Tell me... who should have received the contracts and why?
Yea, I like to know as well. What's the old adage? "If you think a professional is expensive, just wait 'til you hire an amateur."
She actually wrote to the IRS and let them know that she was being under-taxed!
Un-freakin' likely. Second time today I will make a request of you CPH. Please provide a source.
<i>he's still a major shareowner, </i> There's nothing illegal about U.S. government employees owning shares of any public traded company. However, any shares the Vice President owns - in any company - are held in blind trusts. <i>not to mention he's still recieving his CEO pay.</i> Please provide p...Jump to post
Merchant ships are my true passion. Here are some sites I like. Some have cruise ship photos. <a href="http://www.portpictures.nl/" target=_blank>http://www.portpictures.nl/</a> A dock worker with a passion for ship photography. He has hundreds of photos of Rotterdam, at night, sunsets, silhouettes....Jump to post
Nothing like a good quote or two (as repetitive as they might seem having been posted in these forum a time or two before) They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -Benjamin Franklin I would rather be exposed to the inconvenience...Jump to post
Thank you JamesAg for raising the question I was going highlight. <b>U.S. economy at midyear on track for best growth in two decades</b> <a href="http://www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=6B8A657A-C596-4285-A04B-8D573929B88F" target=_blank>http://www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=...Jump to post
My Libertarian inclinations and twenty-three years of voting has me firmly believing in R.E.N.O. Re-Elect No One. <a href="http://www.antiwar.com/casualties/" target=_blank>http://www.antiwar.com/casualties/</a> American Military Casualties in Iraq as of 07/7/04 In Combat: 646 Since war began: 872Jump to post
<i>Though there are plenty of other reasons why Gore didn't win</i> There is only one reason why Al Gore did not win. Al Gore wins Tennessee, Al Gore wins the election. Florida is as irrelevent today as was on that November day in 2000. In the post WWII period, no candidate seeking our nation's high...Jump to post
I agree with Miamix707, the wave design treatment has run its course.
Besides, no airline (other than one currently undergoing severe financial stress...US) wants a fleet full of dark blue birds soaking up the sun's rays on the ramp. Not to mention bleaching and fading from exposure.
<i>...soliticiting church membership lists for campaign use.....all having the effect of making this election a religious issue</i> Did you know that many predominantly African American religious congregations often invite those seeking public office to address their services? Are you aware that alm...Jump to post
Ah, Ol' El Paso. Continental operated a daily early morning <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="El Paso - International (ELP / KELP), USA - Texas">ELP</acronym>-<acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - Texas...Jump to post
My gut feelings on the decline of tennis 1) De-emphasis of physical activity in general 2) Increase in home video gaming, internet, etc. 3) Over-powering tour players decreasing fan interest. 43 minutes for a Grand Slam woman's final is b/s. 4) Poor marketing by ATP, US<acronym title="Taca (El Salva...Jump to post
Not to mention that American runs 2-3 daily Austin-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flights as well. That market is saturated. Now an <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-San Antonio flight ...Jump to post
<i>...lord over the unwashed masses on the strength of your knowledge and experience.</i> Gee B747, I guess lording over the unwashed masses is only reserved for you. For those interested, see: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/17532/4/" target=_blank>http://www.ai...Jump to post
<i>Most acedemics[sic], who are worth their salt, try to challenge people to think...</i> What's the old saying? "Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach." People learn a hell of lot more on the job then ever do in some stuffy classroom. <i>I mean, conservaitves[sic], by nature, want the status ...Jump to post
You and 777 can argue the state religion angle all you want it still doesn't change the fact Western nations are, by and large, secular socities loosely based on a Christian belief structure and its ideals. (Perhaps that is a better definition.) It stands to reason, since the European colonizers of ...Jump to post
<i>Actually, save for Japan, every Western nation is a Christian nation. 777236: Wrong. None have an official state religion.</i> Daft as you might be, you know it has nothing to do with having a state religion. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>: <i>It is clearly stated in the Quran, tha...Jump to post
<i>almost as stupid as having lassie for a mascot</i> Actually, Reveille is the mascot who happens to be a collie. The next Reveille could be any breed, although tradition - an important word in College Station - almost ensures that another collie will be chosen when the time comes. However, a move ...Jump to post
<i>It's clear you know nothing about the channel is simply listen to what the stooges in Washington have to say about the channel.</i> Spoken like a true stooge with a knack for discounting anything that runs counter to your beliefs. Why would Jwenting - in Holland no less - care what Washington has...Jump to post
The big, bad evil Fox Corp. via its Fox Sports World channel is showing many Euro 2004 games in the USA.
As a graphic designer (15+ years), I can assure you that often what is perceived to be bad solution to a graphic design issue is often the result of the client meddling or second guessing the skills and talents of the designers they hired. Based on my experience - the designer(s) probably made a com...Jump to post
<i>USA...Your president is in the oil business!!!</i> Canada...your wealthiest province and your wealthiest city each share an economy that revolves around the oil and gas industry!!! And for what its worth, who cares whether President Bush was in the oil business. I guess the 500,000 Canadians empl...Jump to post
Let's see. For this topic to even have a shred of credibility, there would have to be: 1) A terrorist event of unprecedented nature or a nuclear war erupting between India and Pakistan which causes collapse of world financial markets. Southwest will be the last one standing, however. 2) A heretofore...Jump to post
Well, one thing is certain, Fox's detractors on this board sure must spend a lot time watching the network to be so ready to "rapid-fire" their critiques of its programming. Admit you watch, or shut the heck up. <i>...just adds credence to the commonly held argument that Americans are ignorant and t...Jump to post
This is the best info I've got... The ex Virgin bird came to San Antonio anticipating a paint job to European Air Lines. EAL shuttered operations (from what I understand) so its fate is unknown - probably headed to Arizona/California. The Saudia Arabian plane is there being outfitted/enhanced for it...Jump to post
In 1985, didn't you forget someone?????
Gimmie an "E"
Gimmie an "A"
Gimmie an "S"
and so forth
There was an airline that attempted low cost, long haul flying. Quite popular until they were squashed by <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, or so they claim. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/529021/L/" target="_blank">View La...Jump to post
JGPH1A, I have to add you to my respected users list for your Melchett reference in Reply 189. Good stuff. From Blackadder Goes Forth <i>Gen. Melchett - That's the spirit, George. If nothing else works, then a total pig-headed unwillingness to look facts in the face will see us through.</i> Which co...Jump to post
Hmmm, Houston, Texas gets severe weather from all directions.
-Tropical systems from the Gulf of Mexico (east-southeast)
-Wet winter systems from the north and west
-"Sea breeze" thunderstorms moving due south to north-northeast
-El Niño disturbances from the southwest over Mexico
Here are incidents in 1960-61 in Chicago <a href="http://aviation-safety.net/database/1960/600229-1.htm" target=_blank>http://aviation-safety.net/database/1960/600229-1.htm</a> <a href="http://aviation-safety.net/database/1961/610901-0.htm" target=_blank>http://aviation-safety.net/database/1961/6109...Jump to post
Apple G4 Tower Dual 867
Buying an Apple G4 Powerbook soon.
Off topic - but my inquiring mind wants to know... Has any batter been put out three times in one inning? (I'm sure its happened) Most number of outs a batter made in a game? Has any fielder put out the same batter three times in one inning (i.e. three fly balls to the same outfielder for example)? ...Jump to post