| 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 ...
| Money Talk|| INTC (Intel) is up over 8% today. - LSURussian on 7/16/14 at 1:34 pm|
Reported earnings beating estimates. Over a $2/share pop so far today.
Time to short??? ...
| Political Talk|| More BR property owners ask to be annexed to avoid St George possibility - LSURussian on 7/12/14 at 12:33 pm|
Within the 3,500 acres of land that would be cut off from St. George are 300 acres that a separate group of property owners petitioned this week to join the city of Baton Rouge.
A group petition for ...
| Tiger Rant|| Grayson Byrd ready to play baseball for LSU. - LSURussian on 7/10/14 at 8:22 pm|
Nice article on Paul Byrd's son.
[quote]It might seem like dog-bites-man news that the son of one of LSU's more successful former stars is bound for Baton Rouge. And Grayson Byrd doesn't camouflage his affi...
| Political Talk|| Costco pulls book "America" from its shelves - LSURussian on 7/8/14 at 10:28 pm|
A backlash against the move is happening especially on Facebook. Boycott being urged.
Costco owner is big Obama supporter.
| Money Talk|| Tomorrow, 7/8, is the ex-dividend date for AT&T (T) - LSURussian on 7/7/14 at 9:06 am|
Just in case anyone else on this board works dividend plays. T's dividend is $.46/share which is about a 5.1% yield at today's price. ...
| Political Talk|| Interesting idea: "Why China Will Reclaim Siberia" - LSURussian on 7/4/14 at 9:31 am|
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/07/03/where-do-borders-need-to-be-redrawn/why-china-will-reclaim-siberia)]LINK[/link][quote]Siberia – the Asian part of Russia, east of the Ural Mountains – is immense. It takes up three-quarters of Russia's land mass, the equivalent of the entire U.S...
| Money Talk|| For JPM shareholders: CEO Jamie Dimon has throat cancer - LSURussian on 7/1/14 at 9:26 pm|
He announced his condition today after the market closed in a memo to shareholders and Chase employees. ...
| Political Talk|| La. AG says St George petition still valid following annexation of Mall & BRGH - LSURussian on 6/30/14 at 8:53 pm|
[quote]St. George supporters do not have to restart collecting signatures for their petition to create a new city because of the boundary changes caused by the recent annexations of the Mall of Louisiana and other properties into the City of Baton Rouge, according to a Monday opinion issued by the L...
| Tiger Rant|| Gov Jindal wants LSU to erect a statue of Pete Maravich outside PMAC - LSURussian on 6/27/14 at 10:36 am|
[quote]Twenty-six years after he died, Pistol Pete still has a fan following. Count Gov. Bobby Jindal among the adoring crowd who wants to be able to take a selfie with Pete’s likeness on the LSU campus.
| Political Talk|| Welcome to Baton Rouge, Mall of Louisiana! - LSURussian on 6/19/14 at 8:13 pm|
If it's in The Advocate, it must be true!...
| Money Talk|| Bitcoin faces biggest threat yet: a miner takeover - LSURussian on 6/17/14 at 10:31 am|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/9481759-125/bitcoin-faces-biggest-threat-yet)]LINK[/link][quote]NEW YORK (AP) — The Bitcoin digital currency system is in danger of losing its credibility as an independent payment system because of the growing power of a group that runs some of the computers behin...
| Political Talk|| It appears EBR school superintendent's days are numbered - LSURussian on 6/15/14 at 8:04 pm|
| Movie/TV Board|| Watched Lone Survivor last night with Mark Wahlburg - LSURussian on 6/15/14 at 3:12 pm|
Incredibly tense movie. Wife had to stop watching. Made even more intense knowing it was based on actual events. It's one of those movies which is difficult to put out of your mind....
| Tiger Rant|| LSU baseball adds sidearm pitcher Strall to 2014 class - LSURussian on 6/12/14 at 10:36 pm|
[quote]LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri was searching for a special arm.
He found it.
Collin Strall, a sidearm-throwing right-hander, signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday with LSU and will join the Tigers’ 2014 class.
Strall, a 5-foot-10, 170-pounder from Suwanee, Georgia...
| Tiger Rant|| Jared Foster to return next season for senior season - LSURussian on 6/10/14 at 3:27 pm|
[quote]Outfielder Jared Foster will return for his senior season. Foster was a reserve player last season who made some game-changing plays in the outfield but struggled at the plate.
He was not drafted last week, a surprise.
