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The Social Media Whirlwind

On Thursday, the Minden City Council appointed Councilman Joe Cornelius as interim mayor — and social media went crazy. The Minden Press-Herald posted the information on...

…And he is us

There's an old story which comically identifies what could be the problem facing our country today. A man standing on the corner of one of...

What about dead black kids?

Liberals don't seem to care The death of Trayvon Martin makes me very sad. It is an unspeakable tragedy. But, I don’t blame George Zimmerman...

So what’s the next step?

It’s been a week since Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington’s eminently successful “In God We Trust” rally. So what’s next? I visited the Sheriff’s...

CNG: Auto fuel of the future

The United States is now the hub for natural gas exploration. A shale play touches nearly every corner of our country. More prominent shale...

Don’t mess with the sheriff

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington wins support for stance Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington has not been in office that long, but he has already generated...

The ‘Star’ Witness

Dumb and Getting Dumber Rachel Jeantel is the poster child for the failures of public education. Several days ago, prosecutors in the George Zimmerman trial put...

Fourth on the Fifth

Hope everyone enjoyed the fruits of the labors of so many this Independence Day past. Celebrations ranging from huge fireworks displays to backyard barbeques...

3 Things to Do on Your Summer Vacation

I looked at my calendar this morning and realized how many team members (including myself) are taking their vacations this month. In our 24/7...