| Political Talk|| re: Make an argument against a "loser pays" judicial system - casualobserver on 7/27/14 at 11:37 pm|
[quote]So if you reject a reasonable settlement offer and then lose, you're on the hook for the legal fees from the point the offer was made. we do kind of have this in place with offers of judgments, just fwiw[/quote]
I think you've done an excellent job explaining why loser pays is a bad idea,...
| Political Talk|| re: How can people with morals survive in an immoral world? - casualobserver on 7/26/14 at 4:02 pm|
[quote]How is this vague? One group is willing to lie, cheat and steal as long as their goals are achieved, and the other group won't because of consequences here and in the after life. [/quote]
Who are these people? Any chance you can give us names? Or should we give you names and you'll expla...
| Political Talk|| re: Didn't like the Hobby Lobby decision? Look at the follow up decisions - casualobserver on 7/4/14 at 9:40 pm|
[quote]quote: When I read these broad statements and remember you are a lawyer, I am astounded. What happened to the right to life, liberty, and property, and not being denied these without due process of law? Property rights include these entitlements for which you show so much disdain. There ...
| Political Talk|| re: Didn't like the Hobby Lobby decision? Look at the follow up decisions - casualobserver on 7/4/14 at 6:27 pm|
[quote]Property is something that you own. An entitlement is something that you don't own but believe you are owed. [/quote]
You just overruled the SCOTUS, congratulations. Another example of why it is important to understand the issues before speaking (or posting). ...
| Political Talk|| re: Didn't like the Hobby Lobby decision? Look at the follow up decisions - casualobserver on 7/4/14 at 6:11 pm|
[quote]all you're seeing is government interjecting itself into the system and fricking it up, creating these mythical "rights" out of government entitlement. public entitlements are NOT rights, and this view (as i noted in page one) is pure insanity there is a problem, and it is the ACA removing ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What Was The Top Song When You Were Born? - casualobserver on 6/22/14 at 4:24 pm|
Sherry by The Four Seasons...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ending a month to month verbal rental agreement - casualobserver on 6/21/14 at 12:22 am|
Not having read the entire lease, if the term is month to month, ten day notice is all that is due. Now be prepared to get screwed on getting any of your deposit back. Pictures and witnesses might help you with claims of damage, etc. ...
| Political Talk|| re: The Man Who Knows Too Much...Snowden Related - casualobserver on 6/20/14 at 8:03 pm|
"I hope we can do this with just a YES or NO answer because I know Senator Feinstein wants to move on.
Last summer, the NSA Director was at a conference, and he was asked a question about the NSA surveillance of Americans. He replied, and I quote here, 'the story that we have m...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: TV show or movie you remember but maybe the rest of us won't? - casualobserver on 6/19/14 at 4:44 am|
TV-Buffalo Bill with Dabney Coleman. Loved it but obviously not enough folks agreed with me.
Movie-Purple Rose of Cairo
Unique concept at the time of a character from a movie interacting with a viewer then coming off screen. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are you a Narcissist? - casualobserver on 5/26/14 at 4:50 pm|
7. I'm guessing this is the Narcissistic Personality Index, by no means a fool proof test of narcissism. The New Yorker just reviewed books on narcissism......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best site to check my credit score? - casualobserver on 5/21/14 at 9:33 am|
It is important to know that there is more than one credit score per credit bureau (consumer reporting agency). A mortgage credit score will differ from one for purchasing a car or truck, and both will vary from an insurance credit score, for instance. And any one of these can change daily since i...
