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Shreveport-Monroe charity hospitals farce is blemish to Louisiana private-public systems

Monday, 20 July 2015 11:35 Written by

lsu-health The best defense is a good offense, and so the private-public partnership for charity hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe has descended into farce as the state claims breach of contract and the operator sues its presumed opposition, providing so far the only real blemish on a largely successful transition into this model.

Donald Trump takes air out of GOP theater with Mexican, McCain controversies
Monday, 20 July 2015 10:53 Written by

donald-trump8Donald Trump is not only taking the air out of the election 2016 room, he has become the entire stage, room and political theater.

The most recent controversy involving Senator John McCain is the latest example that the real estate mogul, television rockstar and candidate live-wire is a force of which to reckon.

 

All down Hillary since Clinton announced her candidacy
Friday, 17 July 2015 13:51 Written by

Hillary-Clinton-benghaziby Jeff Crouere

It is now crystal to clear to any objective observer, Hillary Clinton is a horrible candidate. As Americans get to know Hillary, they like her less. In the latest Associated Press-GFK poll, Hillary scores an abysmal 39% approval rating, compared to an unfavorable rating of 49%.

Jindal and Vitter have the constitution to swallow those campaign dollars
Friday, 17 July 2015 13:35

campaign-cashby Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

Two emails popped up on our computer on Wednesday that we simply could not ignore and while the messages concern men who have an intense dislike for each other, the emails are nevertheless related in ways that should offend every votercitizen in Louisiana.

If you were not already turned off by Bobby Jindal and David Vitter, these should do it. If not, then you are part of the problem.

Louisiana didn't miss the Garth Brooks dance
Friday, 17 July 2015 13:11 Written by

by Jim Brown

garth-brooksIf you come from Louisiana, it’s almost a congenital requirement that you are born with a love for music. Particularly string music, from country, zydeco, blues, rock and even an abundance of classical aficionados.  I’m certainly in that number.  Two of my first legal clients as a practicing lawyer in Ferriday were Jerry Lee Lewis and Mickey Gilley.  I paid my way through law school by playing my banjo on Bourbon Street at a place called Your Father’s Mustache.  Yep, music is in our DNA down here in the Bayou State. 

Hostilities over Race—Eating American Souls
Friday, 17 July 2015 12:07 Written by

eat-soul 2by Stephen Sabludowsky

Yesterday, I posted on Facebook, a picture of some men in trucks and vans getting ready to wave the confederate flag in front of President Barack Obama.

La. Biz News: Aspen Institute, BRAC and no Louisiana city as worst to drive
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:55

BATON-ROUGE-SKYLouisina business shorts news for today:

Aspen Institute's economic development initiative, BRAC workforce and best/worst US city to drive

La. Demos slam Schedler, Jindal does Iran, gets $ but no bounce; Fleming slaps Obama
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:32

netanyahu2The Louisiana Democratic party is not just going after republican candidates for governor and Governor Bobby Jindal’s campaign for president.  Today, it unleashed a statement regarding Secretary of State, Tom Schedler.  Here is its statement:

Jindal seizes Planned Parenthood body-parts issue in campaign
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 11:19 Written by

jindal-carYesterday, presidential candidate, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal created this video which was posted on his Facebook page regarding the controversial allegations of  Planned Parenthood selling of fetus body parts.  The video was posted on his campaign Facebook page and he also launched an investigation into the potential criminality of the claim.

Landrieu's statue removal is ploy to divert attention from crime horrors
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:05 Written by

Landrieu-re-elected-smallNew Orleans continues to be a city under siege. The murder rate in 2015 is significantly higher than in past few years. With over 100 murders at this point in the year, the city is on pace to reach 200 murders in 2015, the highest total in eight years.

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