[audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town

  • From: Thomas McMahan <shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx>
  • To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 02:10:34 -0600

I don’t either.  Maybe only just starting.  
> On Dec 14, 2014, at 1:26 AM, Stacey <crazystacey25@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I just think the whole thing is rediculous to be honest with u. All this 
> protesting and fighting. I have a sneaky feeling things aren't over yet.
> veOn 12/13/2014 10:43 PM, Thomas McMahan wrote:
>> No it isn’t but it furthers certain agendas.  The people wanting to push 
>> said agenda have tried it for the past several years but all cases fell 
>> apart.  These that are going on now probably will too.  The people in power 
>> will pay lip service to the protesters until it actually threatens them, 
>> then watch out.  
>>> On Dec 13, 2014, at 10:34 PM, Stacey <crazystacey25@xxxxxxx 
>>> <mailto:crazystacey25@xxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>> Personally, I think that Michael Brown was in the wrong. The police officer 
>>> was defending himself. Why can't some people get that through their heads? 
>>> Is fighting and protesting really gonna solve anything?
>>> On 12/13/2014 10:10 PM, Thomas McMahan wrote:
>>>> I remember when Lou Henson left Illinois or retired out some of them were 
>>>> hoping that the Illini would hire Bruce Pearl on, well they didn’t glad 
>>>> they didn’t.  They were already in trouble, he would have probably gotten 
>>>> them in more trouble.  
>>>>> On Dec 13, 2014, at 8:33 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>> Oh yeah the NCAA has to be who you know. Take a look at Lane Kieffan, he 
>>>>> leaves and who suffers. I belive the same was true with Bruce Pearl and 
>>>>> the basketball program. Even after Bruce was penalized from coaching, I 
>>>>> think UT suffered penalties. Of course there are going to be some 
>>>>> reprocussions on the program just because the coach is connected, but in 
>>>>> a way I think our teams suffered more than the coaches. Probably just a 
>>>>> biased opinion, but ya know.
>>>>>                 Penn State incident is a pathetic joke. There is no way 
>>>>> that it could have went on that long and the situations continued without 
>>>>> someone speaking up about it.     
>>>>>                 The whole concept of innocent until proven guilty does 
>>>>> not apply anymore. The concept is now guilty until you prove yourself 
>>>>> innocent. Even if the Criminal Justice System sees you as innocent until 
>>>>> proven guilty, the rest of the public are ready to hang you before they 
>>>>> even hear the evidence. A clear example of this occurred the other day in 
>>>>> class. After the Grand Jury came back with a not guilty verdict in 
>>>>> Ferguson my professor asked the classs what they thought about the 
>>>>> incident. The responses were well they knew if they found him not guilty 
>>>>> they were going to have a riot, they should have just found him guilty to 
>>>>> keep the rioting from occurring, he was wrong for shooting Michael Brown, 
>>>>> etc. However, not one person made a comment regarding the evidence in the 
>>>>> case. If you do not follow the directions of the police expect to be met 
>>>>> with reprocussions. If you try to get the officers gun expect to get shot 
>>>>> because I can guarantee that if all these sideline judges were put in 
>>>>> this same situation they would want to go home to their family as well 
>>>>> and not sit idly by and let some random citizen adolescent or adult take 
>>>>> their gun to shoot them with it. It is insane the autopsy was done, and 
>>>>> then if I am not mistaken Obuma was not satisfied with the results so he 
>>>>> ordered another autopsy, and I think there were a few more autopsies done 
>>>>> before they moved forward. How can you convict a person that was engaging 
>>>>> in self defense?   
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2014 3:55 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>> Unfortunately it sounds like in some of 
>>>>>> On the sports media down there they are already convicted.  Sounds like 
>>>>>> a convoluted case to me, but I’m sure a lot of them are anyway.  
>>>>> Then the NCAA will probably want to threaten UT and the whole 9 yards, 
>>>>> yet Pen State gets off pretty easy.  There’s still a lot of idiots around 
>>>>> there that think that school is blameless and inocent with what went on 
>>>>> there.  Maybe UT should have set up in a much more isolated spot like Pen 
>>>>> State did.  Of course I’m being a smart ass about that, but that is 
>>>>> partially how Pen State has gotten away with a lot more for much longer.  
