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Are Republicans worthless?

Who has veto power over ANY federal debt increase? The last time I checked, it was the U.S. House of Representatives. And who controls...

Dangers of the State Privatizing Public Education

As an experienced, retired educator I feel I must speak out about the serious damage being done to public education in Louisiana by Governor...

Why Benton water costs will rise

This week Benton water, sewer, and solid waste collection customers will receive a letter from Mayor Wayne Cathcart and Town Council members advising of...

The name of the game

Money.  That’s the name of the game, and the game is well underway for the U.S. Senate race in 2014.  And an expensive game...

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...