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  1. Boyd C

    Anyone tried butcher box?

    I’m wondering if anyone has any experience with the meat delivery service and can share their insight about the quality and selection?
  2. Boyd C

    The zero sum thinking of the left

    https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/06/the-birth-of-a-new-american-aristocracy/559130/ "We tend to think that the victims of our success are just the people excluded from the club. But history shows quite clearly that, in the kind of game we’re playing, everybody loses badly in...
  3. Boyd C

    Breitbart Unwittingly Reveals Their Raison d'Etre

    Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/22/media/breitbart-prank-emails/index.html "I spooked em today," replied Marlow. "Did five stories on globalist takeover positioning you as only hope to stop it. ... You need to own that...
  4. Boyd C

    Anyone who reads Arabic able to translate for our new friend on the board?

    I copied and pasted into google and got results about refrigerator repair.
  5. Boyd C

    Saudi Arabia, really, Trump?!

    On Saudi Trip, Trump Aims to Strengthen Ties With Muslim World - The Wall Street Journal https://apple.news/A5UTMhH61Qe2fYZ5lcIySTQ "Saudi Arabia is rolling out the red carpet for Mr. Trump, who arrives in Riyadh on Saturday for a two-day visit that marks the start of his first foreign trip as...
  6. Boyd C

    A funny look at differences in media outlets' headlines and images

    Media outlets often hilariously betray their biases (and of course click bait strategies) by the images they choose and the wording of headlines. Saw these at the bottom of a Fox News article and they gave me a chuckle, particularly the juxtaposition of Trump and mushroom cloud. Subtle. I...
  7. Boyd C

    LOL @ DPRK

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/11/asia/north-korea-missile/index.html North Korea, no one takes you seriously. No one is afraid of you. One of my favorite twitter follows: https://twitter.com/dprk_news/status/830613379584770049
  8. Boyd C

    Iran being insolent

    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/02/08/iran-fires-another-missile-from-launch-pad-us-official-says.html
  9. Boyd C

    For you Christians who support the refugee ban...

    Matthew 25:35-40New International Version (NIV) 35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came...
  10. Boyd C

    Half ironman training - I have questions, you have answers... hopefully.

    Yo bros! (and ladies (?)) Any of you ever done a half or full ironman tri? I recently got peer pressured into signing up for the New Orleans half ironman in October. I've done a sprint tri and a half marathon in the past, but this is an entirely different beast. Anyone know of any good...
  11. Boyd C

    Interesting piece of "info" from Podesta email leaks.

    https://www.rt.com/viral/362272-podesta-emails-aliens-vatican/ Space war, Vatican knowledge of extraterrestrials revealed in Podesta emails Published time: 10 Oct, 2016 16:03 © AFP Aliens want to help mankind but fear our violent tendencies, according to an email exchange revealed by...
  12. Boyd C

    The fake outrage instinct is going over the top.

    I know, I know. It's been over the top for a while. http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2016/12/28/steve-martin-deletes-twitter-tribute-to-carrie-fisher-after-backlash.html "Steve Martin received backlash for a tribute he paid to Carrie Fisher on Twitter. On Tuesday, the comic wrote in a...
  13. Boyd C

    Peter Schiff schooling misguided "occupy" kids...

    Just found this, and it is awesome. Hopefully these kids understood some of what he is saying rather than digging in their heels with their misguided beliefs that the businessmen who take on risk, work their asses off, and strive to produce something of value to society are the reason for their...
  14. Boyd C

    Breitbart in the whitehouse

    Breitbart, Reveling in Trump’s Election, Gains a Voice in His White House - The New York Times https://apple.news/ALebYNcdHQ1-pKcdeSDpMQQ I was optimistic about a Trump presidency not being a disaster, but this move shot a hole in that.
  15. Boyd C

    Season 2 of Narcos is out on Netflix!

    College football season has begun and now this. Best. Weekend. Ever!
  16. Boyd C

    CNN and Fox News

    So, I'm looking for the latest on this Nice attack, and I go to CNN and Fox News. I notice something interesting that is unrelated to the facts of the story. All of the coverage on CNN is in text, you know like you have to read it. Then I go to the Fox News website and everything bit of...
  17. Boyd C

    Foreign Affairs magazine. Anyone read it?

    I'm thinking about purchasing a subscription to Foreign Affairs, but I'm not sure if it's worth it and don't want to waste my time if the articles are not well researched, informative, and enjoyable reading. I also don't know much about it's history, who is behind it, and don't want to buy it...
  18. Boyd C

    The missing link?

    http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31718336 Was climate change the reason our ancestors "climbed down from the trees?" "So this new discovery pushes the human line back by 400,000 years or so, very close to its likely (pre-human) ancestor. Its mix of primitive and advanced features...
  19. Boyd C

    Any nonvaccinators in here?

    I'd like to hear from you and understand the rationale behind electing to not vaccinate a child. I'm well aware of the arguments on the pro vaccination side. I am just seeking to understand the arguments on the other side.
  20. Boyd C

    Sweden:US::Apples:Oranges

    Recent episode of The Daily Show With John Stewart did a mock interview with the new PM of Sweden reminded me of arguments from the left that Sweden is an example that social welfare policies and national healthcare can work in the US, a common comparison made by the pro-welfare/pro-socialized...