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  • 'Kill our pilot and we'll execute ALL your prisoners': Jordan 'says it will hang its ISIS captives'

    01/30/2015 9:03:49 AM PST · 76 of 82
    Pox to Genoa

    Then you go to war with those new recruits and annihilate them and the rest of the enemy until there are either no more enemies or those that remain are no longer inclined to take up arms against you.

    Any other course of action is pointless, IMO. If you simply fret and wring your hands that some “action” will only spur more recruiting and you believe that same “action” is counterproductive, even though it is the blatantly obvious course of action to take, then you have already surrendered to fear and cowardice, IMO.

  • Seth Rogen versus Sarah Palin: Is 'American Sniper' pro-war or patriotic?

    01/24/2015 10:25:50 PM PST · 36 of 48
    Pox to PreciousLiberty
    This movie doesn't speak to me as either “Pro-War” or “Pro-Defender”, but as “Pro-Warrior, and depicts the trials and tribulations that our warriors endure while under fire.

    Enough of the PC term “defenders”. These young men are WARRIORS”, and that term should NEVER be looked upon with disdain nor scorn from the left and PC crowd who want to direct the narrative in this country over every single “nuance” that they can contrive.

    Bravo to our warriors!

  • A Plan Is Floating Around Davos To Spend $90 Trillion Redesigning All The Cities...

    01/22/2015 3:41:55 PM PST · 84 of 89
    Pox to MamaB
    Read several of those paperbacks, and what was done to the tri-states at the end of “Out of the Ashes” is precisely what a vindictive and totalitarian federal government would attempt to do following “Armageddon”. Although the tri-states were destroyed, I do appreciate what Badger did to the POTUS.

    The second book was very interesting and followed the old testament themes from my viewpoint. The fourth book in the series was fairly disturbing and I don't agree with the author eventually allowing Emil to be an ally, but who knows, forgiveness and all that.

    At least Sam Hartline was finally killed off! :)

    An entertaining series, but got off into some very odd tangents, particularly concerning cannibalism and mutants, but who's to say it couldn't happen? :)

  • College Football Playoff: OSU Needs Decisive Wins To Overcome Weak Schedule, Virginia Tech Loss

    01/14/2015 8:25:54 AM PST · 32 of 40
    Pox to kevkrom

    Good for them! :)

    If it comes down to the money aspect, I’m sure another round will be added eventually, but I personally don’t see the point in it.

    Some people won’t be satisfied no matter what the format.

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    01/13/2015 8:26:07 PM PST · 204 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2

    I disagree with your belief, but that is what makes life so enjoyable, particularly when it comes to College Football! :)

    Everybody thinking the same thing is both boring and pointless, IMO. :)

  • College Football Playoff: OSU Needs Decisive Wins To Overcome Weak Schedule, Virginia Tech Loss

    01/13/2015 8:15:01 PM PST · 19 of 40
    Pox to tumblindice

    Due to the “type” of sport we’re dealing with here, a “prolonged” playoff is neither warranted nor practical, IMO. This format is likely the best available due to the “extreme” nature of the “sport” and the “extreme” nature of the violent contact involved.

    Consider that reality before demanding an imposition of even more match ups to decide a “true” national champion.

    Keep in mind that most of these “unpaid” young men have their future to consider as far as staying healthy in order to secure a spot in the NFL, which is where they will actually “bring home the bacon”.

  • College Football Playoff: OSU Needs Decisive Wins To Overcome Weak Schedule, Virginia Tech Loss

    01/13/2015 8:04:20 PM PST · 14 of 40
    Pox to NKP_Vet
    If I'm not mistaken, the TCU and Baylor “strength of schedule” ratings, or whatever it is called, were lower than that of OSU, and if that is true, then there is really a very weak argument being presented in this post, IMO.

    I have a biased opinion as I am a lifelong Buckeye fan as I was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, so my opinion may not be useful, but I am of the opinion that TCU would have met the same fate as Oregon when faced with a Championship match up versus OSU. TCU did not have a defense that could have stopped the Buckeyes, same as Oregon.

