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  • The Edwards Love-Child Old Media Doesn't Want You to See (Photos)

    08/06/2008 9:00:38 AM PDT · 21 of 142
    bigred41 to ari-freedom

    “why is everyone so interested in these trashy stories from trashy magazines?”

    I don’t know. This isn’t a story- —yet. It may never be. Besides, whenever my husband visits a friend with a baby he holds it- does that make him the baby’s father? So far, this doesn’t pass the smell test.
    The NE may have been right sometimes- but they are wrong more often than not ( Bushes divorcing- W back on the bottle- the condi affair) just remember that. You can’t believe them when it fits your political views and think they lie when they go after your own.

  • LA Times slams the door shut on blogging on Edwards.

    07/25/2008 9:29:49 AM PDT · 2 of 11
    bigred41 to urroner

    Since the NE has also had covers stating that George Bush was back drinking again, a few covers about Laura Bush leaving him and/or divorcing him, and one that had Laura scratching his face, etc....- I don’t think that we should put to much hope that the story about Edwards is true. The NE isn’t trustworthy.

    Again, if they really had followed Edwards to the hotel and stayed for “hours” in order to get a scoop, they would have a picture of the incident. They don’t. Sorry, doesn’t pass the smell test for me....

  • Obama's Missing Thesis

    07/25/2008 9:00:54 AM PDT · 13 of 23
    bigred41 to Stephanie32
    This really doesn't bother me at all- I don't have my thesis anymore either. It's not uncommon to get rid of them. Some friends of mine were joking about everything we had ditched after college. Papers, books, pictures etc... we didn't keep anything. It's just clutter the minute you graduate.
  • What John Edwards Scandal? (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    07/24/2008 7:34:50 AM PDT · 52 of 67
    bigred41 to SlapHappyPappy
    “There is a lot more evidence to this story than to what Woodward and Bernstein used.”

    I don't believe this story- yet. I don't believe that the NE would follow Edwards, wait for him until the early morning, but NOT have a camera ready. They ALWAYS have a camera with them. Show me some proof- not just a NE “reporter” saying that's what happened, right now it just smacks of gossip.

  • US appeals court overturns CBS Janet Jackson case

    07/21/2008 7:39:40 AM PDT · 6 of 40
    bigred41 to gracesdad
    GOOD! It wasn't even a “flash” it was so short- and if you looked at the incident in slow motion you see nothing- she had a HUGE nipple ring ( a spider?) covering everything. The news “outrage” was silly and the fine was just stupid. Over reacting at it's finest.
  • New baggy pants law in Chicago suburb: Can't show more than 3 inches of underwear in public

    07/21/2008 7:28:37 AM PDT · 10 of 32
    bigred41 to Blueflag

    It’s a ugly look to be sure- but we should all be concerned that the government there is passing laws in regards to what people can wear. There is no nudity issue here- these boys and men are showing underwear. Bad taste cannot be fixed by a law.

  • Seattle to proposed Styrofoam ban and 20-cent fee for paper or plastic bags

    07/08/2008 7:51:48 AM PDT · 66 of 79
    bigred41 to madison10
    I use cloth bags- I have 5 and they will hold a giant grocery cart of food for my family. One of the bags is only used for meats to limit contamination. It's the best thing that I have done- instead of 10 or 12 crappy plastic bags that were hard to carry and broke or ripped when you looked at them- I have 5 strong usable bags that are easy to carry. The cashiers love them too-they are easier than the plastics to load
  • Study: Military Gays Don't Undermine Unit Cohesion (MEGA-BARF ALERT)

    07/08/2008 7:33:26 AM PDT · 75 of 239
    bigred41 to cammie
    “It may not be a legit study, but I work with college students — so people of military age — and they are exceedingly unfazed by people’s sexual orientation, so I would tend to agree with the results of the study.”

    I have to agree too- sexual orientation just isn't a big deal for the under 30 set much anymore. Not with the kids I work with and not with 2 of my best friends in the world- 20 year vets (1 Army, 1 Navy) told me last year that they had gays serving with them, everyone knew it, and no one seemed to care. Someone even tried to say they were gay to get out of going to Iraq and the CO told them it that wasn't enough to get thrown out anymore....
    Times are changing I think.....

