• President Trump, It doesn't feel like Independence Day
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  • YIPPIE! The naked truth about free speech, cherished especially on Independence Day
  • Poll: Trump strong on jobs, weak on tweets, viewed as reckless, thin-skinned, sexist

indy dayII know the calendar says we are approaching the 4th of July, but, it just doesn’t feel like Independence Day.

Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

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mass2On July 4, 1778, George Washington doubled liquor rations for the soldiers quartered in Princeton, NJ, as a way to celebrate Independence Day. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Fourth of July is America's top-selling beer holiday, according to the Beer Institute. It estimated, in 2013, that sales of beer on the 4th could total $1 billion, doubtlessly higher today. “In moderation,” claims a CA brewery investor, Grover McKean, “beer is tasty and healthy.” Who could disagree?

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bill rights2To President Thomas Jefferson, July 4th celebrated more than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He thought it was a link to the future. The message prominent colonists sent to King George III led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the initial and most prominent feature of which is the First Amendment that guarantees free speech. It’s part of the country’s fundamental essence that each man and woman can say what they feel about government, or anything else, proving President Donald Trump needs some civics lessons.

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joe mikaAs Donald Trump faces the top world leaders this week, including a face-time with Vladimir Putin, and as his healthcare proposals face an uphill climb, his poll numbers for how the nation views him could be better.

According to a morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday morning, his tweets, including that against MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, and his personality are not helping him, at all.

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017 16:42

The Republican-led US Senate hit another roadblock Wednesday, failing to get to a majority to back a Obamacare repeal that would have totally voided the law with a two-year delay before the law would actually go into effect.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 13:18

kennedy cassidyWhich Louisiana US Senator Senator is more popular in terms of favorables and unfavorables?

Drum roll, please....

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 12:33

trump cpacAfter a misguided and expensive social experiment with gender issues, President Trump has decided to end the ridiculous gender confusion in the U.S. military. Today, the President made a wise and financially prudent decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military. This move was only made after the President consulted with his “Generals and military experts.” 

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11:03

scaliseAccording to Politico, Steve Scalise of Metairie Louisiana has been discharged from the hospital.

According to the Politico email, Scalise, the House Whip  "was discharged from the hospital on Tuesdayand will now begin "intensive inpatient rehabilitation," his doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:23

fb botsPolitics, government, policy-oriented issues are quickly evolving in the digital age.

Recently, Jim Brown, a Louisiana political expert with over twenty-eight years of experience as a State legislature and statewide elected-official and Bayoubuzz publisher Stephen Sabludowsky talked about the fast-evolving technologies.

 

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