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Republican Suckers
Republicans had better learn from history -- and from Ronald Reagan's mistake. President Obama and his fellow big-spenders in Congress are promising if they get higher tax rates today they'll make ...
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Generous grant from Weyerhaeuser is investment in area’s future
The Weyerhaeuser Company demonstrated both generosity and a vision for the future of this region and the state in awarding a $10,000 grant to help attract more students to Northwestern State Univer...
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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$900 million state budget shortfall next year, in spite of elimination of over 5,000 jobs
Louisiana continues to eliminate positions in state government, but the deep cuts in the state payroll are not yet resulting in the kind of curtailed spending needed to keep Louisiana’s $25 billion...
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reaching Out
Forget Republican comebacks in 2014 or 2016. Unless it gets its head and its heart straight, the party might never win the popular vote or the White House again. The GOP today is not my father's pa...
Nov 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AIDS in Louisiana reaching epidemic proportions
Louisiana has one of the highest rates of AIDS and HIV cases in the nation per capita, and the commission created to advise the governor on that problem failed to have a quorum when it met recently...
Nov 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trashy people costs the state in several ways
The Keep Louisiana Beautiful organization and other civic and government groups across the state are participating in a national clean up campaign that continues through May, and individuals and or...
Nov 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: Saturday morning, Nov. 10, on our way out of town, my husband and I stopped at a local service station near I-49 to get coffee. While there, we were car-jacked. Luckily, we escaped uns...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government spending continues to outpace tax revenues in La.
Tax revenues in Louisiana are clearly not keeping pace with the costs of government, and that should be the primary focus of plans to overhaul the state’s tax system during the 2013 session of the ...
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sportsmans paradise being enjoyed more, benfits economy
Increased participation of Louisiana citizens in wildlife-related recreation activities over the past five years ranked second in the nation. That is good news because of the physical, emotional an...
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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