| Food and Drink Board|| Good food in gulf shores/ orange beach - BugAC on 7/27/14 at 1:38 pm|
What are some good nice restaurants in the orange beach/ gulf shores area? Particularly some good crabs and seafood?
Eta: maybe somewhere with some good beverages as well. Craft beer, cocktails, wine, etc......
| Food and Drink Board|| Craft Beer in Gulf Shores - BugAC on 7/21/14 at 11:07 am|
What is a good craft beer bottle store in Gulf Shores? Heading there Wednesday....
| Political Talk|| Bubble Paranoia Setting in as S&P 500 Surge Stirs Angst - BugAC on 7/17/14 at 1:09 pm|
[quote]Two years of uninterrupted gains in U.S. stocks are sowing anxiety among financial professionals, with three in five saying the market is on the verge of a bubble or al...
| Political Talk|| Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega sues 'Call of Duty' game - BugAC on 7/17/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote]Manuel Noriega, the former military dictator of Panama who was removed from power by a U.S. invasion in 1989, has filed a lawsuit against a ...
| Music Board|| Crash Kings - anyone else listen to them? - BugAC on 7/16/14 at 3:40 pm|
I've been meaning to post about this, and now that there is a music board, which i never venture to, i guess i'll start a topic.
Does anyone else listen to these guys? There first album was very good. I liked nearly every single song. I haven't listened to the 2nd album, but i heard a few clips a...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cooked Gumbo Z'Herbes a few weeks back - BugAC on 7/16/14 at 11:17 am|
The kale thread reminded me of the Gumbo Z'herbes i made while i was banished.
I used the recipe from Dookie Chase.
[quote]1 bunch mustard greens
1 bunch collard greens
1 bunch turnip greens
| Political Talk|| People who claim to worry about climate change use more electricity - BugAC on 7/15/14 at 11:33 am|
[quote]People who say they are concerned about climate change use more electricity than those who say the issue is 'too far away to worry ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Dick and Jenny's this weekend - BugAC on 7/14/14 at 8:41 am|
Me and the wife went to D&J's this weekend for our anniversary. I've always liked the place, and it has a special meaning behind it for us. However, this weekend, the food was some of the best I've ever had.
For starters i got the Escargot - Sautéed escargot, smoked bacon, wild mushrooms in garli...
| Food and Drink Board|| Going to New Orleans this weekend for Anniversary - BugAC on 7/11/14 at 1:36 pm|
We are going to New Orleans for our anniversary. Going eat at Dick and Jenny's.
Any recommendations on what to do during the day tomorrow? Wife is pregnant and can't drink, so we are trying to find something we can do during the day....
| Tiger Rant|| Auburn this Year - Are they overrated? - BugAC on 7/11/14 at 8:58 am|
I see them ranked consistently in the top 5 this year. Am I the only one that doesn't believe they will be that good this year?
Sure they'll be decent, but their wins against bama and georgia were pretty lucky. Not taking anything away from them, but had the opposing coaches have managed the game...
| Movie/TV Board|| Summer TV Series - BugAC on 7/10/14 at 8:19 am|
What's some good series on this summer?
I know The Strain is coming on, and i'm looking forward to that.
I have these recorded but am afraid to waste my time on a show that will end up being a flop and getting cancelled.
Halt and Catch Fire
My DVR is backed up a li...
| Money Talk|| Tax Return: Good Tax guy in BR - BugAC on 2/26/14 at 10:00 am|
I didn't search, but does anyone know of a good guy to go to file my income taxes? My wife insisted on going to "her tax guy" in New Orleans, but i'm not driving to NOLA every time i need to do my taxes. Any recommendations?...
| Tiger Rant|| Why are College Football Players leaving so early - BugAC on 2/20/14 at 9:20 am|
In regards to the Hill/Mathieu thread, i was wondering, why does it seem that more players are leaving college early for the pro's? I know some of it is academics, but is money the deciding factor for the rest?
Rarely do you see a good player (especially in LSU's case) stay for 4 years or 5 (reds...
| Political Talk|| St. George vs. EBR Parish: Is Overcrowding the Problem with EBR Schools? - BugAC on 2/19/14 at 5:00 pm|
[i]ETA: See the rest of my posts before forming an opinion, in order to not be confused on the issue.
The wrangler brought up a good point in the thread on the O-T.
EBR Parish school system has 90 schools. The population of EBR is 230,000.
The unincorporated area of St. George has a popul...
| Political Talk|| The Spineless GOP: The list that voted for the clean spending bill - BugAC on 2/12/14 at 4:22 pm|
Here is the complete list. I will try, over the course of the next several days, to dig into each GOP'er that voted for this.
