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  • Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It

    02/12/2014 10:34:10 AM PST · 10 of 21
    100American to WinMod70

    In the Business world College is known as the new “High School” meaning that what you used to get educationally at that level now takes college to attain. I is by no means a guarantee of a job, meaningless and non focused degree tracks yield debt and no employment in the chosen dicipline.

    Trade schools and associated “blue collar” skill sets are in high and continuous demand but the perception of many is they are not as good as a degree. Look up the term “guild” and it’s provenance, the whole model is built on competency in a given discipline or trade. Colleges are good in some cases providing “theoretical” knowledge but few if any courses are taught by individuals who have ever used their knowledge in an actual work environment. Many if not most in the Edutocracy feel that there is no real difference between the two (theoretical versus practical application) and they could really care less as long as they get paid.

    Companies are looking for people now with experience using knowledge (called wisdom) and are not anxious to hire newbies looking to have them be a proving ground only to have the newly trained employee (think investment) fly off to another company. This is also a false model as company culture, systems and methods vary widely and it can be very hard to take someone who is deeply acculturated and have them adapt to a new one especially if they do not have all the right elements in place to help in the process and reinforce their way of doing things.

    Just my 2c as I have researched this subject extensively and I am no fan at all of the current college/university model as anything more than a way for them to soak up Student Loan dollars and turn out graduates who still have no clue what they can do with their degree and what they purportedly “learned”

  • Jim Robinson's surgery postponed but he needs us to continuing praying. Update #318, 413, 440, 466

    09/30/2013 1:40:28 PM PDT · 43 of 506
    100American to ColdOne

    Prayers sent up Jim, you are a good man and God needs warriors like you to fight off the forces of evil

    God Bless and keep you My Brother....

  • Big data: The next frontier for competition

    09/06/2013 1:41:10 PM PDT · 6 of 10
    100American to RJS1950

    Your write up is correct, currently it is a predicative model but what if you could make it a real time component as well and be able to tune operational elements as well as others to hit a desired target rather than try to figure out after a “miss” what happened.

    I only ask as I agree with what you have said but am working on taking this info in another direction as we speak

    Thanks

  • When You're In A Storm

    09/03/2013 6:06:07 AM PDT · 2 of 9
    100American to Kartographer

    AMEN!

  • Obama Blew it; Chemical Weapons have Certainly been Moved

    09/02/2013 10:29:42 AM PDT · 13 of 44
    100American to sr4402

    So then are you making the huge assumption that it was Syrian forces under Assads control that used the gas and you are upset because he telegraphed his response??

    Personally I do not believe that it was Assad’s forces at all who used the gas, what did he have to gain by doing so? The rebels, especially those aligned with Al Quaida had everything to gain as the US and others would then come in on their side and help overthrow Assad and clear the way for a Muslim Brotherhood friendly Government to be installed which to me is what the President is really shooting for.

    Did I read your post right?

  • Prayer request for my sister Peggy

    08/23/2013 4:11:59 PM PDT · 21 of 58
    100American to stilloftyhenight

    Prayers sent up for you and your sister

  • Any prayers Catholic, Protestant or Jewish gratefully accepted

    08/12/2013 8:28:04 PM PDT · 73 of 121
    100American to steve86

    Prayers going up for you and yours, God Bless and keep you always

  • Anthony Weiner sext girl's bikini photo shoot

    07/29/2013 8:07:17 PM PDT · 254 of 323
    100American to DirtyPigpen

    I thought Whaling was illegal in this country!

  • Trayvon Could Have Been My Son [Says LZ Granderson Named "Journalist of Year" by NLGJA]

    07/14/2013 11:51:29 AM PDT · 43 of 52
    100American to Red in Blue PA

    Spot on and it is not empirical information you are espousing, I do tons of research into this area and it has to be deliberate, no two ways about it....

    Unless and until they wake up and realize they are being used as political pawns it will only get worse...

    Sad....

