| Political Talk|| When will this horrible racism across the South STOP! - anc on 3/6/14 at 2:07 pm|
Students at a suburban high school calling inner city kids "monkeys", tweeting confederate flags. These people make a bad name for all the good people across the South.
| Political Talk|| These sort of idiots are infiltrating our military. - anc on 2/27/14 at 9:18 am|
And I bet the cut in our troops won't affect the ones like this.
| Political Talk|| This kind of behavior by police is way too common - anc on 2/26/14 at 3:06 pm|
“I thought I had freedom of speech here,” he replies.
“You don’t! You just lost it,” the cop barks. “Walk away and keep your mouth shut.”...
| Political Talk|| BREAKING: Jackson, MS Mayor Chockwe Lumumba found dead - anc on 2/25/14 at 5:54 pm|
Just broke. No link.
| Political Talk|| Here. We. Go. 17 year old boy makes girl's softball team in California. - anc on 2/14/14 at 7:10 pm|
[quote]“Some students and players may feel uncomfortable but that only because this is something new to them but I believe they are all going to be accepting,” he ...
| Olympics Board|| The Mississippi Skeleton Athlete - anc on 2/14/14 at 1:11 pm|
Seems that one of our men's skelton alternates is from Mississippi.
[quote]Allen is currently ranked 4th in the nation, 44th in the world, and 1st in Mississippi.[/quote]
| SEC Rant|| The first College Baseball Regional Projections - anc on 2/10/14 at 10:53 am|
Now, this is a worthless projection, but fun to look at.
Virginia overall #1 seed. Very possible, but you have to watch Fullerton this year.
LSU #2 seed and SEC Champion. I agree.
Mississippi State #5 seed.
Indiana #8 seed - I t...
| Money Talk|| What percentage of households - anc on 2/10/14 at 10:20 am|
would you think have $100k liquid (not equity or retirement) saved?
| Political Talk|| Banks Blocking Large Withdrawals without Proof of "Spending Need" - anc on 1/27/14 at 11:13 am|
Are we in America?...
| Money Talk|| Negotiating a Salary for a non-salesman - anc on 1/25/14 at 4:57 pm|
I say non-saleman because I couldn't sell water to you if you were on fire.
I have an informal job offer that should become formal in the next two weeks after an approval process for a position that is being created for me. I have consulted with this organization in the past and they approached ...
| Political Talk|| Good money if you can get it ... - anc on 1/24/14 at 11:34 am|
[quote]A “blind” Wisconsin man’s $175,000 Social Security disability fraud scheme ended when federal agents caught him driving a speedboat, according to the inspector general.[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| Sarah Silverman on Abortion - anc on 1/23/14 at 10:21 am|
I'd like to punch her in the face. ...
| SEC Rant|| Baseball Break: All-American Kenny Powers - anc on 1/20/14 at 9:44 pm|
When you are preseason No. 2 in the country, coming off an appearance in the national championship series, have a charismatic All-American close...
| SEC Rant|| Best Game You Ever Attended in an Opponent's Home Stadium - anc on 1/20/14 at 9:29 pm|
1999 MSU at Auburn.
Still can't believe that happened. ...
| SEC Rant|| MSU acts like it belongs in the SEC - anc on 1/20/14 at 9:21 pm|
Collins is a pretty good defensive coordinator, but MSU was paying him $290k.
Florida State expresses interest, and MSU gives him a 2 year, 1.2 million contract.
Normally, MSU lets their assistants leave. This is what the rest of the SEC does. Glad we stepped up and paid the man what he's wort...
| SEC Rant|| 2014 SEC Season Ticket Costs - anc on 1/17/14 at 3:06 pm|
2014 SEC Football Season Ticket Prices
Texas A&M - $475
Auburn - $450
LSU - $425 / $360
Alabama - $405
Missouri - $379 / $288
Arkansas - $375
Tennessee - $370
South Carolina - $365
Ole Miss - $325 / $220
Vanderbilt - $315 / $160
MSU - $310 / $210
Florida - $280
Georgia - $280
| Political Talk|| Why do fairly conservative people go all socialist when it comes to education? - anc on 1/17/14 at 9:40 am|
Mississippi is debating teacher pay raises.
