The INDsider - Commentary The INDsider - Commentary http://theind.com/articles.sec-33-1-Commentary.html Fri, 20 Oct 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[In defense of public broadcasting]]> In defense of public broadcasting
The $1.35 cents that each American pays in taxes per year to support the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is negligible when compared with the alternative: the arid and insipid wasteland of commercial programming ......]]>
<![CDATA[Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem]]> Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem
The deceitful search for voter fraud prevents recognition of what is truly scandalous about elections today: low voter participation ......]]>
<![CDATA[Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound]]> Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound
We need to face up to how the “new New Orleans,” so celebrated by the Mayor and the self-anointed civic elite, in fact amounts to a hostile assault on African-American families and the working poor ......]]>
<![CDATA[Crosswise: The Baskin-Robbinization of American media - News consumption preferences vary wildly across age demographics. Can citizens ever get back on the same page?]]> Crosswise: The Baskin-Robbinization of American media - News consumption preferences vary wildly across age demographics. Can citizens ever get back on the same page?
News consumption preferences vary wildly across age demographics. Can citizens ever get back on the same page? ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lafayette Dems endorse LPSS tax prop]]> Lafayette Dems endorse LPSS tax prop
We stand united with the business community in our support for this measure ......]]>
<![CDATA[Delay, delay till after Election Day]]> Delay, delay till after Election Day
Third Circuit Court of Appeal Candidate Candyce Perret now knows The IND will get to see at least portions of the lawsuits her ex-fiancé filed against her, but she is holding onto hope we won't be able to publish what's in them till after the April ......]]>
<![CDATA[Is this now Susan Theall's race to lose?]]> Is this now Susan Theall's race to lose?
As Candyce Perret's credibility issues mount and fundraising dries up, the once inconceivable seems plausible — that she could outspend Susan Theall 7-1 and still lose the runoff for 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal ......]]>
<![CDATA[LPSB answers the misinformation]]> LPSB answers the misinformation
When you step inside the voting booth April 29, you’ll have the opportunity to vote on a contract between taxpayers and our school system ......]]>
<![CDATA[What’s the matter with Lake Charles? - Voters who live amid some of the nation’s worst industrial pollution share conservatives’ disdain for the EPA.]]> What’s the matter with Lake Charles? - Voters who live amid some of the nation’s worst industrial pollution share conservatives’ disdain for the EPA.
Voters who live amid some of the nation’s worst industrial pollution share conservatives’ disdain for the EPA ......]]>
<![CDATA[Have you ever been deported?]]> Have you ever been deported?
I have. All as a consequence of the impact of political spoils on immigration and international travel ......]]>