| 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...
| Political Talk|| MSNBC panel discusses more evidence of Rand Paul's rising influence - NC_Tigah on 8/5/14 at 7:22 am|
[quote]Rand Paul and the word plagiarism made it into another headline recently. But not in the way you think. It turned out that the libertarian Republican and likely 2016 candidate has been a victim of plagiarism by other Republicans around the country, and not just once.
"BuzzFeed" has fou...
| Political Talk|| 100 years ago - WWI - NC_Tigah on 8/4/14 at 6:41 pm|
8/3/1914 France and Germany declare War
During the night Germany invades Belgium.
Germany declares war on Belgium and vice versa.
Belgium's ally Great Britain declares war on Germany.
Each side was confident in the outcome.
Over 16 million deaths and 20 million wounded casu...
| Political Talk|| Obama says CEOs should quit complaining - NC_Tigah on 8/4/14 at 4:48 pm|
[quote]President Barack Obama said corporate America has done well under his economic policies, telling the Economist magazine that chief executive officers should stop complaining about regulations and show greater social responsibility.
"If you look at what's happened over the last four or five...
| Political Talk|| Irish bewildered as Ireland's low tax rate for businesses draws Obama criticism - NC_Tigah on 8/4/14 at 4:07 pm|
[quote]DUBLIN — Bewilderment best describes the response of Irish residents and tourists to President Obama's sharp criticism of American companies for acquiring facilities in Ireland to take advantage of the lowest tax rate in the world.
Some companies were “magically becoming Irish” to exploit ...
| Political Talk|| O'Reilly on Fox is horrible - NC_Tigah on 7/31/14 at 7:19 pm|
No content here, sorry.
Turned on O'Reilly.
Carville was on. So I listened. Carville made salient points. O'Reilly interrupted. Carville made more salient points. O'Reilly interrupted. Rinse and repeat. Rinse and repeat. Rinse and repeat.
Basically even with a foundational ...
| Political Talk|| Should Stephen Smith have been suspended by ESPN after Ray Rice comments? - NC_Tigah on 7/30/14 at 3:10 am|
Ray Rice apparently K/O'd his then fiancee (now wife) off-camera at a Casino ([link=(http://www.tmz.com/videos/0_c5nk3w3n/)]LINK[/link]). He is pictured dragging her unconscious out of an elevator. Exact circumstances are elusive, but were presumably covered in private with authorities and with the ...
| Political Talk|| Immigration Bills Dead, At Least for This Year - NC_Tigah on 7/15/14 at 7:21 pm|
[quote][b]Paul Ryan: Immigration Bills Dead, At Least for This Year[/b]
[i]By Joel Gehrke
July 15, 2014 [/i]
Representative Paul Ryan (R., Wis.,) has given up on passing legislation to overhaul the current immigration system because the border crisis has poisoned the political atmosphere for su...
| Political Talk|| Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy - NC_Tigah on 7/13/14 at 6:16 am|
[b]Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy[/b]
[i]By Karen Tumulty and David Nakamura
July 12, 2014 [/i]
Until now, the politics of immigration have been seen as a no-lose propos...
| Political Talk|| 2014 Best & Worst States for Business - NC_Tigah on 7/12/14 at 9:18 pm|
[i]by JP Donlon
May 8 2014 [/i]
In the 10th annual survey of CEOs concerning their views of the best and worst states for business, over 500 CEOs across the U.S. responded. Business leaders were asked to grade sta...
| Political Talk|| Federal prosecutors file charges against a scientist who falsified data - NC_Tigah on 6/26/14 at 2:20 pm|
Hopefully a shot across warmists' bow![quote]Researcher Charged in Major HIV Vaccine Fraud Case
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Jun 24, 2014, 5:09 PM ET
By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press
Associated Press - Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of fil...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Increased 2014 Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 49% - NC_Tigah on 6/20/14 at 7:38 am|
[quote][b]3,137-County Analysis: Obamacare Increased 2014 Individual-Market Premiums By Average Of 49%[/b]
.... Our new county-by-county analysis was led by Yegeniy Feyman, who compiled the county-based data for 27-year-olds, 40-year-olds, and 64-year-olds, segregated by gender. We were able to o...
| Political Talk|| Prof Fired For Calling Global Warming 'Unproved Science' - NC_Tigah on 6/18/14 at 4:54 pm|
[quote][b]Prof Fired For Calling Global Warming 'Unproved Science'[/b]
Rossiter wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal titled “Sacrificing Africa for Climate Change,” in which he called notions of climate catastrophe “unproved science,” and shortly thereafter received word from the institute ...
| Political Talk|| Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data - NC_Tigah on 6/18/14 at 4:10 pm|
[b]Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data[/b]
[i]by Stuart Clark
13 June 2014[/i]
A widely reported "pause" in global warming may be an artefa...
| Political Talk|| School asks 8th graders to state ‘how far’ they would go sexually - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]As a part of a sex education class, eighth graders at Woodland Park Middle School in San Marcos, California were asked to stand under signs that said how far they would be willing to go sexually.
