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  1. 8 points
    To all the people who let this election break up families and friends let this sink in, I think the last civil conversations we had occurred just days before June 16, 2015. You were supremely confident Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election; you voted for her with glee. Me, along with millions of others, proudly cast our vote for Donald Trump. Then the unimaginable happened. He won. And you lost your freaking minds. I knew you would take the loss hard—and personally—since all of you were super jacked-up to elect the first woman president. But I did not imagine you would become totally deranged, attacking anyone who voted for Trump or supported his presidency as a racist, sexist, misogynistic, homophobic Nazi-sympathizer. The weirdness started on social media late on Election Night, as it became clear Hillary was going to lose. A few of you actually admitted that you were cradling your sleeping children, weeping, wondering what to tell your kindergartner the next morning about Trump’s victory. It continued over the next several days. Some of you seriously expressed fear about modern-day concentration camps. Despite living a privileged lifestyle, you were suddenly a casualty of the white patriarchy. Your daughters were future victims; your sons were predators-in-waiting. You threatened to leave Facebook because you could no longer enjoy the family photos or vacation posts from people who, once friends, became Literal Hitlers to you on November 8 because they voted for Donald Trump. I admit that I was a little hurt at first. The attacks against us Trump voters were so personal and so vicious that I did not think it could be sustained. I thought maybe you would regain your sanity after some turkey and eggnog. But you did not. You got worse. And I went from sad to angry to where I am today......amused. As the whole charade you have been suckered into over the last 18 months starts to fall apart—that Trump would not survive his presidency; he would be betrayed by his own staff, family, and/or political party; he would destroy the Republican Party; he would be declared mentally ill and removed from office; he would be handcuffed and dragged out of the White House by Robert Mueller for “colluding” with Russia—let me remind you what complete fools you have made of yourselves. Not to mention how you’ve been fooled by the media, the Democratic Party, and your new heroes on the NeverTrump Right. On November 9, you awoke from a self-induced, eight-year-long political coma to find that White House press secretaries shade the truth and top presidential advisors run political cover for their boss. You were shocked to discover that presidents exaggerate, even lie, on occasion. SHOCKING! Suddenly you became interested for the first time about the travel accommodations, office expenses, and lobbyist pals of administration officials. You started counting how many rounds of golf the president played. Suddenly you thought it was fine to mock the first lady now that she wasn’t Michelle Obama. Once you removed your p###y hat after attending the Women’s March, you made fun of Kellyanne Conway’s hair, Sarah Sanders’ weight, Melania Trump’s shoes, Hope Hicks’ death stare; you helped fuel a rumor started by a bottom-feeding author that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley slept with Donald Trump. You thought it was A-OK that Betsy DeVos was nearly physically assaulted and routinely heckled. You glorified a woman who has sex on camera for a paycheck. You have learned all kinds of new things that those of us who didn’t willfully ignore politics for the past eight years already knew. For example, we already knew that illegal immigrants were being deported and families were being separated. But suddenly now it's a bad thing. I wonder why......... Some of your behavior has been kinda cute. It was endearing to watch you become experts on the Logan Act, the Hatch Act, the Second Amendment, the 25th Amendment, and the Emoluments Clause. You developed a new crush on Mitt Romney after calling him a “sexist” for having “binders full of women.” You longed for a redux of the presidency of George W. Bush, a man you once wanted imprisoned for war crimes. Ditto for John McCain. You embraced people like Bill Kristol and David Frum without knowing anything about their histories of shotgunning the Iraq War. Classified emails shared by Hillary Clinton? Who cares! Devin Nunes wanting to declassify crucial information of the public interest? Traitor! But your newfound admiration and fealty to law enforcement really has been a fascinating transformation. Wasn’t it just last fall that I saw you loudly supporting professional athletes who were protesting police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem? Remember how you fanboyed a mediocre quarterback for wearing socks that depicted cops as pigs? But now you sound like paid spokesmen for the Fraternal Order of Police. You insist that any legitimate criticism of the misconduct and possible criminality that occurred at the Justice Department and FBI is an “attack on law enforcement.” While you once opposed the Patriot Act because it might have allowed the federal government to spy on terrorists who were using the local library to learn how to make suitcase bombs, you now fully support the unchecked power of a secret court to look into the phone calls, text messages and emails of an American citizen because he volunteered for the Trump campaign for a few months. Spying on terrorists, circa 2002: BAD! Spying on Carter Page, circa 2017: The highest form of