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    WAGUESPACK: Here We Go Again

WAGUESPACK: Here We Go Again

Here we go again. In just a few weeks, the Legislature will be back in session. It has only been a month or so since they met and addressed the

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    Are We Beginning To See Wholesale Corruption Within JBE’s Flood Recovery Contracts?

Are We Beginning To See Wholesale Corruption Within JBE’s Flood Recovery Contracts?

It’s possible. Here was a statement on Facebook by Baton Rouge’s congressman Garret Graves last week after news broke that IEM, the company winning the bid to be the main

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    JBE Hypocritically Takes Credit For Bobby Jindal’s Economic Development

JBE Hypocritically Takes Credit For Bobby Jindal’s Economic Development

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards was in Ruston touring the Monster Moto factory. .@LouisianaGov Looks like the Monster Moto mini bike would be better fit for your son. @FirstLadyOfLA #lagov

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    APPEL: It’s Hard To See Much “Reform” In JBE’s Tax-Reform Plans

APPEL: It’s Hard To See Much “Reform” In JBE’s Tax-Reform Plans

The Governor’s number one goal for this session is “tax reform.” I agree that it is a long overdue concept. Where we differ is in definition. It would seem by

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    Then There Is JBE’s Other Tax Increase Idea

Then There Is JBE’s Other Tax Increase Idea

We already discussed, last week, the $500-700 million gasoline tax hike idea which is supposed to fund road improvements through a replenishing of the Transportation Trust Fund, which spends a

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    AUDIO: Seabaugh Says When JBE Says “Tax Reform” He Means “Tax Increase”

AUDIO: Seabaugh Says When JBE Says “Tax Reform” He Means “Tax Increase”

This is from KEEL, 710 AM in Shreveport, yesterday, and it’s Republican state representative Alan Seabaugh of Shreveport reacting to word of the tax package being prepared by Gov. John

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VIDEO: Americans For Prosperity-Louisiana Responds To This Gas Tax Hike Business

  VIDEO: Americans For Prosperity-Louisiana Responds To This Gas Tax Hike Business

We get the impression that this will be a massive political dud and that it will die quickly in the

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Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

  Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

We’re asking, because one might come to that impression based on the bill he’s considering filing for the upcoming legislative

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UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

  UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

Editor’s Note: An update, with the joint statement by the governor and Edmonson, is at the bottom of this post.

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John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

  John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

It’s almost like we were right in saying it was stupid to take that money. Hmmmmm. Isn’t this interesting? Gov.

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Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

  Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

A radio talk host on 710 KEEL in Shreveport blasted the John Bel Edwards jailbreak agenda earlier today. “Should we

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Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

  Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

It’s possible. Edmonson, who has been the LSP’s superintendent since January of 2008, had what’s described as a “regularly-scheduled” meeting

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John Bel Edwards Seems To Be Proving He Isn’t Much Of A Lawyer…

  John Bel Edwards Seems To Be Proving He Isn’t Much Of A Lawyer…

…and one wonders if he knows what he’s doing. At issue here was Edwards’ attempt to require protected status for

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What Does JBE Think Of One Of His Major Supporters Dressing Up In Blackface?

  What Does JBE Think Of One Of His Major Supporters Dressing Up In Blackface?

On Monday, Scott broke the story of Robbie Gatti, who is the brother of State Senator Ryan Gatti, appearing in

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We Now Have A Battle Of Ads In The District 42 Race

  We Now Have A Battle Of Ads In The District 42 Race

Of the three special elections to fill vacated seats in the Louisiana legislature, the one for District 42, which was

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JBE To Legislature: Raise Taxes Or TOPS Gets It

  JBE To Legislature: Raise Taxes Or TOPS Gets It

Not even 24 hours after the latest budget deal was enacted, John Fail Edwards was already releasing his budget outline

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WAGUESPACK: Government Spending’s Burden Of Proof

  WAGUESPACK: Government Spending’s Burden Of Proof

In the United States, an individual is considered innocent until the government proves them guilty by a specified burden of

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Medicaid Expansion Is Covering And Costing More Than Expected

  Medicaid Expansion Is Covering And Costing More Than Expected

In a result that was entirely predictable, Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion will cover more people and ultimately cost the state more

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VIDEO: Jay Dardenne Attempts To Lecture House Republicans About Their Jobs, And Catches A Beating For His Trouble

  VIDEO: Jay Dardenne Attempts To Lecture House Republicans About Their Jobs, And Catches A Beating For His Trouble

This clip comes courtesy of John Schroder’s campaign for state treasurer, as it’s Schroder’s signature moment to put himself on

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