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Vitter Gives the Jitters

Republican U.S. Senator and 2015 gubernatorial candidate David Vitter is giving the jitters to declared and potential candidates for the state’s top job. A poll...

Opinion – Stephen Waguespack – The Eyes of the Entrepreneur

The Eyes of the Entrepreneur The Public Affairs Research Council (PAR), a well-respected good government group, declared in a 1988 report that, “Louisiana’s pattern of...

Opinion: Sam Hanna – A Tax Raising Affair Began Last Sunday

A Tax Raising Affair Began Last Sunday State lawmakers convened a special session of the Legislature last Sunday, and it’s safe to say no one...

Secession Procession?

Not long ago, Colorado voters used Article XXI of their state constitution to recall two Democratic state senators who voted in favor of a...

Giving Up Holiday Retail Slavery

I’ve never been much of a slave to the retail world. I’m not much of a shopper. I’ve been around long enough to watch...

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,...

Seabaugh’s Seat?

State Representative up for challenging Landrieu’s spot? The Louisiana Republican Party seems to be having a lot of indecision over who should be the candidate...

Utility District Update

An August meeting of the Cypress Black Bayou Recreation and Water Conservation District (CBB) was the occasion for standing room only attendance by residents...

Investing In the Economic Renaissance

Over the last few months, we have learned that Louisiana has hit an all-time high for number of people working, a record state population...

Opinion: The FCC can’t save us

Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a 400-page net neutrality order.  This order is said to constitute “clear and enforceable rules” to...