| Political Talk|| Huffpo Insanity: Min wage should have reached $21.72 an hour - SlowFlowPro on 3/6/14 at 5:36 pm|
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/13/minimum-wage-productivity_n_2680639.html)]If based in productivity[/link]
[quote]President Obama's call to increase the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour was one of the more significant proposals he laid out in his State of the Union address Tuesda...
| Political Talk|| NPR Article on Latinos and College - Can you spot the huge Mislead? - SlowFlowPro on 3/3/14 at 9:22 am|
what i mean is, read the article and accept the tone. there should be a major statement/variable that should pop out at you to show just how biased and misleading this article is. this thread isn't really about the subject matter as much as the flawed presentation of the subject matter
| Political Talk|| A View of this Ukraine issue from the BALKANS - SlowFlowPro on 3/2/14 at 9:12 am|
i have a friend who is from a baltic state. she grew up there, came here for school after the great unpleasantness, and then moved back
she's usually politically moderate, but she posted this today on the book and it was somewhat of a shock-face scenario
| Political Talk|| Bitcoin is nothing more than "white privilege" - SlowFlowPro on 3/1/14 at 4:24 pm|
(original article taken from this [link=(http://reason.com/blog/2014/02/27/bitcoin-if-it-aint-dead-it-should-be-bec)]reason.com[/link] article, which i haven't read as of the posting...
| O-T Lounge|| Rio Open Ball Girls - Niiiice (SFW) - SlowFlowPro on 2/27/14 at 9:59 pm|
so last week during the Rio Open, this was the eye candy (and yeah i watched it live but didn't look for the pics until tonight)
| O-T Lounge|| What being a fat woman is really like - SlowFlowPro on 2/25/14 at 10:40 am|
[quote] It wasn't until I was 26 and read Health at Every Size that I started to explore the actual science behind weight. When I began to understand that weight is like height — it's really hard to chang...
| O-T Lounge|| Whole Foods: The Temple of Psuedoscience - SlowFlowPro on 2/24/14 at 7:44 pm|
[quote]But you don’t have to schlep all the way to Kentucky in order to visit America’s greatest shrine to pseudoscience. In fact, that shrine is a 15-minute trip away from most...
| Soccer Board|| Fifa 14 - Online Strategy, Team, Formation, Tactics Thread - SlowFlowPro on 2/23/14 at 10:38 am|
after about 2 weeks of real play online, i've realized that it's almost unplayable.
the way long balls, through balls, and cross-heads work on the game in 14 is just retarded. the typical player i play against just pushes long through passes or long ball reactions (from their own 18 often, but al...
| Political Talk|| Milton Friedman - Consumer Advocacy v. Self Interest - SlowFlowPro on 2/22/14 at 2:39 pm|
let me ask those who support consumer protection laws one question: which choices do you believe need to be made for you (by others, obviously) with regards to your role as a consumer buying products and/or services?
if you agree ...
| Political Talk|| What are the differences in the "Tea Party" and "Libertarianism"? - SlowFlowPro on 2/21/14 at 8:15 am|
somebody posted about Rand Paul moving from the TP to Libertarianism in another thread. I'm curious what the exact differences are
the only things i can think of are that the TP seems more focused on patriotism, religion, and "Traditional" values...but those aren't exactly against Libertarian val...
| Political Talk|| Quote from the Ukrainian Revolution to Remind us about the 2nd Amendmen - SlowFlowPro on 2/20/14 at 8:52 pm|
[quote]This is war. Everybody keeps repeating this. But what kind of war is that? They have weapons, they shoot, and we are empty-handed. [/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Spencer Hawes acquired by the Cavs for the high cost of - SlowFlowPro on 2/20/14 at 9:18 am|
2, 2nd round picks :banghead:
i've been hoping the hornets/pels acquired him for 2 years or so :reddman:...
| Movie/TV Board|| Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4: The Illuminati-based Interpretation - SlowFlowPro on 2/17/14 at 7:05 pm|
i was scanning VC hoping to find some analyses of True Detective (nothing yet :sad:) and stumbled upon this gem
[link=(http://vigilantcitizen.com/vc-community/texas-chainsaw-massacre-next-generation-illuminati-slasher-film/)]Vigilant Citizen user-submitted article[/link]
[quote], but then a ma...
| Movie/TV Board|| Girls - "Beach House" - SlowFlowPro on 2/17/14 at 8:56 am|
for everyone who watched this episode, was this an admission that this series is just one big troll job?
once it got ramped up, it seemed like it was just one long lecture about how anybody who feels they identify with any of the girls is a piece of shite. i kept hearing Nelson cackle "Ha Ha!" ...
| More Sports Board|| Gifs of (the limited number of) Dunks from the Dunk Contest last night - SlowFlowPro on 2/16/14 at 9:19 am|
Paul George's 360 East Bay
Terrance Ross's East Bay off of a Drake handoff
Lillard East Bay off a bounce-lob
| Political Talk|| The "Right Wing" Attack on Obama...Proven False? - SlowFlowPro on 2/13/14 at 6:44 pm|
With the attacks from the "Right Wing" on people like Boehner, Cantor, and McConnell due to the debt ceiling issue, doesn't this prove that this is about ideology and it has nothing to do with Obama?