patriotism! And that white male patriarchy that you were convinced would strip away basic rights and silence any opposition after Trump won? That fear has apparently been washed away as you hang on every word uttered by James Comey, John Brennan, and James Clapper. This triumvirate is exhibit “A” of the old-boy network, and represents how the insularity, arrogance, and cover-your-tracks mentality of the white-male power structure still prevails. Yet, instead of rising up against it, you are buying their books, retweeting their Twitter rants and blasting anyone who dares to question their testicular authority. Your p###y hat must be very sad. But it is your daily meltdowns about Trump-Russia election collusion have been the most entertaining to observe......... After Robert Mueller was appointed as Special Counsel, you were absolutely convinced it would result in Trump’s arrest and/or impeachment. Some of you insisted that Trump wouldn’t last beyond 2017. You quickly swallowed any chum tossed at you by the Trump-hating media #### CNN-MSNBC-New York Times-Washington Post about who was going down next, or who would flip on the president. For the past few years, I have watched you obsess over a rotating cast of characters: Paul Manafort, Donald Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner, Carter Page, Reince Priebus, Jeff Sessions, Michael Flynn, Steve Bannon, Sam Nunberg, and Hope Hicks are just a few of the people you thought would turn on Trump or hasten his political demise. "WE GOT HIM NOW! DRUMPF IS GOING DOWN!" But when those fantasies didn’t come true, you turned to Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels for hope and inspiration. It will always be your low point. Welllll........that is I *think* it will be. Each time I believe you’ve hit bottom, you come up with a new baseline. Perhaps defending the unprecedented use of federal power to spy on political foes then lie about it will be the next nail in your credibility coffin. The next several weeks will be tough for you. I think Americans will learn some very hard truths about what happened in the previous administration and how we purposely have been misled by powerful leaders and the news media. I wish I could see you as a victim here, but you are not. I know you are smart; you chose to support this insurgency with your eyes wide open. Trump 2020!!!
  2. 7 points
  3. 6 points
    DUH to you too. Just saying all schools benefit from the new House Bill. Lufkin teachers get about $6200 more per year added after a 3% raise last year. Yes, every district is different. Wasn't dismissing Jacksonville raises. People get so damn touchy about stuff.
  4. 6 points
    Can you not read or maybe you just can't comprehend what you read. People keep telling you they didn't vote for Trump because they think he is a fine upstanding man. We had 2 choices, Trump & Hillary. We WEREN'T in no way, shape, form or fashion voting for her. When you open your eyes to see the scum in your own party, then and only then can you talk about Trump. Y'all want to lecture and call us "fake Christians" because we voted for or believe the President is doing a great job, but yet you won't take the plank out of your own eye. I've said many times I don't approve of all that Trump has said or done, but I was NOT going to vote for someone (Hillary) who agrees with killing human life (abortion, etc, etc). I voted on policies. How hard is that for y'all to understand? I will vote for Trump again because, 10) He's doing a great job, 9) I love what he has done with his appointments to the courts, I love that he has mended our relationship with Israel, 7) Although I don't always like his words, I love his transparency, 6) I love how he fights for Americans and America, 5) the left isn't willing to work with him, 4) the left continues day after day to fight him anyway they can even if it means going against what they themselves have believed in prior to Trump, 3) I love that he fights for our rights under the Constitution, 2) I love that he fights for the rights of the unborn, and the #1 reason I will vote for him in 2020 is because the left has done nothing in the last 2+ years except try and silence my voice and destroy our democracy by attacking OUR President. They have called us names and told us we are not worthy to be Americans or walk on this Earth. That our views and needs aren't important. They have destroyed lives and tried to destroy other lives because they didn't get their way and because they hate Trump. That's really the bottom line and what has caused them to do everything they have done to hurt people and this country. THEY HATE PRESIDENT TRUMP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. 6 points
  6. 6 points
    Coach Barry Bowman available? Would be a good hire. Might want to give him the AD job too though. Need to keep him busy. It’d be good for the program and would be good for local marriages. Husbands would make sure their Mrs. was well taken care of. Win win for everyone.
  7. 6 points
  8. 5 points
    This is Eddie, Johnny and Mike Richardson bringing you tonight’s Lobo football from the Haynes King Pressbox overlooking John King field at Lobo Stadium.....
  9. 5 points
    I don't know about the rest of you, but I could stand a lot more of President Trump's "outrageous behavior" over the next 6 years, especially if it's anything like his "outrageous behavior" since being sworn in as POTUS ...
  10. 5 points
    Checked the thread to get Coach Briles info. And got high jacked by Tatum posters. Get on your own thread.
  11. 4 points
    ARP because those freshmen from 8-years ago are now seniors and they is ready.