>>>>> A definite little theefdom there.  Meanwhile schools like OSU get nailed 
>>>>> for a lot less and get threatened with the chop.  Makes Illinois’s 
>>>>> recruiting violation back in the early 90s look like chump change too, 
>>>>> yet they were threatened with full shut down of all sports activity.  I 
>>>>> guess it’s who you know in the NCAA.  Which seems to me to be as clean as 
>>>>> the driven slush.  I guess in the whole UT situation it was the school 
>>>>> that stepped in and sat them down, but don’t know all of the details of 
>>>>> the whole deal.  Guess we’ll hear something though if they decide to 
>>>>> pursue a case on them.  
>>>>> Dec 13, 2014, at 7:54 AM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>> Very true. Right now UT is in the hot seat regarding rape allegations 
>>>>> against two of the football players. I just read today that one of the 
>>>>> girl’s boyfriends is on the football team as well. I read on that the 
>>>>> boyfriend caught her, and the girl is on the rowing team. So, there are 
>>>>> more elements to the story, but KPD announced last night that there 
>>>>> investigation was complete and being sent to the D.A.’s office to see if 
>>>>> charges will be pursued. It is a tragic situation either way because if 
>>>>> they are guilty then they have not only ruined their careers, but also 
>>>>> ruined the victims lives. If they are not guilty, then I would say there 
>>>>> will not be a decision until after the bowl game which will prevent them 
>>>>> from playing in the game. Not too mention that if they are found not 
>>>>> guilty there will still be people holding it against them. So, either way 
>>>>> it is a major black mark on these players.  
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:58 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>> But a QB who knows how to tuck and run is often not noticed until he’s 
>>>>> gotten 10 yards down the field if he can pull off the fake.  If they then 
>>>>> concentrate to much attention looking for him to run then he then is able 
>>>>> to either use a running back or tail back or pass.  Thats why option 
>>>>> offense is harder to defend.  You have to have a QB that can take some 
>>>>> punishment though, no frail guys as QB, or guys who can’t work outside of 
>>>>> a pocket of protection.  For those it’s a disaster for them to try to run 
>>>>> the ball themselves.  Does though is in pretty good shape physically.  
>>>>> He’s taken sacks pretty well already this year too.  There have been a 
>>>>> few reckless plays, but learning from them will cure those.  But that 
>>>>> whole offense well really the whole team is having to learn because 
>>>>> there’s so many freshman on that team this year.  They are already coming 
>>>>> together as a unit pretty good, could be quite interesting even in a 
>>>>> couple of years, let alone 3 years from now.  
>>>>>> On Dec 10, 2014, at 8:44 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>> I would say the QB also then becomes a target for the rest of the teams 
>>>>>> to take out. So, he needs to be careful or he will be a true red shirt. 
>>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 3:50 PM
>>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>>> He did play in the Bamma game, but he wasn’t the starter I don’t think.  
>>>>>> I think they would have at least taken Florida though, and maybe 
>>>>>> Georgia, and that would have changed things a lot for U T.  Dobs fits in 
>>>>>> to the type of offense that Butch Jones likes to run which of course is 
>>>>>> an option heavy offense.  No problem with that, because your QB becomes 
>>>>>> a direct offensive weapon at that point.  It is either going to work or 
>>>>>> not.  There isn’t a middle ground, usually it works though.  
>>>>>>> On Dec 9, 2014, at 2:29 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>>> It does sound like interesting things are happening. I have a feeling 
>>>>>>> that if Josh Dobbs was in at the first of the year the florida game and 
>>>>>>> the Georgia game would have looked much different. I cannot remember if 
>>>>>>> Dobbs played during the Alabama game or not, but I know all their games 
>>>>>>> were close calls this past season. 
>>>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:43 AM
>>>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>>>> Even more surprising is that Illinois managed to get in also.  Won just 
>>>>>>> enough games in Big 10 this year.  It’s been a long time.
>>>>>>> Interesting baseball trades going on today too.  Sox are definitely 
>>>>>>> getting aggressive about trading.  Picked up a closer something that 
>>>>>>> they didn’t have last year because the guy they wanted to be closer was 
>>>>>>> hurt early.  Then they turn around and pick up Semarja to beef up their 
>>>>>>> starting rotation.  Cubs have already been dealing, they don’t have 
>>>>>>> many secrets as to who they are wanting, although the Lester deal 
>>>>>>> hasn’t happened yet.  But if they pick him up that will anchor their 
>>>>>>> starting rotation quite a bit too.  
