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I have a want to return to the glory days - ironsides
Guys, let's ignore that the 90's ever happened. Truth is, Louisiana recruits itself, and we [i]should[/i] be dominating the league. We need to return to the glory days of all the national championships we won in the 70's and 80's where we had 5 different coaches and won all those championships!...


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US and China set new goals to cut greenhouse gases - ironsides
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/11/11/in-bid-to-boost-climate-treaty-us-china-set-new-goals-for-cutting-greenhouse/)]Thanks Obama! Legacy will be killing jobs long after your Presidency! [/link] Why does he deny science and current metrics as opposed to worshiping the models of the past ...


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Another harsh winter ahead........ - ironsides
[link=(http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-06/harsh-winter-outlook-made-a-bit-more-dire-by-early-snow.html)]An inconvenient truth[/link]......seems like more cold weather. I assume the science deniers will come out again and say that it's just weather, the globe is still warming, and they'll j...


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32 year-old blogger makes the Boston Bruins roster - ironsides
[link=(http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/2014/10/07/meet-the-32-year-old-bloggerenforcer-that-just-made-the-bruins/)]Feel good story of the year[/link] :lol: I hate the Bruins, but this is a pretty awesome story. ...


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think we should "just reload" and beat the #2 and #3 teams in the country? - ironsides
Look at what we lost last year to NFL Training camps: [u]Offense:[/u] 1 QB 2 RBs 4 WRs (1 got cut, so 3) 1 OL [u]Defense[/u] 2 DL 1 LB 1 DB (cut) Now which one of you would honestly think that after having ALL of that talent leave, that we would beat the #2 and #3 teams in the coun...


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Good news bad news scenario - ironsides
Good news is last 2 weeks are behind us. Next week is the cupcake game - No way we lose to Umass. They can't fire mason in his first year - maybe he will get better. ...


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Some positives from last thursday..... - ironsides
So we all know that you can't lose to Temple and have 7 (7!!!) turnovers. Was looking at the game / drive charts on ESPN - a few things came to mind: 1) 17 of Temple's points came off of turnovers. 2) The 7 turnovers on Thursday night's game is almost 1/3 of the total amount of turnovers last ye...


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Libs - Who should to pay attention to on your side for reasonable viewpoints? - ironsides
A couple of threads have gotten me to thinking - there are awful media personalities out there. I pay attention mostly to conservatives because that's the way I lean. That being said, there are conservative personalities that I just won't listen to because I don't think they are very reasonable / us...


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Predict the members of the NCAA football top 10 on 10/1/2014 - ironsides
Was perusing the current top 25 today and thinking about schedules, who do you think is really going to be in the top 10 once we are 4 - 5 games into the season? Here's what I think - top 10 cluster, no particular ranking just the teams I believe will be in there: Alabama - current rank #2, ca...


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Pelosi has a meltdown on the floor calls rep Marino "an insignificant person" - ironsides
[link=(http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pelosi-chases-republican-tom-marino-across-house-chamber/blogEntry?id=24815917&ts=true)]The decorum we are use to from the party of no class decorum[/link] Here's what provoked it: [quote]"You know something that I find quite interesting about the other si...


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IRS made deal to scrutinize churches - ironsides
[link=(http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/073114-711290-irs-deal-with-atheists-to-monitor-churches.htm)]IRS made deal with Atheist group to scrutinize churches [/link] What in the f?? It's like the news is becoming more and more like the onion every day....


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Portland winter hawks coach to the Penguins - ironsides
This is the best they could do? :lol: On the plus side, very offensive minded. Negatives: experience managing prima donnas, NHL...


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California judge rules tenure laws violate student rights to an education - ironsides
[link=(http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2014/06/california-judge-rules-tenure-laws.html)]Another triumph of the american citizen over unions in the US[/link] [quote]In a mesmerizing 56 minute closing argument, plaintiff attorney Marcellus McRae dissected the objections of the defense. A...


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Digging beneath the unemployment numbers, where are the workers going? - ironsides
[link=(http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2014/05/labor-force-employment-and-population.html)]Interesting article[/link] [quote]In the core age 25-54 age group, the population is down 1,053,000 but employment is down a whopping 4,614,000. Thus, in the 25-54 age group, roughly 3,...


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Interesting commentary on today's media and why we should be suspicious in GQ - ironsides
Thought y'all would be interested in this article on why we should question what we hear in today's media in this Glenn Greenwald interview: [link=(http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201406/glenn-greenwald-edward-snowden-no-place-to-hide?currentPage=1)]GQ Greenwald Article [/link] O...


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Widespread shutdown of flights in Western US cuased by U-2 Spyplane - ironsides
[link=(http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/03/us-usa-airport-losangeles-idUSBREA420AF20140503)]Link[/link] [quote]The Pentagon could not immediately be reached for comment. NBC, citing unnamed sources, reported a U-2, a Cold War-era spy plane still in use by the U.S. military, passed through ...


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How far in advance is the MLB National Broadcast schedule set? - ironsides
Just looked on the MLB.com site for national broadcasts. Do the teams that they choose for national broadcasts change over time or is it completely set right right now and if the Yankees suck they will still have them on 28 times regardless? Seems like the Mets and Astros are the biggest losers ...


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delete - ironsides
I'm a dumbass...


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Only 231k people gained insurance from ObamaCare - ironsides
[link=(http://joshblackman.com/blog/2014/01/18/the-winners-and-losers-of-obamacare-only-11-of-people-who-signed-up-for-obamacare-were-previously-uninsured/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JoshBlackmansBlog+%28Josh+Blackman%27s+Blog%29)]Only 11% of Obamacare enrollees w...


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Great website to use as a baseline for understanding government spending - ironsides
[link=(http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/year_spending_2014USbn_15bs2n_00102030405060708090E0F0G0H001021213141516172124252627283132333435363741424346474849515254555665667172738182838485868788898A8B8C8D8E8F8G8H8I8J8K8L8M8N8O8P8Q8R8S8T8U97F1G1G2H1H2H3#usgs302)]I found this site that a lot of folks o...


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