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Re: “Hogs don't bring out the crowds to War Memorial

U of A abandoned Little Rock long ago. It's a bit of a sham to suggest that a LR game is a "home" game for U of A, they pooped in their Central Arkansas nest and ran away long ago.

13 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by JCJ on 09/01/2017 at 4:59 PM

Re: “Coming to KATV: Lots more Boris

I guess he needs a partner named Natasha - then one of the other TV stations can bring in Rocky and Bullwinkle to be their foils. That would at least bring some fun back into politics.

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by JCJ on 07/10/2017 at 12:24 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Police kill suspect in motel parking lot

Hard to imagine how this particular shooting could have been avoided. It's fortunate that none of the other individuals were injured.

Posted by JCJ on 04/07/2017 at 7:14 AM

Re: “Actors Jamie Bell and Kate Mara a-Twitter after emergency landing in Little Rock

I'm sorry they were inconvenienced, but airlines don't take emergency diverts lightly. They disrupt the system, they cost $, and they result in displaced (and sometimes disgruntled) PAX that have to be accommodated. If they do an emergency divert, you can depend on it being because of a decision that the aircraft - and people on board - need to be on the ground for a "no kidding" reason.

Perhaps they would be more satisfied with driving the trip. Or traveling by bus.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by JCJ on 10/24/2016 at 7:58 PM

Re: “Former judge Boeckmann indicted on federal charges

@Bluesyoucanuse - that's an anti-suicide garment. In some jails, during processing they will place a new detainee in one of those after they have been strip searched, deloused, etc. It's a safety measure. Not all seem to have to do that, particularly those represented by private lawyers who may be able to be released from custody without entering the jail after fingerprinting and paying any bond, etc.

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Posted by JCJ on 10/23/2016 at 3:56 AM

Re: “Democratic leadership rumble: Talk of disqualifying Dustin McDaniel for disloyalty

I'm with radical centrist on this. Perhaps this was an act of professional courtesy once the election was over (cue the age old sharks & attorneys professional courtesy joke)...

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Posted by JCJ on 06/08/2016 at 2:39 PM

Re: “Baylor fires football coach and 'reassigns' university president Ken Starr

Tenure generally applies only to faculty appointments (i.e. professor, associate professor, etc). Academic leadership positions such as President, Chancellor, Dean, etc usually serve at the pleasure of whoever they report to and are not protected by tenure. I've read somewhere that Starr "lawyered up" for this and I'd guess a demotion to a Chancellor position is how it played out.

Posted by JCJ on 05/27/2016 at 6:51 PM

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