| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Is the cold weather making Brees under throw? - GumboPot on 12/2/13 at 10:18 pm|
He's missed at least three, maybe four, tonight with under-throws. He's really off tonight. I know it starts with the OL but when he has had time he's still not on target as usual. :wah:...
| Political Talk|| Christie’s ‘bizarre behavior’ could undermine presidential chances. - GumboPot on 12/2/13 at 6:24 am|
[quote]Gov. Chris Christie’s “bizarre behavior’’ in refusing to say he’ll support a possible GOP challenger to Gov. Cuomo next year could derail his chances to become president, state and national GOP insiders have told The Post.
“Christie already has a problem with many Republicans refusing to f...
| Political Talk|| Apparently Bob Costas is going to get political, Sunday night football HT. - GumboPot on 11/24/13 at 8:44 pm|
It was the Redskins controversy a few weeks back, I wonder what it's going to be tonight? ...
| Political Talk|| Would you support this amendment to the consitution? - GumboPot on 11/22/13 at 10:38 pm|
The US Federal Government shall NOT tax individual US citizens greater than 25% of their income per annum.
Taxes include but not limited to [b]all revenue[/b] derived from income from said individual US citizen that results in revenue to the US Treasury and or the US Government's agent(s).
| Political Talk|| Why is JFK so revered? - GumboPot on 11/22/13 at 2:45 pm|
I just don't get it, probably never will. What did he do that was so great?
And for that matter why would anybody revere a politician?...
| Political Talk|| ACLU seems to be quite anti-freedom, re, Pitt, PA dioceses vs. US gov. - GumboPot on 11/22/13 at 2:07 pm|
[link=(http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2013/11/21/Catholic-dioceses-of-Pittsburgh-Erie-win-preliminary-injunction-against-Affordable-Care-Act/stories/201311210349)]Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh, Erie win injunction against Affordable Care Act[/link]
[quote]The right of church-related...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| How big was the early morning crowd at MSY? - GumboPot on 11/22/13 at 9:08 am|
I don't live in NOLA, anymore (:wah:) and was just wondering what kind of fan reception the team received at the airport from their return trip from the ATL.
| Political Talk|| What will Democrats want in order to pass a full repeal of ACA? - GumboPot on 11/14/13 at 12:30 pm|
Obama's signature legislation is turning into a colossal clusterfrick. The only solution is repeal and start over. This is something that the GOP has been pushing since day one. What would it take for a sufficient numbers of Democrats to join the GOP and repeal this train wreck and start over? ...
| Political Talk|| Why is it assumed that the tea party must acquiesce to the RINOs? - GumboPot on 11/11/13 at 7:49 pm|
Why shouldn't the RINOs acquiesce to the tea party? After all, the tea party only wants fiscal sanity. The RINO intransigence to fiscal responsibility,evidenced by yielding to Democrat wants, seems to be a path to continued GOP losses. Playing it down the middle only pisses people off on both side...
| Political Talk|| World’s First Bitcoin ATM Processes $100k in Transactions in its First 8 Days - GumboPot on 11/7/13 at 11:50 pm|
[quote]A new Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver is off to a fast start, conducting $100,000 (Canadian) worth of transactions in its first eight days of operation. That’s according to Robocoin, the firm that created the machine and hopes to see the equipment deployed in major cities around the world.
| Political Talk|| Finally, Obama personally apologizes for Americans losing health coverage. - GumboPot on 11/7/13 at 5:55 pm|
[quote]President Obama said Thursday that he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they liked.
"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this ...
| Political Talk|| Huge Japan-Tsunami Debris Field Between Hawaii and California - GumboPot on 11/6/13 at 8:58 pm|
[quote]The model gives NOAA an understanding of where debris from the tsunami may be located today, because it incorporates how winds and ocean currents since the event may have moved items through the Pacific Ocean. This model...
| Political Talk|| Maybe Pain Will Teach You Millenials Not To Vote For Your Own Serfdom - GumboPot on 11/5/13 at 9:12 pm|
This is so good I have to post the whole thing:
[quote]You Millenials voted for Obama by a margin of 28 percent, which will make it a lot easier for me to accept the benefits you will be paying for. We warned you that liberalism was a scam designed to take the fruits of your labor and transfer it t...
| Political Talk|| Christie, Blue State NJ. Cuccinelli, Purple State, VA. - GumboPot on 11/5/13 at 8:24 am|
Both have similar views fiscally.
Both have similar views socially.
Christie will win in blues state NJ by ~20 points.
Cuccinelli will lose in Purple state VA by ~6 points.
