| Political Talk|| North Korea launches short-range missiles - carbola on 5/18/13 at 6:37 am|
[quote]North Korea has fired three short-range missiles from its east coast, South Korea's defence ministry says, but the purpose of the launches was unknown.[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting a 'national tragedy'? - carbola on 5/15/13 at 10:03 pm|
Great article IMO
Years after Katrina, I lived in Evanston, Illinois and learned about the warm weather massacres in Chicago that happen every spring break or beginning of su...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul on not being libertarian - carbola on 5/13/13 at 6:15 pm|
[quote]“I’m not advocating everyone go out and run around with no clothes on and smoke pot,” he said. “I’m not a libertarian. I’m a libertarian Republican. I’m a constitutional conservative.”[/quote]
Man I've being doing this whole libertarian thing wrong
| More Sports Board|| I like Wyoming's new field design - carbola on 5/7/13 at 8:52 pm|
| Political Talk|| South Carolina State House Votes to Nullify Obamacare, 65-39 - carbola on 5/5/13 at 6:07 pm|
[quote]A bill that would nullify the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in South Carolina through noncompliance passed a 3rd and final reading in the state house today. ...
| Political Talk|| Five Things Obamacare Won’t Do - carbola on 5/3/13 at 9:15 pm|
[quote]It won’t control health costs. A few months after the health care law passed, former White House advisers touted the law’s cost controls: The law, they wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine, “puts in...
| Political Talk|| Obama Administration Appeals Judge's Order On Plan B - carbola on 5/2/13 at 2:02 am|
[quote]The Obama administration filed an appeal Wednesday of a U.S. district court ruling that ordered it to end all age restrictions on the Plan B emergency contracept...
| Political Talk|| Presidential Proclamation -- Loyalty Day, 2013 (May 1, 2013) - carbola on 5/1/13 at 11:47 pm|
Today is Loyalty Day per Obama :usa:
[quote]LOYALTY DAY, 2013
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
In the centuries since A...
| Political Talk|| CaliforniaCare: The Employer Mandate on Steroids (Fine if you cut employee hours - carbola on 5/1/13 at 11:45 pm|
[quote]California AB 880: “This bill would make it unlawful for a large employer to, among other things…reduce an employee’s hours or work…if the purpose is to avoid the imposition of t...
| Political Talk|| Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad - carbola on 4/30/13 at 3:14 am|
[quote]On 7 a.m. on Monday, the 16 year-old mixed some common household chemicals in a small 8 oz water bottle on the ground of Bartow High School in Barton, Florida. The reaction caused a small ...
| Political Talk|| Army says no to more tanks, but Congress insists - carbola on 4/28/13 at 9:15 pm|
[quote]Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past two years to build improved versions of the 70-ton Abrams.
But senior Army officials have said repeatedly...
| Political Talk|| True or not true, Re: Obamacare and White House statement on Twitter - carbola on 4/27/13 at 4:18 am|
I fail to see how Riley thinks he is correct on this one
| Political Talk|| Agree of disagree with this picture, Re: Police & Tanks - carbola on 4/23/13 at 9:35 pm|
| Political Talk|| Politics explained? - carbola on 4/15/13 at 6:22 am|
| Political Talk|| Something both R's and D's can get mad about - carbola on 4/14/13 at 2:47 am|
[link=(http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/12/177063450/congress-repeals-financial-disclosure-requirements-for-senior-u-s-officials?ft=3&f=1001&sc=nl&cc=nh-20130413)]Congress Repeals Financial Disclosure Requirements For Senior U.S. Officials[/link]
[quote]Joining the Senate, the House ...
| O-T Lounge|| Oilfield OTers, any tips on getting OBM out of clothes - carbola on 4/13/13 at 3:03 pm|
Long story short, didn't realize the shirt I was wearing on the rig floor. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Do you look like Robb Stark from Game of Thrones and live in NOLA? - carbola on 4/9/13 at 6:17 pm|
Well looks like you're in luck [link=(http://neworleans.craigslist.org/cas/3725685022.html)]LINK[/link]
[quote]Seeking Robb Stark Look-alike from GoT - w4m - 25 (New Orleans)
I am an avid fan of George R. R. Martin's series Game of Thrones (both the books and the show). I have recently purchas...
| Political Talk|| U.S. spends $288 million on ammo (and $3.4 B total) for Afghan National Police - carbola on 4/2/13 at 7:21 pm|
But all the teachers must be fired, airport control towers must be closed, and we cannot give white house tours!
[quote]The U.S. government has spent $288 million on ammunition for the troubled Afghan National Police (ANP), ac...
| Political Talk|| Don't know if it is true or not, but would you support this bill - carbola on 3/25/13 at 11:03 pm|
| Political Talk|| Foreign citizens who want to move to the US (WashPo Map) - carbola on 3/22/13 at 3:13 pm|
| Political Talk|| Are these welfare stats true? - carbola on 3/10/13 at 10:41 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Things to do in Anchorage? - carbola on 3/10/13 at 12:04 am|
I'm heading up to the north slope for work this week. Have a few days that I'll be in Anchorage and just wondering if anyone knows any good restaurants or bars there? I'll be staying at the Coast International Inn.
| Political Talk|| Chicago City Council to vote on energy-drink ban - carbola on 3/5/13 at 8:18 am|
[quote]In 2011, Fournier was 14 years old. She is believed to have had two Monster energy drinks over two days just before she was rushed to the hospital. She died several days later.
Fournier had a heart condition, and Monster says her death was due to pre-existing conditions. Monster hired doc...
| Political Talk|| Pretty true comic about new gun and pot laws - carbola on 3/3/13 at 6:01 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Has anyone ever had an old book repaired? - carbola on 3/2/13 at 2:09 pm|
My family has a 2nd edition copy of Gone With the Wind that has seen some better days. I was hoping to try and get it repaired, but have no idea where to start. They live in Lafayette if that helps at all....
| Political Talk|| Town in NY bans roommates in residential neighborhoods - carbola on 3/1/13 at 11:04 am|
[link=(http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20130205/NEWS03/702059882)]Council changes zoning for roommates in residential neighborhoods[/link]
[quote]In a split vote, the Watertown City Council decided on Monday night to make a change in the city’s zoning ordinance that forbids roommates f...
| Political Talk|| Louisiana Forces Homeless Shelter To Destroy $8,000 Worth Of Deer Meat - carbola on 2/27/13 at 12:08 pm|
[quote]Louisiana’s State Health Department forced a homeless shelter to destroy $8,000 worth of deer meat because it was donated from a hunter organization.
| Food and Drink Board|| CC's to make K Cups later this year - carbola on 2/22/13 at 4:42 pm|
I bought one of the Keurig coffee makers today and was hoping for some CC's coffee. I was rather disappointed when I found out they don't make them. I emailed their customer support to see if they have any plans to do so and this is their response:
[quote]Thank you for your email. Yes we do hav...
| Political Talk|| Ann Coulter Battles Stossel, Calls Libertarians ‘P*****,’ And Gets Booed By Room - carbola on 2/22/13 at 8:03 am|
[quote]What do you get when you invite outspoken conservative firebrand Ann Coulter to debate outspoken libertarian John Stossel in front of an audience o...
| Political Talk|| FBI battling 'rash of sexting' among its employees - carbola on 2/22/13 at 7:43 am|
[quote]The FBI hopes these quarterly reports will stem what its assistant director called a "rash of sexting cases" involving employees who are using their government-issued devices to send lurid texts a...