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Tiger Woods: a Mommy’s Boy?
Big Bureaucracy ^ | February 19th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska

Posted on 02/19/2010 9:29:45 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy

Nothing kills the sex-talk faster than a hug between a mother and a son after a religious discussion. Tiger’s apology statement was one of the weirdest things I’ve seen in a long time and probably the most un-sexiest.

It appeared as Tiger Woods’s mother told him: “Go there, you little rascal, and say you are sorry. And write 100 times “I will not cheat again and I will obey my religion”. It was so infantile that I guess every woman out there watching would be thinking – did Tiger get out of puberty?

The word sex was notably absent. The speech writer masterfully danced around it. There is nothing that makes the sex more distant from the present than a hug from a mom – ask every daughter-in-law.

I have to admit that I personally don’t care about golf so watched the show just to observe a celebrity with moral shortcomings trying to come back in the game. The whole set-up reminded me of a Mark Twain novel – you could almost hear the Sunday school voice:

… I want you all to sit up just as straight and pretty as you can and give me all your attention for a minute or two. There –that is it. That is the way good little boys and girls should do….

The only difference is that some of the attendees were Buddhist. .............

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TOPICS: Hobbies; Music/Entertainment; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: mother; myarticle; myblog; tigerwoods

1 posted on 02/19/2010 9:29:45 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy
I have to admit that I personally don’t care about golf

Then you have no reason to even comment on this, right Ellie? I guess you just like to watch people squirm.

2 posted on 02/19/2010 9:34:13 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

Well, he was not playing golf, he was addressing the public, so I have a right to comment.


3 posted on 02/19/2010 9:36:52 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

I agree. I thought FR was all about being able to comment on things.


4 posted on 02/19/2010 9:40:31 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

He invoked the Buddhist faith; but I think Brit Hume had it correct - he ought to convert to Christianity as it allows for sinners to repent, embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ, and be forgiven.

The Christian concept of God is one of a loving Father who sent his Son to redeem us, and sends the Holy Spirit to sustain us; it is a religion of hope in forgiveness and in the Resurrection.

I really do not know what the Buddhist philosophy of life is. Can anyone here explain it?


5 posted on 02/19/2010 9:48:21 AM PST by Gumdrop
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Duck dodge hide cover up do everything but be a man about it,sounds like I didn’t have sex with that woman,how metro and hollywood at the same time.


6 posted on 02/19/2010 9:49:55 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Is that you Ellie? Sure, you have “right” to comment.

But who on this forum really needs to hear the blathering, socialist/Entertainment Tonight/ soccer-mom point of view? It’s Tiger Woods, so those who do care about the game know what is going to happen. If you don’t “personally care about golf” you’re simply commenting because it is salicious.

Welcome to the forum, btw.


7 posted on 02/19/2010 9:50:08 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge
"Then you have no reason to even comment on this, right Ellie? I guess you just like to watch people squirm."

Precious few humans actually like to "watch people squirm", as you put it. But if Mr. Woods is squirming it is because of what he has done to himself, his family, his business partners, his soul and to the sport of golf. May he squirm for a long time, long enough to destroy his future in golf, a sport in which he gained unfair advantage through the use of STEROIDS. He's a scum from the inside out.

8 posted on 02/19/2010 9:53:24 AM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: subterfuge

Suberfuge, Thanks. That is me Ellie, I am a soccer mom - true. I also have a Master’s in psychology and thought it was a clever way to keep the “sex” aspect of the Tiger’s problems out of the room. They kept the attention on the mother-son relationship. I thought it was a smart PR stunt. May be the politicians can use it next time they have to explain affairs. Golf has nothing to do with the cheating. I said I am not interested in golf. I am interested in family affairs.


9 posted on 02/19/2010 9:56:44 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Gumdrop

One more thing...Tiger missed the best oppotunity to get this whole scandal off his back ...”It’s Bush’s fault!!!!! I was soooooooooo depressed by Bush that I decided to play around with a dozen porno stars.”


10 posted on 02/19/2010 9:57:12 AM PST by Gumdrop
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To: Big Bureaucracy

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/tiger_woods_announces_return_to?utm_source=onion_rss_daily

Tiger Woods Announces Return To Sex

(Content alert!)


11 posted on 02/19/2010 10:00:45 AM PST by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

There is being a “mommy’s boy,” and then there is respecting one’s parents. Not that the media have an inkling about the latter.


12 posted on 02/19/2010 10:04:54 AM PST by madison10
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To: jiminycricket000

You noobs are pretty opinionated.

Problem is, you’re a moron.

Did people not mind watching OJ squirm at his trial? You’re wrong on that one.

Tiger has declared many times that the PGA should begin drug testing immediately. Wrongo again!

And finally, it’s odd that liberals like you claim to know what is “inside” a person. It’s as if you are personally offended by Tiger’s actions so you make things up. What’s your handicap?


