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online pollTalk about rigging the system and voter fraud. Or, perhaps worse.

Donald Trump, his campaign and some of his ardent supporters want America to believe that he was the overwhelming winner of Monday night’s presidential debate.

There are important issues related to these so-called "polls" and Trump's promotion of them that needs serious analysis.

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Health reformThe second presidential debate did little to shed new light on either candidate.  For President Obama he gave his campaign stump speech in answer to every question he was asked.  Mitt Romney gave his most compelling argument in favor of defeating the president by saying the American people can do better. 

 

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mittWho won tonight's Presidential debate between Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama?  

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romney obama debateThe second Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney is now history. It covers numerous issues ranging from the budget, the US debt, violence in America, abortion and women's rights, terrorism including the most recent terrorists attacks in Libya.

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romney-obama-newBased upon latest “Your Daily Polling Update” by Ron Faucheux, President of Clarus Research Group, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are even nationwide as they go into tonight’s second debate in front of a town hall environment.

 

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DEBATEBIASThis year, Americans will be subjected to another presidential election season of unfair and unbalanced debates.

 

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pinochioThe debate over the Obama-Romney debate round one is over.  Clearly, in the minds of just about everyone, Romney won.

 

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hollywoodAfter a pathetic debate performance, liberals are no longer so confident that Barack Obama is a lock for re-election. Until the showdown on stage in Denver, liberals had been quite confident their man would prevail, citing battleground state polls that favored the President. Seems they popped the champagne bottles too early as new polls show Romney received a bump from his strong showing in the first debate.  

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obama-vacationWith the Presidential election coming up, the Louisiana political scene is lighting up.  Let’s take a trip around the world of social media and the Internet to get a glance as to what people are saying this week…

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Big-BirdThe Presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Wednesday night featured economic issues including healthcare, the economy, the national debt and even Big Bird of PBS.


Now that the first debate is history, the question might be not just who won but what happens next due to the debate?. 

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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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