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Posts by MMaschin

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  • NFL: Rogue Patriots Deflated Balls

    05/06/2015 1:03:16 PM PDT · 31 of 48
    MMaschin to massgopguy
    According to the text messages. One of the lowly employees really hates Tom Brady.

    What's your point? He may have hated him, but he was still getting free stuff from him.
  • NFL: Rogue Patriots Deflated Balls

    05/06/2015 10:41:26 AM PDT · 7 of 48
    MMaschin to Citizen Zed
    So, let me get this straight - some lowly employees took it upon themselves to alter game balls, after they were examined and approved by the referees - but neither Brady nor the coaching staff knew anything about it?!


    04/09/2015 6:11:57 AM PDT · 14 of 22
    MMaschin to Nextrush

    You are a liberal Democrat’s best friend!

  • In Defense of Indiana: The anti-RFRA backlash is a perfect storm of hysteria and legal ignorance.

    03/31/2015 7:30:28 AM PDT · 24 of 28
    MMaschin to MrB
    We all know this to be true - if there were only one Christian baker in the whole state, that’s where the homos would go to demand their “wedding” cake be made.


    Refusing to bake a wedding cake is free exercise of religion, if they refused to bake a birthday cake, that IMHO would be discrimination.
  • In Defense of Indiana: The anti-RFRA backlash is a perfect storm of hysteria and legal ignorance.

    03/31/2015 7:27:14 AM PDT · 22 of 28
    MMaschin to SeekAndFind
    According to radio talk show host Mike Gallagher, all the other states that have their own version of RFRA, also have anti-gay discrimination laws. Indiana doesn’t have that.

    Are you saying it's not a 'compelling government interest' to protect an individual from discrimination?

    Not having a law specifically codifying discrimination against a particular group does not mean that the state is endorsing discrimination.

    This law in no way allows anyone to use religious freedom to discriminate against anyone else, because the state HAS a compelling interest in stopping such discrimination. This law simply stops the government from restrict religious freedom when it has no compelling reason.
  • Aaron Rodgers responds to criticism of his Wisconsin fandom

    03/29/2015 6:48:27 PM PDT · 11 of 19
    MMaschin to MMaschin
    I dont know why tge link didnt work the first time, but here it is again.

    The LAST thing i would consider Wisconsin players is "student atheletes"!
  • Aaron Rodgers responds to criticism of his Wisconsin fandom

    03/29/2015 6:41:23 PM PDT · 10 of 19
    MMaschin to MediaMole
    Is that a joke? I really can't tell, but here some actual info on the subject of basketball players and graduation rates.


    03/16/2015 4:31:11 PM PDT · 8 of 134
    MMaschin to NYer

    The Pope will be releasing a fatwa on Climate Change soon, stating that all good Catholics should support the Democrats, in order to save the planet. Or something along those lines. That should get them back into the fold.

  • Walker draws scrutiny for changing positions; Cruz facing birth-related scrutiny

    03/16/2015 9:06:36 AM PDT · 17 of 18
    MMaschin to DoodleDawg
    It's not Democrats who are making an issue out of this. It's Republicans, most calling themselves conservatives.

    Why would the left want to attack Cruz over this issue now? Cruz IS the most likely candidate to win for the Republican. And, he's the one that would do the most damage to Obama's legacy. Because of that, they will sit back and wait, and if Cruz becomes the nominee, then a liberal judge will throw out a "he's not eligible" ruling.

    The best way to avoid the above, is to actually have someone challenge Cruz's eligibility, and have a Conservative judge uphold it.
  • Walker draws scrutiny for changing positions; Cruz facing birth-related scrutiny

    03/16/2015 8:42:56 AM PDT · 14 of 18
    MMaschin to OldSmaj
    Do you honestly believe that liberal activist judges are going to avoid the argument the way that conservative judges have?

    1) The Republicans, and conservative judges avoided the issue out of fear of being called racists, liberal judges do not have that concern.

    2) Obama provided a birth certificate showing that he has born in the State of Hawaii.

    All a liberal judge has to do is cite SCOTUS precedent of Minor v. Happersett
    "The Constitution does not in words say who shall be natural-born citizens. Resort must be had elsewhere to ascertain that. At common law, with the nomenclature of which the framers of the Constitution were familiar, it was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives or natural-born citizens, as distinguished from aliens or foreigners. Some authorities go further and include as citizens children born within the jurisdiction without reference to the citizenship of their parents."

