| Political Talk|| re: Unoffical NOLA poll on film tax credits - Ole War Skule on 3/13/14 at 5:35 pm|
and another thing...
the REAL reason people support this cr*p is that they have low self-esteem and think having movies made in THEIR state somehow makes them a better person.....would they give 30% rebates to the steel industry, oil & gas, shoe making, or anything else...NO..just look at freakin...
| Political Talk|| re: Unoffical NOLA poll on film tax credits - Ole War Skule on 3/13/14 at 5:31 pm|
keep up the fight IB!!
nonsense like the film tax credits are a PERFECT example of everything wrong with govt today.
soooooo many morons who just don't get something as simple as taking my tax dollars to pay Brad Pitt's 5mm salary is absolutely contrary every principle our country was founded ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: If the Moon was only 1 Pixel... - Ole War Skule on 3/6/14 at 12:52 pm|
We really don't exist for all practical purposes. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| re: Man dead after refusing to show police ID - Ole War Skule on 3/6/14 at 12:12 pm|
[quote]I just find it fascinating that ANY person alive would support the idea that a govt representative, absent any other reason to do so, can just walk up to you and ask you for your ID and you must show it to him. Failure to do so can result in your detention.
I could think of a fe...
| Political Talk|| re: Man dead after refusing to show police ID - Ole War Skule on 3/6/14 at 11:31 am|
[quote]I will get great pleasure knowing you will be detained until your identity is determined. I hope it happens on a Friday night and it takes the whole weekend for the police to determine your identity. [/quote]
this pretty much explains everything... :lol:...
| Money Talk|| re: Can someone explain this mortgage refi advert I received today? - Ole War Skule on 3/4/14 at 10:14 am|
If your numbers are correct, it has to be either interest only, or a balloon with virtually no principal reduction during the term.
ETA: I'd trash it, almost certainly BS and not worth the time to clarify...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Grand Jury Takes No Action On Merritt Landry Case - Ole War Skule on 2/27/14 at 9:07 pm|
Very cool thread. :popcorn: ...
| Political Talk|| re: Police Charge Child With Felony After Throwing A Snowball - Ole War Skule on 2/25/14 at 6:39 pm|
[quote] That's calloused and almost evil in my opinion. [/quote]
exactly...and far too common...people are just going nuts. this is something out of an old black and white nazi movie to me. it could NEVER have happened when I was growing up (and not because we didn't have snow)..
| O-T Lounge|| re: Northwestern Mutual financial representatives - Ole War Skule on 2/25/14 at 5:03 pm|
[link=(http://www.businessweek.com/careers/bplc/companies_45.htm)]old data, but probably close to current[/link]
I' be surprised if the retention rate was that high....
* only 17% had 3-5 year retention rate
* you will have to sell all friends and family
* you will do nothing else but cold c...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is this KFC commercial racist? - Ole War Skule on 2/22/14 at 5:20 am|
[quote]And in random "Tbird is a despicable person" news, I still have not succeeded in getting my Caucasian wife to utter the word during intercourse
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is this KFC commercial racist? - Ole War Skule on 2/22/14 at 5:17 am|
[quote]My dad having to sit in a separate waiting room at a train station is racism. This commercial is some do gooders warped view of racism.
people tagging a completely innocent commercial as racist devalues the term so much that everyone and everything is racist, which real...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Roomba thoughts: Spinoff from the Nest thread - Ole War Skule on 2/21/14 at 2:01 pm|
[quote]The roomba is like "GET THE frick OUT OF MY WAY. I NEED TO CLEAN THE frick OUT OF THIS WHOLE AREA RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!WALLS? frick YOU WALLS!"
roomba = rambo ?
neato = ninja ?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Roomba thoughts: Spinoff from the Nest thread - Ole War Skule on 2/21/14 at 1:20 pm|
[quote]That second video you posted looks like there's really no comparison. It looks like the Roomba blows stuff all over the place. I like the very precise path that the Neato takes.
yeah...that's right :pimp:
like I said before, any roomba that thinks they can take my neato, B...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Roomba thoughts: Spinoff from the Nest thread - Ole War Skule on 2/21/14 at 1:00 pm|
my neato can kick your roombs's butt
unless it has changed since last year, the roomba cleans in...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Watch the longest running scientific experiment in human history - Ole War Skule on 2/20/14 at 6:52 am|
very cool....kinda like Olympic curling...the suspense is riveting!
| O-T Lounge|| re: Police abuse of power.....more prevalent today, or more "newsworthy"? - Ole War Skule on 2/19/14 at 9:45 am|
[quote]what's been happening to minorities for decades is starting to happen to white people
I agree with this. I noted before I basically didn't care when minorities were whining about police brutality. I assumed they were thugs anyway. Now that police have become paramilitary uni...
| Money Talk|| re: VNM ? or VCVOF? - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 9:08 am|
not a statement of fact, just my view based on..
