There's that iconic scene in the movie Animal House when slobbish John Belushi character provokes a food fight at the University cafeteria.
I woke up earlier this week, followed my normal routine of walking the dogs, picking up the morning papers, pouring my large glass of orange juice half filled with water to dilute the sugar, checked my emails, walked out on the patio to glance over the news … and then it dawned on me – I’ve turned 77.
Is Russia now our enemy, once again?
Did Donald Trump make the right move or was the latest attack, simply some wag the dog?
The Louisiana Flood crisis could be more serious than our trying to rebuild our homes, businesses and maintaining our collective sanities.
The United States debt is approaching 20 billion. Louisiana treasury is bone dry. Taxes is not an option.
Why didn't David Vitter get out the vote, given his resources and execution, this past Saturday, election day? Can David Vitter continue his normal plan, to link his opponent to Obama? Can Jon Bel Edwards convince the electorate that he is a different type of democrat? Does Vitter have enough votes among those in the core-conservative voters, or will he need to moderate to peel off enough voters from his former opponents?
There is a disturbing article in this month’s Atlantic Magazine by a prominent physician at the University of Pennsylvania. Ezekiel J. Emanuel is an oncologist, a bioethicist, and a vice provost of the University, and is the author or editor of 10 books, includingReinventing American Health Care. So he is a bright guy who knows a lot about health. His premise is that no one, in this day and age, should aspire to live longer than 75 years of age.
It’s the morning after the Republican takeover of the US Senate, and the domination of the GOP on almost all election fronts. Just as the Democrats defeated their opponents to submission in 2012, the Republicans gained seats everywhere.
Did the televised Louisiana US Senate Race, anxiously awaited by thousands, meet the expectations of two of the state's most politically-savvy experts? What were their disappointments, if any?