    Just an opinion.

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    01/13/2015 7:57:29 PM PST · 202 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2
    I never expected OSU to win in any if the playoff games. I simply saw the raw talent and believed that they could match up against any of the teams from any conference. I did not expect that with the loss of their two primary QB’s that they would have any hope to win any of their “postseason” matches, but I am guilty of underestimating their talent and more importantly, their desire.

    I hope next year is as entertaining as this one turned out to be!

  • O-H (vanity)

    01/12/2015 10:18:40 PM PST · 26 of 73
    Pox to Jim from C-Town
    Mark May has to be apoplectic at this time! :)
  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    01/12/2015 10:16:48 PM PST · 195 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2

    Your Verdict? :)

  • O-H (vanity)

    01/12/2015 9:32:44 PM PST · 2 of 73
    Pox to mmichaels1970

    I-O !!

  • LOOK: Packers selling 3.5-pound 'Big Game' Burger at Lambeau for playoffs

    01/11/2015 6:31:15 PM PST · 23 of 55
    Pox to dfwgator

    Which is one of its goals. Among others, turning Americans against other Americans is a special bonus for those who are bound and determined to decide how “the peasants” are supposed to exist, concerning each and every aspect of our lives (think “Climate Change”).

    Honestly, I’m so happy I’m approaching the endgame of life, and I am oh so sad about how my children and their offspring who will live under such tyranny, but I continue to teach my children both how to survive such fascism, and how to fight it, to the death, and what the consequences are of apathy towards this encroaching madness.

  • LOOK: Packers selling 3.5-pound 'Big Game' Burger at Lambeau for playoffs

    01/11/2015 6:23:02 PM PST · 18 of 55
    Pox to dowcaet
    Well, now that we have Obamacare, you are free to object to your local health officials and point out that such a “burger” is not healthy and thus is a burden upon the “taxpayer” (since the taxpayer is now the fundamental subsidizer of medial care) and you can feel good about yourself when it is banned “for the greater good”!
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: These Terrorist Attacks Are Not About Religion

    01/09/2015 9:04:28 PM PST · 17 of 103
    Pox to 2ndDivisionVet
    I'm sorry basketball player, but these atrocities are ALL about Religion, specifically the Islamic doctrine that drives thees “extremists”.

    Deny reality all you please, but facts are facts, no matter how you gloss over them with pitiful “excuses” that are not realistic nor based in fact.

    The “extremists”, and there brethren, contradict your nonsensical blathering yet you continue to bleat that your “interpretation” is all that matters, despite contradictory evidence to the contrary. FU Asshole!

  • Report: littoral combat ship not 'significantly more survivable' after proposed military upgrades

    01/09/2015 8:58:15 PM PST · 3 of 15
    Pox to sukhoi-30mki
    Not surprising. This class is a pig that has no business existing, IMO. It has only one supposedly “useful” attribute that has no realistic advantage in any future combat situation, IMO.

    It may be able to deflect radar at a distance, with dubious results versus the previous generation of destroyers, but at what cost? Would the previous generation be able to survive combat without such marginal improvements in “stealthiness” versus what we are now proposing to field at such a significant increase in appropriation?

    I am all for upgrading our equipment when it makes good sense, but this “advancement” in technology seems to me to be marginal and waste of significant resources.

  • China’s Got a New Mountain Tank

    01/09/2015 8:23:41 PM PST · 20 of 37
    Pox to sukhoi-30mki
    This has to be one of the most absurd posts I've read in a long time.

    Moreover, the more complex—and thus heavy—that a tank is, the more it relies on a steady supply of fuel and parts, ideally via paved roads.

    Really? what use is such a vehicle outside of "Urban" conflict? Honestly, what kind of pointless propaganda is this?
  • Fight Terror: 'Leave Behind Smoking Ruins & Crying Widows'(Ralph Peters on O'Reilly)

    01/09/2015 7:13:09 PM PST · 84 of 141
    Pox to TADSLOS

    I would wholeheartedly agree with the small excerpt you posted.

