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  • NCAA D1 College Football Open Veteran’s Day 2017 Open

    by coldwarrior ( 85 Comments › )
    Filed under College Football at November 11th, 2017 - 9:44 am

    Go and thank a living vet today, celebrate survival…mourn the dead and plant flags in the cemetery on Memorial Day

    What a day we have today! It’s the Catholics versus the Convicts! and so much more!

    #12 Michigan State

    12:00 PM

    Man, I so want MSU to win today…but they won’t. MSU is a 17 point dog? Yeah, OK…they beat that spread.

     

    #15 Oklahoma State

    12:00 PM

    What’s this??? Cowboys are a 7 point dog. They beat that spread.

    #1 Georgia

    #10 Auburn

    3:30 PM

    The Bulldogs are TOP DOG! And they are only 2 point favorites on the road at Auburn? This is a tough one for UGA. This si theor biggest test of the year so far and they beat this spread.

    #20 Iowa

    3:30 PM

    Flat out smashmouth Big10 football right here. Iowa is a 12 point dog on the road at Camp Randall, Iowa beats the spread but the darlings of the day who hanged 55 points on the Fake-eyes last week are due for a let down.

     

    #2 Alabama

    7:00 PM

    ‘Bama’s defense has a ton of injuries…Bama is a 14 point favorite, they don’t beat the spread.

     

    #3 Notre Dame

    #7 Miami

    8:00 PM

    Dammit ND you have to beat these poseurs! I am so sick and tired of the press bloviating about how amazing the U is. This is it ND! The Golden Domers are 3 point favorites on the road at the Cocaine Cowboys and they beat that spread and end Miami’s bullshit season.

     

    #6 TCU

    8:00 PM

    TCU is a seven point favorite on the road, they don’t beat the spread. and…UPSET alert!

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    1. coldwarrior
      1 | November 11, 2017 10:08 am

      oh yes! have the day off adn there is SOOO much ball to watch!

      need some wings and beers…

      Happy Vet’s day to the survivors!


    2. rain of lead
      2 | November 11, 2017 10:18 am

      the vols play mizzou at 6:30
      they are giving up 12.5
      I do not expect them to cover or win


    3. 3 | November 11, 2017 10:19 am

      If you could stop someone from 100+ years ago from having any impact on the world, who would it be? Hitler? Mao? Stalin? Prescott Bush? Joe Kennedy? FDR? Obama’s grandfather? McCain’s? McConnell’s? Hillary’s? Soros dad?

      What if they’d been sterile, or had just painted houses or delivered milk or fixed cars?


    4. 5 | November 11, 2017 10:23 am

      In Flanders fields the poppies blow
      Between the crosses, row on row,
      That mark our place; and in the sky
      The larks, still bravely singing, fly
      Scarce heard amid the guns below.
      We are the Dead. Short days ago
      We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
      Loved and were loved, and now we lie
      In Flanders fields.
      Take up our quarrel with the foe:
      To you from failing hands we throw
      The torch; be yours to hold it high.
      If ye break faith with us who die
      We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
      In Flanders fields.


    5. eaglesoars
      6 | November 11, 2017 10:25 am

      Here is a list of establishments offering discounts to vets.

      Happy Veterans Day (and thanks, Dad!)

      http://www.militarydiscountscentral.com/veterans-day-military-discounts-2017/


    6. RIX
      7 | November 11, 2017 10:27 am

      #3 Notre Dame

      #7 Miami

      8:00 PM
      Dammit ND you have to beat these poseurs! I am so sick and tired of the press bloviating about how amazing the U is. This is it ND! The Golden Domers are 3 point favorites on the road at the Cocaine Cowboys and they beat that spread and end Miami’s bullshit season.

      @CW
      From your mouth to God’s ears.


    7. lobo91
      8 | November 11, 2017 10:29 am

      Austin Mayor Skipping Veterans Day Parade Over Confederate Flag
      While Mayor Steve Adler announced he will not march in Austin’s Veterans Day parade Saturday “because that parade will include groups carrying the Confederate flag,” organizers said the Parade Committee voted to ban the flag from the parade.

      The parade, which will march down Congress Avenue, is set to take place at around 9:30 a.m. that day.

      Instead, Adler said he will honor veterans on Veterans Day weekend by volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank, which he said serves a large number of the local veteran community.

      Adler said in a statement that Veterans Day should only be about honoring United States Miliary Veterans.

      “Symbols of racism, Civil War secession, and white supremacy should not be forgotten or erased, but they need to be remembered and studied in museums and classrooms, not cheered and applauded in parades,” Adler said.

      In an interview, Adler said, “there are people in our community that feel great pain associated with having the confederate flag in the parade.”