In the Senate
McConnell - Kentucky - [b]Up for Re-election[/b]
Collins - Maine - [b]Up for Re-election[/b]
Cornyn - Texas - [b]Up for Re-election[/b]
Johanns - Nebra...
| Political Talk|| 7 Reasons why Obamacare is a predicted disaster: A refresher - BugAC on 2/12/14 at 10:09 am|
Since some on the left love to misdirect the focus on Obamacare, i feel a refresher is needed. This list is detailed and expansive so i will have to make it in several posts.
[i]ETA: I reduced the reasons from 12 to 7, by combining some items in each point.[/i]
[b]1) Obamacare website.[/b] Rig...
| Political Talk|| Wikipedia ignores Hillary Clinton's role in Watergate - BugAC on 2/4/14 at 9:17 am|
Just did a wikipedia search for watergate on her webpage, and this is all it says.
[quote]During her postgraduate study, Rodham served as staff attorney for Edelman's newly founded Children's Defense Fund in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and as a consultant to the Carnegie Council on Children.[51...
| Food and Drink Board|| Upcoming Breweries to the Louisiana Market - BugAC on 1/14/14 at 3:26 pm|
Louisiana has made tremendous strides in the past 2-3 years in the number of breweries now distributing to Louisiana. I was curious, what is coming up for 2014. I know Bmoney usually has the inside scoop.
2013 we saw:
| Money Talk|| Starting Your Own Business: Early questions - BugAC on 1/14/14 at 3:21 pm|
Not anywhere near the point to start my own business yet.
But i was just wondering, whenever you decided to take that chance, and start your own business, what did you do for money before your product started turning a profit?
I want to start up a brewery one day in the future. I still have a...
| Food and Drink Board|| Louisiana Homebrew Club Competition (Judging/Results: March 8th) - BugAC on 1/10/14 at 3:24 pm|
I want to enter the competition. But i am not officially a member of any club, other than being a facebook member of brasseur.
Do I need to officially be a member to participate?
This is the competition i am referring to.
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD - without a FBD ((Down Vote) - BugAC on 1/9/14 at 1:02 pm|
No FBD yet, but i wanted to post a few things here, and some FBD's i will be partaking in.
NOLA ICS is in stores in BR now. Picked up a 4 pack from Alexander's. I'm sure the usual spots have them.
Also, here's a pic of my California shipment that came in. I'm excited to try the pliny. Will be ...
| Political Talk|| Mayor Kip Antagonizing St. George residents... amid Public School Scandal - BugAC on 1/9/14 at 8:46 am|
[quote]Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden slammed the proposal to incorporate the city of St. George during his “State of the City” address Wednesday afternoon, calling its supporters a “small...
| Political Talk|| Metro Council Targetting St. George Residents....Again - BugAC on 1/6/14 at 11:25 am|
[quote]East Baton Rouge Parish officials are trying to pass an ordinance that would lock tax funds collected from unincorporated parts of the parish into the city-parish budget.
Some Metro Council memb...
| Movie/TV Board|| BBC Series...Current great, and upcoming shows - BugAC on 1/2/14 at 9:06 am|
BBC seems to be knocking it out of the park with almost everything they do.
Sherlock, obviously is great.
Luther is incredible.
Ripper street is great.
Broadchurch was really good.
My wife loves Dr. Who, and it's growing on me. The newer episodes are really good.
And i saw this was coming ...
| Political Talk|| State Dept. whistleblower has email hacked, deleted - BugAC on 12/30/13 at 9:08 am|
[quote]The personal e-mail account of a State Department whistleblower was hacked, and four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted, The Post has...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Gay Commercial - BugAC on 12/24/13 at 11:28 am|
At first, i thought it was an SNL spoof, like Schmitz Gay. But i was wrong. This is an actual commercial promoted by obamacare advocates, aka the left.
| Movie/TV Board|| Masters of the Air (HBO WW2 Series) - BugAC on 12/19/13 at 11:44 am|
Just found this. I am Excite!!!
[quote]HBO confirmed Friday that it is developing a third World War II miniseries from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.
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| Political Talk|| BR metro council members threatening unincorporated BR - BugAC on 12/12/13 at 9:14 pm|
And these jackasses are wondering why there is a push. Because of this shite.
[quote]The proposal by five Baton Rouge Metro Council members to impose residency restrictions on city-p...
| Political Talk|| FACT: It would be cheaper to just give the leaches money - BugAC on 12/11/13 at 4:36 pm|
Wouldn't it be cheaper to just give the idiots that don't have health insurance, and are clamoring for Obamacare, the money already spent on this program, than to setup this horribly failed program FOREVER?
If the whiny bitches want a handout so bad, why not just give them the fricking money. It's...
| Political Talk|| Protesters in Kiev Topple Lenin Statue as Rallies Grow - BugAC on 12/9/13 at 1:12 pm|
Bad news for libs/progressives. Looks like your leader is being defaced in the Ukraine.
[quote]At the height of the unrest on Sunday night, a seething cro...