  • The Future of the Oswald Chambers & Joel Osteen Threads [Caucus & Ecumenical]

    07/06/2013 3:57:04 PM PDT · 21 of 49
    100American to SkyPilot

    Amen!

  • Please Pray

    07/05/2013 8:17:22 PM PDT · 15 of 109
    100American to patriciamary

    Prayers going up for you and your family, God is merciful and loving and I know that if we pray in faith he will show you the way forward.

    God Bless and keep you and your family always....

  • White man's skull has Australians scratching heads

    07/03/2013 10:48:31 PM PDT · 14 of 23
    100American to Elsiejay

    Agree on 1421, awesome book!

  • Sam Adams "Independence" Beer Commercial

    07/01/2013 11:29:56 AM PDT · 50 of 103
    100American to prisoner6

    Called them directly at this number : phone: (617) 522-9080
    Press “0” and ask for Customer Relations

    I spoke to a guy named “Todd” who told me they were following guidelines of not using religion to promote sales of Alcoholic beverages and besides the commercial is only “30 seconds long and they had to trim something”

    I informed him that God is Spiritual and not associated to any one religion and endowment spoken of in this key document did not specify anything more than the acknowledgement of God. Also told him it was curious that this was the part “trimmed” and he got defensive and went back to Advertising guidelines. Obviously a thinly veiled attempt to play the 4th of July message link while being PC.

    He got squishy and kept trying to dodge the question and as I let him go I said “We all make decisions and you have helped me make one”

    End of call

  • Sanford Wins

    05/08/2013 2:10:24 PM PDT · 330 of 341
    100American to Mamzelle

    Sorry to burst your balloon but I am an Ordained minister, like it or not

    I do not call evil good or the other way around as you infer. sin is sin but Christ paid the price to allow us to find salvation by our belief in him

    Try John 3:16 for reference, lots more where that came from. Everlasting life, sounds like salvation and forgiveness to me. But if you are waiting for him to come to you personally and ask your forgiveness that is not something you are entitled to, God owns that

    Enough, you obviously to me have your mind made up of what others are and think, good luck standing in front of God and Jesus and explaining your actions

  • Sanford Wins

    05/07/2013 9:49:53 PM PDT · 280 of 341
    100American to Mamzelle

    It is NOT ok nor did I ever say it was, but Christ came to take on the payment for our sins and each of us is forgiven if we repent and accept him as our savior

    So are you going to say he has not repented to God (not you) and asked for forgiveness?

    You place yourself above God almighty and his rules

    By your words shall you be known

    God through his son forgave a man who crucified Jews for a living and made him a disciple. and you dare to equate Sanfords sin as greater than that and deign to judge him in place of God??

    Jesus forgave and adulteress and you choose to defy him and his sacrifice for your own judgement

    God have mercy on your soul....

  • Sanford Wins

    05/07/2013 9:24:08 PM PDT · 271 of 341
    100American to Mamzelle

    You sound like a real self righteous fool....

    I have thrown stones at things not people, read the scripture as written not as your self appointed right to judge others

  • Sanford Wins

    05/07/2013 9:06:50 PM PDT · 265 of 341
    100American to Mamzelle

    You are your fellow judges do not know if he has repented or asked for forgiveness, and you are ready to throw the stone have at it

    God is his Judge and not you, do what you want but your decisions like his have consequences

    Eternal ones

    Hate the sin not the sinner and how is his “sin” corrupting others.

  • Sanford Wins

    05/07/2013 9:02:38 PM PDT · 262 of 341
    100American to Lurker

    Look “Fool” if God has forgiven him then you do whatever you want.

    If you choose to judge him you can explain it to God when you face him and tell him why his rules are not yours.

  • Sanford Wins

    05/07/2013 7:41:04 PM PDT · 209 of 341
    100American to Lurker

    As Christ said in the Bible “Let him who is without fault cast the first stone”

    All of them dropped their rocks and walked away rebuked...

    He looked at the Adulteress and told to go and sin no more

    Her sins were washed away and in the eyes of God Almighty they existed no more

    Judge not, lest you be judged

    Good enough for God it works for me, so put up or shut up about others miss-deeds, it is between God and him NOT you!

