| Fark Board|| After Hearing AP PhoneTap News, the Press Adjusts Method of Questioning Carney - NC_Tigah on 5/14/13 at 1:56 pm|
| Political Talk|| Does Snooping on Reporters Mean Trouble for the White House? - NC_Tigah on 5/14/13 at 1:48 pm|
| Political Talk|| FDA Declares Stool a Drug -- Not kidding! - NC_Tigah on 5/13/13 at 1:33 pm|
Fecal transfer aka fecal transplant (FT) is used under circumstances in which a patient's normal gut flora is depopulated or abnormal. These patients can be very sick.
The transfer allows bacteria from a healthy person's stool to repopulate the gut of the patient who has lost healthy bacteria in...
| Political Talk|| Howard Kurtz fired - deservedly - finally - except of course from impotent CNN - NC_Tigah on 5/4/13 at 6:58 am|
Howard Kurtz is the host of the weekly CNN program Reliable Sources, which supposedly "turns a critical lens on the media." His Sunday Morning show claims to analyze media fairness and objectivity by questioning journalists of top news organizations. In reality Kurtz's show is barely as analytical a...
| Political Talk|| Sex addiction claims another divorce. MikeWallace "All these beautiful women..." - NC_Tigah on 5/2/13 at 7:52 pm|
". . . and guys wanna mess with other guys. "
Bet he really doesn't understand it now. :lol:
[b]David Tutera: TV host accused of sex addiction by partner[/b]
[i]By Nardine Saad
May 2, 2013[/i]
TV host David Tutera ...
| Political Talk|| The Dust Bowl -- Ken Burns Special - NC_Tigah on 4/23/13 at 7:55 pm|
[b]Playing now on PBS.[/b]
Definitely a perspective setter.
Worth a watch....
| Political Talk|| At what point is it counter-productive NOT to generally blame Islam? - NC_Tigah on 4/19/13 at 9:32 pm|
I ask the question as a person entirely predisposed against stereotyping or generalization.
However, the US Moslem community has repeatedly remained relatively silent regarding this BS.
At some point, does silence equate to tacit approval, and in turn invite retribution?...
| Political Talk|| So ex-terrorist Bill Ayers DID host a fundraiser for Obama - NC_Tigah on 4/9/13 at 12:31 pm|
Despite Obama denials?[quote]There was a big hullabaloo during the 2008 presidential election over your relationship to Obama. What is or was your relationship to him?
The truth is exactly what he said and what the campaign said in 2008. David Axelrod said we were friendly, that was true; we serv...
| Political Talk|| Washington Healthcare Agencies Are Practicing Medicine - Forbes - NC_Tigah on 4/2/13 at 7:53 pm|
[b]Washington Healthcare Agencies Are Practicing Medicine[/b]
[i]PHARMA & HEALTHCARE 3/22/2013
by Scott Gottlieb[/i]
Two years ago, after a lengthy delay, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ap...
| Political Talk|| School Cancels Honors Night to Avoid Hurt Feelings - NC_Tigah on 3/21/13 at 6:28 pm|
[quote]A Massachusetts school principal has cancelled his school’s Honors Night in the belief that it would cause students who are not receiving an award to feel self-conscious and disappointed in themselves. According to Principal David Fabrizio of Ipswich Middle School, Honors Night could be “deva...
| Political Talk|| Mark Kleiman - Washington (state) Marijuana Implementation Officer - NC_Tigah on 3/19/13 at 6:54 pm|
Excellent choice! IMO
Scientific, measured, very solid choice to oversee Washington's MJ Implementation. [quote]Prominent policy analyst and UCLA professor Mark Kleiman has won Washington State's consulting contract on I-502 implementation. According to Northwest Public Radio, "Washington's Liquo...
| Political Talk|| Cyprus Rejects Bank Deposit Tax, Scuttling Bailout Deal - NC_Tigah on 3/19/13 at 2:30 pm|
[quote][b]Cyprus Rejects Bank Deposit Tax, Scuttling Bailout Deal[/b]
By LIZ ALDERMAN
March 19, 2013
NICOSIA — The Cypriot Parliament rejected an international bailout package on Tuesday that had sought to tax bank depositors to pay a big part of the bill, despite a revision that would have exe...
| Political Talk|| What a strange world we live in --- Steubenville vs the Kardashians - NC_Tigah on 3/18/13 at 7:18 am|
So I had not really followed the Steubenville tragedy until yesterday.
Was watching a CNN reporter awkwardly referencing some undisclosed act "which in Ohio constitutes rape," and thought the descriptive contortions were odd. So I looked the case up. In brief, the accusation is a 16y/o drank her...
| Political Talk|| Cyprus is short of money, so it will raid personal bank savings for tax revenue - NC_Tigah on 3/17/13 at 1:33 pm|
That'll teach those irresponsible savers! :banghead:...
| Political Talk|| Study Identifies Feds Intended Path to Force Private Insurance Insolvency - NC_Tigah on 3/14/13 at 7:49 am|
[quote][b]Age Band Compression Under
Health Care Reform[/b]
[i]By Kurt Giesa and Chris Carlson
[b]Implementation of the Affordable Care Act will affect various generational cohorts differently. What are the implications for young adults?[/b][/i]
In order to grasp the potential effect of the Af...
| Political Talk|| Need Obamabucks to help pay for your Obamacare? - There's an 81 page application - NC_Tigah on 3/14/13 at 7:08 am|
[quote][b]The Obamacare Application[/b]
[i]By Eliana Johnson
March 13, 2013 4:03pm[/i]
An Associated Press report yesterday, which Wesley Smith noted below, indicated that filling out the government’s application for Obamacare — a draft version of which is now available — could be “as daunting ...
| Political Talk|| Jackasses referring to 10yr budget cut totals to make cuts sound significant - NC_Tigah on 3/11/13 at 6:41 am|
Just ranting here but, I am sick and tired of smallball jackasses who at most want to nibble around the edges of our deficit, claiming 'X' or 'Y' will cut "billions" from the budget. Then they clarify those "billions in cuts" are 10yr totals.
