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re: Should this be legal? Filming private citizens without their consent. - BigJim
[quote]Dude is a shite, but public area, no real right to privacy, but that was harassment IMO[/quote] That is an issue for store management...
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re: Another day in your "conservative" LA House... - BigJim
[quote]So we would be the only state in the country that doesn't fund colleges? Because I assume you would want to eliminate funding for LSU, LaTech, etc. Since higher education isn't owed to anyone and is a drain on the budget in your view.[/quote] [quote]No, I said get rid of TOPS. The taxpay...
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re: JBE Administration Landing Amazon Centers - BigJim
[quote]Seems akin to celebrating a Wal Mart opening in the 80s. Is this really an example of “industry” coming in[/quote] /thread...
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re: Another day in your "conservative" LA House... - BigJim
[quote]TOPS needs to be gone. The Taxpayers of Louisiana do not owe a secondary education to its residents. It is a huge drain on the budget and needs to be eliminated.[/quote] First, secondary education usually refers to middle and high school. I assume you meant college. That clarified... ...
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re: Another day in your "conservative" LA House... - BigJim
He also said he would not raise taxes......
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re: Louisiana Tech finna eat - BigJim
[quote]One of the best value schools in the nation[/quote] Tech is a great school. But at the end of the day it is in Ruston. That is going to keep a lid on enrollment....
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re: Louisiana/LSU - BigJim
[quote]Louisiana has been a socialist state since Huey Long. We vote republican at the national level because our citizens are pro-life, pro gun, and want to keep the federal government out of our good ol' boy socialism.[/quote] This. A lot of republicans in this state are socially conservative ...
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re: Another day in your "conservative" LA House... - BigJim
Agree with the OP on the budget moving through the process. Really disagree with the TOPS hate. TOPS shifted us from an institution based funding model to, at least in part, a student based funding model. Institution budgets got cut and tuition went up. If you qualified for TOPS you got to go...
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re: I thought Henderson was a good candidate - BigJim
[quote]Can you elaborate on this?[/quote] Kim Hunter Reed came out with an ambitious plan to increase degrees and certificates in Louisiana. Monty Sullivan at LCTCS has a series of initiatives with his best being the promotion of non-degree credentials to get people trained up quick for needed...
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re: Can we at least give Tate a chance at LSU - BigJim
[quote]It is apparent you have not looked at his academic history. He's a Left wing nut job. Fit right in with the "new LSU".[/quote] I've skimmed his CV, which I pretty sure that's more than most people in this thread have done. A lot of race stuff, but not particularly CRT stuff. In fact i...
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re: Could a New LA Governor Replace Tate? - BigJim
[quote]The governor appoints the board. A republican can get a new board and thus a new president of LSU.[/quote] This, but the board member's terms are staggered. So it would take awhile to get control of the board....
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Can we at least give Tate a chance at LSU - BigJim
Unless y'all know a lot more about him than me, it seems like we should actually find out about him and his plans for LSU before jumping to conclusions. ...
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re: I thought Henderson was a good candidate - BigJim
Meh. Henderson was a political animal. He didn't anything to advance the UL system; he mostly watched out for his own skin....
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re: Why wouldn't Marjorie Taylor Greene be a good Desantis VP? - BigJim
You must be tired of winning ...
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re: New LSU chancellor- Wake up! - BigJim
Henderson has a lot of political support. I would rather have the south carolina guy to be honest....
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re: Question for vax refusniks - BigJim
[quote]Now....quid pro quo, why are you provax people taking to backhanded shaming for people just minding their own business? I don't try to shame you into any sort of vitamin regimen...[/quote] Because someone's vitamin regime does not have an effect on the health of the people around them and ...
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re: Caitlin "They [used to] call me Bruce" Jenner has a campaign ad - BigJim
Jenner can "win" without winning if just doesn't embarrass the party and sticks it to the dems. ...
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re: Lawsuit alleges Seattle paramedics left teen to die in CHOP zone - BigJim
This is one lawsuit I hope wins and wins big. The city has essentially abandoned their duty. They need to reap the consequences of those thoughtless actions. To be clear, I am not blaming the emergency responders; I am blaming those in charged that let the situation get to this point. Financia...
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re: Louisiana anti transgender in sports bill fails in House 5-6 - BigJim
[quote]"California Republican" takes less time to say.[/quote] :lol: Hard to argue with that!...
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re: Should teachers be paid on student performance? - BigJim
[quote]my wife is a teacher that teaches sped kids. some of these children are completely hopeless. its sad, but effort is a better measuring stick on a lot of them unfortunately. some just dont have the capacity.[/quote] There are several types of teachers that would be tough to measure with "pe...
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