| Political Talk|| CNN - Congessional black staffers walk off job in protest - Homesick Tiger on 12/11/14 at 2:41 pm|
Listening to CNN and black staff workers have walked off their jobs in protest of no indictments in the Brown and Garner cases.
That's all I got....
| Political Talk|| To shoot or not to shoot looters, from the police standpoint - Homesick Tiger on 12/8/14 at 8:50 am|
To shoot - would put a big dent in the destruction of private business property. Downside - more bad pr for police.
Not to shoot - private property is prone to more destruction sans police enforcement because of their hands being tied for tolerance. Downside - letting thugs dictate the rule and t...
| More Sports Board|| Overt message from the committee - Homesick Tiger on 12/7/14 at 12:15 pm|
For you big boy programs - get rid of your patsies - Sam Houston St., ULM and New Mexico St - from all happening in the same year.
OOC games just got very important, imo. ...
| Political Talk|| Darren Wilson resigns from police department - Homesick Tiger on 11/30/14 at 6:52 am|
[quote]City officials in Ferguson, Mo. were due Sunday to address the resignation of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown in a confrontation in August that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and around the nation.
Stephanie Karr, Ferguson city attorney...
| Political Talk|| Riots affecting 2016 election - Homesick Tiger on 11/29/14 at 8:20 am|
If these riots continue for a considerable length of time, say 6 months or longer, will this hurt the Dems in 2016?
You can bet your sweet bibby it will....
| Political Talk|| Former 'Dirty Jobs' host Mike Rowe spars over religion, Republicans - Homesick Tiger on 11/27/14 at 8:47 am|
[quote]Former "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe took time out of his flight to respond to a commenter on his Facebook page.
Rowe posted a photo of himself "somewhere over Colorado" while enjoying what appeared to be a cocktail while dishing out advice to a critic who Rowe said was just trying to sell h...
| Political Talk|| So, is this mayhem of many worth the justice for one? - Homesick Tiger on 11/24/14 at 10:42 pm|
You bet it is....
| Political Talk|| DA McCulloch - Homesick Tiger on 11/24/14 at 9:42 pm|
Was impressed with the way he presented himself and his lay explanation of the GJ proceedings. He was well prepared imo. ...
| Political Talk|| ABC, CBS, NBC won't carry Obama - Homesick Tiger on 11/21/14 at 12:54 pm|
Let's change it to Why didn't.
The big three have finally come out of the closet.
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC, CBS and NBC decided against covering President Barack Obama's speech on immigration live on Thursday, although the Spanish-language Univision network is delaying its telecast of the Latin Gra...
| Political Talk|| Dems reject Pelosi pick for top House post - Homesick Tiger on 11/21/14 at 6:08 am|
So it looks like the plum of the Democratic party in the House is turning into a prune.
[quote]WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after re-electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to lead them in the next Congress, House Democrats rebuffed her effort Wednesday to elect a close ally to an important committee post.
| Political Talk|| Ferguson police arrest more protesters - Homesick Tiger on 11/21/14 at 5:47 am|
Appears we're off and running.
[quote]Growing unrest in Ferguson led to the arrests of more protesters Thursday night as residents grow wearier ahead of the town’s grand jury decision on whether or not to indict officer Darren Wilson on charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
| Political Talk|| Black on black, white on white - Homesick Tiger on 11/18/14 at 11:56 am|
My solution to the police answering crime calls in the neighborhood. Would alleviate the tensions. No?...
| Political Talk|| Race war or civil unrest - Homesick Tiger on 11/18/14 at 5:44 am|
Which is it going to be? I think we'll know the answer after about three days of "protesting". Pull your hat down boys. The beast is about to be released....
| Political Talk|| Nebraska hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has died - Homesick Tiger on 11/17/14 at 8:22 am|
[quote]OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.
Nebraska Medical Center said in a news release that Dr. Martin Salia died as a result of the disease. Hospital sp...
| Political Talk|| Keeping your health law plan may mean premium hike - Homesick Tiger on 11/14/14 at 12:59 pm|
Just a little food for thought.
[quote]WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under the president's health care law will see premiums go up next year, [b]unless they're willing to switch to another plan.
That was the assessment of independent analysts as the He...
| Political Talk|| Hispanic vote in 2030 - Homesick Tiger on 11/11/14 at 6:44 am|
Heard an interesting stat on tv news last night. Discussion was about the power of the Hispanic vote down the road. The guy doing the piece said that in the year 2030 that Hispanics would make up 15% of the voting populace. Damn!
The most surprising stat - people over the age of 65 will make up 3...
| Political Talk|| Obama's presser at 1 p.m. Central - Homesick Tiger on 11/5/14 at 1:19 pm|
He just said - oops, my bad. He hasn't shown up yet....
| Political Talk|| Stumping Hillary gets stumped - Homesick Tiger on 11/5/14 at 6:51 am|
No link but heard on CNN this morning that not one candidate she stumped for won last night. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| So how did your state do? - Homesick Tiger on 11/4/14 at 11:11 pm|
Gov. - rep. wins seat held by dems
Lt. gov. - rep. wins
Senate - rep. wins seat from dem
House - rep wins Cotton's seat
State congressional races - reps picked up seats in both house ( don't know how many yet)
| Political Talk|| Rainy tomorrow from Texas across some of the south - Homesick Tiger on 11/3/14 at 12:40 pm|
Who will this benefit the most, Ds or Rs? Will it even make a difference?...