| Political Talk|| Is this wrong? Are we not supposed to do this? - L.A. on 8/28/14 at 6:54 pm|
[link=(http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2014/08/brother-and-sister-arrested-sex-in-church-parking-lot)]Siblings arrested for having sex in church parking lot. They say they were inspired by watching...WTF..."The Notebook"[/link]
| Music Board|| Any Jack Mack & the Heart Attack fans in here? - L.A. on 8/26/14 at 2:36 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtmaOlyieS0)]Ride the Rocket[/link]
I actually remember the club (The Pine Room) the songs mentions in the opening line. It was on Downman Road, not far from where I grew up.
[i]Down at the Pine Room,
it's Saturday night...
Tommy Dawn and...
| Political Talk|| Cornel West sums up my feelings about Obama - L.A. on 8/25/14 at 4:10 pm|
"The thing is he posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit," West says. "We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency, a national security presidency. The torturers go free. The Wall Street executives go free. The war crimes in the Middle East, especially now ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Has Hubig's started making pies again? - L.A. on 8/23/14 at 3:42 pm|
Anybody know if they rebuilt after the fire?...
| Political Talk|| DOJ reportedly asked Ferguson cops not to release robbery video - L.A. on 8/16/14 at 2:25 pm|
They predicted, correctly it seems, that the video would inflame racial tensions.
Brown's family sees the release of the video as an attempt at character assassination.
What say ye?
[quote]Police in Ferguson released a video tape allegedly showing slain teen Michael Brown robbing a store ev...
| More Sports Board|| Ex-Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandijo is struggling in Bills training camp - L.A. on 8/13/14 at 7:23 pm|
His position coach told him he might as well be Venus de Milo. :rotflmao:
Not sure if Kouandijo understood the reference.
[quote]The Bills second-round offensive tackle was a revolving door against Giants pass rusher Damontre Moore and roundly outplayed by seventh-rounder Seantrel Henderson....
| More Sports Board|| Yasiel Puig broke a bat tonight on a check swing - L.A. on 8/8/14 at 11:09 pm|
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Listening to Marshall Faulk call the game on Direct TV tonight - L.A. on 8/8/14 at 10:46 pm|
was like listening to Rain Man call a game.
I kept waiting for Faulk to say, [i]"I'm an excellent driver."[/i]
| Political Talk|| Is this wrong? Are we not supposed to do this? - L.A. on 8/7/14 at 11:06 am|
[quote][b]Teacher Found In Classroom Intoxicated, Without Pants On Her First Day[/b]
Wagoner, Okla. – A newly-hired teacher was found intoxicated and not wearing any pants inside an Oklahoma high school classroom on her first day of work, according to Wagoner police.
Police arrested Lorie Hill...
| Music Board|| Here's a golden oldie with one of my favorite 1970's guitar solos - L.A. on 7/26/14 at 8:17 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLf8_wSq4Is)]Two Tickets to Paradise: Eddie Money[/link]
| Political Talk|| Comedian from Last Comic Standing has a funny joke about gun control - L.A. on 7/22/14 at 5:40 pm|
Well played, sir. :lol:...
| Food and Drink Board|| Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils - L.A. on 7/19/14 at 4:27 pm|
This was my first time to try this beer from Firestone Walker. It's a German Pilsner, with a 5.3 ABV.
The two brothers who founded beeradvocate.com give this beer a 100 rating. Who am I to disagree? I loved it!
| More Sports Board|| Big Baby Davis re-signs with Clippers for veteran's minimum - L.A. on 7/17/14 at 6:11 pm|
[quote]LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) - Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis will return to play for Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers, according to SI.com Thursday.
Davis will sign a veteran’s minimum that is worth $1.2 million.
Baby averaged 8.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in his career in the NBA.
| More Sports Board|| Is Sixers Nerlens Noel the best rookie at Summer League? - L.A. on 7/15/14 at 9:37 pm|
[quote]Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins were top 2 selections. But the best rookie at Summer League wasn’t even selected in this year’s draft. Admittedly, Nerlens Noel is a loophole player — he was selected sixth overall in the 2013 NBA Draft. Regardless, you’d have a hard time making the case he’s ...
| Political Talk|| 21 Shot, 2 Killed Overnight in Chicago Violence - L.A. on 7/12/14 at 1:52 pm|
It always puzzles me that Obama doesn't use story like this to fight for stricter gun control. This overnight carnage in Chicago is much more typical of gun violence in America than the occasional nutjob who gets a gun and shoots up a school.
[quote]Twenty-One Shot, 2 Killed Overnight in Chicago...
| Political Talk|| Will the border crisis be Obama's Katrina? - L.A. on 7/9/14 at 2:06 pm|
Democrat congressman calls Obama 'Aloof', 'Bizarre,' and 'Detached' in interview with Andrea Mitchell.
| Music Board|| Flash Lightnin' - No Sympathy - L.A. on 7/9/14 at 1:47 pm|
I hear a lot of Rolling Stones influence on this song, especially on the guitar chords.
| Music Board|| Dangerous Mood by Keb Mo - L.A. on 7/8/14 at 3:12 pm|
Love this song! :dude:...
| Political Talk|| A question about the SCOTUS decision to treat corporations as people - L.A. on 7/8/14 at 3:07 pm|
Are corporations now treated the same as unions when it comes to campaign contributions, or is there a difference between how the two (corporations and unions) are now treated under the law vis a vis campaign contributions.
| Political Talk|| "We Are Not Afraid: The Story of Goodman, Schwerner, Chaney and the Civil Rights - L.A. on 7/2/14 at 7:39 pm|
[b]Campaign for Mississippi."[/b]
This book was published in 1988, so it's not new. But damn this is one excellent book.
I bought a used hardback copy on Amazon for under $10. I think it might be available for free on the Kindle Reading App.
Anyway, while we're remembering the 50th annive...