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re: White House requests $3.7 billion in emergency border control funds - saltybulldog
True...but that will not happen. I would support it though....


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re: White House requests $3.7 billion in emergency border control funds - saltybulldog
Im just curious, what foreign country are we borrowing this money from to deal with these foreigners? At every turn its a need for more money to solve every problem. Why not just ask for eleventy billion. Better yet, just give each of these immigrants $1000 and let them stimulate the economy. ...


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re: Insurance companies to use facial recognition tech to see how long you'll live - saltybulldog
Dp...


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re: Insurance companies to use facial recognition tech to see how long you'll live - saltybulldog
Can't believe someone wasted their time developing this when they could have been using the same technology to help in OT ratings...


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re: What are your fitness goals? - saltybulldog
1. My wife and I are slowly working towards a 10k+ in every state. We started out with the idea of HMs, but I dont have that in me. 2. Stay in better shape than my kids for as long as possible. 3. Live till 100 4. Complete a Half Ironman. Im still waffling on this one some. I have tr...


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re: This Hobby Lobby decision shows why we are doomed as a country - saltybulldog
[quote]It took Rome 400 years to rise and fall. We have 162 years left to try and get our shite together or else[/quote] Just asking, did women get to vote in Rome? That could alter the rate of decline? Not suggesting acceleration/deceleration ...just asking. ...


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re: The Town That Privatized Everything - saltybulldog
[quote] The key to making this work is structuring the contracts very very carefully.[b] You really need to have someone in place who does outstanding procurement.[/b] [/quote] Exactly right. Simply privatizing will not solve the problem. There has to be performance milestones, penalties, etc. ...


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re: Thad Cochrane brings home the bacon Times article - saltybulldog
[quote]Hit the nail on the head with what type of people McDaniel voters are. I grew up in DeSoto county. Heartless, Souless, uneducated, cookie cutter suburbs.[/quote] I voted for McDaniel and I am certain i fit none of your criteria. I think it is more heartless, souless and uneducated to st...


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re: The Town That Privatized Everything - saltybulldog
[quote]Higher median income generally yields higher sales, property, and income tax receipts; the former two being vital to the financing of city services. Essentially, the higher the median income of the population, the more tax money (on average) that municipality will receive per capita. Since th...


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re: Hello, from Mississippi.. - saltybulldog
:lol: that is just north of I-10 in Jackson County. The story is, the guy that lives there has been complaining to the nearby airport about noise and drone tests. The airport is not commercial but Lockheed Martin develops drones at the airport and tests them. Supposedly, this guys thinks they...


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re: Just donated to Democrat Travis Childers in Mississippi - saltybulldog
[quote]Save hurt feelings for next cycle but aiding D's in anyway could hurt the 51 needed. Have to get the senate this cycle because it isn't turning on the next. [/quote] This is not about "hurt feelings" its about what some see as right and wrong in the direction of our country. My view: ...


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re: MS Senate Primary Runoff -- Cochran Projected Winner -- Wins 38th Term - saltybulldog
So, in the end, did the strategy of having dens vote for Rhad win this for him?...


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re: McDaniel Has 8 Pt Lead Over Cochran Headed Into Run-off - saltybulldog
[quote] McDaniel's platform will motivate black turnout. We're talking about a guy who opposes public education. [/quote] False. Not even a shred of truth. But even still, you are suggesting the same group that doesn't get involved in schools is going to turn out to vote because someone tries ...


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re: McDaniel Has 8 Pt Lead Over Cochran Headed Into Run-off - saltybulldog
[quote]Don't claim to be a conservative if you aren't conservative. Don't charge Dem's with expanding the welfare state when that's exactly what you are voting for. You're a conservative, unless it applies to you. That means you're a hypocrite. [/quote] Several of my friends, some I consider very...


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re: McDaniel Has 8 Pt Lead Over Cochran Headed Into Run-off - saltybulldog
[quote]I mean, here's the deal. The vote is between a career politician and a future career politician. You're dreaming if you believe a junior senator from Mississippi is going to have a chance to make any changes. [/quote] If it is change you are after, let me give you some idea of odds of seei...


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re: Scientists may have worked out how to defeat antibiotic-resistant superbugs - saltybulldog
So, you are basically shooting down any hopes that a superbug that makes us zombies is coming down the line. Way to ruin my Friday. ...


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re: Map of Potential US Nuclear Strike Targets - saltybulldog
[quote]What did the MS coast ever do to anybody?[/quote] I'm guessing they are hating on our beaches. ...


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re: Career advice: Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect questions - saltybulldog
If I could start over, I would probably at least try for a minor in LA or maybe even double major LA and CE. I work with a few LA's and now use their insight on multiple projects. Go LA and get a minor in urban planning. ...


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re: Who is to blame for high gasoline prices? - saltybulldog
It is explained by better fuel efficient vehicles and, on average, people are driving less. ...


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re: Vitter wanting to know about traffic in Louisiana - saltybulldog
[quote]If there's anything that should be abundantly obvious about traffic in BR, is that it will always grow to fill the available interstate infrastructure.[/quote] That and the costs are too high. Where is the money for this loop coming from??...


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re: Rand Paul on the benefits of Tax cuts - saltybulldog
Great solution to add some revenue, unfortunately its throwing good money after bad. The assumption here is that spending these newly acquired billions on infrastructure is somehow cost effective. The FHWA is just another broken fed system that wastes money. ...


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re: Summer '14 survey: Rank the following gulf beaches - saltybulldog
[quote]30a Destin Gulf shores Panama City Dauphin island Biloxi[/quote]...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
[quote]She needs to be crucified in the court of public opinion for this shit[/quote] In that area, she will be rewarded for keeping with your traditional family values....


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
[quote] Retweeted by WLOX Emily Wagster Pettus ?@EWagsterPettus 14m Zero precincts reporting from Covington County. An election commissioner just told me she's home in bed & can't give us numbers. #MSSen[/quote] I love my state...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
[quote]Is there a chance Cochran can win outright still? If so, Hinds county can go frick itself with the delta counties [/quote] Purely based on their narrowing margin...Yes. I would have hoped to see some better showing for McDaniel in the college towns....


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
[quote]The ones in Rankin? Or the counties overall?[/quote] Overall. Rankin is supposedly McDaniel, but doesnt look like it will be by enough ...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
I should note that the one Coast county to go McDaniel was Jackson County. F U, harrison and hancock county. ...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
All the precincts left to report are cochran leaning. ...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
Ah, hell. I am confused. 2 tweets with different info. One saying Cochran above 50 with 92 and one showing Mcdaniel at 49.9 with 92...


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re: tOfficial Mississippi Republican Primary check-in thread - saltybulldog
That is a good point. Regardless of final outcome, I am really shocked by how well McDaniel has done. I just hope this is a barometer of a national shift....


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