| Political Talk|| Momentous Supreme Court Decision Coming: What are clothes? - TigerTattle on 11/10/13 at 12:10 pm|
[link=(http://www.stylelist.com/read/the-supreme-court-wrestles-with-the-question-what-are-clothes/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl29%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D403478)]LINK[/link][quote]New technology in what we wear has started to raise the question of garments versus gear, and what that means.
| Political Talk|| Another Obamacare Deadline Blunder Is Worrying Democrats - TigerTattle on 10/31/13 at 12:20 pm|
[quote]According to an Affordable Care Act timetable established by administration officials, early next October insurance companies will announce their new menu of health care plan...
| Political Talk|| If you need a little humor: BoSox, Obama & Game 6 - TigerTattle on 10/30/13 at 6:19 pm|
[quote]First he ruins the health care system. Now he wants to come in and wreck the World Series.
Say it ain’t so, B.O.
How can we miss this guy when he won’t go away?
Yesterday, the White House was dithering back and forth over whether to go to Game 6 tonight. They haven’t been this confus...
| Political Talk|| 2017 - Vermont to Roll Out Universal Healthcare - TigerTattle on 10/28/13 at 12:30 pm|
Vermont, most liberal state in the US, plans a
[quote]2017 launch of the nation's first universal health care system, a sort of modified Medicare-for-all that has long been a dream for many liberals.[/quote]
This liberal dream-come-true [quote]combines universal coverage with new cost controls in ...
| Political Talk|| Dem Super Pac "Temper Tantrum" Boehner Ad to Air During Sunday Football - TigerTattle on 10/5/13 at 9:00 pm|
video at link
[quote]The spot by House Majority PAC, a Democratic super PAC, features a close-up of a baby crying, with a narrator saying, "Speaker John Boehner didn't get his way on shutting down health care reform. So, he's shut down the government and hurt the economy."[/quote][quote]The group...
| O-T Lounge|| PSA: State Farm raising Homeowner rates again - average 8.7% - TigerTattle on 10/2/13 at 6:40 am|
They had asked for a 15.2% increase.
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/7199296-125/state-farm-raising-la-homeowner)]LINK[/link][quote]State Farm customers in East Baton Rouge Parish will see rates increase an average of 7.5 percent, according to the Louisiana Insurance Department.
| Political Talk|| 25% of Uninsured Won't Buy Insurance - Gallup Poll - TigerTattle on 9/30/13 at 10:16 pm|
36% won't use the exchanges
Less than half the uninsured, 48%, say they will use the exchanges for insurance
Lack of familiarity with the exchanges is getting the blame, especially for the young
[quote]Twenty-five percent of uninsured Americans say they will pay a fine rather than purchase ...
| Help Board|| Tech Support - Smart Snake Tech Services - TigerTattle on 8/31/13 at 11:24 am|
eta: Nevermind. Google finally produced verification it's a scam.
Just got a call from someone at the above, saying they work for Windows and that one of our computers has disabled some "important" Microsoft services programs that run in the background, also that some foreign addresses are on ...
| Help Board|| FYI Tigerdroppings / Symantec / Norton Problem - TigerTattle on 8/8/13 at 5:53 pm|
Kept getting a Symantec message page that said Poliboard or Rant or even help board was a fraudulent web page.
Contacted Norton Symantec and was told this:
[quote]currently we have experiencing multiple contacts regarding this issue. We are now coordinating with the concerned department for ...
| Political Talk|| Nancy Grace - Possible Murder Plot - TigerTattle on 7/24/13 at 11:17 pm|
Ok, how many of you want to say, "Curses!" :lol:
[quote]Tweeting about tying Nancy Grace to a tree, stripping her naked and slitting her throat land...
| Political Talk|| Bill Clinton - Obama would be "fool" and "wuss" not to get involved in Syria - TigerTattle on 6/13/13 at 10:43 am|
Survey says 80% of US is against involvement in Syria, but, but, says Bill ... they don't actually mean "No!"
Besides, he doesn't [i]think[/i] Syria is "necessarily" Iraq or Afghanistan
[quote]... arguing that Obama's hesitance to get involved in the lengthy conflict could end up making ...
| Political Talk|| The Domestic Spying - An informative Q&A from AP - TigerTattle on 6/8/13 at 7:18 am|
| Political Talk|| The $94 or $96 Billion Farm Bill - 80% for Food Stamps - TigerTattle on 6/3/13 at 12:28 pm|
Senate version = $96B
House version = $94B
80% Food Stamps
15% Farm and Crop Insurance Subsidies
5% conservation, rural development, renewable energy and other farm programs.
A few widdle cuts
[quote]Q: Why are food stamps in the farm bill?
A: The Agriculture Department oversees t...
| Political Talk|| Holder to Meet with Washington Bureau Chiefs re Criticism --- Off The Record - TigerTattle on 5/29/13 at 4:19 pm|
Eric Holder To Meet With Washington Bureau Chiefs Amid Leak Investigation Criticism
[quote]The news of a meeting between Holder and the bureau chiefs comes amid widespread criticism from journalists and civil liberties advocates over the DOJ's seizure of Associated Press phone records and an ac...
| Political Talk|| IRS overpaid 20-25% of 2012 EITC Filings - $12.6 to 13.6 Billion - TigerTattle on 4/26/13 at 10:41 pm|
$132.6 Billion since 2003
[quote]The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) overpaid between $11.6 billion and $13.6 billion in tax credits designed to help low-income families in fiscal 2012 , the Treasury Department announced in a report released Monday.