    8. eaglesoars
      9 | November 11, 2017 10:35 am

      Here’s the ‘class picture’ of the leaders at the APEC meeting

      http://www.reuters.com/article/us-apec-summit/asia-pacific-leaders-say-to-fight-unfair-trade-in-nod-to-trump-idUSKBN1DA2MW?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social

      Oh wait! There are some missing! The photo has been cropped.

      Here’s the uncropped

      1st row, just to the left of the blonde woman (Michelle somebody, Chile), we see Justin Toy Boy! In bare feet and – jeans? Anyhoo, I hear there’s some really good weed in ‘Nam.

      https://twitter.com/KellyO/status/929216972461457408

      He skipped the meeting, too – was out partying around town the nite before

      https://www.therebel.media/trudeau_sabotages_trans_pacific_partnership_by_skipping_negotiations_but_he_still_found_time_for_photo_ops


    9. AZfederalist
      10 | November 11, 2017 10:37 am

      @ lobo91:

      It’s Austin. Virtue Signaling was a thing there long before it was a thing. Kind of like Boulder — 30 square miles surrounded by reality


    10. AZfederalist
      11 | November 11, 2017 10:42 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      we see Justin Toy Boy! In bare feet and – jeans? Anyhoo, I hear there’s some really good weed in ‘Nam.

      Not barefoot — looks like they are very light brown boots.


    11. rain of lead
      12 | November 11, 2017 10:42 am

      right_wing2 wrote:

      If you could stop someone from 100+ years ago from having any impact on the world, who would it be? Hitler? Mao? Stalin? Prescott Bush? Joe Kennedy? FDR? Obama’s grandfather? McCain’s? McConnell’s? Hillary’s? Soros dad?

      What if they’d been sterile, or had just painted houses or delivered milk or fixed cars?

      Woodrow wilson


    12. eaglesoars
      13 | November 11, 2017 10:48 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      Not barefoot — looks like they are very light brown boots.

      bare feet


    13. eaglesoars
      14 | November 11, 2017 10:53 am

      rain of lead wrote:

      Woodrow wilson

      mohammed


    14. 15 | November 11, 2017 11:00 am

      @ rain of lead:
      Saul Alinsky


    15. RIX
      16 | November 11, 2017 11:19 am

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/11/pathetic-megyn-kelly-interviews-celebrates-woman-gave-trump-bird-video/
      @ Gateway Pundit
      If Megyn Kelly fell in the woods and nobody heard it could NBC get out of the contract?


    16. eaglesoars
      17 | November 11, 2017 11:45 am

      @ RIX:

      em>BRISKMAN: Well, all my frustration about this administration just weld up inside of me

      does anybody still know the English language anymore?


    17. lobo91
      18 | November 11, 2017 11:57 am

      @ eaglesoars:

      Samuel L. Jackson said it best


    18. eaglesoars
      19 | November 11, 2017 12:06 pm

      lobo91 wrote:

      @ eaglesoars:

      Samuel L. Jackson said it best

      yeah, put him in front of the English-as-a-2nd-language classroom for 8th graders (who are actually 20).


    19. lobo91
      20 | November 11, 2017 12:15 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      That could work


    20. rain of lead
      21 | November 11, 2017 1:33 pm

      so the girl and her friend have made it to the kitchen and are scrubbing out the oven

      better them than us (momcat and me)


    21. RIX
      22 | November 11, 2017 1:42 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      @ RIX:

      em>BRISKMAN: Well, all my frustration about this administration just weld up inside of me

      does anybody still know the English language anymore?

      She may not speak English well, but she is Joan of Arc to Megyn Kelly.


    22. rain of lead
      23 | November 11, 2017 1:44 pm

      whew
      SC is putting the spurs to Fla
      21-6

      nice to see Fl having a bad year as well


    23. Buckeye Abroad
      24 | November 11, 2017 3:32 pm

      Buckeye beatdown on MSU Spartans 48-3. Don’t know what Meyer said to them, but they redeemed themselves from the Iowa humliation last week.

      Hope the Irish do the same to Miami.


    24. AZfederalist
      25 | November 11, 2017 3:39 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      AZfederalist wrote:

      Not barefoot — looks like they are very light brown boots.

      bare feet

      Take a look at this picture and blow it up: https://assets.bwbx.io/images/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/iwqgTjLqXEDk/v1/1000x-1.jpg

      Looks like cowboy boots.


    25. RIX
      26 | November 11, 2017 4:15 pm

      Buckeye Abroad wrote:

      Buckeye beatdown on MSU Spartans 48-3. Don’t know what Meyer said to them, but they redeemed themselves from the Iowa humliation last week.

      Hope the Irish do the same to Miami.

      I am wichoo.


