re: Caroline Fayard enters Senate race running like JBE - Poodlebrain on 2/6/16 at 12:55 pm
[quote]Surely you cannot be insinuating that LSU is on par with Dartmouth, or even Michigan? Right? Right?[/quote]What colleges do the Democrats proposing free college educations think all those students are going to go to? Not the Dartmouths or Michigan Laws that their leaders attend. It is fun...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tax Foundation Study on Bernie Sanders - Poodlebrain on 2/6/16 at 12:15 pm
[quote]There has never been a time in the history of ever that an increase in minimum wage has resulted in an equal increase to the COL[/quote]What happens to people on fixed incomes? How much additional money will Sanders' plan have to spend on Social Security benefits to keep pace with the COL in...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Tax Foundation Study on Bernie Sanders - Poodlebrain on 2/6/16 at 12:07 pm
[quote]tuition-free college (resulting in more people with higher-paying jobs, leaving them with more to spend and invest)[/quote]No. All this will guarantee is more people with college educations competing for the jobs that exist. Employers will not hire people just because they have college educ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Caroline Fayard enters Senate race running like JBE - Poodlebrain on 2/6/16 at 11:05 am
So you are saying she has a chance if David Vitter is her opponent....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: greed verses feeding the world! - Poodlebrain on 2/6/16 at 11:04 am
When has there ever been famine in a capitalist country? How recently have there been famines in non-capitalist countries? It is the greed of farmers that gives them incentive to produce food in excess of their individual needs that feeds the world. Think about that the next time you consume a me...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: $153 million in Bill and Hillary Clinton speaking fees, documented - Poodlebrain on 2/5/16 at 11:05 pm
[quote]No it isn't, her issues with wealth are at the corporate level which her viters believe is rife with corruption[/quote]How do corporations perpetrate corruption? It is the humans involved who initiate the acts. The primary reason those humans commit acts of corruption is to accumulate wealt...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Taxfyle. New Tax Prep Website for CPAs. Is it legit? - Poodlebrain on 2/5/16 at 10:56 pm
[quote]What are your concerns here poodle? Potential preparer penalties? [/quote]My first would be potential disputes with customers. It is impossible to prepare these returns profitably without making certain assumptions based on professional judgment. What happens if one, or more, of those assum...
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re: Clinton invoking the "everybody did it" defense in email scandal - Poodlebrain on 2/5/16 at 1:45 pm
[quote]It was retroactively made "secret", right? Shouldn't that mean it's not a violation of 18 USC 1924 to send the email to a private server if it hasn't actually been deemed classified when it's sent?[/quote]It depends. Hillary Clinton and John Kerry are both presumed to know that specific topi...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Do you think rock bands will ever make a resurgence? - Poodlebrain on 2/5/16 at 8:48 am
[quote]Most damning, is that image has become everything. Outside of a very few areas that have, sort of, kept the tradition alive - there just aren't the legions of kids annoying their parents with the neighborhood garage band rehearsals. Without that critical mass of musicians from which to pluc...
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re: Aetna Joins Growing Chorus Warning About ObamaCare Failing - Poodlebrain on 2/5/16 at 8:31 am
[quote]Sorry their ROI isn't what they projected when they were giving all that $ to Congress to pass with POS. No fricks given.[/quote]Apply the same logic to every bill passed by Congress and its easy to see why we have a deficit. Every program spends more than it takes in. And your response is...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Republican capitalist hero Martin shkreli pleads the 5th in congress - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 10:48 pm
[quote] point to the fact that he was legally able to raise the price of the drug 5,000% in the first place and republicans see nothing wrong with that[/quote]Then what was the point of him appearing before Congress? I suppose he was there so the Committees Republican majority could congratulate hi...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Yippee!! Hussein O proposes $10 per barrel tax on oil - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 2:54 pm
U.S. oil consumption is 19 million barrels per day. So that would be $190 million per day of tax revenue, or $69.35 billion of tax revenue per year. Doesn't sound like much, but why not use the money to reduce the deficit? Because there ain't no legacy involved, for a tax and spend liberal, with ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Grand Canyon helicopter tours/Vegas - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 2:43 pm
Yes, it is one of those once in a lifetime experiences you should not miss. 3.5-4 hour tours can be found for under $250. That isn't expensive for Las Vegas entertainment....
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re: World's greatest female kick boxer of all time fights a man in a bout - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 2:36 pm
[quote]99% chance if you put any non trained fighter who's not a giant in an octagon with Ronda Rousey they would throw an ugly punch then get tossed and armbarred in less than 10 seconds[/quote]So you are saying that Rousey would be able to capitalize on a mistake made by a larger male. What if th...
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re: BR CPA Recommendations? Re: Not necessarily for tax filings - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 1:55 pm
[quote]I did not pay quarterly taxes (I know my bad) and willing to pay whatever penalties for my mistake. [/quote]Shouldn't be a problem for 2015, but you will likely have to make estimated payments for 2016. As long as your withholding for 2015 was at least 100% of your 2014 tax liability, or 90...
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re: Huge News in Hillary Email Issue: Powell/Rice had CLASS info too - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 12:27 pm
Wow, the State Department can find the resources to go back and check records from over a decade ago, but they claim not to have the resources to review and release Hillary Clinton's records despite court orders to do so. What does this tell you about the priorities at the State Department? ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Here is why Fowler didn't let us know. Strong told him not to - Poodlebrain on 2/4/16 at 12:16 pm
It sure sounds like he was asking recruits, and their families, to intentionally mislead others. If so that is pretty low. My only question is will this come back to bite him in the arse in the future if he tries it with recruits who value integrity? How can you believe a person who tells you, "I'...
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