| O-T Lounge|| Online home remodeling resources? - Politiceaux on 3/2/14 at 9:49 pm|
Do any OTers have experience with any home remodeling websites? I will be remodeling the kitchen and den of an older garden district home and am looking for ideas. TIA...
| Political Talk|| Obama calls for an end to era of austerity - Politiceaux on 2/21/14 at 10:06 am|
[quote]President Obama’s forthcoming budget request will seek tens of billions of dollars in fresh spending for domestic priorities while abandoning a compromise proposal to tame the national debt in part by trimming Social Security benefits.
With the 2015 budget request, Obama will call for an e...
| Political Talk|| Thomas Sowell is no fan of Ted Cruz - Politiceaux on 2/19/14 at 8:24 am|
[quote]Senator Ted Cruz has not yet reached the point where he can make policy, rather than just make political trouble. But there are already disquieting signs that he is looking out for Ted Cruz — even if that sets back the causes he claims to be serving.
Those causes are not being served when ...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana Polling Data (PPP) - Politiceaux on 2/18/14 at 11:12 am|
[quote]-David Vitter will start the 2015 race for Governor as a pretty strong early favorite. He has a 51/33 approval spread, some of the best numbers we've seen for him during his time in the Senate. Vitter leads in hypothetical match ups with Democrats Mitch Landrieu (50/37) and John Bel Edwards (...
| Political Talk|| Baghdad Bob Sebelius never ceases to amaze - Politiceaux on 2/18/14 at 8:48 am|
[quote]Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says there is “absolutely no evidence” that the Affordable Care Act will drive down employment, despite a report from the Congressional Budget Office released Feb. 4 predicting fewer people would be working.
[b]“There is absolutely no e...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT? - Politiceaux on 2/14/14 at 5:50 pm|
Staying in. Grilled veal chops, gnocchi tossed in a tomato vodka cream sauce, roasted asparagus, garlic bread and Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Brunch Opinions: Coquette vs. Martinique vs. La Petite Grocery - Politiceaux on 2/14/14 at 11:21 am|
I'll be choosing one of the above three for brunch Sunday and am looking for opinions. We typically go to Patois, Dante's Kitchen or Atchafalaya when in New Orleans on Sunday mornings. Any experiences with the three choices? TIA. :cheers:...
| Political Talk|| Conservative Acquaintance Annoyingly Not Racist - Politiceaux on 2/11/14 at 2:25 pm|
[quote]BROOKLYN, NY—Acknowledging that the man’s right-wing views are more nuanced than one might expect, 36-year-old liberal Diana Hardwick confided to reporters Tuesday that her conservative acquaintance Brady Daniels is, quite frustratingly, not racist. “We got to talking about immigration, and I...
| Political Talk|| Latest Obamacre clown show: Businesses can't make staffing decisions due to law - Politiceaux on 2/11/14 at 11:53 am|
[quote]Some lawmakers, though, have claimed that the mere threat of the employer mandate is causing companies to shed full-time workers in the hope of keeping their staff size below 50 and avoiding the requirement.
Administration officials dispute that this is happening on any large scale. [b]Fu...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Want to Buy two LSU-Auburn Basketball Tickets - Politiceaux on 2/6/14 at 7:38 am|
100 and 200 levels preferred.
| Political Talk|| CBO: Obamacare a bigger disaster than previously predicted - Politiceaux on 2/4/14 at 9:31 am|
[quote]The Affordable Care Act will also reduce the number of fulltime workers by more than 2 million in coming years, congressional budget analysts said in the most detailed analysis of the law’s impact on jobs.
The CBO said the law’s impact on jobs would be mostly felt starting after 2016. The ...
| Political Talk|| Christie's Inaugural: End the failed war on drugs - Politiceaux on 1/21/14 at 4:50 pm|
Reaffirming and emphasizing a position he's held for a while:
[quote]“We will end the failed war on drugs that believes that incarceration is the cure of every ill caused by drug abuse. We will make drug treatment available to as many of our non-violent offenders as we can and we will partner with ...
| Political Talk|| Chicago teacher's union selects Jeremiah Wright as keynote speaker - Politiceaux on 1/14/14 at 8:55 pm|
[quote]The Chicago Teachers Union wants a louder voice in the political world — and to kick off that campaign, it’s turning to a public figure every bit as combative as the union itself: the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.[/quote][quote]Wright will give a keynote address Wednesday at a breakfast the teacher’s...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT? - Politiceaux on 1/14/14 at 5:46 pm|
Ordering a pizza from the redone Mama Della's. I'll report back....
| Food and Drink Board|| New Belgian style beer bar to open in Baton Rouge - Politiceaux on 1/14/14 at 3:52 pm|
[quote]The owner of Baton Rouge bars The Cove and Port Royal is planning to open a new bar called Hofbrauhaus Rouge in CitiPlace Court, according to a concept plan recently submitted to the Planning Commission. "This is to be a craft beer establishment specializing in an extensive line of craft beer...
| Political Talk|| Chart of the day: Obama recovery - Labor Participation disparity - Politiceaux on 1/10/14 at 2:33 pm|
[quote]In June of 2009, the labor force participation rate was 65.7 percent (by way of comparison, the average over the last decade is 65.1 percent, while the peak was...
| Political Talk|| Maddow's Koch obsession sinks to new depths - Politiceaux on 1/7/14 at 1:42 pm|
| Political Talk|| CNN Poll: Support for Obamacare falls more, driven by women voters - Politiceaux on 12/24/13 at 11:01 am|
[quote][b]Only 35% of those questioned in the poll say they support the health care law, a 5-point drop in less than a month. Sixty-two percent say they oppose the law, up four points from November.[/b]
[u]Nearly all of the newfound opposition is coming from women.
“Opposition to Obamacare...
| More Sports Board|| Texas gets valuable advice from Jose Canseco - Politiceaux on 12/15/13 at 11:10 am|
Hey Steve @stevepatterson Here is my plan to fix Texas football.[/quote][quote]Second what conference are we even in now? Just join the SEC already #Cansecohorns[/quote][quote]Fifth run and gun, throw deep, go for it on 4th act like the Longhorns insead of pantie wearing ag...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT? - Politiceaux on 12/6/13 at 5:49 pm|
Braised short ribs, mashed potatoes, roasted asparagus and J. Lohr cab. ...
| SEC Rant|| Question re: Arkansas games at WMS - Politiceaux on 12/3/13 at 12:13 pm|
How divided is the state on this? I ask because I do a decent amount of political consulting/lobbying work with a group based in Little Rock who are all big Arkansas fans but seem to be pretty upset. Granted, I think they go to a few games in Fayetteville a year but they seem really mad about going ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Oven roux help, please - Politiceaux on 11/27/13 at 12:07 pm|
I'll be making a large gumbo for the tailgate Friday in advance and have never made an oven roux before. I'd prefer to try it for this gumbo as it will be a lot to deal with stirring and I have a lot other tasks to complete for thanksgiving. What would be your method for making a large roux in this...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Done - Politiceaux on 11/22/13 at 10:36 am|
Found some. :geauxtigers:...
| Political Talk|| DHS still hasn't fired employee who called for mass murder of whites - Politiceaux on 11/20/13 at 12:59 pm|
[quote]Almost four months after he was unmasked as a militant black nationalist who called for murdering "Uncle Tom race traitors," Ayo Kimathi is still employed.
[/quote][quote]Kimathi, using the online nom de guerre "the Irritated Genie," called for "ethnic cleansing" of "black-skinned Uncle Tom ...
| Political Talk|| Pelosi: I've never met anyone who liked their plan - Politiceaux on 11/18/13 at 7:50 am|
She starts at 4:50. I almost respect her brazen attitude. I'm sure this will get plenty of breathless reporting on how out of touch she is. :rolleyes:
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT? - Politiceaux on 11/13/13 at 5:11 pm|
Shrimp, corn and andouille soup. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT? - Politiceaux on 11/5/13 at 5:42 pm|
Spaghetti & meatballs with garlic bread and vino. ...
| Political Talk|| Cruz's father on Obama: "I'd like to send him back to Kenya" - Politiceaux on 10/31/13 at 9:00 am|
[quote]The father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told supporters during the run-up to his son's election that it was imperative the Tea Party retake the Senate, encouraging them to ship Obama "back to Kenya."
Rafael Cruz, a Cuban immigrant and pastor, made the...
| Political Talk|| Senate Conservatives Fund won't get help from Ted Cruz - Politiceaux on 10/30/13 at 7:22 pm|
[quote]Extending an olive branch to GOP senators, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is privately making it clear he won’t engage in the Senate Conservatives Fund’s hardball tactics to defeat his colleagues in their primary races.
At a closed-door lunch meeting of Senate Republicans Wednesday, the freshman conser...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Need 4 for Florida (lower bowl preferred) - Politiceaux on 10/10/13 at 7:25 pm|