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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,646
Posted By RiverRat1
70 Billion may be what we spend on SNAP. But how...

70 Billion may be what we spend on SNAP. But how much do we spend on all welfare combined from reduced lunches, SNAP, subsidized housing, everything that goes along with reduced lunches like reduced...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,646
Posted By RiverRat1
Plus it would make people productive members of...

Plus it would make people productive members of society which in turn would help the job market, economy, etc.

I say end the program and start over.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 869
Posted By RiverRat1
I bought this one. I'll give it a try tonight...

I bought this one. I'll give it a try tonight maybe or as soon as the rains slows down one evening.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By RiverRat1
You guys are welcome. I tried to start building...

You guys are welcome. I tried to start building my house in San Saba and that fired up the rain. It probably won't stop until I'm done.

Now if they would lift the burn ban!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By RiverRat1
Mickler in Leander off 183 is a super nice guy.

Mickler in Leander off 183 is a super nice guy.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
When in that situation it's the first 2 or 3...

When in that situation it's the first 2 or 3 people that need to start the rush. Otherwise 1 guy trying to rush the shooter is just making an easy target.

I mean why would you jump up and say...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
Maybe back up and blame the two other systems....

Maybe back up and blame the two other systems. School and police system. It's not the officers or teachers it's the way society made those systems. I mean seriously, LEO's were called out to his...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,969
Posted By RiverRat1
FTR - I do not want armed security guards in...

FTR - I do not want armed security guards in schools. No way do I want my kids or future grandkids to feel like they need armed protection. That's stupid when the odds are so low.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,383
Posted By RiverRat1
WAY more kids get hurt playing football versus...

WAY more kids get hurt playing football versus shootings. Heck way more kids get hurt in the stadium watching football than versus shootings.

The schools have plenty of money..PERIOD. We get...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-21-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By RiverRat1
So a vast majority of TBHers have been pounding...

So a vast majority of TBHers have been pounding the table saying Trump has to stop ticking off the other side and work with them a little. And now he does this, which appears to appease them but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,004
Posted By RiverRat1
And so it begins. I guess I guessed that one LOL ...

And so it begins. I guess I guessed that one LOL
https://uk.reuters.com/article/europe-stocks/live-markets-how-many-fed-hikes-to-break-the-camels-back-idUKL8N1QA5LB

""Market speculation will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By RiverRat1
Don't worry because the exact opposite will...

Don't worry because the exact opposite will happen and they will raise taxes more to blow it on "campus safety". 95% of the people will rejoice and pay it.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-20-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
Well everyone better start by keeping their kids...

Well everyone better start by keeping their kids at home because they're 1,000,000 times more likely to get hurt in a car wreck.

And there is no problem. Where does people dying from mass...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,699
Posted By RiverRat1
We don't want a picture of Sparkles. We want fish...

We don't want a picture of Sparkles. We want fish pictures! LOL

Was reeling in the Mako a team effort?
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,969
Posted By RiverRat1
Which is my concern for allowing teachers to...

Which is my concern for allowing teachers to carry. We wouldn't be able to restrict which teachers carry.

And no one knows who's carrying on the street. In school word would get out. That's...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
Spend the same money but track repeat drunk...

Spend the same money but track repeat drunk drivers. Or repeat meth/drug heads and you will save a lot more lives. Or follow around people released from prison for violent crimes. Google those stats....
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
I was going to try and explain "Value of Life"...

I was going to try and explain "Value of Life" but I'll let people read on it.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Value_of_life

There are other terms that basically do the math and show that every...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,684
Posted By RiverRat1
Try going in as a white guy and tell them you're...

Try going in as a white guy and tell them you're not from here and don't have I.D. You won't get very far. But then sit down and watch others (not white) go right on through without having to...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,520
Posted By RiverRat1
Like you said the shooter will just go after the...

Like you said the shooter will just go after the armed guard. What you miss is even with armed teachers that "may" lessen the damage is that will 100% be over looked in the next shooting and liberals...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,969
Posted By RiverRat1
I can agree with this also BUT who will define or...

I can agree with this also BUT who will define or restrict the ones who should not carry?

I don't care what people say, a 120lb woman teacher can and would be overtaken by thug kids pretty easy....
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,004
Posted By RiverRat1
This could be the worlds longest reply but I will...

This could be the worlds longest reply but I will sum up. Get a financial advisor...ok, scratch that as they will obvious tell you to finance so you can invest the rest with them.

Interest rates...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By RiverRat1
Trump's tweet about Oprah

Geez https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/19/politics/trump-oprah-60-minutes-tweet/index.html

Just seeing Oprah say something like this makes me want to vomit "but that she had not heard God calling her...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,135
Posted By RiverRat1
The OP said famous people. I've met...

The OP said famous people.

I've met Jhill313

And played Blackjack with Ogre from Revenge of the Nerds
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-19-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,969
Posted By RiverRat1
You guys can be pro-teacher carry until the cows...

You guys can be pro-teacher carry until the cows come home but it will never happen. In the one in a billion chance it did happen it would all end as soon as one kid took a gun and used it. And we...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-18-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,969
Posted By RiverRat1
How many schools do we have across our Country? ...

