| Political Talk|| Chris Matthews to Interview Obama - ynlvr on 12/3/13 at 1:03 pm|
This will be one big circle jerk. Matthews will forgive O for not managing the country and the man crush will boil over into the screen. I will be otherwise busy and miss "thrill going up my leg" interview.
| Money Talk|| Obamacare Tax repurcussions from sale of raw land - ynlvr on 11/25/13 at 10:57 am|
I own a residential lot someone is offering to purchase that could net me a couple hundred thousand. My AGI is over the $250K threshhold of the new Obamacare (Medicare) tax. So does this generally mean I will owe 3.8% on any net proceeds from the sale of the property? ...
| Money Talk|| What will be Market Effects of a temporary extension of government funding? - ynlvr on 9/27/13 at 11:58 am|
I hate taking market positions on political influence. But the influence is so consequential it is impossible to ignore. Not to mention the recent reverse market logic of bad news is good news because it signals the FED will continue sending gift baskets of funding. I suspect we will not see any si...
| Political Talk|| 107-year-old man killed by SWAT team in Arkansas - ynlvr on 9/8/13 at 8:46 am|
How many rounds could he have in a handgun to be such a threat to the SWAT team? 107 years old . . . jeebus!
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/08/107-year-old-man-killed-by-swat-team-in-arkansas/)]They showed him![/link]...
| Political Talk|| Presidential Presser . . . rambling, bumbling - ynlvr on 9/6/13 at 9:22 am|
He has no message. Rambling comments and backtracking explanations. We need leadership. This is awful. It did not start today....
| More Sports Board|| Gonzales in Winner's Bracket at American Legion World Series - ynlvr on 8/18/13 at 10:07 am|
Nice to see local talent making it to the top. Lots of good baseball in South Louisiana.
[link=(http://www.shelbystar.com/sports/american-legion-baseball/gonzales-la-edges-n-c-champs-6-5-at-alws-1.188752)]Gonzales edges Wilmington to reach winners bracket[/link]...
| Political Talk|| Melissa Harris Perry - I have to stop channel surfing - ynlvr on 6/23/13 at 10:18 am|
Where do they get these guests? I never knew government was capable of solving so many "problems" associated with our life choices. Makes Michael Bloomberg look like a moderate....
| Money Talk|| Homeowners Ins - I need advice - ynlvr on 6/4/13 at 7:23 pm|
I just received my statement for the upcoming year and my HO Ins just increased 50%. Fricking agent didn't catch this up front and work it or at least alert me. Have rates jumped locally and I haven't heard about it?
This little stinker was included in the notes: "The company insuring you is cha...
| Political Talk|| Is FairTax.org our best shot at eliminating IRS? - ynlvr on 5/15/13 at 5:18 pm|
Are there other options out there getting any traction? Jury rigging the current system will get more of the same. Closing loopholes is a good start. Incentivized clauses and credits pick favorites and disrupt true supply and demand.
Crimes have been committed. I Hate to let a good crisis slip th...
| Outdoor Board|| What should I feed a Finicky Sig P238 ? - ynlvr on 5/1/13 at 6:09 pm|
I am on my second new Sig P238. After returning the first one even before firing a shot due to a loose magazine and poor ammo feeds, my second one won't feed either. Ammo is so hard to find and all I have is JHP's (Buffalo Bore +P 90gr & Starfire PMC 95gr). FTF rate of 80%.
Are these little guns...
| Political Talk|| Defense Spending Meets Pork Barrel Politics - Abrams Tank - ynlvr on 4/28/13 at 10:41 am|
[quote]"When an institution as risk averse as the Defense Department says they have enough tanks, we can probably believe them," Kennedy said. [/quote]
[quote]But senior Army officials have said repeatedly, "No thanks."[/quote]
[quote]The Lima plant is a study in how federal dollars affect local ...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Need Two Grandstands Friday Night. LSU/KY - ynlvr on 4/4/13 at 9:55 am|
My grandson is sleeping over Friday night. I would love to take him to the Kentucky game Friday.
| Money Talk|| Where to put new Technology money? - ynlvr on 3/25/13 at 2:35 pm|
I have a technology hole in my portfolio and I am looking for good candidates to add spice core holdings. My mutual funds are already peppered with some of the large caps like APPL, ORCL, GOOG, IBM. I am looking for a little more of a hot money play with a 1-5 year horizon.
I've been in BRCM, GL...
| Money Talk|| How close do you watch your credit card statements? - ynlvr on 3/5/13 at 7:28 pm|
So, I get this call today from "Capital One Fraud Department". The caller ID shows up as "Toll Free" and it does not identify them as "Capital One". The person on the other end starts telling me about a major security risk for CapOne credit cards because of some breach from a large vendor. I ask who...
| Food and Drink Board|| Thinking of making a bouillabaisse this weekend - ynlvr on 2/18/13 at 9:58 am|
Saw the Marcelle Bienvenu article on "Fresh Fish at the Camp" in the recent louisiana cookin magazine and it's got me craving the real thing. I love the stuff but have never made it. I have a bunch of halibut and rockfish from an Alaska fishing trip. Trying to match the classic french style, what e...
| Money Talk|| What can I expect to pay for a good HELOC rate? - ynlvr on 2/8/13 at 4:41 am|
Credit score above 760. Generally strong financial position. Prime plus 1.5?...
| Money Talk|| Looking for small Commercial Office Space - ynlvr on 1/29/13 at 10:55 am|
What are the pitfalls of buying Commercial Office Space? I am looking to buy a small Commercial Office. I only need about 1,500 to 1,800 sf for myself but will consider a larger unit that can be split. I don't need high visibility but do need good condition building. I prefer to keep the total inves...
| Political Talk|| Who misses a project budget by 1354% and keeps their job? - ynlvr on 1/5/13 at 8:21 am|
Hint: It's not anyone in the private sector.