  12. 4 points
    Face it, Tatum is a girls athletics school now. But good luck to you guys. Looking forward to another 1st round exit from that prestigious football program with those nice facilities.
  13. 4 points
    Whatever becomes the Trump presidency the fact we kept that evil Witch from becoming president is calming to me.
  14. 4 points
    I know a lot of Texans who can't pronounce half the towns correctly. He's got a schtick and there's a group that loves him and hates him, I do know he works very hard and his knowledge of the game has improved. I think part of the issue is he probably unfairly gets compared to Craig Way, and that's not fair to anyone.
  15. 4 points
    Yea to Jacksonville teachers. Yea, to all Texas Public school teachers statewide. They deserve every penny of the raise they are getting.
  16. 4 points
    Ohio State bloggers are now saying if Bijan commits to Texas, something 'fishy' is going on. I find that funny coming from a program that just had 22 recruiting violations announced.
  17. 4 points
    L is and always has been Lufkin. Never do the L.
  18. 4 points
    And for the record...the way this young man is holding his hand in the air is the correct way during our school song.....js
  19. 4 points
    No discipline and no backing by admin is why I pulled my wife from teaching. 6th grade science and some of the stuff said to her you’d thought she was working at the Telford Unit in gen pop. I couldn’t imagine talking like that to a teacher. It was locker room talk at the teacher. Crazy. Told kid I’d be dreading my 18th birthday if I were him. He’s 16 now. Tick tock tick tock.
  20. 4 points
    You mean I have to root for A&M now? Okay... it's only for a few years, and only when they're on offense.
  21. 4 points
  22. 4 points
    Go back and look at the posts before the Sugar Bowl on the Bowl thread. It was "Georgia run game is a different animal compared to OU" and "it'll be like a JV team playing Georgia" Didn't matter what the outcome was going to be. If Georgia won it'd been "See, told you. SEC!". Texas wins, "Georgia wasn't interested". Aggie fans have this mindset that Texas is just a soft Big 12 team. While Texas has some flaws, playing physical football isn't one of them. But you wont convince them of that.
  23. 4 points
    CBS, didn’t talk bad about it, but they had to bring up the potential cost. It’s laughable. Oh here CBS. This memes for you.
  24. 4 points
    Here's my personal feelings on this... We have these centers to house illegals while we try to get them back to their country... They got here illegally and I am sure they are fed and housed with the budget they are given for those places... Is it enough $$$ for the number of people there? Probably not... BUT THEY SHOULDN'T BE THERE IN THE FIRST PLACE!!! We didn't take them from their homes... They came to ours. We are trying to send them back to Mexico, but it seems like they want them as much as we do... It should be simple... Here is your Mexican that got lost and somehow ended up here in Texas, you can have them back for free. Be sure to send your American back if they happen to get lost... Thanks!
  25. 4 points
    Rubio & Cruz didn't join Trump because they liked him. They joined Trump because I they love this country. They have principles that were more important to them than vindictiveness and pettiness. Unlike the left who still can't accept that they lost the election and continue to lose.
  26. 4 points
    He is the only candidate who still has American Values.
  27. 4 points
    Were mailed out today to insiders, they should get them in 5-10 days depending on the mail....schools who purchased custom covers (looking at you Longview and Pleasant Grove) may have received them as early as today....they'll appear in stores around July 1
  28. 4 points
  29. 4 points
    Judging by his actions, President Trump has governed more like a conservative than any president in my lifetime, yes he is a big spender but I have yet to see a president from either party that isn't. At least he is spending money on the right things, unlike what the dimocrats want to spend money on. His policies and actions have also been very supportive of Christian values. Obama claimed to be a Christian but everything he did or said was pro-muslim and anti-Christian. The Hilldabeast is as bad or worse than Obama both support killing unborn babies and care more for illegals than American citizens ... so you lose on both of these points... He finally saw the light and came to his senses. I believe he is driven by his convictions and is beholding to nobody. He didn't need this job and isn't trying to impress anyone or try to move up the political ladder. He is just being Donald Trump. Yes, he plays to his base like all good politicians. See my previous answers. You couldn't be farther off base if you tried. Just like in 2016, all these "Trump is going to lose" polls are total bs, aimed at the gullible to try and manufacture anti-Trump sentiment. They are designed to get a desired outcome, their questions are worded to get an anti-Trump response and they heavily over sample dimocrats ... that's a known fact ... Trump will win by a wider margin in 2020 than he won by in 2016. I believe he will not only win the electoral collage by a larger margin, but he will also win the popular vote this time around ... His support is higher in practically every demographic group. The economy is booming, and 90% of the population can honestly say they are better off since President Trump was elected in 2016 ... Finally we have a president who does what he said he would do. He has kept more campaign promises than any president I have ever witnessed ... So, go ahead and tuck your tail between your legs and keep whining about insignificant, petty peripheral little issues .... Donald Trump is truly Making America Great Again!!!!! .....
