| Political Talk|| Israel's "Iron Dome" protects against tunneling - Alison Grimes - udtiger on 7/30/14 at 8:51 am|
[quote]"Obviously, Israel is one of our strongest allies in the Middle East, and she has the right to defend herself," Grimes said. "But the loss of life, especially the innocent civilians in Gaza, is a trag...
| Movie/TV Board|| Anyone catch Phineas and Ferb Star Wars? - udtiger on 7/26/14 at 9:27 pm|
Damn, that was hilarious. So many fan boy inside jokes (even a Jar Jar Binks dig). If you can catch it on demand, it is well worth it....
| Movie/TV Board|| Finally saw Gravity - udtiger on 7/26/14 at 3:57 pm|
Holy shit, that was intense as frick. Great movie....
| Political Talk|| 4th Circuit COA and dissent in Halbig are hilariously wrong about "intent" - udtiger on 7/25/14 at 8:03 am|
[link=(http://reason.com/blog/2014/07/24/watch-obamacare-architect-jonathan-grube)]Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Admit in 2012 That Subsidies Were Limited to State-Run Exchanges[/link]
Here's the Youtube of the video in question:
| Political Talk|| Why I believe the Supreme Court should side with the original Halbig panel - udtiger on 7/23/14 at 1:38 pm|
[link=(www.ncsl.org/documents/health/ppaca-consolidated.pdf)]This is a link to a .pdf of the ACA[/link]
If you look on Page 68 of the document, you will see that Part III is entitled "State Flexibility Relating to Exchanges"
If you read t...
| Political Talk|| I have seen it all...NBC looking to oust Gregory from MTP? - udtiger on 7/23/14 at 10:22 am|
However, this part is fricking high comedy:
[quote]MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have also been said to be angling for a Sunday slot, [i]but NBC insiders said ther...
| Movie/TV Board|| Cory from Boy Meets World...Biggest zero in TV history? - udtiger on 7/23/14 at 8:22 am|
Just like Full House, thankfully, I never watched that show during its initial run.
Unfortunately, thanks to Nick, my kids watch both of these and I had the misfortune of seeing an episode after he and Topanga were married and were being busted on by their friends for being a boring married coupl...
| Political Talk|| Radical right-winger Jonathan Turley supports Boehner's lawsuit against Obama - udtiger on 7/16/14 at 9:20 am|
[quote]Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University, will say President Obama is trampling the founders’ vision for the country in his push to circumvent Congress, and he will deman...
| Movie/TV Board|| Masters of Sex S2 thread (possible spoilers) - udtiger on 7/13/14 at 5:06 pm|
| Political Talk|| Ruh Roh! Federal judge considering independent IT review of "lost" IRS emails - udtiger on 7/3/14 at 8:27 am|
[quote]IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency.
They will h...
| Political Talk|| Spinoff border question: What will it take to force action to secure the border? - udtiger on 7/3/14 at 8:06 am|
Since a de facto invasion doesn't seem to be enough motivation, what will it take to get those persons that willing turn a blind eye to the border to change their ways?
massive terrorist attack traced to southern border crossing?
actual armed invasion?...
| O-T Lounge|| Is this Friday for everyone? - udtiger on 7/3/14 at 7:14 am|
And...are you putting in a full day?
For me, yes and no....
| Movie/TV Board|| Nice score at the Walmart bargain Blu-Ray bin... - udtiger on 7/2/14 at 7:42 pm|
30th anniversary edition of Vacation and double feature League of Their Own/The Natural for $7.88 each....
| Political Talk|| I love all the whining about Hobby Lobby and how it threatens O'care... - udtiger on 7/1/14 at 9:30 am|
...down the line.
Funny, I don't remember anyone on the left raising such concerns about the [i]Lawrence [/i] decision (where the Court ignored recent precedent on sodomy laws finding anti-sodomy laws unconstitutional), even though Scalia noted in his dissent that this would usher in arguments fo...
| More Sports Board|| You could be the top athlete in any sport...which one would you choose? - udtiger on 6/30/14 at 5:13 pm|
I would want to be the top international futbol (soccer) player. They make crazy money, they're super celebrities, and they slay supermodels on the reg....
| Political Talk|| Obama looks like he's going to be taking out his pen on immigration! - udtiger on 6/30/14 at 1:19 pm|
Announcement this afternoon in the Rose Garden.
I am certain that it will be a bridge-building event, filled with positive statements about consensus and bipartisanship, and will not be a partisan screed....
| Political Talk|| Washington Post sets the record straight on Scott Walker... - udtiger on 6/27/14 at 11:29 am|
| Movie/TV Board|| The Parent Trap (1998) - udtiger on 6/27/14 at 8:21 am|
So, the kids decided they wanted to watch a movie last night and after numerous rejections by one, or the other (or vetoes from Mom or Dad), we pulled this one from the DVDs to watch. It had been years since I had watched it, and I have a few takeways:
1) It is a very worthy remake of the origin...
| Political Talk|| -2.9% GDP...Not Obama's fault!!!! - udtiger on 6/25/14 at 2:05 pm|
| Political Talk|| malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance... - udtiger on 6/23/14 at 7:30 am|
Which of these best describes the Obama Administration to this point?...
| Soccer Board|| Where does MLS rank in terms of other leagues? - udtiger on 6/22/14 at 1:23 pm|
Talking about top to bottom?
Obviously BPL is tops, but talking about LA Liga, Bundesliga, etc. ...
| Political Talk|| Is Obama a Traitor? Dead serious. - udtiger on 6/19/14 at 3:52 pm|
Article III, Section 3 of the US Constitution defines treason as follows:
[quote]Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving [i]them aid and comfort[/i]. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony ...
| Political Talk|| Public school library computers blocking access to conservative websites... - udtiger on 6/19/14 at 9:16 am|
Reason number eleventy-billion why my kids don't go to public schools....
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge OTers - anyone remember Camp Beau Bois? - udtiger on 6/17/14 at 3:08 pm|
Was a "day camp" located off Staring (the entrance used to be at the end of a one street subdivision).
Went there for a few summers in the late 70s. Not a bad little place....
| Political Talk|| friendly reminder...estimated taxes are due today - udtiger on 6/16/14 at 6:25 am|
I would love for someone in Congress (either party) to propose outlawing automatic withholding and requiring people to physically write a check once a month.
People would give a good shite about tax rates and tax policy then!...
| Movie/TV Board|| frick me...I need a drink - udtiger on 6/15/14 at 5:53 pm|
| Soccer Board|| Miami...what the frick????? Rejects Beckham group's proposal (MLS) - udtiger on 6/11/14 at 4:52 pm|
| Political Talk|| Establishment versus "upstarts" (Tea party if you want) in GOP - udtiger on 6/11/14 at 3:17 pm|
It's interesting how when an "upstart" GOP candidate defeats an establishment GOPer, the establishment GOPer has no qualms about going "write-in" ([i]e.g. [/i] Murkowski in Alaska, Cantor in VA) or refusing to support the GOP primary winner (Castle - DE; the aforementioned Murkowski and Cantor), but...
| Political Talk|| Meanwhile, in Massachusetts, Girl still held captive by Judge (UPDATED) - udtiger on 6/11/14 at 11:57 am|
If this was my daughter, that judge would be 6 feet under (as would a number of doctors at Children's Hospital and various DCF employees). This is beyond fricked up.
See UPDATE post below....
| Political Talk|| Which is more frustrating: Obama's frickups/lies; Excuses made for <, or... - udtiger on 6/10/14 at 9:27 am|
...the MSM's willingness to give him a complete pass on them?