Foster, a former football player, possesses strong athletic abili...
| Tiger Rant|| Tentative 2015 35 player roster for LSU baseball as of now - LSURussian on 6/7/14 at 10:47 am|
1 Kramer Robertson
2 Cade Stone
3 Chris Sciambra
4 Andrew Stevenson
5 Alex Bregman
6 Mark Laird
7 Hunter Devall
8 Brady Domangue
9 Jared Poche'
10 Conner Hale
11 Kade Scivicque
12 Jake Fraley
13 Chris Chinea
14 Danny ...
| Political Talk|| The latest installment of political correctness run amuck. - LSURussian on 6/5/14 at 10:51 am|
[quote][b]Pharrell Williams apologizes for wearing headdress on Elle UK cover: ‘I am genuinely sorry’[/b]
The 41-year-old singer has issued an apology for the backlash he has received for sporting an American Indian headdres on the cover of the July issue of Elle UK.
"I respect and honor ever...
| Tiger Rant|| "Alan Dunn mastermind of LSU pitching staff" - LSURussian on 5/29/14 at 9:53 pm|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/9310830-125/alan-dunn-mastermind-of-lsu)]LINK[/link][quote]Twice, Aaron Nola says.
In three years of taking pitch calls from LSU pitching coach Alan Dunn, the Tigers ace has twice wanted to shake off the sign. He didn’t, of course. After all, no one wants to ...
| Tiger Rant|| Alleva says Bama fans will need telescopes in Tiger Stadium - LSURussian on 5/21/14 at 9:03 pm|
It made the front page of Yahoo Sports....
| Tiger Rant|| Related to LSU three ways: La Tech fires their head baseball coach - LSURussian on 5/19/14 at 4:09 pm|
After 12 seasons, La Tech has released their head baseball coach.
1) Maybe they will now get back on the LSU schedule in future seasons.
2) Hopefully Alan Dunn is not on their interview list.
3) Maybe Javi is on their interview list.
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| Tiger Rant|| LSU baseball scored 56 runs this week in 4 games (one game was 6 innings) - LSURussian on 5/17/14 at 6:11 pm|
Am I doing it right? ...
| Political Talk|| We know Vlad Putin has banned Mary Landrieu from entering Russia - LSURussian on 5/17/14 at 10:20 am|
Is is possible for Gov. Bobby Jindal to do the same thing for Louisiana? ...
| Tiger Rant|| Article on Alex Bregman and his grandfather who passed away recently. - LSURussian on 5/14/14 at 4:02 pm|
SIAP. I used the search function and nothing came up.
[quote]Stan Bregman loved baseball.
During his career as a high-powered Washington, D.C., attorney, in which he was a confidant of people like the late vice-president Hubert Humphrey (an LSU grad) and vice-president Walter Mondale, he helpe...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU's hitters and pitchers were more locked in, more focused...... - LSURussian on 5/14/14 at 8:36 am|
...in last nights game than in any game this season.
There were very few weak outs. The pitchers only walked one batter and threw a combined no-hitter over the 6 innings. And no errors were committed.
All of this happened [b][u]one day[/u][/b] after Mainieri cut three players from the team ...
| Political Talk|| "Remove your signature" campaign begins for St George incorporation petition - LSURussian on 5/12/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]The Better Together group is holding a press conference in Baton Rouge on Monday to announce that they’re beginning a “withdrawal of signature” campaign, to help people remove their names from the petition to incorporate the city of St. George.
They also plan to share information about t...
| Tiger Rant|| Coach Mainieri's First Pitch luncheon today at L'Auberge - LSURussian on 5/8/14 at 1:53 pm|
In honor of today being NFL draft day, he spent most of the time talking about LSU's incoming baseball "draft" of signees.
Six pitchers and six position players.
He thinks there's a good chance we keep at least 11 of them and maybe even all 12, although he expects 10 of the 12 to be drafted....
| Political Talk|| State Supreme Court: EBR city-parish A-1 zoning is constitutional - LSURussian on 5/8/14 at 1:36 pm|
A victory for homeowners in EBR. Screw you Steve Myers, a true tPOS.
[quote]The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the city-parish housing ordinance restricting unrelated people from renting together in areas zoned A-1 residential is constitutional.
The high court’s decision rever...
| Political Talk|| EBR city-parish council considering Parish Attorney Roper’s removal - LSURussian on 5/8/14 at 10:57 am|
I've never had any dealings with Ms. Roper.
Perhaps someone on this board who has can enlighten us if she does a good job or not. Thanks. [quote]The Metro Council could hold a special meeting later this month to discuss whether to oust East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney Mary Roper.