  • An Open Letter to Obama and Campaign

    07/07/2008 10:21:40 AM PDT · 17 of 29
    bigred41 to Grampa Dave
    This story has no legs for good reason. You can beat that dead horse all you want- but it isn't going to get up and gallop into the sunset ( or the news cycle). There are a lot of reasons not to vote for Obama. A lot of good, valid reasons. This isn't one of them. This and the Larry Sinclair stuff won't get traction- it's conspiracy theory stuff- not fact. It makes us look silly. It gives them ammunition against us.

    We should keep the focus on important, true and real issues. Gas prices, taxes, oil supplies, the war, the supreme court. These are all important, real and true issues- and these are what people are going to vote for.

  • As supermarket prices spiral Brown tells families: 'Stop wasting food' (UK Nanny State)

    07/07/2008 9:47:18 AM PDT · 8 of 84
    bigred41 to do the dhue

    sorry, but he’s right. People should plan their meals so that there is less waste. No one wants to throw food away because it’s just like throwing money away. This isn’t a law- it’s just good common sense- even if it did come out a loon.

    I plan my meals for the week- clean my fridge every week too- check dates- use leftovers in a day or two- when they are still safe and good to eat. I want my money to be used wisely- and I want to teach my kids not to waste.

  • An Open Letter to Obama and Campaign

    07/07/2008 9:42:12 AM PDT · 12 of 29
    bigred41 to ANGGAPO

    This is a non story. He was born in Hawaii. He is an American citizen. It doesn’t matter if his parents weren’t married or if his mother was young. Born in Hawaii is the important piece of this puzzle. (Every document posted on the internet should be considered a fraud as far as I am concerned).

    What WILL be picked up by the media is why McCain hasn’t filled out a W-2G form with the IRS. He plays craps- big money craps from reports that are coming out- and he would have needed to fill out that form. This will get play in the media- loud and long if true - not a non story about a birth certificate that MAY have a different name on it or show his parents to be un married.

  • LAWS TELL BRITONS EXACTLY HOW TO TAKE OUT TRASH

    06/30/2008 9:09:25 AM PDT · 15 of 18
    bigred41 to Think free or die

    “Britain may begin experimenting with programs under which households would pay a “garbage bill,” similar to an electricity or water bill, according to how much garbage they throw out.”

    “Sounds like a great way to encourage trash dumping along roadsides and elsewhere.”

    Where I live we have to purchase special garbage bags from the garbage disposal company- where I used to live we also had this program- it’s called pay-per-throw in some places. We didn’t dump our trash on roadsides. You just recycle more and pay for the garbage you do throw out.

  • What are these weird things that I found under the dirt in my yard?

    05/29/2008 9:47:47 PM PDT · 19 of 62
    bigred41 to wideminded

    I have them too- when I smash them with a shovel I feel a lot better. I thought that they might be related to grubs.

  • CNN’s Carol Costello: Cindy McCain ‘Stepford Wife’

    05/22/2008 5:47:53 PM PDT · 39 of 121
    bigred41 to americanophile

    Ya, if only Mrs. McCain were a caustic, preachy, America-hating, b*tch like Michelle Obama, then we could support her!

    Don’t jump on that Mrs. McCain bandwagon to quick- she’s an ex drug addict who stole her drugs from a charity. She has a few skeletons in that big closet of hers that no one should want to open.

  • Obama tells Tenn.'s GOP: 'Lay off my wife' [Barf Alert]

    05/19/2008 9:50:48 AM PDT · 55 of 94
    bigred41 to proudtobeanamerican1
    “they should be careful because that I find unacceptable, the notion that you start attacking my wife or my family.”

    Is this a threat?”

    Probably- Cindy McCain had a drug problem, stole drugs from a charity, threatened the whistle blower and won't release her tax information. Don't think those won't come up.

  • California Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban (4-3)

    05/15/2008 3:49:56 PM PDT · 149 of 172
    bigred41 to purpleraine

    “Could you give a brief summary of why this is destroying marriage. Ever since Mass. started this stuff, my marriage hasn’t been effected one bit and I don’t see how it ever will.”

