OK, this is the kind of thing that just pisses me off. I dislike the President and virtually 100% of his policies, giving him the benefit that I don’t know all of them. But he’s my President, and they are my First Family, period. Same as calling all of you my family when it comes to being Americans. Didn’t take an Oath to Defend just the ones that think like me.
 September 25, 2015 at 11:20am
The child is correct. The reading grade level for both of those sections is above High School. As a Training Manager it stood out to me when I glanced at it.
 September 24, 2015 at 8:47pm
I had an 8th grade student YBM jump up in my face when I was teaching in a school ironically where I had grown up. He threatened me, I pulled my glasses off put them on the desk of the student I was next to and said, “If you’re feeling froggy, leap.” Took a half step closer, then told him to sit back down. Keep in mind he was a good foot taller than me, but I had recently separated from the military and I told the class, “Look, when I tell you to do something, it’s for your own good, not mine. I grew up right here, same gangs, same crime, same lousy politicians. I know every one of you can do better than I have, so lets get it done.” Then this one young lady who was pregnant with her 3rd, yes 3rd child accused me of calling her a bitc&. The Principal came in and said, “He shouldn’t call you that name.” I went off on her. Every other kid stood up for me. I called her out and said she had no control over her school. Then I had to find another job. I ended up driving trucks. Well, it’s the price you pay. I still have those kids come up to me on the street today. Nearly 30 years later.
 September 23, 2015 at 10:31am
Look how shallow they bury their main sewer line. That’s a 10″ ceramic pipe. Can’t do that in Chicago. Thing would burst in the first year.
 September 23, 2015 at 10:28am
The Pope of the Catholic Church can be declared “infallible” when these 3 things have been met: 1) He states it from the Chair of St. Peter 2) All of the Cardinals within all of the branches of the Church have agreed to it 3) He actually repeats what the Cardinals have all agreed to.
It has happened regarding 3 things in the “HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’. All caps for emphasis. 1) Virgin birth of Jesus 2) The Trinity (i.e. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,) 3) I always forget the 3rd one. Maybe it was Transubstantiation. I forget, went through my last course in 86. Great guy came in from the Vatican to teach that course. Then, like the other 3 times I went through confirmation classes, the Bishop died on his way to confirm me. I took the hint on the 3rd time. But I still believe. Heck, I know.
 September 7, 2015 at 3:35pm
9.62/kwh for comparison Chicago is 6.5/kwh Boise is 8.55/kwh Mountain View, Ca 14.08/kwh.
 September 1, 2015 at 11:30am
When I was Active Duty we used to have this picture of a gunfighter shooting cans off a fence rail. Across the top was the legend “REMEMBER WHEN TRAINING USED TO BE IMPORTANT”
 August 29, 2015 at 12:11am
So, I don’t go to church regularly myself. I haven’t been in years. I do, however, have a personal relationship with the Lord. I talk to him every day. I try to do his will in every thing I do. But I’m just an unworthy vessel. I know I’ve sinned and fallen short of the Glory of God. I think I’m going to let the judging go to God. I know I’m not up to it.
 August 20, 2015 at 9:44am
Man, I grew up with DEEZ NUTZ. I played with m’ all the time! Specially on COD WOW.
Same here. Did you and I ever cross paths? I know “Deez Nuts” is a common internet name, but I played under “Bluto” most of the time and played wit a “Deez Nuts” for a few years, back around '02-'07 or so.
 August 17, 2015 at 9:59pm
Had that trailer been hooked up to the tractor properly, with all the equipment working, there would have been a loud beep going off in his truck. My guess, the company disables the safety equipment, the drivers don’t care, certainly the country doesn’t care. I saw this happen in Ohio, Utah, California, and Texas. The one thing in common was all the drivers stopped when I passed them and pulled over in front. But I’ve also seen a Mayflower truck with his rear tandems locked up, pop off the trailer in Chicago going onto the Dan Ryan. Hit the ground in a shower of sparks and glorious flame.
 July 26, 2015 at 10:42am
Secretary Carter reminds me of that other famous Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld. Remember this timeless classic, ” You go to war with the Army you have. They’re not the Army you might want or wish to have at a later time.” I think the Boy Scouts had it right, “Be Prepared”
July 26, 2015 at 10:38am
Abortion isn’t the will of the Lord. You know what else isn’t? Imposing your beliefs on others. Every time humanity engages in this fight, Satan wins. Every argument, from both sides contributes to strengthening his cause. Blind obedience to written rules. Look, if you want to continue to contribute to this argument, that is your will; But for me and my House, We will Serve the Will of the Lord. Thank You.
 July 21, 2015 at 11:52am
63-3-1201 – Reckless driving There’s one law chump, 63-3-1201 (5)- Reckless driving Manslaughter, there’s 2, and for 3 how about MS ST § 99 – 19 – 32? N I ain’t even a lawyer! Just a disabled truck driver. Somebody don’t know nuthin bout no rules O’ Da Rode!
