| Political Talk|| re: Missouri cop was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown, says source - EA6B on 8/20/14 at 6:35 pm|
[quote]In the cell phone video that shows Wilson on the scene after the shooting, he didn't look to me like someone who had an eye socket fracture. I wish there were more clear footage available.[/quote]
What does someone with a facial fracture look like? If a bone fracture could be diagnosed by...
| O-T Lounge|| re: People who live in exclusive, high dollar, fancy neighborhoods - EA6B on 8/20/14 at 12:32 pm|
I drive through an area covered with million dollar plus homes every day, and have been doing do so for years, I have noticed when the economy takes a downturn the most expensive house are the first ones to go up for sale, and have the largest number of house for sale. You would think that if a per...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why do hospital workers feel it's OK to wear scrubs to a restaurant? - EA6B on 8/20/14 at 12:21 pm|
[quote]If they couldn't wear their scrubs then they would have to tell everyone they are a doctor, ain't nobody got time for that.[/quote]
When you live with a medical professional you learn the "tells" of the players.
Doc's do not usually wear scrubs in public, if they do their name and M.D. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The lucrative business of crappy art - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 7:49 pm|
The blue one is upside down!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Militarization of the Police" discussion - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 4:01 pm|
[quote]Automatic versus semi-automatic? Doesn't really matter. The question would be better phased as large caliber weapons versus a handgun. That being said, the LA Bank robbers had automatic weapons. The crazies in Waco had automatic weapons. Several militia types have had shootouts with poli...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Militarization of the Police" discussion - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 3:53 pm|
[quote]My take on all of this belly aching, just vacate the street. You police the street and solve your own crimes. I'm sure the general public and do a way better job. You can round up a posse and go lynching across the US. You don't have the balls to walk beat or go into places you don't even ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Militarization of the Police" discussion - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]Excuse me if I am mistaken here as I have not kept up with all of the thousands of updates coming from Ferguson. I believe I read that the police have had like 20 cruisers destroyed, rocks and molotov cocktails thrown at police, and actual live rounds being fired at the police last night. [...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Militarization of the Police" discussion - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 2:19 pm|
[quote]You think on this job, you're dead, your partner is dead, everyone you love is dead.
Truck drivers and garbage men have a more dangerous job, police work doesn't even make it into th...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Florabama and STD's - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 1:33 am|
[quote]I met a few surprisingly classy girls there the other weekend.[/quote]
If you think that has any correlation to STDs you are going go pee one day and be very surprised....
| Money Talk|| re: Is a video profile of yourself appropriate when sending resumes? - EA6B on 8/19/14 at 1:29 am|
[quote]A resume by definition isn't just a page though. It seems fairly trite to exclude candidates based on a silly arbitrary reason. [/quote]
Since probably the first use of resumes, multiple pages have been a trigger point for a reviewer to go over it with a fine tooth comb and see what ...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 11:50 pm|
From 2004 statistics, but every year the numbers vary little.
•GA: 7.46 fatal accidents and 13.1 fatalities per 100M miles
For motor vehicles, there were 1.32 fatal accidents and 1.47 fatalities per 100M m...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Going Enlisted: Army or Marines? - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 10:17 pm|
[quote]I have told him this story: A buddy of mine was a nuclear sub officer. He went reserve. After a couple of years in the reserves, he got a call summoning him to Afghanistan. As infantry! He spent something like a year there with the "Naval Infantry." [/quote]
A buddy of mine was a Coas...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]Cars are far more dangerous...[/quote]
I am a pilot and wish it were true, but general aviation aircraft most likely to be used in a ride sharing program are the single and multi-engine piston driven prop type which unfortunately do not share the same safety record as the major airlines, ...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 7:54 pm|
[quote]Didn't read thread, but it's been illegal forever to get paid without a commercial pilot's licence. [/quote]
But until now it was legal for a passenger to share in operating costs....
| Money Talk|| re: Northwestern Mutual - Should I? - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 7:49 pm|
[quote]Maybe I'm the idiot but term life is like $37/mo combined for my wife and I with a total policy value of $850k. Seems like a no brainer. [/quote]
I am all for term life, and have nothing positive to say about cash value products, but have long given up arguing about it on here. I was just ...
| Political Talk|| re: Rush Limbaugh Just Nailed the Ferguson Situation. - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 6:29 pm|
[quote]This white woman got killed for brandishing a drill. And threatening a family member. See how this works[/quote]
It is a poor resolution photo and I can tell it is a drill, the cops knew the woman was mentally ill when they received the call yet she was gunned down, more top notch police...
