| Coaching Changes|| Saban should hold a presser if this isn't happening. - CollegeFBRules on 12/10/13 at 7:30 pm|
If he is staying at Alabama, he should hold a press conference quickly to put out the raging inferno. The longer you hear nothing...uh oh....
| Coaching Changes|| So if Saban goes and it's no big deal... - CollegeFBRules on 12/10/13 at 6:33 pm|
As many Bama fans would have you believe, will Bama fans rub it in all of our faces for a loooooooong time if he stays? Or will they go on like it was never a big deal....
| Political Talk|| All Hail Snowden...the NSA has all your information. - CollegeFBRules on 10/30/13 at 3:39 pm|
[quote]The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
A secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 20...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Which two: Rice, Gio, Woodhead? - CollegeFBRules on 10/20/13 at 11:06 am|
Ravens vs. Steelers
Chargers vs. Jaguars
Bengals vs. Lions
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Sproles vs. Woodhead / Rice vs. Bernard - CollegeFBRules on 10/6/13 at 5:59 am|
Pick two of those four RBs to start in a 1-pt PPR:
Sproles @ Bears
Rice @ Dolphins
Bernard vs. Patriots
Woodhead @ Raiders...
| Political Talk|| I know he doesn't care, but if Obama did worry about American jobs. - CollegeFBRules on 8/5/13 at 12:29 am|
Seems like Keystone would be a good place for him to "evolve."
| Political Talk|| The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment - CollegeFBRules on 7/22/13 at 6:49 am|
[quote]Today's civil-rights leaders have missed the obvious: The success of their forbearers in achieving social transformation denied to them the heroism that was inescapable for a Martin Luther King Jr. or a James Farmer or a Nelson Mandela. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton cannot write a timeless le...
| Political Talk|| The gist of the Zimmerman / Martin case, true or false. - CollegeFBRules on 7/14/13 at 12:16 pm|
Stolen from one of Rex's thread on the O-T, posted by dinner roll. I say true.
[quote]They (some) didn't want a trial, they wanted a conviction. It was never about 'justice,' just revenge. TM and GZ were made into symbols of generic oppressions and oppressors. They were fictional characters loos...
| Political Talk|| D.C. Voucher Program = 97% Graduation Rate - CollegeFBRules on 7/14/13 at 2:34 am|
[quote]President Obama talks passionately about reducing school dropout rates, and he need only look in his own backyard for how to do it. Of course he'll also have to quit trying to kill the successful program.
Washington D.C.'s Opportunity Scholarship Program has released its latest data on stu...
| O-T Lounge|| Tree Removal Services: Any Recommendations? - CollegeFBRules on 7/3/13 at 9:40 am|
I've got a few trees around my house I need to get removed. Anyone have a recommendation for a good company they have used in the past?...
| Money Talk|| Haven't bought a vehicle in over 10 years, any good advice? - CollegeFBRules on 7/1/13 at 3:41 pm|
Looking for either an F-150 or Sierra....
| Movie/TV Board|| Say what you wish about Superman Returns (2006)... - CollegeFBRules on 6/19/13 at 12:50 am|
but the teaser trailer for that movie is still one of the best teaser trailers I have seen for any movie ever. That minute and a half trailer got me so hyped up for what turned out to be a mediocre movie.
| Political Talk|| Yeah, Cap-and-Trade is a GREAT idea. - CollegeFBRules on 6/18/13 at 5:23 am|
[quote]Democrats in Sacramento are taking a victory lap for balancing this year's budget without raising taxes (not counting the $6 billion retroactive hike voters approved at political gunpoint in November). [b]The dirty little secret is they're instead tapping California's new cap-and-trade progra...
| Political Talk|| Supreme Court: Natural Human Genes Cannot be Patented - CollegeFBRules on 6/13/13 at 10:05 am|
[quote]The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that natural human genes cannot be patented by companies, but it said that synthetically produced genetic material can.
A naturally occurring piece of DNA is “a product of nature and not patent eligible merely because it has been isolated,” the ...
| Political Talk|| Russia bans homosexual "propaganda" and offending the religious. - CollegeFBRules on 6/11/13 at 4:17 pm|
How many of you politards love the Duma and Putin now?
[quote]MOSCOW (AP) — A bill that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality won overwhelming approval Tuesday in Russia's lower house of parliament.
