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turkeyThe fate of Mary Landrieu and the Louisiana US Senate race is now two weeks away and is interrupted by Thanksgiving holiday season and then Christmas festivities.  From all indications, Bill Cassidy, her opponent has a commanding lead.  But, Mary Landrieu has made some strong comebacks in the past, so can she do it again?

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grinchOver the past few years, many commentators have noted that Christmas is under attack in this country. In public squares, the word has been banned as supposedly offensive to non-Christians. Thus, the name of events such as the tree lighting in New Orleans City Park has changed from Christmas in the Oaks to Celebration in the Oaks.

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Charles-DickensMost of us have been swept up in the momentum of the holiday season.  We have passed the Christmas milestone and are approaching New Year’s Day, the third in the trilogy of holidays that we celebrate during this time each year -- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.

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Bobby Jindal wins Turkey of the Year Award

bobby-romney-et-tu2Turkey:  a person of little appeal; dud; loser; a flop 

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fairgrounds-picWhen you think of New Orleans Thanksgiving, for tens of thousands, the thought is, and perhaps the primary thought is, the Fairgrounds.

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thanksgiving-miller-connerIt started out as a father's way of getting his 16-year-old son motivated, but it ended on Thanksgiving Day with so much more.

 

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jones-PaytonPeople who assume I have inside knowledge about the New Orleans Saints ask me all the time why the team can't get a contract done with their head coach.

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thanksgiving-collageWhat happened to the wonderful family holiday of Thanksgiving and sharing turkey with friends and family? 

 

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margaritaA Toast to New Orleans

 

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jindal broadbandIt’s déjà vu all over again for a broadband access project in Louisiana that saw the same mistakes repeated, leading to its demise both times.

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lou gehrig burnettby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

   Raymond Crews and Robbie Gatti are headed to a runoff in state House District 8 on April 29 to fill  the seat left vacant when Mike Johnson was elected  to Congress.  Both are Republicans.
    Crews came in first with 41% of the vote, followed by Gatti with 37%..  Two other candidates in the race were Duke Lowrie, who finished with 16%, and Patrick Harrington, who had 6%.

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edmonson2by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

It must be nice when you can get the rules written just for you.

There must come a time when even the most disinterested, blasé, apolitical person living has to look up from whatever else occupies his interest and say, “Wait a damned minute. This just ain’t right and we’re not gonna do it.”

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trump greatIt has been over three decades since our country’s last major tax reform was passed during the Reagan administration. Since that time, America has increased tax rates on businesses and individuals and become less competitive. 

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