| Political Talk|| UK is censoring Internet like China under guise of porn filter - heehaw on 12/24/13 at 1:07 am|
Big surprise here.
[quote]The idea of an internet porn filter has always been a political fiction, a conveniently inaccurate sound bite used to conjure images of hardcore fisting and ...
| Political Talk|| GlaxoSmithKline pledges to stop bribing doctors to peddle their drugs - heehaw on 12/19/13 at 3:46 am|
| Political Talk|| US to support French intervention in Central African Republic - heehaw on 12/9/13 at 1:36 pm|
[quote]In other words, look for the C.A.R./Congo region to get drastically "destabilized" in the coming weeks, especially with both French and the US f...
| Political Talk|| NSA morale is down - heehaw on 12/8/13 at 10:26 am|
I realize it must be hard on the NSA workers...all these people cursing and bashing them. I mean, whats really ...
| Political Talk|| "It wont be long before they storm this chamber and they hang you... - heehaw on 12/8/13 at 9:06 am|
and they'll be right!"
Strong words by a British parliament member at the EU: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBVFpYN0iNo...
| O-T Lounge|| Re: Kardashians Christmas Photo: Illuminati symbolism - heehaw on 12/7/13 at 1:47 pm|
[quote]First, there’s Kim Kardashian posing with a revealing outfit. Her curves a...
| O-T Lounge|| Driving drunk is far more dangerous than driving stoned. - heehaw on 12/6/13 at 9:27 am|
Investigators evaluated the concentrations of alcohol and other drugs in blood samples from Swedish drivers killed in road-traffic crashes over a four-year period (2008-2011). They concluded: “Not sur...
| Political Talk|| Another interesting tidbit about JFK... - heehaw on 12/1/13 at 9:37 pm|
Never heard this before.
[quote]Mary Pinchot Meyer and John F. Kennedy reportedly had "about 30 trysts" and at least one author has claimed she brought marijuana or LSD to almost all of these meetings. In January 1963, Philip Graham disclosed the Kennedy-Pinchot Meyer affair to a meeting of ne...
| Food and Drink Board|| Food carts vs food trucks in NOLA - heehaw on 12/1/13 at 4:38 pm|
Do they both fall under the same laws/regulations?
I've read that only 100 trucks are given permits at a time, cant go to French Quarter or CBD, can only be at one spot for 30 minutes, etc. Do food carts get grouped in with food trucks under these rules, or is there a separate set of rules for t...
| Political Talk|| What happens to the car insurance industry with self driving cars? - heehaw on 11/22/13 at 6:07 pm|
When self driving cars become the norm what happens to the car insurance industry? Doesnt seem like there would be much use for it, but I dont see them going away without a fight (eg lots of lobbying)....
| O-T Lounge|| Ancient humans got around - heehaw on 11/19/13 at 10:20 pm|
New genome sequences from two extinct human relatives suggest that these ‘archaic’ groups bred with humans and with each other m...
| Political Talk|| America has a new complex - heehaw on 11/19/13 at 5:10 pm|
The Border-Industrial Complex. CBP is now in over a dozen countries in Latin America, Africa, and the ME. Of course, domestically, they have become militarized just like any other law enforcement agency.
| Political Talk|| Trans Pacific Partnership spells the end of popular sovereignty in US if passed - heehaw on 11/10/13 at 6:26 pm|
[quote]The next “trade” treaty will be the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This is a huge treaty with only a small part covering trade. Most of the agreement (according to le...
| O-T Lounge|| You are hosting a dinner party for 20 famous people, from any time period - heehaw on 11/9/13 at 1:24 pm|
Who do you invite?