  • Would you support Sarah Palin should she decide to run for the presidency in 2016?

    05/05/2013 1:15:52 PM PDT · 48 of 711
    100American to The Cajun

    Damned right I would!

  • A letter to the SBNR (Spiritual But Not Religious)

    05/05/2013 1:15:05 PM PDT · 20 of 56
    100American to vladimir998

    The Church is one of spirit and not of structures, deacons, bishops and the like. He never organized a “Church” as we know today, read the Bible and you will find he did not proclaim the creation of buildings and structure but of acceptance.

    I challenge you to show where in scripture he lays out the “Organization” of the current churches with the layers and all of the titles and such. Christ came to free all of us from the intermediaries, not to reinforce that which had been part of the Judaic culture before he came.

    No one before his Life, Death and Resurrection but a very select few had been given the gift of the Holy Spirit which was given to ALL believers in Christ as our direct personal connection to God our Father. Hence the name the Holy SPIRIT (note not church) Christ refers to the church in the sense of a common acceptance and faith in him being the Son of God, a body of people not a building or anything needed to be “managed” by layers of folks.

    My spiritual mentor who is well known in faiths around the world was a minister in church for over 27 years and burned out trying to follow the “rules” of the religion he was ordained in. He brought me into the awareness of “home fellowship” which to me is far more in line with what Christ wanted versus overly legalistic theocrats who seem to think they can “interpret” what Christ was saying to provide cover for themselves to belong to the “structure”

    BTW I am an ordained minister in a non denominational “church” and I use no pulpit, have no buildings and no others who need to have a title such as Deacon, Bishop or the like. I hold no ill will towards them, I follow what Christ teaches in the Bible and have I will continue down this path.

    And last, spirituality is where many have gone, I see beauty of God each morning during my prayers and meditations (conversations really) with God when the sky changes colors. It like us is HIS creation and far too many “religions” try to lay claim to knowing what is and is not acceptable and even denigrate people of other beliefs (Pentacost Vs insert other church here)as we are right and you are wrong

    God Bless and keep us, all of us, we are all his Children and not separate families.

  • Halla the puppy has "crashed" (sad news at 613)

    04/30/2013 6:06:11 PM PDT · 30 of 760
    100American to Salamander

    One of my cats whacked his head on a big piece of furniture and had a similar event including seizures and other scary stuff. HE was out of it for a few days, may have had a couple of smaller episodes but is fine and back to his old ways.

    I hope your buddy recovers completely, I personally trace it to the head smack and getting a concussion and the brain fog that results.

    I will most definitely pray for you and your pup, my animals are part of my family and I understand your pain and anxiety.

  • ANTONIN SCALIA: 'When Did It Become Unconstitutional To Exclude Homosexual Couples From Marriage?'

    03/26/2013 3:50:47 PM PDT · 40 of 109
    100American to the OlLine Rebel

    Not true, some animals mate for life (their version of marriage) and never seek another partner again

    Look it up....

  • Indiana Supreme Court upholds broadest US school voucher program, clears way for expansion

    03/26/2013 3:48:25 PM PDT · 26 of 43
    100American to lurk

    In some states it is actually written into their Constitution....

    This is to me in the business of change yet another crack in the dam that will soon fall in the Monopoly hiding as Public Education (really Indoctrination!)

  • Game Developer: PlayStation 4 Will Out-Power Most PCs for Years to Come.

    03/13/2013 11:57:14 AM PDT · 8 of 18
    100American to kevkrom

    Check out this link, lots of good info here

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_4

  • Eight Stages of Democracy: This Should Scare You

    01/19/2013 7:51:38 PM PST · 7 of 20
    100American to Fawn

    We are a Republic NOT a Democracy!

  • Gun Owners: Should We Listen to Bob Costas or Jesus Christ?

    12/09/2012 8:14:46 AM PST · 13 of 28
    100American to ScottfromNJ

    Matthew 12:29

    Or else how can one enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.

