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Search: Posts Made By: Clemson Fan
Forum: TUG Lounge June 30, 2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
Good old Denis Prager. While I agree with the...

Good old Denis Prager. While I agree with the tyranny majority argument that has been bought up in this thread before, I really think it's outdated when it comes to the electoral college. When he...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 29, 2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
If you move to the same town as my parents and...

If you move to the same town as my parents and join the Democratic Party with them there you'll increase the membership by 50%! :D

The small crowd does have its benefits. My parents got to have...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 29, 2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
It's an outdated system that long ago outlived...

It's an outdated system that long ago outlived its intended purpose. With it now there are really only a dozen or so states that have any real meaning (and power) with presidential elections. ...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 29, 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
The presidential election. The electoral college...

The presidential election. The electoral college stinks! Why should someone's vote from Florida count a hell of a lot more than my vote in Hawaii?

My parents are flaming liberals who retired to...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 29, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
I kind of agree with that. However, I don't...

I kind of agree with that. However, I don't think either party has the will or backbone to do what's actually needed. What makes healthcare so expensive in the U.S. is the layers and layers of...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 29, 2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
The ACA keeps all the insurance companies in...

The ACA keeps all the insurance companies in play. So how can you blame one but not the other?
Forum: TUG Lounge June 28, 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
While its increased the number of insured, it's...

While its increased the number of insured, it's anything but affordable as its name makes it out to be. I don't think it has any real staying power because it's going to become so expensive so...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 28, 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
Bait taken. There's nothing affordable...

Bait taken.

There's nothing affordable about the ACA because it's still managed by and keeps in business all the health insurance companies and their redundant and superfluous infrastructures.
...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 28, 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
There are many forms of legal discrimination. ...

There are many forms of legal discrimination. Affirmative action, freedom of religion, even men's and women's bathrooms, etc. etc. Like it or not, all of us discriminate every single day in the...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 28, 2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
I think you're a little uninformed about the...

I think you're a little uninformed about the genius of how the founding fathers created our government. It's a 3 branch system (legislative, executive and judicial) and there are checks and balances...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 27, 2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
That's because it's not true. While all states...

That's because it's not true. While all states are now legally compelled to allow gay marriage, that won't extend down to every religious figure that performs marriages. They'll still be allowed to...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 27, 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,173
Posted By Clemson Fan
There's no way a conservative minister will be...

There's no way a conservative minister will be forcefully compelled to perform a gay marriage. Catholic priests will only marry members of the Catholic Church. Muslims will only marry Muslims, etc....
Forum: TUG Lounge June 25, 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
Again, I'm sure their steroid use was not...

Again, I'm sure their steroid use was not medically monitored.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 25, 2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
Nope. I didn't say that at all. I said if...

Nope. I didn't say that at all. I said if there's something that's been scientifically proven to be safe and effective then I don't see the big problem. Since large scale studies are impractical...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 25, 2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
And yes, my uncle was kind of a degenerate too. ...

And yes, my uncle was kind of a degenerate too. However, he was a hell of a lot of fun to visit and hang out with! He's in his late 60's now so he's slowed down quite a bit and his hard living has...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 25, 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
I know I'm in the minority, but I actually don't...

I know I'm in the minority, but I actually don't have a big problem with PED's and I would like to see them evaluated and approved on a scientific basis. The purists will whine about the historical...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 25, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
I agree. I actually think he should be in the...

I agree. I actually think he should be in the HOF, but banned from any and all MLB activities. You're right that the HOF part is vindictive. He was banned from baseball in 1989 and then in 1991...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 23, 2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Clemson Fan
Door Slammed Shut on Pete Rose!

http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/13114874/notebook-obtained-lines-shows-pete-rose-bet-baseball-player-1986

My uncle is a former Florida based bookie and baseball card dealer and greyhound...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 11, 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Clemson Fan
RIP The American Dream

Dusty Rhodes aka The American Dream passed away today.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 11, 2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
Amen brother! :D. That is a great post!!!...

Amen brother! :D. That is a great post!!! :clap::hysterical:

Our last son was conceived in Germany when we had a separate bedroom from our oldest son.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 11, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
In all seriousness, what you call self-indulgent...

In all seriousness, what you call self-indulgent I call important family time. Yes school is important, but it's not the be all end all. My kid has been to I think 20 different states and 7...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 11, 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
Hey now, we did put him in ski school for a few...

