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    (On HBO's "RealSports" this week.)
    I like cheese.

  • #2
    Bet he's a 'Chucker.'

    Moon

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    • #3
      He's a passer, actually...but the running lefthanded shot to win the game was pretty sweet.
      I like cheese.

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      • #4
        Obama is a long-legged mac Daddy.

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        • #5
          Is it just me or did his dad look like Samuel L. Jackson, and/or Roger from What's Happening?

          Future role for Sam Jackson in the Obama authorized/unauthorized bio...

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Celtic View Post
            Obama is a long-legged mac Daddy.


            Moon

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            • #7
              He can't bowl and doesn't hunt...but likes to play pick-up basketball.

              He just doesn't seem like a regular guy
              Sketch in STL
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              I'M WITH HILLARY!

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              • #8
                I read somewhere that John McCain is 5' 7".
                Official sponsor of the St. Louis Cardinals

                "This is a heavyweight bout indeed."--John Rooney, Oct. 27, 2011

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                • #9
                  In other news....

                  Bruce Springsteen endorses Obama for president


                  By JOAN LOWY

                  Associated Press Writer




                  WASHINGTON --

                  Rock star Bruce Springsteen endorsed Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for president Wednesday, saying "he speaks to the America I've envisioned in my music for the past 35 years."


                  In a letter addressed to friends and fans posted his Web site, Springsteen said he believes Obama is the best candidate to undo "the terrible damage done over the past eight years."

                  "He has the depth, the reflectiveness, and the resilience to be our next president," the letter said. "He speaks to the America I've envisioned in my music for the past 35 years, a generous nation with a citizenry willing to tackle nuanced and complex problems, a country that's interested in its collective destiny and in the potential of its gathered spirit. A place where '...nobody crowds you, and nobody goes it alone.' "

                  The bard of New Jersey is known for his lyrics about the struggles of working-class Americans, particularly in the economically ravaged factory towns of the Northeast.

                  Springsteen and his E Street band were part of the Vote for Change tour, a coalition of musicians opposed to the re-election of President Bush in 2004. He wrote the anti-war ballad "Devils and Dust" about Iraq.

                  President Reagan used Springsteen's then-popular song "Born in the USA" at campaign rallies in 1984 until he was asked by Springsteen, who supported Democrat Walter Mondale, to stop. The song about a Vietnam veteran's hard times was often misinterpreted as a patriotic call to arms.
                  Springsteen did not directly mention Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama's rival for the Democratic nomination, in his letter, but appeared to take issue with her recent criticisms of comments made by Obama about working-class voters in small towns in Pennsylvania and controversial statements by his pastor.

                  "Critics have tried to diminish Senator Obama through the exaggeration of certain of his comments and relationships," Springsteen wrote. "While these matters are worthy of some discussion, they have been ripped out of the context and fabric of the man's life and vision ... often in order to distract us from discussing the real issues: war and peace, the fight for economic and racial justice, reaffirming our Constitution, and the protection and enhancement of our environment."



                  http://www.bnd.com/430/story/312114.html

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Moon Man View Post




                    Moon
                    I have been looking for that.

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                    • #11
                      anyone have the segement on Mike Coolbaugh from the same show?

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                      • #12
                        Springsteen underscores how ludicrously republican Clinton's response was to "Bittergate."

                        Not that ludicrous from Mccain. he is what he is.
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