    And yes he did whip the money changers

    Jesus Cleanses the Temple

    John 2:13-16

    13 The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers sitting there. 15 And making a whip of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and oxen. And he poured out the coins of the money-changers and overturned their tables. 16 And he told those who sold the pigeons, “Take these things away; do not make my Father’s house a house of trade.”

  • Caught on camera: Cops kill dog (AFTER being tethered to catch pole by animal control officer)

    11/27/2012 3:00:47 PM PST · 42 of 46
    100American to Age of Reason

    Pit Bulls are not the problem the owners are, and your remark is stupid and cruel

  • Could you pass a US citizenship test? [Give it a try.]

    11/24/2012 9:45:00 AM PST · 80 of 129
    100American to upchuck

    92 of 96, some of the questions were silly but none the less it does open the mind to some core attributes. To me there are some questions that if you fail them you should fail the whole test as they are fundamental to the nature and function of this country

  • The GOP's biggest loss

    11/18/2012 12:36:23 PM PST · 3 of 10
    100American to rellimpank

    The fix for this is not insurmountable and the technology is here now.

    In truth I can do this and completely go around the usual house organs as well as allow for the insights of all participants to be shared, not just Blog Pimps and others who use the Internet for their own gain

    You need to understand fundamentally how the Internet REALLY works and then turn it against itself in certain ways. This is what I do for a living and it works and it is far more powerful than what is there now.

  • THE RETURN OF THE KING...psalm 9 pt 1

    11/16/2012 8:12:12 PM PST · 4 of 11
    100American to pastorbillrandles

    Amen My Brother in Christ, AMEN!

  • Today in History

    11/16/2012 1:18:00 PM PST · 7 of 7
    100American to Windflier

    Agree completely

  • Union: 'Bain-style' killing of Twinkie (Romney's fault)

    11/16/2012 12:10:08 PM PST · 71 of 79
    100American to null and void

    Could be a position Obama favors with Reggie Love.....

  • Union: 'Bain-style' killing of Twinkie (Romney's fault)

    11/16/2012 12:07:27 PM PST · 70 of 79
    100American to null and void

    Could be a position Obama favors with Reggie Love.....

  • Today in History

    11/16/2012 7:25:02 AM PST · 4 of 7
    100American to CrazyIvan

    Native Americans have been using similar methods for centuries to reach the inner self and they are not nor were not “tuning in and dropping out”.

    It is all in my opinion a matter of having others nearby to guide you and provide grounding and assistance in the journey. The state of mind of the individual before ingestion is also key, it clears away the issues present in the concious state and promotes connection with the other levels of the mind, and to a higher vision of self.

    I know some of you will come back at this and I understand your perceptions in this area. Human kind has sought an altered state since the beginning of time, whether by alcohol, ingestion of plants or whatever means. It is the nature of the beast as they say.

    My understanding of the subject is that LSD actually turns on chemicals and other elements inherent in the human brain unlike other “drugs” that introduce new ones into our systems.

    No matter by what means humans seek to find an altered reality, it has always been this way and always will.

  • Benghazi and Obama. What you are about to read is HUGE if true. Could mean the end of him.

    11/15/2012 7:57:23 AM PST · 82 of 136
    100American to SpekeParrot

    Actually it is not Tin Foil hat at all!

    Point of fact is that when the Militants found Ambassador Stevens he was still alive and they were chanting “God is Great” in Arabic and determining he was still alive

    Why is this important? Because dead man cannot be traded for a live one.

    Why was Ambassador Stevens meeting with the TURKISH one at a location not even truly a Consulate? Because they were running weapons via Turkey to the insurgents (Al Quaida) in Syria. Syria is a Russian client state and we were helping the Muslim Brotherhood (AQ)aligned groups and they had told the Turks to stop it or they would blow the whistle.