    So, the court determined that Minor did not become a US Citizen as a result of the adoption of the 14th Amendment, because she was already a citizen, because she was what the Constitution recognized as a "natural-born citizen".

    Some argue that the above is not precedent, and was merely dicta, but that is clearly not the case. How is that known? Because the SCOTUS cites that part of the ruling in another case it heard - Ex Parte Lockwood. In Minor the SCOTUS construed the legal term-of-art natural-born Citizen, and in Ex parte Lockwood the Court cites it;
    "In Minor v. Happersett, 21 Wall. 162, this court held that the word 'citizen' is often used to convey the idea of membership in a nation, and, in that sense, women, if born of citizen parents within the jurisdiction of the United States, have always been considered citizens of the United States, as much so before the adoption of the fourteenth amendment of the constitution as since; but that the right of suffrage was not necessarily one of the privileges or immunities of citizenship before the adoption of the fourteenth amendment, and that amendment did not add to these privileges and immunities. Hence, that a provision in a state constitution which confined the right of voting to male citizens of the United States was no violation of the federal constitution."

    If Cruz does run, I believe there is a 100% chance that a liberal judge will rule him ineligible. They will argue that since Obama was born in Hawaii, and his mom was a Citizen, he fits the definition, but since Cruz was born in Canada, he does not.

    The above is not what I want to see happen, but as conservatives we do not have 1) the race card to avoid scrutiny, and 2) the media to bury it's head in the sand. If Cruz runs, and get the nomination, you will first see legal analysts on every liberal news outlet citing the above cases, and declaring him ineligible. And then a liberal judge will rule that yes, he is ineligible.
  • Oops: Google realizes the ObamaNet will be a disaster

    03/02/2015 12:09:09 PM PST · 31 of 34
    MMaschin to 11th Commandment
    Every computer I ever use, I always update the hosts file with '' - to redirect all traffic from that computer to Bing.

    All you have to do is open Notepad with administrator rights, and open c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts, add the above line, and save the file. Anytime a lookup of google is performed, the address for Bing is returned.
  • Dumb Luck: The New England Patriots’ prevention of fumbles is nearly impossible.

    01/27/2015 10:15:40 AM PST · 116 of 117
    MMaschin to mac_truck
    Concurring bump.

    It's amazing to see the lengths some folks go to with this non-story.

    I find it amazing the lengths some people will go to ignore simple facts - add that to the disgusting Alinsky tactics that those people use against others, who fail to ignore the facts.
  • Report: Bergdahl to Be Charged with Desertion

    01/26/2015 9:42:30 PM PST · 39 of 53
    MMaschin to Clint N. Suhks

    I don’t believe there has been a case of desertion from a combat zone in that period, this will be the first. That will be a major factor in his sentencing. My fear is that the court will try to appease Obama, and credit the traitor for the years he was being held by the Taliban.

  • Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on Patriots' locker-room attendant

    01/26/2015 9:25:10 PM PST · 67 of 92
    MMaschin to norwaypinesavage

    Are you claiming that the leather casing of a football will stretch when it gets wet?

  • Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on Patriots' locker-room attendant

    01/26/2015 9:23:08 PM PST · 66 of 92
    MMaschin to lepton

    Not sure what you are trying to say. If you go to the link I provided you will see that the chart is relative to normal air - that is NTP normal temperature and pressure. So yes, it is relational to normal atmospheric pressure.

  • Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on Patriots' locker-room attendant

    01/26/2015 2:34:54 PM PST · 30 of 92
    MMaschin to jacquej
    Something I have wondered about, but I don’t follow football much...

    Is there any possibility that someone from the outside (meaning not from the Patriots) set this up to discredit the team?

    Dirty tricks - because the team is too successful, and “needed to be taken down a peg?

    Not really, mainly because there would not have been access.

    That was the main (IMHO - believable) argument against the Patriots intentionally deflating the balls. They claimed that if someone did it, they would have to have done it on the field, and they would have been seen. But now there appears to be video showing the ball attendant taking the balls into room for some reason. That means that someone did have access to tamper with the balls.

  • Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on Patriots' locker-room attendant

    01/26/2015 2:20:23 PM PST · 29 of 92
    MMaschin to Pearls Before Swine
    The climate change between the warm locker room and the field... 25 or 30 deg. (F), might account for 1 pound, but not 2.

    But, I've seen a lot of press from QBs saying it doesn't make a difference to those who say it's huge. Which is it?

    It's less than that.

    Assuming the balls were inflated to the minimum of 12.5 PSI, in a room with a temperature of 70 degree's F. And the temperature of the air in the balls when they were checked at halftime was 50 degrees F - the air inside the ball most likely would not have dropped all the way down to ambient temperature, but for the sake of argument we can assume it did. The volume of the air in the ball would have dropped 2% for each 10 degree F drop.

    That means even a 20 degree drop in temperature would have resulted in a less than .5 (~0.495) PSI drop in the ball.

    Brady is the one who confused me on being able to tell the difference. In one sentence he says he prefers a ball at 12.5 over 13.5 - so he can tell a difference of 1 PSI (8% difference), but later on he says he can't tell the difference between 12.5 and 10.5 (16% difference)? That's not very believable.

    I really wish he would have simply said, "you know what, the ball did feel a little soft, but I knew they had gone through the pre-game testing, so I just figured they were OK". But he didn't. He said he couldn't tell the difference, and I find that unbelievable. So, in my opinion, Brady lied. And the only reason for him to lie, again in my opinion, is because he's hiding something.
  • Deflategate fallout: NFL focusing on Patriots' locker-room attendant

    01/26/2015 1:56:36 PM PST · 21 of 92
    MMaschin to mojito
    I don't believe the Patriots would want this guy to take the fall for them. I think they will try to get him to deny it to the end.

    If this guy ends up claiming that he deflated the balls, and no one told him to do so, there is not a person other than Patriots fans who will believe him. The Patriots will instantly have by far the worst reputation in the league. They will even most likely lose some of their own fans who do not believe the team wasn't involved.

    If the Patriots want to salvage their reputation (which translates to intrinsic team value), they need to make sure that they are absolved, or at least that there's not conclusive evidence that anything was done at all - and that's not going to happen if this kid admits to letting air out of the balls.

    The only thing that works for the Patriots is the - "we don't know what happened, it was 'climate change'" argument. If this kid talks, even admitting to doing it on his own, the end is near for the Patriots.
  • Why Everyone Should Be Terrified By The GOP’s Abortion Bill Debacle

    01/22/2015 10:49:26 AM PST · 22 of 23
    MMaschin to roses of sharon
    Conservatives will deny Republicans the Presidency in 2016.

    That is unfortunately what happened in 2012, and most likely what will happen in 2016.
  • Why Everyone Should Be Terrified By The GOP’s Abortion Bill Debacle

    01/22/2015 10:10:02 AM PST · 17 of 23
    MMaschin to roses of sharon
    If the Republicans pass the law, it's 100% guaranteed that Obama would veto it, and the Republicans would not be able to override it. So - there is ZERO chance for the law to be passed while the Democrats hold the WH.

    So, would passing the law, and having Obama veto it, make it more, or less likely that the law eventually is passed?

    The answer is less.

    In order for the Republicans to pass the law they need to hold onto both houses of Congress, and win the WH. The best way to do that is to lower the Democratic turnout in 2016. How do you do that? One way is make Obama irrelevant, and you don't do that by allowing him to veto bills the left is adamantly against - we need those people not to show up in 2016.

    The left gets people to show up using social issues, the right by fiscal issues. We do not want the low information voters on the left to view Obama as the defender of their rights. We need them to see Obama as not doing much for them. That way they will be much less likely to show up in 2016.

    The Republicans are not going to be able to pass any 'conservative' legislation while Obama is in the WH, he's comping at the bit to veto that type of legislation. The Republicans need to stay focused on fiscal/jobs legislation, let him try to veto that. That way they can win the WH in 2016, and pass their social issues.
  • Breaking: The US Supreme Court has agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage

    01/16/2015 8:18:06 PM PST · 90 of 103
    MMaschin to Hugh the Scot
    Correct. If homosexuality is a choice, then they are not being denied the ability to marry, they are simply choosing not to avail themselves of the option to marry.

