| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone know what is going on I-10 Eastbound at Crowly - EA6B on 7/9/14 at 9:51 pm|
[quote]Jesus, that's terrible. I expect this on 12, but not that stretch of 10. [/quote]
Someone working the wreck scene sent me video of the trucks burning, was around 6PM, at that time they thought both drivers we killed at impact, really bad situation....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone know what is going on I-10 Eastbound at Crowly - EA6B on 7/9/14 at 9:41 pm|
Mile marker 76 or 77 west bound, two 18 wheelers, one crossed median and hit the other head on, they both exploded, and burned, a couple of hours ago they were still trying to determine if HazMAt cargo was involved, will be a mess for most of the night....
| Political Talk|| re: Priest of the Diocese of Baton Rouge may be forced to break seal of confession - EA6B on 7/8/14 at 5:01 pm|
[quote]I know it is hard to hear but yes. Nothing is more important than the fate of someone's soul NOTHING. If I revel to me what is said in the confessional I'm putting souls at risk. I hate that children get abused I don't want it to happen, and I would do as much as I could to help the abused bu...
| Political Talk|| re: Benghazi - Navy SEALs - EA6B on 7/8/14 at 3:22 pm|
There were also at least 30 other people there that were immediately isolated from the media and required to sign non-disclosure agreements, none have been identified....
| Money Talk|| re: Collectibles as investments - EA6B on 7/7/14 at 8:44 pm|
[quote]Net capital gains from the sale of collectibles are taxed at 28% instead of lower rates available for net long-term capital gains. Keep that in mind when thinking of collectibles as investments. The main purpose of collectibles should be personal enjoyment.[/quote]
In the arena of collec...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What kind of certification is necessary to buy freon? - EA6B on 7/7/14 at 8:31 pm|
I have bought R22 from sellers on Ebay, as in this listing, all they require is a letter of intent saying you are going to resell it to a certif...
| O-T Lounge|| re: besides engineering, if you went back to college for a second bachelor degree - EA6B on 7/7/14 at 2:10 pm|
[quote]When I was in college, the vets I worked for all said to go do that. $350k a year, not on call, and you don't have to deal with people. GB, huh? [/quote]
If you are at that income level or above as a radiologist you are doing interventional procedures which means you are pulling call, an...
| Political Talk|| re: Happy Birthday!!! Former President G W Bush - EA6B on 7/7/14 at 12:47 am|
[quote]Do you see her prosthetic leg? I'm betting it's a soldier.
You are correct, and not that it matters, but Paul McCartney's ex wife had a prosthetic leg and looked a bit like the lady in the photo. She did a lot of charity work for people that lost limbs from land mi...
| Political Talk|| re: President Obama has quietly promised support to Mass. Sen. Elizabeth Warren..... - EA6B on 7/6/14 at 3:33 pm|
[quote]Obama doesn't like the Clintons, and vice-a-versa, but even I don't think he's stupid enough to publicly support Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination in 2016. She will fall on her face if she runs, and Obama will (familiarly) be left looking like a complete fool if he had supported...
| Political Talk|| re: Is greed a good thing? - EA6B on 7/5/14 at 8:07 pm|
Milton Friedman answers the question....
| Music Board|| re: greatest front man of all time - EA6B on 7/5/14 at 10:45 am|
[quote]I'll throw in David Lee Roth to the discussi[/quote]
I thought the discussion was limited to people that could actually sing, and I am referring to Roth in the 80s, if not for EVH no one would even know his name....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Luckiest guy in the world avoids death by stray demolition rock - EA6B on 6/29/14 at 11:00 pm|
You can see the rock's reflection and the water move when it hits the ground, details that probably would have been overlooked if photo shopped....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Compressor not kicking on...AC Repair on a Sunday, or Hotel (updated) - EA6B on 6/29/14 at 5:29 pm|
Check pan under evaporator coil, if full of water the float switch will prevent compressor from turning on. If so the drain for the evaporator coil has clogged up, unclog drain pipe, and empty catch pan....
| Political Talk|| re: Barney Fife Meets Delta Force - EA6B on 6/29/14 at 4:20 pm|
[quote]Most of your SWAT team wanna bes on law enforcement payroll are ex-military. [/quote]
That is the problem, you have too many people with the mindset that anyone not in uniform is the enemy....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Today's family pet murdered by police comes to us from WV - EA6B on 6/29/14 at 2:12 am|
[quote] live in Baton Rouge. I don't concern myself with every little dept from here to Timbuktu and especially Charleston. Nor do I scour the internet looking for cops who shoot dogs. Life has enough worries to bother with people I will never meet or who will affect my life.
