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SIAP: A little bit of Fergurson humor from Huff Po - carbola
[img]http://static.ijreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ryanJreilly-earbuds.jpg?de9c64[/img] The responses are hilarious: [img]http://static.ijreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/earplugs13.jpg?de9c64[/img] [img]http://static.ijreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/earplugs012.jpg?de9c64...


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FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - carbola
[quote]There will be no “ZimRide for airplanes”, according to an FAA ruling released today that prohibits private pilots from publicly offering seats on their planes in exchange for gas money, including via startups like AirPooler and Flytenow. The decision strikes a blow to the sharing economy, and...


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Fears grow in Baghdad that US is abandoning the city to its fate - carbola
[link=(http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/16/iraq-anger-us-air-force-defends-irbil-not-iraq-kurds-maliki)]LINK[/link] [quote]Iraq's political class has watched with fear and envy in the last fortnight as American jets have slowed the Islamic State extremist group's advance towards the Kurd...


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Middle East Friendship Chart - carbola
Finally a slightly over simplified version of who likes who in the ME :lol: [img]http://www.slate.com/features/2014/07/middle_east/graphics/graphical_version.png[/img]...


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Iraq’s President Selects Haider al Abadi as Prime Minister as Maliki Shows Force - carbola
[link=(http://iswiraq.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/iraqs-president-selects-haider-al-abadi.html)]LINK[/link] [quote]Key Takeaway: Iraq’s incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki maneuvered elite military units in Baghdad overnight on August 10, cutting off entrances to the protected Green Zone, in an e...


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Why does Congress feel the need to make laws everytime they convene - carbola
I know many "small government" types would actually love to see a bare minimal amount of law changes during a presidential tenure. So why is it that congress/the senate think they have to make new laws every-time they convene? I think this is part of the reason our law have gotten outrageously com...


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Well this is a sad stat - carbola
[img]http://i.crackedcdn.com/phpimages/photoshop/6/4/3/282643_v1.jpg[/img] [link=(http://www.laits.utexas.edu/gov310/VCE/conreelection/)]Secondary link[/link] [img]http://dase.laits.utexas.edu/media/american_politics_collection/viewitem/vce_conreelection_400.gif[/img] ...


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Iraq Conflict Thread - carbola
I'll update with articles as people post more Baghdad Airport officially closed until further notice Current attacks in and around Baghdad [img]http://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bp9uwIbIAAALYm2.png[/img] [link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/iraqconflict/comments/280wli/combined_discussion_of_current_ev...


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Revenge of the Kurds - carbola
[link=(http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/12/revenge_of_the_kurds)]LINK[/link] [quote]The Islamist insurgents, known variously as ISIS and ISIL, continued their drive south toward the Iraqi capital on Thursday after having captured key northern cities, including Mosul. No less vigorous...


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The Voters of Nevada Choose ‘None Of The Above' In Democratic Primary For Gov - carbola
:lol: [link=(http://www.ijreview.com/2014/06/146592-voters-nevada-choose-none-democratic-primary-governor/)]LINK[/link] [quote]Eight candidates were vying for the Democratic nomination for Nevada governor, but the winner wasn’t even on the ballot. With over 20,000 votes, 30% of all cast, “non...


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These Waiters Don’t Make Tips. Instead They Make $15 An Hour. - carbola
[link=(http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/06/10/3446937/packhouse-meats-tips/)]LINK[/link] I think this is interesting and would be cool to see more people following this method. What I *do* think is funny is that liberals are promoting this on the "It's a livable wage" line, whereas all I se...


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Insurgents seize Iraqi city of Mosul as troops flee - carbola
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/insurgents-seize-iraqi-city-of-mosul-as-troops-flee/2014/06/10/21061e87-8fcd-4ed3-bc94-0e309af0a674_story.html)]Wash Po[/link] [link=(http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-27778112)]BBC[/link] [quote]Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to...


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SeaTac, Local Businesses are Adding an 8.25% ‘Living Wage Surcharge’ - carbola
[link=(http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/06/following-15-minimum-wage-in-seatac.html)]LINK[/link] [img]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-juxvIB1mPR0/U5DchaHFiYI/AAAAAAAAQ3Q/fZEL3NjBT3E/s1600/minwage.jpg[/img] [quote]Erin Shannon, Director of the Center for Small Business writes on The Washingt...


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CIA first tweet - carbola
:rotflmao: [img]http://www.joeydevilla.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/cia-first-tweet.jpg[/img] [quote]By expanding to these platforms, CIA will be able to more directly engage with the public and provide information on CIA’s mission, history, and other developments. We have importa...


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Direct daily flights from Lafayette to Denver starting on August 19th - carbola
SIAP but thought I would share this other Lafayette thing: [img]http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs191/1107258422174/img/12.jpg[/img] :nana:...


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Lafayette named No. 1 overall city in America - carbola
[link=(http://www.theadvertiser.com/story/news/local/acadiana/2014/06/04/lafayette-named-overall-city-america/9956427/)]LINK[/link] [quote]The accolades for The Hub City keep coming in. Area Development, a publication covering site selection and facility planning, has ranked Lafayette number o...


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Michigan (21) vs. Ohio State (5) 7's Rugby - Michigan WINS!! GO BLUE! - carbola
Let's GO BLUE! Games so far for Michigan: Texas - 10 [b]Michigan[/b] - 22 [b]Michigan[/b] - 24 Navy - 19 Games so far for Ohio State: [b]Ohio State[/b] -26 Texas -7 [b]Navy[/b] - 31 Ohio State -5 [link=(http://www.usasevenscrc.com/2014-fixtures-and-results/)]Fixtures and Results[/li...


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A true meme about the PT - carbola
[img]http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/tumblr-1.jpg?w=500[/img] :lol:...


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U.S. Ranks Alongside Indonesia And Thailand On Workers’ Rights - carbola
This study basically looks at how nice business is to unions from what I can tell. In such, through clever wording, they say that working in the US is as bad as working in countries that are known to not care about worker safety and what not all because unionization may or may not be welcome. So a...


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America dumbs down - carbola
[link=(http://www.macleans.ca/politics/america-dumbs-down/)]LINK[/link] Interesting read. There is more in the article, but I'll try to quote the parts with statistics. [quote]Charles Darwin’s signature discovery—first published 155 years ago and validated a million different ways since—lo...


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