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      Good afternoon Redskins fans!  I have once again been invited to sit in the relative comfort of the press box and shout my thoughts into the void via this blog.  As you watch the game today and see the rain  pour relentlessly from the heavens, know that I am safe and dry.  Know also that @Spaceman Spiff is out there somewhere, cold and unappreciated, rolling around in the muck trying to capture that perfect picture.  Maybe say a little prayer for his health (or laugh, whatever, I’m not judging you).  Also, be sure not to miss the pictures he posts on this site after each game.     
       
      Before we get into today's Redskins game, I want give some thanks for more positive occurrences in DC sports.  Congrats to the Washington Mystics for winning their first championship.  Congrats go out to the Washington Nationals as well for reaching the world series.  These two teams (along with the Caps) are working hard to change the sports related mood around this town, and we're all happier for it. 
       
      Lets move now into less cheerful topics, namely your Washington Redskins!  Yow know things are going bad, and I mean really dang bad, when your team has gone through three quarterbacks and two coaches and your not even half way through the season.  Today's fresh hell comes in the form of a specter of the our recent past coming to smirk at our misfortune.  Im talking of course of Kyle.  Kyle's spent the week assuring everyone that he isn’t holding a grudge, while very obviously holding a grudge.  “Everything else.”  You know what I’m talking about. 
       
      If all he brought to town were his hurt feelings we wouldn’t have a problem.  Sadly, he’s arrived with an undefeated football team that the NFL says we have to play this week.  This feels entirely unfair. 
       
      My generic key to the game:  Run the ball and stop the run.  The team (spoiler alert: 49ers) that does this today will win.   
       
      Redskins Inactives  
      QB Colt McCoy  
      S Deshazor Everett  
      CB Josh Norman  
      RB Chris THompson  
      LB Josh Harvey-Clemons 
      G Wes Martin  
      TE Vernon Davis  
       
      49ers inactives  
      QB CJ Beathard 
      WR Deebo Samuel  
      CB Ahkello Witherspoon  
      FB Kyle Juszczyk 
      T Mike McGLinchey 
      T Joe Staley 
      DL DJ Jones 
       
      1st Quarter Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers
       
      Callahan wasn’t playing around when he said he wanted to run the ball.  That first drive was all runs, and looked great... right up until they tried to pass the ball.  Hopkins missed the relatively short fied goal, because of course he did.     

      Maybe Quinn isn’t a good choice to be returning punts?  Consider it.    
       
      That second Redskins drive looked more like what we’ve come to expect from this offense.  Run for negative yards, pass dropped, and an unsuccessful screen pass.  A quintessential Redskins three and out. 

      Passing yards this quarter:  Redskins 3. 49ers 9.  Are you not entertained?! 
       
      Half Time Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers 
       
      How happy are you to spend your Sunday afternoon watching this game?  Consider that some people paid money, to sit in a poncho, in the rain, to watch this game. 
       
      It’s now time for those half time adjustments that our beloved skins do so well.  It’s unlikely the second half mirrors the first. 
       
      3rd Quarter Update 
      Redskins 0 – 3 49ers  
       
      Good news, this game will not end in a 0-0 tie.  Those half time adjustments have kicked in as expected and the 49ers have found a way onto the scoreboard in this messy throwback game.  The Redskins have decided to spend the second half collecting holding penalties and sadness.  Mercifully, only one quarter remains. 
       
      End of Game Update 
      Redskins 0 – 9 49ers 
       
      Callahan hasn’t spent much time as the head coach of the Washington Redskins, but he’s already proven that his team can waste 2nd half timeouts like a veteran.  It makes little sense to adopt a strategy that shortens the game when your team is losing, and it makes even less sense when your team is short on time outs.  I’m not really sure what the thinking as late in this game.    
       
      Next week Kirk Cousins!   
       
       
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Elecciones Presidenciales 11/3/2020- Meltdown Manchild Donny vs Superplanner Lizzie & some other Dems

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3 minutes ago, Larry said:

I'm actually shocked that Beto doesn't have to pay in advance. 

 

How many Dem campaigns are going to be bankrupt, a few months from now?  

 

Thinning of the herd. Needs to happen somehow.

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A bill for nearly 1/2 Million  for a campaign stop?

 

I'd imagine it might be under review 

 

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  • Department of Aviation: $6,286.57
  • Fire Department: $60,630.84
  • Health Department: $528
  • Streets & Maintenance: $6,452
  • Sun Metro: $15,577.52
  • Police Department: $380,942.12

https://www.kvia.com/news/el-paso/trump-campaign-owes-city-of-el-paso-more-than-470-000-for-february-rally/1073664103

 

The Trump Campaign did pay the $5,000 venue rental fee for the El Paso County Coliseum "immediately", according to El Paso Sports Commission CEO Brian Kennedy.

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8 minutes ago, twa said:

A bill for nearly 1/2 Million  for a campaign stop?

 

I'd imagine it might be under review 

 

 

 

they stated it us under review here.  Also, interesting to see that each area isn't itemized.  Which is the first thing a person with any business acumen would do.  "$328K for Police" needs to say something like:  546 Officers at $75 per hour for 8 hours each.  or something.

 

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/tale-invoices-beto-orourke-pays-el-paso-donald/story?id=63350337

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A Presidential campaign stop needed cops?  Obviously suspicious. 

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these folks be getting mean when running behind.

 

 

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On 6/3/2019 at 7:25 PM, visionary said:

Joe Romney Biden.

Biden will be the nominee to chagrin of many if not most on this board.  Personally, I think he is the best of the crop running,

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6 hours ago, The Evil Genius said:

 

Where again is the # of judges for SCOTUS enumerated in the Constitution?

 

The number isn't the issue 

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7 hours ago, The Evil Genius said:

 

Where again is the # of judges for SCOTUS enumerated in the Constitution?

 

Its not. 

 

What is, however, is the method of appointment. 

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Why would he when the same can be done with Foundations and PACs ect?

 

I do expect family members to run, but that is kind of a tradition here.

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12 hours ago, nonniey said:

Biden will be the nominee to chagrin of most if not many on this board.  Personally, I think he is the best of the crop running,

 

Why is he the best?

 

Biden imo is a fraud. Just a total phony, known plagiarist, and a straight up liar.

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I’m surprised to see Sanders so high and Buttjugg so low.

 

If not Biden, I think I want Buttjugg.

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48 minutes ago, clietas said:

 

Why is he the best?

 

Biden imo is a fraud. Just a total phony, known plagiarist, and a straight up liar.

 

It's because he's the closest thing to a corporate hack Republican

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1 hour ago, clietas said:

 

Why is he the best?

 

Biden imo is a fraud. Just a total phony, known plagiarist, and a straight up liar.

 

58 minutes ago, Momma There Goes That Man said:

 

It's because he's the closest thing to a corporate hack Republican

The closest thing to a heterosexual white male Corporate hack Republican. Had to add that in as well.

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1 hour ago, clietas said:

 

Why is he the best?

 

Biden imo is a fraud. Just a total phony, known plagiarist, and a straight up liar.

Like I said he's best of the crop.

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