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re: In 1996 the Clinton Administration used Federal Highway funds to threaten Louisiana - TigerTattle
[quote]Louisiana was going to get in line on the 21 drinking age or have federal highway money held.[/quote] Similar to the early 70's when Nixon signed the nationwide 55mph speed limit. States that balked were threatened with loss of highway funds. I don't recall the particulars of it all, tho...
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re: For those on Desktop, click "Go to Beta" link at top of page to test out new version - TigerTattle
:cool: I like it, especially the various ways to sort. ...
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re: Rank the 3 biggest news items in your lifetime according to coverage - TigerTattle
JFK assassination MLK assassination 9/11 Maybe the Vietnam war/protests/casualties. Something was on the news about it every single night for years....
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re: Did y'all know 52 million people payed no federal income taxes in 2014 - TigerTattle
[quote]Of those 52 Million, how many are on assistance?[/quote]I don't know. But, [quote]Among these 52,062,499 filers who did not pay income taxes in 2014, according to Table 3.3 in the report, were 31,129,405 filers who also received $90,276,007,000 in payments from the federal government for “...
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re: Five arrested in drug bust at Hilton hotel in Baton Rouge - TigerTattle
[quote]these young men have are fixable[/quote]only if they want to be fixed ...
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re: L.A. Citizens Speak Out Against Illegal immigration at City Council Meeting (Video) - TigerTattle
Not before my time, unfortunately. :lol: Character name was Zelda. She wrinkled her nose a lot and Dobie always told her "Now, cut that out!" eta: pressed submit too soon. I hope a lot more people in "sanctuary" cities wake up and smell the coffee. ...
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re: If you had to pick 1 former/current lsu player to return a punt, who would it be? - TigerTattle
[quote]Sammy Grezaffi[/quote] For sure. ...
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re: Lois Lerner Wants Secrecy Forever - TigerTattle
Anybody think she'll really testify truthfully? Can she get out of a deposition by invoking the 5th again?...
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Lois Lerner Wants Secrecy Forever - TigerTattle
[link=(http://nation.foxnews.com/2017/04/14/lois-lerner-demands-secrecy-blames-death-threats-over-irs-tea-party-targeting?ref=yfp)]Fox [/link] Lois and Holly Paz say they are willing to testify, but "fear another media firestorm if their version of events from the tea party targeting were to be...
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re: Tuck interviewing a "babies are racist" advocate. - TigerTattle
Saw that stupidity. Changed channels, lol. ...
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re: US Forces drop MOAB on ISIS - TigerTattle
[quote]Cherry-pickers[/quote] [quote] cookie cutters??? [/quote] Daisy Cutters?...
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re: Which SEC State Political System is #1 in Corruption - TigerTattle
[quote]Which[/quote] Nearly every state political system is in a dead heat for the lead in corruption, imo. Some of those states just don't prosecute the corruption perpetrators, or ignore it altogether, or can't lay their hands on enough hard evidence. The feds have them all beat anyway....
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re: PSA - FamilyTreeNow website - TigerTattle
[quote]I was gonna opt out[/quote] Me, too. But PIPL.com and several others have the same info, pretty much. BeenVerified.com, you can opt out but the info will be repopulated after 3 months. I guess we're out of luck unless we can pay someone or some company to scrub us from the internet ...
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re: The Drudge Report is sounding the drum beat of war - TigerTattle
Say it again ...
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re: LA Gas Tax increase proposal - TigerTattle
[quote]When our government can use the gas tax money for roads and bridges instead of [/quote]This. There needs to be more accountability, or at least a better explanation of where the current funds are going. I'm not an expert on roads and bridges and funding, but... The TIMED program: A 4 ...
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re: Isn't Louisiana one of the highest taxed states? - TigerTattle
Maps of the US with data for various taxes. You can compare states' gas, sales, property and other taxes. [link=(http://www.kiplinger.com/tool/taxes/T055-S001-kiplinger-tax-map/)]Kiplinger interactive map [/link]...
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re: LA Gas Tax increase proposal - TigerTattle
[quote]LA residents currently pay 20 cents per gallon and the legislature is proposing to raise it an additional 17 cents per gallon[/quote]I think this is part of the study the proposed increase is based on. Correct me if I'm wrong. I'll have to finish reading it later.[link=(http://wwwsp.dotd.la...
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re: LA Gas Tax increase proposal - TigerTattle
[quote]If about 90% of that money is currently going to our roads[/quote]What happened to the gambling money that was supposed to be designated to education only? I recall reading a decade or two ago that that was no longer happening, or that by the time "necessary" operating expenses were met ther...
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re: Baby boomers have it made - TigerTattle
[quote]I guess this is most states, too[/quote]Thanks, I'll have to check that out. Been looking into these things since my mom is 87 now---still in great shape for her age, but 87. ...
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