Texass, not Dr. Dickenstick's personal soapbox of arrogance. But I digress... Texass sucks.

Is that you TGN?

Requiem
06-13-2013, 01:09 PM
If you had a degree you'd know that this thread is all about reasons to avoid Texass, not Dr. Dickenstick's personal soapbox of arrogance. But I digress... Texass sucks.

Hilarious!

nyuk nyuk
06-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Every state has wierd jury trial outcomes. Look at Calif we let OJ walk. When you leave it up to a jury you will often get head scratching decisions.

Unfortunately, I think that had much more to do with race than it did the evidence.

nyuk nyuk
06-13-2013, 01:20 PM
Texans!

They're just wanna be Coloradans!

Not if they're in their right mind.

Arkie
06-13-2013, 03:09 PM
People are not migrating to Texas because it sucks. There's probably a better reason they have a net migration from 41 other states over the last 15 years. Nothing against Colorado. They have a net positive migration too.

nyuk nyuk
06-13-2013, 05:42 PM
People are not migrating to Texas because it sucks. There's probably a better reason they have a net migration from 41 other states over the last 15 years. Nothing against Colorado. They have a net positive migration too.

We in Colorado are getting mostly trash fleeing from failed liberal states who don't get it through their spongy skulls that trashy liberal policy is a big part of why their liberal states are failing, driving them here.

So what do they do? They act like Hickenlooper. They call our traditional state values "backward" and then try to shove their liberal coastal crap down our throats.

nyuk nyuk
06-13-2013, 05:44 PM
Yeah, right. You know you said it. I know you said it. Couchsurfer.

If that is true, he should have been banned.

txtebow
06-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Define success.

the exact opposite of your existence.

Pony Boy
06-13-2013, 08:24 PM
Colorado counties mull forming new state, North Colorado

Officials in eight northern Colorado counties united in opposition to the state's new gun control laws and oil and gas regulations are reportedly considering forming a 51st U.S. state called North Colorado.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/09/colorado-county-proposes-51st-state-north-colorado/

Fedaykin
06-13-2013, 08:57 PM
Colorado counties mull forming new state, North Colorado

Officials in eight northern Colorado counties united in opposition to the state's new gun control laws and oil and gas regulations are reportedly considering forming a 51st U.S. state called North Colorado.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/09/colorado-county-proposes-51st-state-north-colorado/

The "Taking Our Toys and Going Home" state!

txtebow
06-14-2013, 05:53 PM
Yay for Michigan's most prominent city! http://www.breitbart.com/system/wire/DA6TMNC00

A team led by a state-appointed emergency manager said Friday that Detroit is defaulting on about $2.5 billion in unsecured debt and is asking creditors to take about 10 cents on the dollar of what the city owes them.