| Political Talk|| Who is legally in charge in Ukraine? - C on 3/4/14 at 11:33 am|
Putin claims that the exiled president was violently thrown from office illegally.
Wiki seems to agree:
But just like anything, possession in 9/10ths of the law. ...
| Political Talk|| Another Kennedy Acquitted of a crime they committed - C on 2/28/14 at 1:53 pm|
Facts of the case not in dispute:
She took 10mg sleeping pills
She was driving
She caused an accident
She passed out on the side of the road
She was acquitted because she didn't knowingly feel the effects ...
| Political Talk|| SIAP: Pro-Job Lock narrative articles have begun - C on 2/26/14 at 11:19 am|
Nowhere in this CNN Money article does it talk about the cost to the tax payers of people quitting their jobs. Shocking, I know......
| Political Talk|| Cell phone use in cars causes more vehicle crashes? Why are death rates falling? - C on 2/5/14 at 7:09 am|
List of motor vehicle accidents by year through 2012
and an article talking about the sharp decrease this year:
| Political Talk|| Obamacare enrollees his snag at doctors office - C on 2/5/14 at 6:50 am|
[quote]"I'm a complete fan of the Affordable Care Act, but now I can't sleep at night," Nelson said. "I can't imagine this is how President Obama wanted it to happen."[/quote]
| Political Talk|| More "terrorism" idiocy from the TSA - C on 2/4/14 at 2:54 pm|
[link=(http://www.khou.com/news/local/TSA-agent-arrested-accused-of-making-terroristic-threat-243363971.html)]TSA Officer at Bush IAH arrested, accused of making terroristic threat[/link]
Bottom line is the guy blew off steam at this boss and was fired from the TSA. They then use this trump up ch...
| Political Talk|| Keystone Pipeline, again, found to have minimal impact to the environment - C on 1/31/14 at 2:47 pm|
[quote]A long-awaited environmental report by the government on the proposed Keystone oil pipeline indicates the project would have negligible immediate impact on overall carbon emissions[/quote]
I think this is the 3rd or 4th...
| Money Talk|| Quarterly AAPL Earnings watch - C on 1/27/14 at 6:57 am|
| Political Talk|| Heart Surgeon declares "we were wrong" re causes of heart disease - C on 1/26/14 at 4:08 am|
[quote]Simply stated, without inflammation being present in the body, there is no way that cholesterol would accumulate in the wall of the blood vessel and cause heart disease and strokes. Without inflammation, cholester...
| Money Talk|| what does it matter that 1 month libor keeps falling? - C on 1/19/14 at 8:24 am|
Current rate is .157 which is the lowest I can find in history. Any significance that would give a lay person a broader understanding of the health of the global markets?...
| Political Talk|| Another day, another change to the "law of the land" - C on 1/19/14 at 12:24 am|
[quote]The Obama administration is reportedly delaying enforcement of another aspect of ObamaCare, one that prohibits employers from providing better health benefits to top executives than...
| O-T Lounge|| Airline experts: No way United sucks this bad at planning, right? - C on 1/4/14 at 7:27 pm|
So I'm waiting on a flight from Houston to Frankfurt thats delayed. Flight was supposed to depart at 640pm. The reason for the delay is the plane we are waiting on was delayed. Sounds reasonable... except the flight we are waiting on was supposed to arrive at 630pm.... How the hell are they planning...
| More Sports Board|| Do wr in college ever get called for pushing off? - C on 1/2/14 at 8:42 pm|
I understand they'll get away with less than obvious stuff over the db, but it's gotten absurd this year. On almost every deep ball where there is good man coverage, the wr is pushing off with no call. Mike Evans did this a bunch, but it seems most teams are doing it more. I hope they make this a po...
| Political Talk|| why do they keep saying the health care website is fixed? - C on 12/21/13 at 1:42 pm|
There are dozens of flaws I experience today just browsing the website. Still can't delete plans from my cart. Still can't make changes based on life events. Total BS.
(Sorry was flipping channels and they were discussing ACA on MSNBC...)...
| Political Talk|| Canada Supreme Court strikes down anti-prostitution laws - C on 12/20/13 at 9:29 am|
[quote]Canada's highest court has struck down the country's prostitution laws in their entirety in a unanimous 9-0 ruling.
