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April 17, 2014

Sat pm 4-19: How many games will Heat-Charlotte series go? Poll. Vote!; plus CJ2K-to-Jets a worry to Dolphins?, word to Dabo & more

1) It is SATURDAY, APRIL 19. This April's Giancarlo Stanton is the Stanton we've been waiting for. This is the Stanton, with a healthy career, who gets to Cooperstown. 2) In The Previous Blogpost (ITPB): Heat vs. past years poll, Yasiel Puig saga, local money list & more. 3) Follow on Twitter @gregcote.

WHAT IS YOUR EXPECTATON FOR HEAT-CHARLOTTE SERIES?: I can't pretend. Won't construct false-drama by talking up Charlotte or reminding that upsets happen. Won't lie and tell you how worried the Heat 1aa1aheatchaare about Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker. Um, Miami has beaten the Bobcats 16 games in a row and it's 4-0 this season by a combined 42-point margin. So, no, I do not expect a competitive series in the first-rounder that begins here Sunday at 3:30 to launch the Heat's run at a three-peat. No, Miami is not as good as last season, as I write in today's lastest column; click on Doubting the Champs to read. (Also see the poll results below). But LeBron in this season's four meetings scored 151 points -- including that 61-point game -- on 56-for-89 shooting. Charlotte has no answer for him. Chances are any doubts about Miami's ability to three-peat must wait at least until the second round. But enough of my jabberwocky. What is your realistic expectation for this series? Sweep? Competitive? Remember I'm asking not how you hope it'll turn out but how you'd honestly bet it will. Take a dip in our poll and say why.

Poll result: Heat isn't as good as past seasons: We asked and your verdict was clear. A majority of 57.9 percent think the Heat is not as good as the past two years, vs. only 5.3% who think this team is better. Other 36.8 percent thought this team is comparabale to the previous two.

JETS TAKING OFF. SHOULD DOLFANS BE WORRIED?: So the New York Stinkin' Jets add running back 1aa1acj2kChris Johnson on a two-year deal, balancing a retooled offense that previously added quarterback Mike Vick and receiver Eric Decker. I must say, a bad Jets offense doesn't seem so bad anymore. Johnson, at 29, isn't the runner or fantasy darling he was in rushing for 2,006 yards in 2009, but he's still very good when healthy, as last season's 1,422 for the Titans attests.

PLAYING AND PRAYING. WORD TO DABO SWINNEY: Many of you may know Dabo Swinney is the successful Clemson football coach. You may not know he also is devoutly religion, constantly references Jesus and Scriptures, organizes "Church Day" bus trips for his team, and sometimes pauses practices for 1aa1adabosprayer sessions. A Wisconsin non-profit group, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, has formally complained. My take: Swinney is free to believe what he wants as devoutly as he wishes, but he should separate that from his football role when with his team. Clemson hired a coach, not an evangelist. Since Clemson is a public university, the doctrine of separation of church and state also comes into play. Religious and political views are personal; when not, they are argument starters. Not saying Swinney is, but the devoutly religious often are anti-abortion and believe homosexuality is a sin. What if a coach who was open about such views had a quarterback who felt differently? What if the QB's brother was gay? There is a potential team divisiveness to what Swinney is doing beyond the other issues. Don't change what you stand for, my religious friends. Just don't wear Jesus on your sleeve at all times. I don't know or care if Canes coach Al Golden is Catholic, Baptist, agnostic or worships the devil, and his players shouldn't know, either. Likewise my kid shouldn't know if his math teacher is a staunch Democrat or hates Obama. It's all about context. Don't change who you are, Dabo, just dial it back. Compartmentalize. Praise Jesus as loudly as you wish on your own time. But on your team's time, just be a football coach.

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Like Wade says.....they need to figure it out as they go this Playoff series and they ll be fine if they continue to play as the Champs they are.

Dear Cote:

The First Amendment states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."

It's called freedom! Stop your faith bashing or not already. I could care less if you're atheist or worship a bowl of pasta. But if you chose to tell everyone, all the time like you do here, it's your right to do so.

As it is Dabo's.

Just more religious intolerance by Cote not a stunning development on this site. Guy loves him some religion bashing.

The left loves to promote tolerance, unless of course, they're asked for tolerance on something they don't agree with.

