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re: How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry - EA6B
[quote]Kid is getting robbed of his childhood & doesn’t even know it. His parents have pretty much screwed him out of his entire life ahead. [/quote] The parents all justify it by saying they are not making little Johnny play, he enjoys it, and can stop anytime he wants to. Guess what, kids try ...
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re: What's with scam robocallers putting me on hold when I press '1' to talk to them? - EA6B
[quote]Marks you as a “live” line. You’ll get moar and moar until you just stop answering. [/quote] This is correct, their only business is mining for live numbers which they sell to other robo-call companies who get more money for their calling because they can claim a higher percentage of liv...
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re: Rolling Stones to play at Jazz Fest - EA6B
[quote]me too, saw them on the Steel Wheels tour in '88-'89, was thinking I'd better go see them one more time because this might be about it for them [/quote] Saw them on that tour, one of my co-workers keep calling it the "Steel Wheelchair Tour" as in they are so old why do they bother tourin...
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re: No wonder smart kids are going to out of state schools - LSU sucks for scholarships - EA6B
[quote]LSU has a piss-poor endowment? Old news.[/quote] The problem is simple, LSU alumni would rather have their money buy a $3 million dollar world class Tiger habitat, than attract world class students. [img]https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/theadvocate.com/content/tncms/assets/v...
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re: New Gary Clark Jr. - EA6B
[quote]You don't think it's possible there was one racist incident in middle-upper class Houston/Austin to base this on? He even seems to hint that this is about a black family moving into an affluent, mostly white neighborhood. [/quote] The same affluent white neighborhood in Austin where Eve ...
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re: Trump sends letter back to Pelosi - EA6B
[quote]graduating cum laude from Boston University in economics isn’t a sign of intelligence? [/quote] Shelia Jackson Lee who graduated from Yale with a B.S. in political Science, and received a J.D. from Virginia set the bar for lack of intelligence by a house member so low a ant couldn't crawl...
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re: Pros and Cons of Leasing v Buying a Vehicle - EA6B
[quote]Don't die. I knew someone who leased a nice car and then got cancer and died. The leasing company told the surviving spouse: tough shit; pay the note. [/quote] You are not stuck with the car, there are options. You can buyout a lease at anytime if you have the cash, and sell the car to a ...
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re: No wonder smart kids are going to out of state schools - LSU sucks for scholarships - EA6B
[quote]Kid has a 4.28 weighted GPA loaded up with Honors and AP classes, killed on his ACT and SAT (not perfect, but damned close), and LSU has only offered about $3500/year in non-TOPS scholarship $$$. Even with out of state tuition, it would be cheaper for him to go to out of state schools that h...
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re: Deleted diesel exhaust codes causing issues with inspection or title work in La? - EA6B
[quote]ETA: I live in MS so no yearly inspections not sure if I would do it in Baton Rouge where they test emissions not sure if it applies to diesels but I know they test gas vehicles. [/quote] The BR emissions test consists only of checking the seal of your gas cap, nothing else concerning emis...
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re: Soooo, rachel Maddow’s big theory gets blown up - EA6B
Maddow has a PhD Shelia Jackson Lee has a degree from Yale Ocasio Cortez has a B.S. in Econ from Boston U. There should no longer be any argument that education does not equal intelligence. ...
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re: New Gary Clark Jr. - EA6B
[quote]Hes said the song is about experiences he went through in his life, so those are fake? [/quote] He grew up in a middle class family in middle to upper middle class neighborhoods in Houston and Austin, went to good schools, and had no real struggles in his early life. When he was 17 he was...
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re: Been dealing with depression for 10 years. Went to counseling today for the first time. - EA6B
[quote]Sounds like you need some perspective to make you appreciate what you have. Go visit a 3rd world country, volunteer in a soup kitchen, or some other activity that gets you out of your comfort zone to make you realize how much better your life is than nearly all other humans on this planet.[/q...
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re: New Gary Clark Jr. - EA6B
[quote]I still enjoy how he fuses reggae and hip hop without losing the guitar focus that made him known.[/quote] I find it interesting that he was introduced to the blues not by listening to BB King, Albert Collins, john Lee Hooker, etc. but by a teenage white girl who was a neighbor and school...
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re: Is mid 40s too old to have another kid? - EA6B
[quote]If and when you 40 somethings have kids, you're going to be exhausted by the effort it takes to raise them. [/quote] Many paraplegic and even quadriplegics have kids, and do perfectly fine job raising them, a fully functional adult should have no trouble at any age, you adapt to your le...
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re: Attic flooring questions - EA6B
[quote]Is it 2x6 rafters? First concern was can it handle the additional load. [/quote] Depending on the actual open span of the rafters not just the area he is using more than 2x6 on 16" may be needed, or he could possibly just double the rafters with lumber of the same size....
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re: Trump's McDonald's White House Spread is SPECTACULAR - EA6B
[quote]I wonder how Trump paid for the burgers. Whipped out cash? Gave them a credit card? No sure about that.[/quote] A aid probably bought all the food with a official credit card, and the cost will be added to the expense bill all presidents personally pay every month. Presidents and their f...
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re: Trump to serve fast-food to Clemson during WH visit - EA6B
[quote]You right! You thinking you are going to the WH.. Get a good meal. And you get shitty fast food.. [/quote] [quote]So the people who work in the white house don't work when there is a shut down? I thought people were still working, they just wasn't getting paid (but will get what they are...
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re: Donald J Trump personally pays for Clemson visit - EA6B
[quote]The President has to pay for all food at the WH that’s not a State Dinner. [/quote] [quote]He also has to pay for deodorant, toothpaste, etc...[/quote] He also has to pay the hourly rate for the wait staff at any non-official lunches, dinners, parties, I guess this is one of those. ...
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re: Does trump have trouble reading? - EA6B
[quote]It is known that he doesn't like to read. This is just one article about his lack of willingness to read[/quote] The two most intelligent people I have known in my lifetime read, neither read a single book once they finished their education, and only read what was absolutely necessary for...
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re: Louisiana man sentenced in killing of girlfriend's cat with machete - EA6B
[quote]If it was a dog you retards would be losing your shite over it only being three years. [/quote] A guy south of Shreveport got 11 years for poisoning dogs in his neighborhood, a lot of judges take this stuff seriously....
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