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re: The NYC Subway Had 250 Felonies Per Week in the 80s - Coeur du Tigre
Two proven methods: 1. CompSTAT - Accountability works miracles; and 2. Broken Windows - It works. Roe vs. Wade? Uh, no. Does anyone think crime in NYC would have dropped by itself? ...


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Money Talk
re: What changed your financial future for the better? - Coeur du Tigre
For me it was losing my job in 1982. Two years before I had married and bought a house, then the oil price [link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980s_oil_glut)]fell[/link] and I got hit with the second seniority-based layoff. For the young people on this board, 1982 saw over 1400 homeowners in E...


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re: Europe QE to start off at 50 Billion / Month? - Coeur du Tigre
Additional background information on the basics of central bank accounting [link=(http://www.bruegel.org/nc/blog/detail/article/1546-qe-and-central-bank-solvency/)]here.[/link] I'm still confused, but flashes of recognition are starting to appear. Also [link=(http://www.socialeurope.eu/2013/06/f...


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LSU Recruiting Board
re: Things are about to get crazy! - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]Compliance department better have those overtime hours approved once O downs his first pack of Red Bull and whips out the cell phone. Gonna be a long three weeks for em[/quote] Sig worthy. :thup: ...


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Tiger Rant
re: Perspective on Kevin Steele - Coeur du Tigre
Thanks for the in-depth post on Steele, T. It comes at a good time as this plus Orgeron's evident hiring have given LSU fans an emotional overload. Rational thought will only return to this board next week. Maybe....


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Money Talk
No Rate Hikes in 2015 After All? - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]" - intermediate-term market-based inflation expectations, which have fallen to 2009 levels; - wage growth falling [to 1.7% per annum] from a fairly stable level of 2% per annum. In particular, “production and nonsupervisory employees” saw a sharp decline in wage growth - in spite o...


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re: Best Site For Plane Tix? - Coeur du Tigre
Another good site is [link=(http://www.kayak.com/flights)]Kayak[/link]. Global flights and lots of filters, such a length of layovers. I've used them a few times with no issues....


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re: Ruh-Roh. There may be a Prince Andrew sex tape with underage girl - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]So, who are the lawyers really aiming for? [/quote] This could be a blackmail grenade that takes out far more perps than imagined or intended. Currently Hillery has a Bimboitis alert with Bill's involvement yet the US Attorney in Florida is accused of "violating a victims-rights law by failin...


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Money Talk
re: The Lesson of Oil - Coeur du Tigre
Good stuff Houston, thanks for posting.[quote]Most people easily grasp the immediate impact of developments, but few understand the "second order" consequences... as well as the third and fourth.[/quote]This is what separates the Herd from the professionals. But trying to figure out the third and fo...


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Political Talk
re: Update pg 23: Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]CDS is just another form of put option, essentially. If the spread is 400bps, then the purchaser of credit default protection is responsible ONLY for paying the 400bps running annually. That is, an agreed upon "face" amount is in play, and in this example, the buyer of protection would pay 4%...


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re: Pastor Ruining The Fun? - Coeur du Tigre
Your children are your first concern and I think yankeeundercover's Letter from Mom and Dad can help in that regard. As far as what the Church is coming up with from the bottom of the barrel these days that passes for priests, just wait until he gives a Mass to the adults in Church. Then get up a...


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re: A Chinese Belgian Waffle? - Coeur du Tigre
Ok, thanks Russian, that makes sense. It seems the Chinese are not suspect. ...


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Money Talk
A Chinese Belgian Waffle? - Coeur du Tigre
In an earlier [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/52593719/update-pg-18russiaimo-will-default-on-its-sovereign-debt--within-six-months/page-12/)]topic[/link], poster TerryDawg03 linked a [link=(http://www.treasury.gov/ticdata/Publish/mfh.txt)]listing[/link] a of the Major Foreign Holders of...


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re: No Christmas Bonus. 6% Raise - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]Last year our company gave an undisclosed donation to the food bank in our name.[/quote]:rotflmao: That would be the last Christmas I would be spending with that company....


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re: Happy Hanukah, for all those lighting the Menorah tonight. - Coeur du Tigre
Happy Hanukkah guys....


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Political Talk
re: Update pg 23: Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - Coeur du Tigre
Looking bad for Vlad. If I were living in an apartment highrise in Moscow now, I would be checking the basement for explosives every hour......


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re: So my firstborn has made her college decision - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]I was the first in my family to go to college. Mississippi State was my only real option. LSU for grad school was strictly convenience and where I was in life at the time. Both of those schools were great and I have a passion for both of them. But one of the things they did for me is make ...


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Coaching Changes
re: Paul Chryst to Wisconsin - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]Plenty of good coordinators make terrible head coaches. [/quote] Good point. However that only happens when the coordinators are not ready. With the experience Chryst has and his jump into the Pittsburgh deep end three years ago (with Alvarez's encouragement), he's as ready as he'll ever be. ...


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Coaching Changes
re: Paul Chryst to Wisconsin - Coeur du Tigre
[quote]terrible hire this guy sucks[/quote]Mmmmmmm... not so fast. Recruiting? Combine the entrance requirements at Wisconsin with the academic records of the typical HS football players and the best recruiters in the country will have to make do with average players. Evaluation and coaching is w...


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Coaching Changes
re: Could Mullen co exist with Barry Alverez - Coeur du Tigre
Thanks Bucky, good explanation. My mother's family were from northern Wisconsin and they all went to school in Madison, so I know how unique UW is. Great academic tradition centered in a liberal-populist town centered in a conservative State with a history of Bob LaFollett and 40 years of social...


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