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Posted at 6:02 PM ET, 03/ 8/2011

Redskins must pay Tom Tupa for back injury

By Mike Jones

The Redskins must pay former punter Tom Tupa workers' compensation for a back injury that ended his career in 2005, the Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled.

A 17-year veteran at the time, Tupa was injured while warming up during a preseason game at FedEx Field in August of 2005.

He did not return to action after that injury. Tupa, who punted in all 16 Redskins games in 2004, filed the claim with the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission in 2007, according to court documents and won the claim. The Redskins appealed, however, but lost their appeal Feb. 28 and must pay partial disability and medical expenses to Tupa.

"I am happy for Tom and feel like this is a well-deserved victory," said Tupa'as agent, Neil Cornrich when reached by phone.

Cornrich declined to say exactly how much the settlement was for, and Tupa -- now 45 years old and the recreation director at a community center in his home town of Brecksville, Ohio - could not be reached for comment.

Improved benefits to retired players are one of the many issues the NFL Players Association is fighting for in the ongoing CBA negotiations.

By Mike Jones  | March 8, 2011; 6:02 PM ET
 
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Comments

How was Tupa injured?

Posted by: eric22 | March 8, 2011 6:26 PM | Report abuse

Big win for Tupa...probably the FIRST time I've seen the Skins go cheap on someone like that though...you'd think they'd pay him at least his salary that year...

Can't believe Tiki Barber is talking about coming back...I hope he's blackballed and nobody signs him. Serves that career d-bag right.

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 8, 2011 6:27 PM | Report abuse

Wow...Vinny makes Charlie Sheen look sane:

Vinny Cerrato: Jim Zorn ruined by ego, becoming a celebrity
Posted by Gregg Rosenthal on March 8, 2011, 5:00 PM EST

More than a decade in the public spotlight hasn’t made former Redskins executive Vinny Cerrato any more self aware.

Asked on the Mike Wise Show Tuesday to discuss former coach Jim Zorn’s downfall as Redskins coach, Cerrato blamed Zorn’s ego.

“Lookit, when we started out, we’re 6-2 and the guy’s doing a good job. But then I think ego got into play and then he stopped listening to coaches, became a celebrity. I mean, that’s when Rush Limbaugh’s on the sideline, he had all these people on the sideline. Give me a break,” Cerrato said via Dan Steinberg of DC Sports Bog.

“Just worry about Clinton Portis, Chris Samuels. Worry about the next team. To me, that’s what happened.”

The host of the Vinny Cerrato radio show blaming Washington’s downfall on Zorn’s ego is stupefying. It would be like if Dan Snyder made fun of another owner for free agent spending.

There are so many other reasons the Redskins failed under Zorn, and most of them lead directly back to Cerrato’s decision making. (Including the decision to hire Zorn.)

In Cerrato’s view, Zorn’s handling of the media was another crucial ingredient.

“When you talk to the media, you can’t tell them everything,” Cerrato said. “You know, he wanted to tell them everything. I think Jim’s downfall was when he went on and started ripping the players, Chris Samuels, and saying it on air. You lose the team. They say bye bye.”

These comments reflect poorly on Cerrato, not only because they are classless and attempting to shift blame elsewhere.

They also indicate Cerrato still doesn’t understand what actually contributes to wins and losses in the NFL.

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 8, 2011 6:28 PM | Report abuse

Not that I care if The Danny has to pay back Tom Tupa - good for Tupa - but, as an aside, I really wonder why it is that we can't ever seem to get a reliable punter and kicker on this team. We've had a revolving door for a decade or more. I have no evidence at all to back this up (someone pls help me), but it sure seems like we're just about the most unstable team in the league in the kicking department (among other areas). How hard is it? Frustrating.

Posted by: skinsfan713 | March 8, 2011 6:44 PM | Report abuse

Can't believe Tiki Barber is talking about coming back...I hope he's blackballed and nobody signs him. Serves that career d-bag right.

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 8, 2011 6:27 PM | Report abuse
_______

No way he gets anything mroe than a training camp invitation.

Posted by: skinsfan713 | March 8, 2011 6:46 PM | Report abuse

Wow, what a news day. That idiot Tiki opens his suckhole and says something stupid. That bug eyed feak Vinny C. opens his suckhole and says something stupid. Cam sucks again. Tupa gets paid, and the NFL might be ready to open the books.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:04 PM | Report abuse

Talk about the wheels of justice turning slowly. A mere 5-1/2 years after the injury and 4 years after filing his claim, the Maryland Workmans Comp. Commission has boldly taken a stand. Justice delayed is...probably just a bunch of bureaucrats justifying their cushy, unnecessary job.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 8, 2011 7:13 PM | Report abuse

...probably just a bunch of bureaucrats justifying their cushy, unnecessary job.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 8, 2011 7:13 PM |

Wait a minute. Are you saying that government employees would purposefully waste time and taxpayer money while rarely actually accomplishing anything? No way.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:22 PM | Report abuse

Tom Tupa makes me have to go poopa.

Posted by: P00PY_MCP00P | March 8, 2011 7:25 PM | Report abuse

Wait a minute. Are you saying that government employees would purposefully waste time and taxpayer money while rarely actually accomplishing anything? No way.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:22 PM | Report abuse
___________

Half the regulars on this blog better hide if this becomes an issue....

Posted by: skinsfan713 | March 8, 2011 7:25 PM | Report abuse

Can't he just get a backiotomy?

Posted by: Oogalaboogala | March 8, 2011 7:52 PM | Report abuse

Bill Walsh was quoted as saying, "only pick a WR when all other positions have been solidified."

And he drafted and coached the best WR of all-time.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 7:52 PM | Report abuse

Talk about the wheels of justice turning slowly. A mere 5-1/2 years after the injury and 4 years after filing his claim, the Maryland Workmans Comp. Commission has boldly taken a stand. Justice delayed is...probably just a bunch of bureaucrats justifying their cushy, unnecessary job.

Posted by: MColeman51

Well, what did it take to bring Pinochet to justice, 40 years?? It'll be a similar decades long number to bring the 9-11 Inside Jobbers to justice..But they've got big plans for us before that happens..Tupa, the Party Poopah,..

Posted by: frak | March 8, 2011 8:10 PM | Report abuse

Coin Toss:

Wapo plays dungeons & dragons with all these multi-sided dice

1. yes
2. yes
3. yes
24.yes

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 8, 2011 6:28 PM | Report abuse

They also indicate Cerrato still doesn’t understand what actually contributes to wins and losses in the NFL.