| O-T Lounge|| re: the internet is about to become worse than television - net neutrality - casualobserver on 4/30/14 at 5:12 pm|
[quote] and then the market will react, as it should [/quote]
I realize many folks on here accept you as the brilliant resident TD attorney, but your faith in the free enterprise system when it comes to this issue, is misguided. This isn't simply shelf space for Frito Lay in supermarkets, whic...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Breaking Bad... Anyone a fan? - casualobserver on 4/16/14 at 3:02 am|
[quote]Posted by SOLA I find it kind of funny that Jesse keeps calling Walt, Mr. White, throughout no matter what they've been through. [/quote]
Todd, not Jesse......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Does anyone still bowl in leagues anymore or is that kind of passé? - casualobserver on 4/16/14 at 2:52 am|
I do and it can be a great way to meet people but I think the alleys do a poor job of getting folks into leagues. All types bowl. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who remembers seeing Halley's Comet in 1986? - casualobserver on 4/11/14 at 11:26 pm|
I was living in south Florida then and heard the best place to see it was about two hours away, near Key Largo between two particular mile markers, around 2:00 a.m. on a particular night, so off I went. There were cars parked everywhere and I squeezed my car off US 1 between the mile markers, and s...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Please pray for my dad( Update Page 4) - casualobserver on 4/6/14 at 4:25 pm|
You will make it with strength from God and family. He was taken early but he prepared you to be your own man. Prayers for you and your family. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU's first varsity Wrestling coach passed away. - casualobserver on 4/5/14 at 12:55 pm|
[quote]Posted by Kim Jong Ir quote: I really had no idea that LSU ever had a wrestling program.. They terminated the wresting program while I was at LSU--late 70s. The team was involved in several fighting incidents. [/quote]
It was after the 1984 season. Very heartbreaking to those guys. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: It's been 6 months since the Breaking Bad finale - casualobserver on 3/29/14 at 10:46 pm|
Using Bad Finger's "Baby Blue" to end the finale still moves me. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 5 days now without caffeine or any thing but water (update in OP) - casualobserver on 3/29/14 at 10:01 am|
[quote]Posted by georgia You know they haven't made excedrin for awhile now correct? [/quote]
I believe it is still bring made but there was a recall in 2012.
I'm also glad different people have found success with and without caffeine, sugar, etc., which confirms what someone said earlie...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Recruit Tourney: #6 Cedric Benson vs. #11 Johnny Manziel - casualobserver on 3/26/14 at 7:11 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: How old is your dad? - casualobserver on 3/14/14 at 11:32 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: How to respond to Insufficient Debt Validation? - casualobserver on 3/10/14 at 1:51 pm|
[quote]Posted by Catman88 quote: The FDCPA does not cover this. Not sure it is worth it to speak with an attorney who handles these kind of cases. I believe rmc is an attorney. [/quote]
I assumed he was. Why did you assume that I'm not an attorney too?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How to respond to Insufficient Debt Validation? - casualobserver on 3/10/14 at 1:42 pm|
[quote]They have to cease ALL contact until a suit is brought up. Yes. What are you not understanding[/quote]
This is wrong. The FDCPA's protections are inapplicable to this since it is not a "debt," as defined. Fines are not covered since there isn't an underlying transaction. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How to respond to Insufficient Debt Validation? - casualobserver on 3/10/14 at 1:32 pm|
[quote] I don't know enough about the FDCPA to tell you where to go next, but usually those requests are just a prelude to a lawsuit if no response is given. I'm not sure what can occur with an insufficient response. [/quote]
The FDCPA does not cover this. Not sure it is worth it to speak with a...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What is this board's take on Revolution? - casualobserver on 3/8/14 at 12:21 pm|
If you don't watch it critically, it's an enjoyable show. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Watching Lilly Hammer...question... - casualobserver on 3/8/14 at 12:17 pm|
This is a great show, appears to me that it was created for both the US and European viewers. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Abduction on LSU campus was a hoax!!! - casualobserver on 2/21/14 at 7:02 pm|
I know her but haven't seen her in quite some time. I just hope that she and her family get through this and get her some help. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What did everyone do while TD was down? - casualobserver on 2/10/14 at 5:39 pm|
[quote]Posted by Wolfhound45 Went on with life. Did not even realize it was down. [/quote]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Renters Security deposit question - casualobserver on 1/18/14 at 10:43 pm|
This might be helpful as far as the correct procedure to follow. Laws do change but there used to be a certified letter requirement. ...
| Coaching Changes|| re: LSU Coaching Staff changes? - casualobserver on 1/5/14 at 9:53 pm|
[quote]Kevin Mawae would be a good hire. The dude understand technique...it shouldn't be hard for him to coach it.[/quote]
I am puzzled by the assumption that a good or even great player would automatically have the skill set to be a good or great coach. These skill sets are not the same, there ...