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By NB Staff | February 6, 2011 | 10:50
For general discussion and debate about politics, economics, and anything else that tickles your fancy including the Super Bowl.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:23am.
I guess I'll start this show. I was leaning towards the Steelers until I saw a report on Big Ben at a Dallas bar buying rounds for the crowd. To me this in not being focused. I am now going with the Packers. Haven't heard anything about them partying hardy during the week.
The NFL continues to prove that it sucks. How do you pick the 2 loudest mouths on TV pre-shows game, Dieon Sanders and Shannon Sharpe, over guys like Cris Carter, Charles Haley and Tim Brown for the Hall of Fame. Cris,Charles and Tim went about their business and didn't try to draw attention to themselves.
Just when in the hell are they going to put Ray Guy in the HOF? He has been named to a lot of other Halls of Fame. Why not not the big one? Frist and only punter EVER drafted in the first round. Played in 207 consecutive games. I could go on and on. The man deserve to be there.
If you think the weather in Dallas is terrible just wait until 2014 when it is played at Giants Satduim. Global warming is to blame for the unusal snow in Dallas. It will be the same story in NJ in 2014.
I know many of you don't follow college b-ball but it's DOOK-Carolina Wednesday night in that rat hole, Cameron Indoor Stadium. St. Johns exposed DOOK's weaknesses last week. I hope the Heels can exploit them.
Submitted by ckc1227 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:40pm.
St. Johns has something the tarholes don't: Talent. The game won't even be close on Wednesday. But forget about Wednesday, you guys better be focused on losing to Florida State today.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 5:06pm.
What was that about the Criminoles? Bring on DOOK.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 5:09pm.
"you guys better be focused on losing to Florida State today."
North Carolina just played the best I've seen them do all year.
Submitted by stratman on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:52pm.
As a diehard Brown's fan, I am for the Packers all the way. Anybody but the Steeler's is my motto, though it is tough to decide when it's the Steeler's vs the Ravens.
That said, the idiot lunkhead Roethlisberger having a couple drinks on Tuesday (heard on Rush Limbaugh on Friday??) doesn't phase me in the least. Ther are plenty of stories of some of the greats in history doing things before the big game that makes this episode look tame. One story new to me recently was Lawrence Taylor sending prostitutes to opposing team members the night before the game to wear them out and mess with their mindset. Doubt all the players refused the offers.
Plenty of time for Ben to get his game on without altering his mental or physical status. I would, however, recommend he refrain from barroom bathroom sex before the big game.
Submitted by Hunter12 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:25am.
I have to laugh about this so I don't cry. Here's a comment made by a Muslim concerning a speech given by the British PM Cameron where he called for an end of the intolerance Islam has for other cultures. Here's the muslim response:
Mohammed Shafiq, of the Ramadhan Foundation - a British Muslim youth group - said in a statement following the speech that Cameron has risked angering Muslims by suggesting there was widespread intolerance within the religion.
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." - Sir Winston Churchill
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:28am.
And who really cares if they are angry?
I certainly don't.
Vote for the American in November
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:48am.
It doesn't take much for these sorry animals to get mad, hell, they get mad at a cartoon....actually they get mad at anything.
Yeah, to hell with them.
Watching events unfold like Isaiah 19 shows in the Bible gets me in a really bad mood.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 4:07pm.
I get that way, too.
It frustrates me that so many today aren't paying attention - not just to what is happening in this country, but in other parts of the world as well.
The sheeple have come home to watch American Idol, as that seems to be all many care about these days.
Submitted by Hunter12 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:52am.
But don't you just love the completely illogical response, don't accuse us of intolerance or we might get angry? What is it about this religion that it can't take a little illumination? Most religions flourish from exposure. This one is full of constraints, recent constraints from radicals. Don't depict our prophet. Note to Mulims: he's dead. It's not like someone will look at the picture and suddenly report that Muhammed was the guy who stole their ancestor's goat.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:11pm.
Did you see them bringing the camels into the square there in Cairo? They have missed so much work protesting they had to bring it with them to catch up.
