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  • George Harrison memorial tree killed by... beetles

    07/22/2014 1:36:39 PM PDT · 37 of 39
    CommerceComet to dfwgator
    More that times were changing as the 70s came in. That’s not necessarily a comment on the quality of the music. But seven years is a pretty good run, all the same.

    Fair enough. Although given the commercial success of Paul, George, and Ringo in the 70s, it appears that they adapted pretty well to the evolving musical scene.

    You're right that the musical scene was about to change in huge way in the mid-70s with disco taking over. Although some 60s performers had some success with disco, only the BeeGees thrived to be accompanied by a whole bunch of new acts.

  • George Harrison memorial tree killed by... beetles

    07/22/2014 11:26:06 AM PDT · 29 of 39
    CommerceComet to dfwgator
    The Beatles quit at the perfect time. The Law of Diminishing Returns was setting in big-time on them.

    I don't see that at all. Their last two albums, Let It Be and Abbey Road , were both really good. Given the immediate successes of the individual careers of Paul, George, and Ringo, it didn't look like the Beatles were slowing down much. It could be argued that McCartney and Wings became the biggest act in the world once the Beatles broke up.

    It was clear that the personal relationships were strained (particularly between Paul and John) but if they had acted like professionals and set aside those differences, they still had a lot of creative ideas. It was also clear that the world had not tired of the Beatles yet.

  • Cruz: Rich Do Fine with Big Govt, GOP Must Help the Working Poor

    07/20/2014 6:13:14 PM PDT · 20 of 24
    CommerceComet to TBP
    Sarah Palin said something similar

    Great minds think alike. I'd be ecstatic if either of them were the next POTUS.

  • Dietary Guideline Committee ‘Quadruples’ Down on Moving Americans to ‘Plant-Based Diets’

    07/18/2014 3:04:12 PM PDT · 30 of 46
    CommerceComet to PoloSec

    This carnivore has a dietary suggestion for the committee which serves as my response to their nanny-state suggestion: “Eat s*** and die!”

  • Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Poll Worker: Mississippi Election Documents Thrown Away

    07/16/2014 7:44:10 PM PDT · 19 of 21
    CommerceComet to duffee
    Yes, I should have said THE instead of YOUR. I really think and thought at the time of my comment that we were at least on the same page if not the same paragraph.

    It is funny that when I was writing my response, I had the thought that the 'your' might have been an oversight on your part. It seemed from the rest of your post that we have similar ideas.

    McDaniel's attorney has given grounds for us to be excited. Maybe we can get this election farce overturned.

  • Ted Cruz Suspends Work to Help Elect Republican Senators, Inadvertently Helps Democrats

    07/16/2014 11:55:13 AM PDT · 40 of 49
    CommerceComet to drpix; cotton1706
    Was not meant against cotton1706, but as a consumer alert to all reading this thread.

    Sorry, my mistake. I like it when people post articles from the loony tunes as these often lead to the most enjoyable discussions. It is more enjoyable when we all ridicule them rather than turn on each other.

  • Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Poll Worker: Mississippi Election Documents Thrown Away

    07/16/2014 11:50:58 AM PDT · 17 of 21
    CommerceComet to duffee
    I have used your argument for voting for rinos to others for 50 years including 2012

    My argument? I didn't argue in favor of voting for Cochran - I argued against voting for the Democrat. A person always has the option of withholding their vote if the circumstances warrant and as I stated in the post, that's what I would do if I lived in Mississippi. I don't know how many times I got lite up on this forum for withholding my vote from Romney. Romney was my epiphany - I realized that it was possible for the Republicans to nominate someone so bad that I couldn't hold my nose and vote for him. I was also willing to withhold my vote from my Congress women, RINO Lynn Jenkins until congressional redistricting made it a moot point.

    I don't think that the advantage of incumbency in political races is at all a controversial statement. The benefit of sending a message to the GOPe for their reprehensible tactics needs to be weighed against the potential cost of having to unseat an incumbent Democrat senator in 2020. I don't want to have the voters in Mississippi cut off their nose to spite their face.