  • Anonymous Vows Revenge And Destruction Upon Al-Qaeda And ISIS

    01/09/2015 7:10:29 PM PST · 12 of 54
    Pox to God luvs America

    Oh Gee, I feel so much safer now! I will sleep so much better now knowing “anonymous” is covering my back!

    Prepare for local insurrection, and don’t get caught with your pants down, IMO.

  • Eugene Robinson: France attack might have been worse here, because guns

    01/09/2015 6:15:15 PM PST · 26 of 44
    Pox to 2ndDivisionVet

    Depending upon the distance of the altercation, I am encouraged by the chances I would have with my “legal” M4 and ACOG.

    When this comes to my location, I will not hesitate to eradicate any and all “terrorists” who attempt such carnage if I am in the vicinity. I’m no “hero” nor a “Rambo”, but I’m confident and capable with my weapon and I will not cower in fear from those who attempt to sow terror in my “vicinity”.

    I’ve had it with our impotent “governments” who cower in the face of adversity such as this.

  • Wisconsin beats Auburn, Ohio State leads Alabama

    01/01/2015 9:59:47 PM PST · 55 of 76
    Pox to PROCON

    Being a lifelong Buckeye fan, I can’t help but root for them, and understand that they will be severe underdogs.

    I hate having to play Oregon and that frightening offense along with a sufficient defense, but the way that the Buckeyes have played over the last several games gives me at least a glimmer of hope. :)

  • Wisconsin beats Auburn, Ohio State leads Alabama

    01/01/2015 9:57:02 PM PST · 52 of 76
    Pox to carton253
    I'm Stuned! :)
  • Wisconsin beats Auburn, Ohio State leads Alabama

    01/01/2015 8:41:57 PM PST · 8 of 76
    Pox to PROCON
    I feel that way as well, and although I am a Buckeye fan, and believe they will ultimately lose tonight, I applaud my team for their effort even thought they are behind the 8-ball with a very raw QB and a porous defense that desperately needs a new DC, along with a questionable OC calling absurd plays at the outset of this game.

    In any case, I am proud of the effort my team has put forth against arguably the #1 team at this point in the season.

  • Grenade Washes Up On Shore Of Paradise Cove In Malibu

    01/01/2015 7:52:00 PM PST · 14 of 34
    Pox to BenLurkin
    OMG!!! It's the end of civilization!! Call out the National Guard!! Bring in the Marines!! Protect us!! We don't know what to do!!

    Repeal the 2nd Amendment!! Jail/execute all NRA Members immediately!! SAVE US!!

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    01/01/2015 7:34:24 PM PST · 194 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2
    Watching the matchup I was “hoping” for tonight, and although I am unfortunately of the opinion that Alabama will prevail, I still am of the belief that OSU matches up well against any SEC team, and I would be much more optimistic if OSU had their first or even second string QB, and that they had an OC that had some balls along with a DC that had some smarts, I don't want to detract from the obvious fact that Alabama is an outstanding team that has gotten to this point in the season with a well deserved group of talented individuals along with an exceptional coaching staff.

    The game is a good one so far, and although I doubt my team will have a chance to prevail, I am proud of the fact that despite all of the negatives surrounding their program due to injuries and coaching weakness, I still am of the belief that they match up well with any SEC team, regardless of the outcome of this game.

  • Amnesty fight: Obama admin tells courts they’re powerless to stop executive order

    12/16/2014 7:11:41 PM PST · 67 of 106
    Pox to JimSEA

    Point of order. The citizens of this country have the “most guns”, and it will ultimately be up to us to decide what is “right” and what is “wrong”, period.

    The only thing that actually matters is whether or not those who possess the most “firepower” are willing to bring it to bear against the tyrannical Federal Government.

    Interesting times, indeed!

  • Bloomberg Poll Shows Half of Americans Don't Want Their Sons Playing Football

    12/10/2014 9:57:32 PM PST · 30 of 47
    Pox to ElkGroveDan
    No, of course I'm an introvert and I simply base my speculations upon rhetoric I read on the Internet!