Submitted by Hunter12 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:17pm.
Are you sure it wasn't Date Night?
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:30pm.
Submitted by DontFeedTheTrolls on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:38pm.
Rosie O'Donnell agrees with Mohammed Shafiq.
Submitted by Pickles and Peppers on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:27am.
But I'm cheering for the Pack today. With Favre retiring for the 3rd time (or is it the 4th?), this is an ideal opportunity for GB to close the Book of Favre. Consider the season -- GB has been a high powered offense since Rodgers took over -- and Pitt has played sloppy, almost losing to Buffalo (I think) when a receiver dropped the game winning TD pass in an embarrassing performance for a Super Bowl team.
Steelers are lucky to be in Dallas today.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:39am.
When we aren't busy beating the snot out of lefty MSM types, trolls, plants, or stoopid newbies, the topic of choice around here is either sports, or it is relating our latest culinary excursion - including which adult type libation we are ingesting along with it.
Often times it is all three.
Submitted by Pickles and Peppers on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:40am.
I just signed up for an account, so this is only my 3rd or so post. I guess this means I can cancel my memberships to Fan Nation and Pro Football Talk.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:59am.
Something else you will see. Blonde is our fashion reporter. She'll let you know mighty quick what Aunt Esther has been sighted in. She is a lot less forgiving than many of the clowns in the media.
Welcome and jump right on in there with what ever you want to say.
Dave is a big Jawja,Jawja Tech and Falcons fan
Blonde is a big Gator fan and I am a Tar Heel.
It really upsets Noel for me to call that bunch from Durham, DOOK, even though he lives in norhtern CA.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:37pm.
RIP, Uga VIII.
Those poor little dogs, just overbred to death, literally.
Did you see that kid the other day, on signing day, who held up the bulldog puppy? How can you hate a kid who does that, even if he signs with the anti-Jort Nation?
Handy Reference Guide to Obama's Gaffes and Goofs ~ Currently Numbering 200 (and Counting)
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:06pm.
For the first time in I don't know how long the Gators didn't sign a player out of the Tar Heel State. The old ball coach, The Zucker and Urbie always had a couple. There may be some walk ons.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:26pm.
Only 18 players. But we had a huge class last year, and will probably have another large one next year.
I wish the season would start next month....I'm very excited to see what Weis is going to do on offense, and of course, Coach Boom on D.
As much as I miss Urban, he burned out. I think he's doing a yeoman's job on ESPN, and my sincere hope is that he takes Desmond the Mouth's chair on GameDay. Unlike most, I still find Lee Corso to be amusing, if totally wrong when he dons "the head". He's such a homer, it makes me laugh. Desmond, however, just annoys me, and I'd love to see him go.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:36am.
I was planning on watching the Super Bowl because I like to see what new commercials come out and etc. However, due to a couple of things, I don't think I will this time. I had said before I was going to watch it with cheddar brats and chili cheese fries, but that won't happen.
As the subject line says, I feel this year the Super Bowl is tainted, even if it is in Texas. For one thing, it has become a political thing thanks to the Chairman vis a vis Janet Nappy.
The b!tch has screwed up everything for everyone when it comes to safety(as in no safety for US) and now it's going to happen at this once-popular American venue by doing the "see something, say something" nonsense. Apparently there are going to be patdowns too, and I can't help but think how problematic that will be because people will be coming in bundled up because it's still freezing and more snow predicted in Dallas. So like the airports, I wonder how the gropefest will occur for this event?
I wish there was a way that the people attending the games could protest against this gang of criminals making everyone feel like criminals. Instead, we see people happily accepting it.
I can't watch this game knowing that the enemy government has tainted this all-American event just like they have tainted everything else.
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:55am.
Don't let them win! In this case I'm talking about both the Islamist who created the heightened security or our intrusive government. They can search us, blame us or threaten us but they can't take away our pursuit of happiness. (If this is something that makes you happy)
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:07pm.
