| Political Talk|| NSA planned to shame Muslim dissenters using porn activity - Turbeauxdog on 11/27/13 at 8:29 am|
[quote]The National Security Agency proposed smearing supposed terrorist sympathizers by publicizing their visits to porn sites, according to a new report. The NSA document provided by Edward Snowden and released late Tuesday reveals t...
| Political Talk|| The inevitability of broadened ACA subsidies - Turbeauxdog on 11/7/13 at 12:46 pm|
The intolerable costs imposed on many Americans by the ACA is going to be a headwind for democrats in the very near future.
The only politically viable solution I can see is to broaden the subsidy program to include most Americans and to offset a great deal of the increased costs individuals are ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Arrow - Turbeauxdog on 11/4/13 at 9:23 am|
Had this recommended by Netflix, and I just got through the first season.
I oddly found myself enjoying this show, it's a bit campy, but I'll forgive a bit of that in a comic adaptation.
I also thought the mechanism they used to explore his time on the island and back story was well done an ha...
| Political Talk|| Nate on the impact of the shutdown - Turbeauxdog on 10/11/13 at 12:42 pm|
[quote]3. Democrats face extremely unfavorable conditions in trying to regain the House. Even if the shutdown were to have a moderate political impact — and one that...
| Political Talk|| Another example of activism preempting science - Turbeauxdog on 9/27/13 at 10:09 am|
[quote]“The global average surface temperature trend of late is like a speed bump, and we would expect the rate of temperature increase to speed up again just as most drivers do after clearing the speed bump,” Brenda Ekwurzel, a [b]climate researcher at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Co...
| Political Talk|| Does this sum up climate change skepticism? - Turbeauxdog on 9/25/13 at 1:56 pm|
Basic premise. These people are activists first and scientists second....
| Food and Drink Board|| Friday lunch in BTR - Turbeauxdog on 9/19/13 at 1:03 pm|
Coming in for the game and want to take my mom and grandmother out to lunch Friday. Have no idea what's good anymore.
My grandmother is 90 and won't like anything too adventurous. I don't want to end up at mike Anderson's or something.
Thanks for the help food board.
| Political Talk|| Express lanes at airport security - Turbeauxdog on 7/18/13 at 5:07 pm|
TSA is a government agency, maintaining compliance with federal regulations.
At least that is my understanding, please correct me if I'm wrong.
How can a private company limit your access to this "service" based on your doing business with said private company?
Am I missing something?...
| Political Talk|| For your amusement: CBO believes immigration bill will save $$ - Turbeauxdog on 6/18/13 at 6:23 pm|
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/us/politics/boehner-says-he-wont-push-through-an-immigration-bill.html?hp&_r=0)]Irreproachable reputaion for accurate analysis[/link]
[quote]WASHINGTON — Congressional budget analysts said Tuesday that legislation to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws ...
| Political Talk|| The USSC once again proves its a joke - Turbeauxdog on 2/27/13 at 9:23 am|
Listening to NPR on the way into work this morning, and they were speaking about a potential upcoming ruling.
The voting act of 1965 has apparently been upheld 9 times, but is at risk of being at least partially overturned this year.
The act individually earmarks certain districts (mostly in t...
| Political Talk|| What was meant by "well-regulated" you ask? - Turbeauxdog on 12/21/12 at 1:28 pm|
In another thread, Rex said this:
[quote]There was no reason logically or semantically for Madison to include the "well-regulated" qualifier at all unless he intended the Second Amendment to allow for deliberation of weapons capabilities according to current circumstances. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| Hank Williams gets fired for blatant political arse clownery - Turbeauxdog on 12/3/12 at 7:17 am|
When he should stick to sports.
Do you think the same will happen to Costas?...
| Political Talk|| Wsj headline, " Supreme court orders new look at healthcare challenge" - Turbeauxdog on 11/26/12 at 9:41 am|
No article linked, nothing on drudge or CNN. What's going on?...
| More Sports Board|| Does the nfl have someone in charge of saying something - Turbeauxdog on 11/22/12 at 2:05 pm|
When they propose a rule change that is unforgivably retarded?