    The only leg those who support gay marriage have to stand on, is the belief the being gay is not a choice, it who the are.
  • Breaking: The US Supreme Court has agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage

    01/16/2015 2:18:25 PM PST · 74 of 103
    MMaschin to GIdget2004
    There is a basic underlying decision that the court must make to decide this issue.

    Is sexual preference a choice or is it innate?

    There is no way that the court can avoid that question in it's ruling.

    There are also a great many other issues, besides marriage, that will be effected by the courts determination of the above question. Such as medical coverage - the left believes that transsexuals are born that way, and sex change procedures should be covered, if it's ruled a choice then it's elective, and should not be covered. If the court rules that sexuality is a choice, then it's not discriminatory for the military to exclude gays, and transgenders.

    This is a very important case, and gay marriage is only a small part. The larger issue is whether or not "sexual preference" is actually preference, or an uncontrollable effect of genetics.

  • Solving the "Call to Prayer" noise pollution problem around mosques. ~ Vanity

    01/16/2015 11:15:37 AM PST · 7 of 31
    MMaschin to GraceG
    The reason for the public call to prayer, is so that anyone who tries to ignore it sticks out like a sore thumb.

    The continued existence of Islam relies on all those who oppose it must be subjugated, the public call to prayer helps facilitate that requirement.
  • Harbaugh Says Belichick’s Formations ‘Clearly Deception'; Brady Says ‘Figure It Out’

    01/12/2015 1:00:25 PM PST · 65 of 106
    MMaschin to FredZarguna
    They did. The NFL office has said that proper notification was given to the defense. End of your whining.

    An NFL executive has said so, so I'm sure he's an expert on the rules. This needs to go to the rules committee.

    I'm not "whining", I'm simply stating that you a flat wrong.

    1) - Why is the requirement for the referee to inform the defense in Rule 5.3.1 in the first place?

    2) - How is announcing over the PA system in a large, outdoor, stadium full of thousands of screaming fans, fulfillment of the requirement "inform the defense"?

    Harbaugh was 100% correct in complaing how the referee handled the situation. The Rule clearly shows that the Defense be "informed", and if it was a legal case, the Referee would have be negligent of his duty to do so. Why would the Rule require the Referee "inform the defense", if it was not to nullify an advantage the offense would have if the defense was not notified.

    Rule 5.3.1 exists for the sole reason to avoid the situation that occurred.
  • Harbaugh Says Belichick’s Formations ‘Clearly Deception'; Brady Says ‘Figure It Out’

    01/12/2015 12:41:17 PM PST · 57 of 106
    MMaschin to FredZarguna
    The refs did announce it, just as they announce it when a 60’s/70’s player announces himself to be eligible. And the league addressed this long ago when they created a rule specifically for eligible receivers to declare themselves ineligible. It is called Rule 5.3.1. The rule does not permit defensive substitutions.

    Rule 5.3.1 does not say that the Referee will 'announce' when a player has reported as eligible or not, it specifically says the Referee will "inform the defense".

    NFL stadiums can get very loud. How has the Referee fulfilled the "inform the defense" requirement of the rule, by simply announcing it over the PA system? There is no way for the Referee to know the defense has been properly informed, without doing it personally - have you ever seen someone on stage continue to talk without realizing their microphone was turned off or broken?

    The Referee should have, when a player reported as eligible/ineligible, gone to the sideline and properly "informed the defense", then returned to his position and allowed the offense to snap the ball - just as Rule 5.3.1 requires.
  • Harbaugh Says Belichick’s Formations ‘Clearly Deception'; Brady Says ‘Figure It Out’

    01/12/2015 12:31:46 PM PST · 53 of 106
    MMaschin to BenLurkin
    A lot of comments based on pure ignorance on this thread. Harbaugh wasn't complaining about what New England was doing, he was upset about how the referee was handling the situation.

    NFL Rule 5

    Section 3 Changes in Position REPORTING CHANGE OF POSITION

    Article 1;An offensive player wearing the number of an ineligible pass receiver (50-79 and 90-99) is permitted to line up in the position of an eligible pass receiver (1-49 and 80-89), and an offensive player wearing the number of an eligible pass receiver is permitted to line up in the position of an ineligible pass receiver, provided that he immediately reports the change in his eligibility status to the Referee, who will inform the defensive team.