1. yes
2. yes
18. yes
54. yes

The dice say it all.

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 8:47 PM | Report abuse

How long til the Boy Owner counter-sues Tupa for some perceived trauma? Maybe Tupa read the City Paper once! Hater!

Posted by: trebor0012 | March 8, 2011 8:56 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Oogalaboogala | March 8, 2011 7:52 PM |

Oogalaboogala
Haiku Day
Post after post
Of attempted wordplay
Some were way
Others were gay
Oogalaboogala
Haiku Day

Posted by: ReservoirDogs | March 8, 2011 9:04 PM | Report abuse

Seriously though, how does a pro athlete get to sue for workmans comp when they work outside the labor laws under a collective bargaining agreement, and how is it that a 17 year vet of the nfl needs the couple hundred bucks a week that workmans comp pays, and I believe it even says partial disability expenses. How much can that even be, and it also says he is working.

Obviously the normally factually diligent WAPO writers and editors (sarcasm) have done their normal thorough job (more sarcasm) in reporting only the facts that suit them, if they even bothered trying to find out the whole story. The NFLPA takes care of work related injuries for players in the NFL. Oh yeah next week there won't be one....

Posted by: dbrine1261 | March 8, 2011 9:12 PM | Report abuse

I should have said "Dice Toss" rather than coin toss err.

But Vinny giving any NFL expertise advice is like me trying to change oil in a Ferrari....

Vinny is JiffyLube...

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:12 PM | Report abuse

Boo the Sweater Vest. I've always said thay anyone associated with Ohio State is a piece of crap. I've been proven right time and again.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:15 PM | Report abuse

Vinny is JiffyLube...

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:12 PM

Vinny is blended crap in a bag.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:16 PM | Report abuse

Haiku Day:
Vinny C is in the news
Skins will win
Cowboys gave Vinny blue-balls

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:16 PM | Report abuse

I don't think you know what a Haiku is skinswillwin.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:20 PM | Report abuse

Bill Walsh was quoted as saying, "only pick a WR when all other positions have been solidified."

And he drafted and coached the best WR of all-time.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 7:52 PM |

Just when I started having positive vibes about drafting Julio Jones.

Posted by: TWISI | March 8, 2011 9:21 PM | Report abuse

Bill Walsh was quoted as saying, "only pick a WR when all other positions have been solidified."

And he drafted and coached the best WR of all-time.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 7:52 PM

Even traded up to get him. Then he drafted John Taylor in the 3rd round. Who apparently sells the same skin car stuff as my girlfriend. And I still haven't figured out what to get for her birthday. Which is tomorrow.

Darn.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 8, 2011 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Just another reason the BEST owner ever has to continually raise prices. Thanks to the greed of people like Tom Tupa, Mr. Snyder will be forced to introduce the $10 beer.

Posted by: jburnetti | March 8, 2011 9:24 PM | Report abuse

Just when I started having positive vibes about drafting Julio Jones.

Posted by: TWISI | March 8, 2011 9:21 PM

A WR is the most dependent position on the field. It takes all 10 other positions doing their job in order to succeed. Hopefully St. Louis will get nervous and want to move up from 14 when we are on the clock.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 9:24 PM | Report abuse

I don't think you know what a Haiku is skinswillwin.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:20 PM | Report abuse

A finance grad at UMCP, so lacking Haiku skills.

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:27 PM | Report abuse

As for Tupa -- or any other NFL player getting workman's comp. Huh???

Football is a physically demanding sport with OBVIOUS inherent risks. He injured himself warming up, part of the job. Does this mean every player who has to retire because of injuries is now eligible for workman's comp?

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 8, 2011 9:28 PM | Report abuse

Just when I started having positive vibes about drafting Julio Jones.

Posted by: TWISI | March 8, 2011 9:21 PM

A WR is the most dependent position on the field. It takes all 10 other positions doing their job in order to succeed. Hopefully St. Louis will get nervous and want to move up from 14 when we are on the clock.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 9:24 PM | Report abuse

From what ive seen, WR is the 2nd hardest to develope besides QB...Propests can have all the tools, but may not have the mind set rdy to be great until few yrs...Heck Megatron took a few yrs, but he did not have decent QB around him until now.

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:35 PM | Report abuse

A finance grad at UMCP, so lacking Haiku skills.

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:27 PM |

Somewhat understandeable, but to be a card carrying RI regular you must haiku properly, if not comedically.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:36 PM | Report abuse

Also, not sure what UMCP is. I'm guessing some version of Maryland.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:47 PM | Report abuse

A finance grad at UMCP, so lacking Haiku skills.

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:27 PM |

Somewhat understandeable, but to be a card carrying RI regular you must haiku properly, if not comedically.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:36 PM | Report abuse

10-4

old pond . . .
a frog leaps in
water’s sound

Sorry coppied from Wiki---LOL

I could be like someone who wants to draft 1st then get FA's

Draft 1st
A FA's dives away
Skins lost FA's

Bah...

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:50 PM | Report abuse

Also, not sure what UMCP is. I'm guessing some version of Maryland.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:47 PM | Report abuse

College Park btw

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:52 PM | Report abuse

I gotta log HTTR

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 8, 2011 9:53 PM | Report abuse

Actually sww it's 5 syllables, then 7 syllables, then 5 syllables.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:55 PM | Report abuse

Actually sww it's 5 syllables, then 7 syllables, then 5 syllables.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 9:55 PM |

Five fine syllables
Seven super syllables
Five fine syllables

Posted by: ReservoirDogs | March 8, 2011 10:06 PM | Report abuse

HEY DAN SNYDER DID YOU HERE THAT TIKI BARBER IS COMING BACK . You know the skins will go after him hard

Posted by: thomasuras | March 8, 2011 10:14 PM | Report abuse

Cam Newton goes 50-for-60 at Tuesday Pro Day

Posted by Evan Silva on March 8, 2011, 6:35 PM EST

At 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Cam Newton finally took the field for passing drills at Auburn’s Pro Day.

The results were mixed.

Newton connected on 50-of-60 passes, which is a substandard “completion percentage” for an elite quarterback prospect at an on-campus workout. For comparison, Matt Ryan was 48-of-52 at Boston College’s Pro Day in 2008, and Sam Bradford went 49-for-50 last March.

Watching the entire workout, PFT counted three blatant drops. Two or three more of Newton’s incompletions hit his receiver in the hands, but would’ve been difficult to secure.