    THANK YOU! this doesn’t affect my marriage or my family for that matter. I think what destroys marriage are things like Brittany Spears and her 24 hour marriage and the like. 2 gay people wanting to be together doesn’t affect me in the least.

  • 26 illegals nabbed in Upper Peninsula

    05/12/2008 9:33:03 PM PDT · 5 of 11
    bigred41 to Fast Moving Angel
    No, they were mexicans planting trees in the national forest for a sub contractor.
    A trooper made a traffic stop —there was a chase and when he finally caught the vehicle and had the occupants on the ground waiting for backup- he noticed that a lot of other hispanic males were out in front of the cabins they were near- then they all took off into the woods. Border patrol chased them down with helicopters and atv’s
  • Feds: College OK for illegal immigrants[North Carolina]

    05/12/2008 8:48:15 AM PDT · 26 of 37
    bigred41 to GOPJ
    My Mr. is an admissions recruiter for a public university. Not only does the school take illegals but they give them the same scholarships that legals get (merit based).This is Michigan. When I ask him why- he says they have to- AND that the university wants to for diversity reasons.
  • Help with dog allergies!

    05/06/2008 11:09:03 AM PDT · 4 of 34
    bigred41 to Michelle Chandler

    My little dog has allergies and my vet recommended fish oil capsules mixed in his food.

  • Texas court: State can take sect children to foster homes

    04/25/2008 8:02:13 AM PDT · 32 of 210
    bigred41 to jch10
    “I’m missing something here. Exactly why are the babies and toddlers being removed?

    I can understand removing those in dangerous situations but not the little ones. Wouldn’t it be better to leave them with their mothers until the case has been tried?”

    When the state comes in and removes a child due to possible neglect or abuse, they take ALL the children in the household, not just the possibly abused ones. That is standard operating procedure for any case, not just this one. It's just the scale of this is larger than seen before, and since the kids don't know their biological parents, and the adults won't tell, it gets even harder.

    Since they believe that the girls are groomed to be plural wives and have babies at a very young age, and that they abandon their boys, it is very important to take the young children BEFORE they are groomed and abused.
    These kind of compounds and cults are well known in that area of the country. I lived their for years. I am glad Texas is finally doing something about it.

  • Not Guzzling Quite So Much Gas

    04/24/2008 7:57:18 AM PDT · 16 of 19
    bigred41 to swain_forkbeard
    “I decided to run my quick and informal survey to see if gasoline is fairly priced. My result: gasoline is cheap. My method: I observed the cars commuting into work this morning and estimated how many of them contained more than one passenger. Looked to be 5%-10%.

    What is wrong with my method or conclusion?”

    I think your method. I live in an area with no public transportation. None at all. And no one here works in the same place as my husband does (or area) so he has to drive alone to go to work. Even if there was someone he could car pool with- the hours might not match up to make it viable. Without public transportation of some kind you will always have people who have to drive-alone-to work or school.

    We have cut our driving down dramatically- I personally drive about 150 miles a week less than before this mess started. We have cut back our food spending about 20% a week, and we are going to use the refund we get to pay down bills and get the family bikes.

  • Whirlpool Blowing Smoke

    04/24/2008 7:48:23 AM PDT · 17 of 48
    bigred41 to truthluva
    “I see your point. What comes to mind here is what next? Risky sex? Motorcycle riding? Swimming in the ocean?”

    Some people- like celebrities filming tv and movies, and sports figures, have riders on their insurance policies already that prohibits risky behavior from being covered for loss. A lot of NFL players can't ride motorcycles or pilot a plane for instance.

  • Rozita Swinton Doesn’t Like the FLDS (abuse call came from her phone)

    04/23/2008 1:42:14 PM PDT · 7 of 242
    bigred41 to Between the Lines
    It doesn't legally matter if the raid was started by a hoax or not apparently. If they acted upon the call in good faith with a warrant and discovered other evidence of a crime or criminal behavior during that investigation, then it will stand up in court. And since everyone is either unwilling or unable to verify their own children and parents, then the only thing they could do is take all the children and sort it out via DNA.
    When CPS removes a possibly abused child they also take all of the children in that household- regardless if they all were abused or not. Since this group has multiple households living under one roof with paternity and maternity in question taking all these kids was their only course of action.
  • Sam's Club limits sales of rice in U.S.