My answer is personality and establishment GOP backing. Chrisite has that "I'm not going to take your shi...
| Political Talk|| RINO’s, Rove, Push For McAuliffe Win, Re: VA - GumboPot on 11/4/13 at 5:59 pm|
[quote]The RINOs want a Terry McAuliffe victory in Virginia. Many in the GOP establishment, from major fundraisers and consultants, to GOP officeholders such as the GOP Lt. Gov and mayor of Virginia Beach, have either trashed Attorney General Ken Cuccinnelli or endorsed McAuliffe outright. The [b]G...
| Political Talk|| Ebay Says PayPal May One Day Incorporate Bitcoins - GumboPot on 11/3/13 at 9:08 pm|
[quote]While traditional retailers have so far balked at even the vaguest idea of considering allowing BitCoin as a viable payment method, all that would take to start a seismic shift in perception would be one angel idea "investor" to show that it can be done. That someone may well be eBay, which i...
| Political Talk|| Obama, "I’m really good at killing people." - GumboPot on 11/3/13 at 8:31 pm|
[quote]Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” notes President Obama commenting on drone strikes, reportedly telling his aides that he’s “really good at killing people.”
The quote from the book was first reported in Peter Hamby’s review in the Washington Post.[/quo...
| Political Talk|| New Poll Shows Democratic Incumbents in Big Trouble - GumboPot on 11/1/13 at 2:38 pm|
[quote]In Democratic districts, net incumbent approval has plummeted by 11 points, from +8 approval to +3 disapproval. In Republican districts, incumbent approval has gone down only 4 points. You see the same results when they ask a question about warmth of feeling toward incumbents: It's down 7 poi...
| Political Talk|| Liberal Rag, WaPO gives Obama Four Pinocchios - GumboPot on 10/30/13 at 9:33 am|
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2013/10/30/obamas-pledge-that-no-one-will-take-away-your-health-plan/?hpid=z1)]Obama’s lie that ‘no one will take away’ your health plan.[/link]
This is just a FWIW post because in the long run WaPO is totally dedicated to carrying Obama'...
| Political Talk|| How Obamacare Makes Life Hell for College Profs - GumboPot on 10/28/13 at 1:07 pm|
[quote]Universities are cutting back on adjunct professors’ work hours to comply with Obamacare–an unfortunate wake up call for some liberal academics who supported the law.
“I understand that colleges don’t have money to throw around and there’s a larger issue here, but it is frustrating to feel...
| Political Talk|| "Dem Party is F****d." - GumboPot on 10/28/13 at 11:53 am|
[quote]That was the subject line of an email sent to me Sunday by a senior Democratic consultant with strong ties to the White House and Capitol Hill. The body of the email contained a link to this Los Angeles Times story about Obamacare "sticker shock:"[/quote]
[quote]The Democratic consultant s...
| Political Talk|| Daily Kos, "Obama and his gang of golfing buddies are idiots." - GumboPot on 10/28/13 at 10:24 am|
I love the smell of liberal discontent in the morning. It's just a rebuttal to a Sarah Palin FB post by Daily Kos's progressive Ted Rall but that qu...
| Tiger Rant|| Haters, get some perspective. Rivals 3 year average. LSU ranked 5th. - GumboPot on 10/26/13 at 4:01 pm|
The well below average 2012 recruiting class in addition to junior attrition to the 2013 NFL draft is what is causing this "slump". It's not a trend. It just something that this football organizat...
| Political Talk|| 10 Senate Democrats Now Calling For Extension Of Obamacare Enrollment Period - GumboPot on 10/25/13 at 10:30 am|
[quote]The signatories are: Shaheen, Mark Begich (D-AK), Mark Pryor (D-AR), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Mark Udall (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM).[/quote]
| Political Talk|| President Rand or Hillary? Who would allow for the legalization of pot first? - GumboPot on 10/25/13 at 9:11 am|
[quote]For the first time ever in a Gallup poll, a clear majority of the country – 58 percent – say that pot should be legalized. That figure represents an increase of 10 percentage points since last year, according to Gallup. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| The number of uninsured (health insurance) has increased under Obama. - GumboPot on 10/24/13 at 1:45 pm|
ETA: I'm only laughing because Obama was supposed to fix this a...
| Political Talk|| Rubio Offers Bill to Delay Health Care Law Penalty - GumboPot on 10/22/13 at 9:23 am|
[quote]The Florida Republican says people should not be punished for not buying the insurance when major technical problems have plagued the online sign-up process. Uninsured Am...
| Political Talk|| Should higher tax penalties and/or jail time be use to ensure Obamacare success? - GumboPot on 10/21/13 at 1:03 pm|
Specifically, after this year's roll-out maybe the tax penalty should be increased from the greater of $95 or 1% of your income to the greater of $500 or 2.5% your income.
In year three, keep the tax penalties the same but add jail time. Like 30 days in the federal pen for not buying insurance. ...
| SEC Rant|| You want to know why Alabama wins? - GumboPot on 10/21/13 at 9:55 am|
I've heard it said, when the season is over most coaches are hitting the tees. Nick Saban, nah...he's hitting the recruiting trail. A simple answer to the question I posed, Saban brings in the talent. Here is a table of the Rivals rankings for the last three years of SEC teams.
| SEC Rant|| How many points does each SEC coach bring to game day? - GumboPot on 10/21/13 at 8:55 am|
I heard it said that Las Vegas attributes an additional 7 points for a Sean Payton coached team. This is based on pregame preparation and game time play-calling/management.
IMO the same type of handicapping can be applied to all head coaches at all levels. So IMO this is where the SEC coaches s...