IMA, I don't know what the beef is between LeBatard and Trump, but I did play Trump National Los Angeles yesterday and I can categorically say that Donald S. Trump is a fucking moron!

Trump National is located on some 240 acres of some of the most gorgeous ocean front land that you will find anywhere in the world. In the 1990's it was developed into a spectacular 18 hole golf course. Unfortunately and unbelievably on the day that the USGA was certifying the course just a few days before the grand opening a massive land slide took the entire 18th and part of the 17th hole and threw them in the ocean. What transpired later was a 6 year attempt by the developer to secure financing to fix the golf course. One man's misery is another man's glory. During that period the course opened to the public and operated as a 15 hole golf course providing "unlimited" play for $60! On my 50th birthday OC and I played over 30 holes finishing the day on a spectacular sunset over the Pacific Ocean overlooking Catalina Island, followed by a steak dinner and MANY single malts at the restaurant in the completed club house.

Enter the Donald;

When Credit Suise finished foreclosing on the Zuckerman's they brought in Trump to fix and finish the project. He got the whole package for a song.

I can't emphasize enough how gorgeous this plot of land is with it's 180 degree ocean view and pristine natural habitat.

The original developer had hired Pete Dye to design the course and Pete did his typical diabolic design but after you got used to the blind tee shots and what have you it was an enjoyable if difficult golf course.

Not anymore.

When Trump got the place the very first thing that he did was to get into a row with the city where the course is located. One issue after another, from turning the course private to trying to build more homesites than what was permitted. The Donald lost every time. Not satisfied with simply focking up the neighborhood he now turned his attention to destroying the golf course. The idiot built 3 fake Disneyland style water falls on the golf course, this being akin to putting fake rocks on the Grand Canyon, and then narrowed the landing areas, went bunker crazy, and put water four feet behind greens. The effect was to video game the course. Now it's still a magnificent plot of land but Mickey Moused with a course resembling a windmill flying putt putt that FZB would be proud to show up on a Sunday afternoon dressed in his finest bermudas and Hawaiian shirt complete with a red, green, or yellow golf ball.

The guy totally screwed the pooch. What a jerk.

Oh, and did I mention that he is charging $300 bucks a round! I would gladly pay not $300 but $3,000 to have that overblown windbag stand ten feet in front of me on the first hole at Trump National Los Angeles with the fake waterfall in the background and hit a laser beam with my driver into his groin.

Freaking jack ass I hope he gets the piles today.

IMA, I don't know what the beef is between LeBatard and Trump, but I did play Trump National Los Angeles yesterday and I can categorically say that Donald S. Trump is a focking moron!

Trump National is located on some 240 acres of some of the most gorgeous ocean front land that you will find anywhere in the world. In the 1990's it was developed into a spectacular 18 hole golf course. Unfortunately and unbelievably on the day that the USGA was certifying the course just a few days before the grand opening a massive land slide took the entire 18th and part of the 17th hole and threw them in the ocean. What transpired later was a 6 year attempt by the developer to secure financing to fix the golf course. One man's misery is another man's glory. During that period the course opened to the public and operated as a 15 hole golf course providing "unlimited" play for $60! On my 50th birthday OC and I played over 30 holes finishing the day on a spectacular sunset over the Pacific Ocean overlooking Catalina Island, followed by a steak dinner and MANY single malts at the restaurant in the completed club house.

Enter the Donald;

When Credit Suise finished foreclosing on the Zuckerman's they brought in Trump to fix and finish the project. He got the whole package for a song.

I can't emphasize enough how gorgeous this plot of land is with it's 180 degree ocean view and pristine natural habitat.

The original developer had hired Pete Dye to design the course and Pete did his typical diabolic design but after you got used to the blind tee shots and what have you it was an enjoyable if difficult golf course.

Not anymore.

When Trump got the place the very first thing that he did was to get into a row with the city where the course is located. One issue after another, from turning the course private to trying to build more homesites than what was permitted. The Donald lost every time. Not satisfied with simply focking up the neighborhood he now turned his attention to destroying the golf course. The idiot built 3 fake Disneyland style water falls on the golf course, this being akin to putting fake rocks on the Grand Canyon, and then narrowed the landing areas, went bunker crazy, and put water four feet behind greens. The effect was to video game the course. Now it's still a magnificent plot of land but Mickey Moused with a course resembling a windmill flying putt putt that FZB would be proud to show up on a Sunday afternoon dressed in his finest bermudas and Hawaiian shirt complete with a red, green, or yellow golf ball.