| Political Talk|| re: If a US base overseas were nuked by terrorists, what would Obama do? - EA6B on 6/29/14 at 1:52 am|
I was watching the series called the "sixties" on CNN a couple of nights ago, it was the segment about the Cuban missile crisis. There was a lot of film footage of JFK as he weighed out the possible Soviet actions with his advisors, developed strategy, and basically played nuclear poker on the phone...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Hurricane Season is upon us, what does your supply list look like? - EA6B on 6/28/14 at 7:33 pm|
[quote]but make a muffler for the generator. shite gets aggravating after a few days
this is actually a damn good idea.... [/quote]
Or buy a Honda EU series generator, besides the lack of noise, the fuel economy is outstanding and will offset the higher purchase price. My setup is a EU3000...
| Political Talk|| re: McDaniel grasping at straws, fabricating stats. - EA6B on 6/28/14 at 5:54 pm|
[quote]Some of my friends who were ardent McDaniel supporters are saying they are embarrassed now[/quote]
Every Republican (and I am one)should be embarrassed by the method used by Cochran to win the election. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Retirement - how long until you hang it up? - EA6B on 6/27/14 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]I've been retired for about 5 years now. I watch an average of 1 hour of TV per day. Some days the TV never gets turned on. Got lots of stuff to do... [/quote]
Same here, the TV is for the wife otherwise I would toss it, but the internet I must have. Been retired for several years and ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: At what point do you throw in the towel and give up? - EA6B on 6/26/14 at 8:03 pm|
They should give up on the berm and dig a ditch. I live on the end of a S curve where too much speed would normally put a car in my front yard, have a large and deep drainage ditch, out of 4 attempts since I have lived here, no car has made it across, gravity is a bitch!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Cost of Re-Doing a Pool? - EA6B on 6/25/14 at 8:15 pm|
Had a fiber glass pool removed about 5 years ago, drained, everything totally removed, and hole filled, was $15,000.00. Have a friend that is getting his gunite pool stripped and re-sprayed, so far estimates are also around $15,000.00...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Another day another public official get caught posting "anonymously" online - EA6B on 6/25/14 at 6:36 pm|
[quote]Nothing is anonymous. I don't know why people don't seem to understand that. [/quote]
If he had not admitted he was the posters he would still be anonymous. All they actually knew was that the poster was was using an IP address assigned to the Dept of Education, and someone of his name h...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why Free Play is the Best Summer School - EA6B on 6/25/14 at 11:23 am|
[quote]It seems like there must be neighborhoods in America with a pack of kids running around, safely watched over (from a distance) by neighborhood moms, mailmen, etc, but I don't think those neighborhoods are in South LA. Maybe in Wisconsin or something. [/quote]
I was in Seattle some month...
| Political Talk|| re: How did the IRS emails disappear? - EA6B on 6/24/14 at 7:27 pm|
I find equally hard to believe that any communication between IRS and WH staff concerning targeting specific political groups would be conducted within a federal government Email system. Anyone with half a brain would conduct that type of stuff on "burner" cell phones and Email accounts....
| O-T Lounge|| re: When buying a new washer/dryer, do you buy the extended warranty? - EA6B on 6/23/14 at 7:01 pm|
Up until recently I would have said never buy the extended warranty, but the current crop of high tech, washers and dryers are not like the old Kenmores and Maytags that would run 20 years and need maybe a belt replaced, they are full of microprocessors, touch panel controls, and a host of other el...
| Money Talk|| re: LSUS Online MBA Reviews - EA6B on 6/23/14 at 5:23 pm|
[quote]I am thinking of getting my online MBA from LSU Shreveport, but I am unable to find anybody who has completed any of the program. I am trying to figure out the difficulty of the courses, so that I can determine if I will be able to double up on the classes and finish within a year. [/quot...
| O-T Lounge|| re: how would you rate the louisiana colleges? - EA6B on 6/21/14 at 8:22 pm|
[quote]That's about it. Most college courses are the same, tier to tier, honestly, and the quality of the output only has to do with the quality of the input. Simple as that.[/quote]
Nothing could be further from the truth, did you ever try to get a particular class section because of the reputat...
| Political Talk|| re: Big bang break through.... wrong. Team admits. - EA6B on 6/20/14 at 9:10 pm|
In a summary, the team said their models "are not sufficiently constrained by external public data to exclude the possibility of dust emission bright enough to explain the entire excess signal," as stated by other scientists who questioned their conclusion.
At least we don't have to worry about t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Doctors - MRI results question - EA6B on 6/20/14 at 3:35 pm|
[quote]Shame on them for not properly explaining things to you. So did you ever speak to an actual dr? If so, call back and ask more questions until you feel comfortable and understand. If not, keep calling and demand a call back in order to gain clarification. [/quote]
The nurse, or more likely...
| Political Talk|| re: The Man Who Knows Too Much...Snowden Related - EA6B on 6/20/14 at 3:26 pm|
[quote]Snowden is leaking SIGINT sources and methods for our military and intelligence agencies, some of the most highly classified information we keep. [/quote]
Regardless of one's opinion of Snowden, to allow a low level data clerk to have full access to "some of the most highly classified inf...