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    It Looks Like The Republican State Leges Are Preparing To Go On Offense Against JBE And His Tax Hikes

It Looks Like The Republican State Leges Are Preparing To Go On Offense Against JBE And His Tax Hikes

In case you weren’t aware, Louisiana has a $313 million current-year budget deficit – and a $400 million budget deficit for next year. And in case you weren’t aware, Gov.

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    On The Trump-John Lewis-CBC Mess…

On The Trump-John Lewis-CBC Mess…

…I did an American Spectator column yesterday which went up this morning on this subject. The basic gist is John Lewis doesn’t rate the sacred cow status the media and

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    TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? Trump Tells Team To Make Actual Cuts To Gov’t Budgets, Staff

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? Trump Tells Team To Make Actual Cuts To Gov’t Budgets, Staff

To be fair, the real money spent by the federal government isn’t necessarily on staff or weekend “conferences” in Vegas or lots of the other things we often complain about

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    The Hyperloop The LSU Engineering Students Are Working On Is More Interesting Than JBE’s Passenger Choo-Choo

The Hyperloop The LSU Engineering Students Are Working On Is More Interesting Than JBE’s Passenger Choo-Choo

There is an interesting untaught lesson floating beneath the Advocate’s story about some LSU mechanical engineering students who are working to build a hyperloop prototype for a Baton Rouge-to-New Orleans

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    Quote Of The Day, January 17, 2017

Quote Of The Day, January 17, 2017

“Racism is the lowest, most crudely primitive form of collectivism.” – Ayn Rand

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    VIDEO: Tucker Carlson Has On A “Candidate For DNC Chair” … Jehmu Greene?

VIDEO: Tucker Carlson Has On A “Candidate For DNC Chair” … Jehmu Greene?

We’ve generally ignored most of what this clownish woman says as a product of what could be called slanted journalism by Fox News – she’s the kind of spokesperson Republicans

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The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

  The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

At WWL.com is an Associated Press story which begins to describe something we’ve been talking about for months at the

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The Clinton Global Initiative Has Apparently Breathed Its Last…

  The Clinton Global Initiative Has Apparently Breathed Its Last…

…and is dumping all its employees out into the streets. The Clinton Foundation announced it’s laying off 22 staffers on

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Quote Of The Day, January 16, 2017

  Quote Of The Day, January 16, 2017

“The left’s instinctive reaction to any defeat is to go further left.” – Richard Fernandez

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Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

  Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

UPDATED: Ahhh, says the governor’s office, but he’s paying for himself. Except that WBRZ says “not so much.” The governor

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Johnson Will Be On House Judiciary, Natural Resources Committees; Higgins Gets Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs

  Johnson Will Be On House Judiciary, Natural Resources Committees; Higgins Gets Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs

A couple of press releases to pass along. First, one from Mike Johnson’s office which announces he’ll be on two

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Quote Of The Day, January 13, 2017

  Quote Of The Day, January 13, 2017

“Since Yalta, we have a long list of times that we’ve tried to engage positively with Russia. We have a

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It’s Not You, It’s Us

  It’s Not You, It’s Us

Just a quick post which is admittedly overdue – I forgot to address this before I took off for the

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Troy Brown Gets A Whole 38 Hours Of Jail Time For Second-Offense Domestic Abuse

  Troy Brown Gets A Whole 38 Hours Of Jail Time For Second-Offense Domestic Abuse

Tough on crime? Sure. Unless you’re in the state legislature. State Senator Troy Brown has pleaded no contest to a

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Quote Of The Day, January 12, 2017

  Quote Of The Day, January 12, 2017

“We’re highly disappointed, certainly disappointed in these guys.” – Johnny Jones, after his team’s 30-point loss at Texas A&M on

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No, Johnny Jones Shouldn’t Be Fired Tonight

  No, Johnny Jones Shouldn’t Be Fired Tonight

I recognize that the headline above will seem unusual coming from this quarter, because after all I wrote a little

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VIDEO: Cedric Richmond Goes Full Jackass At The Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing

  VIDEO: Cedric Richmond Goes Full Jackass At The Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing

Not to be overly partisan about this, but Richmond’s performance was actually embarrassing to the state of Louisiana and he’s

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Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

  Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

John Kennedy, Louisiana’s new U.S. Senator, has vowed that he’ll stay very engaged in political affairs back him in the

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This Morning We Saw Why Marco Rubio Wasn’t The GOP Nominee…

  This Morning We Saw Why Marco Rubio Wasn’t The GOP Nominee…

…as he showed his lack of maturity and gravitas. Rex Tillerson is the nominee for Secretary of State, and he’s

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