| Food and Drink Board|| re: How many shrimp can you eat before you get iodine poisoning? - cssamerican on 7/17/14 at 9:16 pm|
Buy me a lifetime supply of shrimp and I will find out for you :thup: ...
| Political Talk|| re: Israel Defense Force murders 4 children - cssamerican on 7/17/14 at 5:40 am|
So you're saying the Israelis will massacre an entire populace and you would support it? [/quote]
Unfortunately, it appears the only way peace will be achieved is if one side eradicates the other. Until then, there will always be people dying on both sides because of religious differences....
| Political Talk|| re: CNN - Elizabeth Warren in 2016? Republicans take notice - cssamerican on 7/16/14 at 7:02 pm|
Never underestimate how uniformed the majority of voters are, and remember who does the informing of the majority of voters. If the media wants her President she has a 50/50 shot, if not better.
This becomes especially true if the GOP doesn't nominate someone that excites voters and gets them to...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Graham appeals being tagged a TE; Schefter "optimism deal done by Tuesday" - cssamerican on 7/14/14 at 8:26 pm|
[quote]5 years 55 mill [/quote]
No way we go that high....
[quote]25 mil guaranteed[/quote]
That I can see....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Payton Adds Aspects of CrossFit to Saints Training Regime - cssamerican on 7/14/14 at 8:23 pm|
[quote]It reminds me of when i was playing fantasy football 20 years ago and all my friends were laughing at me. Now there isn't a person that doesnt play fantasy football. Crossfit is going to boom like that. [/quote]
[quote]Had no idea it was a pre 1994 thing. [/quote]
It is older than that,...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Falcons are 1.5-point favorites for opener - cssamerican on 7/13/14 at 11:25 am|
Has there been a surer thing in the NFL than Sean Peyton's Saints beating the Falcons? ...
| Political Talk|| re: Article - "China thinks it can defeat America in battle" - cssamerican on 7/7/14 at 7:08 pm|
Most Americans probably think Hong Kong is the capital of China. That tells me most wouldn't care unless the media tells them to care. You would need propaganda to convince them to actually go to war to protect another country that isn't England, Australia, or Japan....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Lance Moore is upset over Jimmy ruling - cssamerican on 7/4/14 at 8:37 pm|
[quote]he doesnt get covered by top cbs every play like a top wr does..when he does he struggles more---if that happened every time he wouldnt have the same numbers--hed still be good but..[/quote]
I think this [b]IS[/b] the key point in this whole thing. If Calvin Johnson, AJ Green, and Dez Bryant...
| Political Talk|| re: It appears EBR school superintendent's days are numbered - cssamerican on 6/18/14 at 5:50 am|
[link=(https://www.louisianabelieves.com/accountability/school-performance-scores)]School Performance Scores[/link]
[quote]Elementary and middle schools earn points for student achievement on annual assessments in English language arts, math, science and social studies. Total points are divided b...
| Political Talk|| re: 'probably' enough votes in the House to impeach Obama - cssamerican on 6/17/14 at 8:16 pm|
[quote]Absolutely worst thing the Republicans could do with the 2014 elections less than 5 months away and the momentum on their side. No way they even try.[/quote]
Get over it and move on. they guy has what two years left what could h possibly do that he hasn't already done. All you do by doing ...
| Political Talk|| re: It appears EBR school superintendent's days are numbered - cssamerican on 6/17/14 at 8:07 pm|
[quote]He appears to go out of his way to be confrontational with education stakeholders when just the slightest bit of cordiality would make a positive impact. He has a huge chip on his shoulder all the time. [/quote]
I agree, he isn't likable, but they knew that when they hired him. It was easy t...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Graham's agent is in town to negotiate contract - cssamerican on 6/17/14 at 7:25 pm|
[quote]Jimmy will get somewhere between 10-11 mil. Done.[/quote]
I hate the concept of paying any TE or WR that kind of money when you have a QB who has lots of options and whos play doesn't seem to drop off when said TE or WR is not playing....
| Political Talk|| re: It appears EBR school superintendent's days are numbered - cssamerican on 6/17/14 at 6:55 pm|
What exactly are people expecting out of a Superintendent?
The guy has been here two years. In that two years while he has been in charge, 12 schools improved enough to be removed from the state take over list. The Common Core curriculum has been implemented and while some scores dropped they did...
| Political Talk|| re: Obesity message: Should a 9 y.o. girl's thigh 'jiggle'? - cssamerican on 5/25/14 at 9:59 am|
At work we had a fitness check and I was labeled obese. I am a 6' man who weighs 200lbs and my waist is 32". I laughed at them :lol:
The girl is in the video on the link and she isn't overweight....
| Political Talk|| re: April 2014 ties for warmest April on record... - cssamerican on 5/21/14 at 10:14 pm|
The biggest cause of global warming is....