There were four bad overthrows on which Newton either simply threw the football way too far downfield for his target to have a chance, or his pass sailed much too high.

It’s worth noting that immediately after Newton’s 60 throws, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt personally put the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner through more under-center drills and was spotted shaking Newton’s hand.

By no measure was this Pro Day outstanding. CBS Sports draft analyst Rob Rang gave Newton a “B,” conceding that he “would’ve given Newton a ‘D’” for his Combine workout. SI.com draft analyst Tony Pauline rated Newton’s workout “solid, not spectacular.”

Still, the general consensus is that Newton has made major strides since the Combine. NFL Network’s Mike Mayock had the most glowing review of Tuesday’s Pro Day.

“This kid can drive the football,” said Mayock. “He can drive it on the deep, outbreaking comeback, he can drive it on the inbreaking Bang-8 or dig route.

“He can make every throw.”

QB DRAFT FAIL

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 8, 2011 10:25 PM | Report abuse

Call me naive, but I thought to collect workers' comp you had to actually do some work?

Posted by: iubiquity | March 8, 2011 10:30 PM | Report abuse

Call me naive, but I thought to collect workers' comp you had to actually do some work?

Posted by: iubiquity | March 8, 2011 10:30 PM

I think we'll stick to calling you stupid. You've earned it.

Posted by: mack1 | March 8, 2011 10:38 PM | Report abuse

Call me naive, but I thought to collect workers' comp you had to actually do some work?

Posted by: iubiquity | March 8, 2011 10:30 PM

I think we'll stick to calling you stupid. You've earned it.

Posted by: mack1 | March 8, 2011 10:38 PM |

Hey Hey Mack! A subject on which we can agree!

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 10:44 PM | Report abuse

HEY DAN SNYDER DID YOU HERE THAT TIKI BARBER IS COMING BACK . You know the skins will go after him hard

Posted by: thomasuras | March 8, 2011 10:14 PM |

Wow you're dumb.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 10:46 PM | Report abuse

Taylor is huge and talented, but sometimes lazy and definitely not worth the No. 10 pick. Grab a stud OLB or WR (there also isn't an OL worth getting taken that high) and grab Paea later.

Posted by: DC2Dallas | March 8, 2011 5:43 PM | Report abuse

Dude, you sound like me.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 8, 2011 10:50 PM | Report abuse

WHO?! MIKE JONES!

Posted by: Braaaaah | March 8, 2011 11:04 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 11:19 PM | Report abuse

Good. Let's draw the cash straight from Snyder's cigar fund.

Posted by: drischord | March 8, 2011 11:25 PM | Report abuse

Another example of a government agency failing in performing their duty. Now let them handle your healthcare and see real pain. If it wasn't so painful it would be funny.

Posted by: 1bmffwb | March 8, 2011 11:57 PM | Report abuse

Scamp; Funny pic, what was the stuation that lead to it?

Posted by: msrent | March 9, 2011 12:21 AM | Report abuse

no clue

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 12:26 AM | Report abuse

I can't recall ever hearing about a worker's compensation case in the NFL. Funny how Tupa's back injury was probably not related directly to anything from the Redskins, but rather it was related to trauma accumulated over the course of his career playing for other teams. The Redskins just ended up being the team left holding the bag.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 9, 2011 1:45 AM | Report abuse

BTW, it's standard practice for a company to oppose a workers' compensation case. Don't think the Redskins are being sinister here.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 9, 2011 1:53 AM | Report abuse

Wait a minute. Are you saying that government employees would purposefully waste time and taxpayer money while rarely actually accomplishing anything? No way.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:22 PM | Report abuse


Yeah, that would really stink, particularly when compared with the roaring successes of the private sector.

Posted by: TheCork | March 9, 2011 5:36 AM | Report abuse

Football is a physically demanding sport with OBVIOUS inherent risks. He injured himself warming up, part of the job. Does this mean every player who has to retire because of injuries is now eligible for workman's comp?

Posted by: zcezcest1

I sure hope so. Okay, maybe not so much Plaxico Burress.

Posted by: TheCork | March 9, 2011 5:44 AM | Report abuse

Wait a minute. Are you saying that government employees would purposefully waste time and taxpayer money while rarely actually accomplishing anything? No way.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:22 PM | Report abuse

Yeah, that would really stink, particularly when compared with the roaring successes of the private sector.

Posted by: TheCork | March 9, 2011 5:36 AM
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Which part so the private sector are you referring to because my part is doing great. Go capitalism!

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 9, 2011 6:02 AM | Report abuse

Wait a minute. Are you saying that government employees would purposefully waste time and taxpayer money while rarely actually accomplishing anything? No way.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 7:22 PM | Report abuse


Yeah, that would really stink, particularly when compared with the roaring successes of the private sector.

Posted by: TheCork | March 9, 2011 5:36 AM

EXHIBIT A: TheCork, a "roaring success of the private sector."

Roaring, yes.

Success? Chairman and CEO of Cork's Fine Writing and Bonnetry since 1997, "A company that writes unpublished book, creates unperformed plays and pens unfilmed screenplays. Bonnet work is temporarily on hold."

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-corcoran-jr/4/5b3/572

Posted by: beep-beep | March 9, 2011 6:10 AM | Report abuse

More Snyder-ball.

Posted by: 44fx2901 | March 9, 2011 6:37 AM | Report abuse

Yeah, that would really stink, particularly when compared with the roaring successes of the private sector.

Posted by: TheCork | March 9, 2011 5:36 AM

The private sector is the goose that only slowed it's crapping of golden eggs after being poisoned by the public sector parasites that live off of it. Gov't creates nothing.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 9, 2011 7:08 AM | Report abuse

I'm just curious about this story.

Can you receive workman's comp as a football player?

Isn't there a reasonable expectation of possible injury?

Wouldn't this be like a boxer getting workman's comp for a broken nose?

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 7:36 AM | Report abuse

Gov't creates nothing.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 9, 2011 7:08 AM |

Hey, you forgot about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. That's more than "nothing."

Posted by: beep-beep | March 9, 2011 7:46 AM | Report abuse

TWISI

Just when I started having positive vibes about drafting Julio Jones.


Given the depth with defender in this draft, we could take a WR at 10 and DL in round 2.

Thing is, you'd have to swallow hard and accept Rex as your starting quarterback for at least two additional seasons.

Or: maybe a DM5 reconciliation is in the work or McNabb is a trading chip that gets us another pick that becomes a quaterback.


Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 7:48 AM | Report abuse

Gov't creates nothing.


The government employs more people than any other entity.

It's workers are paid bi-weekly and they take their earnings to malls, flea markets, gas stations, bars, doctor's offices, financial analysts, sporting events, dentists, barbers, hookers, pharmacists on the street and otherwise, hair salons, car lots, computer stores, lawyers, internet sites, real estate agents, and recycle tax dollars back into the economy via their purchases.

In fact, the present 'reduce the federal-state workers pay!' movement is a direct reason why the recovery has been slow.

You can't stimulate the economy by stifling steady and dependable local and federal government earners who buy the things that keep other folk working.

They, in effect, re-cycle tax dollars back into the over economy by buying things and paying bills.

And until someone points that out to the nutty governors and empty-headed right-wingers, the economic recovery will be slow.


signed,

Paul "Moe" Krugman

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 8:20 AM | Report abuse

I am torn with this draft. I know we ultimately need a franchise QB the most, but is there one in this draft?

We also need WR, but that can probably be addressed in FA, if it ever happens.

With the defensive depth in this draft, I think ultimately we have to go that direction in both the 1st and 2nd rounds.

However, if we trade down and aquire a pick or picks in the 2nd or 3rd round, then we can afford to take a QB or WR.

Either way we have too many holes to fill and not enough picks. Next offseason is the key.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:21 AM | Report abuse

Update in case anyone/everyone missed it...if not or you don't care, then nevermind...

March 8: Redskins spokesman Tony Wyllie said today that team owner Daniel Snyder did not attend the Redskins' interview with Phil Taylor.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 8:24 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 8:20 AM

By this line of thinking, the government should hire every unemployed person and pay them a hefty salary. Problem solved, right? Something still has to be conceived of, created,and delivered before any wealth is generated. That's the private sector. Recycling printed money through a huge and innefficient public sector that gets paid more and has better benefits than the private sector workers paying for it all is a recipe for disaster and $1.6 trillion annual deficits on the national level and even more immediate problems for states because they can neither print money or run unsustainable deficits like DC can.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 9, 2011 8:33 AM | Report abuse

By this line of thinking, the government should hire every unemployed person and pay them a hefty salary. Problem solved, right? Something still has to be conceived of, created,and delivered before any wealth is generated. That's the private sector. Recycling printed money through a huge and innefficient public sector that gets paid more and has better benefits than the private sector workers paying for it all is a recipe for disaster and $1.6 trillion annual deficits on the national level and even more immediate problems for states because they can neither print money or run unsustainable deficits like DC can.

Posted by: MColeman51 | March 9, 2011 8:33 AM | Report abuse


Look at the brain on MColeman!!!

BTW, what is our theme today Play???

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:39 AM | Report abuse

Recycling printed money through a huge and innefficient public sector that gets paid more and has better benefits than the private sector workers paying for it all is a recipe for disaster and $1.6 trillion annual deficits on the national level and even more immediate problems for states because they can neither print money or run unsustainable deficits like DC can.Posted by: MColeman51"

LOL plus everybody knows the really efficient workers are in China, Thailand, Bangladesh...

anyway, this is why we probably shouldn't have political rants on RI -- we have enough trouble deciding who to play at NT.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 9, 2011 8:41 AM | Report abuse

By this line of thinking, the government should hire every unemployed person and pay them a hefty salary.


No one is suggesting the ridculous extension of logic you've branched off into.

It's just that the same people who hate government services are the first ones to cry "Where's FEMA?" when the hurricane hits or "Why are the teachers so bad?" when they review the poor test result from the local high school.

And what you should remember is that much of our present economic malady has been brought on from wayward business practices and not because government workers and county/state employees choose to over-inflate the stock and housing markets.

Cynical politicians have the middle class pointing fingers at civil servants while a rapcicious financial over-class reaps unneeded tax cuts and is spared the brunt of the economic downturn whose cause lies right at their feet.

Blame your mailman, teacher, cop, fireman, civil servant all you want for the county's economy.

But the next time your kid can't read, the mail doesn't get delivered, and there's no response to a disaster, ask the guy driving a Maybach for help.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 8:43 AM | Report abuse

Good for Tupa. Every damn thing that has happened to this team is because of the decisions made by Snyder. And yet, he continues to suck people into Fedex; people who are fans, people who cannot get season tickets and people who want to see their beloved Skins return to prominence. Yes, people who are willing to pay $10,000 per year for 2 end zone seats on a contract for 10 years, increased by 6% a year and who can actually see a 60 minute game less than half the time when the ball is at their 20 yard line or less. Those who pay for those seats and those who pay for club seats at about half that price are unfortunately the stupid ones who are willing to overlook the shenanigans of Snyder, overcome by their love for the Redskins. There is no end to this conflict in my thinking. While I want Snyder to fall and fail, he cannot because it would mean the Redskins are failing. And, if the Redskins succeed, that means Snyder succeeds. Oh brother, what a crappy mess.

Posted by: getitritegov | March 9, 2011 8:45 AM | Report abuse

BTW, what is our theme today Play???

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:39 AM

Political Wednesday???

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 8:53 AM | Report abuse

BTW, what is our theme today Play???

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:39 AM

Political Wednesday???

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 8:53 AM | Report abuse

Um, no. We can do something better than that, I actually wanna stay awake today at work.

Snyder Jokes Wednesday???

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:56 AM | Report abuse

...plus everybody knows the really efficient workers are in China, Thailand, Bangladesh...


They are because they have no other choice.

They'd grow poppy and coca leaves if they couldn't make cheap t-shirts and sneakers.

Trust me.

And let's stop downgrading the ability of the American worker.

We've trained ourselves into a state of low self-esteem and have let self-promoting business/media types enrich themselves by spinning the fiction that America is on some kind of down turn.

We're a better country than what we make ourselves out to be.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 8:58 AM | Report abuse

so newton went 50/60 at his pro day....who'd he blame this time?? bloom is off the rose...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | March 9, 2011 9:00 AM | Report abuse

Call me naive, but I thought to collect workers' comp you had to actually do some work?

Posted by: iubiquity | March 8, 2011 10:30 PM

I think we'll stick to calling you stupid. You've earned it.

Posted by: mack1 | March 8, 2011 10:38 PM |

Hey Hey Mack! A subject on which we can agree!

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 8, 2011 10:44 PM

Other than the trifling subjects of politics and religion, we agree on plenty my man.

