Oct. 1, 2014 02:46 PM
It is distinctly possible control of the U.S. Senate will hinge on Louisiana, which is why, during the last several months, outside groups have made this the most expensive election in Louisiana history. [Editor's Note: This is Part 1 of a series ...
Sept. 29, 2014 05:36 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014For a few brief seconds on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, for the first time ever, same-sex marriage was legal in Louisiana, specifically Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion parishes. But before any vows could be exchanged and any certificates ...
Sept. 19, 2014 03:15 PM
We're in the second year of the second term of the first black president of the United States. And so it might seem that as Americans, as a nation, we have come a long way. And perhaps we have. But the recent killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo ...
Sept. 17, 2014 09:36 PM
In what world does it make sense to balance the budget for a public school system by cutting schools from the poorest neighborhoods with the worst performance scores and the highest at-risk student populations in the system? In what world does it make ...
Sept. 10, 2014 02:12 PM
After the Louisiana Democratic Party (endorsed Edwin Edwards), I drove to the East Baton Rouge Parish Governmental Building to change my party registration to "none." Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, announcing March 17 that he is running ...
Sept. 2, 2014 02:59 PM
According to Gov. Bobby Jindal, President Barack Obama needs to stop talking about "justice" and start murdering people, even if we have to go alone. Republican Presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, who, throughout the last five years, occasionally ...
Aug. 29, 2014 05:47 PM
The LPSB is poised and ready to move forward with the termination of Pat Cooper following a discussion Thursday with the attorney hired for the investigation of the superintendent, but a decision of this magnitude should be left up to the new board seated ...
Aug. 27, 2014 08:01 PM
I was interested to hear what Lessig would say to an almost exclusively conservative audience of successful businessmen and businesswomen in the heart of what is now a deeply red area of the country ...
Aug. 26, 2014 07:54 PM
"This is yet another example of the failed leadership and lack of focus that Hunter Beasley has exhibited. He's shown zero regard for kids, teachers or even passing a budget for the school year that's already started." Erick Knezek ...
Aug. 25, 2014 09:44 PM
"Just as the devil does not deserve equal time with God, and a lie does not deserve equal time with the truth, the remarks of William Donahue have no place in any respectable journal seriously dealing with a serious story and pursuing truth." [Editor's ...

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