Check TFD Opinions for original content on sports and politics.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

NCAA Bowl Projections

Looks like the only BCS question mark remaining is whether the Orange Bowl takes 4 loss Connecticut for proximity or 1 loss Stanford for quality. (CBSSportsline)

Congress Reduces Volume on TV Commercials

It's about time. (TheHill)

NFL Mock Draft 2011

Will the Panthers spend the 1st pick on Andrew Luck even though they have Jimmy Clausen from last year's draft? (DraftCountdown)

Auburn vs. South Carolina: Hail Mary TD Before Halftime

Jay Leno: Louis CK





Rachel Maddow: Reaganomics

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

The Office Intro: Dwight Drinks Coffee with His Feet

30 Rock: Staples Restaurant with Godzilla Fights

Understanding John McCain


It's no longer clear what the method behind his madness (maverick?) is. (AndrewSullivan)

Tax Cut Myths

Fact checking claims. (HuffingtonPost)

Conference Championship Saturday Viewing Guide

SEC, ACC, and Big 12 titles on the line today. (YahooSports)

Great Sports Stories That Could've Been


Shoulda coulda woulda. (SI)

Saturday Cartoon

Protecting the Rich

Once again, the majority of Senate was rebuked by the minority due to the 60 vote rule and the middle class tax cut failed. (NYTimes)

Deficit of Purpose

Why do Democrats lack resolve on virtually every issue. (NYTimes)

Famous For Being Famous

Let's stop talking about Sarah Palin. She no longer does anything newsworthy. (NYTimes)

Friday, December 3, 2010

Stewart Mandel Week 14 Weekend Pickoff

Oregon and Auburn are 60 minutes from the title game. (SI)

Taxes Used to Be MUCH Higher

If the Bush tax cuts expired for income over 250K, the money would be taxed at a marginal (not effective) rate around 40%. Go cry to the people who paid more than 2/3 of their income as an effective rate. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: War on Christmas

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Blitzkrieg On Grinchitude - Atheist Billboard & Capitol Christmas Tree
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Colbert Report: Slave Reparations for Rush Limbaugh

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Word - The Great White Wail
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Daily Show: Sarah Palin on Twitter

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
America's Tweetheart
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Daily Show: John McCain Won't Give Up on DADT

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Gaypocalypse Now
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Legalizing Online Poker

Harry Reid is about to gain a lot of fans. (HuffingtonPost)

Jimmy Kimmel: Unnecessary Censorship

Bill Simmons' Week 13 NFL Picks

Quick picks overshadowed by Lebron's return to Cleveland. (ESPN)

Six-Wheeled Sports Car


Four-wheelers can eat its dust. (PopSci)

Everybody Hates Barack

The nicer he is, the more frustrated everyone gets. (Slate)

No-Lose Lottery

What if the lottery forced people to invest for their future? (NYTimes)

Citizen Clinton

Hillary Clinton again dismisses rumors that she has grand designs on the presidency or vice presidency. (NYTimes)

The Triangulation Trap

After campaigning against the triangulation of the Clinton administration and winning, Barack Obama has fallen into the trap. (NYTimes)

30 Rock: "What is Senor Mexico Saying?"

Community (NBC): "Abed, Would You Like to Have Gay Sex With Me?"

Create Your Own NCAA Playoff

Too bad you can't actually play it out. (SI)

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Mo Williams Snubs Lebron

Colbert Report: The "Death" Tax on the Wealthy

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Return of the Estate Tax
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Daily Show: From Slurpee Summit to Legislative Cockblock

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Lame Duck Soup
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Stephen Curry Half Court Alley-Oop

There are No Liberals on the Supreme Court

Like the rest of the federal government, there are aggressive conservatives and shy liberals that act like centrists. (TheAtlantic)

Why the TSA Can't Back Down

Sunk costs. (TheAtlantic)

The Republican Primary Problem

Expect a number of Christine O'Donnell vs. Mike Castle fights in 2012. (Time)

Barack Obama is George McFly

The latest comparison. (HuffingtonPost)

Peter King Week 13 NFL Picks

Monday night: Jets/Patriots showdown. (SI)

Trailer: Lebron James Returns to Cleveland

You're a Mean One, Mr. James

Roger Goodell Fine Flowchart

Is it James Harrison? Yes/No (SI)

Qatar World Cup Venues


At least they look cool? (SI)

Why the US World Cup Bid Lost

FIFA wanted guarantees that the US would fall in line with its policies and went for the emotional campaign over the practical campaign. (ESPN)(ESPN)

Reverse Robin Hood

Holding the poor hostage until the rich are paid. (CSMonitor)

America Deserves Sarah Palin


The pessimistic view. (Esquire)

John McShame

He's run out of good reasons to block DADT repeal, but that hasn't stopped him. (Slate)

Still No NFL Team for LA

But fans in San Diego and Minnesota are on edge. (LATimes)

Resurgence of Family Feud


When I think savior, I think Steve Harvey. (LATimes)

