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re: Seems like Vinyl siding has gone out of style - islandtiger
[quote]Tin Men was a great movie. [/quote] With an even better soundtrack....
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re: Senior GOP Congressmen briefed that Trump will order a limited strike on NK. - islandtiger
[quote]Destroy all military installations, missile building sites and launching facilities. Destroy Naval bases and naval vessels in and out of their ports. Destroy all power generating plants and fuel supplies, destroy the governmental headquarters, destroy his personal quarters and those o...
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re: Co Worker Refuses to Stand for Pledge - islandtiger
[quote]Am I the only one troubled by the pledge's socialist and anti-capitalist roots?[/quote] I don't equate "liberty and justice for all" as being socialist or anti-capitalist. Although I don't feel a need to publicly pledge my allegiance, I will recite the pledge, if the time and setting is a...
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re: Co Worker Refuses to Stand for Pledge - islandtiger
[quote]Non profit, conservation organization. [/quote] What! I worked for the nation's largest conservation organization for 25 years (all in SE US) and attended countless conferences of non-profit conservation organizations, and not once did we start with the pledge and I can't imagine a prayer...
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re: Women should not have the right to vote - islandtiger
[u]That leaves us with the responsibility to discuss politics with women, and use logic to show them how to vote[/u] Damn, this place is infested with a bunch of nenderthals....
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re: Our President: ‘We Are Stopping Cold the Attacks on Judeo-Christian Values’ - islandtiger
[quote]. Literally, this nation almost fell to Islamic radicalism and atheist heathenism[/quote] Wow, that was a close one! Couldn't imagime a better role model for JC ethics....
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re: FineBaum just called Earthquake game "insanity" - islandtiger
[quote]The other game Miami kicked our butts 44-3 and it rained the whole game [/quote] It didn' just "rain." It came down in sheets. Still stayed the entire game!...
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re: Here's a budget breakdown of a couple that makes $200,000 a year and yet is scraping by - islandtiger
[quote]buying a $700,000 house on a combined income of $200,000 a year is pretty stupid [/quote] Only if you are unable to come up with significantly more that the minumum down payment. ...
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re: anyone ever seen one of these 'tree lobsters' in the wild? - islandtiger
Female walking stick...pretty common in LA and the SE. Males are much smaller. You are confusing it with a similar species found on Lord Howe island...was thought to be extinct....
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re: Feinstein: No law would have stopped Las Vegas gunman - islandtiger
[quote]She wants laws that will. They don't exist,[/quote] While I wish there was a legislative fix, with something like 250-300 million guns in circulation (3% of Americans own 50% of those), I don't see any fix. We are a violent society and just need to get used to regular mass murders...prett...
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re: Would you support ID checks at state borders to catch illegals? - islandtiger
[quote]Both sides are idiots.[/quote] It is likely that things will get even more divisive in the years ahead, but I do hope this train wreck results in some stong moderate candidates in future elections....
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re: Would you support ID checks at state borders to catch illegals? - islandtiger
[quote]law no different the DWI or no insurance [/quote] How many people are killed or injured by drunk drivers vs illegal immigrants? How much do drivers without insurance cost you vs illegal immigrants?...
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re: Would you support ID checks at state borders to catch illegals? - islandtiger
[quote] I'll take the hassle of showing an officer my ID over a couple of immigrants who could be criminals slipping through.[/quote] What will be acceptable forms of id? It takes no time to get a fake driver's license...ask many of the young posters on this site. Do you want multiple forms of...
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re: Trump wants to end federal flood insurance in flood prone areas - islandtiger
[quote]I'm in agreement with him on this.[/quote] I was actually thimkimg about this yesterday. Could I think of one Trump action I supported? I only came up with his SCOTUS nomination (because of qualifications, not views on issues)...now I have two! See, there is room for cross-party agreeme...
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re: What is your solution to the homeless problem? - islandtiger
[quote] If you have programs for the homeless, you'll always have more homeless coming. [/quote] True, but there will always be homeless people and families and they have to live somewhere. What solutions are out there that really work rather than just mask the problem? I live in Seattle, whic...
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re: Goals for the mayor of New Orleans - islandtiger
[quote]. Improve the levees.[/quote] I would offer an alternative. Rather than throwing good money after bad, maybe don't continue to build in coastal areas that are below sea level. The future is not bright for those who do....
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re: Hard Skills Vs Soft Skills, Which are more important for career success? - islandtiger
I have hired lots of people over the years. No question, soft skills. If given sufficient time, people can learn the technical parts of the job. Initiative, work ethic, team work, etc. can't be taught....
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re: Common Sense: No Gun Law would prevent Gun Violence - islandtiger
As a moderate/liberal it depresses me to say that there is nothong we can do to stop these mass murders. With something like 300 million guns in circulation, that horse is out of the barn. We are a violent society and these things will continue to happen. ...
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re: Louisiana finally has a budget surplus thanks to JBE - islandtiger
[quote]We have the highest sales taxes in the country, a[/quote] Kind of misleadimg when taken out of context. Need to understand the full tax burden to make any reasonable comparison. I live in Washington, which doesn't have a state income tax, but they make up for it with high property taxes ...
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re: I remember when the expectation was to win our division - islandtiger
I have been going to games since 1982 when I started grad school at LSU and remember plenty of years when the goal was a winning season! Not a lot of SEC championships during these past 35 years. A goal, yes. An expectation, not so much....
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