The recent controversy involving Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise, David Duke and his associates have engendered much controversy, and media attention, as the United States Congress begins its work for 2015. After the news story broke, Scalise admitted that his attendance at the 2002 event held at the Landmark Hotel in Metairie Louisiana was a mistake.
The manufacturing of outrage against Rep. Steve Scalise tells us far more about the fortunes, strategy, and tactics of Democrats in an era of decline than provide any useful information about issues of the day.
by Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise’s claim that he did not know who he was talking to when he spoke to that meeting of the Workshop on Civil Rights hosted by the European-American Unity and Rights Conference (EURO) back in May of 2002 is coming unraveled like a cheap suit.
by Jim Brown
I drove down to New Orleans for a funeral service last week. I find myself attending a growing number of funerals each year as I get older and as and long-time friends pass away. I’ll turn 75 in May of this New Year, so my memorial visitations will no doubt continue and grow. My trip last week was for a reinterment; a re-burial of an old friend who passed away 25 years ago this week. His family wanted to rebury him into a new family tomb.
The debate over Louisiana Congressman and Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, and what he did or didn’t do 12-years ago has turned into a political partisan skirmish rather than an exercise to discover the truth.
The Steve Scalise-David Duke-Euro saga is getting curioser and stranger by the moment.
Yesterday, I asked the question, how did Steve Scalise admit to speaking at an event yet not remember it?
U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise (R-Metairie) is in the midst of a political firestorm for attending a 2002 event sponsored by EURO, European-American Unity and Rights Organization, a white rights group founded by former KKK leader David Duke.
It is the Christmas holiday season throughout the world particularly in Washington DC where the political temperatures are always red-hot with anger and with communications between the two major parties, the Republicans and Democrats, always ice-cold.
Should the black activists such as Farrakhan and Sharpton be criticized and even blamed for their words that they have uttered after the recent incidents in Ferguson, Brooklyn and elsewhere that some believe are directly related to rights and killings?