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Moving on, Jindal Runs Over Romney
At one of several fundraisers in Louisiana for Mitt Romney, the presidential candidate, being a wild and crazy guy, had a little fun with Gov. Bobby Jindal. He told the story of our governor joinin...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Kabuki Dance Continues
Baton Rouge, La.--The nation’s long election ordeal is over. While that may be good news, we must temper it with the fact that Congress is now back in session. The Senate jumped right into “serious...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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G.W. was MIA
Democrats have been blaming George W. Bush for the last four years. Now I think it's time for Republicans to start blaming George W. for the next four years. For a week we've been pinning last week...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress made, but more reform is needed for school boards
Voters here and throughout Louisiana cast ballots in the Nov 6 elections to limit the terms of local school board members, sending the resounding message that the involvement and influence of schoo...
Nov 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State needs a new charter, the current constitution is a mess
Louisiana voters continued to rubber stamp amendments to the state constitution in last week’s election, making the document even more unwieldy and befuddling and again focusing attention on the ne...
Nov 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters make smart choice with tax renewal and term limits
Natchitoches Parish voters demonstrated solid support for local public schools in the Nov. 6 elections by providing overwhelming approval of three tax renewals for the school district but joined ot...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters make smart choice with selection of parish president
The election of Rick Nowlin last week as parish president will help assure a smooth and orderly transition from the police jury system of government in Natchitoches Parish to the new home rule char...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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WHAT ELECTION DAY 2012 MEANS TO BUSINESS
The French have an expression: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” The more things change, the more they stay the same. That may well be the most accurate description of the outcome of the ...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regional Elections Have Wider Impact
No candidates ran statewide on the Nov. 6 ballot, but the impacts of three regional races will be felt statewide, one nationally perhaps. The runoff in the 3rd Congressional District, between two R...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP Turns Sure Victory into Defeat
Wait until next year -- 2016, that is. That's what disappointed Republican spinners kept saying Tuesday night as they watched Mitt Romney's hopes crash and burn in swing state after swing state. Ho...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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