| Political Talk|| 4th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban - Sentrius on 7/28/14 at 4:15 pm|
[quote]A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday, making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.
The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th ...
| Political Talk|| Prosecutors Are Reading Emails From Inmates To Lawyers - Sentrius on 7/23/14 at 9:48 pm|
[quote]The extortion case against Thomas DiFiore, a reputed boss in the Bonanno crime family, encompassed thousands of pages of evidence, including surveillance photographs, cellphone and property records, and hundreds of hours of audio recordings.
But even as Mr. DiFiore sat in a jail cell, send...
| Political Talk|| Why do liberals hate Walmart? - Sentrius on 7/23/14 at 8:07 pm|
I've never understood this.
Walmart is a great company that brings economic development to their community, provides low prices across the board that benefit everybody especially the poor, provides employment to a significant majority of the population, and improves the lives of everybody involve...
| Political Talk|| Politician stands up for ISPs’ rights to deliver inferior service uncontested - Sentrius on 7/19/14 at 6:04 pm|
[quote]Chattanooga, Tennessee’s municipal broadband network offers affordable broadband service that just happens to deliver the same 1Gbps peak speeds as Google Fiber. Given this apparent success story,[b] you would think that state government officials would be happy to see other municipalities ex...
| Political Talk|| Elizabeth Warren, Hypocrite, Supports Ex-Im Bank - Sentrius on 7/19/14 at 5:12 pm|
[quote]Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren—a leading progressive populist, possible Democratic presidential candidate, self-proclaimed champion of the poor, and enemy of greedy corporations (not really, as you will see)—supports the Export-Import Bank.
That's right: The woman best known for demon...
| Political Talk|| Infographics for educational purposes in 2nd amendment / gun control discussions - Sentrius on 7/16/14 at 8:02 pm|
both of these guns function in the same way and fire the same cartridge
| Political Talk|| Small South Carolina Town Rallies For Fired Gay Police Chief - Sentrius on 7/14/14 at 6:37 pm|
[quote]LATTA, S.C. (AP) — When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two decade career in law enforcement in this town was over.
[b]Then, this conservative, small town rebelled.
The people of Latta, who voted ov...
| Political Talk|| Bergdahl returns to U.S. Army active duty in Texas - Sentrius on 7/14/14 at 6:17 pm|
[quote](Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is transitioning to regular active duty status, having completed therapy and counseling following his return from captivity in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said on Monday.
Bergdahl, who was released in May after five years as a Taliban pr...
| Political Talk|| 1st degree murder? Man grinds abortion pill into pregnant girlfriend's pancake - Sentrius on 7/13/14 at 10:33 pm|
[quote]Scott Bollig, 30, will stand trial on [b]first-degree murder[/b] and aggravated battery, a judge decided on Friday. In February, police claim Bollig confessed to crushing an aborti...
| O-T Lounge|| Buzzfeed: Women against Feminism - Sentrius on 7/11/14 at 8:00 pm|
[link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/rossalynwarren/i-do-not-think-it-means-what-you-think-it-means)]Buzzfeed Comments are pretty good.... Ahh Facebook[/link]
[link=(http://womenagainstfeminism.tumblr.com)]Women against Feminism Tumblr[/link]
| Political Talk|| Florida Man Killed in SWAT Raid Over Small-Time Marijuana Sales - Sentrius on 7/11/14 at 4:52 pm|
[quote]A Tampa, Florida, man was shot and killed by members of a SWAT team executing a search warrant over small-time marijuana sales on May 27. Jason Westcott, 29, becomes the 25th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.
According to the Tampa Bay Times art...
| Political Talk|| Hillary Clinton Memoir pushed from top-selling spot by anti-Hillary Book - Sentrius on 7/8/14 at 8:02 pm|
[quote]"Hard Choices" is facing hard times.
Hillary Clinton's highly publicized memoir has fallen from its perch atop the The New York Times Best Sellers list — losing ground, ironically, to a book that is highly critical of the former Secretary of State.
According to The Times' list for the w...
| Political Talk|| Harry Reid: ‘We’re going to do something’ on Hobby Lobby Decision - Sentrius on 7/8/14 at 7:03 pm|
[quote]Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Democrats will take up legislation in the “coming weeks” to address last month’s Supreme Court decision that allowed some employers with religious objections to opt out of Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
Democrats on Capitol Hill have o...
| Political Talk|| The Latest Snowden Leak Is Devastating to NSA Defenders - Sentrius on 7/7/14 at 7:12 pm|
According to the Atlantic and the Washington Post...
[quote]Consider the latest leak sourced to Edward Snowden from the perspective of his detractors. The National Security Agency's defenders would have us believe that Snowden is a thief and a criminal at best, and perhaps a traitorous Russian sp...
| Political Talk|| Is greed a good thing? - Sentrius on 7/5/14 at 7:12 pm|
I say yes.
Greed is a good thing for humanity as its a driving force in innovation, the private sector doing well and producing legitimate and natural employment, it's what capitalism is built around. It also drives people to better their living situation for themselves and their families and no...
| Political Talk|| The ACLU's disappointing stance on the Hobby Lobby decision - Sentrius on 7/2/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]The American Civil Liberties Union, religious organizations, other civil rights and women’s health groups, business leaders, and members of Congress filed fri...
| O-T Lounge|| Governor Jindal signs bill into law legalizing Alcohol Sales in Movie Theaters - Sentrius on 6/27/14 at 1:37 am|
[quote]Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed legislation that will likely result in more residents washing down their popcorn or Twizzlers at movie theaters in Louisiana with a bottle of beer or a liquor drink.
Jindal's office announced Friday (June 20) the governor had signed Senate Bill 654, sponsored b...
| Movie/TV Board|| Falling Skies Season 4 Thread - Sentrius on 6/22/14 at 7:45 pm|
[link=(http://www.fallingskies.com/)]Official Site for Falling Skies[/link]
| Movie/TV Board|| True Blood on HBO Final Season Thread - Sentrius on 6/22/14 at 3:15 am|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu3Tw4-pKg4)]Official Trailer #1[/link]
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmO6dn0YHbA)]Official Trailer #2[/link]
[link=(http://www.hbo.com/true-blood)]Official HBO Site for True Blood[/link]
| Political Talk|| Wired: Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops to Deceive Judges - Sentrius on 6/22/14 at 12:28 am|
[quote]Police in Florida have, at the request of the U.S. Marshals Service, been deliberately deceiving judges and defendants about their use of a controversial surveillance tool to track suspects, according to newly obtained emails.
At the request of the Marshals Service, the officers using so-c...
| Help Board|| Here are the broken emoticons for Chicken and Circus Child to rehost for TD - Sentrius on 6/20/14 at 12:35 am|
I knew imageshack hosted emoticons going under would happen eventually so I planned accordingly a while back and as a preemptive move, these emoticons are rehosted for Chicken and Circus Child to preferably host on TD. I could not find a few other emoticons as those are very specific and custom made...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul: Moderates aren't GOP's future - Sentrius on 6/18/14 at 7:47 pm|
[quote]DES MOINES, Iowa — Rand Paul said Saturday that Republicans need to nominate a different kind of candidate to win the presidency.
“You guys have a strong force here but frankly the president won Iowa twice so we can’t do the same old same old,” the Kentucky senator told the Iowa Republican...
| Political Talk|| Supreme Court rules against 'Straw Purchasers' of Guns - Sentrius on 6/16/14 at 6:36 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt a rare blow to the gun lobby Monday by ruling that purchasers must report when they are buying firearms for other people.
The 5-4 decision upheld two lower courts that had ruled against so-called straw purchasers, even though the justices acknowledged t...
| More Sports Board|| Could Michael Jordan on this Heat team beat this Spurs team? - Sentrius on 6/15/14 at 9:16 pm|
It would be close IMO....
| Movie/TV Board|| Most terrifying Disney villain ever? - Sentrius on 6/14/14 at 11:15 pm|
IMO, the coachman from Pinocchio is easily the most terrifying villain ever from Disney. There were hints that he was definitely a pedophile with a thing for little boys given the way he corrupted minors with pleasure island, he abused animals and kids, he was a greedy fatcat and a kidnapper/human t...
| More Sports Board|| This Heat team simply does not have enough horses at all to win this series - Sentrius on 6/12/14 at 11:22 pm|
Lebron is Lebron. He's having a good series and he'll give you a good stat sheet. For instance, he scored 19 points in the third quarter tonight. Problem is that the rest of the heat only scored two the entire 3rd quarter.
Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh combined for 22 points compared to Lebron's 28....
| Political Talk|| $63.5 million Deep South Film Studios proposed for New Orleans Metro - Sentrius on 6/11/14 at 11:03 pm|
[quote]A movie producer with experience in Hollywood and the booming "Hollywood South" scene in Louisiana hopes to build a $63.5 million movie production campus in Algiers near the Crescent City Connection.
Scott Niemeyer of Gold Circle Films said Deep South Studios would be located...
| Political Talk|| Money and Politics Meme - Sentrius on 6/11/14 at 5:00 pm|
| Political Talk|| Report: Sterling tells lawyer "Deal is off", Sale of Clippers halted - Sentrius on 6/9/14 at 9:09 pm|
[quote]@ramonashelburne: The attorney for Donald Sterling, Max Blecher, says in an email, "the deal is off" and he's been instructed by DTS to pursue lawsuit vs NBA[/quote]
Sterling just can't make his mind up. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul’s Joke at Texas GOP Convention Is Not Going Over Well With the Left - Sentrius on 6/7/14 at 3:55 am|
[quote]In a speech at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) cracked a joke at Democrats’ expense that’s sure to rile up his political opponents.
“Mr. President, you love to trade people,” Paul said, according to Politico. “Why don’t we set up a trade? Bu...