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Broncos Win Big -- Show Their Grit - 34-14 Over The Saints!

By Frank Byronn Glenn -- Tonight is the test to see if the comeback against San Diego Charges was a turning point in the Broncos season.  A classic Drew Brees vs Peyton Manning battle.  My bet is Peyton will pick the Saints defense apart more than Brees will succeed against the Broncos "D".  If I were Jack Del Rio and John Fox -- this would be the game where I unleashed the Denver defense on Drew Brees.  I think Denver's pressure with Von Miller, Elvis Dumervil and Derek Wolfe relentlessly will turn the game Denver's way.  No matter what happens, I think it's time Denver's defense plays like it did in the 1997 season -- gambling - blitzing -- with the quarterback scoring quickly to get points back if you got burned. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . 1st Quarter .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . 1st offensive possession -- Saints go three and out, with an incomplete pass, a run, and an incomplete pass.   Broncos take over on 32 yard line.  First Offensive series. Broncos go three and out, with a run, two incomplete passes, a defensive pass interference and offensive holding on Orlando Franklin - replay third down.  Vilma pressure forces hasty throw incomplete by Manning.   Colquitt punts. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . New Orleans got first first down at their own 44yd line.  Derek Wolfe strips the ball, but Dumervil was off-sides. 1st and 5 for Saints.  Saints mysteriously run play clock down to nothing and have to waste a time out. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . Saints get their time-out back. Mark  Ingram can't turn the corner on a sweep right.  Von Miller tackles Darren Sproel in backfield.  3rd and 8 -- Sproels wide left.  Long incomplete pass and Saints must punt. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . Denver's 3rd offensive possession of the game - and they get the ball on the 2 or 3 yard line.  Work cut out for Manning.  Long pass to Thomas and solid running by Magahee -- result in a score by Broncos. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     . Saints go three and out, with a sack and fumble forced by Wesley Woodyard, and Denver gets the ball on the NO 46.  Denver on NO 43, after pass to Virgil Green. Magahee fumbles and NO recovers.  Brees throw to Colston for 1st down.  NO threatening from the Denver end of the field as 1st quarter ends.  Good pressure by Broncos, but Brees moves a la Aaron Rodgers and completes critical plays.  Denver's fumble probably cost them 6, for sure 3. . 2d Quarter  - Saints score on the first play of the 2d quarter on a Brees throw to Darren Sproles. 7-7 quickly in the 2d quarter.  Denver cannot seem to recover fumbles by either team even though they are all over them fairly frequently. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                . Brandon Stokely for 16 yards. Mcgahee gets trapped in backfield but spins free and makes plus yards of 4. 2 and 6. Toss to Decker for 2, 3rd and 2.  Ronnie Hillman(21) does not make the first down on 3rd and 2.  Britton Colquit punts into the end-zone - for a touchback. NO ball on their 20. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . Saints ball on the twenty, 1st and 10.  Mark Ingrahm up the middle for 3.  2d and 7.  D. Sproles picked up 1st down on short pass. 1st and 10 fir NO.  Sproles lost 3 on 1st down. 2d and 13.  Jimmy Graham picks up 1st down.  Thomas picks up 8, upended by Champ Baily.  2d and 2.  Pass play to Roby ruled a completion, but clearly hit the ground, so will probably be over-turned. So it will most likely be 3rd and 2 on the the Denver 47.   Time for pressure. Game still locked in a 7-7 tie. Incomplete pass, 4th and 2, Saints line up as if they are going to go for it.  They go for it and Wesley Woodyard intercepts the pass. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 . Broncos ball, 1st down on their 44.  First play long pass to Thomas for 34 yds.  Mcgahee runs for 1st down, but holding call makes it 1st and 17.  Broncos turn 1st and 17 into first down, on holding penalty on Saints.  Ronnie Hillman runs for 7. 2d and three.  Hillman makes the 1st down, fumbles but after he was down.  1st down on No 13.  E. Decker for toughd0wn.  Denver 14-7. Denver scores in 2 minutes and 17 seconds .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                . Saints ball with 6:43 left in the half.  Touchback, Saints ball at their 20 yard line. Incomplete pass on 1st down.  2 and 10 at 6:39.  Brees throws for 15 yards and a 1st down to Marques Colston. 1st down.  Sproles runs to 42 of Denver. 2 and 5.  Jump pass to Graham, stopped by Woodyard. 3rd and 11, Brees throws long, incomplete. 4 and 11, Saints punt to the 13 out of bounds at 4:24 .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 . Broncos ball, 1st and 10 at the 13 yard line.  Mcgahee turns a 2nd and 2 into a 1st down with extra-effort and shifty moves. Hillman reverses field and makes 3 yards when a loss seemed likely, 3 and 7.  Incomplete pass, 3:26 left, 3rd and 7.  Manning to Decker for 24 and 1st down.  W.M goes for 5 on 1st down. W Mcgahee first down at the 30.  Another 1st down to the 20. Hillman runs for 3 with 1:06 left.  2d and 7. Ball was tipped, Broncos have to go for a FG.  Broncos kick the FG, go up 17-7 as the first half ends. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               . Saints only score came on a short field left them by Willis Mcgahee's fumble.  De ja vu!  Hope they quit giving teams that don't need it extra help.  .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . 2d Half - Broncos ball.  Broncos continue to roll on offense and defense and win 34-14 over Saints.  

Paul Ryan Calls Rape "Just Another Method of Conception"!

