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Approval of Congress hits an all time low in public opinion
American voters’ confidence in Congress seems to have hit a new low in the wake of the fiscal cliff budget crisis, according to a survey by Public Policy Polling. The poll conducted this month show...
Jan 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candy and Castor Oil
Baton Rouge, La.--I’ll make an early prediction about the 2013 Regular Session of the Legislature: it won’t take long for someone to scream “Fire in the hole!” Ideologies will quickly manifest them...
Jan 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Disaster Relief should be given equally to all victims
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid set off a firestorm of criticism by stating that the devastation of Hurricane Katrina was “nothing in comparison” to the damage that Hurricane Sandy created i...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Income Taxes Aren’t the Real Problem
By his blockbuster proposal to wipe out personal and corporate income taxes, Gov. Bobby Jindal once again demonstrates his ability to change the subject. Until his plan became public last week, no ...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: I read a very disturbing headline in the Sunday Town Talk that stated: “Losing Relevance, does rural American still matter?” If people have to ask themselves this queston, hopefully, t...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: If you’re not sick and want to be, visit your doctor’s office. The other day I had the pleasure of waiting an hour and 20 minutes past my appointment time in a waiting room full of muc...
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: Every year at this time we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King. I have read several books and articles about him. He was truly a remarkable and inspiring American. I was a high s...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws to take effect; voting hours to begin at 7
Louisiana residents should make an effort to become familiar with more than 20 new state laws that went into effect this month, including a statute that will change voting hours for elections by mo...
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Does Anyone Care About Debts and Deficits?
Baton Rouge, LA—“Fiscal Cliff, Part One” is over. President Obama wins the round. He wanted to raise the income tax rates on the top two percent of taxpayers and he got his way. The tax change will...
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: While visiting relatives in the area they took us to view the lights on the river in the fair city of Natchitoches. It is indeed a beautiful city, however, this was a very disturbing s...
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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