    There are plenty of “average” male Americans who have not been turned into “testosterone challenged” individuals in this state, but there are easily as many who are not what I consider “masculine” nor “manly”, in any sense of the term, and I'm based in a somewhat “conservative” county down south.

    I deal with very many individuals in this state and travel frequently and widely and I am only passing along what I observe, and whether you choose to believe so or not, this state is full of “men” who have not had a “traditional” upbringing, and it is blatantly obvious to anyone who pays attention.

  • Bloomberg Poll Shows Half of Americans Don't Want Their Sons Playing Football

    12/10/2014 9:32:19 PM PST · 23 of 47
    Pox to ElkGroveDan

    I’m now from CA and have lived here almost 5 years, and his characterization is more or less spot on, whether you like it or not.

    This state is chock full of effeminate pussies, IMO.

  • Washington Florist Who Declined to Make Arrangements for Gay Wedding May Lose Her Business, Assets

    12/09/2014 7:28:00 PM PST · 18 of 50
    Pox to SeekAndFind
    Too bad, so sad!. If you don't play the game the way “they” have “rigged” it, you lose, period!

    The sad part is, all of the so-called “conservatives” simply allow this process to proceed and accelerate, and there is nothing that has been, or will be, done to staunch the flow.

    The libs are the problem, but us conservatives stand by and bitch about the decline but stand by idly (for the most part) and allow it to continue, as we are fat, happy and unwilling to either “rock the boat” or are unwilling to organize to put forth the required effort, which includes sacrifice (also including, possibly, the ultimate) and strife, to put a final end to the continuing degradation of our society.

    It is up to us, but we do nothing but wail and moan about the situation, and that is exactly what the marxists count on!

    We have nobody but ourselves to blame for this situation, IMO.

  • Prof. Tells Students Not to ‘Tell Anybody’ About His Vexed Tea Party ‘Analogy’

    12/08/2014 6:47:45 PM PST · 33 of 36
    Pox to XEHRpa
    Nobody needs to remind this “professor” of anything. He knows exactly what he's doing, and that is to spread a false narrative that the ignorant will believe without question.

    Stop believing that these people are dumb. They are not. They are clever and pursuing an agenda, and they prey upon the LIV more than anyone else.

  • A national soda tax is needed to reduce obesity and save lives

    12/08/2014 6:13:19 PM PST · 81 of 104
    Pox to PROCON
    a highly effective method of influencing behavior that carries high social costs.

    Pure Bullshit!.

    This is a punitive tax that has no other reason to exist other than to enrich the coffers of the federal government.

    It's time to fill Boston Harbor with endless piles of "Carbonated Beverages", IMO.

    After that display is over, it will be time to start cleaning out D.C., one marxist politician after another, and the "Ceausescu Solution" will be quite acceptable, IMO.
  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    12/07/2014 6:27:49 AM PST · 130 of 205
    Pox to spiderpig
    You're right. I suppose the smart thing for you to do would be to take your life savings to Vegas and put everything on VaTech over the Buckeyes!
  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    12/06/2014 9:30:22 PM PST · 74 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2
    And if such a matchup would occur (although I highly doubt OSU will make the playoffs), I would be more than happy to see the such a game.

    If OSU would happen to win with their 3rd string quarterback versus your omnipotent SEC perennial powerhouse Alabama, I would be more than interested to see your reaction to such an improbable scenario.

    I remember very well when the unbeatable Buckeyes were humbled by Florida several years ago, and I was able to acknowledge that they were outmatched overall “man to man”, but I don't see that “mismatch” in the makeup of these teams at this point in time aside from the fact that we are without our “primary” quarterback(s), but even so, it wouldn't really matter as OSU has a porous defense and would have to rely solely upon their offense to actually win a game against any of the top 3 teams going to the playoffs (and I doubt we will make the cut).

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    12/06/2014 9:17:51 PM PST · 54 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2

    The past means dick.

    Match up OSU vs any SEC team at this point in time and it is easily an even matchup. OSU has speed and power, just the same as any SEC team.

    You may not want to acknowledge that reality, but it is what is is, and you would be doing yourself a disservice to deny that reality, IMO.

