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Kudos to Jeff Blanco of the Louisiana Conservative.com

June 29, 2008
Kudos to Jeff Blanco of the Louisiana Conservative.com

At a time when it was clearly seen to be a bit dangerous to go up against the “Good Old Boys” of Louisiana, Jeff Blanco put aside his fears and worries of high-powered retaliation and reported a story of one the most outrageous abuses of power. [ad#Google Adsense] Few people in this state realize how […]

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Jeff Sadow, the Legislative Pay Raise, and My Comments

June 25, 2008

One of the greatest political analysts/commentators in this state is Professor Jeff Sadow, Louisiana State University – Shreveport. I try to read his blog as often as possible and when he mentions Northeast Louisiana (NELA) I sometimes get involved in the debate. This is one of those times. The Professor’s latest comments can be found […]

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Remembering Lloyd Edgar Lenard

June 18, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aaron Baer Wednesday June 18, 2008 (225) 928-2998 Remembering Lloyd Edgar Lenard Today, Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger F. Villere, Jr. issued the following statement on the passing of Lloyd Lenard: “I regret to inform you of the death of Lloyd E. Lenard, former Treasurer of the Republican Party of […]

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Local Charity Being Hurt by Rising Prices and Slowing Economy

June 13, 2008

 Preface: For those readers outside the Northeast Louisiana Region, “Twin Cities” refers to Monroe and West Monroe, Louisiana. My wife Nancy has been a member of the Twin Cities Mayors Committee on disAbilities for several years now and finally shamed me into joining with her. Actually, she made sure that I helped before, I just thought I […]

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The Republican Party of Louisiana – State Central Committee

June 8, 2008
The Republican Party of Louisiana – State Central Committee

I attended the State Central Committee meeting Saturday in Baton Rouge and was very pleased to renew many of the contacts I made during the recent political campaigns. Along with Governor Bobby Jindal, Senator Mike Walsworth, Senator Bob Kostelka and Representative Kay Katz, I have been very fortunate to meet some very inspirational and very […]

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John Maginnis in the Twilight Zone

May 24, 2008

With the greatest effort to be cordial, I think John Maginnis may need to “get a map”. Appearing to be at least lost from reality, Maginnis seems to think Louisiana Republicans are having a difficult time deciding which would be better; keeping Governor Bobby Jindal in the Governor’s Mansion, or having him sit on his […]

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Senate Bill 87 – Golden Opportunity or Fool’s Gold?

May 8, 2008

In its original form, SB 87 was a great thing. Doing away with a “lie” is always a good thing. The Stelly Bill was never about honest taxation and the good Senator “Buddy” Shaw knew it when he proposed Senate Bill 87 to do away with it. Enter the “Good Old Boys”. How could the […]

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REFORMING EDUCATION IN LOUISIANA

May 3, 2008

Under the leadership of Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana is now headed in the right direction to raise this state to improved levels higher than anyone has ever seen in their lifetimes. However, no matter how much better the Governor improves our system of government and no matter how many more career opportunities he works to […]

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BREAKING NEWS!! DAVID VITTER WILL NOT BE CALLED TO TESTIFY

April 14, 2008
BREAKING NEWS!! DAVID VITTER WILL NOT BE CALLED TO TESTIFY

In breaking news this morning, defense attorney Preston Burton representing “DC Madam” Jeane Palfrey announced that he would NOT be calling U.S. Senator David Vitter to testify in the case against Palfrey. This would solidify beliefs that calling Senator Vitter to testify was all a political news stunt to create sympathy for the defendant and hurt Senator […]

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GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL SAVING EDUCATION AND LOUISIANA

April 5, 2008

Governor Bobby Jindal is making all the right moves to improve the educational system in Louisiana and is creating a model that will serve the entire state, maybe even the entire country.   Governor Bobby Jindal recognizes that our present education system has severe flaws that require immediate attention. Our system is riddled with shortsighted […]

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