| SEC Rant|| NCAA settle class-action concussion suit for $70M - TrueTiger on 7/29/14 at 12:27 pm|
[quote]The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by providing $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former student-athletes, according to court documents filed Tuesday in Chicago.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Islamist in N. Iraq have public outreach program for Christians - TrueTiger on 7/18/14 at 2:34 pm|
In an effort to convince Christians to convert to Islam it seems that these Islamist are using a tried and true program to convince them.
[quote]"We offer them three choices: Islam; the dhimma contract - involving payment of jizya; if they refuse this they will have nothing but the sword"[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| POLL- Obama's approval rating at 72% - TrueTiger on 7/11/14 at 9:04 am|
[link=(http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/07/11/obama-gallup-poll-religion-approval-ratings-christian-muslim-mormon/12513897/)]Obama ranks high with Muslims[/link]
so he's got that going for him
| Political Talk|| U. of Cal. economics professor debunks minimum wage - TrueTiger on 7/8/14 at 9:18 am|
It doesn't really help the 'poor' as advertised. (and most of you already knew that)
[quote]Minimum wages are ineffective at helping poor families because such a small share of the benefits flow to them.
One might think that low-wage workers and low-income families are the same. But data from ...
| Political Talk|| Sometimes prayers can be awkward - TrueTiger on 7/1/14 at 1:29 pm|
like when you're hosting an abortion celebration.
[quote]State Sen. Wendy Davis held an abortion party Wednesday night to celebrate the one-year anniversary of her filibuster. Davis is the Democratic Party’s nominee for Texas governor.
It was an abortion party. They called it a “celebration” t...
| Political Talk|| The racism extends beyond black helicopters - TrueTiger on 6/29/14 at 2:11 pm|
[link=(http://www.ijreview.com/2014/06/151734-pc-overload-washpo-oped-slams-naming-military-helicopters-native-american-tribes/)]Naming Military Heilicopters After Native American Tribes[/link]
[quote]These are the names of helicopters our military uses in war. They save lives, and across all a...
| Political Talk|| Movie theatre alcohol companion thread - TrueTiger on 6/28/14 at 10:47 am|
In addition to alcohol being legal in theaters, we can now donate booze to our favorite charities.
[link=(http://newsle.com/article/0/162468669/)]Liquor donations to charities legal in LA[/link]
I think I'll donate a 6-pack to a local Baptist charity....
| Help Board|| Bump on edit - TrueTiger on 6/25/14 at 1:32 pm|
Can't the board be set up to bump on edits?
That way when you update a post it bumps it with the fresh information the same as a new post....
| Political Talk|| Advice for liberal millionaires - TrueTiger on 6/24/14 at 6:43 pm|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/david-brock-liberal-millionaire-existential-crisis-108215.html)]Embrace the hypocrisy[/link]
[quote]Brock, a former “right-wing hit-man”-turned-top-big-money-Democratic-operative, is part of a behind-the-scenes campaign to convince donors it’s OK to at...
| O-T Lounge|| Nazi Cafe reopens - TrueTiger on 6/23/14 at 8:54 am|
(sorry if Germans)
| Tech Board|| wireless Hotspot Plans - TrueTiger on 6/8/14 at 10:58 am|
which one gets the most bang for the buck?
| Tech Board|| Vizio HD50 Plasma won't come on - TrueTiger on 5/27/14 at 6:45 pm|
Power light is lit but the screen is dark gray and no sound.
Is it possible that a control board change might make it work? They aren't too much on ebay....
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone know what time Lusher HS graduation time is tonight? - TrueTiger on 5/23/14 at 10:33 am|
didn't want to do a thread but google failed and so did their website.
[link=(http://www.lusherschool.org/node/426)]hasn't been updated in 3 years[/link]
| Political Talk|| Senate Democrats Block VA Accountability Bill - TrueTiger on 5/22/14 at 8:23 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/matt-vespa/senators-blocks-va-accountability-bill)]Dems block bill that would improve VA for vets[/link]
[quote]As the Veterans Affairs (VA) fiasco rages on, the House passed a piece of legislation that would make it easier to fire VA employees and make th...
| More Sports Board|| Cal. bill limiting full contact practice - TrueTiger on 5/16/14 at 7:35 am|
[link=(http://bigstory.ap.org/article/bill-limits-full-contact-youth-football-drills)]Cal bill limits full contact[/link]
[quote]The California bill limits drills involving game-speed tackling to 90-minute sessions twice a week, while prohibiting such full-contact drills in the offseason. It also...
| O-T Lounge|| Turkish dating show contestant reveals killing wife - TrueTiger on 5/12/14 at 8:40 am|
How I turned a mistake into a troll of the self appointed TD "germans police"....
| Political Talk|| The principle of gay wedding cakes and abortion clinics - TrueTiger on 5/6/14 at 9:47 pm|
We've all seen the recent dust-ups over bakers forced to do business with gays. We've seen similar stories about photographers in similar situations.
