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    Sanity Zone 12-6-2012 Fear of Flying

    Another nice post by Xan.
    Posted 12-09-2012 at 06:25 AM by jcp026 jcp026 is offline
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    Sanity Zone 12-6-2012 Fear of Flying

    Tell Obama your ideas. I don't know anyone personally who signed up for any of this government's ridiculous policies. How are we supposed to fix something we didn't create? To those who voted for these jack wagons we're dealing with, maybe they should take a look in the mirror.

    I have a couple points here, though. You say we should rationalize military budget. Why? If anything, the military is underfunded. Did you notice how Obama APOLOGIZED to Libya after they attacked OUR consulate? He's more interested in making friends with the enemy, to uphold some false image of being a peace maker, instead of protecting us. He is placing zero emphasis on the things our tax dollars SHOULD be used for.

    The other thing I'd like to point out is that you are wrong when you say every one should pay more taxes.

    I believe that NO ONE should pay more taxes. Instead, bring the rates down, at the very least for the rich as most of them own businesses, so that they can afford to hire more people. I pointed this out in your last blog. You don't gain by raising taxes and sucking people dry, you gain by having MORE tax payers, and a steady flow of revenue. All this rhetoric solves nothing, and fails to pinpoint the real source of the problem. It's not nearly as complicated as you'd like to make it sound. Yet sadly nothing is being done and, consequently, what could have been a simple solution is becoming more and more impossible to fix.
    Posted 12-07-2012 at 09:57 PM by burningmetal burningmetal is offline
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    The Truth About Roger Goodell's NFL Crusade Against Bounties & Vilma

    I've been studying old films and photos of NFL games in the 1933 and 1934 timeframe. The FIRST official NFL Championship game was won by the Chicago Bears vs. the NY Giants. The game was played at Wrigley Field in November, 1933.

    That was the leather helmet era. Players did NOT use their heads to make contact back then. When they made a tackle, they turned their head to the side, put their shoulder into the runner's midsection and turned their face away from the contact.

    My point is this: if the NFL prohibits all future head contact because it thinks it needs to do this to save the game, then, pro football will survive.

    THIS era of using the helmeted head to administer hammer-blows probably should end, for the good of the game.
    Posted 11-30-2012 at 12:49 PM by Haps Biggest Fan Haps Biggest Fan is offline
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    Sanity Zone 10-4-2012 Business aint Government, and Vice Versa

    Good post. I was born in Canada, but my family is American (my dad currently resides in the US) and due to my family ties/working as a petrologist, I'm always paying close attention the US political cycle.
    That being said, I'm enamoured with the conservative term 'job creator', especially when they use it to describe billionaire investors.
    I don't know where that term came from, but the myth of jobs magically arising due to lower taxes is absurd. No investor is a job creator, consumers are the sole mechanism that drives job creation (sorry Mr. experienced businessman)
    As far as I know, investors want to minimize expenses to increase their profits. I don't think that means spending money hiring millions of people.
    Posted 11-30-2012 at 12:53 AM by saintsfan403 saintsfan403 is offline
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    Jimmy Graham's Dunk? Momentum Shifter? (Odd Theory)

    I agree with joker-saint, celebrations have gotten too gaudy ... I like the Jimmy Graham dunk and the celebration where they just spin the ball like a top, you know, keep-it-simple, but all the dancing/symbolic crap is too much, especially when they really didn't accomplish anything out of the ordinary.
    Posted 11-23-2012 at 08:21 AM by SloMotion SloMotion is offline
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    "Where Ya At...Who Dat"

    Nice. Ill download it for next time while Im mounting my wife
    Posted 11-04-2012 at 03:58 AM by Nemesis Nemesis is offline
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    Jimmy Graham's Dunk? Momentum Shifter? (Odd Theory)

    Ok, ok. How many dunks has he done. What happened in the next drives (opponents and Saints)?
    Posted 10-22-2012 at 03:50 PM by UK_WhoDat UK_WhoDat is offline
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    Jimmy Graham's Dunk? Momentum Shifter? (Odd Theory)

    ahhhh the superstitions theory.
    Posted 10-16-2012 at 02:02 PM by Ashley Ashley is offline
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    Posted 10-13-2012 at 06:11 PM by jcp026 jcp026 is offline
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    Sanity Zone 10-4-2012 Business aint Government, and Vice Versa

    The problem in America is too many people have no real idea what they're talking about and then tell everyone else they don't know what they are talking about. Here's a fact worth pondering: You say that it's sad we have a governor vs. a businessmen, but actually we have a governor/businessmen vs. a senator/lawyer. The current President has no experience in business or in governing... Take that for what you will. I'm not a rah rah politician, because politics mostly make me sick. But I have an obligation as a citizen to know the facts and make the best choice possible.

