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by BigApp
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: House bill would end travel ban to Cuba
Replies: 15
Views: 1196

Re: House bill would end travel ban to Cuba

wideright82 wrote:That's actually pretty exciting. I really want to go there.
then go! All you gotta do is go to a Central or South American country first. Just can't go directly from the USA.

And, while you're there be sure to give us a report on they're supposedly OUTSTANDING medical facilities down there.
by BigApp
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:49 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: FL Abortion Clinic Murders Live Birth Child
Replies: 65
Views: 4086

Re: FL Abortion Clinic Murders Live Birth Child

I really cannot understand how anyone can defend this murder.
by BigApp
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Judges Order Thousands Of Calif. Inmates Freed
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Re: Judges Order Thousands Of Calif. Inmates Freed

travelinman67 wrote:
Once again, Californian's lose.
no, they don't. They're getting the government they vote for. I say release them all (with the Gitmo's) into downtown San Francisco.
by BigApp
Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Federal judge rules denial of health coverage to same-sex sp
Replies: 14
Views: 909

Re: Federal judge rules denial of health coverage to same-sex sp

If the law is unconstitutional, the judge's responsibility is to rule as such. sorry Jon, you're wrong. A judge's responsibility is to render judgements based on CURRENT law and Constitution. His job is not to rule anything "unconstitutional". That's the US Supreme Court's job. It's the l...
by BigApp
Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Tell Me Again Why Ron Paul...
Replies: 18
Views: 1500

Re: Tell Me Again Why Ron Paul...

Appaholic wrote:
BigApp wrote:
that makes two of us.
I assume you're in NC. Did you write him in?
he was on the primary ballot. Even though JMc had already sewn up the nomination, I still voted my conscience.
by BigApp
Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Tell Me Again Why Ron Paul...
Replies: 18
Views: 1500

Re: Tell Me Again Why Ron Paul...

grizzaholic wrote:I voted for him.
that makes two of us.
by BigApp
Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: Championship Subdivision Football - FCS
Topic: Guess Who's Going To The Big House???
Replies: 9
Views: 371

Re: Guess Who's Going To The Big House???

did they pull the race card on UM too saying they've never played an HBCU??
by BigApp
Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: 500 Million Lose Job Each Month Without Stimulus
Replies: 13
Views: 380

500 Million Lose Job Each Month Without Stimulus

Let Palin say something like this and it's front page news. Pelosi sez it and it's buried...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8hMJVXt09E
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Gay-hating bigots spent $83 Million in CA
Replies: 18
Views: 1104

Re: Gay-hating bigots spent $83 Million in CA

ok, so how much did the other side spend?
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: And They Call This "Stimulus"...
Replies: 21
Views: 1422

Re: And They Call This "Stimulus"...

• $1.2 billion for "youth activities," including youth summer job programs. • $160 million for "paid volunteers" at the Corporation for National and Community Service. remember when I was scoffed at for mentioning mandatory service?? They even put it up on their "change.gov...
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: And They Call This "Stimulus"...
Replies: 21
Views: 1422

Re: And They Call This "Stimulus"...

$2 billion earmark to re-start FutureGen, a near-zero emissions coal power plant in Illinois that the Department of Energy defunded last year because it said the project was inefficient. • $600 million to buy hybrid vehicles for federal employees. • $6 billion to turn federal buildings into "g...
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:04 am
Forum: Championship Subdivision Football - FCS
Topic: Big Sky Team Considering Dropping Football?
Replies: 85
Views: 3820

Re: Big Sky Team Considering Dropping Football?

dang. if this happens then Montana will get to schedule *another* home game against Montana Technical School of the Mines and Theatre.
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Palin wants $2 billion road to Nome
Replies: 28
Views: 1076

Re: Palin wants $2 billion road to Nome

You guys don't get it. Palin is thinking AHEAD of the curve! See, she's playing the gubmint against itself here. IF they continue to go down OwlGore's path of "Global Warming", then after all the glaciers have melted Alaska will become a veritable tropical paradise with gorgeous views and ...
by BigApp
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Let's Release More From Gitmo...
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Let's Release More From Gitmo...

Senator Richard Burr from NC just got back from down there and said in his blog that the inmates regularly assault the guards. Yea.

Like I said, release them all in San Francisco.
by BigApp
Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Championship Subdivision Football - FCS
Topic: Hampton U. fires football coach after one season
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Hampton U. fires football coach after one season

AZGrizFan wrote:Do they HONESTLY think that Hampton is an ENDING point for a coach? They're delusional...
what? you don't??
by BigApp
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses 'shameful'
Replies: 15
Views: 954

Re: Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses 'shameful'

on Obama's donor list: Lehman Brothers Executives: CEO Richard Fuld ($2,300 President Joseph Gregory ($4,600) dozens of other top Lehman Executives John Rhea - (over $500,000) Co-Head of Lehman Bros. Global Investment Banking Mark Gilbert - (over $500,000) Lehman Brothers Senior Executive Christine ...
by BigApp
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Former Md Lt. Gov Steele new RNC Chairman
Replies: 19
Views: 469

Re: Former Md Lt. Gov Steele new RNC Chairman

dbackjon wrote:

I don't think opposing abortion for every instance (even in cases of rape and life of mother) is too uniting...
and promoting it in every instance isn't very uniting either.
by BigApp
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Exxon Mobil sets record with $45.2 billion profit
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Exxon Mobil sets record with $45.2 billion profit

good thing XOM made a profit too! Were it not for them, the DJIA (and your 401k) would be FAR worse off!

Or, is it now a bad thing that a corporation makes a profit??
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses 'shameful'
Replies: 15
Views: 954

Re: Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses 'shameful'

I guess it's not shameful to accept millions of $$$ from Wall Street'ers in the form of campaign contributions and inauguration party donations though, right?

Change.
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

danefan wrote: I wonder what schools will get some of this!
betcha Bill Ayers' employer gets a big chunk of it
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

The entire bill is 647 pages long. I only made it through 67 pages before stopping...

http://www.scribd.com/doc/11474954/House-Stimulus-Bill
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

$600 million for the acquisition of energy efficient vehicles, including plug-in and alternative energy vehicles.

$600 million will buy a lot of $2.00/gallon gasoline.
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

$2.4 billion "to demonstrate carbon capture and sequestration technologies"
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

$1 billion to manufacture 'advanced batteries'

I'm starting to skip over stuff now, it's gotten foolish
by BigApp
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill
Replies: 54
Views: 2412

Re: Interesting proposed amendments to the 2009 Stimulus bill

$2 billion to Army Corps of Engineers