I don't think it was the PE skin. Something on the site was preventing the clean lock icon from showing. I don't know if it was an image or not but I've removed it because it was actually preventing me from using one of my BBCodes to access another site for data.
Dude, you are a rock star!!!! I looked through everything I could find but COMPLETELY forgot about my EXTRA.CSS file
That is one of the issues related to SSL resolved. Checking with Jake on XF.COM to see about the custom MediaSite code for Smurfy mech builds and if that can be resolved I can flip on the SSL and beam with pride over the other peasants