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Postby joeglow » Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:52 am

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joeglow wrote:Try that at your job Omababe.  We let kids come into our office for different reasons.  I assure you this type of behavior opens up a completely different can of worms that would not be tolerated in 99% of workplaces.


I know, right? Cute little kids are cool. Attractive women are not. God forbid we let those uptight losers get offended.


Blame our courts.  Letting women come in and behave in a sexually suggestive manner opens up workplace lawsuits.  Like I said, try it in your workplace and let me know how it works out.

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Postby jessep28 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:32 pm

My commentary: KMTV is grasping at straws.

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Postby Coyote » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:55 pm

jessep28 wrote:My commentary: KMTV is grasping at straws.

Major Stothert Absent at Wednesday's Court Hearing


Was this a Freudian slip? "Major" Stothert?
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Postby jessep28 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:42 pm

The headline typo on KMTV's website has been corrected.
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Postby Coyote » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:15 pm

jessep28 wrote:The headline typo on KMTV's website has been corrected.


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Postby S33 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:33 pm

Nice catch!
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Postby Coyote » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:36 pm

S33 wrote:Nice catch!


As of now - the url still has major-stothert.   :popcorn:
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Postby jessep28 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:45 pm

Soon to be promoted to Colonel Klink.
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Postby Coyote » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:49 pm

[font=Georgia]City, Fire Union Face Off In Court
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KMTV wrote:But the city says the lawsuit is premature.

It argued Mayor Stothert's budget proposal is only that, a proposal. No rigs have been taken out of service and no one has been laid off.

They say city council still have the opportunity to weigh in and that the budget could change before council votes in September.

Mayor Stothert was not at Wednesday's hearing, she was not supboenaed.
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Postby Coyote » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:52 pm

I can almost hear it now; "I tried to balance the budget but, no, the city council..."
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Postby Bosco55David » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:53 pm

joeglow wrote:Blame our courts.  Letting women come in and behave in a sexually suggestive manner opens up workplace lawsuits.  Like I said, try it in your workplace and let me know how it works out.


I think even the staunchest of social conservatives would have a tough time calling those two pictures "sexually suggestive".

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Postby S33 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:24 pm

Bosco55David wrote:
joeglow wrote:Blame our courts.  Letting women come in and behave in a sexually suggestive manner opens up workplace lawsuits.  Like I said, try it in your workplace and let me know how it works out.


I think even the staunchest of social conservatives would have a tough time calling those two pictures "sexually suggestive".
Clearly it was, on some level, "suggestive", but I appreciate the suggestion. nice buttcheaks.
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Postby Bosco55David » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:22 pm

S33 wrote:Clearly it was, on some level, "suggestive", but I appreciate the suggestion. nice buttcheaks.


Unless I missed something, there were only two pictures. One of her with two firefighters, and one of her standing on a rig.[/center]

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Postby Brad » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:01 pm

When you can see 100% of her a$$ and 0% of her face.... It's a bit suggestive...

No matter how you look at it, this is old news and you two will never agree.
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Postby Coyote » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:06 pm

Funny, but it sort of reminds me of the picture of Stargazer's wife he posted several years go.  :lol:
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Postby S33 » Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:09 pm

The leather skirt outfit... lol
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Postby Bosco55David » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:44 pm

Brad wrote:When you can see 100% of her a$$ and 0% of her face.... It's a bit suggestive...

No matter how you look at it, this is old news and you two will never agree.


You didn't any more of her |expletive| than if you had been standing behind her in the grocery store checkout lane.

You're right though, old news. No one really gave a |expletive| about it.

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Postby Brad » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:07 pm

Bosco55David wrote:You didn't any more of her |expletive| than if you had been standing behind her in the grocery store checkout lane.


I can't count how many times I have seen ladies pose like this at the grocery store...

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Bosco55David wrote:You're right though, old news. No one really gave a |expletive| about it.


It was big news for 4 or 5 days, but now nobody around here is talking about it.  Its was over and done with weeks ago.

And just because I might think it was a suggestive pose, I absolutely don't think that it was against the law.  I think its stupid people made a big deal of it.
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Postby S33 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:05 pm

We're going to need to see her face to determine whether or not there was a violation.
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Postby jessep28 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:53 pm

This also happens in other fire departments.

