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    NIELAND: 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

NIELAND: 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Brigitte Nieland, vice president of program and workforce development and director of LABI’s Education and Workforce Development Council. August 29, 2015 marks the 10-year anniversary

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    BAYHAM: Why The Grand Old Clown Car Is So Full

BAYHAM: Why The Grand Old Clown Car Is So Full

Last week nothing important happened in Iowa. Originally, the Hawkeye State was to hold its third Republican straw poll in 12 years, which generally served as both an unofficial kickoff

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    The Photo That Perfectly Sums Up The Confederate History Debacle Going On In New Orleans

The Photo That Perfectly Sums Up The Confederate History Debacle Going On In New Orleans

It’s Friday and chances are you’ve read all week about the New Orleans Democrats wanting to remove every trace of Civil War history in the city, from Lee Circle to

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    PRAGER UNIVERSITY: Yes, Slavery Was The Cause Of The Civil War

PRAGER UNIVERSITY: Yes, Slavery Was The Cause Of The Civil War

You can be for preserving all the confederate monuments throughout the South and yet recognize that slavery was the reason for the South’s secession, and you can recognize and accept

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    The Hiroshima Bombing Happened 70 Years Ago Today

The Hiroshima Bombing Happened 70 Years Ago Today

We should celebrate this day. We should celebrate it because on this day, 70 years ago, America demonstrated its scientific and technological superiority over an evil enemy. Imperial Japan was

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    GALILEO: Familiar Things As One Turns In The Grave

GALILEO: Familiar Things As One Turns In The Grave

Editor’s Note: As it turns out, Oscar’s aunt happens to be the most prominent spiritual medium in the greater Barataria Bay area, and Tante Edith has informed us that the

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Here’s What No One Is Talking About In New Orleans’ Confederate Monuments Debate

  Here’s What No One Is Talking About In New Orleans’ Confederate Monuments Debate

Here’s a question no one is asking in the debate whether to remove some of New Orleans’ most famous Civil

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Did You Really Think The Left Was Going To Stop At The Confederate Battle Flag?

  Did You Really Think The Left Was Going To Stop At The Confederate Battle Flag?

The American left has launched a cultural jihad against the country and its history. Its first targets were the Confederate

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Jindal’s Quote About Immigrant “Colonization” And The Chattanooga Massacre

  Jindal’s Quote About Immigrant “Colonization” And The Chattanooga Massacre

In the wake of the Chattanooga massacre a January quote from Louisiana’s governor and long-shot presidential candidate Bobby Jindal resurfaced

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AFTERBURNER: The Sordid History Of The Democrat Party

  AFTERBURNER: The Sordid History Of The Democrat Party

Mark Levin did this last week as well, demanding that in the interest of scrubbing our history of all that

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Not Even Christopher Columbus Is Safe From The “Black Lives Matter” Mob

  Not Even Christopher Columbus Is Safe From The “Black Lives Matter” Mob

No this latest act of vandalism didn’t happen in New Orleans, it happened in Boston. A statue of Christopher Columbus

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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