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I yield the floor to the gentleman from Alabama, the Honorable Charles Barkley

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dixiehack, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  2. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Re: I yield the floor to the gentleman from Alabama, the Honorable Charles Barkl

    You better yield the floor to that gentleman from Alabama or he'll elbow you like he did that player from Angola.
     
  3. I look forward to Charles throwing Republicans through windows.
     
  4. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    Re: I yield the floor to the gentleman from Alabama, the Honorable Charles Barkl

    Round Mound of Rebound is just such a good nickname.
     
  5. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Betcha 20 bucks he won't.
     
  6. hasn't barkley called himself a republican in the past?
     
  7. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    He was for years. Until he said, "I was a Republican until they lost their minds, "The word 'conservative' means 'discriminatory,' practically."
     
  8. thanks, tbf. vaguely remember the repubs-lost-their-minds comment, but with sir charles, everything is open for negotiation, i guess.
     
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    And from the dumb question-inaccurate answer category:

    Asked if Barkley would be the tallest or largest member of Congress should he be elected, Davis flashed a quick smile. "Both," he said of the one-time Round Mound of Rebound.


    I doubt Barkley at 6-4 would be the tallest member of Congress.
     
  10. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    The sleeper story behind all of this comedy is that Artur Davis, the current represenative from the 7th District, is the morning line favorite to win the Democratic nomination for governor, which would put him closer to running the state than any black man to date. Whether he could win the general is a whole 'nother issue, but still ...
     
  11. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Barkley's political ambitions are like his golf game. Enthusiastic but ultimately, futile.
     
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Hmmm, I don't know about that.
    Running for Davis's district, yeah he's got a very good chance.
    Running for governor as he's threatened for years, maybe not so much.
     
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