| O-T Lounge|| re: Are you in the 1% club? - EA6B on 1/26/15 at 1:27 am|
[quote]Seems really low. Not even thinking about home equity, savings/checking accounts, I would imagine 401k accounts must be near that as long as you've been putting in there for 15-25 years. I've been putting 10% in my 401k for 5 years (28 years old) and already it's amazing how fast it piles up....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is it legal to carry a loaded gun in your car in Looziana? - EA6B on 1/24/15 at 6:58 pm|
[quote]Absolutely, extension of your residence. If you are ever pulled over, I would let the police k ow you have it.[/quote]
This is a common misunderstanding, your car is a constitutionally protected area, but is not an extension of your...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's it like being a car salesman - EA6B on 1/23/15 at 9:50 pm|
"Confessions of a Car Salesman"
This was done by a guy that went undercover as a car salesman for the people that run the Edmunds.com car site. It is the best article I have read on the subject. ...
| Music Board|| re: Most influential rock songs - EA6B on 1/20/15 at 2:23 pm|
"I'm Your Captain" Grand Funk Railroad,
In the small world that was my hometown during high school, this was the anthem of 1970-72....
| Political Talk|| re: Rush had one of his best monologues in a while today to start his show - EA6B on 1/19/15 at 8:04 pm|
[quote]That might be why he makes 25M a year.
Why do people always sell Rush short, he couldn't maintain his lifestyle on only 25M a year, he made 66M in 2014, his last contract that was renewed in 2013 paid 400M for 8 years or 50M a year plus a cut of advertising revenue....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Wrangler owners/Question about changing the top - EA6B on 1/19/15 at 6:09 pm|
Quadratec.com , I have been getting most of my Jeep stuff from them since 1997, they have excellent soft tops....
| Political Talk|| re: 'American Sniper' Complaints Grow in Hollywood - EA6B on 1/19/15 at 3:30 pm|
[quote]The jury found in Ventura's favor. [/quote]
A jury found OJ not guilty of murder....
| Political Talk|| re: 'American Sniper' Complaints Grow in Hollywood - EA6B on 1/19/15 at 12:23 am|
[quote]Technically Ventura sued Kyle's estate, and I believe Ventura (as did the jury) that Kyle lied about the incident. [/quote]
As this observer of the case says, anybody that has read the transcripts of the trial would not come to the conclusion the jury did ( I read them, and do not agree w...
| Money Talk|| re: Question about discriminatory hiring - EA6B on 1/17/15 at 10:36 pm|
There is no legal requirement to tell someone why they were not hired. If by some chance someone asks why they were not hired, simply tell them there were other candidates that were a better fit for the position....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Best Concealed Carry class in BR area? - EA6B on 1/15/15 at 3:12 pm|
[quote] It's mostly a legal review course. [/quote]
Because very, very, few have any idea of the possible legal ramifications associated with using a firearm for self defense, and most of what they do know is wrong....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Spinoff: engineers vs. PE's - EA6B on 1/14/15 at 7:32 pm|
[quote]An open book test at that [/quote]
An open book test that 20%-60% fail on the first attempt depending on the engineering discipline....
| Music Board|| re: When Live Music Mattered In BR - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]That same year at the LSU Assembly Center (PMAC) I saw Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, many others......we were so damn lucky.
I saw Emerson Lake and Palmer at the PMAC, would have to have been 1974 or 75. The sound system was in quad, saw a guy climb up the scaf...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 88 year old doctor fights to keep medical license - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 7:51 pm|
[quote]medications are too dangerous, and there is so much to remember about them. One mistake, or miss one detail, and you severely hurt someone. [/quote]
I don't know if the doc in question should continue to practice or not, not enough info, but if making a mistake, or missing one detail that...
| Money Talk|| re: I heard layoffs happened at Schlumberger today - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 6:01 pm|
[quote]Anybody know anybody that was affected? How about people working in other oilfield services and related companies? Seems like tough times for folks the O&G industry. Folks are saying cuts are turning out to be worse than the 2008 down turn.[/quote]
I feel most sorry for the kids that start...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody here completely debt free? - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 5:51 pm|
No consumer debt ,no mortgage, but pay taxes and insurance on the house which is still substantial. I am 60, when I am 69 or 70 we plan to sell this place and rent for the remainder of our days. We do not want the responsibility of owning then, and it will give us the ability to just give notice, pa...
| Political Talk|| re: should CNN show muhammed cartoons? - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 5:16 pm|
[quote]CNN announced they would show no cartoons that insult islam or muhammed. [/quote]
Terrorism wins again!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Had the most awful resignation ever yesterday. Bitches are crazy. - EA6B on 1/13/15 at 11:02 am|
[quote]Because he is about to be locked up for killing her[/quote]
A friend of mine got setup by his second wife of 30 years, the story is long and complicated, but a few years after she split he developed very aggressive cancer, in his final days he said his only regret in life was not going to ...
| Music Board|| re: Trapeze Medusa Album (1970) - EA6B on 1/12/15 at 8:55 pm|
[quote]Glenn Hughes (Trapeze Vocalist) has always been a frontman favorite of mine and I wonder if Rob Halford of JP was influenced by Hughes? [/quote]
Saw Trapeze twice in Beaumont TX, around 1974, 75, always thought Hughes was "The Voice " of rock. Have you checked out his more current work ...
| Political Talk|| re: Moderate Muslims? Is it possible? - EA6B on 1/12/15 at 8:45 pm|
[quote]What percentage of American citizens raise funds to support radical extremism with their tax dollars?
Have no idea, but of the ones caught an prosecuted why are they almost always a Muslim?...
| Political Talk|| re: Moderate Muslims? Is it possible? - EA6B on 1/12/15 at 5:43 pm|
[quote]I'm undecided, 1.4 billion of them isn't enough to convince me.[/quote]
What percentage of the 1.4 billion actively or passively supports radical extremism by raising funds, harboring extremist, or simply choosing to look the other way? What percentage of the 1.4 billion disagree with radi...