[u][b]Imagine this SoccerMom interview[/u...
| Money Talk|| Exactly 4 Years Ago, Late CNBC Host Mark Haines Called the Bottom - NC_Tigah on 3/8/13 at 7:20 pm|
[quote]Exactly 4 Years Ago, Late CNBC Host Mark Haines Made One Of The Greatest Stock Calls Of All Time
Joe Weisenthal | Mar. 8, 2013, 10:11 AM | 10,007 | 25
We remember this vividly.
Late CNBCer Mark Haines made one of the greatest stock calls of all time, establishing the legendary "Haines B...
| Political Talk|| Well, it turns out that Trayvon Martin's girlfriend is a liar . . . Geaux Figure - NC_Tigah on 3/6/13 at 1:29 pm|
[b]State's main witness in George Zimmerman murder case lied[/b]
[i]By Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner
March 5, 2013[/i]
SANFORD — Trayvon Martin's girlfriend, the state's most important witness in...
| Political Talk|| O'Reilly is going NUTS! (Video added) - NC_Tigah on 3/5/13 at 7:09 pm|
Looked like he was going to hit Alan Colmes :rotflmao:
(geaux to 2:40 for the meltdown :lol:)...
| Political Talk|| Sequester Effect! Dow Jones just passed its record high - NC_Tigah on 3/5/13 at 8:47 am|
markets are proving resilient to the "you-didn't-build-that" WashDC buffoons.
If only small business and employment could overcome the same hurdles.
| Political Talk|| Another Clarion Call for Gun Control: Florida dog shoots owner - NC_Tigah on 2/27/13 at 12:53 pm|
[quote]Florida dog shoots owner, Gregory Dale Lanier, in leg
Another dog shot his owner.
A Florida dog didn't quite live up to his species' reputation as man's best friend, accidentally shooting his owner in the leg with a .380 pistol on a car ride, Highlands Today reported Monday.
| Political Talk|| Harder to buy Sudafed than 6000 rounds of ammunition? - NC_Tigah on 2/25/13 at 6:27 pm|
Interesting blog post . . . [quote]When I or my husband or son need cold medication, we have to purchase it from our local pharmacist. Not simply at our local pharmacy, we have to go to the actual pharmacist, show an I.D., sign a form, and then buy the medication. We have to do this because certain ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Venturing out of my comfort zone -- steaming cluster oysters and large clams - NC_Tigah on 2/25/13 at 6:08 pm|
Anyone have suggestions?
We're at the beach for the week. Going to venture out and dig these suckers up. The oysters here cluster together. Different than in La. But they are supposed to be very good. Clams here are large, the size of a skinny hand ~2-3" X 5-6". Anyone have experience or suggesti...
| Money Talk|| Ackman vs Icahn = No Fun For Pershing Investors - NC_Tigah on 2/15/13 at 4:23 pm|
[b]Icahn Squeezes Ackman With Big Stake In Herbalife[/b]
[b]Carl Icahn's Herbalife Battle Against Bill Ackman Is Probably Not 'Fun' For Pershing Square's Investors[/b]
[i]by Nathan Vardi...
| Political Talk|| Number of American citizens killed by drones exceeds individuals waterboarded - NC_Tigah on 2/10/13 at 3:01 pm|
Interesting stat just raised by Judith Miller. Comparing the number of individuals waterboarded under the Bush Administration with American citizens killed under the Obama Administration by drones, more were killed than waterboarded. Comparing the relative coverage (or lack thereof) is interesting t...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Priest Willis finally signs with UCLA - NC_Tigah on 2/9/13 at 5:46 pm|
Don't know what the hold up was, but he just signed ([link=(http://www.ocregister.com/sports/willis-495334-ucla-bruins.html)]LINK[/link])...
| Money Talk|| Home Prices Show Biggest Rise in 6 Years - NC_Tigah on 2/8/13 at 8:55 pm|
[quote][b]Home Prices Show Biggest Rise in 6 Years[/b]
[i]by Richard Davies - ABCNews
Feb 5, 2013[/i]
Home prices are accelerating in most local markets. CoreLogic, a real estate data provider, says average home prices rose 8.3 percent in December compared with a year earlier, the biggest annua...
| Political Talk|| Global Warming Drops Record Snowfall on Boston ! - NC_Tigah on 2/8/13 at 8:13 pm|
[b][link=(http://www.weather.com/weather/right-now/Boston+MA+USMA0046)]Global Warming Drops Record Snowfall on Boston ![/link][/b]...
| Money Talk|| Entergy accepts blame for Super Bowl blackout - NC_Tigah on 2/8/13 at 12:23 pm|
[quote][b]Source of Super Bowl Power Outage Traced to Relay Device[/b]
New Orleans, La. – Entergy New Orleans, Inc. announced today that it has traced the cause of Sunday’s outage to an electrical relay device.
The device was specifically installed to protect the Mercedes-Benz Superdome equipm...