    The best thing that could happen in Mississippi is for McDaniel's challenge to be successful. If a new election could be ordered due to proven voting irregularities in the initial primary and McDaniel is successful in the re-vote, the GOPe would get its black eye and the conservatives would get their candidate.

    Wasn't McDaniel supposed to hold a press conference today? I haven't seen anything about it.

  • Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Poll Worker: Mississippi Election Documents Thrown Away

    07/16/2014 9:14:20 AM PDT · 15 of 21
    CommerceComet to duffee
    I will not vote for a democrat, nor will I vote for cochran.

    If you are offended by both candidates and there is no third-party option, then not voting on this line of the ballot is the logical action. If I were in Mississippi, that's what I'd do.

    I know people are mad at Cochran and the GOPe but don't vote in a Democrat. It is hard to oust an incumbent - even a clown like Al Fracken is a challenge. Who knows what will happen in the 2020 election - there could be a popular Democrat Presidential incumbent seeking re-election at the head the ticket who boosts all the Democrat candidates down the ballot or an unpopular Republican Presidential incumbent seeking re-election who weighs down all Republican candidates down the ballot. It would be a shame to see Childers become the next John Stennis and serve as the Mississippi senator forever. That's a risk you run if you vote in a Democrat with the idea of removing them after one term. A no-incumbent 2020 Senate race in Mississippi would naturally favor the Republicans.

  • Rick Perry Is Dead Wrong

    07/16/2014 8:49:00 AM PDT · 47 of 54
    CommerceComet to X-spurt
    If Rand wants to sound like Dad, then he will be relegated to similar stature.

    Rand Paul does sound more and more like his father every day. That is why if he were to get the Republican nomination, he'd get my reluctant vote. He's better than Romney but then what Republican isn't?

  • Ted Cruz Suspends Work to Help Elect Republican Senators, Inadvertently Helps Democrats

    07/16/2014 8:29:46 AM PDT · 31 of 49
    CommerceComet to drpix; cotton1706
    Know your source! A Radical Leftwing Propaganda Mouthpiece! Here's the rest of the 10 most recent articles listed on the "burntorangereport.com" home page:

    A nice list of ridicule-worthy articles. What's the problem with posting something the other side writes in order to discuss its merits or lack thereof? I been around this board long enough to know that Cotton isn't endorsing this idea but introducing it for discussion. Isn't that the purpose of a discussion forum? When a pinko blog and the GOPe align against Cruz, doesn't that tell you something?

  • RINO stampede in Kansas

    07/16/2014 8:10:51 AM PDT · 19 of 25
    CommerceComet to cotton1706
    In Kansas, the moderate Republicans believe that politics works like this: if a moderate is nominated, conservatives must shut up, toe the line and vote for the party but if a real conservative is nominated, moderates are free to criticize and vote for Democrats.

    That is how we got stuck with Sebelius. The RINOs would rather have a Democrat (Sebelius) than a real conservative (Shallenburger) to replace a RINO (Graves).

  • Western Pennsylvania thrift shops accept many items — but not guns, skulls

    07/14/2014 9:40:44 AM PDT · 13 of 13
    CommerceComet to Citizen Zed

    I assume the thrift store wouldn’t sell firearms because it would have to have a commercial firearms license to do so. Way too much hassle for too little a reward.

  • Chris McDaniel camp accuses @DelbertHosemann of deliberately misleading clerks on voting regs #mssen

    07/11/2014 6:52:01 PM PDT · 38 of 45
    CommerceComet to Din Maker
    I’d feel better if he’d said “...8,300 illegal ballots cast...

    Me, too. His statement is not the definitive statement that I would like to see. The fact that he's waiting until next Wednesday to make the announcement suggests that he doesn't yet have enough unquestionable violations to attempt to overturn the election. Hopefully, by Wednesday, he will.

