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    LORD MONCKTON: Does The Leader Of The Free World Really Know So Little?

LORD MONCKTON: Does The Leader Of The Free World Really Know So Little?

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Lord Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, one of the world’s most prominent critics of the global warming movement, in response to statements of President Barack

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    BAUGH: Corporate Welfare? What Does That Even Mean?

BAUGH: Corporate Welfare? What Does That Even Mean?

Editor’s Note: A guest column by LABI Board Member, Transportation Chair Terry Baugh As I have written before, it offends me when Louisiana businesses are referred to as if they

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    FIFE: It’s Time To Stop Having The State Act As The Unions’ Bill Collector

FIFE: It’s Time To Stop Having The State Act As The Unions’ Bill Collector

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Forrest Fife, President of the Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana Public sector unions are the only group authorized to have

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    COURVILLE: In Support Of Paycheck Protection: Countering Union Talking Points

COURVILLE: In Support Of Paycheck Protection: Countering Union Talking Points

As I watched the testimony regarding HB 418, I saw many pieces of misinformation spread by the unions. To take matters further than my previous opinion piece, I wanted to

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    BELL: The Iranians’ Smirk Of Success

BELL: The Iranians’ Smirk Of Success

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Bob Bell, USN, JAGC (Ret)   As the international nuclear negotiators dealing with Iran’s Foreign Minister struggled to put together their Swiss sandwich of several

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    COURVILLE: Three Reasons Paycheck Protection Ought To Pass

COURVILLE: Three Reasons Paycheck Protection Ought To Pass

My name is Keith Courville and I am the Executive Director of the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL). A+PEL was founded over 26 years ago and is the largest,

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BEN WATSON: Yesterday Ferguson, Today Baltimore

  BEN WATSON: Yesterday Ferguson, Today Baltimore

Editor’s Note: What follows isn’t so much a guest post from New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson, who posted

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YOUNG: Lower Crime Could Help Grow Louisiana Tourism And The Economy At Large

  YOUNG: Lower Crime Could Help Grow Louisiana Tourism And The Economy At Large

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Jefferson Parish President John Young, who is running for Lt. Governor this fall. While

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SCHRODER: In Defense Of The Bill Everyone Hates

  SCHRODER: In Defense Of The Bill Everyone Hates

Editor’s Note: We covered Rep. John Schroder’s HB 523 last week and called it “The Bill Everyone Will Hate;” as

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LABI’s Preview For Week 2 Of The Legislative Session

  LABI’s Preview For Week 2 Of The Legislative Session

Editor’s Note: We’re passing this along as a quality reference for our readers interested in what’s happening at the State

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MARTIN: Time To End Solar Feeding Frenzy In Louisiana

  MARTIN: Time To End Solar Feeding Frenzy In Louisiana

Editor’s Note: A guest column from Jim Martin, chairman of the  60 Plus Association. Recently, the president of one of

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Jay Dardenne’s Official Announcement Speech

  Jay Dardenne’s Official Announcement Speech

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne hasn’t officially launched his gubernatorial campaign yet, but that’s changing this morning. At 11:00 at Westdale

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JOHNSON: A Bill (And A Call) For Freedom, Civility And Tolerance

  JOHNSON: A Bill (And A Call) For Freedom, Civility And Tolerance

Editor’ Note: A guest post by state Rep. Mike Johnson (R-Bossier City)… Politics is a rough and tumble game. And

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AFP Foundation Crawfish Boil, Featuring Bill Whittle, Is April 18

  AFP Foundation Crawfish Boil, Featuring Bill Whittle, Is April 18

Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Louisiana is proud to invite you to its FREE 2015 Annual Crawfish Boil! This year’s

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HILL: Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

  HILL: Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Trent Hill of the Pelican Institute. This piece originally appeared at the Pelican Post.

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YOUNG: Let’s Increase Taxpayer Protection Through Accountability Of Film Tax Credits

  YOUNG: Let’s Increase Taxpayer Protection Through Accountability Of Film Tax Credits

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Jefferson Parish President John Young. We’ve all seen the headlines and read the news.

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GEYMANN, ET AL: A REAL Louisiana Common Core Escape Plan

  GEYMANN, ET AL: A REAL Louisiana Common Core Escape Plan

Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter to the citizens of Louisiana from four members of BESE and some

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REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

  REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

A guest post from Louisiana Rep. Tim Burns (R-Mandeville)… During the Puritan era, women convicted of adultery were forced to

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In Search Of Louisiana’s Longest Married Couple

  In Search Of Louisiana’s Longest Married Couple

Louisiana Family Forum is looking for Louisiana’s “Longest Married Couple” to share their story of lifetime commitment to marriage and

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