Articles Tagged America

Tim Howard isn’t just the hero that America deserves but he’s also the hero that America needs. Unless you aren’t internet savvy, you definitely know about the twitter hashtag #thingsTimHowardcansave. If you don’t, google it. It is the by far the best sports related meme going right now and it was influenced by Howard’s monumental performance in the World Cup in the US vs. Belgium match. There have been many hilarious photoshops that have been done that are based on the meme. Let’s take a look at a few: Read the rest of this entry »

Too fast and too furious for this wave!

Too fast and too furious for this wave!

On Saturday the internet exploded into chaos and confusion after a rumor came online that claimed that actor Paul Walker had died in a car crash…oh the irony!   If you don’t know who Paul Walker is, he is the guy from the Fast and Furious film series that isn’t Vin Diesel.  They have made like ten of those movies which is probably 9 and a half more than they should have.  There was a lot of confusion on the internet when the report came out because apparently the internet had killed him a few days earlier as part of the never-ending and hideously unfunny “Let’s pretend a random celebrity has died when they actually haven’t on twitter” trend.  This is when some lunatic on twitter creates an “R.I.P (Random Celebrity)” hashtag which eventually catches on and then we all sit back and watch people get emotional or make awful jokes about them until we find out that it’s a hoax and go back to  hating our lives.  This apparently happen this past week to Paul Walker and it was  immediately refuted by several sources.   Then on Saturday night when he actually died, a lot of people thought it was a hoax but once TMZ (The authority on celebrities!!!!) revealed it to be true then every meathead in America immediately did a neutral drop in memory of their fallen comrade.
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September 11, 2001 is a day that will remain close to the hearts of millions of Americans. I still remember that day so vividly. I remember sitting in school and hearing ambulances and police cars speeding by on the nearby road. Students were being picked up by their parents every five minutes. Everyone in school, including the teachers, had a terrified look on their face and now I know why. 9/11 scared the citizens of America for fear that we were all in danger, and fear of the safety of our loved ones.
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Today we celebrate the 237th birthday of the greatest country in the world.  The good ol’ US of A!  Old Glory will be flying proudly all across the country today while we all celebrate freedom, pickup trucks, dogs, beer, baseball and BBQ. That got me thinking…which athletes or teams have made me feel patriotic?  Who makes me proud to be an American?

Since you wanted to know, here they are in no particular order…

Hacksaw Jim Duggan
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