The guy totally screwed the pooch. What a jerk.

Oh, and did I mention that he is charging $300 bucks a round! I would gladly pay not $300 but $3,000 to have that overblown windbag stand ten feet in front of me on the first hole at Trump National Los Angeles with the fake waterfall in the background and hit a laser beam with my driver into his groin.

Freaking jack ass I hope he gets the piles today.

Read more here: http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/2014/04/thu-am-4-17-xxx-.html#storylink=cpy

Great point by Greg Cote, these superstitious nuts have no place preaching their nonsense in a publicly funded institution.

He isn't going anywhere.

So let me get this straight.. It is perfectly ok for Athletes to openly "come out" as gay.. But Dabo needs to "scale back" his open Christianity... Wow. I live in SC and I cant stand the Clemson Tigers.. with a passion. But I am proud of Dabo for this... And its people like you Cote, that should "scale back" or for that matter just not give your comments about someone (within their given rights) to openly praise the name of Jesus Christ... SMH

I will be praying that my beloved Canes kick the crap out of Clemson this year...."Dabo, you magnificent jack ass, I blew out all your candles at church this morning just like Tommy Lasorda did back in the day before the Dodgers played the Phillies in the playoffs."

Pssst.. Dabo works for a public institution. It's unconstitutional for him to preach in his role as football coach.

That's a right he doesn't have. Thank God.

Duh, and I have a freedom of speech right to tell you to fock off and I pray that God sends giant balls of fire that that ram up your ass and explode inside that empty cavern that sits on top of your shoulders.

Jerk off.

No problem, as long as you don't pray to your imaginary friend in a governmental capacity.

"So let me get this straight.. It is perfectly ok for Athletes to openly "come out" as gay.. But Dabo needs to "scale back" his open Christianity..."

yeah, dummy.
sexual orientation, race and gender do not automatically negate or make 2nd class citizens of others, like a fervent belief in mythology can.
you have the freedom to believe any myth you want in this country, but as a public educator you cannot impose those beliefs on others.
it's really quite simple.. lol

Pssst.. Dabo works for a public institution. It's unconstitutional for him to preach in his role as football coach.

That's a right he doesn't have. Thank God.

Posted by: dUh | April 17, 2014 at 02:25 PM

amen, brother duh! preach on!

I think a good gift for the President would be a chocolate revolver. and since he is so busy, you'd probably have to run up to him real quick and give it to him.

"

what our young and sadly uneducated friend in LA does not understand is the framers followed the philosophy of classical liberalism which is not liberalism as it is defined today. the primary emphasis of classical liberalism is securing the freedom of the individual by limiting the power of the government. liberalism today promotes a social welfare state, in which the national government has the express obligation to maintain high levels of employment in the economy, to supervise standards of life and labor, to regulate the methods of business competition, and to establish comprehensive patterns of social welfare.

it is this limited government v big government argument that defines the primary difference between "conservatives" and "liberals" today.

enough with the big government BS.

regulation started because it's the government's responsibility to protect it's citizens.
corporations, left to their own devices, care only about profit.

and republicans are the party of small government? lol

bush was a huge spender, with many debacles including the bloated drug benefit bill, a farm bill increasing subsidies and expansion of the federal cabinets with the department of homeland security.
not to mention, subsidies for religious institutions, government restrictions on immigration and free passage across international boundaries, government denial of collective bargaining rights for public sector workers, government attacks on public use of public space (for example, the violent police assaults on the Occupy movement), and government interference with women’s right to abortion and doctors’ right to perform it.
you republicans are the most ridiculous and hysterical kind of hypocrite.
until your screams for a smaller government contain something other than cutting taxes on the wealthy, limiting regulation of big business, gutting environmental regulations, weakening legal protections for workers and racial minorities, and slashing government funding for public education, public health, and social welfare services, well then they'll continue to sound as ridiculous as they always have, and they'll continue to be ignored every 4 years.. lol

I wish I would have a real tragic love affair and get so bummed out that I'd just quit my job and become a bum for a few years, because I was thinking about doing that anyway.

