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re: Bundy Ranch - What You're Not Being Told - Poodlebrain
My point was to demonstrate that your post was inconsistent with your prior posts regarding the validity of court decisions that do not fit your political agenda. What points of the dispute in Citizens United were not settled by the court?...


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re: Bundy Ranch - What You're Not Being Told - Poodlebrain
[quote]The court ordered the BLM to confiscate and sell his cows. What does that tell you?[/quote]The court said it is okay for corporations to spend their money on political campaigns. What does that tell you?...


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re: Happy Tax Day....Post some songs about money - Poodlebrain
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIo7eTS-2PI)]Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - Where the Hell's My Money[/link] The song is really about sleazy club owners, but it's got money in the title....


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re: Lerner emails to DOJ sought prosecution of tax exempt groups - Poodlebrain
Did her job description give her discretion to treat taxpayers differently depending on their political affiliations? She admitted certain groups were targeted inappropriately by the IRS. Absent evidence to the contrary, it is safe to presume the focus of the DOJ inquiries were the same taxpayers ...


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re: Letter from Donald Rumsfeld to I.R.S. - "Have no idea if tax return is accurate" - Poodlebrain
[quote] I don't mind paying taxes but I really have no clue if I'm paying the right amount.[/quote]There is no "right" amount. There is the minimum allowed by law, and then there is anything more. Both are acceptable to the IRS. Determining the minimum allowed by law is a complex task because of ...


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re: Jam of the night: Rory Gallagher - Poodlebrain
When I named him one of my favorites in the Your Top 3 Guitar Masters thread from about a month ago [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=48872976&s=2&p=48861226#48872976)]LINK[/link] nobody took any notice. I saw Rory live on 5 separate occasions. The first time he opened for ...


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re: BLM now taking land from TX rancher....but he owns his land - UPDATED - Poodlebrain
Wouldn't the full faith and credit provisions of the Constitution require Oklahoma to respect his Texas deed? It would force them to recognize a same sex marriage issued by another state....


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re: I need some tax forms QUICK HELP - Poodlebrain
My customary practice is to have my clients add their 1st quarter estimated tax payment to any payment made with their extension request. When their 1040 is completed we request that the overpayment be applied to the following year's estimated payments. That way my clients only have to write one c...


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re: Do not count on a new house holding it's value and saving you money - Poodlebrain
Real estate investing is now and always will be dependent on location. Location has more influence on the future value of real estate than buildings. Properties with good locations will always be in higher demand than properties with marginal or poor locations. Quality of location is not fixed. ...


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re: GO Zone Property - Poodlebrain
The placed in service date for your rental property is the date you converted it from a personal residence to a rental property. So you missed the GO Zone property benefits by a few years since your were using it as a rental in 2012. See IRS Publication 946 for the IRS definition of placed in serv...


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re: Poll: Republicans admit Obamacare might not be the end of the world - Poodlebrain
[quote]I posted an example earlier. Google the name "Charlene Dill". [/quote]So how much did you donate to your brother or neighbor, Charlene Dill, whom you knew? There were fundraisers conducted for her according to [link=(http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/04/09/3424629/florida-medicaid-charle...


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re: Poll: Republicans admit Obamacare might not be the end of the world - Poodlebrain
[quote]I'm in the group that doesn't want to see my brother or neighbor die if and when they can't afford health insurance.[/quote]Please provide the names, dates and causes of death for everyone you know who has died due to lack of health insurance. I'm willing to bet you can't name a single perso...


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re: What is a reasonable price to pay for tax filing preparation? - Poodlebrain
An extension does not extend the due date for your taxes, only your tax return. An extension filed without payment of the tax due is defective, and the IRS may assess late filing penalties in addition to late payment penalties. You can always request the IRS waive any penalties on the grounds you ...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - Poodlebrain
[quote]You enjoy paying for things you don't get?[/quote]More than I enjoy seeing people get things they don't pay for. I frequently see supporters of Obama cite statistics that Louisiana receives more in federal spending per capita than its residents pay in taxes. If those statistics are true, ...


