re: Trump's Russian meetings at the Oval Office were a command from Putin - Beerinthepocket on 5/13/17 at 7:15 am
Can you imagine what the blowback would have been hand he fired Comey AFTER meeting with Russian officials? I almost think that he should have done it that was just to troll the left....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I think Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio were right - Trump doesn't stand with Israel enough - Beerinthepocket on 4/1/17 at 7:16 am
His proposed budget guts State Department money going to most countries with the exception of Israel so that's something. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: How much should I spend on rent? - Beerinthepocket on 3/13/17 at 11:21 am
I did the same thing some years back when the starting salary was $52k. I had a roommate and paid $1200 a month for my half of the rent in uptown. I wasn't really saving much outside of my 401k and the company match, but I did spend a lot on going out/dating/vacations etc. I didn't have any student ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: NPR: Los Angeles Officials To ICE: Stop Identifying Yourselves As Police - Beerinthepocket on 2/25/17 at 9:59 am
The reason behind ICE identifying themselves as police is to avoid people being able to claim they didn't know ICE was law enforcement. This is very common with federal law enforcement agencies outside of the FBI, as the vast majority of the public thinks law enforcement when they hear "FBI". The...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Is it bad to solely invest in Betterment after maximizing 401(K) contribution? - Beerinthepocket on 7/2/16 at 11:09 am
I don't think going that route is bad. It's much cheaper than having wealth management folks charging you 1% a year. I use Charles Schwab's "Intelligent Portfolios" and it's worked well and taken the headache out of having to research stocks to purchase in a brokerage account. Schwab doesn't...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Rumors About HRC's FBI Interview - Beerinthepocket on 7/2/16 at 10:52 am
I'm sure they work together on a high profile case like this to ensure all the important questions are asked. There is nothing wrong or "smelly" with the AG/DOJ working with the FBI, they are all in the same department....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Sounding like FBI dropped the ball - Beerinthepocket on 6/12/16 at 4:54 pm
The constitution applies to every single person in this country so the FBI can't do anything just based on things an individual says since speech is protected by the first amendment. Do you want to sacrifice the first amendment so that anyone who speaks out in favor of the taliban, ISIL, et al c...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Shooter was on "watch list" again - Beerinthepocket on 6/12/16 at 12:20 pm
Under the US Constitution if someone has only utilized their 1st amendment right to free speech in favor of terrorism all the government can do is put them on a watchlist. Anything else requires a material act in furtherance of a terrorist act. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Say it.... It's Ultimately Obama's Fault, This Act of Terror in Orlando - Beerinthepocket on 6/12/16 at 11:02 am
This is dumb, why is terrorism the only crime people expect the government to be able to stop 100% of the time? People don't expect that for human trafficking, meth dealing, drive-by shootings, kidnappings, murder, but terrorism? Yep. Makes no sense....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Tesla Model S, now starting at $56,000 after incentives - Beerinthepocket on 6/12/16 at 10:53 am
The warranty on the drive unit and battery is 8 years, unlimited miles. You wouldn't need to worry about being out of warranty for a while. Also the model S has been out for years, so they aren't rushing this out....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: One time gifts person to person and tax deduction (updated) - Beerinthepocket on 6/10/16 at 6:57 pm
The recipient of a gift never pays income tax on it, the exclusion prevents the gifter from having to pay gift tax. The gifter does not get a tax deduction for giving a gift....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Shooting at Dallas Love Field Airport - Beerinthepocket on 6/10/16 at 6:53 pm
[quote]Sorry, thought you were participating on interactive board. The leave me alone board is not active.[/quote] Just not sure what you're getting at or what you mean. The logical response would have been to clarify, not respond with some sarcasm that adds nothing to the conversation....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Shooting at Dallas Love Field Airport - Beerinthepocket on 6/10/16 at 6:32 pm
[quote] Look...I back the blue but wtf....taser the guy. Cops shooting black people in plain daylight when he only has a knife or a fricking piece of rock seems like it's just inviting trouble from the BLM types.[/quote] Cops are not required to put themselves in an unreasonable amount of danger ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Alumni Giving Rates for Universities ?? - Beerinthepocket on 6/8/16 at 7:40 pm
I give to my graduate school (not LSU) but not undergrad (LSU) because LSU has been extremely anti-Greek life in the past decade so I'm not going to reward that type of administration with my hard earned dollars....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: FBI wants access to Internet browser history without a warrant - Beerinthepocket on 6/7/16 at 8:16 pm
You realize those men and women are out there risking their lives day in and day out to protect you and your constitutional rights, right? Not sure why you'd be against this (if you understand it) unless you are a terrorist or spy....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: FBI wants access to Internet browser history without a warrant - Beerinthepocket on 6/7/16 at 7:32 pm
Y'all need to simmer down, the bureau would still need to have probable cause and approval of the AG and the Director. All this does is make disclosure of secret and top secret information to judges without secret or top secret clearances not necessary, and makes it so that the classified informa...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Trump: I'm willing to meet with Kim Jung Un; dismantle Dodd-Frank - Beerinthepocket on 5/17/16 at 6:11 pm
[quote]I spent five years in London working as a lawyer for Diageo, most of it spent on Sarbanes-Oxley. So I'll always be thankful for the government creating work for me. [/quote] I was an auditor for a while on a few public companies so it created work for me as well, but it took time that coul...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
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