    26. rain of lead
      27 | November 11, 2017 5:07 pm

      wow
      auburn leading ga in the 2nd
      16-7


    27. eaglesoars
      28 | November 11, 2017 5:11 pm

      just a reminder for those not watching football – Killing Europe is on One America News now


    28. eaglesoars
      29 | November 11, 2017 5:12 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      Looks like cowboy boots.

      damn


    29. coldwarrior
      30 | November 11, 2017 5:45 pm

      UGA needs to get their vollctibve heads out of their asses


    30. rain of lead
      31 | November 11, 2017 5:47 pm

      ga is having a rough time
      23-7 auburn


    31. RIX
      32 | November 11, 2017 5:50 pm

      Hello! Auburn now beating Georgia 23 to 7 , 13 minutes left in 3rd quarter.


    32. Aussie Infidel
      33 | November 11, 2017 5:55 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      @ RIX:

      em>BRISKMAN: Well, all my frustration about this administration just weld up inside of me

      does anybody still know the English language anymore?

      He’s all weld up inside!

      Tell him to knock off the cheese and eat some prunes!

      🙂


    33. rain of lead
      34 | November 11, 2017 6:00 pm

      @ rain of lead:

      auburn scores again

      30-7


    34. eaglesoars
      35 | November 11, 2017 6:14 pm

      fantastic pic

      night time refueling over Afghanistan

      https://www.strategypage.com/military_photos/military_photos_2011012821350.aspx


    35. rain of lead
      36 | November 11, 2017 6:32 pm

      field goal au

      33-10


    36. RIX
      37 | November 11, 2017 6:45 pm

      rain of lead wrote:

      field goal au

      33-10

      Now 40 to 10!


    37. Deplorable Bumr50
      38 | November 11, 2017 8:00 pm


    38. eaglesoars
      39 | November 11, 2017 8:08 pm

      @ Deplorable Bumr50:

      did you see the reactions to that? they’re even funnier….

      This is going to end with him accusing Kim of having a tiny dick isn’t it

      https://twitter.com/allahpundit/status/929514786840367104


    39. Aussie Infidel
      40 | November 11, 2017 9:34 pm

      Had a pretend drive in a Tesla X SUV yesterday. I sat there pretending to drive it and Mrs Aussie Infidel made a very soft humming noise to give me the total immersive effect. Or maybe it was her sharp intake of breath when the salesman in the Mall entrance told her the price, $ 250,000 with all the bells and whistles.

      The rear seat Gull Wing Dors are really cool but are heavy buy the look of them . The smug salesman told me that they were electronically operated as was everything including the seats. I had trouble trying to turn a lever to the up position to better position my seat, from the original position set by some vindictive midget’ who had inhabited the seat space before me. The salesman attended to my gurgled cries to make the seat go down, because I was getting hypoxic from it’s current altitude. The bloody lever wasn’t a lever at all but a slider that had been cunningly contrived as a lever by some ‘womble’ named Eon Musk ,to fool paroles like me.

      Salesman #2 then smugly suggested that with 12 cameras surrounding the car that the driver could never be startled by anything or anyone. He obviously didn’t know about Mrs. Aussie Infidel. Speaking of my good lady wife, she suggested that the vehicle or ‘prototype space shuttle clone’ as the case may be, standing 2.3 metres high might hit the roof of her parking space. The smug salesman merely smiled and boasted that the vehicle wouldn’t allow that to happen. I had to smile inwardly as he REALLY didn’t know Mrs. Aussie Infidel’s determination. The poor fool!

      Moving on quickly and attempting to find holes in Salesman #2’s argument about the ‘smartness of this vehicle computer’ compared to paroles like us, Mrs. Aussie Infidel asked what would happen if she tried to open the gull wing doors when parked close to a wall. Salesman #1 immediately jumped in to get his share of mocking these two obvious automotive Luddites, claiming that the vehicle definitely would never allow either of us to damage the super intelligent gull wing doors in any way what so ever.

      I couldn’t allow that to stand and I immediately demanded that he prove that I could fit in the front seat whilst Mrs. Aussie Infidel could play a chucka or two of polo in the rear seats. At that stage his eyes sort of clouded over and he asked me whether I was serious about buying this piece of space age technology. “Of course I crowed, I’ll buy one second hand in 2030 for $10k and play with the gull wings to my heart’s content…. Just as soon as I figure out how to make the bloody front seat goes up and down!

      🙂

      HEH!


    40. Aussie Infidel
      41 | November 11, 2017 9:35 pm

      buy= by

      I HATE predictive editing

      🙂


    41. Aussie Infidel
      42 | November 11, 2017 9:41 pm

      http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11943158

      Innocent WaPo ‘word slinger’ staggers into the GAFA (great Australian Fuck All) and disappears forever

      🙂

      Where the WaPo meets the NZHerald meets the Canterbury School of Journalism meets the insanity of Identity Politics.

      Even writers and commentators on the LiberalLeft seem to be getting a dim awareness that Identity Politics will sooner or later start eating itself. It’s the nature of the beast.

