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There is no place like Louisiana on this earth, and I think that when my days are over, I’ll find heaven to be no different from Louisiana – maybe a little bit cooler in the summer.” — Governor Mike Foster

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During a presidential debate in October 1980, candidate Ronald Reagan famously asked: Are you better off than four years ago?  Recently released information from the Census Bureau on income, work, and poverty allow us to address that question in time for the 2020 presidential election.

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This week, Louisiana mourns the loss of one of our state’s greatest leaders. Governor Mike Foster was a true original who brought his own unique style and brand of governing to Louisiana’s highest office. While he left politics more than 16 years ago, it’s not very hard to find present remin…

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The Democratic Party of today bears little resemblance to the political home of former Presidents such as Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy.

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Will elections ever be the same? From coast to coast, there is a great deal of controversy over mail in ballots as well as absentee voting. According to some projections, as many as 50% of voters will cast mail in ballots. And these ballots take a long time to count. A number of states don’t…

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Over the last few decades, Americans have enjoyed an ever-increasing love affair with the games of college and professional football. Eventually, the National Football League (NFL) surpassed Major League Baseball to become the country’s top sports attraction.

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ABC Company is facing a dilemma as they develop a one-year, three-year and five-year growth plan.

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President Trump’s nomination of Amy Barrett to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raises the question of the fitness of a Catholic to fill a position of public trust that dates from controversies surrounding the candidacy of Al Smith in 1928 a…

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Ah, the wisdom found in the New York Times. America’s newspaper (at least according to them) seems to find a reason every week to denigrate the backwards homefolks that populate Louisiana. Certainly some debasement is justified, particularly when it comes to disparaging the state’s political…

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Louisiana lawmakers will return to Baton Rouge next week for a month-long special session to deal with the fallout from Hurricane Laura, a financial problem with the state’s unemployment trust fund and a flap with Gov. John Bel Edwards over his responses to the coronavirus.

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For over one hundred years, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded. In that time, this honor has been viewed as the ultimate prize for any political leader. Recipients are supposed to be great diplomats who have brokered historic peace agreements. In contrast, the recipients are often left-w…

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The latest decision made by Louisiana’s Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards regarding the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic makes clear the lengths to which he will go to politicize the issue and demands that the state’s Legislature counteract him.

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