October 22, 2016

Archives for January 2012

Tuesday Evening Thread: Four Years Later — Promises Kept


via BarackObama.com: Four years ago today, then Senator Barack Obama addressed a packed hall of energized supporters after the Iowa Caucuses victory. He spoke of the following: "I'll be a President who finally makes health care affordable and … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread- Famous African-American Cowboys


This week's open thread will focus on African-American Cowboys. George McJunkin(1851–1922) was the African American cowboy in New Mexico who discovered the Folsom Site in 1908. The son of slaves who was born in Midway, Texas, McJunkin was about 14 … [Read more...]

Monday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread


You Can't Win If You Don't Play News: Powerball lottery organizers are betting that bigger jackpots will entice more people to play, but gamblers are going to have to dig deeper into their wallets to try their luck. Tickets for the multistate game … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread- Famous African-American Cowboys


This week's open thread will focus on African-American Cowboys. Nat Love, also known as Deadwood Dick (1854–1921),  was an African American cowboy following the American Civil War. In 1907, Love wrote his autobiography, "Life and Adventures of Nat … [Read more...]

POU Comments of the Week


For the week Dec 25 thru Dec 31 Happy New Year to everyone! Well the last week of the year for POU was just as rowdy and raucous as the rest! Y'all bout it with the comments and we know you'll keep bringing it in 2012!! Now let's see what riled up … [Read more...]

NFL Open Thread: Here’s to the Fans


There are fans, there are diehard fans...and then there are NFL fans....for their team, they are ride or die! See if you can name which team these fanatics are representing...no peeking via Google!  … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread- Happy New Year!


Happy New Year's Day! I hope everyone is having a safe and fun holiday. Here's a great song to celebrate 2012: Celebration - Kool & The Gang    Enjoy! … [Read more...]