Hours before the State Duma passed the Kremli...
| Political Talk|| Okay, I'm starting to look at intellectual property differently. - CollegeFBRules on 6/4/13 at 8:40 pm|
I've had this argument with josh and several others over the years that IP is something that should be protected. I've read plenty over that time period and many of the artists that are pirated actually appreciate the name recognition they gain from such piracy and the boost that it gives their car...
| Political Talk|| Should corporations be allowed to patent human genes? - CollegeFBRules on 5/15/13 at 2:20 am|
With Angelina Jolie's announcement of a double mastectomy earlier this year to reduce an 85% likelihood of getting breast cancer based on famy history and a positive test for mutation to the BRCA1 gene, I'm wondering just how free market this board truly is.
The company that owns the patent for t...
| Political Talk|| Russia arrests US diplomat claiming he's a CIA agent. - CollegeFBRules on 5/14/13 at 6:34 am|
News flash from USA Today, no link yet.
Different source, but a quick blurb....
| Political Talk|| Major Garrett asked the WH for a reaction to Thatcher's death... - CollegeFBRules on 4/8/13 at 8:08 am|
The WH promptly replied they had no response. Classy.
No link, on CBS morning show....
| Political Talk|| Want a peek into a liberal's mind on this board? - CollegeFBRules on 3/27/13 at 7:09 pm|
TenTex on the SECr in regard to news former Alabama AD Mal Moore needs a lung transplant:
[quote]Why do we try so hard to avert the end of our lives? Mal's body is saying it's time. I would never go for this, I would focus on quality time with my family and friends. Why put yourself thru a misera...
| Political Talk|| What's after gay marriage for activists? - CollegeFBRules on 3/26/13 at 3:25 pm|
Someone always needs saving, so what group of victims will next be saved under the guise of freedom by social activists?...
| Political Talk|| WSJ Tax Graphic - CollegeFBRules on 3/19/13 at 6:57 am|
-- Of the $5.5 trillion in taxable income, the Feds got their hands on $952 billion.
-- About 7,000 millionaires paid no income tax in 2011.
-- While there are over 282,000 millionaires filing in 2011, only a little over 11,000 of those claimed in excess of $10 mil...
| Political Talk|| Pro-Choice Poli-Board Members - CollegeFBRules on 3/16/13 at 8:22 pm|
Not a flame or debate, I swear. Just curious what is the motivating reason that you support women's choice in such matters: Is it because the fetus isn't viable, or because you think the government should not have the right to tell women what they can / can't do with their bodies?
Would you have...
| Political Talk|| So the Maryland legislature just voted to end the death penalty... - CollegeFBRules on 3/15/13 at 1:58 pm|
I guess that means TheBigFella is going to be upset that petty thieves in Maryland can't be put down like a rabid dog....
| Political Talk|| CNN Headline: 60,000 federal agents who secure the border being furloughed - CollegeFBRules on 3/7/13 at 6:57 pm|
What was the administration's stance? Make these meager spending reductions as scary as possible?
Prepare for the flood of illegals....
| Movie/TV Board|| What is this boards opinion on The Illusionist? - CollegeFBRules on 2/16/13 at 2:24 pm|
I really enjoyed this movie, perhaps even more than The Prestige....
| Political Talk|| Let's talk about becoming a Type 1 civilization. - CollegeFBRules on 2/16/13 at 1:46 pm|
I've been watching a lot of Dr. Michio Kaku on YouTube, studying his string theory and seeing where we are headed as a civilization from a technology standpoint. If you want to see some of this stuff, just google the guy.
Three types of civilizations:
Type 1: Controls all sources of energy of...
| Political Talk|| Board Book Discussion Thread - CollegeFBRules on 1/1/13 at 6:34 pm|
[b]Welcome Inaugural Poli-Board Book Club Participants[/b]
The following books have so far been nominated to be read by those wishing to participate. I will take suggestions through Sunday, after which time we will begin a two day voting period. I would like to start reading the book one week f...
| Political Talk|| We should do a book club on this board. - CollegeFBRules on 1/1/13 at 2:40 pm|
I've seen the debate concept proposed around here, I have even proposed it in the past. However, I think CT's proposal in SFP's thread last week is the best idea:
[quote]IMHO what might work would be a slow read of a book or appropriate scholarly article. Select the writing, go one chapter/secti...
| Political Talk|| Blood Clot Found in Clinton's Head - CollegeFBRules on 12/31/12 at 4:16 pm|
Sorry, no link. Flash update on phone....