| Political Talk|| Obamacare and Cancer. It ain't pretty. - La Place Mike on 3/31/14 at 10:22 pm|
[quote]Some of America's best cancer hospitals are off-limits to many of the people now signing up for coverage under the nation's new health care program.
Doctors and administrators ...
| Movie/TV Board|| "Draft Day" How bad will it be? - La Place Mike on 3/25/14 at 9:28 pm|
I predict bad. Very bad....
| Political Talk|| The Koch Brothers own Cassidy - La Place Mike on 3/25/14 at 7:03 pm|
Just saw the ad on the tube. Do they really think that's going to work here in Louisiana?...
| Music Board|| A nice article about Stan Lewis and Shreveport's musical history - La Place Mike on 3/5/14 at 9:50 pm|
Believe it or not Shreveport has a rich musical history.
[quote]Lewis’s life story would easily yield a fascinating biog...
| Political Talk|| If you think Healthcare.gov had problems - La Place Mike on 2/26/14 at 4:33 pm|
I'm glad LA didn't create our own exchange.
[quote]So it’s equally disappointing — while none too surprising — that we find a few states whose struggles with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act rival that of the federal government. [/quote]
[quote]Take Oregon, for example. A state t...
| Political Talk|| Maybe some f you Tax Gurus would like to weigh in on this. - La Place Mike on 2/26/14 at 3:17 pm|
[link=(http://www.benefitspro.com/2014/02/26/dozens-of-tax-breaks-to-end-under-gop-plan?eNL=530e4ea0140ba00e2c22e61d&utm_source=BenefitsProNewsAlert&utm_medium=eNL&utm_campaign=BenefitsPro_eNLs&_LID=141760333)]Dozens of Tax Breaks to end under GOP Plan[/link]...
| Music Board|| Hurray for the Riff Raff out of New Orleans - La Place Mike on 2/1/14 at 3:51 pm|
This is a live recording from KEXP Seattle. Complete with an interview conducted by the stereotypical public radio DJ. There is a nice little shout out to New Orleans during the interview.
Warning the set and interview last a little ...
| Music Board|| Pete Seeger had a television show in the 60's - La Place Mike on 1/29/14 at 1:18 pm|
If posted before please forgive me.
| Music Board|| One hit wonder from the 70's - La Place Mike on 1/18/14 at 5:31 pm|
I present "Toast and Marmalade for Tea" by Tin Tin. Technically, they could be considered a two hit wonder because they did have another recording break in to the Billboard top 100. So without further ado here is
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1SenDxZAbA)]"Toast and Marmalade for Tea" by...
| Movie/TV Board|| Mad Men. Mad money. * Spoilers* - La Place Mike on 1/10/14 at 9:10 pm|
I have just finished watching seasons 1 through 5 on Netflix and I thought it would be fun to look at how much infaltion has affected the value of money over the years. I know the season starts around 1960 and has progressed to the late sixties. To make the calculations easy I used the Bureau of Lab...
| Political Talk|| Liberals need secession - La Place Mike on 12/6/13 at 12:30 pm|
Just thought I would post a link to this short article . It's nothing earth shaking or profound, but some might enjoy it.
[quote]For anyone who lived in the United States during the eight insufferable years of the ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hey Home brewers! I need some suggestions. - La Place Mike on 11/22/13 at 7:37 pm|
I have a couple of Mr Beer recipe kits I would like to make more flavorful. (I know, Mr. Beer. Don't judge me.)One is an Corona clone and the other is a Marzen. I would love to get grain and hops suggestions. Maybe a flavoring agent besides hops. What y'all got?...
| O-T Lounge|| What did these celebrities look like before their sex change? - La Place Mike on 11/18/13 at 9:52 pm|
Billie Jean Corgan...
| Music Board|| She wrote some of the biggest hits in the late sixties, early seventies - La Place Mike on 11/13/13 at 8:58 pm|
Most people probably have never heard of her.
What is the music boards opinion of Laura Nyro?
| Music Board|| Mike Nesmith, just a Monkee or an under appreciated song writer? - La Place Mike on 11/12/13 at 1:09 pm|
The following is a link to 10 Monkee songs that Mike wrote. Check them out when you have the time.
One of my favorite Stone Poneys songs written by Mike and yes Linda was fine back in ...
| O-T Lounge|| Would you wear an invisible bike helmet? - La Place Mike on 11/7/13 at 7:36 pm|
[link=(http://vimeo.com/43038579#)]Invisible Bike helmet[/link]...
| Money Talk|| What does the Money board think about Binary Options? - La Place Mike on 11/2/13 at 11:16 am|
My neighbor was telling me about them last night. Sounds like online gambling sites to me. ...
| Political Talk|| What is political cartoonist Mike Luckovich trying to say? - La Place Mike on 10/31/13 at 7:27 pm|
| Political Talk|| I'm cofused. I thought Obama said the Republicans don't have a plan. - La Place Mike on 10/30/13 at 3:14 pm|
Obama and other Democrats said that Republicans didn't have a plan to reform healthcare. Now in his speech he is saying that it was a Republican,s plan. How can the Republicans come up with a plan when the Democrats stole their plan? :dunno: ...
| Political Talk|| Black people are leaving Seattle because? - La Place Mike on 10/29/13 at 1:31 pm|
There are not enough black people.
| Political Talk|| Now this is funny. 2nd amendment humor - La Place Mike on 10/29/13 at 12:42 pm|
| Political Talk|| NBC Poll about people in the middle of the political spectrum. - La Place Mike on 10/15/13 at 7:25 am|
Holy shyte. People in the middle say that Oprah and Obama are who they trust the most.
The PB needs to take this quiz
| Political Talk|| An interesting article comparing Sweden and Norway. - La Place Mike on 10/5/13 at 10:03 am|
[link=(http://www.newgeography.com/content/003967-norway-breaks-with-social-democracy)]Norway Breaks with Social Democracy[/link]
[quote] The high share on sick benefits, disability benefits and early retirement is not a sign of bad health. Rather, it is a combination of overutilization of we...
| Political Talk|| Anyone listening to Obama's speech? - La Place Mike on 9/30/13 at 4:09 pm|
The guy is so full of shite
| Political Talk|| More Fast and Furious guns found at crime scene in Mexico. - La Place Mike on 8/15/13 at 9:53 am|
Didn't see it posted. At least not on the first page....
| O-T Lounge|| The Cub will never change - La Place Mike on 8/14/13 at 3:33 pm|
Most these guys have been here sinse way before noon. I know. CSB...
| Political Talk|| It's all ways the Republican's fault. - La Place Mike on 8/8/13 at 7:47 pm|
Obama could help the blacks and hispanics if only the Democrats controled Congress. Oh and Brother Tavis and Brother Cornel need to stop doggin Obama.
I check out The Root about o...
| Political Talk|| I think I found WikiTiger's Grand Mother - La Place Mike on 8/3/13 at 3:05 pm|
Leslie Fish. Who's heard of her? She is also know as a Filk artist. For those that don't know Filk is Sci Fi folk music. Who knew there was such a thing?
[link=(http://lesliefish.com/)]Her Web Site[/link]
| Political Talk|| Open letter to my conservative family. - La Place Mike on 7/22/13 at 9:17 am|
This a tumblr site where people can post letters to their conservative family members.
Here are some quotes.
[quote]Now, new immigrants have achieved more than you and you want to kick them out…
Sure, you throw marbl...
| Political Talk|| So it begins. Riots in Oakland - La Place Mike on 7/14/13 at 9:22 pm|
and in other news Lester Chambers attacked on stage after dedicating a song to Trayvon Martin.