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    BATISTE: Will Louisiana’s West Point Governor Save Three Fellow Alumni From A Dishonorable Discharge?

BATISTE: Will Louisiana’s West Point Governor Save Three Fellow Alumni From A Dishonorable Discharge?

As both a West Point graduate and Louisiana’s governor, Jon Bel Edwards is in a unique position. Legislation was introduced for the Louisiana Military Memorial Conservation Act to protect plaques,

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    BAYHAM: General Lee And The Busted Budget

BAYHAM: General Lee And The Busted Budget

On Tuesday it was revealed that only one contractor submitted a bid to remove the “Confederate 3.” And said bid came in at $600,000, over three times the projected cost

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    OK, Mitch, What Governmental Functions Will You Sacrifice To Pay For Your Monument-Removal Hobby?

OK, Mitch, What Governmental Functions Will You Sacrifice To Pay For Your Monument-Removal Hobby?

Last week I had an American Spectator column about Malcolm Suber and the Take ‘Em Down NOLA morons, who, drunk with power after winning a court case opening the door

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    State Rep. Files Bill To Prevent Removal Of Confederate Monuments In New Orleans

State Rep. Files Bill To Prevent Removal Of Confederate Monuments In New Orleans

State Rep. Thomas Carmody (R-Shreveport) has filed a bill to prevent the removal of Confederate monuments in Louisiana. This bill would be the final obstacle preventing the city of New

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    Mitch Landrieu Sure Looks Like The Man Without A Plan

Mitch Landrieu Sure Looks Like The Man Without A Plan

Mitch Landrieu owns the division that exists in New Orleans as we head in to the city’s 300th anniversary, and Landrieu is a man without a full plan. As American

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    BAYHAM: Who Should Take Robert E. Lee’s Place On That Pillar?

BAYHAM: Who Should Take Robert E. Lee’s Place On That Pillar?

There’s soon going to be a vacancy in one of the most prominent spots in the 504 area code when the 18 feet tall, 7,000 pound Alexander Doyle sculpture of

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BATISTE: Are Mitch’s Monument-Removal Donors Drying Up?

  BATISTE: Are Mitch’s Monument-Removal Donors Drying Up?

  Mitch Landrieu hit a snag on his fundraising efforts to remove the four controversial Civil War monuments in New

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BREAKING: 5th Circuit Rules That NOLA Monuments Can Be Taken Down

  BREAKING: 5th Circuit Rules That NOLA Monuments Can Be Taken Down

The opinion was just released. You can read it here. An excerpt… First, although Appellants asserted twelve causes of action

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Mitch Landrieu Says City Has Right To Tear Down Some NOLA Monuments, But Keep Democrat Slave-Owner Monument

  Mitch Landrieu Says City Has Right To Tear Down Some NOLA Monuments, But Keep Democrat Slave-Owner Monument

In a quest to save the Democratic Party founder and slave-owner Andrew Jackson monument, which sits at the heart of

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EXCLUSIVE: Days After Lee Circle Removal Postponed, Anti-Monuments Activists Vandalize Monument

  EXCLUSIVE: Days After Lee Circle Removal Postponed, Anti-Monuments Activists Vandalize Monument

Just two days after the Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration announced further delays to remove Lee Circle and three other historical

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New Orleans Monument Defaced, Then City Throws Money At Clean-Up That Defaces It Even More

  New Orleans Monument Defaced, Then City Throws Money At Clean-Up That Defaces It Even More

After New Orleans’ PGT Beauregard monument was defaced with the label “Soros” (in reference to left-wing megadonor George Soros) and devil

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The Gutlessness Of Louisiana Republican Leges Is Starting To Reek

  The Gutlessness Of Louisiana Republican Leges Is Starting To Reek

Did you see John Binder’s post yesterday on that LSU opinion survey? Some 73 percent of the respondents across the

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BOMBSHELL REPORT: Louisianians Hate New Orleans’ Monument Removal, Don’t Want Syrian Refugees Here

  BOMBSHELL REPORT: Louisianians Hate New Orleans’ Monument Removal, Don’t Want Syrian Refugees Here

Louisiana residents overwhelmingly oppose Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plan to remove four historical monuments in the city of New Orleans, as

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BREAKING: Tulane Professor Calls Out Hypocrisy Of Not Removing New Orleans Andrew Jackson Monument

  BREAKING: Tulane Professor Calls Out Hypocrisy Of Not Removing New Orleans Andrew Jackson Monument

A Tulane University professor called out New Orleans city officials for selectively removing four historical monuments of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s

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Looks Like Beth Mizell’s Monument-Protection Bill Is Dead, For Now

  Looks Like Beth Mizell’s Monument-Protection Bill Is Dead, For Now

This isn’t a gigantic surprise, as we told you when the bill was errantly moved from the Senate Education Committee,

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Disgusting Associated Press Report Portrays Pro-Monument Supporters As Violent, Hateful Bigots

  Disgusting Associated Press Report Portrays Pro-Monument Supporters As Violent, Hateful Bigots

After news broke today that New Orleans city officials would have to keep four historical monuments in the public square

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HITHER AND YON: The House Passes A Watered-Down Booze Tax

  HITHER AND YON: The House Passes A Watered-Down Booze Tax

For all the whining and griping he’s done, Gov. John Bel Edwards is getting grudging approval from the House for

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Mitch Landrieu Currently Looking For Construction Company To Remove New Orleans’ Iconic Lee Circle

  Mitch Landrieu Currently Looking For Construction Company To Remove New Orleans’ Iconic Lee Circle

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plan to remove four historical monuments in the city’s public square is finally coming to

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Anti-Monuments Group Now Claiming ‘Zulu’ And ‘Rex’ Mardi Gras Costumes Are Racist

  Anti-Monuments Group Now Claiming ‘Zulu’ And ‘Rex’ Mardi Gras Costumes Are Racist

From the beginning of the New Orleans monuments issue, pro-monument supporters voiced concern that removing Southern history from the public

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