| 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?...
| Political Talk|| One six year term, no two four year terms - Homesick Tiger on 11/3/14 at 9:23 am|
Seeing as to how almost all agree that the last two years of a president's second term is usually nonproductive, would one six year term be a better option for more productive government?
Asset - less elections to suffer through. Liability - none I can think of.
Of course we get into the const...
| Political Talk|| Arkansas getting redder, maybe - Homesick Tiger on 10/31/14 at 6:08 am|
[quote]A new poll conducted this month found Republicans Tom Cotton and Asa Hutchinson have double-digit leads over their Democratic opponents in their races for U.S. Senate and governor.
The annual Arkansas Poll, released Thursday by the University of Arkansas, was conducted between Oct. 21 and ...
| Political Talk|| New York, New Jersey order Ebola quarantines - Homesick Tiger on 10/25/14 at 7:01 am|
[quote]Both New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in the ravaged countries of West Africa.
The move comes a day after a Doctors Without Border...
| Political Talk|| GOP Takes First-Ever Early Voting Lead in Iowa - Homesick Tiger on 10/23/14 at 4:10 pm|
[quote]Representative Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) has been relying on early voters to propel him to victory in the Iowa Senate race, but Republicans have deprived Democrats of that traditional strength.
For the first time ever, Republicans lead Democrats in terms of ballots cast by early voters.
| SEC Rant|| Kudos to Alabama fans - Homesick Tiger on 10/23/14 at 9:39 am|
Watching late night tv last night and watched reruns of the end of both the Alabama game and the LSU game. Both blowout games.
Most obvious image of both - probably 90% of Tide fans were still in their seats at the final whistle. LSU, maybe 40%-50%....