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by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Gun Control in The Netherlands
Replies: 24
Views: 1125

Re: Gun Control in The Netherlands

Police are looking for a Turkish born 37 year old...not an ay-rab, but a follower of Muhammad none the less...
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Military and Marijuana
Replies: 49
Views: 2434

Re: Military and Marijuana

Not new or unique - In the late 70s weed was legal in Alaska, not decriminalized, legal. Everybody at Ft. Wainwright knew they were subject to the UCMJ. In the city limits of Fairbanks bars wouldn't allow smoking weed because customers don't drink as much when they're puffing. Outside the city limi...
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Most Highly Educated States
Replies: 223
Views: 6047

Re: Most Highly Educated States

FTR, I hate living here too. I'd much rather live in a smaller town. Folks around here are rude and extremely self-absorbed. Nobody in DC ever looks back when they walk through a door in public. People in Slower Delaware will stop, hold the door, look back, and if they believe anyone they can see i...
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Most Highly Educated States
Replies: 223
Views: 6047

Re: Most Highly Educated States

If you ever find yourself in Dallas I highly recommend The Col for a short visit and a long conversation... :nod: Speaking of that I'm in Dallas on the week of the 25th (Col are you in town that week..?) I may or may not have gotten a call and a scolding from a certain Col for getting a bit too ***...
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Most Highly Educated States
Replies: 223
Views: 6047

Re: Most Highly Educated States

In fact, I am...when we get back from our current trip to the Hill Country, we’ll be home until late May. The only day that week that I have a firm commitment is Thursday,,, Name the time and place and I’ll be there...if dinner, maybe the wife will join us... Hows Tuesday the 26th looking..? I'll b...
by Col Hogan
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Gun Control in New Zealand
Replies: 134
Views: 4566

Re: Gun Control in New Zealand

Wait... Gil So yer tellin' me ANTIFA is a bunch of Conservatives pretending to be crazy Liberals :shock: Have you read this wack-jobs manifesto??? Significant portions of the manifesto appear to be an elaborate troll, written to prey on the mainstream media’s worst tendencies. As the journalist Rob...
by Col Hogan
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Most Highly Educated States
Replies: 223
Views: 6047

Re: Most Highly Educated States

I think Cleets and I would get along swimmingly. There are very few posters here for which I can't say that. If you ever find yourself in Dallas I highly recommend The Col for a short visit and a long conversation... :nod: Speaking of that I'm in Dallas on the week of the 25th (Col are you in town ...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 3138
Views: 190618

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Trump to host “Who Wants To Be A Cabinet Secretary?” to find next secretary of defense The White House is negotiating a reality television show with producer Mark Burnett to identify the next secretary of defense nominee with President Donald Trump set to host, sources confirmed today. The show, ti...
by Col Hogan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Most Highly Educated States
Replies: 223
Views: 6047

Re: Most Highly Educated States

Gee, I don’t have a fancy map...can I play??? Blue states, like California, New York and Illinois, whose economies turn on finance, trade and knowledge, are generally richer than red states. But red states, like Texas, Georgia and Utah, have done a better job over all of offering a higher standard o...
by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 3138
Views: 190618

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

First off stop bragging on your girlfriend... we know shes smarter than you Second, when she shows up at your house out of breath and telling you “pack a small bag quick we’re leaving” do me a solid and send me a message Whenever we have her friends over... I instantly realize I'm the dumbest guy i...
by Col Hogan
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Military and Marijuana
Replies: 49
Views: 2434

Re: Military and Marijuana

The military is an employer. Employer's are allowed to hire and fire based on testing for illegal (and legal in some cases) drug use. This...there are employers who will fire you for smoking tobacco, a legal substance...due to a clause in their health insurance https://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/30/bu...
by Col Hogan
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Pentagon to tap Pensions for Border Wall
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: Pentagon to tap Pensions for Border Wall

https://apnews.com/ba6c2bc1fa024393801131bfbaa9cd89 The Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pension accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall, a top Senate Democrat said Thursday. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., told The Associa...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Defense Department spends $4.6 million on Lobster Tail and Crab
Replies: 30
Views: 1762

Re: Defense Department spends $4.6 million on Lobster Tail and Crab

Back during the Clinton Administration, Vice President Al Gore led the National Partnership for Reinventing Government...a study to try and improve the federal governments efficiency (I know, say that with a straight face...) One of their major recommendations was to eliminate the current budgeting ...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Military and Marijuana
Replies: 49
Views: 2434

Military and Marijuana

Marijuana is causing more problems in the military today than ever...no, use of pot is not up, up a complete set of unique issues has popped up... Marijuana use is still illegal in the military, because marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. But more and more states are legalizing or decri...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Championship Subdivision Football - FCS
Topic: RIP Delaware Piss Wall
Replies: 33
Views: 2781

Re: RIP Delaware Piss Wall

Glad I got to piss on it before its demise...
by Col Hogan
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Championship Subdivision Football - FCS
Topic: Andy Isabella WR
Replies: 11
Views: 1261

Re: Andy Isabella WR

Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Grizalltheway wrote:And this thread would be perfect for the FCS forum if UMass were still in FCS.


They should still be in FCS. Does that count?


Truth...
by Col Hogan
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control
Replies: 115
Views: 10309

Re: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control

You’re right...I had been reading the initial versions of the Colorado Universial background check law earlier this afternoon, and reacted to the call for another with the wrong information... Now, having read the legislation, I have a question to supporters of it..knowing the answer, and knowing n...
by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control
Replies: 115
Views: 10309

Re: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control

Have you read the current proposal? (2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to— ... (F) a temporary transfer if the transferor has no reason to believe that the transferee will use or intends to use the firearm in a crime or is prohibited from possessing firearms under State or Federal law, and the trans...
by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control
Replies: 115
Views: 10309

Re: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control

If you were discussing cut #1 or #2...you’d get more support... But as anyone who studies “gun control” knows, we are into the thousands... Estimates from conservative sources say there are over 3200 gun control laws between local, state and federal levels...other more liberal estimates put the num...
by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control
Replies: 115
Views: 10309

Re: Empirical Liberty Framework for Debating Gun Control

We'll just have to agree to disagree. I'll pass on the "death by a thousand cuts" mentality, and stick to the "repeal the 2nd amendment or STFU" mentality. :thumb: And that sums up the gridlock of our system in a nutshell. Everyone is so scared of cut #1 or cut #2 on the trail o...
by Col Hogan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump Impeached
Replies: 58
Views: 6122

Re: Trump Impeached

How soon will the hearings start??? It's very clear that the president obstructed justice," Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler told ABC Sunday. "It's very clear — 1,100 times he referred to the Mueller investigation as a witch hunt, he tried to — he fired — he tried to protect Flynn from being...
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 3138
Views: 190618

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Police arrest husband, stepdaughter of woman ‘killed by panhandler' in Baltimore The husband and stepdaughter of a woman who was allegedly stabbed to death by a panhandler in Baltimore last December have been arrested for murder in connection with her death Baltimore City Police announced Sunday, a...
by Col Hogan
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Harper to Phillies
Replies: 70
Views: 3548

Re: Harper to Phillies

Harper says he wants to bring a World Series Title back to D.C. (not a typo)

https://deadspin.com/bryce-harper-at-hi ... 012464/amp
by Col Hogan
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 3138
Views: 190618

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

NEWSPentagon swear jar funds entire border wall after one week What began as a way to prevent cutting military construction projects quickly turned into a revenue stream for the Pentagon. “We figured we would raise enough money to keep the lights on in the building or, at best, buy another fifth-ge...

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