    He must participate in such eligible or ineligible position as long as he is continuously in the game, but prior to each play he must again report his status to the Referee, who will inform the defensive team. The game clock shall not be stopped, and the ball shall not be put in play until the Referee takes his normal position.

    The idea when this rule was written was that the Referee, when an offensive player wearing an eligible reciever number, reported as ineligible, the referee would go to defensive team, notify them who was reporting as ineligible, and then would return to position and allow the offense to snap the ball. The problem in this game, was that he was simply using the PA system to make his 'notification' to the defense, and then allowing the game to resume.

    The whole reason for the requirement that the defense be notified is so that the offense does not have an unfair advantage of the defense not knowing who is an ineligible receiver.

    Simply announcing over the PA who has reported as ineligible is not adequate "notification" of the defense - NFL stadiums are known to get a bit loud. This referee screwed up, he should have personally notified the defense of the ineligible receiver, and not used the PA system. If I was a betting person I would be willing to bet a significant amount of money that Rule 5 will be modified, and will not allow for official notifications to be made over the PA system. The lazy arse referee is simply going to need to run his lazy butt over to the sidelines for the notification. That way, by the time he's returned to his position, the defense will have adjusted for the ineligible receiver - the way the Rule was intended to work!
  • AP: Budvar beer exports reach record high in 2014

    01/12/2015 6:16:23 AM PST · 6 of 18
    MMaschin to DeaconBenjamin
    It's not just the name that Anheuser-Busch stole, they tried to duplicate the flavor as well.

    The first time I traveled to London, by British cousin explained to me how the American Budweiser was a knockoff of the Czech beer, and that I should order "Budweiser Budvar". I tried it and said "wow - it tastes like the American version but with a LOT more flavor".

    The Czech's were exporting their version of Budweiser to America even before Anheuser-Busch started to make their knockoff version!
  • AirAsia victim with life jacket raises questions about plane's last moments

    12/31/2014 3:12:14 AM PST · 20 of 63
    MMaschin to Abathar
    It's common for plane crash victims to be naked, or in their underwear, when the plane has broken at high altitude. When the victim is falling loose clothing is ripped off their body.

    This is evidence that the plane broke apart at a high altitude.
  • United Airlines suing 22-year-old computer whiz

    12/30/2014 12:08:29 PM PST · 17 of 47
    MMaschin to Red Badger
    I grew up in Cincinnati, and until Delta merged with Northwest, Cincinnati was a major hub for Delta. Because it was a hub, the flights in and out were outrageously expensive. Flights in and out of hubs are expensive, because they already have those flights full with people making connections, so they don't really need your business.

    There are a number of airports within about an hour to an hour and a half of Cincinnati - Dayton, Indianapolis, Columbus, Louisville, and Lexington. I almost never used Cincinnati as a destination. You can use round trip tickets, you just need to have someone drop you off at the airport you are flying out of.
  • Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches

    12/27/2014 4:55:30 PM PST · 40 of 104
    MMaschin to RushIsMyTeddyBear

    I was born, and raised Catholic. I attended Catholic grade school, high school, and college. And I don’t care if I offend anyone - Francis is not only a socialist, he is an anti-pope, and in my opinion VERY dangerous to the Church.

  • I Am No Longer a Republican

    12/22/2014 12:40:23 PM PST · 59 of 136
    MMaschin to joethedrummer

    The Democrats voted against the budget because THEY want the government to shutdown. Any government shutdown will be blamed on the Republicans.

  • US Marine Corps Drill Instructor vs US Army Drill Sergeant (video)

    12/09/2014 3:25:16 AM PST · 50 of 51
    MMaschin to Rodamala

    You are “ignorant” of how Marine Corps boot camp recruits are trained, and yet you chose to castigate Marine DI’s for doing their job - which they happened to be performing in a typical excellent Marine Corps fashion.

  • US Marine Corps Drill Instructor vs US Army Drill Sergeant (video)

    12/08/2014 8:50:11 PM PST · 48 of 51
    MMaschin to Rodamala

    I was simply pointing out that your statement was based on complete ignorance of the situation, and therefore not really worth the effort that you put into typing it. The drill instructors were training the recruits, and doing an excellent job.

  • US Marine Corps Drill Instructor vs US Army Drill Sergeant (video)

    12/07/2014 8:14:52 PM PST · 27 of 51
    MMaschin to Rodamala
    Shows you know nothing about military training, and discipline!

