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No Louisiana Income tax on retirement plan income for state or fed employees - I B Freeman
I didn't know this until today. The state employees have very lucrative retirement plans and do not have to pay state income tax on the income. Not even federal retirees in Louisiana have to. We should tax it tomorrow. Grandma out there has to pay income tax on her social security. There is...
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Anyone have experience with the new Dodge diesel? - I B Freeman
I am curious. I don't see the real advantage of that engine. It cost more than the semi and has a lot less horsepower. The fuel economy difference is not worth the extra money. I have friend considering one. ...
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"Social Security--Worst Deal of Your Life' - I B Freeman
[link=(http://news.investors.com/IBD-Editorials-Viewpoint/052615-754236-social-security-example-of-government-failure.htm)]IBD on Social Security[/link]...
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Louisiana State Senate needs $163 million to balance budget. - I B Freeman
Will it come from reduced services? higher taxes? less---uhhh--corporate welfare? Hint to Senator Donahue--the film tax credits are budgeted for $200 million....
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Mary starting to cash in her accounts receivables "bribes due" so to speak - I B Freeman
Announced today she is joining a lobbying firm. She is already a "consultant" to the Walton Family Foundation. [link=(http://blogs.theadvocate.com/politicsblog/2015/05/26/report-former-u-s-sen-mary-landrieu-d-la-signs-dc-lobbying-firm/)]LINK[/link]...
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Let's not forget on this Memorial Day those that died in Viet Nam - I B Freeman
I am not old enough to have gone but I knew people that did. Mine was the first class that did not even have to register for the draft. I remember as a freshman in high school that all the seniors would stand around in the school smoking area and compare their "number" and speculate on how far down ...
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Arizona sets lifetime limit on welfare and SNAP to 12 months. - I B Freeman
While Jindal and his cronies are figuring out cute ways to raise our taxes to maintain frivolous spending on things like film welfare real conservatives are making real changes in their state. [link=(http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/05/19/arizona-sets-welfare-lifetime-limit-of-12-mont...
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Gill says it's time to stop bashing Jindal - I B Freeman
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/news/opinion/12437243-123/james-gill-jindal-bashing-has-got)]Jindal Bashing Has to Stop[/link] In the Advocate Gill's sharp wit continues. [quote]Time has come to stop the constant Jindal-bashing on the editorial pages. Readers must be growing weary of all the ...
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Taxpayers spend $65 million subsidizing the operation of the Super Dome and SKC - I B Freeman
HB1 has $88 million in it for the operation of the Super Dome and the Smoothie King Center. The two venues will generate $22.7 million in revenue for their operations leaving $65 million for you and I to pay. We should give them both to Benson. Why do we want stadiums that operate so far in th...
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Noonan--"The Trigger-Happy Generation" (is not about guns) - I B Freeman
Ms. Noonan's column it spot on once again. She is talking about whining college students. If you can't read the link try to find the column. [link=(http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-trigger-happy-generation-1432245600?mod=trending_now_1)]LINK[/link] Some exerts: [quote]Readers know of the phe...
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Jindal's ego and Presidential aspirations--- - I B Freeman
So Jindal's campaign sent this spam email to me. [quote][b]If I run for President, my candidacy will be based on the idea that the American people are ready to try a dramatically different direction. Not a course correction, but a dramatically different path. President Obama has started t...
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Rep. Ebony Woodruff wants additional La. sales tax on soda-- - I B Freeman
Citing the obesity epidemic Woodruff is proposing a 9 or 10 cent tax on soda. [link=(http://www.wwltv.com/story/news/local/orleans/2015/05/15/lawmaker-wants-to-tax-soda-to-fight-obesity-in-la/27414325/)]LINK[/link] Readers will note that SNAP purchases are not subject to sales tax. ...
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Jindal, trying to avoid real change, wants to sell the tobacco settlement - I B Freeman
He is such a coward. He wants to put off dealing with our spending issues for a few years by selling what remains of the tobacco settlement. It is really hard to imagine responsible governors proposing to keep film credits, solar credits, SUNO, Grambling, lazy rivers etc. while we have such a budget...
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BB King--RIP--work ethic is an example to all - I B Freeman
I put this on the political forum because King's life was a great example of the benefits of hard work. His example stands in contrast to the belief many have that work is a chore and welfare is needed to reduce the burden of this chore. As a child, King was among the poorest of the poor. He live...
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Cheap prostitutes spend millions of taxpayer's money - I B Freeman
The legislature spends millions of our dollars on things like solar tax credits and film tax credits. They do it apparently for little in return. They are cheap. In the TP this morning there is report of the spending by lobbyist. It is a pretty good bit of money but divided by the number of legi...
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Aluminum boat in BR - I B Freeman
I saw this boat on the side of Airline Hwy today. It was made in Rayne I think and I can't remember the name of the builder. It is supposed to be a 20 footer and has the engine mounted off the transom. Bothers me they named it "vibrator". Does anyone have experience with an aluminum bo...
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Film credits more lucrative than ever in Louisiana. - I B Freeman
HB829 establishes a cap of $200 million a year in film welfare but it dramatically expands what activities qualify for these credits. For example-- 1) Now Louisiana taxpayers will be paying marketing expenses of films produced in Louisiana. Yes friends your House of Representatives has now ap...
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All Aboard Florida---new private passenger rail - I B Freeman
Zero taxpayer dollars. Why subsidize Amtrak? [link=(http://www.allaboardflorida.com/)]LINK[/link]...
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Caldwell throws more business to his lawyer buddies - I B Freeman
I don't know how much merit this case has but I wonder just why it is state employed attorneys can not handle the case. [link=(http://legalnewsline.com/news/256179-la-ag-caldwell-accusing-astrazeneca-of-preventing-generic-drug-from-hitting-market)]LINK[/link] It has become common place that th...
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Executed by anti aircraft fire--North Korea - I B Freeman
Seems a North Korean Defense Minister went to sleep at a meeting. His punishment was execution by anti aircraft fire. [link=(http://www.wsj.com/articles/north-korean-defense-minister-executed-by-anti-aircraft-fire-south-says-1431483504)]LINK[/link] I don't know how Kim Jong Un has the power t...
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