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    SARGE: Come To Believe

SARGE: Come To Believe

“We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity”. America is a great land. It’s a nation of individuals come together to shape a

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    First They Came For The Confederate Battle Flag, Then They Came For The LSU Fighting Tigers?

First They Came For The Confederate Battle Flag, Then They Came For The LSU Fighting Tigers?

LSU this past legislative session survived proposed budget cuts. However they may not survive the cultural cleansing the left is conducting upon the South. Times-Picayune sports writer Jeff Duncan wrote

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    I Know, I Know – We’re Confederate Hayride This Week

I Know, I Know – We’re Confederate Hayride This Week

We’ve had a large number of posts about all the confederate flag stuff going on around the country, and more specifically the move down in New Orleans to get rid

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    FLASHBACK: New Orleans Changed The Name Of George Washington Elementary School Because He Owned Slaves

FLASHBACK: New Orleans Changed The Name Of George Washington Elementary School Because He Owned Slaves

No we’re not making this up. In the 1990s, there was a controversy over school names in New Orleans. Various civil rights groups wanted to rename the schools in New Orleans

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    BAYHAM: In Defense Of General Beauregard

BAYHAM: In Defense Of General Beauregard

New Orleans’ most iconic monument is the equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson that stands in the center of the square that bears his name.  I would argue that the

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    Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu…

Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu…

…and therefore it is no particular surprise that New Orleans’ squalid, petty mayor – whose record in governance shows endemic corruption and incompetence so basic that simple things like potholes

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Say Goodbye To The Jefferson Davis Statue In Mid-City As Well

  Say Goodbye To The Jefferson Davis Statue In Mid-City As Well

Yesterday, John Binder brought you the story of how civil rights activists are trying to remove the statues of former

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Imagine, Calvin Coolidge

  Imagine, Calvin Coolidge

If you’re into biographies, one well worth your time is Coolidge, written by Amity Shlaes. Shlaes, who also wrote another

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Culture And Process

  Culture And Process

Believe this or not, Louisiana’s conservative political leadership might be learning how to make a majority count. By fits and

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AFTERBURNER: Book-Burners Afraid Of Matches

  AFTERBURNER: Book-Burners Afraid Of Matches

It’s commencement time across the country, and unfortunately Bill Whittle wasn’t invited to give a speech to mark the occasion

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SARGE: American Timidity

  SARGE: American Timidity

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming convictions that I had nowhere else to go.

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AFTERBURNER: Take Iran At Their Word

  AFTERBURNER: Take Iran At Their Word

It was only a matter of time before Bill Whittle got around to addressing the question of Barack Obama’s attempt

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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