That's the problem, the fact that this is happening means they ARE winning. You know what the response would be, "if you don't want to get searched, don't go to the game." How long before they actually make it happen at grocery stores, which is in their plans, and other places?
This is no way to live in this country. They can't take away our pursuit of happiness, you are right, but they sure can make it difficult. And I'm not talking about a Superbowl Game either.
It never should have come to this.
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:49pm.
However, that is the choice of those getting searched and you, you personally, have 364 days and 19.5 hours to express your views about the events surrounding the game. All I mean is if pursuing happiness means watching the game for you then do so and take the opportunity of the rest of the year to help make sure it doesn't happen again.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:07pm.
SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. We do they every day as we watch Obama and his ass wipes go about the destruction of this country. I don't think that is what Big Sis meant with her cutesey little slogan but it works that way for me.
Big Sis got made a fool the other night on O'Reily when the Pinal County AZ sherriff spouted figures to disprove her saying the borders were safer. Sheriff Paul Babeu was just named Sherrif of the Year by the National Sherriffs Association. So I expect his peers believe him more that they do Big Sis and her hind tit suckers.
I can't wait until we bid adieu to Reno V.2.0.
I see your Heels came in with a top 15 recruiting class, nicely done.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:48pm.
The Criminoles were 1 in the ACC. Clem's son signed 2 blue chip linebackers that were a total surprise to them and all the sporting world. That knocked us from 2nd to 3rd but still a good class. Now we can just keep them out of trouble with agents and alcohol.
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:52pm.
I would love to see the Democrats job description of AG because in a phrase that has been used all to frequently lately - "I don't think it means what (they) think it means".
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 2:13pm.
Yep, Janet Himmler has definitely got to go.
As does the rest of this hideous administration from Hell.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:52am.
Hickory smoked baby back pork ribs (cooked on indirect charcoal for at least five hours), my killer tater salad, baked beans with onions (love those), grilled pineapple slices, and grilled cinnamon apples. :-)
And there is plenty of beer, along with a few other adult beverages to be had as well.
LOL - It's enough to make Bobby Flay gasp and swoon.
Submitted by SickofLibs on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:04pm.
Or as I call it, a throwup.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:29pm.
I don't care what's on the menu.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:33pm.
LOL - He better come well prepared.
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:17pm.
Your making me hungry - I'll be eating hospital food today.
Is it me or has Bobby Flay's arrogance been temperred over the last couple of years. He almost seems personable lately?
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:33pm.
Bobby married a beautiful blonde from Texas....I think she has probably put him in his place a couple of times. :)
Plus, he is now the "old guard", no longer a young gun.
I love Bobby Flay. Although for accuracy of menus, Alton and Ina Garten (did I mention her Outrageous Brownies?) can't be beat. Their recipes are perfect every time.
My new favorite on Food Network is Anne Burrell. Reminds me, I need to tape Worst Chef tonight.
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:44pm.
I was an Iron Chef junkie (original not American) and Flay used to be tainted for me because it seemed he got his butt handed to him by Masaharu Morimoto however Flay was voted the winner. Oh well, but I've actually enjoyed watching him lately - especially when he has been a guest judge.
I miss Chen Kenichi and wish they could find a place for him to do guest shots if that is even possible with all the restraunts he runs.
Food Network has been a saviour for cable TV with all the 'less than entertaining' shows on today.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:55pm.
Like jump on the table or something? Totally insulted his Japanese hosts?
I don't know what I'd do without Food Network. And I love their website, I really have packed most of my cookbooks and now just search for recipes, read the reviews, and cook!
Submitted by Agnostic on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:18pm.
Yes and it was pretty bad considering everyone who ever saw Iron Chef Japan knew the reverance they had for Kitchen Stadium, food and the battle itself. I don't think the term tantrum that got leveled at Flay by some critics was fair however.
Flay lost and IMHO should have lost in NY as well. But be it a new wife, age or just experience in front of the screen he has definitely matured and is a positive presence on the screen.
I've noticed that, too.
I think getting his butt kicked a few times on Iron Chef America and in a couple of throwdowns might be part of it.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:28pm.
