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re: Thursday laugh: Chavis says people "are afraid of Texas A&M making the jump" - Haughton99
[quote] "There are so many more things going on that are more newsworthy than what we've been talking about. But what I see, I see young men that are developing. Why don't they talk about our graduation rate and what Coach (Kevin) Sumlin has help these young people not just come to Texas A&M, but le...
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re: America Was Never Great - Haughton99
For her the hat is pretty accurate. Just look at this thread. People making assumptions about her intelligence based on the hat she is wearing and the color of her skin. ...
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re: Trey Quinn to SMU - Haughton99
Great decision! Great school that will set him up for success in life when his football days are done. A chance to hook up with a highland park hottie that'll set him up financially for the rest of his life. Good luck to him....
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re: Climate Change Graphics - Haughton99
[quote]The first graphic says that 2015 was the hottest year on record. They got this from the data analysis by NOAA and NASA. But there are several sources out there who claim that both data and the analysis are incorrect and that there hasn't been any real substantial warming since the 1990s. ...
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re: Bernie voters are not with her: These exit polls should rattle the HRC campaign - Haughton99
[quote]Meh. Hillary supporters in 2008 were just as reluctant to support Obama and they eventually came around. Same thing will happen here, especially once Bernie drops out or loses the nomination at the convention. [/quote] I don't think so. Hillary supporters are rank and file democrats who ...
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re: Fiscal Conservatism in Louisiana - Haughton99
[quote]You make a point about why reform would be difficult politically ("change retirement and make a bunch of people mad for savings and I can't even spend this year!!!") but that isn't a good policy reason for opposing reform. [/quote] I agree but we have to put the huge budget fire out befo...
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re: Fiscal Conservatism in Louisiana - Haughton99
[quote]But apparently that isn't enough. And that is where I have a problem. Fix some of the other structural issues (like RETIREMENT!!!!) before you come back for more tax money. [/quote] Wouldn't changes in the Retirement system take decades to actually create any savings? Any changes wou...
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re: The LGBTQP slippery slope: Is pedophilia the next 'new normal' - Haughton99
[quote] Bathrooms can't be the end, I just hope the idiots out there don't elect Clinton so we can actually get back to the old normal[/quote] Yeah.. The good ole days when people were denied rights because of who they chose to love. Why stop there? Why not just make interracial marriage illeg...
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re: The Ticking Time Bomb That Is Deferred Pension Payments By State & Local Govts - Haughton99
[quote]People should not be getting free money just because they worked in a government job. [/quote] It's not free money. It's money that is taken out of their checks for the entire time they are employed. That's why its called deferred pension....
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re: Is the cultural Climate now the same as it was during Vietnam? - Haughton99
[quote]quote: If you support the troops now a days proudly you are kind of look at weirdly. I don't know where you live but here in S.E. Louisiana this could not be further from the truth. [/quote] Shhh.. he's making shite up. Don't interrupt him....
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re: Mark Cuban on Trump: Compares him to a drunkard. - Haughton99
[quote]I can never tell how Mark Cuban leans politically. He is all over the place. [/quote] Maybe he looks at issues independently forms his own opinion based on the facts and the situation instead of just joining a team (R or D) and blindly following the ideology no matter how dumb it is....
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re: Why does it seem the poor and super rich Hollywood people are democrats? - Haughton99
It's a simple left brain right brain situation. People that are drawn to the creative arts (actors, artists, musicians) tend to think more with their emotions and use their feelings to make decisions. They tend to be more compassionate, and empathetic toward others. These people are always going...
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re: Louisiana falls 30 Spots in Chief Exec Magazine's "Best States for Business" - Haughton99
[quote]No shite. Louisiana and Texas both have oil and gas coming out their arse, but there are reasons why Texas is in the top 5 or 10 of almost every category and Louisiana is bottom 5 or 10 in almost every category, and one of those reasons is that Texas has a diverse economy and does what it need...
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re: Louisiana falls 30 Spots in Chief Exec Magazine's "Best States for Business" - Haughton99
[quote]Actually they were flocking during his first term and job growth was steady until the oil price crash. Louisiana was #11 in job growth from January 2008 to May 2014, and Louisiana's unemployment rate was better than the national average until the price of oil started falling, and prior to the...
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re: $35 billion in foreign aid in 2014. Let's see where that went. - Haughton99
[quote]What's our deal with Israel? Why do we give them so much? What do we get in return?[/quote] Being friendly with Israel pays huge dividends at re-election time for people needing money for their campaign....
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re: Louisiana falls 30 Spots in Chief Exec Magazine's "Best States for Business" - Haughton99
[quote]Gee, I wonder if electing an anti business, pro tax and spend big government democrat for Governor had anything to do with that? [/quote] Because businesses were just flocking here when Bobby "MOAR CUTS" Jindal was governor. Businesses don't come here because our schools suck, our roads...
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re: Survivor: Kaoh Rong........ Season's thread - Haughton99
It's much easier than the first season where people would lose mass amounts of weight because they didn't provide them food at all. Africa seems like it was the worst. ...
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re: #NeverTrump Movement’s View of Trade Would Have Made Them #NeverReagan - Haughton99
There are tons of additional reasons the far right #NeverTrump people would have been #NeverReagan but they just look back at the myth that the far right has created about his presidency and not his actual record....
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re: Shreveportians lose their minds over tree trimming - Haughton99
[quote]Moral of the story: Don't plant trees under power lines. Do we have any arborist in here that can rate the trimming job?[/quote] I'm pretty sure most of the trees in those pictures weren't planted by the current homeowner. ...
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re: Can we now stop destroying one of the top 3 Senators? - Haughton99
[quote]Well I am a small government guy so accomplishment to me is curtailing the government from doing anything because the more government does, the worse things become. [/quote] There is a limit on what the government should do but blanket statements like this are just dumb and proof that the ...
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