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The President’s first post mid-term election was a wild scene at the White House. It was an 87-minute marathon with almost universally hostile

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The title of this column starts with "Trump's midterm". That is what it is. He told us often that the election is about him. He deserves credit. He deserves blame. He is the dominant figure on stage and those winning or losing deserve the supporting awards, nothing more.

For now, other than Mississippi, the midterms voting is essentially history. As I write this column, the Republicans have kept the US Senate and will likely pick up some highly-coveted seats, adding to its majority. The Democrats finally have a seat at the table. No longer can President Trump and the Republicans in Congress railroad legislation without hearings as they did over the past two years. And, of course, there are those investigations that were clearly throttled by Trump, Nunes and other House Chairmen.

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If you are ever feeling unhappy and need a lift in spirits, a great idea is to go back and watch the videos showing the liberal media literally crying after the election of Donald Trump as President in 2016. Their reactions are hysterical as the so-called experts in the media were totally dumfounded that Trump was elected.

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Today's Louisiana Business shorts--New Orleans technology, Talk Time for attorneys and plenty of energy money for Louisiana

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According to an email from Michael Hecht of GNO Inc, New Orleans tech community has plenty of activity which is receiving national recognition. Here's the latest:

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The tale of two jobs reports.

Today, the White House and the Republicans received good news as the country heads into mid-terms on Tuesday.  According to the Department of Labor, the US gained 250,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remained stable.

Friday, 02 November 2018 08:42
Don't you hate--"hate crime" statues in America?
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The horrific Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 people dead last week was, for good reason, called “the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.”  It was a ghastly crime of appalling proportions. Robert Bowers is charged with 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder and multiple counts of hate crimes.  If he is convicted, as he most assuredly will be, then the death penalty would, and should, be fully justified. 

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It is already difficult enough for Republicans to win elections today. They face an onslaught of unfair media coverage and an array of special interests working on behalf of the Democrats. It is even more difficult when the top party leader, House Speaker Paul Ryan, is regularly critical of President Trump. The latest controversy involves the question of birthright citizenship. Currently, American citizenship is granted to children of illegal aliens who are born in this country. In an interview this week, the President vowed to end the practice through executive order.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 11:45
LABI honors Louisiana job creators and innovators
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LABI, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, has bestowed honors upon the state's innovators and job creators.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 08:55
Clockwork Orange is the new America
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It's beyond the capacity of most people to be shocked by violence anymore. I once lived in a neighborhood where my grandfather built a house in 1915. Though the neighborhood was still charming, the area became violent in the 1990's, and you could hear gunfire most nights. In the day, it'd been a showbiz place with studio workers, and where Mary Pickford maintained a cottage with eight smallish bedrooms for intimate, private parties. The entire upstairs of that house, a Craftsman like ours, was composed of a ballroom with a lovely dance floor. We lived there for a period of time and, eventually, the shots blended into the neighborhood's ambience so that, instead of shock, it got to be a guessing game about how far away the noise was, and how many retorts were coming, followed by sirens and the noise of choppers, though not always. Sometimes, no one came, probably more often than not.

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According to Pollster and political analyst John M. Couvillon of JMC Polling and Analytics, early voting in America and yes, in Louisiana, has been a smash hit.

In this state, the early voting, (mail and in person) broke all prior records for non-presidential races. It did surpass the 2008 Obama-McCain presidential count. What makes this remarkable is the very fact that the top of the ticket is just a Secretary of State race, not a US Senate conflict or Governor’s race.

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