| 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...
| Political Talk|| Gov. protects public from 11 year old - TrueTiger on 1/29/14 at 5:02 pm|
Looks like the public dodged another bullet. Where do these cupcake terrorist come from?
[quote]Apparently finding themselves without any lemonade stands to demolish, health regulators in Illinois took the time to shut down an 11-year-old’s cupcake business.
On Sunday, an Illinois newspaper f...
| Fark Board|| Chinese farks - TrueTiger on 1/21/14 at 4:48 pm|
Here is some work from the other side of the world.
Some not bad, but not the quality of this board.
[link=(http://9gag.com/gag/aPvPrPQ?ref=fsidebar)]Farks from China[/link]...
| Music Board|| Fans give great reviews of bands that don't exist - TrueTiger on 1/17/14 at 6:31 pm|
SIAP --but I got a kick out of watching this.
[link=(http://9gag.com/gag/a2NM3P1)]Hipster fans of fake bands[/link]...
| Outdoor Board|| Surf & Turf - hogs on a beautiful beach (pic) - TrueTiger on 1/10/14 at 9:10 am|
Hogs in the Bahamas
| Political Talk|| White Privilege Conference — March 26-29th - TrueTiger on 1/7/14 at 2:33 pm|
How many Politards plan on attending this year?
If enough of us go we can get a group discount of 5 to 10%.
[link=(http://www.whiteprivilegeconference.com/schedule.html)]White Privilege Conference[/link]
| Political Talk|| Chinese Embassy in San Francisco Attacked - TrueTiger on 1/2/14 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]FBI spokesman Peter Lee said the blaze was caused by an “incendiary device,” but didn’t specify what it was. He said no bomb-making materials were found, and there were no traces of an explosion.
A spokesman for the consulate said surveillance video showed a person coming out of a van parked...
| Political Talk|| Florida Judge rules drug testing welfare recipients illegal - TrueTiger on 12/31/13 at 5:39 pm|
[quote]Opponents of the law had argued it was an unconstitutional search and seizure. The judge agreed, writing that there was no pervasive drug problem among applicants for the welfare program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
The judge said she could find "no set of circumstance...
| O-T Lounge|| Brits on Holiday drunk (pics inside) -w/bonus WOWYHI - TrueTiger on 12/22/13 at 6:51 pm|
OK, who among the OT is hanging in the UK right now?
[link=(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2527748/Emergency-services-busy-night-Mad-Friday-descends.html)]Brits Holiday drunk[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| China lands on the moon- 3rd country to successfully do so - TrueTiger on 12/14/13 at 9:20 am|
[link=(http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_CHINA_SPACE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-12-14-08-20-17)]China on moon[/link]
[quote]This Saturday Dec. 14, 2013 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, shows a picture of the moon surface taken by the on-board camera of t...
| Political Talk|| TSA disarms potential terrorist (sock monkey) pic inside - TrueTiger on 12/9/13 at 7:33 pm|
I feel so much safer with our government at work.
[link=(http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/365823/tsa-seizes-sock-monkeys-toy-gun-andrew-johnson)]Sock Monkey disarmed[/link]
[quote]TSA agents in St. Louis, Missouri, disarmed Rooster Monkburn, a cowboy sock monkey, of his two-inch toy gun afte...
| Political Talk|| Venezuela's socialist utopia moves forward - TrueTiger on 12/3/13 at 8:51 am|
Kindergarten economics. Why don't they understand?
[quote]Amid the shortage of new cars, demand for even decade-old clunkers has been soaring as Venezuelans buy durable goods as a store of value at a time their salaries and savings are being eroded by 54 percent infl...
| O-T Lounge|| German plan to regulate "flat -rate" sex - TrueTiger on 12/2/13 at 11:49 am|
[quote]The move is part of a clampdown on Germany's booming prostitution industry that critics say has gotten out of hand since a 2002 law legalized sex work. They view as exploitative the special offers in some brothels where men can have unlimited sex for 100 euros ($136).[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Northshore BMW repair - TrueTiger on 12/1/13 at 9:32 pm|
Any recommendations out there for a reputable mechanic?
Mandeville - Slidell area especially....
| SEC Rant|| Check in here if your team is 2-0 against JFF - TrueTiger on 11/24/13 at 12:04 pm|
| Political Talk|| 3-D Printed firearms - now available in metal - TrueTiger on 11/15/13 at 2:08 pm|
and it works . . .
[quote]The pistol is a version of an M1911, a handgun designed by John Browning and first used widely in the latter stages of combat stemming from the Philippine-American War. It's built from 33 mostly stainless-steel parts and has a carbon-fiber handgrip carved with a laser.
| Political Talk|| Government's push to "go green" an ecological disaster - TrueTiger on 11/12/13 at 7:18 am|
Ethanol was sold as ecologically superior and to protect mother earth.
It turns out to be another government fraud.
[quote]But the ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.
As farmers rushed to find...
| Fark Board|| Can anyone put Obama's face over Bill Murray's? - TrueTiger on 11/10/13 at 8:10 am|
(Obama played the Caddyshack course this weekend)
| Political Talk|| Obamacare exempt from anti-kickback laws???? - TrueTiger on 11/5/13 at 4:36 pm|
What the hell is this about? :confused:
[quote]Using pretzel logic, the Obama administration is claiming that Obamacare doesn't have to meet the same anti-corruption standards applied to other laws.[/quote]
[quote]The surprise decision, disclosed last week, exempts subsidized health insurance fro...
| Political Talk|| Revealed: How GPs are paid £50 bonus to put elderly on 'death lists' - TrueTiger on 10/23/13 at 7:11 am|
Don't worry, it can't happen here. That's all Sarah Palin crazy talk.
[quote]GPs have been paid bonuses to put elderly patients on controversial ‘death lists’ in an attempt to save the NHS money by cutting the number of people who die in hospital.[/quote]
[quote]Every death that takes place outsi...