| Political Talk|| Police brutalize man with Huntington's Chorea because they thought he was drunk, - NC_Tigah on 9/15/14 at 7:33 pm|
or high on narcotics while out with his kids.[quote]As my uncle and his two children headed towards the store before heading to the park together they crossed an intersection to the other side when the stroller became hung up on the curb. As the light changed, to keep his children out of harms way h...
| Political Talk|| Democrat candidates resort to attack ads . . . . . . Against Obama! - NC_Tigah on 9/15/14 at 6:42 pm|
West Virginia Democrat Natalie Tennant, the party's nominee for US Senate, ran this commercial[quote]The spot features an opening scene of the White House, with Tennant asking, “Where do they think their electricity comes from?”
“You and I know it’s our hard-working West Virginia coal miners that...
| Political Talk|| GLOBAL WARMING STRIKES AGAIN! Record Early Snowfalls Hit WY, SD, MT, NE, CO - NC_Tigah on 9/12/14 at 7:23 pm|
[quote][b]Summer Snow: Record-Early Snowfall Hits Rapid City, South Dakota; Boulder, Colorado; North Platte, Nebraska[/b]
[i]By Jon Erdman
Sep 12, 2014[/i]
September snow blanketed parts of Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, northern Colorado and western Nebraska, downing trees and set early snow...
| Political Talk|| Interesting posts on Bush's efforts to shape the future of US economics - NC_Tigah on 9/12/14 at 5:41 pm|
If you are at all interested in current economics/economic theory, there is a great thread on the Money Talk Board:
[b][link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/52159342/What-is-your-outlook-on-the-economy.aspx)]What is your outlook on the economy? [/link]. [/b]
[b]Well worth a read.[/b]
| Political Talk|| Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp - NC_Tigah on 9/11/14 at 10:19 am|
[quote]Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp.
The stunning development was revealed as Judge Thokozile Masipa read her summation of the evidence Thursday in front of a packed courthouse in Pretoria, South Africa, and a worldwide television audience.
Masipa has ...
| Political Talk|| Heat on NFL: Ray Rice inside the elevator video released - NC_Tigah on 9/8/14 at 9:44 am|
Takes most questions as to what happened away.
NFL players are coming out hard against Rice after seeing the clip.
e.g., a 1 year suspension for pot, and 2 games for [i]that[/i]?
| Political Talk|| Well, you knew it was coming . . . Healthcare.gov Website Hacked. - NC_Tigah on 9/4/14 at 10:06 pm|
[b]Hacker Breached HealthCare.gov Insurance Site[/b]
[i]By Danny Yadron
Sept. 4, 2014 7:36 p.m. ET[/i]
A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software, according to federal officials.
The server was con...
| Political Talk|| Breaking: Bob McDonnell & Wife Found Guilty of Corruption, Fraud - NC_Tigah on 9/4/14 at 2:21 pm|
[quote]Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell Found Guilty of Corruption Charge
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, once a rising star in the Republican Party, was found guilty Thursday of selling the influence of his office to a vitamin salesman. He and his wife, Maureen, faced 14 counts of fraud, bribery ...
| Political Talk|| Landrieu: Unelect Me If You Don't Like Obamacare - NC_Tigah on 8/29/14 at 10:31 am|
So with the La Senate race a deadheat, and Cassidy pulling ahead in the latest polls,
([link=(http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/2014-louisiana-senate-cassidy-vs-landrieu)]HuffPost Model Cassidy 47% - Landrieu 47%[/link])
how is Mary now approaching Obamacare in La.?
Any change in tac...
| Political Talk|| The Obama Bank Shakedown- "It has nothing to do with justice or restitution" - NC_Tigah on 8/26/14 at 6:17 am|
[b]The Obama Bank Shakedown[/b]
by Larry Kudlow
22 Aug 2014
The $16.65 billion settlement by Bank of America over financial-crisis-era mortgage securities "highlights a pattern ...
| Political Talk|| Median Household Income Down 3.1% Since “Economic Recovery” Began in June'09 - NC_Tigah on 8/26/14 at 5:50 am|
Hope and Change Baby!
