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March 14, 2018
A new book on the New York Times bestselling list by mathematician and philosopher Nicholas Taleb concludes that politicians often fail because they generally have nothing at risk. There are no costs. They have no skin in the game. That is certainly true with the current Louisiana Legislature.  Letting the Bayou State grind to a halt...
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Thursday, March 15th, 2018 Baton Rouge, Louisiana LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE NEEDS SKIN IN THE GAME! The Louisiana Legislature just completed a “do nothing” session that proved to be a stalemate towards solving the state’s financial crisis.  A new regular session has begun with few signs that anything substantive will come about.  By law, no new tax...
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Another weekend with a full agenda of issues and special guests on our Weekend Radio show. We will talk about why healthcare is so expensive in America with Seth Denson, president of GDP advisers.  (www.gdpadvisors.com).   Then it’s on the March Madness with the Sports Princess, Kate Delaney, talking about why basketball is so consuming right...
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My company, The Lisburn Press, has a new book out, and it’s a humdinger for you readers that love short stories. TROUBLESOME CREEK AND BEYOND – This perceptive collection of short stories have an Appalachian setting, with two of them occurring in the Caribbean. These fascinating tales deal with disparate subjects”“ winning the lottery, Vietnam and...
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Hey, it’s crawfish time down here in Louisiana. Our friends from outside the state don’t realize how these mudbugs take over our menus for the next several months. I’m planning a big crawfish boil, cooking up several hundred pounds, this weekend right after the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Baton Rouge. You all are welcome...
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