* bull market has run far and long, investors seem to have become a little 'tired'
* valuations are definitely not excessive, but seem slightly above fair
* some tech stocks are definitely WAY overpriced, including a few I own (DDD & FB)
* I thi...
| Money Talk|| re: Whatever you do, don't open a Chase HSA - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:49 am|
The Dude has spoken, I feel better now...
| Money Talk|| VNM ? or VCVOF? - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:45 am|
looking at moving into some frontier/emerging markets now that US has peaked...read a few nice things about the commies prospects...any thoughts?
VNM is the only ETF I know of focused on Vietnam
added VCVOF as another option...
| Money Talk|| re: Whatever you do, don't open a Chase HSA - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:41 am|
[quote]any your anger should be directed towards the federal constraints they have to deal with.
nope...my anger is and should be directed towards the 3 people I talked to over the last month who gave me incorrect information about what needed to be done to get my account moved....
| Money Talk|| Whatever you do, don't open a Chase HSA - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:03 am|
I've spent a month now trying to get my HSA transferred to another custodian....it's finally all in cash and am now being told it will stay there for another 10-12 days until they send out a check...
| Political Talk|| re: 21 things you can't do while black - Ole War Skule on 2/16/14 at 6:18 am|
she needs to add journalism to the list...
| Money Talk|| re: Question for those who have built a new house recently - Ole War Skule on 2/14/14 at 7:16 am|
prices, delivery and service are TOPS.
set up as a contractor and get additional discount.
you'll get a rep who works with you through the entire process.
returns easy as can be.
bought lighting, plumbing, electrical etc much lower than l...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Dale Brown v2.0 - Ole War Skule on 2/14/14 at 4:02 am|
[quote]I think Dale Brown was a much better XO guy than he will ever get credit for.
and the irony of it is that 99% of those critical of Dale's Xs & Os couldn't tell the difference between the 2 :lol:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Dale Brown v2.0 - Ole War Skule on 2/13/14 at 8:30 am|
[quote]Dale was all recruiter and no xo.[/quote]
You, like all Daddy Dale Detractors, have absolutely no idea what you're talking about. You heard someone say it and think you're smart repeating it.
Dale knew basketball as well and any coaches out there. He used spread offenses, wildly varied...
| O-T Lounge|| re: A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past - Ole War Skule on 2/12/14 at 4:24 pm|
[quote]That's a badass there
not that big a deal...Dr. Steven Maturin performed surgery on himself with no anesthetic on one of the Galapagos Islands......
| Political Talk|| re: The regulations continue. Next up: Government sanctioned news coverage? - Ole War Skule on 2/11/14 at 10:15 pm|
[quote]This "study" only targets televised media[/quote]
Not true. Also radio and internet...
| Political Talk|| re: The regulations continue. Next up: Government sanctioned news coverage? - Ole War Skule on 2/11/14 at 10:12 pm|
I have to admit I thought this was a wacko web site distortion of an otherwise harmless study. It's not. Go to the FCC website. Very scary stuff.
And 99 percent of people will yawn :rolleyes: ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Have they ever had a honor night for Dale Brown? - Ole War Skule on 2/11/14 at 7:49 pm|
[quote]The idea of one statue for Shaq is silly.[/quote]
agreed....Shaq was a great LSU player for a few years and a nice ambassador for the university, but no one comes close to giving to LSU they way Daddy Dale did....I cursed him at times, but he gave his heart and soul to LSU and was pretty d...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone here ruthless with buisness practices? - Ole War Skule on 2/8/14 at 9:32 am|
you're going to have to define 'ruthless' a little better than that.
there's a big difference between ruthless, not having mercy for the competition while operating within the law, and leaving false reviews on the internet, which could be construed as libel.
there's absolutely nothing wrong ...