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    12/06/2014 9:10:57 PM PST · 39 of 205
    Pox to mozarky2

    The way OSU has been playing lately, I believe they would be able to easily match up well against Alabama, and they would have a very good chance to win that game, no matter how much many people believe the SEC is the greatest conference in College football (which I believe is nonsense).

  • Big XII probably out for CFP [College Football/Vanity]

    12/06/2014 9:07:49 PM PST · 30 of 205
    Pox to re_nortex

    The Buckeyes were impressive tonight, but although they are my favorite college football team, they will end up on the outside looking in due to the loss to Virginia Tech early in the season.

    They may deserve to be in the playoffs, but that one loss put them in the backseat to other teams that are still ranked ahead of them.

    It will be interesting to see how this plays out in the next 2 days, but as much as I love my Buckeyes, I don’t see how they can crack the top 4 with the results of this weekend.

    In any case, next year should be another good one for THE Ohio State Buckeyes! :)

  • They got it all wrong: New data shows how Dems can win back America

    12/06/2014 8:51:41 PM PST · 12 of 43
    Pox to ObamahatesPACoal

    Oh yeah, that’s exactly what America needs, the “bottom” %33 of the electorate deciding how this country should function!

    Marxism ideology at its finest!

  • LA ELECTIONS RESULT - POLLS CLOSE AT 8:00 PM CST (LIVE THREAD)

    12/06/2014 7:30:07 PM PST · 468 of 615
    Pox to Catsrus

    Born and raised in Columbus Oh, so it goes without saying that I’m a lifelong Buckeyes fan, but after losing JT to the horrific broken ankle last week I am pleasantly surprised to see that the team has rebounded in such a manner in the Big Ten Championship game.

  • LA ELECTIONS RESULT - POLLS CLOSE AT 8:00 PM CST (LIVE THREAD)

    12/06/2014 6:58:19 PM PST · 391 of 615
    Pox to dfwgator
    HAH! Wisky is getting their rear ends handed to them, and it wouldn't matter who or what “told” them to take a dive, it's an epic beatdown no matter how you look at it. :)
  • For the First Time in Forever... I Did Not Enjoy My Vacation to Disney World

    12/04/2014 9:34:53 PM PST · 51 of 51
    Pox to Conan the Librarian

    I’ve also scheduled to go with my daughter and her family next Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I hope it’s a good experience!

  • Obama Administration Signs United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

    12/02/2014 10:25:46 AM PST · 60 of 63
    Pox to Gaffer

    There has been significant debate on the question of Treaties being able to override Constitutional guarantees, but the end result of such debates always point to the Constitutional language itself, and the conclusion always seems to be that NO treaty can trump the Constitution.

    Sooner or later some activist judge(s) will attempt to rule that treaties DO trump the constitution (including the subject of this thread), and that will be the last straw as far as our Constitution is concerned.

    Even the arrogant bastards in this administration will (or already have) argued that since we signed this treaty, we must treat it as the “Law of the Land”, even though our Senate has not ratified it. If we let these cretins get away with such treachery, we have only ourselves to blame as we enter the fast lane towards slavery to the Federal Government, IMO.

  • Traynor: Fixing Free Speech [by abolishing it]

    11/28/2014 11:27:27 PM PST · 21 of 36
    Pox to Slings and Arrows
    This jackass is only advocating what all marxists desire, which would be that the government would be the ultimate judge of what is and is not acceptable “speech” (and by extension, what is acceptable thinking). With such tyrannical restrictions upon the populace, control and indoctrination would be absolute and unyielding.

    Make no mistake, this asshole would like nothing more than to see marxist (i.e. extreme leftist ideology) thoughts and statements to be the only acceptable “speech” protected by our government.

    These jerkoffs are so transparent that it's unbelievable, but the sad part is,. millions of morons in this country would agree with such atrocious ideology without understanding nor comprehending what it is they are truly advocating.

