Wednesday, 03 July 2013 19:41

middle classCarole Middleton looked old and haggard as she arrived for yet another day of sitting in the Queen’s private box at the Wimbledon tennis matches.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:58

flagAs the short-termed and most recent President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, today has apparently been ousted by the country's military, perhaps there is no better time to consider the importance of a once-in-a-millenial moment that laid the foundation to one of the most important  achievements in mankind.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:48


When I was a candidate for athletic director at the University of New Orleans in the fall of 2002, I knew nothing about running a college athletics department. I was a journalist my first eleven years out of college and then spent the next two decades in the National Football League.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:18

lsu-boardLouisiana State University, located in my hometown of Baton Rouge, takes on a new president this week. And to say that he has a big job ahead of him is an understatement. Educationally, the state’s largest university is a mixed bag of quality and mediocrity, typical of many public universities.

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 14:57

forgotstonOver the weekend State Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain announced that he would not be running for governor in 2015.


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