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News Flash: Manti Teo is Human
JoeMoody.com ^ | Jan. 20, 2013 | Joe Moody

Posted on 01/20/2013 7:30:38 AM PST by guinness4strength

Heroes make the world go around. They give us inspiration and a reason to become better, to overcome obstacles. However even in movies and books, heroes are human too, prone to the same flaws.

Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te’o finally spoke ... Column continues here...

(Excerpt) Read more at joemoody.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports
KEYWORDS: fraud; lies; mantiteonotredame; nodocumentation; typicalfraud
It concludes: "If there is anyone out there who made no mistakes when they were 21 years old, then either you haven’t turned 21 yet, or your memory must be failing you."
1 posted on 01/20/2013 7:30:51 AM PST by guinness4strength
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To: guinness4strength
Errr, dating a non-existent person for 3 years isn’t exactly a mistake everyone makes.

Now, if he had dated a transvestite for 3 years and didn’t know it was a man, I’d be a little more forgiving of his stupidity, err, mistake.

2 posted on 01/20/2013 7:38:44 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: guinness4strength

The problem with Teo is that he is religious and a decent student and person not unlike Mitt Romney.

Romney’s big pre 21 crime was cutting off someones hair. Obama did cocaine and many other things too numerous to mention.

Ray Lewis (baltimore ravens) gets a free pass even though he is in some way connected to a buckhead Atlanta murder.

Teo is a bum for being involved with an imaginary girl friend.


3 posted on 01/20/2013 7:47:21 AM PST by staytrue
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To: guinness4strength

Manti Te’o is a perfect fit for today’s America going along with “Real Housewives of Rio Linda”, all other “Reality” shows, Lance Armstrong and Barrack Obama.


4 posted on 01/20/2013 7:49:19 AM PST by AU72
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To: guinness4strength

Manti Te’o is a perfect fit for today’s America going along with “Real Housewives of Rio Linda”, all other “Reality” shows, Lance Armstrong and Barrack Obama.


5 posted on 01/20/2013 7:49:34 AM PST by AU72
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To: guinness4strength

I found him very believable but anyone’s opinion outside the case is really irrelevant. There are going to be a lot of people looking very closely into this from now until draft day.


6 posted on 01/20/2013 7:55:16 AM PST by erlayman
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To: Cowboy Bob

Let me see if I’ve got this right. The guy was in a three year online relationship with someone he had never met. Meanwhile, he’s a star athlete in college, and, assuming he was faithful, has had to pass up all sorts of willing and attractive dating opportunities. Star college athletes don’t exactly have difficulty getting dates. If that was the case, the relationship had to be deeply important to him.

So, here’s what I want to know — if his online relationship was so important, so deep, and so intense, why didn’t they ever talk over Skype, Facetime, or any number of other webcam-based programs? This isn’t exactly the ‘90s. Webcams are cheap, common, and work well. I’m sure “Lennay” might have made excuses but come on. There’s no way you can make excuses as to why you can’t go on webcam for three years without raising some suspicions.


7 posted on 01/20/2013 8:08:45 AM PST by MWS
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To: guinness4strength
Manti Te’o is either incredibly naive or a willing perpetrator of this sick hoax. I think he's just plain stupid, except he's very skilled at playing a kid's game.
8 posted on 01/20/2013 8:37:29 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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"...except he's very skilled at playing a kid's game."

Except when he's playing Alabama for the whole enchilada.

9 posted on 01/20/2013 8:55:03 AM PST by cweese (Hook 'em Horns!!!)
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To: guinness4strength
The problem isn't Te’o....this story was kept alive by a fawning media that never misses an opportunity to present any minority as a hero and a university that wanted to cash in on another Heisman .....how else to explain how the story was still being reported after so many knew it was a fraud!!!
10 posted on 01/20/2013 8:56:37 AM PST by ontap
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To: guinness4strength
Manti Te’o should fire is public relation team & hire Obama to explain that Manti Te'o girlfriend was a composite of women he's known over the years.
11 posted on 01/20/2013 9:06:09 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: guinness4strength

And a liar


12 posted on 01/20/2013 9:07:53 AM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: MWS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni-YLaXOroE


13 posted on 01/20/2013 9:31:06 AM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: guinness4strength

14 posted on 01/20/2013 9:35:31 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans; All

He found out before Christmas that the story was a hoax - yet days later, he was still talking to the media about the non-existent girlfriend’s death, exploiting it for all it was worth.

Yes he is a liar, and a stupid one at that.


15 posted on 01/20/2013 9:37:10 AM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: erlayman

The simpliest explaination is usually the correct one.

“Simple” tells me this guy knew this was a hoax, at least at some point long before 3 years had expired. Why, now that’s a bit more complicated, but back to “simpliest”, he obvilously has some issues with real females.

If indeed he is devoutly religious, maybe the pretend kept the virgin teasing at bay.


16 posted on 01/20/2013 9:54:10 AM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: guinness4strength

Oh, ths human Manti!


17 posted on 01/20/2013 10:12:28 AM PST by mikrofon (Te'o .... Te-e-e-e'o)
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To: guinness4strength

Our Lady:” What lady?”


18 posted on 01/20/2013 11:04:01 AM PST by clbiel (Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being decapitated)
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To: ontap

He willingly went along with the story. I’m an Aggie, and I am just so glad Manti didn’t get the Heisman! He obviously wasn’t the best player. Notre Dame had to exploit this because Manti couldn’t compete athletcally with Johnny Manziel.

At least A&M’s marketing campaign was just showing Johnny Football play.

I do not like Notre Dame, and I am very happy Alabama trounced them!


19 posted on 01/20/2013 11:49:11 AM PST by luckystarmom
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To: guinness4strength
IMHO...he was part of the hoax to cover up the fact he is closet gay...

Just my opinion...

20 posted on 01/20/2013 11:56:52 AM PST by Popman
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To: guinness4strength

Sounds like we have a new model candidate for a celibacy campaign.


21 posted on 01/21/2013 3:45:30 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: cweese

Does anyone know what kind of name Manti Te’o is? Is he a space alien? Is he an illegal alien? Nope, he’s from Samoa.


22 posted on 01/21/2013 12:02:48 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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