| Political Talk|| re: We can all Agree we will never be able to coexist with Islam - rcocke2 on 5/22/13 at 4:28 pm|
[quote]A fanatical religion like Islam will never be at peace with Christians and or Jews[/quote]
Muslims still hold the keys to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem since the days of Saladin. I would say that is coexistence. [link=(http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Muslim-family-hold...
| Political Talk|| re: Benghazi WAS about selling StA missles to AQ - New Whistleblowers - rcocke2 on 5/21/13 at 5:02 pm|
[quote]Can't wait to arm those Syrian rebels!!![/quote]
Exactly. Al-Qaeda are Sunni insurgent groups and the US changed its policy to support Sunni radicals as a bulwark against Iran and Syria (Shia Muslims). After Libya, weapons and Sunni insurgents, were transported to Syria to break the Al-A...
| Political Talk|| re: JFK assasination... - rcocke2 on 5/20/13 at 11:39 am|
[quote]1. Double-crossed the mob. After Sam Giancana rigged the Chicago election, effectively stealing the election for Kennedy, what did he do? He made Robert Kennedy the AG, and promptly sicced him on the mob. [/quote]
[quote]2. He threatened to dismantle the CIA "piece by piece".[/quote...
| Political Talk|| re: Tea Party, and Jews get "special" treatment by the IRS. How scarey is this? - rcocke2 on 5/13/13 at 1:11 pm|
[quote]This is complete and utter rubbish. [/quote]
How so? Is it rubbish that they are leftists, by and large? The polling data and past election results support my statement.
[quote]Can I go out on a limb and assume you don't know many Jewish people?[/quote]
You can if you want but you ...
| Political Talk|| re: Tea Party, and Jews get "special" treatment by the IRS. How scarey is this? - rcocke2 on 5/13/13 at 10:14 am|
[quote]I never understood why Jews supported Obama.[/quote]
Because 4 out 5 of them, roughly, are leftists. Obama has been touted and was supported by J-Street, the leftist AIPAC used to lobby from the other side of the political spectrum.
[quote] I bet they'll still vote Democrat in 2016[/qu...
| Political Talk|| re: Stephen Hawking boycott of Israel - rcocke2 on 5/10/13 at 12:18 pm|
[quote]because Israel is aligned to the West it must maintain much higher standards of human rights[/quote]
Exactly, the only democracy in the ME. They have a great record on human rights....[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cUoZGnvZwNY#!)]LINK[/link].... :yack:...
| Political Talk|| re: Preventing a future Benghazi - rcocke2 on 5/9/13 at 2:00 am|
[quote] Look at this president selling aircraft to muslim countries to use against Israel.[/quote]
You're funny....[link=(http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6920988.stm)]LINK[/link]....check that from 07 where you can clearly see how things are. And look, it appears that if yo...
| Political Talk|| re: Preventing a future Benghazi - rcocke2 on 5/8/13 at 2:32 pm|
[quote]Are you of the belief that there was nothing that could have been done about Benghazi? [/quote]
[quote]If yes, then do you believe that if you could "go back in time" that there is anything possible that could have been done to prevent this from ever happening?[/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: US Rethinking Arming of Syrian Rebels. - rcocke2 on 5/2/13 at 3:34 pm|
[quote]You mean a people might need to be armed to protect itself from the government ?[/quote]
What???????? Has your head been under a rock for the past year????? This Sunni rebel group in Syria is affiliated with the al-nusra front, an Al-Qaeda syndicate, which the massive arms lift from Zagr...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU RB Jeremy Hill Suspended (Updated 4/30 with Nola.com story) - rcocke2 on 4/30/13 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]Exactly, people are focusing on the video too much and Hill's actions[/quote]
Yeah, don't focus on the matter at hand, focus on hearsay evidence.
[quote]They don't seem to realize that these might be reactions, in defense. [/quote]
According to some people he responded to a racial sl...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU RB Jeremy Hill Suspended (Updated 4/30 with Nola.com story) - rcocke2 on 4/30/13 at 3:00 pm|
[quote]Minding your own business and getting called a n***a twice to your face from out of the blue seems to be the very definition of trouble finding you[/quote]
I thought Hill said that the man in the video wasn't him and he didn't recognize the other guy either. So, what does this have to do ...
| Political Talk|| re: Rising Tide of Authoritarianism in Europe - rcocke2 on 4/30/13 at 2:35 pm|
[quote]If we could have preserved Constitutional constraints on FedGov function and authority, this would not be a concern. [/quote]
Too late now.
[quote]SFP, you have expressed some tolerance and acceptance of Cuba, which is authoritarian, so, why are you upset with the rise of authoritariani...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU RB Jeremy Hill Suspended (Updated 4/30 with Nola.com story) - rcocke2 on 4/30/13 at 12:58 pm|
[quote]Facts are facts and the fact is Hill has been convicted once and arrested again. So yes, he is a criminal by definition[/quote]
That's correct, a convicted sexual offender at that. This kid needs to go now. Frankly, I'm hoping the charges are upgraded after seeing what a little coward he ...
| Political Talk|| re: Troubling Aspect of the Boston Bombing - rcocke2 on 4/22/13 at 5:45 pm|
[quote]Many of the 9/11 attackers (Saudis!) were far from poor, and the Boston punks had it pretty good, relatively speaking. Of course, we fail to see what the extremists tells us: these things DON'T matter to them. Israel's existence matters, the defiling of the Holy Land matters, Western "decaden...
| Political Talk|| re: Troubling Aspect of the Boston Bombing - rcocke2 on 4/22/13 at 4:57 pm|
[quote]Does this mean we should view all Muslims in this nation with a skeptical eye? Is it permissible to profile them all based not only on events within our territorial borders, but abroad?
