| Political Talk|| U. S. Territories not affected by Obamacare. - La Place Mike on 7/30/14 at 12:51 pm|
[quote]HHS has determined that the new provisions of the PHS Act enacted in title I are appropriately governed by the definition of ‘state’ set forth in that title, and therefore that these new provisions do not apply to the territories. This means that the following Affordable Care Act requirements...
| O-T Lounge|| Want hear a ghost story? - La Place Mike on 7/29/14 at 5:44 pm|
[link=(http://www.thefederalistpapers.org/us/woman-claims-her-house-is-haunted-skeptical-journalists-almost-run-out-in-fear-after-five-minutes)]Ghost Story Here[/link]
The women at Fox 43 are hot.
| Outdoor Board|| Has anyone noticed more Kites this summer? - La Place Mike on 7/29/14 at 10:32 am|
No not this this kind
| Political Talk|| North Korea threatens the U.S. with a nuclear strike. - La Place Mike on 7/29/14 at 7:31 am|
Will the Administration blame this on a movie? Will Seth Rogen and James Franco be arrested?...
| Political Talk|| Shreveport Mayoral Candidate Victoria Provenza - La Place Mike on 7/23/14 at 8:55 pm|
So what you do you Shreveporters think? She is running as an Independent and the only white candidate to announce.
| Political Talk|| Landrieu's social media campaign - La Place Mike on 7/17/14 at 7:01 pm|
I see her ads on Facebook quite often and if the comments are any indication she is done. On the latest ad there were only 3 supportive comments out of the first 97. She did have 181 likes, but it takes a lot more effort to comment than like.
Yes it's a CSB and yes it's anecdotal and I yes have ...
| Music Board|| What does the music board think about heY!ALLigator - La Place Mike on 7/9/14 at 10:17 pm|
They seem like sweet girls....
| Political Talk|| Sealand, the worlds smallest counrty is up for sale. - La Place Mike on 7/6/14 at 3:02 pm|
It only cost a billion. Who wants to go in with me?
| Political Talk|| Hey Zach. getting reaxy to visit your favorite Starbucks. - La Place Mike on 6/27/14 at 9:15 am|
I hope it lives up to the hype.
Sorry Chicken for the I'M thread. ...
| Music Board|| I need some help finding out the name of a Shreveport Band - La Place Mike on 6/25/14 at 2:01 pm|
I heard a song playing on Tim Fletcher's show this morning. I didn't catch the name. Can someone help me out?...
| Political Talk|| Is this for real? Official White House tweet. - La Place Mike on 6/21/14 at 5:19 pm|
If it's real the jokes on the White House. The present King that sits that chair has no right to the throne....
| Political Talk|| Administration says subsidies cut premiums by 76% - La Place Mike on 6/19/14 at 9:46 am|
[quote]According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services, on average, monthly premiums for people who selected plans with tax credits fell 76 percent after subsidies, dropping the cost of the average monthly premium from $346 before tax credits to $82 across all plan type...
| Political Talk|| Taliban threatened to kill Bergdahl if details of prisoner swap leaked - La Place Mike on 6/5/14 at 5:33 pm|
Seriously, WTF? Do they really want us to believe this bull shit?
| Political Talk|| Unforseen consequence of PPACA? Individual plans surge. - La Place Mike on 6/3/14 at 6:52 pm|
[link=(http://www.benefitspro.com/2014/06/02/individual-market-sales-surge-under-ppaca?eNL=538cdcbb160ba048249b5190&utm_source=BenefitsProDaily&utm_medium=eNL&utm_campaign=BenefitsPro_eNLs&_LID=141760310)]Individual Market Sales Surge.[/link]...
| Political Talk|| A history behind black people not swimming. - La Place Mike on 5/31/14 at 9:23 am|
Yep. You guessed it. It's whiteys fault.
[quote]Why don't black people swim as much? Better to ask why white people and the governments that did their bidding thought it so important to keep black people out of the water.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| What is the truth about CEO's pay? - La Place Mike on 5/22/14 at 9:02 pm|
I thought this was pretty interesting. Especially with McDonald's being in the news recently.
[quote]Let’s take McDonald’s as an example. According to the Christian Science Monitor in 2012, McDonald’s had the highest gap between CEO pay and worker pay in the nation (though some other sources gran...
| Money Talk|| Supplemental Insurance Yay or Nay - La Place Mike on 5/22/14 at 5:32 pm|
What is the money boards thought on the Aflacs and Colonials of the world?...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare driving up ER visits. - La Place Mike on 5/22/14 at 4:47 pm|
[quote]In a poll of some 1,800 emergency physicians by the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly half said more patients have been coming through their ER doors since Jan. 1, when many of PPACA’s key provisions went into effect.
Another 27 percent said the numbers haven’t changed, whil...
| O-T Lounge|| And this why you should own a cat. - La Place Mike on 5/14/14 at 8:43 pm|
Cat saves little boy from dog attack.
| Political Talk|| Should the Republicans try a commercial like this to attract the young'uns? - La Place Mike on 5/13/14 at 8:32 am|
[link=(http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/may/13/danish-parliament-cartoon-sex-violence-european-elections-video)]Danish get the young people out to vote campaign[/link]...
| Political Talk|| Will Krystal Ball get the Palin treatment? - La Place Mike on 4/30/14 at 8:42 am|
Ms. Ball implied that "Animal Farm" was a parable about capitalist greed. She is an obvious dumb ass, right?
[quote]“Even the august and ostensibly economically literate Wall Street Journal tells him (Piketty) to read ‘Animal Farm,’” she noted. “Animal Farm? Hmm. Isn’t that Orwell’s political par...
| Music Board|| So I hear Lorde is a Poet. - La Place Mike on 4/26/14 at 9:56 pm|
What says the Music Board?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Middendorf's. What a disappointment. - La Place Mike on 4/26/14 at 6:37 pm|
I haven't been to Middendorf's in almost twenty years. The first time I went I had the stuff flounder and it was just short of awful. I know Middendorf's is a catfish place. I'm allergic to catfish so I can't eat it. The flounder sounded good so I gave it a shot. Everyone enjoyed their catfish that ...
| 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 ...