| Political Talk|| re: I think we're on the brink of the Electric car revolution - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 11:51 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: I think we're on the brink of the Electric car revolution - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 11:39 pm|
I have a few questions about electric cars.
1) What are the batteries made of? If heavy metals, where are they mined? What type of pollution problems are there in the manufacturing process? Are there limited resources of these materials? Will an expanding electric car market put strains on th...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Zimmerman Defense Releases Trayvon Martin Photos, Texts - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 8:51 pm|
[quote]Are you a Florida prosecutor? [/quote]
No, but I'm also not a politician. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Zimmerman Defense Releases Trayvon Martin Photos, Texts - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 8:49 pm|
[quote][b]The argument has been who is main the aggressor.[/b] You might want to re-read the Florida statute. Just because Trayvon was on top of Zimmerman does not mean that Trayvon was the main aggressor or initial aggressor.[/quote]
Which argument? That argument is irrelevent unless you can pr...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Zimmerman Defense Releases Trayvon Martin Photos, Texts - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 8:47 pm|
[quote]Of course on all accounts.
And I've said nothing to the contrary[/quote]
Do you also agree that based on the evidence presented to the public so far, there was no probable cause to charge Zimmerman with a crime? ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Zimmerman Defense Releases Trayvon Martin Photos, Texts - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 8:39 pm|
Zimmerman does enjoy the presumption of innocence, no? It's still the prosecutor's job to prove him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, correct?
The more we "don't know", the less likely Zimm will be convicted. Right?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: One of my students just called me racist - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 12:34 pm|
[quote]Ask a black guy for help in picking out fried chicken: that's racist [/quote]
If anybody is looking for help in picking out the best piece of fried chicken, they should ask me. I can spot the fattest, juiciest leg, thigh, or breast in a 50 piece box before you can lick both lips. ...
| Political Talk|| re: While Obama implied the Chamber was taking foreign money, his guys ACTUALLY WERE - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 12:28 pm|
[quote]What does a think tank's contributions have to do with PAC money and advertising? Was this think tank advertising? Is there anything illegal about foreign money sponsored think tanks?[/quote]
Does a "think tank" need much money to operate? Bunch of people, presumably smart, thinking, talk...
| O-T Lounge|| re: One of my students just called me racist - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 11:57 am|
Apparently, pointing out that being a wise Latina woman is a qualification for being a Supreme Court Justice is okay, so I don't see a problem with asking a wise Latina woman about avocados....
| Political Talk|| re: Larry Connors, KMOV Anchor fired over IRS comments. - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 9:58 am|
[quote]people who are use to being fed bull shite everyday, will defend that same bull shite until the day their ignorant asses die[/quote] :lol:
What makes your bull shite feedbag any more noble than the guy reading the newspaper? ...
| Political Talk|| re: If two proper Cockney Lads went out tonight and carved up a Muslim.... - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 9:51 am|
[quote][b]We're basically a bunch of domesticated house cats[/b], particularly in the U.S. We look out our windows and see a bunch of ravaging wolves, be they Islamic militants or overreaching Congresspersons, and somehow still find a way to passively endorse said persons, primarily by ignoring them...
| Political Talk|| re: Larry Connors, KMOV Anchor fired over IRS comments. - Jimbeaux on 5/23/13 at 9:47 am|
[quote]I find it interesting that there are still people who tune into local half hour newscasts[/quote]
I find it interesting that you find it interesting that some people watch the local news....
| Political Talk|| re: Gosnell attorney: Cut off abortions at 16 weeks - Jimbeaux on 5/22/13 at 7:06 pm|
I usually like Megan Kelley, but she was out of control in that interview.
The points made by the attorney at the end are very interesting, and are a reasonable conclusion to be drawn by the facts layed bare in the Gosnell trial....
| Political Talk|| re: Louisianans: can the GOP defeat Landrieu in 2014? any decent candidates? - Jimbeaux on 5/22/13 at 6:52 pm|
The Republicans need to pick one decent candidate to back. In previous years, the good ones all cannibalized themselves out of the runoff, leaving the extreme candidates.
Cassidy would beat her. So would Dardene. But Cassidy and Dardene and Kennedy and... ...
| Political Talk|| re: "...he has made government “Nixonian” again" - Jimbeaux on 5/20/13 at 8:46 pm|
[quote]Not laughing at the typo by the way. Laughing at the concept of message board credibility at its importance[/quote]
Oh, please spare me the charade. Anybody whp posts as much as you do on a political talk board, constantly knighting for Obama, sure as hell wishes to be taken seriously....
| Political Talk|| re: "...he has made government “Nixonian” again" - Jimbeaux on 5/20/13 at 5:47 pm|
[quote]Tiger n Miami AU83[/quote]
I swear you must be an autobot. There is no way that a real person would so willingly destroy their own credability so consistently.
