At least it'll distract them from Health Care…

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by JNB, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. jecapaga macrumors 601

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    I posted something about this in the college football thread. Justice Department loves getting into anti-trust projects. My company just went through one that started during the Bush regime and has finally settled. Loved seeing the suits in the office for 2 years pouring over company email and data. I think eventually there will be a playoff system but not sure of the legal issues on this personally.
     
  2. killerrobot macrumors 68020

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    Nothing says anti-American like "the current lack of a college football national championship playoff." Better fix that before anything else in this economy.

    I love how the senator of the college teams ranked 13 and 23 in the polls brought this before the Obama administration. I'm sure had they been 1 and 2 there would have been no complaints.

    As much as I don't like BCS polling system, this is just a ridiculous waste of taxes.
     
  3. jecapaga macrumors 601

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    Agree. Though I could think of many things that are a ridiculous waste of taxes but that would send this thread into the PRSI sooner rather than later probably.

    The BCS system should figure this problem out without the government getting involved.
     
  4. IntheNet macrumors regular

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    While I agree with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah and his premise that major college football should have an eight-game playoff, I don't think this issue warrants Justice Department attention... college football is fundamentally unfair to smaller schools. Agree also that we have larger problems than this to face as a nation....
     
  5. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Agreed, I hate the BCS but Congress should not be involved in college football.
     
  6. QuantumLo0p macrumors 6502a

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    Congress should be involved in as little as possible.
    :D
     
  7. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Ain't that the truth!:p
     
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    The Supreme Court will rule on this. Whichever college raises the most through corporate sponsorships is the national champion.
     
  9. Shivetya macrumors 65816

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    Sure, why not. Congress has demonstrated over and over again that they are far more willing to declare others have problems and move to fix them than to acknowledge their problems and fix those.

    It is the same method used by dictatorships worldwide, if the people get restless give them a distraction, like the bogeyman overseas or a nice war.
     
  10. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    Because the US government really doesn't have anything better to do :(.

    Is this really not an onion post.
     
  11. Peterkro macrumors 68020

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    It's not just dictatorships,your own government is the recognised expert at this.
     
  12. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    The British seem to have done pretty well at it as well.
     
  13. Shivetya macrumors 65816

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    Please note, I was implying that dictatorships and our Congress are the same thing.
     
  14. Queso macrumors G4

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    Yes we have. As have most of the so called "democracies" that make up the Western world.
     
  15. Peterkro macrumors 68020

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    In the strict meaning of the word the U.S. is not a dictatorship,if you mean the system of government is such that voters have no way to change anything in a meaningful way then yes you could I suppose refer to a electoral dictatorship.
     
  16. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    This action will probably get the senators who brought it up more votes then anything else.
     
  17. Gelfin macrumors 68020

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    No, a dictatorship is when we elect people he doesn't like, and a democracy is when we elect people he does.
     
  18. Shivetya macrumors 65816

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    Fail. Then again why should I expect better here.
     
  19. Gelfin macrumors 68020

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    Well, considering you get what you give, and you throw around pointless red flag words like "dictatorship" as simple abuse without explaining what you mean by them, you probably shouldn't.
     
  20. Shivetya macrumors 65816

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    cry
    for
    me





    I haven't liked a Congress since 98.
     
  21. Gelfin macrumors 68020

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    So then you're affirming my first conclusion?
     
  22. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Cry for you? The rest of us should get medals of honor for putting up with your garbage.

    That much should be obvious by now.
     
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