| Political Talk|| re: Breaking News - The House can't agree on anything - tigeraddict on 10/15/13 at 7:15 pm|
[quote]Apparently they do not and will not vote on any bill that raises the debt ceiling. They have decided the best option at this point is to "default".
or pay for our debt obligations and not pay for luxuries...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Contractor wants to get paid, I have the pissed - tigeraddict on 10/11/13 at 11:16 am|
[quote]What you're describing is perfectly normal retainage in commercial (only it's usually 5%)[/quote]
many projects are 10% retainage. state contracts are usually 10% up to a certain dollar amount then are 5%...
| Political Talk|| re: Those here who don't think the national debt is a big deal - I have a question.. - tigeraddict on 10/4/13 at 11:26 am|
[quote]hat would be almost everyone here
If you even hint at the idea of raising taxes, people here have a fricking conniption fit.[/quote]
taxes is not the solution to the debt. IF today they raised taxes to meed expenses (negating the effect of taxing killing GDP) you would have a balanced ...
| Political Talk|| re: How can we trust Republicans not to defund the Social Security Administration? - tigeraddict on 10/4/13 at 11:22 am|
[quote]If the Senate and the Obama Administration negotiate with these economic terrorists what's to disincentivize them from attacking other programs they don't like?
attack them all, and i mean ALL. we spend way too much at the federal level.
love the "name calling" rhetoric us...
| Political Talk|| re: Hypothetical: What would happen if we left the ME? - tigeraddict on 9/20/13 at 8:56 am|
[quote]What would happen if we left the ME?
How can you really get out of the ME? We have a vested interest in the Mediterranean, Persian gulf, and surrounding seas. Turkey is a NATO ally, we have propped up Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan. We continue to help Egypt, and other nations in t...
| Political Talk|| re: War poll: where do you stand on intervention? - tigeraddict on 9/7/13 at 9:27 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Don't Want Your Kid to Lose? Remove the Ball - tigeraddict on 9/5/13 at 9:31 am|
[quote]I'm pretty sure sport is about competition. The reason we have kids play sports in school is so the can learn about winning and losing. God help them if they're serious.[/quote]
exactly. sports teach kids winning and losing. that hard work and practice pays off, and it teaches them how t...
| Political Talk|| re: Don't Want Your Kid to Lose? Remove the Ball - tigeraddict on 9/5/13 at 9:28 am|
i remember reading a short story back in high school where "society" tried to make everyone equal, so people with good looks, skills, talents, ect. all had to wear devices to negate their advantages.....
| Political Talk|| re: Russia's Putin calls John Kerry a liar on Syria - tigeraddict on 9/5/13 at 7:48 am|
[quote]Meh, McCain called Putin a liar yesterday in an interview. They are all liars.
they are politicians right.......
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tiger Stadium Construction Update (PICS) 9-4 - tigeraddict on 9/4/13 at 2:55 pm|
[quote]It WIll be ready in time! [/quote]
not without a lot of overtime from not till next season.....
you are just looking at the structure. a lot needs to go in to complete it. Where is the plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, ect. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where can I rent a truck with towing capactity around NOLA? - tigeraddict on 8/13/13 at 10:22 am|
[quote]Go with United Rental, they do commercial equipment.
yea, the equipment rental companies will rent pick-up trucks. you can even get a monthly rental rate. (more then 2 weeks, might as well get the monthly rate)...
| Political Talk|| re: If McDonald's Doubled Wages, Big Macs Rise ... 68 Cents (vomit alert) - tigeraddict on 7/31/13 at 8:57 am|
or one, McDonald's is a franchise, most independently run. So global labor costs are not the big item. 2nd, that 69 cents increase (i you take the authors work that that is all the impact would be) amounts to a 17% across the board increase in food costs. If McDonald franchises believed that could...
| Political Talk|| re: Funeral directors want U.S. Supreme Court to hear monk casket case - tigeraddict on 7/19/13 at 8:50 am|
[quote]Americans don't value freedom
they do, they value the freedom to spend money to lobby for their interests.... ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone Have A Step Parent They Hate? - tigeraddict on 7/18/13 at 9:49 am|
[quote]I'm not being a peice of shite. I do everything I need to do. If you actually see nothing wrong with this then you're an idiot [/quote]
live in your father's and stepmother's house, live by their rules. don't like it, move out.
