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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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LIVE: The constitutional issues of Special Counsel investigation of Russia, Trump and campaign

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 13:11

decay roadsThe Council for a Better Louisiana, or otherwise known as CABL, in a statement on its newsletter today recalls the aspirations of yesterday and sees the realities of today and calls for more investment in Louisiana's roads and highways.

Doesn't take 20-20 vision to know what will likely occur if we don't take action now.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:40

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Special counsel, independent counsel, Rod Rosenstein, Robert Mueller, fake news--Like the old baseball scorecard adage, you can't watch a Washington DC scandal unless you know the players (and the terminology).

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:00

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The next chapter in the strange mutation of SB 144 could continue later today in the Louisiana Senate, although more twists could lay ahead if the bill makes it to the House of Representatives.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:23

coastA post-Katrina effort led by then-US Senator Mary Landrieu is under attack by a Trump budget proposal. The impact might have severe consequences upon the state's severe coastal erosion problem.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 07:26

confedLast Stand for Monument?  

    The Citizens Advisory Committee, charged with making a recommendation about the future of the Confederate monument on the courthouse grounds, will hold its fourth and final public meeting Tuesday.

    It will be held at 6 p.m. at Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School, 441 Atlantic Avenue, Shreveport.

 

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