    So with that in mind, I would like someone who knows how to manage this economy. Having not only experience, but a record of success in business is a good place to start, and we have, at the very least, that in one of these candidates. The other has zero. But I believe in giving people a chance to prove or make a fool of themselves before I make a final judgement. All I have to do is look back 4 years ago when Obama said he'd "cut the deficit in half" by the end of his first term. Instead it has risen. And what is his defense? He tells us that we're losing a little less each year... That isn't gaining, and it's far from cutting the debt in half as he pledged. We're still losing TRILLIONS every year. You can blame the previous administration all day long, and they are absolutely responsible for the debt that was inherited, but when you add to the problem you can no longer point the finger at someone else. Especially not after a full term.

    I don't want or need the government to tell me how to live my life. I need the government to manage the economy in a way that allows us to live better and be able to pursue our dreams. So I have to disagree that being a businessmen doesn't give you an advantage in being able to run a government. No one is saying it's easy. But when you've been successful in business and have many years experience as a governor, I feel a lot better about that than someone who has been neither of the two. Good managers know how to manage money.

    The president wants to raise taxes to cut the deficit. Well that sounds brilliant if you don't know the first thing about economics. And I'm no economist, but this is just common sense. If you raise taxes you cause businesses to have to lay off workers, which means people are out of work and not paying taxes. You see, it's not about how much you tax one person, but how many people are paying taxes. Lower the rate, and you have more jobs, more tax payers, subsequent increased revenue and less dependency on the federal government.

    But that's just it. This administration wants us to depend on the government. It's how they can control us.

    It's Marxism at it's best (or worst). You rob the rich to pay the poor- because Marxists believe it is somehow immoral to be wealthy- and everybody is supposed to be happy with that. But not only is that unfair to those who have worked hard to get to whatever wealthy income they have EARNED, it also means the poor and middle class no longer can find work because no one can afford to pay them, and everyone goes begging to big brother. We're not there yet, but we're close, and we have to stop it while we still can.

    If you disagree with me, I don't hate you for it. I want what's best for this country, and I'm sure you do too. But I can say with absolute conviction that this administration isn't it.
    Posted 10-05-2012 at 10:32 PM by burningmetal burningmetal is offline
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    Jimmy Graham's Dunk? Momentum Shifter? (Odd Theory)

    sometimes i think thats why grahm is dropping so many balls, hes thinking dunk before the catch.
    Posted 10-03-2012 at 01:22 PM by st thomas st thomas is offline
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    Jimmy Graham's Dunk? Momentum Shifter? (Odd Theory)

    I liked it better when nobody celebrated. It was like it was just business for them then. Now there is a little bit of a cocky side to them. They definitely need to get their attitudes in check.
    Posted 09-28-2012 at 04:27 AM by joker-saint joker-saint is offline
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    Random Thoughts - By Saintfan

    what? No new random thoughts in almost two years? I don't believe it.
    Posted 09-27-2012 at 05:42 PM by SmashMouth SmashMouth is offline
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    Tebow Is Winning Me Over

    You got Tebow love?
    Posted 09-27-2012 at 05:40 PM by SmashMouth SmashMouth is offline
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    Don't Let Roger Wear You Down!

    Maybe it is he that is down now ...
    Posted 09-27-2012 at 05:38 PM by SmashMouth SmashMouth is offline
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    "Where Ya At...Who Dat"

    Nice to have a great song to keep up the morale...
    Posted 09-27-2012 at 02:30 PM by crawgator crawgator is offline
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    Breaking Bad Trend 2012 New Orleans Saints

    Maybe some points on this post need to be revisited say like all of it.
    Posted 09-24-2012 at 03:35 PM by AzSaintsFan5 AzSaintsFan5 is offline
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    "Where Ya At...Who Dat"

    Nice I will download it for the ipod
    Posted 09-20-2012 at 02:21 PM by Ashley Ashley is offline
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    Could former Saints practice-squad player be the next Jeremy Lin?

    UPDATE: The first regular season touchdown of the Detroit Lions 2012 season was scored by none other then #35, Joquie Bell ... .
    Posted 09-10-2012 at 03:41 PM by SloMotion SloMotion is offline

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