They called it a show trial. The judge was selected for his track record. The defendant was a vile, traitorous, wretched snake of a human being. The verdict had been reached even before the trial began and for that reason real witnesses weren’t required. It was deadly, hate-filled theatre in…
Even when the outcomes stares him straight in the face, Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards still ignores the science attached to government handling of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. That ethos and the playbook it spawns, embraced by his fellow Democrats helming their states, bodes il…
Prior to entry into politics, Donald Trump was a celebrity loved by the media and adored by millions of Americans. He was a successful real estate developer and the star of a reality TV show. His life was fabulous, full of success and praise from across the country.
With the tragic loss of our Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, the special election to fill the seat in the Fifth Congressional District will begin when qualifying begins Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Last week’s gathering of tens of thousands of Americans from across the nation in support of President Trump which led to a massive march on the Capitol building and a serious breach of security has been reported as if it were an attack on the Capitol building itself. True enough, artifacts,…
In recent years, most Americans refer to The Purge as a television and movie series, that depicts the violence and mayhem which occurs when citizens can commit any crime, including murder, during a 12-hour period once a year. However, the real “Great Purge” truly happened, it was not just Ho…
It seems that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) did not get the message of the 2020 election. Her party lost almost every heavily contested race in the last election and the Democrats now have only a razor thin majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Louisiana politicos headed into this New Year with heavy hearts and reminders that life is indeed precious. December took from us Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, who was well on his way to to becoming a strong political voice for his generation, and former state Rep. Vic Stelly, who authored …
In his farewell address, President Ronald Reagan emphasized two interconnected themes. First, his “shining city on the hill” was built on the fundamental need of all humankind to be free to speak their mind, to assemble in the public square, to petition their government for relief or restrai…
Regardless of the outcome of President Donald Trump challenging the validity of the vote in key swing states in the Nov. 3 presidential race, Trump has single-handedly altered American politics forever and because of him the battle lines separating the two major parties are crystal clear.
As we bid farewell to 2020 the new and hopefully better year of 2021 appears on the horizon. We are looking for a year with new promise, and a return to normalcy as we have known in past years. The year 2021 looks promising with new commercial development, completion of new street or road co…
Editor’s Note: This column by Sam Hanna Jr. was first published the week of Dec. 30, 2019. It remains relevant since the LSU Board of Supervisors has yet to name a permanent replacement for former LSU President F. King Alexander.
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