April 29, 2009 12:00 AM
Considering that the majority of people living in this country are women, isn’t it about time that we took a stand and included equal rights for women in the U.S. Constitution? The U.S. recently demanded that countries like Iraq and Afghanistan include ...
April 29, 2009 12:00 AM
The private schools get tax dollars from the public education system for textbooks, library books, transportation and other expenditure that only the deepest of the state accountants know what is happening. So let’s understand that up front. So now ...
April 22, 2009 12:00 AM
I see the bailout mind set is spreading from Washington to Louisiana with the governor’s proposal via Stephen Moret to purchase the Pilgrim’s Pride plant in Farmerville. Do you realize that the state (you and me) gets nothing for its $40 million-plus ...
April 22, 2009 12:00 AM
Not a day goes by that I don’t use the tenets of honor, loyalty and trustworthiness that I learned in Scouting as both a boy and later as a young adult leader. Recently, I was astounded to hear that the United Way of Acadiana had cut off funding for ...
April 22, 2009 12:00 AM
I can’t tell you how happy I was to read the content of “Lights, Camera, Action ” (April 15 cover story). I’ve grown frustrated over the past year by ...
April 15, 2009 12:00 AM
I read with interest the recent commentary titled “Johnston Street Smart ” (Acadiana Business, April 2009). Great article. I particularly appreciate Reed ...
April 15, 2009 12:00 AM
“Elbert vs. the Machine” is such a contradiction. In your March 25 cover story, “Elbert vs. the Machine ,” Elbert Guillory did an ample job of portraying ...
April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
I am a poet/wife/mother and have participated in arts outreach for many years. The outreach work has been life-changing and healing for me and hopefully for the people I have served. DAF Louisiana Division of the Arts grants have been the primary funding ...
April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
“…And laughs all the way to the bank?” Mr. Pierce you have hit the nerve with your last line in your column on why George Rodrigue is so controversial. Just why would he be laughing? I have known George for decades and always admired his earlier ...
April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
Once again we find ourselves in the center of a media storm threatening the confidence of consumers nationwide. The revised Mexico Travel Alert issued by the U.S. Department of State was updated recently and was designed to inform travelers of the issues ...

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