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/4839743-125/report-levee-project-swells-to)]$887M budget Swells to $12.9B[/link]
Granted, 5 years have passed since the original projections but the project was not moved to Mars. Please raise my taxes to cover thi...
| Political Talk|| Federal Gov has issued 5,500 new Regs in just the last 90 days - ynlvr on 1/4/13 at 6:29 am|
In just the last 90 days, according to its own website, the federal government has issued more than 5,500 new regulatory proposals. However, it continues to miss deadlines related to the health care law and the Dodd-Frank law regulating Wall Street. [b]Roughly half of those regulatory deadlines hav...
| Money Talk|| Am I crazy to Lease Vs Buy a new car? - ynlvr on 12/30/12 at 12:58 pm|
I am looking at new BMW's and their lease program is pretty tempting. I like that I don't have to worry about maintenance costs. My wife seems to get car fever every 2-3 years. I have a fully paid '09 MKS that I can trade in and probably wind up with the lease paid up through three years. What am I ...
| Money Talk|| SEP-IRA - How much Income is needed to max out? - ynlvr on 12/27/12 at 9:43 pm|
I am looking for a quick opinion from tax savvy MT posters before conferring with my CPA.
So, if I have a small business (S Corp) and I pay myself and spouse as the only employees of the business, how much income do I need to pay us each to max out on the $50,000 (2012) SEP-IRA plan? Is it simpl...
| Money Talk|| EU Budget Summit Ends without Deal . . . - ynlvr on 11/23/12 at 11:43 am|
and the Euro shoots out of the starting blocks like its arse is on fire. I am on the wrong side of this stupid trade again. When will I ever learn. I don't think I will. I just need to stay away from currency trading. Way over my head.
I understand why the $ is or should be weak. But I keep think...
| Political Talk|| Classified cable warned consulate couldn't withstand 'coordinated attack' - ynlvr on 11/1/12 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]“RSO (Regional Security Officer) expressed concerns with the ability to defend Post in the event of a coordinated attack due to limited manpower, security measures, weapons capabilities, host nation support, and the overall size of the compound,” the cable said.[/quote] August 16, 2012
| Political Talk|| President Obama's Big Lie... EXPOSED - ynlvr on 10/18/12 at 8:30 am|
[quote]“We got back every dime we used to rescue the financial system, but we also passed a historic law to end taxpayer-funded Wall Street bailouts for good. “[/quote]
Gerri Willis penned a great article on the current status of the Obama disinformation campaign. Is he pushing this now because t...
| Tiger Rant|| What is the speculation on LSU/TAM game broadcast? - ynlvr on 10/11/12 at 4:18 pm|
I will be out of town in California for the game and I am speculating whether I need to scramble to see the game. Last I heard it was still a TBA. Anyone have better information than this?...
| Political Talk|| Is it time for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to hang up his holster? - ynlvr on 9/1/12 at 8:50 am|
The Octogenarian Enforcer keeps on rolling in the wonderfully contentious state of Arizona. He's no Harry Lee (RIP) but he does speak his mind and gets the job done. He treats criminals like criminals - Tent city in the desert and hard labor patrols. He don't like no messicans. This will be his undo...
| Political Talk|| Catholic business owners who beat back ObamaCare denied award from Denver Read - ynlvr on 8/27/12 at 6:09 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/27/catholic-business-owners-that-fought-off-obamacare-get-proclamation-from-denver/)]Denver Catholic Owned Co. Denied Award[/link]
“I opted not to submit a ceremonial proclamation on Hercules Industries in the hope of a avoiding a partisan food fight...
| Political Talk|| Federal Boxing Commission? Really, is this a priority for Congress? - ynlvr on 6/20/12 at 11:03 am|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/06/20/is-this-best-reid-and-mccain-can-do-regulate-boxing/)]Is this the best Senators Reid and McCain find to do?[/link]
Do you think the public needs further protection from the evils of boxing? I mean the sport involves two humans voluntarily beating t...
| Food and Drink Board|| Dinner Sunday After Jazz Fest - ynlvr on 5/2/12 at 6:58 pm|
Friday and Saturday dinners are Delmonico's & Broussard's. Staying at the Queen & Crescent which has little to do with this request. Looking to wrap up the weekend with a quality local spot that can accommodate 6 of us. We'll be flooding in with the crowds about 8:30. Recommendations?...
| Money Talk|| Honey Badger Reference - ynlvr on 12/14/11 at 8:10 am|
CNBC referencing Honey Badger Video - Kernen, Cramer,Quintania, all quoting lines from Randall's video. No ref to LSU or TM7 however. Pretty hilarious video blasted into national attention thanks to TD's MikeLinebacker...