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jindal chuck toddOn Sunday, former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal penned an oped that appeared in Politico.  The subject?  Repealing Obamacare.

Jindal has often considered himself to be an authority on healthcare, having previously served as governor of Louisiana, member of Congress and assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services.   

 

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by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Whew!
    That was probably the reaction from state higher education officials on the final round of budget cuts to balance the current year budget.
    When Gov. John Bel Edwards was campaigning  for the state’s highest office, he made sure everyone knew his wife, Donna, was a teacher and he was very supportive of education.

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Jindal-campaignby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice.com

Gov. Bobby’s ill-fated, self-serving decision to opt out of a Medicaid expansion for Louisiana is beginning to pay off in an ever-expanding crisis in medical care for the indigent population of Louisiana—on at least two fronts.

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capitol-red-blueIf anyone—ANYONE—in charge at the Division of Administration (DOA) or the Office of Group Benefits (OGB) knows what they’re doing, please contact us immediately because we have given up all hope that the Jindal administration in its entirety has the first clue.

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jindal-speech“This is another fine mess you got us into.” That’s what several politicos are saying about Gov. Bobby Jindal over the news that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has refused to sign off on the administration’s plans to privatize LSU hospitals in New Orleans, Shreveport, Monroe, Houma, Lake Charles, and Lafayette.

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not-listeningIt is clear that the House GOP leadership is preparing to take action on the immigration issue this year. According to reports, the “principles” of immigration reform will be introduced next week and it will include a “pathway” to citizenship for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in our country. The bill will reportedly also mandate improved border security, provide additional visas for foreign workers and require those immigrants seeking legalization to learn English and pay certain fees.

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not-listeningIt is clear that the House GOP leadership is preparing to take action on the immigration issue this year. According to reports, the “principles” of immigration reform will be introduced next week and it will include a “pathway” to citizenship for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in our country. The bill will reportedly also mandate improved border security, provide additional visas for foreign workers and require those immigrants seeking legalization to learn English and pay certain fees.

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health-insuranceHere we go again

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal may be running around the country touting his revolutionary approach to health care, but a recent study reveals the results of his plan may not be on the positive side.

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BushClintonBefore the election, if I had told you that 77 percent of voters had a negative attitude on the economy and that Mitt Romney would beat Barack Obama by 22 points among those voters, you'd think Romney would easily win the election.

 

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romney-obama-presidential-pollsIn 2008, America, frustrated with a seemingly endless war in Iraq, military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a faltering economy, turned to the most unlikely of presidential candidates, one with little government experience and a much different view of American’s role in the world.

 

 

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