| Political Talk|| re: Budget experts: Move Tricare beneficiaries to Obamacare - bigblake on 12/19/14 at 8:32 pm|
[quote]They are giving tons of Soldiers the pink slip.
True, but that's because they're on a contract that needs to be renewed and it wasn't renewed, therefore it's not necessarily a pink slip. Fed gov though... no contract, permanent employees for the most part....
| Political Talk|| re: Budget experts: Move Tricare beneficiaries to Obamacare - bigblake on 12/19/14 at 8:05 pm|
[quote]Sounds like they just want to 'cost shift' from one department to another?
Well ideally they would move to Obamacare and close down VA hospitals, due to the duplication. We all know that govt employees never get downsized, so in reality they'd just close the hospital and still h...
| Tech Board|| re: Nexus 5 vs iPhone 6: is an old Nexus better than a new iPhone? - bigblake on 12/12/14 at 8:45 pm|
I'm a Nexus enthusiast and the N5 is not better than an iPhone 6. What's the better value is the real question... Nexus 5 has a marginal battery life and marginal camera. Nexus 6 (from what I've heard) has greatly improved both of those things. I'd buy the N6 over iPhone 6+. Vanilla Android is t...
| Political Talk|| re: Election Night In Game Thread w links - bigblake on 12/7/14 at 4:44 pm|
Which PTer is Cassidy??
[quote]Cassidy, excited as he addressed a throng of supporters in Baton Rouge, wrapped up his speech by yelling “Boom!” — and then making his way off stage[/quote]
| Tech Board|| re: Hilarious Amazon reviews for $120,000 Samsung TV - bigblake on 12/4/14 at 7:07 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: No Vacation Nation - bigblake on 11/10/14 at 1:01 am|
You have to understand the relationships between being able to find a job and creating conditions where employers want to hire. If you mandate 4 weeks a year, the x% of employers will now not hire. You mandate every government holiday is off, then another y% will not hire. Do a few more of those ...
| O-T Lounge|| LSU player "pants" ALA - bigblake on 11/9/14 at 3:44 am|
I was trying to find the unsportsmanlike conduct from the game and came across this. Thought it was funny.
| Political Talk|| re: Tea Party Lies vs. Reality of the Obama Administration - bigblake on 11/2/14 at 1:20 pm|
Article written by Jeff who has 50 followers. Thanks Jeff....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What a feminist utopia would look like. - bigblake on 11/2/14 at 1:16 pm|
What's the over/under on her OT rating? 0.5?
What's the over/under on her armpit hair? 2"? I got over...
| Political Talk|| re: Question for fellow Rush listeners - bigblake on 11/1/14 at 1:19 am|
I listened to him in the past, but stopped because:
3. He had just launched his Two if by Tea drink, and he pushed that so hard. My parents bought some...
He was entertaining. I don't trust his views on policy, though they were pretty entertaining at times. The Ban...
| Tech Board|| re: Will.i.am challenges Apple with his own smartwatch - bigblake on 10/16/14 at 3:09 pm|
Why are all the "coders" Indian?
Seriously though, he probably has a real phone, or he never texts or writes emails.
Oh, and he starts sounding really dumb at 3:00....
| O-T Lounge|| re: lulz - Girl quits job in epic fashion....... - bigblake on 10/16/14 at 1:44 pm|
Umm, boss seems lame too....
| Political Talk|| re: Union enrollment plummets for Wisconsin teachers under tough law - bigblake on 10/16/14 at 1:33 pm|
[quote] As capital likes to point out anytime there is a labor action if they don't like it they should go elsewhere....if the best employee doesn't like it they can go elsewhere....they aren't slaves and they aren't stupid...they are doing what they need to.[/quote]
They do, they do......
| Money Talk|| re: Wells Fargo Employee Emails CEO Asking For A $10K Raise and CCs 200K coworkers - bigblake on 10/12/14 at 2:51 pm|
That dude's email had so many grammatical errors. ...
| Political Talk|| re: The best political ad of the year - bigblake on 10/6/14 at 12:03 am|
[quote]that's what passes for cleverness these days? ... denouncing obama is clever? ... "i'm not obama and my opponent is"? ... "this person favors obama, and the person we support doesn't"? ...
No, it's the cleverness they used in showing that Pryor backs Obama's agenda. Liberal or ...
| Tech Board|| re: Eligible for a phone upgrade, narrowed my choices down - bigblake on 10/5/14 at 5:24 am|
Why is the Amazon phone on your list???
(but iPhone is ok too)...
| Political Talk|| re: US is pretty much the only first world country without paid sick leave - bigblake on 10/1/14 at 3:23 pm|
I work in a place where employees have unlimited sick leave with 100% pay and cannot be fired for anything. You cannot imagine the amount of "sicknesses" that occur in a given month. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: VA math teacher arrested for letting student hit it - bigblake on 9/30/14 at 11:55 pm|
February, May and September
That's an odd sequence. [/quote]
I think this is a SAT math question (medium type). Ummm, the next month will be November....
| Political Talk|| re: 65% Estate Tax Proposal - bigblake on 9/29/14 at 1:43 pm|
Except that they have, in almost all cases, paid a transaction tax, and, potentially ad valorem taxes thoughout their ownership of the asset
...to the federal government?
The taxation on stock ownership is virtually zero until the realization of profit. If it passes on to t...
| Tech Board|| re: Is it easy to remove the bloatware in a new S5? - bigblake on 9/14/14 at 4:10 am|
[quote]I'm liking it so far. Just need to clean it up.
I love the S5's screen size and battery life. The apps that can't be deleted are annoying though. Is it wrong that I like Samsung's keyboard better than Android's stock? ...