| Political Talk|| Rep. Steve Stockman - Congress has filed arrest warrant for Lois Lerner - teke184 on 7/10/14 at 4:06 pm|
[quote] We just filed a resolution directing the Sergeant-At-Arms to arrest Lois Lerner for contempt. Statement coming in minutes. #IRSscandal
Rep. Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) July 10, 2014[/quote]
This should be interesting....
| Political Talk|| Iraq to UN - ISIS now has chemical weapons - teke184 on 7/8/14 at 6:23 pm|
[quote]Iraq has informed the United Nations that the Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad where 2,500 chemical rockets filled with the deadly nerve ag...
| Political Talk|| 19yo Denver woman arrested for attempting to join ISIS - teke184 on 7/3/14 at 9:51 am|
[quote]A 19-year-old Denver woman has been arrested on terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to travel to Syria and join an Islamist extremist she had met online and was pla...
| Political Talk|| Daily Caller - Sen. Grassley targeted by IRS due to blocked nomination - teke184 on 7/2/14 at 10:47 am|
The Daily Caller has an article up about that recent e-mail exchange where Lois Lerner tried to have Sen. Charles Grassley audited.
They have dug into the situation an...
| Political Talk|| Kidnapped Israeli teens found dead in West Bank - teke184 on 6/30/14 at 12:36 pm|
The Israeli army has identified the remains of three teenaged Yeshiva students who were reportedly kidnapped by Hamas. One of the three is from Brooklyn, NY, and has dual US-Israeli cit...
| Political Talk|| Claim - McDaniels found enough invalidated votes to overturn Cochran win - teke184 on 6/26/14 at 4:15 pm|
[quote]The Chris McDaniel campaign has identified multiple Mississippi counties in which enough improper ballots have been cast that a legal challenge to the outcome of the election is warranted.
This after Thad Cochran reportedly relied on 2...
| Political Talk|| Barry - Malia and Sasha support Climate Change legislation, so should Repubs - teke184 on 6/26/14 at 10:28 am|
[quote]Obama also took aim at Republicans for pleading ignorance on climate by saying they aren’t scientists…
…And he said young people largely support acting on climate change — citing his own daughters as an example.
“You talk to Malia, you talk to Sasha, you talk to your kids or your grandk...
| Political Talk|| Looks like hard drive crashes are contagious, spread from IRS to EPA - teke184 on 6/25/14 at 1:35 pm|
The EPA has been stone-walling Congress for years about some of their e-mails, including attempts to shut down mining in Alaska.
When asked about the e-mails of form...
| Political Talk|| Activists to UN - Pay Detroit's Water Bills - teke184 on 6/23/14 at 1:00 pm|
The water company in Detroit says half of its customers are not paying its bills, depite programs out there for people unable to pay its bills.
They have also noted the curious phenomenon of pe...
| Political Talk|| ISIS has Baghdad surrounded on 3 sides, controls water supplies - teke184 on 6/17/14 at 9:23 am|
shite is getting real over in Iraq.
[quote]It is not clear at the time of writing whether ISIS will launch a military attack on Baghdad, or even if it could take the heavily armed city in a pitched battle.
But it may not need to. Iraq is ...
| Political Talk|| Head of Oregon Insurance Exchange resigns after signing up zero people - teke184 on 12/20/13 at 9:12 am|
The bullet points-
She made $180K a year as the state's Chief Information Officer and told the state they could do the whole thing in...
| More Sports Board|| Explosion at finish line of Boston Marathon - teke184 on 4/15/13 at 2:03 pm|
Details still sketchy, as most info only coming in from Twitter....
| Pelicans Talk|| Potential free-agent targets? - teke184 on 4/11/13 at 10:50 am|
Who should the Hornets / Pelicans be looking at as potential FA targets during this coming off-season?
I'm mainly focusing on smaller names, given that the team is not a winner right now and likely will have to overpay for what they get.
Possibilities I'm seeing at the 3-
| Pelicans Talk|| Boston looking to trade into lottery - teke184 on 6/28/12 at 11:10 am|
Per Woj, Boston is trying to work their way into the late lottery or higher.
They have picks 21 and 22 to work with at the least, as well as Avery Bradley, Brandon Bass, and JaJuan Johnson.
I don't see that being enough to get the 10 pick from us, but they may be able to swing a three-team t...
| Movie/TV Board|| FYI - RokuHD / Hulu Plus deal today - teke184 on 6/4/12 at 11:18 am|
Roku.com has a deal they are running today only in which you can buy a RokuHD box, an HDMI cable, and 6 months of Hulu Plus for $80 plus tax.
