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    The Interior Department Just Released A Rule On Offshore Well Control That Will Cripple Gulf Oil Production

The Interior Department Just Released A Rule On Offshore Well Control That Will Cripple Gulf Oil Production

We’ve heard warning after warning that this was coming from the Obama administration. Now it’s here. The Obama administration’s long-awaited final offshore well control regulations were released Thursday by U.S. Secretary

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    Welcome To The Ponchatoula Sales Tax Festival!

Welcome To The Ponchatoula Sales Tax Festival!

Formerly known as the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. But this year, the vendors will be preoccupied with something else besides food, fun and fellowship. This year it’ll be pleasing the tax

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    Here’s An Example Of The Stupidity Of The EPA

Here’s An Example Of The Stupidity Of The EPA

Namely, the ruin it is inflicting on the Metro in Washington, DC… An electrical malfunction and smoke in a Metro tunnel under the Potomac caused an hours-long suspension of service

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    Sen. Mike Lee Hammers The FCC On Its Net Neutrality Takeover

Sen. Mike Lee Hammers The FCC On Its Net Neutrality Takeover

I was going to write something about the Net Neutrality issue today, though it’s a complicated issue I admit I don’t have a full understanding of beyond the fact that

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    SADOW: It’s Time For Louisiana To Dump Useless Vehicle Inspection Fees

SADOW: It’s Time For Louisiana To Dump Useless Vehicle Inspection Fees

Louisiana may be grubbing for revenues at this time, but it acts best to emulate its neighbor by eliminating the almost totally useless vehicle general inspections and fees that are

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    DIETZEL: Government Shouldn’t Monopolize The Internet

DIETZEL: Government Shouldn’t Monopolize The Internet

Say goodbye to the current pace of continued improvements to our lives from the Internet revolution if new federal regulations go into effect. To read the latest salvo from Federal

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SADOW: Stupid Licensing Rules Ought To Become A Campaign Issue This Fall

  SADOW: Stupid Licensing Rules Ought To Become A Campaign Issue This Fall

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day, as Pres. Barack Obama surely is with a call Louisiana policy-makers

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WAGUESPACK: Small Business Has A Big Community Role

  WAGUESPACK: Small Business Has A Big Community Role

Small businesses make a big impact at home. There are more than 424,000 small businesses in Louisiana, employing more than

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WAGUESPACK: Does Frosty The Snowman Need An EPA Permit Now?

  WAGUESPACK: Does Frosty The Snowman Need An EPA Permit Now?

The holiday season is off and running. Before we have even consumed the final piece of leftover Thanksgiving turkey, the

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FIREWALL: Tie-Dyed Tyranny

  FIREWALL: Tie-Dyed Tyranny

We’re a few days late with this one, as it actually went up last Thursday, but it’s well worth catching

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AFTERBURNER: Let The ______s Do It

  AFTERBURNER: Let The ______s Do It

It’s the sixth year Obama has been in office, and how’s it going? Well, the southern border is collapsing. Ebola

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SADOW: New Orleans’ Heavy-Handed Government Is Holding The Big Easy Back

  SADOW: New Orleans’ Heavy-Handed Government Is Holding The Big Easy Back

A small controversy actually has a big meaning that illustrates the perils of New Orleans strangling the new ethos that

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You Cannot Govern A Netflix Society With Obamacare And The EPA

  You Cannot Govern A Netflix Society With Obamacare And The EPA

Over the weekend I finally signed up for Netflix. I did it for work. Stop laughing. Seriously, I did. Last

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SARGE: Some Gave All, And Deserve Better

  SARGE: Some Gave All, And Deserve Better

The term “bureaucracy” is French in origin, and combines the French word bureau – desk or office – with the Greek word “Adhocracy”. The first known English-language

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JINDAL: 10 Ways Obama’s Phone And Pen Could Jumpstart The Economy

  JINDAL: 10 Ways Obama’s Phone And Pen Could Jumpstart The Economy

From the perspective of our nation’s capital, the economic picture looks bright. Washington, D.C., has become a beacon of thriving

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Jim Beam Fundamentally Misunderstands Modern Conservatism

  Jim Beam Fundamentally Misunderstands Modern Conservatism

Readers of this site should understand that its publisher does not necessarily agree with everything its contributors post here. This

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BEAM: Bought Any Light Bulbs Lately?

  BEAM: Bought Any Light Bulbs Lately?

Nothing explains the new federal light bulb law better than a headline on a story appearing in the Akron (Ohio)

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Stossel Video: Enemies Of Innovation

  Stossel Video: Enemies Of Innovation

Possibly the best work being done to expose the outdated stupidity of Industrial Age bureaucracy in the Information Age is

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WAGUESPACK: Some Stories Are More Complex Than Others

  WAGUESPACK: Some Stories Are More Complex Than Others

You can’t judge a book by its cover. I can only assume that some marketing-minded publisher way back when originally

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