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Posts by pokerone

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  • Man, 61, dies in officer-involved shooting (over a code violation [in Statesboro, GA])

    10/29/2013 12:09:58 PM PDT · 92 of 138
    pokerone to All

    Whenever these things happen you have to remember this from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s masterwork, “The Gulag Archipelago”:

    Part I The Prison Industry, Ch. 1 “Arrest”

    “What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, polkers, or whatever else was at hand?”

  • Questions Remain in Shooting of Miriam Carey (Should Carey Have Been Shot?)

    10/06/2013 12:48:26 PM PDT · 32 of 97
    pokerone to DB

    None of this seems to have been well thought out by the various police agencies. I’m surprised they haven’t drilled on something just like this. She wasn’t a golden retriever or a 107 year old bed ridden gunman. Behold affirmative action in action (!) from the usurper in chief to the underlings who staff the capital city.

    She was murdered in cold blood. Everyone involved is busy obfuscating until they can get all their stories straight and have (doctored) video to back them up.

    We don’t live in the country we were born in anymore.

  • First lady calls summit on food marketing

    09/18/2013 8:40:09 AM PDT · 50 of 70
    pokerone to RitaOK

    It is healthy to be hungry, in an economic sense. Hunger, teaches you quickly, how not to be hungry by making the right choices in your life. Food stamps have removed hunger and the need to make the right choices. As an aside, it’s funny how experts (Michelle?) diligently work on solving the obesity epidemic while spreading the disease with food stamps.

  • Report: Wisconsin’s Scott Walker Endorses Path to Citizenship

    07/03/2013 12:58:18 PM PDT · 99 of 122
    pokerone to ConservativeMan55

    ConservativeMan55 you’re right about what thanks Republican candidates can expect from Hispanic voters: Nothing.

    Recently in Massachusetts a first generation Hispanic, Gabriel Gomez, ran as a Republican candidate for the Senate, in a special election to fill John Kerry’s vacated seat. His much voiced support of Amnesty that the Gang of Eight was pushing failed to attract any Hispanic vote that I can see from the election results. As a matter of fact, all the heavily immigrant areas of Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly for the Democrat, Ed Markey, who simply repeated the Democrat talking points over and over. I don’t know why this race hasn’t had some analysis by a national pundit to illustrate the foolishness of pandering to illegals.

    I knew he had no chance but that thought was reinforced when I drove to the polls and parked behind an SUV registered in New Jersey. Of course it could have been a rental or just borrowed but it made me wonder.

  • Driver charged with going 139 MPH

    05/07/2013 11:15:02 AM PDT · 26 of 203
    pokerone to 1rudeboy

    I know that stretch of road and have had my MB C230 Sport flirting with 100 MPH there but I wouldn’t want to do more, with the hills you’re always running out of road that is visible. The Conn. state police make a big deal out of speeding and have most of the residents of the state cowed, good for this guy for just going full throttle.

  • Savage lost most of his audience, is he aware?

    04/05/2013 6:10:21 PM PDT · 24 of 42
    pokerone to dynachrome

    It’s not the time slot it’s him.

    Nasty to his callers, “Don’t ask me how I am, just get on with what you have to say!”

    Donald Trump’s guest appearance promoting his presidential non-candidacy.

    Mitt Romney is the only candidate that can beat Obama, Mitt Romney can’t win.

    My book is being talked about as a movie, Hollywood will never make a movie written by a conservative.

    I don’t know why I do this, do you know how hard it is to do a radio show like mine.

    Let me read to you from my book.

    “Morons! My listeners are morons.”

    This is a Savage rewind.

  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio Begins Protecting Schools with Armed ‘Posse’ Patrols

    01/09/2013 7:39:05 PM PST · 6 of 13
    pokerone to All

    John Wayne would have made a perfect Joe Arpaio in the movies, or is it Sheriff Joe is a perfect example of John Wayne?

    Either way I gotta love the guy for what he has come to symbolize - the last sane public official.

  • Scott Brown looking strong in initial special-election polling (For John Kerry's seat)

    12/20/2012 12:23:11 PM PST · 32 of 40
    pokerone to All

    Scott Brown embarrassed himself in the last election with advertising that stressed he was an independent who could work both sides of the street. When he first ran I worked for him along with thousands of other disaffected conservatives. As a Senator he almost immediately sided with the Dem side of the street. Good luck Scott, I’m done with you. In the next election cycle I’m voting with my feet, Arizona here I come.

  • Motivational maestro Zig Ziglar dies at 86

    11/28/2012 5:22:26 PM PST · 10 of 19
    pokerone to All

    “Why don’t you go to Acapulco everyday of your life?” is my favorite Zig quote, that and “Hold on John,” that was said in the same story about organizing your day and which I still say around the house.

