| Political Talk|| GOP needs to start offering alternatives to Obamacare - Rohan2Reed on 12/5/13 at 5:27 pm|
and do it publicly. use social media, town-hall meeting, twitter, slogans, hash tags, TV interviews .. you know, all the things the Dems have been doing better lately. strike while the iron is hot, boys and girls.
here's a good start .. something to build on: [link=(http://www.nationalreview.com...
| Political Talk|| What's the liberal answer to the obvious minimum wage increase consequences? - Rohan2Reed on 11/28/13 at 11:45 pm|
So.. the government requires employers pay their workers a higher mandated salary via a federal minimum wage increase, so in response the employer fires a few people in order to not hurt their balance sheet.
What now? Government passes a law that forces companies to maintain a minimum level of wo...
| Movie/TV Board|| No new Bar Rescue? - Rohan2Reed on 11/24/13 at 9:00 pm|
| Political Talk|| J.P. Morgan, U.S. finally settle.. for $13 Billion - Rohan2Reed on 11/19/13 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and the Justice Department agreed to a landmark $13 billion settlement that resolves a number of legal headaches for the largest U.S...
| Political Talk|| Obama speaking to Wall Street Journal CEO Council - Rohan2Reed on 11/19/13 at 2:02 pm|
live blog and streaming video @ [link=(http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/11/19/live-blog-wsj-interviews-president-obama/?mod=WSJ_LatestHeadlines)]WSJ.com[/link]
[quote]President Barack Obama is speaking at 315 p.m. EST Tuesday at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council meeting in Washington, remar...
| Movie/TV Board|| Man vs Wild: Bear Grylls and Will Ferrell + New "Escape From Hell" - Rohan2Reed on 11/13/13 at 8:00 pm|
Starting now :bow:
| Food and Drink Board|| New episode of Chopped: A Thanksgiving Edition - Rohan2Reed on 11/12/13 at 9:01 pm|
wonder if pork loin, pumpkin, orange marmalade and sriracha will make an appearance? :popcorn:...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / bout to get cold as f*** - Rohan2Reed on 11/12/13 at 2:33 pm|
Off work. Hanging out on the porch catching up on some reading. Enjoying the outdoors before this chill sets in for a few days. FBD is leftovers from last night.
| Food and Drink Board|| Two craft beer festivals on Saturday, Nov. 16 - Rohan2Reed on 11/7/13 at 3:21 pm|
[link=(http://neworleans.strangertickets.com/events/9780892/gambits-festivales)]FestivALES[/link] in New Orleans
[quote]FestivALES will feature 30 beers from 30 breweries to showcase some of the best beer available in New Orleans! Your $30 ticket includes 24 unique 3 ounce pours. Each venue will ...
| Political Talk|| How not to be racist on Halloween / graph included - Rohan2Reed on 10/31/13 at 3:42 pm|
[quote]Actual, full-on Halloween bigotry is thankfully rare, but when it erupts, it’s truly shocking. The most flagrant example of this so far are William Filene and Greg Cimeno, a pair of Floridians who had...
| Political Talk|| U.S. Says France, Spain actually aided NSA spying - Rohan2Reed on 10/29/13 at 3:38 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON—Widespread electronic spying that ignited a political firestorm in France and Spain recently was carried out by their own intelligence services and not b...
| More Sports Board|| Giants / Lincecum agree to 2-year deal - Rohan2Reed on 10/22/13 at 5:22 pm|
worth about $35 million
a little pricey IMO. but glad to have Timmy back in orange and black. now SF needs to go out and get some more pitching help. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Two separate accidents I-10 east into Nola - Rohan2Reed on 10/21/13 at 6:40 am|
One at Vets and one at Metairie Rd. Stand still back to Loyola. FYI ...
| Political Talk|| Debra Winger on Up Late w/ Alec Baldwin - Rohan2Reed on 10/18/13 at 9:33 pm|
Just said that hydraulic fracking threatens returning Afghan and Iraq war vets who won't be able to find jobs in the growing and economically impactful organic farming industry. Said, and I quote, "all these restaurants in New York City that depend on wines and cheeses and yogurts in their farm to t...
| Music Board|| The Frays / 90 Wardour Street (1965) - Rohan2Reed on 10/18/13 at 6:07 pm|
Just came across this previously unreleased album from a 60's British R&B group that I can't believe never got released. It's a dusty, soulful record with great use of the harmonica and a great mix of America blues guitar and 60's British lyrical style. I highly recommend checking it out.
