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President Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet’s after he ordered an immediate pullout from northeastern Syria.  Maybe he could have been a bit more diplomatic. But are a thousand U.S. troops really going to make any major difference in the chaos taking place in this part of the world?

The bigger question is just how much involvement should the United States undertake in the Middle East?  We have been fighting endless wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and putting out never ending brushfires throughout this region for the past seventy years.  Some 20,000 American soldiers have lost their lives fitting in this region since 9/11.

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There he goes again.

Rudy Giuliani, who has turned into a gusher of embarrassment for lawyers, the City of New York and sometimes for his client, Donald Trump, has been known to say things that often-run counter to the Trump narrative.

He’s done it again.  This, time, borrowing once again some Watergate parlance, outed by the "smoking tweet".

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By Keith Perrin, M.D.; American Academy of Pediatrics, Louisiana Chapter 

“Surprise Medical Billing” is not the only surprise in what you pay for healthcare but it is a part of what our current President was referring to when he said, “Who knew U.S. medicine was so complicated”.  

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Will someone tell President Donald Trump to stop lying about John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana budget.

We watch Trump on TV. We hear him on the radio. He rants that John Bel Edwards broke his “sacred promise” to people of the State of Louisiana and raised taxes.

What he fails to say in the commercial are the words, Bobby Jindal.

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After the longest war in the history of our country, it is time for our troops to return home. In 2001, the United States responded to the attacks of 9/11 by sending our military to Afghanistan on a mission to destroy Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda.  We were successful in destroying their terrorist camps, killing and capturing Al-Qaeda leaders, and forcing Bin Laden out of the country.

Amazingly, we are still there. Of course, the President wants to bring these troops home, but he is facing enormous resistance within the government and the Defense Department.  

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Today, President Donald Trump fired back against CNN, a left-wing network masquerading as the home of “excellence in journalism.” His attorneys sent a four-page letter to the network pledging to sue for a “substantial payment of damages” for their history of biased coverage.

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The primary is over and Louisiana voters will now choose between Gov. John Bel Edwards and businessman Eddie Rispone.

If you are like me, you are sick and tired of all the mudslinging that took place.  Being factually correct and critical of a person’s record is fair game. But I was shocked at the mean-spirited attacks on Gov. Edwards.  But this is where our politics has gone. I call it Washington style politics. Ugly attacks on the opponent. Ignore the facts. And just say whatever comes to mind.  One example is President Trump’s assertion that Gov. Edwards if reelected would take away our guns. That is so false. Gov. Edwards has repeatedly stated that he is pro second amendment.  But lies don’t matter. Lies excite certain voters so lying is acceptable.

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“Mr. President, with you all roads lead to Fordham.”  Before Donald Trump got his academic bona fides at Penn, with its acclaimed Wharton school, he spent two years at Fordham University in the Bronx. Close to his home, and run by the Jesuits, it is a fine school, by all reasonable standards, even if it isn’t Ivy League. In fact, the only reason it deserves mention, since the University keeps its Trump affiliation mostly to itself, is a partial responsibility for gaps in the president’s knowledge of history,

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As Gomer Pile insightfully said:  Surprise, Surprise, Surprise. There were a number of them on election night in the Bayou State. Governor John Bel Edwards’ quest for a first primary victory fell flat as several factors in the final days of the campaign caused his poll numbers to plummet.  Now voters can look forward to a nasty runoff, with the airwaves filled with a boatload of negative TV and radio spots.

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My my!  How things have changed.

It goes without saying that Eddie Rispone is in a surprise runoff with incumbent Democrat, John Bel Edwards for Louisiana Governor. Somehow, a very rich, but politically unknown, Rispone morphed into Donald Trump.  He, wore Trump  around his neck. He  covered himself with Trump cologne and met him at the alter last week along with fellow gubernatorial candidate and ardent Trump name-dropper, Congressman Ralph Abraham.

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If Teddy Bridgewater has achieved anything this season, he has added another feather in Coach Sean Payton’s genius bonnet. If Payton had not pushed the re-signing of the free agent quarterback after last season, the Saints might not be at 5-1 today and a favorite to make the Super Bowl. Of course, with Pope Francis inadvertently expressing his blessing on the Saints this week, Who Dat Nation is trying to enlist the Pontiff to use his spiritual influence to speed up Drew Brees’ recovery and send Bridgewater back to the bench. 

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The results of the primary election on October 12 showed that Louisiana voters were rather interested in this campaign and the candidates. Either they realize that Louisiana is not doing well economically and want change, or they want four more years of John Bel Edwards as Governor. Regardless, 200,000 more voters participated in this election than in the 2015 election. It is a good sign that turnout increased despite a major LSU vs. Florida football game scheduled for Election Day.

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