So I have plenty of picked chicken for enchiladas. With red sauce (h/t a certain bomber pilot of our aquaintance), a salsa verde, and a new sweet onion sauce, courtesy of yours truly (I love really carmelized onions).
I have 3 ripe avacados, just ready for smashing, and lots of lime and cilantro. I may even take a stab at making my own tortilla chips, as I have a bag and a half of MaSeCa, and the tortilla maker is already on the counter (it does wondrous things to grated potatoes in preparation of hash browns, the perfect water extraction device). Alton Brown says $4 worth of bagged chips can be made for about 15 cents. So I may give it a whirl.
Oh yeah, Go Pitt! M. Pouncey is going to be out due to his high ankle sprain (break, whatever, they don't seem to know)....but after a pro-bowl rookie season, I want my GATOR brethren to win another ring.
And this pickles and pears thing smells of Dead Teddy, IYKWIM.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 2:22pm.
Enchiladas sound great, and I just love freshly made tortillas that are still warm from the oil.
And I'm with you on the caramelized onions, as I saute them until they are almost black when I make my onion soup.
Submitted by Hunter12 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:58am.
I guess this means you won't be watching O"Reilly's pregame interview of the One.
That's a definite HELL NO on that one. If I could get that in a neon sign, I would.
Submitted by cajun2 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:56pm.
won't be watching the game, won't be watching BOR show off. With respect to UGA, I will be watching this.....
Submitted by Radical1979 on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:03am.
cajun, I love that! Good for destressing on a bad day.
Submitted by cajun2 on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:12am.
Everyone will laugh at me but I watched the entire 2 hour show. It had me rofl the entire time. Amazing coincidence, the half time stunk like that other game.( psst, dont tell cat lovers I said that.)
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 12:30pm.
Pack 31, Stillers 14. Yeah, I know that seems a bit strange given that everyone expects a tight game; and surely it could turn out to be one. But rarely does the Super Bowl go down to the wire; its usually pretty much determined by halftime. And as a Ravens fan, there's probably a lot of wishful thinking in that prediction.
As for the analysis- Pittsburgh is a great football team. Well coached, smart and athletic players, and they ALWAYS get the calls. Some will argue that they've been targeted by league officials for late hits and such, but they play hard and that often leads to a flagrant foul or two. My Ravens have been guilty of it as well. And ten grand here, 75 grand there really don't put much of a dent in the player's bank account. (For the record, I don't like the calls, don't like the silly new rules, or the fines; if the fouls are so agregious that they need to take a player's money, then make sure they're actually flagged during the game, and eject them after multiple occurances.) But back to Pittsburgh. They are suspect on the back end of the defense. Troy has been hurt, though with the extra week, he might be close to 100% for this game. On the flip side though, he might be prone to taking additional chances since there's no tomorrow, and he's guessed many more wrong than right this year. Still dynamic, but not nearly as much as in previous years. Their talented young center was placed on IR- so their makeshift O-line is even more patchwork today.
Green Bay has had a suspect run game all year, but you can't run on Pittsburgh with a great running game. This is to the Pack's advantage as they've had to develop their passing game from week one. If their O-line holds up and Rogers has time to throw, Pittsburgh goes into a hole early. That puts it on Ben. Clay Matthews will eat up Pittsburgh's poor O-line, and Ben will make mistakes -he's not Superman. I think the Pack gets to Ben early and often and has in the neighborhood of 6 sacks by game's end. Pittsburgh won't gain 50 yards on the ground.
I hate to be in agreement with Obama on this one but I've got to root for the Pack. (Barry doesn't want Ben in the White House in case his daughters might be there...)
So, it's Green Bay up 17-7 at the half, and they put it away in the third with Ben throwing a TD in garbage time, late in the 4th. Never really close. There, now you can focus on the commercials. ;-)
Or, maybe Pittsburgh wins a close one; you can never tell with these things...
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 2:58pm.
I think they are going to miss Pouncey a lot. They have a good OL but without him; I don't know. I think Clay Matthews will have a great day.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 1:45pm.