      Sooner, if this is any indication. Here the snake is making a meal of its tail.

      🙂


    42. AZfederalist
      43 | November 11, 2017 9:45 pm

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Or maybe it was her sharp intake of breath when the salesman in the Mall entrance told her the price, $ 250,000 with all the bells and whistles.

      Holly Carp! Mrs. Federalist & I just bought her a new truck this week after her vehicle was totaled a couple weeks ago (not her fault). We can buy a lot of gasoline for $200K. Even when you aren’t at fault, accidents suck, we wasted a lot of time and spent a lot of money replacing something that has served us well for over 15 years.


    43. Aussie Infidel
      44 | November 11, 2017 9:56 pm

      Awww Please take Mack back!

      This Progressive jerk belongs at the WaPo not moonlighting for the NZ Herald the ‘Isvestia on the Waitamata harbour.’ We breed our own nutters thanks.

      Please don’t export them to Middle Earth. You’ll make the Orcs cranky!

      🙂


    44. Aussie Infidel
      45 | November 11, 2017 9:58 pm

      @ AZfederalist:
      Ahhh but has it got Gull Wing Doors with an in-built IQ of 200?

      🙂


    45. eaglesoars
      46 | November 11, 2017 9:59 pm

      @ Aussie Infidel:

      Elon Sucks is the con man of a generation. Can’t wait till his hyperloop blows up


    46. eaglesoars
      47 | November 11, 2017 10:13 pm

      WHAT???

      Nuke fallout ALERT as Russian RADIOACTIVE LEAK sweeps across Europe

      https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/659193/nuclear-war-radioactive-leak-europe-russia-fallout-france-irsn-warning-north-korea

      The pollution recorded indicates that an accident happened in a nuclear facility in Russia, or just over the border in Kazakhstan, in the last week of September.

      This comes just a week after the UK was struck by “radiation fog” with the Met Office issuing an alert.

      Nuclear radiation fears are also being caused by North Korea with their testing of the hydrogen bomb and missiles.

      French nuclear safety institute IRSN made the terrifying warning yesterday.

      https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/659193/nuclear-war-radioactive-leak-europe-russia-fallout-france-irsn-warning-north-korea


    47. Aussie Infidel
      48 | November 11, 2017 10:19 pm

      … and another one bites the dust.

      The Bush-ites appear to be ‘In-Season’ with no bag limit.

      Kaaaa-chang Boom!

      🙂

      Enjoy

      According to a new report by Middle East Eye , Prince Bandar bin Sultan – Saudi Arabia’s most famous arms dealer, longtime former ambassador to the US, and recent head of Saudi intelligence – was among those detained as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s (MBS) so-called “corruption purge” that started with the initial arrests of up to a dozen princes and other top officials last weekend.
      If confirmed, the arrest and detention of Bandar would constitute the most significant and high profile figure caught up in the purge – even above that of high profile billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal – given Bandar’s closeness to multiple US administrations and involvement in events ranging from Reagan’s Nicaraguan Contra program (including direct involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal), to making the case for the Iraq War as a trusted friend of Bush and Cheney, to directing US-Saudi covert operations overseeing the arming of jihadists in Syria.
      Middle East Eye issued the report based on multiple contacts “inside the royal court” and indicates further that the scale of MBS’ aggressive crackdown is much larger than previously reported, and even involves the torture of “senior figures” among those detained :
      Some senior figures detained in last Saturday’s purge in Saudi Arabia were beaten and tortured so badly during their arrest or subsequent interrogations that they required hospital treatment, Middle East Eye can reveal. People inside the royal court also told MEE that the scale of the crackdown, which has brought new arrests each day, is much bigger than Saudi authorities have admitted, with more than 500 people detained and double that number questioned.
      sources say that the longtime Saudi ‘deep state’ power broker and liaison with the West, Prince Bandar, is among the detained:
      One of the most famous is Prince Bandar bin Sultan, a former Saudi ambassador to Washington and confidant of former US President George W Bush. There is no word on his fate, but Saudi authorities said that one of the corruption cases they are looking at is the al-Yamamah arms deal, in which Bandar was involved.
      While no doubt Bandar’s very well-known role in Saudi “oil for arms” programs which have come to define Saudi relations with the West over the past decades is a trumped up and “selective” charge (insofar as the highest levels of the state have overseen such shady dealing) the al-Yamamah deal in particular – which goes back to the mid-1980’s – has been an historical embarrassment to both the UK and Saudi governments (BAE Systems was the prime British contractor involved) for the astounding level of fraudulent accounting exposed in UK courts.
      Concerning Prince Bandar’s role in the al-Yamamah deal, Middle East Eye continues:
      Bandar bought an entire village in the Cotswolds, a picturesque area of central England, and a 2,000-acre sporting estate with part of the proceeds from kickbacks he received in the al-Yamamah arms deal, which netted British manufacturer BAE £43bn ($56.5bn) in contracts for fighter aircraft.
      As much as $30m (£15m) is alleged to have been paid into Bandar’s dollar account at Riggs Bank in Washington and the affair led to corruption probes in the US and UK, although the case was dropped in the UK in 2006 after an intervention by then-prime minister Tony Blair.
      But more likely is that Bandar has been caught up in this week’s MBS dragnet for his closeness to Western heads of state and foreign intelligence services. With MBS’ aggressive consolidation of power which could result in ascension to the throne at any moment, and with fate of multiple princes and officials still unknown – not the least of which is now ex-PM of Lebanon Saad Hariri – a shroud of secrecy has resulted in myriad theories concerning what is really happening behind the scenes.
      Likely, Bandar has been detained to ensure a communications blackout with Western intelligence and media until MBS’ plans are complete, with the added benefit of ensuring the “anti-corruption” angle to the purges for the consumption of international media.
      Perhaps the most famous statement on corruption in Saudi Arabia was made by Prince Bandar. In an interview with PBS in 2001, he said: “If you tell me that building this whole country, and spending $350 billion out of $400 billion, that we had misused or got corrupted with $50 billion, I’ll tell you, yes. But I’ll take that anytime.”
      Bandar no doubt knows where all the skeletons are buried, and this alone makes him a worrisome, volatile and unpredictable figure in the midst of a transfer of power.


