| O-T Lounge|| re: 32 Years Ago Today - Pan Am 759 - reverendotis on 7/9/14 at 9:20 am|
Pop worked at MSY back then. He wasn't on shift when it happened but went in later that day. Consensus in the shop was that the pilot was nuts to take off into that weather.
All systems on the ground back then were vacuum tube computers. After this, he and several co-workers developed an appli...
| Political Talk|| re: POTUS - More regulation is needed, excutive orders coming - reverendotis on 7/3/14 at 9:54 pm|
[quote]Maybe I really do think our duly elected commander n chief doing something is better than congress doing nothing[/quote]
I tell all our new hires "don't touch anything unless you know what it does and until you know what you're doing".
Doing nothing is always preferable to doing the w...
| Political Talk|| re: The ACLU's disappointing stance on the Hobby Lobby decision - reverendotis on 7/3/14 at 7:21 am|
[quote]But where do we get this idea that employers don't have any obligations whatsoever to their employees? [/quote]
I am an employee. I am rental equipment, nothing more and nothing less. I am paid for the services that I render. My obligation is to render service and my employer's obligati...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How many red bulls have you drank in a short period of time? what happened? - reverendotis on 6/22/14 at 8:14 pm|
I tried replacing my coffee with them last year when the weather first started to heat up and we were on an outside project at work.
First day or so, no problem. By the end of the week, explosive fireball diarrhea that would strike with no warning at all. If I would have pointed my arse up I cou...
| Money Talk|| re: Bitcoin faces biggest threat yet: a miner takeover - reverendotis on 6/17/14 at 12:34 pm|
One of the PCs at work became infected with the Cryptowall virus which is the latest "ransomware" tied to the so called RIG Exploit kit.
For those who don't know, ransomware attacks work like this.. Malicious code is delivered to the target PC and proceeds to encrypt files to RSA-2048 strength. ...
| Political Talk|| re: SeaTac, Local Businesses are Adding an 8.25% ‘Living Wage Surcharge’ - reverendotis on 6/6/14 at 10:20 pm|
[quote]The endgame for me is that if I go somewhere knowing the servers make 15 an hour then I will feel no obligation to tip.. If that's the intention then it's a win for me. [/quote]
[quote]Nice Guy Eddie: C'mon, throw in a buck!
Mr. Pink: Uh-uh, I don't tip.
Nice Guy Eddie: You don't ti...
| Political Talk|| re: Is there any evidence that Bergdahl intended to remain away permanently? - reverendotis on 6/6/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]Is there any evidence he meant to capture Kabul? [/quote]
That's what I think and he spent five years lulling the Taliban into a false sense of security by dressing like them, living amongst them, speaking Arabic and practicing Islam....
| Political Talk|| re: Jobs hit All Time Record - reverendotis on 6/6/14 at 9:13 am|
[b]In absolute terms[/b], the M1 money supply is also greater than ever before in US history - [link=(http://www.tradingeconomics.com/united-states/money-supply-m1)]LINKY[/link].
[b]In absolute terms[/b], that should be awesome too because that means there is more money out there for everybody to...
| O-T Lounge|| re: After how many years of marriage is it ok to cheat - reverendotis on 6/3/14 at 9:25 pm|
It is never OK, ever, under any circumstances.
What part of "forsaking all others" wasn't clear when you said "I do"?
If you'll cheat on your wife, you can't be trusted by anybody else in any facet of your life. You become a turd, a worthless turd of a man....
| Political Talk|| re: 1/3 of 18-34 year olds in America live with their parents (from the OT) - reverendotis on 6/2/14 at 8:32 pm|
[quote]The American culture teaches us that this is a bad thing. Live as long as you can at home. [/quote]
As long as someone over 18 still lives with their parents I will consider them to be someone's child and I will address them and treat them as such....
| Political Talk|| re: Opponents of GMOs just need to sit down and shut up - reverendotis on 5/28/14 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]Correct me if I'm wrong as I haven't read much on GMO's, but from what I understand one of their biggest benefits is they are more resistant to higher amounts of pesticides and herbicides.[/quote]
One of the best examples of GMO is "roundup ready" crops. I posted this earlier in the threa...
| Political Talk|| re: Opponents of GMOs just need to sit down and shut up - reverendotis on 5/27/14 at 12:02 pm|
Monsanto, at least call it the right thing if you are going to rail against it....
| Political Talk|| re: Opponents of GMOs just need to sit down and shut up - reverendotis on 5/27/14 at 8:52 am|
[quote]All they produce is processed crap that is terrible for your health [/quote]
GMO has nothing to do with processed foods at all. That is a completely different issue.
