| Political Talk|| House & Senate approve one-week CR on DHS Funding - NHTIGER on 2/27/15 at 3:54 pm|
And the wheels go round and round ......
| Political Talk|| The Cloture Vote on the DHS funding bill just passed the Senate 98-2 - NHTIGER on 2/25/15 at 2:13 pm|
Only two Senators voting no were Sessions and Inhofe.
The cloture is on HR240 WITH the immigration language in it. The immigration language will be removed prior to the final vote....
| Political Talk|| ISIS launches major assault on Kurdish front in Iraq - NHTIGER on 2/17/15 at 9:14 pm|
"According to Kurdish officials in the area, fighting at close quarters was continuing hours after the first ISIS assault was launched at about 9 p.m. local time (1 p.m. ET).
ISIS launched its offensive on Kurdish positions from several directions, one Kurdish official said. Coalition aircraft we...
| More Sports Board|| The icing on Malcolm Butler's cake - NHTIGER on 2/10/15 at 4:49 pm|
He officially took possession today of Brady's MVP truck. Good for him.
| Political Talk|| ISIS Claims U.S. Captive Died in Jordanian Airstrike in Syria - NHTIGER on 2/6/15 at 1:05 pm|
If she is dead, whether via Jordanian bombing or not, this could just add considerably to the heat of the situation.
Just the report it self must be traumatizing her family in Arizona.
| More Sports Board|| Gronk Doing What You'd Expect today at the Boston Duck Boat Pararde Celebration - NHTIGER on 2/4/15 at 12:18 pm|
| Political Talk|| Update: 4th Senate Cloture Vote Fails on DHS Funding/Immigration De-Funding Bill - NHTIGER on 2/3/15 at 1:35 pm|
Will be interesting to see if anyone at all breaks ranks from what one would expect will be a 46-54 party line vote to not proceed with the bill....
| Tiger Rant|| LSU's I/L Most Valuable Pitcher Ranaudo traded by Red Sox to Rangers - NHTIGER on 1/27/15 at 6:42 pm|
Anthony Ranaudo and his 14-4 2014 season was traded to the Texas Rangers today for Robbie Ross , Jr. Disappointing to me as a long-time Sox fan, really was looking forward to him getting a lot more starts in Fenway this year. oh well, I wish him the best....
| More Sports Board|| Jonas Gray active for Pats after inactive last week due to ankle injury - NHTIGER on 1/18/15 at 4:10 pm|
D/L Chris Jones inactive. Tyms also inactive, as is Boyce....
| Tiger Rant|| LSU's LaFell gets high compliments from the usually-begrudging Belichick - NHTIGER on 1/17/15 at 7:21 pm|
" Bill Belichick highlighted it during a film breakdown on Patriots.com, pointing out LaFell and saying, “One of the things you really love about LaFell --[b] I love coaching him [/b]-- is this type of play right (here). He sees [Darian] Stewart coming over to make the tackle, he has got [Rashaan] M...
| More Sports Board|| Luck past performances with wet ball? - NHTIGER on 1/17/15 at 6:38 pm|
Forecast calling for rain, potentially very heavy at times, during the Pats-Colts game tomorrow evening. Any Colts/Luck followers know much about his history playing on the road, or in college, in rain/heavy rain conditions? (One assumes that the Lucas Oil facility is always closed for rain games.)...
| Political Talk|| Today's Senate Vote on Cloture on Keystone XL Pipeline Act - NHTIGER on 1/12/15 at 6:11 pm|
Cloture voted by a 63-32 margin, with 5 senators not voting. Voting for cloture does not always mean voting for the bill, but it's usually pretty close to the same outcome.
Needless to say, no Republicans voted against, while 11 Dems (counting I-King), voted for cloture.
Of the 5 non-voters, 3...
| Political Talk|| 113th Congress just now gaveled out - Adjournment Sine Die - Book it, Dano - NHTIGER on 12/16/14 at 10:27 pm|
House had already adjourned sine die - Senate just this minute did so. The hay is in the barn until January 6th when the 114th gavels in....
| Political Talk|| Vivek Murthy approved by the Senate as the new Surgeon General. - NHTIGER on 12/15/14 at 5:29 pm|
51-43 vote. Obama finally got his boy in there.
Also approved 15 other bills this afternoon already, and just approved another Obama executive nominee. Just starting a vote right now on ending the filibuster for approving another Obama selection as a new Assistant Secretary of State. Cranking the...
| Political Talk|| Senate passes CRomnibus Bill with no changes /// 12-13-14 Senate activity - NHTIGER on 12/13/14 at 6:23 pm|
Vote to go into Executive Session - Vote to go into Legislative Session - Vote to go into Executive Session - Vote to go into Legislative Session - Vote to go into Executive Session - Vote to go into Legislative Session - Vote to go into Executive Session - Vote to go into Legislative Session - Vote...
| Political Talk|| Classic struggle going on right now: Obama vs Pelosi & House Black Caucus - NHTIGER on 12/11/14 at 4:02 pm|
Going to be some bitter hard feelings leftover from today no matter how this plays out. Obama isolating himself from his own people in Congress is coming home to roost. Not a good omen for him for the next two years even if he emerges victorious tonight or tomorrow....
| Political Talk|| 12/17 Final Update --Martha McSally wins AZ recount, becomes GOP Rep #247 - NHTIGER on 12/6/14 at 10:04 pm|
... with one race still undetermined.
The 246 represents the most Republicans in the House since the 80th Congress (1947-1949), when the scorecard read 246 GOP, 188 Dems and 1 American Labor Party.
We'll know on the 16th or 17th of this month (at the latest) whether the Republicans get #247, w...
| Political Talk|| Update on House Select Committee on Benghazi Public Hearing - NHTIGER on 12/3/14 at 6:23 pm|
[b]Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:00am[/b]
[b]Topic: Reviewing Efforts to Secure U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel
Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security
| More Sports Board|| FCS #1 Coastal Carolina loses 15-14 on blocked 24 yard FG field goal - NHTIGER on 11/22/14 at 3:18 pm|
Liberty must have thought their efforts were for naught when CC got to their 6 yd line with 3 seconds left in the game.
CC was last undefeated team in I-A (not counting Harvard, which does not participate in the playoffs)....
| Political Talk|| Jason Chaffetz is Darrell Issa's replacement at House Oversight & Reform - NHTIGER on 11/19/14 at 12:02 am|
Chosen over two Ohio Reps. who were also interested in the slot, Jim Jordan and Mike Turner....