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    Where is the millennial revolt

    Post by Deplorable Mark on Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:30 am

    So the 2018 governor race is a battle of billionaires.


    Rauner the RINO against JaBba the Prick


    Where are all the milleninials that just spent the past 16 years being told by teachers that the rich suck ass?


    Time for the write in 3rd party revolt.


    I'd write in Mr RobZ b4 either of these two billionaire bastards


    Should have listend to Kevin 4 years ago when he warned me Rauner was SCUM
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    Post by Soxillinirob on Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:57 pm

    I don't particularly follow local or Illinois politics very much.  Why is Rauner scum?  I don't really know.  


    I also don't know a thing about Pritzker except that he's a big boy and is rich.  No idea how he got rich.  He did things right and got his name out there early with early/often tv commercials that got him name recognition en mass for this primary.  Given a bit more time, Biss would have probably gained some more traction.  I will vote Dem purely in this case for the reason that since gerrymandering is still legal, and since it's significantly hurting Dems in other states, I want for it to be able to help them in Illinois.  If they have a Dem gov, they can draw districts to help the Dems gain more House seats.  It's the dumbest fucking system, but if that's the rules, then that's how I want them to play it.  Hopefully the SCOTUS gets rid of this bullshit, so that we can have proportional representation.
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    Post by alohafri on Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:17 pm

    Soxillinirob wrote:I don't particularly follow local or Illinois politics very much.  Why is Rauner scum?  I don't really know.  


    I also don't know a thing about Pritzker except that he's a big boy and is rich.  No idea how he got rich.  He did things right and got his name out there early with early/often tv commercials that got him name recognition en mass for this primary.  Given a bit more time, Biss would have probably gained some more traction.  I will vote Dem purely in this case for the reason that since gerrymandering is still legal, and since it's significantly hurting Dems in other states, I want for it to be able to help them in Illinois.  If they have a Dem gov, they can draw districts to help the Dems gain more House seats.  It's the dumbest fucking system, but if that's the rules, then that's how I want them to play it.  Hopefully the SCOTUS gets rid of this bullshit, so that we can have proportional representation.

    I am doing what I did in the primary, voting for "none of the above" for governor. Both are idiots to me.
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    Post by Soxillinirob on Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:39 pm

    alohafri wrote:
    Soxillinirob wrote:I don't particularly follow local or Illinois politics very much.  Why is Rauner scum?  I don't really know.  


    I also don't know a thing about Pritzker except that he's a big boy and is rich.  No idea how he got rich.  He did things right and got his name out there early with early/often tv commercials that got him name recognition en mass for this primary.  Given a bit more time, Biss would have probably gained some more traction.  I will vote Dem purely in this case for the reason that since gerrymandering is still legal, and since it's significantly hurting Dems in other states, I want for it to be able to help them in Illinois.  If they have a Dem gov, they can draw districts to help the Dems gain more House seats.  It's the dumbest fucking system, but if that's the rules, then that's how I want them to play it.  Hopefully the SCOTUS gets rid of this bullshit, so that we can have proportional representation.

    I am doing what I did in the primary, voting for "none of the above" for governor. Both are idiots to me.

    I haven't particularly heard negative or positive things about either.  I hear the predictable shit about Rauner from lefties and about Pritzker from righties.  What makes either guy an idiot?
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    Post by Deplorable Mark on Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:58 pm

    Both are anti Trump

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    Post by alohafri on Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:13 am

    Soxillinirob wrote:
    alohafri wrote:
    Soxillinirob wrote:I don't particularly follow local or Illinois politics very much.  Why is Rauner scum?  I don't really know.  


    I also don't know a thing about Pritzker except that he's a big boy and is rich.  No idea how he got rich.  He did things right and got his name out there early with early/often tv commercials that got him name recognition en mass for this primary.  Given a bit more time, Biss would have probably gained some more traction.  I will vote Dem purely in this case for the reason that since gerrymandering is still legal, and since it's significantly hurting Dems in other states, I want for it to be able to help them in Illinois.  If they have a Dem gov, they can draw districts to help the Dems gain more House seats.  It's the dumbest fucking system, but if that's the rules, then that's how I want them to play it.  Hopefully the SCOTUS gets rid of this bullshit, so that we can have proportional representation.

    I am doing what I did in the primary, voting for "none of the above" for governor. Both are idiots to me.

    I haven't particularly heard negative or positive things about either.  I hear the predictable shit about Rauner from lefties and about Pritzker from righties.  What makes either guy an idiot?