    04/23/2008 9:25:00 AM PDT · 13 of 56
    bigred41 to Petronski

    And rice is not a good emergency food. It has little nutritional value and requires a lot of water and energy to make. So, if people are buying a lot of rice because they are afraid of it being scarce (and they normally eat a lot of it) then go ahead, but it you are laying in supplies for an emergency it’s not a good choice.....

  • BREAKING NEWS:DNA testing starts as attorneys seek halt to separating YFZ mothers from children

    04/21/2008 2:37:19 PM PDT · 57 of 425
    bigred41 to PeterFinn
    I can’t believe people are complaining about anybody wanting to pray privately

    I don't believe that it is so much they can't pray alone- I bet they can't do anything alone. The mothers and children should be under supervision at all times. They are trying to find out exactly whose biological children they are, since no one will say (even if they know). The whole point of separating the mothers and children were so the mothers couldn't put “talking points” into the childrens mouths.

    As for why they took all 400 kids- they have to. If you have a possible case of child abuse you don't just take the possibly abused child- you take all the children from that family. Since these children don't know or won't say who their mothers and fathers are- the state must take them all and then sort them out.
    One of the ex FDLS women said on tv yesterday that she though Tx would find out that the compound doesn't have a family tree- they have a family wreath. They are all connected to each other.

  • Newsmax/Zogby Tracking: Hillary's Pa. Lead Growing

    04/21/2008 6:49:55 AM PDT · 80 of 92
    bigred41 to cubreporter
    If Obama loses Pa by 5 to 8 pts. it's a win for him, since there have been so many other polling numbers out there. Pa is not a winner take all state so Clinton will not get a delegate bump out of this at all, and Obama is so far ahead of her in the popular vote a win for Clinton in Pa will also not matter.
    Fund raising numbers came out today. From what I can tell right now, Obama is out raising Clinton more than 3 to 1 -and he has on hand spendable funds that double Clinton and McCain combined. He is still pulling in 42 Million dollars a month!
  • Spotlight falls on Alaska official's aid to Florida

    04/18/2008 8:07:21 AM PDT · 6 of 9
    bigred41 to shove_it

    “The Alaska congressman is not identified in the article ~ must be a rat”

    Sorry- nope, Don Young (R) Alaska. He is a sleeze of the highest order.

  • Obama gaining ground on Clinton

    04/16/2008 5:54:09 AM PDT · 22 of 23
    bigred41 to Rudder
    I think that Obama is the one to beat. Clinton is fading in the polls- both in Penn and nation-wide.
    ABC has a new everything poll out- and dems see Obama being able to win the national now over Clinton 62 to 31 percent. That is a huge change. In this poll Obama beats McCain 49 to 44, but clinton loses to McCain 44 to 48.
    I know a lot of Democrats. None are concerned over Obamas bitter comment. Most agree with him and think that's why we have people who are single issue voters. None seem concerned over Rev. Wrights comments. Some support Clinton, others Obama- none support McCain even though they all seem to think he's a good man- and all say they want a democrat- any democrat in the white house.
    This is not going to be easy.
  • Informant: Men had sex with underage girls in FLDS temple

    04/10/2008 11:55:19 AM PDT · 125 of 135
    bigred41 to GeorgeWashingtonII

    These woman and children are taught that all outsiders are evil, and sometimes that outsiders will kill them. Girls are often taught that if they do anything wrong they will be shunned and left to fend for themselves in the outside world, and that they will be forced to become prostitutes.

    Women are told that they and their children are the property of the group and they have no rights. They are taught this from birth. They see their mothers being mistreated and abused. They are mistreated and abused. They don’t make any desicisons,they don’t have any free will left-these woman and children have been brainwashed by perverted old men who wanted to have a lot of sex and babies with underage and young girls.
    For a woman like Carolyn Jessop to leave that cult is about the most courageous act a person can make. The fact that she got her children out is amazing.