    There was also, “Money matches everything,” and “God didn’t make gold and jewels for Satan’s crowd.”

    Godspeed Mister Ziglar.

  • Five-Hour Energy Linked to Heart Attacks, 'Spontaneous Abortion'

    11/15/2012 10:17:55 AM PST · 36 of 76
    pokerone to All

    I used to take the tablet form of 4 Hour Energy when I was driving for a living. Half a tablet was a godsend for a groggy driver two hundred miles from home. I still take the liquid form, a half a bottle every four hours, starting after four hours of driving. Never had a problem but I like the advice to take B complex and a double espresso although I don’t think that would be cheaper.

  • THE SAVAGE NATION RETURNS!!!!!! 10-23-12

    10/23/2012 6:51:01 PM PDT · 12 of 39
    pokerone to All

    He’s back and he’s still tiresome. It’s just an act to pitch product. Savage is the Dusty Rhodes of today. If you listen for more than ten minutes you’re made of stronger stuff than me.

  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-1-12 (Chik-fil-A Appreciation Day!)

    08/01/2012 8:06:30 PM PDT · 23 of 28
    pokerone to All

    I broke the habit of listening to Savage a couple of months ago. Once in awhile I read this column to see if it is worth going back. Still not worth it, I see. The I’m smart, I’m rich, the contradictions, and not wanting to be there, (if he puts so little effort into being there why should I put any effort into listening to him) put an end to it for me.

  • Best Buy sales disappoint; to close stores, cut jobs

    03/29/2012 10:28:39 AM PDT · 19 of 34
    pokerone to Cato in PA

    I agree with you about Micro Center. I discovered it a while back and am ultra impressed by the knowledge of the sales staff and selection of products, all at pretty much bargain prices, some lower than Amazon.

  • The American bus revival

    02/27/2012 3:59:49 PM PST · 16 of 16
    pokerone to BfloGuy

    I’m a frequent bus rider, in and around Boston, and also to NYC and Conn. While, at times, the mix of passengers is certainly exotic there is nothing like this form of travel that rivals its price and convenience. The problem most people have with buses is either memories of school buses past or seat width. The larger your seat the less appealing the bus is.

  • Anti-Newt Backlash? Drudge Drops Two Million Hits in One Day

    01/27/2012 12:57:28 PM PST · 80 of 94
    pokerone to TexasFreeper2009

    I deleted Drudge from my Bookmarks and changed my Homepage. I won’t return to that site again. If you want the look of Drudge without supporting Drudge check out orbusmax.com, which does national and northwest news.

  • Sen. Brown kicks off re-election campaign

    01/22/2012 11:20:26 PM PST · 24 of 28
    pokerone to All

    I’m a Mass. resident, volunteered for Brown in his first run, made phone calls and stood outside in the snow holding a sign for him. A couple of weeks after the election I get the news that he’s playing basketball with Obama. I didn’t stand in the snow so he could play basketball with Obama.

    I’m not voting for senator in this election, unless it is to primary Brown. Let Warren win as far as I’m concerned and my logic is this: If we keep voting Rino’s like Brown into office so they can vote along with the Dems on all the crucial issues and write weak legislation like Brown’s attempt to limit insider trading by Congress, which will do nothing to stop the practice, then how will voters ever see the errors of their ways and stop supporting Dems and Dem-lites?

    And as far as a Republican majority, let me ask, what the hell have they done with it when they had it?

    So whoever is calling me from Brown’s campaign asking me if I’ll volunteer again I guess this is my answer. For the rest of you, keep your money to donate to someone you can trust to reflect your values. Brown is in this to fatten his pension, I’m not contributing to that.

  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 1-16-12

    01/16/2012 7:09:19 PM PST · 24 of 24
    pokerone to All

    Savage embarrassed himself tonight when he had an informed caller about the Italian marine disaster. Instead of just letting the caller speak Savage repeatedly interrupted him, finally cutting him off by ending the call. Savage wants no one on the show more informed or interesting than himself. It is pitiful. Someone needs to point this out to him. Hopefully his producers read this forum. I listen less and less and I’m thinking I’ll start letting his advertisers and syndicator know.

  • Board approves naming Memphis street for MLK

    01/12/2012 2:02:06 PM PST · 16 of 43
    pokerone to All

    This is a classic example of politicians never learning anything. If you look around the country it is obvious that nobody wants to live on any street named after MLK. Why would a municipality want to create an almost guaranteed blighted area?

