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re: CPA firm's analysis shows higher taxes needed to support St George City - I B Freeman
[quote] Mall of Louisiana, the new casino, Costco, Celtic Studio[/quote] May not pay the property taxes many businesses do. A good analysis of this question would probably reveal how stupid and convoluted our tax system is. One way even retail developments with the right influence have avoided...


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re: A Great American Exits the Senate stage - I B Freeman
So the only Senator that thinks the VA has the funds to do this suicide prevention program already and is simply not being managed properly you guys want to criticize? A Doctor who is probably much more versed in what the VA does and needs in it's care facilities you want to criticize instead of ...


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re: A Great American Exits the Senate stage - I B Freeman
[quote]Hope he rots in hell. 22 Million for a suicide prevention program for combat vets. That's not much money. [/quote] Do you know the bill in question? How much should one vote for? Should he rot in hell if it was $1 billion or $1?...


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re: A Great American Exits the Senate stage - I B Freeman
[quote]This is a guy whose last act in the Senate was an attempt to stall a veterans suicide prevention bill Yep. Screw that guy. [/quote] Oh you boys know anybody trying to get money--pork---has it wrapped in a package that sounds good. Do you think more government spending would stop ve...


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re: A Great American Exits the Senate stage - I B Freeman
Love this quote from his final speech [quote]A decade later, however, in his farewell speech last week, Mr. Coburn made the case for individualism. “The magic number in the Senate is not 60, the number of senators needed to end debate, and it is not 51, a majority. The most important number in...


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A Great American Exits the Senate stage - I B Freeman
Too bad most fast talking republicans are not as true to their talk as Senator Tom Coburn. Anybody you see him campaigning with you should take a look at.[link=(http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/17/tom-coburn-rankles-harry-reid-in-farewell-senate-d/)]LINK[/link] [img]http://media.washt...


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re: La Tax credit program scores another major victory - I B Freeman
[quote]Take the same position on this, that I did on film credits. We are losing money on the deal...and I am ok with that until the digital media industry gets a critical mass here in the state. I would be OK with like a 10 year sunset though. If it takes longer than 10 years, it's probably not...


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
Who cares? asks Choctaw-- well perhaps the IRS but certainly anyone of the few people still considering Jindal as a candidate for something. He is lying and thinks so little of those he seeks to garner votes from that he thinks they are so stupid they believe him....


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
[quote] love how you quoted this....as if he's screaming it at crowd of angry protestors. shouldn't "It's not a political event" be the title instead?[/quote] Oh Choctaw the guy thinks everyone is idiot and believes him when he helps organize a meeting at a state facility and declares that it...


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
[quote]Well dummy.... any event with a politician is a political event in some way.[/quote] Exactly. It is Jindal making the claim the event is not political--not me. So I guess Jindal assumes everyone reading his statement is dumb enough to believe his pronouncement "this is not a politic...


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
[quote]FWIW, religion threads are frowned upon. [/quote] What gives you the impression this is a religion thread??...


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
[quote]okay...and? [/quote] What living person in Louisiana believes this is not a political event????...


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re: "It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
From 2011 [link=(http://louisianavoice.com/2011/03/24/jindal-trips-church-fundraisers-and-nailing-jell-o-to-a-wall/)]LINK[/link] [quote]While Jindal has been admonished for his frequent out-of-state trips by critics who say he should be spending more time in-state attending to the impending $1.6 ...


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"It's NOT a political event!!" Bobby Jindal - I B Freeman
[quote]"Let's be clear about what this is. This is an opportunity for people across denominational lines to come together to pray," Jindal said. "It's not a political event, it's a religious event."[/quote] [link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/11125005-123/louisiana-gov-bobby-jindal-on)]...


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re: posting here for best advice// Reccomendations for Granite Counter Contractor' - I B Freeman
Ask your granite supplier for two or three names. Ask him point blank if any of the names he gives you is past due on their account with him. You don't want him recommending someone simply because they owe him money....


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re: Advice on first home - I B Freeman
I think the chances of real estate in Baton Rouge, across the board, increasing in value over the next five years is at best 50-50 maybe worse. This is a high market with growth is slowing as we speak. If there was a way to short BR real estate I would be inclined to do so. ...


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re: Pulling "The Interview" isnt about pussification of America, its about lawyers - I B Freeman
Sony is a Japanese company. Everyone seems to forget that. They certainly have more history with Koreans than do we. Sony was in a bad way---make theaters show a film that might cause the theater owner to become subject to terrorist or just can the film and move on. It looks like an easy ...


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re: La Tax credit program scores another major victory - I B Freeman
[quote]It's not a flat 25% tax credit. It's on production expenses[/quote] What expense of a software company is not production expenses?? Expenses accounts, light bills, office supplies and on and on are all day to day expenses of the production of software. [quote] And from what I could tell...


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re: Advice on first home - I B Freeman
Buy or build a duplex or quadraplex After interest, taxes, repairs, insurance, etc. the chances of actually making money on a house are very small. That is a myth. People will buy a house for $200K and ten years latter sell it for $250K and call it making money. They rarely put a pencil to their...


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re: La Tax credit program scores another major victory - I B Freeman
Mr. Meaux Jeaux wants Louisiana taxpayers to pay a minimum of $2.4 million a year for the same $8 million a year payroll year after year after year forever and ever. After 20 years we will have paid $48 million dollars for less payroll than a Wal Mart store has. That is a good deal in his eyes....


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