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Old 05-16-2019, 08:34 AM
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First Tiger, now someone named "Conrad Black"


So first the Microbrain-in-Chief awards Tiger Woods a Congressional Medal of Freedom (for what? His golf exploits? His willingness to bang other women besides his lovely [now ex-]wife?) and now he's pardoned some criminal named "Conrad Black" (whom I'd never heard of before. I don't pay attention to the kinds of things that "Conrad Black" was involved in before his incarceration) on the basis of Mr. Black having written a "glowing 'Microbrain' bio." Is this true? Oh, and how can I possibly forget Microbrain's pardon of the utterly contemptible Sheriff Arpaio. This "administration" (if that's really what you want to call it) is an absolute disgrace. No "ifs," "ands," or "buts," about it. And the dinosaur brains who continue to defend it and the person who "leads" it - I have absolutely N-O-T-H-I-N-G good to say/write/type/think about any of YOU!
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:27 AM
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Just sayin', the board has at least two perfectly good omnibus threads for this sort of thing.

Your topic sounds rather like something about how Trump has pissed you off today, but the choice is up to you.
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If you post an OP with no links and no context, you make people more sympathetic to Trump and Black.
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:28 AM
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Conrad Black as in the disgraced former owner of the Telegraph? I thought he was Canadian. And dead; Wikipedia states otherwise.
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:29 AM
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So first the Microbrain-in-Chief awards Tiger Woods a Congressional Medal of Freedom (for what? His golf exploits? His willingness to bang other women besides his lovely [now ex-]wife?) and now he's pardoned some criminal named "Conrad Black" (whom I'd never heard of before. I don't pay attention to the kinds of things that "Conrad Black" was involved in before his incarceration) on the basis of Mr. Black having written a "glowing 'Microbrain' bio." Is this true? Oh, and how can I possibly forget Microbrain's pardon of the utterly contemptible Sheriff Arpaio. This "administration" (if that's really what you want to call it) is an absolute disgrace. No "ifs," "ands," or "buts," about it. And the dinosaur brains who continue to defend it and the person who "leads" it - I have absolutely N-O-T-H-I-N-G good to say/write/type/think about any of YOU!
Maybe he got pardoned because Trump thinks that his middle name is "ain't."
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:34 AM
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Conrad Black as in the disgraced former owner of the Telegraph? I thought he was Canadian. And dead; Wikipedia states otherwise.
Canadian? No way, you guys bought him fair and square. Caveat emptor!
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:52 AM
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Canadian? No way, you guys bought him fair and square. Caveat emptor!
Damn straight.
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:57 AM
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So we can't claim under the Sale of Goods Act? (Or it's replacement) Damn.
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:18 PM
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Just sayin', the board has at least two perfectly good omnibus threads for this sort of thing.

Your topic sounds rather like something about how Trump has pissed you off today, but the choice is up to you.
Eh - I'm not here all that often and I didn't feel like searching through threads to find "just the right one" to add something to. I kinda felt like starting a rant of my own, thank you very much.
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:20 PM
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Oh, in the OP I should've added, as a reason for Donny the Dimwit awarding Tiger that medal, "or maybe it's so he can call Tiger his 'black friend.'"
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So first the Microbrain-in-Chief awards Tiger Woods a Congressional Medal of Freedom (for what? His golf exploits? His willingness to bang other women besides his lovely [now ex-]wife?) and now he's pardoned some criminal named "Conrad Black" (whom I'd never heard of before. I don't pay attention to the kinds of things that "Conrad Black" was involved in before his incarceration) on the basis of Mr. Black having written a "glowing 'Microbrain' bio." Is this true? Oh, and how can I possibly forget Microbrain's pardon of the utterly contemptible Sheriff Arpaio. This "administration" (if that's really what you want to call it) is an absolute disgrace. No "ifs," "ands," or "buts," about it. And the dinosaur brains who continue to defend it and the person who "leads" it - I have absolutely N-O-T-H-I-N-G good to say/write/type/think about any of YOU!
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States. The Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal are the highest civilian awards of the United States.

Here is the list of recipients.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...dom_recipients
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:41 PM
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Conrad Black as in the disgraced former owner of the Telegraph? I thought he was Canadian. And dead; Wikipedia states otherwise.
There was a game show, I think on MTV, in which one of the categories was "Dead or Canadian".
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Hmm. Okay, there are a HELL of a lot of people who shouldnít be on that list.
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If you post an OP with no links and no context, you make people more sympathetic to Trump and Black.
Really?! LOL
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:26 PM
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He was good in Diff'rent Strokes but I donít know if thatís a good reason to give him a pardon. Or a medal.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:30 PM
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Maybe he got pardoned because Trump thinks that his middle name is "ain't."
Steve White?
And yeah, Trump is the suxxors
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:21 PM
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Itís Trumpís way of showing he isnít a racist, that Blackís Life Matters.
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Old 05-16-2019, 09:58 PM
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Itís Trumpís way of showing he isnít a racist, that Blackís Life Matters.

If I were your parent, I'd have to go to another room until I stopped laughing before I came back to punish you.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:58 PM
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Hmm. Okay, there are a HELL of a lot of people who shouldnít be on that list.
I dunno, it might make great conversation around thanksgiving where you can say, "So cool when Obama gave that medal to Billie Jean King."
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:11 PM
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Conrad Black as in the disgraced former owner of the Telegraph? I thought he was Canadian. And dead; Wikipedia states otherwise.
He is Canadian, and he's very much alive. He was interviewed on one of our news shows today.
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:19 PM
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He is Canadian, and he's very much alive. He was interviewed on one of our news shows today.
Canadian-born, but not a Canadian citizen since he renounced his citizenship to become a British Lord. He's currently in Toronto but as a Brit on a work permit.
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Old 05-17-2019, 01:34 AM
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Canadian-born, but not a Canadian citizen since he renounced his citizenship to become a British Lord. He's currently in Toronto but as a Brit on a work permit.
I stand corrected. Thanks!
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