  • Why Americans Won't Do Dirty Jobs

    11/15/2011 11:25:48 AM PST · 70 of 154
    pokerone to All

    If memory serves me right the problem of catfish packers with employees goes back to the beginnings of the new catfish farming methods that brought more catfish to market than the market could absorb. Packers, facing declining prices have consistently attempted to control labor costs. News stories from thirty years ago describe American workers being forced to work with minimum bathroom breaks, driven to carpal tunnel syndrome. Some things never change. Cat fish packing is a competitively cut throat business and as long as Americans reject the product, for the most part, it will remain a dead end business

  • Santelli's Rant on Govt. $ Printing - Video

    09/02/2011 9:32:35 AM PDT · 12 of 12
    pokerone to ABQHispConservative

    Wow, what a great rant by Santelli. He makes more sense trying to get a word in edgewise than all the other smarmy sanctimonius panelists combined. Keep it up Rick.

    Memo to Repub candidates, act more like him. Quote him on what happens to the poor when the government runs out of money.

  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 8-17-11

    08/17/2011 7:47:45 PM PDT · 13 of 27
    pokerone to All

    If Savage makes so little effort to do his radio show, why does he think I should make any effort to listen? He’s on my, “listen to the first fifteen minutes only, if that,” list.

  • Canucklehead Obama bus-ted! (Obama's taxpayer funded campaign bus built in Canada)

    08/17/2011 10:49:30 AM PDT · 32 of 37
    pokerone to ilovesarah2012

    The Prevost, made in Canada, is one of the best built buses in the world. The MCI, built in America, is crap. I drove for years and watched the MCI brand get worse and worse. It is just like GM, same attitude, here’s your bus, take it or leave it, always playing catch up to the foreign bus makers. Even Van Hool, made in Holland, is a better bus than the MCI, which, considering the wine and hashish lunches they take over there is saying something.

    And about the green aspects of the bus, it has a 350 horsepower V-8 turbo diesel engine, which was made in the USA, either a Cummins or a Detroit Diesel, coupled to an Allison transmission, also made in the USA. The bus gets about 6 miles to the gallon, maybe a little better on the flat roads of the Midwest.

  • Rollins Wants Palin Allies for Bachmann (also wants Sarah as ally!)

    06/08/2011 10:23:54 AM PDT · 149 of 215
    pokerone to All

    Bachmann’s choice of Ed Rollins was a mistake, she has to correct her mistake or she loses my support as well, it would seem, the support of many others. Do the right thing Michele before it’s too late.

  • Bill Bennett to Gingrich: You’re Shooting at [Paul Ryan] From Behind! (Testy Radio Interview)

    05/17/2011 4:15:33 PM PDT · 43 of 54
    pokerone to All

    With all politicians trying to come up with an acceptable political solution to our perceived health care problems it is easy to forget that our problem is that the consumer is removed from the decision making process. When health care becomes market driven again then the problem will be solved. When you hear a politician refer to this you’ll know that we are finally on the road to relief.

  • George Will: 2012 Presidential election winner down to Obama, Pawlenty and Daniels

    05/15/2011 6:37:44 PM PDT · 141 of 161
    pokerone to All

    Run, Sarah, run.

    Tim (can any man named Tim win?) Pawlenty? Mitch (his hand picked justice just made it more unsafe for you in your home) Daniels?

    Run, Sarah, run.

    Learn the facts about Palin to prepare yourself for the media lies, tell your friends and neighbors the truth about her. I pray she runs. She is the candidate most feared by the left.

  • Mitt Romney to unveil national healthcare pitch

    05/10/2011 1:29:04 PM PDT · 34 of 37
    pokerone to All

    Mitt did nothing as Gov of Mass. except sign the health care overhaul bill the Democrat controlled legislature put on his desk. Oh, and he got p-offed when concrete ceiling tiles fell and killed an illegal in the Ted Williams Tunnel, he had to bring his hair down in that dirty pit and publicly chastise the head of the agency involved.

    He did nothing to support his Lt. Governor, Kerry Healey, when she ran for Gov against Obama clone, Deval Patrick.

    Mitt has done nothing in the previous two years when real Republican leadership would have been welcomed. Oh wait, he secretly supported the uber Rino, Scott (I was molested!) Brown, in his successful senate run against Martha Coakley.

    That’s some record to run on. Go Casper Milt-toast, go- away.

    I’m supporting the candidate the left fears the most, Sarah Palin. Run Sarah, run!

  • Gingrich sounds off on Obama eligibility

    10/10/2010 8:31:08 PM PDT · 40 of 74
    pokerone to mlo

    MLO, please post a copy of the birth certificate you speak of so the rest of us will be convinced. As to newspaper announcements of birth, most newspapers will print an announcement sent in by doting grandparents as fact. And if you parse the statement of the Hawaiian governor there is no admission of a full birth certificate, with attending doctor’s name and with hospital name and address. I don’t know for sure myself but then again I have seen no proof that stands up to rational analysis.

  • Gingrich sounds off on Obama eligibility

    10/10/2010 8:30:55 PM PDT · 39 of 74
    pokerone to Tribune7

    Trib, the Democratic party is not a religious cult, it is an ongoing criminal conspiracy. Someday an enterprising AG will investigate.