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re: $9.6M "stolen" by "cheating" at casino - Poodlebrain
[quote] If the deck was defective that is the casino's responsibility to catch it.[/quote]New Jersey is a strange place for casinos. I wouldn't be surprised to see the gaming regulators fine the casino for using defective cards....


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re: Mr Bitcoin Goes to Washington - Poodlebrain
[quote]Bitcoin mining on the other hand is impossible to profit from without costly ASICs. If you have a Jet you'll make money, but I'd rather buy bitcoin than mine it after buying a Jet.[/quote]Are you sure you will profit with costly ASICs? You would rather speculate than engage in an activity yo...


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re: Mr Bitcoin Goes to Washington - Poodlebrain
So how much money have you made mining Bitcoins in the last month? If it is still a profitable exercise you would be foolish to let others earn that easy money....


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re: Why do teams perform so much better at home? - Poodlebrain
A high school classmate of mine theorized that the home field/court advantage is due to having a familiar toilets to crap on. Visiting players can't relax on strange toilets, and all it takes is one player being uncomfortable to effect a team's play. After laughing at him I decided his theory wa...


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re: Mr Bitcoin Goes to Washington - Poodlebrain
[quote] I've washed my hands of bitcoin now alt mining is practically worthless[/quote]Wiki assured me that mining would always be profitable for the most efficient miners. Thus, there would always be sufficient incentive for people to engage in the activity and provide the computing power necessar...


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re: The political agenda of a man born with silver spoons in every orifice - Poodlebrain
[quote]Was it one of the dead Kennedy's?[/quote]I doubt it was Jello Biafra. Maybe East Bay Ray would have had such sentiments....


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re: What is a reasonable price to pay for tax filing preparation? - Poodlebrain
There are two methods of determining fees used by reputable tax preparers. The first is per diem billing based on the time it takes to prepare the return. The second is a flat fee per form or schedule that makes up part of the return. Most CPA's use the per diem method, and the rates depend on ...


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re: Mr Bitcoin Goes to Washington - Poodlebrain
If Bitcoins can be created out of thin air, as you mentioned above, it is only right that Bitcoins disappear into thin air. So maybe the Bitcoins haven't disappeared, but the value has....


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re: Eric Holder: You don't want to go there buddy! SMH! - Poodlebrain
Consider the fact that the last two Democrats elected President appointed the first woman and the first black man to be Attorney General. Both were untouchable politically, and both ignored serial abuses by members of the executive branch. Clinton and Obama knew what they were doing when they appo...


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re: Special Prosecutor for IRS? - Poodlebrain
One has already been appointed by the Attorney General. Eric Holder appointed Barbara Bosserman to lead the investigation....


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re: How did you discover Tiger Droppings? - Poodlebrain
In the beginning there was Geaux.com, and it was on that LSU website that I adopted my current username sometime around 1994-1995. When Geaux.com ran out of people willing to pay to keep the site operating I migrated to Tigerroar.com for my fix of LSU info. When the owners of Tigerroar.com went me...


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re: CFO books - Poodlebrain
Rule number one, establish and maintain good relations with the commercial and investment banking community. Rule number two, hire good subordinates who work well with your auditors and outside tax advisors. Your controller, tax director and internal auditor will take care of the day-to-day stuff ...


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re: John Delgado hard at work now for Rouzan/Spinosa - Poodlebrain
I would like to know what Mr. Delgado thinks should be the consequences of Mr. Rouzan's application for traditional neighborhood development zoning containing false information? Should Rouzan be allowed to benefit from his deception? Delgado mentions the inconvenience to people who have invested i...


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re: Holder says no AG has been treated as badly as he has - Poodlebrain
But Holder would claim he has vast discretion to enforce the law, and he would just go ahead and pay himself. Contempt of Congress goes beyond defying requests for information. Willful refusal to enforce laws enacted by Congress is the ultimate form of contempt....


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re: Post if you are Airborne with 20 or more jumps. - Poodlebrain
[quote]I don't know any Airborne people that post here and I know everybody.[/quote]Do you know any posters who got coffee and doughnuts in the white house?...


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re: IRS agents’ testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by IRS - Poodlebrain
[quote]IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency’s political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa.[/quote]I bet Lois Lerner wou...


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