| Political Talk|| re: Who still thinks there is no way possible that Fast & Furious was about the 2nd - shinerfan on 5/24/13 at 8:30 am|
Anyone have the Obama quote handy about how they had things underway to change the public opinion on guns?...
| Political Talk|| re: Benghazi WAS about selling StA missles to AQ - New Whistleblowers - shinerfan on 5/21/13 at 12:56 pm|
[quote]If he does not resign, he'll be facing an impeachment trial where no Dem in their right mind would vote in his favor[/quote]
I really do think the modern Democratic Party will support him no matter what. No more than a handful of defectors....
| Political Talk|| re: Benghazi WAS about selling StA missles to AQ - New Whistleblowers - shinerfan on 5/21/13 at 10:13 am|
[quote]Makes more sense that theyd attack us for holding their comrades as Patreaus's g/f said.[/quote]
If that were true, would it justify lie after lie told to the American people on the eve of an elction?
| Political Talk|| re: Benghazi WAS about selling StA missles to AQ - New Whistleblowers - shinerfan on 5/21/13 at 9:58 am|
[quote]remember the northern alliance? Who had the head guy who was killed by the taliban years later once the taliban moved in after the war? he was our ally. [/quote]
Wasn't he killed on 9/11/01?
ETA: It was three days prior. That still sort of fits the AQ trademark of simultaneous...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What type of groups (ethnicities, religions, sexual preference, etc.) do we have - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 3:37 pm|
[quote]The sportos, the motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wastoids, dweebies, dickheads [/quote]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "What are your thoughts on Sarah Silverman?" -Chicken - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 3:12 pm|
I got really hammered with her and her Asian assistant/"boyfriend" one night at the bar of the BBQ joint in Highlands, NC. She was in a ballcap and shorts with no makeup and I don't think I'd have recognized her if he hadn't brought it up. She was very quiet but the little Asian dude was hilarious. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Since he won't tell us...Where do you think Obama was during Benghazi attack? - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 2:14 pm|
Do we know where he keeps his prayer mat?...
| Political Talk|| re: Report: DOJ Leaked Docs to Smear Fast & Furious Whistleblower, Says IG - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 1:53 pm|
[quote]a low level field operation that was miss guided[/quote]
We really need T-shirts....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: I need some loaded baked potato soup ASAP - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 11:34 am|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do people that boycott Wal Mart also boycott Sam's Club? - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 11:32 am|
[quote]I don't like going to Wal Mart mostly because of the customers, not the employees. [/quote]
If I must Wally, I Wally after midnight. The quality of the customers actually goes down but there'll only be a 1/4 or so, compared to peak hours....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Question about Divorce Settlements - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 10:43 am|
[quote]take cash, put in cayman islands bank account.
Move to South America.
Start new life with hot latin broad...good to go provided he doesnt ever want to come back to the US. Just disappear.[/quote]
We should all be keeping our Spanish up, just in case....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Baton Rouge Police Chief Issues Statement Regarding Plank Rd Hate Crime - shinerfan on 5/20/13 at 10:10 am|
[quote]The police chief said they have handed out appropriate disciplinary action for the officer's "error in judgment" though. They are banning the officer from having any sprinkles on his donuts for a whole week. Another "error in judgment" and they will consider administering the mandatory cake d...
| Political Talk|| re: Will the USA ever collapse alas the Roman Empire? - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 5:59 pm|
[quote]The Roman Republic fell due to internal stresses leading to the Empire which quickly fell thereafter
You're skipping 500 years or so, aren't you? 1500 if you count the East as Roman, and they were very Roman early on....
| Political Talk|| re: Why Are Sites Like Reddit So Liberal? - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 1:37 pm|
Well, a lot of Europeans seem to feel an urgent need to defend their nanny states. I don't really give a shite about healthcare in Sweden, maybe its better than my BCBS, good for them. The need for me to acknowledge it is pure littlebrotheritis. I don't think of Europeans as hating the US but there's...