>>>>>>> As for TN, I still say thats a team to be watching out for.  The SEC 
>>>>>>> east isn’t a super strong devision, it can be taken and not have to get 
>>>>>>> around a team like Alabama.Depends on recruiting but they’ve already 
>>>>>>> improved over last year’s team despite injuries etc.  They don’t give 
>>>>>>> up, unlike the Chicago Bears who seeo just curl up in a ball.  
>>>>>>> Illini basketball is looking pretty interesting this year too and 
>>>>>>> they’ve already landed a major recruit to start next year.  Lots of 
>>>>>>> things on the sports plate, something that is needed since Da Bears are 
>>>>>>> so bad this year.    
>>>>>>>> On Dec 9, 2014, at 8:38 AM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Well, we managed to get into a bowl game this year. Butch just got a 
>>>>>>>> pay raise and a contract extension.
>>>>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:59 AM
>>>>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>>>>> Yep, keep an eye on those Vols, they are going to be heard in the next 
>>>>>>>> year tr two seriously the way things are going.  They’ve had a lot of 
>>>>>>>> injuries, but still manage to keep on going to some degree.  
>>>>>>>> Yes the style of offense they play actually fits Dobs better than the 
>>>>>>>> guy they had start the year, Dobs himself becomes a weapon because he 
>>>>>>>> can take more punishment running the ball himself.  Even in the Bama 
>>>>>>>> game they did’t give up even though Bama got a two score lead within 
>>>>>>>> the first couple of minutes of the game.  
>>>>>>>> Yes this whole internet thing is a great invention, have listened to 
>>>>>>>> more Tennessee games this year than Illinois games, although I did 
>>>>>>>> hear the Illini Gofers game and like everybody else was surprised they 
>>>>>>>> actually pulled that one off.  I bet the Gofers were surprised the 
>>>>>>>> most coming in with only 1 Big 10 loss at the time.  Think they looked 
>>>>>>>> over the Illini and got burned on that one.  Well it serves them right 
>>>>>>>> they derailed the Illini a number of times in the past.  
>>>>>>>>> On Nov 18, 2014, at 6:58 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> I can’t comment on NFL, but I am proud of what I have seen out of the 
>>>>>>>>> Vols this year. It hasn’t been a stellar season, but the games we 
>>>>>>>>> have played haven’t been blow outs either. In fact I heard yesterday 
>>>>>>>>> I guess it was one more win for the Vols and we will be going to a 
>>>>>>>>> bowl game. I wish they had of put Josh Dobbs in earlier in the season 
>>>>>>>>> rather than redshirting him  as it may have caused more upsets 
>>>>>>>>> especially with Muschimp and those Gators. Sorry for the hi-jack, but 
>>>>>>>>> I am known for hijacking post. Right? *LOL*   
>>>>>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>>>>>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>>> <mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2014 5:39 PM
>>>>>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>>>>>> The Bears have done a lot of that loosing this year especially to 
>>>>>>>>> teams that logically would be worse than them.  Up until yesterday 
>>>>>>>>> even playing at home wasn’t helping them out.  But the NFL this year 
>>>>>>>>> is completely goofy anyway.  
>>>>>>>>>> On Nov 17, 2014, at 10:25 AM, BethAnn LaPresta (Redacted sender 
>>>>>>>>>> "bela28_02@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:bela28_02@xxxxxxxxx>" for DMARC) 
>>>>>>>>>> <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> 
>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Hi everyone.  Nothing exciting on this end, just working and trying 
>>>>>>>>>> to do some projects around the house for the appraisal...trying to 
>>>>>>>>>> refinance and get some cash out of the house to pay for it all.   LOL
>>>>>>>>>> My oldest turned 29 on Friday and apparently ate the entire jello 
>>>>>>>>>> cake yesterday (with the exception of 3 pieces I made him share with 
>>>>>>>>>> his friends/brother).  The Seattle Seahawks lost, so I left right 
>>>>>>>>>> after that to avoid the inevitable "crabby" that would be expressed 
>>>>>>>>>> about the loss.
>>>>>>>>>> Hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving!