  • FLDS opponents say wrong man named in warrant

    04/10/2008 9:23:09 AM PDT · 297 of 344
    bigred41 to beltfed308
    “They’ll have to go back to a judge and revise the warrant and everything and everyone they collected would be up in the air as to admissibility?

    I would think that going back to the judge wouldn't be an option. They couldn't use any evidence they found to justify getting another warrant. JMO.”

    If a judge believes that the first warrant was in “good faith” even if it did have the wrong name on it, then that warrant can stand. Also, since they found evidence of another crime (statutory rape) then it won't matter- this will be held up in court.

  • Newly Married Girls in Polygamist Sect Forced to Have Sex in Temple Bed, Court Documents Say

    04/10/2008 6:23:44 AM PDT · 241 of 393
    bigred41 to TexasRedeye

    “HMMMM, all very interesting. I have a question, though. Since approximately half of all births are male, and there are over 500 female members involved here with , so far, only three males, what has happened to all the male members. Where are they? Who are they? I’ve not really heard anything about them. What happens when a girl gives birth to a son?”

    Some or most teen aged boys are shunned and forced to leave the compound during their teen aged years. There is even a term for them down there “lost boys” They are turned out and no one in the compound will speak to them again- not even their parents. The old men don’t want that much competition for the new young wives.

  • Fox News, Gretchen Carlson and Lanny Davis

    04/07/2008 7:04:44 AM PDT · 12 of 87
    bigred41 to tsmith130

    I can’t stand Gretchen either. She isn’t funny, she isn’t smart, heck- she isn’t even that pretty. I cringe at least twice an hour as she repeats things that aren’t true as facts. I won’t watch F and F anymore-

  • Sen. Stabenow's Husband Nailed in Prostitution Bust (MSM Pretty Silent on this...)

    04/07/2008 7:01:51 AM PDT · 15 of 39
    bigred41 to HD1200

    The police arrested the prostitute and let Stebenow’s husband go. Wonder why that was?

    2 reasons. The biggest one is that the police are going after the prostitutes that advertise on the internet. Every week they pick a few ads and go after them. This was NOT a john raid. The second reason is because he turned into an informant and helped the police.

    Most of the time, johns aren’t procescuted, unless it is a specific “john raid”. Down in Austin, every 2 years at the start of the legislative calender, they do a john raid down on south congress ave., but most of the time, they just go after working girls (and guys) I think that’s pretty common everywhere.
    BTW up here in Mi. this story was getting a lot of play. I don’t believe that it is a national story. I’m not even really sure it’s a much of a local one. After the initial “ICK” and jokes, no one much cared.

  • NEW: Indy-based ATA files for bankruptcy, discontinues

    04/03/2008 8:28:14 AM PDT · 12 of 31
    bigred41 to Slapshot68

    “United Airlines said new luggage fees it has imposed on travelers will generate more than $100 million annually.”

    Assuming people don’t tell them where to stick their luggage fee and fly on another airline instead.

    Other airlines are coming on board with the new and increased fees. You won’t be able to fly any airline without paying increased luggage fees.

  • Ann Coulter: OBAMA'S DIMESTORE 'MEIN KAMPF' (how to handle white people)

    04/03/2008 6:57:29 AM PDT · 155 of 194
    bigred41 to Luke21
    “You got that right. I’m beginning to think Rush has a secret thing for Hillary.”

    Rush has a thing for Rush. He loves getting the media attention for his show- and he loves being the instigator. The more press he gets for this Chaos the more he will talk it up.

  • World's fattest man enjoys the simple things

    04/03/2008 6:39:27 AM PDT · 7 of 25
    bigred41 to Baynative

    His girlfriend is a divorced woman with at least one child who is a hairdresser. She came to his apartment and cut his hair and over the course of time got close to him. Yes, she does take care of him (along with his mother) and she may be an enabler. At one point they broke up (her family did not approve) but she came back to him.
    There was a TLC show about him a while back....

