| Political Talk|| Acticle: "Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air" - BobBoucher on 2/26/15 at 8:54 am|
They dont state any evidence in this article, but it links to another. Im curious to see how this holds up to peer review, assuming its subject to it.
[quote]WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have witnessed carbon dioxide trapping heat in the atmosphere above the United States, chronicling human-made...
| Political Talk|| Article/Poll: Americans want government to fight climate change - BobBoucher on 1/31/15 at 1:31 pm|
[quote]Sen. Rand Paul has called the science behind it “not conclusive.” Sen. Ted Cruz has denied its existence. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has previously presented...
| Political Talk|| Article: Obama Signs Executive Order Closing Congress - BobBoucher on 1/29/15 at 12:25 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a historic Oval Office ceremony on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama signed an executive order closing Congress, effective immediately.The President said that the move would dramatically increase the efficiency of the federal government, noting how...
| Money Talk|| Credit reporting question - BobBoucher on 12/24/14 at 11:11 am|
I have a federal student loan that was sold to a company called Mohela. I make a single payment to them every month. Early this year I missed 3 payments which I made up and have been current since.
I just checked my credit score and it's bombed. everything is excellent except my payment history,...
| Political Talk|| US economy grew at fast 5 pct. annual rate in Q3, best in 11 years - BobBoucher on 12/23/14 at 11:07 am|
encouraging. Article indicates growth continuing in 15 as the economy finally hits recovry stride.
[quote]The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5 percent annual rate in the July-September period, the fastest in more than a decade, fueled by higher consumer spending and business investment.[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| Miles MUST split time w/AJ and Harris going forward - BobBoucher on 11/11/14 at 10:24 am|
AJ has been with the team just short of two full seasons and played one full. He's arguably regressed, this with an incredible O Line and stout running game.
I'm no QB guru but what stands out is that he struggles if his primary is covered and is unable to improvise and make plays happen. That s...
| Political Talk|| "Wealth Inequality in America: Its worse than you think" - Fortune - BobBoucher on 10/31/14 at 2:46 pm|
This article indicates its a forty year trend, so maybe its not as political as some might try to make it. Which begs the question why i would post it on the poli board.
it may not be caused by any one political philosophy, but the solution, if there is to be one, will almost certainly have to ...
| Political Talk|| Saudis manipulating oil lower - ok with $80/barrel for next 2 years - BobBoucher on 10/13/14 at 11:55 am|
Russia complaining about manipulation. Good. Screw 'em.
[quote]The news comes as Reuters reports Saudi officials have been privately admitting to oil market participants that they are comfortable with lower oil prices. According to the news service, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Co...
| Political Talk|| US takes over Romania base for missile defense umbrella in Europe - BobBoucher on 10/10/14 at 11:28 am|
I thought this was shelved under Obama? ..one coming in Poland too.
[quote]BUCHAREST, Romania—The U.S. Navy has taken control of a new missile defense base in southern Romania, one of two European land-based interceptor sites for a NATO missile shield which Russia strongly opposes.
The base a...
| Political Talk|| "Scientists sound alarm over ocean acidification" [CO2 related] - BobBoucher on 10/8/14 at 3:05 pm|
ill just drop this little gem off right here and be on my way...
[quote]Ocean acidification has risen by a quarter since pre-industrial times as a result of rising carbon emissions, casting a shadow over the seas as a future source of food, scientists warned on Wednesday.
In the past two cen...
| Political Talk|| Arcticle: "Gaza - Some secrets few will say aloud" - BobBoucher on 8/27/14 at 11:12 am|
its an informative read on what information the western media doesnt talk much about.
[quote](3) [b]Conditions on the Ground[/b]. Gaza is perhaps one of...
| Political Talk|| Article "Heres what can be learned from Putin-Hitler comparisons" - BobBoucher on 8/11/14 at 10:37 am|
There's a few more parallels than you might think. althought i doubt Putin is a racist sociopath. This article points out that Putin has created an environment not unlike Germany prior to WWII. Interesting read.
[quote]My loathing of the bad Hitler analogy notwithstanding, you have to be pretty...
| Political Talk|| Its official: Rand Paul is a politician (not unlike the rest) - BobBoucher on 8/8/14 at 2:38 pm|
Rand Paul makes himself look like every other politician out there. (its kinda funny too)
I get changing your stance. just dont deny it, and dont lie about it. As John Stewart points out...
| Political Talk|| Article: "Putin wants Eastern Ukraine. Let him have it" - BobBoucher on 8/7/14 at 10:54 am|
I first saw this title and was like, WTF? It makes some interesting points however. Here's an excerpt:
[quote]As Vladislav Inozemtsev, director of the Centre for Post-Industrial Studies in Moscow and a visiting fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, argued in March, takin...
| Political Talk|| Article - "China thinks it can defeat America in battle" - BobBoucher on 7/7/14 at 10:47 am|
its a pretty interesting read.
TLDR version: We got subs. Taiwan safe....
| Political Talk|| My problem with anti-regulation [read: GOP] - BobBoucher on 3/27/14 at 10:57 am|
..is that they often [i]appear[/i] to favor business and $$$$ at the expense of the health and welfare of The People. Information like this perpetuates that image.
[quote]The Republican Street Fight Over Transparency in Government
Several in the GOP want to stop a request for scientists to di...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Presnap strategy: Manning > Brees? - BobBoucher on 1/21/14 at 9:45 am|
Seems like the Broncos have something pretty good going pre snap. Heres what I've observed:
"Omaha" is used to tell the offense that the next command is to snap the ball.
Omaha can be a safety valve for a dwindling play clock to snap the ball quickly and abort presnap checks. (Eliminate delay...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| How to stop the Saints - BobBoucher on 12/23/13 at 9:09 am|
Blitz on early downs and get physical with the Saints WRs at the line and dont let them get off with out a jam.
This is effective for multiple reasons:
1 -Saints pass a ton on early downs and as a result youre more likely to catch the Saints in a favorable matchup and less likely to get bur...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Out coached - BobBoucher on 12/2/13 at 10:02 pm|
Not many times you can say this, but it's as if Seattle is playing with 20 defenders.
Pete Carroll has Payton's offense figured out and he's dominating the chess match
Road to SB goes through Seattle and I don't see us being a factor. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| College graduation photo of Rex and Rob Ryan - Yahoo article - BobBoucher on 11/1/13 at 2:52 pm|
Sorry youll have to click the link. I didnt paste the arcticle due to the pics and twitter quotes....