| Political Talk|| Chris Christie "comeback". - GumboPot on 3/7/14 at 7:10 am|
What the f' is this about?
So he makes a nonspecific speech at CPAC and he's the comeback kid. Fox News must have gotten their Rove/RINO marching orders....
| Political Talk|| Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - GumboPot on 3/6/14 at 1:12 pm|
[link=(http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/4904768)]Confirmed, Peace Prize means nothing. [/link]...
| Political Talk|| Fox News' coverage of the Russia/Ukraine conflict is PATHETIC. - GumboPot on 3/4/14 at 9:15 am|
Zero context of the conflict reported in terms of history, culture, Russian/Ukraine politics,geography, energy infrastructure, etc. Nothing pertinent to the current situation.
This is the extent of their coverage:
1.) Drag out the typical neocons like McCain, Peters, Bolton and North and let ...
| Political Talk|| Is there a Latino equivalent to Rush Limbaugh? - GumboPot on 3/3/14 at 8:57 am|
If not there's probably is a huge opportunity for Latino talk show host to spread the conservative message in an entertaining manner. ...
| Political Talk|| The Downside of Inciting Envy - GumboPot on 3/2/14 at 9:23 pm|
In BOSCEUX's thread [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48570936/What-is-the-driving-force-behind-the-fiscal-liberal-mindset.aspx)]What is the driving force behind the fiscal liberal mindset?[/link] my answer was "envy". I'm happy to see I'm not the only one that notices the promotion of en...
| Political Talk|| Gay activists have met their match with Muslim barbers. - GumboPot on 3/1/14 at 8:23 pm|
This is in Canada.
[quote]But in the case of the Muslim barbers, the gay activists have met their match. If the test is who can be the most offended or most politically correct, a lesbi...
| Political Talk|| Is the Federal Reserve allowed to purchase state and/or local debt? - GumboPot on 3/1/14 at 1:52 pm|
To help out with liquidity issues that may arise from a spike in liabilities such as pension payments, payroll, maturing bonds, natural disaster funding, etc.?...
| Political Talk|| "Uncontested Arrival" - GumboPot on 2/28/14 at 6:44 pm|
[quote]CNN: U.S. Officials See Russian Incursion into Ukraine as an 'Uncontested Arrival,' Not an 'Invasion'[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed under Clinton bigoted? - GumboPot on 2/27/14 at 3:17 pm|
[quote]SB 1062 does nothing more than align state law with the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which passed the House unanimously, the Senate 97-3, and was signed by President Clinton in 1993). That is, no government action can “substantially burden” religious exercise unless the governme...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare was sold to insure the uninsured and they don't even want it. - GumboPot on 2/27/14 at 12:23 pm|
So frick over 85% of the rest of the nation to give insurance to people that don't even care to have it.
[quote]Fifty-six percent of those who identified as uninsured in a new poll conducted in February by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a research institution, had an unfavorable view of th...
| Political Talk|| Liberal Prof.: Obama Has Brought Us to ‘Constitutional Tipping Point’ - GumboPot on 2/27/14 at 11:37 am|
[quote]During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday, liberal constitutional professor Jonathan Turley said that the growth of executive power is “accelerating” and that the growth of such power has brought us to a “constitutional tipping point”.
“I believe we are now at a const...
| Political Talk|| Another Rick Santelli Rant - GumboPot on 2/25/14 at 9:34 am|
With a word of caution, the link is to Zerohedge.
[link=(http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-02-24/rick-santelli-summarizes-problem-its-government)]Rick Santelli Summarizes The Problem: "It's The Government"[/link]
| Political Talk|| "ObamaCare and My Mother's Cancer Medicine" - GumboPot on 2/24/14 at 12:53 pm|
[quote]Though I'm no expert on ObamaCare (at 10,000 pages, who could be?), I understand that the intention—or at least the rhetorical justification—of this legislation was to provide coverage...
| Political Talk|| Jim Clyburn Says Requiring Black Candidates to Win 50% Dilutes the Black Vote - GumboPot on 2/24/14 at 11:30 am|
[quote]U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC6) has the unfortunate affliction of speech. In a recent article in The State newspaper, the 73 year old, seven-term congressman claims there are “barriers” in South Carolina that prevent black candidates from winning statewide office;
One of them, he said, is th...
| Political Talk|| Warming Predictions vs. Real World - GumboPot on 2/20/14 at 1:20 pm|
So the red line is an average of 102 climate models. In any unbiased average with accurate assumptions you would expect approximately an equal number of climate models to over-forecast as under-forecast c...
| Political Talk|| Los Angeles Restaurant Imposes Explicit 3% Obamacare Surcharge - GumboPot on 2/19/14 at 11:06 am|
3% to cover his workers healthcare insurance.