Looks like the Egyptian government is going to make concessions with the Brotherhood after all.
God help us, but how close are they to getting a foothold? I understand the Egyptian Military is pretty much an autonomous force, but would they allow the MB to do so? Are the people of Egypt really that dumb?
Any educated guesses as to what's going to happen?
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 3:50pm.
If history is any guide, the so-called "democratic" revolution in Egypt will most likely be hijacked by more radical elements, and in this case, that means the Camel-Washer Brotherhood.
We have seen too many so-called democratic uprisings go south. It happened in Russia, Cuba and Iran, and unless extraordinary measures are employed, it is going to happen in Egypt, too.
And it probably won't end there.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 5:44pm.
"Super Bowl brings everyone together"
Are they supposed enemies? Looking forward to NB's break down of this, who has the duty?
Submitted by BEGRUNT on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 6:25pm.
asked by BOR what he would do if Obama care was struck down....he would not answer the question even though BOR asked 4 times, and pressed him. All he would say is "we are not going to re-litigate the last 2 years". So what is he going to do when the SCOTUS throws it out?? Tell SCOTUS to go to hell?? It sure sounded that way!!
"A nation can suffer it's fool's, but cannot survive the traitor"
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 6:37pm.
When he started the rope a dope I turned it. I am waiting on the analysis by somebody besides the MSM lke Noel here. I was also trying to enjoy a bowl of ice cream, sugar free of course. I could not watch him without getting sick.
DC and Chicago have told SCOTUS to go to hell on their rulings on handgus so he figures being the pres he can gert by with it.
Submitted by Dan The Man 2 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:19pm.
How do y'all like my stadium, enormous inst it. Well worth the money I voted in for it.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:23pm.
LOL - It's just too damn bad they haven't invented Smell-A-Net yet, 'cause I'd love to post the aroma of these babies on NB so y'all could experience what real BBQ is supposed to smell like.
The smoke ring goes clear to the bone, and they are so tender I had to use my industrial-size fish turner to get them off the grill without them falling completely apart. :-)
And my killer tater salad ain't half bad, either.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 8:17pm.
Submitted by Dan The Man 2 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:29pm.
Man I heard teh jets go overhead and ran out to cheer them on. I saw about 6 or seven neighbors run out also and do the same. It was awesome.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 8:19pm.
Um. Joan Rivers for GoDaddy.co? bleck.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 8:41pm.
Gets hit with a log? How cool was that?
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 8:41pm.
I thought that was great. :-)
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 8:47pm.
Bud's Tiny Dancer.
LOL, even the Clydesdale's stood up and cheered.
Other than that, though.....sucky game, sucky commercials.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:03pm.
Yeah, the game sucks so far.
I liked the VW commercial with the kid in the Darth Vader costume.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:07pm.
LOL, I can just see the little kid's eyes behind the mask!
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:08pm.
I think I know what our oldest son will be getting for his 3rd birthday. LOL
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:19pm.
Or just the little thrill?
LOL....the thrill would do it, I think.
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:33pm.
is right before Halloween, the costume would be a two-fer. WIN.
Being a 2 year old boy, his whole life is one big thrill right now. LOL
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:42pm.
My 4 year old gand daughter's b-day is Halloween.
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:57pm.
Cuz I was due a few days before the 31st, but then the little guy decided to arrive 18 days early. I love that kid.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:33pm.
I have a friend who's birthday is December 25th.
He hates it because all of his life he only gets presents once a year.
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:40pm.
I know two people with b-days on Dec. 26th, my grandpa's is Dec. 24th...and my husband's is Feb. 29th. The last time he had a real b-day, my present to him was the announcement that I was pregnant with our third child (and first son). :-D
I know he knows what causes it, but he looks surprised as hell every time. ROFL
This is starting to look like a game.
Submitted by BEGRUNT on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:54pm.
Easter Sunday........how nice.
Submitted by Boudin on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:06am.
20 years in advance?
Submitted by Dave. on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:15am.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:09pm.