Background: Mississippi has the second lowest teacher salaries in the nation. If you account for cost of living, Mississippi is smack in the middle, and if you include a very generous retirement system, its really not that bad.
There are groups calli...
| SEC Rant|| House Bill 188 in the Mississippi Legislature - anc on 1/17/14 at 9:02 am|
Some of you might find this interesting.
2014 Regular Session
To: Universities and Colleges; Appropriations
By: Representative Scott
House Bill 188
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EVERY UNIVERSITY ELIGIBLE FOR A POSTSEASON BOWL GAME TO PLACE INTO AN ESCROW ACCOUNT 33% OF AL...
| SEC Rant|| All 43 Points scored by the Patriots - anc on 1/12/14 at 8:40 am|
were scored by someone who either played high school or junior college football in Mississippi.
MSU/Ole Miss - no excuses. We have the talent to compete. Got to keep these guys in state. ...
| SEC Rant|| MSU Losing Really Good Assistant Coach to Flippin' UConn - anc on 1/9/14 at 2:25 pm|
Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Balis to UConn.
He has been instrumental in our turn from annual doormat to leader of the bottom third.
We just built this guy the Taj Mahal of Strength and Conditioning Facilities and he leaves for UConn???
PAY THE DAMN ASSISTANT COACHES, MSU! ...
| SEC Rant|| CNN Article on Athletic Academics - anc on 1/7/14 at 6:24 pm|
Good read if you are interested in such things. If you think college football and basketball is just minor league for the NFL/NBA, or if you don't want to read a long, research-oriented article,just ignore this.
| Political Talk|| Californians Could Soon Vote on Breaking into Six States - anc on 1/7/14 at 12:09 pm|
| SEC Rant|| I will be ridiculed but - anc on 1/1/14 at 9:20 pm|
UCF should be considered next SEC expansion.
Second largest legitimate college in America (behind Arizona State) despite being found in 1963. Already has a bigger living alumni base than half the SEC.
Plus they have a state of the art Beer Tasting Lab on campus. UCF has a great campus. ...
| SEC Rant|| State has a chance, a chance to win 9 next year - anc on 12/31/13 at 7:54 pm|
because the schedule gets way easier. They won 7 this year and they play Southern Miss instead of Okie State and have Vanderbilt at home instead of South Carolina on the road.
Looking at the 2014 Bowl tie-ins, that will probably be good enough for the Gatpr Bowl again.
SEC Champion: Playoff
| SEC Rant|| Question for Memphis/Nashville peeps - anc on 12/30/13 at 10:10 am|
Someone in my family got this Liberty Bowl shirt for Xmas.
I'm not an expert, but isn't that the Nashville skyline?
Guess its better than in '96 when State made the Final Four...
| Money Talk|| Personal Finance Software Review from 2013 - anc on 12/27/13 at 4:48 pm|
One of my 2013 resolutions was to do a better job at keeping up with finances. When I was in college and a young married, I used Microsoft Money like a boss to keep up with every penny I spent.
As my career advanced, and I got to a point where I was no longer living paycheck to paycheck, combine...
| SEC Rant|| Did Upstate beat South Carolina in basketball? - anc on 12/19/13 at 8:01 pm|
Damn the SEC sucks in basketball. ...
| Political Talk|| Can something like this Duck fiasco spur a Conservative Revolution? - anc on 12/19/13 at 3:38 pm|
Hear me out.
This thing has blown up more than the Obamacare fiasco. I don't think its a bad idea for Jindal, Cruz, etc. to come out in support of the Robertsons.
Obama was elected in part by folks that were led by celebrity, can the GOP tag on to this and make it yet another attack on conser...
| Political Talk|| On this day in 1998 - anc on 12/19/13 at 10:42 am|
The House voted to serve the articles of Impeachment against Slick Willy.
Now back to your conversations about Duck Dynasty. ...
| Political Talk|| Shreveport Drag Queens Love Obamacare - anc on 12/18/13 at 2:26 pm|
Link is safe but disgusting.
[quote]A group of drag queens in Louisiana has decided to use their cross-dressing talents to help promote Obamacare. Wednesday Night Tea — “a unique, interactive drag queen show held every Wednesday at Central Station in Shreveport, Louisiana” — has partnered up with...