  • [Soccer:] The Anti-American Pastime

    07/11/2014 9:38:53 AM PDT · 98 of 138
    CommerceComet to kabar
    These are responses to articles like those of Goldberg and Coulter demeaning those who love the game making it seem like we are a distinct minority that can hardly be tolerated.

    In the U.S., you are a distinct minority. As far as being tolerated, there is no issue with soccer fans enjoying the game as long as they do not become aggressive evangelists who refuse to take no for an answer.

  • 'We're really sorry': US sends 14,000 draft notices to men born in 1800s

    07/11/2014 9:32:18 AM PDT · 41 of 44
    CommerceComet to Timber Rattler

    It wouldn’t surprise me to hear that someone called to correct the mistake and was told by a government clerk that being dead is not an excuse for failing to register for the draft. Probably fine the family a $100 a day until they can produce deceased man’s original selective service application.

  • [Soccer:] The Anti-American Pastime

    07/11/2014 9:05:32 AM PDT · 89 of 138
    CommerceComet to Objective Scrutator
    I don't like soccer but what makes me dislike it even more is when soccer fans get all indignant about my dislike of the game. If you want to watch it, fine, but don't try to convert me and I won't try to convert you.

    I think that the author has a point about the underlying tone among many (not all) soccer enthusiasts that America is somehow inferior because the whole world loves soccer except us. I have found it odd that so many conservatives who like soccer will resort to 'the rest of the world loves soccer' argument. Since when does America take marching orders from the rest of the world?

  • Top 10 (CFB) coaching hot seats in 2014

    07/10/2014 11:48:42 AM PDT · 20 of 27
    CommerceComet to God luvs America
    they had no chance of ever winning a P12 title with Sarkisian....Peterson will have them contending for the conference title in two years...

    I agree with you on that. Actually, I'm more bullish than that - I expect Coach Pete to have the Huskies in the national title hunt regularly during his career there. I just don't think that Sarkisian is an awful coach.

  • Top 10 (CFB) coaching hot seats in 2014

    07/10/2014 10:56:45 AM PDT · 18 of 27
    CommerceComet to God luvs America
    Sarksian out and Peterson in = addition by subtraction for UW football...

    A clear gain by the Huskies, no question but I'm not sure that it is addition by subtraction. Sark did a nice job revitalizing UW football after the Willingham debacle but I think that he had reached his ceiling. Sarkisian is a decent coach, not a liability, so the Huskies didn't gain from his loss but by the replacement with a much better coach in Petersen.

  • Top 10 (CFB) coaching hot seats in 2014

    07/10/2014 7:55:23 AM PDT · 8 of 27
    CommerceComet to Fiji Hill
    Although he has yet to play a game, USC’s new coach Steve Sarkisian will be on the hot seat, since he was not a popular choice among many Trojan fans.

    It doesn't help Sark that the guy SC really wanted withdrew from the process only to re-emerge and take Sark's old position at Washington. As a UW graduate, I'm pleased as I can be that Chris Petersen after saying no to big-time suitor after big-time suitor said yes to the Huskies. Petersen is a wonderful coach who would have been successful anywhere but I think that he's a perfect fit at UW.

  • Top 10 (CFB) coaching hot seats in 2014

    07/10/2014 7:44:18 AM PDT · 6 of 27
    CommerceComet to C19fan

    I wouldn’t put him on the list but I wouldn’t be surprised to see Bo Pelini have another emotional melt-down and be shown the door. Among the Cornhusker fans I know (and I live two hours south of Lincoln), Pelini’s support is lukewarm at best.

  • Boehner Disagrees With Sarah Palin on Impeaching Obama

    07/09/2014 11:11:38 AM PDT · 109 of 121
    CommerceComet to Kansas58
    WRONG! Politics is war by other means. The object of war? DEFEAT THE ENEMY!I have no patience for chest thumping stupidity, I have no patience for suicide missions that have no possibility of defeating the enemy.POLITICS is what we are playing right now. Get with the program. Learn the game. -— or take up knitting or bird watching.