"It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man."

Some men talk....and never see the light.Some men live and don t glimpse it until their very last breath.

Dave, I guess you never played football. Almost every team before it takes the field hits the floor and prays for the safety of all the players.

"Mythology?" I thought you were a Jew?

Excuse me, Dave, this is a belated April Fools joke, right? "Corporations if left to their own device care only about profit." So, left to your own device you would play the drums only for charity and live on the streets like St. Francis, right?

You have said some pretty stupid things on this blog but that one absolutely takes the cake. A corporation is no different than any other business, their prime responsibility is to make a buck for the owners.

You're a huge Heat fan, based on your comment the Miami Heat corporation should immediately stop selling tickets, team gear, food, and stop charging for parking. Oh, and let's get rid of LeBron, Wade, and Bosh, and use the money that is being spent on their salaries to feed homeless bums who routinely sleep in Bayfront Park.

You sir, are an idiot.

You just have to believe.

even atheist and non believer's pray to god when they are in trouble.

Little children talk to imaginary friends for advice, not adults.

I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together...

I see señor Co-tē worship de refrigerador all de taing.

LMFAO!

As is so often the case with leftest apologists they can't separate truth from fiction but don't allow that to matter.

Cote - FYI (Because you obviously need it) The constitution says no such thing as separation of church from the state as you propose. It guards against the STATE becoming involved in the Church and there by controlling the masses via the church as was prevalent throughout Europe at the time.

Why don't you READ the constitution rather then just misquoting what you have heard from shrills all your life.

Your a respected journalist for God's sake can't you fact check anything?

Hey Obi is going to go on TV to talk about Obicare...in case anyone is interested..

On this little religion thing , Cote you're an idiot...in its most simplistic form freedom of speech and religion is at the core of all our values whether anyone is employed by a state university or a private firm and Dabo's players have the right to either participate in those prayer meetings or not...

We live in America not in fackin Cuba or Russia...dip chit.


No, Elisa, all that Fat Ass can do is stuff his face. He has evolved over many years of sitting on his ass eating a slice of pepperoni every five minutes into a mentalist who can summon a large thin crust pepperoni pizza from Domino's by merely projecting his thoughts to the nearest pizza joint from his home or office. It's actually quite an achievement. Way to go tubster your name will live forever in the Guiness Book of Records as the first Earth Mutant.

And elisa....Cote a respected journalist?... That is open for debate..

Grown men praying to an imaginary entity has always brought me much laughter.

"bush was a huge spender, with many debacles including the bloated drug benefit bill"

this is very true. that plan was bloated. bush's plan cost a whopping $370 billion. expensive but the democrat bill was even bigger and costlier, $594 billion.

http://articles.latimes.com/2002/jul/19/nation/na-drugplan19

We love spending other peoples money. That's what we do best.

"Respected journalist" is an oxymoron these days. The so called journalist are mostly liberal retards pushing their programs, ignoring facts, and making fools of themselves. Problem is, there are too many free loading fools in this country now that eat this crap up and live off of working tax payers.

Oh, and the Heat are going to have a big time problem repeating this year.

Zulu sounds like a caricature of a Foxnews zombie.

LMAOROF. Cote a respected Journalist....
Now I've heard it all, Cote is many things but "Respected"??????
Not on this rag....

Go Fins..

"A corporation is no different than any other business, their prime responsibility is to make a buck for the owners." -woody

exactly, genius. which is why labor conditions, environmental protections, child labor restrictions, fair pay scales, collective bargaining, AND EVERYTHING ELSE will come NOT from those corporations only caring about profit, but from a government who's purpose is to protect it's citizens and regulate those profit making machines.
thanks for proving my point!

zulu, you're just another douche bag rightie more concerned with people living on the dole than the billions stolen every year by those who could give a crap about you.
just a typical american idiot.. lol

...you're just another douche bag rightie

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 18, 2014 at 02:49 AM


...slow down and take your hood off..

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 16, 2014 at 06:10 PM

your arguments, (when SOME make sense), do lose validity when attached to such vitriol and invective.
ridiculous

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 08, 2014 at 05:15 AM

Life is.

