Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

PostBy: freetown fred On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:12 am

I don't get why this guy is being dragged through the coals day after day. STILL. Good Lord, we've got politicians getting BJ's in the oval office, multi cheating on their wives, lieing day after day & just being worthless pieces of crap. Come on, Lance apoligized & even went on fat oprah's show--he even shed a tear :clap: toothy Whoops--he forgot to go to STEROID REHAB. :doh: toothy This society has it's priorities so screwed up, it constantly amazes me :(
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:18 am

I hear ya Fred. I couldm't care less about competitive bycycling. But the s o b swore up and down that he was clean and had me believing him all those years. As far as I'm concerned he's a p o s and should be dumped on the ash pile of history with other cheaters like Bonds, Rose, etc. I'm tired of hearing about him.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: VigIIPeaBurner On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:19 am

The general public must remain highly entertained. Someone must be drug out to the forefront before we stop paying attention to the mind numbing stuff that really doesn't matter. Dragging children in front of order-signers was getting old.

Here, watch this :D

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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: NoSmoke On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:35 am

I hear you Fred, but at least he did something wrong. The one that gets me is Tim Tebow, and while I do not watch football, do know that he is not the best football quarterback out there, the media likes to dump on him every chance they get. He did an underwear ad that was less then ideal for his Christian Morals I know, and I was not overly impressed with that, but overall he is a solid guy with standards.

I wonder if the media would pound on him so hard if he was Muslim, though the same question could be asked of Lance Armstrong too?

Myself I have hope just because there is power in perspective. Despite media coverage by most main stream TV channels, and even the local news stations having a segment devoted to sports, there is only about 76 million people attending the top four sports events in the country per year. In contrast, 104 million American's routinely go to church on Sunday, thereby statistically speaking, more people attend church in ONE WEEK then all of the major sports teams combined in a year. I doubt there will ever be a segment on my local news station regarding church services as my pastor can get a wee bit dry some days, but it is a matter of perspective, church attendance trumps sports by about 52:1. That gives me hope.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: Ed.A On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:37 am

coalkirk wrote:I hear ya Fred. I couldm't care less about competitive bycycling. But the s o b swore up and down that he was clean and had me believing him all those years. As far as I'm concerned he's a p o s and should be dumped on the ash pile of history with other cheaters like Bonds, Rose, etc. I'm tired of hearing about him.



Yeh, that's my take as well. F'-him.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: Rigar On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:44 am

The only solution to prevent another person from duping the sports world like Armstromg did would be to ban bicycles. Period.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: Rigar On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:45 am

:)
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:53 am

...Ok, now think real hard. You have ten seconds tell me when the next competitive bicycling event is :| jeapody theme.....crickets.......family fued XXX..It is all about Lance trying to save any damn money he has left and overt the huge fines imposed, and maybe do something other than being a whipping post for the masses!
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: samhill On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:13 am

The thing that gets me is that it took so long, his lying is no surprise who doesn't lie about cheating once caught? IMO which cyclists weren't cheating would be a more interesting question, it wasn't ever like he finished an hour before everybody, all the top guys from all the countries were right there with him. It's unfortunate that it has come to this but it's a common thing in most sports & has been all along, if you compete you look for anything that may help & if you believe you can get away with it you bend the rules. That's why they spend sooo much money on all the drug testing & experts trying to figure out what the next magical training helper will be.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: dcrane On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:27 am

I agree totally, whats done is done... just let me know the results of the civil suits or w/e in a year or two.... until then i dont need to keep hearing about it :mad:
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:51 am

freetown fred wrote:I don't get why this guy is being dragged through the coals day after day. STILL. Good Lord, we've got politicians getting BJ's in the oval office, multi cheating on their wives, lieing day after day & just being worthless pieces of crap. Come on, Lance apoligized & even went on fat oprah's show--he even shed a tear :clap: toothy Whoops--he forgot to go to STEROID REHAB. :doh: toothy This society has it's priorities so screwed up, it constantly amazes me :(


You are right FF. The main stream media needs to keep the real stuff off the air ways...nobody watches the races, wouldn't want to go into a sports bar that broadcasts that crap anyway!
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: Yanche On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:16 pm

As a spokesman for the US Postal Service, Lance Armstrong's contract had a no banned substance clause. What should be done? Nothing? Sue to recover? Negotiate a payback settlement? In a sense he deceived us all and took our money too.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: Dann757 On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:16 pm

I stick my fat opinion into a lot of issues; but I could'nt care less about this one. Scapegoat or criminal? I don't know.

I used to play basketball all the time with a couple buddies. We got in a pickup game one fine summer day at a park. My buddy was on the other team, and I accidentally slapped him in the face. At that second, I was going to call a foul on myself, but just kept going. The next thing I knew, he came up and hit me hard in the rib cage. I fell to the pavement barking like a dog, the wind knocked out of me. It took a long time to heal.
He was a big dude, and he was using steroids! Roid rage! Otherwise I don't think he would have done that.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:38 pm

Dann757 wrote:I could'nt care less about this one.


Same. In fact, I don't care about sports in general but I care even less when their stars are in the news. They are over paid children.
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Re: Lance Armstrong

PostBy: franco b On: Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:12 pm

Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame. He did not cheat anybody. Charley Hustle was a model player. His crime was he made some bets. Not against his own team.
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