They are already profiling them. The FBI was already monitoring them. Part of the FBI's MO ...
| Political Talk|| re: Americans "Snapping" by the Millions - rcocke2 on 4/22/13 at 4:30 pm|
Active duty soldiers in 2012 committed suicide once every other day. 176 suicides in 2012, compared to 165 KIA.
And I believe that 2010 and 2011 were about the same. Something is wrong with this picture. And prescribing more SSRI(s) will only create more problems. The best solution would like...
| Political Talk|| re: Why is there a shortage of ammo??? Is the price model failing? - rcocke2 on 4/22/13 at 11:52 am|
[quote]Because criminals, like the Boston bombers, buy so much ammo.[/quote]
Your handle is appropriate. Think first.
The reason that there is no ammo on the shelf is because Federal Agencies like DHS have been placing massive orders where they cut a PO for a supplier's entire stock of ammuni...
| Political Talk|| re: BREAKING: Second Letter Containing Ricin Sent To US Senate - rcocke2 on 4/17/13 at 11:32 am|
[quote]Really odd coincidence between the Anthrax and 9/11 in 2001 though. Really really odd. I don't believe they ever got the Anthrax guy either[/quote]
No, I believe they never did. But they sure did manage to ruin the lives of a couple of "suspects".
Is it so hard to imagine that these le...
| Political Talk|| re: Explosion @ Boston Marathon - rcocke2 on 4/17/13 at 11:28 am|
(1) they know what the bomb was composed of...
(2) they may be able to extract DNA from the components to find a link...
(3) Ricin has been sent to two senators and the president it appears...
Stange days indeed...
Damn, thank God we're fighting this war on terr...
| More Sports Board|| re: If Tiger had an ounce of integrity he would DQ himself from the Masters - rcocke2 on 4/13/13 at 11:00 am|
[quote]Everyone being like they told him at the scoring table he was ok is ignoring one thing....
They didn't have tiger's statements regarding his drop.
Tiger's words betray him. My guess is that a yard or so behind the original divot the grass was more down-grain and favor...
| Political Talk|| re: White supremacist groups = right wing extremist ? - rcocke2 on 4/4/13 at 11:53 pm|
[quote]So they privatized everything they could, but controlled it at the same time to make sure things were owned by Aryans and international Jews had no influence in their markets.
It was a political abomination, but very right-wing in nature. Completely different from what Stalin was doing, w...
| Political Talk|| re: Sports will be forever changed with anonymous bitcoin transactions. - rcocke2 on 4/2/13 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]Your MAC address is the thing you need to worry about. With Backtrack (or another Linux program) you can spoof your MAC address but the fact you accessed the site through the coffee shop means that coffee shop will be logged at the ISP server.[/quote]
Word, Linux is the key to complete ano...
| Political Talk|| re: Atheists Want Vietnam War Memorial Cross Removed - rcocke2 on 3/28/13 at 11:34 am|
The FFRF is mostly anti-christian. If there is any doubt, just take a gander at who has won their annual awards and their backgrounds. Surely a sane person can see that many of these award winners have a very personal, religious motivation for their 'atheism'. Many of these people grew up in homes...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hitting problems at catcher - rcocke2 on 3/25/13 at 10:33 am|
[quote]Not every catcher on our roster can be like Micah Gibbs.[/quote]
That's right. Now we have a catcher who actually can throw runners out at a reasonable clip and teams don't green-light their 3 or 4 fastest runners every time they reach base. So yeah, I'll take the guy with a quick, snap ...
| Political Talk|| re: Iceland shows how it's done - rcocke2 on 3/21/13 at 1:00 pm|
[quote]The banks did nothing illegal[/quote] Technically, no they did not but that is because they essentially are the government and more or less write the very laws that govern them.
[quote]They did what the government-run system enabled them to do[/quote] They did what they were able to beca...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama Compares Israeli-Palestinian Conflict To U.S. And Canada - rcocke2 on 3/21/13 at 12:27 pm|
[quote]If Canadians started lobbing rockets into the US, we would be at war in short order. I think Israel and Palestinians are actually handling it a little better than we would, considering[/quote]
Correction, 'If Canadians starting firing rockets in to a US-occupied Canadian Province, we woul...
| Political Talk|| re: Favorite Generals of the Civil War? - rcocke2 on 3/20/13 at 5:58 pm|
[quote]Foote said Forrest tactics and sayings are still taught at West Point even today. [/quote]
Exactly. Forrest's cavalry command in the War was studied by not only US Generals but by the Germans as well. Forrest laid the foundation for modern infantry tactics. In fact, I've seen a quote fro...
| Political Talk|| re: Favorite Generals of the Civil War? - rcocke2 on 3/20/13 at 3:57 pm|
The Battle of Brice's Crossroads- where Forrest obliterated the Union Forces with half the soldiers. Masterful ...
| Political Talk|| re: Favorite Generals of the Civil War? - rcocke2 on 3/20/13 at 3:49 pm|
[quote]I love this guy, Nathan Bedford Forrest [/quote]
My old man is an expert on this General. Forrest was a master tactician and is thoroughly studied at the US War College and also was studied by Edwin Rommel prior to his campaign in North Africa.
Too bad Lee never gave him more responsib...
| Political Talk|| re: Why the war in Iraq was fought for Big Oil - rcocke2 on 3/19/13 at 5:23 pm|
The foreign policy wonks from the only democracy in the ME had this to say in the 90s, "In 1982, Oded Yinon’s seminal article, “A Strategy for Israel in the 1980s” was published in Kivunim, a Hebrew-language journal affiliated with the World Zionist Organization. “Iraq, rich in oil on the one hand a...