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Thread: I like how most all the athletes are tweeting pro Obama

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    I like how most all the athletes are tweeting pro Obama

    They are fine citizens.
    Last edited by afesposit; 11-07-2012 at 01:46 PM.

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    No, I just find it ironic... My job hasn't changed either way....

    I will try to apply for a free cell phone though to see if i can get through the system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afesposit View Post
    and will soon be broke after they finish their careers...

    So they get taxed out the ass while they are making bank for their very short careers, and then get free cell phones when they are broke...

    Sounds like a well thought out plan...
    I think professional atheletes, being the 1% of the 1%, should have a 98% tax rate.

    It's only fair.

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    Your talking about athletes.

    Not economists.
    Not historians.
    Not intellectual giants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    I think professional atheletes, being the 1% of the 1%, should have a 98% tax rate.

    It's only fair.
    We should take the cash from them directly, rather than them spending it on whores.....

    Case in point, Scottie Pippen, playing ball yesterday w/ Obama...


    Scottie Pippen

    Estimated Career Earnings: $120,000,000
    How He Lost It All: Scottie Pippen once spent over $4 million on a corporate jet that never took flight. Translation: No. 33 has spent a lot of money on some stupid ****. The Bulls legend lost millions through the cliched athlete formula of bad investments, lavish spending, and surrounding himself with attorneys who looted his fortune like it was Constantinople under siege. Jordan's sidekick isn't hurting as much after signing a deal with the Bulls to serve as a team "ambassador"—which, from what we can tell, means he sits courtside in a suit and smiles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afesposit View Post
    and will soon be broke after they finish their careers...

    So they get taxed out the ass while they are making bank for their very short careers, and then get free cell phones when they are broke...

    Sounds like a well thought out plan...
    Maybe, just maybe, they care about the country and not just themselves. It's not all about coin, it's about having a country your kids will want to grow up in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    I think professional atheletes, being the 1% of the 1%, should have a 98% tax rate.

    It's only fair.
    +1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greensleeves View Post
    Maybe, just maybe, they care about the country and not just themselves. It's not all about coin, it's about having a country your kids will want to grow up in.
    Yes, they care about country, as they blow all their earnings in making it rain, hookers, pumping out shorties.... Yes, they care about country and their fellow man...

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    I love how pro-conservative and/or anti-Democratic political threads stay on the main page far longer than those that lean in the opposite direction. Some animals are more equal than others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afesposit View Post
    Yes, they care about country, as they blow all their earnings in making it rain, hookers, pumping out shorties.... Yes, they care about country and their fellow man...
    Or maybe they care about not becoming Mexico. W/o a middle class, who would attend games?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobile...n_1687015.html

    Top-down is a failure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike135 View Post
    Or maybe they care about not becoming Mexico. W/o a middle class, who would attend games?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobile...n_1687015.html

    Top-down is a failure.
    You are correct sir!


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    or maybe they just care about skin color b/c 95% of blacks voted for the black guy....

    Where can anyone get 95% agreement on anything... It's a skin color thing...

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    80% of NFL athletes end up filing for bankruptcy at some point after retiring. Fact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by afesposit View Post
    or maybe they just care about skin color b/c 95% of blacks voted for the black guy....

    Where can anyone get 95% agreement on anything... It's a skin color thing...

    Good thing is that the only demographic Romney won was old white men. They'll be gone soon. (Sorry, but true. I'll be there soon myself.) Not much of a future there so they'll have to adjust to survive. Then maybe people will actually have some choices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warfish View Post
    I think professional atheletes, being the 1% of the 1%, should have a 98% tax rate.

    It's only fair.
    They soon will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beemer View Post
    I love how pro-conservative and/or anti-Democratic political threads stay on the main page far longer than those that lean in the opposite direction. Some animals are more equal than others.
    Who promised you equal treatment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BleedGnW View Post
    80% of NFL athletes end up filing for bankruptcy at some point after retiring. Fact.

    They will then qualify for the free phone program.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greensleeves View Post
    Maybe, just maybe, they care about the country and not just themselves. It's not all about coin, it's about having a country your kids will want to grow up in.
    is that what Obama will give us?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike135 View Post
    Or maybe they care about not becoming Mexico. W/o a middle class, who would attend games?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobile...n_1687015.html

    Top-down is a failure.
    define middle class? Obama has defined high income as 250k, that is middle class in the northeast with two incomes.

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