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The Cause
Almost exactly two years after the unauthorized release of the “Climategate” emails from East Anglia University in England that stood the global warming debate on its ear, the leaker has struck aga...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barney Frank: Good Riddance
To listen to the "elite" media you'd think that a renowned statesman was regrettably planning to leave the political scene. As Jason Mattera of Human Events has noted, "After his announcement that ...
Dec 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growing obesity epidemic means high health costs
A soaring obesity rate is becoming an increasingly serious health and financial problem in Louisiana. The state has the fifth highest obesity level in the nation, and the percentage of Louisiana re...
Dec 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana’s schools must raise achievement levels
There is a new national report on reading and math scores for students in the fourth and eighth grades, and Louisiana’s position on the exams has not changed much. Students here are improving slowl...
Dec 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Entertaining by the book...or not!
“Holiday entertaining is a great opportunity to express your creativity through cooking and party planning...” - Connie Krochmal Not too many weeks ago, while packing flotsam and jetsam in order to...
Dec 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congress Can’t Restrain Itself
The failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to present a credible plan to reduce spending shows once again that Congress simply cannot restrain itself. Over the past 50 years, the federal bud...
Nov 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulbright Scholar Grant awarded to NSU professor
The selection of Northwestern State University professor Dr. Dean Sinclair to receive a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Kenya during the spring semester is a notable tribut...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sophy and Moby Dick, Two Peas in a Pod
And now, my children of the light, you will recall that last week I asked you to read “Moby Dick” in preparation for this column on Sophy, the Brown Swiss, a bovine refrigerator with a head. Hoping...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caldwell suit addresses unjust loss of House seat
A suit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell that would overturn the loss of one of the state’s congressional seats is a sensible approach to addressing a pro...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving Thoughts
I suppose there are few songs ever written that are more beautiful than Johnny Mercer’s “Autumn Leaves.” Remember the words? “The falling leaves drift by my window, The autumn leaves of red and gol...
Nov 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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