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    Low Popahirum, March 4, 2015

Low Popahirum, March 4, 2015

LOUISIANA “A big point of contention with Gov. Jindal’s budget is that it gets the state out of the business of covering for bad tax policy at the local level.

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    LSU’s Athletic Department Succumbs To Stupid Symbolic Thinking

LSU’s Athletic Department Succumbs To Stupid Symbolic Thinking

It appears the latest manifestation of the athletic “arms race” among NCAA schools, and SEC schools in particular, is the construction of high-end athletic dining halls, now being called “nutrition

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    Quote Of The Day, March 4, 2015

Quote Of The Day, March 4, 2015

“The simple fact is that when I took up my little sling and aimed at Communism, I also hit something else. What I hit was the forces of that great

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    Well, Here’s A Pretty Damned Dishonest Statement From Jindal’s People…

Well, Here’s A Pretty Damned Dishonest Statement From Jindal’s People…

On the subject of his proposal to make the state’s inventory tax credit non-refundable, which we explained was an effective tax increase here and Stephen Waguespack greatly expanded upon here,

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    Low Popahirum, March 3, 2015

Low Popahirum, March 3, 2015

LOUISIANA “From December 30 in the Music City Bowl where his late-game LSU defense collapsed once more while his bags were packed for Texas A&M, until February 13 when he

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    Quote Of The Day, March 3, 2015

Quote Of The Day, March 3, 2015

“Do I spend my time raising money or spend my time raising hell?” – Sen. Barbara Mikulski, explaining her Monday decision not to seek re-election in 2016.

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Twitter Tough Guy Bob Mann Takes On LABI Over Waguespack’s Column

  Twitter Tough Guy Bob Mann Takes On LABI Over Waguespack’s Column

UPDATE #2: We’re told that Mann’s workload is the result of his wife’s illness, a quick recovery from which we

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The DHS Funding Mess Could Signal Twilight For The Charlie Brown Republicans

  The DHS Funding Mess Could Signal Twilight For The Charlie Brown Republicans

Amid what has become a thorough disaster of failed leverage and tactical incompetence, it might just be that Harry Reid

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Low Popahirum, March 2, 2015

  Low Popahirum, March 2, 2015

NATIONAL “Benjamin Netanyahu of course speaks first for Israel, but he speaks also for you and for me, for decency

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VIDEO: Chris Wallace Grills Scott Walker

  VIDEO: Chris Wallace Grills Scott Walker

This, from Fox News Sunday, may be one of the more interesting political interviews we’ve seen in some time. Wallace

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Quote Of The Day, March 2, 2015

  Quote Of The Day, March 2, 2015

“The conservative candidate who ignores moderates is as misguided as the moderate candidate who ignores conservatives. The candidate we both

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Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

  Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

There’s a lot to go through here, so it’s going to be difficult to have a comprehensive reaction until Monday,

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Low Popahirum, February 27, 2015

  Low Popahirum, February 27, 2015

NATIONAL “Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails in backup tapes related to the Internal Revenue Service targeting of

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LOOKS A BIT LIKE A NOMINEE: Watch Scott Walker’s CPAC Speech

  LOOKS A BIT LIKE A NOMINEE: Watch Scott Walker’s CPAC Speech

There were several appearances at CPAC yesterday which generated attention from the media – Kevin Boyd posted the one from

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I’d Like To Thank The Academy…

  I’d Like To Thank The Academy…

One of these days I’m going to make it up to Washington for CPAC, but this year it was hard

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Quote Of The Day, February 27, 2015

  Quote Of The Day, February 27, 2015

“[It’s a] solution that won’t work to a problem that doesn’t exist.” – FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, on the Commission’s

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Sen. Mike Lee Hammers The FCC On Its Net Neutrality Takeover

  Sen. Mike Lee Hammers The FCC On Its Net Neutrality Takeover

I was going to write something about the Net Neutrality issue today, though it’s a complicated issue I admit I

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Low Popahirum, February 26, 2015

  Low Popahirum, February 26, 2015

NATIONAL “The GOP-controlled Senate passed a ‘right-to-work’ bill with a 17-15 vote that would allow employees in unionized private-sector workplaces

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Quote Of The Day, February 26, 2015

  Quote Of The Day, February 26, 2015

“Our Federal extravagance and improvidence bear a double evil; first, our people and our business cannot carry these excessive burdens

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