>>>>>>>>>> BethAnn
>>>>>>>>>> From: Heather H <copperlee73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>>>> <mailto:copperlee73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>>>>>>>>>> To: "audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>" 
>>>>>>>>>> <audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> 
>>>>>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2014 10:35 PM
>>>>>>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Ghost Town
>>>>>>>>>> Hello, Josh and Tom.  Everything is okay here in snowy Ohio.  The 
>>>>>>>>>> snow is coming down here and I am looking forward to going out and 
>>>>>>>>>> playing in it with Selah.  well, she will play...I wouldn't do 
>>>>>>>>>> anything so childish as that...lol
>>>>>>>>>> Hope everyone who celebraates it, has a wonderful and blessed 
>>>>>>>>>> Thanksgiving.  No turkey here of course...can't trust it.  chicken 
>>>>>>>>>> and dumplings here for us.  The store killed chicken little for this 
>>>>>>>>>> dish not me!!!!
>>>>>>>>>> Hugs to you Bethie!!!!!  Happy birthday to my oldest nephew who just 
>>>>>>>>>> turned 29.  OMG, I'm old.  Who let them grow up?  
>>>>>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>>>>>> On Nov 16, 2014, at 11:56 PM, Thomas McMahan 
>>>>>>>>>> <shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx <mailto:shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Nope you’re still in the list and so should everybody else bee, it’s 
>>>>>>>>>> just been dead quiet lately.  
>>>>>>>>>> Heather probably has the bus running again and she and George and 
>>>>>>>>>> Pete and who knows who else are probably driving around and stopping 
>>>>>>>>>> at Wal-marts in Canada again trying to get Liz’s attention.  But I’m 
>>>>>>>>>> not sure they are going to get Liz’s attention *lol*.  
>>>>>>>>>> Got an e-mail from Suzi off list so know she’s alive too.  BethAnn 
>>>>>>>>>> might be doing another batch of sessions of closet rap for her next 
>>>>>>>>>> album release or something, or she’s waiting to sell you a house 
>>>>>>>>>> Josh.  It might be “the perfect place.”  Or maybe not depends on 
>>>>>>>>>> who’s standard of perfection is being used perhaps.  
>>>>>>>>>> Don’t know about Don.  Danny though is alive and well, eating lots 
>>>>>>>>>> and lots of cream corn, well probably every meal he eats is cream 
>>>>>>>>>> corn, because he doesn’t like it so he has been placed into the 
>>>>>>>>>> cream corn factor.  
>>>>>>>>>> Patti continues to improve bit by bit, gets a little more talkative 
>>>>>>>>>> over time at times.  She has a couple of appointments coming in 
>>>>>>>>>> December, one is physical, the other is the Neurologist.  But I’m 
>>>>>>>>>> thinking generally things will be going in the right direction for 
>>>>>>>>>> her as afar as they are concerned.  
>>>>>>>>>>> On Nov 16, 2014, at 10:20 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>>>>>>>> <mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>>>>   How is everyone doing? I have not seen any post from the list in 
>>>>>>>>>>> a few weeks now. I am wondering if I have not gotten myself booted 
>>>>>>>>>>> somehow unintentionally. I guess the last I seen any post was Tom 
>>>>>>>>>>> and I interacting about the family issues. The issues are not a 
>>>>>>>>>>> hundred percent, but I do feel that since Amanda stood up and stood 
>>>>>>>>>>> her ground we have gotten more respect. Now, it seems as though we 
>>>>>>>>>>> are actualy people and not servants. However, that could change at 
>>>>>>>>>>> any moment. Well, we have our prequalification letter and have 
>>>>>>>>>>> found a few houses that we are interested in. We have to call 
>>>>>>>>>>> tomorrow and get a real estate agent. Getting the prequal was a bit 
>>>>>>>>>>> ofa hassle though. Today Amanda and I went and bought little man 
>>>>>>>>>>> some birthday presents and                                          
>>>>>>>>>>>                  got his location reserved. Sometime this week we 
>>>>>>>>>>> have to get the invitations filled-out. Amanda and I are in the 
>>>>>>>>>>> home stretch of the semester and everything seems to be going 
>>>>>>>>>>> alright. I am in one class where I will not know if I passed or 
>>>>>>>>>>> failed until the final grade comes out since 50% of the points 
>>>>>>>>>>> aren’t going to be figured until the end of the semester. Amanda as 
>>>>>>>>>>> far as I know is doing fine in her classes, she has some projects 
>>>>>>>>>>> that she is working on, but I belive they are going fine. So, as 
>>>>>>>>>>> always we have a ton of things going on, but little time *LOL*. 
>>>>>>>>>>> Have a good one and I hope to be able to read some list traffic 
>>>>>>>>>>> here in a few days. Take care and chat later.      

Other related posts: