| SEC Rant|| re: Odds of Tennessee upsetting Oklahoma in Norman? - arrakis on 4/20/14 at 8:03 pm|
They will beat Alabama this year, though.
The hook is too shiny.[/quote]
.....weak cast, shiny hook. He failed...
| SEC Rant|| re: A.J. McCarron autograph after this years A-Day - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 5:29 pm|
[quote]Kenny bell 29$ [/quote]
I'd sit it out before being embarrassed that bad..... :lol:
At 7:25, I bet you could get it for 4 bucks....
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 4:49 pm|
[quote]best of TV all time goes like [/quote]
Game of Thrones
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:59 pm|
[quote]I believe if you must elect a thief, elect the most entertaining one. If I were to put that on a poster EWE would be featured prominently in the background. [/quote]
Serious question....will he win the Congressional seat? I watched his announcement press conference and while he's not as sha...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:49 pm|
[quote]Political corruption is everywhere, we just do it with style.[/quote]
For the record, I voted for Edwin....twice :lol:...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:31 pm|
Some people are still slowly moving back. People didnt leave because they were making less waiting tables or bartending, theyleft because the ccity was destroyed in a hurricane.
We pay the highest insurance rates in home and auto in the country. We get a terrible return on our taxes in p...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:29 pm|
[quote]There's irony for you again. I can feel the butthurt flowing. [/quote]
You confuse laughter for butthurt. :lol:
[quote]I just provided the information. I didn't make anyone read it, and I didn't force anyone to post in the thread. [/quote]
You started an [i]economic[/i] thread in a SEC [...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:16 pm|
[quote]I do find it funny how these Georgia people are so angry about us talking positive about Louisiana. I've barely mentioned Georgia and only to piss Catfan off.[/quote]
To be fair you aren't doing any trolling.
Here's the troll... :lol:
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]There's no need in being delusional.
...on the Rant? Surely, you jest. Name one that's not delusional :lol:
This is just another troll thread trumpeting a state, that in fact, has a long record of economic misery....
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:08 pm|
[quote]This kind of economic explosion is unprecedented. It's "..one of the “great tsunamis of investment” to happen in U.S. history." As GR said, "Sasol in Lake Charles is a 17-20 BILLION dollar capital layout project. The largest international investment on American soil in the history of our coun...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 3:00 pm|
[quote]Got to start somewhere.
That's true...better 20 years late than never.
[quote]And comparing Atlanta's numbers to New Orleans is absurd and you know it.
.....just putting N.O. numbers in context. Try to keep up....
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 2:43 pm|
GE and IBM are bottom feeding in N.O. and other cities that offer cheaper alternatives.
[quote]GE is representative of a growing trend to place high-tech jobs in a new cad...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 2:13 pm|
[quote]Gotta invest sometimes to get things going. Plus tax credits are how every state is buying off industires. This isn't different than anywhere else. [/quote]
Do you really believe those jobs would remain in LA w/o the tax credits? I hope you aren't [link=(http://www.forbes.com/sites/dorothyp...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 1:56 pm|
[quote] I suspect most won't recognize the Gulf Coast in 25 years.[/quote]
I don't doubt it...At the current rate of coastal erosion, L.C. will be on the gulf coast in 25 years. :lol:
Tell us, how many of those "film industry" jobs would LA have if they weren't buying them with tax incentives?
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 12:17 pm|
[quote]Keep looking to the past to judge the future. I'll enjoy the strides New Orleans is making and will continue to make along with the rest of the Gulf Coast.
If N.O. floats your boat; have at it.
