| Political Talk|| re: Misconception about minimum wage jobs - WizardSleeve on 12/1/14 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]lost those jobs and, because of their age, cannot find anything with comparable wages to support their inflated standard of living. [/quote]
This scenario about aging folks losing jobs is common but in my experience is due mostly to them being overpaid for the skills and upside ...
| O-T Lounge|| Lafayette mechanic recs? - WizardSleeve on 10/27/14 at 5:20 pm|
Anyone in the Lafayette area have a mechanic they'd recommend? Preferably south side of town. My '06 F150 is due for some work like changing plugs, brake rotors and probably replacing the ac fan clutch (hopefully not the compressor) among other minor things. I haven't lived here long so don't have...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Specialty Beer Store around River Ranch? - WizardSleeve on 5/31/14 at 10:15 am|
Phillipes is close to river ranch. Your best bet in that part of town IMO. Unless you want to drive to ambassador w&s. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama pays tax rate of 20% - WizardSleeve on 4/12/14 at 8:32 am|
Can anyone explain how he only pays 2.9% self employment tax? I tried to go through the return to see how he avoids the ~13% that I pay for self employment tax on top of income tax. I'm sure I'm missing something. TIA....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Should I email my old boss? - WizardSleeve on 4/11/14 at 1:59 pm|
You sound like a little bitch and a pain in the ass. You got laid off for good reason. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What's the best/nicest restaurant in gulf shores? - WizardSleeve on 4/7/14 at 8:43 pm|
Cosmos. Best combo of beer selection, atmosphere and outdoor seating, and good food and service. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Will this be a hate crime? Group of blacks beat white driver in Detroit - WizardSleeve on 4/4/14 at 9:45 pm|
Sounds like someone just discovered the word abhorrent and couldn't wait to use it amongst his internet friends ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Finest New Whiskey In the World Found Under a Bridge in Texas - WizardSleeve on 3/29/14 at 7:39 am|
I think you guys are talking about the "world beer championships" where every beer gets and award. It's a marketing service not a real competition. This is the one that bayou teche "wins" and I hear about it in the paper or on here. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Forcing Breweries to Use a Distributor - WizardSleeve on 3/12/14 at 7:13 pm|
I heard recently that all of the beer bought by consumers in lousiana is sold through 18 families and the wholesale distributorships they own. That's a cartel if you ask me....
| Political Talk|| re: So the Democrat party is the party of science? - WizardSleeve on 2/18/14 at 11:15 am|
Because pretentious. ...
| Political Talk|| re: So the Democrat party is the party of science? - WizardSleeve on 2/18/14 at 11:12 am|
[quote]I sure hope a lot of the people that think astrology is a science got confused with astronomy.[/quote]
Doesnt that kind of prove the point - that they don't realize there are 2 different concepts and cant think quickly enough to differentiate astronomy from astrology.
| Political Talk|| re: So the Democrat party is the party of science? - WizardSleeve on 2/18/14 at 11:09 am|
[quote]Science Question...are government assistance programs which reward procreation financially and de-emphasize work in lieu of said assistance resulting in a genetic "dumbing down" of the populous? [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: 3k more American citizens renounce citizenship... - WizardSleeve on 2/17/14 at 10:42 pm|
[quote]Well it makes sense if they don't pay taxes they shouldn't be citizens. [/quote]
So most dem voters shouldn't be citizens?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Manning didn't break Brees record - WizardSleeve on 12/30/13 at 10:59 am|
Man that was pretty obviously a backwards pass. This should be a no brainer. What do we have to do to get the word out? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Pick 1 Lafayette area Restaurant - WizardSleeve on 12/28/13 at 10:14 am|
Meh, I don't go to ruffinos because they have a tiny beer selection. I could give two shits about the singing waiter. Give me a better selection of beer.
Eta: I'd pick Social. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Distributism in Action: Utah's homeless - WizardSleeve on 12/25/13 at 10:24 pm|
[quote]not exactly. Those new housing projects are still very nice after a couple of years. [/quote]
Wait wait wait wait.
Did you just really suggest that public housing doesn't get trashed by the tenants living there for free? Have you ever seen a project?
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Social In Lafayette - WizardSleeve on 12/17/13 at 11:11 am|
What bbrou said, plus I'll add best beer selection in Lafayette. Green Flash IPA and Stone Enjoy By on tap last time I was there plus the good locals brands like Parish and some NOLA. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Abita Grapefruit IPA - WizardSleeve on 12/14/13 at 7:47 am|
Tastes like a grapefruit beer. Not an IPA. Other than that it's not bad if you like grapefruit. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Liberals need secession - WizardSleeve on 12/6/13 at 12:58 pm|
[quote]Only reason libs tolerate us is they need our money[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| re: Should wealth inequality be solved through taxation policies? - WizardSleeve on 11/29/13 at 9:47 pm|
[quote]But should we just cut them off and throw them on the streets?[/quote]
Oh lawd the drama.
You really think TANF, welfare, Medicaid, and the like are keeping people from being homeless and sleeping in a box in an alley? Give me a break. Most users of our safety net social programs are ...