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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
We're (sorta) famous! [link=(http://thehayride.com/2016/06/jbes-new-executive-order-declares-war-on-business-opens-up-new-graft-opportunities-for-local-governments/)]Hayride coverage of this issue include link to this thread![/link] And if any Hayride reporters are reading this...fix your webs...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]The new rules put out by the governor [/quote] So from those rules you think you can tell what projects he will or won't approve? [quote]Also, as far as kissing the rear of local governments... this has always been the case. It seems like at every single St Bernard Parish Council meetin...
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re: Obama answers the question: Why restrict 'good' gun owners? - BigJim
[quote]Never happened.[/quote] Give us some context/background on this....
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re: When did the American people start hating each other? - BigJim
Probably when you were born. J/k First of all, it's always been pretty bad. Remember the 60's? How about when Republicans impeached Clinton? The left wasn't burning Bush in effigy, they were just trying to express their "warm" feelings toward him! Cable news and Social media do...
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re: 88% of Evening News Shows Hype Brexit 'Regret' - BigJim
I actually don't really care that much about Brexit. I can see both sides. But WOW, the elitism of the media is on full display. Quite frankly it's disgusting. They don't see themselves are reporting the news. Their job is to make society better and they think they are in a better position ...
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re: House Committee Finds No Culpability or Wrongdoing by Clinton - BigJim
[quote]House Committee Finds No Culpability or Wrongdoing by Clinton[/quote] Dishonest title is dishonest. [quote] House Benghazi Report Finds No [b][u]New[/u][/b] Evidence of Wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton[/quote] Plenty of criticism in that report. Personally, this was never a big issue ...
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re: Why Trump frightens the GOP - BigJim
[quote]This paragraph gave me a chuckle for the irony. quote: Besides, the party is ill-equipped to lead. It has no guiding, discernible political philosophy. It collectively swims in the neither hot, nor cold, waters of moderation. When conservative GOP Senators are elected, the moderates ostr...
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re: PolitiFact: Who Lies the Most? No Surprise, it's Trump. Most Honest: Hillary. - BigJim
Says way more about polifact than anything about the candidates. ...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]Signed, Anyone that has had to deal with local officials[/quote] FIFY...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]It's time to end the industrial tax exemption and the homestead exemption and reduce the millages to hold revenue neutral for one year. Exemptions create corruption and now JBE is letting local politicians get their hands on this corruption will reign. [/quote] This would be light ye...
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re: Come Be PC - Social Justice: The Musical - BigJim
:bow: You have done this board a great service, that was awesome...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]Your lambasting JBE for not having the state exempt certain companies from LOCAL property taxes unless those local entities approve? Suddenly local control is bad? [/quote] frick the locals. So every manufacturing business has to kiss the arse of every police jury, school board, city ...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote][quote]Executive Orders are fine and dandy[/quote]. Really? That's not what it looks like when you say: [quote]So, like Obama, JBE is going around the constitution and the legislature with an executive order[/quote].[/quote] Did you also miss the part where I said this is the ...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
@WildTchoupitoulas Look there are plenty of other threads for you to be proven wrong about Obama. This one is where you can be proven wrong about JBE. Please stick to that....
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]Yes, George Washington issued Executive Orders. Some presidents who issued more EOs than the current president: George "W" Bush Ronald W. Reagan Richard Nixon Dwight D. Eisenhower Herbert Hoover John Calvin Coolidge Jr Warren G. Harding William Howard Taft Theodore Roose...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]It's amazing that the la gop ran vitter. What did they expect would happen?[/quote] 1. LA GOP didn't "run" Vitter. 2. Even if they did and that they should have known better, that does not give JBE carte blanche to adopt destructive policies: "JBE passed an executive order roun...
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re: JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[quote]This will get challenged in the courts for certain.[/quote] Not sure about that. It might just be easier to make your contribution(s) and move on and get your exemption....
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re: The Daily Show's Tweet is vile - BigJim
Requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privildges to a hospital is an undue burden on a right found in the "penumbras of the constitution"... but restricting people from buying guns who are on a list with no appeal is a totally cool violation of the enumerated rights to bear arms and due pr...
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JBE declares war on business- Update with Hayride link to this thread - BigJim
[link=(http://gov.louisiana.gov/assets/ExecutiveOrders/JBE16-26.pdf)]Executive Order[/link] Some tidbits: [quote]Applications for miscellaneous capital additions and applications for tax exemptions for maintenance capital, required environmental capital upgrades, and new replacements for existin...
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