By Bifford Caulfied -- The Romney campaign has worked hard to hide who Paul Ryan is from the American people.  When asked about controversial positions, he has simply said that the campaign is not about what he, Paul Ryan, believes -- but what Mitt Romney believes.  Despite the big thrill that coming from the position of a guy is who a reputed "go to" guy, but who has gotten two of his bills passed into law in 12 years (one of which was to rename a Post Office) --  it still must have been a little galling to concede every policy position that you have taken in Congress as a matter of principle to try to protect the hidden identity of the Presidential candidate you are running for office with. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    . So yesterday, when Paul Ryan was asked directly if he thought the un-wanted child of a rape was the will of God, he had just about had it.  My position has never waivered, he said.  I am pro-life.  And pro-life is my position regardless of the method of conception.  Rape -- a method of conception.  That's like calling murder -- a method of passing away. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   . Either the education system in this country has rapidly gotten a lot worse -- or the average IQ of Congressional members has in-explicitly plunged.  So many of the so-called "party gurus" can't seem to talk themselves out of a wet paper bag that it makes you wonder how we even have a functoning government after all these years.   Well -- come to think of it -- maybe that's why we haven't had a "functioning" government these last few years.

Romney Continues His String of "Boo-Boos on the Campaign Trail!

By Frank Byronn Glenn -- Poor Mitt Romney continues his bewildering angst-ridden relationship with the truth.  I am beginning to think that his campaign handlers must just be throwing crap against the wall and trying to create anti-Obama chatter in any way they can.  But it does look a little desperate! .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . Today Romney attributed t0 "something I read somewhere" -- a story that Chrysler was closing its jeep plants in Ohio and moving them all to China -- and followed the remark up with something like "that is an Obama" economic revival for you. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . The story, which was quickly denounced and denied by Chrysler itself, was actually originally a story talking about the 1000 or so new employees it was hiring in Ohio and another 1000 or so the company was going to hire in near-by Michigan.  The mention of China in the story was actually a part of the story which also mentioned that demand for Jeeps in China had grown so strong that they were also planning a Jeep plant in China to meet that demand.  All good news - right?  But Mitt had apparently found -- or been handed -- an extreme right wing blog article from the Washington Examiner -- and simply went out before thousands of people at a nationally televised campaign speech and told the story as if it was fact.  Once again -- a perilous absence of considered judgment and a steady hand that you would hope to have from the leader that you voted to put in charge of the countries well-fare and sent to the White House.  You wonder if Romney knew it -- and said what the hell and ran with it because it re-enforced the message he wanted to convey about Obama.  Or did his handlers read it, tell Mitt about it and tell him to just say he "read it somewhere", which would not -- in and of itself -- be a flagrant lie.  Either way, though, it makes you uneasy when you think a moment or two about the internal processes that led to it being mentioned as if it was true.  Not very Presidential, for sure! .                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . Bu the sad thing for Romney -- 11 days out from the election -- is that the lie he told so closely resembles his flagrant disregard for the truth throughout the campaign -- and even in the debates.  There were something like 60 or 70 proven lies or flagrant misrepresentations in the last two debates -- and like a socio-pathic child with a coterie of pathological friends -- the Romney campaign runs full speed ahead holding their hands over their ears yelling "la-la-la-la" to all the fact-checkers who refute what they say or point out the de facto lies they are telling. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . Romney and his people continue to crow about their "surge", and that they are "gaining momentum", and chant that they are "going to win".  But their actions do not look like the actions of a team of politicians whose tactics and strategies are working for them and they feel like they are zeroing in on their elusive prize.  In fact, with the supposed bounce from the 1st debate and all the complimentary press coverage it got -- it in fact did not give Romney a big enough boost to completely close the gap and the vital swing states of Ohio, Wisconsin, and Nevada.   And Romney is either behind or within the "margin of error" in virtually everyone of the remaining swing states -- which he would have to run the table on (if he lost Nevada, Wisconsin, and Ohio)  -- and the prospect of him running the table on all the remaining swing states -- while possible -- seems highly unlikely.  Particularly if, as I believe, that Romney's pendulum has swung as far as it is going to swing in this election cycle -- and will now start to swing back to where it was prior to the 1st debate. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                              . It's pretty evident by now that Romney is an empty suit.  Either that or he has outsmarted himself by deploying a strategy which said that his best chance to win was to camouflage who he really was and what he really believed and advertise the hell out of everything -- claiming to be something for everyone -- and repeat a bizillion times that the "black guy" Obama was not only "black", but he sucked. .                                                                                                                                                                                                                              . I mean if you are racist so much that it just bugs you that a "black man" lives in the "White House",  and that means something "different" and "foreign" is going on with this "unAmericanist" stuff is going on up there -- then I doubt very much if there is anything Barack Obama could say or do to change your mind and make you think -- "well, maybe I was wrong -- maybe he is the right man afterall".  Happily enough, this may turn out to be an election in which a guy won the Presidency without winning the majority of the white male vote in this country.  I certainly hope that turns out to be the case -- but believe me I understand how a white man who is bothered by a black man in the white house must feel if he gives it everything he got to get the "non-deserver" out of office -- and the Latinos, the blacks, the women and Asians and all the other weirdos out their in America these days -- gave it to him anyway.  Would you feel alienated -- that your country had been taken away from you -- and your best effort "to take your country back" -- had failed.  Time to quit suicide -- or leave the country.   Either one will work for me!