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      VICTORY!!!
       
      Redskins 20 - 15 Cardinals
       
      Sorry folks, just made it. Plus, all of our photogs are injured.
       
      It must be the end of a bad season with no hope of playoffs.
       
      But I am here, JimmiJo, to bring you all the action.
       
      Here are my thoughts in a nutshell, bottom-line sort of way: win today or coaches could become at risk. 
       
      This is where you see who is who and who will be here next year.
       
      Follow along on Twitter @Skinscast.
       
      Inactives 
       
      The Redskins declared the following players as inactive:
      o   No. 19 WR Robert Davis
      o   No. 35 S Montae Nicholson
      o   No. 53 LB Zach Brown
      o   No. 67 G Kyle Kalis
      o   No. 71 T Trent Williams
      o   No. 73 C Demetrius Rhaney
      o   No. 97 DL Terrell McClain
       
      Half
       
      Prototypical game for Washington. Jump out to early start, then the offense starts to fade. The bad news with this is Arizona has stuck with the run game and it is starting to pay dividends for them. 
       
      Thanks to a fumble by Vernon Davis and a good defensive stand by the Redskins; the Cardinals were able to muster a field goal to pull within 5.

      Head coach Jay was visibly upset on that last drive and one wonders if he is not going to be lighting this team up in the locker room.
       
      The Redskins get the ball to start the half. 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
      JimmiJo
       
      Make no mistake. A win is a win is a win.
       
      But let’s not kid ourselves; any competent quarterback for Arizona and this was likely a loss. Heck, if the tight end holds the ball at the 1-yard line at the end it is likely a loss.
       
      The Washington Redskins got one they had to have. It meant nothing in the overall; there are no postseason aspirations, and this game likely had no spoiler-implications.
       
      But for the Redskins it was about pride and identity. It was also about people’s jobs.
       
      If a football team cannot get up for a much-needed win against a bad team in front of their home crowd; the problems are about more than injuries and dumb-luck. Such a loss would have been an indictment of the coaching staff. Specifically the head coach.
       
      Attitude is a reflection of leadership, as the saying goes. And lately this team has not been showing up.
       
      That’s on the man in charge.
       
      A loss today and ownership could be starting to consider a change at skipper. At a minimum he is wondering who else is out there.
       
      The good news is the team responded and found a way to win. They had help.
       
      Blaine Gabbert finished the day 16-of-41 for 181 for quarterback rating of 52.9. Worse were those moments when he decided to have poor accuracy. His red zone effectiveness was atrocious.
       
      Then there were the dropped balls from the receivers. If the Cardinals tight end catches the ball at the 1-yard line we are having a different conversation.
       
      The Redskins on the other hand didn’t fare much better. They posted just 218 total net yards of offense, and a paltry 31-yards rushing.
       
      The offense benefitted from an opening drive sack-fumble by their defense. Two plays later, Kirk connected with Jamison Crowder for the easy touchdown.
       
      Two drives later the Redskins would again draw blood when Cousins hooked up with Kapri Bibbs fir a 36-yard touchdown.
      But after this the offense went flat. They managed only 15-total plays in the first half. And early in the 2nd half had only amassed 5-yards rushing.
       
      The turnover the start the second half deflated the team and stadium.  Washington would manage to add another two field goals, and it turned out to be  just enough to get the win.
       
      Cousins was by far the best player on offense finishing 18/26 for 196-yards, 2-touchdowns and a QB-rating of 149.07.
      Crowder led all receivers with 5-catches for 55-yards and a TD. Next came Bibbs, with 4-receptions for 47-yards and a touchdown.
       
      Defensively, Washington brought pressure that made a difference at times. Preston Smith had a banner-day; finishing the game with a sack, fumble recovery, and interception. Anthony Lanier had two batted balls and a forced fumble. Kendall Fuller led all tacklers with 6-solo and 2-assists.
       
      The Redskins did just enough to get a win at home. It means they can still to avoid a losing season which would paint a much different picture on the season.
       
      From here on out it’s about who wants to be here next year. Washington has one more home game against the Denver Broncos, who feature a touch defensive group. They will then travel to New York for the final game of the year.
       
      It’s all about character now.
       
       
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The Trump Conflict of Interest Thread: Shearing the Sheep

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On 11/23/2016 at 10:58 PM, visionary said:

I seem to recall some of the alt-right/supremacist folks saying that Asians are at the superior end of the spectrum right above whites.  No idea how that plays out though or if it's widely believed.

I was once told by a white supremacist that my people had nothing to fear from the white nationalists because Asians would be allowed to live in white nations (**** you).

On the blind trust issue, unless you can ensure no emolument from foreign government, it certainly is the most credible way of enacting a safety guard against violating the constitution.  And there is no need to liquidate his real estate assets, he could just appoint an independent trustee like President Carter did with his peanut farm.

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Hundreds of Millions in loans simply means they need him to succeed more than he does. 

tis good to be needed. :)

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9 minutes ago, No Excuses said:

 

Lol. The swamp is flooding.

 

Do you think his supporters care?

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10 minutes ago, No Excuses said:

 

Lol. The swamp is flooding.

 

I've got no problem with this, at all. 

 

I'm a lot more concerned with how he governs, than how he parties. 

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3 minutes ago, Hersh said:

 

Do you think his supporters care?

On the contrary! They will cheer this move and find a way to say how great an idea this is without feeling even a second of dissonance.

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Why is it breaking news that Trump is claiming he will leave his business? The media really is terrible. 

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8 minutes ago, Hersh said:

Why is it breaking news that Trump is claiming he will leave his business? The media really is terrible. 

 

 

it's been a pretty talked about topic, has it not?  i think this very thread might indicate that.

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3 hours ago, Major Harris said:

 

 

it's been a pretty talked about topic, has it not?  i think this very thread might indicate that.

 

You totally and completely missed the point. He has said over and over again this is what he will do and no one believes his kids taking over will remove the conflict of interest. I guess I should have been more clear in saying why is a Trump text about this breaking news

in any way.  It's all just more BS from Trump that the media sucks up. 

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