| Political Talk|| Federal Gov’t Sues Wisconsin Company, Says English Requirement is 'Discriminati - LSUGrrrl on 7/3/14 at 6:53 am|
[quote]According to a news release from the EEOC, Chicago Regional Attorney John C. Hendrickson said the Green Bay-based company’s English requirement is based on “superficial” reasoning.[/quote]
[quote]But Garcia said the ability to speak English is necessary for employees of Wisconsin Plastics,...
| Political Talk|| Obama Pays Tribute To D-Day Veterans - LSUGrrrl on 6/6/14 at 5:34 am|
Link to video and transcript [link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/06/world/europe/obama-d-day-speech-transcript/index.html?hpt=hp_t1)]LINK[/link]
| Political Talk|| 'Reset the Net' campaign aims to thwart spying on NSA leaks anniversary - LSUGrrrl on 6/6/14 at 5:13 am|
Didn't see it posted
[quote]Exactly a year after Edward Snowden blew the whistle on government spying, a digital rights group said Thursday that it has identified steps that major tech companies and indi...
| Political Talk|| Al Quada Releases New Video - LSUGrrrl on 6/4/14 at 8:27 am|
| Political Talk|| Bergdahl Reference Thread ** Check here before starting new thread** - LSUGrrrl on 6/3/14 at 6:06 pm|
[b][u]LINKS & NEWS[/u][/b]
Retired U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis on Bergdahl [link=(http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1406/07/smer.01.html)]LINK[/link]
How did 6 die after Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance? [link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/08/us/bergdahl-search-soldiers/index.html?hpt=...
| Political Talk|| Inside the Mind of Edward Snowden - NBC interview - LSUGrrrl on 5/28/14 at 7:57 pm|
Starts at 9:00. Anyone else plan to watch?...
| Political Talk|| Clay Aiken Opponent Crisco Died - LSUGrrrl on 5/12/14 at 6:08 pm|
[quote]Information is incomplete; however, early information indicates he suffered injuries from a fall around 1 p.m. at his home at 1263 Thayer Drive in Asheboro. He was reported dead at the scene when emergency workers arrived there. [/quote]
[quote]The race was considered too close to call, bu...
| Political Talk|| NATO Suspends Cooperation With Russia in Response to Cost of Gas Hikes - LSUGrrrl on 4/1/14 at 4:07 pm|
[quote]NATO announced a suspension of "all practical civilian and military cooperation" with Russia on Tuesday, condemning the country's "illegal" intervention in Ukrain...
| Political Talk|| Libertarian Politics in US - LSUGrrrl on 4/1/14 at 7:42 am|
Opinion piece about US 2 party system & Rand's run as a GOP candidate. ...
| Political Talk|| Internal Review Finds Christie Had No Involvement in GW Bridge Closing - LSUGrrrl on 3/27/14 at 10:43 am|
No link. Press conference on now. ...
| Political Talk|| Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize - LSUGrrrl on 3/26/14 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]Ohr ruled that Northwestern players can hold an election on whether they want to be represented by the College Athletes Players Association, which brought the case to the NLRB along with former Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter and the United Steelworkers Union.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Strange Revival Of Republican America - LSUGrrrl on 3/24/14 at 7:45 am|
I'm not familiar with this source but the column addresses a frequent topic on the PoliBoard.
[quote]In some cases, such as Texas, where the Hispanic minority is about to become a majority, the writing is on the wall for conservatives unless they drop their reflexive nativism. In others, such as...
| Political Talk|| If the rebulicans regain the senate, what would would you want to be their 1st o - LSUGrrrl on 3/18/14 at 9:25 pm|
Even if it will likely be vetoed.
What do you think they have a realistic chance of accomplishing?
Will the tea party gain strength and/or will the neocons lose ground?...
| Political Talk|| Malaysian Officials Announce That Plane Deviation is Liikely Deliberate - LSUGrrrl on 3/15/14 at 2:57 am|
[quote](CNN) -- A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, investigators refocused on passengers and crew onboard after data indicated the plane deviated due to deliberate action, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.
"Malaysian authorities have refocused their investigation on crew an...
| 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...