If not I think I could do that job....
| Movie/TV Board|| The end of skyfall was odd *** spoiler *** - Turbeauxdog on 11/10/12 at 9:05 am|
So he kidnaps M so he can face off against 50 Mercs with assault rifles and an attack chopper, while his only defense is a 12 gauge crack barrell and some propane tanks.
M dies (of course) in the ensuing gun fight and nothing happens to him?
The whole flee to ireland plan was contrived just so...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Looking to trade, single south endzone + $ for any 2 - Turbeauxdog on 10/30/12 at 9:22 am|
| Political Talk|| Was the horse/bayonet line intended to imply the navy is antiquated? - Turbeauxdog on 10/22/12 at 10:41 pm|
Didn't watch debate, curious to understand the context....
| Political Talk|| Assuming Romney wins, is it critical Rs shift on immigration - Turbeauxdog on 10/19/12 at 10:23 am|
And start pandering to Latinos and their illegal immigrant relatives?
Regardless of your thoughts on the matter, can the republican party survive without, gays, blacks, and Latinos?
I mean Texas flips and it's over right?...
| Political Talk|| Evidence based analysis of Republican bigotry - Turbeauxdog on 9/27/12 at 11:44 pm|
Undeniable Evidence: Republican policies only benefit rich white guys and hurt the poor
Only logical conclusion: All republicans are rich white guys who hate the poor
Undeniable Evidence: Republican, poor people hating, rich, white guys throughout the country are not marching upon every state ...
| Political Talk|| GLAAD leadership should DIAF - CNN breaks down Winshape - Turbeauxdog on 8/4/12 at 8:58 am|
[quote]WinShape spends the vast majority of its money on internal programs like its camps, which cost $5 million to run in 2010, and foster homes, which cost $3.2 million that year.
By comparison, the organization gave $1,000 to Family Research Council in 2010 and $1,000 to Exodus International, ...
| More Sports Board|| Why do wade's glasses have no lenses? - Turbeauxdog on 6/5/12 at 11:45 pm|
| Political Talk|| Interstate highway system - Turbeauxdog on 6/4/12 at 1:08 pm|
I hear this system listed (see Rex's post) by the anti-libertarian folks as one of the greatest examples of govt infrastructure investment that would never haw been replaced by private enterprise.
What I'm questioning is how sure are we that this system is a net benefit to our country. I will of ...
| Tiger Rant|| So are we negative in punt return avg against - Turbeauxdog on 12/4/11 at 9:02 am|
with Boykin's bobbled punt yesterday?...
| Tiger Rant|| Who noticed the game winning play was the short side option? - Turbeauxdog on 11/6/11 at 9:39 am|
| More Sports Board|| Did stoops just bow up at the officials? - Turbeauxdog on 9/17/11 at 9:51 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| So where are all the pundits ripping Brady Hoke - Turbeauxdog on 9/12/11 at 7:58 am|
for tossing that fade rout with 8 seconds left down by 3? I seem to remember hearing how reckless and borderline stupid it was for Miles to do the same against Auburn in 2007. ...
| Tiger Rant|| Happy 21st Birthday JJ! - Turbeauxdog on 8/24/11 at 11:24 pm|
[quote]Jordan Jamal Jefferson ([b]born August 25, 1990 in Covington, Louisiana[/b]) is an American college football quarterback with the LSU Tigers of the Southeastern Conference. Jefferson was the starting quarterback for the 2009 and 2010 seasons.[/quote]
You'll never have to go to underage bar...
| Political Talk|| CNN coverage of dc area earthquake.... - Turbeauxdog on 8/23/11 at 1:32 pm|
"we are still waiting to here if president Obama felt the earthquake out on the golf course"
| Conference Expansion|| Truly important questions regarding Aggies to the SEC - Turbeauxdog on 8/21/11 at 9:35 am|
1. You aren't going to allow people to wear those overalls to SEC venues are you?
2. You are finally going to ditch the guys in the gay sailor outfits and get some cheerleaders right?
This is the SEC, the big leagues, and that shite doesn't fly....
| Political Talk|| Texas being slammed by EPA - Turbeauxdog on 7/13/11 at 7:31 am|
Due to my well deserved and complete distrust of government, combined with the "out of left field" nature of this decision, I can't help but wonder if this is some sort of payback for Texas being so outspo...