Posted by: mack1 | March 9, 2011 9:03 AM | Report abuse

I actually wanna stay awake today at work.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 8:56 AM

Me too...I suggested yesterday that today anything goes...Wacky Wednesday...didn't expect to walk in to a political debate...but Haiku Tuesday seemed to be a huge success! Beep mentioned that thursdays should be a day of silence for the SPG...I don't know about all that.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 9:04 AM | Report abuse

Tupa saw his way out and he was actually smart to end his career that way. Everyone else comes to the Redskins to retire.

My question is that whether his reported injury qualifies as a career-ending injury. This is something I know nothing about but I thought if a player suffered a career-ender, the NFL would be the entity to manage that.

I thought there was some sort of benefit disbursed by the league for a player who was injured and could not ever play again or fulfill their contract.

Wondering also if we might see 'Haney go through this if he is kept on the 'Skins roster. I wouldn't put it past him. Anyone know how Jess Atkinson's 'situ was managed? His career was ended during a game on a cheap hit by Andre "dirty" Waters if I remember correctly.

I know Brian Bosworth left the league after a career-ending shoulder injury and there was something in his contract that triggered the remainder of his 10 year, 11 mil contract to become guaranteed.

At this point, anything that serves as a thorn in Napoleon's, er, I mean Snyder's side, I'm pretty okay with it.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 9:05 AM | Report abuse

The B&G embarrass their fans again. Snyder is such a cheap, piece of fecal matter. I have turned down free tickets more then once to go watch the circus known as the B&G. I don't want to put a penny in his pocket for parking, concessions, etc. He sits up in his ivory tower richer than Rockefeller and declines to pay a guy hurt in service to his team. I can't bring myself to root against the B&G but I find it hard to root for them. Something of a visceral nature needs to happen to Napoleon.

Posted by: chopin224 | March 9, 2011 9:07 AM | Report abuse

Bring Matt Turk back. He's still the best hang time punter in the league. He's a free agent and has three pro bowls under his belt. Sign him and we wont have to worry about D. Jackson or anyone else making a house call on our punt team. Hooray for Tupa. He finally got what he should of received six years ago.

Posted by: skinsfan16 | March 9, 2011 9:12 AM | Report abuse

so newton went 50/60 at his pro day....who'd he blame this time?? bloom is off the rose


But did he display touch and accuracy on his mid range and short passes?

IMO, Newton should've humbled himself up and remained in college an additional season.

I mean, if he's about the money grab--and he is, an additional season would pay him that much more.

I'm not interested in drafting him any way.

My money is on Ponder.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 9:14 AM | Report abuse

Me too...I suggested yesterday that today anything goes...Wacky Wednesday...didn't expect to walk in to a political debate...but Haiku Tuesday seemed to be a huge success! Beep mentioned that thursdays should be a day of silence for the SPG...I don't know about all that.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 9:04 AM | Report abuse

Beep sure surprised me yesterday, he was a team player and seemed to really enjoy Haiku Tuesday, he participated a lot!

I just feel bad for all those hungry people cause I bet he didn't get many fries made yesterday!

There will be no day of silence for the SPG, this place needs us too much! hahaha

It can just be Wacky Wednesday where anything goes. So the NERDS can keep talking political crap if they want, and we'll make fun of Glee watchers and the like.........

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 9:14 AM | Report abuse

"I am torn with this draft. I know we ultimately need a franchise QB the most, but is there one in this draft? posted by monk811"

The real problem is -- with this crop, who can tell?

There were a lot of doubts about Sam Bradford last season, too -- mainly him having missed a season. Sam played well last year, but his final rating was only 76.5 -- a long way from a finished product.

Josh Freeman had a great year last season, his second, but I'm not sure he won't take a step back this year.

One thing we can be sure of: if Shanahan drafts a QB at 10 and the guy tanks, it'll be a short-lived renaissance in Washington.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 9, 2011 9:16 AM | Report abuse

Wow, Mr Jones... finally catching up with me!
=======================

Ex-Redskins Punter Wins Disability Benefits
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports/DC-Punter-Wins-Unemployment-Benefits-117525148.html

Pro-Football Inc., the company that manages the Redskins, did not want to pay. They challenged the ruling, saying that Tupa was hired to play in Virginia, where the team's practice field is located, so the Maryland commission had no jurisdiction.

An appeals court rejected the Redksins' argument, writing, "It is clear that the purpose of Tupa's employment was to play in games, not to practice." The Redskins have been ordered to pay up.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 7, 2011 1:59 PM

Posted by: Alan4 | March 9, 2011 9:18 AM | Report abuse

"But did he display touch and accuracy on his mid range and short passes?IMO, Newton should've humbled himself up and remained in college an additional season."

He was better than at the Combine. Like somebody said, the Combine is designed to annoy the players. Too many distractions. QBs probably shouldn't throw there as a rule. But Cam looked worse than most.

Main reason Cam can't wait another season: he's not really that good, and as with Locker, people will begin to notice. He runs the risk of a precipitous fall.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 9, 2011 9:19 AM | Report abuse

It can just be Wacky Wednesday where anything goes.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 9:14 AM

Tom Tupa sure had a wacky career...didn't he.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 9:21 AM | Report abuse

"We've trained ourselves into a state of low self-esteem and have let self-promoting business/media types enrich themselves by spinning the fiction that America is on some kind of down turn.We're a better country than what we make ourselves out to be.
Posted by: MistaMoe"

Thank you Moe for the correction but I was just kidding.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 9, 2011 9:22 AM | Report abuse

...Like somebody said, the Combine is designed to annoy the players. Too many distractions. QBs probably shouldn't throw there as a rule. But Cam looked worse than most...

Posted by: Samson151 | March 9, 2011 9:19 AM

And that's the point. If a QB can't handle the contrived pressure of the combine, is there any hope they can handle the pressure and distractions that go with being the QB of the Washington Redskins?

Posted by: Alan4 | March 9, 2011 9:23 AM | Report abuse

151, "too many distractions"...throwing in an indoor stadium, with no screaming fans, no pash rush, and no cornerbacks, throwing to uncovered receivers, and you claim there are too many distractions??

we saw what Newton is at the combine, and thats a borderline qb...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | March 9, 2011 9:32 AM | Report abuse

Main reason Cam can't wait another season: he's not really that good

Dwarf Toss: Which gimmicky former Gators quarterback will have a better pro career?


a. Tim Tebow

b. Cam Newton

In a battle featuring humility versus ego, I'd put my hard-earned government paycheck money on Tim Tebow figuring our the pro game and becoming if not decent quarterback, a journeyman type a la P Ramsey and D Carr.

