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re: This chick is not afraid of heights - Fat Man
[quote]heypaul[/quote] JJ Grey and Mofro at Texas Club 10/5. You buy the first round ... lol. ...
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re: Minimalist Wallet Recommendations - Fat Man
Several year ago I started with the black money band (Grand Band) ... basically a heavy duty rubber band. I ditched the monogram silver piece. A few i.d. and credit cards, some cash .. that's it -- minimalist. [link=(http://www.thegrandband.com/gb7000-lux-stainless-steel-plain-plaque.html?gcli...
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re: Questions about Lucchese boots - boots purchased - Fat Man
Mine (leather) ran narrow. I have to keep those wood-block boot stretchers in them. ...
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re: A story about Russians - Fat Man
Lee Harvey Oswald lived in New Orleans. Lee Harvey Oswald also spoke to Russians. Do you work in a book depository? ... just curious....
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re: Selling a stock at a loss, then re-buying it. - Fat Man
Thanks. I knew it applied to muni bonds .... suspected stocks, but wasn't sure. ...
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Selling a stock at a loss, then re-buying it. - Fat Man
I'm considering selling a stock at a loss. I believe I can re-buy it down the road. Is there a minimum period I have to wait before I can re-buy? TIA...
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re: Is there a non-biased news network ? - Fat Man
[quote]Is there a non-biased news network ?[/quote] No. [quote]Or is real journalism over?[/quote] Journalism has been biased since America was still colonies. The idea that somehow this just happened is, I believe, erroneous. For a balanced view, read AP articles and /or watch network n...
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re: Stratospheric in Consequence – President Trump Policy Speech: “Unleashing American Energy” - Fat Man
Natural Gas deliveries have begun from LA to Poland: [quote]Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG facility in Cameron Parish was the first delivery of U.S. gas to eastern and northern Europe[/quote] [link=(http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_50746ab0-4c81-11e7-883d-6bfcf0...
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re: Name a little known fact about the Civil War - Fat Man
Union soldiers from New Orleans, tired of the snipping and sniping on the strategically-valueless Northshore, burned the railroad bridge at Manchac, then landed in Madisonville. The soldiers marched up river to Covington, where they walked through the streets tearing down Confederate banners, insign...
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re: What happened with Muslims? - Fat Man
[quote]They tried to bomb the Trade Center from an underground parking lot, but the explosives did not cause much damage. Not many folks remember that one.[/quote] Yep. 1993....
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re: Northbound side of causeway. 5 miles from end of causeway - standstill. - Fat Man
Thanks. Friend is headed to Park n Fly, about to drive across the Causeway. Waze is not even showing the Causeway as a norhtbound route. ...
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re: Looking to build an Acadian style home up here in Okie Land. LA architect recommendations? - Fat Man
As a builder, I designed, built and sold over 100 Acadian style homes in some of Mandeville's better subdivisions. Let me offer some thoughts: Since the Acadian requires a symmetrical front porch, it severely limits flexibility of the interior flood plan ... center foyer, room right, room left. W...
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re: Dept of Labor new fiduciary rules on IRAs ... ETA: Gov't will benefit ... cui bono - Fat Man
[quote]Can someone explain to my dumb self how this would change my relationship with vanguard?[/quote] If your IRA is self directed, not at all. If you have a "full service broker," I don't know....
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re: Dept of Labor new fiduciary rules on IRAs ... ETA: Gov't will benefit ... cui bono - Fat Man
From what I can tell (ETA to OP), the new rules benefit full service brokerage firms and the US Govt tax revenue. 1) Publicly complain about banks and Wall Street 2) Pass rule in Department of Labor that gives 1.25% of IRAs to brokerage firms. 3) Firms pay maybe 1/3 of that to US Treasury. 4) ...
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re: Dept of Labor new fiduciary rules on IRAs ... ETA: Gov't will benefit ... cui bono - Fat Man
Winner, winner chicken dinner. My thoughts, exactly. ...
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Dept of Labor new fiduciary rules on IRAs ... ETA: Gov't will benefit ... cui bono - Fat Man
I welcome any comments, links to explanatory articles ... or maybe a previous thread? SIAP I received mailings from advisor(s) indicating after June 9 I will no longer be able to buy stocks individually in my IRA ... said a lot of other stuff, too. [b]ETA: [/b]The new rules only apply to "full...
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re: Need help with a word - Fat Man
Thanks. It's moments like this that make Tigerdroppings great....
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Need help with a word - Fat Man
Drawing a blank ... a website that takes news stories from other sources and puts them in one place is called a ________________ . I think the term is often used to describe Breitbart or Huffington Post. TIA...
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re: Where do I bring a set of knives to get sharpened? - Fat Man
Roy's Knives and Archery, Columbia Street, Covington. $5.00 per. ... it's an adventure. Might as well visit the Hardware store museum (Smith's) while you're there. And go to the Covington Brewhouse for a few cold beers....
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re: Mandeville or St. Paul's? - Fat Man
[quote]I have a sophomore at MHS already, but No. 2 is looking at St. Paul's. [/quote] Between Mandeville High and St. Paul's, the question is NOT which school is better. The question is which school is right for your child? MHS could be right for one, SPS could be right for the other. Without...
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