  30. 4 points
    I think it just shows that opinions of small town Texas differ mightily from the opinions of those elsewhere...I always personally thought if Briles was going to coach again it'd be in small town Texas HS Football...ultimately Briles and the MVISD school board are there to serve the interests of MVISD and as long as they are happy the opinions of others, regardless of who loud they may yell are irrelevant
  31. 4 points
    #1 Mart 2ad2 vs #1 Refugio 2ad1 game is in Refugio week 4
  32. 4 points
  33. 4 points
    Another FUBAR by Congress. They need to get off their collective behinds and make it a Law that any immigrant that serves in the military, and receives an honorable discharge, is automatically given citizenship. They paid for it much more than many born Americans. A real sore spot with me.
  34. 4 points
  35. 4 points
    Worship? Not hardly. Hell i didn't even vote for him in the primaries. I didn't climb aboard the Trump train until just before the election. I wasn't sure he was legit. He's proven me wrong. Any praise he receives from us deplorables is well-deserved, especially given the 24/7 barrage of attacks he's had to endure since before he was ever even sworn in. And finally, he's head and shoulders above anyone you lunatics would pick.
  36. 4 points
    Ja'Quinden Jackson commits to Texas!
  37. 3 points
    Nothings easier than your ole lady in the back booth of Jaguars. Roll of nickels gets it ertime
  38. 3 points
    The party of Roosevelt, JFK, ,etc has now morphed into the Party of Lenin, Stalin, Kruzchef(sp?) & Chairman Mao....
  39. 3 points
    As I do when I get bored, I look up records. So decided to see what the largest win totals for a three year span in Lobo history is. Three year spans with 30 or more wins... 1935-1937: 31 wins 1973-1975: 30 wins 1975-1976: 32 wins 1975-1977: 32 wins 1995-1997: 30 wins 2004-2006: 31 wins 2005-2007: 31 wins 2006-2008: 34 wins 2007-2009: 39 wins 2008-2010: 37 wins 2009-2011: 35 wins 2010-2012: 30 wins 2011-2013: 31 wins 2013-2015: 31 wins 2015-2017: 32 wins 2016-2018: 37 wins I looked this up because so far for the 2017-2019 three year spans, we're sitting at 29 wins. School records is 39 wins in a three year span so going into 2019, 10 wins will tie and 11 will set the school record for wins in a three year span.
  40. 3 points
    Can't see it happening. No matter how good the other side is, this game is usually always close. Especially with the game being down at Abe, we're already going in down 14.
  41. 3 points
    Mama Broughton’s Twitter/troll game is reaching Lion70 levels.
  42. 3 points
    https://babylonbee.com/news/nike-execs-stop-breathing-after-kaepernick-points-out-racists-in-18th-century-also-breathed
  43. 3 points
    come on PackAttack. This trip was scheduled several weeks ago. It ain't a national tournament of the best 7 on 7 teams from each state, but that doesn't mean they can't represent Texas. And yes, they didn't have a great weekend, but how many teams from East Texas made it there. How about wishing the kids good luck and safe travels, instead of being a hater. Also, why is it your business on how they are paying to go? You ever heard of fundraisers. Also, JT has several alumni (some who are current and ex NFL players) that are willing to contribute to going. But again, why is that your business if it ain't coming out of your pocket.
  44. 3 points
    Posted this on the 6A board, but finally have finished all the 2018 audio highlights. You can listen to the entire 2018 season, via a six hour audio package below... 2018 Class 6A Division II State Champions - Longview Lobo Audio Season Highlights Can get the individual links at https://www.6atexasfootball.com/forum/main-forum/team-threads/77-official-longview-lobo-thread-home-of-lobo-nation?p=459451#post459451
  45. 3 points
    Our liberal posters fit this meme to a “T”. God Bless’em.
  46. 3 points
    Do you honestly believe the 2020 election will result in a landslide win for the democratic party? Can I ask which candidate you think will accomplish this miracle?
  47. 3 points
    Lobos....always going to stay above maverick thread!!!
  48. 3 points
    Man ain't nobody turn no damn sprinklers on...
  49. 3 points
    Good sign they’re hauling that dumpster fire off school premises. Making some headway it looks like to me. I’ve got two concerns though. 1) Has that truck been properly inspected and 2) Does the driver have a valid drivers license?
  50. 3 points
    Where were you coaching in ‘85-86?
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