    You know what is more fun than knitting or bird watching? Respectfully raising an issue only to elicit a blustering and insulting response. Such a response does nothing to convince me that I'm wrong, actually, just the opposite.

  • Boehner Disagrees With Sarah Palin on Impeaching Obama

    07/09/2014 9:34:19 AM PDT · 86 of 121
    CommerceComet to Kansas58
    Impeachment is a political act. So lets use it to our advantage, not our disadvantage. Impeachment now will vastly increase Democrat turn out in November. Stupid idea.

    With all due respect, it is exactly this kind of thinking that has gotten us into the mess we're in now. Short-term political advantage should not trump principles. When Congress sees the President and his agents committing unconstitutional acts, it is their duty and obligation to take action. Failure to act will only foster future tyranny by the Executive Branch. Personally, I believe that the conservative position on this is to do what is right for the country even if it entails short-term sacrifice (and I'm not convinced that the interests of the conservatives and the Republican Party are aligned).

    The way that the Republican "leadership" is framing this, they have already surrendered. They are afraid to challenge Obama because it will rally his base but by not challenging him, the Republicans are giving him the authority to rule by fiat. These vague threats of doing something after the elections (with their dreams of controlling both houses of Congress) are meaningless and Obama knows it. As soon as the elections are over, the argument will become impeachment is too divisive and besides Obama only has two years left. Or that impeachment is a waste of time because there will be no conviction. (We have already seen both these arguments on this thread.)

    Impeachment is as much about future Presidents as it is about Obama, so the timing and conviction concerns are irrelevant. If Congress stands aside and lets Obama run roughshod over it and the Constitution, the stage is set for even greater abuses in the future. Palin is right in thinking long-term about winning the war and Boehner is wrong for thinking of only the short-term consequences. One is speaking as a statesman, the other as a politician.

  • GOP CONGRESSMAN: Mitt Romney Is Going To Run In 2016, And He's Going To Win

    07/08/2014 10:08:03 AM PDT · 51 of 54
    CommerceComet to Logical me
    Only the ignorant put Romney down because the IQ level is about 5 high school grade Lots of mouth but no real reason.

    The irony here is rich.

  • GOP CONGRESSMAN: Mitt Romney Is Going To Run In 2016, And He's Going To Win

    07/08/2014 10:00:45 AM PDT · 48 of 54
    CommerceComet to Iscool
    The Gop didn't run Ron Reagan...In fact, the GOP opposed Reagan...

    Let's not forget that one of the leaders of that "Republican" group who opposed all things Reagan was George Romney. Mitt is a natural heir to the liberal wing of the Republican Party - he got his politics from his family.

    Such a bone-headed stunt as a Draft Romney movement could doom the Republican Party. Re-nominating Romney might be enough to entice Palin, Cruz, or some other viable, legitimate conservative to agree to run as a third-party candidate. Could a conservative win in a three-way race with Hillary and Romney? Probably not but he or she could be competitive. It would be interesting to see how a sincere, energetic, personable conservative (like Palin or Cruz) would fare again two politically tone-deaf empty suits like Romney and Hillary. But what is certain in this scenario is that the Republican Party would become Humpty Dumpty and all the king's men and all the king's horses could not put it back together again.

  • Pete Rose Awaits His Return, 25 Years Into Exile

    07/07/2014 7:48:16 PM PDT · 36 of 41
    CommerceComet to ClearCase_guy
    Shoeless Joe Jackson should go in first. He didn’t even bet — and he was a better guy all around.

    Totally agree. The evidence against Jackson was pretty sketchy. There is no question that Rose bet on baseball. Pete, you do the crime, you pay the time - a lifetime ban is just that - you don't see the end of it.

