Tndeer Logo

Page all of 3 123>
Topic Options
#2924399 - 08/29/12 07:27 AM My Reaction To The GOP Convention
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13430
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
1) I did notice how Ron Paul didn't get his vote total announced on the podium - not that it mattered in the end.

2) Iowa, I believe, had more delegates for Paul than Romney

3) VERY impressed with Utah's Mia Love

4) EXTREMELY IMPRESSED WITH TED CRUZ from TX!!! No visible teleprompter - and not even a podium to boot!

5) Tried to watch CNN - but that proved futile...FOX was a little better, but I wanted to hear what the speakers said - not just a commentator's opinon of what was said....

So, I just clicked it to CSPAN and watched every speech. Gonna do that again tonight too.


...So, I just loved former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis' speech, although it and all other minority speakers were cut from MSNBC


http://www.c-span.org/
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2924546 - 08/29/12 09:29 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: TennesseeRains]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4032
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: TennesseeRains
1) I did notice how Ron Paul didn't get his vote total announced on the podium - not that it mattered in the end.

2) Iowa, I believe, had more delegates for Paul than Romney



His official delegate count will be around 190; however, in an effort to give the appearance of GOP unity they [the GOP leadership] changed the rules at the end instead of letting the process play out as it was written.


As the roll call of states commenced, several states listed votes for both Romney and Paul. When repeating back the count, those at the podium cited only the Romney votes.



http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-...0,3246451.story

As the New York Times wrote yesterday,

Delegates from Nevada tried to nominate Mr. Paul from the floor, submitting petitions from their own state as well as Minnesota, Maine, Iowa, Oregon, Alaska and the Virgin Islands. That should have done the trick: Rules require signatures from just five states. But the party changed the rules on the spot. Henceforth, delegates must gather petitions from eight states.
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2924599 - 08/29/12 10:08 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: de novo]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13430
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
THAT'S why when one state's spokesperson - I can't remember which one of the 57 states it was - said something to the effect of 'where we count delegates based upon the prior agreed up rules' or something.
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2924727 - 08/29/12 11:50 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: TennesseeRains]
Pic IN the Casa
TurdFarmer2.0
14 Point


Registered: 03/18/11
Posts: 9706
Loc: TN

Offline
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.
_________________________
Tolerance now means OBEY!!!!


Top
#2925333 - 08/29/12 06:36 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4032
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
Wednesday night is off to a good start, IMO, with Rand Paul's speech!
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2925368 - 08/29/12 07:03 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Crappie Luck Moderator
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 61366
Loc: Smith Co.

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.


"MSNBC hates black people and hispanics. That is why none work at MSNBC and they even refuse to show them give speeches"

Why can't the GOP play THAT game?
_________________________
"To find out who your real rulers are, simply look to those whom you CANNOT criticize..."
--Voltaire

Top
#2925399 - 08/29/12 07:29 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Crappie Luck]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13430
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
Yep. Rand Paul did good.
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2925606 - 08/29/12 08:59 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Phil1979
12 Point


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 5431
Loc: Arlington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.


Amazing

Top
#2925646 - 08/29/12 09:18 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Phil1979]
FLTENNHUNTER1
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/07
Posts: 16391
Loc: Tampa FL

Offline
Condi Rice's speech was fabulous.
_________________________
"The fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follow that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression."
--Thomas Jefferson

17.9 Trillion http://www.usdebtclock.org/

Top
#2925649 - 08/29/12 09:19 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
Phil1979
12 Point


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 5431
Loc: Arlington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: FLTENNHUNTER1
Condi Rice's speech was fabulous.


Yes it was.

Top
#2925654 - 08/29/12 09:20 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
Wildcat
Non-Typical


Registered: 06/10/00
Posts: 42374
Loc: Western Ky.

Offline
 Originally Posted By: FLTENNHUNTER1
Condi Rice's speech was fabulous.


Yes!!
_________________________
Obama, “the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid." Liberal law professor Jonathan Turley.




Top
#2925697 - 08/29/12 09:55 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Wildcat]
wg24
6 Point


Registered: 04/17/11
Posts: 998
Loc: nashville

Offline
"College graduates should not have to live out their twenties starring up at faded Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with their lives"

Paul Ryan

Top
#2925743 - 08/29/12 10:54 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: wg24]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4032
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
My random thoughts:

Ryan was awesome. Paul, Huckabee and Martinez were good.

I did not like the Rice speech. Too professorial and she's not a great or even good speaker.

McConnell and McCain made me won't to puke after a minute of their establishment crap.

In an attempt to be fair and balanced, the plan was to alternate between CNN and MSnbc and Fox for the post debate coverage.

I can no longer watch MSnbc for more than a few seconds. There "journalism" is indescribably phony.

