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by NOLA
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

That is what scares me about Schumer, I have never heard him talk about single payer, only improving the ACA. Well other than Warren and Sanders, who have you heard about single payer from? Pelosi won't commit to it. Most of the Dems are too chicken to commit to it, thinking it's too much of a far ...
by NOLA
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Geez. The lead headline on my phone for Fox's news feed:
Obamas under fire from the left for never ending, sizzling ultra-luxury vacations
by NOLA
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Damn, Seth Abramson's twitter is going nuts tonight saying the FBI is all over the Steele dossier. https://twitter.com/sethabramson/status/879511036239458305 That guys is an alarmist hyperbolic weirdo jerk and you shouldn't listen to things that he says Yeah, no one else ever seems to have the thin...
by NOLA
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Damn, Seth Abramson's twitter is going nuts tonight saying the FBI is all over the Steele dossier.

by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Splitting hairs maybe, but being Donald Trump is what gave him the nomination. Not being Hillary is what it took for just about any GOP candidate to win POTUS. I understand what you mean about Paul in the last election, but going full blown Libertarian I think would elevate his popularity. I'm defi...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Splitting hairs maybe, but being Donald Trump is what gave him the nomination. Not being Hillary is what it took for just about any GOP candidate to win POTUS. I understand what you mean about Paul in the last election, but going full blown Libertarian I think would elevate his popularity. I'm defin...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

But I'm not making that comparison. I'm saying that this wave of antiestablishment will still be strong into 2019 and Paul could be a guy to ride that same wave. And I disagree about how Trump won. He won as an outsider first. Almost any stooge with the right message would have beaten Hillary, and ...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Yes. Trump is a largely unique figure in terms of a global public persona he has cultivated for decades. Rand Paul is a fringe DC Libertarian spaz who is mostly disliked by the few people who don't mix him up with his dad or Paul Ryan. Trump's election wasn't just a fluke or some outlier. As full o...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

No chance in hell of winning. Do we even need to make the statement anymore that after last year anything is possible? Yes. Trump is a largely unique figure in terms of a global public persona he has cultivated for decades. Rand Paul is a fringe DC Libertarian spaz who is mostly disliked by the few...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Rand Paul: The more I hear that loon talk, the more I think he'll run for POTUS (possibly third party) in 2020. The really scary thing is I think he could win. No chance in hell of winning. Do we even need to make the statement anymore that after last year anything is possible? I just think he is R...
by NOLA
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Rand Paul: "What I'd like to do is legalize inexpensive insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a day. I mean, you really should," Paul said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "The insurance companies make all the money; all of this is predicated upon still proppin...
by NOLA
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

CyHawk_Cub wrote:Roll-up all these [expletive]


I remember during the campaign when I thought Ivanka was probably a decent person who was horrified by her dad's behavior. The apple doesn't seem to fall very far...
by NOLA
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NBA Playoffs (bulls also)
Replies: 353
Views: 10406

Re: NBA Playoffs (bulls also)

jersey cubs fan wrote:
davell wrote:https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/877287243236462592

WTF?????

It really becomes clear how little I know about he NBA when things like this happen and I literally have no idea what part is the WTF.

Because the Lakers would be insane to pull the trigger.
by NOLA
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Better Call Saul (Again)
Replies: 494
Views: 12566

Re: Better Call Saul (Again)

I think she's going to become resentful that she feels she has to work so hard to keep the doors open even though that's not actually the case. Also, there's no way Jimmy sees any of that settlement money. Actually, I see the settlement money being a way out for Howard out of the firm and Jimmy's c...
by NOLA
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 2016
Views: 90591

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

I really thought the Phillies were going to be sneaky good this season. Geeeez.
by NOLA
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Trump's lawyer had the exact same exchange with both Jame Tapper and Chuck Todd this morning.

"The POTUS said he is under pressure investigation."

"He was responding to a WaPo story. He is not under investigation."
by NOLA
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 1512
Views: 52150

Re: TV thread

Re: the late Adam West. http://pagesix.com/2017/06/12/batman-star-adam-west-had-sex-with-eight-women-a-night/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=P6Twitter&utm_medium=SocialFlow I have no idea how much is true, but dammit this is good stuff. “We walked in and it was an orgy. So I immediately ...
by NOLA
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

I'm gonna go with "set up a straw man of what healthcare would've been and say this new bill is better than that." But either way, with the utterly heartless agenda the GOP is pushing you'd think the time would be ripe for poor republican voters to finally see the cognitive dissonance req...
by NOLA
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Sports Media Thread
Replies: 714
Views: 22593

Re: Sports Media Thread

At a bar where a game just ended and Speak for Yourself just came on FS1. I refuse to believe there is an audience that watches Cowherd, Whitlock and Doug Gotlieb bicker about nonsense for an hour.
by NOLA
Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

CyHawk_Cub wrote:https://twitter.com/20committee/status/875137549194452992

That's a great article.
by NOLA
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

wekse wrote:
NOLA wrote:Shooter apparently was in a running suit and starting talking to Congressmen asking if they were Republicans or Democrats before he started shooting.


Where did you read or see this?

Seen it on CNN and NBC, source for the info are Congressional Republicans who were there, one being Flake from AZ.
by NOLA
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Shooter apparently was in a running suit and starting talking to Congressmen asking if they were Republicans or Democrats before he started shooting.
by NOLA
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

It sounds like the shooter is alive and in custody. Good. I want to hear a motive.
by NOLA
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

New reporting is that it was a bipartisan baseball practice with 15-30 shots fired. Scalise in stable condition. Shooter is in custoday.
by NOLA
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 14509
Views: 374199

Re: Politics & Current Events

Clears up nothing. The next few days of leaks or lack there of are going to be important. Trump used the Sgt. Schultz Defense I feel like we got so used to the furious pace of leaks and breaking news stories that anything less will have us thinking this whole thing is going away. Lest we forget, Ro...

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