We polished off the Barefoot Contessa's "Outrageous Brownies".
Best honkin' brownies I ever ate. But I won't make them again....for at least six weeks, maybe six months. I OD'd on chocolate.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:22pm.
I am going to have to try those when (if?) I get back to my pre-holiday weight.
LOL - And that might take a while, as I think I have consumed about a gazillion calories along with 12 million grams of carbs today.
-And loved every one of them, too. :-)
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:12pm.
and that poor guy wanting to get a new job.
What's up with this halftime show?
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:15pm.
But my mum is screaming at the TV.
Really, I'd prefer Axl Rose singing his own song. Fergie et al were awful.
Where's Paul McCartney or Mick Jagger when you need them, eh?
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:19pm.
The remote is broken and the baby is asleep in my lap. If I were Catholic I'd ask for this to count towards my time in Purgatory.
Submitted by cajun2 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:34pm.
Scroll up and check my post at 12:56. That link will take you to "heaven".
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:55pm.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:21pm.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:27pm.
I just caught a couple minutes of the HT show, and that was the first thought that came to mind.
Darn those adult beverages. :-^)
Yeah, especially when the second monkey pulled in.
I also liked the Pepsi Max commercial where the guy's wife throws the can at her hubby and it nails the girl sitting on the adjacent park bench.
Not watching the HT show, as I am not a fan of the Peas.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:32pm.
and the guy writing "from his heart" to his girlfriend.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:27pm.
My grand daughter liked that one because that is the music she danced for her first recitial.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:05pm.
and I can't believe Christina Agilera messed up the national anthem.
I can. Anybody that wants to do their rendition will always screw it up. They could have got the Longhorn Band to do it. Nothing about this Super Bowl really showcases the state except for the stadium. They should have had a rider bring Old Glory out.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:52pm.
And notice anything?
That 1953 racing Mercedes was the one we saw in Mexico.
I stopped the commercial, checked the tag...and voila!
Here she is, the little beauty.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:57pm.
Submitted by Blonde on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 1:08am.
Here's my original Blog about that particular Mercedes....with links and everything about its history.
One of 5 in 1952....I don't know how many survived....that raced that year. The owner (the young, tall, good looking guy) was recreating the race, but he had the car on a trailer, the roads are now good, I can't imagine what they must have been like then. If you read the links, there were some pretty spectacular wrecks.
As I said in my original blog post, prolly a mill and a half.
But I almost fell off my chair when I saw that commercial, I freeze framed the commercial, then searched my blog....and the license number matched.
WHERE'S MY SILVER MERCEDES?
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:23pm.
What a crappy halftime show. Here we are deep in the heart of Texas and that's the best they can do? Why not a little Bob Wills retrospective. Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel could do it. My gosh this is Texas. A little San Antonio Rose or Faded Love would be great. Or for that fact done a little Buddy Holly. He was a Texan too. What connection does the Black Eyed Susans have with the Lone Star State?
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:27pm.
That was a pretty freakin' great shot, fella!
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:31pm.
I DVRed an episode of Stolen Voices: Buried Secrets to watch during halftime. I realized I had watched it last week.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:29pm.
Submitted by ricklail on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:33pm.
I could have lived with that. I forgot they were from Texas.
Submitted by Dan The Man 2 on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 4:39am.
Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Winter brothers, Willy Nelson and the list could go on.?
Submitted by Cool Arrow on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:23pm.
I like the Camaro/Transformer commercial because its message is that GM is really a giant monster behind that streamlined exterior.
I hope they fail, too.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:38pm.
That was no face mask grab.
Green Bay got screwed.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:54pm.
Puhlease.....personal foul, grabbing a jersey.
Like in the ACC, ya know!
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:42pm.
Come on Green Bay, don't let the Stealers get any momentum.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:42pm.
Nothing like a bad call (to help the Steelers) to change momentum. This has probably happened a dozen or more times this year.
Submitted by Cool Arrow on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:48pm.