13 posted on 02/19/2010 10:07:26 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Another brother we must feel sorry for . .. . .


14 posted on 02/19/2010 10:12:59 AM PST by ßuddaßudd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: Gumdrop

“I really do not know what the Buddhist philosophy of life is. Can anyone here explain it?”

Nothing is real?


15 posted on 02/19/2010 10:18:27 AM PST by Persevero
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To: Big Bureaucracy
I said I am not interested in golf. I am interested in family affairs.

Fair enough. I didn't see the press conference, so I can't really comment on that. But your "Mommy's Boy" title gave away your opinion and showed you've made up you mind about the man. What he has done to himself and his family is sad and very wrong, but this fatal human-flaw of his shouldn't be the entire measure of the man.

By all accounts, this wealthiest of atheletes has conducted himself with the utmost dignity in all other aspects of his life. He got caught, is paying a price, and hopefully, will put his family back together. Maybe we could all just let him do that without piling on?

As for myself, I happen to be interested in golf and not interested in people's personal affairs. If it were the guy down the street that had done what Tiger's done it wouldn't have interested anyone. He has been on his own since the age of 19 and I can't imagine many others in his position not have some sort of meltdown. Though his closely guarded personal life is annoying to some, it's still his life and not ours, so I say leave him be.

16 posted on 02/19/2010 10:25:20 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

“Believe in ME again”.......OMG!!!! WHO says this crap???


17 posted on 02/19/2010 10:25:48 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: subterfuge

Subterfuge, Fair enough. I hope Tiger will make his fans proud. There is a question mark at the end of my title. if you actually make it to the end of the original article (it is short) you will see that I believe the American people will give Tiger a second chance.


18 posted on 02/19/2010 10:28:52 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: subterfuge
"Problem is, you’re a moron. Did people not mind watching OJ squirm at his trial? You’re wrong on that one. Tiger has declared many times that the PGA should begin drug testing immediately. Wrongo again!"

Nah, problem is you're an inoperable hemmorhoid on Woods' sexually perverted, steroid filled arse.

Tiger Woods before steroids.


Tiger Woods after steroids.

NUFF SAID.

19 posted on 02/19/2010 10:30:21 AM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: Gumdrop

Its all Bush’s fault! LOL Good one!


20 posted on 02/19/2010 10:31:49 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Tiger Woods is a golfer, but he is also a husband and father, he does not owe me any sort of apology, his cheating has not had even a minute affect on mine or my families life.

The only one he should be apologizing to is his wife and kids, I don’t think it is really any of our business.


21 posted on 02/19/2010 10:58:19 AM PST by panthermom
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To: panthermom

I agree he does not owe us an apology, but he made a special event today to give us an apology - since he insisted to talk openly to to the public - the public is free to comment on his statement.


22 posted on 02/19/2010 11:14:52 AM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: panthermom
The only one he should be apologizing to is his wife and kids, I don’t think it is really any of our business.

I could care less what he does, but I'm sure there are many who are fed up w/ the fake persona hoisted upon them by Woods and his backers. That, IMO, is worthy of discussion.

23 posted on 02/19/2010 11:16:46 AM PST by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Okay. If you are posting articles from your own blog why would you excerpt? Just wondering.


24 posted on 02/19/2010 12:47:06 PM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: jiminycricket000

Touche’!

All I see are red Xs.

Also, it would be some feat if Tiger were on steroids and at the same time was a sex fiend. Are you aware of what steroid abuse does to the male libido when they abuse steroids? Make up your mind. The guy is either a raging horndog, or he’s a steroid abuser...make your choice, noob.

(logic always seems to fail you liberals)


25 posted on 02/19/2010 12:52:18 PM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

Because I post my article on my blog and then I let the community know I did - in case anybody cares.


26 posted on 02/19/2010 1:32:53 PM PST by Big Bureaucracy
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To: subterfuge
"Are you aware of what steroid abuse does to the male libido when they abuse steroids?"

Yeah, tell that to Ahhnold Schwartzenneger, whose steroid use was as legendary as his womanizing. And by the way, these wealthy athletes who use steroids are almost always being monitored by physicians or professional trainers who are either aware of the injections or who are actually doing the injections. They monitor for side effects or overdosing, as we saw with Roger Clemens and others. Don't be such a dufus, it's unbecoming of FReepers.

27 posted on 02/23/2010 11:10:08 AM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: jiminycricket000
Don't be such a dufus, it's unbecoming of FReepers.

Ha. Do you see ANY irony in your statement? Good luck on your witch-hunt. I think you're just a garden variety racist.

28 posted on 02/23/2010 1:22:10 PM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

If you are posting articles from your own blog why would you excerpt?”

Maybe he doesn’t want to get sued.LOL


29 posted on 02/23/2010 1:30:05 PM PST by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get.)
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To: philetus

Ha. good one!


30 posted on 02/23/2010 1:35:58 PM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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