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If social security is doing so great why do we now need myRA? - GumboPot
[link=(https://myra.treasury.gov)]LINK[/link] And is this even constitutional? Where does Obama get the authority to implement myRA? Seems like a scheme to funnel more private IRA funds from private equities to treasuries. Gotta find more people to secure that federal government debt, I gues...


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Majority favors re-establishing diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba. - GumboPot
[quote]64 percent of those surveyed support the decision to establish diplomatic relations with Havana[/quote] [quote]A partisan breakdown of the question, however, revealed a divide on the issue. While 70 percent of Democrats and 51 percent of Independents said they approved of reestablishing re...


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Car explodes as "LIGHTNING" allegedly hits it during high-speed police chase. - GumboPot
[quote]A hair-raising video has emerged that a car full of masked robbers exploding moments after they raided a church in Russia - and witnesses insist they were hit by lightning. [/quote] [link=(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2881287/Gone-flash-moment-car-explodes-pieces-LIGHTNING-alle...


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Political Talk
District court declares Obama immigration action unconstitutional - GumboPot
[quote]Earlier Tuesday, a federal court in Pennsylvania declared aspects of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy unconstitutional. According to the opinion by Judge Arthur Schwab, the president’s policy goes “beyond prosecutorial discretion” in that it provides a relatively r...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Is there another RB in the league that runs the screen better than Pierre? - GumboPot
Remember how bad the screen was under Aaron Brooks?:lol: Seriously, I've been following the Saints and the NFL since the old Tulane stadium days. I can't recall a running back as patient and deceptive as PT running the screen. I know last night was the lowly Bears but Pierre has been success...


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Tech Board
If you were designing a new home, your choice of a home sound system? - GumboPot
Most home systems that I'm familiar with seem to lack low end frequencies. I need at least one room where I can drop the bass. Can any of you audiophiles here on the tech board make a recommendation? Link?...


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Political Talk
Treasury Department Seeking Survival Kits For Bank Employees - GumboPot
[quote]The Department of Treasury is seeking to order survival kits for all of its employees who oversee the federal banking system, according to a new solicitation. The emergency supplies would be for every employee at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), which conducts on-site r...


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More Sports Board
Half of Americans Don't Want Their Sons Playing Football, Poll Shows - GumboPot
[img]http://media.gotraffic.net/images/iae9d0BZkeIo/v6/-1x-1.jpg[/img] [quote]The finding suggest that, over the course of time, football could go the way of boxing, a marquee American sport in the early part of the 20th century that declined amid a similar set of dynamics: changing perceptions o...


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LSU Recruiting Board
Chances we flip Shyheim Carter (2016). - GumboPot
What are they? [link=(http://247sports.com/Player/Shyheim-Carter-28062)]247[/link] gives us a 50% shot. Agree or are the odds better or worse? ...


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Tech Board
Are the mobile versions of websites necessary? - GumboPot
Seem like phone technology is advanced enough to do away with mobile versions of websites. Also there is nothing more annoying than websites like Yahoo News on your phone...they don't allow you to switch to the desktop version. I just avoid Yahoo News and website like it....


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Political Talk
This smug yankee columnist sure has his jimmies rustled. Re: Dem losses. - GumboPot
Michael Tomasky used the tried and true racism card amongst other reasons the Dems have lost the south. Meanwhile the south continues to be the most diverse region in America while Tomasky belches his hate from his all white gated community. This dude is pathetic: [quote]I don’t remember a much...


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More Sports Board
The committee made a mistake by ranking the top four. - GumboPot
If they keep the four team playoff format the committee should drop ranking the top four. They should simply state whether or not your team is in or out. This gives them more integrity (lol) if you will, for matching up playoff teams....


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Tiger Rant
Should Jennings take up darts as a hobby during the offseason? - GumboPot
IMO Jennings most glaring weakness is accuracy. It appears that his throwing motion that is beneficial for the deep ball accuracy is detrimental to his short to medium passing accuracy. So how does Jennings improve his accuracy in the medium to short passing game? Join a dart league during the ...


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Political Talk
Obama never signed an "amnesty" EO. - GumboPot
[link=(http://www.wnd.com/2014/12/head-fake-obama-never-signed-amnesty-order/)]LINK[/link] Take it FWIW because the link is from WND. However I went to the WH website and there appears to be no executive order or presidential action halting the deportation of 5 million illegals (the two Presiden...


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There seems to be a lot of racism up north lately. - GumboPot
I thought that was only a southern problem. :confused:...


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Why Amnesties Fail - GumboPot
[quote] In his book, "Why Government Fails So Often," Peter Schuck, a self-proclaimed liberal who worked for President Carter, explains: [F]or a policy to be effective, people must believe that the government will discharge today's commitments in the future (usually in the medium or long term), y...


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Will GWB 2.0 foreign policy sell? - GumboPot
[quote]The Bush Doctrine is on the verge of making a comeback. As Jeb Bush weighs a presidential bid, the former Florida governor on Tuesday laid out his foreign policy precepts,[b] which closely mirror that of his brother, former President George W. Bush[/b]. [/quote] Please. No. [link=...


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Political Talk
Arctic Sea Ice Extent At A Decadal High Every Day In November - GumboPot
[link=(http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/arctic-sea-ice-extent-at-a-decadal-high-every-day-in-november/)]Just saying.[/link] [quote]Experts like Nobel Prize winner Al Gore predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free in 2014. Instead, we have seen a large increase in the amount of Arct...


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Political Talk
Only three days left to save the earth - GumboPot
Now only two days left: [quote]Prof Penny Sackett, Herald [b]Sun December 04, 2009[/b] We’ve got 5 years to save world says Australia’s chief scientist Professor Penny Sackett THE planet has just five years to avoid disastrous global warming, says the Federal Government’s chief scientist. ...


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Tiger Rant
The two greatest improvements on D this year...what were they? - GumboPot
It's obvious that the LSU defense showed great improvement as the season progressed. That puts a big smile on my face. In your opinion what were the two greatest improvements on defense this year? I'm going with: 1. Beckwith getting the starting position at middle linebacker. The guy playe...


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