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The Ricketts family sucks in all kinds of ways

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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:50 pm

"Kind of" seems generous.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:51 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:"Kind of" seems generous.

it's that time of year
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WOOF. F this family to the moon.
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Postby Brian » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:12 pm

Laura must have felt so accepted by this concession

Beyond this we agreed that we recognized same sex relationships as long they have the highest level of recognition within the sate the couple resides and they agree to sign some sort of family document that is to be written stating their intentions to have a permanent relationship.
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Postby UMFan83 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:42 pm

Patriarch Joe Ricketts, a prominent conservative, replied:

Yes Todd, it makes me sad, it hurts my feelings to see Tom treated this way. He is way superior to the Mayor in every way.

I have been brought up to deplore the type of value system adopted by the Mayor of Chicago. This is stating it mildly.


Who horsefeathering talks like that even in private?
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:59 pm

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Patriarch Joe Ricketts, a prominent conservative, replied:

Yes Todd, it makes me sad, it hurts my feelings to see Tom treated this way. He is way superior to the Mayor in every way.

I have been brought up to deplore the type of value system adopted by the Mayor of Chicago. This is stating it mildly.


Who horsefeathering talks like that even in private?


The President of the United States of America.
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Postby abmillis » Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:51 am

Can Manfred somehow make them sell the team? Preferably to someone who throws money around as freely as Trump makes an idiot out of himself.
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Postby Deeg » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:22 am

abmillis wrote:Can Manfred somehow make them sell the team? Preferably to someone who throws money around as freely as Trump makes an idiot out of himself.


Why would Manfred want to do that? He's cut from the same cloth as the Ricketts are, as is the overwhelming majority of baseball ownership. These are exactly the sort of people MLB wants controlling their game.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:07 am

Yeah, the horsefeathers thing is that when a sports team is sold, it's just a question of what level of awfulness the new owner will be.
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Postby UMFan83 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:45 pm

Tom spouting a bunch of garbage on the Score. Saying how they are the third biggest spender and it’s ridiculous fans are saying they should spend more. Where are the profits going Tom?
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Postby Tim » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:55 pm

Well, now we know why we can't have nice things.
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Postby Brian » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:14 pm

I always thought the lumping Tom with his brothers and dad as crazy hardcore Republicans wasn't necessarily fair, and he seemed to be more apolitcal to me... yeah not so much anymore. He really came out of the closet this morning, so to speak.



not going to post them all but Brett's got a lot more, that I'd say expand more on the Score tweets and goes deeper on Russell.
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Postby KingCubsFan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:23 pm

Brian wrote:I always thought the lumping Tom with his brothers and dad as crazy hardcore Republicans wasn't necessarily fair, and he seemed to be more apolitcal to me... yeah not so much anymore. He really came out of the closet this morning, so to speak.



not going to post them all but Brett's got a lot more, that I'd say expand more on the Score tweets and goes deeper on Russell.

Huh? He said he didn’t like Tunney, which should be pretty obvious. What else did you read into his comments?
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:25 pm

KingCubsFan wrote:
Brian wrote:I always thought the lumping Tom with his brothers and dad as crazy hardcore Republicans wasn't necessarily fair, and he seemed to be more apolitcal to me... yeah not so much anymore. He really came out of the closet this morning, so to speak.



not going to post them all but Brett's got a lot more, that I'd say expand more on the Score tweets and goes deeper on Russell.

Huh? He said he didn’t like Tunney, which should be pretty obvious. What else did you read into his comments?

another republican whining about taxes, in a year when he already got a YUUUUGE tax cut.
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Re: The Ricketts family kind of sucks

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:27 pm

Yeah, there wasn't even anything to "read into." It was all explicitly, "OH, FEEL BAD FOR ME AND MY UBER-RICH GUY WOES!!!"
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Postby KingCubsFan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:28 pm

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KingCubsFan wrote:
Brian wrote:I always thought the lumping Tom with his brothers and dad as crazy hardcore Republicans wasn't necessarily fair, and he seemed to be more apolitcal to me... yeah not so much anymore. He really came out of the closet this morning, so to speak.



not going to post them all but Brett's got a lot more, that I'd say expand more on the Score tweets and goes deeper on Russell.

Huh? He said he didn’t like Tunney, which should be pretty obvious. What else did you read into his comments?

another republican whining about taxes, in a year when he already got a YUUUUGE tax cut.

I didn’t realize the federal government cut the Chicago city amusement tax, which is what Ricketts was referring to. Based on publicly available information, that tax is around 25m a year, which isn’t nothing.
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Re: The Ricketts family kind of sucks

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:30 pm

KingCubsFan wrote:I didn’t realize the federal government cut the Chicago city amusement tax, which is what Ricketts was referring to. Based on publicly available information, that tax is around 25m a year, which isn’t nothing.

oh poor baby wickettses how will they ever cover that nut

you angling for a job there king? It's nothing. They're making profit hand over first and still whining about taxes. That's horsefeathers republican behavior 101 and only the doofuses fall for it.

The amusement tax is paid via ticket sales. They don't have to come up with the money themselves. It's only a high number because they sell a lot of tickets. If they sold fewer, that tax would be lower.
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