    48. Aussie Infidel
      49 | November 11, 2017 10:20 pm

      @ eaglesoars:
      When are you buying your Tesla X SUV?

      🙂


    49. eaglesoars
      50 | November 11, 2017 10:22 pm

      “Ruthenium-106 is used as a radiation source in cancer therapy for the treatment of ocular tumours. Ruthenium can also occur during the reprocessing of nuclear fuel elements.”

      Apparently the concentration is not cause for concern

      http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/radioactive-traces-europe-russia-origin-ruthenium-french-nuclear-authorities-irsn-kazakhstan-a8047336.html


    50. eaglesoars
      51 | November 11, 2017 10:26 pm

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Bandar no doubt knows where all the skeletons are buried, and this alone makes him a worrisome, volatile and unpredictable figure in the midst of a transfer of power.

      he’s also vulnerable from another angle. He’s illegitimate, his mother was a ‘servant’ (slave). She has no influential family to back him up. But he’s fairly old now, has health problems and I think the Bush/Clinton families will ask that he be treated with courtesy.


    51. rain of lead
      52 | November 11, 2017 10:27 pm

      vols are getting bitch-slapped
      38-17


    52. eaglesoars
      53 | November 11, 2017 10:27 pm

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      @ eaglesoars:
      When are you buying your Tesla X SUV?

      ha! the medical bills are starting to come in………..


    53. Aussie Infidel
      54 | November 11, 2017 10:32 pm

      @ eaglesoars:
      Sounds a lot like Fake News to me.

      Radiation Fog has absolutely NOTHING to do with nuclear radiation of fallout.

      It’s a meteorological term and is totally benign.

      Twisted folks seem to get their rocks off on attempting to scare the horses….. amongst the ‘great unwashed’.


    54. Aussie Infidel
      55 | November 11, 2017 10:38 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Bandar no doubt knows where all the skeletons are buried, and this alone makes him a worrisome, volatile and unpredictable figure in the midst of a transfer of power.

      he’s also vulnerable from another angle. He’s illegitimate, his mother was a ‘servant’ (slave). She has no influential family to back him up. But he’s fairly old now, has health problems and I think the Bush/Clinton families will ask that he be treated with courtesy.

      He’ll catch a terminal case of the Saudi version of Arkan-cide !

      🙂


    55. Aussie Infidel
      56 | November 11, 2017 10:40 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      @ eaglesoars:
      When are you buying your Tesla X SUV?

      ha! the medical bills are starting to come in………..

      Here ‘down-under’ we get to pay our medical bills before we get sick. It’s called taxes. It almost feels as if you owe it to the State to get sick just so that you can claim the ‘free’ health care!

      There ain’t anything free in this world except love and I have serious doubts about that as well!

      🙂


    56. Aussie Infidel
      57 | November 11, 2017 10:45 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      “Ruthenium-106 is used as a radiation source in cancer therapy for the treatment of ocular tumours. Ruthenium can also occur during the reprocessing of nuclear fuel elements.”

      Apparently the concentration is not cause for concern

      http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/radioactive-traces-europe-russia-origin-ruthenium-french-nuclear-authorities-irsn-kazakhstan-a8047336.html

      Sounds as if some careless Ivan buried spent isotopes by a local water course!

      We have some Ukes living here in NZ who were evacuated from the Chernobyl and went to live in Italy. Were assimilated there and became VERY proficient in Italian and then cast up on Kiwi shores and taught classical Italian to my daughter.

