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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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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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