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    On Paul Ryan’s “Opportunity Grant” Rollout

On Paul Ryan’s “Opportunity Grant” Rollout

You’re probably not going to hear a whole lot about this outside of it being reported as a precursor to his potentially running for president in 2016, which is how

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    Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-24-14)

Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-24-14)

“Jack Lew, late of Citigroup and currently of the Obama administration, has issued a call for ‘economic patriotism.’ This phrase, which is without meaningful intellectual content, is popular in Democratic

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    Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-24-14)

Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-24-14)

“Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a $255 million contract to build six more Fast Response Cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard. The funding brings the total number of the boats under

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    The Advocate Swings And Misses At Geymann On The Common Core Issue

The Advocate Swings And Misses At Geymann On The Common Core Issue

Those of you who know me well or have heard my pontifications on social media know that I can’t stand the Common Core issue. If you’ll look at the recent

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    Quote Of The Day, July 24, 2014

Quote Of The Day, July 24, 2014

“Obviously, people are concerned about some of the turmoil that’s taking place around the world. And they look at the Middle East and they see a transition from an old

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    AND MORE: Delgado Accuses Political Opponents Of Trying To Impose “Christian Version Of Sharia Law”

AND MORE: Delgado Accuses Political Opponents Of Trying To Impose “Christian Version Of Sharia Law”

We didn’t catch it during the Baton Rouge Metro Council meeting tonight amid the debate over the gay-rights “Fairness Ordinance” that was endlessly debated before Councilman John Delgado filibustered it

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The Utterly Pointless, Inconclusive And Stunningly Depressing Clownshow At The Baton Rouge Metro Council

  The Utterly Pointless, Inconclusive And Stunningly Depressing Clownshow At The Baton Rouge Metro Council

If you’re here just to find out what the conclusion was to the Baton Rouge Metro Council’s debate on the

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VIDEO: Trey Gowdy Blows Up John Koskinen

  VIDEO: Trey Gowdy Blows Up John Koskinen

From today’s hearing. This doesn’t require a whole lot of introduction; Koskinen went back onto Capitol Hill to take some

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Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-23-14)

  Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-23-14)

“IRS Commissioner John Koskinen revealed Wednesday that he is not speaking to any potential witnesses in the missing-emails case while

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Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-23-14)

  Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-23-14)

“Scoring a taxi in the Big Easy is anything but. Ridesharing alternatives like Uber and Lyft are effectively shut out.

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Foster Campbell’s Challenger Is Picking Up Support In North Louisiana

  Foster Campbell’s Challenger Is Picking Up Support In North Louisiana

Our favorite Longite socialist dinosaur in Louisiana politics, Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, has what appears to be a quite

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Quote Of The Day, July 24, 2014

  Quote Of The Day, July 24, 2014

“This sure feels like a backdoor way to pressure Israel to accept a ceasefire on terms it doesn’t like.” -

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UPDATED: Everything About The Proposed “Fairness Ordinance” In Baton Rouge Is Idiotic

  UPDATED: Everything About The Proposed “Fairness Ordinance” In Baton Rouge Is Idiotic

UPDATE: A point of clarification on the polling data surrounding the ordinance, which will go down in flames at the

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Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-22-14)

  Low Popahirum, National Edition (7-22-14)

“Psaki’s double-feature of immaturity would be appalling but for the fact that her boss John Kerry, whom Dennis Miller once

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Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-22-14)

  Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (7-22-14)

“The happiest five cities are all in Louisiana, with Lafayette taking the crown (Louisiana is also the happiest state). The

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Quote Of The Day, July 22, 2014

  Quote Of The Day, July 22, 2014

“Because she is so nasty to agents and hostile to law enforcement officers and military officers in general, agents consider

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Obamacare Got Blown Up In Federal Court Today

  Obamacare Got Blown Up In Federal Court Today

Major, major news. In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a federal appeals court panel declared Tuesday that government subsidies worth billions

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A NOT-SO-STUPID PARTY? The RNC Just Launched A Campaign To Fire Harry Reid

  A NOT-SO-STUPID PARTY? The RNC Just Launched A Campaign To Fire Harry Reid

From a press release we just got… Today the RNC officially launched its #FireReid campaign, a nationwide effort to spotlight

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Suing Your Old Political Consultant Is A Lousy Way To Win A Congressional Election

  Suing Your Old Political Consultant Is A Lousy Way To Win A Congressional Election

One of the candidates for the 6th District congressional race we’ve said little about so far is Cassie Felder. That’s

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