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    WAGUESPACK: The Mardi Gras Lesson

WAGUESPACK: The Mardi Gras Lesson

In Louisiana, we sure do know how to stretch out a good time. While the rest of the country typically gets back to work shortly after the New Year, we

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    John Bel Edwards And Jeff Landry Are Mobilizing For War, And It’s Going To Get Interesting

John Bel Edwards And Jeff Landry Are Mobilizing For War, And It’s Going To Get Interesting

We’ve covered a couple of the early installments of this growing power struggle between the Democrat governor and the Republican attorney general, but Friday and today saw an intensification of

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    Isn’t It A Conflict Of Interest For Karen Carter Peterson To Chair The Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee?

Isn’t It A Conflict Of Interest For Karen Carter Peterson To Chair The Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee?

Seems as though it is. Via an e-mail tip from a reader, here’s a snippet from the Louisiana Senate rules… Rule 13.4(16)(h) (16) Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee, all matters

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    HITHER AND YON: Lots Of Whining About The Spanish Town Parade

HITHER AND YON: Lots Of Whining About The Spanish Town Parade

At some point it was inevitable that the politically-correct crowd would clash with Louisiana’s most politically-incorrect Mardi Gras institution, that being the Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade which rolled through

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    Let’s Not Forget Caroline Fayard’s Little Campaign-Finance Dry Cleaning Operation Back In 2010

Let’s Not Forget Caroline Fayard’s Little Campaign-Finance Dry Cleaning Operation Back In 2010

Caroline Fayard, the New Orleans Democrat dilettante attorney and daughter of Democrat mega-donor Calvin Fayard has stepped into the Louisiana race to vie for Sen. David Vitter’s (R-LA) US Senate

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    In Case You Missed It, The LHSAA Proved Why We Need School Choice

In Case You Missed It, The LHSAA Proved Why We Need School Choice

Going mostly unnoticed by anyone with no skin in the game*, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association recently expanded a controversial program – the football select/non-select split – to several

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John Bel Edwards Releases A Wish List Of Tax Increases, Says It’s A Special Session Call

  John Bel Edwards Releases A Wish List Of Tax Increases, Says It’s A Special Session Call

That’s about the only you can look at the Special Session call he issued late this evening. Also, the timing

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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

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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

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Mitch Landrieu’s Administration Denies Plan To Transfer Monuments To Slave Museum Owner

  Mitch Landrieu’s Administration Denies Plan To Transfer Monuments To Slave Museum Owner

Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration today denied plans to hand over four historical monuments to Whitney Plantation owner John Cummings for private

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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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House Divided

  House Divided

April 11, 2015. Men clad in sharp suits stand around chattering; women click around in their kitten heels on the

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Here Is Where A Pro-Rape Blogger Is Holding A Meeting In New Orleans This Weekend

  Here Is Where A Pro-Rape Blogger Is Holding A Meeting In New Orleans This Weekend

Pro-rape blogger Roosh Valizadeh is holding secret meetings across the country this weekend on Saturday at 8 pm. Among those

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New Orleans Cabbies Ask Judge To Protect Them From Competition

  New Orleans Cabbies Ask Judge To Protect Them From Competition

New Orleans cabbies have a Mardi Gras treat for tourists and locals who get too drunk. They’re trying to make

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This Facebook Page Pretty Much Sums Up What We Think Of John Bel Edwards

  This Facebook Page Pretty Much Sums Up What We Think Of John Bel Edwards

A new Facebook page just went up and they’re not too happy with our new lying lightweight governor. “Don’t Blame

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Jay Dardenne To Keep His Lucrative State Salary, But He’s Cutting Everyone Else’s

  Jay Dardenne To Keep His Lucrative State Salary, But He’s Cutting Everyone Else’s

‘Do as I say, not as I do.’ Commission of Administration Jay Dardenne and Gov. John Bel Edwards are certainly

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WAGUESPACK: The Eyes Of The Entrepreneur

  WAGUESPACK: The Eyes Of The Entrepreneur

The Public Affairs Research Council (PAR), a well-respected good government group, declared in a 1988 report that, “Louisiana’s pattern of

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ABUSE & MISUSE: The Shocking Report About What Has Been Going On Inside Louisiana Veterans Affairs Office

  ABUSE & MISUSE: The Shocking Report About What Has Been Going On Inside Louisiana Veterans Affairs Office

Nationally, Veterans Affairs (VA) has been under fire for a slew of issues that have gone unsolved by the agency.

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UPDATED: Previously Reported Crane Company Is Not In Fact Helping To Remove New Orleans’ Monuments

  UPDATED: Previously Reported Crane Company Is Not In Fact Helping To Remove New Orleans’ Monuments

All Crane Rental of Louisiana is not in fact helping to remove four of New Orleans’ historical monuments, as previously

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