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Seeing is Deceiving
President Obama has a long history as a smoker, yet he's spoken aggressively against the habit on numerous occasions. Presumably, the White House would never seek to appease the powerful tobacco lo...
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Statistics say Hall of Fame museum will generate $8 million direct spending annually
Work has been completed on the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and History Museum, and the $20 million, 27,500-square-foot structure at the circle on Front Street is a remarkable addition to the land...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: The FairTax is an idea whose time has come.  The congress, both House and Senate, republicans and democrats, has demonstrated time after time, the inability to restrain itself with the...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I’ve always heard that opinions are like annoying relatives; everybody’s got at least one.  Well, I have several; opinions that is.  1. Supersized soft drinks and fries do not make peo...
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Studies show special ed students have second lowest graduation rate
It is appalling that Louisiana has the second-lowest high school graduation rate in the nation for special education students, and legislators and state education officials must assign a high prior...
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Lack of funding for infrastructure plagues economic growth for state
It is disturbing but not surprising that a new 18-month study by Louisiana’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has concluded that the state’s infrastructure needs extensive upgrade...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The American people "deserve a vote"
Barack Obama can spin a lie into what sounds like something akin to the truth better than anyone in politics has done in my lifetime — and that's saying something because it's starting to be quite ...
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GOP seeks unity against Landrieu
Nothing will pull Republicans from their post-election funk and fog faster than renewed hopes of winning control of the U.S. Senate in 2014. Sure, they were confident they would do so last year, on...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political Hall of Fame induction is well deserved, long overdue
The induction this month of Northwestern State University alumnus Raymond Strother, a nationally renowned media expert and political strategist, into the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame was anothe...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal takes heat on health care
For the first time in his career as an elected official, Gov. Bobby Jindal’s job approval ratings have sagged into negative territory. A new poll, commissioned by the State Medical Society, shows t...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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