    The best definition of discipline is - instant obedience to lawful orders.

    If you can't maintain you composure, and follow orders with someone screaming in your face, how will you respond when under attack. Another lesson being taught in this video is life is not fair, a bullet isn't going to kill only those who deserve it.

    EVERY moment of Marine boot camp is spent training! It is all choreographed it maximize effectiveness. Your comment shows you no nothing of how the military operates, so please refrain from further embarrassing yourself.
  • Sears' Collapse Is Now 'Inevitable'

    12/04/2014 2:22:12 PM PST · 42 of 66
    MMaschin to DungeonMaster
    I agree, and if you wait for their sales, they are a VERY good deal.

    I got the 3 drawer black rolling toolbox for $90, I couldn't believe how solid it was when I was putting it together.

    I never buy anything there without at least a 20% off coupon.

    The thing to remember about buying the CCC (cheap Chinese crap) is to know where it's weakness is before you buy it, there are tons of reviews on the website, and they will usually let you know where something will fail. Case in point, I bought a 30 gallon air compressor from HF. All the negative reviews complained about it not compressing above 40psi after a year or so. Another review said the problem was cheap head gaskets, and they were easy to fix. I waited for the head gasket to fail, and went to the auto parts store and bought gasket material. I used the failed gasket as a template, and replaced the gasket. It has worked like a champ for more than 4 years now. So for a third the price, I have a compressor that works just as well.
  • Sheriff Arpaio Talks Obama Birth Certficate with Alan Colmes Nov 2014

    12/01/2014 8:02:45 AM PST · 32 of 58
    MMaschin to Steely Tom
    Arpaio's lead investigator has always said that if no one (such as Congress) with authority to do something with the evidence they discovered, is willing to do so, then they will release their results to the public.

    That is what they were ready to do back in March of this year, but something happened. Up until that point, the complete investigation was handled by Arpaio's "cold case posse" (CCP). The CCP is funded by donations, and not tax payers. According to the CCP, there was a break in the case, and this break was significant enough that a separate tax payer funded investigation was opened up. This separate investigation appears to be related to the individual personally responsible for creating the fraudulent LFBC. The fact that Arpaio is using tax payer money to investigate who created the fraudulent document is significant to say the least.
  • Breaking Report: DOJ Is Threatening #Ferguson Prosecutor With Bias Order Over No Indictment

    11/22/2014 8:11:43 AM PST · 82 of 132
    MMaschin to Enterprise

    It’s very simple actually, what did the 60’s radicals think was going to usher in their socialist utopia? A race war. Now the radicals are doing every thing they can to bring about that race war.

  • Why Is Obama Doing This?

    11/20/2014 6:16:33 PM PST · 47 of 62
    MMaschin to Kaslin
    Whys he doing this?

    Two words - Cloward Piven

    I'm not a huge Glenn Beck fan, but he was 1000% correct about Obama.
  • 'Science shattered': Hand of God suddenly revealed?

    11/18/2014 6:36:13 AM PST · 22 of 53
    MMaschin to BenLurkin
    It is true to say everything in the universe is pointing towards the Earth. It's equally true to say I'm the center of the universe.

    The universe started as a singularity, and it's expanding from EVERY point in it. So, everywhere in the universe is the center of the universe.
  • EXCLUSIVE: In Scathing Letter to Obama, Former FBI Assistant Director Slams Holder as "Chief...

    11/14/2014 10:56:28 AM PST · 6 of 17
    MMaschin to jazusamo
    I think it's important to focus the majority of the blame for what is happening in Ferguson, where is falls - the liberal media.

    Yes Holder is doing all he can to make it worse, but it's the media who instead of waiting for the truth, immediately reported the bogus 'hands up', and 'in the back' BS.

    This is just like the BS Nancy Grace reported in the Zimmerman case, there was no racial tension in that case until she reported the bogus "F'ing coon". I can't believe it wasn't until the trial that I found out that the local teen gang was known as the "goons". So what Zimmerman actually said was "F'ing goon". But I guess the media was too busy to find that.

    I don't know if it's for rating, or political beliefs, but the media appears to be doing whatever they can to create a race war in America. And Holder, and the rest of Obama's administration is doing everything they can to help.
  • The Ben Carson Factor.We Need A Black American On The 2016 Ticket. All Agreed?