    Rauner is behind the current lawsuit in front of the Supreme Court which will basically delegitimize unions. Unions aren't people, but big business is?


    Pritzker is a Blago crony.


    A multi-millionaire vs. a billionaire. We're screwed.
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    Post by alohafri on Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:13 am

    Deplorable Mark wrote:Both are anti Trump

    Razz

    That's their only redeeming quality.
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    Post by Soxillinirob on Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:15 am

    Define Blago crony. Friend of Blago? Involved in crimes with him? Surrepticious scheming with Blago? I need more.
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    Post by Deplorable Mark on Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:21 am

    Why don’t you just make it up like you always do.   Ice ages and multicolinearity are two of the better examples
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    Post by Deplorable Mark on Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:22 am

    alohafri wrote:
    Deplorable Mark wrote:Both are anti Trump

    Razz

    That's their only redeeming quality.

    I have 401 reasons to disagree
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    Post by alohafri on Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:22 am

    Deplorable Mark wrote:
    alohafri wrote:
    Deplorable Mark wrote:Both are anti Trump

    Razz

    That's their only redeeming quality.

    I have 401 reasons to disagree

    If you aren't going to cash them in right now, what's the point? I will really only care about my 403b when it comes time to retire. It's doing nicely right now, but 5-10-15 years down the line, it won't matter what it was in 2018.
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    Post by alohafri on Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:23 am

    Soxillinirob wrote:Define Blago crony.  Friend of Blago?  Involved in crimes with him?  Surrepticious scheming with Blago?  I need more.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/93449722-132.html
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    Post by Soxillinirob on Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:43 am

    Deplorable Mark wrote:Why don’t you just make it up like you always do.   Ice ages and multicolinearity are two of the better examples

    No.  I have no thoughts or opinions on multicolinearity.  I learned it 30 yrs ago, and forgot about it 29.9 years ago.  Never taught it in my 9 yrs of teaching math and science.  Any beliefs I have on the environment, ice ages, etc, is based on ZERO expertise in the area and 100% based upon reading data and listening to what other scientists have suggested.  The good news on that is that I'm in very good company in that realm.
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    Post by Soxillinirob on Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:06 am

    alohafri wrote:
    Soxillinirob wrote:Define Blago crony.  Friend of Blago?  Involved in crimes with him?  Surrepticious scheming with Blago?  I need more.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/93449722-132.html


    Ok, Kev.  I subjected myself to listening to the entire 11 mins and I'm not sure what part of it is supposed to make me not like J.B.  I think he comes across as a fairly stand-up guy.  I didn't hear any illegal scheming.  What I did hear was some suggesting by Pritzker that he might be right for some treasurer job that Blago might be appointing.  I believe that advocating for oneself is a generally acceptable practice.  If he legitimately believed himself to be the right guy and the smart guy for the job, then that's fine.  I don't believe that it was an open and known thing that Blago was a criminal of any degree at the time of this discussion.  This 11 mins doesn't make it clear that he's (either Blago or JB) up to no good, or up to wrongdoing.  




    Overall, I'm just not sure what's supposed to upset me in this conversation.  It didn't make me necessarily like or dislike either guy any more or less than where I currently stand on them.  If anything, it might even have made me think Pritzker is a more honest guy than what I had heard about him.  I'm not saying he wasn't up to a whole bunch of no good.  Perhaps he's a terrible guy and dirtier than shit.  But this audio didn't spell that out for me.  The term "crony" has no meaning to me unless there is something ugly occurring to go along with the term being thrown at him .   


    Maybe folks are just mad that he was having a conversation with a fucking screwball who ended up being convicted of a felony....a sort of guilt by association.  I saw a few ads on tv run by either Rauner or Ives or Biss that showed some of this conversation as a sort of hit piece against J.B.  When I saw that ad I wondered "What part of this conversation is supposed to make me not want to vote for Pritzker?" I never really found that answer.  I still don't know the answer.
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    Re: Where is the millennial revolt

    Post by Deplorable Mark on Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:51 am

    alohafri wrote:
    Deplorable Mark wrote:
    alohafri wrote:
    Deplorable Mark wrote:Both are anti Trump

    Razz

    That's their only redeeming quality.

    I have 401 reasons to disagree

    If you aren't going to cash them in right now, what's the point? I will really only care about my 403b when it comes time to retire. It's doing nicely right now, but 5-10-15 years down the line, it won't matter what it was in 2018.