Cam Newton says he's a quarterback, but he might be a 'speed tight end' and won't admit it.

Cam fallin' means Gabbert rises.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 9:35 AM | Report abuse

Sunkist and sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Won't help the braindead
Can't remember what they said
Godd*mn
Sh*t the bed


I really hate pooping in the bed.

Posted by: P00PY_MCP00P | March 9, 2011 9:37 AM | Report abuse

I trust Shanahan to make a great pick at this year's draft.

The last QB he drafted is pretty good.

But we are all throwing punches in the dark guessing who the drafted player will be.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 9:48 AM | Report abuse

The last QB he drafted is pretty good.

I say he's gonna have to pull some kind of clever stunt to draft another one.

What we need is a 3rd round pick.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 9:50 AM | Report abuse

IMO, Newton should've humbled himself up and remained in college an additional season


Since he was already makin between 180-300K for his services i dont see why he didnt stay.
You toss in the leverage of a NC and you might be talking 7 figures. SEC got the real booster dont ya know...

Posted by: Stu27 | March 9, 2011 9:56 AM | Report abuse

FrancoBegbie make want to choose another way to satisfy me:

Oral sex is leading cause of increasing U.S. cancer rates,....

BY Lindsay Goldwert
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 4:00 AM

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 9:56 AM | Report abuse

THE INSIDER REPORT, MARCH 9, 2011

ASHBURN, VA -- Sources inside the front office of the Washington Redskins are reporting this morning that team owner Dan Snyder has challenged his sales and promotions staffs to either come up with a way to sell out all of the team's high priced luxury box seats for next season before the 1st of April, or face immediate dismissal from the team.

Among the more popular ideas being circulated is a plan to move the locker room for the Redskins Cheerleaders up to the 3rd level of the stadium and make the walls, doors and shower room entirely out of glass.

Posted by: Vic1 | March 9, 2011 10:02 AM | Report abuse

Oral sex is leading cause of increasing U.S. cancer rates

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 9:56 AM

Terrible, terrible news...hopefully hessone dodged the bullet on this one.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:05 AM | Report abuse

Oral sex is leading cause of increasing U.S. cancer rates

client: Why are you smoking before you take care of me?

mrsmoe: I figure if I'm going to get cancer, I might as well enjoy a Newport first.

And you second.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

Other than the trifling subjects of politics and religion, we agree on plenty my man.

Posted by: mack1 | March 9, 2011 9:03 AM

Indeed, I just didn't want to miss a chance to take an underhanded shot at someone.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 10:15 AM | Report abuse

Other than the trifling subjects of politics and religion....


Well, until things get ta poppin', triflin' subjects might be all we have to talk about.

Unless, of course, we're all interested in how oral sex causes cancer.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 10:24 AM | Report abuse

Scamp; Funny pic, what was the stuation that lead to it?

Posted by: msrent | March 9, 2011 12:21 AM

I think it was the situation of Witten being a pompous d!ldo and a Dallas Cowboy.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 10:24 AM | Report abuse

Scamp; Funny pic, what was the stuation that lead to it?

Posted by: msrent | March 9, 2011 12:21 AM

I think was the situation of Witten being a pompous d!ldo and a Dallas Cowboy.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 10:26 AM | Report abuse

mrsmoe: I figure if I'm going to get cancer, I might as well enjoy a Newport first.

And you second.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

When I was in High School I would carry my Marlboro Lights in a Newport Box.

If a white guy asked for a cigarette I'd say,"Want a Newport?"

If a black guy asked I'd open it and say, " Want a Marlboro?"

Worked like a charm.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:26 AM | Report abuse

I think was the situation of Witten being a pompous d!ldo and a Dallas Cowboy.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 10:26 AM |

I'd say that's a safe bet.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 10:28 AM | Report abuse

On cancer and sex, I did hear about solid, collaborative data on cervical cancer and unprotected v-sex, which mostly has to do with guys spreading genital warts that then need to be monitored for malignancy.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 10:28 AM | Report abuse

Cooley is fairly outspoken about Witten being overrated.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 10:29 AM | Report abuse

Sounds like a lot of work iH8...'F off' works pretty well too.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:32 AM | Report abuse

iH8dallas


I've told mrsmoe that smoking is bad, but given her issues with oral fixations, getting her to stop has been next to imposssible.

That's why in our house, I'm the one who wears the Patch.

She swears by the cum.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 10:34 AM | Report abuse

Sounds like a lot of work iH8...'F off' works pretty well too.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:32 AM | Report abuse
But I'm a nice guy, I really don't like telling people that.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:35 AM | Report abuse

iH8dallas


I've told mrsmoe that smoking is bad, but given her issues with oral fixations, getting her to stop has been next to imposssible.

That's why in our house, I'm the one who wears the Patch.

She swears by the cum.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 10:34 AM | Report abuse

Is this the Wednesday topic? Smoking Ports' and sucking d!cks.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:38 AM | Report abuse

Isn't this kinda thing covered by the CBA?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 10:40 AM | Report abuse

Is this the Wednesday topic? Smoking Ports' and sucking d!cks.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:38 AM | Report abuse


Sounds like a night at the IH8/hessone house watching Glee!

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM | Report abuse

But I'm a nice guy, I really don't like telling people that.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:35 AM

You can substitute "I'm sorry, I am running low" for "F off"...depending on the situation.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:45 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing you want to watch, Monk?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 10:45 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM

I'd have to say WWE and Nascar...drinking Bud cans and smoking Marlboro Reds.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:48 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM

I'd have to say WWE and Nascar...drinking Bud cans and smoking Marlboro Reds.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:48 AM |

Golf.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:00 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM

I'd have to say WWE and Nascar...drinking Bud cans and smoking Marlboro Reds.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:48 AM |

Golf.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:00 AM | Report abuse

Kareem Moore trying to tackle? BOOM Roasted!!!

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 9, 2011 11:12 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing you want to watch, Monk?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 10:45 AM | Report abuse


Sorry, not my thing to go searching for something gay.

However, I don't consider American Idol gay, I'm in the music field and idolize Steven Tyler.

Glee is a little too much for me though.