...you're just another douche bag rightie

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 18, 2014 at 02:49 AM


...slow down and take your hood off..

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 16, 2014 at 06:10 PM

your arguments, (when SOME make sense), do lose validity when attached to such vitriol and invective.
ridiculous

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 08, 2014 at 05:15 AM

Posted by: I'm insane? | April 18, 2014 at 08:08 AM

yeah, you ARE insane if you think i'm not responding in kind to:


"liberal retard"
"you sir are an idiot"
and the other intellectual gems thrown my way..

...you're just another douche bag rightie

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 18, 2014 at 02:49 AM


...slow down and take your hood off..

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 16, 2014 at 06:10 PM

your arguments, (when SOME make sense), do lose validity when attached to such vitriol and invective.
ridiculous

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 08, 2014 at 05:15 AM

Posted by: I'm insane? | April 18, 2014 at 08:08 AM

yeah, you ARE insane if you think i'm not responding in kind to:


"liberal retard"
"you sir are an idiot"
and the other intellectual gems thrown my way..

To the Real Saint Francis in LA, on what street corner are you sleeping these days? I'll come by and drop a quarter in your begging cup.

Oh, and by the way, did I forget to tell you to fock off?

david you and Todd Rundgren/ Imis Shuladayz make a good couple too bad you are already married(likely a lib also).

woody? blow me..
baby? have you figured out yet that evolution isn't just a theory? AND that the earth is round? lol..

I will give you a break today because it is Good Friday. The Day Jesus died for all of our sins including yours. Happy Easter the Savior has risen.

Hey, St. Francis, let me know when you're giving another free concert and I'll show up with a few rolls of pennies to throw at you while you're banging on the drums.

On Good Friday it's a perfect day to remind you, Jr., that "Jesus saves but Moses invests."

Mr. Woodcock,

geez, you and "the man from k.i.b.b.i.t.z." are really slinging it today!!!

how much is it to play palos verde these days? i remember when it was something like $20; i couldn't hit the ball off the tee-club is too unwieldy- so i used a 1 iron and actually got the ball off the tee fromn holes 8or 9 to 18, methinks for a public course palos verde is pretty nice, but then torrey pines is a public course (i think) and is a beautiful layout back in the old home town of la jolla. my TV went out last week and won't be checked till after passover, so i'll listen to the radio on sunday and wait till the verdict comes in on the old sony 60"er; i must say i have been rather spoiled watching sports on a realy decent machine but am working on being patient through this ordeal. missing the last round of the masters was difficult was difficult, but nothing compared to the situations of jim kelly and stuart scott of ESPN. besides being a premier QB, jim kelly is a premier mentsch. wishing them G-dspeed and a complete recovery, but the news i have read about jim kelly paint a bleak picture.

on this good friday...
all is right with world...
the Marlins are back in last place, Frank Haith got ran out of another school...and the Dolphins just fell another spot in the east...
at least we have sweet baby Jesus...

OC, been checking out the Austin area. Not be able to get together until I come back in June.

"I will give you a break today because it is Good Friday. The Day Jesuys died for all of our sins including yours. Happy Easter the Savior has risen." -baby

actually, today commemorates the day jesus was supposedly crucified.
SUNDAY will commemorate the day that he rose, but this jewish boy forgives you for not remembering that little detail.

(of course EASTERN orthodox mythologists use the julian calander so THEY say it's a different day, but those inconsistencies usually happen with folklore and mythology)

either way it's your lucky weekend; you get to be forgiven by TWO jews!

"Ishtar", which is pronounced "Easter" was a day that commemorated the resurrection of one of their gods that they called "Tammuz", who was believed to be the only begotten son of the moon-goddess and the sun-god.

In those ancient times, there was a man named Nimrod, who was the grandson of one of Noah's son named Ham.

Ham had a son named Cush who married a woman named Semiramis.Cush and Semiramis then had a son named him "Nimrod."

After the death of his father, Nimrod married his own mother and became a powerful King.

The Bible tells of of this man, Nimrod, in Genesis 10:8-10 as follows: "And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad,and Calneh, in the land of Shinar."

Nimrod became a god-man to the people and Semiramis, his wife and mother, became the powerful Queen of ancient Babylon.

Nimrod was eventually killed by an enemy, and his body was cut in pieces and sent to various parts of his kingdom.

