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October 7, 2015
Louisiana has more statewide elected officials than any other state in the nation. Are Bayou State voters getting the best bang for the buck? Why should so many public officials be elected? Or maybe even more should be elected from Governor down to dogcatcher. Check out my new column and see what you think. You...
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October 8th, 2015 Baton Rouge, Louisiana WHY HAVE AN ELECTED LT. GOVERNOR IN LOUISIANA? Leave it to a preacher to ask a serious and relevant question about ways to save money in a state that faces a huge financial crisis. At a recent forum of candidates running for Lt. Governor in Louisiana, Pastor Lewis Richerson...
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One of the fall highlights for lawyers who are members of the Louisiana bar is the annual Red Mass that is held at St. Louis Cathedral on the first Monday of October. Judges and lawyers from throughout the state gather at the beginning of the judicial year in Jackson Square, then proceed into the nation’s...
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For years, I have enjoyed listening to the 70s Song “Wildfire.” I always thought the song is very much about escaping hard times. Oh, they say she died one winter when there came a chilling frost. And the pony she named Wildfire busted down its stall.  The composer and singer of Wildfire, Michael Martin Murphy,...
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