| Political Talk|| St George vote not likely this year according to Lionel Rainey, the Third - LSURussian on 9/19/14 at 9:32 pm|
"The vote will be this November." Nope.
"We'll have the petition submitted for a December vote." Nope.
Well....maybe sometime next Spring.... :rolleyes:...
| Money Talk|| Where is all the volatility we were supposed to be seeing in the last hour? - LSURussian on 9/19/14 at 2:44 pm|
With today being quadruple witching day, the talking heads were predicting noticeable volatility and heavy volume in the last hour of trading today. So far it's :snoozer:....
| Political Talk|| Which Poli Board anarchist is this? - LSURussian on 9/17/14 at 7:49 pm|
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| Money Talk|| Reminder: Estimated income taxes are due today - LSURussian on 9/15/14 at 10:21 am|
For those in Louisiana, state estimated income taxes as well as Federal estimated income taxes are due today for the third quarter, 2014.
| O-T Lounge|| Celebrities who didn't age well.... - LSURussian on 9/15/14 at 8:50 am|
Country singer Lynn Anderson
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Singer Faith Hill
| Political Talk|| EBR Metro Council fires EBR Parish Attorney by 8-3 vote - LSURussian on 9/11/14 at 9:07 am|
[quote]Parish Attorney Mary Roper was fired by the Metro Council on Wednesday, bringing to an end a 21-year career in city-parish government that saw her advance to a position as the city’s top lawyer that she called her “dream job.”
The final meeting to decide Roper’s fate was riddled with acc...
| Political Talk|| Tax rules cause record number of Americans to renounce citizenship - LSURussian on 9/10/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]Expatriate Americans are renouncing U.S. citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements-and the number doing so is likely to continue rising.
In the first six months of 2014, 1,577 Americans expatriated their citizenship, according to data from the ...
| Tiger Rant|| Nice article in nola.com on incoming LSU pitcher Doug Norman - LSURussian on 9/1/14 at 9:19 pm|
His grandfather is a physics professor at LSU.
[quote]That ceiling is in place because Norman, like all of his fellow LSU recruiting class brethren, is armed with a talented set of tool...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU's Andrew Stevenson makes the most of his summer for a second year in a row - LSURussian on 8/27/14 at 6:46 pm|
[quote]Stevenson was among the best of the best in the prestigious Cape Cod League with a strong performance for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.
The Tigers' center fielder earned a spot in the CCL all-star game, helped lead the Sox to the league crown and earlier this week was named a third-team s...
| Political Talk|| Canada's delegation to NATO trolled Russia today - LSURussian on 8/27/14 at 2:59 pm|
[quote]Canada's delegation to NATO on Wednesday posted a helpful guide for Russian soldiers who have crossed the Ukrainian border "by accident."
On Twitter, the delegation posted a simple map of "Russia" and "Not Russia."
"Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who kee...
| Political Talk|| Let's be clear about this: Russia is invading Ukraine right now - LSURussian on 8/27/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]There are two things happening between Ukraine and Russia right now. First, Russian and Ukrainian leaders are meeting in Belarus to negotiate a peace deal in the Ukrainian conflict that Russia insists it has nothing to do with. Second, Russian military forces are crossing the border into Ukra...
| Political Talk|| 2nd amendment gun rights Federal court decision today in Louisiana - LSURussian on 8/25/14 at 5:50 pm|
[quote][b]Federal judge strikes down BR gun ordinance[/b]
A city-parish ordinance that prohibits residents from keeping firearms in their parked cars while they’re inside establishments that sell alcohol is unconstitutional and can no longer be enforced, a federal judge ruled Monday.
| Political Talk|| Germany's Angela Merkel reaffirms NATO's committment to defend the Baltics - LSURussian on 8/18/14 at 7:32 pm|
[quote]RIGA (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel promised the Baltic states on Monday that NATO would defend them, although it would not send permanent combat troops but would increase maneuver...
| Political Talk|| California to quadruple movie tax credits to $400 million/year - LSURussian on 8/16/14 at 12:13 pm|
It seems Louisiana and other states have been too successful taking movie productions away from California using tax credits as an incentive....
| Money Talk|| Coca-Cola Buys Stake in Monster Beverage - LSURussian on 8/15/14 at 7:53 am|
[quote]In a risky bid to jolt sagging sales, Coca-Cola Co. KO +0.60% is paying $2.15 billion to acquire a 16.7% stake in energy-drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. MNST +25.82% as part of an asset swap.
Coke badly needs some big new ideas. Global soda sales growth is slowing for a third straight...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU incoming freshman wins batting title in Connie Mack World Series - LSURussian on 8/9/14 at 2:24 pm|
Greg Deichmann, an incoming freshman infielder for LSU, won the batting title in the Connie Mack World Series and was named to the All Tournament team as well.
LSU-bound pitcher Alex Lange also claimed an All-Tournament spot.
| Money Talk|| Coin collectors' thread - LSURussian on 8/9/14 at 1:54 pm|
It's been awhile since we discussed coin collections, so here goes....
I only collect coins, I don't sell them. But I do give them as gifts occasionally.
I have about 400 coins in my collection, mostly coins minted in New Orleans, which I enjoy getting. However I also have some decent Roman co...
| Help Board|| Way cool, Chicken. - LSURussian on 7/31/14 at 2:03 am|
I am in Norway and most of the ads on every TD.com screen are in Norwegian not English.
A little creepy but still cool........
| Political Talk|| St George organizers fail to get enough signatures for Nov vote - LSURussian on 7/22/14 at 12:18 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| Nice article on Andy Cannizaro, LSU's new hitting/recruiting baseball coach - LSURussian on 7/19/14 at 8:36 pm|
[quote]Mainieri has never dodged the challenges and pressure that come with coaching at LSU, and those are elements that aren't daunting to his new hitting coach in the slightest.
"That part doesn't scare me at all," Cannizaro said. "I spent 12 of the last 14 years with an organization that is ...