| O-T Lounge|| re: Question about Divorce Settlements - Layabout on 5/20/13 at 1:32 pm|
[quote]totally wrong, the pensionee doesn't have to retire for a QDRO to be executed,[/quote]
It's a government defined benefit plan that has its own rules for the spouse entitlement. There is no lump sum benefit to be divided....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Question about Divorce Settlements - Layabout on 5/20/13 at 11:21 am|
A woman I worked with in state government has been eligible to retire for more than ten years with almost full pay but she refuses to do so because she doesn't want her ex-husband to see a penny of her retirement money. As long as she keeps working, there is no pension to divide. She wins if he di...
| Political Talk|| re: Since 1998, there has been an unexplained "standstill" in heating of the Earth - Layabout on 5/20/13 at 11:15 am|
You didn't bother to quote the key paragraph from your link:
[quote]But long-term, the expected temperature rises will not alter significantly. [/quote]...
| Political Talk|| re: Fathers: It is "inappropriate" for you to chaperone on field trips in this case - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 8:32 am|
And several of the people blathering about home schooling would do well to crack a book themselves before they undertake to educate their kids....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Help fixing laptop issue - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 5:10 am|
[quote]It does have something to do with numlock. You have inadvertantly hit a series of keystrokes that told your computer to use the right side of the keyboard as a numeric keypad. [/quote]
Good catch. Hold down the Fn key and press Num Lock to toggle it on and off....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best cheaper bourbons for mixer - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 4:12 am|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Help fixing laptop issue - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 4:08 am|
Either the keyboard membrane is bad or you've got Cheeto dust that has accumulated and is gumming it up. See if you can find a USB keyboard and plug that in. That will isolate the problem for you....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Only in Alabama. - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 3:59 am|
How many fingers does that kid have?...
| Political Talk|| re: Coming soon , "HATING BREITBART". - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 3:56 am|
[quote]The Dear Leader, The Revolution and I thank you.
Forward ! [/quote]
That meme was funny the first few times you did it. Now not so much....
| Political Talk|| re: Do you know the answer to the question: "Where is Joe Biden?" - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 3:53 am|
[quote]Has anybody seen him recently? [/quote]
He's hanging out with Waldo and Carmen Sandiego....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Friend just sent this from Sherwood - Layabout on 5/19/13 at 12:22 am|
[quote]I know the guy driving that truck. He has major issues. He always goes around a takes it upon himself to enforce a city ordinance regarding signs on public property. He used to have a red truck. You should see the guys' backyard. Anytime I see him taking a sign, I will go by or call the busin...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Looking for a good stuffed bell pepper recipes. - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 4:03 pm|
Never tried it with ground chicken it just doesn't sound very appetizing. I've experimented with different combinations of ground meat and rice, cooked and raw, and finally found what works for me. I do like a dense filling, more like a meatball, so I use both raw rice and raw ground beef. The be...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Window AC unit suggestions - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 3:39 pm|
Get a Friedrich window unit....
| Political Talk|| re: Tired of this Liberal argument - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 1:24 pm|
You left off the rotflmao....
| Political Talk|| re: Tired of this Liberal argument - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 11:21 am|
[quote]The main difference ive found between liberals and conservatives can be summed up in 2 words: Personal Responsibility. One group is for it (pro-life, pro-military, pro-business, individualism, etc) the other is against it (welfare, abortions, unions, nanny-state, etc).
This white house is ...
| Political Talk|| re: CBS:Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy Made Decision Not To Send FEST To Benghazi - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 8:51 am|
[quote]Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy, Patrick Kennedy, DOES NOT have the power to stand down/order in any facet; the US military. [/quote]
Neither does the Secretary of State. That's why we have a Secretary of Defense and a CIC....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is it wasy to make returns on Amazon ? - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 7:07 am|
Amazon itself is top notch when it comes to returns. They do it no-questions-asked and do it with a smile....
| Political Talk|| re: Does anonymity cause people on this board to just talk rot or - Layabout on 5/18/13 at 1:19 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Guy Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman: Is this legal? - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 11:29 pm|
[quote]I'm pretty sure there are airspace rights.[/quote]
But where do they end? Your piece of the pie would be miles across as the altitude increases....
| Political Talk|| re: If It Is Definitively Shown That Obama Was Involved In IRS Targeting... - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 11:17 pm|
[quote]Way to blame the opposition[/quote]
The "opposition" has been relentless for the past five years. The loony birthers, truthers, and preppers among mainstream republicans have pretty much numbed the American public to any further charges. You cried wolf too often....
| Political Talk|| re: What to do about the uneducated public? - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 10:57 pm|
[quote]average people in Times Square and 4 out of 5 didn't know what happened in Benghazi or what the IRS scandal is about?
You'd get the same results in downtown Denham Springs....
| Political Talk|| re: If It Is Definitively Shown That Obama Was Involved In IRS Targeting... - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 4:14 pm|
[quote]and articles of impeachment are brought in the House and the House impeaches him, will the Senate basically be forced to vote in favor of removal from office? [/quote]
The senate will vote on whether he's guilty. Keep in mind that while it only takes a simple majority vote in the House to i...
| Political Talk|| re: Guy Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman: Is this legal? - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 9:25 am|
[quote]That drone would have been target practice at my house.[/quote]
And gravity is going to make the bullet that you shoot into the air come back down at a lethal velocity, possibly killing someone. It happens every time yahoos get together and decide to make some noise.
| Political Talk|| re: Study: Strong men lean right wing.... - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 4:02 am|
[quote]Ooops . . . . a swing and a miss there, Layabout
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Cooking dinner for my gf parents... - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 3:55 am|
How orthodox are the parents? If daddy is wearing a yarmulke when they get off the plane I'd skip the sausage and any shellfish you may have been considering....
| Political Talk|| re: IRS seizes 60 MILLION medical records - Layabout on 5/17/13 at 3:49 am|
[quote]no loop [b]wholes[/b][/quote]
[quote]The we need the liberals to move far away to their own island.
Then who would preserve the language?...
| Political Talk|| re: Most "redneck' cities in US. - Layabout on 5/16/13 at 10:23 pm|
[quote]2. Kansas City, MO [/quote]
I'd take exception to this. KC, KS yes but KC, MO no....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody work for the State (LA)? - Layabout on 5/16/13 at 10:19 pm|
[quote]If you're more qualified, they can't higher someone else over you. AA applies only when the applicants are otherwise evenly matched.
The people who do the hiring can choose from among the applicants with the highest [b]five[/b] scores, which can be way more than five people. Some ...
| Political Talk|| re: Study: Strong men lean right wing.... - Layabout on 5/16/13 at 9:24 pm|
[quote]Wait, so people (related ancestors) actually fended for themselves? How is that even possible?[/quote]
As Thomas Hobbes said, "Their lives were solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short." They weren't noble libertarian savages....
| Political Talk|| re: IRS denied tax-exempt status to pro-lifers on behalf of Planned Parenthood - Layabout on 5/16/13 at 9:18 pm|
[quote]I think you're confusing 501(c)(3) with 501(c)(4) . . . different animals.[/quote]
Close enough for government work I suspect. NAACP is a 501(c)(3) and from what I can glean both types of applications are coming in from the Tea Party groups. The real point is that dark money is being funne...