Letters to the Editor

Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 12:00am

Love sick

There are many letters and comments swirling concerning the Steve McNair tragic homicide.

Many armchair psychiatrists and Bible quoting parishioners, well-intentioned people, feel they know all the why's, how's and therefores.

“Playing with fire,” “God's retribution,” “a woman scorned” and the like.

With the forensic evidence, this woman took a love affair way too far.

I can remember countless stories of jilted girlfriends who take the sane approach when a Hollywood celebrity or NFL athlete cuts the relationship off. They burn down his house, sue him blind in court or date his teammate. Maybe all three.

Whatever Mr. McNair is accused of in popular opinion doesn't matter. What Sahel Kazemi allegedly did doesn't come close to resolving a relationship gone bad, regardless of the circumstances.

In life, you walk away. At 20, there will be many more opportunities to fail at love.

Paul D'Argent,
TN 37209

Submit letters by e-mail at letters@nashvillecitypaper.com

317 Comments on this post:

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 1:57

Personally I can't wait to see Al Franken on the Factor. You know it's gonna kill O'Reilly to say the words "Senator Franken" Anybody see O'Reilly with Franken at the book show when O'Reilly went ballistic with his intelligent retort of "Shut Up...... Shut ...... Up"?

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 1:57

OMG! Pelsoi FINALLY did something I agree with!!!

Pelosi: Resolution on Michael Jackson unnecessary

http://www.breitbart.com/print.php?id=D99B1MA80&show_article=1&catnum=0

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 1:58

New burp

A unidentified man was chased by members of PETF (People for the Ethical Treatment of Fish) from the beach near Galvaston, Texas. It seem that the man was doing more than just fishing He was in fact trying to lure the young fish into the car by telling it that he would hide it from the Sunkisser people.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 1:59

brrrrk,

It won't kill O'Reilly nearly as much as it will Illinois.

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 2:01

chiefpayne568 said

"brrrrk,

It won't kill O'Reilly nearly as much as it will Illinois."

Did you get that fact from FOX? Franken represents Minnesota.... Why am I not surprised?

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:02

GOP’s hopes for 2010 lifted by economy

http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/gops-hopes-for-10-lifted-by-economy-2009-07-08.html

"Public anxiety over the economy, stocks in decline, rising unemployment and a string of expensive Democratic initiatives are all encouraging high-caliber Republicans to compete in 2010. The GOP is enjoying its best candidate recruitment streak in years."

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:03

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 3:01
chiefpayne568 said

"brrrrk,

It won't kill O'Reilly nearly as much as it will Illinois."

Did you get that fact from FOX? Franken represents Minnesota.... Why am I not surprised?

LOL! Wow.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:05

brrrrk,

Nope...simply watched Fraken. He has a mean temper, and a mouth he can't keep shut. He will do whatever the heck he wants to, even if Reid or Pelosi try to shut him down. Fraken is a angry liberal who believes he has the right to say whatever come to his mind, regardless of who it hurts. He's already started bucking the system with his very first vote.

Should be a really funny show.

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 2:07

chiefpayne568 said

"brrrrk,

Nope...simply watched Fraken. He has a mean temper, and a mouth he can't keep shut. He will do whatever the heck he wants to, even if Reid or Pelosi try to shut him down. Fraken is a angry liberal who believes he has the right to say whatever come to his mind, regardless of who it hurts. He's already started bucking the system with his very first vote."

For the state of Illinois.... right? :-)

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:07

huh. a mean temper and a mouth he can't keep shut regardless of who it hurts.

huh.

what's that smell?

By: slacker on 7/9/09 at 2:07

chief, I agree with you, Franken has mental issues.

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 2:08

BN, when someone lobs one, you just got to smack it.... LOL.

By: gdiafante on 7/9/09 at 2:09

Ben and others will never admit that Blanket, but they seem to resent the lack of media validation he got. Sounds like they are jealous that their guy isn't as smart as the new one, doesn't it?

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:09

LOL, brrrk. *sigh*

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:10

jealous as a wallflower at prom.

By: gdiafante on 7/9/09 at 2:11

LOL...I smell that too...someone open a window...

By: BenDover on 7/9/09 at 2:12

Bush is more prone to gaffes... it's his personality. Up until he crossed into the Beltway he would just laugh it off with the people around him and move on. It didn't become 'troubling' until his critics in the media got hold of it.

Obama's a big-time gaffer too... there's s double standard though when the boy's on your team.

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 2:13

Finaly the unhappy little man got someone to notice him.

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:14

Bush is more prone to gaffes... it's his personality. Up until he crossed into the Beltway he would just laugh it off with the people around him and move on.

Yeah, I miss frat parties too.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:14

brrrrk,

Sure for IL, to his mind...but it will cause inevitable problems for the Democrats.

Slacker,

For sure. Should be a lot more entertaining that his Air America show.

By: gdiafante on 7/9/09 at 2:14

Here's a tissue Ben, make sure you blow your nose when you're done crying.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:18

Wow, for someone who's SUPPOSED to be ignored by certain people, they sure do keep putting it on. Oh well.

