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Favorite team:Michigan 
Location:Bloomington, IN
Biography:Grew up in Lafayette, LA. Went to Terre Haute, IN for my undergrad in engineering. Attended UofMich for a MEng degree. Now working in the oilfield in Kuwait
Interests:college football and rugby
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Registered on:8/12/2010
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re: Becoming an Expat - carbola
[quote]ouble taxation may apply if you work and live aboard permanently. Seems the US wants it's income tax regardless of where you earned it. [/quote] Which is why some expats just give up their citizenship. ...
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re: Becoming an Expat - carbola
[quote]But a lot of me wonders what life is like in a culture-rich environment where tradition still matters. Where food isn't seen as something that should be fast and cheap.[/quote] Food is very cheap in certain places overseas. In the middle east they love American fast food. But yeah miss...
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re: Becoming an Expat - carbola
I worked in the oil and gas industry in Africa (for 2.5 months) and the Middle East the last three years. If you actually do pull the trigger feel free to drop me a line at <---2@gmail.com...
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Islamic State: Turkey soldier killed in cross-border fire - carbola
Looks like a new front might have just opened [link=(http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33641315)]LINK[/link] [quote]Turkey's military and Islamic State fighters have exchanged fire over the Syrian-Turkish border, killing one soldier, officials say. The governor of Kilis province said ano...
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re: Incest marriages -question - carbola
I'm not a liberal, but if it's 2 consenting adults why not? It's not like laws against them marrying are stopping them from getting dirty as is With that said :yack:...
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re: Hypothetical: What would SCOTUS vote be regarding state secession - carbola
Already happened. Texas vs White if I'm not mistaken...
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Turkish Foreign Minister: Possible Syria operations to be announced - carbola
[quote]In response to claims that Turkey would be conducting a cross-border military operation in Syria, the Turkish foreign minister said any necessary announcements about the issue would be made after the National Security Council (MGK) meeting, which will be held June 29. “We have a MGK meeti...
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re: FOX/Bloomberg Nat'l/IA/NH(SC GOP added) - carbola
[quote]Slowly, but surely, the TigerDroppings Poly Board will come to accept this as the inevitable presidential race. It's going to be a close race, guys. Just remember, a vote for Bush is a vote against socialism. [/quote] :wah: :wah: :reddman: Voting for 3rd party at that point...
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re: Polygamy- It's still Illegal! - carbola
Would it be an issue honestly? X number of consenting adults, where is the issue?...
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ISIS starts government in North Caucasus, loses stronghold in Libya, 3 attacks - carbola
[link=(http://www.understandingwar.org/backgrounder/isis-declares-governorate-russia%E2%80%99s-north-caucasus-region)]LINK[/link] [quote]ISW assessed in early June 2015 that one of ISIS’s most likely courses of action during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan would be to declare a governorate in R...
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re: Terrorist attack at Air Products factory in France. 1 man decapitated. - carbola
Also had a shooting in Tunisia and a bombing in Kuwait today...
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re: Curious: What is your level of education? - carbola
BS in Engineering ME Going back for a MBA ...
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re: Huffpo writer: I will not have children so I dont spread my white privledge - carbola
[quote]If she grew her hair out I'd grab myself a bottle of Glenny and hook her up. Win-win. Sex for me, and she won't have to worry about the baby being white.[/quote] :pimp: :pimp: :pimp:...
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re: Unarmed 17 year old shot seven times by an officer after flashing his lights - carbola
Honest question, was it legal to tase the kid while he was on his back and just not putting his arms behind him? They seemed WAY out of line to me more than anything else clearly seen in the videos....
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re: Associations with white supremacy groups vs. anti semitic groups. - carbola
[quote]Religion and thousands or years of history underpin Muslim antisemitism--not to mention current real world geopolitics. WNs hate Jews for the reasons you'll see our resident antisemites posting--they control the banks, the media, they're manipulating the entire world, they're forcing cultural...
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re: Unarmed 17 year old shot seven times by an officer after flashing his lights - carbola
[quote]just watched video for first time. Seems to me the whole thing could have been avoided if the kid wouldnt had been an idiot. The officer asked him multiple times, and was nice. And even when he got him on the ground he didnt comply with orders. Idiot kids own fault here.[/quote] But is b...
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Time to lift the sanctions on North Korea! - carbola
We need this drug! [link=(http://globalnews.ca/news/2064023/north-korea-claims-it-has-cure-for-mers-ebola-and-aids/)]LINK[/link] [quote]SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of – North Korea says it has succeeded where the greatest minds in science have failed. The authoritarian, impoverished nation bette...
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re: Can we call a spade a spade? - carbola
[quote]Gun related deaths per 100,000 people United States - 10.64 [/quote] If you include suicide, yes. If you look just at murders (not limited to firearms) it's 4.7 (the 108th highest in the world out of 218) ([link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_intentional_homicide_...
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re: Thoughts on dogpark/bar combo - carbola
[quote]Dont know what kinda liability the bar would have is dogs start mauling each other or people.[/quote] At the one in Dallas you have to purchase membership (can just get a day one) and sign 2 waivers one of which I know states something along the lines of "My dog is not a violent one" and t...
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