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Comment Archives: stories: News: Pith in the Wind

Re: “Which Side of the Abortion Debate is State Sen. Mark Green on Again?

I use the term "we" a lot as if I contributed to those outcomes any more than I have contributed to society in my drug addled, incarcerated, institutionalized life.

Merrick Garland, SCOTUS, Fat Tony, blah, blah, blah.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Bite me on 06/30/2016 at 9:59 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

It's uncommonly refreshing when someone in Spyridon's position talks candidly about how short-sighted price gouging by hotels deters future conventions from coming to Nashville.
Good for him. He's doing his job.

11 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Henry Walker on 06/30/2016 at 9:38 AM

Re: “The Daily Links: Disney World, Bros and Detroit Charter Schools

"While Attorney General Loretta Lynch holds firm to her claim that the motive of Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen may never be known, the FBI is instructing Florida agencies that responded to the attack that night to deny requests for public records pertaining to the case.

Mateen called police several times during the three hour ordeal to declare his allegiance to ISIS, yet only a fraction of his discussions with authorities that night have been released to the public — first an edited version, than an unedited one."



Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/06/30/obama-ad…"

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by yoyo moi on 06/30/2016 at 9:32 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

I recall that MCC was doing quite well, at least before the state legislator started insulting people it didn't like and they went elsewhere.....As for the price of a hotel room in nashville; it was the market that increased the rates, and it will be the market (more hotel rooms, etc.,) that will drive them down.

For better or worse, Nashville sold its soul to tourism long before Butch.

13 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by leon on 06/30/2016 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Which Side of the Abortion Debate is State Sen. Mark Green on Again?

One more time: yoyo, etc. We won, you fucking losers lost. And we're going to kick your pansy asses come November and forget Merrick Garland getting on SCOTUS, it's going to be a real fire-breathing liberal and you loser conservative small hands pansies are going to be all over Fuck News screaming, bitching and moaning about how it just isn't fair that a liberal is taking over Fat Tony's "conservative" seat and that elections really don't matter unless a conservative wins one.
Suck it. Abortion is legal, ethical and it's going to continue to be just that and you can't stop it, no matter how pissed off you are that you couldn't get laid in college, when all the hot girls were fucking everyone but you like rabbits, and sometimes getting abortions as a result. Fuck off.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Bite me on 06/30/2016 at 8:51 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

Ha, Betty Phillips talking about capitalism! That's funny! Next it will be The Hildabeast talking about embassy security or Jim Collins talking about working! Or Obummer giving a speech without a teleprompter! Or Gruber actually telling the truth for once! LOL!

4 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Angry White Patriot! on 06/30/2016 at 8:40 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

Christ, this guy....What's it like to live as if context doesn't exist? Answer: You can't. This knew what he wanted and got it, from what version of reality does he come from where he thinks he has any right to complain?

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Gobsmacked on 06/30/2016 at 8:35 AM

Re: “The Daily Links: Disney World, Bros and Detroit Charter Schools

Nameless, faceless homicide victim.

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/crime/2016/06/30/police-homicide-victim-found-downtown-audi-sedan/86541950/

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by IABT on 06/30/2016 at 8:30 AM

Re: “Which Side of the Abortion Debate is State Sen. Mark Green on Again?

@ Bite Me,

"Now you'll have to go back to bombing clinics and murdering doctors and screaming incoherent shit at women going into PP."

"Go back to"? When did they ever stop?

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Corpus Christe on 06/30/2016 at 7:56 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

I don't suppose there's anything to keep Mr. Spyridon from using his influence to get some reasonably priced hotels built in downtown or midtown. They could put one in that big hole on West End.

13 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Min on 06/30/2016 at 7:54 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

There's another murder in Nashville, FYI.

6 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by IABT on 06/30/2016 at 7:45 AM

Re: “Bob Corker and Donald Trump: A Continuing Love Story

Hey, how did stick market Armageddon work out for y'all?

How you stockpiled lots of booze.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by IABT on 06/30/2016 at 7:43 AM

Re: “Which Side of the Abortion Debate is State Sen. Mark Green on Again?

Sweet Hell! Do you assholes actually stalk each other on line? Is that a thing people do? Are your lives that fucking empty? Gross...

7 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Gobsmacked on 06/30/2016 at 7:19 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

Another slow news day at the Scene . . . Had to come up with something - anything - by deadline.

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Posted by Luckyforward on 06/30/2016 at 7:17 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

Someone, not in the hotel business, telling hotels they are operating in a shortsighted manner, is laughable.

For one, hotels do what hotels should do, not what bureaucrats or cheerleaders do.

Secondly, hotels can manipulate room rates extremely easily. There is virtually no time period too short where rates can't be lowered (or raised) if need be.

IABT

8 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by IABT on 06/30/2016 at 7:10 AM

Re: “There's No Place Better than the South

"They were not white riots, they were "lynch mobs".

There were riots. See Tulsa OK 1921; Chicago 1919, Elaine AR 1919 etc etc etc

Posted by Kosh III on 06/30/2016 at 6:51 AM

Re: “Butch Spyridon: A Man Without a Past

I seem to recall that he once complained about a lack of high-end hotels which is part of why we gave the Omni and other pricey places huge welfare checks to build their hotels.
Maybe if we'd subsidized the lower end of the market---the motels MOST people can afford, he'd not be boo-hooing so much now.

14 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Kosh III on 06/30/2016 at 6:39 AM

Re: “Which Side of the Abortion Debate is State Sen. Mark Green on Again?

yoyo has been looking for me online.

I can just see a map of Nashville in his dusty little room with thumb tacks in all the restaurants I mention.

Strings attached, triangulations formed. Public records searched.

I hope you found me yoyo.

And I hope you come see me.

I have something for you.

I have a cure for your sickness.

I can heal you.

3 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by JTR on 06/30/2016 at 2:02 AM

Re: “The Daily Links: Disney World, Bros and Detroit Charter Schools

My job is kicking yoyo moi in the metaphorical nuts everyday.

yoyo's job is to imitate me poorly and to call my mother a whore.

You should be very proud of yourself.

A great example of a Christian republicon.

Well done, dickhead.

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by eat shit yoyo moi on 06/30/2016 at 1:53 AM

Re: “P.K. Commuter: Preds Bid Weber Adieu, Welcome Subban

This is easily the most important trade in the history of Nashville pro sports.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by PJ on 06/30/2016 at 1:14 AM

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