  • 12-year-old girl's dad went after alleged pimp with baseball bat

    11/26/2014 7:45:58 PM PST · 13 of 50
    Pox to dfwgator
    An Ice pick and a pair of wire cutters along with a sharp knife would provide weeks of “retribution”, and in such a case, I would not hesitate to “extract” the appropriate level of “forgiveness”.
  • Schadenfreude overload: Senate Democrats and Obama staffers at war over Obamacare

    11/26/2014 7:26:31 PM PST · 37 of 67
    Pox to goldstategop

    The “middle class” is the largest portion of our society that the ACA affects adversely. Of course I understand that it adversely affects every ‘non rich’ person in this country.

    This scam must be put to rest, and the government must be put in its place, by the ballot box or the ammunition box.

    Unfortunately, the way I see it, there is no other way.

  • Schadenfreude overload: Senate Democrats and Obama staffers at war over Obamacare

    11/26/2014 6:06:41 PM PST · 23 of 67
    Pox to SeekAndFind
    “It’s a gut punch for a member of leadership who’s supposed to be our message guy to throw his colleagues under the bus like this purely for self-promotion,” one unnamed Senate aide told Politico. “There’s no question the politics of ACA have been challenging, but millions of people now have health care who didn’t have it before and that’s something Democrats should be proud of and working together to defend – not using as a backboard to score cheap self-promotional points.”

    This unnamed asshole displays to the country the primary problem with the ACA. It has been put in place to benefit the poor (who will now vote for the left) at an enormous and punitive cost to the middle class, for no other reason that to gain votes for the left.

    The politicians in this country are enemies of the Republic, IMO. This travesty must be ended, by ballot box, or ultimately, by the ammunition box, IMO.
  • Sharpton: Grand Jury Decision Proves Federal Government 'Needs to Step In'

    11/25/2014 8:28:24 PM PST · 2 of 55
    Pox to 2ndDivisionVet
    FU Sharpton.

    Morons like you are the reason this country is headed towards another Civil War, and your side, however you wish to paint it, will be the ultimate loser, PERMANENTLY!

  • What a Joke!

    11/24/2014 10:20:08 PM PST · 84 of 98
    Pox to Steve_Seattle

    Not my intention, I simply expected much worse than what we’ve witnessed up to this point.

    Insensitive? Perhaps.

    I’ve become very jaded and callous about this situation due to the outrageous proclamations from the “supporters” of Michael Brown, be they true “supporters” or actually professional “troublemakers”.

  • What a Joke!

    11/24/2014 10:16:31 PM PST · 80 of 98
    Pox to cardinal4
    Just heard about that and although it's an escalation that occurred well after my initial post, I still hope that the officer survives and the perp is apprehended and incarcerated, or better still, hunted down and exterminated if the situation warrants it.

    In all honesty, it certainly can get worse in the near future, but after all of the proclamations we've been subjected to over the last several weeks from those who were attempting to influence the Grand Jury along with those who were truly angered at the situation, I was expecting much worse, by orders of magnitude, than what we've been witnessing tonight, and I apologize to anyone who feels that I am trivializing the events occurring this evening, as that is not my intention.

  • What a Joke!

    11/24/2014 10:04:35 PM PST · 73 of 98
    Pox to JimSEA

    That is the whole point of my post. Outrageous and over the top proclamations and “threats” for weeks in a blatant attempt to coerce the decision of the Grand Jury and this is all they have to show for it? (At this time, and admittedly, it is always possible it could get much worse)

    Street Theater indeed!

  • What a Joke!

    11/24/2014 9:57:04 PM PST · 68 of 98
    Pox to AllAmericanGirl44

    I can happily state that it’s been a very good day for me when I’ve been labeled a “bit unhinged”!

    It’s a statement. No need to psychoanalyze a particular vanity unless you have a significantly distressful case of OCD that should really be looked into! :)

  • What a Joke!

    11/24/2014 9:50:01 PM PST · 62 of 98
    Pox to Ted Grant

    I’ve been watching Fox News nonstop since before the announcement was made, and his (Shep) first report on Times Square along with the provided video showed barely a hundred people in the area at that point in time of the broadcast.