      Life funny the way things work!

      🙂


    57. eaglesoars
      58 | November 11, 2017 10:47 pm

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Sounds a lot like Fake News to me.

      It may be sloppy terminology but it’s not fake news

      A report has been issued by the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).

      “The concentration levels of Ruthenium-106 in the air that have been recorded in Europe and especially in France are of no consequence for human health and for the environment,” it notes.

      http://www.news.com.au/world/unexplained-radiation-cloud-detected-over-europe-traced-to-russia-kazakhstan/news-story/65e721f049e8704d60f1571a60ec6962

      possibly from a ‘medical site’.

      in Kahzakstan.

      It’s not that this particular leak posed a danger, it’s that their procedures/facilities are less than optimum – a much greater danger.


    58. AZfederalist
      59 | November 11, 2017 10:58 pm

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Ahhh but has it got Gull Wing Doors with an in-built IQ of 200?

      Gull wing doors? No. Built in IQ of 200? Only when Mrs. Federalist is behind the wheel. 🙂


    59. AZfederalist
      60 | November 11, 2017 10:59 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Elon Sucks is the con man of a generation. Can’t wait till his hyperloop blows up

      From the way things are shaping up, the Tesla confidence scheme may blow up first.


    60. eaglesoars
      61 | November 11, 2017 11:13 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      the Tesla confidence scheme may blow up first.

      it should be fun!


    61. eaglesoars
      62 | November 11, 2017 11:18 pm

      bedtime. nite.


    62. rain of lead
      63 | November 12, 2017 5:04 am

      morning y’all


    63. rain of lead
      64 | November 12, 2017 5:05 am

      @ rain of lead:

      sunday morning quiet time take TWO!


    64. rain of lead
      65 | November 12, 2017 5:49 am

      Quote of the Day

      Facts are meaningless; you can use facts to prove anything that’s remotely true!

      —Homer Simpson


    65. rain of lead
      66 | November 12, 2017 5:51 am

      Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

      I think so, Brain … but I haven’t seen any tweets about this year’s strain of bird flu.


    66. rain of lead
    67. rain of lead
      68 | November 12, 2017 7:35 am

      maths…how do dey work

      https://dailytimes.com.pk/137407/default-day-looms-cash-strapped-venezuela/


    68. 69 | November 12, 2017 8:45 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Elon Sucks is the con man of a generation. Can’t wait till his hyperloop blows up

      From the way things are shaping up, the Tesla confidence scheme may blow up first.

      I do not understand why you guys have such a irrational hate on for Elon. The man is a genuine genius with dual Bachelors in Physic’s and Economics. He, unlike Beoz or Nye is not only an engineer, but a genuine scientist.

      Everything Musk has done for the last 20 years has had one single purpose, to put human beings on Mars. Tesla, the ground breaking electric vehicle, not designed for here on earth, but for MARS. Because you cannot have an internal combustion engine on a planet with virtually no atmosphere, the exact same is true of the Hyperloop, its actually designed for MARS not earth. His high capacity battery system, again, designed for MARS not earth, because you cannot generate electricity on Mars via any form of combustion.

      Oh you whine, but Elon Musk takes billions of dollars from the US Government in Tax subsidies. So what, so does NASA and what are they doing these days? Muslim feel good outreach? Global Warming Ponzi scheme support?

      SpaceX builds real genuine orbital insertion rockets. It is designing genuine interplanetary transport vehicles. It has an actual genuine plan to put humans on Mars. Going to Mars cost hundreds of billions of dollars, Elon is using the technology that will be required to build and support a long term human operated facility on Mars to fund the SpaceX Mars program.

      Yes, he is lobbying for and accepting government funding any where and time he can, so what? SpaceX and its Mars program are not a get rich quick scheme nor are they a Ponzi scheme, most importantly they are not Vaporware.

      Is Elon Musk a egomaniac? Yes, again I say, so what? what human being with a gigantic vision wasn’t? Yes, I am a rabid advocate for Space Research and Exploration, Elon isn’t talking about it or dreaming pie in the shy never gets done Space Research and Exploration, he’s actually doing it. If he takes every penny of government money he can get his hands on to continue and further that goal, more power to him.

      The price tag on going to Mars is more than any individual billionaire can afford, its more than any corporation can afford. When Columbus went looking for a shorter route to the East Indies, he did so with the financial backing of the Queen of Spain. When NASA went to the moon, it was 100 percent funded by the US Government.


    69. eaglesoars
      70 | November 12, 2017 9:04 am

      rain of lead wrote:

      Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

      I think so, Brain … but I haven’t seen any tweets about this year’s strain of bird flu.

      they’re not real sure about the vaccine this time around. I’m not sure why, if the strain is so unusual or is evolving faster or what, but from what I’ve read, this year they’ve got their fingers crossed more/harder than usual.