  • China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    07/07/2014 2:11:48 PM PDT · 51 of 54
    CommerceComet to july4thfreedomfoundation

    You might be right. We need to pray that he would not do anything rash like start a battle of hashtags. Who knows where that would end? We saw how effectively it drove Boko Haram to its knees.

  • China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    07/07/2014 10:59:09 AM PDT · 40 of 54
    CommerceComet to TigerClaws
    In other words, leading from behind. Doing nothing.

    THAT'S NOT TRUE! This is important enough that even if Obama could not do it himself because of a conflict with his tee time, I'm sure he would send out SOS Kerry to scold the ChiComs on the dangers of global warming, the need for 21st Century diplomacy, proper LGBT representation, or some other urgent issue of real importance. He probably wouldn't do anything beyond that.

  • Are There Other Kinds of Polygamy Besides 'Sister Wives'? It Doesn't Stop with the Browns

    07/07/2014 10:46:36 AM PDT · 13 of 36
    CommerceComet to 2ndDivisionVet
    The Mormon church has actually denounced the practice.

    I have been told at different times by two different Mormons (both of whom had their temple recommends) that the real policy of the LDS "church" is to look the other way. Each told me that they knew of LDS men with sister wives who were active in the mainstream LDS "church." Each also told me that they believe that polygamy will be reinstated when the time is right (which I inferred to mean when the political environment is right).

  • GOP hopeful’s 17-year-old daughter pregnant [Bill Cassidy, the challenger to Mary Landrieu]

    07/05/2014 9:33:10 AM PDT · 78 of 103
    CommerceComet to grundle
    If Cassidy was an elder in my church, then I'd have some questions for him.

    But simply as a political candidate, this is a non-issue. Odds are excellent (approaching a sure thing) that the ethical standards of Cassidy and his family are higher than his opponent's.

    It sounds like the Cassidy family is handling this situation properly.

  • The Obama "Spoons" Job Recovery: More Jobs Added, But at Lower Wages (More Part-time Jobs)

    07/05/2014 8:45:36 AM PDT · 7 of 9
    CommerceComet to MRourke85
    The author brought it up. In the never-ending Mantle versus Mays debate, at the peak of their careers, I'd take Mantle (but you might notice from my screen name, I'm not exactly neutral - for you non-baseball fans, 'Commerce Comet' was Mantle's nickname when he first came up to the majors).

    For their entire careers, in the Mays-Mantle debate, I'd take Hank Aaron, then Mays, then Mantle. IMO, if Mantle would have had a long, healthy career like Aaron and Mays had, he'd would have put up numbers that the other two couldn't have touched.

  • John Wayne or Clint Eastwood ?

    07/04/2014 8:43:03 AM PDT · 88 of 140
    CommerceComet to kingattax
    I like both but I enjoy the Duke more.

    My wife summed up the difference between the two very well. When asked whom she preferred, she said that she liked John Wayne movies better because you could always tell who the good guys were.

  • Who will wind up as GOP presidential nominee in 2016? (Laff riot)

    07/03/2014 7:44:51 PM PDT · 25 of 26
    CommerceComet to 2ndDivisionVet
    “I’m not running, and talk of a draft is kind of silly

    Last time there was a draft, Romney dodged it by going on his Mormon mission to Paris. Maybe if we talk about a draft, he'll leave the country again until after the 2016 election.

  • China Bans Ramadan: Uighur Muslims Punished For Fasting In Holy Month

    07/02/2014 9:58:56 AM PDT · 12 of 28
    CommerceComet to Don W
    muslim summer student

    I could understand why you got no work from this person. "Muslim" and "student" are each a group with exaggerated senses of entitlement.

  • Icelandic Girls Can't Be Called Harriet, Government Tells Family

    07/02/2014 5:06:54 AM PDT · 50 of 59
    CommerceComet to nickcarraway
    I can understand Iceland's desire to protect their unique heritage. Why don't the parents pick one of the approved names and then nickname her Harriet? If Harriet ever moves to another country, she could have her name legally changed if that is her desire. That would be a hassle but fighting the name list is going to be a hassle too.