  • Massive Oil Deposit Could Increase US reserves by 10x

    03/28/2008 10:51:31 AM PDT · 106 of 195
    bigred41 to avacado

    “There is oil there but how much will require a new seismic survey with the latest technology to determine how extensively distributed the oil is.”

    I worked for a company in Houston that sold survey maps for oil deposits that were small, hard to get to etc... there is a lot of oil and gas out there. It’s just expensive to get. Plus, a lot of it is under private lands. Now that gas and oil are up there in price- more and more smaller companies will be out drilling and looking.

  • Early retirement selfish, unpatriotic (raise taxes to force you to pay taxes longer)

    03/27/2008 12:43:56 PM PDT · 68 of 92
    bigred41 to savedbygrace

    My father retired at 55, now that he’s 62 he’s getting SS. He had colon cancer and just had a heart stent put in- and didn’t want to wait any longer. The difference in benefits between collecting at 62 and 65 was very small. My Mom also decided to get her SS too... it’s all discretionary income for them because of my fathers pension and my mothers investment income. I am happy that they get to travel and do things after working all these years. NO one should have to work until the day the die unless they want to. What a horrible existence.

  • Obama lectures us on race, gender and equality. Obama's speech text

    03/18/2008 8:18:40 AM PDT · 130 of 317
    bigred41 to Vision
    “His candidacy is over”

    I have to respectfully disagree with you. Honestly, where I live in middle, small town USA, there is no outrage over this story (if people even have heart of this) This seems like a big deal to people who watch the news and the candidates. Most people don't though. Most people don't care. A lot of people want change and will continue to go over to the Democrats side- especially if the economy keeps going in what feels like a downward spiral.
    This won't stop them. A speedbump in the road maybe, but not a road block.

  • Report: New N.Y. Gov. Paterson, Wife Admit Affairs

    03/18/2008 6:25:12 AM PDT · 38 of 60
    bigred41 to shredderman

    “My Sister and Brother in Law are both NYC Democrats and they spout the same thing, “it’s only sex! They did nothing wrong”, to which I say, “So, if I had an extra-marital affair, it’s okay because I’m still taking care of your Sister and the Family?” They both go on to say, “It’s not the same thing!”........

    What am I missing here?”

    This is the difference to me- if you cheat on your wife, and did nothing illegal, you shouldn’t lose your job over the affair. Having an affair is not illegal in most cases. Wrong, but not illegal. If your wife forgives you then it really shouldn’t matter to anyone else.

  • Record gas prices push energy spending to near 1980s levels

    03/13/2008 8:51:49 AM PDT · 15 of 36
    bigred41 to 1Old Pro

    “Apples and Oranges. last I checked the size of America was slightly larger than some of these European countries.”

    Some of our cars here in America are bigger than some European countries.
    I am lucky in that I have a fuel efficient vehicle and so does my Mr. Between gas prices, food prices and natural gas for heating we are being squeezed dry. This is why retail spending is down- that and I don’t feel the need to give any company my money that only sells goods made in China.

  • Foreclosure Rate Jumps 60% in February

    03/13/2008 8:23:48 AM PDT · 17 of 39
    bigred41 to lesser_satan

    Not only do I know people who have lost their house, I also know people who are downsizing due to the economy. Some of our friends are builders and they are losing their shirts over homes that aren’t selling. In my small community 2 developments are just ghost towns.
    It’s not horrible all over, but it’s bad in a lot more places than it used to be, and keeping out heads in the sand will not help this situation get resolved.

  • Job losses: Worst in 5 years

    03/07/2008 2:18:48 PM PST · 30 of 39
    bigred41 to faq

    “How does that work. If there are fewer people now in the workforce... doesn’t that mean that the unemployed would now be proportionally higher?”

    It’s my understanding that the unemployment numbers are those people on unemployment. Once you run out of unemployment you are no longer counted. If you aren’t entitled to unemployment you are never counted. We should be very concerned about the numbers of people in the workforce, and the number of long term unemployed. Those are the people who end up on welfare and public assistance.

