| Political Talk|| Judge rules Illinois pension overhaul unconstitutional - TigerintheNO on 11/21/14 at 4:53 pm|
[quote]An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constitution, deciding in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the landmark overhaul.
The overhaul had been approved by lawmakers and Democratic ...
| Political Talk|| US Army says the word Negro is now an acceptable term for black servicemen - TigerintheNO on 11/6/14 at 8:45 am|
[quote] A newly published U.S. Army regulation says a service member can be referred to as a "Negro" when describing "black or African American" personnel. The Army confirmed the language is contained in the October 22 "Army Command Policy," known as regulation AR 600-20. The regulation is periodica...
| SEC Rant|| Next year in Tiger Stadium 11/14/15, does Bielema catch up to Miles - TigerintheNO on 11/3/14 at 3:07 pm|
Currently Bielema has 13 SEC losses, while Miles has 22. He will check him soon, next season?...
| More Sports Board|| Looking @ the Big 12 OOC Power 5 wins, thankfully the Big Ten still counts - TigerintheNO on 10/30/14 at 9:51 am|
Looking at the Big 12's OOC games against the power 5 conferences- Aside from the Big 10, I think the conferences only win is against Tennessee
TTech- blow out loss @home to Arkanas (a team that has lost their last 16 SEC games)
Baylor- none (Northwestern State or Buffalo is their best OOC oppo...
| More Sports Board|| If the Giants win the series, Bochy punches his ticket to Cooperstown? - TigerintheNO on 10/18/14 at 1:00 pm|
3 WS rings
.501 winning%, 8 games above .500
All time leader for the Padres in wins & losses...
| Political Talk|| Mary Landrieu replaces campaign manager - TigerintheNO on 10/8/14 at 6:58 pm|
[quote]Facing the toughest battle of her political career, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is replacing her campaign manager and bringing in experienced hands from her previous three successful Senate runs to help with the final push for the Nov. 4th open primary.
Campaign staffers confirmed the chang...
| More Sports Board|| NFL rules hit on Foles legal, no flag or ejection should have occurred - TigerintheNO on 9/26/14 at 8:41 am|
[quote]"Baker didn't do anything wrong with that hit," Vincent said. "When you look at the rule, he didn't do anything illegal. People can say it's a cheap shot and y...
| More Sports Board|| Twins Phil Hughes lost half million because of rain delay - TigerintheNO on 9/24/14 at 7:55 pm|
Hughes would have received $500K if he pitched 210 innings this season. He was on the bump with 209 2/3 innings when today's game was hit with a 66 minute rain delay. Atleast he got the win....
| More Sports Board|| Simmons goes off on profane rant on Goodell, dares anyone to challenge him - TigerintheNO on 9/23/14 at 2:00 pm|
[quote]“I really hope somebody calls me or emails me and says I’m in trouble for anything I say about Roger Goodell, because if one person says that to me, I’m going public. You leave me alone. The commissioner’s a liar and I get to talk about that on my podcast. Thank you."[/quote]
that was in r...
| More Sports Board|| The Orange Bowl is now the Cap One Bowl, & the Cap One Bowl is now the BWWCitrus - TigerintheNO on 9/22/14 at 10:13 am|
Looks like 4 of the big 6 New Year's Day Bowl games are changing sponsors. Rose, Orange, Fiesta, & Cap One have been dropped by their sponsors....
| O-T Lounge|| Canadian/US jets intercept 8 russian aircraft attempting to enter US airspace - TigerintheNO on 9/19/14 at 8:12 pm|
[quote]Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.
Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman f...
| More Sports Board|| MLB suspends Joe West for one game/ physical contact with a player - TigerintheNO on 9/17/14 at 5:10 pm|
"Joe West handled himself appropriately in ejecting Papelbon after the player's lewd gesture to the fans," Torre said in a statement. "I fully understand that Joe was reacting to a player who was acting aggressively, and can understand his frustration with the situation.
"However, Joe knows that...
| More Sports Board|| Josh Gordon pleads guilty to DUI charges - TigerintheNO on 9/16/14 at 11:45 am|
[quote]Josh Gordon pled guilty (via his attorney) to DWI in Raleigh on Tuesday, the Wake County Clerk of Court confirmed to CBSSports.com.
Gordon received 12 months unsupervised probation as a result of the guilty plea and verdict and will have to pay $290 in court costs as well as a $100 fine.
| SEC Rant|| Mike Slive, BYU doesn't count as a Power 5 OOC, but 14 teams in the BIG10 do? - TigerintheNO on 9/7/14 at 11:58 am|
BYU would beat ten BIG10 teams by 2 touchdowns. ...
| More Sports Board|| Wisconsin, highest ranked Big Ten team? Yes or No? - TigerintheNO on 9/6/14 at 11:21 pm|
If no, who in the big ten is ahead of them?...
| Political Talk|| xSaint and confessed killer Donte Stallworth hired to cover National Security - TigerintheNO on 9/4/14 at 2:47 pm|
for the Huffington Post- confused on this one.
[quote]NO WAY 9/11 was carried out by "dying" Bin Laden, 19 men who couldn't fly a damn kite. STILL have NO EVIDENCE Osama was connected, like Iraq
-- Donte' Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) July 20, 2009[/quote]...
| SEC Rant|| What was this AD thinking? - TigerintheNO on 9/1/14 at 11:37 pm|
[b]2014- SEC Home Schedule on campus[/b]
#2 Bama, #13 LSU, #18 Ole Miss
and you agree to play
TX Tech in Lubbock
#12UGA in Little Rock
SEC Road Games
@ #6 Auburn
@ #21 A&M (Dallas, TX)
@ #24 Mizzou
that schedule is just stupid
| Political Talk|| How much longer will the protest last? 1or 2 more months? - TigerintheNO on 8/20/14 at 11:47 am|
[quote]McCulloch (St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney) said in an interview on KTRS radio that it could be the middle of October before his office has presented all of the evidence in the case to the grand jury.[/quote]
Doesn't look like he will be arrested anytime soon. The police will be gett...
| O-T Lounge|| Are you richer than the average American? - TigerintheNO on 8/17/14 at 3:13 pm|
Is your net worth greater than $56,335?
Net worth at the 50th percentile (median) totaled $56,335 in 2013. Which is down over 31K (36%) in the last 10 years. In 2003, the average net worth was $87,992.
| Political Talk|| CNN reporting Landrieu used taxpayer $$ to fly to campaign event - TigerintheNO on 8/13/14 at 12:35 pm|
[quote]CNN is reporting that U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., used taxpayer funds to fly to a campaign function.
According to the article, Landrieu took a $3,200 charter flight on a 400-mile round trip from New Orleans to Lake Charles in November to attend a $40 per plate fundraiser.