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    Republican Legislators Send Edwards A Friendly Ultimatum On Budgeting, Taxes And The Upcoming Special Session

Republican Legislators Send Edwards A Friendly Ultimatum On Budgeting, Taxes And The Upcoming Special Session

Virtually everyone involved with the Louisiana legislature expects that any time now, Gov. John Bel Edwards will issue a call for a special session to deal with the state budget

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    The Battlefield, 2-5-16: Unfortunate Democrats

The Battlefield, 2-5-16: Unfortunate Democrats

I had a way-too-long column appearing in the American Spectator this morning in which I prematurely gloat about the crackup of the Democrats and reiterate my prediction that ultimately they’re going

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    Quote Of The Day, February 5, 2016

Quote Of The Day, February 5, 2016

“Sixty percent of the Republican vote in Iowa last night went for two Hispanics and an African-American, and 100% of the Democrat vote went for a couple of tired, old,

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    BREAKING: Landry Is Intervening In The Jindal-Common Core Case, In Direct Confrontation With The Edwards Administration

BREAKING: Landry Is Intervening In The Jindal-Common Core Case, In Direct Confrontation With The Edwards Administration

This is a big deal, because as we noted Monday and Jeremy Alford discussed at LAPolitics.com Tuesday, what we’re seeing is a new era in Louisiana governance when it’s no

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    Here’s Video Of Ben Carson Making Things Worse

Here’s Video Of Ben Carson Making Things Worse

Via Leon Wolf at RedState, who got it from Phil Kerpen, this is 34 seconds of proof that Ben Carson is out of the presidential race whether he admits it

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    VIDEO: If You Don’t Love This Ad, You Don’t Know Politics At All

VIDEO: If You Don’t Love This Ad, You Don’t Know Politics At All

Our buddy Rick Shaftan just forwarded us the latest spot that his messaging shop has put together for the pro-Ted Cruz Courageous Conservatives PAC, and it’s really something. It frames

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Three Untruths You Are Supposed To Believe About Bobby Jindal’s Time As Governor

  Three Untruths You Are Supposed To Believe About Bobby Jindal’s Time As Governor

Now that Louisiana has a Democrat in the governor’s mansion and a customary state budget deficit to resolve, and now

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Beware The Trumpertantrum

  Beware The Trumpertantrum

As Joe Cunningham mentioned earlier today, Donald Trump went off on Twitter about this stupid Ben Carson flap and how

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This Ben Carson Thing Is Embarrassing For Him

  This Ben Carson Thing Is Embarrassing For Him

The whining by Iowa’s fourth-place finisher following Monday’s caucus might be the most disqualifying event of the entire campaign, and

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Quote Of The Day, February 3, 2016

  Quote Of The Day, February 3, 2016

“If Sanders had the charisma or talent of Barack Obama, Hillary wouldn’t stand a chance.” – David Harsanyi

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The Democrat Caucus Looks Like A Complete Clown Show Today

  The Democrat Caucus Looks Like A Complete Clown Show Today

Have you heard about the coin flips? Seems like absolutely everything about the Democrat Party is hopelessly corrupt and dysfunctional

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VIDEO: The Cruz Victory Speech

  VIDEO: The Cruz Victory Speech

It was a terrific speech with lots of highlights and sound bites to it. But it also went 40 minutes,

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Cruz Won Iowa, And I Have Seven Thoughts On The Results

  Cruz Won Iowa, And I Have Seven Thoughts On The Results

At the end of the day, what happened in Iowa tonight was not a particularly surprising outcome. People in Iowa

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Quote Of The Day, February 2, 2016

  Quote Of The Day, February 2, 2016

“It seems more like a get-rich-quick scheme for consultants than a political operation.” – Erick Erickson, on Jeb Bush’s campaign

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Quote Of The Day, February 1, 2016

  Quote Of The Day, February 1, 2016

“I’m pro-Constitution, and if that makes me anti-Trump, that’s Mr. Trump’s problem.” – Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska), criticizing Donald Trump’s

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The Ted Cruz Ethanol Confrontation Video

  The Ted Cruz Ethanol Confrontation Video

This went viral over the weekend and we figured we’d throw it out there for folks to see. It’s a

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PRAGER U: Crime, Punishment And Foreign Policy

  PRAGER U: Crime, Punishment And Foreign Policy

The second of today’s Prager University two-fer, which will go down as a fairly unusual edition – namely, because it’s

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PRAGER U: Sex And The Power Of The Visual

  PRAGER U: Sex And The Power Of The Visual

Why are men so easily turned on sexually by a woman’s legs, but not vice-versa? Why are female strip clubs

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HITHER AND YON: CATO Expert Throws Poo-Poo On The Choo-Choo

  HITHER AND YON: CATO Expert Throws Poo-Poo On The Choo-Choo

Louisiana’s top Bad Idea Which Will Not Go Away took it on the chin over the weekend as Randal O’Toole,

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