| Fantasy Sports Board|| Flex question: Floyd or Moreno? - Bayou Sam on 9/13/14 at 3:03 pm|
My instincts say Michael Floyd against the pitiful Giants but running backs tend to be more consistent....
| Political Talk|| Not surprised Obama is helping the Yazidi - Bayou Sam on 8/8/14 at 8:06 am|
They worship Satan:
[quote]Yazidi accounts of creation differ from that of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. They believe that God first created Tawûsê Melek from his own illumination (Ronahî) and the other six archangels were created later. God ordered Tawûsê Melek not to bow to other beings. The...
| Political Talk|| Calvin Coolidge made ~70% more executive orders - Bayou Sam on 7/31/14 at 12:57 am|
than Barack Obama. Calvin fricking Coolidge. Just saying.
| Political Talk|| The myth of the Caliphate - Bayou Sam on 7/10/14 at 1:06 pm|
Nice article in Al-Jazeera: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/07/myth-caliphate-islamic-state-20147912425476113.html
[quote]Caliph or Khalifa in Arabic, is used in Islamic tradition to connote theological successors to prophets. According to Sunni Muslims, the prophet of Islam had fou...
| Political Talk|| Review of N. Wade's book on race - Bayou Sam on 5/9/14 at 9:09 am|
[link=(http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/05/troublesome_inheritance_critique_nicholas_wade_s_dated_assumptions_about.single.html)]This[/link] is a review of the book Charles Murray famously (in some circles) and notoriously (in others) reviewed in the WSJ. The author is a...
| Political Talk|| Cajun dude on npr - Bayou Sam on 2/25/14 at 8:48 am|
Did anyone else just hear that old bruh named Beau (or Bo) Broussard on NPR say that he didn't vote for Obama in 2008 and won't vote for Mary Landrieu because "he don't vote for black people, lady. I was raised that they have their place and I have mine"??
| Movie/TV Board|| Moses Farrow: of course Allen did not rape my sister - Bayou Sam on 2/5/14 at 2:29 pm|
[quote] ... Moses Farrow is speaking out to defend Allen—and accuse their mother, Mia Farrow, of poisoning the children against their father. "My mother drummed i...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Ben Tate or Andre Brown? - Bayou Sam on 12/12/13 at 8:28 pm|
Non-ppr. Brown at Seahawks, Tate at Colts. Not sure if I can trust Tate but the match-ups are clear....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Trade thoughts redux? - Bayou Sam on 10/21/13 at 10:13 pm|
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Brandon Marshall trade - Bayou Sam on 10/21/13 at 11:05 am|
I'm going to propose trading Marshall to this guy in my league who has three top running backs and is struggling a bit at WR. The RB position for me has been a total disaster--T-rich, David Wilson, Lamar Miller, L Bell.
So he has Reggie Bush, McCoy, and Forte. What would be your ranking on these?...
| Music Board|| Classical music fans: schoenberg? - Bayou Sam on 10/11/13 at 11:54 am|
Anyone have any particular recommendations for recordings of Schoenberg? ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Edelman or tavon austin? WR3? - Bayou Sam on 9/22/13 at 11:42 am|
Who would you start? Thinking Dal-STL will be a blowout, and TB's attention will be all one Edelman without Gronk. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| dropping bryce brown - Bayou Sam on 9/17/13 at 9:11 am|
Is it to dangerous to drop Bryce Brown at this point, for say Pierce or Fred Jackson? My league has this weird rule that you can only roster four RBs. Yes, it's dumb. ...
| Political Talk|| New Pew poll: Muslim opinion on extremists - Bayou Sam on 9/10/13 at 5:19 pm|
Another interesting fact: 40% of Lebanese Christians hold a favorable view of Hezbollah. 6% of Sunni Muslims hold a similar view (no surprise there).
| Fantasy Sports Board|| ESPN draft problem - Bayou Sam on 8/26/13 at 3:53 pm|
Does anyone know how to fix keepers in an ESPN-hosted draft? My commish can't figure it out, and I have no way of doing it myself, so I was wondering if anyone could give me a step-by-step that I could forward to him.
| O-T Lounge|| Why do men keep putting me in the girlfriend-zone? - Bayou Sam on 5/21/13 at 2:33 pm|
nice reversal: http://literaryreference.tumblr.com/post/50677204942/why-do-men-keep-putting-me-in-the-girlfriend-zone
[quote]You know how it is, right, ladies? You know a guy for a while. You hang out with him. You do fun things with him—play video games, watch movies, go hiking, go to concerts....
| Political Talk|| More CO2 in atmosphere now than in last 3 million years - Bayou Sam on 5/11/13 at 11:02 am|
[quote]The proportion of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is set to break 400 parts per million this month, levels not seen in 3 million years, according to one of the best climate records available.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Chomsky-Foucault debate now online - Bayou Sam on 5/10/13 at 8:43 am|
in full. I know Chomsky usually attracts some attention in threads so I thought this might be interesting to some of you:
Personally I don't think either "wins." ...
| Political Talk|| Elbert Guillory (D-Opelousas) on Jindal's creationist bill and witchcraft - Bayou Sam on 5/5/13 at 7:44 pm|
[quote] Sen. Elbert Guillory, D-Opelousas, said he had reservations with repealing the act after a spiritual healer correctly diagnosed a specific medical ailment he had. He said he thought repealing the act could "lock the door on being able to view ideas from many places, concepts from many cul...
| Political Talk|| 90 % debt threshold based on excel error? - Bayou Sam on 4/16/13 at 12:16 pm|
Sorry on mobile andcant chat but this is too funny
This is important for austerity arguments. Bad week for the tin foil hat crowd...first gold now this....