| Political Talk|| GOP House ties Homeland Security funding to Immigration / Dreamers - mmcgrath on 1/14/15 at 10:45 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/13/politics/house-immigration-vote/index.html)]GOP immigration showdown looms after House passes plan[/link]
[quote]Overcoming the opposition of some of their own moderate members, House GOP leaders shepherded through a bill on a 236-191 vote that [b]would lead to ...
| Political Talk|| Paul Ryan trolls Chris Christie - mmcgrath on 1/12/15 at 3:38 pm|
Have to admit that I am biased, but this was funny.
[quote]Paul Ryan ? @PRyan
.[b]@GovChristie, do you need a hug now? [/b]#GoPackGo #WinninginWisco
4:11 PM - 11 Jan 2015[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Anonymous Declares war on Terrorists re Charlie Hebdo - mmcgrath on 1/9/15 at 2:27 pm|
[link=(http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/09/technology/anonymous-charlie-hebdo-terrorists/index.html)]LINK[/link][quote]The video is described as a message for "al Qaeda, the Islamic State and other terrorists," and promises to avenge the killing of 12 people in Wednesday's attack.
"We intend to take re...
| Political Talk|| Six Dead in Shooting Near Philadelphia - mmcgrath on 12/15/14 at 1:54 pm|
Funny timing with the incident in Australia and the Newtown group filing today. [link=(http://www.philly.com/philly/news/Police_SWAT_team_responding_to_Lansdale_shooting.html)] Six Dead In Shooting[/link] The gunman still hasn't been caught and is a former marine. Supposedly all dead are family memb...
| Political Talk|| Anyone watching the Benghazi hearings? - Updated with link to recording - mmcgrath on 12/10/14 at 9:58 am|
I just tuned in. [link=(http://www.c-span.org/video/?323116-1/hearing-2012-benghazi-consulate-attack&live)]Link to Live Hearings[/link]
ETA: NHTIGER posts a link to the hearing below on this first page. ...
| Political Talk|| Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence - Testimony - Updated with CNN link of all docs - mmcgrath on 11/24/14 at 11:21 pm|
I see CNN beginning to slowly release the photos and some testimony. This is where the real proof comes in. Does anyone have a link?
[link=(http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/11/24/michael_brown_and_darren_wilson_grand_jury_dorian_johnson_testimony.html)]Testimony from Dorian Johnson a...
| Political Talk|| Ferguson Police Response seems to stink - mmcgrath on 11/24/14 at 10:07 pm|
They are tear gassing areas around the police department, in areas that were set aside for peaceful protests. Meanwhile the city with all of the businesses and residences are left without any police or order. They had months to plan for this and they seem to have zero coordination. ...
| Political Talk|| Lindsey Graham calls House Benghazi report "full of crap" - mmcgrath on 11/23/14 at 12:27 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/23/politics/lindsey-graham-benghazi-report/index.html?hpt=hp_t1)]LINK[/link][quote]"I think the report is full of crap," Graham told Gloria Borger on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday.[/quote][quote]To conclude, Graham says the findings of the report prove the Ho...
| Political Talk|| Senator Cruz doubles down on Net Neutrality argument - mmcgrath on 11/18/14 at 9:13 am|
He posted a YouTube video to fight back against Franken. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oRoG8SqChE)]YouTube Video by Cruz[/link]
This is what he is posting on facebook:
| Political Talk|| Banks Fined Billions for Manipulating Currency Exchanges - mmcgrath on 11/12/14 at 12:11 pm|
The list of banks include:
JP Morgan Chase
Bank of America
A total of over $4.3 Billion in fines.
Does anyone on this board really believe that less regul...
| Political Talk|| Grades on Ebola: Obama vs Christie / Cuomo vs de Blasio (NYC Mayor) - mmcgrath on 11/10/14 at 5:34 pm|
Now that the NYC Doctor, Dr. Craig Spencer, is expected to be [link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/10/health/new-york-doctor-craig-spencer-ebola-free/index.html)]released tomorrow[/link], and we are reaching the end of the 21 day limits for any of his contacts, how would you grade everyone in how they ...
| Tiger Rant|| Does LSU have a lot of TE's? If so, why? - mmcgrath on 11/9/14 at 7:17 pm|
I keep hearing on the telecasts that we have a ton of TE's for any college football team. Given that we don't use any of them in the offense and you don't seem to notice them in the game much, [u]why[/u] do we have so many? ...
| Political Talk|| How confident are you that the Republicans will take the Senate re 2012? - mmcgrath on 10/30/14 at 10:08 pm|
In comparison to the 2012 Presidential election, are you more / less / no difference in confidence level that the Republicans will claim a majority in the Senate vs how confident you were about Mitt Romney's chances against Obama?
Please answer with more, less, or no difference and how confident ...
| Political Talk|| Ebola Nurse in Maine Takes a Bike Ride - Cops Follow - mmcgrath on 10/30/14 at 9:47 am|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/30/health/us-ebola/index.html?hpt=hp_t2)]Maine nurse takes bike ride[/link]
[quote] In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike.
And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their house ...
| Political Talk|| Amber Vinson to be released from hospital today! - mmcgrath on 10/28/14 at 6:56 am|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/28/health/us-ebola/index.html?hpt=hp_t1)]Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is free of Ebola, Emory says[/link] [quote]Amber Vinson will make a statement at a 1 p.m. ET news conference announcing her discharge, which comes about two weeks after her diagnosis, Atlanta's Emory...
| Political Talk|| Cuomo says that Workers from West Africa can go home for Quarantine - mmcgrath on 10/26/14 at 10:20 pm|
Do you think that Christie is going to be left out on a ledge with his hardheadedness?
[quote]Mr. Cuomo said that a mandatory 21-day quarantine would remain for all travelers, including medical personnel, who return from West Africa after coming into direct contact with Ebola patients. The gover...
| Political Talk|| Nina Pham Leaving Hospital - Ebola Free!!!! - mmcgrath on 10/24/14 at 10:08 am|
[link=(http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ebola-virus-outbreak/virus-free-ebola-infected-nurse-nina-pham-go-home-n233171)]Nina Pham to go home[/link]
Pettifogger reported this first in the NYC Ebola thread but I thought it deserved its own.
:dude: :dude: :dude: :nana: :nana: :nana: :nana: :jum...
| Political Talk|| Amber Vinson - 2nd Nurse - No Ebola Detected In Body Anymore - mmcgrath on 10/22/14 at 9:13 pm|
[quote][b]Texas nurse to be transferred from isolation[/b]
Texas nurse Amber Vinson, who is being treated for Ebola at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, is steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high, her family said. Her mother, Debra Berry, said doctors can no longer detect the virus in Vin...
| Political Talk|| If the new Ebola Czar doesn't hurry up, he's going to miss the outbreak - mmcgrath on 10/20/14 at 8:17 pm|
Probably fresh meat, but it is unusual to have a czar for outbreaks that last weeks, especially if the "Czar" has to take a few weeks to get up to date. :lol:
[quote]The White House has in...
| Political Talk|| Very Important Week Regarding Ebola in the US - mmcgrath on 10/20/14 at 9:12 am|
43 people are outside of the 21 day window in Texas, and a few more will be out of it by tomorrow. Since most people who are infected display symptoms 8-10 after exposure, The big watch will be fr...