    The ultimate goal here is obvious, the expansion of Muslim radical influence in the Middle East (Caliphate) to which Obama is idealistically aligned as are Jarrett and many others. This then creates a massive movement, well armed potentially with the Iraq WMD’s which were spirited into Syria by the Russians in the closing days of the conflict where they have been held. If the Radicals obtain them then the Russians are found to be complicit in providing them and there will be validation for the war with Irag. Definitely no in line with “Bush’s war meme drumbeat. These weapons, ready to rumble are needed for the destruction of Israel with Iran as the Anvil and local forces to do the dirty work and supply the canon fodder. Not Jarrets alignment with Iran the country of her birth and her ideology and theirs. Israel gone and Iran is the leader of the new Caliphate. The funny fact is that Iranians are not an Arabic people but see themselves as more “advanced” in all respects and have positioned themselves as the natural “head” of the growing snake with the Islamic faith being the glue that binds it all together.

    As to Petraeus, when his surge started to work once again the strengthening of Al Quaida was again threatened, this is why is you research the rules of engagement have changed to essentially tie the hands of the military there to wage war not be sitting ducks. In the current posture you have a case building to “get out” vis a vis a politicization of the war just as in Vietnam. He had to be taken down as were other commanders who were not “loyal” to the overall scheme of a compliant military willing to do whatever was needed to be the enforcers of the new way. This explains the massive buying and stocking of ammunition by associated domestic elements of our Government when the SHTF aided by the massive power of our own military to quell the violence. This then sets the table for Agenda 21, the migration and replacement of our people with Islamic aligned “pioneers” to replace all the undesirables who have been killed or interred.

    How many of you realize what is really at stake in Afghanistan? Research again the untapped reserves of extremely valuable minerals in that country. Exploitation of this with a pliable weak Government in place is the real prize in all of this element, the rest is merely window dressing for the evening news to drive public opinion.

    Also, consider Obama’s bow to his Saudi masters.. His ring worn years before his marriage is a commitment to Islam, and who stands to lose if we really embrace further discovery and use of our vast untapped oil and gas reserves?

    OPEC

    The whole Green/AGW movement is nothing more than a manufactured crisis that unless supported by massive subsidies in the name of “saving the planet” to pluck the heartstrings of the ignorant masses falls flat. Everyone wants to feel good about doing something and when you can motivate the whole planet, or some for and against you can stand back and work one against the other all the while filling your wallet. Scientists see this as a massive teat to suckle on, greedily doing their part by fabricating data to keep the milk flowing. How much does the media talk about warming on other planets in our solar system>

    Not at all

    And yet the masses, with access to all of this tucked away and neatly hidden and obfuscated by purported search engines like Google. Check this out, Google tracks your searches and “tailors” the responses you get to try and drive you o sites maximizing what they make. This is the whole SEO/SEM gambit, the rules favor the “house” and you are not going to really find what you are looking for a vast majority of the time unless the site you find has paid “tribute” to them. This is why Google is trying to gain control of the Infostructure and are VERY cozy with the current occupants in the WH. Note that Google executives are being floated for Cabinet positions in this administration and were very frequent Visitors aiding in the overall planning of the whole model.

    This has been planned long ago, and the signs are everywhere from the dumbing down of the electorate through Public Education and the complicity of the MSM to carry the message with the politically correct messages of free everything and manufactured rights such as infanticide and class warfare against those who prosper and do not feed the machine. Note again he tribute system using AGW as a funnel to award massive amounts of money to “favored” businesses willing to play the game with the long term objective of being on the right side of things when the New Order is in place.

    JMHO, I do research professionally and read info from around the world most ignore and this is what I see.

  • Discretionary spending...NOW!

    11/09/2012 5:55:23 AM PST · 17 of 44
    100American to Huebolt

    United Way is not what they seem, they siphon off most of the funds they collect and VERY LITTLE actually makes it to any meaningful and needy initiative. Such is true for many fundraising entities using the heart strings feel good model (Cancer, animals etc.)

    Typically less than 15% of the collected funds actually are used for the “intended” effort

    These are facts and to me it is evil to participate in many of them as they are in the business of collecting you money for their own gain

    Ask the next time they call for info on how much actually makes it out, bet they will stumble every time

  • 2012 ELECTION LIVE THREAD II !!!!!!!!

