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The End of the Beginning
Winston Churchill’s comments about the Battle of Egypt in 1942 popped into my mind when the Iowa Caucus vote was in: “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhap...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Defeat, Football Still Beats Politics
Even in a state where politics is a contact sport, when it goes up against football, a blood sport, there is no contest. Just as, sadly, there was no contest when LSU failed to show up for its show...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite high approval rating, Louisiana lags under Jindal
A new poll conducted for Gov. Bobby Jindal last month after he was returned to office by a landslide vote could be classified as political overkill in light of his lopsided victory and the lack of ...
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georges has the means to become Democratic force
New Orleans businessman John Georges seemed to be trying to get a head start in the 2015 governor’s race by commissioning a poll right after this year’s statewide elections to determine how voters ...
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Americans are tired of Senate Sycophants
Michael Reagan
Dec 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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My Affair with Tim McGraw
“Country music has always been the best shrink that 15 bucks can buy.” - Dierks Bentley This is the honest truth. Until last weekend I hadn’t attended one of those loud, live, mega concerts since t...
Dec 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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