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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 War monuments: How much is this going to cost the

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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 flag, then they turned their attention to Confederate monuments, and

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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 in a Breitbart piece about Jindal’s reaction to yesterday’s events…

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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 is racist and offensive we do to the Democrat Party

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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 had red paint thrown on it and was tagged with

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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

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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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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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