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    UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

Editor’s Note: An update, with the joint statement by the governor and Edmonson, is at the bottom of this post. You had to know this was coming. Col. Mike Edmonson,

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    John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

It’s almost like we were right in saying it was stupid to take that money. Hmmmmm. Isn’t this interesting? Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging Congress to keep the Medicaid

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    Kenneth Polite Says No To NOLA Mayoral Run

Kenneth Polite Says No To NOLA Mayoral Run

Well, that’s too bad – the outgoing U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana would have likely been the best candidate in the race. But in an interview with

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    Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

A radio talk host on 710 KEEL in Shreveport blasted the John Bel Edwards jailbreak agenda earlier today. “Should we do away with the bail bond system?” asked the talk

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    Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

It’s possible. Edmonson, who has been the LSP’s superintendent since January of 2008, had what’s described as a “regularly-scheduled” meeting with Gov. John Bel Edwards today, but the circumstances surrounding

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    BATISTE: Are Mitch’s Monument-Removal Donors Drying Up?

BATISTE: Are Mitch’s Monument-Removal Donors Drying Up?

  Mitch Landrieu hit a snag on his fundraising efforts to remove the four controversial Civil War monuments in New Orleans.  A source close to The Hayride confirmed that the

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Kenneth Polite And The Soon-To-Be-Vacant US Attorney Job In New Orleans

  Kenneth Polite And The Soon-To-Be-Vacant US Attorney Job In New Orleans

By now our readers are aware that turnover is coming to the federal prosecutors’ offices across Louisiana and around the

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Legislator To File Bill Forcing TOPS Graduates To Work And Pay Taxes In Louisiana For 4 Years

  Legislator To File Bill Forcing TOPS Graduates To Work And Pay Taxes In Louisiana For 4 Years

It’s almost time for the Louisiana Legislature to go back into session. That means we have an opportunity to shine

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The Red Bayou Show, Episode 75 – Featuring Jay Connaughton

  The Red Bayou Show, Episode 75 – Featuring Jay Connaughton

This week, Scott McKay and Brian Haldane talk to Jay Connaughton from Innovative Politics. Jay was a media adviser on

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BAYHAM: The Last Battles For The New Orleans Civil War Monuments

  BAYHAM: The Last Battles For The New Orleans Civil War Monuments

The legal skirmishing over the future of New Orleans’ Confederate monuments is drawing to a close as historic preservationists received

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TROOPERGATE: Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas 18 State Troopers

  TROOPERGATE: Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas 18 State Troopers

According to reports, FBI agents all over Louisiana have served subpoenas to members of the Louisiana State Troopers Association. Louisiana

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The Education Of Stephanie Riegel

  The Education Of Stephanie Riegel

There’s an instructive debate going on at the Baton Rouge Business Report over how to fix what ails North Baton

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BREAKING: Federal Court Gives Victory To Young Strippers

  BREAKING: Federal Court Gives Victory To Young Strippers

State officials were dealt a blow today in a federal court in Louisiana, with U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier siding

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John Bel Edwards Seems To Be Proving He Isn’t Much Of A Lawyer…

  John Bel Edwards Seems To Be Proving He Isn’t Much Of A Lawyer…

…and one wonders if he knows what he’s doing. At issue here was Edwards’ attempt to require protected status for

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BREAKING: 5th Circuit Rules That NOLA Monuments Can Be Taken Down

  BREAKING: 5th Circuit Rules That NOLA Monuments Can Be Taken Down

The opinion was just released. You can read it here. An excerpt… First, although Appellants asserted twelve causes of action

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HOLTON: Why Is Louisiana’s Media Attacking Efforts To Aid Law Enforcement In Keeping Us Safe Against Terrorism?

  HOLTON: Why Is Louisiana’s Media Attacking Efforts To Aid Law Enforcement In Keeping Us Safe Against Terrorism?

In case you haven’t noticed, the global jihadist insurgency has entered a new, more dangerous phase in the past two

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Cedric Richmond Apologized…

  Cedric Richmond Apologized…

…so there’s that. At least, he hopes so. Here’s his statement… After a discussion with people I know and trust

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Coming Soon In Lafourche: The “Let That Son Of A B*tch Go Back To Mexico” Library

  Coming Soon In Lafourche: The “Let That Son Of A B*tch Go Back To Mexico” Library

Remember Lindel Toups? If you’ve been reading this site a while, you might. Lindel Toups was a Democrat parish councilman

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And Now, The Racism Of The Disgraced And Expelled Troy Brown

  And Now, The Racism Of The Disgraced And Expelled Troy Brown

We present you with a Facebook post from yesterday morning… Brown now says the effort to oust him from his

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