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Postby RNcyanide » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:42 pm

That dog looks disappointed to be on that truck...
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Postby Bosco55David » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:37 pm

Brad wrote:I can't count how many times I have seen ladies pose like this at the grocery store...


There's no "pose". She's just...standing there.

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Postby RNcyanide » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:45 pm

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Brad wrote:I can't count how many times I have seen ladies pose like this at the grocery store...


There's no "pose". She's just...standing there.


I don't know what kind of grocery store you're going to...

I would say the pose is a standing variation of 'Spread Eagle.' I suppose you could call it 'assuming the position.'
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Postby jessep28 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:54 pm

RNcyanide wrote:That dog looks disappointed to be on that truck...


The Comfort Dogs are service animals. Their demeanor is kind of like that when they have their vests on, but are normal Golden Retrievers when not working.
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Postby RNcyanide » Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:11 pm

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RNcyanide wrote:That dog looks disappointed to be on that truck...


The Comfort Dogs are service animals. Their demeanor is kind of like that when they have their vests on, but are normal Golden Retrievers when not working.


Ah. Did not catch the vest...
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Postby S33 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:49 pm

Those comfort dogs, or whatever you call them, are incredibly smart, or trained, or both. I've seen one in a rest home go completely unguided down the halls and stop and spend time with patients in each room, just making his rounds. Probably smarter than some humans I know.
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Postby RNcyanide » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:28 pm

S33 wrote:Those comfort dogs, or whatever you call them, are incredibly smart, or trained, or both. I've seen one in a rest home go completely unguided down the halls and stop and spend time with patients in each room, just making his rounds. Probably smarter than some humans I know.


This made me laugh, because this is essentially what I do for a living, except in a hospital.
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Postby Brad » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:36 pm

Omaha Fire Chief to Retire

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www.wowt.com wrote:Omaha Fire Chief Mike McDonnell is stepping down. He has agreed to retire, effective immediately.

According to a news release from the mayor's office, McDonnell will receive service credit to retire with 25-years service. He actually has 23-years, 10 months.

Mayor Jean Stothert has agreed not to lay of any firefighters until at least July 1, 2014 to allow the new Fire Chief to evaluate the needs of the department and make recommendations to the mayor.

Additionally the mayor has agreed to retain three Assistant Fire Chiefs through the end of 2014.
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Postby jessep28 » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:13 pm

I'm going to live in a bunker in the desert for the next week.
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Postby Uffda » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:33 pm

Well most people saw ths coming in some form

On another note, I think I have the wrong job. I wouldn't have minded retiring after 25 years of teaching. Currently at 33 years and don't make half of that. :-(

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Postby RNcyanide » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:05 am

Uffda wrote:Well most people saw ths coming in some form

On another note, I think I have the wrong job. I wouldn't have minded retiring after 25 years of teaching. Currently at 33 years and don't make half of that. :-(


Didn't our budget panties get into a knot a few years back over that reason?
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Postby Brad » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:22 am

Uffda wrote:On another note, I think I have the wrong job. I wouldn't have minded retiring after 25 years of teaching. Currently at 33 years and don't make half of that. :-(


I know... He is retiring at 47!  That would be amazing!  Retired with almost 1/2 your life left!
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Postby jessep28 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:54 am

Firefighting isn't exactly cubicle work either.
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Postby Brad » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:04 pm

In know... I would much rather do that than sit in a stupid cube all day like I do now... I hate being stuck inside and sitting on my rear end all day.
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Postby Uffda » Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:16 pm

jessep28 wrote:Firefighting isn't exactly cubicle work either.


Neither is teaching -- my question would be when was the last time he was active in a fire fighting incident?  Did he admin from an office or was he part of a crew?  I really don't know how that works.

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Postby Uffda » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:15 pm

It was just announced that the deal is off. Chief wanted to add some wording to the memo of understanding and mayor said no.

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Postby nebugeater » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:55 pm

Uffda wrote:It was just announced that the deal is off. Chief wanted to add some wording to the memo of understanding and mayor said no.



Why in the world could he want that the 10K+ a month retirement didn't already cover
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Postby jessep28 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:04 pm

Probably more Fire Union demands.
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