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VIDEO: Watch A ’25-Year Veteran Legislator’ At Work

Here’s some video from today’s Senate Health And Welfare Committee hearing on SB 96, Sen. Ben Nevers’ bill to expand Medicaid in Louisiana. That committee killed the bill on a 6-2 vote. Our readers by now know that Sen. Yvonne... (Continue reading)

Nevers’ Medicaid Expansion Bill Is DOA In The Senate Health & Welfare Committee

After an extended, impassioned and thoroughly disingenuous speech by its author and a hearing that went on forever, SB 96 by Sen. Ben Nevers (D-Bogalusa) died a relatively quick death in the Senate Health and Welfare committee this afternoon. The... (Continue reading)

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Quote Of The Day, April 23, 2014

“Contrary to what you may have heard, GOP politicians still care about the environment, but they take their cues from public opinion, not from the green lobby. This often means that when the green lobby denounces Republicans (or centrist Democrats)... (Continue reading)

Low Popahirum, National Edition (4-23-14)

“Early 2014 will be viewed historically as the period when most of the American left’s bubbles detached themselves completely from reality and wafted off to Unicornland.” – American Thinker “Police armed with truncheons, shields and a fire hose clashed with... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (4-23-14)

“America’s biggest businesses have made it a priority to help Republicans win control of the Senate this year. But in a crucial race in Louisiana, they are doing all they can to help the Democratic incumbent.” – WSJ “After taking... (Continue reading)

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LAGOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Harry Reid

One wonders if this doesn’t become a campaign strategy of painting Mary Landrieu as a Stooge Of The Worst Senate Majority Leader Of All Time. From a press release out this morning… The Republican Party of Louisiana today filed a... (Continue reading)

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The St. George Organizers Throw Down A Gauntlet To Kip Holden

You had to parse the statements of Lionel Rainey and Norman Browning, two of the main players in the movement to incorporate the city of St. George in the southern part of East Baton Rouge Parish, to really understand the... (Continue reading)

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They Actually Got 53 Votes For The Idiotic ‘Dogs In Pickup Trucks’ Bill

Tom Willmott’s bill to ban dogs from riding in pickup truck beds without being in a cage might have been covered in fleas, but it still managed to pass on the House floor. Just barely. The vote was 53-34. The... (Continue reading)

Quote Of The Day, April 22, 2014

“There’s no tolerance in Sharia law. It persecutes those that do not believe in Islam. And I would say to Muslims in this country, if they want to practice Sharia law, go back to where you came from, to those... (Continue reading)

Kevin Sorbo Has It Exactly Right On The 420 Event In Denver

On Easter Sunday, which this year happened to fall on April 20, there was a big annual celebration in Denver in which pot smokers congregated to get high in a public place. This is an annual event, despite the fact... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (4-22-14)

“Mary Landrieu, of course, has a net worth estimated between $894,018 and $2.6 million, with assets totaling $1.9 million to $3.1 million, according to her 2012 financial disclosure form.” – National Review “Meanwhile, pro-Keystone Democrats like Senate energy Chairwoman Mary... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, National Edition (4-22-14)

“If you are an entrepreneur, you need to articulate the six concepts below so the people in close proximity can comprehend your behavior. And for those of you engaged with an entrepreneur, I hope the tips below shed some light... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (4-21-14)

“Louisiana’s editorial boards and other opinion leaders all seem to agree that Gov. Bobby Jindal is wrong to reject the Medicaid expansion offered by Obamacare. But Jindal is right. Obamacare’s Medicaid offerings glitter like fool’s gold.” – Quin Hillyer/Baton Rouge... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, National Edition (4-21-14)

“As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of... (Continue reading)

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The Numbers In Georgia Show Obama’s ’8 Million Enrollee’ Claim Is A Fraud

Not that anything Barack Obama represents as a factual claim should ever be believed, mind you, but last week’s chest-thumping surrounding the purported “eight million” number of Obamacare enrollees didn’t last very long before it started to fall apart. That... (Continue reading)

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Quote Of The Day, April 21, 2014

“Hang around long enough on Twitter, YouTube, or blog comments sections, and you’ll conclude that the country is being overrun by morons, rage-aholics, feces-flinging howler monkeys, overt racists, lunatic conspiracy theorists, runaway narcissists and examples of humanity so hateful, depraved,... (Continue reading)

Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (4-18-14)

“More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.” – KNOE “With the Lake Pontchartrain phase of the $220 million project to run a pipeline from Norco to Mississippi nearly complete, workers will soon begin drilling... (Continue reading)

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Low Popahirum, National Edition (4-18-14)

“Some time around 1,981 years ago today, the Roman authorities in Palestine executed a nut job who had been running around the countryside claiming he was the Messiah. The nut, named Jesus, was one in a long line of people... (Continue reading)

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THE EASTER POST: Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah,’ Improved

This is making its way around the internet, and it’s beautiful. The singer is Kelley Mooney, and the choir is Chorale Voce dell’ Anima led by Monette Gould. The venue? The Monument Lefebvre in Memramcook, New Brunswick, Canada. And if... (Continue reading)

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Quote Of The Day, April 18, 2014

“It’s amazing to me how many people think that voting to have the government give poor people money is compassion. Helping poor and suffering people yourself is compassion. Voting for our government to use guns to give money to help... (Continue reading)