• Trump, Ryan going to BAT for tax reform, economic growth
  • Republicans Gatti, Crews vie for Louisiana House to replace now-Congressman Mike Johnson
  • Deja vu for Louisiana high-speed a Internet Broadband project, once again
  • Retiring Louisiana State Police Chief Edmonson retirement $ back in news

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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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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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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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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vitter adby Lou Gehrig Burnett

Finally!

    This is it.  The day that was so long in coming – Election Day 2016.  The good, bad, and the ugly ads have been run, and it’s now time for the voters to make their choices.
    Taking center stage, of course, is the presidential election between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.  It has been contentious, nasty, and nothing like we have ever seen before.

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jindal-runOn Wednesday night, hours after the big event, Former Louisiana State Official Jim Brown and Monroe News-Star (Gannet) Greg Hilburn engaged in a google hangout phone conference with Bayoubuzz Publisher Stephen Sabludowsky, to discuss Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign announcement.   

Hilburn called into the conference via phone.

SABLUDOWSKY: There's a big night here in Louisiana--Gov. Jindal has entered the presidential ring, so Greg, why don't you give us an idea as to what happened? You were down there.  Go ahead please.

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jindal-speechGovernor Jindal keeps attracting buzz. Yesterday, he announced a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a move many see as a sign that he’s moving further away from Louisiana towards Washington, D.C. While Jindal is journeying the nation - to the extent that he should be made Secretary of Transportation, according to Edwin Edwards - his popularity at home is crumbling. Jindal’s future, both nationally and locally, was the discussion topic of the last segment.

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jindal-perryGOP Presidential politics is back in the Politico news today, courtesy to an article entitled "The Invisible Primary: GOP Preps as Chris Christie Stumbles" authored by Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman.

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landrieu-tea-partyLandrieu leads Cassidy, but...

    Last week, the Fax-Net reported on a poll on the U.S. Senate race conducted by Rasmussen Reports. It showed Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy leading incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu by four percentage points.

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jindal-smoking-cigar-150x150It might be understandable if critics of Piyush Jindal were somewhat smug after revelations that he lobbied—practically begged—to be chosen for vice president or at least be awarded a cabinet position in the Mitt Romney administration during the Republican nominee’s unsuccessful campaign for president.

 

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republican-democraticSo, what happened?

 

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Thursday, 08 November 2012 11:54
Mitt Romney or GOP: Who should get the Blame?

Romney-GOP-collageBy Ron Faucheux

It would be easy for Republicans to blame party losses on Mitt Romney. Easy, perhaps, but not accurate.

 

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republican-democraticAccording to one Tea Party leader, the reason for Mitt Romney’s loss to President Barack Obama is that he was not conservative enough and was “weak-kneed” and a throwback to Bob Dole and John McCain.  The President Bush’s were not named, however.

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Optimized-dogFour years ago, the card carrying members of the liberal news media were overjoyed at the election of Barack Obama as President. In the process, they abandoned any pretext of fair and balanced reporting.

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