1979 AFC Championship Houston/Pittsburgh. Mike Renfro, sailing over the endzone with the ball cradled in one hane and signaling #1 with the other.
League changed the rule to touching inside the endzone after that play.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:56pm.
Yeah, I'm sure Dan Rooney made a call during halftime. It never fails for Pittsburgh, they never have to make a play, the refs always help them out. Watch closely and you'll see a bunch of non-calls going forward...
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:51pm.
with the two border guards.
Submitted by Blonde on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 9:55pm.
Much better than little Ronnie Howard and John Travolta.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:02pm.
to forbid the Dallas Cowboys from hosting the superbowl ever again.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:04pm.
buy a Chrysler anytime soon, but you gotta respect the commercial they did with eminem. You could see the love for Detroit in his face.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:05pm.
LOL - I mean, that God-forsaken place is a foreign country now.
And camels are going to be it's main mode of transportation soon.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:11pm.
was not the best line to end on, I agree about that.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:13pm.
Was it a fumble or incomplete?
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:14pm.
they're giving it to the stealers
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:32pm.
Oh yeah. Back to two scores. 43 beat again.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:35pm.
The Steelers have looked tired most of the game, and the Packers don't look much beter.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:38pm.
And quit waisting time
Submitted by Wrathful Brunette on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:43pm.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 10:45pm.
This is looking all too familiar.
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:01pm.
1:59 to drive down the field and score a TD.
Submitted by Hoosier Conservative on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:05pm.
Was a great game in the second half.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:10pm.
Wow. As a Ravens fan, I couldn't be happier.
Submitted by Scuba Dude on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:12pm.
Is anyone going to the MRC Gala in Washington DC on May 7th?
Submitted by ckc1227 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:28pm.
Did anyone see it? I didn't catch it, and was wondering if Bill was "looking out for the people" or looking out for Bill's future access to Dumb. O?
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:34pm.
Like Bill gave him the questions, to Bills credit he did follow-up . But he was obviously trying to get questions in before his time elapse.
Submitted by Boudin on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:38pm.
But BOR never asked him why prices of goods are 30% higher then before he took office? BOR also never asked him about the increase in spending?
Submitted by Dave. on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:40pm.
I just can't.
Submitted by ckc1227 on Sun, 02/06/2011 - 11:44pm.
I haven't been able to watch Bill since his first interview with dumb o.
Submitted by Dave. on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:23am.
Always turn to government when you need something to be FUBAR literally overnight.
And as an added bonus, why Moochelle has too much junk in the trunk.
(h/t: Matt Drudge for all of the above)
Submitted by jon_torlin on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:34am.
Was doing mine about the same time, just took a little longer, was editing the curse words out. ;-)
Submitted by Dave. on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:45am.
LOL - Yeah, I have to watch myself, too, when it comes to wirty dords in my posts - particularly anything Obama related.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Mon, 02/07/2011 - 12:35am.
Did you hear about how some 400 people weren't allowed to take their seats because the Arlington Fire Dept. declared them unsafe? Some of those tickets cost about $800 or more. That's not scalpers' price, that's TICKET price. Supposedly they are going to get refunds for 3 times the value. Some tried to put them in rooms with screens. Epic fail.
There's one story about a guy who brought his 80 year old dad out from out of the state for this event. Couldn't get those seats. He was quite and rightly so upset.
Watch for DuhOne and his dog Janet declare that the patdowns were a huge success at the game. I would expect them to say "since it was a success, we're going to do them everywhere!" The real truth is nothing happened IN SPITE of those patdowns. Just like the airports and the T&A scanners and the gropefests, which also caused delays in the lines of people trying to get their seats. Guess what, Janet, Texas is working on getting your arse-wipers(you do grab the asses and etc anyway) OUT of Texas. We don't want you and your kind around. (What kind is that? The communist/socialist types operating under a tyrant dictator)
I only watched bits and pieces of the game because there was a problem with the cable and some of the channels were frozen....literally frozen. I was watching the Ghost Hunter reruns and some other stuff. Half time show? RAW SUCKAGE!
Just my thoughts on it.
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