Many times, GMO = roundup ready meaning glyphosate can be used as a post-emergence herbicide in fields without damaging ...
| Political Talk|| re: The Racism Obsession (Tom Woods show w/ Will Grigg.) - reverendotis on 5/24/14 at 9:19 am|
I'll make this offer, I will quit considering people's race once they quit considering it themselves. Best deal you're gonna get....
| Political Talk|| re: Why is prostitution illegal? - reverendotis on 5/22/14 at 7:19 pm|
[quote]Porn is legal[/quote]
Which brings up a good point - it isn't prostitution if you film it....
| Political Talk|| re: US Post Office Reports $1.9B Loss - IN A QUARTER - reverendotis on 5/9/14 at 6:10 pm|
[quote]Further - its OK if they lose money - because its against the law for them to make money. [/quote]
The only alternative to not making money is losing money at an $8 billion per year pace? Couldn't break even? Couldn't lose a LOT less money?
Fun fact - the USPS operates their own fully...
| Political Talk|| re: I just saw a commercial for Agenda21, WTF - reverendotis on 5/8/14 at 7:47 am|
[quote]I have heard that there is one group out there that thinks the sustainable population is 500 million![/quote]
Earth's population = 6,973,738,433
Louisiana = 52,271 square miles = 1,457,231,846,000 square feet
Every human being on Earth could fit inside an area the size of Louisiana c...
| Political Talk|| re: Had our insurance meeting today - reverendotis on 4/25/14 at 7:36 am|
I went and got the letter I received out of the file just to make sure I didn't post the wrong numbers..
34.2% cost increase to the company for the health plan. They absorbed 14.2%, we cover the other 20%. Deductibles tripled from $500 to $1500 per year for singles and from $1500 to $4500 per y...
| Political Talk|| re: WTF am I supposed to do? Health Insurance... - reverendotis on 4/19/14 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]Cause you don't know shite. you may be ok with me dieing, but a lot of other republicans aren't ok with poor people dieing [/quote]
Connect the dots for me here, point A is your small business going under and point B is death. How did we get from point A to point B?
Bottom line this for...
| Political Talk|| Gun control laws - Mexico - reverendotis on 4/16/14 at 8:16 pm|
Mexico has stricter gun control laws than the United States.
In Mexico in 2010, there were 10.0 gun homicides per 100,000 population for a total of 11,309.
In the same year there were 11,078 gun homicides in the US which works out to 3.5 per 100,000 population.
You were nearly 3x as likel...
| Political Talk|| re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - reverendotis on 4/14/14 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]They also said that Medicare would only cost $10 billion by 1990.[/quote]
Also, in 1935 [b]they[/b] passed the [u]37 page[/u] Social Security Act and everyone agreed that a [u]2%[/u] tax on income to "keep old people out of the poor house" was just fine and dandy......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Floor markings in industrial facilities - reverendotis on 3/28/14 at 8:08 am|
I have found the Rexthane one part Urethane floor coatings from Sherwin Williams to be excellent products....
| Political Talk|| re: EPA's climate change expert rooks taxpayers out of nearly $1,000,000 - reverendotis on 3/19/14 at 12:39 pm|
Bump again. Report on Beale is out.
There could be far reaching implications IF someone does their job and follows up on this.
| Political Talk|| re: Passengers on ill fated cruise seek 5000 a month for life. - reverendotis on 3/11/14 at 12:19 pm|
[quote]Predictably and obviously, most of the passengers too shy, proud, whatever to piss over the side or squat and piss/ shite in a bucket ... screwed over the rest. [/quote]
I could take a nice relaxing dump in the middle of St. Charles Avenue on Mardi Gras day right after Rex passes without a c...
| Political Talk|| re: Passengers on ill fated cruise seek 5000 a month for life. - reverendotis on 3/11/14 at 9:33 am|
[quote]They left those people out there for days in the equivalent of a port o poddy. [/quote]
I'm sorry but this is dumb.
I've been fishing my whole life and have never even entertained the thought of pissing or shitting in a bucket and riding around with it in the boat when I am surrounded b...
| Political Talk|| re: Nation's Most Miserable States - reverendotis on 3/11/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote]The [b]Gallup-Healthways[/b] survey[/quote]
is obviously the last word on objectively determining the
[quote]Nation's Most Miserable States[/quote]
I looked up Zamoro10 on Google and it sent me [link=(http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=turd%20brain)]to this site.[/link]
| Political Talk|| re: Huffpo Insanity: Min wage should have reached $21.72 an hour - reverendotis on 3/7/14 at 8:55 am|
[quote]Maybe you can describe the mechanism by which the "market" would direct air traffic. I gotta fricking hear this one.[/quote]
The same way power companies reliably generate and deliver electricity in real time without needing a small army of government employees to function as operators....
| Political Talk|| re: Change of pace. (White Dog Related) - reverendotis on 3/7/14 at 8:22 am|
White German Shepard...Klink or Schultz?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Can someone recommend a group email service? - reverendotis on 3/5/14 at 9:14 am|
freelists.org works very well...
| Political Talk|| re: We now have Putins bitches response - reverendotis on 3/4/14 at 8:28 am|
[quote]And to this, my response is that if poked enough, we will deliver fire and brimstone to anyone with sharp enough sticks. You know, that whole "speak softly" thing. [/quote]
Problem is that our current CIC issues boisterous proclamations and carries a twig....