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re: OTD in 1943 - Yamamoto Killed by P-38s - lsuconnman on 4/21/18 at 2:43 am
quote: One of the most beautifully planned and executed aerial missions of the war. Believe the pilot credited with the kill later said as he swung his P-38 around to line up for kill he pulled the trigger to fire off a few test rounds. To his surprise those "test rounds" were right on target....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Blaine Salamoni appeals his firing - lsuconnman on 4/14/18 at 8:34 am
[quote]Show me one time a person in Louisiana (civil service or not) has sued an employer for wrongful termination and got a settlement - where the firing wasn't due to discrimination based on race, gender, nationality, or disability and it wasn't due to whistleblowing. Show me ONE case where the ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Over 1000 people in Louisiana jails for over 4 years without trial - lsuconnman on 4/13/18 at 10:45 pm
[quote] If they weren't guilty what are they doing in jail?[/quote] This argument is silly. Even those that are guilty are sitting incarcerated longer than the potential maximum penalties. I was at the 19th JDC one day and watched arraignments to kill some time. I saw one guy who was arrested...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Is there a bigger news dump than the Alton Sterling presser today? - lsuconnman on 3/30/18 at 11:51 am
[quote]Announcing the future of the cops and the evidence. At 5:00 on Good Friday? Laughable[/quote] They should hold their chest out. Good Friday is usually reserved for firing high level state employees. For instance... March 29, 2013 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP/WAFB) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's healt...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Oklahoma teachers prepare to strike - lsuconnman on 3/30/18 at 11:29 am
[quote]: So you are saying that teaching is comparable to a "real" job after all? I mean, it may be shocking to most of the PT... but... yeah.[/quote] Wanna see this place lose it’s mind? Teachers should get a PhD and become tenured college professors......Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Oklahoma teachers prepare to strike - lsuconnman on 3/29/18 at 7:57 pm
[quote]Yeah, I'm sure the private sector is being asked to do two jobs a year and only getting a 100$ raise a year. Probably three or four people’s job. Publicly traded corporations are run extremely lean these days[/quote] Sounds rough, those guys should consider moving to the public sector...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Oklahoma teachers prepare to strike - lsuconnman on 3/29/18 at 7:45 pm
[quote]And when these assumed revenue streams fall short of their projections and they can't pay for 15% pay raises, I'm going to laugh at all 9f the people that sided with the teachers here in Oklahoma.[/quote] I agree wholeheartedly... but, they will raise pay until they find a way to reduce th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Oklahoma teachers prepare to strike - lsuconnman on 3/29/18 at 7:33 pm
[quote]Last year, about a quarter of the state’s public school teachers left the state or quit teaching altogether.[/quote] I don’t get the hate. The poliboard usually sides with market demand. ...If these teachers want better salaries, they should just move to the private sector... Here, 1/4 ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Finally got around to finishing Uncharted 4 - lsuconnman on 3/24/18 at 9:24 pm
[quote]By the end I was pretty bored with it.[/quote] Repetitive? The best part of every level was predicting when they’d let you push the dumpster around. ...
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re: Hue cabinet lighting issue - lsuconnman on 3/23/18 at 8:31 pm
Been there. I put strips under a glass desk and it looked terrible. I ordered some black felt strips, and it made life a lot better...but defeated the purpose of the glass. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Has technology delegitimized sainthood? - lsuconnman on 3/10/18 at 5:50 pm
I read an article about the newest batch of saints, and the “miracle” attributed to one of them made me scratch my head. “Paglia didn't specify the illness. Her friends started praying to Romero "and after five days, in an inexplicable way, this woman begins to improve and was completely healed...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (9)
re: Parents with kids in private BR schools - cost? - lsuconnman on 3/3/18 at 12:21 pm
[quote]quote: ..LSU’s daycare You do realize those African women are extremely rough with your kid, that place is full of violations, and they lie to parents constantly...[/quote] While we’re complaining. Don’t forget the absurd number of days they close every quarter for “training” ... or ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: St. George Movement is Back! - lsuconnman on 3/2/18 at 10:36 pm
[quote]I can't wait to hear the response from the whiny little group of magnet school parents who don't give a shite about anyone else's education in the parish but their own kids[/quote] Why would any parent take an active interest in the education of other people’s children before their own?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Parents with kids in private BR schools - cost? - lsuconnman on 3/2/18 at 10:05 pm
[quote]What school does tour child go to and what grade are they in... Just wanted to see what yearly tuition is for private schools. [/quote] I’m counting the days until private school relief. ...LSU’s daycare runs about 12k/yr, and it’s gonna be more expensive to get my son to first grade than ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Big Macs Fail to Save the Republic - lsuconnman on 3/2/18 at 9:57 pm
[quote]according to three people familiar with the matter. [/quote] Anonymous quote is probably legit.... I’ve gotten used to anonymous sources who just “familiar with his line of thinking.”...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Every first responder knows those 50/50 situations... - lsuconnman on 2/25/18 at 4:08 am
[quote]quote: Langland quote: People talk big, but when the shite hits the fan, many don't live up to the big talk. Any experience to back that up? quote: The bigger someone talks, the more I know they are full of shite. Talking about fricking up a guy in a bar trying to be a badass, I completely...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Attending Timeshare Presentations For Free Vacations And/Or Gifts - lsuconnman on 2/24/18 at 7:10 pm
We were trying to kill time in Vegas, so we went to a timeshare presentation. They offered a couple hundred dollars to gamble, dinner, and a comedy show. Turns out the dinner was like a $4.99 Buffet. For the gambling “money” they sent us to a slot area that took tokens and spit out coupons like y...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Is $1,000 for a phone that ridiculous? - lsuconnman on 2/24/18 at 5:06 pm
I broke down and bought the X, and for me, I came to the conclusion the price was ridiculous in light of the fact I was satisfied with the phone I had. In the past I remember being so enamored by some aspect or feature that I didn’t care what the price tag was ....like the improved screen reso...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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