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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...
Feb 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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It’s not at all what it seems
  BATON ROUGE (CNS)—A wrongful arrest lawsuit filed in 8th Judicial District Court in Winnfield names a former Louisiana Wildlife Commission chairman and a Department of Louisiana Wildlife and Fish...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadbeat parents need to pay child support
Parents in Louisiana that have been ordered by courts to provide financial support to their children as a result of divorces and other circumstances are more than $1.2 billion behind in those payme...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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