  • Harrisburg City To Skip Bond Payment

    09/08/2010 4:00:03 PM PDT · 17 of 19
    pokerone to Palladin

    I was in Harrisburg working for McCain the week before the ‘08 election and was stunned by what a sleepy place it was. Although the campaign headquarters was just a block away from the state house parking was always available, which, to me meant, “No one wants to be here.” Fellow campaign workers, when I mentioned that the city appeared nice enough, let me know I didn’t want to be there after dark. One other observation was the empty store fronts on the main street.

  • James K. Polk: The First Natural Born Citizen of the United States to be Elected President.

    05/07/2010 8:39:46 PM PDT · 58 of 100
    pokerone to Doe Eyes

    Sigh, Obama is not a natural born citizen, if he was born in Hawaii he is a citizen, unless his alleged father’s name is not on the birth certificate. That is what I suspect is the reason for shielding his original long form birth certificate, he’s a bastard and doesn’t want to admit it, especially after writing two books to the contrary.

  • Riot breaks out in downtown Santa Cruz, CA (Anarchists and Leftists at work)

    05/02/2010 2:39:16 PM PDT · 56 of 59
    pokerone

    Here’s some video of the vandalism in Santa Cruz. I was there a couple of years ago, very nice little town infested with irrational libs.

    Follow the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU35sV4i3TA

  • Highly Decorated Army Surgeon Wants Obama To Prove Citizenship

    04/01/2010 4:35:35 AM PDT · 124 of 259
    pokerone to Technical Editor

    If the founders wanted the people to have the choice why did they come up with the ideas of the Electoral College and an appointed Senate?

  • Highly Decorated Army Surgeon Wants Obama To Prove Citizenship

    04/01/2010 4:35:35 AM PDT · 123 of 259
    pokerone to jamese777

    Native born is not the issue, natural born is and they are different. I’ll read the court’s decision tomorrow.

  • Highly Decorated Army Surgeon Wants Obama To Prove Citizenship

    04/01/2010 4:35:34 AM PDT · 122 of 259
    pokerone to Technical Editor

    Excerpt from SCOTUS decision):
    ‘Young Steinkauler is a native-born American citizen. There is no law of the United States under which his father or any other person can deprive him of his birthright. He can return to America at the age of twenty-one, and in due time, if the people elect, he can become President of the United States; ...”

    If you read the case you will find that the father was naturalized and therefore a citizen before the birth of, “...Young Steinkauler,” making him a natural born citizen. I suggest you re-read your examples with the understanding of what constitutes a natural born citizen, which is, a person born of two citizen parents in the USA, or outside, while serving in the military or consular service.

  • Highly Decorated Army Surgeon Wants Obama To Prove Citizenship

    03/31/2010 9:57:31 PM PDT · 117 of 259
    pokerone to Technical Editor

    If Madison thought birth place alone was the sole criterion of citizenship why would the framers have gone to the trouble of mentioning natural born citizen in the Constitution and differentiated it from, “...citizens at the adoption of this constitution.”? Why would Chester A. Arthur have lied continuously about the circumstances of his birth?

    I’ll research the cases you mention but it would seem to me that declaring the children of non-citizen immigrants native born citizens allows for dual allegiance or worse. Certainly the framers thought of that, worried as they were of foreign, especially an aristocratic one, influence on the newly minted country.

  • Highly Decorated Army Surgeon Wants Obama To Prove Citizenship

    03/31/2010 8:46:23 PM PDT · 115 of 259
    pokerone to for-q-clinton
    The question of place of birth and duel citizenship are red herrings in all this. Obama's father was a British citizen and that prevents Obama from being a natural born citizen. A natural born citizen does not mean he was born here but that both his parents were citizens and he was born in the US or born somewhere else where one or both of his parents served in the military or for the consular service. The definition of a natural born citizen was taken by the writers of the constitution from,The Law of Nations, a book Benjamin Franklin read and gave to fellow framers. British common law defined native citizens as anyone born anywhere to a British citizen, which we fought a war over when the impressment of our citizen sailors by the British Navy led to the War of 1812. Unless statute law has changed Obama has never been qualified to hold the office. Neither was Chester A Arthur, whose father was a Canadian or Irish citizen but definitely not American at the time of Arthur's birth. Any lawyers out there who can comment on the statute law regarding this, if it has changed, are welcomed to.
  • Union Boss to members: STFU, you MF's (Video- Language Warning) in California

    01/29/2010 10:12:59 AM PST · 65 of 68
    pokerone to jla

    Have laws changed? When I was an IUE member dues was collected from the entire workforce, whether the employee belonged to the union or not. I thought it was a negotiated agreement between the company and the union.