Semiramis had all of the parts gathered, except for one part that could not be found.

That missing part was his reproductive organ. Semiramis claimed that Nimrod could not come back to life without it and told the people of Babylon that Nimrod had ascended to the sun and was now to be called "Baal", the sun god.

Queen Semiramis also proclaimed that Baal would be present on earth in the form of a flame, whether candle or lamp, when used in worship.

Semiramis was creating a mystery religion, and with the help of Satan, she set herself up as a goddess.

Semiramis claimed that she was immaculately conceived.

She taught that the moon was a goddess that went through a 28 day cycle and ovulated when full.

She further claimed that she came down from the moon in a giant moon egg that fell into the Euphrates River.

This was to have happened at the time of the first full moon after the spring equinox.

Semiramis became known as "Ishtar" which is pronounced "Easter", and her moon egg became known as "Ishtar's" egg."

Ishtar soon became pregnant and claimed that it was the rays of the sun-god Baal that caused her to conceive.

The son that she brought forth was named Tammuz.

Tammuz was noted to be especially fond of rabbits, and they became sacred in the ancient religion, because Tammuz was believed to be the son of the sun-god, Baal. Tammuz, like his supposed father, became a hunter.

The day came when Tammuz was killed by a wild pig.

Queen Ishtar told the people that Tammuz was now ascended to his father, Baal, and that the two of them would be with the worshippers in the sacred candle or lamp flame as Father, Son and Spirit.

Ishtar, who was now worshipped as the "Mother of God and Queen of Heaven", continued to build her mystery religion.

The queen told the worshippers that when Tammuz was killed by the wild pig, some of his blood fell on the stump of an evergreen tree, and the stump grew into a full new tree overnight. This made the evergreen tree sacred by the blood of Tammuz.

She also proclaimed a forty day period of time of sorrow each year prior to the anniversary of the death of Tammuz.

During this time, no meat was to be eaten.

Worshippers were to meditate upon the sacred mysteries of Baal and Tammuz, and to make the sign of the "T" in front of their hearts as they worshipped.

They also ate sacred cakes with the marking of a "T" or cross on the top.

Every year, on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox, a celebration was made.

It was Ishtar's Sunday and was celebrated with rabbits and eggs.

Ishtar also proclaimed that because Tammuz was killed by a pig, that a pig must be eaten on that Sunday.

By now, the readers of this tract should have made the connection that paganism has infiltrated the contemporary "Christian" churches, and further study indicates that this paganism came in by way of the Roman Catholic System.

The truth is that Easter has nothing whatsoever to do with the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

We also know that Easter can be as much as three weeks away from the Passover, because the pagan holiday is always set as the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.

Some have wondered why the word "Easter" is in the the King James Bible.

It is because Acts, chapter 12, tells us that it was the evil King Herod, who was planning to celebrate Easter, and not the Christians.

The true Passover and pagan Easter sometimes coincide, but in some years, they are a great distance apart.

So much more could be said, and we have much more information for you, if you are a seeker of the truth.

We know that the Bible tells us in John 4:24, "God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth."

The truth is that the forty days of Lent, eggs, rabbits,hot cross buns and the Easter ham have everything to do with the ancient pagan religion of Mystery Babylon.These are all antichrist activities!

Satan is a master deceiver, and has filled the lives of well-meaning, professing Christians with idolatry.

These things bring the wrath of God upon children of disobedience, who try to make pagan customs of Baal worship Christian.

Wishing you Happy Easter in advance david. I am a confirmed Catholic you aren't teaching me anything. Jesus is the forgiver not you. The above poster is just trying to distract us from the true meaning of Easter which is Jesus rising from the dead and helping lead us to Salvation. Yes he has risen.

not exactly.
the above poster is actually confirming what most people already know; there are many inconsistencies in biblical lore, especially regarding an event that by CHRISTIAN history wasn't even celebrated until the middle of the 2nd century.
i forgive you again.
at any rate, he rises on sunday, according to your version of events, so enjoy YOUR weekend.
oh! happy belated pesach! (that's passover, for the goyim who don't understand that last word, and if there's one thing there's NOT a dearth of on this blog, that would be goyim!)

David I can't believe you called me a pagan for celebrating Easter that was good rant though nice job.

