re: Possible active shooter at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama - Pettifogger on 6/27/17 at 11:38 am
[quote]If that many people were injured, I think we would know by now. [/quote] Having followed a lot of similar incidents (as most of us have) I'd tend to agree. But there have been several lately where the details were very slow and with mixed outcomes. The California college shooting (ju...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Possible active shooter at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama - Pettifogger on 6/27/17 at 11:30 am
Could be, or could be murder-suicide and it's taking a while to confirm that's what happened (or some other more localized/personal incident). FWIW WHNT reporting that several FBI vehicles and ambulances were seen coming onto Redstone, but that wouldn't be particularly telling IMO. I also saw s...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Breaking: Active Shooter at Redstone Arsenal - Huntsville, AL - Pettifogger on 6/27/17 at 11:00 am
[quote]Entire Redstone arsenal on lock down. [/quote] Yeah Twitter has photos and videos of areas around post where everything is blocked...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: CWS Official Thread: National Championship: G1 (Best of 3) Florida 4 - LSU 3 (F) - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 9:45 pm
Congrats Gators SEC champs off to a good start...
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re: The Mississippi State Scheduling Tutorial - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 8:20 pm
[quote]That is a quality melt right there. Honestly, I would melt too if we had Kirby as a coach. [/quote] Providing analysis of MSU's standing in CFB = melting, apparently Every MSU fan who has ever posted on this board rushing into this thread to cry about unassailable truths in the OP = ...
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re: Apparently 23 MILLION will die. CBO score out - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 5:18 pm
[quote]Hospitals are required to treat the uninusured anyway. this cost is simply passed on to paying customers and or the government in other ways. There is no one dying in the streets.[/quote] Yep. EMTALA is the force behind the curtain here, and part of the reason the GOP is in an i...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Did the Supreme Court leave itself open to litigation? - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 5:14 pm
[quote]I'm going to be kind and presume that the OP meant to say "Didn't the SCOTUS know that with this ruling being so unclear, it is just going to invite more and more lawsuits and drag this thing on for years"? [/quote] Which is precisely (maybe minus the "years" aspect) that Gorsuch said....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 'Couple hundred' ISIS fighters left in Mosul - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 5:11 pm
[quote]It's America's success, courtesy of our military. [/quote] Absolutely. Trump did well continuing and expanding the course of action recommended by his military braintrust. And yes, much of what we're seeing is the continuation of effort begun by the prior administration. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Yahoo: GOP donors are cutting GOP off until Trump's agenda gets done - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 5:05 pm
[quote]Why are you being so obtuse? [/quote] I do find it interesting that major GOP positions that predate Trump are touted as "Trump's agenda" here while the central theme of Trump's campaign (wall and immigration) aren't on this list highlighted by donors (apparently). In other words, OP i...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Alan Dershowitz: Supreme Court will likely uphold most of Trump travel ban - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 4:59 pm
[quote]Not necessarily. There could be several reasons why a travel ban might be instituted and it can happen at any time. The ruling will possibly affect future travel bans or limitations so it should be decided regardless of whether or not one is in place at the time of the hearing or the ruling. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Carry on luggage recs for under $100? - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 2:59 pm
[quote]Why doesn't she like spinners? I hate having to drag a suitcase behind me. [/quote] Cheaper spinners, like the Travelpro, require some thought to packing in order to keep them balanced. Putting weightier stuff on top can lead those bags to tip over. Nothing disastrous, just harder to co...
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re: Here are the justices that agree with Trump on Travel Ban - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 2:31 pm
[quote]While radicals make a ton of noise, they don't win elections[/quote] This might be true. But take a look at issues have dominated advocacy of "radicals" over the last 50 years, and look at how radical some of those positions seem now. If the public keeps resetting what "normal" is and ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Southwest is the most overrated airline - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 1:17 pm
[quote]I don't mind paying a little extra on Southwest if it means flying out of Love Field. [/quote] 100% And frankly, I do not feel cheated at all paying equal prices for SW and AA. I'd absolutely choose SW straight up....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Here are the justices that agree with Trump on Travel Ban - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 1:01 pm
[quote]It cannot survive a rational society. It will survive or rationality will. [/quote] That's a fair dichotomy, but I think betting on a rational society is at least a little risky, don't you? 3-4 years ago I would have said there won't be enough oxygen for this shite to survive. I still ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Here are the justices that agree with Trump on Travel Ban - Pettifogger on 6/26/17 at 12:59 pm
[quote]It sure as hell beats (who should be) an illegitimate candidate who doesn't even live in the district winning an election with money from opposite ends of the country. That was a true farce. [/quote] I would have voted for Handel. Doesn't mean she's a good candidate....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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