As far as the "looking to the past to judge the future", I heard the same thing in ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 10:58 am|
Skippy, it's all about context. From your Forbes link:
[quote][b]Since 2007 New Orleans’ population has grown 28% to [u]370,000[/u].[/b] Many are newcomers who came, at least initially, to rebuild the city. [b]But the city is still way below the 2002 population of [u]472,000[/u], much less its hi...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - arrakis on 4/19/14 at 10:39 am|
> Well-being index score: 64.9
> Life expectancy: 75.7 years ([b]4th lowest[/b])
> Percent obese: 32.7% ([b]4th highest[/b])
> Median household income: $42,944 ([b]8th lowest[/b])
> Percent with high school diploma: 83.0% ([b]4th lowest[/b])
.....and people want to brag about t...
| SEC Rant|| re: A lot of pixels in a small stadium at MSU - arrakis on 4/18/14 at 2:42 pm|
....congrats of filling up such a small stadium....
| SEC Rant|| re: A lot of pixels in a small stadium at MSU - arrakis on 4/18/14 at 12:03 pm|
Usually stadium expansion projects are to provide capacity to meet the demand. They look like they are making more room for fans who won't be there....
| SEC Rant|| re: Now Missouri is my second favorite state - arrakis on 4/16/14 at 5:20 pm|
[quote]So this effectively would accomplish what?[/quote]
It establishes the majority of the Senate Panel are asshats....
| SEC Rant|| re: NCAA Proposing to reduce Drug Abuse Penalty - arrakis on 4/16/14 at 2:17 pm|
[quote]Prohibition used to be a FEDERAL LAW.[/quote]
If you are equating the legal status of weed to prohibition.....put down the bong. :lol:...
| SEC Rant|| re: Mizzou Admits They F*cked Up Sexual Assault Case of Student Athlete - arrakis on 4/15/14 at 8:51 pm|
[quote]I can tell by this post that you have considerable legal experience. Please explain what legal standing the family has that they could pursue damages from the University.[/quote]
They've [b]ADMITTED[/b] negligence you ignorant frickwit. :lol:
The only thing left is the amount of the check.
| SEC Rant|| re: Mizzou Admits They F*cked Up Sexual Assault Case of Student Athlete - arrakis on 4/15/14 at 7:36 pm|
[quote]"though there was no intentional mishandling of the allegation, the University did not follow proper Title IX guidelines in reporting the alleged assault to our campus Tile IX coordinator."[/quote]
Mizzou will write a [b]LARGE[/b] check to the family and be put on double secret probation b...
| SEC Rant|| re: Tennessee #2 in Spring Game Attendance - arrakis on 4/14/14 at 11:56 pm|
Large turnouts to the Spring Game = little else to do......
| SEC Rant|| re: Former Mizzou player Aldon Smith detained at LAX for claming to have a bomb - arrakis on 4/14/14 at 2:15 pm|
[link=(http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/49ers-aldon-smith-risk-of-off-field-trouble-draft-psych-test-lax-alleged-bomb-threat-041414)]Pre-draft psych profile said Aldon Smith was high-risk for off-field trouble [/link]
| More Sports Board|| re: Bo Pellini Exits Tunnel for Spring Game With Cat!!!! (w/ video link) - arrakis on 4/12/14 at 3:22 pm|
Cat looks drugged...probably to keep it from slicing up Pelini....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who remembers seeing Halley's Comet in 1986? - arrakis on 4/12/14 at 12:12 am|
I was in Brazil in an area that had little light pollution so the view was awesome.
It was truly a once in a lifetime experience....
| SEC Rant|| re: VFL Eric Berry teaching young Tennessee DBs - arrakis on 4/11/14 at 9:42 pm|
Whatever happened to that 5* dumbass that played with him at TN and got kicked off the team?...
| SEC Rant|| re: With DGB being released, how does his - arrakis on 4/11/14 at 6:19 pm|
[quote]Can he go to another Div1 program? Or will he have to sit out a year, since he attended spring practice?
He'll have to sit out a year...
| More Sports Board|| re: Why do PROFESSIONAL baseball players slide head first into 1st? - arrakis on 4/9/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]Not to break the cocaine vial in back pocket.[/quote]
Tim Raines Approves........