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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
Missed this one... [quote]OP didn't study the bible. [/quote] Actually, I did. Raised Catholic...attended Catholic school...converted to Lutheran...then left the church and have not looked back. I believe we should all have a good background in religious studies...all religions...certainly a...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote] Sorry they are terrible students. [/quote] 2013-14 performance scores: SPS 130.1 62% above grade level vs. 22% statewide 40% TOPS Honors (ACT 27+) vs 8% statewide ...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]OP feels like a retard now.[/quote] Nope, but I am surprised to learn that questions from the Bible are apparently considered fair game. ...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]Sorry for having money. I guess I should feel bad for attending a private school. [/quote] I don't think you were directing that at me. I certainly don't care where people decide to spend their money. My kids have received a great education in the public school system and the money we sa...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]If you have met an individual at BRMHS that has reviewed this novel[/quote] Senior AP European history read it the first month of class this year....


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]BTW nowadays it takes some creativity to sneak an Atheist "Religion sucks!" [/quote] Actually, I have never said "region sucks." The "fundamentalist" part of the quote is key....


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]The novel is an early 16th-century novel published entirely in Latin. [/quote] Originally published in Latin...translated to English in 1551...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]Few high school students have ever read Utopia[/quote] BRMHS kids would have aced those questions!...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]yeah you don't have an agenda[/quote] Only agenda is fairnes. ...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
Nope...not mad and not surprised. I can guarantee you had they asked questions about the Quran the tar and feathers would be at the ready. There are "a few" other great works of literature from which to pull from that are likely to have been read by smart high school Christians, Muslims, Hindus, a...


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re: If you can't beat the public schools fairly...cheat. - islandtiger
[quote]Is the Bible not literature?[/quote] Sure, but it is not on the usual reading list for public schools! I have often said it is pretty good fiction and a heck of a lot easier to read than the Quran....


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At the recent district BETA quiz bowl competition, BRMHS was leading the pack. During the final round, after correctly answering the math question, the follow-up questions were from the "literature" category. They were asked a series of questions about women in the BIBLE! Obviously, the Catholic ...


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re: Rape suspect killed by Iberville Parish cop - islandtiger
[quote]Plaquemine, pigeon all the same. [/quote] I lived in BP back in the early 80s. I found the people to be friendly, salt-of-the earth. I must say I was a little apprehensive before the move, given I was a grad student from California. One of the first things a local said to me after I int...


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re: Let's say your wife wants to quit after 1 child - islandtiger
[quote]I love when guys like this end up with five daughters and no sons[/quote] I have six daughters (biological, adopted, step and foster). Love them all and have not felt like I missed out on anything by not having a son. However, this paying for weddings requirement is a bit of a challenge!...


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re: How much to set aside for kids college - islandtiger
[quote]if they don't need it [/quote] They will "need it."...


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re: How much to set aside for kids college - islandtiger
[quote]Unless they're really good students and want something better than a State School education.  [/quote] We are considering a number of private out-of-state schools for our youngest daughter in the fall (last of five to get through college). The financials are similar for all the colleges ...


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re: Joey Branch, drunk driver who killed cyclist, found guilty - islandtiger
[quote]You'd have to be out of your mind to bike down Perkins road that time of day.[/quote] I used to work near the scene of the accident and tried to bike to work but quickly abandoned that idea...Perkins is a bikers nightmare. BR is far from biker-friendly....


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re: Using MARTA in Atlanta - islandtiger
I fly into ATL frequently and always use MARTA...love it and have never had a problem...


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re: It has been stated the EBRPSS is "dysfunctional" - islandtiger
[quote]It's definitely about race. I would be very concerned to send my kids to a school made up of predominately minority students[/quote] At least you are honest...if somewhat misguided. Several of our daughters attended Lee High (talented music and gifted programs) and it was a very good ex...


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re: Reduction in number of state employees is a number Jindal should tout - islandtiger
[quote]There are 30,000 fewer state employees now than 6 years ago.[/quote] A good portion of the decline in employee count has been made up by a major increase in contract labor...many that blur the contractor:employee relationship. I know I am unable to use contractors with the same condition...


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