| Political Talk|| Keystone XL: It's becoming hilarious - cwill on 3/2/15 at 5:46 pm|
Check out this vid from a bunch of b-list celebrities bemoaning the "tar sands" and Keystone:
But them trains is OK!...
| Political Talk|| Venezuela uses "F word" to discredit fracking - cwill on 3/2/15 at 2:38 pm|
[quote](Reuters) - Venezuela is not mincing words with a new exhibition titled "F---ing Fracking" that denounces the environmental toll of hydraulic fracturing in the United States.
"Today at 4pm .... Inauguration of the educational exhibit #frickingFracking ... Don't miss it," ruling Socialist Pa...
| Political Talk|| ‘Jihadi John’ in ISIS Videos Is Identified as Mohammed Emwazi of London - cwill on 2/26/15 at 11:39 am|
[quote]Mr. Emwazi, 26, grew up in a trim housing estate on Lancefield Street in West London and graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in computer programming.[/quote]
[quote]Mr. Emwazi apparently was set on the path to radicalization after being detained by the authorities on...
| Political Talk|| Trains preferable to Keystone? Yes, if you like $4B in losses and dead people. - cwill on 2/23/15 at 5:19 pm|
[quote]BILLINGS, Mont. — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densely populated part of ...
| Political Talk|| Venezuela is going to implode then explode... - cwill on 2/23/15 at 3:58 pm|
[quote]CARACAS, Venezuela — For a glimpse into Venezuela’s economic disarray, slip into a travel agency here and book a round-trip flight to Maracaibo, on the other side of the country, for just $16. Need a book to read on the plane? For those with hard currency, a new copy of “50 Shades of Grey” go...
| Political Talk|| Scenes from Daily Life Inside ISIS-Controlled Mosul - cwill on 2/6/15 at 4:27 pm|
[quote]As ISIS continues to ravage large swaths of Syria and Iraq, it’s increasingly difficult for unfiltered news to make its way to Western audiences. Vanityfair.com received this dispatch from a Syrian who traveled to Mosul to capture images. To protect this individual’s security in an area where...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul's wife v. Scott Walker's - cwill on 2/2/15 at 4:27 pm|
Not even close. Walkers wife is like 12 yrs older than him and a whale.
| Political Talk|| Obama Administration Opens Door to Atlantic Drilling - cwill on 1/27/15 at 9:46 am|
[quote]Sources who have been tracking the issue said they expect the administration’s draft to keep some of the mid- and south-Atlantic on the table, paving the way for possible offshore lease sales beginning as early as 2017. But Atlantic waters near Florida, Delaware and Maryland are not expected ...
| Political Talk|| Justin Amash votes "Present" on Keystone bill provides reasoning - cwill on 1/11/15 at 10:55 am|
[quote]I voted present on H R 3, Northern Route Approval Act. The Keystone XL pipeline is a private project owned by TransCanada Corporation. This bill improperly exempts TransCanada Corporation—and no other company—from laws that require pipeline owners and operators to obtain certain government pe...
| Political Talk|| Another cop beat down of a citizen for "not complying" - cwill on 12/11/14 at 10:43 pm|
And it seems the media instantly are made aware of the victims past. Luckily, the victim didn't have a preexisting medical condition so he lived....
| Political Talk|| Did Graves send Edwards into permanent retirement? - cwill on 12/6/14 at 8:30 pm|
Sparing us natives from additional shame?...
| Political Talk|| NYPD Cop Shoots Unarmed Man, Texts Union Rep Instead of Calling for Help - cwill on 12/5/14 at 5:08 pm|
[quote]Rookie NYPD cop Peter Liang texted his union representative and was "incommunicado for more than six and a half minutes" as Akai Gurley, the unarmed man he shot in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, lay dying.
Liang had been holding his gun in one hand and a flashlight in the oth...
| Political Talk|| T Boone Pickens on Russia (and oil pricing) - cwill on 12/3/14 at 11:24 am|
[quote]As for the threat of Russia to the energy space, Boone commented on the country's sensitivity to oil-related GDP when he said, "To me, Russia is a poor country. They have a couple of assets, and that is it. I put oil and gas as one asset; the other asset is vodka. They don't export that, they...
| Political Talk|| Phony politicians & Obama's empty gesture re Police Militarization - cwill on 12/2/14 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]Yesterday, for example, four members of Congress raised their hands on the House Floor to “show solidarity with the protesters” in Ferugson. Those four are Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-NY),...
| Political Talk|| Should this 14 yr old be arrested and prosecuted for this act? - cwill on 11/29/14 at 12:10 pm|
[quote]It is a sacrilegious selfie too far: There is disturbing news out of Bedford County, Pa., where officials say a 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been charged with desecrating a statue of Jes...
| O-T Lounge|| The Truth: drinking is better for your health than abstaining - cwill on 11/26/14 at 10:56 am|
[quote]ce that abstinence from alcohol is a cause of heart disease and early death is irrefutable—yet this is almost unmentionable in the United States. Even as health bodies like the CDC and Dietary Guidelines for Americans (prepared by Health and Human Services) now recognize the decisive benefits...
| Political Talk|| Republican led House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories - cwill on 11/22/14 at 3:48 pm|
[quote]HINGTON (AP) — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appoin...
| Political Talk|| If By Whiskey...political speak - cwill on 11/21/14 at 3:35 pm|
[quote]If-by-whiskey in political discourse is a relativist fallacy in which the speaker's position is contingent on the listener's opinion. [/quote]
The phrase comes from what may be the greatest political speech I've ever read delivered by one "Soggy" Sweat Jr. from MS in 1952:
| Political Talk|| How were the Republicans able to reclaim the Senate considering.... - cwill on 11/6/14 at 9:55 am|
1. Liberal control of the media and academics
2. Voter fraud
3. Our country dominated mostly by takers and stupid people
It defies logic. How did this happen?...
| Political Talk|| Perhaps the biggest winner last night - Transcanada Corp... - cwill on 11/5/14 at 5:00 pm|
Keystone will is a done deal...no way Obama can hold it up now. Hope you got your stock when it was taking a beating last year. :cheers:...