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re: Favorite college in Louisiana not named LSU? - dewster
La-Tech...
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re: Voting on the Greenlight Plan - dewster
[quote]They are. They are currently working on or planning to widen 74, 42, 30, 431, and the road connecting 22 with the sunshine bridge. [/quote] 621 is going to be a bitch when they eventually do it too....
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re: EPA backs off of coal plant requirements - dewster
[quote]They trying to avoid those upcoming rifs [/quote] Well, they definitely recognize that they are FINALLY about to be at the mercy of a president that will put them on a choke collar and a very short leash when it comes to job-killing regulations....
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re: Voting on the Greenlight Plan - dewster
[quote]Primarily an improvement for the City of BR but is taxing all of EBR. [/quote] Judging from the list that was posted....there are a lot of projects in every district including Zachary, Central, Baker, and south Baton Rouge. It's definitely parish wide. Edit: It appears that the sing...
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re: U.S. poised to forgive $108 billion in student debt - dewster
[quote]So I should've taken out student loans instead of paying cash? Well I'm an idiot [/quote] No you aren't. Neither are people that busted their tail to pay off their loans. ...
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re: Voting on the Greenlight Plan - dewster
[quote]Promote use of the 190 bridge [/quote] I think it's underutilized because the road network people have to use to get to and from the bridge is dog shite. Airline, in particular is too narrow, has too many lights, and too many curb cuts that promote sharp left and right turns for local tr...
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re: Article: "Record number of car buyers 'upside down' on trade-ins" - dewster
[quote]Here is an article about the cost of cars since 1975. (SIAP) That year average cost was $3800, or $16,578 in 2015 dollars. 2015 average cost was $31,252. So what drives up that cost? Labor? Material? Greed?[/quote] The government mandates average fuel economy from automakers, so they use m...
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re: Article: "Record number of car buyers 'upside down' on trade-ins" - dewster
There have also been reports of increased foreclosure activity this year as well as restaurant corporations seeing reduced revenue. I think there may be a downturn brewing, at least in some areas....
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re: Obama: "Fox news is on in every bar and restaurant" - dewster
[quote]Um I work at a bar in DC and we have ESPN and CNN on all 20 of our tvs every morning. Not once has it ever been on Fox News. Obama is a liar [/quote] CNN is on at every gate at the Atlanta airport. Maybe that's why people are so pissy there. ...
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re: Best moment of 2016...election night on this board - dewster
[quote]Best moment of 2016...election night on this board [/quote] 2016 was a difficult year for a lot of people, especially in south Louisiana. Election night was very entertaining and interesting. I don't think we'll see another major upset like that with so many pollsters and media exp...
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re: Breaking: Trump and Carrier reach deal to keep 1,000 jobs in Indiana - dewster
[quote]They are staying because of the vision, not for the lack of it... [/quote] Looks like it. Curious as to how Trump accomplished this...although I'm sure the governor of Indiana did most of the legwork. 1000 jobs at carrier and likely many more at their suppliers and contractors appear ...
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re: Jason Miller on FOX: More future announcements on keeping jobs in the US - dewster
[quote]This is great news and it begs the question as to why no other president has tried to keep jobs in our country. [/quote] Well, Obama did try to play Venture Capital with taxpayer dollars by investing in Solyndra. ...
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re: Protestors Burn Flags Outside of Trump Tower Last Night - dewster
With twitter, Trump seems to be trying (successfully) to goat Democrats into doing things that look bad. It's actually kind of fun to watch....
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re: Clinton News Network still pushing for war with Russia - dewster
I think war, or at least conflict, is what a lot of establishment Democrats want right now....
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re: We need to take advantage of the libtards willingness to donate - dewster
They should reject Trump's tax cuts by donating to the federal government. #paymore...
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re: Will Lousiana always be a low tier state? - dewster
[quote]Decriminalize drugs so that the private sector can steal the cartel's market share. [/quote] Legalizing marijuana would be huge for tourism. ...
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re: Will Lousiana always be a low tier state? - dewster
[quote]The white collar economy in NOLA is pitiful for a city of its size [/quote] It's sadly true, and I'm not sure how to fix it. Charm, culture, and food help make it a great tourist city. It's location on the river make it a necessary port. The high costs of living, poor public school...
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re: Will Lousiana always be a low tier state? - dewster
[quote]They are moving to NOLA in droves from Cali.[/quote] What exactly are they doing there? I know New Orleans is attracting at least a few people from out of state...but what are they doing there? Where are all the white collar jobs that keep our college graduates and specialized worker...
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re: Will Lousiana always be a low tier state? - dewster
[quote]Will Lousiana always be a low tier state? [/quote] I hate to say this because I will always have a soft spot for my native state. Louisiana will likely not amount to much in my lifetime. [quote]How can we make LA the top ranked state in America[/quote] - Major changes in tax s...
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