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Thursday, April 14, 2011 Port Hudson Battlefield, Louisiana WAS THE CIVIL WAR REALLY NECESSARY? One Hundred and Fifty years ago this week, the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter in South Carolina.  During the next four years, carnage, mayhem and death were the order of day after day.  By the...
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Thursday, April 7th, 2011 New Orleans, Louisiana DEATH ROW, NEW ORLEANS, AND THE SUPREME COURT’S  BETRAYAL OF JUSTICE. There is an aura of myth that surrounds Lady Justice, who is pictured standing tall with the balanced scales of justice in her hands.  She is blindfolded to assure impartiality and fairness.  But if she read the...
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Thursday, March 17, 2011 Baton Rouge, Louisiana BIG BROTHER HAS YOU UNDER CLOSE WATCH THANKS TO THE PATRIOT ACT! When Tea party candidates throughout the country ran for office last fall, most members offered soaring campaign promises to defend liberty of ordinary Americans, and fight governmental intrusions on basic freedoms. But whatever hopes there were...
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Thursday, March 3, 2011 Tampa, Florida ARE BASEBALL AND POLITICS INTERTWINED? Just what is America’s favorite pastime? Is it baseball or politics? The past few years offered interesting contrasts. On one hand, we went from a full-blown presidential campaign right into a major political controversy of how to “stimulate” the economy. Certainly in the past...
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   We are winding down the old and bringing in the new.  I’m taking a bit of time to think back over some memorable past New Years.  Some go back more than four decades.  Join me on memory lane by reading over my new column.  You can get it now by Clicking Here.   Happy New...
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   Thursday, December 9, 2010 Baton Rouge, Louisiana ARE TEA PARTIERS, ESPECIALLY IN LOUISIANA, SELLING OUT FOR CAMPAIGN MONEY? It was just a few months ago when we listened to Tea Party candidates across the country declaring that they were going to Washington in order to shake up the political establishment.  No more “politics as...
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Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 Baton Rouge, Louisiana WHO DOES SARAH PALIN THINK SHE IS — BOBBY JINDAL? Sarah Palin brought her indomitable road show to my hometown of Baton Rouge this week with the flair and the chutzpah of a larger than life personality, which she just might be.  Security was tight at the local...
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