| Money Talk|| re: Northwestern Mutual - Should I? - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 6:21 pm|
[quote] Don't buy term life simply because you watched Mutual of Omaha commercials throughout your childhood.[/quote]
Mutual of Omaha commercials were not advertising term life, from this and your "1950s product" comment, I am thinking you may have term "term" insurance confused with Whole/Univer...
| Money Talk|| re: Northwestern Mutual - Should I? - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 5:23 pm|
[quote]I am basically illiterate when it comes to investing
Try to become literate?[/quote]
Exactly, if a person cannot explain in simple language how a investment works and why they think it is a good place to put their money they shouldn't be investing in it, "because some advisor said i...
| Political Talk|| re: FAA Bans Planesharing Startups - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 5:17 pm|
[quote]Yes, there are realistic safety concerns, but you usually have to be a hard-headed a-hole like JFK Jr. to fly passengers in conditions you're not qualified for, like an instrument landing at night on an island airport. [/quote]
Nothing you stated was a factor in the JFK incident, the nigh...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Jury Duty in the EBR - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 3:35 pm|
[quote]That's the bed you've made for yourself when you're on the stand. Take it or leave it and be grateful there a jury regardless[/quote]
Maybe someday you will get to have the experience of being the defendant in a bogus lawsuit with a jury that cannot comprehend the facts of the case. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Rush Limbaugh Just Nailed the Ferguson Situation. - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 3:24 pm|
[quote]Disarming an officer places that officer at risk of loss of life. That is clearly a justification for lethal force. If Mike Brown had already attempted to do it once, and was moving towards the officer again, the officer has to assume that it will occur again. [/quote]
George Zimmerman use...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Electricial help? - EA6B on 8/18/14 at 1:18 pm|
Kirchhoff is your friend....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are you richer than the average American? - EA6B on 8/17/14 at 7:02 pm|
[quote]Some companies actually pay more than minimum wage for the same job walmart pays less for. Because they actually care about their employees and families. Just not greedy profit[/quote]
With this mindset you must be either some type of government employee in social services, or a college pr...
| Political Talk|| re: So if you are in Ferguson and are trying to protect your home or business... - EA6B on 8/17/14 at 10:00 am|
[quote]Plus with the insurance policy you can take the money and run from that shite hole. [/quote]
Insurance is great and that is what I would do, but you still have to get away safely, I was once in a car surrounded by a angry mob that wanted the car, but we were armed and once that fact was mad...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why did we go to the moon 6 times? - EA6B on 8/17/14 at 12:38 am|
[quote]I mean...just dust and rock right? Each mission cost an unbelievable amount. Serious question... What was the actual premise? To beat the soviets? NASA was formed basically for this purpose..just seams pointless to go SIX times. Recovering alien wreckage...yeah...makes more sense then picki...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why did we go to the moon 6 times? - EA6B on 8/17/14 at 12:31 am|
[quote]The way I see it, being 70 or so miles away from an object 250,000 miles away IS going there, so I figure that Apollo 13 DID go to the moon. It just didn't land on it. Apollo 8 and 10 did, too. We've been to the moon 9 times, we just landed on it only 6. Apollo 10 got within about 8 miles...
| Music Board|| re: Favorite Drummer - EA6B on 8/16/14 at 9:01 pm|
No particular order....
| Political Talk|| re: Bookmark thread: Darren Wilson will be cleared - EA6B on 8/16/14 at 8:53 pm|
[quote]All the evidence is pointing to a justifiable use of force. [/quote]
At this time, there is not a single piece of evidence pointing one way or the other....
| Political Talk|| re: Do we all agree that, because the technology is available, all police officers - EA6B on 8/16/14 at 1:08 pm|
[quote]I carry a recorder like this with me, But if I forget it on my desk back at the office, I forget to put fresh batteries in it, or in a high stress situation I forget to turn it on, I don't have to worry about a defense lawyer trying to portray me as trying to hide something because it isn't r...
| Music Board|| re: What instruments do you own.. - EA6B on 8/16/14 at 12:22 pm|
[quote]Mine is tobacco sunburst, maple neck. Paid $1100 in '91. Crazy how much the early Strats have appreciated. $100? That is incredible. Would've made one hell of investment to have bought a dozen or so. [/quote]
The 72-79 strats with the 3 bolt neck never seemed to appeal to players, or col...