CNN is slightly better. Wolf started by saying, " Ryan delivered a powerful speech; however, by my notes he has 7-8 issues where he will have a problem with fact checkers." Randomly, flipping back and forth between Fox, i heard wolf repeat this 4 more times. That became the central theme of CNN - ryan's speech was impressive BUT it was factually inaccurate.

There is no way to make a distinction between CNN, MSNBC, and the DNC.
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2925761 - 08/29/12 11:17 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: de novo]
Hangnail
12 Point


Registered: 11/30/00
Posts: 7353
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

content Online
Yep, Ryan just made the crap up to sound good. Liberals will fall all over themselves when the liberals get to yaking. I can only imagine what the obama crowd will talk about since this administration is so inept.
Top
#2925902 - 08/30/12 07:19 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Hangnail]
Wildcat
Non-Typical


Registered: 06/10/00
Posts: 42374
Loc: Western Ky.

Offline
Rice is a professorial, that's what she is. She's a brain and not a public figure. She did NOT use the teleprompter but went from her notes, that's what she's used to.
_________________________
Obama, “the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid." Liberal law professor Jonathan Turley.




Top
#2925918 - 08/30/12 07:29 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Wildcat]
Tennessee Todd Moderator
Communicates like Rad
16 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 12694
Loc: TuTu City, Tn

Offline
Although I am watching the RNC, I will not allow myself to believe that any politician has my or my best interest at heart. They are all corrupt politicians trained in a corrupt system, by corrupt leaders, for a corrupt cause. It's just a fundamental flaw that we have in our Country whether you are a Republican, Democrat, or a Crossbow shooter.

But, if I'm gonna vote, it's my job to be informed, so that's what I do. Unfortunately, we have to choose between the lesser of the two evils and in this election, that will be very easy to do.
_________________________
This Country might survive Obama but what we won't survive is the mindset that elected him.

Top
#2926300 - 08/30/12 11:35 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Tennessee Todd]
Knothead
12 Point


Registered: 08/11/03
Posts: 6612
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Tennessee Todd
Although I am watching the RNC, I will not allow myself to believe that any politician has my or my best interest at heart. They are all corrupt politicians trained in a corrupt system, by corrupt leaders, for a corrupt cause. It's just a fundamental flaw that we have in our Country whether you are a Republican, Democrat, or a Crossbow shooter.

But, if I'm gonna vote, it's my job to be informed, so that's what I do. Unfortunately, we have to choose between the lesser of the two evils and in this election, that will be very easy to do.


Yep, well said, TT.
_________________________
"As long as you're green you're growing... once you're ripe you start to rot". Ray Croc

Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)“The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.”






Top
#2926478 - 08/30/12 01:59 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Knothead]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4032
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Knothead
 Originally Posted By: Tennessee Todd
Although I am watching the RNC, I will not allow myself to believe that any politician has my or my best interest at heart. They are all corrupt politicians trained in a corrupt system, by corrupt leaders, for a corrupt cause. It's just a fundamental flaw that we have in our Country whether you are a Republican, Democrat, or a Crossbow shooter.

But, if I'm gonna vote, it's my job to be informed, so that's what I do. Unfortunately, we have to choose between the lesser of the two evils and in this election, that will be very easy to do.


Yep, well said, TT.


Definitely, true and well said.
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2926630 - 08/30/12 04:12 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: de novo]
348Winchester
6 Point


Registered: 08/13/12
Posts: 944
Loc: Coon Creek

Offline
I agree. They are all crooks.
Top
#2927322 - 08/31/12 07:10 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: 348Winchester]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13430
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: 348Winchester
I agree. They are all crooks.


Oh I don't know, I've met a few very upstanding crossbow hunters...not many, but some.
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2927349 - 08/31/12 07:40 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: TennesseeRains]
Tennessee Todd Moderator
Communicates like Rad
16 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 12694
Loc: TuTu City, Tn

Offline
 Originally Posted By: TennesseeRains
 Originally Posted By: 348Winchester
I agree. They are all crooks.


Oh I don't know, I've met a few very upstanding crossbow hunters...not many, but some.


\:D
_________________________
This Country might survive Obama but what we won't survive is the mindset that elected him.

Top
Page all of 3 123>


Moderator:  Crappie Luck, Tennessee Todd, RUGER, Unicam, stretch, Cuttin Caller, Bobby G, Kimber45 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105846
RUGER
87547
Deer Assassin
65575
BSK
61366
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
AKeys, GUIDO, Bnpainter, TannersDad, Bowkiller13
13380 Registered Users
Who's Online
24 registered (Paul Burns, bbuck14, broncohunter, junebugwapiti, Southpaw, Rubberduck270, 3 invisible) and 167 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13380 Members
42 Forums
95603 Topics
1118828 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.047 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.