They're not being obstructionist towards just liberals-Democrats...they're being obstructionist ...
| Political Talk|| Political Differences via an article on Food Deserts Failing - SlowFlowPro on 2/11/14 at 7:38 am|
You can lead a person toa supermarket, but you can't [link=(http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/02/10/273046077/takes-more-than-a-produce-aisle-to-refresh-a-food-desert?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook)]make them leave the "food desert"[/link]
| Movie/TV Board|| Girls - "Free Snacks" - SlowFlowPro on 2/9/14 at 10:28 pm|
got to see marnie and shosh getting fricked
didn't see hannah naked
dat marnie hip :pimp:...
| Political Talk|| Latest Failure of the US fedgov: Patent Trolls Claim Ownership of Podcasts - SlowFlowPro on 2/9/14 at 2:07 pm|
[link=(http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130206/07215421891/patent-troll-says-it-owns-podcasting-sues-adam-carolla-howstuffworks.shtml)]Adam Carolla and Howstuffworks sued[/link]
[quote]We've written a few times about a patent trolling operation called Personal Audio. Like so many patent trollin...
| Political Talk|| Political Differences via an article on Obesity-Eating - SlowFlowPro on 2/8/14 at 10:31 am|
I saw this article pop up on my facebook feed (via NPR I believe). While reading the article, I felt it almost perfectly illustrated one of the biggest political argumentative points (which certainly has been ramping up lately).
For the sake of this discussion, i'm going to use the following ter...
| O-T Lounge|| THIS is what Lance Guidry was talking about (Mean Streets of Welsh) - SlowFlowPro on 2/3/14 at 8:12 pm|
[quote]WELSH, LA (KPLC) - A Welsh employee has been accused of selling drugs out of a garbage truck, authorities said.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Man who looks like a child molester busted for child porn - SlowFlowPro on 2/3/14 at 7:52 pm|
[link=(http://www.kplctv.com/story/24624351/allen-parish-man-arrested-on-child-porn-charges)]in Allen Parish[/link]
| Movie/TV Board|| Anybody still watching Shameless? Season 4 Thread - SlowFlowPro on 2/2/14 at 9:58 pm|
this season is a Girls-esque trainwreck...it seems that they've run out of stories/angles and they're trying the "let's have them not be poor this season" angle...only to have them make every character turn into complete pieces of shit
fiona an lip are seriously just low down pieces of shite and t...
| Political Talk|| The paradox of multiculturalism in the US today - SlowFlowPro on 2/2/14 at 8:41 pm|
Thank you, Coca Cola commercial...i've been meaning to make this thread since "Thug-gate"
so here is the issue, certain groups in American love to celebrate multiculturalism and/or diversity in populace
i have nothing wrong with multiculturalism, however i do have a problem with society, like ...
| Political Talk|| Question about the Elite and their financial wealth - SlowFlowPro on 2/2/14 at 11:52 am|
so it has been speculated that the elite own vast sums of wealth that dwaft the remainder of the world economy
TX has stated that the rothschild family alone has at least $500T, and they are only one of a handful of elites ruling the world. let's say that in total all of these family control $1 q...
| O-T Lounge|| Child Pornography Ring Busted in Lafayette & Oberlin - SlowFlowPro on 1/31/14 at 11:50 am|
[quote]KATC in Lafayette reports that state police are investigating several Instagram accounts over accusations of cyberbullying and possible distribution of child pornography.
| O-T Lounge|| Your Memory is Total BS - False Memory Syndrome - SlowFlowPro on 1/29/14 at 11:25 am|
everyone should take 20 minutes to watch this TED talk on false memory syndrome (FMS). [link=(http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_loftus_the_fiction_of_memory.html)]Elizabeth Loftus: The Fiction of Memory[/link]
Your memory can be easily manipulated, to the point of completely changing the actual ...
| Political Talk|| How many of you have political heroes that inspire you? - SlowFlowPro on 1/28/14 at 9:36 am|
i don't. i don't think i've had a hero since jean claude van-damme in late elementary school
i was watching jansing and co. today and the host was discussing the state of the union and had to include a comment about michelle obama's influence on the speech ( :rolleyes:). she also always props up ...
| Political Talk|| "Price Surge" v. "Price Gouging" - Is this wrong? - SlowFlowPro on 1/25/14 at 9:03 am|
[link=(http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/01/24/265396928/when-a-65-cab-ride-costs-192?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook)]NPR Piece: $65 cap ride costs $192[/link]
[quote]Final cost of a one-hour cab ride: $192.00.
I had found Furye through Ube...
| Political Talk|| How is being against subsidizing BC being against "reproductive rights? - SlowFlowPro on 1/24/14 at 9:22 am|
Mike Huckabee started this conversation up again by saying some stupid shit, completely fricking up the message by completely being an idiot in how he said it, and MSNBC is in an uproar about the "attack on reproductive rights"
this isn't about abortion, or regulating/subsidizing abortions...i'm ...