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    Mitch Landrieu And The New Orleans City Council Might Be In A Little Bit Of Trouble

Mitch Landrieu And The New Orleans City Council Might Be In A Little Bit Of Trouble

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council may soon end up in a legal bind. Earlier today, Orleans Civil District Judge Kern Reese ordered Landrieu and the entire

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    UPDATED: Tell Me Again Why F. King Alexander Hasn’t Been Fired Yet By LSU

UPDATED: Tell Me Again Why F. King Alexander Hasn’t Been Fired Yet By LSU

See update at the bottom of the post to see how F. King Alexander may have placed LSU in danger of an SEC investigation as well. Yesterday, we called for the

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    THE STUPID PARADE: This Week’s Worst Louisiana College Newspaper Editorials

THE STUPID PARADE: This Week’s Worst Louisiana College Newspaper Editorials

Welcome to The Hayride’s first weekly roundup of the dumbest editorials in Louisiana’s college newspapers. Here we will bring you the worst examples of what gets published on Louisiana’s campuses.

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    LSU Board of Supervisors Needs To Fire F. King Alexander For Threatening Bankruptcy

LSU Board of Supervisors Needs To Fire F. King Alexander For Threatening Bankruptcy

Yesterday, LSU President F. King Alexander warned that if the Louisiana Legislature went through with budget cuts; the university would be forced to file “academic bankruptcy.” Essentially, Alexander threatened layoffs

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    SADOW: Alexander’s Exigency Gambit Shouldn’t Force Anyone’s Budgetary Hand

SADOW: Alexander’s Exigency Gambit Shouldn’t Force Anyone’s Budgetary Hand

Even as the announcement serves as a scare tactic, the possibility that the Louisiana State University System and perhaps others higher education systems or institutions in the state could declare

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    JINDAL: I’m Holding Firm Against Gay Marriage

JINDAL: I’m Holding Firm Against Gay Marriage

The  debate over religious liberty in America presents conservatives and business leaders with a crucial choice. In Indiana and Arkansas, large corporations recently joined left-wing activists to bully elected officials

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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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Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle To Receive Claims

  Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle To Receive Claims

In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a settlement fund was established with the

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SADOW: Immaturity On The Part Of The Anti-Common Core Crowd

  SADOW: Immaturity On The Part Of The Anti-Common Core Crowd

Maybe it’s that state Rep. Brett Geymann doesn’t get around much. Or perhaps he’s just incredibly thin-skinned. Regardless, if the

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HUDSON: Is Mirabito worth $175K a year in tax payer money?

  HUDSON: Is Mirabito worth $175K a year in tax payer money?

CATS is a hot button issue in the Baton Rouge city limits as well as the surrounding areas. Many question

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A New Report Proves That Expanding Medicaid Would Be A Financial Disaster For Louisiana

  A New Report Proves That Expanding Medicaid Would Be A Financial Disaster For Louisiana

Every Democrat hack in Louisiana is pushing for expanding Medicaid. The Times-Picayune had an article yesterday promoting the idea. The

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The Success Of Sidney Torres’ Mobile Crime App Could Change Everything In New Orleans

  The Success Of Sidney Torres’ Mobile Crime App Could Change Everything In New Orleans

It has not even been a month since Sidney Torres’ mobile crime app and his privately-funded French Quarter patrol launched

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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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The Battle of New Orleans: Fighting Planned Parenthood’s Culture Of Abortion

  The Battle of New Orleans: Fighting Planned Parenthood’s Culture Of Abortion

The fight over Planned Parenthood’s new Uptown clinic in the city of New Orleans has been contentious to say the

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Bryan Adams Can’t Count

  Bryan Adams Can’t Count

Scott McKay wrote an excellent piece today about how Louisiana needs to change its homestead exemption so that local governments can

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SADOW: Have You Noticed How Intolerant The Opponents Of HB 707 Are?

  SADOW: Have You Noticed How Intolerant The Opponents Of HB 707 Are?

The confusion and arrogance expressed in state Rep. Walt Leger’s recent opinion piece in the New Orleans Times-Picayune against HB

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WAGUESPACK: The Numbers Game

  WAGUESPACK: The Numbers Game

If the old saying is true that the numbers don’t lie, then the story of this year’s legislative session is

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Yesterday’s Common Core Stunt Proves That Brett Geymann Is Not A Serious Legislator

  Yesterday’s Common Core Stunt Proves That Brett Geymann Is Not A Serious Legislator

Yesterday in the state House, State Rep. Brett Geymann (R-Moss Bluff) tried to move his Common Core repeal legislation out

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SADOW: Jindal Should Lead On The Iran Divestment Issue

  SADOW: Jindal Should Lead On The Iran Divestment Issue

If Gov. Bobby Jindal wishes to continue to put himself on a path to a run for the White House

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