Hope and Change!
aka "Reap what you sow" :banghead:[quote][b]Household Income Down by 3.1 Percent Overall Post Recession, but Many Groups Have Started to Recover Following 2011 Low-Point[/b]
Summary of Key Findings
Based on new estimates derived from the monthly Curre...
| Political Talk|| Brown vs Shaheen has closed from 12pts to 2pts: Brown now trails 44%-46% - NC_Tigah on 8/25/14 at 6:14 am|
[quote]The senate candidates getting the most attention from local and national media are incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown. If the election were held today and Shaheen and Brown were the candidates, 46% of likely voters say they would vote for Shaheen, 4...
| Political Talk|| Orlando Jones puts his spin on the Ice Bucket Challenge - Ferguson Related - NC_Tigah on 8/24/14 at 6:56 am|
[b][link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcGwCnMN2Bc)]Video Is Here[/link][/b]
A bit disjointed. Wish he would have tied the message to senseless innercity violence in general.
But a decent twist.[quote]The wave of celebrity ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos continues, but one actor has put a th...
| Political Talk|| Maureed Dowd Rips Obama after he addressed Foley's beheading, then went golfing - NC_Tigah on 8/24/14 at 6:11 am|
[b]NYTimes Sunday Review | OP-ED COLUMNIST[/b]
[b]The Golf Address[/b]
[i]AUG. 23, 2014
by Maureen Dowd[/i]
FORE! Score? And seven trillion rounds ago, our forecaddies brought forth on t...
| Political Talk|| Ferguson police report on Michael Brown's death violates law - NC_Tigah on 8/23/14 at 8:37 am|
[quote]“I’ve never seen an incident report that didn’t contain a description of the incident, at least on some basic level,” said Don Tittle, a veteran Texas civil and criminal attorney. [b]“It makes you wonder if they don’t want to commit to a story.”[/b][/quote][quote]The ACLU filed a lawsuit to t...
| Political Talk|| Beluga Whale Plays with Kids - OT on the PTB - NC_Tigah on 8/21/14 at 8:18 pm|
OK, the Dawkins thread was such a downer for those of us with personal experiences dealing with kid's disabilities. I thought I'd counter with a totally nonpolitical fun video. The innocence of childhood.
If you haven't seen the clip of a Beluga Whale teasing a couple of kids at the Connecticut A...
| Political Talk|| Tigerdroppings LSU fan map- Tag yourself! - NC_Tigah on 8/16/14 at 3:51 pm|
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=51603137&s=2&p=51603137#51603137)]From Old Money's Tiger Rant thread[/link][quote]The goal of this map is to see where we all are and find out how many LSU fans we have in different parts of the US and the world. Just tag your general locatio...
| Political Talk|| Judge launches special inquiry into missing IRS emails and Lerner hard drive - NC_Tigah on 8/15/14 at 7:23 am|
Getting a little more real for the IRSSOBs[quote]Judge launches special inquiry into missing IRS emails and Lerner hard drive
by William A. Jacobson
August 14, 2014
Insufficient IRS explanations cause Judge to order sworn answers from IRS about Lois Lerner’s hard drive and emails.
In an ...
| Political Talk|| ‘The grossest incompetence:’ IRS took 850 days to clear ID theft victim’s name - NC_Tigah on 8/15/14 at 6:24 am|
[b]‘The grossest incompetence:’ IRS took 850 days to clear ID theft victim’s name[/b]
[i]by Paul Brennan
August 14, 2014[/i]
INDIANOLA, Iowa — Jason Dinesen smiled politely and shook his head when asked about a new bill in the U.S. Senate that aims to improve how the IRS ...
| Political Talk|| Democrats Give Rand Paul the Beating They Never Cared to Give His Father - NC_Tigah on 8/15/14 at 5:50 am|
[quote][b]Democrats Give Rand Paul the Beating They Never Cared to Give His Father[/b]
[i]By Russell Berman
18 hours ago[/i]
Democrats have taken notice of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.).
Operatives from the Democratic National Committee have spent the last two weeks relentlessly attacking the first-t...