Beyond that, to each his own, I'm sure there are other things I watch that people consider gay.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:13 AM | Report abuse

Coin toss: Where does Doughty end up next season (assuming there is one)?

a. Skins

b. Broncos

c. Cowboys

d. Eagles

e. Chargers

f. Target or maybe Whole Foods

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 11:16 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM

I'd have to say WWE and Nascar...drinking Bud cans and smoking Marlboro Reds.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:48 AM |

Golf.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:00 AM | Report abuse

WWE is ok, still kinda manly. Not really into Nascar, I just drink and turn my head when you have that crap on Play.

Playing golf, not gay.

Watching golf on TV, kinda gay.

My father LOVES golf, plays at least 2 or 3 times a week and watches that stuff when he's not playing it, I don't get it.

I respect the game cause it's hard, but the stupid whispering while you are watching it on TV drives me nuts.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:18 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing we watch Play?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 10:41 AM

I'd have to say WWE and Nascar...drinking Bud cans and smoking Marlboro Reds.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 10:48 AM |

Golf.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:00 AM | Report abuse

How is golf gay?

Golf is awesome.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:18 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing you want to watch, Monk?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 10:45 AM

I don't think there are new episodes any more, but my understanding is that "Sex in the City" was a show about four gay men played by women.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 11:19 AM | Report abuse

WWE is ok, still kinda manly. Not really into Nascar, I just drink and turn my head when you have that crap on Play.

Playing golf, not gay.

Watching golf on TV, kinda gay.

My father LOVES golf, plays at least 2 or 3 times a week and watches that stuff when he's not playing it, I don't get it.

I respect the game cause it's hard, but the stupid whispering while you are watching it on TV drives me nuts.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:18 AM | Report abuse

I think golf is actually one of the more exciting sports to watch on TV.

The showdown between Rocco and Tiger a couple of years ago was freaking awesome.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:21 AM | Report abuse

I don't think there are new episodes any more, but my understanding is that "Sex in the City" was a show about four gay men played by women.

Posted by: dcsween | March 9, 2011 11:19 AM | Report abuse

I'm pretty sure it was about 3 gay men and a gay horse.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 9, 2011 11:24 AM | Report abuse

I may have to order Wrestlemania this year...that is gay.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 11:25 AM | Report abuse

Is this the Wednesday topic? Smoking Ports' and sucking d!cks.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:38 AM | Report abuse

Well, at least personal_fowl finally has a topic he's an expert on to chime in about. (hook)

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 11:27 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing you want to watch,...


I'm a major Turner Classic Movie junkie.

I like film noir crime dramams from the late 40's-50s.

I've seen every Humphery Bogart movie at least three times, some five.

Hedy Lamar, Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert, Bette Davis, and Joan Crawford are favs.

Best old movies?:

The Public Enemy, Little Ceasar, Imitation of Life, Soylent Green, The Roaring Twenties, Mildred Pierce, Sullivan's Travels, White Heat, The Killing, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Desperate Hours, Gentleman's Agreement, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Key Largo, The Magnificent Ambersons, The Third Man, The Letter, The Little Foxes, The Defiant Ones, The Odd Couple, The Devil and Miss Jones, etc. are the things that stop me to watch tv.

Other than that, I don't know what's on tv outside of sports.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:29 AM | Report abuse

(cue obligatory pf comment about my mother, wife, sister and/or daughter...possibly father but definitely some family member.)

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 11:30 AM | Report abuse

John Cena, he's pretty gay, at least the movie Marine was.

I can't believe I just used the words Marine and gay in the same sentence, that sucked!

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:30 AM | Report abuse

What's the gayest thing you want to watch,...


I'm a major Turner Classic Movie junkie.

I like film noir crime dramams from the late 40's-50s.

I've seen every Humphery Bogart movie at least three times, some five.

Hedy Lamar, Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert, Bette Davis, and Joan Crawford are favs.

Best old movies?:

The Public Enemy, Little Ceasar, Imitation of Life, Soylent Green, The Roaring Twenties, Mildred Pierce, Sullivan's Travels, White Heat, The Killing, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Desperate Hours, Gentleman's Agreement, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Key Largo, The Magnificent Ambersons, The Third Man, The Letter, The Little Foxes, The Defiant Ones, The Odd Couple, The Devil and Miss Jones, etc. are the things that stop me to watch tv.

Other than that, I don't know what's on tv outside of sports.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:29 AM | Report abuse

I'm a documentary buff.

"Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" is a really good one that I watched last weekend.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:33 AM | Report abuse

John Cena, he's pretty gay.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:30 AM

The Rock was doing his thing monday night...going on and on about Cena...funny stuff.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 11:34 AM | Report abuse

Is this the Wednesday topic? Smoking Ports' and sucking d!cks.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 10:38 AM | Report abuse

Well, at least personal_fowl finally has a topic he's an expert on to chime in about. (hook)

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 11:27 AM | Report abuse

Uh oh, you're owned now!

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:35 AM | Report abuse

(cue obligatory pf comment about my mother, wife, sister and/or daughter...possibly father but definitely some family member.)

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 9, 2011 11:30 AM | Report abuse

And that you're "owned".

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:38 AM | Report abuse

Golf.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:00 AM | Report abuse

How is golf gay?

Golf is awesome.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:18 AM |

Watching golf at home (at a bar is okay), deliberately is gayer than Jim J. Bullock in a leopard print thong at a Village People concert.

Waivers granted for The Masters or any other major with intriguing Sunday pairings.

Or, whenever Boo Weekly is contending.

Save for all that, it's gay.


Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 11:39 AM | Report abuse

iH8dallas

I'm a documentary buff.

Check out "Waiting for Superman".

Excellent documentary.

There's another one called "Lucky" about the various people who've won lotteries that's also extremely interesting.

Yes: I'm actually a closet nerd.

Classic movies, good, jazz, documentaries, and fine smoke are passions.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

iH8dallas

I'm a documentary buff.

Check out "Waiting for Superman".

Excellent documentary.

There's another one called "Lucky" about the various people who've won lotteries that's also extremely interesting.

Yes: I'm actually a closet nerd.

Classic movies, good, jazz, documentaries, and fine smoke are passions.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

My girlfriend is a public school teacher and she loves that documentary.

I'm also a jazz fan, but I lean more towards blues.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:46 AM | Report abuse

Wacky "Anything Goes" Wednesday is lamer than I thought it would be.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 11:48 AM | Report abuse

iH8dallas

I'm a documentary buff.

Check out "Waiting for Superman".

Excellent documentary.

There's another one called "Lucky" about the various people who've won lotteries that's also extremely interesting.

Yes: I'm actually a closet nerd.

Classic movies, good, jazz, documentaries, and fine smoke are passions.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

My girlfriend is a public school teacher and she loves that documentary.