It seems that one of the problems facing Texas abortion clinics is that people just won't do business with them for basic services like, water de...
| O-T Lounge|| "Without the Internet, I never would have sold sex" - TrueTiger on 5/6/14 at 4:39 pm|
I guess it takes a PhD to figure this out.
[quote]The Internet has undoubtedly changed conditions in the sex-selling arena. New ways of making contact between buyer and seller have de...
| Political Talk|| Rex & Co., I need your help - TrueTiger on 5/2/14 at 10:25 am|
part of my job is to encourage our employees to give to the United Way.
I have a really hard time selling this myself. I know that some of you are experts at spinning things, that I take a dim view of, into something that sounds half reasonable.
So, please tell me why the United Way deserves ...
| Political Talk|| The Drinking Age Is Past Its Prime - TrueTiger on 4/23/14 at 12:01 pm|
[link=(http://time.com/72546/drinking-age-alcohol-repeal/)]Camille Paglia points out one of Reagan's mistakes[/link]
[quote]The age 21 rule sets the United States apart from all advanced Western nations, and it has pushed kids toward pills and other anti-social behavior.[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| Ancient Dhimmitude is back in style - TrueTiger on 3/4/14 at 9:17 pm|
Syrian Christians are free to exercise their religion.
So long as they pay a special tax. It just goes to show that peace can be bought.
[quote]For the first time in many generations, a dhimma (protection agreement) was signed between the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) – an Islam...
| O-T Lounge|| Made in Italy - a Jeep? - TrueTiger on 3/4/14 at 7:48 pm|
I'm for international trade and all that but, this just seems fundamentally wrong.
| Political Talk|| Tax Code Proposal 2014 - TrueTiger on 3/2/14 at 2:20 pm|
Far from perfect but I welcome any simplification of our 70,000+ page tax code. At least is starts the discussion.
a few major points:
[quote]Lower rates: Currently there are seven individual income tax rates ranging from 10% to 39.6%. Camp would reduce them to three: 10%, 25% and 35%. The hi...
| Political Talk|| Katy Perry angers Muslims - TrueTiger on 2/26/14 at 10:25 pm|
[quote]Some Muslims want Katy Perry to stop horsing around with their faith.
More than 60,000 people have signed a change.org petition blasting the singer’s newly released “Dark Horse” video for “portraying blasphemy.”[/quote]
Katy should know better.
If she would start shitting on Christia...
| Political Talk|| Even if innocent, gov can take your ability to defend yourself - TrueTiger on 2/26/14 at 9:27 pm|
Another incredibly bad decision by SCOTUS.
What is the point of innocent until proven guilty if they can strip your financial ability to defend yourself?
[quote]Justice for Kelli and Brian Kaley, the Supreme Court held Tuesday, is of the Alice in Wonderland variety: First comes the punishment—...
| O-T Lounge|| Finally, a kid's book that is fun for the parents too! - TrueTiger on 2/17/14 at 8:35 pm|
[quote]Josh Cooley told BuzzFeed he has been a storyboard artist at Pixar for over a decade — but in his free time, he uses his talents to draw these amazing cartoons of famous film scenes.[/quote][link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/this-pixar-artist-drew-r-rated-film-scenes-and-turned-it-i...
| Political Talk|| 2014 Superbowl Coke commercial - (shown with rejected languages) - TrueTiger on 2/9/14 at 12:55 pm|
New version with more languages - :lol:
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18mS4cLPOb8&feature=youtu.be)]Rejected lingo version[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| To the DFW TDers - TrueTiger on 2/1/14 at 7:57 pm|
Good news: I'm taking a new job in the DFW area (killa' job, can't pass it up)
Bad news: I'm leaving the parti gras SE LA scene, friend and family.
What should I look forward to in DFW?
| O-T Lounge|| Man uses 1st class plane ticket to eat free for a year - TrueTiger on 1/31/14 at 1:15 pm|
This guy had a pretty clever scam going.
[quote]A man in China purchased a first-class plane ticket — and used it to eat a year’s worth of free meals at the VIP lounge at Xi’an International Airport.
The frequent diner purchased a first-class, fully refundable ticket aboard Eastern China Airli...
| Political Talk|| Don't teach job skills in Cali without state approval - TrueTiger on 1/30/14 at 8:24 pm|
God forbid that adults willing to learn a skill, and adults willing to teach them, get together without a license.
[quote]A handful of California coding bootcamps are fighting for survival after receiving a stern warning from regulators.
Unless they comply, these organizations face imminent cl...