| Political Talk|| re: Saudi/OPEC End Game - rcocke2 on 12/15/14 at 1:48 pm|
[quote]Long-term play to Crush fracking[/quote]
I do not believe this is true....
Short-term play to crush the budgets of Russia, Iran and northern levant. Sunni vs. Shia. OPEC did the same thing in the 80s and smashed Russia's budget, it helped communism fail....
| Political Talk|| re: Women opt for dogs over babies - rcocke2 on 12/1/14 at 5:21 pm|
[quote]While I am all for your decision not to have children, and while I do love my dogs, I find it odd that your thinking is to defend a dog's ability to love, but call actual human children "frick trophies" and consider their existence so vile as to not want to see, hear, or smell them. You're a w...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Best part of the night was we got in Bo's head. - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 10:25 am|
[quote]can't stop watching his flops. lol[/quote]
Adams definitely went World Cup style with his flop against UF but Bo Bo definitely lowered his shoulder and stepped in to Adams purposefully. Adams selling it further speaks to his awareness. Head's up player....
| Tiger Rant|| re: John Chavis Appreciation Thread - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 10:18 am|
[quote]The biggest turn around on this D is the DLine not getting manhandled like they were in the beginning. They are keeping their guys tied up, not getting pushed 5yds down the field and letting the LBs make plays. Which is what guys like Kwon and Beckwith do best.[/quote]
Yep, LaCouture was d...
| Tiger Rant|| re: where are all the nega dumbasses this morning? - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 10:09 am|
[quote]No, they just want the coach they hate to fail[/quote]
Exactly, because they still have wood for Saban and his 'process', which reminds me why I like Les.
Really, I think their contempt for Miles is mostly due to their misunderstanding and/or disdain for his 'style'. That is, how he ta...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Logan Stokes appreciation/congrats thread!!! - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 9:44 am|
[quote] So thank you Logan for holding on to that ball and congrats for that memory that will last forever!!![/quote]
Perfect call, perfect pass, and a perfect catch by Mr Stokes. Awesome after blocking like a boss for us ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fournette has one strong neck - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 9:35 am|
[quote]Are they designed to break at a certain stress point? [/quote]
[quote]It makes sense that you would rather it break than your neck.[/quote]
Agreed. With all the attention to head/neck injuries we all know that some thought has gone in to the facemask's maximum 'strength' or brea...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Can we talk about #1 for Ole Miss, Treadwell - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 9:23 am|
[quote]The OM offense had showed us they just wanted to talk shit[/quote]
Which to me showed me their inferiority complex, they did not have the psychological edge, at all. Besides, they have a shite running game, awful.
[quote]The OM defense showed us nothing but respect after each play.[/qu...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Coach Miles's Mother Passed Away Friday night - rcocke2 on 10/26/14 at 9:13 am|
[quote]Les is a stoic mother fricker[/quote]
Stoic, yes. Mothers deserve a lot of credit for the men their sons become.
He channeled his sorrow and emotion through the team, it seemed, but with calmness and grace, and they responded with the opposite of sorrow, intense anger and determinati...
| Political Talk|| re: City of New Orleans "Photo Safety Program" is total bullshite - rcocke2 on 10/22/14 at 11:23 am|
[quote]Orleans Parish has said they don't give a frick, they will never take them down unless they are absolutely forced to[/quote]
If people are that upset then take to the streets at night and smash the cameras. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Egypt's oil minister predicts $60 oil - rcocke2 on 10/21/14 at 11:33 am|
[quote]I just saw a gallon of gas for $2.49 a few minutes ago in Chalmette.[/quote]
In da parish near intersection of Paris and St Bernard Hwy or Judge Perez? The cheapest station I remember is on St. Bernard Hwy, headed toward city, right before you get to Arabi, on the right between railroad t...
| Political Talk|| re: . - rcocke2 on 10/14/14 at 4:22 pm|
[quote]Simmer down, I'm pretty sure this is a troll post that's meant to be a "gotcha" moment against the small government proponents on this board.[/quote]
I am a small-government proponent, registered Libertarian. Doesn't mean I'm dumb enough to fall for the anarchist type libertarian BS, espe...
| Political Talk|| re: . - rcocke2 on 10/14/14 at 4:19 pm|
[quote]I think the mission of the CDC is an inherently governmental function. [/quote]
It has to be since it requires draconian policies like quarantine where people are left to die, alone. This requires force of law. No voluntary anything here.
[quote]IMO, ^^^ is why you have a federal gover...
| Political Talk|| re: . - rcocke2 on 10/14/14 at 4:04 pm|
[quote]Instead of complaining about how Obama's ebola quarantine skills aren't up to snuff, why not push to abolish the CDC? [/quote]
Are you insane? The one thing these jerks at the Fed level SHOULD be doing are things like Disease Control, meaning quarantine powers, which can only be by force,...
| Political Talk|| re: Rating the risks of Ebola, Isis, Colon Cancer, and Colonoscopies - rcocke2 on 10/9/14 at 11:38 am|
[quote]Number of Americans killed by Ebola in the U.S. =1 [/quote]
# of Deaths/Infected follows an exponential growth rate equation in populations. Meaning, f(x) = e ^const*x, or in words, if not contained, can wipe out a population very quickly. A lot more dangerous than ISIS or even things li...
| Political Talk|| re: I would like all the "pot ain't nuthin" proponents to respond to this study - rcocke2 on 10/7/14 at 5:28 pm|
[quote]So 1 in 6 enjoy it, and continue to smoke it. Explain the other 5 since it's as addictive as heroin. According to drugabuse.gov a quarter of heroin users become addicted.[/quote]
If there is another drug as addictive as the opioids, physically and psychologically, I'd love to hear about it...
| Political Talk|| re: I would like all the "pot ain't nuthin" proponents to respond to this study - rcocke2 on 10/7/14 at 4:59 pm|
One in six teenagers who regularly smoke the drug become dependent
It doubles risk of developing psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia
Heavy use in adolescence appears to impair intellectual development
Driving after smoking cannabis doubles risk of having a car crash
| Political Talk|| re: This about explains the current Middle East... - rcocke2 on 10/1/14 at 12:17 pm|
[quote]Ummm, The USA, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Isis are all against Bashar Assad and the current Syrian government.
Its not that confusing [/quote]
It is confusing when you get your news fed to you by only those who appeal emotionally to your own innate and formed biases. I.E - You grew up...
| Political Talk|| re: The Good People of Switzerland have said no to government healthcare - rcocke2 on 9/29/14 at 5:41 pm|
[quote]let me just say that it is still a very positive thing that they rejected government control of the care. THAT is the subject of this thread.[/quote]
This does not surprise me. Switzerland doesn't even really have a Central Government of any kind. Or rather, the Constitution they adopted...
| Political Talk|| re: Why does the ruling class want Assad gone? - rcocke2 on 9/26/14 at 8:49 am|
[quote]Our interventionist plan in Syria has more to do with concerns over Russia than it does about ISIS or terrorist threats. A lot of Brit and American sources predicted this would happen sometime this year. We have been preparing for it since 2009. [/quote]
Probably a good observation in ligh...