I'm also a jazz fan, but I lean more towards blues.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:46 AM | Report abuse

If you like NatGeo documentaries check out this older one. I can't remember the exact name but it's something like "Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas(sp?)".

Hands down the most amazing nature documentary you will ever see.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:49 AM | Report abuse

"The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia" is good for a change of pace.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:52 AM | Report abuse


I can't believe I just used the words Marine and gay in the same sentence, that sucked!

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:30 AM

---------------

you should apologize to the marine corp

my god, what do you do for a living ?

Posted by: hessone | March 9, 2011 11:55 AM | Report abuse

Yes: I'm actually a closet nerd.

Classic movies, good, jazz, documentaries, and fine smoke are passions.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

We knew all along Moe, that's why the rest of us NERDS got excited and thought we had a chance with Mrs. Moe!! hahaha

We agree on fine smoke, I look forward to a Macanudo every now and then or a Cuban I'll get from my father when they get back from a cruise.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:56 AM | Report abuse

I'm surprised no one answered "Johnny Depp Marathon,..naked...!"

..DOHP!

I have to admit to watching too many HGTV/Bravo/Food Network shows. But it's the wife's choice - does that count?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 11:57 AM | Report abuse

...or a Cuban I'll get from my father when they get back from a cruise.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:56 AM

Dammit monk...we talked about this...you know what happens to sock puppets in prison! Oh the humanity!

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

But it's the wife's choice - does that count?

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 11:57 AM

I think thats what makes it gay, dik.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 12:05 PM | Report abuse

Monk - Cubans are the best. I'll take a Romeo y Julieta & a finely aged brandy

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 12:06 PM | Report abuse

you should apologize to the marine corp

my god, what do you do for a living ?

Posted by: hessone | March 9, 2011 11:55 AM | Report abuse

My father faught in Vietnam, has 2 scars in his back from the shot he took to prove it. Nobody respects the Marines or this country's military more than I do.

So yeah, he would have whacked me over the head if he heard me say that, but I didn't disrespect the Corp., I was talking about the dumb movie John Cena starred in, so I'm justified!

I teach music in the monestary, so I have time in between lessons to comment on here. Thanks for caring hess!

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Wacky "Anything Goes" Wednesday is lamer than I thought it would be.

You are allowed to direct the flow of the conversation.

Introduce a wacky topic:

--which blondie does Sheen prefer?

--name two 'goddesses' you'd like to share a house with

--why are we only allowed one woman at a time?

--what's the difference between a dwarf and a midget?

--does it matter if your chick closes her eyes and thinks about another dude during sex?

--who makes sure you don't tear the tag off your mattress?

...add your onw ideas...

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:09 PM | Report abuse

Yes: I'm actually a closet nerd.

Classic movies, good, jazz, documentaries, and fine smoke are passions.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

We knew all along Moe, that's why the rest of us NERDS got excited and thought we had a chance with Mrs. Moe!! hahaha

We agree on fine smoke, I look forward to a Macanudo every now and then or a Cuban I'll get from my father when they get back from a cruise.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:56 AM |

Fine smoke? Does that include the choicest of 'kind' hippy lettuce? Well, for me it does.

Sunday morning rituals of a couple tokes and a brisk walk to Saxby's for some good java are what make me happy I'm single.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 12:10 PM | Report abuse

Wife=Gay?

I don't get it....

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 12:10 PM | Report abuse

"The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia" is good for a change of pace.

Seen it.

Excellent.

And Macunudos are the best cigars.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:12 PM | Report abuse

I think golf is actually one of the more exciting sports to watch on TV.

The showdown between Rocco and Tiger a couple of years ago was freaking awesome.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:21 AM

I've always wondered who watches that stuff on TV. I still can't believe there's actually a "golf channel" on cable.

I compare golf action and chess action.... I love to play chess, I enjoy reading the results of intriguing matchups between grandmasters... but watch it on TV? Hell no!

Posted by: Alan4 | March 9, 2011 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Every now and then I get a sock that keeps sliding off of the back of my foot. It annoys the crap out of me. I take 10 steps then BAM bare heel. WTF? Somehow after a few hours this problem resolves itself.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 9, 2011 12:16 PM | Report abuse

I think golf is actually one of the more exciting sports to watch on TV.

The showdown between Rocco and Tiger a couple of years ago was freaking awesome.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 11:21 AM

I've always wondered who watches that stuff on TV. I still can't believe there's actually a "golf channel" on cable.

I compare golf action and chess action.... I love to play chess, I enjoy reading the results of intriguing matchups between grandmasters... but watch it on TV? Hell no!


Posted by: Alan4 | March 9, 2011 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Different strokes for different folks.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 9, 2011 12:18 PM | Report abuse

...or a Cuban I'll get from my father when they get back from a cruise.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 11:56 AM

Dammit monk...we talked about this...you know what happens to sock puppets in prison! Oh the humanity!

Posted by: PlayAction | March 9, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

Yeah, I know, but I don't believe those stories you told me, you were just trying to scare me, there's no way my ENTIRE sock could fit up there.......

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse

--name two 'goddesses' you'd like to share a house with

Sofia Vegara

Keri Hilson


.....next question

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

...add your onw ideas...

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:09 PM | Report abuse


-What would chairs look like if our knees bent the other way?

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Win Documentary?

Jesco White: Dancing Outlaw!

Best incidental use of a Redskins Jacket.

Costly Sunglasses. Awesmoe.

Posted by: DikShuttle | March 9, 2011 12:25 PM | Report abuse

--what's the difference between a dwarf and a midget?

One cares and becomes violent if it's tossed.

The other one doesn't.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:25 PM | Report abuse

Fine smoke? Does that include the choicest of 'kind' hippy lettuce? Well, for me it does.

Sunday morning rituals of a couple tokes and a brisk walk to Saxby's for some good java are what make me happy I'm single.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | March 9, 2011 12:10 PM | Report abuse

It used to for me too, Wake n Bake used to be the best. Had to give it up, you know, being in the monestary and all.

Now I look forward to a good cigar every now and then.

Never really got into Brandy Dik, but give me some Seagrams VO and I'm set.

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 12:26 PM | Report abuse

--which blondie does Sheen prefer?

Easy.

He prefers the one that likes doing it with a blonde.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 9, 2011 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Dive Ass Beeps!

Move the Wacky Wednesday Conversations over peeps!

Posted by: monk811 | March 9, 2011 12:27 PM | Report abuse

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