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re: Took a half day, went to a bar w/ my fiance, struck up a convo with an illegal - islandtiger
[quote]the second and third that are problems[/quote] Source? Was that the same outcome for later generations of Italian, Irish, etc. immigrants who were opposed by citizens of English decent? If not, why not? People are always opposed to immigrants of different ethnic /racial/religious backgrou...
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re: Landscape fabric for weed control - islandtiger
[quote]Pull the weeds and spray round up. [/quote] Round up will not kill nutsedge...hurts it a bit, but it will come right back. There are stronger products out there....
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re: Yet really more bad news for the GOP - islandtiger
[quote]Well if they're disgusted with me because I don't want to pay for their college education then I'm disgusted with them that they think I should. [/quote] If you went to a state college, many of us helped pay for your tuition....
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re: Travel trailer / portable building rental - islandtiger
[quote]FEMA trailer lot in Port Barre.[/quote] I used to drive by there frequently when travelling on business. What is going on? FEMA paying rent to store them? If so, why? They can never be reused....
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re: Check out this rainfall statistic - islandtiger
That map is a great example of "data porn." It sure was a "perfect storm" with historic levels of rainfall in a bullseye of the upper Amite watershed....
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]The hope now is that the Amite will fall before the Spanish lake swamp reaches capacity.[/quote] There are far too few large storage areas and we keep filling the small areas that combined provide significant storage capacify (e.g., old model plane field on Burbank). In King County, WA dev...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]the levee has been breached.[/quote] Happens every few years....
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re: BR as the floodwaters abate... - islandtiger
[quote]There has been little to no "urban" flooding.[/quote] I heard that the "bottoms" received a lot of water and that McKinley HS was flooded. True?...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]The Gov declared it an emergency/disaster on Friday[/quote] I realize that. Still takes formal request to FEMA, etc. 48 hours for a federal action seems pretty damn quick to me. Would be interesting to know what the mean federal disaster declaration period is....
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]Better late than never[/quote] Not really late. Requires governor's request to FEMA then recommendation to President. Not really much that can be done by the feds the first few days of any disaster....
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]rve by the old model airplane field[/quote] Lots of fill added to that area...very little storage capacity. ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]so we were just about to put it up on market. [/quote] Same here...Lake at White Oak...no problems wit water. We are buying in Seattle so can't afford anything less than current appraised value....
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]the economic hit is going to be bad for us[/quote] Not that this is the time to discuss this, but there will be a massive demand for home repair and infrastructure contractors, funded by large infusion of government and insurance capital....
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - islandtiger
[quote]assume that most/all homes are flooded along Old Hammond near Millerville? [/quote] Friend lives in that area. Evacuated last night but received a report of water up to the windows....
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re: Is the Subaru Outback the best choice in its class of vehicle? - islandtiger
Bought one last year...traded in my Toyota Highlander. Love it....
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re: WOW first woman wearing a head scarf will compete in Olympics - islandtiger
[quote]Why do Muslim women have to wear a head scarf??? What is the purpose? [/quote] If you don't know you might want to do a little research. Why did my grandmother alway wear a scarf when we attended mass and why was the service in Latin?...
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re: WOW first woman wearing a head scarf will compete in Olympics - islandtiger
[quote]explain that some cultures are shitty. [/quote] Wow...dad teaching his kid this after seeing Muslim athletes wearing head scarves. Ensuring the next generation is as close-minded as the present. Probably ranks in top 100 most disturbing OT posts of all time. ...
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re: Clinton surges to 15 pt lead in McClatchy-Marist poll - islandtiger
[quote]I would say that is not true. These democrat voters do not hear truth, and they listen to only one side and react to it.[/quote] I guarantee that there are lots of people like me. I have been a registered Democrat since day one although probably a third of my votes have been cast for Repu...
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re: LOL Melania is probably an illegal immigrant - islandtiger
[quote]Her employer, Paris based I believe, says she had an H1-B. [/quote] Exactly. If she was H1B, she wouldn't have needed to return home frequently to renew. If she wasn't, she couldn't legally work. Models were not typically issued H1B (not a profession suffering from low labor supply!). ...
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re: Clinton surges to 15 pt lead in McClatchy-Marist poll - islandtiger
If the GOP will just get the message and run some candidates that are the cliché "socially liberal, economically conservative," that picture would look much different....
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