      @ doriangrey:

      In a word, ‘cobalt’, which is a shorthand way of describing his sloppiness in execution. I’m not disputing his ‘genius’ but that doesn’t impress me, I used to be married to it, it’s not all its cracked up to be. It’s like physical beauty in a woman – jaw dropping for most but somewhere there are guys who just got fed up with her bullshit.

      Now, from the best meat-and-potatoes political reporter around, Salena Zito, on why the majority in the House runs thru Pennsylvania.

      YORK, Pa. — A convicted felon-turned-environmental activist registered as a Democrat but running as a Republican defeated the black female Democratic incumbent in York’s mayoral race on Election Day last week.

      And he did it with a local coalition of Bernie Sanders and Republican supporters and a breakdown of trust in the leadership of the incumbent mayor.

      http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/salena-zito-pennsylvanias-elections-tell-us-how-worried-republicans-nationwide-should-be/article/2640323


    70. RIX
      71 | November 12, 2017 9:26 am

      Good morning. Touchdown Jesus is not happy. What the f. k was that? That could be classified as felonious assault.
      Beware of felons carrying footballs!


    71. RIX
      72 | November 12, 2017 9:37 am

      “We are back,” former Florida governor and Miami fan Jeb Bush tweeted during the game.
      @ Chicago Sun Times

      That is Jebs comment about the Miami thrashing of Notre Dame.
      My head hurts. How long to happy hour?


    72. RIX
      73 | November 12, 2017 9:41 am

      Ed Reed was on the field pregame waving a Turnover Chain, the necklace that has become college football’s mEd Reed was on the field pregame waving a Turnover Chain, the necklace that has become college football’s most-discussed piece of jewelry this season. Vince Wilfork called Notre Dame out on Twitter for standing on the “U” midfield logo in a pregame talkost-discussed piece of jewelry this season. Vince Wilfork called Notre Dame out on Twitter for standing on the “U” midfield logo in a pregame talk
      @Chicago Tribune
      Hmmm, felons cop some serious tude. Ok, I’ll let it go now.


    73. 74 | November 12, 2017 9:53 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Elon Sucks is the con man of a generation. Can’t wait till his hyperloop blows up

      From the way things are shaping up, the Tesla confidence scheme may blow up first.

      I do not understand why you guys have such a irrational hate on for Elon. The man is a genuine genius with dual Bachelors in Physic’s and Economics. He, unlike Beoz or Nye is not only an engineer, but a genuine scientist.

      Everything Musk has done for the last 20 years has had one single purpose, to put human beings on Mars. Tesla, the ground breaking electric vehicle, not designed for here on earth, but for MARS. Because you cannot have an internal combustion engine on a planet with virtually no atmosphere, the exact same is true of the Hyperloop, its actually designed for MARS not earth. His high capacity battery system, again, designed for MARS not earth, because you cannot generate electricity on Mars via any form of combustion.

      Oh you whine, but Elon Musk takes billions of dollars from the US Government in Tax subsidies. So what, so does NASA and what are they doing these days? Muslim feel good outreach? Global Warming Ponzi scheme support?

      SpaceX builds real genuine orbital insertion rockets. It is designing genuine interplanetary transport vehicles. It has an actual genuine plan to put humans on Mars. Going to Mars cost hundreds of billions of dollars, Elon is using the technology that will be required to build and support a long term human operated facility on Mars to fund the SpaceX Mars program.

      Yes, he is lobbying for and accepting government funding any where and time he can, so what? SpaceX and its Mars program are not a get rich quick scheme nor are they a Ponzi scheme, most importantly they are not Vaporware.

      Is Elon Musk a egomaniac? Yes, again I say, so what? what human being with a gigantic vision wasn’t? Yes, I am a rabid advocate for Space Research and Exploration, Elon isn’t talking about it or dreaming pie in the shy never gets done Space Research and Exploration, he’s actually doing it. If he takes every penny of government money he can get his hands on to continue and further that goal, more power to him.

      The price tag on going to Mars is more than any individual billionaire can afford, its more than any corporation can afford. When Columbus went looking for a shorter route to the East Indies, he did so with the financial backing of the Queen of Spain. When NASA went to the moon, it was 100 percent funded by the US Government. eaglesoars wrote:

      @ doriangrey:

      In a word, ‘cobalt’, which is a shorthand way of describing his sloppiness in execution.

      You are going to have to explain your “Shorthand” as it makes no obvious or apparent sense.


