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Forum: Open Debate Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By venice
We have always had :mad:lunatic fringes :mad: in...

We have always had :mad:lunatic fringes :mad: in our society... the 24 hour news cable cycle monster amplifies the acts and then attempts to put their spin on it to fit their mantra (i.e. gun...
Forum: Open Debate Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
I never understood why that particular date was...

I never understood why that particular date was chosen so I looked it up and it was an 1845 law passed by Congress based upon a 1792 statue time frame based upon an agricultural calendar

Why else...
Forum: Open Debate Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By venice
The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Excellent film on PBS last night focusing on Ali's greatest fight which took place outside the ring which was decided by the Supreme Court....When I was in College, he spoke on campus one week after...
Forum: Open Debate Yesterday, 03:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
Mike....there is a great book "The Bill of the...

Mike....there is a great book "The Bill of the Century" by Clay Risen that you should read that is an incredible account about how the 19th Amendment came about...it really started with the political...
Forum: Open Debate Yesterday, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
Manuel & Mike.....I agree with both of you...the...

Manuel & Mike.....I agree with both of you...the louder a politician professes that they are a "Christian" the greater the "Hypocrisy" between what they "say" and what they "in fact" do...both major...
Forum: Open Debate April 13th, 2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
Truck Cruiser...your State (TN) is not considered...

Truck Cruiser...your State (TN) is not considered a "Swing State" (just as LA is not also)..this has caused one party to "focused" its voter supression strategy in 8-9 Swing States...one Party's...
Forum: Open Debate April 12th, 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
Plenty of distractions for you to occupy...

Plenty of distractions for you to occupy yourself...go to a Crawfish boil and go to Thursday Night Zydeco at Rock N Bowl
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 12th, 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By venice
I actually will be going to CT this summer for a...

I actually will be going to CT this summer for a Jazz Festival so I am sure I will see many UCONN National Champion teeshirts (born in Litchfield County)

We have alot of Jazz cruisers from CT on...
Forum: Open Debate April 12th, 2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
The recent SCOTUS rulings around unlimited...

The recent SCOTUS rulings around unlimited campaign donations has really "muddy the waters" and I think in the short term, will make what Lee Atwater did with Bush 41 "dirty tricks campaign" look...
Forum: Open Debate April 12th, 2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
Manuel...if you and your lovely young bride ever...

Manuel...if you and your lovely young bride ever cruise out of New Orleans I will take you to "Duck Dynasty"Country where religion,politics and duck hunting mergerofl
Forum: Open Debate April 11th, 2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
I subscribe and enjoy reading Ann Coulter's...

I subscribe and enjoy reading Ann Coulter's newsletter (don't agree but always good to have a different perspective)..she made an interesting point when she indicated that Rance Preibus and the RNC...
Forum: Open Debate April 11th, 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
Mike, I concur....when our infamous Gov Jindal...

Mike, I concur....when our infamous Gov Jindal introduced school choice "vouchers" for poor parents to have a choice enrolling their child into a public or charter school with a better performance,...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 11th, 2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By venice
Manuel...so noted and they deserve the moment in...

Manuel...so noted and they deserve the moment in the spotlight...so does this mean you will have your daughter send you two championship teeshirts to wear in Florida to have bragging rights when you...
Forum: Open Debate April 11th, 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
Truck Cruiser....hypocrisy runs deep for both...

Truck Cruiser....hypocrisy runs deep for both politcal parties in Louisiana (as for the Country as a whole).......the difference is Democrats usually don't run on the platform of the Bible, Family...
Forum: Open Debate April 11th, 2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 186
Posted By venice
What time period was this :roll: By living...

What time period was this :roll:

By living in Louisiana, I am Blessed to have a front row seat to the insanity...if any version of The Bible is adopted, we would have to call for a special...
Forum: Open Debate April 11th, 2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
The voter supression legislation that has been...

The voter supression legislation that has been passed in these states are much greater that voter id....changing polling locations to make it harder for citizens that don't own cars or are dependent...
Forum: Open Debate April 10th, 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By venice
The greatest legacy would be if more Americans...

The greatest legacy would be if more Americans actually voted in Local, City, State, Congressional and off year Presidential elections...the suppression of votings rights are in the States which are...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 10th, 2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By venice
Manuel...did you not live and work in CT before...

Manuel...did you not live and work in CT before you retired...agreed they achieved an amazing feat for both their mens/womens program,,,,been a UCONN b-ball follower since the 60's when a local...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By venice
Not that I am aware of...just the normal PR, the...

Not that I am aware of...just the normal PR, the first time a ship comes to it's new homeport...the City is excited about having the Dream for a few months...In our hearts, the Conquest is still our...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 6th, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By venice
WWE SuoerStar Cruise

As a little kid I remember watching wrestling on tv Saturday morning (Haystack Calhoun, Andre the Giant etc) and thought it was real, but quickly recognize that it was a:cool: show...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By venice
How long post cruise will you be staying in New...

How long post cruise will you be staying in New Orleans...City is planning a welcome celebration for the arrival of the Dream
Forum: Open Debate April 5th, 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By venice
Not very long;) My life experience has shown...

Not very long;)

My life experience has shown me what politicians (regardless of party) say in principal and what they do in fact, are often two very different things......those elected politicians...
Forum: Open Debate April 3rd, 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By venice
The most recent recession exposed the weak links...

The most recent recession exposed the weak links in an employer based health care provider system...folks lost their jobs and could not find another for more then 61 days and could not afford COBRA...
Forum: Open Debate April 2nd, 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By venice
It was with great amusement when I heard LA Gov...

It was with great amusement when I heard LA Gov Bobby Jindal's alternative to ACA today

Of course he failed to mention how he drained 830M from the State's Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly and...
Forum: Open Debate April 2nd, 2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By venice
the devil is in the details....by zip code....by...

the devil is in the details....by zip code....by voting district.....the breakdown of who actually signed up......the next few months of the news cycle on this story will be interesting...
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