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    He wouldn't have had those millions to invest if he wasn't a complete fraud.

    It's I'll gotten gains from his fraud; take it all away from that asshole.
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    the situation strikes me as WAY too much drama at this point

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    He should have to pass thru half to Lemond at minimum

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    This is the problem with American corporate socialism: the crime gets you way more benefit than the time takes away.

    Just ask your President.

    Socialism and tax breaks for the rich, capitalism for everyone else.

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    the situation strikes me as WAY too much drama at this point

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    They should have fined and sued him for more.

    I agree it is a constitutional right for Americans to be assholes...its just too bad that so many take the opportunity...
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    The real crime here is that some early investors are going to make billions by selling shares to a nearly scam unicorn that is losing billions every quarter and really has no hope of ever making money. But, you know, bigger fool and all that.

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    I still stand by the fact that an American with one nut is just more of a man than any Frenchman.

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    Like anyone needs a grand slam in Uber to be “saved”.

    The POS has clearly learnt nothing.


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    All those guys were on something, he was just better at it than most. His ego caught up to him while all the others just faded away.


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    Quote Originally Posted by reckless toboggan View Post
    ...the crime gets you way more benefit than the time takes away.

    Just ask your President.]
    Which one?

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    Lance's billion?

    Hardly.

    Bloomberg reports that Armstrong's stake in the Lowercase fund after Uber's IPO will be closer to $20 million.

    "Armstrong in 2009 invested $100,000 in Chris Sacca’s newly started Lowercase Capital, CNBC reported. One of the firm’s bets was on the ride-hailing startup that was then valued at $3.7 million.

    Uber’s value has soared. It filed paperwork confidentially this week for what could be one of the five biggest initial public offerings ever. Bankers have told the San Francisco-based company that it could be worth $120 billion on the public markets, people familiar with the matter have previously said.

    The Lowercase fund has returned between 250 times and 300 times, according to a person familiar with its performance. That means Armstrong’s investment would be worth as much as $30 million at the top of that range. After deducting for fees, he’s probably cleared about $20 million."

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    It takes a special kind of fuckwit to cling to Lance Armstrong hate.
    "All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it."

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    Lance's Billion

    If he can spend $10 million in a weekend and have nothing to show for it, he gets to keep $1 billion?
    Last edited by Jong Lafitte; 12-08-2018 at 05:58 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhiberAwptik View Post
    It takes a special kind of fuckwit to cling to Lance Armstrong hate.
    Such a weird comment. People want to see criminals punished, is that hard to understand? And he was a raging narcissistic asshole and bully on top that. He sucks as a human. He lied to cancer survivors on top of everything too. A true piece of shit.

    Sure we should all be buddhist monks and not care and forgive, but fuck that. It sucks his only punishment was losing millions....that didn't even matter because he invested his money he got as being a fucking fraud and made even more money so his fines and settlements didn't matter. Fuck Lance. He lost his reputation, sure, so what??

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    Quote Originally Posted by muted View Post
    Such a weird comment. People want to see criminals punished, is that hard to understand? And he was a raging narcissistic asshole and bully on top that. He sucks as a human. He lied to cancer survivors on top of everything too. A true piece of shit.

    Sure we should all be buddhist monks and not care and forgive, but fuck that. It sucks his only punishment was losing millions....that didn't even matter because he invested his money he got as being a fucking fraud and made even more money so his fines and settlements didn't matter. Fuck Lance. He lost his reputation, sure, so what??
    well said

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    Not to mention the number of other people's careers he wrecked durng his holier than thou scorched earth strategy

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhiberAwptik View Post
    It takes a special kind of fuckwit to cling to Lance Armstrong hate.
    I don't hate him, but I do acknowledge that he is a complete turd of a human being

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    A dirty guy in a dirty sport, who fuckin cares?

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    Quote Originally Posted by iceman View Post
    A dirty guy in a dirty sport, who fuckin cares?
    I don't give a shit about his dirty riding, but he can go fuck himself for destroying the lives of numerous people along the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeezerSteve View Post
    I don't give a shit about his dirty riding, but he can go fuck himself for destroying the lives of numerous people along the way.
    I'm torn. He was a colossal piece of shit to a bunch of people but back when my buddy had cancer and was given something like a 10% shot to live (right around the livestrong bracelet period), he actually got a chance to meet Lance and came away with a massively positive outlook.

    He made it through chemo and a miracle surgery and is still around to this day. I can't say definitively that it made any difference in his treatment or recovery but I'm still grateful for it, even if it was all lies.

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    odds are he only got the opportunity to make that investment because he was a fucking fraud. not the money part of his fame, the fame & notoriety part of it.
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    Meh...how many rich assholes are there...what’s one more. 🤷♂️


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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyCarter View Post
    I'm torn. He was a colossal piece of shit to a bunch of people but back when my buddy had cancer and was given something like a 10% shot to live (right around the livestrong bracelet period), he actually got a chance to meet Lance and came away with a massively positive outlook.

    He made it through chemo and a miracle surgery and is still around to this day. I can't say definitively that it made any difference in his treatment or recovery but I'm still grateful for it, even if it was all lies.
    It wasn't all lies--just the really super important part where he rode his bike next to a bunch of other doped up assholes, went a little faster than them and claimed to be clean. Seems like he's alive, so maybe he really did beat a stage 4 cancer? Count me among those happy to see that and significantly helped by knowing it. (Your own success--at like 90 yo?--is quite encouraging as well. Congrats!)

    If the goon can buy his way out of all claims and actually come clean about everything--in detail--we might just learn some very useful things about the human body. Does he deserve a billion dollars? No. Dirty sport is dirty. Lightest cheating asshole wins. Meh. If Lance ever puts out all the details like Tyler did I might read it.

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