 July 8, 2015 at 11:03am
Think they’ll be cutting from the 10500 H1B jobs they’ve hired?
Maybe like the Pentagon and Disneyland they are firing current employees so they can give jobs to illegal aliens.
 April 13, 2015 at 11:27am
3-503 a) iii 2 Maryland Statute: (2) In addition to the prohibitions provided under paragraph (1) of this subsection, a person may not, by force or fraud, kidnap, steal, take, or carry away a child under the age of 16 years.
So, when are the Police going to be charged with kidnapping? Seem’s pretty straightforward to me. Now I’m not an attorney, but I’m literate. Perhaps the State’s Attorney isn’t, or the family’s attorney. Nah, they’re all all a bunch of real fart smellers aren’t they.
 April 10, 2015 at 11:22am
The “essential oils” are most likely interfering with the breathing of the children with asthma. Something like 1 in 20. So in a Florida Public School, that’s 2 kids per classroom. Yeah, they’re horrible. My son still tells horror stories of being 40 kids in a 10 x 40 trailer in Ocooee Fl. Unfortunately, they’re true.
I doubt that. I would agree that perfumes or sprays would have that effect but quite a few essential oils are actually good for asthma and breathing issues i.e. lavender, frankincense, geranium....
 February 13, 2015 at 11:56am
Look, the guy can’t put anyone’s name in that block unless they have a Commercial Drivers License, current CDL Physical, and hours available to drive. Religion has nothing to do with it.
 February 13, 2015 at 11:54am
The reason he can’t put “Jesus” in the co-driver space is that it indicates there are actually 2 drivers in the truck which allows it to drive for a period of 20 hours. You have any idea how many drivers named Jesus there actually are in the USA? I had 2 over the course of 15 years.
They probably should have gone with that: Your log looks as if you had your good buddy Hey-Zeus along with you.
"We can't have that and we can't have any suggestion that the log books are falsified."
This could be the making of a really good lifetime movie (or country song), before it became all murder, sex, and shock value.
Truck driver has some guy along with him that turns out to be Jesus the Philosopher from Nazareth. They talk, he teaches some lessons along the route about right and wrong. At the end he feels he would be lying if he left the co-driver blank because Jesus actually takes the wheel a few times. His bosses don't believe him and fire him.. just when he is about to lose his faith again, he finds his gift for preaching and becomes the preacher at a local church.. after a mysterious visit from some middle eastern Jewish guy with a funny accent.
Probably too cheesy and too much Bhagavad Gita. (For those that don't know, the story behind the Gita is that Lord Ajuna's chariot driver ends up being Lord Krishna the avatar of the God Visnu)
Cavallo, good story. Although I do have to point out that you fumbled the trucker theme in the end. He could be the "Truck Stop Preacher" driving his bigrig from truck stop to truck stop. Delivering the word of the Lord to truckers across the country. I can picture the mobile chirch built into the trailer he would tow. And the podium would have to be fashioned frome the grill of a semi. Possibly a peterbuilt changed to a jesusbuilt.
That's actually not true. There isn't anybody out there named "Jesus".
The correct spelling is Jesús with an accent mark over the letter U. Without the accent mark, it's talking about Jesus Christ, or "Jesucristo". The only person you've ever met named Jesus is the guy from Nazareth who lives in your heart.
Also, most people named Jesús go by "Chuy".
I have several baseball cards of players named Jesus (e.g., Jesus Alou), and there’s no accent mark over their name.
To avoid confusion, I suppose he could have put "Jesus Christ." He should consider suing that company for discriminatory termination.
As long as he doesn't have a second log book and can account for the hours that he has shown in his log book, there is no violation.
11 hours of driving for OTR drivers.
@ Cavallo Sounds like it could be the sequel to Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
NoSam, it should be called The Church Peter Built.
Cavallo - remember Michael Landon's show Highway to Heaven? Fits the bill pretty closely.
Could have avoided that had he been more specific. I know there are many Latinos with the first name of "Jesus", but none that I know of that are named Jesus Christ.
Exactly, Many Mexicans have that as their actual names.
I agree with you but, this was a chicken shit reason for dismissing the driver, of course I don't know the whole story.
Maybe he ought to have put quotation marks, and added "my Savior", just for clarification purposes. There are Christian-based companies that, I am sure, would love to have this man as one of their drivers.
 January 24, 2015 at 2:26pm
Now I had now idea anyone had confidence in Judges. In my personal experience, 1 in 10 with integrity. Considering I worked within the legal system for a time, that’s pretty sad. I’ve heard Judges reply to attorney’s “That’s why I have malpractice insurance!” When told they aren’t legally allowed to do something. Oh yeah! Kool Aid!
November 7, 2014 at 11:51am
I’d wager an aneurism, on the autopsy. He was dead before he started swinging.