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sessions wydenIf these most recent witnesses who testified to the US Senate Intelligence Committee were questioned during Watergate, Richard Nixon might still be President of the United States.  Chances are, he certainly would not have been impeached.


shamed capitolby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Not-so-Special Session?

    It was as if the members of the Louisiana House of Representatives were having a good time in Baton Rouge and did not want to go home.
    With a threat of a Special Session hanging over their heads immediately following the Regular Session, House members refused to compromise with the Senate’s budget plan.

alarioIf Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards wanted to avoid political defeat on Louisiana’s budget, he managed to set himself up to make it more inevitable and worse.

halo honor wingsIn many respects, even as Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces the US Senate Intelligence Committee today, the future of the Donald Trump administration comes down to down to Donald Trump vs. James Comey. the battle of lies, veracity and credibility. The question, the ultimate inquiry, with whom do you believe?

peterson kcpDemocrat Sen. Karen “Pottymouth” Peterson strikes again, illustrating the bankruptcy of ideas within her political party.

ivanka TNews for today: Trump's apprenticeship, you're hired; Blue Cross, Chief Medical Office; Strain goes to White House; Volunteer Louisiana

TRUMP'S NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

EDWARDS PRESS2In advance of the Louisiana House of Representatives returning to Baton Rouge for a special session to fix the budget, Governor John Bel Edwards issued this memo:

trump micIt’s rare to see a duel between truth and falsity play out as dramatically as it is in the ethics war

between the ex-FBI Director, James Comey, and the President, Donald Trump. Publically, each has called the other a bald faced liar. These aren’t the Aesop’s Fables your mother read at bedtime; not about the home run you never hit; or, the imaginary date with someone you never knew. This is hardcore, visceral stuff, the type that causes empires to fall and heroes to be found amongst ordinary men and women. It’s, also, the stuff of irony.

trump maybeClose your eyes and just imagine:

A Reporter asks President Donald Trump during a press conference whether he will let the public know if he has a recording of his conversations with Jim Comey, former Director of the FBI.

comey trump2 5There’s an old phrase that “a request from a superior is actually a command.” That was the essence of ex-FBI Director James Comey’s take on President Donald Trump’s expression of hope that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn be left alone because he was “a good guy.”  Flynn is not, but that’s not the point.

winnerTo maintain the security of our homeland, our federal government depends on the services of contractors who work with our intelligence agencies. 

It is imperative that these contractors employ individuals of high character and integrity for their mission is so important to the security of our nation. 

comey deanCloud over the administration, growing cancer on your administration.

The twain has met.

According to the testimony of the former FBI Director Jim Comey today, President Donald Trump has stated his administration is under a cloud. During Watergate, Richard Nixon was told by his counsel John Dean that the then-president’s administration has struck with a deadly disease, cancer.

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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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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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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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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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