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re: Which of you baws are at the Shaun King event at LSU tonight? - islandtiger
[quote]King absolutely must go if that dumbass was allowed on campus. [/quote] Free speech on a college campus...the horror. ...
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re: Japanese ship caught whaling - islandtiger
[quote]black lifeless eyes..like a dolls eyes.[/quote] Having the privilege to work with whales up close (actually in contact) in the past, I can assure you that your description couldn't be further from the truth. They are majestic, intelligent, beautiful animals. To kill them for "research" is...
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re: Home ownership at 50 year low per ABC 20/20 - islandtiger
[quote]None whatsoever[/quote] There were countless summer days in BR when I was sweating like a pig doing yard work instead of spending time in my pool that I thought apartment living would have been a smart choice. Now that I live near Seattle summer yard work is a pleasure, not a chore. Howe...
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re: New USDA study: Soda is the most common item bought with food stamps - islandtiger
[quote]. Specifically, they have called for restrictions so that food stamps cannot be used to buy junk food or sugary soft drinks. But the food and beverage industries have spent millions opposing such measures,[/quote]...
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re: Home ownership at 50 year low per ABC 20/20 - islandtiger
[quote]In fairness, that's not particularly surprising coming off the Great Recession[/quote] That, skyrocketing home prices in places like Seattle and SF, and Millennial preferences for urban lifestyles reduce demand for home ownership. Simple statistics never tell the story....
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re: So, Biloxi, MS had an interesting tweet - islandtiger
[quote]Happy James Earl Ray Day![/quote] Just when you think posters have set a new low......
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re: Don't try to rob a gun store; WARNING: GRAPHIC - islandtiger
[quote]It's unfortunate there aren't better options, but dispatching these types before they can hurt someone else is a good outcom[/quote] I think there may be two equally likely outcomes if more business owners take this approach, which I defend 1) potential armed robberies will decline because...
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re: Restaurants you're content with never eating at again. - islandtiger
Fair list, but I would strongly disagree with Mansur's and several others are good lunchtime choices....
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re: How long should you work at a place if you plan to move. - islandtiger
It does seem that younger people have no qualms about changing jobs every year or two. I hire frequently and ask tough questions about why an applicant left a job after less than 5 years. It takes several years before you are able to add maximal value to a company so why would I want to invest in ...
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re: Jury finds all Oregon standoff defendants not guilty - islandtiger
Federal land managers are the worst neighbors a man could have. Guess it all depends upon what said neighbor wants to get away with. I have worked with and for both BLM and USFS and found both to have professional staff that covered the spectrum from environmentalist to advocates for increased r...
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re: Jury finds all Oregon standoff defendants not guilty - islandtiger
[quote]US taking over whole states [/quote] Not exactly. After the US govt. Took over vast areas of the West from the original indigenous occupants (usually via bogus treaties) the land was offered to white settlers. The settlers took the best land and left the mountains, deserts, etc. in feder...
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re: What are you going to do if the election gets stolen - islandtiger
So, everytime LSU comes up short or you fail to hit your job performance targets it is someone else's fault?...
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re: Trump caught making Lewd comments on Tape - islandtiger
Is there anything that nut job can say or do that would cause you Trump supporters to have second thoughts? None of the information that seems to be leaking out daily is a surprise. It would be bad enough if it was a co-worker, but is beyond disturbing to think the guy could be the next president....
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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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