The signs said “smiled at, hugged, kissed, above the waist, below the waist, and all the way,”...
| Political Talk|| ACA loophole blows budget forecast; increases odds of insurance "death spiral" - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 2:09 pm|
[quote][b]INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY
87% Of Uninsured Can Avoid ObamaCare Mandate Tax: CBO[/b]
[i]By JOHN MERLINE
Almost none of the uninsured will end up paying the ObamaCare mandate penalty, according to an updated analysis by the Congressional Budget Office, which found that...
| Political Talk|| 4 things that changed since Snowden leaks - NC_Tigah on 6/8/14 at 3:49 am|
[b]4 things that changed since Snowden leaks[/b]
[i]by Lori Grisham
June 5, 2014[/i]
One year ago, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden turned the worl...
| Political Talk|| Labor-Participation Rate Mired at 36-Year Low. Worst since Jimmy Carter in 1978 - NC_Tigah on 6/6/14 at 9:49 pm|
A better number to focus on is the labor-participation rate, still mired at a 36-year low, at 62.8%. Part of that is simply demographics — as the baby boomers age, they leave the workforce. But the ...
| Political Talk|| Unexpected expense consequence of Obamacare - More care going to ERs - NC_Tigah on 5/31/14 at 8:45 am|
[quote]“However, in the past year, there has been a palpable shift in attitude. Many physicians have lost their motivation to work that hard. The increasing overhead of running such a practice along with dwindling reimbursements are forcing many to reduce the cost of their systems and push patient...
| Political Talk|| 80%-90% of employer-provided insurance will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold - NC_Tigah on 5/30/14 at 9:38 pm|
[quote][b]Analysts predict most employer-provided insurance will disappear as ObamaCare takes hold[/b]
[i]By Jim Angle
May 30, 2014[/i]
Across the political spectrum, analysts now say that 80 to 90 percent of employer-provided insurance, the mainstay of American health coverage for decades, wil...
| Political Talk|| Eric Shinseki fired (correction resigned) - NC_Tigah on 5/30/14 at 10:39 am|
Obama accepted resignation. Interesting. Did not expect that.
[quote]But while it's clearly true that the biggest sins committed here came from deep within the bureaucracy rather than the top of the Obama administration, wrongdoing by high officials really does seem relevant in this case. Veteran...
| Political Talk|| Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet. - NC_Tigah on 5/28/14 at 8:18 pm|
The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
till the current ends
and dips his wings
in the orange sun rays
and dares to claim the sky.
But a bird that stalks
down his narrow cage
can seldom see through
his bars of rage
his wings are clipped and
his feet are tied
| Political Talk|| Is one major cause of wealth disparity a poor rate of return on social security? - NC_Tigah on 5/28/14 at 8:17 am|
[quote]Conventional wisdom has it that a home—with a median sales price of about $290,000—is the average family’s biggest financial asset. But about 35 percent of Americans don’t own a home, and about two-thirds of homeowners have a mortgage, so their home asset is usually less than its face value....
| Tiger Rant|| Tigahs 38-0 when leading after 8 innings! - NC_Tigah on 5/25/14 at 6:08 pm|
[i]Edited to 38-0 for accuracy![/i]
oh . . . and "F" the Gator downvote.
| Political Talk|| WSJ Outs Democrats Scummy Primary Tactics. Meddling in GOP Primaries - NC_Tigah on 5/15/14 at 1:08 pm|
[quote][b]Democrats Dip Into GOP Primaries, Try to Pick Their Opponent[/b]
[i]May 15, 2014
By Janet Hook[/i]
In the flurry of divisive Republican primary contests, some Democrats see an inviting opportunity: A chance to try and help pick their own opponent in Senate and House races.
| Political Talk|| First Obamacare Premium Notices For 2015 Show Double Digit Increases - NC_Tigah on 5/15/14 at 10:01 am|
[quote]5/15/2014 @ 9:31AM
[b]First Obamacare Premium Notices For 2015 Show Double Digit Increases[/b]
The first Obamacare rate increases for 2015 have been posted on-line. The figures come from two states, Washington State and Virginia, which posted the proposed rate increases for their exchang...
| Political Talk|| Zuckerberg Gave NJ $100 Million To Fix Newark's Schools -- It Was Wasted! - NC_Tigah on 5/13/14 at 7:42 pm|
[quote][b]Mark Zuckerberg Gave New Jersey $100 Million To Fix Newark's Schools, And It Looks Like It Was A Waste[/b]
by: CAROLINE MOSS
MAY 13, 2014, 9:04 AM
In the fall of 2010, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Oprah that he'd be making a generous gift to Newark, New Jersey. As Oprah said in ...