    Not exactly true.  These retirement accounts DO NOT, unfortunately, grow at an even rate.  As you well know, there are good years, bad years, zero years and the occasional bottom out.  So far, this is the occasional boom that cancels out the occasional bottom out.  This is the boom that never happened during the Obama years that makes up for 2008.  So yes Kevin, it does matter.  You are operating under a false premise that "cashing out" , which I assume to mean as taking possession of the cash, is not the only thing you can do.  Have that friend of yours from St Charles explain re-allocation to you.  Thanks to the optimistic spike inspired by the election of Trump, you now have more to re-allocate.


    FYI, I believe that their is an annuity product available today for $100K that will give you a guarenteed income stream of about $30K a year for the rest of your life starting at your age 70.  If you think you can hit 90, I'd look into it.  I plan to do this for my lovely bride within the next year or two.  ME, I plan to take early social security and eat nothing but bacon, beer, and BBQ until my heart explodes

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    Re: Where is the millennial revolt

    Post by al in cal on Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:25 pm

    I'd say that Illinois is clearly fucked as a state with all of the fucking corruption on both sides of political party. I as a resident of the socialist state of California know all about corruption having jerky Jerry Brown as our governor and two dingbat Dimm Senators also. Everytime another illegal immigrant out here rapes or murders some American citizen we hear the same bullshit from the Dimms about how wonderful these illegals are and how racist are anyone who doesn't believe in opening our borders to these wonderful people.


        I made a mistake probably 15 or so years ago by not getting out of this state. It is really bad out here tax wise and state government on a whole sucks canal water. THe only thing good about this state, really is the weather.
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    Post by Deplorable Mark on Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:35 pm

    The KARK binged watched some House Hunters International over the weekend.  You can probably rent a kick ass beach front condo in Cambodia or Vietnam for about what I am paying in Illinois property taxes alone.  Thailand also falls in that category.  However, I suspect they have stricter laws.  To get a retirement visa in Thailand, you need 800,000 Baht in a Thai bank and proof your have income of at least 65,000 Baht.  That's roughly $25K and 2K USD


    The main reason the KARK wouldn't make the move is the hope Stan and Megan bless me with a dozen grandkids.  Grandpappy daycare as the Karko Klan does its share to increase the english speaking westernized population.


    OUR White Sox would be reason #2

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    Post by al in cal on Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:23 pm

    Deplorable Mark wrote:The KARK binged watched some House Hunters International over the weekend.  You can probably rent a kick ass beach front condo in Cambodia or Vietnam for about what I am paying in Illinois property taxes alone.  Thailand also falls in that category.  However, I suspect they have stricter laws.  To get a retirement visa in Thailand, you need 800,000 Baht in a Thai bank and proof your have income of at least 65,000 Baht.  That's roughly $25K and 2K USD


    The main reason the KARK wouldn't make the move is the hope Stan and Megan bless me with a dozen grandkids.  Grandpappy daycare as the Karko Klan does its share to increase the english speaking westernized population.


    OUR White Sox would be reason #2

    Don't go to Vietnam or Cambodia, Kark. I was in both and they are both shit countries. At your age and intelligence, I'd move to Texas. Good God loving personal freedom loving people. I am sorry I didn't 15 or so years ago. There are good jobs there and property prices are good and taxes are low. The climate isn't bad either over-all.

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    Post by al in cal on Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:28 pm

    It is funny to watch the shenanigans going on in Illinois with this stupid governors race. That Dem guy kind of resembles Jabba the Hut in his body and political philosophy and that Rep guy looks like some reject from a sex change clinic. I would greatly enjoy a debate between these two creeps. Who moderates it, anyway? Anderson Cooper and Rachel Madcow?
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    Post by Deplorable Mark on Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:21 am

    LOL

    I called a local radio station with the same comparison.  Said Pritzker an called Jabba the Prick

    Rauner was suppose to be our Trump.  But he lacked the brains and the balls as well as the insight and integrity of the man doing a fantastic job of cleaning up the Obama/Bush mess

    Completely baffles me that some still claim a Jeb or Hillary would be better.

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    Deplorable Mark wrote:LOL

    I called a local radio station with the same comparison.  Said Pritzker an called Jabba the Prick

    Rauner was suppose to be our Trump.  But he lacked the brains and the balls as well as the insight and integrity of the man doing a fantastic job of cleaning up the Obama/Bush mess

    Completely baffles me that some still claim a Jeb or Hillary would be better.

    Yep. What I do love going on out here is the Republican revolution going on right now within Republican ranks to the socialist policies of Jerry Brown regarding sanctuary cities. They are now standing up against the illegal practices of the Dems and are assisted by the Trump immigration agents going after criminal illegal aliens.

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