Wait for it...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Forecasting Saints top 3 WR's catches and yards - cssamerican on 5/19/14 at 7:33 pm|
[quote]Cooks - 65 catches for 1,100 yards This type of rookie season is pretty beyond rare. Can happen but man it would be special if he did. [/quote]
It is pretty rare that the number 1 catching WR in the draft goes to the most pass happy offense in the NFL that is running the same offense and u...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: New linebacker Khairi Fortt has a cadaver's achilles tendon. - cssamerican on 5/10/14 at 3:20 pm|
Is the tendon going to count against the 53 man roster? If so, horrible pick. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| re: WAFB investigates students being given grades in an EBR School - cssamerican on 5/10/14 at 3:14 pm|
[quote]I'm on the fence about standardized testing; on one hand it leaks to schools teaching towards a test and doing everything they can to help the kids pass the test; however, it hurts in other areas which require critical thinking and other skills. But then how can you know if the kids are lear...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Got Powell for Darren Sproles - cssamerican on 5/10/14 at 2:49 pm|
We also got about 4 million in cap space :rolleyes:...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Saints First 5th Round Pick Thread--VINNIE SUNSERI, S, Alabama - cssamerican on 5/10/14 at 2:49 pm|
I question this pick...We are set at safety. If we drafting potential, then at least draft where if they show potential they have a shot at seeing the field on offense or defense. This guy could turn out to be a pretty good safety, but even if he did he will not unseat the starters we have....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Look Like WRs Are Gonna Go Quick - cssamerican on 5/5/14 at 7:50 pm|
What are the top 26 WRs? I just want to know who will be gone when we pick :lol:
Who knows, we might not have ever even planned on taking a WR with our first pick. Last year we were suppose to draft a OLB early and the closest thing we got was Rufus Johnson in the sixth round....
| Political Talk|| re: House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board - cssamerican on 4/18/14 at 9:39 am|
[quote]Personally I think it is the right direction to give principals autonomy over their schools and hold them accountable. My problem is that I don't think the Feds or even state governments should have a say in local schools. Schools should be run locally.[/quote]
So, you think it is better f...
| Political Talk|| House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board - cssamerican on 4/17/14 at 7:55 pm|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/8923195-125/bill-to-shrink-ebr-school)]House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board[/link]
The following bills can only be viewed as a coordinated attack against the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.
| Political Talk|| The State versus EBRPSS - cssamerican on 4/14/14 at 8:02 pm|
[link=(http://openstates.org/la/bills/2014/SB%20636/documents/LAD00038994/)]SB 636[/link] is designed to give principals in East Baton Rouge Parish School System and enormous amount of unneeded responsibility. They would now be in charge of transportation, food services, facility management, and all...
| Political Talk|| re: IQ and neo eugenics - cssamerican on 4/7/14 at 7:52 pm|
[quote]Recent govt surveys estimate roughly 50% of all Americans have below average IQs[/quote]
Seems with the way social programs are set-up we are promoting the procreation of the group, while making it harder financially for middle class people to have multiple children.
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 10:57 am|
Page 37 of the [link=(http://businessaffairs.ebrschools.org/eduWEB1/1000142/docs/final_corrected_2013-14_gfb.pdf)]General Fund Budget[/link] has an organizational chart on page 37 so you can see what position report to who and how many heads there are. You can also use the title to look at the salar...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 10:00 am|
[quote]But healthcare, and pension are usually perks and are not included in salaries.[/quote]
Yes they do, ask any teacher.
Dr. Brister would be the highest paid administrator at Central Office that is an [u]employee[/u]. Like I said in a previous post there could be contract employees like the...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 9:42 am|
Sure it is the management schedule. Instructional personnel are on the MI schedule and non-instructional people are on the MS. There is a position key just before the schedules, page 47.
For example, I believe Dr. Brister position is a M-2A. If he has 20 years ([i]That isn't always how long you w...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 8:57 am|
[quote] A lot of people make big salaries in the school board office
Too many. It's "On the payroll" city down at that place. [/quote]
What do you guys consider big salaries? According to the [link=(http://humanresources.ebrschools.org/eduWEB1/1000012/docs/1314_salarysch_app0801.pdf)]...
| Political Talk|| re: Taylor proposes restructuring EBR school system - cssamerican on 4/2/14 at 6:56 am|
[quote]Do you know if other school systems have sales taxes supporting them? And do other parishes have such a large percentage of students attending private schools? And how many parishes have as large of a tax base ?[/quote]
Yes, other districts have sales taxes as well. No EBR has a much higher ...