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    We Now Have Proof That It Was Stupid For Baton Rouge To Settle Any Alton Sterling Protest-Arrest Lawsuits

We Now Have Proof That It Was Stupid For Baton Rouge To Settle Any Alton Sterling Protest-Arrest Lawsuits

There’s a reason there are lots of signs in Yellowstone National Park admonishing people not to feed the bears. This relates to that… A federal lawsuit has been filed against

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    The Tragic Shooting Of An EBRSO Deputy Saturday Will Likely Drain Support For Sentencing Reform

The Tragic Shooting Of An EBRSO Deputy Saturday Will Likely Drain Support For Sentencing Reform

It was relatively big news over the weekend when a shooting at the Classic Cuts hair salon on O’Neal Lane Saturday claimed the life of Sgt. Shawn T. Anderson of the East Baton

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    Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

We’re asking, because one might come to that impression based on the bill he’s considering filing for the upcoming legislative session. A Baton Rouge lawmaker and others are preparing legislation

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    If You Want To Know What Sharon Weston Broome Is Going To Do With Race Relations In Baton Rouge, We Have Our Answer…

If You Want To Know What Sharon Weston Broome Is Going To Do With Race Relations In Baton Rouge, We Have Our Answer…

…and something tells us the results won’t be all that good. We’re not going to do a deep dive into this. It speaks for itself. Instead, we’re going to let

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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 Rouge, the vast swath of crime-ridden, poverty-stricken territory which used

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    The Red Bayou Show, Episode 74 – Featuring John Schroder

The Red Bayou Show, Episode 74 – Featuring John Schroder

State Representative John Schroder joined Scott McKay and Brian Haldane this week in the waning moments of the special session to talk about the deal on the table to plug

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It’s Time For Sharon Weston Broome To Disavow The Racist Gary Chambers. Right Now.

  It’s Time For Sharon Weston Broome To Disavow The Racist Gary Chambers. Right Now.

If you haven’t seen what Chambers, who has been appointed to, among other things, Broome’s transition team and a citizens’

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UPDATED: And Now Comes The Campaign For Mike Erwin’s Job

  UPDATED: And Now Comes The Campaign For Mike Erwin’s Job

(See below for the updates.) We had this completely pegged last week, though we’ll admit we expected the move to

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Why There’s More To Gary Chambers’ “Racist White Judge” Story Than You Probably Realize

  Why There’s More To Gary Chambers’ “Racist White Judge” Story Than You Probably Realize

There is a lot of buzz in Baton Rouge political and legal circles this morning over what would seem like

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We’re Getting A Good Indication Of The Role Together Baton Rouge Will Play In The Broome Administration…

  We’re Getting A Good Indication Of The Role Together Baton Rouge Will Play In The Broome Administration…

…and so far it looks indistinguishable from the role the Center For American Progress played in the Obama administration. Namely,

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Your Tax Dollars In Baton Rouge Are Paying For A Completely Failed Bus System

  Your Tax Dollars In Baton Rouge Are Paying For A Completely Failed Bus System

A few years ago voters in a jury-rigged taxing district in East Baton Rouge Parish narrowly passed a thoroughly unwise

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Sharon Weston Broome’s Surrogate Gary Chambers Throws Down The Racial Gauntlet For Baton Rouge

  Sharon Weston Broome’s Surrogate Gary Chambers Throws Down The Racial Gauntlet For Baton Rouge

Quick question – who is the most prominent, most virulent racist in Louisiana? As of the past few months, perhaps

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Sharon Weston Broome’s Revolution Has Just Begun

  Sharon Weston Broome’s Revolution Has Just Begun

The analogy you need to give credit to here is this… Here’s how that goes in real life… WAFB 9

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Thanks To The Advocate, Woody Jenkins Is Now The Jesse Jackson Of White Baton Rouge

  Thanks To The Advocate, Woody Jenkins Is Now The Jesse Jackson Of White Baton Rouge

That appears to be the inescapable conclusion from watching media coverage this week. First, let’s explain the analogy. If you

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Election Lessons, Part 3: St. George Is Coming, And Soon

  Election Lessons, Part 3: St. George Is Coming, And Soon

Bodi White ran about as good a race for mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish as could be run, and

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VIDEO: Bodi White’s Closing Ads On Sharon Weston Broome Are Powerful

  VIDEO: Bodi White’s Closing Ads On Sharon Weston Broome Are Powerful

They’ve gone old-school in the Bodi White campaign, with a pair of ads reminiscent of 1970’s political TV spots hitting

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VIDEO: The Damning PAC Ad Hammering Sharon Weston Broome

  VIDEO: The Damning PAC Ad Hammering Sharon Weston Broome

Citizens For A Better Baton Rouge, the PAC backing Bodi White, put this spot out earlier this week. It’s generating

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Trump’s Coming To Baton Rouge On Friday To Support Kennedy And White

  Trump’s Coming To Baton Rouge On Friday To Support Kennedy And White

So says WBRZ-TV… President-elect Donald Trump is expected in Baton Rouge Friday afternoon, multiple sources told WBRZ Tuesday. Sources spoke

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The Cops Are All In For Bodi White In The Baton Rouge Mayor’s Race

  The Cops Are All In For Bodi White In The Baton Rouge Mayor’s Race

Two items of interest here, as between late last week and yesterday the Republican candidate in Saturday’s mayor-president runoff in

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