| Political Talk|| Racism will never be allowed to go away in the USA - weagle99 on 12/18/14 at 11:18 am|
The entire idea is too valuable a trump card for people who feel they are victims, and a lever for those that depend on their support for power.
Settle in folks, you will be hearing this debate from now until you shake off this mortal coil. :usa:...
| Political Talk|| What is the real reason behind lifting the Cuba restrictions? - weagle99 on 12/17/14 at 2:58 pm|
There is always a behind the scenes game in politics. What is the motive for the Cuba action? ...
| Political Talk|| Could Bill be Hillary's VP? - weagle99 on 12/17/14 at 1:36 pm|
If she died after taking office, would he be able to serve out her term?...
| Political Talk|| CNN not happy Rubio is questioning King Obama's Cuba decision - weagle99 on 12/17/14 at 10:47 am|
Asking some pointed questions, female host looking on with displeasure.
More of a grilling than Obama has received since 2009....
| Outdoor Board|| Speaking of doves, how are the numbers in your area? - weagle99 on 12/16/14 at 9:47 pm|
I normally do well late season, but at this moment it appears every dove has left GA & SC for parts unknown. I don't even see any on power lines when driving around. How are the numbers at your location?...
| SEC Rant|| Did your rival ever use the power of the state government to attack your school? - weagle99 on 12/16/14 at 8:12 pm|
Alabama tried to 'UAB' Auburn in the 1800's and early 20th Century.
[quote]The state legislature, which was controlled by University of Alabama alumni, pushed to sell the land scripts of 240,000 acres acquired from the Morrill Act or have any new land holdings held in conjunction with the univers...
| Political Talk|| This information about the GOP in Congress deserves its own thread - weagle99 on 12/16/14 at 4:19 pm|
[quote]The Republicans have run against Obamacare since the day it was passed in 2009. They have threatened to overturn it, de-fund it, and scale it back. This spending bill fully funds Obamacare just as it was passed. Dozens of Republicans voted for a spending bill that fully funds the program they...
| Political Talk|| If 'Gun Free' signs are all that schools need, why not use them elsewhere? - weagle99 on 12/15/14 at 7:55 pm|
Why not enact 'Gun Free Zones' without security at the following locations?
The sign is enough right?...
| Outdoor Board|| The story of how Ruger scooped S&W and built the first .44 Magnum in 1956 - weagle99 on 12/15/14 at 7:05 pm|
The .44 Magnum was the brainchild of Elmer Keith and was a direct result of his experimentations with hot loads in the .44 Special. Remington was working on developing the .44 Magnum in conjunction with Smith and Wesson for use in a double action revolver.
Enter, Bill Ruger. 'Someone' found som...
| Political Talk|| How long until we hear stories of hungry children after the GOP takes control? - weagle99 on 12/15/14 at 6:04 pm|
I say 1 month.
Irony is the GOP isn't going to cut anything. :lol:...
| Music Board|| What determines which older songs get played in heavy rotation/played to death? - weagle99 on 12/14/14 at 7:33 pm|
Old chart position? Music rights? Something else?
I will use the 80's as an example. There is a group of songs that get beaten over our heads on a regular basis (Come on Eileen, Jesse's Girl, etc.) while other great 'nostalgic' tunes from that decade seem to get very little airplay (Wham! song...
| Political Talk|| Gun rights supporters stage an 'I will not comply' rally in Washington state - weagle99 on 12/14/14 at 4:55 pm|
[quote]Following a tradition going back to at least the Whiskey Rebellion of the early 1790s, demonstrators gathered here Saturday afternoon at the Capitol to protest the tyranny of what they consider unlawful American government.
But instead of decrying a tax on distilled liquor such as Pennsylv...
| Political Talk|| Sandy Hook parents are planning to sue...somebody - weagle99 on 12/14/14 at 4:47 pm|
[quote]The parents of eight of the children killed in the Dec. 14, 2012, carnage, which 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza ended by shooting himself dead as he heard police sirens approach, have notified Connecticut courts that they may file wrongful death lawsuits in state or federal court.
| Outdoor Board|| Elmer Keith's 'Hell I Was There' autobiography available free online - weagle99 on 12/14/14 at 4:33 pm|
Keith was a pioneer handgunner, hunter, and father of the .44 Magnum. This is an excellent read about his life:
For those that don't know, Mr. Keith was THE giant on whose shoulders many other shooters ...
| Outdoor Board|| Close up pic of gambel's quail shot in Arizona - weagle99 on 12/14/14 at 3:39 pm|
weagle in action:
Arizona mixed bag:
| SEC Rant|| Gus takes what he wants - weagle99 on 12/12/14 at 9:55 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| The Korean peninsula at night as viewed from space - weagle99 on 12/11/14 at 9:55 pm|
| Political Talk|| What does this image of Earth at night say to you? - weagle99 on 12/11/14 at 9:50 pm|
From a political, social, etc standpoint?
| O-T Lounge|| Gamma ray bursts could be why no one is talking to us from space - weagle99 on 12/11/14 at 9:27 pm|
Fermi paradox: Where is everyone?
It could be that regular gamma ray bursts wipe out civilizations before they reach a level that can travel / communicate throughout the cosmos. There could be other civilizations out there, but if they are only to our level then we will never know, meaning we a...
| Coaching Changes|| Does it make sense for new DC / OC to not start before the bowl game? - weagle99 on 12/11/14 at 8:43 pm|
Not much time for big improvement, and if you lose the game fans are already a little disappointed. Better to wait until after and start fresh with an excited fanbase?
Otis Franklin being the exception in 08 of course, as he started strong and went downhill....