Hunter S. Thompson
Siddartha Guatama (Buddha)
| Political Talk|| John Kerry says LHO did not act alone - heehaw on 11/9/13 at 12:01 pm|
"I certainly have doubts that he was motivated by himself."
| Political Talk|| Donate to Obama, become an ambassador! - heehaw on 11/8/13 at 8:08 pm|
Good ole crony capitalism :usa:...
| Political Talk|| GREAT article on recent developments with Saudi Arabia - heehaw on 11/7/13 at 6:12 pm|
[quote]The ruling family of Saudi Arabia used public wealth (generated from sales of public natural resources) and strategic alliances with some Western countries to create the kingdom of virtual moderation. The alliance with the United ...
| Outdoor Board|| Wolverine Durashock work boots w/ steel toe and met guard - heehaw on 11/6/13 at 11:07 pm|
Used and lightly worn. How much do you think I could get for them?...
| Music Board|| Soom T - any fans? - heehaw on 11/6/13 at 7:22 pm|
Hip hop/electronic/reggae/dub artist.
| Political Talk|| Three Michigan cities pass marijuana legalization bills - heehaw on 11/5/13 at 9:51 pm|
[quote]Three localities in Michigan (Ferndale, Jackson, and Lansing) all voted in support of marijuana legalization today by huge margins. The three areas had similar proposals to remove criminal ...
| Political Talk|| Obama told his aides that he's "really good at killing people" - heehaw on 11/3/13 at 10:10 pm|
This will not go over well for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner.
[b]According to the new book “Double Down,” in which journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann chronicle the 2012 presidential election, P...
| Political Talk|| Supposedly the Tea Party was formed because - heehaw on 10/31/13 at 11:49 am|
many conservatives were tired of Bush and the RINOs.
Now we see many Dems turning on Obama and the old guard of the Democrat party due to Obamacare, surveillance, foreign policy, etc.
What are the chances we see a similar type of movement growing within the Democrat party?
If so, I think th...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT - heehaw on 10/30/13 at 5:51 pm|
I breaded some chicken breasts and pan fried them in coconut oil.
Chopped up some garlic, ginger, bell peppers, portabellas, broccoli, red onions, pineapple, and mango. Threw it all in a casserole dish with honey and soy sauce and cooked in the oven for about 20 minutes.
Served it all on a be...
| Political Talk|| Ex CIA intelligence officer Michael Scheuer on US foreign policy - heehaw on 10/28/13 at 5:43 pm|
At House Homeland Security Committee meeting earlier this month.
Of course the politicians say the ME hates us because we have freedom, democracy, womens rights, etc. Scheuer's six reasons on why they hate us:
“Our support f...
| Political Talk|| Obama Admin urges USSC not to take NSA mass surveillance case - heehaw on 10/20/13 at 12:09 pm|
They believe the Supreme Court lacks authority under the Patriot Act to weigh on the legality of NSA activities. They lack the jurisdiction to issue a writ of certiorari to the FISA court.
I thought the Supreme Court had ultimate...
| Outdoor Board|| Thoughts on Old Town Kayaks? - heehaw on 10/19/13 at 6:34 pm|
I found an Old Town 9.5' Otter on Craigslist for $225.
I'm new to kayaking. Any opinions on these? Reliable, durable, easily manaveruable?
| Political Talk|| What can be done to reform campaign contributions and lobbying? - heehaw on 10/19/13 at 12:15 pm|
This seems to be the biggest problem in our country. Campaign contributions and lobbying are the lifelines of our corporatist oligarchy.
Obviously the politicians wont change anything since their pockets are being lined by corporations. ...
| Political Talk|| Ebay founder gives Glenn Greenwald $250 mil for start up news channel - heehaw on 10/17/13 at 10:42 am|
Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, has revealed more details of the media organization he is creating with journalist Glenn Greenwald.
Greenwald announced on Tuesday that he was leaving the Guardian, where he h...
| Political Talk|| Wikileaks documentary "Mediastan" - heehaw on 10/14/13 at 10:09 am|
Very interesting stuff. Follows a group of journalists through Central Asia who are trying to find local journalists to publish the classified US documents and diplomatic cables.
| Music Board|| Anybody still buy vinyls, cassettes, or CDs? - heehaw on 10/9/13 at 4:40 pm|
It had been a couple years since I had checked out a second hand music shop, so over the weekend I went to a couple. Got a few nice finds:
Dylan and the Dead (CD)
The Chronic by Dre (Vinyl)
Miles in the Sky and Bitches Brew (Vinyl)
Super Blues by Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, and Little Walter (Ca...