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    The Jindal Gang Has Broken Up For Good

The Jindal Gang Has Broken Up For Good

Back in December, Scott wrote about how the Bobby Jindal political team had a horrendous 2016. How bad was the year? This bad: That team had a devastatingly bad cycle.

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    The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

At WWL.com is an Associated Press story which begins to describe something we’ve been talking about for months at the Hayride – namely, that flood recovery is becoming a major

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    Black Lives Matter Protester Is Arrested For Raping A Young Girl

Black Lives Matter Protester Is Arrested For Raping A Young Girl

One of the Black Lives Matter protesters arrested during the Alton Sterling protests over the summer is back in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail but on much more serious

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    The Director Of The Louisiana State Police Commission RESIGNS Over Troopergate

The Director Of The Louisiana State Police Commission RESIGNS Over Troopergate

In January of last year, we reported that members of the Louisiana State Trooper Association were caught illegally funnelling money to political campaigns. A member of the LSTA would make

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    Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

UPDATED: Ahhh, says the governor’s office, but he’s paying for himself. Except that WBRZ says “not so much.” The governor said it was his intention to personally fund his trip

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    Helena Moreno (Rightfully) Calls on Troy Brown to Resign (Again)

Helena Moreno (Rightfully) Calls on Troy Brown to Resign (Again)

Here’s a feel-good story of Democrats not wanting to circle the wagons around another Democrat who has screwed up badly: Helena Moreno (D-New Orleans) has called on Troy Brown once

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Troy Brown Gets A Whole 38 Hours Of Jail Time For Second-Offense Domestic Abuse

  Troy Brown Gets A Whole 38 Hours Of Jail Time For Second-Offense Domestic Abuse

Tough on crime? Sure. Unless you’re in the state legislature. State Senator Troy Brown has pleaded no contest to a

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BAYHAM: Who’s The Founder Of The Louisiana Republican Majority?

  BAYHAM: Who’s The Founder Of The Louisiana Republican Majority?

Ask a Louisiana politico who “founded” the GOP in the state and you’re likely to hear the name Dave Treen.

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Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

  Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

John Kennedy, Louisiana’s new U.S. Senator, has vowed that he’ll stay very engaged in political affairs back him in the

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Here’s Mitch Landrieu’s Grand Plan To #MakeNewOrleansSafeAgain, And It’s Underwhelming…

  Here’s Mitch Landrieu’s Grand Plan To #MakeNewOrleansSafeAgain, And It’s Underwhelming…

Specifically, crime cameras. And more specifically, spending $13 million on building a command center to look at video of the

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Selling The Naming Rights To TOPS Is Actually A Good Idea

  Selling The Naming Rights To TOPS Is Actually A Good Idea

The Louisiana Board of Regents is struggling to figure out how to fund the TOPS scholarship through the budget crisis.

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The Race-Hustling Left Is Claiming Louisiana’s Self-Defense Laws “Codify Bigotry”

  The Race-Hustling Left Is Claiming Louisiana’s Self-Defense Laws “Codify Bigotry”

On Friday, a left-wing rag based out of New Orleans called The Lens published an op-ed by Victoria Coy. Coy

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The NOPD Doesn’t Particularly Want To #MakeNewOrleansSafeAgain

  The NOPD Doesn’t Particularly Want To #MakeNewOrleansSafeAgain

At least, that’s the strong impression one gets from reading the letter that New Orleans Police Department superintendent Michael Harrison

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Here’s How Much Of A Clusterf*** The Flood Recovery Is

  Here’s How Much Of A Clusterf*** The Flood Recovery Is

The Times-Picayune had an article today detailing the status of the flood recovery. As you can guess, it’s not going

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Jeff Landry Just Dropped A Nuke On Mitch Landrieu Over Crime In New Orleans

  Jeff Landry Just Dropped A Nuke On Mitch Landrieu Over Crime In New Orleans

WWL Radio in New Orleans has a story with some red-hot quotes from Louisiana’s attorney general about crime in New

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PATTERSON: Keeping Louisiana Competitive

  PATTERSON: Keeping Louisiana Competitive

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Jim Patterson, Vice President of Government Relations and Director of Taxation and Finance at the

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The Coming End Of Elio Motors Proves That Louisiana Needs To Take A New Approach To Economic Development

  The Coming End Of Elio Motors Proves That Louisiana Needs To Take A New Approach To Economic Development

Remember Elio Motors? They’re the startup company that was supposed to build 3 wheeled cars in the old GM factory

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It Hasn’t Snowed Yet In Louisiana This Winter, But…

  It Hasn’t Snowed Yet In Louisiana This Winter, But…

…that could change this weekend. From KTVE in Monroe: So our thinking for later this week– based on the latest

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So What About Those Storm Gates At The Rigolets And Chef Pass?

  So What About Those Storm Gates At The Rigolets And Chef Pass?

Our readers may have heard about the revision to the state’s Coastal Master Plan, just out, which has gotten a

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