| O-T Lounge|| re: USW strike...Week 4 - LSU0358 on 3/4/15 at 6:12 am|
While margins at US refineries have dropped some in late 2014 to 2015 they are still very healthy. Midwestern refinery margins have pulled down closer to US Gulfcoast margins. But overall US refineries are doing just fine. Main reason os the spread between WTI and Brent. Refiners that export pro...
| Political Talk|| re: I'm tired of the whining about President Obama's executive orders - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 4:08 pm|
[quote]I anticipate executive orders on liberalizing union rights, increasing minimum wage, taking away excessive local police powers, green energy and a host of other things that we progressives value. You may not like it and there is one way to stop it - STOP OBSTRUCTING. Offer something of your o...
| O-T Lounge|| re: USW strike...Week 4 - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 2:37 pm|
[quote]I would call one of your shell contacts and tell them you would like to discuss direct hire or what options you have to go back to work without losing time invested. Just a thought...[/quote]
This. If they are about to tell the USW to shove it they might be willing to do this....
| O-T Lounge|| re: USW strike...Week 4 - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 2:14 pm|
[quote] Shell looks like they are preparing to tell the unions to shove it...
Yep. The USW has overreached and the refiners smell blood in the water. I'm betting a large % cross the picket lines by the end of the week....
| O-T Lounge|| re: World's Top Billionaires - Louisiana's Only One, Tom Benson, is #1006 - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 2:10 pm|
From what I've read about her she's quite the introvert. Work is her life. She doesn't date, go on vacations, etc. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Repeal Louisiana's balanced budget requirement. - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 2:00 pm|
[quote]it is simply no longer feasible to expect a balanced budget[/quote]
States are not like the federal government. When you control a printing press (like the feds), budgets don't have to be balanced.
States not wishing to balance a budget have to issue bonds to cover any differences (ie ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: USW strike...Week 4 - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 11:30 am|
Shell looks like they are preparing for the strike to extend...
Though I don't know how accurate the article is...especially since the author is ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Is CPM a little too 'blunt' at times.....? - LSU0358 on 3/3/15 at 8:15 am|
Behind closed doors no problem at all. In the media is pretty crappy. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Report: Duke admin, Coach K, ignored sexual assault allegations against player - LSU0358 on 3/2/15 at 10:55 am|
[quote]Joe Pa and Penn State football deserved what they got, amirite?
Considering there where independent witnesses verifying the rapes of children, yes. PSU got what they deserved. ...
| Money Talk|| re: 47 and burned out - LSU0358 on 3/1/15 at 9:39 am|
[quote]How do you tell your wife I run a hedge fund but let's live in a trailer just in case I have a investor who refuses to pay?[/quote]
I'm looking at starting a business where I manage individual accounts, this is a worry of mine. I'm leaning towards a formal contract spelling out terms, inc...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul Plans To Introduce The “Largest Tax Cut In American History” - LSU0358 on 2/28/15 at 8:31 am|
There is this crazy thing called cutting spending. I know, its hard to comprehend but it is possible....
| Money Talk|| re: 47 and burned out - LSU0358 on 2/27/15 at 11:13 am|
[quote] there are plenty of places that move at a slower pace, with lower profit.[/quote]
Not necessarily. Learn to handle your own money instead of handling deals for others. Not only will you be a lot more interested, it's a lot more fulfilling. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Fortune 500 company screwing over their employees - LSU0358 on 2/27/15 at 9:41 am|
The sad thing is that they will do this as long as employees allow it. The only thing that will change this is if enough high performers quit and take business with them....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Get Ready For AR-15 Ammo Ban! - LSU0358 on 2/27/15 at 8:39 am|
[quote]You know this ammo craze shite is completely driven by salad bowl helmet wearing pipe welders who somehow were allowed to get their hands on internets. [/quote]
This x 1000. My personal bet is that ammo manufacturers are secretly bribing the ATF and have promised Obama millions in donation...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Charges crumble after cell phone video uncovered- Washington Parish - LSU0358 on 2/26/15 at 12:59 pm|
If examples where made in blatant situations such as these, the growing public perception of police corruption/incompetence would improve. I'm not holding my breath though.
Police need to learn that these days anything and everything they do can be filmed/recorded. Police departments that are p...
| Political Talk|| re: Acticle: "Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air" - LSU0358 on 2/26/15 at 10:39 am|
I could buy most of it...but not this
[quote]changes in sun's radiation are not responsible for warming the air[/quote]
Ignoring solar cycles is one of the biggest errors that climate change folks make IMO. The sun is responsible for heating the air every single day. A statement saying it's ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Collecting child support: Hire lawyer to set up or go with La. Social Services? - LSU0358 on 2/26/15 at 7:07 am|
[quote]lucky stiff, I'm well into six figures, been divorced for eleven years and still going to court, just got notice today of an upcoming hearing in April[/quote]
I bet you are counting down the days until that 18th birthday....
| Political Talk|| re: New O'Reilly Lie uncovered - JFK Coverage - LSU0358 on 2/25/15 at 3:18 pm|
[quote]New O'Reilly Lie uncovered [/quote]
So the first "Gotcha" was bogus so now another must be attempted. A conservative must be tarnished to atone for Brian Williams being called out.
:not an O'Reilly fan at all here:...
| Political Talk|| re: Ammo For Marijuana Legalization: Weed Is 114 Times Less Deadly Than Alcohol - LSU0358 on 2/24/15 at 4:21 pm|
They would help their cause if they didn't represent blood alcohol content as a %. BAC is in g/dL. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Workout gurus, if you could go to the gym and do only 2 lifts... - LSU0358 on 2/24/15 at 9:31 am|
Dead lifts and military press. Adding in pull ups would hit just about every major muscle in one's body....