Easter is a pagan holiday

i never called you a pagan!
"Easter has nothing to do with Christianity you pagans | April 18, 2014 at 02:54 PM" was NOT ME.
i post under my name, and only my name.
tom does that BS, not me..
so the idiot that posted the link to the beatles song above, well the next time you post as me, it might be a good idea to figure out how to cut and paste, dumbass..lol

"Posted by: Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 18, 2014 at 03:13 PM"
really? now i'm posted by posted by? lol.. dummies..

Funny too you call me God Baby but you yourself claim to be Jewish. Truth is you just don't like Catholics but I can accept that we have been disrespected for hundreds of years a peon like you is just like a gnat on my shoulder.

You can be culturally Jewish and not believe in children's fairy tales.

The Catholic Church disagrees Easter Bunny but keep posting you're a funny troll.

Culturally Jewish lol.

Shad, happy belated Passover. I thought Stewart Scott was cancer free, did he relapse recently?

Dapper, sorry, I'm forgetting my manners, happy belated Passover to you too, bud.

Jimbo, strongly advise you to concentrate your search for a home in areas close to where you will be working. Any commute which avoids I-35, Mopac, even 360 is golden. I'm at the end of the 290, out by Oak Hill, and drive an almost empty road into town, with a added advantage of having a California type landscape throughout that region.

Good luck in your search, and just holler if you need assistance.

Oye, OC, what are you going to do with the 4,000 little yellow Lakers car flags?

Just championship Ts and caps, Woods. I never owned even one flag.

...however, I might consider flying one if it said - Jim Buss Sucks!

To all you non-believers who are using this blog to bash and belittle those of us who believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and died on the cross for our sins I only ask of you one thing......prove it is not true, that it is all a myth or shutthe---- up! Give me hard evidence, beyond a reasonable doubt, even just the preponderance of the evidence will do. Making foolish uneducated statements filled with hate and intolerance doesn't change the truth or the facts and settles nothing, so just prove it with hard facts, not anecdotal evidence but irrefutable facts or as I said stfu!You are in the position of having to prove it false not those of us who believe having to prove it is truth.

Personally I don't give a rat's ass if you believe it now or not. I know as a Christian I should but I don't really care what you believe,life is made up of choices and some of us have made good choices and others well when the end of time comes and Jesus returns my only comment will be, "See Ya.!"

i'll be begging God's forgiveness on my deathbed just like all the other heathens on this blog.

Then there's this story about a guy named Johnson cutting off his johnson. As amazing as that news is what's even more amazing are the reports coming out of Washington were apparently Obama is devastated by the news, he was just going to announce on Monday that this jack ass was his next appointee for Surgeon General.

Mr. Woodcock,

i saw something about him and his big "challenege", so i just figured he had a relapse; now i read that craig sager has acute leukemia; they all need our prayers. a happy easter to you and all who celebrate today and sunday as we celebrate pretty much the whole week and monday and tuesday of the coming week. still have a taste for matsoh even after all the meals. un feliz pascua, especially the "confirmed catholic" Big Baby. back with you tomorrow night

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/12/sports/espn-anchors-private-battle-with-cancer-becomes-a-public-one.html?_r=0

i guess this article answers the question

Thanks Shad.

"Truth is you just don't like Catholics but I can accept that we have been disrespected for hundreds of years a peon like you is just like a gnat on my shoulder."
really?
you can most definitely identify as culturally jewish without believing in the dogma.
i curbed mine a long time ago.
stay with subjects you know, baby, like good mayonnaise or the best white bread, and avoid topics regarding secular jewish cultural identification.

if by disrespect you mean the millions of jews murdered over the last 1000 years, from the inquisition to the holocaust, either directly by the catholic church or with the help of the church, then please show me comparable examples.

(insert cricket sounds here)

you catholics aren't allowed to complain about disrespect from the jews, silly baby.
HISTORY just doesn't support that.
but ONCE AGAIN, i forgive you.
as jews, we're used to it, but be careful.
we've lasted longer than the Sumerians, assyrians, babylonians, persians, the greeks, the romans, the crusaders, the nazis and everyone else that's tried to get rid of us..
we're not gnats, baby.. we're like roaches and you will never get rid of us.. :)

Dapper, somewhere in all that crap that you wrote there is a lot of truth to what you wrote. Thousands of years of persecution and the Jews are still here.