This model normally retails for $60 and Hulu Plus normally runs you $7.99 / month.
The RokuHD box is a wireless streaming device used with Hulu Plus...
| Pelicans Talk|| Jack out for the season - teke184 on 4/9/12 at 9:43 am|
Jarrett Jack is done for the year with a stress fracture in his foot, per WWL's Twitter feed....
| Pelicans Talk|| Kaman trade offers picking up - teke184 on 2/17/12 at 8:51 am|
Per Hoopshype and the Times-Picayune, the Hornets are seeing more interest from teams in Kaman now than they did when he was at home on the trade block.
I guess two double-double performances in wins will do that...
| Pelicans Talk|| Oak injured, out tonight. Down to 8 healthy players vs Jazz - teke184 on 2/13/12 at 2:08 pm|
Per the WWL twitter feed, Monty says he doesn't know how Okafor's left knee got injured but that he is out tonight. Kaman is expected to play in his place.
If Kaman misses ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty - Smith out, possibly Jack too - teke184 on 2/6/12 at 10:56 am|
Per WWL, Monty Williams has announced that Jason Smith will be out tonight against the Kings and that Jarrett Jack will be as well.
Vasquez, Kaman, Ayon, and Squeaky should get a chance to strut their stuff tonight as a result.
| More Sports Board|| Glen Davis suspended 2 games by Magic - teke184 on 2/3/12 at 6:42 pm|
Big Baby Davis has been suspended 2 games by the Orlando Magic due to an incident that happened at shoot-around today, per Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.
| O-T Lounge|| Looking to get a surround sound system. Any help? - teke184 on 1/30/12 at 4:01 pm|
I'm in the process of moving into my new house and want to put a surround sound system in my living room. Can anyone with experience in this area give some recommendations?
Area to be covered-
This is a house with an open floor plan, as the living room, dining room, kitchen,...
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon's welcoming committee - teke184 on 12/15/11 at 11:14 am|
Per Gregg Rosenthal's Twitter feed, Drew Brees showed up at the airport to personally welcome Eric Gordon to New Orleans....
| Pelicans Talk|| CP3 threatenes lawsuit against league for collusion again - teke184 on 12/14/11 at 9:25 am|
A DC-area lawyer quoted in the article says that CP3 wouldn't win but that the league would likely settle any case ASAP because they're already getting enough b...
| Pelicans Talk|| Grantland article - The Misadventures Of David Stern - teke184 on 12/13/11 at 9:35 am|
This is an article by a Tulane law professor on the clusterf*ck that is the CP3 situation which is pretty good.
[quote]Stern also must have known that he was on equally shaky grounds for v...
| Pelicans Talk|| Dallas looking to do salary dumps - teke184 on 12/12/11 at 9:36 am|
[quote]WojYahooNBA Adrian Wojnarowski Dallas is trying to move Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer to create more cap space, league sources tell Y!
To be clear, Dallas has NO cap space. Mavs are trying to those contracts --- Fernandez and Brewer --- off the roster.
I'm iffy on Fernandez...
| More Sports Board|| Portland Trailblazers pushing Brandon Roy to retire - teke184 on 5/27/11 at 10:41 am|
Portland wants ailing star Brandon Roy to retire for one NBA season so that they can pay him the majority of his contract while not taking a luxury tax hit for it.
I don't think this w...
| Political Talk|| US official - "In some ways, how it turns out is not on our shoulders" - teke184 on 3/25/11 at 12:08 pm|
This little nugget has been taken from a New York Times article on the UN Security Council meeting, as posted at National Review Online since the original article seems to be behind the NYT paywall.
| More Sports Board|| Oklahoma State negotiating with Pac Ten - teke184 on 6/10/10 at 1:00 pm|
Oklahoma State, per College Football Talk and TMZ, is talking with the Pac Ten about joining the conference.
This is a very logical move, IMHO, as Okie State is, with Colorado officially accepting an invitation, now the most in danger of getting bumped by Baylor if the Texas state politics play a...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Current Jammal Brown trade rumor - teke184 on 4/23/10 at 9:26 pm|
Per a PFT poster from DC-
[quote]Rumor in D.C. is Jammal Brown for Rocky McIntosh and LaRon Landry.[/quote]
That gets us OLB depth and a safety, though The Ron is going ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| CNNSI Mid-Season Report is up - teke184 on 11/10/09 at 6:23 pm|
The Saints won or placed in a number of categories in Don Banks' Mid-Season Report.
Trend of the year: Rich-man poor-man league (8 teams with 1 or 2 wins, 8 teams with 2 or fewer losses)