| Political Talk|| News coverage of the JFK assassination - Vegas Bengal on 11/11/13 at 11:58 pm|
I was watching PBS JFK; Breaking the News. It's interesting to see so much was different but so much is still the same.
The news initially reported both Mrs. Connelly and Jackie had been shot. That LBJ had a heart attack. And that Oswald was part of a right wing conspiracy. :lol: some things don...
| Political Talk|| Almost every Obama conspiracy theory debunked on one page - Vegas Bengal on 6/23/13 at 11:52 pm|
[link=(http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/10/chart-obama-conspiracy-theories)]So many conspiracy theories, so little time[/link]
[quote]Barack Obama's presidency has been an inspiration to many Americans—especially nutjobs. Ever since the first-black-president-to-be appeared on the national p...
| Political Talk|| Democrats defy Issa and release IRS transcripts - Vegas Bengal on 6/19/13 at 12:50 am|
And another conspiracy theory bites the dust.
[link=(http://democrats.oversight.house.gov/images/stories/IRS_Screening_Manager_Part_II.pdf)]Here the second pdf[/link]
Which includes witness testimony from a self described conservative Republican IRS worker (on page 130 or thereabouts) who den...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU favored 2-1 - Vegas Bengal on 6/14/13 at 2:17 am|
I'm at The Bellagio and here are the odds to win it all:
NC State 10-1
I really hate those odds but I'm thinking if I bet and we make Ito the championship, I can pay my trip to Omaha with my winning.
What say you?
| O-T Lounge|| Was a 4th girl kidnapped in Cleveland by the Castros? - Vegas Bengal on 5/7/13 at 11:35 pm|
Earlier today I was reading [link=(http://www.slate.com/blogs/crime/2013/05/07/ashley_summers_missing_fourth_girl_vanished_from_same_cleveland_neighborhood.html)]this article on Slate[/link] which asks what happened to Ashley Summers, a girl who was abducted from the same neighborhood and never foun...
| Political Talk|| Planning and executing the mission to get Bin Laden - Vegas Bengal on 8/1/11 at 8:50 am|
[link=(http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/08/08/110808fa_fact_schmidle?currentPage=all)]New Yorker article[/link]
What Happened that Night in Abbottabad
Must-read: The New Yorker on how 23 Navy SEALs found and killed Osama bin Laden.
"It was a moonless evening, and the helicopters' pilo...
| Political Talk|| Is Orly Taitz stupid? - Vegas Bengal on 7/28/11 at 11:45 pm|
A federal judges asks this.
In one of her many suits claiming Obama has a fake social security number, she listed Obama's alleged social security number. She was told to redact it except for the last four numbers. She was told again and again. She even accused the Clerk of sabotaging her. She ev...
| Political Talk|| Anders Breivik's manifesto - Vegas Bengal on 7/27/11 at 7:26 am|
It's here [quote]http://www.kevinislaughter.com/wp-content/uploads/2083+-+A+European+Declaration+of+Independence.pdf[/quote] it was published under his Americanized name. Over 1500 pages. He's definitely Christian and anyone claiming otherwise hasn't read it. Just go to page 1330.
The beginning i...
| Political Talk|| Is the media being racist? - Vegas Bengal on 7/21/11 at 8:21 am|
And I'm including Fox here too[quote]Even setting aside questions of Roemer's viability, there's something strange about a campaign that puts a former pizza executive and talk-radio host on the debate stage, but not a former governor, Congressman and bank CEO. Roemer is holding his formal campaign k...
| Political Talk|| Michelle Bachmann admits to migraines - Vegas Bengal on 7/19/11 at 9:38 pm|
Has Brian Ross acosted and screws up her statement. It's a trifecta! http://swampland.time.com/2011/07/19/reporter-accosted-after-bachmann-comments-on-migraines/
But for Bachmann there was no escaping the media’s intense interest in a report that she suffers from crippling migraines, as indicated...
| Political Talk|| RWR and RFK - Vegas Bengal on 7/9/11 at 11:37 pm|
Ran across this on youtube. Reagan and Bobby Kennedy answer questions on Vietnam 1967.
| Political Talk|| A good article on a gay soldier killed in battle - Vegas Bengal on 7/3/11 at 6:23 pm|
Andrew met with a retired gay Marine in Minneapolis bars and coffee shops in the months before signing up. He wanted to know the pros and cons of being gay in the military.