    Despite my strong Scandinavian heritage, my wife and I used Biblical names for all our kids. As a group, however, they are referred to as the "Viking Horde" despite their Jewish-derived names.

  • Dems put court in their '14 cross hairs after contraception ruling

    07/01/2014 8:17:36 AM PDT · 19 of 19
    CommerceComet to Libloather

    So the Democrats are going to attack the Supreme Court for a decision with which most neutral observers don’t have an issue. The Republicans are going to go after the IRS for its abusive practices. That is political calculus I like.

  • Obama adviser reasserts U.S. is 'Islamic country'-also touts rise of 'Caliphate' (Traitors)

    06/30/2014 7:55:52 PM PDT · 53 of 61
    CommerceComet to HiTech RedNeck
    I don’t idolize a one of them, although George Washington probably had the most class of all.

    Years ago, when our kids were young, we visited a bunch of the homes of the early Presidents. I spent some time learning about each man. My opinion of Andrew Jackson remained about the same, my opinions of Madison, Monroe, and particularly Jefferson went down, and my opinion of Washington increased. He wasn't perfect by any means but there was a lot to admire in Washington.

  • Great news! IRS commissioner says you can now use the Lois Lerner excuse if audited

    06/28/2014 9:25:10 AM PDT · 23 of 30
    CommerceComet to justa-hairyape
    The IRS commissioner is lying just like Lois Lerner.

    No kidding. Expect some low-key statement from an IRS spokesperson clarifying what the Commissioner meant: "The Commissioner said 'white' when he really meant to say 'black' which is the official IRS policy."

  • UNLV students call on Clinton to return speaking fee ( Nevada )

    06/28/2014 9:09:05 AM PDT · 12 of 28
    CommerceComet to george76

    I can’t believe that a university would treat the working poor so badly! Seems really mean spirited. Just recently the poor lady was almost homeless. Haven’t you all been listening, as hillary so articulately explained, the clintons are not RICH rich. They are just a normal, everyday couple down for the working class struggle, trying to make ends mean with a mere $200,000 per speech (and healthy government pensions, Cadillac medical care, seven-figure book advances, and rich friends who give them about anything they want). ;-)

  • Sen. Roberts' GOP foe attacks Moran too in email

    06/28/2014 8:57:57 AM PDT · 12 of 12
    CommerceComet to ObamahatesPACoal
    I'm not probably the right guy to ask - I'm not in that Congressional district. I liked what Tiahrt had to say in the 2010 Senate race but I've heard good things about Pompeo, too. Both seem to make the right enemies and the right friends.

    It's a shame that one of these two couldn't run in Lynn Jenkins' district and defeat her in the primaries.

  • Ramadan Starts on Sunday

    06/27/2014 6:56:49 PM PDT · 45 of 53
    CommerceComet to 2ndDivisionVet

    When we were on cruise this spring, my wife and I attended a Bible study. At the end of the study, we gathered up some Bibles that had been borrowed from the cruise ship. I returned them to one of the cruise staff who looked Indonesian. He said that he was Muslim and couldn’t touch the Bibles and showed me where the Bibles went. Odd superstition. What silliness.

  • How Sexy Should First Ladies Be?

    06/27/2014 2:09:17 PM PDT · 34 of 78
    CommerceComet to Tax-chick
    I don’t think there’s a societal benefit in the public’s wanting to have sex with the President’s wife.

    Not a problem here in the U.S.

  • How Marriott’s owner put aside his Mormon beliefs to cash in on the LGBT travel market

    06/27/2014 10:12:09 AM PDT · 19 of 45
    CommerceComet to Colofornian
    “The Bible that I love teaches me about honesty, integrity and unconditional love for all people,” he said then. “But beyond that, I am very careful about separating my personal faith and beliefs from how we run our business.”

    If he really loved the Bible and paid attention to what he was reading, he would have fled Mormonism years ago.