wake up earlier and do your clothes.... one day when yo...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How does this happen? Child passes away after being left in car in Bham - tigeraddict on 7/17/13 at 4:13 pm|
[quote]I'd have had to beat that bus driver's ass.[/quote]
they had fired her by the time i got there to pick my daughter up, which wasn't long after they called me saying "she just walked in"...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How does this happen? Child passes away after being left in car in Bham - tigeraddict on 7/17/13 at 3:59 pm|
[quote]Drove to work yesterday and parked my car only to realize I forgot to take the baby in the back to preschool.
few years back my pre-K daughter fell asleep on the way from daycare to school. my oldest was home sick, and my youngest fell asleep on the van ride to school. van dri...
| Money Talk|| re: Hot Wheels Value - tigeraddict on 7/17/13 at 11:35 am|
go out to the P-Ville flea Market and ask around... ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Any good summer camp reccomendations? - tigeraddict on 7/16/13 at 12:41 pm|
Pine Cove in taxes...
heard good things about this camp.... ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Juban Crossing Is Going To Happen - tigeraddict on 7/11/13 at 4:15 pm|
[quote]Perkins Rowe went with Applebee's and phase 2 never came to fruition[/quote]
i hear spinoza still owes money for phase I work to the contractors.......
| Political Talk|| re: Reid prepares Senate to go ‘nuclear,’ end nomination filibusters - tigeraddict on 7/11/13 at 4:08 pm|
once one party uses it, its done an over. rolls will be reversed, i do not believe the dems want to lose this power when they are the minority in the senate and the repubs are in the oval office...
| Political Talk|| re: Wal Mart wages - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 3:21 pm|
[quote]That pay hike of 50% per employee x every hour worked x 365 days a yea[/quote]
also, for every dollar of payroll, they likely have to pay 25-35% for labor burden, which consists of the employer portions of SS and medicare, state un-employment, federal un-employment, workers comp, insurance...
| Political Talk|| re: Wal Mart wages - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 3:10 pm|
[quote]The issue here, I believe, is social services use. If workers are making more money, it would logically follow that use of devilish things such as foods stamps and welfare will decrease.
how much will these workers make if the 3 walmart scheduled to be built in DC get if the stor...
| Political Talk|| re: Krauthammer: Not enforcing Obamacare employer mandate ‘unconstitutional’ - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 12:38 pm|
say this congress passes legislation granting amnesty to illegals and in 2020 they will be come citizens.
but a republican take s office in 2016 and again in 2020 and says they are not ready to process the paperwork and push it back...
would those supporting the presidents ability to delay...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is a Passport Needed for a Cruise? - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 12:00 pm|
i cant remember what ts called but if your trip involves leaving a port then u needs something less than a Pass Port. If you depart by air you need a passport
think it is called a Pass Port Card... its cheaper than a passport... go to the post office and they should have the information you need...
| Political Talk|| re: Will We Ever Have A Fair Tax In The US? - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 9:14 am|
[quote]Will We Ever Have A Fair Tax In The US?[/quote]
fair, is subjective. Therefore you will never get anyone to agree, thus making it fair...
So, the answer is a resounding NO...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Thunderdome: Doctor vs Lawyer vs Engineer vs CPA - which is best - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 8:57 am|
[quote]Thunderdome: Doctor vs Lawyer vs Engineer vs CPA - which is bes[/quote]
Inside the Thunderdome, the Doctor and Lawyer can only react after the action has taken place, the CPA can only figure out what will happen. The engineer is the only one who design something to kill the others....
| Tiger Rant|| re: *THE* PVC Pipe has been painted! (updated with pics!) - tigeraddict on 7/10/13 at 8:05 am|
PVC jacketed insulation painted....
that is a water line that is insulated and has a PVC jacket on it. The drain line next to it is cast iron. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Pay It Forward' Plan In Oregon Would Make Tuition "Free" At State's universities - tigeraddict on 7/7/13 at 11:31 am|
[quote]The concept – called Pay It Forward – calls for students to attend public universities tuition free and loan free. In exchange, students would have 3 percent deducted from their post-graduation paychecks for about a quarter-century. The money would go into a fund to pay for future students.[/...
| Political Talk|| re: Gandolfini hammered on estate taxes - tigeraddict on 7/6/13 at 11:22 am|
glad to see Gandolfini is patriotic, even in death.... :rolleyes:...
| Political Talk|| re: Obamacare Employer Mandate delayed until 2015 - tigeraddict on 7/3/13 at 8:24 am|
[quote]We'll get to wait until after the midterms to see the results of rainbows and unicorn farts. [/quote]
purely a coincidence..... nothing to see here
and i believe someone is scared......