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    REP. BURNS: Louisiana Fiscal Reform, Act II

REP. BURNS: Louisiana Fiscal Reform, Act II

Last week, Dr. Jim Richardson, the LSU economics professor, widely acknowledged to be the Dalai Lama of Louisiana fiscal and tax policy and long-standing member of the state’s Revenue Estimating

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    WAGUESPACK: Evolve Or Die

WAGUESPACK: Evolve Or Die

Those that stay one step ahead of the game are best able to avoid falling two steps behind the competition. Currently, the New Orleans Saints are trying to exemplify this

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    SARGE: Jefferson Handled It Correctly

SARGE: Jefferson Handled It Correctly

America’s been getting hit below the belt for the longest period of time since the Revolution. We have a president whose usage of revisionist history has become a joke because

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    AFTERBURNER: Winning The Trade War With China

AFTERBURNER: Winning The Trade War With China

From an American perspective, the economic rise of China over the last two generations has been staggering, and the modernization and introduction of market forces bringing that country out of

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    TALLEYRAND: Unprecedented All Over Again

TALLEYRAND: Unprecedented All Over Again

The Democrats are right: What Republicans in the US Senate did was unprecedented. Never has a missive regarding nuclear arms negotiations signed by politicians named Cotton, Cassidy, Vitter, Rubio and

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    Shall We Discuss The Tom Cotton Letter?

Shall We Discuss The Tom Cotton Letter?

By now you’ve noticed the Democrats are busy accusing Cotton, and the 46 other Republican Senators who signed his letter to the Iranian mullahs cautioning them that no agreement they

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VIDEO: Watch College Students Sign Petition To End Women’s Suffrage In The Name Of Women’s Rights

  VIDEO: Watch College Students Sign Petition To End Women’s Suffrage In The Name Of Women’s Rights

It’s no secret that college students are young and idealistic. It’s also clear sometimes they don’t have any clue what

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It’s Ronald Reagan’s Birthday Today…

  It’s Ronald Reagan’s Birthday Today…

…and we sure do miss him. At some point this morning we’re going to have a piece on Barack Obama’s

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SARGE: On Overdependence On Allies

  SARGE: On Overdependence On Allies

Last night a strange form of epiphany, a sudden intuitive leap of understanding, especially through an ordinary but striking occurrence,

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WAGUESPACK: Time To Reflect

  WAGUESPACK: Time To Reflect

Happy anniversary LABI. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), an organization

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SADOW: No, Burl Cain Isn’t Going To Be A Major Factor In The 2015 Governor’s Race

  SADOW: No, Burl Cain Isn’t Going To Be A Major Factor In The 2015 Governor’s Race

It might surprise readers to know that the idea of the warden of Louisiana’s most prominent prison running for governor

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BAYHAM: Why Landrieu Lost And Cassidy Won

  BAYHAM: Why Landrieu Lost And Cassidy Won

After 18 years of defying political gravity, Mary Landrieu’s electoral world came crashing down losing badly to a candidate many

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ZELDEN: Are We The New Austro-Hungarian Empire?

  ZELDEN: Are We The New Austro-Hungarian Empire?

As the American calendar moves on to 2015, the most vexing issue the country faces is immigration. No issue is

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APPEL: On Pearl Harbor Day

  APPEL: On Pearl Harbor Day

“Pride cometh before a fall” – of all of my Mom’s wisdom, I remember this expression more than any other. As

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SARGE: Take This New Republic And Shove It

  SARGE: Take This New Republic And Shove It

There’s little chance Jonathan Gruber will fall from the screen as Fox News continues covering this cynical and devastatingly callous

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Our Fundamental Problem Is That We Do Not Have An American President…

  Our Fundamental Problem Is That We Do Not Have An American President…

…and we haven’t had one for six years. This isn’t a partisan statement. As a Republican, I can look at

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Republican Donors Really Ought To Blackball Karl Rove

  Republican Donors Really Ought To Blackball Karl Rove

Eli Lake at the Daily Beast has a piece out which is quite interesting as a follow-up to the New

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FIREWALL: Loch Ness Socialism

  FIREWALL: Loch Ness Socialism

A decent chunk of this story was on display about a month ago in Dallas, when Whittle was one of

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HOLTON: A Couple Of Random Thoughts On Islamic Jihad

  HOLTON: A Couple Of Random Thoughts On Islamic Jihad

1. There are now reports that as many as 800 French Muslims are fighting with the Islamic State. This figure is

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