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This week’s veto session will introduce arena politics to Capitoland, with divisive, headline-grabbing issues pitting two branches of government against each other in an epic exchange that has been decades in the making. 

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In America, there is one standard of justice for supporters of President Donald Trump. These are people like political strategist Roger Stone who receive pre-dawn raids from scores of federal agents. Then there is another standard of justice for people like Hunter Biden, son of the 46th President.

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In his first epistle to Jewish Christians in Asia Minor, the apostle Peter says we are “living stones” being built up as a “spiritual house” (2:5).

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An outsized figure in Louisiana politics, former Gov. Edwin Edwards, passed away Monday, just a few days before the legislative deadline for constitutionally-required veto session ballots. The significance wasn’t lost on those who know the history of the state Constitution and the role Edwar…

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When Edwin Edwards died earlier this week at the age of 93 Louisiana lost a political figure whose triumphs and downfall will never be replicated again.

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The Pharisees figure prominently in the New Testament as Jesus’ adversaries or as the perfervid outfit that produced Saul of Tarsus, persecutor of Christians.

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Much like the state its representatives and senators represent, the Louisiana Legislature is experiencing a troubling trend of outmigration. Last term, from 2016 through 2019, was a doozy. Lawmakers quit their elected jobs in the middle of their terms at an alarming rate, setting what remain…

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The basic rules for self-governance are specified in the Constitution of the United States. Article I, Section 2 asserts that persons who represent the people of the several states in the House of Representatives are chosen by rules that are set down by each state legislature. Section 3 spec…

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Thirty years ago, then-Gov. Buddy Roemer vetoed legislation aimed at curbing abortions in Louisiana. Lawmakers overrode the veto. Two years later, lawmakers overrode a veto issued by then-Gov. Edwin Edwards that concerned a flap over funding for the state Attorney General’s office.

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Conservative lawmakers have taken the guesswork out of the annual process where the House and Senate are allowed to trigger an automatic veto session to override the governor’s policy decisions. More than likely that veto session will convene July 20 and adjourn July 24 or earlier.

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In Revelation 16, the seven angels pour out the seven bowls of the wrath of God. When the third angel pours out his bowl into rivers and springs, the angel of the waters praises God “for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it…

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In a matter of about 24 hours, LSU seemingly made a problem go away when an embattled chancellor was reinstated and then resigned amid a narrative that he was as innocent and pure as the Virgin Mary.

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The federal election process is the means by which a constitutional republic determines which candidates are selected to represent the people in Congress, provided they meet the conditions set forth in the Constitution for age and years of citizenship. For the Senate a candidate must be at l…

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