Hey now, we did put him in ski school for a few days and that was during his spring break the last few years. So we owe it to the kid as make up time for extra days of school. :p:D
Forum: TUG Lounge June 10, 2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
Yeah, that's not a slightly biased statement....

Yeah, that's not a slightly biased statement. :rolleyes:
Forum: TUG Lounge June 10, 2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
That's the key. Forget about all the soapbox...

That's the key. Forget about all the soapbox arguments, it's really just all about the $$.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 10, 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
I know. That's why I made that statement. :D

I know. That's why I made that statement. :D
Forum: TUG Lounge June 10, 2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,265
Posted By Clemson Fan
My oldest son goes to private school and his...

My oldest son goes to private school and his spring break the last couple of years has been the last week of March. My 2 younger ones aren't of school age yet. We love to go skiing and it's my...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 9, 2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,538
Posted By Clemson Fan
Like I said before I think it just all boils down...

Like I said before I think it just all boils down to being able to preview and center your picture right before you take it. You get much better pictures doing it yourself like this than asking a...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 9, 2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,007
Posted By Clemson Fan
No. It's essentially a monofocal IOL with the...

No. It's essentially a monofocal IOL with the arms designed to allow it to move forward in the eye when your ciliary muscle tries to accommodate. It is a smaller optic (5.0 mm vs 6.0 mm for most...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 8, 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,007
Posted By Clemson Fan
The Crystalens is the only one FDA approved IOL...

The Crystalens is the only one FDA approved IOL in this category. I don't use them because they only work about 55-60% of the time. If it doesn't work then it just acts like a standard monofocal...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 8, 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,007
Posted By Clemson Fan
It's called a clear lens extraction which is...

It's called a clear lens extraction which is basically the same thing as cataract surgery without a cataract. It's not covered by insurance and can get pretty pricey. It's not optimal for anybody...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 8, 2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,538
Posted By Clemson Fan
LOL. Good post. My wife and I take a lot of...

LOL. Good post.

My wife and I take a lot of selfies together and I actually find it pretty romantic. I like it better than asking a stranger to do it because you can actually preview the shot...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 7, 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Clemson Fan
Very interesting. While most people were fleeing...

Very interesting. While most people were fleeing East Germany in the 50's for the west they did the opposite and moved to East Germany from the U.S.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 7, 2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,007
Posted By Clemson Fan
I don't doubt that, but the Restor provides 2...

I don't doubt that, but the Restor provides 2 focal points. It doesn't mean you can still have decent intermediate vision, but it's designed to give really good near and distance vision. The...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 6, 2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,007
Posted By Clemson Fan
The Restor lens divides the light coming into the...

The Restor lens divides the light coming into the eye into 2 focal points - one distance and one near. So it does a really good job for near and distance vision, but it does not provide middle...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 6, 2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By Clemson Fan
We love KMC. We stay there about once a year. My...

We love KMC. We stay there about once a year. My kids love the bowling alley there. If you like Thai food there's a fantastic Thai restaurant in volcano village. The volcano is very active now.
...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 2, 2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By Clemson Fan
I think it sounds like a great situation! You...

I think it sounds like a great situation! You get to see your family often and it doesn't sound like you need to do much except to leave the light on for them. It sounds like the home is big enough...
Forum: TUG Lounge May 31, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,671
Posted By Clemson Fan
I'm also driving my parents van this weekend that...

I'm also driving my parents van this weekend that doesn't have my Bluetooth set up and I've answered a few phone calls off of the watch which is pretty cool.
Forum: TUG Lounge May 31, 2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,671
Posted By Clemson Fan
As I said previously, I actually think it's...

As I said previously, I actually think it's pretty decent. I wouldn't necessarily base medical decisions off of it, but as an exercise monitor I think it's pretty good. As I feel my pulse the...
Forum: TUG Lounge May 31, 2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By Clemson Fan
Very sad. My parents once had dinner with Joe...

Very sad. My parents once had dinner with Joe Biden. When he was running for president about 8 years ago they went to a poorly attended function for him in SC and he sat down with them to have...
Forum: TUG Lounge May 30, 2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,671
Posted By Clemson Fan
Mine is pretty accurate. When I feel my pulse...

Mine is pretty accurate. When I feel my pulse the animated beating heart on the watch is in compete unison with my heartbeat.

I'm still not sure how I feel about having to charge it every night. ...
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