| Political Talk|| Earthquakes in Oklahoma go from a few a year pre-2008 to 567 last year - a want on 1/29/15 at 8:40 am|
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/oklahoma-worries-over-swarm-of-earthquakes-and-connection-to-oil-industry/2015/01/28/eca21234-a71a-11e4-a2b2-776095f393b2_story.html?hpid=z1)]Washington Post: Oklahoma worries over swarm of earthquakes and connection to oil industry[/link]
| Political Talk|| ISIS getting its arse whipped by coalition - a want on 1/22/15 at 3:06 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/22/politics/us-officials-say-6000-isis-fighters-killed-in-battles/index.html)]CNN:U.S. officials say 6,000 ISIS fighters killed in battles[/link]
[quote]Washington (CNN)The coalition fighting ISIS has killed more than 6,000 fighters including half of the top comm...
| Political Talk|| News coverage: Terrorist attacks in France vs. Nigeria - a want on 1/12/15 at 11:42 am|
I'm struck how much more coverage is being given to France than this:
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/12/africa/boko-haram-deadliest-attack/index.html)] Boko Haram in Nigeria kills - estimates between hundreds and 2000 people[/link]
[quote]Kano, Nigeria (CNN)The attackers sped into a Nigeria...
| Political Talk|| Tea Party fumes over campaign finance. Should there be any limits? - a want on 12/12/14 at 8:24 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2014/12/tea-party-revolts-over-campaign-finance-plan-113520.html?hp=l2_3)]Politico: Tea party fumes over campaign finance plan[/link]
[quote][b]The provision would increase the amount of money a single donor could give to national party committees each year fr...
| Political Talk|| Elizabeth Lauten (Obama girls/no class) was arrested as a teen for shoplifting - a want on 12/1/14 at 4:00 pm|
[quote]Lauten, pictured above, was arrested in December 2000 for misdemeanor larceny, according to court records. Lauten, then 17, was collared for stealing from a Belk department store in her North Carolina hometown.
Because Lauten was a first-time offender, her case was handled via the Distric...
| Political Talk|| Elizabeth Lauten - as tacky as they come: (UPDATE: She's resigning) - a want on 12/1/14 at 8:53 am|
[quote]Dear Sasha and Malia, I get your both in those awful teen years but you're a part of the First Family. Try showing a little class. At least respect the part you play. Then again, your mother and father don't respect their positions very much, or the nation for that matter, so I'm guessing you...
| Political Talk|| The best Op-Ed I've seen on Ferguson - a want on 11/26/14 at 10:19 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/11/ferguson-fraud-113178.html?hp=c3_3)]Politico: Rich Lowry[/link]
He sums it up nicely. I recommend you just read the whole thing, but here are excerpts:
[QUOTE]The bitter irony of the Michael Brown case is that if he had actually put his han...
| Political Talk|| Carly Fiorina : possible 2016 run - a want on 11/26/14 at 8:12 am|
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/carly-fiorina-actively-explores-2016-presidential-run-but-faces-gop-critics/2014/11/25/b317b1a2-74b3-11e4-bd1b-03009bd3e984_story.html?hpid=z4)]Washington Post:Carly Fiorina actively explores 2016 presidential run but faces GOP critics[/link]
| Political Talk|| Several Eyewitnesses: Mike Brown charged Officer Darren Wilson - a want on 11/25/14 at 10:54 am|
[quote][b]Several black eyewitnesses to the confrontation between Darren Wilson and Michael Brown told a grand jury in St. Louis that the teenager turned and charged at the police officer before he was fatally shot[/b]. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch said in his summary of te...
| Political Talk|| Did Obama just troll the GOP? - a want on 11/24/14 at 8:24 am|
[quote]When the Obama administration last week began the process of preparing the media and the public about the president’s plan to unilaterally suspend deportation for millions of illegal immigrants, it did not go to a Latino outlet like Univision. It did not communicate to the liberal base via th...
| Political Talk|| I don't really care about keystone (I would vote for it if pressed) but ... - a want on 11/18/14 at 4:28 pm|
[link=(http://money.cnn.com/2014/11/18/news/economy/keystone-jobs/index.html?iid=HP_LN&hpt=hp_t1)]claims that it will create one hundred kagillion jobs are b.s.[/link]
[quote]Supporters of the Keystone XL Pipeline herald it as a job-creating machine, producing as many as 119,000 jobs.
| Tiger Rant|| A reminder to those going to the game - a want on 11/7/14 at 10:11 am|
[quote] “This is the craziest place I’ve played. [b]Actually, it (the noise) did factor (into third-down plays)[/b].”
You can make a difference Saturday!!!!!
| Political Talk|| Should Harry Reid announce his priority #1 - a want on 11/5/14 at 2:58 pm|
is to ensure McConnell is a 1 term majority leader?...
| Political Talk|| Big congrats to the Republican party! - a want on 11/5/14 at 6:50 am|
I just wanted to check in and congratulate the GOP on a big win. I will be out of pocket for most of today and tomorrow.
I hope republicans take this opportunity to show they can lead. I hope they send reasonable legislation that adheres to republican principles to the president's desk....legisl...
| Political Talk|| Why we'll all be dispointed over the next 2 years - a want on 11/3/14 at 11:35 am|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/03/politics/ted-cruz-harry-reid/index.html?hpt=hp_t2)]Cruz poised to make life miserable for McConnell[/link]
[quote]CNN) -- Mitch McConnell co...
| Political Talk|| Federal civil rights charges unlikely against police officer in Ferguson shootin - a want on 11/1/14 at 6:09 am|
[quote]Justice Department investigators have all but concluded they do not have a strong enough case to bring civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement officials said.
When racial tension bo...
| Political Talk|| US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in Q3 - a want on 10/30/14 at 7:51 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter...
| Political Talk|| Report: Autopsy analysis shows Michael Brown may have gone for Wilson’s gun - a want on 10/22/14 at 7:36 am|
[quote]In protests held in Ferguson, Mo., for more than two months, some said 18-year-old Michael Brown had his hands up when he was killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Hence the clarion call: “Hands up, don’t shoot.”
But a St. Louis Post-Dispatch analysis of Brown’s official county autopsy i...
| Political Talk|| Senate Democrats stop ads for Kentucky candidate challenging McConnell - a want on 10/15/14 at 8:00 am|
[link=(http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2024779833_kentuckysenatexml.html)]Wow. Dems throw in the towel for Grimes[/link]
[quote]FLORENCE, Ky. — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has stopped running TV ads in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, a severe blow to Alison Lundergan Grimes...
| Political Talk|| Why don't grocery stores grow vegetables on their roof? - a want on 10/4/14 at 8:07 am|
Seriously. Why don't grocery stores do this? Obviously, they have a lot of underutilized sq. footage available. They could set up automation/sprinklers to handle a lot of daily/mundane tasks (hydroponic) . It seems like it would take minimal labor -- I would think the labor would cost less than the ...