| Political Talk|| ? for Civil War buffs ... La. Tigers - Zach on 5/18/13 at 2:17 pm|
We all know that LSU took it's name from the Louisiana Tigers in the Civil War.
Today I was reading an article about art exhibits in the WSJ re: CW. I found this:
Apparently, it's the La. Tigers losing. Does anyone know the La...
| Political Talk|| IT'S FRIDAY!!!! - Zach on 5/17/13 at 4:40 pm|
And now for some distraction from the Obama scandals. We've got a pretty decent number of miscreant names arrested this week.
Carlgarret... Mom knew that dad was either Carl or Garret.
Fetus ... yes, at one time he was.
Valanaski .. Russian composer.
| Political Talk|| Dogs 1, Mayor Glover 0 - Zach on 5/16/13 at 12:05 pm|
It was a case of the City council over riding his veto and he just said 'I don't care.'...
| Political Talk|| For those who missed the Carter years... - Zach on 5/16/13 at 12:02 pm|
[link=(http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/16/venezuela-toilet-paper-shortage-50m)]go to Venezuela now[/link]
I remember all kinds of shortages. Toilet paper was one. But the weirdest was onions. Couldn't get onion rings at Murrell's for two weeks.
Also remember the black flags at gas ...
| Political Talk|| 1,000 special ed employees in Caddo Schools??? - Zach on 5/15/13 at 3:23 pm|
OK, I was reading The Inquisitor 3 months ago when they listed the salaries of people in the Caddo Parish School System. I was shocked to see 10 pages of 'special ed'. Combin...
| Political Talk|| Wassup with Manness for Senate? - Zach on 5/14/13 at 1:02 pm|
[link=(http://www.wafb.com/story/22247447/retired-air-force-colonel-challenges-landrieu-for-us-senate-seat)]anybody here ever heard of him?[/link]...
| Help Board|| Can I get some help with Dr. Joyce avatar? - Zach on 5/13/13 at 5:39 pm|
This should be small enough. Thanks....
| Political Talk|| Give it up for Tawanna Brawley... - Zach on 5/13/13 at 4:23 pm|
[link=(http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/it_tawana_fe_z178pEfXuhZ2VlacVTvaQO)]send 50 bucks or whatever you can[/link]
It's been a long time since I've read about Leonard Jeffries, the prof who says white people are evil because they come from the cold. Black people are nice because they come f...
| Political Talk|| Ever wondered what happened to those young hippie chicks... - Zach on 5/13/13 at 10:29 am|
...from the 60s.
Here they are today...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pay people to cook at home - Zach on 5/12/13 at 9:53 am|
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/opinion/pay-people-to-cook-at-home.html?smid=pl-share&_r=0)]New York Times[/link]
Where's my check?...
| Political Talk|| Compliance Cars - Zach on 5/12/13 at 9:44 am|
Have ya'll heard of this? The new mileage standards imposed by Obama are AVERAGES. IE, if the new standard is 35 mpg, that doesn't mean all cars have to get 35. It means if you want to build one that gets 15 mpg, ya gotta build one that gets 55 mpg. The one that gets 55 keeps you in compliance w...
| Political Talk|| Ayn Rand v. CS Lewis - Zach on 5/11/13 at 4:10 pm|
This is really fascinating to me because I'm a fan of both and have read both. But it was a different time.
The quotes on the left are from Lewis and comments rebutting them on ...
| Political Talk|| WH tweet promoting immigration draws responses - Zach on 5/10/13 at 3:13 pm|
[link=(http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/05/10/wh-sends-ridiculous-immigration-tweet-responses-hilarious-68326)]I like the one about asteroids[/link]...
| Political Talk|| IT'S FRIDAY!!! - Zach on 5/10/13 at 2:51 pm|
Cover story is prostitution sting. Among four arrested are La'Shay and Shon'Tay. No price but from the pics I would say they were asking about 10 bucks.
Shirterria ... self-serve clothing shop.
Meryah ... a guy
Zommand ...this is a comic book super hero.
| Political Talk|| When apolgies are worthless - Zach on 5/10/13 at 11:01 am|
I just heard on the news the mother of Castro of Cleveland apologized to the 3 girls and their families. It reminded me of an oft made comment by jurors in murder trials. "Well, the reason I voted for the death penalty was because he didn't show any remorse."