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto....
| Political Talk|| re: "...he has made government “Nixonian” again" - Jimbeaux on 5/20/13 at 4:24 pm|
I knew Dowd's worthless column would not suggest what you seem to think it suggested. Here's the actual quote:
[quote]Just four months after his second inauguration, the president is buffeted by gushing investigations, smug and deranged Republicans, and cat-who-ate-the-canary conspiracists. The ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Race for the cure- YOGA PANTS ALERT! - Jimbeaux on 5/18/13 at 9:06 am|
[quote]Question: is it [b]morally wrong[/b] to be checking out the arse at a breast cancer event? [/quote]
It's morally wrong for the Susan G. Komen Foundation to have an event called "Race for the Cure", and then give substantial proceeds to Planned Parenthood, who don't work toward any type cure...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Congrats on the sex - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 8:26 pm|
[quote]6 or 7 and it happened a lot with that girl.[b] It got annoying.[/b] Haven't had more than 4 with anyone else. [/quote]
You were spoiled. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: New Drive-in theater opening? - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 8:00 pm|
Drive In's have a couple of problems.
It's a cool novelty with all that mostalgia and stuff, but
Summer is hot.
Mosquitos and other bugs suck.
Car seats aren't that comfortable for watching movies.
Sound systems are not that good as compared to regular theaters.
| Political Talk|| re: IRS denied tax-exempt status to pro-lifers on behalf of Planned Parenthood - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 7:32 pm|
The hit parade keeps on marching along....
| Political Talk|| re: GOP Rep. Gohmert: AP Scandal Shows Obama A "Tyrannical Despot" - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 7:29 pm|
[quote]This is a chance for the GOP to demonstrate that it deserves to be in charge. Behave like it.[/quote]
Good point. I guess I agree with you, but it's to be expected that there will always be some knee jerk reaction to percieved and suspected corruption.
In this case, I think the title...
| Political Talk|| re: GOP Rep. Gohmert: AP Scandal Shows Obama A "Tyrannical Despot" - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 7:13 pm|
[quote]The most salient thing to come out of these scandals may very well be incompetence at the top, if the criminal probes don't reach there. Acting hyperbolic doesn't offer anyone confidence that you could do a better job.[/quote]
To be fair, the implication of the IRS scandal AND the AP phone...
| Political Talk|| re: GOP Rep. Gohmert: AP Scandal Shows Obama A "Tyrannical Despot" - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 7:09 pm|
[quote]You may be worse off than Louie is if you don't have a problem with this.
By "this", do you mean the Patriot Act, or that whole long list?
By "have a problem with", did you fail to recognize my point entirely? I was simply pointing out that practically none of those actions...
| Political Talk|| re: GOP Rep. Gohmert: AP Scandal Shows Obama A "Tyrannical Despot" - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 7:00 pm|
[quote]Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
| Political Talk|| re: For the second time in a month, Universal Road Law has been broken - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 6:35 pm|
[quote]No. But if it causes problems and the city did the paving the city is liable. If private homeowners did it then they are liable, not the city[/quote]
But the city built the road, they just didn't maintain it.
The re-paving of the road wouldn't cause it to suddenly become more flood in...
| O-T Lounge|| re: John Grisham Novels - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 6:30 pm|
[quote]The firm and the client were two of the most page turning books I've ever read. [/quote]
[quote]I hated A Painted House. Couldn't stand it. [/quote]
disagree. I liked it. It was a different type of novel than the others. Character driven, not plot driven. Not awesome, but a goo...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Hole in the wall places you frequent, that most never heard of. - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 6:08 pm|
FredRick's downtown on St. Charles. Really good poboys....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The 5 Most Thoroughly Explored Characters in Television History - Jimbeaux on 5/16/13 at 1:27 am|
Doubt that he cracks the top 5, but Thomas Magnum was pretty thoroughly explored, especially for that time period and that genre. The Ivan episode still sticks with me 25 years later....
| O-T Lounge|| re: suggestions for a new NOLA resident - Jimbeaux on 5/12/13 at 8:37 pm|
She should go to church at St. Joseph's on Tulane Ave. It's right in the medical district and many medical professionals go there, especially for daily Mass. They have a decent young adults group. She should look to attend a Theology on Tap meeting - young adults meet at a bar, listen to a speake...