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re: Hillary expands lead over Trump to 19 points in Virginia - Wideman
I would have voted for Kasich over Hillary in a heartbeat. As it is, I'm voting for Hillary. Northern Virginia began its evolution with a growth in government contractors and federal employees. But when the recession hurt the economies elsewhere in the country, it was strong here (propped up by t...
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Obama to meet with families of slain Baton Rouge police officers - Wideman
[quote]Obama is expected to meet with family members of police officers killed in last month’s Baton Rouge attack, a source with knowledge of the President’s schedule told CNN. According to the source, the families are expected to meet with him at one location during his trip. Three Baton Rouge area...
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re: President Obama to meet with Alton Sterling's family - Wideman
[quote]Is he meeting with the family members of the officers that were shot and killed as well?[/quote] yes. he is. [link=(http://fox61.com/2016/08/23/obama-to-tour-louisiana-amid-criticism-that-hes-late/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Trump's Denver Immigration speech on Thurs Postponed - Wideman
[quote]Its funny that the election is roughly 70 days out and he still hasn't settled on an immigration policy yet.[/quote] I guess it takes a really long time to figure out what makes America great... again...
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re: NYT Manfort Has Resigned - Wideman
He only hires the best people. The best of the best. He only hires winners. The best winners. ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - Wideman
Exactly. I'm in DC and there's nothing on the news and the weather channel is talking more about the 95 degree temp in Philly. It's ridiculous...
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re: Charlton Athletic Sent This Letter to a Fan - Wideman
Could you imagine if LSU did this to all the negatigers? Td.com would crash...
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re: Dems "Trump is trying to lose" - Wideman
[quote] You act as if it's set in stone.[/quote] I haven't acted anything. You used 538 as your No. 2 reason for how Trump is making a comeback in the polls, and I'm left wondering what in the world you saw in that link that provides any sort of evidence to back up your point....
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re: Dems "Trump is trying to lose" - Wideman
since you cited 538, you might want to take a look: [link=(http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: How do feel about Maternity and Paternity Leave - Wideman
[quote]When you say a company has scarce resources, it means it has a definable limited amount of either payroll, credit, accounts, employees, etc. It's not 15M free cash floating around.[/quote] Okay. Good. I understand your understanding. So with those limitations in mind, what keeps a c...
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re: How do feel about Maternity and Paternity Leave - Wideman
[quote]I think we have a different understanding of the word scarce.[/quote]what is your understanding?...
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re: How do feel about Maternity and Paternity Leave - Wideman
[quote]Congrats. You described Google.[/quote] I described many of the fastest growing companies on the planet. Even companies with scarce resources can afford to invest in the lives and families of their employees (more PTO, etc). If you treat people like people, they are more loyal....
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re: How do feel about Maternity and Paternity Leave - Wideman
[quote]however, families don't return the favor. everyone is always on linked-in looking to find a better opportunity. gone are the days of a majority of employees building a career with a company, now? [/quote] If you build it, they will come. If you pay a competitive salary and create a cult...
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re: How do feel about Maternity and Paternity Leave - Wideman
I'm not sure where I fall on legislation to make it a mandatory paid 13 weeks (like FMLA), but I do encourage businesses to invest in the lives and the families of their employees by offering generous and competitive maternity and paternity leave. For young professionals, especially those talente...
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re: Reminder:. The Last Gop President was put in by a court! - Wideman
[quote]No, he was put in by the butterfly ballot. That's s fact.[/quote]one of the worst designs of anything ever....
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re: top films that have conservative themes to them? - Wideman
What conservative themes did you pick up in the movie Amazing Grace?...
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re: How did this board get so crazy? - Wideman
Thanks for the tip. What about the financial sector? I suppose down the road, some day in the distant future, money could die....
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re: How did this board get so crazy? - Wideman
Your post is kind of what I'm talking about. How in what world is a successful businessman in the private sector 'part of the problem'?...
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re: How did this board get so crazy? - Wideman
Well, I feel a little bit like the old man yearning for the past and yelling at kids to stay off my lawn, but this board used to be different. And it's not like it was void of trolls, but I really learned a lot from some of those conservatives... CollegeFBRules, LSUFannLA (I think that was his na...
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re: How did this board get so crazy? - Wideman
I can see that. The economy is strong here. Jobs are plentiful. Personally, my career is going well. We have an open community where a large population shares limited space and resources yet gets along. Public transportation is important (even though the metro has been awful lately, but they'...
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