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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez promoted the today's news release of the March 2016 Employment Situation report released today:

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obama castro 5Once again, President Obama is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Today, it was Havana, Cuba, the home of the tyrannical Castro brothers, murderous communist dictators.

Today, the President concluded his historic visit to the island nation. It was the first official trip by a U.S. President since Calvin Coolidge 88 years ago. 

 

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obama whistleSince President Obama is in the homestretch of his second term and does not have to worry about re-election, so he can finally be himself and it is quite a scary sight. 

Of course, the President has been a liberal since the first day of his administration, but, in these final months, his agenda will be even more strident and more progressive.     

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 Obama sotuPresident Barack Obama issued his last State of the Union Address on Tuesday and highlighted improvements and disappointments over the past seven years.

Here is the transcript of the speech and highlights.

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CRIME SCENEThe White House, in advance of the full court press to gather public support for his gun control executive order has issued a "Fact Sheet" explaining how these new actions would "reduce violence and make our communities safer.

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obama brother2President Barack Obama opened up the gun control debate for Election Year 2016 with an executive order intended to reduce gun violence in the United States.

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obama gobble 3For the past ten years, we have enjoyed a holiday tradition on the Ringside Politics program, bestowing the “Turkey of the Year” award on the most deserving politician or celebrity.  Previous winners have included former House Speakers John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore and former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. While all of the former winners have been very worthy recipients, this year’s honoree is the most deserving of all time. No one fits the bill of “Turkey of the Year” more than President Barack Obama. 

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rino-economyFor the past few years, the Obama lovers in the media have been boasting about the supposedly great economy Americans are enjoying. According to this fictitious narrative, Obama’s strong leadership saved the economy and led to our “recovery,” but, in reality, we face today a RINO or “Recovery in Name Only” economy.  

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Biden Obama 3Once again, Hillary Clinton has been exposed as a horrible presidential candidate. Back in 2008, the heavy favorite, Mrs. Clinton lost the Democratic presidential nomination to an upstart Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama. In this race, Clinton, once considered a lock for the nomination, is being seriously challenged by Vermont socialist Senator Bernie Sanders. 

 

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Guillory2How do you feel about a politician using the N-word in a television campaign ad?

What if the politician IS black?  Does that fact change anything?

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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues
  • Ex-Saints, Bears, Bills, NFL Exec, Jim W. Miller discusses NFL Draft tomorrow
  • Trump's new plan; Curtains on tax returns release; 40% say Trump-Russia; Probing Obama admin
  • Watch Louisiana Governor Edwards talk about CAT Tax failure

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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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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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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