  • ‘Diversity’: The Idol of Academia

    06/27/2014 10:01:33 AM PDT · 19 of 19
    CommerceComet to SJackson
    I work at a relatively-conservative state university but I hear the mantra 'diversity is our strength' repeated mindlessly all the time. I've confronted a couple of the worst offenders to guide me to strong academic study which shows that diversity improves the university in a material fashion on any non-bean-counting objective. My challenge has never been met.

    The built-in flaw of diversity is the assumption that all ideas have equal merit.

  • Sen. Roberts' GOP foe attacks Moran too in email

    06/27/2014 8:08:37 AM PDT · 7 of 12
    CommerceComet to cotton1706

    Don’t blame me - I voted for Todd Tiahrt in the 2010 Republican Senate primary. I was convinced then and even more so now that Moran was solidly in the Dole “let’s get along” camp. Moran, Roberts, Dole, and the rest of the country club Republicans in Kansas are somewhat conservative but they don’t hold on to the conservative principles with any tenacity and will compromise them away easily when the going gets tough.

  • UNANIMOUS! Supreme Court Rules Obama’s ‘Recess’ Appointments UNCONSTITUTIONAL

    06/26/2014 9:59:35 AM PDT · 30 of 57
    CommerceComet to Marie

    Obviously, the Justices need to take a refresher course in Constitutional law taught by the great constitutional scholar, Barak Obama. (/sarcasm) Wasn’t that the line of hooey that we were being feed back in 2008? I think that some graduates of the University of Chicago Law School should be given tuition refunds.

  • Bill Clinton: I Bought 14 Swiss Watches

    06/26/2014 7:54:22 AM PDT · 12 of 22
    CommerceComet to don-o

    Sometimes, I really think that billy jeff doesn’t want hillary to be President. Despite lots of character flaws and occasional gaffes, slick willy is a good politician who doesn’t have the tone deafness that his wife does - he knows how this will be perceived. In the unlikely event that billy jeff and hillary actually spend time in the same residence any time soon, billy jeff better want out for flying lamps - hillary will be mad about this.

  • Thad Cochran camp says 35,000 Dems crossed over to vote for the incumbent

    06/25/2014 7:35:17 AM PDT · 81 of 181
    CommerceComet to F15Eagle
    I suggest a recount and analysis of votes, tossing out ineligible ones.

    A lot easier said than done. It would be easy enough to cross check the voting records of the Democrat primary to the run-off to determine who was ineligible but you don't know how they voted. The problem is that once identified, the ineligible voter could claim to have voted for McDaniel and there would be no way of disproving the claim.

    Properly instructed, these voters could essentially have two votes under that plan. The illegitimate one that in all likelihood was cast for Cochran last night and then the legitimate McDaniel vote that gets thrown out by their claim to have voted for McDaniel.

  • Lerner refuses to testify, refuses to produce emails - compel her to testify or jail her!

    06/24/2014 3:35:37 PM PDT · 90 of 101
    CommerceComet to jazusamo
    Be up front with her, don’t make her wonder what will be her future.

    I agree but one other thing needs to be done. To prevent people like Lerner from clamming up and waiting for Obama to pardon them, the House controlled by the Republicans needs to be proactive. The House of Representatives control the purse-strings. Make it known that any pardon of a key IRS person will immediately result in a draconian cut in the IRS budget.

  • Michelle Obama wants a woman president "as soon as possible"

    06/24/2014 10:02:26 AM PDT · 66 of 106
    CommerceComet to MeshugeMikey

    Did you see Barak Obama throw a baseball? I’m not sure we don’t already have a women President.

  • USGS Scientist Says Alaska, New Zealand Quakes Might Be Linked

    06/24/2014 9:57:11 AM PDT · 31 of 31
    CommerceComet to rktman

    Wouldn’t be the first time that I was the skunk at the picnic. I’ll wear the title of denier proudly and will be ultimately proven right more times than not. One of the principles of my profession is professional skepticism.