| 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...
| Political Talk|| Sean Hannity Is The Conservative Al Sharpton. - trackfan on 12/11/14 at 7:03 am|
Neither one of them finished college and both are always championing phony heroes only to have it blow up in their faces. For AL Sharpton, we have Tawana Brawley, Duke Lacrosse and Mychal Bell, and for Sean Hannity, we have Hal Turner, Cliven Bundy and now [link=(http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/fe...
| More Sports Board|| Big 12 Coaches Don't Care About Baylor's Head-to-Head Win - trackfan on 12/9/14 at 9:42 am|
I know the Coaches' Poll doesn't mean much since it's no longer used to pick teams for post-season play, but I still find it interesting to see how coaches think.
[quote]Baylor coach Art Briles put his team No. 3, two spots ahead of TCU. Gary Patterson, coach of the Horned Frogs, did the opposite...
| More Sports Board|| Mack Brown and Brett Murphy Say TCU Got Screwed Because of Their Name - trackfan on 12/8/14 at 9:46 am|
Brown also admitted that Texas often benefitted from their name when he was coaching the Longhorns.
| More Sports Board|| Not Long Ago, Art Briles Didn't Think Head-to-Head Mattered - trackfan on 12/7/14 at 5:14 am|
[quote]In 2008, Oklahoma and Texas were embattled in a jockeying to be ranked higher in the BCS. The team ranked highest in the BCS would break a three-way tie atop the Big 12 south, advance to the Big 12 tit...
| More Sports Board|| TCU Student Taunts Baylor With Fake Billboards - trackfan on 12/5/14 at 3:04 pm|
This is some pretty good stuff. :rotflmao:
I'm really looking forward to the meltdowns Sunday afternoon when the final rankings come out. What a glorious day it will be.
| More Sports Board|| Nate Silver Weighs In On College Playoffs - trackfan on 12/4/14 at 10:31 am|
He says TCU has a 96.3% chance of making it in.
| More Sports Board|| Hats Off To The Playoff Committee - trackfan on 12/3/14 at 9:10 am|
What has the media up in arms with the Playoff Committee is the exact same thing that got them up in arms with the BCS, which is that the their rankings don't mirror the rankings of the self-important idiots known as the AP. I applaud the committee, because to my surprise, they're taking their jobs ...