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House Divided

April 11, 2015. Men clad in sharp suits stand around chattering; women click around in their kitten heels on the blue carpet. The bell rings. The pledge is said and

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    UPDATED: Money Used To Remove New Orleans Monuments Being Taken From City Budget Via Anonymous Donor

UPDATED: Money Used To Remove New Orleans Monuments Being Taken From City Budget Via Anonymous Donor

A plan to remove four historical monuments in New Orleans was always pitched to the public as a job that an “anonymous donor,” would be paying for. Mayor Mitch Landrieu

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    Two Things On The Latest Hillary E-Mail Scandal Development…

Two Things On The Latest Hillary E-Mail Scandal Development…

I’d rather not be working on a Friday night, but I’ve been a bum all week with this cold as an excuse and this is just too hot not to have

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    NEW ORLEANS LIBERAL LOGIC: Focus On Meaningless Bureaucratic Technicalities And Avoid The Real Problems

NEW ORLEANS LIBERAL LOGIC: Focus On Meaningless Bureaucratic Technicalities And Avoid The Real Problems

Crime, deplorable race relations, gang culture and corruption. Those are all the issues in New Orleans that go truly unspoken about by liberal pundits. Instead, they would rather focus on

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    LOVE FEST: President Obama’s Baton Rouge Speech Was An Homage To John Bel Edwards

LOVE FEST: President Obama’s Baton Rouge Speech Was An Homage To John Bel Edwards

President Obama’s speech in Baton Rouge, La. was nothing short of a love-fest between himself and newly-elected Gov. John Bel Edwards (D). The two main points of Obama’s speech? Edwards

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    SCALISE: Obama Should Roll Back Those Outdated Regulations He Talked About In His State Of The Union Speech

SCALISE: Obama Should Roll Back Those Outdated Regulations He Talked About In His State Of The Union Speech

Today, President Barack Obama visits Baton Rouge to continue his State of the Union tour and discuss his agenda for the last year of his term. As we saw Tuesday

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CLARK: America’s Treatment Of Her Veterans Is A Broken Oath

  CLARK: America’s Treatment Of Her Veterans Is A Broken Oath

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Norman Clark, a U.S. Navy submarine veteran with 13 years of law enforcement experience who

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John Bel Edwards’ Medicaid Expansion Looks Great On Paper But Here’s What Will Happen In Reality

  John Bel Edwards’ Medicaid Expansion Looks Great On Paper But Here’s What Will Happen In Reality

Just as promised, Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) has signed an executive order which will expand Medicaid to at least

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Here Is John Bel Edwards’ Inaugural Address With All The Usual Liberal Talking Points Highlighted

  Here Is John Bel Edwards’ Inaugural Address With All The Usual Liberal Talking Points Highlighted

Below is Gov. John Bel Edwards’ inaugural address to the people of Louisiana from today’s ceremony. Additionally, the Hayride has

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There Is Proof Hillary Clinton Broke The Law

  There Is Proof Hillary Clinton Broke The Law

Hillary Clinton asked a staffer to strip away the classified status of secure faxes, make them non-paper transmissions, and then

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Mitch Landrieu’s Massive Tax Hike Would Be Used To Pay Off The City’s Decades-Long Refusal To Pay Nola Firefighters

  Mitch Landrieu’s Massive Tax Hike Would Be Used To Pay Off The City’s Decades-Long Refusal To Pay Nola Firefighters

When Mayor Mitch Landrieu gets in a bind, it’s the New Orleans taxpayers who get stuck paying the bill. The

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The Republicans In Congress Want Some Credit, Dammit, For Passing A Bill That Repeals Obamacare

  The Republicans In Congress Want Some Credit, Dammit, For Passing A Bill That Repeals Obamacare

There were a flurry of press releases going out yesterday after the House, by a 240-181 vote, passed a bill

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Will The FBI Investigation Into Hillary’s E-Mails Kill Her Campaign?

  Will The FBI Investigation Into Hillary’s E-Mails Kill Her Campaign?

Joe DiGenova, the former U.S. Attorney, sure thinks so. Whether he’s an outlier or way off-base, we’ll find out. DiGenova

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Gates: A little thumping in the White House couldn’t hurt

  Gates: A little thumping in the White House couldn’t hurt

One of my favorite chapters of any book, save the Bible itself, is the prologue to Edmond Morris’ Pulitzer Prize

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Wayne LaPierre Was Less Than Impressed With Obama’s Gun-Grabbing Pronouncement Yesterday, And Issues A Retort

  Wayne LaPierre Was Less Than Impressed With Obama’s Gun-Grabbing Pronouncement Yesterday, And Issues A Retort

It’s fairly clear LaPierre planned his response before actually seeing the president’s tears-and-pony show yesterday, or else he would have

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UPDATED: Local Reactions To Obama’s Weepy Gun-Grabbing Announcement

  UPDATED: Local Reactions To Obama’s Weepy Gun-Grabbing Announcement

UPDATE: Rep. Steve Scalise… “It is insulting to the American people that President Obama is attempting to take away the

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Louisiana blogger and activist C.B. Forgotston dies at 70

  Louisiana blogger and activist C.B. Forgotston dies at 70

One of the most prolific Louisiana political writers and state issues activists, C.B. Forgotston, died Sunday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

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Here’s How The Media Made John Bel Edwards Look Like A Saint When He Dumped The Food Stamp Work Requirement

  Here’s How The Media Made John Bel Edwards Look Like A Saint When He Dumped The Food Stamp Work Requirement

The Louisiana media still adores Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards (D-Amite). So it was only natural that when Edwards said he

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Why Don’t We Have Any Use For Public Transportation? Here’s Why

  Why Don’t We Have Any Use For Public Transportation? Here’s Why

This is just the latest example of something that happens all the time. Thug kids attacking defenseless people, while terrified,

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