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Lawmakers have tentatively targeted Feb. 1, 2022, as the start date for their special session on redistricting. The process that will bring us to that day begins in earnest later this week when the Legislature’s governmental affairs committees gather in Baton Rouge to kick off a months-long …
It’s been under wraps longer than some Egyptian mummies, but the bill for the Joe Biden-Nancy Pelosi-Bernie Sanders spending agenda is about to be exposed to the air. The Ways and Means Committee draft tax increase that leaked over the weekend is a $2.2-trillion Washington money grab for the ages.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter was addressed to Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Dr. Courtney Phillips.
I’m old enough to remember our last days in Vietnam. It was a tough thing to see. The last days in Afghanistan are still unfolding, and they, too, have been tough to watch. Some people are making comparisons, and comparisons may be valid. Some are saying we got beat again and had to retreat …
Editor’s Note: The Ouachita Parish Police Jury voted last month to decline extending the term of Mike Mulhearn on the Ouachita Parish Hospital Service District No. 1’s board of directors. Last week — after The Ouachita Citizen received the following letter — Police Juror Scotty Robinson made…
Whenever President Biden appears in public he is impeccably groomed. He never fails to be dressed to the nines. His trousers are perfectly pressed, his shoes are spotlessly shined. His shirt collar invariably stays in place inside his suit jacket; his tie is knotted with the utmost care and …
Summer is for the beach, but the regulatory state never takes a holiday. In August alone, 7,492 pages were added to the Federal Register, recording every twitch of the administrative giant. So what did the feds do instead of lazing in the sun? We didn’t read it all (we’re journalists, not ma…
One of the disturbing results of the Biden administration’s disastrous withdrawal of American military forces from Afghanistan is that the Taliban, a terrorist group, is now holding an unknown number of American citizens hostage. At a minimum, there are 100 American hostages in Afghanistan, …
The vote by Senator Bill Cassidy in favor of the Pseudo-Infrastructure Bill that passed out of the U.S. Senate this month, will likely be remembered in Louisiana as the most destructive, Anti-Oil and Gas, Anti-Louisiana worker vote ever made by a Senator from Louisiana.
With an active hurricane season underway and the Delta variant’s footprint growing in Louisiana, campaign professionals here are fighting a double-headed dragon this election cycle. The ability to react quickly is more important than ever and managers, consultants and candidates alike intend…
The Office for Civil Rights in Education is an arm of the administrative state that has often inflamed the culture wars in the last decade. So it was only a matter of time before it jumped into America’s latest, bitter cultural conflict on the progressive side. On Monday the agency targeted …
The withdrawal of American support for the Afghan security forces, which led to the total collapse of the Afghan government along with the resulting panic at the airport in Kabul, is not only a tragic humanitarian crisis but also a humiliating defeat for the USA. However, in coping with this…
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