He'd been volunteering at food shelters, animal...
| Political Talk|| Newt plays Victim Card 101 - Vegas Bengal on 6/23/11 at 9:14 am|
[quote]"I didn't think they would realize this early just how dangerous this campaign is and go after it so hard." -- Newt Gingrich, in an interview with conservative talk radio host Neil Boortz, blaming his recent campaign problems on the media.[/quote]
It's the media's fault his camp...
| Political Talk|| Drudge Headline: OBAMA PREPARES TO IGNORE HIS GENERALS - Vegas Bengal on 6/22/11 at 8:02 am|
Like Tigah in LA's thread of how the liberal press did the hit piece on Huntsman which is right next to the thread of how the liberal press is propping up Huntsman, I foresee a damned if he does, damned if he doesn't day with conservatives on this board. And Drudge starts it off with this headline....
| Political Talk|| Proof Bazinga = WushuTiger - Vegas Bengal on 6/21/11 at 3:44 am|
Seems Bazinga is over on the OT bragging about three "famous" people he's met, James Avery, James Mantegna and Robert Urich. Thanks to google I was able to find Wushu met the same people and posted this on the OT board just over a year ago:
re: When meeting celebrities goes wrong... ...
| Political Talk|| Watch/dvr Jon Stewart tonight at 1 am - Vegas Bengal on 6/7/11 at 11:27 pm|
His opening was gold. He did a Weiner style mea culpa press statement complete with the Weiner smirks and water drinking confessing he didn't go after his good friend last night as he should have. He "resigns" and the British guy takes over and promises to tear that "jewfro" a new a-hole....
| Political Talk|| Is there anything worse for a dog owner - Vegas Bengal on 6/4/11 at 12:22 am|
than having to euthanize your dog? Facing that now. Dog of ten years diagnosed with cancer. Liver, bladder, spleen. Tough enough to lose her but to have to decide when and to be there is hard....
| Political Talk|| The midnight ride of Paul Revere by Sarah Palin - Vegas Bengal on 6/3/11 at 1:39 am|
You really don't need to click on the link. Just reading her words, you can hear her voice.:
Palin said, “He who warned uh, the British that they weren’t gonna be takin’ away our arms, uh by ringing those bells, and um, makin’ sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots...
| Political Talk|| Weiner has a stalker? - Vegas Bengal on 6/2/11 at 12:55 am|
So there a few theories jumping around on Weinergate. One is that if you know someone's yfrog email address, you can send a pic and it will post on that person's account. Its supposedly that simple. No need to hack. There's a lot of blogs experimenting on that... But I'm not a techie so I'm not goi...
| Political Talk|| Sure is quiet in here tonight.... - Vegas Bengal on 5/24/11 at 9:18 pm|
Wasn't there an election or sumpin?...
| Political Talk|| Gov. Nikki Haley speaks at a tea party rally at the SC Capitol - Vegas Bengal on 5/21/11 at 7:05 am|
| Political Talk|| The Rapture starts tomorrow - Vegas Bengal on 5/20/11 at 10:44 am|
Which poliboard poster will be saved?
I'm thinking definitely CTTWTT....
| Political Talk|| Intrade betting on 2012 election - Vegas Bengal on 5/12/11 at 12:56 pm|
Earlier today, one poster was adamant that Obama would not get elected. So I suggested that if he was so sure, he should bet and get rich.
So I went over to Intrade to see what the odds were. I also wanted to see what the guy I picked (Hunstman) was paying. Looks like I would get probably 18-1 od...
| Political Talk|| Bin Laden's son calls his father's death criminal - Vegas Bengal on 5/10/11 at 5:01 pm|
[quote]The letter said, in part: "We hold the American President (Barack) Obama legally responsible to clarify the fate of our father, Osama bin Laden, for it is unacceptable, humanely and religiously, to dispose of a person with such importance and status among his people, by throwing his body into...
| Political Talk|| The view of Conservatives on this board re Pakistan and Bin Laden - Vegas Bengal on 5/5/11 at 5:46 pm|
Shorty started a thread based on nonsense claiming [quote]I happen to agree that violating Paki's sovereignty was the right call. I happen to think it's perfectly OK if we put a "kill" order on Bin Laden.
But that's me, a CONSERVATIVE. I had that position 8 years ago.
For lefties, it must be l...
| Political Talk|| The murder trial of the SEAL who killed OBL - Vegas Bengal on 5/5/11 at 11:25 am|
If there ever was one (and there won't be), I was thinking of his defense in light of this old movie I saw years ago. This guy was on trial for the murder of his wife. There was circumstantial evidence that he pushed her in a cement mixer. There was no body and he had no real defense (even though...
| Political Talk|| Christiane Amanpour got it right - Vegas Bengal on 5/4/11 at 8:02 pm|
[quote]October 3, 2008 edition of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." On that show, panelist Christiane Amanpour, who was then the chief international correspondent at CNN, alluded to a source who had suggested that bin Laden had stashed himself in a "nice comfortable villa" in Pakistan.
| Political Talk|| Taiwanese animation of the Bin Laden kill - Vegas Bengal on 5/2/11 at 2:58 pm|
I especially like the pigs fricking Bin Laden in Hell but the troops pissing on his body was pretty good. ...
| Political Talk|| Orly the Birther is coming to NOLA and needs your help - Vegas Bengal on 4/28/11 at 1:37 am|
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I was granted an oral argument on my motion for a leave of court to join an ongoing case HornBeck v Salazar. This case revolves around Obama administration’s capri...
| Political Talk|| Appeals Courts upholds AZ ruling - Vegas Bengal on 4/12/11 at 9:51 am|
Oddly this wasn't on drudge [quote]In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's decision blocking major provisions of a law that sought to inject the state into immigration enforcement. The Obama administration had sued to strike down the law.[/quote]. The judges...