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Brown: Remembering Sept. 11

This Thursday marks the 13th Anniversary of a day that will endure in infamy in the history of our beloved United States of America. On...

Opinion: Sam Hanna, Jr. – Yet another reason to raise taxes

Yet another reason to raise taxes As you may recall, the Legislature created another task force earlier this year to study the state’s finances in...

Bitter at Vitter

Some members of the U.S. Senate – Democrats and Republicans – are bitter at Vitter, and the situation could get nasty. Republican U.S. Sen. David...

We Were a Christian Nation

“Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation.” Those were the words of President Barack Obama on June 28, 2006. Is he...

Reagan: The State of The Union…as usual…no surprises

If you missed the president’s final State of the Union message a few weeks ago, don’t worry. It might have been billed as historic,...

Carlson: New Year challenges

As we hurry to finish shopping for family and friends, and put the finishing touches on holiday menus, it’s easy to ignore some troubling...

Opinion: Dr. Ed Fuelner – Losing Jobs Over Ex-Im’s Expiration?

Losing Jobs Over Ex-Im’s Expiration? Let’s say you’ve been letting your child watch too much TV. You decide, quite sensibly, to cut down on his...

Election Confusion

It always seems to be an election year in the Pelican State. But the current election situation is causing more confusion than usual. This year,...

Open Communication Can Prevent Overregulation

Relationships only develop and thrive when both parties have a desire to work together toward a common goal. While this might sound like the...

Vitter: No to Common Core, yes to rigorous standards, testing, and accountability

Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted.  But I said that we had...