Louisiana is known for many things, and being a gracious host is one of them. We open our homes to our fellow man in times of emergency. We open our hearts and wallets to our community, time and time again, whenever there is a need. And, of course, we open our tailgates and parties to anyone looking to pass a good time. We are that type of people.
With tens of thousands of Louisiana citizens being told they will soon be without healthcare insurance, questions are being raised such as--how in the world has this occurred and who should be blamed?
Today, a 13.6% cut in benefits will be enacted for the approximately 48 million recipients of food stamps. The program known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) has been growing with reckless abandon during the Obama administration.
When I was a kid growing up, I was a dreamer. I would share with my father some off-the-wall idea that I was absolutely sure would become life changing.
Is the Obamacare website, healthcare.gov fixable or should the Obama administration blow the whistle on it by deferring the rollout?
The American people and the nation’s economy were held hostage for two weeks while politicians in Washington dug their heals in to prove their respective sides were right.
It is patently obvious that House Republicans have taken leave of their senses. They have placed the nation in a dangerous economic posture over their refusal to fund “ObamaCare” which is a losing battle. Worse, they have allowed Democrats and the President to place them in a no-win situation by holding them accountable for any problems that may arise.
Last Saturday night, it was truly crazy at several Walmart stores. It seems the entire population of two Louisiana cities, Springhill and Mansfield, were at Walmart shopping on their “no limit” EBT card.
The fallout from the government shutdown debacle has been devastating to the Republican Party. Poll results show the party is viewed negatively by 70% of the American people. In addition, Congress has only a 5% approval rating, the lowest in history. While Democrats control the Senate and are also unpopular, the media has focused their blame for the shutdown on the Republican Party.
In an interview at a Habitat for Humanity event in Oakland, CA on Monday, former President Jimmy Carter lamented the current state of the nation’s economy.