  • The Limbaugh Effect on Clinton’s Texas Win

    03/07/2008 7:18:34 AM PST · 51 of 214
    bigred41 to Impeach the Boy
    “You are 100% wrong...Almost EVERY poll shows that Hillary Clinton has the highest negatives of almost anyone in the WORLD...these polls suggest that she is IN FACT the
    more defeatable. 50% say they CAN’T wait to VOTE AGAINST her”
    After talking to friends of mine (and my parents) who are democrats, none of them liked Hillary, none of them want to vote for Hillary, and yet, they all will if she is the nominee. Why? They tell me they don't want to vote for another old white man, and they are tired of how republicans are running things, and they will not cross over party lines.
    People may not like her, but I am afraid people will vote for her.
  • Rush: Don't vote for either Dem [in November]

    03/06/2008 9:14:03 AM PST · 41 of 49
    bigred41 to shrinkermd
    “.....Add this to Rush's three marriages, no children, etc and one can hardly see him as living as a conservative in spite of his claim of being the sine qua non of conservatism and having the implied authority of reading people in or out of the conservative movement.”

    Thank you! I believe you need to be a conservative in words, deeds and lifestyle. I have trouble listening to Rush anymore- he talks about himself more often than not- and I believe his lifestyle has been, well, questionable. Yes, he's a private citizen, but he holds himself up as a corner-post of the conservative movement.
    I can't listen to Hannity at all anymore. he's an intellectual lightweight who is full of himself- often a bully-boy who talks over guests and callers.

  • Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread - Wednesday 3/5/08

    03/05/2008 10:44:38 AM PST · 445 of 704
    bigred41 to listenhillary

    “He can start attacking them both on their stand on the issues”

    He can and he should- but I am afraid that after today the media will cease to pay much attention to what he has to say- the media (and most of the american public) have a very short attention span and he won’t be the leading story anymore. He probably won’t get a lot of press again until the national convention.

  • Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Thread - Wednesday 3/5/08

    03/05/2008 10:38:09 AM PST · 421 of 704
    bigred41 to fightinJAG
    “The “Dems will keep fighting” rationale is not very sound.

    Bubba himself didn’t wrap up the nom until July, and that didn’t hurt him or the Rats one bit.

    The continued race only serves to give the Rats tons of free media in the next months.”

    You’re right. Even Rove said it last night on Fox- that McCain will now become “old news” now that the nomination is wrapped up and start to fade away- but Hillary and Obama will be in the news 24/7 now. If they don’t eat each other alive (IMHO I don’t think they will) they will get their message out to more people using the media. They will also just keep raking in the money for their campaigns, while McCain is already having some cash issues. I think they already know that they will be running together- and McCain and his team better be prepared. It’s going to be rough road ahead!

  • State to ban plastic bags by 2009

    03/01/2008 7:52:50 PM PST · 9 of 64
    bigred41 to ThreePuttinDude

    “OK, I give up. How exactly do they contribute to green house gases?
    I can agree with the landfil theory, but what the heck does green house gases have to do with it?”

    It’s how much energy goes into the design, manufacture and shipping of these bags that they are talking about. Personally I hate those stupid little plastic bags and I will be happy when they are gone. I shopped in a grocery store where you bought these green plastic tubs that fit into special carts.You brought them in with you, filled them to shop, then took them home. It worked out great and there weren’t any bags to deal with. Also, you weighed your own produce and got a scanner sticker- so you didn’t need those produce bags either.

  • Study: Spanking May Lead to Sexual Problems Later in Life

    02/28/2008 11:05:14 AM PST · 66 of 98
    bigred41 to massgopguy

    I wasn’t spanked as a child ever, neither was my brother. I don’t believe in spanking and won’t do it to my son. I was fine, my brother is fine, and my son will be too. Just because I don’t hit my kid doesn’t mean I don’t discipline him.

  • CMU bans videotaping, again, and bans student from expulsion hearing

    02/28/2008 10:58:14 AM PST · 9 of 24
    bigred41 to weegee

    the school tapes these things and allows people to purchase the tapes. Individuals are not allowed to tape though. That is standard procedure here.
    I am from the area, and this guy is a nut. They have already wasted to much time on him IMHO.