| Political Talk|| Former Mossad Chief Urges Israeli Voters To Replace Netanyahu - trackfan on 2/27/15 at 2:03 pm|
He says that Netanyahu's policies are “destructive to the future and security of Israel”.
[quote]Saying that he was aware that Israel was already “paying a high price” over the confrontation with the Obama administration – albeit in ways he could not disclose – Dagan said: [b]“The person causing th...
| Political Talk|| Norwegian Muslims will form a human shield around an Oslo synagogue - trackfan on 2/19/15 at 3:40 pm|
You probably won't see this news on FOX.
[quote]One group of Muslims in Norway plans to form a "ring of peace" around a synagogue in Oslo on Saturday. On a Facebook page promoting the event, the group explained its motivations. Here's a translated version of the invite:
[i]"Islam is about prot...
| Political Talk|| When ISIS Ran the American South - trackfan on 2/12/15 at 8:06 pm|
If you liked Obama's prayer breakfast speech, you'll love the review of the just released lynching report by The American Conservative's Rod Dreher. Unlike many of my fellow Louisianans who post here, Dreher can handle the truth. I recommend reading the whole piece, but here are a few excerpts:
| Political Talk|| 3 Members Of Muslim Family Murdered In Chapel Hill, NC - trackfan on 2/11/15 at 8:59 am|
This kind of crime plays right into the hands of Al Qaeda and ISIS.
[quote]Three members of a Muslim family were shot to death Tuesday in their home near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.
The suspect, 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks, surrendered and was arrested on charge...
| Political Talk|| Two Israeli Diplomats Recalled After Slamming Netanyahu - trackfan on 2/5/15 at 1:06 pm|
Bibi is losing friends fast. You have Jewish members of Congress threatening to boycott his speech and now his own ambassadors are turning against him.
[quote]The Israeli ambassador to Switzerland and a diplomat in India have been called home over comments critical of Prime Minister Binyamin Neta...
| More Sports Board|| Has Anyone In The Sports Media Ever Heard Of Bart Starr? - trackfan on 2/2/15 at 9:42 pm|
He did quarterback the Packers to 5 NFL championships, including two in the Super Bowl era, but I haven't heard his name mentioned in the discussion of all-time greatest quarterbacks over the last couple of weeks. Is he being penalized because three of his championships came in the pre-Super Bowl er...
| Political Talk|| Rouhani Accuses Iranian Hardliners of Cheering for Netanyahu - trackfan on 1/31/15 at 10:16 pm|
It's amazing how often American right-wingers and neocons are in lockstep with Iranian right-wingers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, growing frustrated with hardline resistance to a nuclear deal with the West, accused opponents on Saturday of effectively "cheering on" the other side in ...
| Political Talk|| FOX's Chris Wallace and Shepherd Smith Blast Netanyahu - trackfan on 1/24/15 at 9:28 pm|
I wonder what Charles Krauthammer will say to them the next time he passes them in the hallway.
| Political Talk|| Mosaad Breaks Rank With Netanyahu, Supports US-Iran Peace Talks - trackfan on 1/22/15 at 1:57 pm|
A couple months ago, Major-General Yair Golan said that he wanted to maintain the cold peace that it has with Hezbollah. Now the Mossad is trying to undercut Netanyahu's speech before Congress about Iran. Perhaps some pragmatists in the Israeli defense and intelligence community were alarmed by the ...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul Goes on MTV to Talk Civil Rights on MLK Day - trackfan on 1/19/15 at 2:33 pm|
To paraphrase the Star Trek motto, Paul continues to boldly go where no Republican has gone in 50 years.
[quote]On this fine Martin Luther King day, MTV tapped a number of contemporary civil rights figures to talk about the man’s legacy: Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), a famed civil rights leader himself...
| Political Talk|| Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Draw Israel Into The Syrian War? - trackfan on 1/19/15 at 11:12 am|
Just a couple of months ago, [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/53316765/israel-assumes-hezbollah-has-built-tunnels-into-israel-----/)]an Israeli general said that Israel wanted to maintain the cold peace it has with Hezbollah[/link], but now Bibi seems hellbent on provoking them. [link=(ht...
| Political Talk|| FOX News Discredits Itself Again, PM David Cameron Calls Steve Emerson An Idiot - trackfan on 1/12/15 at 2:40 pm|
It turns out that these "no-go zones" are product of right-wing propaganda. That's what happens when you take stuff from fringe internet websites and report it as fact. At least I give Emerson credit for making an uneqivocal apology.
[quote] "I have clearly made a terrible error for which I am de...
| Political Talk|| Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah Condemns French Terrorists and ISIS - trackfan on 1/9/15 at 1:58 pm|
And says that the attacks have done more harm to Islam than ANYONE ELSE IN HISTORY. Folks here like to bitch about mainstream Muslims not condemning radical Muslims, so I hope Nasrallah's statement is strong enough for you.
| Political Talk|| Selma Director: "I wasn’t interested in making a white-savior movie" - trackfan on 1/6/15 at 10:57 pm|
This is how she's justifying her "artistic license" to make LBJ a villain and rewrite the history of LBJ's role in the passage of the Voting Rights Act. She says that the original script, that was based on actual MLK-LBJ conversations, many of which can be heard on publically available recordings, w...
| More Sports Board|| Would An Undefeated Boise State Have Made The Playoffs This Year? - trackfan on 12/30/14 at 7:49 am|
Unlike the teams of the Kellen Moore era, which were always ranked in the preseason polls, including top-five preseason rankings in 2010 and 2011, this year's Broncos team started out the season unranked. We know that Marshall wouldn't have sniffed the playoffs, even if it had run the table, but wha...
| Political Talk|| Los Angeles Police's Solution To Creating Trust In The Black Community - trackfan on 12/24/14 at 8:53 am|
I saw this on HBO's Real Sports a few weeks ago.
[quote]The Watts Bears might be the only football team in the Pop Warner league run by men with guns and badges.
The squad of 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds is drawn from housing projects in Watts and coached by officers from the Los Angeles Police Depa...
| Political Talk|| What's Going To Happen To Luis Posada Carriles? - trackfan on 12/21/14 at 10:00 pm|
He's the CIA-funded, anti-Castro terrorist, who blew up Cuban Flight 455 that we refuse to extradite. He currently resides in Miami where he's folk hero in the Cuban-American community....
| Political Talk|| Alison Lundergan Grimes Wants Rand Paul's Senate Seat - trackfan on 12/18/14 at 10:59 am|
Grimes couldn't take out McConnell, so now she's aiming for Paul. She believes that since Kentucky's state legislature won't pass an [link=(http://townhall.com/columnists/jeffjacoby/2014/09/08/an-lbj-law-for-kentucky-n1888742/page/full#!)]LBJ law[/link], she can unseat him if he tries to run for Pre...
| More Sports Board|| How Good Would Hawaii Football Be If It Kept Polynesians Off The Mainland? - trackfan on 12/13/14 at 9:11 pm|
A few years ago, [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A69Z8fCpuAI)]CBS' 60 Minutes did a story on football in the American Samoa[/link], which produces more football players per capita than any other place in America. In light of Marcus Mariota's Heisman triumph, I began wondering how much blue ch...
| Political Talk|| More Bad News For Gun Grabbers - trackfan on 12/12/14 at 6:45 pm|
A new Pew poll revealed that support for gun control is steadily losing ground across all demographics, which is more evidence that society is trending more and more libertarian. Young folks in particular, want access to guns, as well as access to marijuana, abortion on demand and cell phone and int...