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Polls Show What’s on Pol’s Minds
DECEMBER 12, 2011 POLITICS / JOHN MAGINNIS Polls Show What’s on Pols’ Minds The governor’s election did not offer much of a guidepost to the future, mainly because Gov. Bobby Jindal, barely challen...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lord of the Flies
Almost 1,000 days have elapsed since both chambers of Congress passed a budget for the federal government. Our constitution “shackles” Congress with only a few requirements. Passing a budget is at ...
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Newt Is Right
Tom Brokaw has written a book about the Greatest Generation, a generation that grew up with fathers in the home who saw it as their duty to instill in their sons a work ethic. The Greatest Generati...
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCullen’s leadership helped city flourish in tough times
Wayne McCullen’s dynamic, dedicated leadership as mayor of Natchitoches for the past 12 years has enhanced and advanced the city dramatically, and his decision to not seek re-election next year is ...
Dec 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oranges and socks and Santa, oh my!
“An orange in the middle of winter? How exotic!” ~ Carrie Lamont What did children get for Christmas before some smarty invented batteries? According to the stories told by my parents, booty back i...
Dec 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education Change Will Test Jindal
Bobby Jindal is not the first governor to make education a top priority. Few haven't. The dean of the Legislature, Sen. John Alario, says he has voted for "every education reform" past governors ha...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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