| Political Talk|| Finally a Glimmer of Hope in NH Senate Race - NHTIGER on 10/14/14 at 6:16 pm|
Prior to today, there had been 32 polls listed on the Real Clear politics website for the NH Senate race between incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Scott Brown.
The total number of those 32 polls in which Brown led Shaheen was ... 0.
Today, New England College released a poll, d...
| More Sports Board|| Former Tiger Stevan Ridley's injury confirmed, out for season - NHTIGER on 10/13/14 at 6:19 pm|
Torn ACL and torn MCL. Final year of his rookie contract, will be put in a position of having to earn his next contract, whether with the Patriots or elsewhere, coming off the injury. Could be a very bad break in financial terms. Wish him the very best, hate this bad fortune as both an LSU fan and P...
| Political Talk|| Wouldn't be surprised if Sept. jobs PLUS Jul/Aug revisions total 300k tomorrow - NHTIGER on 10/2/14 at 6:14 pm|
ADP came out with 213k on Wednesday and the average of about 10 economists and financial websites are predicting 215k (several before the ADP figure was released). These figures are for September only, and do not include the July and August revisions also being announced tomorrow.
This the last j...
| Political Talk|| Colleen Hufford -the lady you never seem to see - NHTIGER on 9/30/14 at 3:55 pm|
Pictured here, with her husband, her daughter and her granddaughter.
We drown in pics of of the man who so cruelly murdered her in Moore, Oklahoma.
Putting a face to a name - nothing better to bring home the reality that she was a person and not just a victim.
| More Sports Board|| Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins both inactive for tonight's Pats-Chiefs game - NHTIGER on 9/29/14 at 6:14 pm|
The two "long" passing options (if they can be called that) both off the table - the Chiefs' DB's can focus on the short passing game for sure. All four Pats RB's and their fullback are active. looks like a ground-'n-pound game plan, with 2 Pats rookies probably getting their first starts tonight on...
| Political Talk|| House just passed the CR with the Syrian amendment attached 319-108 - NHTIGER on 9/17/14 at 4:32 pm|
The Continuing Resolution H.J. 124 finances the government through December 11th. It was passed with 53 Nay votes from the Republicans and 55 Nay votes from the Dems.
Obama's request for funds to train and arm tjhe the Syrian "opposition" also passed on a bipartisan vote of 273-156 and becomes p...
| Political Talk|| 10:00 AM first public hearing by House Select Benghazi Committee - Analysis - NHTIGER on 9/16/14 at 5:16 pm|
The first public hearing conducted by the House Select Committee on Benghazi will take place at 10:00 AM on Wednesday.
Neither C-Span nor C-Span 2 are scheduled to carry the hearing, though it is scheduled on C-Span 3. It can also be watched live via the Committee's websight here:
| Political Talk|| RESULTS ALL IN -Tuesday, Sept. 9th, Primaries Thread ( NY, DE, RI, MA & NH) - NHTIGER on 9/9/14 at 1:34 am|
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Congressional primaries were held on June 24th. Today is state &local only. The gubernatorial nominees today are sure things: Incumbent Dem Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be facing Republican Rob Asterino in the November general election. NY candidates for the governo...
| Political Talk|| Final weekly 2014 primaries thead will be opened late tonight - NHTIGER on 9/8/14 at 6:03 pm|
Since the beginning of the 2014 primary season back in March, I have run threads for those weeks where primaries were held. The races I previewed and then updated on election night were Governorships, Senate seats, and those House seats that were expected to have close races or were otherwise "of in...
| Political Talk|| No weekly Tuesday primaries thread because ..... no primaries this week - NHTIGER on 9/2/14 at 3:22 pm|
Just 4 more states to go in the 2014 primary season. Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire voters all go to the polls at all levels next Tuesday, the 9th, closing out the process. New York has already had their congressional primary, but state and local office voting will also take...
| Political Talk|| McDaniel challenge thrown out by judge Friday afternoon - NHTIGER on 8/29/14 at 4:16 pm|
Just a breaking update in the case - finally the saga has apparently ended..
