| Political Talk|| Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll. - LSUGrrrl on 3/8/14 at 5:06 pm|
Wins 31% of vote. Cruz finishes distant 2nd with 11%
31 KY Senator Rand Paul
11 TX Senator Ted Cruz
9 Neurosurgeon Ben Carson
8 NJ Governor Chris Christie
7 Former PA Senator Rick Santorum
7 WI Governor Scott Walker
| Political Talk|| Lois Lerner to appear before committee 9:30 ET - LSUGrrrl on 3/5/14 at 8:25 am|
| Political Talk|| 3 Court Cases Challenge Education Unions in California - LSUGrrrl on 2/19/14 at 9:49 am|
Fox News article but short and informative:
[quote]They argue in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association that being required to pay dues violates their constitutional rights because part of the money goes to promote a political agenda they don’t necessarily support.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Judge orders brain-dead pregnant woman removed from ventilator - LSUGrrrl on 1/24/14 at 4:47 pm|
| Political Talk|| Taking a moment to point & laugh our our northern neighbors - LSUGrrrl on 1/15/14 at 12:29 am|
A friend from Canada (who now lives in North TX) posted on FB today about a bomb threat called into her son's school here in the DFW area.
One of her Canadian friends immediately responded telling her to move back to Canada where the NRA doesn't have a lock on their politics.
BC these type o...
| Food and Drink Board|| Making jambalaya from TD Cookbook and have questions - LSUGrrrl on 12/30/13 at 11:35 pm|
Somehow I've made it through my life without making jambalaya. My grandmother always cooked it and when she passed it became a guy thing in my family.
Anyway, making jambalaya tomorrow for the 1st time and was planning on using the Cajun Jambalaya recipe on page 77 of a previous version (4th). T...
| Political Talk|| Week's News Cliff Notes - LSUGrrrl on 12/27/13 at 11:03 pm|
So I've been away from any tv or Internet source for the past 6 days. Thought it would be interesting & entertaining to get the past week's news cliffs from the Poli Board. Anyone?...
| Political Talk|| Washington Post columnist called racist - is outraged - LSUGrrrl on 11/13/13 at 5:05 pm|
[quote]He added, “I think it’s reprehensible to say that because you disagree with something that you should fire me. That’s what totalitarians do.” [/quote]
| Political Talk|| Vetting Christie will be a nightmare after this book publishes? - LSUGrrrl on 11/3/13 at 4:37 pm|
[quote]The vetters were stunned by the garish controversies lurking in the shadows of his record. There was a 2010 Department of Justice inspector general’s investigation of Christie’s spending patterns in his job p...
| Political Talk|| Government makes laws to take care of us bc we don't always know what's best - LSUGrrrl on 10/22/13 at 7:52 pm|
This is what a firefighter told my son's class today when we visited. He was discussing why we have car seat & booster seat laws up to age 8.
I understand (or hope) that he was just trying to make the concept of laws easier for a first grade class to understand. However, they are alr...
| O-T Lounge|| Remember the Amy's Baking Company meltdown? - LSUGrrrl on 9/5/13 at 5:35 pm|
They are now hiring for their own reality tv show. Searched. SIAP
[quote]We would like to thank every one of our customers, New and Old for supporting us and helping us to grow Stronger! We are humbled by the overwhelming amount of support that you have all shown us! Your support has helped us re...
| Tiger Rant|| Game Day Event Times & Info from DFW Alumni Assn - LSUGrrrl on 8/28/13 at 11:54 pm|
[b]COWBOYS CLASSIC IS THIS SATURDAY !![/b]
GAME DAY IS ONLY 2 DAYS AWAY
SET YOUR SCHEDULE NOW
WE DON'T JUST TRAVEL ... WE TAKE OVER
[b]9:30 - NOON [/b] TIGER BAND will rehearse Saturday morning at Birdville FAAC.
Open rehearsal - all fans welcome
9200 Mid Cities Blvd North Richla...
| Tiger Rant|| Message from DFW LSU Alumni Assn about Cowboy Classic - LSUGrrrl on 8/19/13 at 4:04 pm|
[b]COWBOYS CLASSIC INFORMATION UPDATE
LSU TIGERS vs TCU HORNED FROGS[/b]
HERE WE GEAUX TIGERS !! Less than 2 weeks till the Cowboys Classic and we have a slew of information to pass along to you. There are 2 events scheduled this week to kick off our TIGER festivities:
[b]•Wed Aug 21 - p...
| Political Talk|| On Gun Control from the man who committed suicide and blogged his life & death.. - LSUGrrrl on 8/17/13 at 2:50 am|
Thoughts? (Yes, I'm completely sucked into reading this man's thought process.)
