| Political Talk|| re: My trip to Wal Mart tonight depressed me on so many levels. - flyby on 3/10/13 at 2:28 pm|
[quote]The "dollar vote"[/quote]
I've never had an issue with Walmart being more successful than their competition. They've never put anyone out of business, a lack of customers put their competition out of business.
Perhaps a topic for another thread but I have a big issue with government gi...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Watson the best town to live in ever? - flyby on 3/2/13 at 7:01 pm|
It was 20 years ago. Not so much these days.
Too many people = too much traffic = lower quality of life...
| Political Talk|| re: "The Talk" seeks $1 million in film welfare for $870,000 in La temporary jobs - flyby on 2/3/13 at 5:52 pm|
The percentages are the only evidence needed to easily deduce that this is a bad deal for every taxpayer who isn't involved in the industry. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Film Tax Credits exceeded total collections of corp income tax in Louisiana - flyby on 2/2/13 at 12:29 am|
With no film credit there would be little to no industry and thus no revenue.
However, I agree with the OP that state government is spending 35% of film costs to attract an industry that results in revenue back to the state of something far less than 35%. So to further expand on your question, I...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Gatlinburg/ Pigeon Forge - cabin rec's/ things to do - flyby on 9/26/12 at 8:33 pm|
We've stayed in cabins at Gatlinburg Falls several times. Their website has plenty of info and pictures of each cabin. We have found them to be very nice, just as they're shown on the website and although they are located in Gatlinburg they are on the north side and the park can be accessed via th...
| Political Talk|| re: Why are there so many rich liberals that talk about helping the poor? - flyby on 8/17/12 at 4:43 pm|
The gift isn't the important part, it's the political brownie points that matter.
Obama's charitable contributions according to the Washington Post prior to his presidential aspirations.
2005: $77,315 to charity out of income of $1.66 million (4.6 percent)
2004: $2,500 out of $207,647 (...
| Political Talk|| re: So, I had a "discussion" with a liberal 1%er earlier - flyby on 8/2/12 at 7:26 pm|
[quote]He emphatically claims he would be more than willing to pay more in taxes.[/quote]
Yet only paid 12.5%