    74. lobo91
      75 | November 12, 2017 10:55 am


    75. Canoe Convoy
      76 | November 12, 2017 11:01 am

      Hooray, Wisconsin Badgers! Undefeated for the season ( so far! ) 🙂


    76. eaglesoars
      77 | November 12, 2017 11:13 am

      @ doriangrey:

      First, let me say that as a descendant of coal miners, I have no illusions that ANY mining endeavor is ‘gentle’. Tesla uses lithium cobalt instead of lithium iron for the batteries. 60% of cobalt reserves are in DR Congo and child labor is used to get to it. Tesla is not the only car company – not the only company, as smartphones use cobalt also – but it is one of the major buyers. Apple and some other companies have committed to treat it as a ‘conflict’ product (like diamonds) but Tesla has shown no awareness of the issue that I can find. That’s the moral concern with cobalt. One car uses about 15 lbs of the stuff.

      The practical concern is that cobalt is found in a matrix – not unusual from a geology perspective – usually of copper and nickel. The mining for THOSE metals varies according to the market price and if/when the demand falls, cobalt supplies will also decline. The result is that control of a critical supply-chain is not tight and the supply of a critical component is questionable.

      That’s the basic outline – as basic as I know how to make it. I learned this when I was studying gemology which can’t be understood w/o a reasonable grounding in geology and politics.

      I have not read one good review of a Tesla production line. Crap on the floor, sloppy inventory control and slip-shod production control. Dad worked for General Motors, I learned a bit about what’s needed to build cars. Elon Musk never bothered.

      They play ‘cutsie’ with the books. I showed a week or so ago where they used their ‘lease pool’ to up the numbers on their inventory (to hide production line issues).

      What he builds too often doesn’t work. Spectacularly. The autopilots suck, rocket designs that have supposedly been tested still blow up.

      So we’ve got: 1. a sketchy supply chain 2. crap production 3. dishonest bookkeeping 4. stuff that goes BOOM!!

      No one who dreams big gets there w/o going ‘splat’ along the way. I know that. But ‘venture capital’ and ‘tax dollars’ are not synonyms. And ‘rocket science’ IS actually rocket science at the life-and-death level and if some of it MUST be funded with my money, I think it is appropriate for me to demand that there be a reasonable chance for success w/o loss of life.


    77. RIX
      78 | November 12, 2017 11:25 am

      @ lobo91:
      First funny thing that SNL has done in years.


    78. 79 | November 12, 2017 11:53 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      but Tesla has shown no awareness of the issue that I can find.

      The you haven’t bother to look. Elon is deeply aware and concerned by this and has repeatedly said that he intendeds to procure as much Cobalt from North America as is humanly possible.

      https://insideevs.com/tesla-use-north-american-resources-planned-gigafactory/eaglesoars wrote:

      Tesla uses lithium cobalt instead of lithium iron

      As to the Iron vs Ion question, its basic physics. Lithium Iron has a lower discharge rate, 14% to be exact. That’s why devices that run electronics tend to use Lithium-Ion instead of Lithium-Iron. Musk is not alone in making the decision to use Lithium-Ion for this reason. eaglesoars wrote:

      And ‘rocket science’ IS actually rocket science at the life-and-death level and if some of it MUST be funded with my money, I think it is appropriate for me to demand that there be a reasonable chance for success w/o loss of life.

      As to the “Rocket Science” please, that is my family business, one I used to be employed in. SpaceX has long since passed any requirement of “a reasonable chance for success w/o loss of life”. 94% success rate with ZERO launch related fatalities. That’s better than NASA can boast.

      Space Flight, Research and Exploration is an inherently dangerous business, expecting or demanding it to be a causality free as watching TV is absurd. We haven’t landed a human being on another planet since 1972 because because of unrealistic risk aversion expectations.

      1.3 million people die every year in car wrecks, but we haven’t banned cars or stopped researching ways to make them safer.


    79. eaglesoars
      80 | November 12, 2017 12:08 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      Musk is not alone in making the decision to use Lithium-Ion for this reason.

      As I noted, Apple, etc.

      demanding it to be a causality free as watching TV is absurd.

      I did not say that.

      chores…I hate grocery stores on weekends.


    80. RIX
      81 | November 12, 2017 12:20 pm

      Jake Tapper now has Clapper and Brennan on together. Surprise, the thing is a smear fest on Trump.
      Tappernever once asked those two about lying to Congress or any other conduct.
      This is just agenda driven journalism, and boring.


    81. coldwarrior
      82 | November 12, 2017 12:55 pm

      @ RIX:
      Yes ain’t gangsta enough to be a U can. Shut up, Yeb.


    82. coldwarrior
      83 | November 12, 2017 1:03 pm

      @ lobo91:
      THAT was great!


    83. lobo91
      84 | November 12, 2017 1:44 pm

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ lobo91:
      THAT was great!

      It really didn’t take much writing on their part. Just editing together some actual Dem speeches and ads


    84. 85 | November 12, 2017 4:42 pm

      RIX wrote:

      This is just agenda driven journalism, and boring.

      Agenda driven yes, journalism no. Its straight up Goebbels Propaganda.


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