| Political Talk|| re: Do the Feds force states to actively enforce the min drinking age of 21? - carbola on 8/24/14 at 12:42 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Do the Feds force states to actively enforce the min drinking age of 21? - carbola on 8/24/14 at 12:40 am|
[quote]Will the Feds pull highway funding if the state simply decides to turn the other cheek to those who sell alcohol to 18, 19, and 20 year olds?
If not, then can we still use the Feds as an excuse as to why the drinking age is 21? [/quote]
To answer your question they do this in Lafayette...
| Political Talk|| re: Do the Feds force states to actively enforce the min drinking age of 21? - carbola on 8/24/14 at 12:35 am|
[quote]It's generally understood that highway funding was at risk if states didn't lower their drinking age to 18. [/quote]
shite I have been out of the US far too long if I missed this ...
| Political Talk|| re: If places like Raqqa and other cities are all about the caliphate - carbola on 8/23/14 at 1:19 am|
[quote]I was under the impression that most that didn't want to be a part of the caliphate left. That's why there is so many refugees.[/quote]
Yes and no. It's not exactly easy just to leave your home and everything you know. Some people stayed in hopes it wouldn't be "that bad" only to find th...
| Political Talk|| re: RIP CITWTT - carbola on 8/23/14 at 1:03 am|
| Political Talk|| re: WBC accepts offer to be flown to Iraq to picket ISIS...... - carbola on 8/22/14 at 2:38 pm|
[quote]They'll never get visas, but if they did, I doubt that they would make it beyond the airport before they are getting whacked. [/quote]
Speaking from experience, you can get into the Kurdish area for 15 days visa free. You stay up to 3 months, just have to pay the residency office after th...
| Political Talk|| re: ISIS rapidly developing a method to blow up a major US city... - carbola on 8/22/14 at 1:14 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul in Guatemala - carbola on 8/22/14 at 12:32 am|
[quote]This should secure the Guatemalan vote for Rand next election. Candidates usually ignore that area of the country. Whole lot of new voters running around down there. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| SIAP: A little bit of Fergurson humor from Huff Po - carbola on 8/18/14 at 10:35 pm|
The responses are hilarious:
| Political Talk|| re: So I'm assuming libertarians on this board are completely opposed to US strikes - carbola on 8/18/14 at 6:41 pm|
[quote]So you think the world would be a better place had N Korea inhabited the whole Korean peninsula? Wow[/quote]
Can you tell us how the world is better off with N Korea only in half the peninsula? Personally, I can only say is that who knows what would have happened had we not intervened. F...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - carbola on 8/18/14 at 6:29 pm|
[quote]no, you can fly with him, but what they are saying is he can't have you "pick up the gas" for a ride some where. [/quote]
My understanding is that he can have you pick up only 1/2 of the gas, because anything over that would be charging for the service. Also how I understood the app to wo...
| Political Talk|| re: Brown family autopsy results - carbola on 8/18/14 at 6:24 pm|
With most of the talk on here appearing that Brown was running I thought I would share this quote from a Time.com article ([link=(http://time.com/3136328/michael-brown-ferguson-arrest-family/)]LINK[/link])
[quote]The autopsy also appears to verify eyewitness accounts of the shooting, according to...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - carbola on 8/18/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]keep people safe by preventing them from hopping in with rookie pilots.[/quote]
[quote]Until now, the practice was often organized through word of mouth or bulletin boards at airfields[/quote]
So guess they didn't care until it got "big"...
| Political Talk|| FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - carbola on 8/18/14 at 4:12 pm|
[quote]There will be no “ZimRide for airplanes”, according to an FAA ruling released today that prohibits private pilots from publicly offering seats on their planes in exchange for gas money, including via startups like AirPooler and Flytenow. The decision strikes a blow to the sharing economy, and...
| Political Talk|| Fears grow in Baghdad that US is abandoning the city to its fate - carbola on 8/18/14 at 12:48 am|
[quote]Iraq's political class has watched with fear and envy in the last fortnight as American jets have slowed the Islamic State extremist group's advance towards the Kurd...
| Political Talk|| re: Peshmerga retake the Mosul Dam - carbola on 8/17/14 at 7:06 pm|
:nana: :nana: :nana: :usa:...
| Political Talk|| re: Help the Kurds establish a new sovereign Kurdish nation-state. - carbola on 8/17/14 at 12:16 pm|
[quote]Kurdistan would bring Turkey, Syria, and Iran into the conflict. All have land that's part of "Kurdistan".[/quote]
A) Syria and Iran are already in the conflict
B) Syria doesn't really control their own Kurdish areas due to the civil war. When I last left there were talks ...
| Political Talk|| Middle East Friendship Chart - carbola on 8/17/14 at 12:07 pm|
Finally a slightly over simplified version of who likes who in the ME :lol:
| Political Talk|| re: Tigerdroppings LSU fan map- Tag yourself! - carbola on 8/16/14 at 11:36 pm|
[quote]Because living in a confined space dependent upon others for everything while being gawked at is so cool?[/quote]
Kinda reminds me of a politician when you put it that way ...
| Political Talk|| re: Michael Brown question? - carbola on 8/16/14 at 12:04 am|
[quote]Right. I mean, no one has ever falsified an autopsy report before. [/quote]
Maybe I'm reading this wrong, but I think what the original post was trying to say is that the autopsy says he was shot in the front not in the back ergo the family wants another one done....