"Judge dismisses McDaniel challenge"
Geoff Pender, The Clarion-Ledger [b]2:40 p.m. CDT August 29, 2014[/b]
"Judge Hollis McGehee approved U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's motion to dismiss Chris McDaniel's lawsuit over his l...
| Political Talk|| Today's Primaries - AZ, FL, OK, VT - NHTIGER on 8/26/14 at 8:43 pm|
Most races in these 4 states are cakewalks. In Oklahoma, there is a Senate nomination runoff to choose the Dem. opponent for Congressman James Lankford, who won the Republican nomination for the open seat outright. Connie Johnson has been declared the winner in that runoff tonight over perennial can...
| More Sports Board|| Pats just lopped off 3 players, 31 yrs of experience - NHTIGER on 8/24/14 at 5:07 pm|
BB wants young legs.
Tommy Kelly (11 yrs), Will Smith (11 years), James Anderson (9) yrs.
Teams across the league will be releasing a lot of guys like this in the next 3 days....
| Political Talk|| Tues Primaries: Wyoming/Alaska (AK Senate race called for Sullivan 5 AM-g'night) - NHTIGER on 8/19/14 at 5:14 pm|
In Wyoming, Rep. Senator Mike Enzi will easily walk through both his primary today and the general election in November. (You may recall, this is the race that Liz Cheney dropped out of quite some time ago.)
The state has only one seat in the House , and incumbent Congressman Cynthia Lummis will...
| Tiger Rant|| Bill Belichick: Brandon LaFell Could Carve Out Big Role With Patriots - NHTIGER on 8/19/14 at 3:20 pm|
"He’s finding different ways to contribute, whether it’s blocking, receiving, special teams. He’s done whatever we’ve asked him to do, he’s done it well, he’s gotten better at it,” Belichick said. “I think he’ll be able to carve out a role for himself here — might be a big one. I don’t know. We’ll s...
| Political Talk|| Meet the replacement Dem candidate for the Montana Senate seat in 2014 - NHTIGER on 8/16/14 at 7:24 pm|
1 minute, 49 seconds - offered without comment on my part, other than to add she is a 34 yr old teacher who is anti-gun in a state like Montana. Wonder how much that will be discussed in the 90 days before the election.
| Political Talk|| "Palin backs Tea Party favorite Joe Miller for Alaska GOP Senate nod" - NHTIGER on 8/15/14 at 4:31 pm|
With only 4 days remaining until the primary, Miller's opponents, Mead Treadwell and Dan Sullivan, upon hearing the news and realizing they each had dodged a bullet, high-fived and broke out a six-pack.
Now back to our regulary scheduled program, "The Ferguson Diaries"....
| Political Talk|| Dem 2014 Senate Candidates & Barack Obama's Open Support - NHTIGER on 8/10/14 at 1:39 pm|
While most of those in close races are keeping their distance from the President ( a couple are not), here's a fresh example of how a kiss of friendship can turn into a kiss of death :
(1:00 radio ad)
Abercrombie was humiliated last night by...
| Tiger Rant|| LaFell catches first two balls thrown to him in Pats uniform - NHTIGER on 8/7/14 at 6:41 pm|
Unfortunately, the first was called back due to a penalty. But here's hoping he catches 60-65 balls this season, and drops less than 5....
| Political Talk|| Thursday Primary thread for Tennessee - 4 races of interest - NHTIGER on 8/7/14 at 5:01 pm|
In the Senate primary, incumbent Lamar Alexander is being challenged by Tea Party favorite Joe Carr, wealthy radio station mogul & radiologist George Flinn, and 4 other opponents. No runoff system, simple plurality wins. Some disagreement over whether Flinn (2nd strongest of the 6 opponents) takes m...