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trump smokeThe current healthcare legislation that was ultimately pulled by Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump has ignited a debate that could affect future Republican course of the presidency and the domination by the Republican-led Congress.

wag edwards tweetIn the age of rapid response, social media, President and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry took to twitter to apparently poke the Democrat Governor and to promote his own tour of his own legislative package, or legislative outlook tour, beginning today.

Today, Stephen Waguespack of LABI tweeted in response to The Advocate’s Tyler Bridges article that John Bel Edwards would be delaying his release of his tax overhaul package that was scheduled for today.

quin hillyer health 5Have the conservative Freedom Caucus and advocacy organizations such as Freedom Works and Heritage Action "screwed the American people"?

That's the feeling expressed by at least one long-time conservative Republican, who, as millions of others were outraged by the destruction of the Obamacare "repeal" and replacement, on Friday.  

Today, the future could be somewhat bright for the Donald Trump administration should the so-called Obamacare repeal and replacement legislation be approved by the House of Representatives.

trump inaugAt the time of this writing, the legislation might not be on its deathbed, but, it’s certainly in intensive care. 

collision comfOne of Donald Trump’s strong suits is the claim he is pro-business.  He has also reached out to the technology community with a gathering of technology leaders and has created an advisory board of these top techies to help guide his administration.

nunesThink about it.  Is the country going mad?  What are our friends and allies going to think?  

The Chairman of the House intelligence committee. in the middle of a criminal investigation involving the President of the United States. announces during a press conference that there has been a conversation captured of the President (Donald Trump) and other members of the transition team.  During the presser, the Chairman then discloses and he is going to the FBI and then the White House to discuss the matter.

backgunThe post-mortem on the Donald Trump-Comey-House Intelligence Hearing Monday continues.

On the extreme right, from the jowls of someone who knows a thing or two about investigations against a President, Pat Buchannan, there is still “nothing there, there”.

 

 

 

solvent masaYou know the new and popular, "old saying"--"Elections have consequences".

Or, another one--you reap what you sow!

Well, Trump Budget 1.0, which only covers discretionary, not mandatory spending, is now released and if you liked the priorities under the Obama administration, you're probably going ballistics with that mastered by Trump.  Or, conversely, if you like Trump's budget, you despised Obama's. 

So, depending upon where you might sit along the budget pendulum, here’s what’s swinging--what's“in” and what’s “out”:

 

unnamed 2It’s time for some law, politics, legislation, women-in-politics , business, plenty of laughs.  And did i say amusement, politics and humor?  Plenty of it, in fact.

It's a program that I coined many years ago, "Funnier than Laughing Gas" in describing Politics with a Punch, which kicks off this Thursday, March 16.

DOWNTOWNNOLANew Orleans…creative district…cultural economy…

A few years ago, the linkage of those terms meant little.  Now, they, in many ways, personify the city’s personality and lifeblood that connects the heritage of New Orleans’s music, arts, literature, to the future and new economy.

 

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  • LABI's Waguespack pokes Edwards tax delay, promotes Louisiana Legislative outlook
  • Louisiana ranked 25th in medical doctors, hospitals
  • Quin Hillyer: Freedom Caucus,hardliners "just Screwed the American people"
  • Trumpcare loss a mere distraction from RussiaGate

wag edwards tweetIn the age of rapid response, social media, President and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry took to twitter to apparently poke the Democrat Governor and to promote his own tour of his own legislative package, or legislative outlook tour, beginning today.

Today, Stephen Waguespack of LABI tweeted in response to The Advocate’s Tyler Bridges article that John Bel Edwards would be delaying his release of his tax overhaul package that was scheduled for today.

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doctors wallet hubWith Louisiana's Louisiana legislative session about to commence early April, the state has another ranking to consider--how it ranks for medical doctors.

 

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quin hillyer health 5Have the conservative Freedom Caucus and advocacy organizations such as Freedom Works and Heritage Action "screwed the American people"?

That's the feeling expressed by at least one long-time conservative Republican, who, as millions of others were outraged by the destruction of the Obamacare "repeal" and replacement, on Friday.  

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comey sitThe GOP will likely claim that the bogus “ Assisted suicide counseling” will still be covered since Obamacare remains the law of the land. That’s good news for GOP legislators who planned on voting “yes” on its repeal. The rich, also, should be happy the old law remains because they have wounds that need tending after the mega tax breaks for them that were inserted in Trumpcare went the way of leeching. The failure to repeal, of course, is the Democrats fault. Trump said so, but he has reason to be happy, too. The health care debacle managed, if just for an hour, or two, to deflect attention away from Russia.

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