    11/06/2012 7:21:19 PM PST · 801 of 1,982
    100American to Absolutely Nobama

    24% of Missouri reporting, just because the media projects does not make it final

    Lots of counties still not reporting

  • 2012 ELECTION LIVE THREAD II !!!!!!!!

    11/06/2012 6:10:00 PM PST · 342 of 1,982
    100American to ScottinVA

    BS on the Michigan call, less than 1% reporting

    Take a xanax

  • Real Time Florida Results from FDOS.

    11/06/2012 5:58:22 PM PST · 9 of 133
    100American to madison10

    Romney pulling ahead now

    Not by much but hoping this is the panhandle votes coming in soon (6 minutes)

  • Dick Morris Election Night Tweets

    11/06/2012 5:29:27 PM PST · 13 of 109
    100American to Blue Turtle

    Stop watching TV, actual results are here

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2012-election-results

  • Fox News added S Carolina to Electoral Vote Count (and now Georgia)

    11/06/2012 5:18:58 PM PST · 17 of 81
    100American to georgiegirl
  • Drudge has exit polls with O leading OH, PA, MI, NH MI

    11/06/2012 3:11:43 PM PST · 99 of 216
    100American to DoughtyOne

    For all of it.....

    Get in there Mitt and Bury Him! (or you might say Bury Barry’s hopes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2436EaIyIVM

  • Drudge has exit polls with O leading OH, PA, MI, NH MI

    11/06/2012 3:11:22 PM PST · 98 of 216
    100American to DoughtyOne

    For all of it.....

    Get in there and Bury Him! (or you might say Bury Barry’s hopes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2436EaIyIVM

  • Drudge has exit polls with O leading OH, PA, MI, NH MI

    11/06/2012 2:59:31 PM PST · 46 of 216
    100American to DoughtyOne

    Drudge like all the other “Hit Whores” on Internet blogs and sites only want the traffic which gets them higher ranking and more revenue.

    Same thing goes for the TV media, they know this is the LAST election they will be major players in with the Internet taking over and they are gonna squeeze it with breathless “stories” for all it is worth.

    GOTV folks, make everyone count and let’s take back our country!

    It’s looking like a TSUROMNEY!!

  • Per DRUDGE: Romney internals--+1 in OH, tied in WI and PA!

    11/05/2012 1:45:31 PM PST · 59 of 128
    100American to Raycpa

    I will tell you the internals are probably much stronger, this is a game the Romney team has been playing with Team Obama for months and they are wearing them out chasing us around

    I just talked to a friend of mine in Iowa and she talks to folks across the country and they are in general pissed at the current administration. The media is trying to drive last minute voters to somehow give Barky another 4 years but I do not think it is gonna happen!

    It is gonna be a TSUYROMNEY!!

  • Freep This Poll: Who do you support — Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?

    11/04/2012 8:28:46 AM PST · 24 of 49
    100American to TheCipher

    Romney killing it when I voted, it is truly becoming a TSUROMNEY everywhere

    Go R/R go!

  • Romneys try to build momentum for the final days at Colorado rally

    11/03/2012 7:10:51 PM PDT · 13 of 22
    100American to AU72

    You are right it is gonna be a TSUROMNEY!!!

  • I saw a Romney/Ryan commercial in California (Sacramento) last night, anyone else seen one? (Vanity)

    11/03/2012 4:08:52 PM PDT · 9 of 25
    100American to JohnBrowdie

    Saw more than one Obama commercial last night with Colin Powell here in So Cal

    First I remember seeing in a while

  • Romney – Obama Dead Heat in Wisconsin, 2% Undecided — Rasmussen

    11/03/2012 2:36:56 PM PDT · 11 of 32
    100American to Steelfish

    So the Blog Pumper strikes again, always looking for the hole in the donut and run back to FR to breathlessly post your latest “find”

    Give it a rest....

    Please