| Political Talk|| re: Hillary Clinton Needs To Be 'Shot In The Vagina' - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 12:43 pm|
[quote]Santilli hosts a show on his website, but says he's "ready to take my show to national syndication;[/quote]
So is he an radio host or just some guy with a laptop? (The comments should be a career ender if he has a career.)...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Should bars be held responsible for serving someone too many drinks? - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 12:32 pm|
So when I have a big BBQ at my house and there are 30 people drinking my booze all day, is my legal exposure greater than the bartenders? I guess I would have a better knowledge of who drove to my house but do I have a duty to physically restrain them from driving?...
| Political Talk|| re: Possible HUGE scandal involving the EPA - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 11:49 am|
[quote]My distrust of the EPA is rivaled only by my distrust of the IRS. The EPA may well be the most subversive agency in the federal government.
The ATF will actually kill you and your family....
| Political Talk|| re: Scandals dying out? - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 6:51 am|
[quote]Using the powers of the office of President of the United States, Richard M. Nixon, in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Getting Older - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 6:20 am|
I vividly remember the first time I was out at a bar in my original hometown and a girl I banged in high school pulled out pics of her brand new grandbaby.
The worst thing is that was back in '05 or so.
(Girls start young in the badlands along the LaArk border.)...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Paying and tipping at a restaurant with a card - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 6:12 am|
I've no doubt they get the tip in either a nice place or a big chain. What about little Mexican or Chinese joints where you see the whole family working? I've always been a little skeptical and tried to tip cash in those....
| Political Talk|| re: Scandals dying out? - shinerfan on 5/19/13 at 5:53 am|
[quote] especially the IRS wound.
I think the AP story carries more potential danger for the White House. They likely danced the legal edges well enough but did they lose their media monolith? ...
| Political Talk|| re: Will the USA ever collapse alas the Roman Empire? - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 10:11 pm|
[quote]I really miss the religion threads. It's a shame people got butthurt over them.
For the record, I have no opinion.
I believe that the value of such threads is unknown and probably unknowable and I am unwilling to commit to either position.
| Political Talk|| re: What to do about the uneducated public? - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 9:28 pm|
The two party system is the real problem here. I'd describe myself as secular right with libertarian leanings but not a full fledged dismantlethegovernmentlibertarian. And while there are many, many issues where I can comfortably ally with the religious right I strongly oppose them often enough that...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Which National Trends Have Originated From The South? - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 8:21 pm|
Music and literature have rich roots in the South.
And that racism thing has really caught on up north....
| Tiger Rant|| re: What are you most looking forward to seeing this football season? - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 7:07 pm|
[quote]Cameron's offense? (Probably the unanimous answer)
I'll be more specific and say playcalling. Will Les really turn over the reins? Nobody knows....
| Political Talk|| re: ? for Civil War buffs ... La. Tigers - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 4:09 pm|
Stumbled across two photos of Chatham Roberdou Wheat
| Political Talk|| re: ? for Civil War buffs ... La. Tigers - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 2:39 pm|
Here's their monument at Gettysburg.
And I know this has been posted a hundred times but what's one more?
| Political Talk|| re: What "corporation" will make as much profit as the top 4 banks combined in 2013? - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 2:27 pm|
Are defaulted loans figured into this number?
I'm guessing no, but that's just based on the doomsday predictions of a student loan bubble that pop up here every so often....
| Political Talk|| re: S.E. Cupp vs. Michael Moore on Guns: ‘I Just Happen to Be Informed’ - shinerfan on 5/18/13 at 10:24 am|
Maher pisses me off but he is an interesting guy. In this clip he was really torn between his natural big brother leftism and his desire to frick SE Cupp. A tough spot for our Billie Boy. I love to watch these kinds of ethical dilemmas unfold. ...
| Political Talk|| re: If 501c4's are the problem, should we just get rid of them? - shinerfan on 5/17/13 at 10:33 pm|
No doubt the First Amendment is occasionally a pain in the arse but I don't support its repeal....