The high court on Friday struck down all three prostitution-related laws:...
| Political Talk|| So how does this"hiatus" work? DD is still on air - C on 12/19/13 at 6:34 pm|
The next season starts in January and I assume they're done filming. All reruns are still be played. Did A&E take a page out of a politicians play book and say one thing while maintaining the status quo? ...
| Money Talk|| China bars banks from bitcoin transactions - C on 12/5/13 at 6:55 am|
[quote]China's government banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin on Thursday, in what analysts said was a restrained first step towards regulating the digital currency that has explode...
| Political Talk|| White House urging customers not to try healthcare.gov - C on 11/27/13 at 11:11 am|
[quote]White House officials, fearful that the federal health care website may again be overwhelmed this weekend, have urged their allies to hold back enrollment efforts so the insurance ...
| Money Talk|| I've severly failed at timing the market, but I've picked good stocks. - C on 11/27/13 at 10:13 am|
So over the past few years I've changed my policy on trading.
1st: I've stopped trying to catch falling knives.
2nd: I've looked only at market leaders that could gain market share and ROI over competitors.
3rd: I don't day trade.
4th: I've thought the market was basically good at valueing st...
| Outdoor Board|| Anybody ever heard of wild gray goats in the south? - C on 11/26/13 at 7:09 am|
I don't even see a season for them in some states. Let's just say one went down over the weekend.
| Outdoor Board|| My father killed a deer with a spear - C on 11/21/13 at 6:54 am|
Probably a 2.5 year old doe. Pics don't really say much so I don't feel like scratching out his face to post them. My father has had this spear for a few years now devising a way to actual execute this hunt. I figured surely he would break a leg jumping out of a tree someday. Here is his unedited st...
| Political Talk|| Interesting 2nd am. case: Gonzaga University owned off campus apartments - C on 11/11/13 at 6:51 am|
Students use threat of gun against a home invasion by a repeat felon. Students live in off campus apartments owned by Gonzaga. I don't think it being owned by the school matters. i thought apartment owners weren't allowed to preve...
| Outdoor Board|| What's the best way to help someone with a high fence? - C on 11/10/13 at 7:34 pm|
Was invited to hunt at a high fenced area near my home to thin out the does. I've never seen so many once in a lifetime dear in my life.
After the hunt I had a good chat with the owner and he said I was welcome to bring my son ( 5 years old in January) up any time I want.
To continue to be o...
| Political Talk|| States that expand Medicare incentivize broken homes - C on 11/7/13 at 7:01 am|
Because subsidies are based off poverty levels, low-medium income couples combined incomes makes them less well off than if they were single. Worse yet, the very low earners will qualify for medicare if t...
| Political Talk|| I thought the state run exchanges were working well? Vermont fails... - C on 11/4/13 at 6:38 am|
[quote]Officials projected about 100,000 Vermonters — one-sixth the state’s population — would have to use Vermont Health Connect, most b...
| Political Talk|| IRS' Lois Lerner passed confidential tax information to the FEC ( a felony) - C on 10/31/13 at 12:59 pm|
[quote]According to Judicial Watch, the materials “from the IRS’ files sent from Lerner to the FEC containing detailed, confidential information about the organizations. T...
| Political Talk|| When was the last time someone starved to death in America? - C on 10/25/13 at 10:32 am|
I'm not talking about child abuse or some other criminal activity leading to malnurishment and death. When was the last time someone physically couldnt find proper food and water to survive?
So shouldn't we scale back on food programs to pay for things that may actually save lives? Example: free...
| Money Talk|| Google beats estimate :dancing bananas: - C on 10/17/13 at 3:11 pm|
[quote]Google Inc. on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit of $2.97 billion, or $8.75 a share, compared with a profit of $2.18 billion, or $6.53 a share, for the year-earlier period. Adjusted revenue, exclusing tr...
| Music Board|| Wrecking Ball lyrics by Miley Cyrus seems give the metaphor to wrong person - C on 10/14/13 at 1:22 pm|
never post here, but just heard this song for the first time and I don't understand why she corus is:
I came in like a wrecking ball
I never hit so hard in love
All I wanted was to break your walls
All you ever did was wreck me
Seems like he would be the wrecking ball. Something like:
| Political Talk|| I wish all areas of govt had a whistle blower award system - C on 10/2/13 at 8:12 am|
[quote]Whistleblower awarded $14 million - SEC's largest ever [/quote]
Obviously that's a headline grabber but you could make big bucks turning in welfare and disability cheats if you were given 10-30% of their paymen...