Mazel Tov.


either way it's your lucky weekend; you get to be forgiven by TWO jews!

Posted by: (the real) david in los angeles | April 18, 2014 at 02:39 PM

POST OF THE DAY...........

awwww... thanks woody.. are we friends again? lol..
thanks anti.. :)

It looks like you kids had a little fun today...rough , rough day today at the office , lost a very dear friend today , a very kind and gentle soul, I will miss him dearly...

so sorry, FZB.. love to you..

I agree with you Greg on Dabo Sweeney.I like Mr Sweeney's great personality and his strong honest beliefs but as a state employee he needs to watch his activities that look like they cross the separation of church and state rules.The Dolphins need to fear the Jets upgrades as they are possible rivals for a wild card playoff spot.
The Dolphins need to upgrade their shaky Linebacker situation in the draft or look for late salary cap cuts from other teams.The Heat will fool around and beat the Bobcats in 5 games but they need to win in 4 to get valuable rest for the upcoming tougher playoff teams like Toronto or Brooklyn.

Posted by: AnoymousCane | April 18, 2014 at 05:01 PM

Prove that Santa Claus is not true, that it is all a myth or shutthe---- up! Give me hard evidence, beyond a reasonable doubt, even just the preponderance of the evidence will do.

Thank you David...

guys, check this article from the PBP...it seems the Dolphins like the Bama RT and they are planning to move Misi to MLB (like I told them to do)...now the next thing they need to do is move Dion Jordan to OLB.

http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/thedailydolphin/2014/04/18/source-dolphins-like-kouandjio-in-first-round-plan-to-move-misi-to-inside-linebacker/

Support Clemson coach all the way. If you dont like it, go somewhere else.

It will be difficult for Heat to 3Peat this year. The west is on a mission. Younger and fresher teams except Spurs (but favored to meet Heat). Here is to hoping that the old Wade shows up for a few games in the playoffs.

The Heat should go through 18 games before reaching the 12 wins needed to represent the conference. At which point, they'll need luck to get past any of three possible teams who have better coaching and home court advantage.

Sorry to hear about you coworker, FZ.

As for all these leaks about who the Dolphins' brass likes or doesn't like; who they plan to take...all smokescreen. There is not a team out there who is going to telegraph their true intentions. Moreover, the Dolphins, who have Buffalo picking ten spots at #9 and the freaking Jets just ahead of them at #18.

What is more likely is just the opposite. Kouandjio is probably the last guy they would select with the 19th pick.

...in previous drafts, such smokescreen were not necessary, as Ireland himself did not know who he was going to pick. At least not until crouching over a copy of the Big Board list of players, pants down, and seeing where his turd hit.

OC, what does your schedule look like on Monday? Starbucks on Ben White blvd east of 35 is real close to where I'm currently at. We're heading back to La Tuesday. Fortunate enough to go back to two days work, then 3 weeks vacation on Fl Gulf Coast. Looking forward meeting one of the "originals".

David, agree with some of your political views. Some. Why are all the so called "crisis" always solved with more taxes, more government, less personal consequences for ones bad choices in life?

Jimbo, there's the one west of the 35, just next to the Wallmart on Ben White, is that the one you mean?

Zack Martin is not an OT, he's a guard. Dolphin real need is at RT. In spite of what almost every mock draft indicates, I just have a feeling the Fish will not be taking Martin with the 19th pick. I would not be surprised to see Miami trade down if a real impact player is not available at a need position. It's also possible Miami trades up if players like Lewan or Evans fall into a reasonable range.

Whatever happens it's gonna be interesting.


OC
7709 E Ben White blvd (71 E), intersects with E Riverside Dr.

Yep, construction zone. Traffic isn't terrible unless it's rush hour.

Jimbo, That's okay, I'll wear my construction Dolphins hard hat. What time works best for you. Your call.

OC
Good. I'll post a time before Monday

Jimbo here is a picture of OC with in his "Dolphin hard hat" on so that you recognize him at the Starbucks.

http://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/guyspeed.com/files/2012/01/football-fans-miami-dolphins.jpg

Dolphin Danny
That is how I envision OC.

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