[quote]I never bought into the whole “second amendment” argument as it relates to the 21st century. Originally, it was put into place for the simple reason that our forefathers were fighting or had just fought off a g...
| Political Talk|| Christie slams Rand @ Rep Nat'l Committee - LSUGrrrl on 8/15/13 at 6:29 pm|
[quote]Christie also appeared to slam Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, with whom he publicly battled last month over the GOP’s foreign policy direction.
“We are not a debating society,” Christie told the 168 members of the committee and other Republican operatives gathered for lunch in a Boston hote...
| Political Talk|| History Channel's War on Drugs (Book of Secrets series) - LSUGrrrl on 6/2/13 at 12:47 pm|
Anyone watch this? Description:
[quote]This episode uncovers the conspiracies behind America's 40-year drug campaign. Why does the U.S. Government classify marijuana and heroin as equally dangerous drugs, and will the move by some states to legalize marijuana change how this drug is viewed?[/quot...
| Political Talk|| Behind the Curtain: DC Turns on Obama - LSUGrrrl on 5/14/13 at 9:32 pm|
[quote]““And it goes beyond even the story,” National Journal’s Ron Fournier, who covered the Clinton and Bush scandals and was once the AP Washington bureau chief, said on the show. “One common thing with Benghazi and the IRS scandal, is we’re being misled every day. We were lied to ...
| Political Talk|| New York police confiscating firearms from people taking - LSUGrrrl on 4/10/13 at 7:39 am|
Anti-Anxiety medicine. Link is to InfoWars although there is discussion on several other sites. Is this true? If so, how is HIPAA being avoided to provide this information to state police? Is this the beginning of government using our private health information to regulate & control?
| O-T Lounge|| Massive Sunspot Rapidly Forming - LSUGrrrl on 2/21/13 at 8:44 am|
[quote]A giant sunspot that's at least six times the diameter of Earth has formed on the sun in less than 48 hours, according to NASA.
Sunspots form when the sun's magnetic fields rearrange and reali...
| Political Talk|| How Long Before the Poli Board Returns to "normal" - LSUGrrrl on 11/7/12 at 12:08 am|
Stops talking about this election & starts debating issues?...
| Political Talk|| How the MSM Will Handle Election Night Coverage - LSUGrrrl on 11/4/12 at 11:27 pm|
According to the New York Times
[quote]A memo on Saturday to employees of The Associated Press, the country’s biggest news wire service, asked t...
| Political Talk|| "Des Moines Register dings Obama with Dramatic Front Page Contrast" - LSUGrrrl on 10/25/12 at 12:07 pm|
| Political Talk|| Divorce docs released; Gag order denied - LSUGrrrl on 10/25/12 at 11:25 am|
Allred drops the ball.
[quote]Mitt Romney's testimony in his friend's divorce case -- in which he's accused of lying under oath to screw over his friend's ex-wife -- will be unsealed today and release...
| Political Talk|| DELETE - LSUGrrrl on 10/11/12 at 11:33 pm|
Well, that didn't take long.
| Political Talk|| Off Subject: A Quick Thank You to LSURussian - LSUGrrrl on 10/11/12 at 12:04 am|
About this time 5 years ago, you helped me in planning our trip to Russia to finalize our adoption. You gave much needed and very accurate help on everything from culture to hotels to personal security to where to watch the LSU game.
That little boy we adopted turned 6 yesterday & is my whole he...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul to Romney: You're Wrong on Syria, Spending - LSUGrrrl on 10/10/12 at 10:04 pm|
| Political Talk|| A Progressive's Reasoning for How Biden Will Win the Deabte - LSUGrrrl on 10/8/12 at 7:53 am|
Michael Tomasky on Joe Biden’s Turn to Take Down Paul Ryan
| Political Talk|| GAI Report Finds OBAMA.COM owned by Bundler in Shanghai (pg 2 for link) - LSUGrrrl on 10/8/12 at 12:57 am|
It's dropped off the radar. Is it still supposed to be run tomorrow or was this just a non-story?...
| Help Board|| A Humble Apology - LSUGrrrl on 10/6/12 at 3:00 pm|
for losing my mind. I was stuck surrounded by 25 5 year olds and getting ready to miss kick off. Please forgive. ...
| Political Talk|| Top Obama Fundraiser To Release Bin Laden Film 2 Days Before Election - LSUGrrrl on 10/5/12 at 11:30 am|
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden is set to debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential...