| Music Board|| re: Most memorable concert moments - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 11:26 pm|
My brother and I were buying some hash from a totally stoned hippy type at a Who/Grateful Dead show at Oakland Coliseum. The guy set his backpack on the ground while we conducted the transaction. My brother was checking out the goods and making the purchase. When we finished our business the guy ...
| Money Talk|| re: Serious Tax Issue - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 10:56 pm|
The best way to get square with the state of Louisiana is to try and buy some tax credits for the tax year(s) you outsanding liabilities. The credits usually cost about $.85 for $1.00 of tax credit. You will have to contact brokers to find credits for the year(s) at issue.
You can use the Louis...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Doctor prescribes oral sex for women with gag reflex - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 4:08 pm|
I'll bet that guys practice gets swamped with husbands making appointments for their wives....
| Political Talk|| re: White House Spokesman: "The Law is Irrelevant" - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 1:34 pm|
I just heard that Obama stepped in some dog shite. It's time for you to get busy as his bootlicker once again....
| Political Talk|| re: Re: AP phone records; reasoning? - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 11:47 am|
[quote]Where's the part about the leak investigation commencing before the AP even publishes the article?[/quote]When exactly were the AP records subpoenaed? The AP sat on the story for 5 days at the request of the CIA before the Obama administration demanded the right to scoop the AP in making the...
| Money Talk|| re: Satoshi Nakamoto is Shinichi Mochizuki. Shinichi Mochizuki is Satoshi Nakamoto. - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 10:17 am|
[quote]If true, would this change anyone's opinion about bitcoin?[/quote]No, all it would do is allow people to determine if the creator of Bitcoins profited from his creation.
We know Nakamoto mined the first block of Bitcoins, the so-called Genesis Block. Unless he established multiple mining ...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama -There's no longer room for excuses for black men - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 9:44 am|
[quote]“There’s no more important ingredient for success, nothing that would be more important for us reducing violence than strong, stable families, which means we should do more to promote marriage and encourage fatherhood,” Obama said.[/quote]
And how much attention was his speech given by the b...
| Political Talk|| re: Bob Schieffer (CBS) on IRS Scandal: "Dumb and Dumber" - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 8:42 am|
You can't disavow statements by those with actual authority like you can statements made by surrogates....
| Political Talk|| re: Obama -There's no longer room for excuses for black men - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 8:35 am|
[quote]What's not to support about those comments?[/quote]He made the comments at a commencement exercise at a private school with a current tuition of $11,690 per semester. Hardly a large enough audience for the comments to register with a significant portion of the black community. And the actua...
| Political Talk|| re: Should a man have a legal right to abort his pending responsibility for a fetus? - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 8:19 am|
[quote]If he doesn't want the child born, and the mother stubbornly decides to carry it to term. . [/quote]Actions have consequences, and sometimes those consequences are irreversible. Is it unfair that the consequences of unprotected sex for men are irreversible while women can choose to alter the...
| Political Talk|| re: Bush Lets U.S. Spy on Callers Without Courts - Poodlebrain on 5/20/13 at 7:43 am|
None of the above. Rex is claiming Bush was evil, and everything he did was for evil purposes. Obama is good, and everything he does is for good purposes. Thus, anyone questioning Obama's motives or actions must be evil as well. It is no more complicated than that. Evidence and logic are unnece...
| Political Talk|| re: Diane Feinstein’s husband’s company lands big high-speed rail contract - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 2:21 pm|
If any businessman thought he could make a profit from building and operating this rail line he would. Instead we get government paying those businessmen enough to satisfy their profit motive to do the same thing they are unwilling to risk doing with their own money....
| Political Talk|| re: Bush Lets U.S. Spy on Callers Without Courts - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 2:15 pm|
So why don't you provide a link to people defending those actions? Maybe it is because unlike you others put principles ahead of party....
| Music Board|| re: Best live rock concerts you've seen? - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 12:31 pm|
Bruce Springsteen at Winterland on December 15, 1978. Two friends and I bought tickets from a scalper that we won a coin toss with to save $30 which was very important since alcoholic beverages were sold at Winterland. I wasn't a fan of Springsteen, and I still don't care for much of his music, bu...
| More Sports Board|| re: Who is your under rated starting five? - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 12:03 pm|
PG: Tim Hardaway
SG: Joe Dumars
SF: Jamal Wilkes
PF: Maurice Lucas
C: Bill Walton...
| Political Talk|| re: Scandals dying out? - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 11:49 am|
In determining whether discrimination occurred does one have to prove intent or just disparate impact? In the case at hand disparate impact has been admitted to, but the offending party is denying intent. To paraphrase a famous Democrat, what difference does intent make? The discrimination occurr...
| Political Talk|| re: Scandals dying out? - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 9:42 am|
[quote]Baloney. I doubt you've even read it.[/quote]I read enough to know you cherry picked your excerpts, and I quoted the very next sentence to the one you quoted, and it shows how your quote misrepresents the context of Figure 4.
