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Dead Solid Summer
Raging Moderate By Will Durst Every year, it’s with a gleeful relief we embrace Independence Day, which marks the beginning of dead solid summer. The Fourth of July is a red white and blue arrow to...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget a sham forced on Legislators to avoid chaos
The legislature had little choice but to adopt a ludicrous smoke and mirrors budget this year in light of a threatened budget veto that would have plunged state government into chaos, but some posi...
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor, By a five to four ruling, SCOTUS dictated that same sex marriage must be allowed in all 50 states. Six of the justices are Roman Catholic and three are Jewish. All have law degrees fro...
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Beauty pageant offers gateway to coming elections with involvement of candidates
With each passing year our elections more closely resemble beauty pageants than democratic exercises, as party labels replace sashes and fundraising becomes the talent portion of the competition. S...
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Attorney general asking for bipartisan support on breach
BATON ROUGE -- Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell joined attorneys general from across the country Wednesday in a bipartisan effort to ensure that states continue to have authority to enfor...
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Agreement with BP will reach over $18 billion State says
BATON ROUGE – Gov. Bobby Jindal, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and state officials announced Thursday that an Agreement in Principle has been reached with BP Exploration & Production Inc. (“BP”) ...
Jul 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal money headed to Highway Safety Commission
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding five ...
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The Bottom Line...
The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “What is your opinion about President Obama's use of the 'n word' to make point about race relations?” Daniel Thiels: He's just stirring th...
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Voters could make 4 Constitutional changes
In what will be a noticeable change of pace, voters will only have to read through four proposed constitutional amendments on the Oct. 24 ballot, including two that would institute substantive chan...
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Political polling is at crossroads in Louisiana
With cheap and fast automated surveys being dumped onto the election landscape in Louisiana, pollsters and consultants are taking stock and wondering what’s next. Fewer voters than ever are willing...
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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