BTW Nemo, if you're trying to ignore me too, you sure are doing a lousy job of it too.

By: gdiafante on 7/9/09 at 2:19

Here's the difference between the men: Obama is the guy that you ask a question and will give you the long, technical answer when a simple statement would suffice.

Bush is the type of guy that will give a incoherent answer to some other question and then belch the alphabet.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:20

Gee, I wonder why they didn't build a new plant here?

Pepsi Makes $1 Billion Investment in Russia
New Bottling Plant Will Be the Brand's Largest Globally

http://adage.com/globalnews/article?article_id=137771

By: gdiafante on 7/9/09 at 2:20

Need a flyswatter but don't want to get shit on it, any suggestions?

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 2:21

BenDover said

"Bush is more prone to gaffes... it's his personality."

ROFLMFAO... yep... dumb-ass just came natural. That's the lamest excuse I've ever heard.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:23

Sure...don't rub the flyswatter on your head!

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:25

18 months? I thought this was supposed to pull up the economy in 6 months!

Biden Defends Economic Stimulus Plan in Recession-Wracked Ohio

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=a4DdyYDhv97k

“Remember, we’re only 140 days into this deal. It’s supposed to take 18 months,” Biden said in a speech after touring a redevelopment project in Cincinnati.

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 2:26

Sure bush is more prone to gaffes. He was found under on the gaffe course.

By: BenDover on 7/9/09 at 2:26

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/21883.html

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:27

Brown Manure, Not Green Shoots

The jobs situation is even worse than the headlines.

http://www.forbes.com/2009/07/08/jobs-report-mortgages-unemployment-recession-opinions-columnists-nouriel-roubini.html

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:27

The so called "Cola Wars" have been on for a long time. About 70% of all Coke sales are actually outside Unites States, so is the majority of Pepsi's sales. The US market is both saturated and stagnant. That's why it's imperative for these giants to fight for developing markets, including BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Latin America, Middle East and Africa, where per capita consumption is on the constant rise. This is the angle at which you should evalute Pepsi's investment in Russia - it's not because they care for creating Russian jobs over Americans. They need to aggressively expand in this market to sustain profit margins. Additionally, you cannot discount the political changes between Russia and the US, and how such investment would help several very influential groups. It is a global change - unfortunately, the cost of labor in the US is non-competitive, so you will see the continuation of the shift towards manufacturing abroad, while focusing in the US on providing intellectual services/management/etc.

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:28

that was in the same link chief posted. i guess he missed that part.

By: slacker on 7/9/09 at 2:29

gdiafante, canned air.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:30

Ah but it does set up Pepsi NICELY if they decide to move overseas, doesn' t it.

Just an observation, Blanket.

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 2:31

Blanket are you talking about a missing link?

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:32

No Nemo, she never mentioned you!

By: slacker on 7/9/09 at 2:35

We are going to provide intellectual services?
The country that wrings it hands over a goof ball pedophile for a month?

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:35

Nemo, what I posted was included in the link that chief posted. He just apparently didn't read it or didn't like that it contradicted the point he was trying to make.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:36

Well she sure won't be working in Chicago any time soon.

ACORN whistleblower MonCrief now identifies with conservative cause

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/ACORN-whistleblower-MonCrief-now-identifies-with-conservative-cause--50369102.html

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:40

Nemo,

I don't mind that Blanket contradicts me...frankly, I learn more that way. But I still say that Pepsi MAY be hedging it's bets in case it wants to move away from the US.

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 2:41

Thank you Blanket.

I don't read any of his post anymore. It is a waste of my time. lol

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:42

Wow. Now I wonder where they got the money for that since they're broke?

Michael Jackson memorial cost LA $1.4 million

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090709/ap_on_en_mu/us_michael_jackson_memorial_cost

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:45

Nemo, you're not missing much. He does a lot of Fox style editing when he posts anyway.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:46

Oh, sorry. Since this is Fox News, you won't believe anything in it. Oh well, here it is anyway.

Unlike Predecessors, Clinton Left Behind on Presidential Foreign Travel

By the time President Obama returns from Ghana, the last stop on his latest three-country tour, he will have visited nine countries without Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/07/09/unlike-predecessors-clinton-left-presidential-foreign-travel/?test=latestnews

By: Captain Nemo on 7/9/09 at 2:49

I know that Blanket. If I want to hear dripple-news I turn Fox on. At less they are not as amateurish as chief. lol

By: brrrrk on 7/9/09 at 2:51

Blanketnazi2 said

"Nemo, you're not missing much. He does a lot of Fox style editing when he posts anyway."

Yep.... mostly Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V stuff.... sort of a poor mans Drudge. ;-)

By: slacker on 7/9/09 at 2:52

chief, Hillary will get a Supreme court spot before its over.

By: chiefpayne568 on 7/9/09 at 2:52

And yet, I keep posting and will continue to post. And regardless of what you say, you still read and comment on it.

Interesting.

By: Blanketnazi2 on 7/9/09 at 2:54

laughable, really. yet he'll have a fit if someone posts something from huffingtonpost.