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Each year on July 4, America celebrates its independence. It dates to the year 1776 when 13 American colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring their freedom from British rule.

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We were supposed to get to know the House and Senate as almost entirely new bodies during the regular session, but the learning curve was lengthened by COVID-19 as lawmakers hunkered down in their districts and quietly plotted or opposed the special session that was scheduled to adjourn Tuesday.

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Republicans just a few weeks ago were scouring major cities across the country to find a new location for their national convention, scheduled for mid-August. The GOP had originally planned to congregate in Charlotte North Carolina, but the governor set extremely strict standards for any typ…

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American companies are in a frenzy to get ahead of the current moment of woke moral panic. That sometimes means sacrificing an unlucky employee to the political mob or buying copies of the best-seller “White Fragility” to encourage workers to define themselves by race. Now large firms are jo…

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In the span of just over one month, a plethora of changes have occurred in the United States and throughout the world, all to appease the politically correct guardians who now monitor every aspect of our society. After the brutal killing of African American George Floyd by a vicious white Mi…

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On June 16, 2015, the future president and his wife rode down the escalator at Trump Tower in New York City and the political world will never be the same. The occasion was the presidential announcement speech of Donald Trump. Previously, Trump had considered running for president in 1988, 2…

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has stirred u a national debate on standing when the national anthem is played at sporting events. I’ve always looked on honoring the flag and standing for the national anthem as a basic premise that connotes a commitment to protect our freedoms guar…

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When a police officer has taken a life, that life can never be restored. Funeral services, candlelight vigils, peaceful marches, heaps of flowers and teddy bears will not restore the life that was taken. Neither will violent protests, looting and burning, spitting and throwing bricks at law …

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Tabula Rasa, a Latin phrase associated with the metaphor of a blank slate was especially popular during the reign of Behaviorism, still is prevalent in our collective consciousness.

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One of the essential requirements for economic growth in an area is the infrastructure and particularly the traffic arteries.

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Gen. Troy H. Middleton stood in the breach and stopped the Nazis from capturing Bastogne in one of the bloodiest engagements of World War II. It's known as the Battle of the Bulge. It was the last offensive carried out by the German army, which had hoped to divide Allied Forces in order to n…

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As surely as springtime and Louisianans diving into crawfish go together, so does trendiness and teenagers. Which poses a challenge to state educators who shouldn’t let a hatred of American ideals inculcate within their students

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We’re back! We’re back! With some limitations and some remnants of caution businesses are re-opening, restaurants are seating and personal services are welcoming customers. Only restaurant buffets or as my friend calls them “human hog troughs”, which I love, are still closed. America is awak…

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The United States of America will never be the same, it will be a much worse place to live and work.  Amid a three-month pandemic there has been a three-week cultural revolution, ignited by the brutal death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis, that has changed our country forever.

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It looks like it’s time to get out the soap powder in Louisiana and the rest of the nation. In protests all over the country, there is a growing call for the banishment of whatever tattered remnants are left from the aftermath of the Civil War. Not just flags, but monuments, names, Dukes of …

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In the 1992 presidential campaign, candidate Bill Clinton referred to himself as the “comeback kid” after his second-place finish in the New Hampshire primary. Only a slick candidate with the skill of Bill Clinton would be able to turn a loss by 8% into a victory. However, his characterizati…

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