So, if the murderer says 'Sorry...
| Political Talk|| FDA looking at caffeine - Zach on 5/8/13 at 3:28 pm|
[link=(http://constitutionschool.com/2013/05/08/fda-looks-to-begin-regulating-caffeine/)]can you say 'nanny state'[/link]
So, when did you guys start drinking coffee? For me it was age 5. And look how I turned out....
| Political Talk|| Disability..the hits just keep on coming - Zach on 5/8/13 at 11:58 am|
[link=(http://cnsnews.com/news/article/10962532-us-disability-beneficiaries-exceed-population-greece)]Now equal to population of Greece[/link]...
| Political Talk|| Cruz Missile - Zach on 5/7/13 at 3:33 pm|
[link=(http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/honeymoon-hell-top-10-most-obnoxious-anti-ted-cruz-quotes)]top 10 haters[/link]
If he drives the left nuts, I like him....
| Food and Drink Board|| Settle a gumbo argument - Zach on 5/7/13 at 9:25 am|
So, I'm on the treadmill with a friend in the gym and we're discussing favorite foods. I mention chicken and sausage gumbo.
Him: "I used to love gumbo but I'm on a low salt diet and can't eat it anymore."
Me: "If you don't add salt out of the shaker gumbo is not a high salt dish."
Him: "Oh, yes ...
| Political Talk|| Pet Food Stamps - Zach on 5/6/13 at 5:18 pm|
| Political Talk|| BO playing golf with Saxby - Zach on 5/6/13 at 4:09 pm|
[link=(http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/political-insider/2013/may/06/saxby-chambliss-plays-golf-president-obama/)]Saxby Chambliss of Ga[/link]
Saxby is a member of the Senate. The Senate vote against gun control irked BO. I'm still getting emails from OFA urging me to contact my senator.
The gun ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Am I a bruthish cave man? - Zach on 5/6/13 at 3:31 pm|
I've always considered myself a fairly meticulous cook but today I got a small mag titled Cook's Illustrated in the mail ...about 20 pages. Some suggestions:
1. Organize your spice cabinet by alphabet left to right.
2. When grating cheese do it in a large zip lock bag that contains your hand,...
| Political Talk|| NBC's economics expert.... - Zach on 5/6/13 at 1:19 pm|
[link=(http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbcs-joy-ann-reid-only-sane-way-boost-economy-more-spending-and-higher-taxes)]more spending and higher taxes[/link]
It's the only 'sane' way....
| Food and Drink Board|| Got a chile pepper question - Zach on 5/6/13 at 10:21 am|
Watched Alton Brown and he said not to use chile powder, but to buy dried chile peppers, heat on stove top to bring out oils and then grind in the blender.
The problem. He said to remove seeds because they are bitter. I know this is the case with bell peppers but I thought seeds brought the hea...
| Political Talk|| Keynes was gay - Zach on 5/5/13 at 5:05 pm|
Didn't know that. Jonah Goldberg is a very reputable writer. This leads to another question.
The biggest proponent of Keynes today is the NYT's Paul Krugman.
Is Krugman gay? ...
| Political Talk|| My latest email from OFA... - Zach on 5/4/13 at 2:00 pm|
"This week, OFA volunteers are hand-delivering a petition to Congress with the names of every OFA supporter who's fighting to reduce gun violence.
According to our most recent records, [b]it looks like you haven't signed it yet."[/b]
Ooooh, I think Zach is in trouble....
| Political Talk|| Roll Call...who is having local voting tomorrow? - Zach on 5/3/13 at 6:20 pm|
Caddo Parish... Property Tax renewals for schools.
Bossier Parish... Property Tax renewals for schools plus one council seat.
The Shreveport Times has been running tons of letters to editor in favor of the taxes. All of the letters have been written by school board members and teacher union o...
| Political Talk|| IT'S FRIDAY!!!! - Zach on 5/3/13 at 1:24 pm|
A sad story about a HS in Plain Dealing (north of Bossier City). Prom was cancelled. Reason: Principal said there was no money to put it on. I blame it on the Sequester.
Now, on the the perps of the week...
Travellis .. a wooden frame for roses.
Clynesia .. pr...
| Political Talk|| Call me a liberal but I agree with this... - Zach on 5/2/13 at 4:25 pm|
[link=(http://cnsnews.com/news/article/federal-prisons-plan-release-more-inmates-compassionate-grounds)]Release old prisoners[/link]
Saves some money and ...I'm not worried about an 80 year old committing crime....
| Political Talk|| Get ready for reintroduction of gun bill in Senate - Zach on 5/2/13 at 12:48 pm|
I'm being bombarded with emails from OFA demanding that I sign an E petition to my Senators.
OFA takes orders directly from the White House. The press is still beating the drum, chastising the Senate for their "Gutless cowering to the NRA."...