How Four Deaths Cost Over Six Billion Dollars

Congrats Congress, by failing to renew the Estate Tax, the death of 4 rich people this year including George Steinbrenner cost the US government over six billion dollars in revenue. The horror that George Steinbrenner's heirs might've received only 900 million in inheritance instead of 1.5 billion. (NYTimes)

Sea of Rancor

Surprise surprise, the lame duck Congress is as problematic as it was before the election. (NYTimes)

Summer Temperature in Qatar

Average temperature during the 2022 World Cup: 106 degrees. They'll have no problem selling those fans that spray water. (WeatherChannel)

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

NFL Playoff Scenario Machine

Make your picks for the rest of the season and see what teams would end up in the playoffs. (ESPN)

Colbert Report: Bills WR Blames God for Dropped Pass

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
God Drops Steve Johnson's Football Pass
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Daily Show: Take a Prisoner, Leave a Prisoner

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
The Informant!
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Cost of Victory

Nevada's win over Boise State cost them $1,000,000 in BCS revenue. (Deadspin)

Those Who Have the Party Pay the Bill

Shared sacrifice means really sharing. (HuffingtonPost)

No MLB Playoff Expansion

Stupid idea motivated by greed. (YahooSports)

Basketball Trick Shot of the Month

College Football Quarterback or Romance Novel Character

A true test of knowledge. (SI)

Derek Jeter in Other Uniforms


Collect all 30. (SI)

NFL Playoff Projections

5 games to go. (SI)

Los Angeles Vikings?

It's a possibility. (ESPN)

End of the Line

Will the new DADT report be enough to convince a few Republicans? (Slate)

Weight of the World

Kyle Brotzman, Boise State's kicker. (LATimes)

Colbert Report: Cheerios Product Placement

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Soap Opera Product Placement
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

NFL Power Rankings

Only a few teams out of contention. (ESPN)

Heisman Watch

Cam Newton's to lose. (ESPN)

Craig Ferguson: Casablanca Ending

Daily Show: Karate Champion Judah Friedlander

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Judah Friedlander
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Daily Show: Cable News Puns

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
You're Not Punny
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorThe Daily Show on Facebook

Rachel Maddow: Barack Obama is Charlie Brown

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Seeing Through Walls


A doorknob that refracts the image inside the room. (AndrewSullivan)

Eat Some Bear


Returning to the old days. (TheAtlantic)

13 Best Picture Contenders

13 of many. (TheAtlantic)

2018 and 2022 World Cup Host Bids

USA looks like the favorite for 2022. (SI)

College Football Power Rankings

Auburn takes over the top spot. (SI)

NHL Power Rankings

Redwings at #1, typical. (ESPN)

Are You Smarter Than a Quarterback?


Take the Wonderlic test. (CSMonitor)

Pet Projects are Safe

The Senate's earmark ban has been voted down. (LATimes)

Beyond Repair

The death penalty system is broken. (NYTimes)

Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

What to keep in mind when picking a school. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Black Face Friday

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Black Friday Interpretation
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Monday, November 29, 2010

Scouting Fail: Same Fake Punt Works Over and Over

Worst College Football Uniforms of 2010


As always, Oregon is on the list. (SI)

What if the Biggest Nations Had the Biggest Populations?

Chris Christie: Mr. Austerity


Can Obama learn from NJ Governor Chris Christie? (Newsweek)

Be More Ambitious

To quote Candidate Obama, we need fundamental change. (DailyBeast)

The Simpsons Hits Fox News Again

Bills WR Blames God for Drop


The downside of believing God is controlling every aspect of football games. (YahooSports)

Oklahoma State Tip Drill Interception vs. Oklahoma

NCAA Bowl Projections

Congrats to Stanford. (SI)

TCU to Join the Big East

Good news: a legitimate football team in the Big East. (ESPN)

John McCain's Downward Spiral

2000 John McCain wouldn't recognize 2010 John McCain. (LATimes)

NFL Parity

23 teams are realistically still alive with 5 games to go. (NYTimes)

The Partisan Mind

What if George W Bush was president when the body scanners and patdowns were implemented? (NYTimes)

Sunday, November 28, 2010

60 Minutes: Justice John Paul Stevens

Texans vs. Titans: Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan Fight

UCLA vs. ASU: Kid Falls from Stands

PVC Pipe Organ Medley

Jay Leno: Headlines

Life and Death

John Paul Stevens on his conversion against the death penalty. (NYTimes)

Sunday Cartoon

World Cup Host Selection Process

As secretive as picking the Pope. (Slate)

Beyond Redemption


“If Dick Lugar, having served five terms in the U.S. Senate and being the most respected person in the Senate and the leading authority on foreign policy, is seriously challenged by anybody in the Republican Party, we have gone so far overboard that we are beyond redemption.”- Former Senator John Danforth (NYTimes)

Money Makes the World Go Round

Can't pray yourself out of bad government. (NYTimes)

Follow by Email

Followers