Let's focus on Management's Response to the Draft Report for a ...
| Political Talk|| re: A Marine sounds off about holding the President's umbrella - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 8:49 am|
A Marine must obey all lawful orders received from superiors, and the President is the most superior. So, the only question is whether the order to hold the umbrella was a lawful order or not. Rules for uniforms are contained in regulations. Regulations are issued by the chain of command. The Pr...
| Political Talk|| re: Scandals dying out? - Poodlebrain on 5/19/13 at 8:35 am|
Rex, during your career as an accountant did you ever write footnotes to financial statements? Did you go into full detail of every item exposing all management flaws and errors, or did you just outline events in a manner that led readers to draw benign conclusions? In other words, did you select ...
| Music Board|| re: Best live rock concerts you've seen? - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 8:35 pm|
[quote]Humble Pie (just because it was so much fun)[/quote]Steve Marriott is one of my all-time favorite vocalists. I still have my old Humble Pie albums with Peter Frampton in the group. But the band was better with Clem Clempson....
| Political Talk|| re: Report: AP didn't endanger security; phone records possible retribution - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 6:29 pm|
[quote]The RELEVANT question is whether the leak threatened American security AT THE TIME OF THE LEAK, not whether it was no longer a threat at the time Obama wished to make a speech.[/quote]Why didn't Holder subpoena the information AT THE TIME OF THE LEAK instead of after the AP scooped the Presid...
| Money Talk|| re: reccomend CPA to apply for 501c foundation status Poodle Brain? - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 5:18 pm|
Why not try filling out the Form 1023 or Form 1024 yourself? They are not that difficult to fill out, just tedious. I know several people who have done it themselves, and they were all approved without any sort of delays. The laws for tax-exempt status are written such that the tax-exempt status ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Who are the sleeping giants in college football? - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 3:00 pm|
UCLA and Cal could both be powerhouses. The problem is that neither institution is going to make a commitment to becoming a football power. Their facilities are mediocre at best. They are unwilling to pay for outstanding coaches. And the cost of living around either school is outrageous, so the ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Old GF loses 100 pounds...... - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 10:57 am|
No, you should accept the fact that you were her slump buster....
| Political Talk|| re: Grover Norquist's group, Americans for Tax Reform, aka "The Tea Party", is - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 10:55 am|
[quote]You're actually incorrect... YES, it is IRS employees who pass judgement on what fits within the intent of 501(c)(4) legislation. But the point here is that such determination is complex, not to mention that it's untenable when there are 70,000 applications flooding one office.[/quote]Not q...
| Political Talk|| re: Grover Norquist's group, Americans for Tax Reform, aka "The Tea Party", is - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 10:03 am|
Reforming the tax code would benefit society in the view of Americans for Tax Reform members. Spreading the message about refoming the tax code is within the definition of promoting social welfare.
Your problem is that you want to define social welfare, but you don't get that luxury. Social wel...
| Political Talk|| re: Russian spy story: I cannot believe the media has not caught on - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 9:36 am|
The Russians had this guy under surveillance for quite some time. They wanted to find out who his sources were. They made it a public spectacle because they learned enough from watching him, and it was a good time to embarrass the United States.
If he had any better use to the Russians they wou...
| Political Talk|| re: How much credit does Obama get for the booming markets? - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 9:32 am|
Do you want to give Obama credit for the booming job market too? How about giving him credit for the booming food stamps market? And let's not forget the booming market for those receiving disability income. How much credit are you going to give Obama for those?...
| Political Talk|| re: CBS:Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy Made Decision Not To Send FEST To Benghazi - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 9:29 am|
[quote]Doing that puts the blame somewhere in the red tape abyss of the military, they could subpoena and testify til 2020 and not get the right guy in there.[/quote]I think you are wrong with respect to the military. All it takes is questioning the commanders starting at the bottom. Ask them did ...
| Political Talk|| re: If It Is Definitively Shown That Obama Was Involved In IRS Targeting... - Poodlebrain on 5/18/13 at 9:19 am|
One of the lessons learned from Watergate is that the party of the president is going to get hammered in the next election, whether party members act on principles or partisanship. Thus, the Democrats have nothing to lose by acting partisan, and the Democrats in the Senate will act partisan. Espec...