How many schools do we have across our Country? About 100,000
https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=84

How many teachers get attacked or assaulted each day/year? Over 1,000 per day and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By RiverRat1
I met and asked my local GW and he gave me his...

I met and asked my local GW and he gave me his number and said to call/text him when I planned to hunt at night.

I don't call or text him though for two reasons. One is I'm in a spot where it's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By RiverRat1
I had right of way but decided to stop and let...

I had right of way but decided to stop and let someone cut in....Then as soon as they pull in front of me I see stickers and realized they were liberal animal lovers LOL... 99 out of 100 people here...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,529
Posted By RiverRat1
Yep, my 2013 now has 50k miles on it. The new...

Yep, my 2013 now has 50k miles on it. The new dealership in Cedar Park had over 4k off on 2017 models and they offered me 20k+ for mine..I almost took the bait LOL I wanted too but I just have too...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-17-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By RiverRat1
BS - bring back a fast death penalty for ALL pos...

BS - bring back a fast death penalty for ALL pos criminals. Not this 20+ year BS. If found guilty then make it happen within a month.

I understand people's frustration but people who murder just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By RiverRat1
Plain corn. They hit water very late from what...

Plain corn. They hit water very late from what I've seen. I usually find a low spot with tons of cactus. If you locate some put corn out very thin (like one kernel per 1-3 feet). Once one gets on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By RiverRat1
If he thinks his options are being sued or stop...

If he thinks his options are being sued or stop and work for 2-3 hours he may just stop by and finish.

Or post his phone number here and we can all jack with him until he gives in..or changes his...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 869
Posted By RiverRat1
What sort of decoy do you guys use?

What sort of decoy do you guys use?
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,646
Posted By RiverRat1
Yes, of course there is fraud and waste. But...

Yes, of course there is fraud and waste.

But what some dingle berry can't fathom is we need to start somewhere. So why not start with worthless people who abuse the system and don't put a dime...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 869
Posted By RiverRat1
Anyone use the FOXPRO Wildfire 2 ? It's on sale...

Anyone use the FOXPRO Wildfire 2 ? It's on sale for $100 Any good?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 869
Posted By RiverRat1
Would the ICOtec GC300 work? It's $80 ...

Would the ICOtec GC300 work? It's $80

How close do the coyotes come to he call? I assume they try to check it out but don't run right up to it.

Other tips? And why are the other calls...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 869
Posted By RiverRat1
Coyote and varmit calls?

Do calls like FoxPro really work? I was having a discussion with a guy and he refuses to think they work.

We have lots of coyotes around but rarely see them (like 3 in two years). I really...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,858
Posted By RiverRat1
That plus the point is to tick off liberals and...

That plus the point is to tick off liberals and they don't own any bill larger than a $20

I think they should go back to food stamp dollars and put Donald's picture on all of them :)

I also...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-16-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,646
Posted By RiverRat1
I argue there is no reason for anyone to be in...

I argue there is no reason for anyone to be in the welfare business. Sure a very select few need help but I'd wager way over 80% is plain abuse. And I'd wager more that way over 90% of the people who...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-13-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,646
Posted By RiverRat1
Welfare reform

What does everyone think? It's a baby step in the right direction. It should be a lot harsher IMO
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By RiverRat1
Question on laminate floors

When installing a new laminate floor does it really help a lot to put in underlayment? Cost is about 70 cents extra per sq/ft Wondering how much it really reduces sound.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,076
Posted By RiverRat1
Your post is spot on. Unfortunately on the...

Your post is spot on.

Unfortunately on the bolded part, most people don't want to be informed. They should be but it's easier to look away.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,824
Posted By RiverRat1
This. I'd be like Lieutenant Dam in the storm!

This. I'd be like Lieutenant Dam in the storm!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,076
Posted By RiverRat1
I actually use the political forum to get...

I actually use the political forum to get information. I sure as heck don't want to watch any news channels talking politics. It's (it was) nice to stop in and check threads like the Vegas shooting,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,912
Posted By RiverRat1
That's why you go to a place with kill fees. If...

That's why you go to a place with kill fees. If you don't see what you want you just pay the $100-$300 day fee.



LO's have to capitalize everything they can. It's not their fault. I assure you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,076
Posted By RiverRat1
maga !!!

maga !!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,076
Posted By RiverRat1
So why did the political forum go away? I didn't...

So why did the political forum go away? I didn't see anything "bad" on it. And it kept all us tin foil hat wearing guys off the main campfire threads. Did I miss something? Just seems like now,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 919
Posted By RiverRat1
You guys that have done this multiple years in a...

You guys that have done this multiple years in a row do you buy each year or hatch eggs?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By RiverRat1
I'd go buy a Tacoma if I could get 20% off...

I'd go buy a Tacoma if I could get 20% off sticker. The most I ever could get them down was roughly 11% And some of them they won't go down at all, I mean zero. They claim it will sell for sticker...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-10-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,912
Posted By RiverRat1
And then after he killed it the buck still got...

And then after he killed it the buck still got away!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 02-10-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,614
Posted By RiverRat1
America or ????

America or ????
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