| Food and Drink Board|| Ketchup without high fructose corn syrup - Rohan2Reed on 10/10/13 at 2:21 pm|
Can anyone point me in the direction of a good brand?...
| Political Talk|| Wisconsin grad student lambasts school over diversity training program - Rohan2Reed on 10/1/13 at 7:11 pm|
[quote]Jason Morgan is a history grad student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is also that thing that terrifies many on college campuses: an independent thinker who will not keep his mouth shut. A week or so ago, Morgan finally got as mad as hell at the diversity training scam, and dec...
| Movie/TV Board|| Another Earth (2011) / anyone else seen it? *SPOILERS - Rohan2Reed on 9/24/13 at 4:30 pm|
Gave it a watch and thought it was pretty well-done for a debut feature from a former economics major who got his start as a field producer. Good job of balancing the sci-fi aspect with the dramatic story line. I found it very Shane Carruth-esque. The female lead has the potential to be a fine actre...
| Food and Drink Board|| WFDT - Rohan2Reed on 9/18/13 at 5:27 pm|
some hogs head cheese on saltines
leftover butternut squash/onion/spinach lasagna
spinach and broccoli salad
| O-T Lounge|| Jersey Shore is abalze / 6 alarm fire - Rohan2Reed on 9/12/13 at 5:00 pm|
| Political Talk|| Iran plotting possible retaliation against U.S. - Rohan2Reed on 9/5/13 at 7:34 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON—The U.S. has intercepted an order from Iran to Shiite militants in Iraq to attack the U.S. Embassy and other American interests in Baghdad in the event of...
| Help Board|| Could you unanchor this thread please? - Rohan2Reed on 9/5/13 at 3:55 pm|
Not sure why it got the anchor. If because of the argument between myself and LNCHBOX I apologize .. we tried to keep it on topic as much as possible. There's some good discussion in there, ...
| Political Talk|| Obama's economy hits his voters hardest - Rohan2Reed on 9/4/13 at 7:56 pm|
More ammo to lob at the blind, ignorant liberals who stand opposed to cold hard facts concerning just how wrong they are on the economy.
[quote]For better or worse, a truism of American politics is that voters vote their pocketbooks. Yet according to a new report on median household incomes by S...
| O-T Lounge|| New tax rule may spell the end of automatic tips - Rohan2Reed on 9/4/13 at 7:23 pm|
Could be good news for customers who don't like to tip well .. but bad news for waiters and servers who rely on automatic gratuity for large dining parties.
[quote]An updated tax rule is causing restaurants to rethink the practice of adding automatic tips to the tabs of large parties.
| Movie/TV Board|| Cops chewing gum while drinking coffee - Rohan2Reed on 9/4/13 at 2:47 pm|
What movie(s) is this from? I have the image in my head but the faces are fuzzy so I can't pinpoint it. Think the scene is them on a stakeout.
| Food and Drink Board|| Cafe Giovanni / Review + Pics - Rohan2Reed on 9/3/13 at 10:35 am|
Friday night .. dinner for 2 @ 730p
The original intention was to take advantage of their Coolinary menu, but upon inspection we decided it was a better option to just order off the regular menu .. considering the price was the same and you had more options.
Large dining room, a...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / Happy Labor Day! - Rohan2Reed on 9/2/13 at 7:50 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| August chef de cuisine Michael Gulotta departing - Rohan2Reed on 8/13/13 at 10:04 pm|
[quote]John Besh, in a statement to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, announced that Michael Gulotta will leave his position as chef de cuisine at August to open his own restaurant.
"I am so t...
| Food and Drink Board|| Against open-concept kitchens - Rohan2Reed on 8/13/13 at 2:58 pm|
[link=(http://www.slate.com/articles/life/culturebox/2013/08/against_open_concept_kitchens_don_t_listen_to_hgtv_and_keep_your_walls_and.html)]Don't listen to HGTV / leave the walls & doors[/link]
[quote]If you are not familiar with the insidious notion of crudely exposing your kitchen to the dini...
| Political Talk|| When did we stop adhering to the idea of usury? - Rohan2Reed on 8/7/13 at 10:59 pm|
Especially Christians, who held on to the idea longer than most other religious peoples....