The overpayments account for 21 percent to 2...
| Political Talk|| 16 Photographs of Watertown Shootout - slideshow for those interested - TigerTattle on 4/24/13 at 10:54 am|
SIAP didn't see anything
| Political Talk|| Tamerlan being looked at for 2011 CT triple murder - TigerTattle on 4/22/13 at 8:58 pm|
[quote]The victims were found in a Waltham, Massachusetts apartment. They had their throat slashed, their heads nearly decapitated. Their mutilated bodies were left c...
| Political Talk|| The (potential) Path to Citizenship - TigerTattle on 4/11/13 at 7:46 am|
Lines in bold are quotes.
1. With 3 billion in funding [b]"the Department of Homeland Security would be tasked with developing plans to stop nearly all illegal border crossings, two sources familiar with the plan said." [/b]
2. As soon as the plan is submitted, not implemented, [i]submitted...
| Political Talk|| No Ft. Hood Purple Hearts, it might infringe on Hassan's right to fair trial - TigerTattle on 3/30/13 at 8:32 am|
[quote]The Army in a position paper said that awarding the medal to those wounded and posthumously to those killed in the November 2009 attack [b]would 'set the stage for a formal declaration that Major Hasan is a terrorist' [/b] because the medal is presented to military members who are 'wounded or...
| Political Talk|| From the Southern U Review - TigerTattle on 2/2/13 at 3:16 pm|
I can't stick around to discuss this, but thought the board might find it worth discussing. I think she hits quite a few nails on the head. I also think she's going to get some blowback from this. (beware, grammar police)
By Jessica Sarpy, Commentator Editor
[quote][b]Are we living MLK's le...
| Outdoor Board|| Question for the OB re: Gun Safety for Kids - TigerTattle on 12/24/12 at 9:00 am|
Grandsons, 4 & 6, are getting beginner BB guns this year. They'll be closely watched and trained by their dad, just like he was, but does anybody know of a good video for young kids about gun safety? I'd like to get them one....
| Political Talk|| Benghazi - Well, Duh - Indendent Inquiry Finds Security Lacking - TigerTattle on 12/18/12 at 8:58 pm|
[quote]An independent inquiry into the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans on September 11, sharply criticized the State Department for a lack of seasoned security personnel and for relying on untested local m...
| Political Talk|| Voting Results Timeline - TigerTattle on 11/6/12 at 3:51 pm|
SIAP - looked & didn' see it
[quote]You want to know who's going to win, so here's your hour-by-hour election roadmap. We're going to take you through the key states as they are decided, from East to West ... as they unfold. But before we get to the fun part, a word to the wise: Beware of early e...
| Political Talk|| Biden May Be Back in the Race in 2016 - TigerTattle on 11/3/12 at 9:20 am|
[quote]He ran for president in 1988 and again in 2008. If he ran for the White House in 2016, Biden would be 73, one of the oldest candidates for president in history, older by a few months...
| Political Talk|| Conn. Utility Workers Pelted with Eggs, etc. - TigerTattle on 11/2/12 at 12:16 pm|
[quote]Angry residents pelted utility crews with eggs as they tried to restore power in Bridgeport, Conn., after the mayor claimed the local power company had "shortchanged" the state's largest city as it tries to recover from superstorm Sandy.
United Illuminating workers reporte...
| Political Talk|| New Detailed State Dept Chronology of Libya Attack - TigerTattle on 10/9/12 at 11:10 pm|
Timeline from 8:30 PM on 09/11 to 4AM 09/12
SIAP nothing came up in search[quote]Around 8:30 p.m.:
Stevens finishes h...
| Help Board|| TD locking up computer (mouse) - TigerTattle on 9/26/12 at 7:15 pm|
I don't know if I'll be able to get back to this thread to reply to questions, so here's the problem. Took me all day to get signed in.
Mouse goes dead when on TD. Screen won't scroll. Cursor will move, but right or left click does nothing. Have to ctrl-alt-del and go to a different site. Mo...
| Political Talk|| Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. mortgage task force to act soon - TigerTattle on 9/20/12 at 9:42 pm|
[link=(http://news.yahoo.com/exclusive-u-mortgage-task-force-action-soon-004506411--sector.html)]LINK[/link][quote]Schneiderman, a co-chair of the task force, would not say whether cases would be brought against individuals or financial institutions. He also would not comment on whether criminal cha...
| Political Talk|| Lehrer Announces Debate Topics - TigerTattle on 9/20/12 at 8:47 am|
[quote]Lehrer, who has moderated a total of 11 debates, made the announcement through the Commission on Presidential Debates. The 90-minute October 3rd debate will be divided into six 15-minute segments.
Lehrer said the first three segments will focus on the economy. The last three segments will...
| Political Talk|| ABC/Wash Post Poll - likely voters = 49-48 Obama by one - TigerTattle on 9/11/12 at 7:17 am|
Obama by 6 among registered voters, 50-44.
[quote]As noted, though, among likely voters - people who say they're both registered and certain to vote - the race squeezes shut at 49-48 percent, Obama-Romney, essentially unchanged since before the conventions (+2 Romney then, +1 Obama now, well with...