| Political Talk|| Re: Cuba - Was Nixon wrong to visit China in '72? - south bama tiger on 12/21/14 at 9:02 pm|
Nixon opened up relations with the People's Republic in a time when the U.S. was firmly pitted against Communism. While this interpretation overlooks the fact that China was largely at odds with Moscow and fought over border disputes, the move by Nixon is largely seen as a wise diplomatic move today...
| Movie/TV Board|| Question about end of Interstellar: Dr Brandt (SPOILERS) - south bama tiger on 12/7/14 at 1:40 pm|
At the end of Interstellar, young Dr. Brandt is seen stranded on Edmund's planet, which appears habitable.
Is the camp she has set up for the purpose of executing plan B and creating a new human colony? Does she even have the fertilized human eggs still or were they destroyed on Miller's ice pla...
| Political Talk|| The Biden-Ryan debate - two years later - south bama tiger on 8/12/14 at 12:07 pm|
Thought of this after reading the Obama-Romney debate thread.
Who actually won this debate? The talk afterward was largely focusing on Biden laughing at every response Ryan had, but the media actually said he won the debate.I recently got into a discussion with a friend who claimed Biden won the ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Best Nixon impersonation - south bama tiger on 7/11/14 at 5:58 am|
X-Men: DoFP got me thinkging, what actors have done a good Nixon impersonation?
Don't care if it's movies or tv, but has anyone seen an actor pull off a decent Nixon? I was underwhelmed by Frost/Nixon's delivery after hearing how amazing it was beforehand. And I actually thought the actor in DoFP...
| Tiger Rant|| Jamarcus Russell or Mettenburger? - south bama tiger on 6/22/14 at 3:28 pm|
The thread on who was the best freshman DB reminded me of a discussion I had last week. Between Jamarcus and Mett, who you taking to lead your team?
Both are large QBs with cannons on their shoulder, JR a little more mobile and larger body of work while Mett only had one great year.
Who you ta...
| Political Talk|| Who was the last social conservative candidate? - south bama tiger on 11/7/12 at 4:16 pm|
People keep saying that social issues are screwing the Republican party out of winning elections. I'm not saying the R's need to double down or even emphasize social conservatism as they do now, but I fail to see how Romney and R's lost based on social issues.
Romney lost and was a social moderat...
| Political Talk|| So did Independents actually not break for Romney? - south bama tiger on 11/6/12 at 11:02 pm|
If I recall correctly, all the polls re:independents this past week indicated Romney would win their votes rather convincingly. Surely Dem turnout alone wasn't great enough to counter that?...
| Political Talk|| WOW...even AP admits Obama was re-elected despite utter incompetance - south bama tiger on 11/6/12 at 10:31 pm|
Ok, so not their exact words but
[quote]President Barack Obama took command of the fierce race for the White House Tuesday night, capturing battleground Ohio from Mitt Romney and edging ahead in other pivotal states [b]despite a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped the middle class dream...
| Political Talk|| Does Romney win the popular vote? - south bama tiger on 11/6/12 at 10:12 pm|
I know there's a lot of votes yet to be counted, but what is the likelihood that Romney takes the popular vote?...
| Political Talk|| Obama's Early Vote Advantage Drops 22% - south bama tiger on 10/30/12 at 11:19 am|
[quote]Gallup yesterday that shows Romney leading Obama in the early vote by a full seven points, 52-45%. Almost exactly four years ago (October 28, 2008), according to Gallup, Obama was massacring John McCain among early voters with a fifteen-point lead, 55-40%. That means, at least according to G...
| Political Talk|| 77% likelihood Romney wins popular vote per U. of CO - south bama tiger on 10/17/12 at 2:57 pm|
[quote]The University of Colorado (CU) prediction renowned for perfect accuracy will predict a popular-vote win for Mitt Romney later this month, Campus Reform has learned.
The poll has accurately predicted every presidential election since it was developed in 1980. It is unique in that it emplo...
| Tiger Rant|| Who was better: Vincent or Broussard? - south bama tiger on 8/18/12 at 9:40 pm|
All things considered, if you had to "draft" and LSU team, which RB would you take between Justin Vincent and Alley Broussard?
An uninjured Alley was a beast, but Vincent was the MVP of the SEC and National Championship....
| Tiger Rant|| RE: Alfred Blue-What the heck Guilbeau? - south bama tiger on 8/1/12 at 1:25 am|
[quote]Miles wants to play four most of the time. That will be – not necessarily in this order – Spencer Ware, Michael Ford, Jeremy Hill and Kenny Hilliard. That leaves out Blue, who he should move to receiver or tight end or linebacker.[/quote]
This might be the most ill-informed statement by an...
| Political Talk|| Why does US pay more for a lower life expectancy? - south bama tiger on 7/14/12 at 3:26 pm|
This graph was posted on facebook (the epicenter of young liberals posting political crap) by someone I go to college with.
| Political Talk|| How will business react to Obamacare ruling? - south bama tiger on 6/21/12 at 7:07 pm|
This article from CNBC claims
[quote]Having to turn back the clock to the day before the health-care reform law was enacted is the option most feared by entrepreneurs, according to the Small Business Majority, a lobbying group, which released a poll this month showing 56 percent of business owners ...
| Gaming Board|| What's up with trade-ins at Best Buy? - south bama tiger on 6/21/12 at 6:52 pm|
I've heard the multitude of complaints about Gamestops trade-in values, but I seem to remember it being mentioned on here that Best Buy gives pretty good deals. Is there any truth to that?...
| More Sports Board|| Why was Arnold Palmer so beloved by fans? - south bama tiger on 6/19/12 at 6:48 pm|
The NBC special on Nicklaus's first major was re-aired on Golf Channel today. It was mentioned that in the 1962 Open at Oakmont, the Pittsburgh crowd (in true Steeler fashion) were making noise and heckling Nicklaus while he was playing. This, while certainly not common today, isn't surprising becau...
| O-T Lounge|| What is best foreign language learning program? - south bama tiger on 5/23/12 at 3:16 pm|
I just took a semester of spanish at college, and while I'm pretty good, I need to keep practicing through the summer until my next semester of college spanish. Anyone ever used Rosetta Stone or another program to help them learn or maintain what they have learned? How well did these programs work?...
| Tiger Rant|| Adam Henry (WR Coach) vs Corey Raymond (DB Coach) - south bama tiger on 5/21/12 at 11:05 am|
These are the two guys brought in to replace Gonzo and Cooper after last season. Obviously they're just position coaches, but which one will prove to be the better hire and affect the team more?
I'm guess Henry just because he's had NFL coaching experience. I honestly don't know much about Raymon...
| Tiger Rant|| How much playing time will Fehoko Fenaika get? - south bama tiger on 5/21/12 at 10:56 am|
This guy signed very late with LSU, but he's got the size to be a game changer on the o-line.
Transfer from a JUCO I think. He's listed as a junior. ...