    11/11/2014 8:20:26 AM PST · 163 of 178
    MMaschin to NorthMountain
    You said - "We need a conservative constitutionalist and a constitutionalist conservative.".

    That clearly should exclude Cruz.
  • The Ben Carson Factor.We Need A Black American On The 2016 Ticket. All Agreed?

    11/10/2014 6:25:49 PM PST · 55 of 178
    MMaschin to NorthMountain

    So that eliminates Cruz - correct?

  • The Ben Carson Factor.We Need A Black American On The 2016 Ticket. All Agreed?

    11/10/2014 6:24:04 PM PST · 49 of 178
    MMaschin to Cruz_West_Paul2016

    The left would love having Cruz as the nominee, do you actually think the leftist media will sit on the eligibility issue? Heck no the won’t!

  • The buzz: Is Charlie Crist finished in politics?

    11/05/2014 12:52:47 PM PST · 26 of 69
    MMaschin to SeekAndFind
    Crist bet on the wrong horse when he tied himself to Obama, and since then he hasn't won.

    It was a warm embrace of Obama by Crist in 2009 when he was still the Republican governor, and Obama was touring Florida to promote the stimulus package that was Crist's downfall. After that he lost the Primary for the open Florida Senate seat that Rubio won. And now he's lost his chance to be Governor of FL, again because of Obama.

    I love the irony of it all!
  • Is Hillary Clinton The Big Winner Of 2014?

    11/05/2014 9:32:55 AM PST · 12 of 36
    MMaschin to LeoMcNeil
    The author of that article is INSANE!

    What the voters rejected last night was the idea that big government is the solution to the nations problems.

    Hillary IS a big government liberal, when she runs in 2016, if she gets the nomination, there will be ads continuously running showing her hugging, and kissing Obama, and showing her reaction after Obamacare passed.

    This election shows that if the Democrats nominate another big government liberal (and that IS Hillary), they will lose horribly in 2016. As a result of this election, and the problem Hillary has of not being able to separate herself from Obama, the odds of Hillary winning the 2016 nomination have gone WAY down.

  • Democrat Bruce Braley Up A Whopping 15 Points With Early Voters In Iowa Senate Race

    10/30/2014 1:49:38 PM PDT · 18 of 121
    MMaschin to Laissez-faire capitalist
    Not sure where they are getting their numbers from, but the left wing The Atlantic isn't very encouraged with the early voting in Iowa.
  • How Will The Stock Market React To The End Of Quantitative Easing?

    10/26/2014 11:24:54 PM PDT · 29 of 52
    MMaschin to Balding_Eagle

    After the market tanks, they will tell the ignorant masses that the market tanked as a reaction to the prospective Republican Senate.

  • Breaking Bergoglio

    10/26/2014 7:21:07 PM PDT · 3 of 13
    MMaschin to ebb tide

    There is no Pope, Francis is an anti-pope who’s goal is the destruction of the Church.

  • Democrat Gary Peters is pulling way ahead in Michigan's vital Senate race

    10/24/2014 1:03:06 PM PDT · 65 of 92
    MMaschin to CSM
    The GOP is toast and they deserve to be toast.

    Are you a socialist? Or, a communist? Because if the GOP is toast, those are going to be our only two choices.

    I personnaly would prefer 51 RINO's to what we have now. If you say there is no difference between 51 RINO's and what we have now, you are entitled to your opinion, but you have ZERO right to complain about whatever liberal he11 the left brings forth next.
  • Democrat Gary Peters is pulling way ahead in Michigan's vital Senate race

    10/24/2014 7:28:08 AM PDT · 16 of 92
    MMaschin to ScottinVA
    I still maintain the GOP doesn't want the Senate majority. They'll be happy as clams holding 49 seats.

    That's just plain silly.

    If the GOP-E want to marginalize the conservatives like Cruz, as conservatives believe, then they would want to have a majority large enough to not require their votes. The GOP-E is desperate to have as large a majority as possible, so they don't need to listen to Cruz.

    The belief that Republicans don't want to be in the majority is simply bonkers - being in the majority leads to being able to set the agenda, and that leads to control of re-electability. And getting reelected is really the only thing ANY politician cares about!