re: Batting order for the remaining games in CWS - ptra on 6/22/17 at 12:32 pm
Nothing instills confidence in a player at crunch time like dropping him to the 9 hole. One of 4 teams left playing in the college World Series and now is the time to change it up. Brilliant!!!!...
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re: Vote on moving Baton Rouge Zoo, expanding Greenwood Park expected Today - ptra on 6/22/17 at 9:46 am
The problem with this whole idea is everything being voted on is pure speculation. No land approved for zoo relocation, no funds guaranteed by private donors and no true estimate of cost to taxpayers. Everything should be voted down based on those simple facts. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: GA-6 Special Election Thread: Handel WINS - ptra on 6/21/17 at 6:46 am
Interesting campaign for Ossoff. Said and did everything to not seem like a Democrat while being funded by every Democrat across the county. Nothing like having principles to stand on. A true politician; lie lie lie Good job by Handle as well. Kept her mouth shut so she could not show the true idio...
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re: 73 Years Ago Today The State of South Carolina Executed a 14 Year Old Boy - ptra on 6/16/17 at 1:13 pm
From Wikipedia. "The youngest person ever to be sentenced to death in the United States was James Arcene, a Native American, for his role in a robbery and murder committed when he was ten years old." Was not executed until the age of 23. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Cosby Jury Deadlocked - ptra on 6/16/17 at 9:03 am
If Cosby raped someone he should go to jail. But is it allegations always seem to be made after a controversial statement. 2004 Cosby makes a speech critical of blacks to the NAACP. 2005 claims of rape start. It is ashame this is a thought but we have all heard negative false claims to try and cha...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: For the series lebron has scored 39 points in the first quarter - ptra on 6/8/17 at 6:43 am
[quote] And honestly, how many times of the 8 has he played on an inferior team? Damn near all of them is the answer.[/quote] Well the Miami team was built for a championship (remember not 1, not 2, not 3, etc) so you can subtract those teams. They went 1-1 with Golden State pre Durant so they we...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: D-Day: June 6, 1944 - ptra on 6/5/17 at 12:28 pm
My father never really talked about the war. I was just looking at his discharge papers the other day. He was a medical corpsman and landed on Normandy. Also was in the Ardennes. My mother who is 93 came to the US from France but returned to France and was a nurse in the French Army. Easily the...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Mississippi Sued Over Unequal Education for Black Students - ptra on 5/24/17 at 2:28 pm
It is a shame Judge John Parker isn't alive to handle this like he did in Baton Rouge. He would have people bussed all over the state of Mississippi. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tornado Thread: HIGH RISK in Oklahoma and Kansas - ptra on 5/18/17 at 8:40 pm
I did see a news report that a trailer park in Alabama bought an old school bus and buried it to make a storm shelter. I am sure many old school buses have been used in different ways in Alabama, but this appeared to be a good solution to protect many people...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Mitch Landrieu solves all problems by writing an op-ed piece - ptra on 5/11/17 at 12:34 pm
[quote]But New Orleans was also America’s largest slave market: a port where hundreds of thousands of souls were brought, sold and shipped up the Mississippi River to lives of misery and torture.[/quote] Based on this comment, how hard would it be to get SJW to align with an initiative to close t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Mayor Broome - how much money will city lose on this deal? - ptra on 5/3/17 at 4:48 pm
Delete. Thought this was baseball minor league...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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