[quote]If customers do not want to pay the charge, the restaurant suggests that customers deduct three percent from the tip they would leave their waiter.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| So the Democrat party is the party of science? - GumboPot on 2/18/14 at 10:24 am|
[quote]49% D, 37% R think astrology is scientific; 61% R, 48% D know earth goes around sun, takes 1 year j.mp/1ft2MSW (ht @politicalmath)[/quote]
Link to poll in tweet.
| Political Talk|| The world's "most fearsome weapon of mass destruction", climate change. - GumboPot on 2/17/14 at 7:41 am|
[quote]Kerry, who delivered the speech on Sunday in the capital, Jakarta, spoke critically about climate change sceptics adding that everyone and every country must take responsibility and act immediately.
"We simply don't have time to let a few loud interest groups hijack the climate conversatio...
| Political Talk|| Guess Which Issue Is Missing from Senator Landrieu’s Campaign Site? - GumboPot on 2/15/14 at 7:51 pm|
[quote]The opening splash page is an invitation to contribute money — standard on campaign web pages these days — and then . . . three buttons: a link to the Facebook page, a link to the Twitter feed, and the “News & Press Releases” page.
In the 29 items listed on the “News & Press Releases” page...
| Political Talk|| Laura Ingraham smacks down George Will on immigration. - GumboPot on 2/10/14 at 8:53 am|
If you buy into the RINO and George Will's argument, as Laura asked in the video, "why have borders?" What is the purpose of borders if eve...
| Tiger Rant|| Is the 2014 QB position Jennings to lose? - GumboPot on 2/7/14 at 12:39 pm|
Or is the position wide open?
| SEC Recruiting|| What is the story behind Roc Thomas? - GumboPot on 2/7/14 at 12:03 pm|
Did Saban really turn him down?...
| SEC Recruiting|| How does Bama win the recruiting crystal ball every year? - GumboPot on 2/6/14 at 8:53 am|
Listening to all the recruiting commentators on TV and radio the general consensus answers this question by stating that Nick Saban is simply a relentless recruiter. Saban doesn't take any time off. In fact I remember a quote by Bill King (paraphrasing), "when other coaches are on the golf course d...
| SEC Rant|| Kevin Sumlin, Media Darling - GumboPot on 2/5/14 at 7:59 pm|
I listen to College Sports Nation on SiriusXM a lot. Today I heard Mark Packard and Chris Childers interview Kevin Sumlin. After the interview I thought Mark and Chris were going to have to cut to a break for an emergency fap. But the media praise for Sumlin doesn't stop there. Sumlin get all ki...
| O-T Lounge|| How Broncos Fans Took The Super Bowl Loss Into Their Own Hands - GumboPot on 2/4/14 at 7:34 pm|
[quote]Americans may have watched the Super Bowl in record numbers but it was another addiction that saved the Denver fans from a night of sadness. According to PornHub.com, which we are told is a popular pornography website, there was a dramatic rise in viewership in the Denver, CO area - especiall...
| Political Talk|| "Let’s build Keystone", says Ed Schultz - GumboPot on 2/4/14 at 9:53 am|
[quote]Based on safety I think the President should give this project the stamp of approval. Environmental groups obviously think differently. And so do the majority of people on the left. But this newsflash: We’re not getting out of the oil business in America. It runs our economy. Do we have clima...
| Political Talk|| Jindal: GOP Should Make Its Case on Immigration Reform - GumboPot on 2/3/14 at 9:24 am|
Big business must have just cut a big check to Jindal.
| Political Talk|| Rasmussen: Cassidy (R) 44%, Landrieu (D) 40% - GumboPot on 1/31/14 at 3:49 pm|
[quote]Incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu runs slightly behind Republican challenger Bill Cassidy in Rasmussen Reports’ first look at the 2014 U.S. Senate race in Louisiana.[/quote]
I wonder if these numbers hold?
| Political Talk|| Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control - GumboPot on 1/31/14 at 2:16 pm|
[quote]Painting the Catholic Church as "out of touch" is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the Church's stance against contraception.
Many people, (including our editor) are wondering why the Catholic Church doesn't just...
| Political Talk|| Did Obama really say this in the SOTU speech last night? - GumboPot on 1/29/14 at 9:43 am|
[quote]Obama says he's prepared to act without congress on the economy.[/quote]
[quote]Obama says Washington can neither help or hinder economic growth. [/quote]