re: What's the truth on Katrina/Blackwater, etc. - mikie421 on 8/22/15 at 8:46 am
[quote] For all that was going on and how easy things could have went to total hell, I am quite surprised and how little real rioting and trouble there was in the city. [/quote] It was pretty bad. If people could have moved around easier it would have been much worse. Don't believe Gen. Hono...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: What's the truth on Katrina/Blackwater, etc. - mikie421 on 8/22/15 at 7:26 am
I was NOFD during Katrina. I didn't see people killed by security forces (blackwater types hired by local supermajors), but they were definitely there. I operated out of mid city for the first three days. Being on the roof of Delgado at night was surreal. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: New significant other birthday etiquette... - mikie421 on 5/19/15 at 11:36 am
Any man that sends flowers to the GF/wife at work should have his arse whipped. All of the other women in that workplace is going home pissed at their SO. Violation of the man code. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Residents of Algiers. Let's talk. Thinking of buying a home. - mikie421 on 4/16/15 at 7:06 am
Spent my first 32 years in Algiers. My parents and brother still live there. We really need a price range to give accurate streets/neighborhoods to consider. A house on Sutton vs. a house on the other side of woodland 2 blocks away will be vastly different. I live in Mandeville now, didn't want my...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Do any large La. cities have volunteer fire companies (as in NYC)? - mikie421 on 1/27/15 at 4:35 pm
The only volunteer station in New Orleans is near Fort Pike. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 1973 Ban on US Crude Exports - mikie421 on 1/14/15 at 4:52 pm
[quote]The question should be, "If we have such an oversupply, why would we import oil?". Why don't we use our own oil?[/quote] Part of the answer is that all crudes are not the same, and the U.S. refining capabilities are different than most of th he world....
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When to worry about layoffs? - mikie421 on 12/2/14 at 7:40 am
I have about a year under my belt with one of the supers. Is there a general price per barrel that I should start to get worried? Or at least be more conservative with my finances in general. FWIW I'm in Safety. ...
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