The INDsider - Walter Pierce RE: The INDsider - Walter Pierce RE: http://theind.com/articles.sec-62-1-Walter-Pierce-RE.html Sat, 19 Aug 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Number crunch: Urban versus rural reflected in tax votes]]> Number crunch: Urban versus rural reflected in tax votes
Had the millage renewals for the courthouse and correctional operations been voted on only in the city of Lafayette they would have passed handily, and the school system sales tax proposition would have been a lot closer than the blowout reflected in ......]]>
<![CDATA[This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets]]> This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The district attorney in Rapides Parish says he’s surprised by objections to a training session targeting Jihadist terrorists for area law enforcement ......]]>
<![CDATA[Jim Crow just moved to St. Martinville]]> Jim Crow just moved to St. Martinville
In a majority-black town, the white police chief boasts that he is using a newly created hate crime law to upgrade to a felony the charge of resisting arrest, which could potentially add additional prison time to a suspect's sentence ......]]>
<![CDATA[Regarding that West Monroe High School story]]> Regarding that West Monroe High School story
I don’t believe the students at WMHS are racist — not all of them anyway — but the community's embrace of the Confederate flag most definitely is ......]]>
<![CDATA[RE: Under Water - Drainage issues in Lafayette Parish underscore why “our parish government” is failing everyone.]]> RE: Under Water - Drainage issues in Lafayette Parish underscore why “our parish government” is failing everyone.
Drainage issues in Lafayette Parish underscore why “our parish government” is failing everyone ......]]>
<![CDATA[On second thought: Capt. Clay could win this thing]]> On second thought: Capt. Clay could win this thing
The former lawman is polling ahead of Scott Angelle as payback-minded Sen. David Vitter works behind the scenes against Angelle. The question remains: Will the Trump voters who got Higgins into the runoff be there for him on Dec. 10? ......]]>
<![CDATA[Can ‘Cajun John Wayne’ win it all?]]> Can ‘Cajun John Wayne’ win it all?
The short answer: probably not ......]]>
<![CDATA[Kenneth Boudreaux’s unfortunate gambit]]> Kenneth Boudreaux’s unfortunate gambit
The councilman, on whom this newspaper has heaped effusive, well-earned praise during his three terms in elected government, went off the rail with his attack on the Civil Service Board ......]]>
<![CDATA[Seeing is Believing - Long the victim of a supply-side scam by big business and oil/gas, Louisiana is beginning to right decades of wrong.]]> Seeing is Believing - Long the victim of a supply-side scam by big business and oil/gas, Louisiana is beginning to right decades of wrong.
Long the victim of a supply-side scam by big business and oil/gas, Louisiana is beginning to right decades of wrong ......]]>
<![CDATA[Boustany’s treacherous straits]]> Boustany’s treacherous straits
The mild-mannered, moderate Republican has been loath to utter Donald Trump’s name even while offering a milquetoast’s endorsement of “the Republican nominee.” That’s not cutting it with the Trump crowd ......]]>